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Simon is a football writer here at Pundit Arena. You can contact him at [email protected], or through the Twitter link below

Watch: Coutinho On Fire For Liverpool With A Sublime Assist And Brilliant Goal Vs Leicester


Philippe Coutinho has been reminding Liverpool fans exactly what he is capable of with a fantastic assist and goal against Leicester City on Saturday. With Sadio Mane serving the final game of his three-match ban, the Brazilian playmaker started Saturday’s match at the King Power and has provided another example of why he his indispensable to Jurgen Klopp’s side. Mohamed …

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Leaked E-Mails Show The Eye-Watering Wages Coutinho Would Have Received At Barcelona

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool looks on during the Carabao Cup third round match between Leicester City and Liverpool at The King Power Stadium on September 19, 2017 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

E-mails between Liverpool and Barcelona regarding the latter’s interest in signing Philippe Coutinho have been leaked – including details of how much they planned to pay the Brazilian in wages. Barca made three attempts to sign Coutinho in the summer, all of which were rebuffed by Liverpool. The Spanish side have since claimed that the Reds were prepared to do …

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Celtic Supporters Nominated For FIFA Fans Award

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 16: Celtic fans are seen prior to the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs Round First Leg match between Celtic FC and FK Astana at Celtic Park on August 16, 2017 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Celtic are one of three clubs to have been nominated for the FIFA Fans Award for 2017. The Scottish Premiership side are one of three clubs to be shortlisted for this year’s award, the other two being Borussia Dortmund and FC Copenhagen. #TheBest FIFA Fan Award 2017 finalists 🙌 🇩🇪@BVB 🍀@celticfc 🇩🇰@FCKobenhavn pic.twitter.com/cOTWWtRexF — FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) September 22, 2017 Celtic’s …

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The Ten Highest-Rated League Of Ireland Players In FIFA 18

Next week sees the release of the latest edition of the wildly popular FIFA video game series. As has been the case for the past number of years (they are celebrating ten years this season, in fact), the SSE Airtricity League takes its place inn FIFA 18 among the many leagues on offer in the game. With the game just …

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Warren Gatland To Demand Showdown Talks With Sean O’Brien For Lions Coach Criticism

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 10: (L-R) Warren Gatland the head coach of the Lions shakes hands with Sean O'Brien of the Lions following their team's 12-3 victory during the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour match between the Crusaders and the British & Irish Lions at the AMI Stadium on June 10, 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Former Lions coach Warren Gatland is to seek a meeting with Sean O’Brien regarding the player’s criticism of the coaching setup. According to multiple reports, Gatland and his coaching staff (including Ireland defence coach Andy Farrell) are said to be disappointed to the point of angry with the Ireland flanker’s comments, and he is almost certain to speak to O’Brien …

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Deal Agreed: Atletico Madrid To Re-Sign Diego Costa From Chelsea


Atletico Madrid have agreed a deal to re-sign Diego Costa from Chelsea, both sides have confirmed. Costa has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge all summer with a return to his former club the most likely option, and after a period of negotiation the Spanish international is to return when the transfer window opens in January. Initial …

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