Jamie Vardy reveals his toughest opponent this season [Video]

Jamie Vardy has terrorised defences all season long and few teams have been able to stop the former Fleetwood Town forward. Leicester City are currently leading the Premier League standings, having gained 53 points from 26 matches, two more than Tottenham and Arsenal, and six more than Manchester City. Vardy has been key for the Foxes, hitting the net 19 times so far and therefore being on top of the goalscoring charts, scoring three more goals than Spurs’ Harry Kane and Everton’s Romelu Lukaku. During his amazing run, the 29-year-old has faced…

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Former Arsenal star officially announces his retirement

He hadn’t played an official football match since December 2014, but on Thursday former Arsenal star Robert Pires officially announced his retirement, The Frenchman made his announcement in French sports news outlet L’Equipe, as reported by Goal.com. “I am 42 years old and now must be the time to say stop. My last experience was in India,” Pires said. “Above all, it is necessary to give way to the young players.” Pires was without a club after leaving Indian Super League club FC Goa in March last year. He enjoyed the…

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Dutch radio station makes remix about Louis van Gaal’s “horny” quote [Video]

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Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has demanded more passion from his players for their Europa League return with FC Midtylland, as the Red Devils need to make up a 2-1 deficit. Asked what he wanted from his team, the Dutchman replied: “Desire, hunger. A lot of times I use the word ‘horny’,” according to the BBC. It should not come as a surprise that Dutch radio station Radio 538 quickly came up with a remix, consisting of van Gaal’s quote and 2 Live Crew’s “Me So Horny” from 1989.

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Arsenal line up summer move for suspended PSG star

Paris Saint-Germain right-back Serge Aurier looks set to be on his way out of the club following his insulting comments towards manager Laurent Blanc and his club team-mates on a live question-and-answer session on Periscope. The 23-year old has been suspended by the club for the comments he made prior to the Champions League clash with Chelsea. He is still waiting to hear if he will face any further punishment, but it looks certain that he will be sold during the summer transfer window. French Publication L’Equipe (via Daily Express) reports that…

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Details of Jose Mourinho’s contract with Manchester United revealed

While everyone was still debating whether Jose Mourinho will manage Manchester United next season, a Portuguese publication has gone one step ahead and released the details of the Jose Mourinho’s contract with United. Portuguese paper Diario de Noticias (vis Sport Witness) claim that Mourinho has already agreed to a three-year contract with the Red Devils. The former Chelsea manager stands to earn £15.8 million per season at Old Trafford. He is also entitled to a £3.9 million bonus if he leads the club to Premier League success. The paper further claims that…

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Dynamo Kiev vs Man City – Match preview and team news

After four seasons of underachievement, Manchester City will be desperate to end their wait to reach the last eight of the Champions League as they face Dynamo Kiev in the first leg of their last 16 clash. Currently fourth in the Premier League, City could not come into this game in worse form, having lost each of their last three matches in all competitions. Defeats at home to two of their close rivals have cast their league title credentials into significant doubt, while manager Manuel Pellegrini made his intentions totally clear…

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Cech’s amazing record gives Arsenal hope

On Tuesday, Arsenal take on the mighty FC Barcelona in the round of 16 in the Champions League. The Gunners are the clear-cut underdogs against the Blaugrana. While there may be every reason to be a little daunted by the task ahead of them, the Gunners will be delighted to even be at this stage, having needed a terrific performance and a 3-0 victory away to Greek champions Olympiakos in order to make it through their group. No amount of preparation is enough against this Barcelona team, invariably. There is…

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Italian is favourite to coach Chelsea next season

As it stands, Antonio Conte is the odds-on favourite to become Chelsea’s coach next season, according to Sky Sports. The Blues have reportedly agreed a deal in principle with the current coach of Italy’s national squad and former Juventus boss. Conte’s contract with Italy expires after the 2016 European Championship and, therefore, the Italian will be free to move to Stamford Bridge, without any compensation needed to be paid to the Italian Football Federation. The news outlet also quotes Sky Italia’s Valentina Fass, who states Chelsea want to make a decision about their…

