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Man Utd target one to watch at World Cup

Atletico Madrid star and Manchester United target Koke was a deserved inclusion in Spain’s World Cup squad yesterday.The 22-year-old has been in superb form for Diego Simeone’s side this season, taking his game up a level after being regarded as a highly promising prospect for the last few years, weighing […]

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Spurs star dismisses Arsenal rumours

Tottenham defender Younes Kaboul has dismissed rumours that he could join north London rivals Arsenal on a free transfer in the summer.Kaboul’s contract at White Hart Lane is set to expire at the end of the season and the defender has been linked with a Sol Campbell-like move across the […]

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Liverpool and Chelsea fight for defender

Liverpool are ready to lock horns with rivals Chelsea for the summer signature of River Plate defender Eder Balanta, [football] direct news understands.Sources close to both clubs told FDN the 21-year-old centre-half tops their respective shopping lists, with the Reds entering the race at the 11th hour following Chelsea’s long-term […]

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Mourinho eyes River Plate star

Chelsea are plotting a bid for River Plate defender Eder Balanta, [football] direct news understands.The highly-rated 21-year-old is on the title challengers’ radar according to a source close to Stamford Bridge, but the Blues are aware of the fact that they face stern competition from La Liga heavyweights Barcelona.Last month […]

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Man City dealt blow in chase for Juve star

Manchester City’s punishment for breaking Financial Fair Play rules means they are unlikely to be able to afford Paul Pogba this summer, [football] direct news understands.The Juventus midfielder had been linked as one of their top targets for the upcoming transfer window, but with City now limited to spending of […]

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FT: Stoke City 1-0 Arsenal

John Walters scored the only goal of the game as Stoke City dented Arsenal’s Premier League title hopes on Saturday.The Irishman converted from the spot with 14 minutes remaining as the Britannia Stadium once again proved to be a tough ground for Arsene Wenger’s men.googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(“div-gpt-ad-1389116196215-0”); });In a strangely […]

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Tottenham chasing prolific Brazil striker

Tottenham Hotspur are considering a summer move for Fluminese and Brazil striker Fred, [football] direct news understands.The north London outfit are keen on bringing in new signings upfront this summer after a highly disappointing campaign from 26million man Roberto Soldado, who has only scored six times in the Premier League.Tottenham […]