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Valencia enter race to sign Spurs target Andre Gomes from Barcelona

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Valencia enter race to sign Spurs target Andre Gomes from Barcelona

The Portugal midfielder could be returning to Valencia , two years after leaving for Barca.Gomes, the midfielder, has decided to leave Barcelona during the current transfer window, and it is believed he will not be short of offers. North Londoners Tottenham are one team said to be interested in the Portugal international after failing to…

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Barcelona interest delights Ajax midfielder

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Barcelona interest delights Ajax midfielder

Frenkie de Jong is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for Ajax.  The news is that the player has given the green light to a move after several meetings and Barça must decide if they sign him now or wait until net summer, given he is only 21 years old. He’s one of the three…

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Torino midfielder signs new contract

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Torino midfielder signs new contract

Midfielder Simone Edera has committed his future to Torino by signing a new five-year deal, the Serie A club has announced. The 21-year-old made 17 senior appearances last season, the majority of them as a substitute, and scored two goals. A club statement said: “The Torino Football Club is pleased to announce that it has…

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Liverpool target offered contract extension

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Liverpool target offered contract extension

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has revealed that he offered Nabil Fekir a contract extension after his proposed move to Liverpool fell through. The 24-year-old France attacker was reportedly close to joining Jurgen Klopp’s side before the World Cup began, only for Lyon to declare they had pulled out of a proposed deal. Fekir’s agent, though,…

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Arsenal to finally Sign Defender After Club Finds Replacement

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Arsenal to finally Sign Defender After Club Finds Replacement

Arsenal are reportedly clear to complete a deal for a Borussia Dortmund defender after the German giants agreed to sign his replacement. Dortmund’s director of football, Michael Zorc, has confirmed that the club will sign Abdou Diallo for €25million to replace Sokratis Papastathopoulos, who is bound for The Emirates. The report suggests that the Greek…

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Alli trains as Southgate plans for Belgium World Cup match

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Alli trains as Southgate plans for Belgium World Cup match

Dele Alli was back training on Monday, sprinting and kicking balls, as Gareth Southgate planned ahead for England’s final World Cup group game against Belgium. View this post on Instagram 😈😈😈 A post shared by Dele (@dele) on May 31, 2018 at 9:39am PDT Alli’s availability would be a boost and his participation at England’s…

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Argentina fans admits Musa is a threat

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Argentina fans admits Musa is a threat

Some Argentina fans who are in Russia to support their nation have described Ahmed Musa as a big threat to their continuous stay at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Some of the Argentines in separate interviews aired their opinion and concerns about the next game between Nigeria and Argentina on Tuesday. some said,  the Super Eagles…

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Chelsea set to confirm 59-year-old Italian as new manager

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Chelsea set to confirm 59-year-old Italian as new manager

Chelsea are close to confirming Maurizio Sarri as their next manager and will immediately turn their focus to making up ground in the transfer market. Sarri is likely to sign a two-year contract that will include the option of a third year, bringing an end to Antonio Conte’s time at Stamford Bridge. https://www.instagram.com/p/BXvs0C5jDF5/?hl=en&taken-by=mauriziosarri_ Chelsea are…

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Nigeria players who could miss next World Cup games

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Nigeria players who could miss next World Cup games

Super Eagles’ duo of William Troost-Ekong and Bryan Idowu are on the list of 19 players who would on Tuesday risk missing their team’s next games if they progress. The duo belong to the group of five players who would be very wary of being booked during the Nigeria versus Argentina game. The five players,…

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Iran boss instrumental in helping to forge Ronaldo’s future

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Iran boss instrumental in helping to forge Ronaldo’s future

Carlos Manuel Brito Leal Queiroz, ComIH, is a Portuguese football manager who is currently in charge of the Iran national team. It was always expected that Cristiano Ronaldo would be a world superstar, ever since he first showcased his talents with Sporting CP’s youth sides. However, like in any other profession in the world, a…

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Chelsea Consider Swapping Moratta with this Exciting Winger

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Chelsea Consider Swapping Moratta with this Exciting Winger

