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Tuchel uncertain over Rabiots PSG future

August 13,2018 by fourfourtwo.com

Thomas Tuchel is unsure of Adrien Rabiots future at Paris Saint-Germain amid reports the midfielder has rejected a new contract. The France international, who refused to be on his countrys standby list for the World Cup, scored the second goal in a 3-0 Ligue 1 opening weekend win at home to Caen on Sunday. But with Rabiot being linked with a move to LaLiga champions Barcelona, Sundays gam...

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Leicester consider Roberto Martinez, Thierry Henry to replace Claude Puel

August 13,2018 by ESPN

Leicester City manager Claude Puel is under pressure to keep his job, with the club already considering possible targets to replace him, sources have told ESPN FC. Sources confirmed a report by the Mirror that Belgium coach Roberto Martinez is on Leicesters radar to replace Puel should they decide to sack him, and Thierry Henry, one of Martinezs assistants with Belgium, is also under consider...

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“He would have stayed” - Agent explains why Thibaut Courtois left Chelsea

August 13,2018 by squawka.com

Thibaut Courtois would have stayed at Chelsea if his family lived in London says his agent Christophe Henrotay. The Belgian goalkeeper swapped west London for Madrid on Thursday evening in a move worth £35 million, ending his seven-year spell with Chelsea. Courtois joined the European champions on a six-year deal, while Real midfielder Mateo Kovacic went in the opposite direction on loa...

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We have to improve our discipline, boss Gerrard warns Rangers

August 13,2018 by PA

Steven Gerrard has warned his Rangers side they need to learn to behave after seeing them reduced to 10 men for the second week running.Alfredo Morelos was back in the Ibrox line-up after having his dismissal at Aberdeen overturned on appeal and gave Gers the lead against St Mirren.Stand-in skipper Connor Goldson nodded home a second, but what was building into an impressive display was spoiled ...

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Martin Boyle praised by Hibs boss Neil Lennon

August 13,2018 by PA

Hibernian head coach Neil Lennon praised the “outstanding” Martin Boyle after the winger set up his side’s equaliser in a 1-1 draw with St Johnstone.Boyle terrorised Saints left-back Scott Tanser in the first half and created a number of chances which Hibs could not put away, and the visitors found themselves a goal down at the break after Tony Watt’s effort deflected in ...

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The season will be ‘unbelievably hard’, Klopp warns Liverpool after flying start

August 13,2018 by PA

Jurgen Klopp was pleased with Liverpool’s convincing start to the season, but warned there will be much tougher tests ahead.The Reds underlined their Premier League title credentials with a comprehensive 4-0 defeat of West Ham in their first game at Anfield.Klopp’s side have been tipped by many as the side most likely to challenge Manchester City for the crown, but the Liverpool mana...

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Guardiola keen to keep Sterling after he helps City outclass Arsenal

August 13,2018 by PA

Pep Guardiola wants Raheem Sterling to stay at Manchester City.The 23-year-old England forward scored his 50th Premier League goal as the champions began their title defence with a 2-0 win at Arsenal on Sunday.Sterling has two years left to run on the five-year deal signed when he moved to City from Liverpool in July 2015.“We are delighted with him and would like Raheem to stay,” Gua...

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Southampton must be brave, says frustrated boss Mark Hughes

August 12,2018 by PA

Mark Hughes has challenged Southampton to show more bravery in the wake of his side’s goalless Premier League draw against Burnley.Boss Hughes admitted he booted a water bottle along the St Mary’s Stadium touchline to vent his frustration over Saints’ speculative opening 50 minutes on Sunday.Hughes read his side the riot act at half-time and gave his starting XI five minutes to...

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Jan Vertonghen is a convert to goal-line technology

August 12,2018 by PA

Jan Vertonghen has professed himself a goal-line technology convert after helping to get Tottenham’s Premier League season off to the perfect start.The Belgium international headed Spurs into the lead at Newcastle on Saturday after running on to fellow defender Davinson Sanchez’s eighth-minute flick-on, although referee Martin Atkinson needed the help of the Goal Decision System to r...

