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Daryl Dike to miss at least two months with thigh injury

Daryl Dike’s return to full fitness this summer was a major boost for West Bromwich Albion and the U.S. men’s national team, but now the American striker looks set to another spell on the sidelines. Dike missed West Brom’s 1-1 league draw with Watford on Monday due to a thigh injury suffered in training, and it is now determined that …

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AC Milan offer Fikayo Tomori new contract

AC Milan’s decision to reward young English defender Fikayo Tomori with a new five-year contract at the San Siro has only highlighted Chelsea’s mishaps further with their centre-back crisis descending upon critical with just weeks to go in the market. Tomori came through the ranks at Cobham from the age of eight after moving to London from Canada, and instantly …

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Blues set to make transfer record bid for Wesley Fofana

Chelsea have been told by Leicester City chiefs that they will only be able to sign long-term target Wesley Fofana if they manage to break the world record transfer fee for a defender after Brendan Rodgers admitted finding a replacement for the star would prove a hard task. Thomas Tuchel’s men have lost both Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger on …

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Four Premier League clubs fight for Che Adams

Four Premier League teams are reportedly in the hunt to sign Southampton striker Che Adams this summer before the transfer deadline closes – with the Scotland international said to be open to a move away from the south coast this summer. Adams joined the Saints from Birmingham City in 2019 for a fee of around £15m, and has since scored …

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Fans could turn on Steven Gerrard if results continue

Former Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor has claimed that Villans fans could turn on boss Steven Gerrard if the club’s poor results under the Liverpool legend continue across the season. Gerrard joined the club last November after excelling at Rangers, including an invincibles season which saw the club take 102 points in the Scottish Premiership season. The relatively young manager …

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Serie A Season Preview With CBS’s Matteo Bonetti

In the latest edition of the World Soccer Talk podcast, episode 1439, host Kyle Fansler talks all things Serie A with an expert on the league. Matteo Bonetti is the lead Serie A analyst for CBS Sports and Paramount+. Plus, he is a frequent co-commentator alongside Dre Cordero for broadcasts of games. Bonetti, a longtime fan and analyst for Serie …

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Ralph Hasenhuttl has lost dressing room

The Premier League could see an unusually early departure in the managerial department this season after reports claimed that Southampton gaffer Ralph Hasenhuttl has lost the dressing room – with some Saints players surprised that he hadn’t been sacked ahead of the new season. That’s according to The Daily Mail, whose sources claim that the Austrian has become ‘increasingly detached’ …

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Granit Xhaka opens up on contract situation under Mikel Arteta

Arsenal star Granit Xhaka has consistently been a controversial figure in his time at the Emirates, make no mistake. The Swiss midfielder has been a superb player in spells, but his career in north London has been clouded by dubious moments which have cast doubt over his professionalism. Management have not opted to sell him as he enters his seventh …

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FIFA officially advances World Cup by a day for Qatar

Doha (AFP) – FIFA on Thursday officially brought forward the opening match of this year’s World Cup by one day to November 20 in a rare schedule change so that hosts Qatar feature in the gala game. Football’s ruling executive universally approved the decision, FIFA said in a statement while Qatar said it would give unspecified help to fans affected …

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