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West Ham considering move for 23-year-old Belgian striker

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:19:33 +0000

West Ham considering move for 23-year-old Belgian striker - originally posted on Sportslens.com

West Ham United are planning to make a summer move for Chelsea striker, Michy Batshuayi, according to reports from the Daily Mail. Batshuayi, 23, joined Chelsea from Marseille on a big money transfer last summer. However, he has struggled for regular games at Stamford Bridge this term. He has made 16 appearances for the Blues in the Premier League, but all of them have come from the bench. He has managed only 118 minutes of action all season (has scored six goals), and has played second fiddle to Diego Costa. His lack of game time clearly shows that Antonio Conte

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Tottenham star opens up on his relationship with Pochettino, comments on future plans

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:14:54 +0000

Tottenham star opens up on his relationship with Pochettino, comments on future plans - originally posted on Sportslens.com

French goalkeeper, Huge Lloris, has suggested that he may consider leaving the club if Mauricio Pochettino is not around next season. Lloris, who signed a new contract until 2022, worth around £110,000 a week, in December, says that he is happy at Spurs. However, he adds that in football everything is possible, and he could be tempted by an offer from a ‘monster’ European club. Lloris said, as quoted by The Times: There are things you cannot refuse. But that does not mean I am desperate. There are teams that demand admiration. They are monsters because of their past, their

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19 goals, 5 assists: Manchester United made €110m offer for Real Madrid target

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:10:48 +0000

19 goals, 5 assists: Manchester United made €110m offer for Real Madrid target - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Kylian Mbappe has made a huge impression this season for Monaco. His burgeoning progress hasn’t gone unnoticed, with several heavyweight European clubs vying for his signature. The French young forward has scored 19 goals for the Ligue 1 side during a stunning breakthrough season, and has also registered five assists. According to reports from AS, Real Madrid have scouted Mbappe extensively and see him as a player who could become a worldwide star in the future. However, they face a tough competition from Premier League giants, Manchester United, who have already submitted a mouth-watering offer for the youngster. Spain’s Cope radio

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Arsenal plot £25m bid for Barcelona star - could he replace Ozil?

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:51:44 +0000

Arsenal plot £25m bid for Barcelona star - could he replace Ozil? - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Arsenal are considering making a £25m bid for Barcelona midfielder, Arda Turan, in the summer transfer window, according to reports from The Times. The Gunners are likely to sell two of the club’s high profile players – Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez – with Arsene Wenger planning to rebuild the squad. The former Atletico Madrid midfielder has been identified as a natural replacement for Ozil, who will have only 12 months left on his contract at the end of the season. Ozil is yet to agree to extend his contract with the Gunners. Turan, who joined Barcelona from Atletico for

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Manchester United keeping a close eye on £25m defender

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:13:41 +0000

Manchester United keeping a close eye on £25m defender - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Manchester United are keeping a close eye on Barcelona left-back, Jordi Alba, with a view to making a formal move in the summer transfer window. According to reports from Manchester Evening News, doubts have surfaced over Luke Shaw’s long-term future at Old Trafford. Shaw’s situation at Old Trafford should worry United fans. The young left-back has struggled for regular games and has played only 70 minutes in the Premier League since October. The 21-year-old international was considered by many to be the future of England, but he has regressed under Mourinho. He hasn’t been able to rediscover his best form

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Roundup: Liverpool target says playing at Anfield would be special; Klopp wants €35m star at all costs

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:20:37 +0000

Roundup: Liverpool target says playing at Anfield would be special; Klopp wants €35m star at all costs - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Liverpool have been linked with a move for the RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner recently. Jurgen Klopp wants to add to his attacking unit this summer and earlier this week there were reports that the German has identified Werner as the ideal solution. Now it seems that Werner is interested in a move as well. Speaking to media, the player has now confirmed that it would be special to play for a club like Liverpool and listen to the fans singing ‘You’ll never walk alone’ at Anfield. Although he claims that he is happy in Germany right now, his comments will certainly

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Man Utd star wants to join this PL team in summer, club sources believe transfer is likely

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:42:56 +0000

Man Utd star wants to join this PL team in summer, club sources believe transfer is likely - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford for a while now. The England international is no longer a key player under Jose Mourinho and is ready to consider a summer transfer away from the Red Devils. As per the latest reports, Manchester United are ready to waive a transfer fee in order to facilitate the move. Independent claim that Rooney prefers to join Everton over other clubs and the sources close to both clubs believe that the transfer is likely to happen. It is no surprise that Rooney wants to return to

