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Done deal: Newcastle United reach agreement to sign Manchester City man Newcastle have reached an agreement to sign Manchester City’s Paul Midgley as head of youth recruitment. As Newcastle look to take their club to the next level, Dan Ashworth will be working behind the scenes to not only bring in the right players but to assemble an excellent team of backroom staff. To continue to grow and become an elite-level club, bringing in the right men behind the scenes can be just as important as players on the pitch. More Newcastle latest News: Sensational deal – BBC broadcaster wowed…

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However, that move has been far from successful. The youngster is yet to score for the Rossoneri across 18 appearances, boasting just one assist in all competitions as his sole goal involvement. Now, Leeds could be handed a second chance to sign De Ketelaere, with Stefano Pioli seemingly unimpressed with his big-money summer signing. As per TEAMTalk, Victor Orta remains on high alert should the opportunity arise to once again move in for him with the Spanish director asking to be kept in the loop over their intentions for the Belgian. Although he has not starred this season, his form last campaign should be enough…

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England fans couldn’t help but be disappointed after yesterday’s draw against the USA. Having dominated in their World Cup opener against Iran, many felt that they looked equipped to go all the way in Qatar. Their performance against the Americans would have provided quite the reality check. Gareth Southgate’s side were incredibly poor in attack, with their opponents actually creating the better of the chances. They were booed off the pitch by some of their supporters at the final whistle. In the end, many of their fans probably wished they hadn’t sat down to watch the game. In saying that, at least…

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Tottenham Hotspur target from last January Sofyan Amrabat is now expected to leave Fiorentina in the coming months. This has been suggested by the reliable football journalist Fabrizio Romano who has been speaking about the Moroccan’s future on the latest Here We Go podcast. It is believed Antonio Conte’s men made a push for the 26-year-old midfielder last January in their search for a new midfielder but instead opted for Rodrigo Betancur. Amrabat now has 18 months remaining on his current deal with Fiorentina and it is believed even in the summer, Spurs shared an interest with Inter Milan in the midfielder. And with the Moroccan now…

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Chris Sutton has mocked Everton’s defence when rating Jordan Pickford’s performance against the USA claiming he has “flashbacks” to club life during the underwhelming draw. The Everton shot-stopper started for Gareth Southgate’s side on Friday 25 November and recorded his first clean sheet of the World Cup in an assured performance in goal. Although much of England’s side fell under heavy criticism following the drab performance, the 28-year-old proved himself a stable presence at the back and pulled off some crucial saves to keep England level. In his column for the Daily Mail, Chris Sutton rated Jordan Pickford’s performance a…

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Jurgen Klopp ‘obsessed by Newcastle United’ as behind-the-scenes details revealed – SourcesJurgen Klopp is “obsessed” by Newcastle United amid growing doubts over his long-term Liverpool future, sources have told Football Insider. The Anfield boss has publicly confirmed his commitment to his job in recent weeks after owners Fenway Sports Group put the club up for sale. But Liverpool observers have noted a growing interest behind the scenes from the German in upwardly mobile Newcastle. He is said to be regularly asking people in football about Newcastle’s plans and what they will do next, including in the transfer market in January…

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Tyler Adams, according to Fox Sports analyst Stu Holden, might leave Leeds United in the summer transfer season to join a top-tier Champions League club. The USA midfielder was simply “amazing” against England in Friday’s World Cup encounter, which finished in a goalless draw. Despite their significantly improved performance, the United States must still defeat Iran in their final encounter to go to the knockout rounds. “At the World Cup, Tyler Adams has been terrific.” If he ends the Premier League season on a high note, he’ll be on his way to a top-tier Champions League team. “Wow, what a…

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Tottenham Hotspur are allegedly interested in signing Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot. Spurs are in the battle with Arsenal and Chelsea, according to Calciomercato. Rabiot has had a fantastic season at Juventus, scoring five goals and assisting on two others. This is causing problems for Juventus because Rabiot’s contract expires at the conclusion of the season. According to Calciomercato, the Bianconeri should have started the renewal process much sooner. Rabiot will’strengthen his status as a top player’ if he continues to impress for his country at the 2022 World Cup. This implies he’ll basically have all of the cards in terms…

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Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane was linked with a move to Bayern Munich during the summer transfer window. However, the Premier League giants managed to keep him at the club and he has been in red-hot form this season. The 29-year-old striker has scored 12 goals in 15 Premier League matches so far this season and he is bound to be linked with top clubs at the end of the season as well. A player of his quality deserves to play at the highest level and former Premier League star John Terry believes that Kane could look to leave Tottenham in search…

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Marcelo Bielsa has stated that he would have given everything for his Leeds United spell to end differently after three-and-a-half “amazing” years at Elland Road. Leeds slipped into a relegation battle last season under Bielsa, who had previously overseen their promotion to the Premier League and a ninth-placed top-flight finish. However, in late February, following a 4-0 defeat to Tottenham at Elland Road, Andrea Radrizzani opted to replace Bielsa with Jesse Marsch – a move that came up trumps as Leeds survived. Bielsa has been attending a coaching seminar in Norway and agreed to meet a group of Scandinavian Leeds supporters, meeting those…

