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Liverpool team news: Van Dijk makes league bow & Salah starts at Swansea

Virgil van Dijk makes his Premier League debut as a Liverpool player against Swansea City at the Liberty stadium on Monday night. The £75 million centre-back is the only change to the starting line-up that ousted Manchester City 4-3 last time out; an encounter he missed through a tight hamstring. The …

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How Man Utd could line up with Alexis Sanchez

Manchester United have signed Alexis Sanchez in a straight swap deal with Arsenal as Henrikh Mkhitaryan goes in the opposite direction. The Chilean had been a subject of interest from Old Trafford since the days of Sir Alex Ferguson, and United saw off initial favourites Manchester City and Pep Guardiola to secure Sanchez’s …

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Mourinho confirms Alexis Sanchez transfer ‘so close’ but warns it could fall apart

Jose Mourinho has revealed Manchester United’s £35 million swap deal for Alexis Sanchez is “so close” to completion, while Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits it will come down to the fate of Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Sanchez has been reportedly seeking an exit from the Gunners since the summer, when he seemed close …

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Mourinho frustrated at Man United failure to ‘kill’ Burnley

Jose Mourinho felt Manchester United should have killed off Burnley in the second half of their 1-0 win but was pleased with the performance his side produced. Anthony Martial’s second-half strike was enough to settle an encounter that was low on quality and clear-cut opportunities at Turf Moor. David de …

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Conte should replace Wenger at Arsenal – Carragher

Antonio Conte would be the ideal replacement for Arsene Wenger when the veteran Frenchman leaves his post as Arsenal manager, according to Jamie Carragher. Wenger signed a new two-year deal at the Emirates Stadium in May, but has not won the league title since the 2003-04 season, while the Gunners …

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Batshuayi and Joao Mario talk curbed by West Ham boss Moyes

David Moyes did not attend Chelsea’s FA Cup replay against Norwich City to scout Michy Batshuayi, while the West Ham boss has dealt a blow to the Blues in their reported chase of Andy Carroll. Belgium international Batshuayi has been strongly linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge in …

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Morata backed to overcome disciplinary concerns at Chelsea

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has blamed Alvaro Morata’s poor disciplinary record on the pressure of being the number one striker at Stamford Bridge. The 25-year-old Spain international has played bit-part roles at former clubs Real Madrid and Juventus, with his previous highest number of league starts being 16 at Serie A …

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Live football on TV: UK match schedule this week, online streams & free to air websites

Trying to figure out what what football is being shown live on TV this week? Look no further! There is plenty of action taking place across the globe, not least in Europe’s top leagues, with some interesting match-ups that are bound to get you excited. Arsenal take on Chelsea in …

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Why misunderstood Walcott deserves praise for Arsenal career

Theo Walcott has grown from a teenager into an adult at Arsenal Football Club and he leaves north London with three FA Cups to his name. Those 108 goals in 397 appearances certainly shouldn’t be overlooked either. After 12 years Arsenal’s longest serving player has left to join Everton in …

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Anderson blasts ‘robot’ Van Gaal’s spell at Manchester United

Former Manchester United man Anderson has blasted Louis van Gaal, who he believes forced out several stars at Old Trafford.  Anderson spent a total of eight years at the club after being signed from Porto by Sir Alex Ferguson in 2007.  The Brazilian, however, was frozen out under Van Gaal, …

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Brighton and Hove Albion’s Gaetan Bong wants Jay Rodriguez punished for alleged racist abuse

Brighton and Hove Albion defender Gaetan Bong has urged the Football Association to penalise West Bromwich Albion forward Jay Rodriguez for alleged racist abuse against him. The 29-year-old revealed that he was abused by the England player in what was ‘racist in nature’ which involved the pair exchanging words during …

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Premier League top scorers 2017-18: Kane & Salah continue at the top

The race for the 2017-18 Premier League Golden Boot is well and truly on, with Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah continuing to lead the way as we kick off the New Year. Kane was the clear winner of last season’s crown, bagging 29 goals in 30 appearances for Tottenham, while Romelu …

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Eriksen & Son happy at Tottenham amid contract rumours

Christian Eriksen and Heung-Min Son have emphasised how happy they are at Tottenham amid talk that they could each be offered new contracts. Son and Eriksen sparkled as Spurs thrashed Everton 4-0 at Wembley on Saturday, the South Korean scoring once and assisting another, while the Dane wrapped up the …

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Bakary Sako leads Crystal Palace to victory over Burnley

Bakary Sako’s first-half strike was enough to lead Crystal Palace to a 1-0 victory over Burnley. The Mali international was on target in the Eagles’ FA Cup loss to Brighton and Hove Albion on Monday and he was rewarded for his impressive performance with a second league start. The former …

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Chelsea make unwanted history with third straight 0-0 draw

Chelsea’s stuttering form in front of goal continued against Leicester City on Saturday and made a piece of unwanted history for the Blues. With a goalless draw against the Foxes, who played the last 22 minutes with 10 men following Ben Chilwell’s second yellow card at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea were held …

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Mourinho not ruling out Man Utd move for ‘phenomenal’ Alexis

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has refused to rule out a move for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez. The Chile international has been widely tipped to join Manchester City, either in the January window or when his contract runs out this summer, but United are reported to have entered the race. And …

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January transfer news & rumours: Man Utd to make De Gea highest-paid player

Man Utd to make De Gea highest-paid player Manchester United are ready to give David de Gea a massive raise in an attempt to fend off interest from Real Madrid, according to The Sun.  Madrid are still circling for the 27-year-old and with De Gea’s contract set to expire in 2019, …

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‘Now I just have contempt’ – Mourinho fires back in Conte feud

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho claims he feels “contempt” for Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte as he continued to stoke the feud between the pair.  Mourinho and Conte have engaged in a war of words in recent weeks that has seen both men fire increasingly venomous barbs.  The Special One has …

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Chelsea January transfer news LIVE: Conte warned off ‘one-dimensional’ Andy Carroll

Chelsea told to steer clear of Carroll Chelsea have been warned off an approach for West Ham striker Andy Carroll, with Pat Nevin considering him to be “one-dimensional”. Michy Batshuayi remains at Stamford Bridge as a back-up option to Alvaro Morata, but he is expected to head out on loan …

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‘Nothing new’ on Mahrez transfer, insists Claude Puel

Despite series of speculations surrounding the future of Riyad Mahrez at Leicester City, Claude Puel has insisted that the winger is staying. Puel said he is happy with the attitude of the Arsenal and Liverpool target and that there has been ‘nothing new’ in terms of a solid offer to …

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