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Ramsey closing on Bayern Munich deal as Arsenal contract runs down

November 16,2018 by Goal.com

The Wales international is set to become a free agent in the summer of 2019 and is poised to take on a new challenge with the Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich are close to reaching an agreement with Aaron Ramsey as his Arsenal contract runs down, according to information received by Goal and SPOX. The Bundesliga giants are staying tight-lipped when it comes to a move for the Wales internat...

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Rooney became embarrassed at end of Manchester United career

November 16,2018 by Goal.com

As his Red Devils tenure neared its end, the forward has revealed how he knew he needed to depart the club Wayne Rooney has explained how he felt embarrassed in his final years at Manchester United and was left with little choice but to leave the club. Rooney spent 13 years at Old Trafford between 2004 and 2017, becoming the clubs record goalscorer in the process. But the striker, who ma...

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Gareth Southgate delighted Wayne Rooney could end his England career in style

November 16,2018 by PA

Gareth Southgate was glad to give Wayne Rooney the send-off he deserved as England prepared for Sunday’s crunch Nations League clash against Croatia by beating the United States.The Wembley crowd helped pay tribute to the Three Lions’ all-time top-scorer and most capped outfield player on Thursday, when the forward was just inches away from marking his 120th and final cap with a...

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Martin O’Neill: Republic of Ireland must do better after goalless draw

November 16,2018 by PA

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill admitted his side let down their supporters with a poor performance in Thursday’s goalless draw against Northern Ireland.The Republic were second best in the high-profile friendly in Dublin and were grateful to man of the match Darren Randolph for ensuring they did not suffer defeat on home turf as he made saves to deny Gavin Whyte and Jorda...

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Luis Enrique: Spain deserved better

November 16,2018 by PA

Spain boss Luis Enrique was left to rue an “undeserved” 3-2 defeat to Croatia in Zagreb as the hosts set up a Nations League decider with England.Tin Jedvaj’s stoppage-time strike earned the World Cup runners-up a first win of the tournament, inflicting Spain’s second defeat in a row following their loss to England last month.Croatia and England both have four points and ...

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Neuer looking to finish the year on a high with Germany

November 16,2018 by PA

Manuel Neuer wants Germany to end a dreadful year with a flourish against Holland on Monday.Germany are unable to qualify for the Nations League Finals and will almost certainly be relegated from Group A if the Dutch avoid defeat against France on Friday.Dropping out of the top tier of countries would compound an already forgettable 2018 for Die Mannschaft, who made a limp defence of their World...

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Manchester United defender Chris Smalling wanted by Everton for free at end of the season

November 15,2018 by Thesun.co.uk

MANCHESTER UNITED star Chris Smalling is wanted by Everton on a free transfer when his deal runs out next summer. The 28-year-old defender has had a solid season so far with a number of improved performances after a huge drop in form. He has already held talks over a new Old Trafford contract, and wants improved terms on his £90,000-a-week wages. But the Toffees are hoping to land him ...

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Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri plots Marko Arnautovic deal to solve striker woes

November 15,2018 by Express.co.uk

West Ham ace Marko Arnautovic has interested Chelsea according to his agent (Image: GETTY) CHELSEA are interested in West Ham forward Marko Arnautovic according to the Austrian’s brother and agent. Arnautovic has become one of the most important players for the Hammers since joining from Stoke City in 2017. He cost West Ham £28million but has scored five times in ten Premier League...

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Paris Saint-Germain in danger of being excluded from the Champions League

November 15,2018 by Marca.com

A second potential breach of the Financial Fair Play rules might see Paris Saint-Germain excluded by UEFA from the Champions League. The French club were sanctioned back in 2014 and the Adjudicatory Chamber of the football governing body has decided to reopen their investigation for the 2013/14 and 2014/15 seasons. According to LEquipe, UEFA intend to go through PSGs sponsorship contracts ...

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Marouane Fellainis fitness caused no row with Man Utd, says Roberto Martinez

November 15,2018 by Skysports.com

Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez has dismissed talk of a row with Manchester United over the fitness of Marouane Fellaini. Fellaini was omitted from Fridays 25-man Belgium squad for their UEFA Nations League fixtures against Iceland and Switzerland based on information from Uniteds medical department. The midfielder then played the full 90 minutes in Uniteds 3-1 derby defeat to Manches...

