Real to stockpile Premier League stars before transfer ban?

Real Madrid could stockpile a bunch of Premier League stars after they were banned from doing any transfers during the next 14 months, according to The Guardian. The Galaticos, together with city rivals Atletico Madrid, were banned from registering new players in the next two transfer windows by FIFA. Their disciplinary committee said the two clubs “violated several provisions concerning the international transfer and first registration” of players under 18 years of age. Pending appeals, neither club will be allowed to register new players until the summer of 2017, as they will…

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Everton vs Tottenham – Premier League preview and team news

Tottenham will be hoping to cap off a fine festive period with a fourth successive win as they make to trip to Merseyside to take on mid-table Everton, who are continuing to underachieve. Given the vibrance with which they attack, the number of goals they score and in particular the form of joint top Premier League scorer Romelu Lukaku, it is quite remarkable that Everton are occupying a place in the bottom half. That they are is partly down to a lack of ruthlessness, but it is mainly due to slack…

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Arsenal vs Tottenham – Premier League preview and team news

Arsenal will be determined to hit back from another bad result in Europe by extending their fine run in the Premier League, but it will not be a simple task as North London rivals Tottenham are unbeaten in 10 top-flight matches. Injuries are becoming a growing concern for home boss Arsene Wenger, and they certainly had a part to play in what turned out to be a chastening defeat in Munich on Wednesday; one which leaves their hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League hanging by a…

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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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Tottenham and Man United stars make 59-name leaked Balon d’Or shortlist

A contender list for the 2016 Balon d’Or has apparently been leaked online (via Metro) and shows a few startling additions. Tottenham striker Harry Kane, Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina, Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney have all made the list, but strangely are joined by the likes of Christian Atsu of Bournemouth, Swindon’s Massimo Luongo and Leicester striker Shinji Okazaki. All of the usual suspects are there, too, with Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Eden Hazard all included, with the list set to be whittled down to…

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Harry Kane reveals how he snubbed summer interest from Man United

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has revealed that he avoided all the speculation surrounding his his future this summer by simply ignoring his mobile phone, the Daily Express reports. The England international, who bagged his third goal for his country during Tuesday night’s 2-0 win over Switzerland, was the subject of some intense speculation over the course of the transfer window, with Manchester United believed to have made several enquiries into his availability (via Express). United were unable to dislodge the 22-year-old from White Heart Lane in the end, and instead…

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Chelsea news: Pogba reveals why he rejected move, and Pedro speaks about Mourinho

Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: Blues target Paul Pogba has revealed that he rejected a £69m move to Stamford Bridge in the summer because it was not the right time to go, according to the Daily Express. The 22-year-old did hint that he may be on the move in January, however. “Why would I not stay? I didn’t have any motive to go, it wasn’t the right time,” he said. “Has a deal been struck with Barça in January? I don’t know, for now I’m at Juventus…

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Premier League preview: Leicester vs Tottenham – Ranieri looking to maintain 100% start

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No side in the Premier League has more momentum than Leicester City, and they can make it three wins out of three when they host a Tottenham side that is still waiting their first triumph of the season. A considerable number of people expected the East Midlands club to be knocked off their stride somewhat following a turbulent summer which saw an abrupt change of manager, but so far the appointment of Claudio Ranieri has certainly had the desired effect. Supporters have been treated to more enterprising football from a…

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Man United gossip: Red Devils CAN’T afford £21.3m Pedro and Kane shuns Old Trafford interest

Saturday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer rumour roundup. Manchester United are in dispute with Barcelona over the £21.3m buyout clause in 28-year-old forward Pedro’s contract at the Nou Camp, the Daily Mail reports. Their delay could allow cross-city rivals Manchester City to steal in with an offer of their own. Manchester United and Manchester City target Nicolas Otamendi is close to leaving Valencia after the 27-year-old defender asked not to take part in training on Thursday because he did not feel in the right frame of mind, AS.com reports.…

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Harry Kane opens up on proposed £45m Man United switch

