REVEALED: Mourinho’s Next January Target After Completing Sanchez Move

By Naveen Kelvin | January 24, 2018
PSG's Marco Verratti in action with Nice's Jean Michael Seri.

Jose Mourinho will be happy to have landed Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal. The Chilean would be the perfect fit for the Portuguese’s earnest desire to have a world-class forward to lead United into some of their bigger fixtures. But having secured that transfer, the former Chelsea and Real Madrid gaffer is wasting no time celebrating, as…

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How Jonny Evans Could Be A Welcome Addition For Suitors For Just £3m

By Rajdeep Saha | January 24, 2018
West Bromwich Albion’s Jonny Evans celebrates scoring their first goal.

West Bromwich Albion have a decision to make in the remaining few days of the ongoing January transfer window, regarding their star defender Jonny Evans. The former Man United man is a transfer target that has garnered interest from several top plight clubs in England, and West Brom are demanding £23 million for his services. But…

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7 Big Transfers That Could Still Happen Before January Transfer Window Closes

By BF Staff | January 24, 2018

Thanks to the transfers of Philippe Coutinho and Alexis Sanchez, amongst others, this January transfer window is already one of the biggest of all time. However, it could go on to improve even further, as a few world-class footballers continue to get linked with potential mid-season moves. With that in mind, let us take a…

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REVEALED: The Real Reason Behind Mkhitaryan’s Exit

By Ashish Sreejith | January 24, 2018
Jose Mourinho and Henrikh Mkhitaryan during training.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan-Alexis Sanchez swap deal between Arsenal and Manchester United is now official. However, unlike the Chilean’s case, the departure of the former Dortmund superstar is hardly understandable, and some fans have questioned the United boss’ thought process throughout the saga. But much like most of Jose Mourinho’s seemingly ridiculous looking decisions, this one too,…

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Why Mkhitaryan Will Have Two Kit Numbers At Arsenal

By Ashish Sreejith | January 24, 2018

The rather prolonged saga of the swap deal between Arsenal and United is finally over, and has settled down by now. Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Alexis Sanchez have taken each other’s roles at opposite clubs, and coincidentally, the two have swapped their shirt numbers too. Both clubs have a prestigious history to their No. 7 jersey,…

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OFFICIAL: Barcelona Confirm The Exit Of One Of Their Longest Serving Stars

By Naveen Kelvin | January 23, 2018

Barcelona will have to bid adieu to one of their longest serving players, as Javier Mascherano will depart the club later this week. Confirming the move on their website, the Catalan giants announced the move by stating that he would receive “an institutional farewell on Wednesday at 11 am.” The 33-year-old has spent seven-and-a-half years…

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Arsenal Fans Are Hating Jesse Lingard’s Tweet To Alexis Sanchez

By Hritwik NE | January 23, 2018
Jesse Lingard celebrates with team mates.

With yesterday’s announcement, Alexis Sanchez is now officially a Mancunian, as Manchester United and the related parties enjoy the completion of the deal. The Chilean is a player worth the insane measure of wages they decided to throw at him. Although it’s sceptical as to whether the superstar would make any difference to the club…

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Everyone Is Talking About Virgil Van Dijk’s Assist Against His Own Team

By Hritwik NE | January 23, 2018
Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk.

Jurgen Klopp, often referred to as the robinhood of Premier League, has squandered three points whilst squaring off with Swansea City, following a praiseful triumph against league leaders Manchester City. The Reds bravely discontinued Pep Guardiola’s unbeaten run in the league, in a match which saw the supporters on the edge of their seats. The…

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Kevin De Bruyne Deal: How Man City Reacted To Sanchez Announcement

By Naveen Kelvin | January 23, 2018

Social media was taken by storm on Monday evening, when Manchester United and Arsenal confirmed the swap transfer of Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. However, another major Premier League club didn’t wish to be left out of the fray either, and had a major announcement of their own to make. At exactly 6 PM, the…

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Best Twitter Reactions To Sanchez-Mkhitaryan Swap Deal

By Naveen Kelvin | January 23, 2018

After an incredible turn of events starting nearly two weeks ago, one of the biggest transfer sagas of the season has come to an end. Alexis Sanchez has successfully signed for Manchester United, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading to Arsenal in a clean swap deal that saw no money exchanged between the two clubs. After it was…

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OFFICIAL: Arsenal Announce Henrikh Mkhitaryan Signing

By Kunal | January 22, 2018
Henrikh Mkhitaryan sat on the bench before the match.

