Arsenal fans are raving about their summer signing

Arsenal’s only major transfer activity this summer has been the signing of midfielder Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach. The 23-year-old, who arrived at Emirates Stadium in a £35 million move, made his debut for the Gunners in the 2-1 win over MLS All-Stars on Thursday. The Switzerland international played only 45 minutes of the game, but his performance left many Arsenal fans salivating at the prospect of seeing him on a regular basis next season. The Gunners have not really been busy in transfer market till now, but it looks like…

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Chelsea fans believe star player is off this summer

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has dropped a huge hint that he might be departing from the West London club this summer. The 27-year-old, who is currently in the US for the Blues pre-season tour, posted a picture on Instagram with a caption that suggested that he’s bidding farewell to his teammates. Take a look yourself: Thank you very much for all my friends!!! A photo posted by Diego Costa (@diego.costa) on Jul 27, 2016 at 11:06pm PDT The Spain international has been strongly linked with a return to Atletico Madrid…

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Massive exodus expected at Manchester United

Following the imminent arrival of Paul Pogba from Juventus, one could expect a massive exodus of players from Manchester United, according to Daily Mail. The report claims that as many as nine players could leave United in the coming days. German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is expected to be the biggest causality of Jose Mourinho’s arrival at Old Trafford. The 31-year-old arrived was signed by former manager Louis Van Gaal from Bayern Munich last summer. However, his debut season in Premier League was plagued with injuries and he failed to make the…

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Arsenal open talks with transfer target

Arsenal have opened negotiations for the signing of Valencia centre-back Shkodran Mustafi, according to Sky Germany. The Gunners are in dire need of defensive reinforcements following the long-term injury to Per Mertesacker and have been strongly linked with a move for the German international recently. Manager Arsene Wenger admitted last week that he will have to look for a central defender in the transfer market following the German centre-back’s injury. Sky Germany has claimed that Mustafi has a release clause of £42.1 million, but Valencia would let him leave for…

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La Liga clubs fight over unlikely Euro 2016 hero for Wales

Wales international Hal Robson-Kanu is a man-in-demand following his exploits for the Wales national team at Euro 2016. The 27-year-old shot to fame after scoring a goal following a Cruyff turn in the quarter-final victory over Belgium in the summer’s tournament. Robson-Kanu, who is a free agent after his contract with Championship club Reading City expired this summer, has reportedly attracted interests from some of the major clubs in Europe. Sky Sports (via Wales Online) reports that La Liga clubs Atletico Madrid and Sevilla are involved in the pursuit to secure…

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Barcelona released footage of most fun training session ever

Most of the professional footballers don’t really like training sessions. Doing the same drills day-after-day for years can prove to be tedious and exhausting for anyone. Even we as fans always dream of playing in front of thousands of fans, but never of doing endless drills in training sessions. The point: training session are boring, for players and for fans. However, the following video of a unique Barcelona training session will blow your mind away and will change your perception about training drills. In this video, Barcelona players can be seen…

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Hull urgently seeking successor to Bruce

Hull’s City hierarchy are set to begin interviewing potential new managers, as they intensify their efforts to find a suitable successor to Steve Bruce, according to the Guardian. Since Bruce’s resignation, Hull are understood to have drawn up a shortlist of five managerial candidates, with one of those believed to be the former Everton manager Roberto Martinez. Martinez among a quintet of candidates Martinez, who also previously managed Swansea City and Wigan, was sacked by Everton at the end of last season. Nevertheless he left the club after enjoying an…

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Manchester City youngsters impress against Dortmund

Given Manchester City’s vast financial resources, the club are in the privileged position of being able to buy some of the best players in the world for large amounts of money. Ultimately as a result of that it has been notoriously difficult for young players to break into Manchester City’s first team set-up during recent years. Nevertheless that situation may now change, as Pep Guardiola appears intent on endeavouring to integrate some of the club’s most promising youngsters into his senior squad, just as he did for City’s penalty shoot-out…

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Swansea in the market for two new strikers

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins has revealed that the club are currently in the market for two new strikers, according to the BBC. Whilst the Welsh club are interested in buying the Sevilla striker Fernando Llorente, they have also made an enquiry about signing Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa. At present the only senior centre forward confirmed as being available to Swansea manager Francesco Guidolin for the start of the new season is Andre Ayew, after the club sold Eder and Alberto Paloschi to Lille and Atalanta respectively, whilst Bafetimbi…

