Arsenal chiefs ‘make contact’ with PSG star over summer transfer

A team of Arsenal officials are said to be keeping contact with Paris Saint Germain striker Edinson Cavani in a bid to convince him to join the club next summer, according to the Metro. The Gunners tried to sign the Uruguayan international during the summer transfer window after being a top long standing target (via Metro). However, a deal could not be struck between the two clubs and the player and he remained in the French capital. But Arsenal have not given up hope, and are said to be keeping…

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp targets raid on former club for new striker

New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is said to be keen on bringing in striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from former club Borussia Dortmund, so much so that the Metro claim he will make him his top transfer target ahead of the January transfer window. Aubameyang has been in phenomenal form so far this season, and has bagged 11 goals in 10 games already, and Klopp will tell Anfield chiefs to launch a £35m bid to land his services (via Metro). The Gabonese international is presently on one of the hottest scoring streaks…

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Man United gossip: Sir Alex praises Klopp appointment as van Gaal targets Rojo replacement

Saturday’s biggest Man United gossip. Manchester United are prepared to sell defender Marcos Rojo, 25, in the January transfer window and replace him with 23-year-old Porto defender Bruno Martins Indi, the Manchester Evening News reports. Rojo’s relationship with Louis van Gaal is understood to have broken down over a string of issues and the United manager has identified Dutchman Martins Indi as Rojo’s ideal replacement. Barcelona are considering a transfer move for Manchester United star Ander Herrera, according to Tuttomercatoweb. The Catalan giants are in the market for several new…

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Chelsea gossip: Double defender swoop targeted but international break yields injury woes

Saturday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer gossip. Chelsea are ready to back manager Jose Mourinho with a fresh move for Everton centre-back John Stones and Paris St-Germain defender Marquinhos, both 21, in January, the Daily Mirror reports. The struggling Premier League champions have also made Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos a candidate as they look to strengthen their suspect back four. Chelsea’s ties with Dutch side Vitesse has seen the Blues emerge as favourites to sign wonderkid Thomas Buitink ahead of Manchester United and Arsenal, according to the Metro. The 15-year-old…

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Man United handed HUGE double injury boost ahead of Man City clash

Manchester United have been handed a huge boost ahead of the upcoming derby with Manchester City as both Sergio Aguero and David Silva will likely be missing through injury, the Metro reports. The two sides meet after the international break on October 25th, but City may have to go into the game without their two best players as they picked up knocks while on international duty. Aguero suffered a hamstring injury whilst playing for Argentina against Ecuador, and is almost definitely certain to be ruled out. Speaking with reporters after…

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Arsenal gossip: Wenger praises team spirit but rues missed striker opportunity

Saturday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip. Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina, 27, is set to be dropped for a number of key fixtures, including in the Champions League and could push for a loan move in January, according to The Sun. Arsenal had a loan bid for Dynamo Moscow striker Aleksandr Kokorin, 24, rejected during the summer transfer window, the London Evening Standard reports. The Gunners were keen to add to their striking options ahead of the season, with Karim Benzema identified by Arsene Wenger as his top target as…

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Images: See the Playboy bunny causing a rift between Man City and Man United stars ahead of debt clash

Stunning Playboy bunny Gaelle Garcia Diaz has added an extra spice to the upcoming Manchester derby by ditching United star Marouane Fellaini for one of his City opponents. The 27-year-old Belgian international dated the 26-year-old poker star earlier this year, but she called it off only to be seen out on the town with another Belgian player – City’s Mathias Bossaerts, 19. And while the teenager is yet to make an appearance on the pitch for City, he’s undoubtedly making his mark off it! With Fellaini… With the new fella……

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Man United could ditch Marcos Rojo in favour of highly-rated Porto centre-back

Manchester United could be set to offload Argentine international defender Marcos Rojo in January and replace him with FC Porto star Bruno Martins Indi, according to the Manchester Evening News. The report claims that Rojo’s relationship with manager Louis van Gaal has broken down to the point where the club are now in the process of identifying a replacement for him, with Martins Indi coming top of the list. Like Rojo, the Dutch international is also capable of featuring in the heart of the defence as well as on the…

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Chelsea target January moves for defensive duo John Stones and Marquinhos