Arsenal have officially completed the signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Manchester United. The Gunners appeared set to lose their talisman Alexis Sanchez for naught, but Arsene Wenger has successfully turned the unfavourable situation around by securing the services of a talented playmaker in exchange for the Chilean. Mkhitaryan joins the North London outfit in a…

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OFFICIAL: Manchester United Announce Alexis Sanchez Signing

By Kunal | January 22, 2018
Chile's Alexis Sanchez reacts after scoring a goal.

Manchester United have officially completed the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal. The Chilean superstar looked all but destined to join Manchester City, but much like in the case of Romelu Lukaku’s transfer, the Red Devils have successfully hijacked their rivals’ pursuit of the star forward and finalised the switch. The former Barcelona man joined…

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Man City To Bid For ‘The New Paul Pogba’

By Rajdeep Saha | January 22, 2018
Juventus' Paul Pogba looks down.

French club Lille’s 18-year-old midfielder Boubakary Soumare is being touted as the next Paul Pogba after showing what he has in him to play in the top plight. Soumare has been attracting a lot of interest, and the club to have targeted the player the quickest is Man City. Pep Guardiola is said to be interested…

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OFFICIAL: Goalkeeper Wanted By Real Madrid Shockingly Signs New Contract

By Sidharth Jindal | January 22, 2018
Spain's goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga attends training session.

Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has put pen to paper to sign a new contract with the La Liga side, thereby ending all speculation that linked him to Real Madrid. The 23-year-old was mooted to make a switch to Santiago Bernabeu, as his previous contract was set to expire at the end of the 2017-18 season.…

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7 Ways In Which Arsenal Can Succeed Without Alexis Sanchez

By Naveen Kelvin | January 22, 2018
Alexis Sanchez is substituted as manager Arsene Wenger looks on.

Arsenal are all set to lose Alexis Sanchez, a player who has functioned as the star cog in their brand of football. But what will be the adequate plan of action for the Gunners without the Chilean? Desperate for a top-four finish as well as having to compete in the Europa League, it is the…

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What Sanchez Said When He Joined Arsenal In 2014 Explains Why He’s Joining United

By Rajdeep Saha | January 22, 2018
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez is replaced by Danny Welbeck.

Chilean international Alexis Sanchez is nearing the completion of his move to Manchester United from Arsenal, and is said to have arrived at Carrington hours back for a medical. The 29-year-old forward is widely expected to complete his move to the Red Devils on Monday, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading in the opposite direction. Media reports…

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Real Madrid President Has Taken Shocking Decision On Cristiano Ronaldo

By Hritwik NE | January 22, 2018
Cristiano Ronaldo walks off dejected after being sent off.

In terms of contribution, Cristiano Ronaldo has been widely considered a goal threat, assisting Real Madrid in acquiring trophies ever since he marked his debut at Santiago Bernabeu. Following his £80-million move, the 32-year-old fancied a breakneck rise in his footballing career under a variety of managers in Spain. However, despite his consistent existence on the…

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LEAKED: The First Image Of Alexis Sanchez In A Manchester United Shirt

By Hritwik NE | January 22, 2018

Manchester United supporters have been waiting for the announcement of a confirmed Alexis Sanchez deal for a while now. And shreds of evidence have surfaced on the internet recently, claiming the star’s advent at the Old Trafford stadium. The 29-year-old has been snapped wearing the Manchester United No.7 shirt and taking selfies a little while…

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Memphis Depay Strikes A Last-Minute Wonder Goal vs PSG

By Hritwik NE | January 22, 2018
Marquinhos of Paris Saint Germain in action against Memphis Depay of Olympic Lyon.

Lyon successfully seized a victory against Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday evening, in a match featuring Memphis Depay’s remarkable strike. The victory has made sure that Bruno Genesio’s side slid up to the second spot in Ligue 1, placing them just eight points behind the league leaders. Depay was grappling to rise up to his expected…

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Fans Think 25-Year-Old Is ‘Worth £150m’ Following Burnley Performance

By Hritwik NE | January 22, 2018
Manchester United's Phil Jones and Chris Smalling (L) celebrate after the game.

Manchester United seized the whole three points as the Red Devils clashed their horns with Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon. They claimed their third successive victory, securing the second spot on the league table. Anthony Martial glistened brilliantly, scoring the only goal of the match and confirming to be the crucial player for…

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WATCH: 7 Players Who Rejected Chance To Join Pep Guardiola

By BF Staff | January 22, 2018
Pep Guardiola and Alexis Sanchez at the end of the match.