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Twitter mocks former Arsenal and Manchester United striker

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Betting has been suspended on Robin van Persie’s next club after Scottish Premiership side Rangers emerged as overwhelming favourites for his signature, according to The Sun (via The Guardian). On Twitter, the news was picked up pretty quickly and people pretty much laughed at the former Arsenal and Manchester United striker’s next destination. Van Persie to Rangers? pic.twitter.com/gxPV515pye — Kitbag (@KitbagUK) 28 juli 2016 Robin van Persie will announce his retirement soon by confirming his move to Rangers. — Paddy Power (@paddypower) 28 juli 2016 Rangers are favourites to sign…

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Manchester City confident of signing star defender, Everton lining up replacement

Manchester City are confident of sealing the £50 million signing of Everton defender John Stones, with terms set to be finalised as soon as the end of the week, according to a report by the Daily Mail. If this deal gets agreed upon, John Stones will become the joined-most expensive defender in the world. At the moment, David Luiz is the lone holder of the record, having left Chelsea for Paris Saint-German in a massive £50 deal million in 2014. However, the Citizens are prepared to match the Ligue 1 champions’ record…

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David Moyes wants to raid Manchester United, Sunderland interested in winger

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Sunderland were able to stay up in the Premier League with a late run of two wins and three draws in their last five league matches, outplaying Norwich City and Newcastle United. The Black Cats and new coach David Moyes want to avoid another difficult season and have been on the lookout for players that can add quality to their squad. According to a report by The Sun, Moyes wants to sign Marouane Fellaini for a third time by bringing the Manchester United midfielder to the Stadium of Light. The former United…

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Tottenham trio no longer part of Pochettino’s plans

Tottenham Hotspur’s manager Mauricio Pochettino has reached the decision that Nabil Bentaleb, Federico Fazio and Alex Pritchard have no future at the club, according to ESPN FC. After omitting the trio from the squad of players which he currently has with him in Australia to play games against Atletico Madrid and Juventus, Pochettino unequivocally declared that they do not feature in his plans for the forthcoming season. “The situation of Bentaleb, Fazio and Pritchard is clear. They are not in my plans,” said Pochettino, who watched his side lose 2-1…

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Paul Pogba trolls as talks with Manchester United stall and Real Madrid reignite interest

For months, Paul Pogba has been linked with a transfer to back to Manchester United. The Juventus player once left Old Trafford on a free transfer, but United have been rumoured to put huge cash on the table to lure the France international back to England. Last week, various Italian newspapers (via Football-Italia) claimed Pogba has told Juventus he wants to leave to the club in order to join the Red Devils. This is crucial for any deal to happen, as the Serie A champions have always said they weren’t…

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Everton to pay release clause of Aston Villa midfielder, Stoke star to reject Toffees

Everton are keen to improve on their last two seasons, in which they finished 11th. The Toffees have a new coach in Ronald Koeman and are eager to return to the Premier League’s top five. The club has been linked with a number of players this summer, while some of their biggest starts have been linked with a move away from Goodison Park. Just think about Romelu Lukaku and John Stones. It’s been obvious that Everton are looking to add more quality to their midfield. Zenit’s Axel Witsel was apparently close to…

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Stunning Italian model talks about her date with Cristiano Ronaldo

Does Cristiano Ronaldo have a new girlfriend? When the Portuguese superstar was spotted in the company of Italian model Cristina Buccino in Ibiza, the rumours started… Cristina Buccino: “I arrived at this place and Cristiano Ronaldo was there.” pic.twitter.com/lgFpjrDVt6 — TheCRonaldoFan (@TheCRonaldoFan) 26 juli 2016 Now, Buccino has spoken about her night with Ronaldo to Italian gossip magazine Chi. “What I have to say is that Cristiano Ronaldo is cool. I’ve seen him with my naked eye. When you know a person, however, you discover the rest, and Cristiano is a generous guy and…

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Football fans are split on the FA’s latest rule change

