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It Looks Like Barcelona’s Pursuit Of Philippe Coutinho May Be Over

BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 29: Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool competes with Fabian Lustenberger of Hertha BSC during the preseason friendly match between Hertha BSC and FC Liverpool at Olympiastadion on July 29, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images) BARCELONA

Having lost Neymar to PSG last week, Barcelona have been on the lookout for a star name to replace him in their famed front line. Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho has been linked with a move Catalonia all summer and the speculation intensified rapidly when his compatriot completed his switch to Paris. He was, however, one of a handful of names mooted to be on La …

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Is It Time For James McCarthy To Leave Everton?

Everton have been one of the busiest clubs in Europe in this summer’s transfer market – but one name that seems to have remained out of the picture is that of James McCarthy. With Morgan Schneiderlin, Idrissa Gueye, Davy Klaassen, Gareth Barry and Tom Davies to now compete with – one must ask is it time for McCarthy to look …

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Watch: Ben Woodburn Curls Home Absolute Beauty For Liverpool In Final Pre-Season Friendly

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This evening, Liverpool took on Athletic Bilbao in Dublin’s Aviva Stadium in the team’s final pre-season friendly before the start of the new campaign. The Reds grabbed the lead early on thanks to a penalty won and converted by Roberto Firmino before Inaki Williams brought the sides level on the half-hour mark. The quality in Jurgen Klopp’s side eventually won …

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Ronald Koeman Believes Everton Will Be Ready For European Challenge

After defeating Slovakian side MFK Ruzomberok, Ronald Koeman’s Everton will face Hajduk Split in the play-off round of the Europa League. Everton will welcome Split to Goodison park on August 17 for the Europa League playoff first leg. The return leg will be on August 24 in the Stadion Poljud. The winner will progress to the group stage proper of the Europa …

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Were Spurs Right To Save Their Cash This Summer?

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 19: Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at White Hart Lane on March 19, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

During a summer transfer window where logic and value for money appear to have gone completely out the window, Tottenham Hotspur have remained eerily quiet on the transfer front with zero new signings. With the confirmation on Thursday evening that PSG’s £200m move for Neymar had gone through, it seemed as if football spending had finally reached peak insanity. This …

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The Five Best Value For Money Signings This Summer

This summer’s transfer window has seen astronomical fees for sometimes mediocre footballers. With this in mind, we’ve picked out five transfers that we believe represent real value for money in the craziest transfer window to date. Kelechi Iheanacho – Manchester City to Leicester City – £25M At the age of 20 and brimming with so much potential – Iheanacho represents …

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Assessing The Promotion Contenders In This Year’s Championship

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 17: Jordan Amavi of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Aston Villa at Craven Cottage on April 17, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Neville Williams/Aston Villa FC via Getty Images)

The Championship returned to our screens this weekend, with proceedings getting underway as Sunderland played out a 1-1 draw with Derby County and Nottingham Forest edged out Millwall 1-0. As most sides return to action today, we take a look at the teams we believe will be competing for a place in the Premier League next season. Aston Villa Buoyed by the recent …

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