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has delivered a hammer blow to Manchester United’s hopes of signing him by insisting that he hopes to stay at White Heart Lane to become a club legend, the Daily Star reports. The 22-year-old enjoyed a stunning breakthrough season last term by helping Spurs clock up a fifth-place finish by chalking up 21 goals in the Premier League (31 in all competitions). He followed that up by taking just 79 seconds to score his first England goal in his debut against Lithuania back in March (via…

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Preview: Tottenham vs Stoke – Potters hope to pile more misery on Pochettino’s men

Tottenham and Stoke City will be hoping to put narrow defeats last time out behind them as they meet at White Hart Lane on Saturday, with the visitors having won both fixtures between the sides last season. A purposeful start counted for little as Spurs lost out to Manchester United. Kyle Walker’s own goal undid their early promise and left Christian Eriksen to rue a missed opportunity when he lifted on to the roof of the net after being put through by Harry Kane. But the response to falling behind…

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Man United gossip: Kane deal runs into difficulty but Pedro slaps in Barcelona transfer request

Wednesday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer rumour roundup. Manchester United have been told to forget about signing Harry Kane this summer, with Tottenham adamant they will not sell the 22-year-old striker, The Guardian reports. United are desperately seeking a new striker before the transfer window slams shut at the end of the month. But United may have more luck in their pursuit of Barcelona’s 28-year-old forward Pedro, who came off the bench to score a late winner in the Uefa Super Cup on Tuesday but has reportedly told the…

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Man United willing to sell outcast to Tottenham but want Harry Kane in return

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Manchester United are happy to let Javier Hernandez leave for Tottenham this summer, but have told their Premier League rivals that they want Harry Kane in return, according to the Daily Express. The Express report that although the Mexican is being allowed to move on during this window – with West Ham and Serie A side Torino also keen – Louis van Gaal wants to ensure that he has a replacement as Hernandez’s departure would leave just Wayne Rooney as the one senior option up front. Following the Spurs man’s…

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Manchester United gossip: Pedro undergoes first part of medical, while Lucas Biglia agrees four-year deal

Here is Monday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: Barcelona winger Pedro has undergone the first part of his medical ahead of his £24.7m move to Old Trafford, according to the Metro. The 28-year-old is set to complete his move after Barca’s UEFA Super Cup clash with Sevilla on Tuesday. However, the move could be scuppered by Manchester City, who themselves are hoping to sign the Spaniard, according to Mundo Deportivo. The Citizens have reportedly spoken to both the player and the Catalan side about a potential move. The Red…

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Man United make enquiry for Tottenham striker Harry Kane

Manchester United somewhat stole a victory from Tottenham on the opening day of the new Premier League season, and now it seems they may be keen to steal their star man. According to the Daily Mirror, the Red Devils have made an enquiry regarding the possible signing of Harry Kane as Louis van Gaal attempts to bolster his attacking options ahead of the new season. Following the departures of Robin van Persie and Radamel Falcao, the Dutchman currently has just Wayne Rooney and Javier Hernandez to call upon in terms…

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Man United gossip: New ‘HUGE’ Kane bid submitted and Di Maria saga to be over by Friday

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Thursday’s biggest Man United transfer news and rumours. Manchester United’s new Dutch forward Memphis Depay, 21, has told manager Louis van Gaal that he wants to succeed Angel Di Maria in the number seven jersey, according to the Daily Telegraph. The Dutchman is waiting for Di Maria to seal his exit to PSG before taking the iconic jersey. David De Gea’s popstar girlfriend Edurne Garcia, seems to have inadvertently confirmed the 24-year-old Manchester United goalkeeper’s transfer to Real Madrid, the Metro reports. She was reportedly overheard discussing his move off…

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Commentator claims Man United make ‘huge offer’ for Tottenham’s Harry Kane

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A Premier Sports commentator has apparently let slip that Manchester United have made a ‘huge bid’ for Tottenham striker Harry Kane, according to the Metro. The comment was made during a pre-season friendly with Italian giants AC Milan in the Audi Cup, with the commentator highlighting Kane’s absence from the squad despite initial plans for him to be playing. The commentator in the AC Milan/Spurs game has claimed that Manchester United have made a huge bid for Harry Kane. pic.twitter.com/LOinaLpyQg — Football__Tweet (@Football__Tweet) August 5, 2015 “Harry Kane was planning…

