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Rory Murphy
All-round lover of sport with a particular interest in golf and football. Very mild obsessions with Ji-Sung Park and Patrice Evra.

Three Pros And Cons Of Zlatan Ibrahimovic Staying At Manchester United For Two More Years


Jose Mourinho stated before Christmas that Zlatan Ibrahimovic would remain a Manchester United player next season and reports this week claim he could stay even longer. Multiple outlets have suggested the Swedish superstar could extend his stay onto the end of the 2018/19 season. We review the pros and cons of such a risky move. Pro: He could keep scoring When …

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Report Ranking Football’s Most Valuable Players Is Simply Jaw-Dropping


It’s less than six months since Manchester United broke the world transfer record for Paul Pogba and it already seems like the record could be smashed again this year.  It’s looking increasingly likely that Antoine Griezmann will join his French teammate at the Theatre of Dreams while any move for 23-year-old Paulo Dybala could potentially also enter the history books. …

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Arsene Wenger Has Responded To Rumours Of A Move For Dimitri Payet


It’s quickly become inevitable that one of the stars of last season, Dimitri Payet, will not be at West Ham when the window closes. After effectively going on strike, the Frenchman has been training with the Hammers’ reserve team this past week as rumours continue to swirl. Marseille appeared to be in pole position but talk of a move home …

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Watch: Antonio Conte Says He’d Literally Murder Any Player Who Disrupts His Squad


Diego Costa’s spiralling descent out-of-favour at Chelsea has quickly become the transfer saga of the window with Antonio Conte reportedly feuding with the controversial striker. Reports surfaced last Friday that the pair had fallen out with a heated row culminating in the Italian shouting: “Go to China!” The Spaniard’s situation remains unclear as he continues to train alone at their Cobham base …

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Manchester United Confirm They’ve Extended Another Key Player’s Contract

Manchester United

Manchester United are, for the most part, a team brimming with youthful exuberance. However, many of the squad’s more experienced players have proven vital this term. Michael Carrick’s stability has allowed Paul Pogba to shine, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been phenomenal (at times) and Antonio Valencia has been arguably their most consistent performer. The club are set to extend the Swede’s …

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Leicester Tigers Sign French International Centre To Replace Manu Tuilagi


Reliable reports breaking this evening claim Leicester Tigers have completed the signing of a replacement for the injured Manu Tuilagi. With the England centre out for the season, The Rugby Paper claim the English club have brought Maxime Mermoz in from Toulon. BEEAKING: Leicester are believed to have signed Maxime Mermoz with immediate effect as injury replacement to Manu Tuilagi …

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Watch: Things Get Very Feisty Between Jose Mourinho And Jurgen Klopp On The Old Trafford Sideline

Mourinho Klopp

Manchester United’s draw with Liverpool was a tense affair and the aggression spilt over to the sideline in the final minutes with Mourinho and Klopp butting horns. Ander Herrera “took one for the team” late in the game when he pulled back Roberto Firmino as the Brazilian galloped towards the United goal. The Liverpool attacker turned and appeared to push …

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