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Mourinho's wish list: Manchester United preparing move for 28-year-old Brazilian star

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:08:07 +0000

Mourinho's wish list: Manchester United preparing move for 28-year-old Brazilian star - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, is reportedly planning to sign Chelsea winger, Willian, in the summer transfer window. Mourinho tried to sign the the Brazilian winger last summer but he failed to persuade him to leave Chelsea and join United. According to reports from Yahoo Sports, United will up their interest in the 28-year-old. United are expected to conduct big money transfers in the summer as Mourinho wants to sculpt the squad to his own taste. The likes of Wayne Rooney and Ashley Young are certain to leave Old Trafford in the summer, and Mourinho wants to bring in someone

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Man Utd pre-season fixtures and dates: Mourinho's men set to face PL rivals during US tour

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:50:19 +0000

Man Utd pre-season fixtures and dates: Mourinho's men set to face PL rivals during US tour - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Manchester United are all set to take on Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester City during their pre-season tour of the United States. The Premier League giants will be a part of the International Champions Cup this summer. Before the tournament begins, Jose Mourinho’s men will warm up against MLS sides Los Angeles Galaxy on 15 July and Real Salt Lake two days later. Manchester United will be kicking off the ICC tournament against Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City on the 20th of July. Jose Mourinho will then take on his former club Real Madrid at the Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, on 23

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7 assists, 12 goals: Arsenal planning to bid £33m for 25-yr-old midfielder

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:11:15 +0000

7 assists, 12 goals: Arsenal planning to bid £33m for 25-yr-old midfielder - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Arsenal are one of the many clubs interested in signing Napoli’s highly rated attacking midfielder, Lorenzo Insigne. The 25-year-old has been one of the top performers for Napoli this season, having scored 12 goals in the Serie A. He is the central creative outlet of the team, and has been involved in seven assists for the Naples. According to reports from Italy, six teams are tracking Insigne ahead of the summer transfer window. Serie A giants, AS Roma and AC Milan, are apparently keen on signing Insigne. Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund are also reportedly interested. Premier League duo, Arsenal and Liverpool, are

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Chelsea made £32m bid for Man Utd target; player prefers a move to London

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:08:23 +0000

Chelsea made £32m bid for Man Utd target; player prefers a move to London - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Antonio Conte is on course to win the 2016-17 Premier League in his first season at Chelsea, but it seems the Italian has already started planning for the upcoming season. According to reports from the Mirror, Chelsea have made an offer worth £32m for Monaco midfielder, Tiemoue Bakayoko. The 22-year-old has been ever present for Monaco this season, with him having made 37 appearances for Monégasques this season in all competitions. He is a strong defensive midfielder who is good at interception and tackling. He is an excellent passer of the ball as well. He is under contract at Monaco till

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Liverpool submit offer for Arsenal target, Star would improve Klopp's team massively

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:38:08 +0000

Liverpool submit offer for Arsenal target, Star would improve Klopp's team massively - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Jurgen Klopp is already looking to add to his Liverpool squad for the next season. The German manager has submitted an offer for the Schalke left back Sead Kolasinac according to Bild. Kolasinac has been linked with other Premier League clubs as well and the report adds that the Gunners have also made their move for him. The 23-year-old is rated as one of the best full backs in the Bundesliga right now. The Schalke star is out of contract at the end of this season and clubs are allowed to make offers directly to the player ahead of a

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Manager confirms top class Chelsea star's injury, he could miss these three matches

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:21:23 +0000

Manager confirms top class Chelsea star's injury, he could miss these three matches - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard will remain sidelined for a few more days with a calf injury. The Belgian picked up the injury before the match against Stoke City and will miss Belgium’s World Cup Qualifier against Greece on Saturday and the friendly with Russia on Tuesday as a result. Furthermore, he could miss the Premier League outing against Crystal Palace on the 1st of April as well. Belgium manager Roberto Martinez has confirmed that the Chelsea star will be assessed by the medical staff from the Belgian national team as well as from Stamford Bridge. He said: Eden has suffered

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Top class forward won't play with Barcelona duo, reaches verbal agreement with Real Madrid