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Chelsea lead race for Bundesliga star

Schalke 04’s star Leroy Sane is one of the hottest properties in the world football at the moment. The youngster has already made his debut for the German national team at the age of 20 and is destined for great things in his career. It’s no wonder that almost all the major European clubs are interested in signing the pacey attacker. The likes of Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal have already expressed their interests in the player. The Sun claimed that the Blues are currently leading the race to sign the…

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Arsenal and Barcelona continue to fight over Thierry Henry to this day

The tussle between Arsenal and Barcelona over Thierry Henry continues to this day. The former France international, after much speculation, joined Barcelona for a fee of £18 million from Arsenal in 2007. After playing the best football of his life for the Gunners for eight years, the Frenchman moved to the Primera Division giants as Arsene Wenger began the rebuilding of his squad following the North London club’s move to Emirates Stadium. The move left many Arsenal fans with broken hearts, but the striker is regarded as the best player to have…

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Arsenal vs Barcelona – Match preview and team news

Arsenal have the most difficult assignment of all as they attempt to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in six years, as holders Barcelona visit the Emirates Stadium for the first leg of their last 16 tie. While there may be every reason to be a little daunted by the task ahead of them, the Gunners will be delighted to even be at this stage, having needed a terrific performance and a 3-0 victory away to Greek champions Olympiakos in order to make it through…

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Twitter account reveals behind-the-scenes power struggle at Manchester United

The current managerial situation at Manchester United is certainly a confusing one. No one really knows how long Louis van Gaal is going to last in his job. The Dutchman’s contract with the club ends in the summer of 2017, but he is widely expected to depart from the club before the start of the next season. The appointment of next manager is another question that looms large over the club and its fans. Some reports have suggested that Jose Mourinho has already agreed to take over the club while…

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Chelsea fans have found a new Didier Drogba [Tweets]

Chelsea fans think that they have found a new Didier Drogba in youngster Bertrand Traore. The 20-year-old striker scored the fifth goal for the Blues in the 5-1 FA Cup thrashing of Man City on Sunday. He has also scored in his previous two appearances for the Blues, against MK Dons and Newcastle United. Incidentally, both of those games also ended in 5-1 victories for the West London Club. Chelsea fans have quickly latched onto the hype surrounding the Burkina Faso international and they believe that they have something special…

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Premier League top clubs linked with Serie A stars

Rumours about a series of potential summer transfer window moves have been aplenty, with nearly all Premier League giants setting their sights on deals with stars from the Italian Serie A. First up, Arsenal have been chasing Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain for some time now. The Argentine striker has scored 24 goals in 25 league appearances for the Partenopei this season. Spanish news outlet Fichajes reports that the Gunners might have to pay a whopping £70 million to sign the 28-year-old, a price which is said to be in a similar…

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Sergio Aguero has some great news for Manchester City

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero wants to end his career at the club. The 27-year-old is set to sign a contract until 2020, but is willing to stay even longer, according to The Independent. The Argentinian has been linked with a move to Spanish giants Barcelona, as he’s known to be a close friend to Lionel Messi. The Blaugrana attempted to sign him in 2014, switching their interest to Liverpool’s Luis Suarez after City refused to sell their star goal getter. Also Real Madrid have expressed their interest on more than…

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Manchester United reportedly complete transfer for Lazio star, Serie A club deny report

According to a report by Il Messagero and as reported by Football-Italia, Manchester United have completed the transfer of Lazio’s Felipe Anderson. The 22-year-old Brazilian has been linked with the Red Devils since last summer, and was rumoured to leave the Serie club during the January transfer window to join United. However, a deal never materialised as Lazio reportedly refused a £37.5 million offer from the Premier League club. Now, Il Messagero reports that Biancocelesti president Claudio Lotito was overheard by journalists while speaking after a Serie B match between Salernitana and…

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Former Manchester City striker misses unmissable chance in Serie A [Video]

