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Still afloat – Shkodran Mustafi has breathed new life into Arsenal

Shkodran Mustafi was set to join the Arsenal summer exodus, mutiny was bound and the crew were ready to flee Arsene Wenger’s sinking ship. Alex Oxlade Chamberlain had said his goodbyes and booked his ticket for Liverpool. Alexis Sanchez was desperately planning an exit of his own, while Wojciech Szczesny, …

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Penalty chaos in Serbia sparks sit-down protest and clearances out of the ground

How do you respond to the awarding of a contentious penalty? Well, in the case of Borac Cacak you stage a sit-down protest! The Serbian side did not take too kindly to seeing the referee in their First Division game with Spartak Subotica pointing to the spot, and decided to …

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Tammy Abraham injured in Swansea’s loss to Burnley

Swansea City have been hit with an injury to influential striker Tammy Abraham in Saturday’s 2-0 loss to Burnley in Saturday’s English Premier League fixture. The forward started the game but was replaced by Luciano Narsingh in the 82nd minute after a back injury saw him forced out of the …

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Arsenal vs Tottenham: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, odds & North London derby preview

Premier League football returns after the international break with a North London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham kicking things off. The Gunners welcome their bitter rivals Tottenham to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday as they look to strike a blow in the race for the title and climb up the …

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Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur: All square at Emirates Stadium as local rivals lock horns

Arsenal will be looking to regain local bragging rights when Tottenham Hotspur visit the Emirates Stadium for Saturday’s North London derby. Without a victory in six league matches against their neighbours, the Gunners are enduring their longest ever winless streak in this fixture but are 7/5 (2.40) favourites with Betfair Sportsbook …

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Chelsea Team News: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs West Brom

Chelsea travel to face West Bromwich Albion on Saturday as they aim to build on their 1-0 win over Jose’s Mourinho’s Manchester United before the international break.  Antonio Conte’s side trail Manchester City by nine points, but ended their recent run of fixtures with a positive result to keep in touch …

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Leicester City v Manchester City: Plenty of goals at the King Power as visitors aim to extend unbeaten run

Leicester City will be hoping to pull off another shock victory over Manchester City when the sides meet at the King Power Stadium in Saturday’s Premier League clash. Having won two of the last three encounters between the teams, Claude Puel’s men are available at 33/4 (9.25) with SportPesa to maintain …

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Ex-Man Utd defender Ferdinand challenged to fight by Man City fan Hatton

Former professional boxer and Manchester City fan Ricky Hatton has challenged Rio Ferdinand to a fight. Ferdinand, a former England and Manchester United defender, announced in September that he has taken up boxing, with the backing of bookmakers Betfair. England 18/1 to win the World Cup Related The 38-year-old claimed …

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Marco Silva backed to take Everton job as hunt for Koeman replacement goes on

Watford manager Marco Silva has emerged as one of the favourites to take over at Everton. After speculation surrounding Sam Allardyce and Burnley boss Sean Dyche, who have both been backed to shorter than even money since Ronald Koeman left the club in October, it now seems that the Toffees …

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‘Zaha is very important for us’ – Crystal Palace’s Cabaye

Yohan Cabaye has stressed the importance of Wilfried Zaha to Crystal Palace. Since the return of the 25-year-old from a knee injury picked on the opening day of the season, the fortunes of the Selhurst Park outfit has improved. Palace 6/4 to beat Everton Related The former Manchester United winger …

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Mane sent back to Liverpool with hamstring concern

Sadio Mane has returned to Liverpool after complaining of a minor hamstring problem, the Senegal national team have confirmed. The 25-year-old only made his comeback from injury in the 4-1 Premier League win over West Ham on November 4, but was called up for this month’s international matches despite his …

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Ronaldo, Messi, Drogba and Gerrard make Liverpool striker Sturridge’s Ultimate XI

Daniel Sturridge has pieced together an iconic Ultimate XI made up of star turns from past and present, although he admits his team would “probably lose”. Over the course of his career, the 28-year-old has been fortunate to play with and against some of the finest talent in world football, …

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Liverpool return unlikely as Mascherano airs River Plate ambition

Javier Mascherano has been linked with a return to Liverpool, but is hoping to head back to his roots at River Plate if he leaves Barcelona. The experienced Argentina international remains under contract at Camp Nou until the summer of 2019. He has, however, slipped behind Gerard Pique and Samuel …

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Lukaku will relish Man Utd challenge – Martinez

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku needs to stand his ground in order to prove his critics wrong, according to Belgium coach Roberto Martinez. Rom 9/2 to be PL top scorer Despite seven goals in his first 11 appearances for United, the £75m summer signing has attracted criticism for not making …

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How Mesut Ozil’s agent aims to transform the world of football agents through education

Football agents, intermediaries, deal-brokers. The perception of the movers and shakers in an ever-expanding and ever-changing industry continues to be clouded by the widely held perception that those who take a cut of transfers are having an ugly effect on ‘The Beautiful Game’. One man who aims to provide a positive impact says he …

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Outcast at Chelsea but Traore open to Mourinho reunion at Man Utd

Bertrand Traore left Chelsea as a frustrated figure but has refused to rule out a possible return to England at Manchester United. The Burkina Faso international striker spent four years on the books at Stamford Bridge, having previously snubbed the option of heading for Old Trafford. United 12/1 to win …

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Fernandinho can offer Brazil midfield alternative

The Manchester City midfielder is set to start against Japan on Friday and says the World Cup can’t come quick enough for the Selecao Fernandinho remains hopeful of breaking into the Brazil starting XI and says he can offer a different option in midfield. The Manchester City man has been in excellent …

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