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:08:32 +0000

Top class forward won't play with Barcelona duo, reaches verbal agreement with Real Madrid - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Juventus striker Paulo Dybala is a man in demand right now. The Argentine has been a huge hit under Allegri and is attracting the attention of Spanish heavyweights Barcelona and Real Madrid. Dybala scored 23 goals for Juventus last season and has bagged 14 goals this year. There is no doubt that the Argentine forward is a world class talent and would be a stunning addition to any side in world football. According to latest reports, Real Madrid are desperate to sign Dybala this summer and Florentino Perez has already reached an agreement with the player. However, nothing has been agreed

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FIFA bans referee for match-fixing as South African football lurches into crisis

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:53:03 +0000

FIFA bans referee for match-fixing as South African football lurches into crisis - originally posted on Sportslens.com

The world football’s governing body, FIFA, has banned Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey for life following his part in manipulating the outcome of South Africa’s World Cup 2018 qualifying win over Senegal in November 2016. These latest developments have put South African football in further turmoil as it is already reeling under allegations of corruption and fixing of matches. The Bafana Bafana shocked Senegal 2–1 in Polokwane in the second round of qualifying matches last November, but both their goals were scored under controversial circumstances. Their first goal resulted from a soft penalty for handball, while the second was scored following

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Wenger willing to sell star midfielder - Chelsea and Man City will consider bids

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:08:55 +0000

Wenger willing to sell star midfielder - Chelsea and Man City will consider bids - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Arsene Wenger is not only keen to stay at the club despite protests from disgruntled fans, he is also looking to rebuild his struggling side in the summer by selling two of his key players – Alexis Ssnchez and Mesut Ozil. Both the players have rejected offers to extend their contracts, and Wenger is willing to offload them. Arsenal are getting the vibe that Sanchez will not be persuaded to stay at the club. The Chilean has been arguably the club’s best performer this season, but he has time and again vented his frustration at how the season panned out for

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Defender: Chelsea are watching me; we will hold talks in the summer

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:02:27 +0000

Defender: Chelsea are watching me; we will hold talks in the summer - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Chelsea defender, Matt Miazga, has revealed that he keeps regular contact with his parent club. The centre-back joined last summer from New York Red Bulls and has made two Premier League appearances for the club. He was then sent on loan to Vitesse to get regular games under his belt. This season he has made 22 appearances for the Dutch side, and has a goal to his name as well. The US international has revealed that the Premier League giants are in regular contact with him, and they send him videos analysing his performances. He adds that, at this moment,

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Done Deal: Manchester United complete transfer of midfielder; player could move by the middle of next week

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:55:21 +0000

Done Deal: Manchester United complete transfer of midfielder; player could move by the middle of next week - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Manchester United midfielder, Bastian Schweinsteiger, has joined Major League Soccer side, Chicago Fire.  The move could be completed by the middle of next week, depending on his P1 visa application and a successful medical. Fire sign Bastian Schweinsteiger from Manchester United: https://t.co/o9OOD2lv8o (@TheDanSanto) #cf97 pic.twitter.com/IiEyRFQHp6 — CSN Chicago (@CSNChicago) March 21, 2017 According to reports from Chicago Tribune, the midfielder has been a long-term target for the franchise. Fire have finalised the move on Monday. The club have finished at the bottom of the MLS standings the last two seasons, but by signing a World Cup winner, they’ve shown their

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Man Utd star confirms that this fan favourite is set for Old Trafford return in June

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:24:25 +0000

Man Utd star confirms that this fan favourite is set for Old Trafford return in June - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Manchester United legend Sir Alex Ferguson is all set to return to the Old Trafford dugout this summer. The Scottish manager spent 27 years at the club and guided the Red Devils to the top of English football before he retired in 2013. Ferguson is widely regarded as the best Premier League manager ever. He managed to win 13 Premier League titles and 2 Champions League titles during his time at Old Trafford. Ferguson will now manage the Manchester United 2008 XI for Michael Carrick‘s testimonial which takes place in June. The Premier League legend will be up against Harry

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Barcelona want to sign Arsenal target; La Liga giants offering £130k-a-week to seal the deal

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:58:53 +0000

Barcelona want to sign Arsenal target; La Liga giants offering £130k-a-week to seal the deal - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique is set to step down at the end of this season and the Catalan giants are already looking to secure a replacement. Juventus manager Max Allegri is being looked at as a potential successor to Enrique. The Italian has been linked with a move to Arsenal as well. The Gunners have had a poor season so far and Arsene Wenger is out of contract at the end of this season. It will be interesting to see where Allegri ends up if he decides to leave the Serie A champions after three successful seasons. Barcelona might get

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