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  MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS Manchester United have been given a boost in their pursuit of Lucas Moura, according to reports in France. Celtic’s Kieran Tierney is a fall-back option for Manchester United should Tottenham left-back Danny Rose be deemed unattainable. Antoine Griezmann reportedly wants £400,000-a-week to reject Barcelona and join Manchester United. Manchester United have triggered 12-month contract extensions with …

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Stoke City Sack Manager Mark Hughes

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Stoke City have sacked manager Mark Hughes following their FA Cup third-round defeat to League Two side Coventry City on Saturday. The 2-1 defeat came on the back of a terrible run of form in the Premier League, with Stoke winning just two of their previous 12 matches. Sky Sports News reported on Wednesday that Stoke’s board were considering Hughes’ …

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Barcelona Close To £145 Million Liverpool Playmaker Deal

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Reports have it that Barcelona are close to agreeing a £145 million deal with Liverpool, for the transfer of Philippe Coutinho. Negotiations between the two clubs have been underway for the past weeks, and a fee and payment schedule has been agreed. A medical is expected to be conducted on Monday, with Coutinho expected to fly to Barcelona as soon …

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Chelsea to sign Everton midfielder for £15m, Undergoes Medicals

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte feels the club have taken a “good opportunity” to sign Everton midfielder Ross Barkley. The 24-year-old is expected to have a medical with the London club on Friday prior to completing a £15m move. When asked about the deal, Conte told reporters Barkley was a “good prospect” but warned he was recovering from hamstring surgery in …

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Eden Hazard rejects Chelsea contract offer amid Manchester United speculation

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  Chelsea star Eden Hazard has rejected a new deal to stay at the club, his father has confirmed. The Belgian has two-and-a-half-years to run on his existing deal at Stamford Bridge but the Blues are keen to extend his contract and give him improved terms. The 26-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid in the …

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Conte hails Morata’s Commitment

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Antonio Conte, club manager at Chelsea, has hailed Alvaro Morata as a tireless worker, afer opening the scoring against Brighton. Morata found the net one minute after the rest, scoring the 10th goal. Marcos Alonso extended the lead, after gettimg on the end of a Fabregas pass. “Morata is our number nine and is important,” Conte said, as quoted by …

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Wayne Rooney Wins Premier League Goal Of Month Award For November

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Everton striker Wayne Rooney has won November’s Premier League Goal of the Month award. The former Manchester United man was given the award following his strike from his own half in the Merseyside team’s win over West Ham United. Rooney had scored a hat trick in the match just before caretaker manager David Unsworth handed over to Sam Allardyce, who …

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Mohamed Salah, Pep Guardiola Win Premier League Player, Manager Of Month Award For November

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Mohamed Salah and Pep Guardiola have won the November Premier League Player and Coach of the Month awards. They received the awards on Friday. Salah, who has 13 league goals thus far, fired Liverpool to an unbeaten run in November. He had scored seven goals in four games for the Reds in that period. The former Chelsea man had last …

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Football Papers: All The Latest Football News And Transfer Gossips This Morning

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Man Utd target Antoine Griezmann has been told he can leave by Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone. West Ham are planning to swoop for Arsenal duo Jack Wilshere and Olivier Giroud. Gareth Bale has settled on a pre-agreement with Manchester United to leave Real Madrid in the summer, according to a report in Spain. Pep Guardiola is determined to land …

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Eden Hazard rejects MOTM trophy and hands it to Willian after Huddersfield win

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Eden Hazard and Willian were both in fabulous form as Chelsea cruised to a 3-1 win over Huddersfield, as the Blues recovered from weekend disappointment against West Ham. Antonio Conte‘s side were in complete control from start to finish as goals from Pedro, Willian and Tiemoue Bakayoko secured a routine win, with Laurent Depoitre snatching a late consolation. Despite Willian …

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FIFA Fines Nigeria Over $6,000, Deduct Super Eagles Points (See Reasons)

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FIFA has fined the Nigeria Football Federation 6,000 Swiss Francs (approximately N2,175,660.00) for fielding an ineligible player in the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying match between Algeria and Nigeria on November 10, 2017. A statement by the (NFF) noted, however, that the sanction does not in any way hurt Nigeria’s qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals, as the …

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Check Out Champions League Round of 16 Draws

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Barcelona and Chelsea will renew their long-running European rivalry after the two giants were drawn against each other in the last 16 of the Champions League. Tottenham, who earned the most points than any other team in the group stages, will face Italian champions Juventus, who finished behind Barcelona in Group D. Manchester City, meanwhile, were handed a favourable draw against Basle, …

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Antonio Conte Fined £8,000 by FA

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has been fined £8,000 by the Football Association after he was sent to the stand during his side’s Premier League victory over Swansea last month. Conte was dismissed for disputing referee Neil Swarbrick’s decision not to award a corner in the first half. Following the match, which Chelsea won 1-0, the 48-year-old Italian apologised to Swarbrick. He …

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Check Out The FA Cup third round Draw

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Liverpool have been drawn to face Everton in the FA Cup third round, less than a week before the teams do battle at Anfield in the Premier League Premier League leaders Manchester City will host Burnley, while Manchester United have been handed a home meeting with Championship side Derby County .   Holders Arsenal must travel to the City Ground …

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Cesc Fabregas Changed My Mind – Antonio Conte

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has spoken about why Cesc Fabregas is playing more regularly this season. Prior to last season’s festive schedule, the midfielder had only started four games under the Italian boss. In the end, though, the Spaniard became a crucial part of the Blues’ title win and in the 2017-18 campaign, Fabregas has made 21 appearances in all …

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