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Is It Time To Ditch Modern Football’s Sweeper-Keeper Concept?

Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola watches from the touchline as Manchester City's English goalkeeper Joe Hart keeps goal in the foreground during the UEFA Champions league second leg play-off football match between Manchester City and Steaua Bucharest at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on August 24, 2016. / AFP / OLI SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Pat O’Rourke discusses the ins and outs of the demands placed on modern day goalkeepers and whether or not the idea of having a sweeper-keeper should be abolished.  What do you want most from the man between the sticks of your favourite football team? Do you want a goalkeeper who is competent, cool under pressure, commands his penalty area, deals adequately …

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Manchester United Make Contact With Gareth Bale Amid Reports Of Stalled Contract Negotiations

Manchester United continue to make the headlines regarding big name transfers as, once again, reports are emerging that the Premier League side have approached Real Madrid and Wales star Gareth Bale. Having been previously linked with the Welshman during the summer, little was made of the story as United were hell bent on signing Paul Pogba for a world record …

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Tottenham Chase Exciting £12.9 Million Barcelona Attacker [Report]

SEVILLE, SPAIN - AUGUST 14: Munir El Haddadi of FC Barcelona in action during the match between Sevilla FC vs FC Barcelona as part of the Spanish Super Cup Final 1st Leg at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on August 14, 2016 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)

Mauricio Pochettino has been relatively quiet in the transfer market so far. With only two arrivals at White Hart Lane this summer, fans will be hoping the manager will further add to his squad following the arrival of Victor Wanyama and Vincent Janssen. According to The Sun (via Sport), the London club are interested in signing 20-year-old Munir from La Liga champions Barcelona. Competition …

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Joe Cole And Bojan: Where Did It All Go Wrong?

BARCELONA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 04: Bojan Krkic of Barcelona during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Betis at the Camp Nou Stadium on November 4, 2007 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

In part one of our look back at players whose careers took a turn for the worse having looked as though they were destined for the stars, we profile the legacies of ex-Chelsea man Joe Cole and Stoke’s Bojan Krkić.  One of the saddest and least talked about stories in this transfer window has been the future of Mario Balotelli. …

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Real Madrid’s Ronaldo Earned An Astonishing Amount Of Money Last Year

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 10: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal reacts during the UEFA EURO 2016 Final match between Portugal and France at Stade de France on July 10, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo is the world’s highest paid sportsperson, according to Forbes. Ronaldo reportedly earned $88 million last year, with $55 million of that coming from wages and the remainder being provided by sponsorship deals. Ronaldo is the fourth highest earning celebrity on the entire planet and is joined by Lionel Messi as the only two sportspeople in the top ten. Messi …

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Astonishing Report About Paul Pogba and Real Madrid’s History

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Paul Pogba of Manchester United is challenged by Marc-Antoine Fortune of West Bromwich Albionduring the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford on March 11, 2012 in Manchester, England.

What might have been. It’s been well publicised that Manchester United let Paul Pogba go to Juventus for little more than pocket change back in 2012. It’s come out today that Real Madrid made a similar mistake. Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol took to Twitter today to break the news. Real Madrid turned down chance to sign Paul Pogba for £100,000 …

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Manchester United Target Dubbed The ‘New Neymar’ Decides On His Future [Report]

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Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United will have to wait for the next transfer window before battling it out for the signature of Gabriel Jesus, the Brazilian striker dubbed the ‘new Neymar’. The 19-year-old has all but crushed any chance of a summer move after pledging his immediate future to current club, Palmeiras. The Brazilian side are leading the Série A …

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