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Real Madrids Luka Modric has expressed interest in Inter - Luciano Spalletti

August 12,2018 by ESPN

Inter Milan coach Luciano Spalletti suggested Luka Modric had expressed interest in joining his club, though the manager also expects the Croatian to stay at Real Madrid. Transfer speculation has steadily linked Modric with a move to Inter all season, though the latest reports have leaned toward him remaining with Madrid. Another indication that Modric will stay put came as he played the final...

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Gareth Bale strikes again as Real Madrid defeat Milan in friendly

August 12,2018 by ESPN

Gareth Bale scored for the third straight friendly as Real Madrid wrapped up their preseason with a 3-1 win over AC Milan to claim the Trofeo Santiago Bernabeu. Bale, who also scored against Juventus and Roma in Madrids tour of the U.S. last week, kept up his fine record against Italian teams by firing home from close range just before half-time. The annual ceremonial season kickoff game go...

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Pique confirms retirement from Spain national team to focus on Barcelona

August 12,2018 by Goal.com

At 31 and with 102 appearances for La Roja, the centre-back has decided not to team up with former coach Luis EnriqueBarcelona defender Gerard Pique has confirmed that he is stepping down from international football following a disappointing World Cup for Spain. Pique has accumulated 102 caps for his national team, a record that coincides with the most successful period in Roja history. Am...

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Paul Pogba opens up on his mental state at Manchester United

August 12,2018 by Skysports.com

Paul Pogba has admitted he has to bite his tongue when discussing his situation at Manchester United or risk being fined. Two years after returning to Old Trafford from Juventus in a world-record deal, the 25-year-old is reported to be so unhappy that he has informed executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward of his desire to leave. United have denied that happened, while it was also reported that Mi...

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Chelsea braced for Eden Hazard bid as Real Madrid plan fresh £200m attack - EXCLUSIVE

August 12,2018 by Express.co.uk

Chelsea transfer news: Real Madrid plan a fresh £200m bid for Eden Hazard New Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is adamant that the club will resist any offers for Hazard before the European transfer window closes. But Real’s power-brokers are desperate for Hazard to replace superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, who left for Juventus last month. Now Real are set to up their £150m valuation c...

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Cristiano Ronaldo: So why did I choose Juventus...?

August 12,2018 by Tribalfootball.com

Cristiano Ronaldo says he grew up a Juventus fan. Ronaldo chose to join Juve when leaving Real Madrid this summer. He said, “Great club, first of all it is a great club. Since I was a kid, I looked at this team and said I hope to play there one day. Now I will play for a fantastic club, one of the biggest clubs in the world. Im happy. I dont have a precise moment when I decided. Du...

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Joey Barton revels in first Fleetwood victory

August 12,2018 by PA

Fleetwood boss Joey Barton hailed his side’s attacking display after registering his first win as a manager with a 2-0 win at Oxford.Ched Evans fired the Cod Army in front after 34 minutes and Paddy Madden sealed victory by converting a late penalty after fellow substitute Wes Grant was brought down by goalkeeper Scott Shearer.After a 1-0 home defeat by AFC Wimbledon on the opening day, it...

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Lovell delights in Gillingham’s attacking display after Burton win

August 12,2018 by PA

Gillingham boss Steve Lovell claimed his side could have made it a rout after watching them come from behind to beat Burton 3-1.Liam Boyce had put the visitors ahead but substitute Tom Eaves grabbed two goals either side of Luke O’Neill’s fantastic free-kick to take the points at the Priestfield Stadium.“The only disappointing thing is we didn’t score more goals,” L...

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Bruce demands protection for Grealish after dramatic win

August 12,2018 by PA

Steve Bruce had every reason to be relieved after watching Aston Villa scramble to a 3-2 home win over Wigan following a last-minute winner from Birkir Bjarnason.But Bruce was far from happy with the treatment handed out to the talented Jack Grealish and is calling for more protection from referees.“Considering the way he has conducted himself over the last few days he has been a breath of...

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Bradford boss Michael Collins full of praise for opponents Barnsley

August 12,2018 by PA

Bradford’s new head coach Michael Collins believes anyone who finishes above Sky Bet League One new boys Barnsley will win promotion.However, he does not believe his new-look side are “a million miles away” despite their 2-0 defeat in front of a bumper 18,986 crowd at Valley Parade.Tom Bradshaw put Barnsley in front with a flying header from Dimitri Cavare’s cross in the ...

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