Karius v Alisson v Mignolet: Comparing the three goalkeepers who could be Liverpool’s No.1 next season

After completing the signing of Virgil van Dijk for £75 million in January, many Liverpool fans hoped a goalkeeper would follow the defender to Anfield. However, Jurgen Klopp instead chose to continue his rotation policy between Loris Karius and Simon Mignolet. Since arriving from Sunderland in 2013, Mignolet has failed to consistently deliver performances befitting an elite Premier League goalkeeper. […]

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Arsenal FC transfer news: All these players are on Arsene Wenger’s summer wish list

If reports are to be believed, Arsene Wenger is already getting prepared for the summer transfer window. The winter market closed less than a month ago, but as Arsenal’s season has been relatively disappointing, it appears Wenger is looking forward to building for the 2018-19 campaign. Various summer targets have been named in the press, but who are these players […]

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Revealed: How the Premier League table looks based on results from the start of the 2016-17 season

Manchester City are running away with the Premier League title. Pep Guardiola’s side are 16 points ahead of their closest rivals, Manchester United, after 27 games played. Considering they are so far in front, the real drama comes in the race for the top four, with five teams (United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal) fighting to fill the final three […]

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Arsenal FC: Pep Guardiola visited Arsene Wenger’s house ‘because he wanted to play for Arsenal’

The list of players signed by Arsene Wenger at Arsenal is full of eminent and illustrious names. The list of players who nearly signed for Arsenal is full of even more highly acclaimed footballers. Petr Cech, Gerard Pique, Yaya Toure, Paul Pogba, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are just some of the players who, at one time or another, were […]

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Chelsea FC news: Graeme Souness says Blues have only one advantage over Manchester United and Manchester City in the transfer market

Chelsea only have one advantage over the two Manchester clubs when it comes to buying players in the transfer market. This is the opinion of Graeme Souness, the Liverpool icon, who believes Manchester United and Manchester City would almost always be able to sign the best players now – something Chelsea cannot do. United are called ‘the biggest club in […]

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Manchester United FC news: This is the reason Paul Pogba left Old Trafford in 2012

Paul Pogba decided to leave Manchester United in 2012 when Phil Jones was selected ahead of him for a first-team match, according to Old Trafford legend Paul Scholes. Quoted in The Sun, Scholes has spoken about the time he returned to professional football in January 2012, having earlier retired in 2011. He was working with United’s reserve team, and in […]

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Tottenham Hotspur FC transfer news: Spurs planning £50m double raid for Watford pair Richarlison and Abdoulaye Doucoure

Tottenham Hotspur are keen on completing the double signings of Watford pair Richarlison and Abdoulaye Doucoure, according to reports. Doucoure, the French midfielder, and Brazilian forward Richarlison have been two of Watford’s standout players in 2017-18. They rank first and second respectively on the Hornets’ scoring charts, while Richarlison also has the most assists in Javi Gracia’s squad. These performances […]

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Manchester City news: You may not believe this stunning Sergio Aguero stat

Sergio Aguero is without a doubt one of the best strikers to ever grace the Premier League, but you wouldn’t know it if you looked at certain records… The 29-year-old has been one of the most consistent goalscorers in England since his £38million switch from Atletico Madrid in 2011. He has already become Manchester City’s top scoring player of all […]

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Brighton 3-1 Coventry City: Record-signing Jurgen Locadia scores on debut to send Seagulls to FA Cup quarter-finals

Jurgen Locadia scored a debut goal as Brighton ended their 32-year wait to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals by comfortably beating Coventry 3-1. Record signing Locadia, a £14million arrival from PSV Eindhoven, swept his new team into an early lead against the League Two Sky Blues, before defender Connor Goldson headed a second before half-time. Albion, who last reached the […]

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West Brom 1-2 Southampton: Taxi for the Baggies as they are dumped out of FA Cup

A bad week off the pitch for West Brom got worse on it as they were knocked out of the FA Cup by Southampton at The Hawthorns. Boardroom upheaval and (alleged) Grand Theft Auto in Spain provided an unwanted distraction ahead of Saturday’s fifth round tie, but the FA Cup had provided West Brom with some salvation this season. Perhaps […]

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Transfer report: Arsenal make Lyon star Nabil Fekir their number one summer target

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made signing Lyon forward Nabil Fekir his top priority this summer, according to reports. Fekir has been on fire with 21 goals and five assists this season for Lyon, who currently sit fourth in the Ligue 1 table. The 24-year-old has been compared to France hero Youri Djorkaeff and he is expected to play a big […]

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Arsenal transfer report: Gunners join Premier League rivals in race for £50m-rated German ace Timo Werner

