Injured Jack Butland sends class message to injured Rob Elliot

Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland and Newcastle goalkeeper Rob Elliot are set to miss Euro 2016 for England and Ireland respectively. Butland damaged ankle ligaments in England’s win over Germany, while Elliot will be out for six months with damage to his cruciate ligament. Butland sent a class message to his colleague via Twitter, and even offered him to watch the Euro’s together. mate, gutted for you and wish you a solid recovery! you can come round mine and we can watch the euros together! head up mate! @the_dilsh 🙏🏼 —…

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The best XI to never win the Champions League

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The international break is over, with England beating Germany on the road before losing at home to the Netherlands. Club competitions are ready to start again, as they enter the final stages of the current season. However, on April 5 and 6 the Champions League resumes with the first legs of four quarter-final matches: PSG – Manchester City, Barcelona – Atletico Madrid, Wolfsburg – Real Madrid, and Bayern Munich – Benfica. Many great players have won the biggest European competition, but some football superstars were (or have been so far…

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Twitter trolls Simon Mignolet over his new endorsement [Tweets]

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet already has his share of detractors, and his new endorsement has certainly not helped his case. The Belgian goalkeeper has picked up a very weird product to put his face over: Pears. Actually he is helping to promote a charity called Fruit Innovation Farmers, but some Twitter users decided to completely ignore the gesture and instead trolled the poor chap! Simon Mignolet endorses Pears. Should that not have been butter? Butter fingers! Or prized plums?! #LFC pic.twitter.com/GJcAtQZiO2 — #LFC to my core! (@Lisa_Marie74) March 30, 2016 @Lisa_Marie74…

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Chelsea hand trial to “non-League Riyad Mahrez”, talented defender refuses early loan return

Leicester City are steamrolling towards a shock Premier League title win, with Riyad Mahrez’s Player of ther Year performances leading the Foxes from the start of the season. The Algerian joined the Foxes for just £375k during the winter transfer period in 2014. Now, The Daily Mail has revealed that Chelsea are looking to copy Leicester’s winning strategy by handing a trial to Yasin Ben El-Mhanni, a player who has earned the nickname of the ‘non-League Riyad Mahrez.’ The 20-year-old joined Lewes FC from Farnborough in the summer of 2015 and has…

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Manchester United starlet has the coolest mom in the world [Video]

Marcus Rashford has scored five goals in his first eight professional appearances for Manchester United. The 18-year-old is now seen as one of the Red Devils’ biggest prospects. No wonder the player’s mother is amazingly proud of him. Rashford even convinced here to ‘dab’ with him on video. That’s a dance in which the dancer simultaneously drops his head while raising his arm and elbow, which was made popular in football by Juventus’ star Paul Pogba. Erm…Marcus Rashford ‘dabbing’ with his Mum! #mufchttps://t.co/GWjPSpwQ6t — Full Time DEVILS (@FullTimeDEVILS) 31 maart 2016

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Manchester United face shock rival for Jose Mourinho

Manchester United have been rumoured to be Jose Mourinho’s next coaching destination for several months. The Red Devils are once again having a disappointing season, ranked just sixth after 30 matchdays with 50 points. Coach Louis van Gaal has been under serious scrutiny all season long, as he’s been unable to rocket the proud Old Trafford club back to title contending status. Mourinho got sacked by Chelsea in December and has been the favourite to take over from the Dutchman in the summer. There have been talks between the Portuguese’s…

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Agent gives huge transfer update on Paul Pogba and four superstar strikers

Football agent Mino Raiola has given a huge update on the transfer rumours surrounding a couple of his star clients. First up: Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The Swedish striker is out of contract with Paris Saint-Germain and is considering his options for next season. Raiola confirmed that the 34-year-old is courted by a number of major European clubs. However, one Premier League giant has not bid for Ibrahimovic. “Apart from Manchester City, who will be managed by Pep Guardiola, all the big clubs have knocked on the door,” he said in an interview…

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Manchester City “on the verge” of beating Liverpool for star goalkeeper

Manchester City are reportedly on the verge of sealing a move for Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, beating rivals Liverpool in the process. Both City and Liverpool are understood to have made bids for Ter Stegen, but the 23-year-old favours teaming up with incoming manager Pep Guardiola in Manchester, accoring to Matt Law in The Telegraph. The Citizens are believed to pay a transfer fee of around £20 million to land the German goalkeeper, who will compete with Joe Hart for the number one spot next season, as current number two Willy…

