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Anzhi claim interest in Robin van Persie & Nicolas Anelka

Anzhi Makhachkala, the big-spending Russian club, have claimed an interest in Arsenal and Holland forward Robin van Persie, with the club’s current caretaker manager Roberto Carlos saying that they are keeping tabs on the Gunners skipper. The Russian club, backed … Continue reading

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What We Learned This Weekend – Week 4

Raul Meireles can be crucial to Chelsea’s trophy ambitions Raul Meireles may have left Liverpool under somewhat of a cloud – handing in a transfer request at the last minute to forego a loyalty bonus so as to force through … Continue reading

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Nasri and Mata deals completed – But how do they fit in at Manchester City and Chelsea?

Manchester City and Chelsea today completed two of the biggest transfer deals in Europe this summer – the Citizens completing the protracted transfer of Arsenal and France midfielder Samir Nasri for £25m, whilst Chelsea have signed the Spanish World Cup … Continue reading

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First Spurs declaration that Luka Modric could be sold

Luka Modric could be sold by Tottenham Hotspur if an offer is forthcoming that meets the club’s valuation of the Croatian international, according to Spurs assistant manager Kevin Bond. Despite Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy’s insistence that the player is not … Continue reading

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Romelu Lukaku not interested in Chelsea move if he’s to be loaned out

Anderlecht’s teenage powerhouse striker Romelu Lukaku has stated that he is in no rush to leave the Constant Vanden Stock and would not be interested in a move to Chelsea if it means being sent out on loan instantly. 18-year-old … Continue reading

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Manchester City can be title contenders according to Andre Villas-Boas

New Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas believes that Manchester City, can be contenders for the Premier League this season. Roberto Mancini’s side finished in third place last season, also winning the FA Cup, and have strengthened the squad this summer with … Continue reading

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Chelsea offer £27m for wantaway Spurs midfielder Luka Modric

After having a £22m bid for  Luka Modric rejected out-of-hand by Tottenham Hotspur earlier in the month, Chelsea, upon hearing the news that Ghanaian international midfielder Michael Essien would be missing from first team duty for six months due to … Continue reading

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Five club battle for Neymar

Brazilian wonderkid Neymar’s move from Santos to Europe looks more likely to come to fruition during the current transfer window, as five European clubs have met the £40.3m release clause set in the quicksilver forward’s contract. The five clubs include … Continue reading

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Andre Villas-Boas set for Chelsea as he terminates Porto deal

Andre Villas-Boas, the highly-rated young Portugese manager who guided Porto to a historic treble last season – securing the Liga Sagres title without succumbing to defeat, winning the Portugese Cup and the Europa League – has tendered his resignation and … Continue reading

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Anderlecht confirm Lukaku talks with Chelsea

Anderlecht, the Belgian club, have revealed that they have begun negotiations with Chelsea over the potential sale of 18-year-old striking sensation Romelu Lukaku. The powerhouse teenager is seen as one of the rising stars of European football, having already made … Continue reading

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