Arsenal have joined the chase for £50million-rated German striker Timo Werner, according to reports. Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea have already been linked with the 21-year-old, who has 16 goals and four assists for RB Leipzig this season. Those clubs were put on alert earlier this week following reports claiming the Germany international has rejected a new contract with the […]

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Manchester United gossip: Paul Pogba is not a target for Real Madrid, says Guillem Balague

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is NOT a target for Real Madrid, according to Spanish football expert Guillem Balague. Pogba’s future at Old Trafford has been the topic of debate after a recent dip in form, and reports have claimed he could be set to leave the club after falling out with boss Jose Mourinho. French publication L’Equipe even claimed this […]

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Manchester United team news: Paul Pogba out of FA Cup clash with Huddersfield

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will miss Saturday’s FA Cup clash at Huddersfield due to illness, the club have announced. On Friday, United boss Jose Mourinho had insisted the 24-year-old would play after addressing what he said were „lies“ about a supposed bust-up between player and manager. It seemed the France international would be given an opportunity to turn around his recent dip […]

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Chelsea FC news: Michy Batshuayi hits back over Blues treatment and says he ‘feels trusted’ by Borussia Dortmund

Michy Batshuayi has hit back at Chelsea over the way he was treated at the club, and says he is loving life at Borussia Dortmund and feels ‘trusted’ by his new club. The Belgian striker struggled for regular game time at Stamford Bridge and, despite scoring ten goals for the Blues this season, he was shipped out to Germany on […]

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Transfer gossip: Paul Pogba not wanted by Real Madrid, Liverpool in shock Tottenham raid, Arsenal identify No.1 target

Here are all the top transfer-related stories in Saturday’s newspapers and online… Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is NOT a target for Real Madrid, according to French football expert Guillem Balague. (Sky Sports) Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has identified Lyon forward Nabil Fekir as his number one target in the summer transfer window and is planning a £45million bid for the 24-year-old Frenchman, who has scored […]

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Tottenham Hotspur transfer news: Mauricio Pochettino dismissive of Toby Alderweireld speculation

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has refused to discuss rumours surrounding the future of defender Toby Alderweireld. Spurs are reportedly locked in talks with the Belgian over a new deal, with his current contract due to expire in June 2019. The centre-back is attracting interest from the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United, as well as Barcelona and Real Madrid. But […]

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West Brom news: Club to investigate incident involving four senior players over alleged taxi theft

West Brom have announced that they are investigating an incident involving four senior players into an alleged taxi theft during the club’s mid-winter training camp in Spain.  Police were called after the footballers were said to have driven off in the cab from a McDonald’s drive-through and abandoned it outside their luxury five-star Spanish hotel before going up to their […]

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Firmino, Salah and Mane or Suarez, Sturridge and Sterling? Who do the stats say is better?

In recent years we have been treated to some highly potent attacking trios in football.  Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar or PSG’s Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Neymar are just a couple of front three’s who have lit up European football, but is a new troublesome trio emerging?  Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane’s devastating forward play has made […]

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Manchester City news: Pep Guardiola reveals Gabriel Jesus is back in training after a knee injury

Pep Guardiola has revealed Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus is back in training after a knee injury. The City boss has described the 20-year-old’s imminent return as „good news“ but Monday’s FA Cup fifth-round clash at Wigan could come too soon. Guardiola said: „Gabriel Jesus will be in training today, I don’t know when he’ll be ready to play but […]

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Manchester United news: Furious Jose Mourinho hits out at Paul Pogba ‚lies‘ after claims of bust-up

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has let rip on what he claims are „lies“ about his relationship with Paul Pogba. Pogba’s happiness at Old Trafford has dominated the news agenda this week, with the midfielder reportedly irritated at being asked to play so deep and even said to be regretting his return to Manchester. RELATED – Real Madrid to move […]

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Chelsea FC transfer news: Real Madrid step up interest in Blues defender Marcos Alonso

Real Madrid are interested in Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso. The 27-year-old has proved to be a key player for the Blues ever since he joined the club in August 2016 for around £24million from Fiorentina. The left-back has emerged as a genuine attacking threat and has already scored 13 goals in a Chelsea shirt. Real Madrid, according to Mundo Deportivo, are […]

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Liverpool FC transfer news: Reds target Kevin Strootman admits his future isn’t clear at Roma

Liverpool target Kevin Strootman says he is happy at Roma – but admits his future is still not clear. The talented Dutchman has been linked with a move to the Merseyside club, who believe he could be a decent replacement for Philippe Coutinho. Despite reported interest during the January transfer window, Strootman remained at Roma although speculation regarding a move […]

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‘It’s so wrong’ – Hector Bellerin slams Arsenal Fan TV and accuses supporters of ‚feeding off failure‘