At present, Pep Guardiola is certainly one of the best managers in world football, if not the best. He has dominated Spain and Germany already, and now appears to be on the verge of winning the highest honour in England as well. Naturally, a tactician of his quality is capable of attracting the best of…

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What Ronaldo Did After Getting Injured Is Incredible

By Ashish Sreejith | January 21, 2018
Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo looks dejected.

It’s about time the Spanish champions showed some legitimacy to their title defense, and it’s safe to say that they did it in some style. Real Madrid emerged victorious against Deportivo de La Coruña, which ended 7-1 in favour of Los Blancos, following up some rather questionable performances they have displayed recently. Further, Cristiano Ronaldo…

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Alexis Sanchez Stuns Everyone With Latest Twitter Activity

By Naveen Kelvin | January 21, 2018
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez.

Alexis Sanchez is a mere hours away from completing his transfer from Arsenal to Manchester United. The Chilean has landed in Manchester to undergo his medical and complete other formalities. If any doubt still remained regarding the validity of his intention, his latest action on Twitter appears to be a firm confirmation that the move…

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Confirmed: European Giants Can Sign Paulo Dybala Only If This Happens

By Rajdeep Saha | January 21, 2018
Paulo Dybala celebrates at the end of the match.

Paulo Dybala’s situation at Juventus has changed, and the club has made it clear that he will only be allowed to leave if he asks for a transfer. Dybala is one of the leading players at the Italian club, and had garnered a lot of interest from fellow European clubs for quite some time now.…

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OFFICIAL: Top Premier League Manager Marco Silva Shockingly Sacked

By Sidharth Jindal | January 21, 2018
Watford manager Marco Silva gestures.

Watford have reportedly sacked manager, Marco Silva, following their dreadful run of just one win in eleven Premier League fixtures, and have blamed Everton’s ‘unwarranted approach’ two months ago as the ‘catalyst’ behind the decision. Silva’s dismissal comes at the back of Hornets’ 2-0 loss to Leicester City at the King Power Stadium yesterday. Following the defeat…

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VIDEO: What Michael Carrick Did In The Away End With United Fans Was Just Brilliant

By Rajdeep Saha | January 21, 2018
Manchester United's Michael Carrick and Chris Smalling applaud fans after the game.

Michael Carrick was seen cheering for his side during the Premier League encounter against Burnley at Turf Moor. The club legend was surprisingly amongst the United fans in the away section of the stadium, as he saw his side winning the tie 1-0 to maintain their second position in the Premier League table. Carrick was…

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What Arsenal Fans Are Saying About Sanchez Following 4-1 Win vs Crystal Palace

By Ashish Sreejith | January 21, 2018
Alexis Sanchez looks dejected.

Arsenal have been preparing for life after the departure of Alexis Sanchez, and it has certainly been paying off. The Gunners had their way with a struggling Crystal Palace in a wonderful display of possession football that ended 4-1 in the favour of the hosts. Goals from Nacho Monreal, Laurent Koscielny, Alex Iwobi, and Alexandre…

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Player Ratings: Burnley 0-1 Manchester United

By Naveen Kelvin | January 21, 2018
Henrikh Mkhitaryan celebrates scoring their fourth goal with Anthony Martial, Nemanja Matic and team mates.

Manchester United emerged victors at Turf Moor on Saturday as the Red Devils managed to hold Burley to a 1-0 scoreline. Martial’s sole goal, courtesy of an excellent Lukaku assist was seemingly the only moment of the match where United had a swagger to them. The lackluster display in the other moments can be forgiven…

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Everyone Is Loving What Lukaku Did Before Martial’s Goal vs Burnley

By Naveen Kelvin | January 20, 2018
Manchester United's Anthony Martial celebrates scoring their first goal with Romelu Lukaku.

United secured a 1-0 away win against Burnley on Saturday, with the game’s sole hurrah coming through Anthony Martial’s 54th-minute goal. However, what struck out more than the actual ball that hit the framework before bouncing into the goal, was the build-up. Romelu Lukaku is not an ideal creator of chances, with clinical finishing being…

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What Happened Between Hazard, Willian And Batshuayi Before Chelsea’s Second Goal

By Naveen Kelvin | January 20, 2018
Chelsea's Eden Hazard celebrates with Willian after winning the penalty shoot out.