Chelsea could use Alvaro Morata as a makeweight to help them land Borussia Dortmund teenage sensation Christian Pulisic. According to the Daily Mail, the Blues believe they could tempt Dortmund into selling the 19-year-old star by offering them Morata in return. The forward had a mixed first season in England; despite scoring six goals in…

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Barcelona to Rival Real Madrid For Former Man United Target

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Barcelona to Rival Real Madrid For Former Man United Target

Barcelona are battling Real Madrid for the signing of a €70million Bayern Munich star, according to reports. Spanish outlet Sport claims that Barcelona want a reunion with former midfielder Thiago Alcantara, though they are not alone in their interest. The Catalan giants have been linked with a summer move for the 27-year-old, but now face…

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Belgium star remain coy on Man United future

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Belgium star remain coy on Man United future

Marouane Fellaini’s future is set to be resolved soon as his Manchester United deal runs down. The Belgium midfielder is in the final week of his contract at Old Trafford. Fellaini is a Belgian professional football player who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester United and the Belgium national team. View this post…

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Gor Mahia skipper on how the team overcomes the heavy fixture schedule

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Gor Mahia skipper on how the team overcomes the heavy fixture schedule

Gor Mahia skipper has hailed his team’s squad depth adding that it is enough to see them through their hectic fixture schedule. Gor defended their Super Cup title and are chasing the CAF Confederations Cup, the Shield Cup, and the league simultaneously. They will also be part of the teams that will battle for the Kagame CECAFA…

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New Mathare United signing speaks on his newest adventure

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New Mathare United signing speaks on his newest adventure

New Mathare United signing David Okello is thrilled at joining the Slum Boys. Okello was confirmed this morning as the second signing of the club and the custodian is praising the playing system at Mathare as very usual to him. He is open to accept the huge expectations that come with his signing adding that…

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France International offered contract extension

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France International offered contract extension

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has revealed that France attacker Nabil Fekir has been offered a contract extension. This is after his deal with Liverpool did not go through.  Fekir was reportedly close to joining Liverpool before the World Cup began, only for Lyon to declare they had pulled out of a proposed deal. Fekir’s agent,…

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Inter Milan duo edge closer to Roma move

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Inter Milan duo edge closer to Roma move

Davide Santon is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a left back for Italian club Internazionale and the Italy national team, while Nicolò Zaniolo is an Italian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Inter Milan. Inter Milan defender Davide Santon and youth player Nicolo Zaniolo were having medicals at Roma on Monday morning as…

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Harry Kane: ‘I want to continue World Cup form’

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Harry Kane: ‘I want to continue World Cup form’

England striker Harry Kane has said that he wants to continue his current World Cup form with a place in the starting lineup against Belgium. Kane tops the tournament scoring charts after two penaltiesand a deflected effort against Panama saw the Tottenham Hotspur forward move onto five goals in two games. Speaking to Sky Sports News, the 24-year-old said…

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Bayern Munich star not interested in returning to the German giants

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Bayern Munich star not interested in returning to the German giants

Marco Friedl has revealed he has no intention of cutting short his loan spell at Werder Bremen and returning to parent club Bayern Munich. The 20-year-old joined the club in January on a loan deal until the end of the 2018-19 campaign and featured in nine Bundesliga matches. There had been suggestions that Bayern could…

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Jordan Henderson: England want to keep up momentum

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Jordan Henderson: England want to keep up momentum

England midfielder Jordan Henderson has said that the Three Lions want to keep up their momentum following the 6-1 win over Panama on Sunday. Henderson featured in England’s biggest ever win at a major tournament, in which Harry Kane rose to the top of the scoring charts and John Stones netted two headers alongside Jesse Lingard’s strike. Speaking to the Evening Standard, Liverpool skipper Henderson said that Gareth Southgate’s…

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Ki Sung-yeung ruled out of Germany clash

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Ki Sung-yeung ruled out of Germany clash

South Korea midfielder Ki Sung-yeung has been ruled out of his side’s final Group F game against Germany on Wednesday. Shin Tae-yong’s side, whose defeat to Mexico on Saturday was their second in two matches, could progress to the last 16 if they defeat the world champions and Mexico beat Sweden. Former Swansea City midfielder Ki will be absent from the final group game,…