Arsenal star Hector Bellerin has hit out at Arsenal Fan TV during his appearance at the Oxford Union. The YouTube channel that has over 670,000 subscribers and videos that have been viewed nearly 400,000,000 times, regularly goes viral with post-match fan interviews. A host of regular supporters are often extremely critical of players and performances, especially with the Gunners’ fall […]

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Transfer gossip: Liverpool working on big-money deal, Terry plans Chelsea return, Hart to move abroad

Here’s all the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers and online… Liverpool are trying to sign Roma goalkeeper Alisson ahead of the summer. Roma believe Alisson is one of the best in his position in Europe and value him at £62m (€70m) – potentially a world-record price for a goalkeeper. (Sky Sports) Jurgen Klopp could, however, abandon plans to pursue […]

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Chelsea FC news: Blues to invite Ryan Mason to a match following midfielder’s retirement due to injury

Chelsea are to extend an open invitation to Ryan Mason to attend one of their matches after the midfielder was forced to retire because of the fractured skull he suffered against them. Mason required surgery after an accidental clash of heads with Gary Cahill while playing for Hull 13 months ago, but having returned to training in May he this […]

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Manchester United FC transfer news: Real Madrid to move for Paul Pogba this summer

Real Madrid are preparing to move for Paul Pogba this summer, according to reports. Pogba, the Manchester United midfielder, was a target for Real when he left Juventus for Old Trafford in the summer of 2016 in an £89m deal. Though Los Blancos missed out of the 24-year-old then, they are ready to revive their interest in the France international […]

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Chelsea FC news: Antonio Conte’s decision to loan out Michy Batshuayi is starting to look foolish

When Antonio Conte decided to replace Michy Batshuayi with Olivier Giroud on transfer deadline day, it was viewed as a wise move. Batshuayi, the Belgium forward, had never really come to life since his move to Stamford Bridge in the summer of 2016, and Giroud was considered a better fit for Chelsea’s squad. To complete the signing of Giroud, Batshuayi […]

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Jay Rodriguez: West Brom forward granted extension to respond to racism charge

West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez has been granted an extension until March 9 to respond to his Football Association charge of using racist language, the governing body has announced. Last Friday, the striker said he was „gutted“ and felt „disbelief“ after he was charged in the wake of a clash with Brighton defender Gaetan Bong. He was initially given until […]

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Leicester City boss Claude Puel speaks out over Manchester City’s approach for Riyad Mahrez

Claude Puel believes Leicester should have been shown more respect by Manchester City in their late attempt to sign Riyad Mahrez. The midfielder was back in the Foxes squad last weekend against City after a self-imposed ten-day absence from the club following the breakdown of a proposed move to the Etihad Stadium. The Premier League leaders failed to match Leicester’s […]

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Chelsea transfer report: Blues plotting summer swoop for Lazio ace Felipe Anderson

Chelsea are preparing a summer swoop for Lazio star Felipe Anderson, according to reports in Italy. The 24-year-old has long been linked with a move to England after impressing in Italy over the past few seasons. Manchester United have often been reported as the Lazio midfielder’s most likely destination as they have scouted him on numerous occasions. But now, according […]

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Chelsea FC news: Antonio Conte handed Manchester United shirt with his name on the back during press conference

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was handed a Manchester United shirt with his name on the back during his pre-match press conference on Thursday. Conte was speaking ahead of the Blues‘ FA Cup clash against Hull on Friday night, but he was interrupted by an Italian comedian who attempted to give him a Red Devils shirt signed by Jose Mourinho. talkSPORT will bring […]

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‘Mane, Salah and Firmino are Liverpool’s best ever front-three… but they still need to sign a striker,’ John Barnes tells talkSPORT

Liverpool legend John Barnes has hailed Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino as the Reds’ best ever front trio, but still believes the club need to sign a world class striker. Mane, Salah and Firmino were at their frightening best as Liverpool thumped Porto 5-0 to put one foot in the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday night, with the […]

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Manchester United FC news: Paul Pogba ‘regrets’ return to Old Trafford and wishes he’d joined Real Madrid – reports

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has ‘some regrets’ over his return to Old Trafford and believes he should have move to Real Madrid instead, according to reports in France. France international Pogba rejoined the Red Devils in 2016 for a then world-record fee of £89.3million from Juventus. And while his first campaign went fairly well, with EFL Cup and Europa […]

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‚Liverpool are the best counter-attacking team in Europe‘, says former Reds star John Barnes

Liverpool are the best counter-attacking team in Europe and have a great chance of winning the Champions League this season, according to Kop hero John Barnes. Jurgen Klopp’s Redmen all-but booked their place in the quarter-finals on Wednesday night with a sensational 5-0 away victory over Porto. Their lethal front-three ran riot in Portugal, as Sadio Mane scored his first […]

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