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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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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Arsenal missing out on yet another star striker

Gonzalo Higuain is reportedly set to leave Napoli this summer, but not for Arsenal, as the striker reportedly had a medical after already agreeing personal terms with Juventus. Multiple reports (via Football-Italia) have claimed that the Argentina international has undergone a medical at La Moraleja hospital in Madrid and that the Serie A champions will pay the player’s £78.4 million release clause. There are even photographs online of Higuain’s blood tests, as Juventus directors Fabio Paratici and Beppe Marotta were present, which is why they were notably absent from friday’s Serie…

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Manchester City move for Brazilian starlet to be hijacked by Manchester United

Manchester City have been in the hunt for Brazilian starlet Gabriel Jesus, who’s been dubbed the new Neymar, and is considered one of the two biggest Selecao talents along with Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa, who’s been heavily linked with a transfer to Juventus. Guardiola and City are ready to pay £26.7 million for Jesus, said Brazilan newspaper UOL (via freelance journalist Zizouology) recently, with authorized agent Giovanni Branchini handling the negotiations with Palmeiras. The Premier League giants’ bid is less than the 19-year-old forward’s £33.4 million release clause, but higher than the £20 million…

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Borussia Dortmund dominate Manchester United, Twitter laughs but is in awe of wonder goal

On Friday, Manchester United played their second game of the preseason against Borussia Dortmund. The Bundesliga giants dominated the game and won 4-1 with goals from Gonzalo Castro (2), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Ousmane Dembele. Meanwhile, Henrikh Mkhitaryan hit the net for the Red Devils against his former club. Not surprisingly, some people on Twitter laughed with United’s big defeat: Louis Van Gaal watching #MUNBVB pic.twitter.com/r5Kc6iSw1D — Matt ™ (@Chelfucius) 22 juli 2016 Take his advice… maybe ? #Mourinho #ManUtd #MUFCBVB #MUNBVB #Preseason #LvG pic.twitter.com/r9QhaQFIZx — Der Fußball Teufel ⚽ (@lukereddevil7)…

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Twitter reacts to Sam Allardyce’s appointment as new England manager

England has a new manager: Sam Allardyce. The 61-year-old leaves Sunderland and signed an initial two-year contract with a view to potentially extending that deal until 2020. The Black cats will receive a £3m compensation from the Football Association. It’s official. We are delighted to announce that Sam Allardyce is the new manager of the #ThreeLions! pic.twitter.com/7L3y9S62TP — England (@England) 22 juli 2016 The appointment of Allardyce didn’t go unnoticed on Twitter: Now that allardyce is England manager. Does that mean Kevin Nolan will finally get that well deserved 2nd cap? #lovers4lyfe…

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Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois shows class in penalty shootout

Thibaut Courtois is eager to show Antonio Conte and Chelsea fans he’s better than the goalkeeper that endured a very rocky Premier League season. The Belgium international performed well at Euro 2016 and showed his penalty-stopping skills in a one-on-one game with Chicago Bulls basketball player Nikola Mirotic. Aquí tenéis el resultado del reto… gracias @thibautcourtois por el buen rato y a la @SeFutbol por sus campos! pic.twitter.com/zwe4bBYC5R — Nikola Mirotic (@threekola) 19 juli 2016

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Team-mates make fun of Wayne ‘Panna’ Rooney

Sometimes, it’s not easy to be Wayne Rooney. The Manchester United captain was abused on training by both Memphis Depay and Daley Blind, who were able to ‘panna’ Rooney by playing the ball between his legs twice… Toch maar die beentjes beginnen dichthouden, @WayneRooney… ☝https://t.co/Nw9MqigawC — Play Sports (@playsports) 21 juli 2016

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When a little Manchester City superfan meets Pep Guardiola…

Pep Guardiola is not just a football manager, he’s a celebrity. When Braydon Bent, a young City fan, got into the club’s cab, he was surprised by the presence of the new Manchester City boss. “Is it really him,” he asked the driver. But soon thereafter, the kid was speaking to Guardiola like he was one of his best friends…

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Paul Pogba’s agent slams transfer rumours once again

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. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport (via Football-Italia), they did just that on Monday. The Red Devils will invest a total of £151 million for Pogba, including a £100 million transfer. However, Mino Raiola, Pogba’s agent, categorically denied all these claims in an interview with Goal on Tuesday. “All of what…

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Manchester United announce squad numbers and have a little suprise

On Thursday, Manchester United announced their squad numbers for the upcoming 2016-2017 season. It’s always interesting to see which numbers the new signings get. Zlatan Ibrahimovic will wear the number 9, with Anthony Martials switching to 11 and Adnan Januzaj to 15. Henrikh Mkhitaryan gets number 22 and Eric Bailly number 3. Check out the full list here: #MUFC‘s provisional squad numbers for 2016/17: pic.twitter.com/dlwFy62Iaq — Manchester United (@ManUtd) 21 juli 2016 No player is wearing number 13 but that’s no exception. The big surprise was the number 6, which…