Chelsea faced Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League on Saturday. The encounter had a lively start to it, with just six minutes passing and the scoreline reading an astounding 2-0. The opener was scored in the third minute by Eden Hazard, and was his 100th career strike. A deflection off a good Moses…

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Confirmed Lineups: Burnley vs Manchester United

By Matchday Staff | January 20, 2018
Burnley's Sam Vokes in action with Luke Shaw.

BURNLEY TEAM NEWS TEAM NEWS: Here's your Clarets team to face @ManUtd at Turf Moor today. pic.twitter.com/g0pCISaxNK — Burnley FC (@BurnleyOfficial) January 20, 2018 MANCHESTER UNITED TEAM NEWS The team news is in, #MUFC fans! Here's your starting XI to take on Burnley in today's @PremierLeague game. #BURMUN pic.twitter.com/tJEcZgQkER — Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 20,…

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After Sanchez, United Looking To Hijack Another Deal From City

By Reyhan Ashley | January 20, 2018

Manchester United and Manchester City are believed to be ready to go head to head for the transfer of another player this week, with Jean Michael Seri reportedly making it clear that he wants to move to the Premier League. The two Manchester giants have been battling it out for Alexis Sanchez this winter, but…

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Michael Carrick To Be In United’s Backroom Team After Hanging Up His Boots

By Hritwik NE | January 20, 2018

Michael Carrick has signalled his inclination to take up United’s offer of a first-team coaching role once he draws to a close his footballing career at the end of this year’s campaign. After withstanding a cardiac ablation last year with a view to rectifying an irregular heart rhythm, the Man Utd captain has only operated…

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La Liga Superstar Admits He Wants To Join Manchester United

By Rajdeep Saha | January 20, 2018
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo (R) reacts with Gareth Bale (L) and Antoine Griezmann (C) after he received the Best Player UEFA 2015/16 Award.

Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale has been continuously linked with a move to Premier League club Manchester United, and the fans may finally see the Welshman at Old Trafford. Jose Mourinho is said to be a big fan of the former Tottenham Hotspur player, and he even expressed his interest in the winger over the…

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Top 10 Ridiculous January Transfer Rumours

By Naveen Kelvin | January 20, 2018
Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo with Tottenham's Harry Kane after the match.

The month of January ushered in both a new year and a fresh transfer window. As of such, the time was rife with speculation and rumours of targets big and small alike. But some of them were of the usual brand of ridiculousness in their nature. Let us look at 10 such rumors.   Crouch…

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OFFICIAL: Midfielder Signs Man City Deal

By Sidharth Jindal | January 20, 2018

Fernandinho has signed a two-year extension with Man City that will keep him at the Etihad until 2020. The Brazilian midfielder, who joined the Cityzens back in 2013 for £30 million from Shakhtar Donetsk, has made a total of 212 appearances for the club. City manager, Pep Guardiola had recently described Fernandinho as “one of the best…

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Here’s What Guardiola Said About Sanchez’ United Move

By Reyhan Ashley | January 20, 2018
Pep Guardiola and Alexis Sanchez at the end of the match.

Pep Guardiola has congratulated Man United on their victory in the race to sign Alexis Sanchez. Man City were determined to sign the forward last summer but their bids failed as Arsenal kept their hopes of convincing him to sign a new contract up. However, after it became clear that he had no intentions to…

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It’s Official! Robin Van Persie Makes Surprise Return To Former Club

By Ashish Sreejith | January 20, 2018

Former Manchester United and Arsenal superstar Robin van Persie has found a new club, and he probably won’t be complaining about its lacklustre status. The Dutchman has made a stellar return to his boyhood club Feyenoord after a very successful career. At his peak, Van Persie was one of the deadliest goalscorers in whole of…

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Potential Lineups: Manchester United vs Burnley

By Naveen Kelvin | January 19, 2018
Burnley's Sam Vokes in action with Luke Shaw.

Manchester United face Burnley on Saturday, and the fixture has been largely overshadowed by speculation regarding the transfer activity of the Red Devils. Even if United do make the signing of Alexis Sanchez before kick-off, it is now too late for the Chilean to feature in the encounter, as the deadline for registering him for…

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Shocking U-Turn: Mourinho Makes Huge Luke Shaw Claim

By Kunal | January 19, 2018
Luke Shaw and Henrikh Mkhitaryan wait to come on as substitutes.

