MOURINHO LOOKING TO LURE ANOTHER CHELSEA STAR TO ROMA

Roma boss Jose Mourinho is ready to tempt Chelsea star and Crystal Palace loanee Conor Gallagher with a move to Italy next season, according to TEAMtalk. The 22-year-old can stake a realistic claim to being the signing of the season thus far in England. Gallagher joined Crystal Palace on loan from Chelsea last summer and has earned rave reviews for his all-action performances under Patrick Vieira.

Indeed, Gallagher can often be seen hustling and harrying opposing defences with the same gusto in the 94th minute as he does in the first. The midfielder has also shown he is more than capable of adding end product to his game. His tally with nine matches to go stands at eight goals and five assists. Continue reading ”                 MOURINHO LOOKING TO LURE ANOTHER CHELSEA STAR TO ROMA”

CLARK LET OUT OF MAGPIES SQUAD

Irish defender Ciaran Clark has been left out of the 25-man Newcastle United squad ahead of the second half of the season. The Republic of Ireland international defender was one of the few first-team players dropped to make way for the new signings.

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Newcastle United are in a relegation battle in the Premier League and the new owners have splashed the cash on new players to help Eddie Howe in the bid to survive the relegation zone at the end of the season. Mike Ashley was the club owner at the start of the season before he sold the club to a Saudi-led consortium officially in October. The new owners sacked manager Steve Bruce some weeks after their takeover was completed officially and appointed ex-Burnley and Bournemouth man Howe as their new manager.
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NEWCASTLE DUO TO MISS NORWICH CLASH

Newcastle United will be without the services of skipper Jamaal Lascelles and Matt Ritchie for the big Premier League clash withrelegation rivals Norwich City. Newcastle United play hosts to the Canaries at St. James Park on Tuesday night with the target of claiming their first win of the season and they will have to achieve it without the defensive duo of Lascelles and Ritchie due to suspension.

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Ritchie and Lascelles both picked up their fifth bookingsof the season during the league encounter with Arsenal at the weekend and they will serve a mandatory one-game ban against Norwich City as a result. The two defensive players were in the starting XI for the Arsenal game which ended in a 2-0 defeat for their team thanks to the goals from England international Bukayo Saka and Brazilian substitute Gabriel Martinelli.
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MAN UNITED BACK TO WINNING WAYS

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Manchester United are back to winning ways after two successive 1-0 defeats in two separate competitions thanks to the late goal from star player Cristiano Ronaldo. He scored a stoppage time winner as the Red Devils picked up their first win in this season’s Champions League via a 2-1 win over Villarreal.


Manchester United and Villarreal met in the repeat of the Europa League final last season and the former was able to take revenge on the latter for their penalty shootout loss. Spanish La Liga side Villarreal won the Europa League title last season after beating Manchester United on penalties with Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea missing the decisive spot kick in sudden death. The two teams scored one goal apiece in 120 minutes and they needed penalties to decide the winner. In the end, the Yellow Submarines were able to win their first European trophy. Continue reading “MAN UNITED BACK TO WINNING WAYS”

PREDICTED MAN UNITED XI FOR SOUTHAMPTON CLASH

English Premier League giants Manchester United will be looking to continue their red-hot form when they travel to the St Mary’s to take on Southampton in their second Premier League fixture of the season. The Red Devils will be buzzing after making a huge statement following their huge and impressive display on the opening day of the season when they thrashed Leeds United 5-1 at Old Trafford, thanks to a hat-trick from Bruno Fernandes and goals from Mason Greenwood and Fred. With the team currently in high spirits, they are the clear candidates to emerge as winners from the tie on Sunday afternoon.

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Paul Pogba was another man on fire for Olé Gunnar Solksjaer’s men on Saturday as the France international midfielder registered four assists in the match. His fine form for United in the game is expected to earn him a starting role on Sunday while Fernandes is also expected to not be left out of the team sheet. The defense will most likely be the same, with concerns about whether or not Varane is fit enough to start. There could, however, be a little shuffle in the attack. Daniel James played on the right side of the attack while Mason Greenwood was the striker upfront and Pogba playing on the left-wing.
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SMITH-ROWE: TWO VILLA BIDS REJECTED

Aston Villa have had two bids rejected for Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith-Rowe according to English publication The Athletic. It was revealed that the Gunners turned down the two Villa bids as they have no intention of selling the young English midfielder.

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Earlier this month, the same media outlet reported that the Gunners knocked back the £25m bid from Aston Villa and that the club will return with an improved bid for the player. Villa have now returned with an improved bid of £30m for Emile Smith-Rowe and it was met with the same resistance as the first bid. Arsenal have reiterated their stance to Villa that the player is not for sale in the aftermath of the second bid.
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KANE REPORTEDLY PREFERS MAN CITY MOVE OVER UNITED

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has a huge decision to make about his future this summer amid reports that he is set for an exit from the London club when the transfer window opens in some weeks. Kane has been a subject of serious transfer speculations since last summer and he has been reported to have told club owner Daniel Levy of his desire to leave Spurs at the end of the current campaign.

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Since the start of last season, the England international striker has been linked with an exit from the club and was tipped to secure a big-money move to Manchester United. However, he decided that he would at Tottenham for at least one more season before deciding if he will be continuing his career there or not.
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