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Manchester United make approach for Tottenham’s Harry Kane

Ahead of their meeting on the opening day of the new Premier League season, Manchester United have reportedly made a bid to sign Tottenham striker Harry Kane, according to the Metro. However, the Metro report  that the White Hart Lane side rejected the offer for their star man after it was made last week (via Marca). But, the Red Devils may still have some hope of landing the 22-year-old, after the Metro suggested that a further offer of at least £45m may be accepted by their top flight rivals. Given the…

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Six strikers Man United could spend their Angel Di Maria money on: Ligue 1 frontmen hot favourites

With Angel di Maria set to depart Manchester United this summer, there are a number of players that the money they would receive for him – £46m according to the Daily Express – we’ve highlighted six players that the club would do well to spend the money on. The players below aren’t direct replacements for the Argentine, but rather players that would strengthen other areas of the squad that desperately need bolstering. 6. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – PSG Louis van Gaal is said to be keen to bring in a surprise…

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Man United gossip: Red Devils launch £40m Kane bid but Ramos ‘not in talks’ with anyone

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Sunday’s news and transfer rumour roundup. Manchester United have made direct contact with Tottenham over signing striker Harry Kane, 21, for £40m as a long-term replacement for Wayne Rooney, The Sun reports. However, Tottenham don’t want to sell the striker and could threaten to turn this move into a saga. Manchester United’s 31-year-old striker Robin van Persie has agreed a deal in principle over a transfer to Turkish club Fenerbahce, according to The Observer. It is understood that Van Persie’s agent, Kees Vos, has been in Istanbul for the past…

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Man United contact Spurs with £40m Harry Kane offer

The Sun on Sunday have reported that Manchester United are stepping up their efforts to sign Tottenham striker Harry Kane by contacting the club directly to launch a £40m move. READ MORE: Manchester United News  Man United told to pay £35.5m if they want Lazio star, reports suggest Man United to use Jonny Evans to tempt Everton to sell key man Back in June, the Daily Mirror ran an almost identical story on their back page, claiming that United were due to launch a first £40m bid for the England…

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Eight Euro u-21 starlets YOUR CLUB want to sign this summer: Arsenal and Liverpool targets included

The European Championships are now reaching the end of the group stage, and while some teams will be heading home, scouts from the best clubs across Europe will remain as they try to uncover the next big thing that takes the tournament by storm. READ MORE: Liverpool’s AMAZING potential XI next season Arsenal outcast BEGS with club to lower asking price Chelsea ready to ditch winger in potential swap deal Here are eight names that have previously attracted Premier League attention, and may be finding their values rocket over the…

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Man United gossip: Kane not interested in leaving Spurs, but Otamendi DEMANDS to leave

Saturday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer rumours. Harry Kane has insisted he is “happy” at Spurs – as Manchester United ponder a £40million bid, the Daily Mirror reports. The 31-goal striker has hinted his immediate future is at White Hart Lane, because he’s already at a “big club.” Borussia Dortmund are still hoping of convincing Manchester United transfer target Ilkay Gundogan to stay at the club, the Metro reports. Despite missing the majority of the season through injury, the Germany international remains one of the most in demand players…

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Premier League star REJECTS talk of Manchester United move

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Tottenham striker Harry Kane has explained that while he is honoured that clubs are showing an interest in him, he sees his future at White Hart Lane. READ MORE: Manchester United Transfer Gossip Liverpool plan bid for Manchester United bound star Manchester United target tells current club he wants move According to The Sun, the 21-year-old is wanted by Manchester United after enjoying a wonderful year in the Premier League, but Kane insists that he does not need to move to play for a top side. “I’ve seen there’s interest…

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Six key battles on the Premier League’s opening day that may shape the season

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Following the announcement of the 2015/16 Premier League fixture list, fans of the 20 clubs set to sit at the top table of English football next season will already be predicting how their campaign looks set to turn out. READ MORE: Arsenal man on verge of departure David De Gea delays Real Madrid move Chelsea target suggests move is complete The opening day will often set the tone for how the year will pan out, so all the managers will be desperate to see their side collect three points. Here…

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