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Leicester lose head of recruitment to Everton

Leicester City’s assistant manager and head of recruitment Steve Walsh has left the club and joined Everton, as reported by the Daily Mail. Despite only signing a new contract with Leicester in April to remain as Claudio Ranieri’s joint assistant along with Craig Shakespare, Walsh will now assume the fresh challenge of being Everton’s director of football. Prior to Walsh’s appointment, the Toffee’s major investor Farhad Moshiri and chairman Bill Kenwright had previously held talks with Sevilla’s technical director Ramon Rodriguez Verdejo, also known as Monchi, over his potential to…

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Manchester City to outbid competition in race for ‘the new Neymar’

With Pep Guardiola arriving at Manchester City, the Premier League giants were primed to hit hard on the summer transfer market. The Citizens have already secured the signings of midfielder Ilkay Gundogan and winger Nolito, with an English record move for Everton’s John Stones and a world record move for Juventus’ Leonardo Bonucci reportedly being considered. In addition, City have been in the hunt for Brazilian starlet Gabriel Jesus, who’s been dubbed the new Neymar, and is considered one of the two biggest Selecao talents along with Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa,…

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Arsenal to make huge offer for Serie A star striker

Arsenal are desperately searching for a world class striker in the transfer market, but have been unable to land any kind of deal so far. The North London club has been heavily linked with Napoli’s Gonzalo Higuain and Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette recently, after Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy rejected a move to the Emirates. However, the Gunners are not planning to pay Higuain’s release clause of £78.5 million, which is the only way Napoli are going to part ways with the 28-year-old. Now, Arsenal seem to have turned their attention to…

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Atletico Madrid told to stop hunt for Chelsea striker, switching attention to Liverpool forward

On Tuesday, reports in Italy claimed Diego Costa was close to returning to Atletico Madrid, but Blues coach Antonio Conte squashed those rumours by stating he won’t sell the 27-year-old. The Spanish striker has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge for months, as he experienced a massive dip in form last season, while Atletico have, on multiple occasions, publicly declared their intention of bringing the Spain international back to La Liga. Atletico president Enrique Cerezo revealed his club are close to landing Costa. “We like him a lot, I’ll…

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Latest on Paul Pogba’s transfer saga: first bid rejected but player wants move

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. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport (via Football-Italia), they did just that on Monday. The Red Devils will invest a total of £151 million for Pogba, including a £100 million transfer. The report claimed Mino Raiola, Pogba’s agent, is currently in Manchester, where he will discuss the possible transfer…

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Twitter couldn’t believe one player being on UEFA’s list of Europe’s best players

On Monday, the UEFA announced the 10-man shortlist for the Best Player in Europe Award. As expected, some of the biggest names in football made it, but further down the list fans found one big surprise. The award is voted for by journalists from across Europe, who list their five best players of the 2015-2016 season. Lionel Messi won the first UEFA award in 2011 and also collected the trophy last year. The other winners are Andres Iniesta (2012), Franck Ribery (2013) and Cristiano Ronaldo (2014). The ten nominees, in alphabetical order, are:…

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Chelsea close to losing star striker

With Antonio Conte arriving at Chelsea, the Premier League giants were primed for a big hit on the summer transfer market and to sell a set of current players in order to raise money. The Blues have already secured the services of striker Michy Batshuayi and midfielder N’Golo Kante, and are now close to selling one of their biggest stars. Reports in Italy claim Diego Costa is close to returning to Atletico Madrid. The Spanish striker has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge for months, as he…

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Manchester City receive massive boost in chase of star defender

With Pep Guardiola arriving at Manchester City, the Premier League giants were primed to hit hard on the summer transfer market. The Citizens have already secured the signings of midfielder Ilkay Gundogan and winger Nolito, with an English record move for Everton’s John Stones reportedly being considered. However, that deal could be unnecessary as La Gazzetta dello Sport (via Football-Italia) has revealed that City could be close to landing Juventus star centre-back Leonardo Bonucci. After an initial offer by Chelsea, the Citizens have now made a very serious move for the…

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Manchester United make record bid for Paul Pogba, Juventus begin to falter

With the arrival of Jose Mourinho at Manchester United, the Premier League giants were primed to hit big on the summer transfer market. The Red Devils have already secured the services of defender Eric Bailly, midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, and striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. However, they aren’t done, with Mourinho announcing that a fourth transfer will be completed. For months, that appeared to be Paul Pogba. 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…

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Juventus fans troll Manchester United fans in style

Manchester United fans have been eager to know the future plans of Juventus star player Paul Pogba. The 23-year-old midfielder has been linked with a move back to Old Trafford for months, with the Red Devils reportedly ready to offer £100 million to the Italian champions and wages of £11.1 million per season to Pogba. Meanwhile, Real Madrid dropped out of the race for Pogba, with president Florentino Perez unwilling to put £100 million and the same wage offer on the table, which seemed to open up the door for the…

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