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Cody Gakpo decision to be made after PSV Champions League tie

Manchester United have been told that they must wait until the culmination of PSV’s European double-legged tie against Rangers before they find out their chances of signing talented forward Cody Gakpo – leaving their summer transfer window fate in the hands of the Glaswegian giants. United have been in the market for a striker throughout the summer, with their latest …

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Nicolo Zaniolo move halted by Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has dealt his former Tottenham side a huge blow in the transfer market after the Portuguese hero blocked Daniel Levy’s attempt to sign Nicolo Zaniola, who is one of his more coveted stars. That’s according to Corriere dello Sport (as relayed by the Daily Mail), who state that the trophy-laden boss intervened at the last minute to halt …

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Bernardo Silva feels they don’t get credited enough

Playing for an elite Premier League team and winning title upon title, year after year – nothing sounds better than that for a footballer. At Manchester City, titles are expected – more than one, which is the very minimum. And they have done that every year since 2017, with nine major honours coming to the Etihad Stadium. But for Bernardo …

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Steven Gerrard and Ollie Watkins bust-up rumours dispelled

Aston Villa have moved quickly to dispel any rumours of a bust-up between Steven Gerrard and forward star Ollie Watkins after reports claimed that the pair had fallen out – branding them as ‘nonsense’. England icon Gerrard left Watkins out of his opening-day squad in the 2-0 loss at relegation favourites Bournemouth, despite Watkins scoring 11 goals in 35 Premier …

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Erik ten Hag is late to the party, says Florent Malouda

Erik ten Hag has been told that he is ‘late to the party’ ahead of Manchester United’s slow start to proceedings this season – with the club having fallen further behind their top six competitors so far this season. Ten Hag was announced as manager towards the end of the season and came into the club’s control on July 1. …

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Brazil against replaying abandoned Argentina World Cup qualifier

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Wednesday it did not want to replay an unfinished World Cup qualifying match with Argentina.  “After receiving the request from coach Tite and coordinator Juninho Paulista, the President of CBF, Ednaldo Rodrigues, will seek to suspend the match,” said a statement on the federation web site.  The original …

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Everton, Leeds, Newcastle, Leicester learn their fate

Barnsley fans will face the relatively short trip to Leeds United in the Carabao Cup second round whilst Newcastle United take on Tranmere Rovers in Birkenhead – as the majority of Premier League teams enter the competition. Every Premier League team that isn’t in European competition plus recently-relegated Burnley and Watford join in the second round with half of the …

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Real Madrid defeat Eintracht Frankfurt to win fifth UEFA Super Cup

Helsinki (AFP) – Goals from David Alaba and Karim Benzema gave Real Madrid a 2-0 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt and a fifth UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday. While Frankfurt were dangerous, particularly in the first half, Madrid’s experience and individual quality saw them through, as it did so often in their victorious 2021-22 Champions League campaign. Frankfurt had the best …

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