Batshuayi’s future at Chelsea, but Hazard could leave in the summer

Michy Batshuayi has made a bright start to his loan spell at Borussia Dortmund, and quite obviously, it has raised questions over his future at Chelsea. The Belgian striker joined the Blues in a €40 million move from Marseille in the summer of 2016. In his one-and-a-half at Chelsea, he never quite managed to cement his place in Antonio Conte’s starting eleven. He was allowed to join Borussia Dortmund on a loan move in January as the Blues signed Olivier Giroud from Arsenal. Since his move, Batshuayi has scored three…

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Sevilla vs Manchester United – Betting Tips and Predictions

Manchester United find themselves in the knockout stage of Champions League after a gap of four years. The Red Devils quite comfortably progressed through their group, but they face tricky opponents in Sevilla in the last-16 stage of the competition. The first leg of the tie will take place at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Wednesday. The Red Devils have struggled on the road in the recent weeks and they have lost their last two away league games. However, they easily dispatched Huddersfield Town 2-0 in the fifth round of FA…

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Chelsea vs Barcelona – Betting Tips and Predictions

It’s not a perfect time for Chelsea to face Barcelona, nevertheless, they will try to put a halt to Barcelona’s impressive season this week. The Blues are set to host the Catalans in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. Things have not exactly gone according to the plan for the Blues since the turn of the year. There is constant speculation about Antonio Conte’s future at the club. The Blues have managed just two wins in their last six league games, and…

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Real Madrid vs Paris Saint-Germain – Betting Tips and Predictions

Real Madrid, winners of last two editions, will host French giants Paris-Saint Germain in the first leg of Champions League last-16 tie at Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday. Since defending their European crown in May, Los Blancos have only gone downward in terms of their performances on the pitch. In the league, they are well out of the title race and are struggling to remain in Champions League places. In the group stage of the competition, Zinedine Zidane’s side could only manage the second spot in their group after managing just…

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Five major Premier League signings possible in the last week of January window

It has been quite an eventful January, and a huge amount of talent has switched allegiances up until now. However, with only a week left in the window, we expect to see a bump in transfer activity and some major movement in the coming days. Here’s our take on five biggest Premier League transfers that are expected to take place in the last week of the ongoing transfer window. 5. Aymeric Laporte – Athletic Bilbao to Manchester City Manchester City can’t possibly imagine improving on their first half of the…

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Are we witnessing the best January transfer window in the recent years?

It has been quite a busy January transfer window in Premier League this season. More often than not, the winter transfer window remains devoid of big transfers. And big clubs very rarely let go of their key players in January. Most managers hate this window and have publicly talked about abolishing it completely. However, circumstances have conspired in such a way this month that we can expect to see some very different-looking top sides in the league post-January. To start things off, Liverpool made a big statement in the first…

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Arsenal faced with decision on Sanchez’s future and more news from North London

Arsenal have received a new £20m offer for Alexis Sanchez from Manchester City, according to the latest report in the Guardian. The report also claims that Sanchez has already agreed to terms on a £250,000 a week deal, which will last until 2023. The Citizens have been interested in the Chilean since the summer, and it was widely expected that they would move for him again in January. It appears that has happened now, and the Gunners are faced with a decision over the future of their star player. The…

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Philippe Coutinho set to join Barcelona?

It seems certain now that Philippe Coutinho is set to leave Liverpool for Barcelona in January. Recent reports have claimed that the deal is imminent and that the Brazilian will sit out of Reds’ FA Cup tie against Merseyside-rivals Everton. According to Sky Sports journalist Guillem Balague, Liverpool have also softened their stance over their 25-year-old star, and they are ready to talk to the Catalans. Balague claims that the Catalans, who comfortably sit at the summit of La Liga, will soon make an offer worth (€110m+£40m) for Coutinho. It…

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Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid- Betting Tips and Predictions

