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Zinedine Zidane admired by Blues

Chelsea chiefs reportedly had another candidate in mind after sacking Thomas Tuchel as manager yesterday. The Blues have been strongly linked with both Graham Potter and Mauricio Pochettino, but it seems that some figures inside the club were also keen on former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, according to Mail …

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Real Sociedad lead at Old Trafford after controversial penalty

Real Sociedad are 1-0 up at Old Trafford after a Brais Mendez penalty gives the La Liga side the lead over Manchester United.  There is a sombre atmosphere in Manchester tonight following the passing of The Queen and the match has not been one full of action either. Real Sociedad …

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Tuchel was wanted by Man Utd and Barcelona

Chelsea may live to regret sacking Thomas Tuchel as it seems he was in demand at other big clubs not so long ago. The German tactician was sacked by the Blues yesterday, but it seems he’d previously been targeted by their Premier League rivals Manchester United, while Barcelona also considered …

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Kessie scores first goal for Barcelona in front of Camp Nou faithful

Franck Kessie has scored his first goal for Barcelona since leaving AC Milan for the La Liga giants over the summer.  Barca are in action against Viktoria Plzen tonight at the Camp Nou in what is the easiest game amongst a group many have labelled the group of death. It …

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Tuchel overruled one surprise signing for Chelsea and didn’t enjoy extra responsibility over transfers

Thomas Tuchel has been sacked by Chelsea this morning, catching much of the footballing world off guard. The German tactician hadn’t made the best start to the season, and it seems he may have been having issues away from the pitch as well. According to the Independent, Tuchel was given …

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Cancelo sets up Dias for Man City’s fourth vs Sevilla

It was a comfortable night for Manchester City in Seville with the Premier League side hammering Sevilla 4-0 in their opening Champions League match.  City are looking to add a first European title to their cabinet this season and hope Erling Haaland is the key to achieving that dream. It …

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Champions League club regrets not selling £34m star to West Ham

West Ham are understood to have tried to sign Youssef En-Nesyri from Sevilla in the last few transfer windows. The Hammers, led by manager David Moyes, are believed to have offered their Spanish rivals around £34m for the prolific marksman. Nevertheless, clearly refusing to let him go, Sevilla were quick …

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Barcelona set to bank over €3m as outcast sale looks set to go through

It’s easy to take shots at Barcelona’s transfer policy over recent years, but it’s hard to think of many that wasted money like Miralem Pjanic did. His move from Juventus also saw Artur Melo move in the opposite direction which may also have been a mistake, but the Bosnian star …

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Man City Man Utd and more

The CIES Football Observatory have released figures on the most expensively-assembled squads in Europe’s big five leagues, based on transfer fees paid for players in their squads. See below as their graphic shows the two Manchester clubs some way out in front, with United and City being the only two …

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Arsenal were ready to try surprise €30m transfer late on this summer

Arsenal were reportedly interested in a late move to sign FC Barcelona forward and former Manchester City ace Ferran Torres. The Spaniard hasn’t quite got off to the best start at the Nou Camp, and it seems his future was already in some doubt as the Gunners looked into signing …

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