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Chelsea were in talks to sign 17-year-old Gabriel Slonina

Chelsea were in talks to sign 17-year-old goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina, before the UK government sanctions. Slonina is a young goalkeeper currently playing for Chicago Fire, and he’s already a regular in the MLS side. Making 11 appearances last season and four so far this campaign, Slonina is gaining valuable experience despite his age. According to Fabrizio Romano, in the tweet below, …

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Man United transfer target Tchouameni gets late France win

Man United transfer target Aurélien Tchouameni thundered home a winner for France in injury time of their game against Ivory Coast.  Tchouameni rose highest at Matteo Guendouzi’s corner to power home his first goal for France as a 93rd minute winner with his head. The Monaco man started and played the full 90 minutes, with 89 of these coming alongside Manchester …

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Man United joined by Premier League rivals in Erik ten Hag pursuit

  An insight into the battle for the services of Ajax manager Erik ten Hag has been forthcoming on Friday evening, and likely spells concerning news for those of a Manchester United persuasion. Recent weeks have of course seen the name of Dutchman ten Hag take centre stage in the chatter surrounding fallen giants United. This comes with the Old …

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Southgate questions what World Cup boycott would achieve

England manager Gareth Southgate has questioned how useful a boycott of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar would be in achieving its goals.  Speaking in his pre-match press conference before England’s friendly against Switzerland at Wembley, Southgate eloquently answered a question on a potential boycott of Qatar, but questioned whether a boycott would achieve anything tangible. He explained there was …

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Tchouameni heads late winner as France edge Ivory Coast

Marseille (France) (AFP) – Aurelien Tchouameni struck two minutes into added time on Friday as France came from behind to beat Ivory Coast 2-1 in a friendly in Marseille. The Monaco midfielder headed the winner from a corner as an experimental French team beat an Ivory Coast side filled with familiar names. “We are a little happy to score in …

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Actor George Clooney reveals interest in buying Derby County

Actor George Clooney has revealed an interest in buying struggling Championship side Derby County.  In an interview with DerbyshireLife, Clooney, 60, revealed his interest in football had grown massively in recent years, with fellow actor Jack O’Connell introducing him to The Rams, who he revealed is the team he supports. Clooney has also previously been involved in a bid to …

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Manchester United face competition for Erik ten Hag

Manchester United face competition for Erik ten Hag, including from an English club. Manchester United have reportedly already spoken to Ten Hag, according to BBC Sport. It’s not going to be as straightforward as expected to appoint their new manager, with one German and one English club interested in appointing the current Ajax manager, according to Jonathan Shrager in the …

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Salah sets up win for Egypt over Senegal, Slimani stuns Cameroon

Johannesburg (AFP) – Prolific Liverpool scorer Mohamed Salah was the architect of the only goal as Egypt edged Senegal 1-0 in Cairo on Friday in a high-profile World Cup play-off first leg.     Salah turned inside the box and slammed the ball against the crossbar with the rebound hitting Senegal defender Saliou Ciss and rolling into the net for an …

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Barcelona make €35m offer for Leeds United star Raphinha

Barcelona have made a €35m transfer offer for Leeds United winger Raphinha, according to reports in Spain.  Spain outlet Sport, have reported Barcelona have approached the Whites with a formal offer worth €35m. However, Leeds have flat out rejected the offer, stating they want €75m to sell the star winger. Despite this, the Blaugrana are confident they can make an affordable deal work …

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