Edin Dzeko has not found his best form in Serie A. Since making a permanent €11 million switch from Manchester City to AS Roma during the summer, the Bosnian striker had registered just four league goals before this weekend’s encounter with Palermo. On Sunday, Dzeko got the start with the Giallorossi, getting a chance to prove himself to coach Luciano Spalletti, who had previously opted to play new boy Diego Perotti. However, the 29-year-old, who hit the net 72 times in 189 appearances for the Citizens, was able to miss an unmissable chance…

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Italian legendary goalkeeper reveals he almost joined Premier League [Video]

Gianluigi Buffon has been one of the football world’s best goalkeepers for a very long time. The Italian started his career at Parma, making his professional debut on November 19, 1995, in a match against AC Milan (0-0). The 38-year-old was part of Parma’s illustrious team that dominated the second part of the 90’s, being a team-mate of the likes of Fabio Cannavaro, Lilian Thuram, Juan Sebastian Veron and Hernan Crespo, winning the UEFA Cup and Coppa Italia in 1999. In the summer of 2001 Buffon moved to Juventus for £39.66 million,…

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Arsenal fans are singing a different tune about Alexis Sanchez [Tweets]

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Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez is struggling with his form following his return from a hamstring injury. He was not at his best in the 2-1 win over Leicester City and once again disappointed in his substitute role in the goalless FA Cup draw against Hull City. Some Arsenal fans are now beginning to wonder if the Chilean is a one-season wonder. Sanchez, you can only fuck up so many times. This is too much. — Farhaan Ahmed (@OezilSanchezsss) February 20, 2016 Alexis Sanchez sucks. He’s a useless lump of mashed…

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Chelsea star backed for China move

Chelsea skipper John Terry is in the last year of his contract with the club. The Blues have affirmed that they don’t intend to offer a new deal to their current captain, but the situation might change in the future. Therefore, as things stand, the 35-year-old will not be playing for the West London club after this season. Terry has been one of the most decorated defenders of his era and his enormous experience in the Premier League makes him a valuable asset even at his age. Unsurprisingly, a number of…

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Manchester United have been given green light to sign their transfer target

Manchester United have maintained a long-term interest in Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, and they are expected to reignite their interest in the summer transfer window. Daily Star, in an exclusive report, has claimed that the Ligue 1 club have agreed to sell their star player, but they have slapped a price tag of £40 million on the 29-year old. However, the report also claims that United are not likely to pay the demanded price for their target, who is in the latter stages of his career. The Red Devils…

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FA Cup quarter-final draw announced

The draw for the Quarterfinal stage of the FA Cup was announced on Sunday, according to the BBC. There were ten teams in the pot, including six winners from the fifth round of the competition and four teams who are yet to confirm their place in the quarter-finals. Manchester United will play League One club Shrewsbury Town on Tuesday while Arsenal will travel to Hull City for the replay of the fifth round tie. The draw threw some exciting clashes, with Chelsea’s trip to Everton being the pick of the…

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Star striker deals massive transfer blow to Premier League giants

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Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he has always dreamed of playing for Real Madrid. There’s not a single top club in Europe that isn’t interested in the services of the reigning African Footballer of the Year, a trophy Aubameyang won by famously beating Yaya Toure, who won it four years running. The 26-year-old is also wanted by the likes of Arsenal , Manchester United and Liverpool, who are willing to splash a serious amount of cash to lure the Gabon man away from the Bundesliga. But now, Aubameyang has dealt a…

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Inter director: “Mourinho is going to Manchester United”

Will he join Manchester United or not? That’s been the question for months about José Mourinho. But now, there looks to be a confirmation that the Portuguese will in fact coach the Red Devils, according to Football Italia. The Special One flew in at Linate Airport on Saturday to attend Inter’s encounter with Sampdoria at the San Siro. The Nerazzurri, who were coached by Mourinho from 2008 to 2010 and famously won the treble in his final season, won 3-1 thanks to goals from Danilo D’Ambrosio, Miranda and Mauro Icardi. Only this…

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