Nothing is guaranteed in Group C just yet except the elimination of Azerbaijani side Qarabag who have garnered 2 points after 5 games. Chelsea tops the group having collected 10 points from 5 games, AS Roma are second after accumulating 8 points in the same number of games while Atletico Madrid have 6 points. Atletico Madrid find themselves in unfamiliar territory where they are faced with the tough task of fighting for their qualification. Diego Simione’s men need a stroke of luck to proceed. They need to win their game…

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Barcelona vs Sporting Lisbon- Betting Tips and Predictions

Barcelona head into this game on the back of the 2-2 draw against Celta Vigo at the Camp Nou in the Spanish Primera Liga. After seeing off minnows Murcia in the 5-0 midweek Copa Del Rey return leg win, the Catalans could not replicate that form over the weekend. Barca fell behind after just 22 minutes when Iago Aspas scored his 8th league goal this season.  Talisman Messi restored parity two minutes later. Uruguayan Suarez seemed to have netted Barcelona’s winner in the 62nd minute, but Barca lost the lead…

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Lionel Messi Signs New Deal

  Argentine forward Lionel Messi has penned a new contract keeping him at the Camp Nou until the end of the 2020/21 season. Messi, a product of Barcelona’s famed youth academy La Masia, will have spent 17 years in Barcelona’s first team when the deal finally expires. Messi moved up the ranks at the academy that produced players with technical excellence dubbed as the golden generation which included Carlos Puyol, Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Gerald Pique, Victor Valdes, Pedro among others. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner now looks set to end…

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Griezmann, Dybala, Young – Latest Manchester United transfer updates

The January transfer window is not far away now, and the transfer rumour mill is slowly but surely shifting into the top gear. Premier League aspirants Manchester United spent a lot of money on transfers last summer, and latest reports suggest it would be more of the same for them in the upcoming transfer windows. Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann came close to joining United in the summer but eventually ended up staying at the Madrid club. According to Spanish journalist Guillem Balague, the France international is set to leave…

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Hazard to stay in London, but Sanchez might seal his exit in January

Chelsea star Eden Hazard could agree to a new deal with the West London club following the upcoming international break, claims the Express. The Belgian has long been linked with a move to Real Madrid, but the Blues are committed to secure his long-term future. The report claims that the Premier League champions are prepared to make Hazard the highest-paid player in the league by offering him a new £300,000 a week deal. The star player has supposedly given up on his dream of playing for Real, and he is…

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Chelsea planning a late swoop for Premier League striker and more deadline day updates

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is keen to seal a last-minute swoop for Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente, according to talkSPORT. Llorente, who has previously played under the Italian manager at Juventus, was also a transfer target for the Blues in January, but a move never realized. The report claims that the Premier League champions are still interested in the 32-year-old, even though they are yet to lodge a bid for the Spanish striker. Llorente, who joined the Swans on a two-year deal from Sevilla last summer, has only one year…

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Why Barcelona gave up on Philippe Coutinho?

Liverpool can finally breathe a sigh of relief as Barcelona have ended their interest in their Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho. The latest report from Liverpool Echo claims that the Catalans have finally accepted defeat in their pursuit after seeing three bids rejected by the Reds. The Catalan club, despite their best efforts to unbalance the Brazilian at Merseyside, will now have to continue their search for Neymar’s replacement elsewhere. The Catalan club had been interested in Coutinho for quite some time, but they started pursuing him actively only after losing…

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Neymar given permission to miss Barcelona training

Barcelona forward Neymar has been given permission to miss training ahead of a potential move to Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain. The 25-year-old has been linked with a move away from the Catalan giants all summer, with PSG showing the heaviest interest, along with the greatest financial reward, with the reported fee standing at just under £200m. Once completed, the transfer will become the most expensive of all-time, blowing out the record sum set last summer when Paul Pogba moved from Juventus to Manchester United for £89m.   Sky Sports…

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Jose Mourinho prefers Bayern star over Ronaldo

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho doesn’t want to sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid, Spanish publication Marca has claimed. The Portuguese star is reportedly unhappy in Spain and wants to leave Real this summer. Various reports have suggested that United could launch a serious bid for their former player. However, Mourinho is reluctant to sign Ronaldo due to his fractured relationship with the player from his days at Bernabeu. The United manager also thinks that a world-record move for the 32-year-old won’t make financial sense for the Red Devils. United…

