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Diego Costa Seals His Fate After Making Extortionate Contract Demand


The saga of Diego Costa rumbles on with another twist in this truly bizarre incident. The club’s leading scorer reportedly fell out with his manager in the past week with an argument ending in Antonio Conte shouting at his star man: “Go to China!” The pair are now set for crisis talks on Tuesday in the club’s training ground, Sky Sports …

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Liverpool Fans Vent Their Fury At FIFA As Red Tape Rules Joel Matip Out Of Man United Match

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Joel Matip of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images)

Liverpool will have to face Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday without defender Joel Matip. Jurgen Klopp had hoped to include the Cameroonian international in the side, or in the matchday squad at the very least, to face Man United in what would have been his first appearance since mid-December, but they have been unable to receive clarification from …

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Manchester United Vs Liverpool: Confirmed Lineups For The Biggest Game In English Football

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Liverpool make the short trip to Old Trafford on Sunday with the in-form Manchester United hoping for a season-defining victory over their oldest rivals. If the home team can overcome Jurgen Klopp’s side, they’ll close the gap between them to just two points. Liverpool have struggled in recent games, relative to their phenomenal early-season standards with an EFL Cup defeat …

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Watch: West Ham Boss Slaven Bilic Was In No Mood To Talk About Dimitri Payet On Saturday

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West Ham recorded a much-needed victory against Crystal Palace on Saturday, but Dimitri Payet continued to dominate the conversation. The French international has effectively gone on strike in order to force a move away from the London Stadium, and it seems almost certain that he has played his last game for the club. That said, the Hammers did not miss Payet …

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Paul Pogba: “I Could Have Gone To Real Madrid Or Barcelona”

HULL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 27: Paul Pogba of Manchester United reacts during the Premier League match between Hull City and Manchester United at KCOM Stadium on August 27, 2016 in Hull, England. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

In an interview with SFR Sport in France, Paul Pogba has spoken about his former transfer options and the reasons that he opted to return to Manchester United.  The Manchester United midfielder admitted that he could have ventured to either Real Madrid or Barcelona, as they were both interested in signing the player before Mourinho snapped him up: “It is …

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Harry Arter Responds To Vile Troll In Revealing Interview

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 12: Harry Arter of Bournemouth celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and West Ham United at Vitality Stadium on January 12, 2016 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

In an intriguing and wide-ranging interview with the Daily Mail, Harry Arter spoke about a number of issues – his injury torment, the influence of Eddie Howe, and the heartbreak of his still-born daughter. Talking to Jamie Redknapp, Arter had a quick and forthright answer when asked about an idiot who abused him about the worst thing that can happen to …

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Sunderland Join The Race For Irish Duo Robbie Brady And James McCarthy [Report]

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Sunderland have become the latest club to express an interest in signing Ireland international Robbie Brady. The 24-year-old Norwich winger is a man in demand in this transfer window, and Norwich City’s willingness to sell means that a number of sides have expressed an interest in signing him. Crystal Palace have already had a £7m bid knocked back, while Leicester, …

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan Explains How Jurgen Klopp Convinced Him To Join Dortmund Over Liverpool

DORTMUND, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 15: Head coach Juergen Klopp and Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Borussia Dortmund attends a press conference ahead of their UEFA Champions League first Round against Arsenal FC at Signal Iduna Park on SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Alexandre Simoes/Borussia Dortmund/Getty Images)

Henrikh Mkhitaryan will face off against Liverpool with Manchester United on Sunday, but were it not for a meeting with Jurgen Klopp in 2013 his career could have taken a very different path. Mkhitaryan was on the way out at Shakhtar Donetsk, with three clubs – namely Liverpool, Tottenham and Dortmund – chasing his signature, but despite having phone calls …

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