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Alex Ferguson warns Pep Guardiola about the Premier League

Football fans from all over the world are counting down the days until Pep Guardiola takes over as coach at Manchester City. The current Bayern Munich and former Barcelona boss agreed to become the Citizens’ next coach earlier this year, replacing Manuel Pellegrini on the bench. The Spaniard’s move to the English top flight comes with great expectations, as he’s gained much success in Germany and Spain. However, Manchester United legend Alex Ferguson has now come out to warn Guardiola. “Man City have made a real coup in getting him…

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Sunderland sack newcomer after just one month

Sunderland have issued a club statement on their website about the sacking of Emmanuel Eboue. At the beginning of March, the former Arsenal defender signed a contract with the Black Cats until the end of the current season. However, the 32-year-old has been banned from sports for one year by FIFA, after failing to pay his former agent Sebastien Boisseau. “The club has therefore given notice of its intention to terminate the contract. The player has two weeks in which to appeal this decision,” the statement reads. “The suspension relates to a…

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Manchester City preparing monster offer to land marquee player, veteran star in talks to leave

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It’s been a disappointing season for Manchester City. Despite reaching the quarter-finals in the Champions League for the first time in the club’s history, the Citizens are lagging too far behind in order to win the Premier League title. It’s still mathematically possible for City to catch Leicester, but trailing by 15 points is huge. And let’s not forget, Tottenham and Arsenal are also currently ranked above them. Therefore, it’s time for the Citizens to hold on to their top four spot, which would mean another season of Champions League…

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Arsenal closing in on two big signings, while losing their biggest transfer target

According to the latest news reports, Arsenal are closing in on two big signings. However, the Gunners are also on the brink of losing the battle for their biggest transfer target. Arsenal are close to completing a £35.3 million move for Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka, with the Switzerland international keen on a Premier League move, according to German news outlet Bild. The 23-year-old has impressed with his play for the Swiss national team and in the Bundesliga, where he has scored three goals in 22 appearances in a role as…

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Tottenham in the race for three midfield starlets

It’s been one hell of a season for Tottenham. The Spurs are ranked second in the Premier League, still in the race for their first title since 1961. Coach Mauricio Pochettino has an extremely talented squad to manage. Just think about the likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Toby Alderweireld, and Christian Eriksen. However, the Spurs are looking to get even better as they are eyeing a solid run in the Champions League and another run at the Premier League title next season. According to German news outlet Bild, Tottenham…

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Arsenal fans didn’t take lightly to midfielder’s comments [Tweets]

Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan recently took a dig at Arsenal by claiming that the North London were his backup plan if his move to Barcelona wouldn’t have panned out. He told Spanish paper Diari Ara: “I felt that I would sign for Barca. In all honesty, I used to think, ‘If I play very well I will end up signing for Barca, because my style fits into this team. If I play well, I will end up at Arsenal’.” As expected, the comments didn’t go down well with Arsenal fans:…

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Manchester United ace is expected to return to first-team training

There’s some good news for Manchester United and England fans. Left-back Luke Shaw is expected to return to first-team training next week, according to a report in the Telegraph. The 20-year old has been missing in action since suffering a double leg fracture in the Champions League tie against PSV Eindhoven back in September. According to the report, he is expected to return in the next seven to ten days and could feature for United during the closing stages of the Premier League season. A spot in the Three Lions’ squad…

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Liverpool fans are cautious as transfer rumours intensify [Tweets]

During the last couple of days, transfer rumours linking Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Gotze to Liverpool have intensified. Recently, Sky Sports also confirmed that the Reds are interested in signing the 23-year-old. Gotze will have one year left on his contract in the summer, and reports have suggested that a bid of around £20 million would be enough to bring him to Anfield. However, Liverpool fans are still displaying a lot caution regarding a potential deal. The following tweet perfectly sums up the reason: Absolutely refusing to get my hopes up…

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Trolling Chelsea fans open website dedicated to flop striker