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Jamie Reuben is watching the England vs USA World Cup match in luxury next to the chairman of a succesful Championship club. Newcastle United co-owner Jamie Reuben has hunkered down to watch England take on the USA in the Qatar World Cup tonight with a familiar footballing face who owns a successful Championship club. Reuben shared an image to his Twitter account of himself sporting an England jersey alongside Amit Bhatia on what seems to be a luxurious yacht in Doha – one fan cleverly replied: “Is that the North to South Shields ferry you’re on there? I know a cracking bar…

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It’s no exaggeration to say that Moise Kean’s move to Everton in August 2019 proved to be a disaster for all involved. On the face of it the deal appeared to be an excellent one for the Blues, who were securing one of the hottest up and coming talents in Europe for €27.5m. Kean had been steadily rising at Juventus before that and the hope was he could continue that at Everton, perhaps giving them a much-needed replacement for Romelu Lukaku in the process. That did not prove to be the case, though, with the striker failing to settle at…

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The US businessman was in talks with Mike Ashley about a deal for United, as revealed by NewcastleWorld last year, but pulled out of negotiations. He was then asked to come back to the table with a renewed offer but decided against it. The club was sold to the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, PCP Capital Partners and RB Sports and Media in a deal worth around £305million in October 2021. The Saudis have an 80% stake in the club, while the other two parties share 20%. Crystal Palace part owner John Textor, who looked into a full buyout…

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Transfer News: Manchester United are interested in Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane According to Spanish outlet Fichajes (h/t Manchester Evening News), Manchester United are interested in Tottenham Hotspur and England international Harry Kane. This comes after the Red Devils terminated Portuguese international Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract. Such termination has left a void in their attack to be filled, with Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial the only players left as options. Such a void has left the Red Devils looking for a striker and they have turned their attention to us and are interested in our talisman. They are not the first Manchester-based club to come…

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West Ham co-owner David Sullivan in the stands before a game against Swansea CityWest Ham United are now at a level whereby they could attract “almost any manager in the world”, according to journalist Dean Jones. The Hammers have started the season very poorly and are currently 16th in the Premier League table, leading to talk regarding the future of manager David Moyes. What is the latest news involving West Ham? Owing to West Ham’s disappointing league position, Moyes is under pressure to turn things around at the London Stadium, with key insiders telling Claret & Hugh that results cannot…

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Lukic is in the Serbia squad for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, and could feature against Brazil tonight. The 26-year-old has 32 senior caps for his country, scoring two goals and making a further two assists (Transfermarkt). The Latest: Everton interest As per Italian news outlet Torino Granata, it is ‘highly probable’ that Lukic leaves Torino in January, with the Goodison Park outfit holding an ‘interest’ in him. However, they will face competition from fellow Premier League rivals Leeds United for his signature, and Lukic will evaluate his future after the World Cup. The Verdict: Prioritise other areas Having signed central midfielders Amadou Onana,…

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Tottenham Hotspur fans will have been glued to the World Cup action on Thursday lunchtime as two of their stars faced off. Uruguay took on South Korea with midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur facing up to the masked Son Heung-min. A tweet shared by Tottenham’s official Twitter account shared the moment Son and Bentancur met before kick-off. The tournament in Qatar is Son’s third World Cup, while Bentancur is taking part in his second edition.South Korea have failed to quality from the group stages on both occasions Son has been selected. Bentancur fared much better four years ago with Uruguay, starting all five games on the way to…

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It was reported by Spanish news outlet Marca that now free agent after leaving Manchester United Ronaldo is ‘torn’ between signing for the St. James’ Park outfit or Saudi side Al-Nassr. The former ‘already tempted’ him in the summer, suggesting that they could look to return for his signature in the January transfer window. The Latest: No talks Taking to Twitter, Romano has revealed that there are no talks taking place between Ronaldo and the North East club at the moment, despite the rumours: “There are no negotiations ongoing for Cristiano Ronaldo to join Newcastle, despite rumours. Been told talks are not taking place…

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Everton had a very good day at both the club and international levels. In their final game in Australia, Frank Lampard’s team defeated Western Sydney Wanderers 5-1. Lampard took advantage of the chance to offer some of his excellent youth youngsters first-team experience. Because of the World Cup, Lampard has been able to give these kids an opportunity. And Everton fans would have tuned in to last night’s match between Belgium and Canada to witness one specific player. The Red Devils defeated Canada 1-0 in their first game, but it was far from a convincing showing. Canada should have gotten…

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The Glazers have shattered West Ham United’s takeover ambition, with The Telegraph reporting a massive exclusive Sir Jim Ratcliffe Man United claim. Manchester United fans may loathe their Glazer family owners, but West Ham fans will as well. From the beginning, the Old Trafford faithful have been hostile to Glazer’s ownership of Manchester United. West Ham had their own ups and downs with owners David Sullivan, David Gold, and vice-chairman Karren Brady before welcoming Czech billionaire Daniel Kretinsky as the club’s second largest stakeholder last year. While Manchester United supporters have long wished for their team to be transferred to…

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