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has been given the go ahead to make a fresh approach for Everton youngster John Stones in the January transfer window, according to the Daily Mirror. And the champions will apparently follow the move up with a move for Paris Saint Germain’s Marquinhos as they look to bolster their back line (via Mirror). Blues owner Roman Abramovic recently gave Mourinho his public backing (via Mirror) following the 3-1 defeat to Southampton last weekend, and the club are now prepared to back the manager in the January…

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Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas slapped with six-month driving ban

Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas has been hit with a six-month driving ban after being caught speeding, the Daily Mirror reports. The former Arsenal man was clocked speeding at 110mph on the A3 through Surrey by a speed camera toting police officer and on Friday Fabregas pleaded guilty to exceeding the 50mph limit at Guildford Magistrates’ Court (via Get Surrey). Fabregas was reported to be driving metallic green Aston Martin Vantage, and was ordered to pay £2,560, made up of a £1,000 fine, £625 in court costs, £840 to the analyst…

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Harry Kane RUINED on Twitter after horrendous England display vs Estonia

Tottenham striker Harry Kane is discovering how quickly a player can go from being the darling of English football to just another face in the crowd of also-rans. Having been in poor form for Spurs since the start of the season, many would argue that Kane was lucky to be called up by Roy Hodgson, but in Wayne Rooney’s absence, this would be a golden opportunity for him to get himself on the scoresheet and thus gain some much needed confidence. England managed to see off the former Soviet block…

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp eyes Napoli star as first signing

New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is said to be wasting no time in identifying potential transfer targets and has made an enquiry into the availability of Napoli star Jorginho, according to the Metro. A report in Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport claims that the former Dortmund chief is planning a dramatic overhaul of his new side in the new year and has already targeted the Napoli star as a name to bring on board. However, The Reds aren’t alone in their interest of the 23-year-old as Gazzetta also claim that…

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Barcelona legend claims he wanted to join Man United

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Former Barcelona star Xavi has claimed that he wanted to join Manchester United had he ever made the move to the Premier League, according to the Metro. The 35-year-old, who now plays for Qatari club Al-Saad, highlighted United’s long and illustrious history as something that sets the Red Devils apart from the top flight’s other sides. And he revealed in an interview with Eurosport, that though his love of Barcelona kept him for ever really considering a move to England, he admitted that he can see the attraction of playing…

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Pictures: Jurgen Klopp confirmed as Liverpool’s new manager

Liverpool have finally unveiled charismatic German tactician Jurgen Klopp as their new manager, moving quickly to replace Brendan Rodgers, the Metro reports. Klopp, who left Borussia Dortmund at the end of last season, was one of the most in demand managers over the summer, but has now been announced as the man to take The Reds forward following a stuttering start to the 2015/16 campaign. Rodgers was given a hefty transfer war chest during the summer window, but couldn’t provide an instant change in fortunes and paid the price following…

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Man United gossip: Gunners star has warning for Shaw while new Ronaldo link emerges

Thursday’s biggest Man United news and transfer roundup. Former Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has shed some light on speculation linking Cristiano Ronaldo with a return to his old club Manchester United. According to the Daily Express, the Italian tactician has poured cold water on the proposed deal, saying he expects Ronaldo to see out the remainder of his career at the Bernabeu. Versatile Manchester United star Daley Blind has stated his preference for playing centre-back after being used in a number of roles for club and country, the Metro…

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Arsenal gossip: Walcott praises legend as striker is wanted in Turkey

Thursday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour gossip. Galatasaray are eyeing up a January transfer window move to sign out-of-favour Arsenal forward Joel Campbell to boost their attacking options. The Turkish champions are hoping to pounce for the Costa Rica international after struggling with a number of injuries to their strikers this season, according to the Metro. Hector Bellerin is enjoying the pressure of being the club’s first-choice right-back, the Daily Star reports. The 20-year-old, famed for being the fastest player in the Gunners’ squad, moved ahead of Mathieu Debuchy…

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Nemanja Matic refuses to comment on humiliating Chelsea substitution

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic has declined to comment of Jose Mourinho after hauling him off against Southampton shortly after bringing him on, the Daily Express reports. The Serbian international was hailed as one of the Premier League’s best midfielders last season, but has struggled to recapture that form as The Blue’s sit in 16th place in the table. And last weekend, with the score poised at 1-1, Matic was introduced at the break but was taken off less than half an hour later once Southampton had gone 3-1 up. Mourinho…