Alexandre Pato signed for Chelsea on a loan move from Brazilian club Corinthians amid much fanfare in the January transfer window. After weeks of speculation, the West London club announced the signing of the former AC Milan striker on January 29. The Blues boss Guus Hiddink initially suggested that Pato was not match-fit, and it would require some days to boost his fitness before he could make his debut for the team. Around a month ago, the Dutchman claimed that the Brazilian was ready to make his debut for the…

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Mixed news on injury front for Arsenal

Arsenal ITK @AFCAMDEN has provided the latest news on the injury front for the club. The Twitter user is known for providing reliable inside information on club-related injury news in the past, and the latest updates make for mixed fortunes for the Gunners. He has revealed that midfielder Jack Wilshere is on his way to make his comeback after overcoming a minor comeback. The England international could feature in the league game against West Ham or Crystal Palace. However, Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla has received a setback in his recovery and…

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Chelsea want Serie A defender, mega bid for high-profile midfielder revealed

Chelsea are keeping tabs on Inter Milan defender Andrea Ranocchia, according to a report in Daily Star. The 28-year old, who is currently playing for Sampdoria on a loan move, is in the last year of his contract with Inter and will be a free agent in the summer. Ranocchia previously played under Chelsea’s future manager Antonio Conte for the Italian national team. According to the report, Conte identifies Ranocchia as an ideal replacement for John Terry, who is set to depart from Stamford Bridge in summer. Premier League club Liverpool were…

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Premier League clubs on alert after star striker confirms interest

Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is going to be a man-in-demand during the summer transfer window. The 34-year old is in the last year of his contract with the Ligue 1 club, and he will be a free agent in summer. The Swedish international has been strongly linked with a move to the Premier League with heavyweights such as Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea interested in his services. Ibrahimovic set the rumour mill rolling by claiming that Premier League clubs have expressed interest in his services. Speaking ahead of Sweden’s friendly with…

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Midfielder drops massive hint about a potential move to Liverpool

Poland international Piotr Zielinski has hinted that he could on his way to Anfield in the summer transfer window. The 21-year-old is believed to be one of Jurgen Klopp’s primary summer transfer targets. According to various reports, the Reds expressed their interest in the player during the January transfer window and are expected to reignite their interest in the summer. If the player’s recent comments are to be believed, then it seems like that the Merseysiders have already established initial contact with Zielinski’s parent club Udinese. The Polish midfielder has…

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England fans are not happy with Roy Hodgson’s latest decision [Tweets]

England manager Roy Hodgson has decided to hand the captaincy of the Three Lions to Liverpool midfielder James Milner for the upcoming friendly against Netherlands. This move comes just after 24 hours of Milner stating that he could quit his England career if he doesn’t feature in Hodgson’s plans anymore. He said: “I don’t want to be travelling round and not really contributing and just being a good tourist. I want to contribute and if the manager sees I have a part to play, great. “If not, it would be better…

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Premier League’s transfer spending dwarfs those by other big leagues

The current football season is far from over. However, the 2016 transfer summer window is approaching very fast. A bunch of big name players have been rumoured to change clubs during the summer. Just think about the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Edinson Cavani, Toni Kroos, Romelu Lukaku, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba, Robert Lewandowski, and Eden Hazard. Conclusion: it’s once again time to put big money on the table! And that’s exactly what the Premier League clubs have done during the last five seasons. The…

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Superstar striker features in rap video, dancing to song about himself

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been scoring like a mad man all season long, as the Borussia Dortmund striker has hit the net 35 times in 40 appearances. No wonder nearly every major European football club is monitoring his situation in the Bundesliga, with Premier League giants Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham believed to be in the race to sign the 26-year-old. Aubameyang’s performances, which won him the 2015 African Player of the Year award, inspired his brother Felix to make a rap song about him. Felix Aubameyang, who goes by the stage name…

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Twitter mocks Wayne Rooney following his latest tweet [Tweets]

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England produced a fantastic come-from-behind 3-2 win over World Champions Germany last night. Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy both scored and gave a taste of what’s to come to the Three Lions fans. Following the impressive showing from the national team, England fans want manager Roy Hodgson to get rid of Wayne Rooney from the squad for the upcoming Euro 2016. The fans mercilessly trolled the currently-injured Manchester United player when he congratulated the England players following the win: What a result well done boys. Great spirit and to come back…

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