Jose Mourinho has surprisingly labeled Luke Shaw as one of the best left-backs in the world. In a surprising turn of events, the young defender, who seemed to be on the verge of heading out the United exit door due to his poor attitude and fitness issues, has now received the highest of praises from…

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Jose Mourinho Confirms Big Alexis Sanchez News

By Kunal | January 19, 2018
Jose Mourinho speaks.

Jose Mourinho has revealed that Manchester United are very much in the final stages of completing the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal. The media has been full of reports from various reliable sources that the Chile international will join the Red Devils sooner or later, and while the official confirmation is yet to arrive,…

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OFFICIAL: Sergi Roberto Agrees New Barcelona Contract Until 2022

By Sidharth Jindal | January 19, 2018
Sergi Roberto in action with Marcus Rashford.

Sergi Roberto has agreed a deal with Barcelona that will extend his stay at Camp Nou until 2022. Roberto has lately been on the radar of a host of European elites, including the likes of Juventus, and Chelsea. However, the latest agreement between him and the La Liga giants has ended all speculation that surrounded…

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Last Day? What Happened With Alexis Sanchez At Arsenal On Thursday

By Hritwik NE | January 19, 2018
Alexis Sanchez during training.

Alexis Sanchez is currently having a setback in his career, with his contract dilemma at Arsenal. The United swap deal looked quite promising, however, the move is progressing at a lesser degree owing to huge demands from Henrikh Mkhitaryan, which the Gunners are finding hard to put up with. The Chilean, known for his energy,…

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OFFICIAL: Leon Goretzka Signs Contract With His Next Club, Will Join In The Summer

By Naveen Kelvin | January 19, 2018
Germany’s Leon Goretzka during training.

Schalke have confirmed that their stellar midfielder, Leon Goretzka, will join Bayern Munich in the summer. The 22-year-old was pursued heavily by Liverpool, but it was the Bavarians who eventually came out on top. Confirming the move, Schalke’s Sporting Director, Christian Heidel, stated: “Leon Goretzka informed us at the beginning of this week that he…

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United Eyeing Four More Players To Follow-Up An “Imminent” Sanchez Deal

By Sidharth Jindal | January 19, 2018

Manchester United are reportedly preparing to bring in more firepower, as they edge closer to signing Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal. The Red Devils are currently the front-runners to land the Chilean superstar, as Sanchez has already agreed to personal terms with the Old Trafford outfit. However, latest reports suggest that United manager, Jose Mourinho, is…

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Top 7 Biggest Transfer Swap Deals

By Naveen Kelvin | January 19, 2018

With Alexis Sanchez all but set to switch places with Henrikh Mkhitaryan at Manchester United, one of the finest swap deals of the era could be on the cusp of coming to reality. However, deals of this nature haven’t always been the easiest to negotiate due to the various parties involved. Regardless, the business side…

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Arsene Wenger Reveals ‘Mesut Ozil Transfer’ Decision

By Ashish Sreejith | January 19, 2018
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil celebrates scoring their fourth goal.

Arséne Wenger provided the latest update on his star playmaker’s future at the Emirates. It’s no secret that Mesut Özil has shown a rather dodgy attitude towards extending his stay in North London, and the kind of attention that he has been received with recently has been just because of that. However, despite strong interest…

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Jose Mourinho Desperate To Agree Deal For ‘David Moyes Signing’

By Hritwik NE | January 18, 2018
Jose Mourinho and David Moyes shake hands after the game.

Jose Mourinho is believed to be pushing the club officials strenuously to get them to do everything within their endowments to keep hold of Marouane Fellaini. With the Belgian’s contract set to expire by the end of the season, he had conceded that he prefers to look for greener pastures for the subsequent season, believing…

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Revenge? Here’s What Man City Are Planning To Do After Getting Rejected By Sanchez

By Naveen Kelvin | January 18, 2018
Man City manager Pep Guardiola before the match.

With transfer sagas switching on the spur of the moment, it is not uncommon for clubs to leap onto the targets of their rivals to ensure their needs are met. Such a scenario could quickly unfold in the Premier League, with Man City having identified their replacement target for Alexis Sanchez, and it is a…

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3 Ways Arsenal Could Line-Up Should Mkhitaryan Make The Switch

By Ashish Sreejith | January 18, 2018
Henrikh Mkhitaryan scores United's third goal.

Alexis Sanchez is the hottest topic of this transfer window, and Manchester United seem to have already exploited the opportunity from the most unlikely of positions, after bitter rivals Manchester City walked away from negotiations due to the high financial demands. However, the Red Devils have resolved themselves better than their neighbours, and are knee-deep…

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