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Agent: Benzema 'happy' at Real Madrid despite Arsenal reports

by Gordon Brunt 39m ago Reuters / Alessandro Bianchi Livepic Reports linking Karim Benzema with a transfer to Arsenal are unfounded, according to the Real Madrid forward’s agent. Benzema’s agent, Karim Djaziri, insists his client is eager to continue his career at the Santiago Bernabeu, considering he’s fresh off signing a new long-term contract that will keep him in Madrid ...

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How English clubs are re-establishing Champions League dominance

The last time an English club won the Champions League was in 2011-12. Didier Drogba‘s penalty eluded Manuel Neuer to edge Chelsea past Bayern Munich in the Bavarian capital, and after eight years of growth bankrolled by Russian oil magnate Roman Abramovich, the Blues had reached the pinnacle of European football. Chelsea’s victory was hardly indicative of the status of ...

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Report: Amanda Staveley set to make formal Newcastle bid

Amanda Staveley is one step nearer to a Newcastle United takeover after reports surfaced Wednesday that the British financier is set to make a £300-million bid for the club in the coming weeks. Days after current owner Mike Ashley expressed an interest in selling the Premier League side by Christmas, the Telegraphs’ Luke Edwards reports that Stavely is nearing an ...

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Oxlade-Chamberlain: 'I'm just ready for when I get the opportunity'

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is preaching patience. On Tuesday, the 24-year-old tallied his first goal for Liverpool, taking the pitch as a second-half substitute before finding the back of the net in the Reds’ 7-0 Champions League victory at NK Maribor. The game, which was laughably one-sided, marked the English winger’s eighth appearance in all competitions under Jurgen Klopp, of which only ...

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Morata returns to Chelsea's starting XI after hamstring injury

Morata ‘very happy’ with decision to join Chelsea, play alongside Hazard Morata ‘very happy’ with decision to join Chelsea, play alongside Hazard chlg September 29, 2017 12:52am EPL | theScore

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Report: Allardyce intrigued by U.S. vacancy; no interest in Leicester job

by Gordon Brunt 40m ago Action Images via Reuters / Tony O’Brien Livepic Sam Allardyce didn’t fancy the vacancy at Scotland, but a job across the Atlantic Ocean has allegedly caught the former England manager’s attention. The former Blackburn and West Ham gaffer, who’s been out of a job since resigning from Crystal Palace in May, is believed to be ...

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De Bruyne in no hurry to sign new City deal: 'Talks are coming'

by Gordon Brunt 36m ago Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff Kevin De Bruyne is in no rush to sign a new contract even though his stock is soaring after an impressive start to the season with Manchester City. The length of his current deal doesn’t present a need for either side to expedite a new contract, but his £115,000 in ...

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Spurs display dispels small-squad struggles

After crashing out of the Champions League last season courtesy of a 2-1 defeat to Monaco, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino admitted his squad was too thin to handle the rigours of Europe’s marquee tournament. “Our objective is to be competitive in the Premier League and Champions League but we need to show more, maybe to add more quality in our ...

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Rose makes long awaited Spurs return

Danny Rose has picked one of football’s biggest stages for his long awaited return from injury. The Tottenham left-back came on in the 80th minute of Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu, his first Spurs appearance since Jan. 31, 2017. Rose, 27, suffered serious knee ligament damage in a Premier League match at Sunderland and ...

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Mourinho won't commit long-term future to Manchester United

Jose Mourinho doesn’t know how to react to inquiries about his future at Manchester United. While preparing for United’s Champions League game at SL Benfica, Mourinho refused to commit his long-term future to the Red Devils, saying: “The future is tomorrow.” It was reported that the Special One will only sign a new contract if he believes the terms reflect ...

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