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James Rodriguez suffers a knee injury that could keep him out until 2019

November 15,2018 by Marca.com

According to a statement from Bayern Munich, James Rodriguez has suffered a knee injury and could be out until the new year. James was examined by the clubs doctor, Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt, and his knee will remain immobilised initially for ten days, before beginning rehabilitation therapy. Although the estimated down time isnt officially known at this stage, the player will be out o...

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Liverpool in for £85m Ousmane Dembele… even though he trashed Jurgen Klopps house

November 15,2018 by Thesun.co.uk

Liverpool are eyeing an £85m swoop for Ousmane Dembele JURGEN KLOPP is ready to splash a club-record £85million in January on Barcelona misfit Ousmane Dembele. The Liverpool boss wants the France winger, 21, to boost his team’s Premier League title chances in the second half of the season. And he is prepared to break the transfer record AGAIN — beating the £75m spen...

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Barcelona could have signed Kylian Mbappe before PSG

November 15,2018 by Express.co.uk

Barcelona news: Barca had the chance to sign Kylian Mbappe (Image: GETTY) BARCELONA could have signed Kylian Mbappe before PSG, it has been claimed. Barcelona were linked with PSG star Mbappe back in the summer of 2017, shortly after the France international had propelled Monaco to the Ligue 1 title. Real Madrid were also in the race to sign the now-World Cup winner but, ultimately, PSG snapp...

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Paul Pogba dismisses Juventus return, says Manchester United is home

November 15,2018 by ESPN

Paul Pogba has ruled out a return to Juventus and reiterated his commitment to Manchester United by describing the club as his home. Pogba joined Uniteds youth academy in 2009 but having failed to break into the first team, joined the Serie A champions in 2012 where he established himself as one of the games leading midfielders. He made his return to Old Trafford for a then world record &...

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Wayne Rooney wanted to end career at Manchester United

November 15,2018 by Skysports.com

Wayne Rooney says he misses Manchester United and wanted to end his playing career at Old Trafford Wayne Rooney has admitted he wanted to finish his career at Manchester United but thinks he ultimately left the club at the right time. The 33-year-old is back in England to make one final international appearance against USA on Thursday, live on Sky Sports. Rooney will be honoured at Wembley ...

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Ranieri named new Fulham boss after Jokanovic sacking

November 15,2018 by Goal.com

Slavisa Jokanovic has been sacked by Fulham with Claudio Ranieri appointed as the Premier League clubs new manager. With Fulham bottom of the Premier League following six consecutive defeats, the most recent of which was Sundays 2-0 loss at Liverpool, Jokanovics departure was confirmed on Wednesday. And Ranieri, who won the Premier League at Leicester City in 2015-16, will replace the Ser...

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Modric admits Croatia have dropped off since the World Cup

November 15,2018 by PA

Croatia captain Luka Modric believes the team have suffered something of a World Cup hangover but he remains hopeful they can still qualify out of their UEFA Nations League group.The beaten finalists in Russia have taken just one point – a goalless draw against England – from their first two matches.Croatia will need to avenge their 6-0 thumping by Spain on Thursday and then beat Eng...

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Neymar joining Real Madrid would not upset former Barcelona teammate Andres Iniesta

November 14,2018 by ESPN

Andres Iniesta has said it would not upset him to see his former Barcelona teammate Neymar play for Real Madrid one day. Neymar, who joined Paris Saint-Germain in 2017 a world-record €222 million transfer after four successful seasons alongside Iniesta at Barca, has been repeatedly linked with Real Madrid. When Iniesta was asked about that possibility, he told Cadena Ser: It wouldnt ...

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Rooney ready to enjoy England farewell after pressure of Golden Generation

November 14,2018 by fourfourtwo.com

Ahead of his final England outing against the United States, Wayne Rooney feels at ease enough to enjoy the experience. Wayne Rooney is determined to enjoy his final performance for England on Thursday after admitting it was not always fun to play for his country. The former Manchester United and Three Lions captain is due to come on as a second-half substitute when Gareth Southgates side p...

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