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Atletico Boss Diego Simeone Comments On Manchester United Interest In Antoine Griezmann

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The Madrid manager’s remarks come following heavy speculation linking star striker Antoine Griezmann with a move to England. As first reported by The Independent, Manchester United are set to prepare a bid in the region of £100m for the 25-year-old, with “sources” in Spain resigned to him leaving for Old Trafford this summer. Griezmann scored 32 goals in 54 appearances …

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How Liverpool’s Youngsters Performed As Reds Enter Fourth Round

PLYMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Ben Woodburn of Liverpool controls the ball during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round Replay match between Plymouth Argyle and Liverpool at Home Park on January 18, 2017 in Plymouth, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

One of the strongest arguments against Liverpool’s ability to sustain a title challenge this season has been the lack of depth within Jurgen Klopp’s squad. The German’s first eleven is as good as any in the league when in full flow, one or two omissions and the quality drops off dramatically. On Wednesday night in the FA Cup Klopp handed several …

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Arsenal Striker Giroud Opens Up On Big-Money China Transfers

PRESTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates victory after the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Preston North End and Arsenal at Deepdale on January 7, 2017 in Preston, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s season so far has followed a familiar script. A previously promising league campaign looked to be permanently derailed before Christmas, while drawing Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16 means that yet another a second round exit looks to be on the cards. They have, however, so far escaped the rampaging of the Chinese Super League. Their London neighbours Chelsea …

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Costa’s Mooted Exit Could Lead To A Real Madrid Striker Making Chelsea Switch

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge on December 11, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Even in a season of headline-grabbing moments and sensational storylines, Diego Costa outdoes all others. As the joint-top goalscorer in the league, the Spaniard has arguably been the best in the Premier League to date. His blood-pumping intensity and dead-eye accuracy have catapulted Chelsea to poll position in the league, and has even helped them open up a seven-point lead …

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Chelsea Line Up Lazio Duo And Middlesbrough Prospect

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United battles for the ball with Adama Traore of Middlesbrough during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Middlesbrough at Old Trafford on December 31, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Chelsea are weighing up bids for Lazio duo Felipe Anderson and Stefan de Vrij as well as a shock move for Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore. Blues boss Antonio Conte is said to be interested in the Lazio pair and is familiar with them from his time as manager in the Serie A. The Express report that the Pensioners are preparing a £70 …

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Manchester United’s Pogba Selects Surprise Name When Picking His Biggest Influence

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 15: Paul Pogba of Manchester United takes on Emre Can and Jordan Henderson of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Paul Pogba has experienced a difficult start to his second spell at Manchester United. Signing for a world record fee he can expect to be under the spotlight, and Sunday’s showing at Old Trafford only further highlighted the scrutiny he is under. The France international, however, is determined to become the player Jose Mourinho feels he can be and Pogba will …

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Seven Potential Options For Chelsea To Replace Diego Costa

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Diego Costa of Chelsea arrives at the stadiium prior to the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park on December 17, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

What had threatened to become a short, sharp shock for Chelsea will instead become the long goodbye as Diego Costa looks to be on the way out of Stamford Bridge in the summer. A massive falling-out with manager Antonio Conte and members of his coaching staff led to the Spanish international striker training on his own and subsequently missing Chelsea’s …

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