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Arsene Wenger: Three decisions I would like to change from my time at Arsenal

Video technology has made a spectacular entry onto the footballing scene in the recent months. The use of Video Assistant Referees at this summer’s Confederations Cup in Russia would be the next big step for the use of video technology in football. Arsene Wenger, whose Arsenal sides have been at the receiving end of some bad refereeing decisions over the course of years, has been an ardent supporter of the use of VARs in the game. The French manager has revealed three key refereeing decisions from his time at the…

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Chelsea lining up a move for ex-Barcelona boss

The Sunday Telegraph has made a sensational claim that Premier League champions Chelsea are lining up a move for ex-Barcelona boss Luis Enrique. Recent reports had suggested that all is not well between the Blues and manager Antonio Conte, but a report from Sky Sports on Friday claimed that the Italian is happy at Chelsea and they expect him to stay with the club beyond summer. However, the Telegraph are running quite a contrary story on their Sunday’s sports section which claims that the Blues have sounded out Enrique to…

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Key Chelsea duo to stay at the club

Premier League champions Chelsea have insisted that manager Antonio Conte is happy at the club. Recent reports had suggested that the Italian manager is not happy with the lack of transfer activity this summer and he is contemplating an exit. However, according to Sky Sports, the Blues remain confident about the Italian, who won a league title in his first season with the club. The former Juventus boss is currently on holiday, and the West London club expect him to return for pre-season in the first week of July. Meanwhile,…

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Confirmed: Manchester United bid huge for top summer target

Manchester United have made a substantial offer for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, the agent of the player has confirmed. Various reports have indicated that United have already agreed to personal terms with the Spanish striker. Morata’s representative Juanma Lopez has now provided his seal of approval on those reports. Lopez revealed that following United’s “important offer”, the decision now rests with Real. He also confirmed that Los Blancos have already rejected an offer from AC Milan for their 24-year-old striker. Speaking to Italian online publication Calciomercato, via Sky Sports, he…

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Manchester United target signs new deal

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has signed a new deal with the La Liga club, according to the latest reports coming from Spain. The France international had been poised to join Manchester United this summer before Atletico’s transfer ban was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Following the ruling, Griezmann verbally committed to stay at Atletico despite his initial inclination towards joining United in the summer. Now, Spanish publication Marca, via the Independent, has claimed that the 26-year-old has put pen-to-paper on a new deal, which will keep…

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Arsenal asked to pay up £60m for their summer target

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Lyon have slapped a £60m price tag on in-demand striker Alexandre Lacazette, according to the latest report. Premier League side Arsenal are one of the clubs interested in Lacazette, and the Telegraph claims that they have been quoted a fee of €55million (£48.7m) plus €12m (£10.6m) in add-ons by the Ligue 1 side. Jason Burt of the Telegraph claims that initial talks have already taken place between the two sides. The Gunners were interested in signing the 26-year-old last summer, but they ended up signing Lucas Perez instead. Lacazette was…

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Summer Transfer Betting Tips

With the summer transfer window upon us, there has been much talk about one of the most anticipated seasons in football. While the actual football season is thrilling and heart stopping in itself, the summer transfer period is just as exciting with many fans and punters speculating who will join or leave their favourite clubs. In addition to this, there’s a wide range of football betting sites offering the latest odds. One of the most exciting discoveries is how many big-name players will join other clubs and how much money…

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One down, four more to go for Jose Mourinho at Manchester United

The Independent claims that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has drawn up a five-man wish-list for the ongoing transfer window. The Portuguese manager has already acquired one target in the form of Victor Lindelof from Benfica, and United are reportedly closing on the remaining four targets. The club announced on Saturday that they have agreed on a fee with Benfica for the Swedish centre-back, subject to a medical examination, international clearance and personal terms. After completing the acquisition of the 22-yeear-old, United have turned their attentions towards two strikers. Wayne…

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