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Jose Mourinho admits he’s struggling to halt Chelsea’s poor form

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has admitted that he is struggling to put a stop to Chelsea’s recent nosedive in the Premier League, according to the Daily Express. The defending champions currently lie in 16th place in the table having managed to win just Premier League games so far. Mourinho was given the dreaded vote of confidence by owner Roman Abramovic and the Chelsea board earlier this week (via Express), but the pressure is still mounting on him as the season enters a crucial stage. However, despite the rocky results, the…

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Agent confirms Marco Amelia will sign for Chelsea today

Chelsea are due to wrap up the signing of former Italian international goalkeeper Marco Amelia after agreeing personal terms off the back of a successful trial, the Daily Express reports. The ex-AC Milan stopper has been training with the club recently with the view to signing on as back up to Asmir Begovic while Thibaut Courtois is injured (via Express). With Courtois on the sidelines, the only backup to Begovic is youngster Jamal Blackman, and Amelia will be arriving to provide more competition for the number one spot. The World…

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Tottenham monitor Gent striker Laurent Depoitre

Tottenham are said to be keeping tabs on Gent front man Laurent Depoitre as they continue to look for a new striker ahead of the January transfer window, the Daily Telegraph reports. Spurs will likely make a second move for West Brom striker Saido Berahino after failing with a late bid for his services over the summer, but are lining up a number of alternative targets just in case they are unsuccessful again (via Telegraph). And one of those names on Mauricio Pochettino’s list is said to be Depoitre, who…

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Man United striker Wayne Rooney set to miss final England Euro 2016 qualifiers

Wayne Rooney is expected to miss England’s final two Euro 2016 qualifiers and will fly home on Monday when the rest of the squad head out to Lithuania, according to The Guardian. The Guardian also report that Roy Hodgson is considering shifting Arsenal forward Theo Walcott into a central position instead. Having watched The Gunners star star in the 3-0 demolition of Manchester United at the weekend, it’s becoming increasingly likely that Hodgson will make the same move as Wenger. Rooney missed training for the second day running when England…

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Dinamo Zagreb’s Arijan Ademi fails drugs test after Arsenal Champions League clash

Dinamo Zagreb have confirmed that Arijan Ademi failed a drugs test after defeating Arsenal in the Champions League earlier this season, the Metro reports. UEFA are now said to be launching an investigation into the incident after the 34-year-old’s positive test on September 16 (via Metro). Dinamo have said that they “can not comment on the duration of the disciplinary proceedings” (via Dinamo’s official site). As yet, it is not known whether the side will be docked points or face any serious sanctions as a result of the test. In…

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Spanish journalist says sulking Real Madrid star would have been happier at Arsenal

Spanish journalist Kike Marin has said that Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema would have been happier joining Arsenal this summer, according to the Metro. The 27-year-old was heavily linked with a switch to The Emirates during the summer transfer window, but instead chose to remain in the Spanish capital. However, in recent weeks the France international has revealed his frustration at being consistently substituted by manager Rafa Benitez, and Marin, who the Metro point out first broke the Alexis Sanchez story, wrote that Benzema would be happier in North London.…

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Ouch! PSG star says he rejected Man United move because he wants to win the Champions League

Paris Saint Germain star Lucas Moura has revealed that he turned down the chance to join Manchester United this summer because he thought he’d have a better chance at lifting the Champions League by staying in the French capital, according to the Metro. The Brazilian winger had been a target for the Red Devils earlier in his career, but re-emerged on their radar during the summer transfer window, however, a report on talkSPORT reveals that he had no interest in heading to Old Trafford. Not only does he enjoy the…

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Arsenal youngster Hector Bellerin throws shade on teammate Mathieu Debuchy

Arsenal full-back Mathieu Debuchy has been amongst the headlines lately with continued threats to leave the club in January if he isn’t given a more prominent role in the first team. However, young usurper Hector Bellerin isn’t in any mood to give him sympathy by declaring himself good enough to be the club’s first choice right-back for the foreseeable future in the Daily Express. The 20-year-old stepped into the breach last season as he deputised for the injured Debuchy, and has held onto his starting spot into the current campaign,…

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