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Brighton sign Locadia for reported club record £14m

Brighton sign Locadia for reported club record £14m

Jurgen Locadia has played in the Champions League for PSV Eindhoven Brighton have broken their transfer record to sign striker Jurgen Locadia from Dutch club PSV Eindhoven. The Premier League side have reportedly paid a fee of about £14m for the 24-year-old Dutchman, who has scored nine goals in 15 games for PSV this season. […]

Pele resting at home as hospital reports are denied by spokesperson

Pele resting at home as hospital reports are denied by spokesperson

Pele played in 14 games at World Cup finals, scoring 12 goals, and was awarded the Fifa Golden Ball as the best player at the 1970 tournament Brazil legend Pele is resting at home according to his spokesperson, who dismissed reports he had been taken to hospital with exhaustion. The 77-year-old was due to travel […]

Pele in hospital: Brazil legend ‘collapsed with exhaustion’

Pele in hospital: Brazil legend ‘collapsed with exhaustion’

Pele played in 14 games at World Cup finals, scoring 12 goals, and was awarded the Fifa Golden Ball as the best player at the 1970 tournament Brazil legend Pele is in hospital after collapsing on Thursday with exhaustion. The 77-year-old was due to travel to London this weekend for a dinner held in his […]

Aaron Lennon: Burnley agree deal to sign Everton winger

Aaron Lennon: Burnley agree deal to sign Everton winger

Lennon has provided two assists in 19 appearances in all competitions for Everton this season Burnley have agreed a deal with Everton to sign winger Aaron Lennon for an undisclosed fee. The 30-year-old, who is surplus to requirements at Goodison Park following the arrival of Theo Walcott, still needs to have a medical, but personal […]

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‘There’s no point trying to hide or deny it’ – Mourinho confirms Sanchez talks

Media playback is not supported on this device Gossip column extra: Sanchez to Manchester United and Mkhitaryan to Arsenal Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed the club are in talks to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez and that he is “calmly waiting for news”. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said it is “likely” the […]

Newcastle United: Rafael Benitez knew takeover would not happen in January

Media playback is not supported on this device I knew takeover wouldn’t go through – Benitez Manager Rafael Benitez says he knew “three or four weeks ago” that Amanda Staveley’s takeover of Newcastle would not happen in January. Owner Mike Ashley ended £250m takeover talks this week after Staveley’s PCP Capital Partners group failed to […]

Fernandinho: Manchester City midfielder signs contract extension until 2020

Fernandinho: Manchester City midfielder signs contract extension until 2020

Fernandinho has scored 19 goals in 212 games for Manchester City Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho has signed a two-year contract extension until 2020. The 32-year-old Brazilian was a £30m signing from Shakhtar Donetsk in June 2013, and won the Premier League title and League Cup in his first season. He scored in the League Cup […]

Cyrille Regis: Premier League clubs to pay tribute at this weekend’s matches

Media playback is not supported on this device Watch: Regis’ spectacular goal of the season Premier League clubs will hold a minute of applause before this weekend’s matches and players will wear black armbands in tribute to former West Brom and England forward Cyrille Regis. Regis, a pioneer for black footballers in the game, died […]

Newcastle United: Amanda Staveley still interested in takeover

Newcastle United: Amanda Staveley still interested in takeover

Mike Ashley took charge of the club in 2007 Businesswoman Amanda Staveley says she still wants to buy Newcastle United despite owner Mike Ashley ending £250m takeover talks this week. Ashley said in October he wanted to sell the club after 10 years in charge. He was believed to have been close to selling to […]

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