Starting from next season, teams will be allowed to use a fourth substitute in extra-time in this season’s FA Cup from the quarter-final stage, according to the BBC. On Twitter, a bunch of football fans opposed the new rule: EFL Trophy with academy sides in it and a fourth sub for ET in latter stages of cup competitions… Destroying English football! — Lorch (@Lorch_tlg) 27 juli 2016 fourth sub allowed in fa cup ? geez what next drop back goalies — darren ferla (@dferla73) 27 juli 2016 Fourth sub in extra…

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Former Manchester United star celebrates latest transfer in style

Gonzalo Higuain is officially a Juventus player. The Argentine striker completed his medicals in Turin before signing a five-year contract worth £6.3 million per season, making him the best paid player at the club and in Serie A. Former Manchester United star Patrice Evra recently extended his contract with the Italian champions and when he got the word of Higuain’s transfer… Well, just watch the video! Welcome to Juventus GONZALO HIGUAIN !!! hahahahahahahaha i love this game !!! Een video die is geplaatst door Patrice Evra (@patrice.evra) op 26 Jul…

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Latest poll has revealed the most hated club in Premier League

Football fans love to hate the opponent clubs. However, some clubs are more hated than others. Manchester Evening News and its sister titles recently organized a poll to find out the most hated club in the Premier League. The poll focussed on the upcoming season in the English top flight and hence included recently promoted sides Burnley, Middlesbrough and Hull City. The results of the poll have now been revealed by MEN. West London club Chelsea has topped the poll for the title of the most hated club in Premier League.…

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English Premier League clubs interested in Portuguese Euro 2016 stars

Two of Portugal’s Euro 2016 stars have become primary transfer targets for a number of English Premier League clubs. The Sporting Lisbon duo of William Carvalho and Joao Mario were both key members of the Portuguese team which won the European Championships in France, with the pair now understood to be attracting interest from some of the top clubs in England. Magnificent Joao Mario As an ever present during Portugal’s successful Euro 2016 campaign, Joao Mario produced a series of excellent performances by consistently displaying his superb technical ability, range…

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Chelsea interested in former Manchester United star

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Former Manchester United and Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has revealed that Chelsea and Napoli are among the clubs that are interested in signing him. However, the Argentinean has made it very clear that he has no intention of returning to Europe. Tevez last played in Europe for Juventus before moving to his boyhood club Boca Juniors in 2015. “I’m fine at Boca,” the 32-year-old was quoted in Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport (via Sky Sports). “Indeed my idea, my dream is to finish my career as a player in this…

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Big Liverpool bid revealed, defender set to depart from Anfield

It has been revealed that Liverpool made an unsuccessful bid of £33.4 million for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Mario earlier this summer. Mario’s father João Mário Eduardo has claimed that both Liverpool and Inter Milan have made official bids for his son this summer. Eduardo added that both bids were turned down by Sporting. The Portugal international was one of the standout players for his country in their successful Euro 2016 campaign. The 23-year-old has also attracted interests from Chelsea and Manchester United. Eduardo told Portuguese newspaper Diario de Noticias: “The proposals…

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Premier League players heading for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Football tournament, which will begin on 4 August, the 16 competing countries have now announced their squads, which include a number of players based in the English Premier League. Whilst Arsenal could potentially be represented at the Olympics by two players, one player from each of Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham may feature in Rio. The only country whose squad contains more than one English Premier League player is Portugal’s, with their manager Rui Jorge naming Manchester United goalkeeper Joel Pereira and Liverpool…

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Agent of Serie A star confirms Chelsea’s interest

Chelsea have been trying to get hands on Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly for quite some time now. However, the Naples club have managed to dispel advances towards their talented defender for now. Some reports have even suggested that they have already turned down a huge bid from the Blues for the 25-year-old. Now, Bruno Satin, the agent of the Senegal international, has confirmed beyond doubt that Chelsea and Everton are interested in signing his client this summer. Satin’s revealed that he recently held talks with Napoli over a new contract, but…

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Former Real Madrid and Tottenham star to play in the Championship

Championship club Reading have been linked with an audacious move for former Real Madrid and Tottenham star Rafael van der Vaart. The veteran midfielder, who is currently signed to La Liga side Real Betis, is reportedly available in the transfer market after being told by Betis that he has no future with the club. Get Reading claims that informal discussions have already taken place between the former Dutch international and the Royals, and the player hasn’t ruled out a return to England. Reading’s newly appointed manager Jaap Stam has been…

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