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The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) honoured Claudio Ranieri by inducting him in its Hall of Fame for leading Leicester City to the English Premier League title last season. The former Valencia and Atletico Madrid Coach became the third Italian coach on Wednesday to receive this award after Roberto Mancini and former Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti. Ranieri was chosen by the FIGC for having won the English title with a team that two years earlier was in the Championship (second…
01.19 / 09:20
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Real Madrid's chances of winning the Copa del Rey suffered a huge blow as they were beaten 1-2 at home by an impressive Celta Vigo in the first leg of their quarter-final tie. Madrid controlled parts of the game, but were caught on the break by their rivals on Wednesday. They will now have to score at least two goals in next week's return leg away from home after their second defeat in two games after their 40-game ended away to Sevilla on Sunday night. After a goalless first half…
01.19 / 08:18
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Spanish football club Sporting Gijon has appointed Joan Francesc Ferrer 'Rubi' as the replacement for coach Fernando Abelardo. Abelardo resigned on Tuesday with Sporting third from bottom of the table with just 12 points from 18 matches. "The situation is difficult, but we have got the team to do it," said Rubi at his presentation on Wednesday, adding that the players would "have to work hard." Rubi joined Sporting after working with Levante last season and although he was able to…
01.19 / 07:17
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Premier League giants Chelsea and Liverpool are understood to be among a host of clubs looking to make a move for Genk winger Leon Bailey, according to reports in The Daily Mail. The 19 year old, who is also believed to be a target for Everton and Bournemouth, was understood to be a summer target for the aforementioned sides. However, with his other suitors AS Roma and Bayer Leverkusen known to be ready to table a £20m bid for his services this month itself, the player’s English admirers a…
01.19 / 04:53
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Chelsea are reportedly weighing up a move for Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore, according to reports in Sky Sports. The 20 year old has impressed with his performances for Aitor Karanka’s side since moving to the club from Aston Villa last summer, with him having made 16 appearances for them so far this season. However, most of those stints have come from the bench, as a result of which it is believed that the youngster may have become unsettled at Riverside Stadium. Traore, who f…
01.18 / 20:21
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Manchester United have reportedly accepted a £16m bid from Lyon for winger Memphis Depay, and the fee could rise to £21.6 million based on add-ons and performance related bonuses according to a report in the Daily Mail. Interestingly, United have also reportedly included a buy-back clause for the 22 year old Dutch international, perhaps protecting themselves against the possibility of Manager Jose Mourinho leaving the club in the future and his replacement being open to work with the yo…
01.18 / 18:58
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MANCHESTER - Manchester United have agreed a deal to sell Memphis Depay to Lyon in a transfer worth a potential €25m to the…
01.18 / 18:38
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How likely is it that Diego Costa joins Tianjin Quanjian from Chelsea? Among the others names discussed in our latest Rumour Rater are Memphis Depay, Patrice Evra, Sami Khedira and Dimitri Payet. David Amoyal…
01.18 / 17:58
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Borussia Dortmund have revealed that they would be open to the prospect of selling their prized possession, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who is known to be a target for Arsenal for quite a while now, if they receive in excess of €70m for him, according to reports in German publication Bild. Dortmund’s director Hans-Joachim Watzke was recently reported having said that the side would sell the Gabonese sensation, who is also known to be a target for the likes of Chelsea and Real Madrid, sho…
01.18 / 16:14
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Reading have completed the signing of 23 year old Portuguese defender Tiago Ilori from Liverpool for an undisclosed fee. Ilori had joined Liverpool as a teenager from Sporting Lisbon but failed to break into the Reds' first team and had three different loan spells during his time at the club. One of those was with another side in the Championship at present, Aston Villa, but he failed to make an appearance for their first team either. Ilori has inked a three and a half year deal with…
01.18 / 15:33
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Manchester United are now seemingly going the Real Madrid way, with no concerns on the kind of cash that they are spilling in the market for their transfer targets. According to reports in The Independent, the Red Devils have now become confident of signing Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann in the summer transfer window, and that the side may break the world record for transfers once again. It is understood that the French sensation has a buy-out clause of €100m written into his co…
01.18 / 11:26
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Abelardo Fernandez became the eighth coach in the Spanish La Liga to lose his job this football season when he tendered his resignation from Sporting Gijon. Abelardo, who resigned late on Tuesday night, leaves the club in the wake of Sunday's painful 2-3 home defeat to Eibar, which leaves Sporting third from bottom of the Liga Santander with just 12 points from 18 games, four behind 17th placed Valencia. More worryingly for Sporting fans, the club won its first two games of the…
01.18 / 10:04
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Spanish football club Malaga has signed Argentinian veteran Martin Demichelis for the remainder of the 2016-17 La Liga season. The Argentine played for Malaga in January 2011 and then signed with Atletico Madrid and Manchester City, before arriving this year in Espanyol, reports Efe. Demichelis scored nine goals in the 103 matches he played with Malaga in two and a half seasons, in La Liga, Copa del Rey and the Champions League. The 36-year-old played for Espanyol this year but…
01.18 / 09:44
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Former Brazil international midfielder Jadson is considering offers from several Brazilian clubs after rescinding his contract with China's Tianjin Quanjian. The 33-year-old parted ways with Tianjin Quanjian late on Monday after informing the club officials of his desire to return to his homeland. Rumour has it that Tianjin Quanjian was more than happy to let the Brazilian leave as it gives them a chance to bring in a new foreign player as the new rules in the Chinese Super League have…
01.18 / 09:43
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The winter transfer window is now in full swing! As usual, Transfer Talk has its finger on the pulse when it comes to which rumours…
01.18 / 08:29
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Every team has a player they rely on, but it's not always who you think. We pick out the key player for all 20 Premier League clubs, each of whom will be expected to lead the way for the rest of the season. Michael Cox…
01.18 / 08:28
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, who is already understood to be scanning the market for a new defensive signing, is now reportedly keeping tabs on Monaco defender Benjamin Mendy, viewing him as a potential winter signing, according to reports in Tuttomercatoweb. Furthermore, it is also revealed that the 22 year old, who only moved to his club from Marseille in the summer of 2016, is himself open to the prospect of making Old Trafford his new home. Mendy, who has developed …
01.18 / 06:17
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Yaya Toure has reportedly rejected an offer from the Chinese Super League. The Man City star is said to have rebuffed a double-your-money deal in hopes of staying in England -- even if he must change clubs. Transfer Talk…
01.17 / 18:57
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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has appealed to the upper level management at the club to ‘make an effort’ to sign Real Madrid ace Alvaro Morata in the summer transfer window, according to reports emerging out of Spain. As per a revelation made by Sport, the youngster has become disillusioned with life at the Santiago Bernabeu due to the lack of game time under Zinedine Zidane and that he is ready to even return back to his former side, Juventus. The Bianconeri, however, are believed to…
01.17 / 18:20
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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte and forward Diego Costa have resolved their differences and made up, according to a revelation made by TMW. It is reported that the pair met earlier today morning to make up after their recent row, which led to the boss dropping the player from his matchday squad for facing Leicester City. Additionally, it is also known that the Spaniard has now made it clear to the Italian manager that he will follow his orders henceforth. Reports in the media have also …
01.17 / 17:19
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