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Messi desperate for good performance

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Messi desperate for good performance

Argentina defender Javier Mascherano has said that fellow countryman Lionel Messi is “desperate” to put in a good performance at the World Cup. Jorge Sampaoli’s side’s only point in the World Cup so far was claimed in a 1-1 draw with Iceland, which was followed up by a 3-0 defeat to Croatia. Mascherano told reporters at a press conference that Messi, who missed a…

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Toby Alderweireld wary of Harry Kane threat

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Toby Alderweireld wary of Harry Kane threat

Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld has said that his side will be prepared to stop Harry Kane’s goal threat when the teams clash on Thursday. The England striker netted a hat-trick in a 6-1 win over Panama on Sunday to take his tally of goals at the World Cup to five. Tottenham Hotspur teammate Alderweireld admitted that it is “difficult” to stop the Three Lions striker,…

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Cristiano Ronaldo pleads with Iran fans to let him sleep

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Cristiano Ronaldo pleads with Iran fans to let him sleep

Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been filmed pleading with Iran supporters to let him sleep on the eve of the World Cup clash between the two nations. Ronaldo, who heads into Monday evening’s Group B match with four goals in two games under his belt, was kept awake at the Selecao’s Saransk base until the early hours of this morning. Iran fans blew horns…

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Slavisa Jokanovic wants to re-sign Fulham loan stars

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Slavisa Jokanovic wants to re-sign Fulham loan stars

Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic is reportedly planning to re-sign the loan players that helped push the Cottagers to a Premier League return last season. Newcastle United striker Aleksandar Mitrovic netted 12 goals in 20 games after joining in January, while Southampton left-back Matt Targett also performed well following his loan move from the Saints. According to The Mirror, Jokanovic will begin contract talks…

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Real Betis to beat Liverpool to Yerry Mina

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Real Betis to beat Liverpool to Yerry Mina

Real Betis are allegedly the frontrunners to sign defender Yerry Mina from Barcelona. Mina, who signed for the Catalan club in January from Palmeiras, is expected to leave the Camp Nou on loan next season with a number of clubs interested in his services. The report from Spanish source Sport adds that Liverpoolwant to bring the Colombian international to Anfield, but…

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Harry Kane ready to join a big club

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Harry Kane ready to join a big club

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has taken a swipe at Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur by backing Harry Kane to join “a big club”. The England international confirmed his status as the world’s hottest striker by netting a hat-trick in the Three Lions’ 6-1 win over Panama on Sunday afternoon, taking him to the top of the World Cup scoring stakes. Talk of a move to…

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Marco Silva plotting Everton clear out

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Marco Silva plotting Everton clear out

Everton boss Marco Silva will reportedly sell four of his first-team players as the Toffees boss begins a clearout of his squad. Ramiro Funes Mori was the first to leave Goodison Park this summer following the defender’s move to Villarreal last week. The Daily Star reports that Morgan Schneiderlin, Yannick Bolasie, Ashley Williams and Wayne Rooney could all depart Merseyside as Silva looks to cut his squad down before…

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Chelsea winger offered to Real Madrid’

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Chelsea winger offered to Real Madrid’

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard was reportedly offered to Real Madrid before the Spanish club’s Champions League final victory against Liverpool. Los Blancos have been linked with a swoop for Belgian international Hazard for several months, with reports suggesting that he would be an alternative should the club fail to land Neymar this summer. According to Marca, Hazard’s father, Thierry, allegedly told Madrid that his…

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Carlos Queiroz: ‘Cristiano Ronaldo is part of Portugal magic formula’

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Carlos Queiroz: ‘Cristiano Ronaldo is part of Portugal magic formula’

Iran boss Carlos Queiroz has praised Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo for being part of his side’s “magic formula” to win the World Cup. Queiroz’s team, who have three points in Group B, can still progress to the last 16 of the tournament ahead of their meeting with Ronaldo’s Portugal on Monday evening. The Iranian coach, who was Sir Alex Ferguson’s assistant while Ronaldo was…

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