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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho swore at Everton manager Roberto Martinez following his side’s 3-1 defeat at Goodison Park on Saturday. Mourinho was incensed that Martinez had completed his post-match interview before him.
And Chelsea staff and the players’ wives and partners are reported to be upset over Mourinho’s treatment of first-team doctor Eva Carneiro, who has not worked since he criticised her for treating Eden Hazard during a 2-2 draw with Swansea in August.
Newcastle are planning to offer £6m for QPR’s England striker Charlie Austin, 26, in the January transfer window.
Arsenal are lining up a £14m bid in January for Anderlecht’s Belgian midfielder Youri Tielemans, 18, who is also a target for Chelsea.
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West Ham had to fend off interest from Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal to keep hold of 16-year-old English defender Reece Oxford, according to Hammers chairman David Gold.
Tim Sherwood believes that former Tottenham and Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor, 31, is willing to play for nothing and would be a welcome addition to his Aston Villa squad.
Newcastle manager Steve McClaren will block loan moves for English defender Mike Williamson, 31, and French winger Yoan Gouffran, 29.
West Ham’s new £7m English winger Michail Antonio, 25, says his mum stopped him signing for Tottenham as a teenager.
Wales forward Gareth Bale, 26, says he feels “more involved” at Real Madrid this season under manager Rafael Benitez.
Former Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp could become the new manager of the Netherlands.
Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera, 26, has revealed the penalty he took in Manchester United’s 3-1 win over Liverpool was the first he had ever taken in a competitive match.
France striker Anthony Martial, 19, is set to be handed his first start for Manchester United against PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday, following his debut goal against Liverpool.
Steven Gerrard said former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez was “stupid” to sell Xabi Alonso to Real Madrid in 2009. The ex-England captain also revels that El Hadji Diouf was the worst signing in his time at Anfield and there was a rivalry between Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge.
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Former Birmingham City midfielder Robbie Savage mocked Aston Villa after they squandered a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 to Leicester on Sunday. Villa play Birmingham in the League Cup on 22 September and Savage
“How many goals starts shall the blues give Villa on the 22nd.”
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has
to say he should find out the extent of his injury on Monday. The Argentine limped off with a knee injury during City’s win at Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Arsenal pair Calum Chambers and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain posed with Anthony Joshua after watching the Brit win the Commonwealth heavyweight title.
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Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, who is on loan at Roma, says he almost got a hole in one on the golf course and posted a picture of the evidence on
While current Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech
to say he has 167 Premier League clean sheets, after it was reported he had equalled David James’ record of 169 following the Gunners 2-0 win against Stoke.
Cardiff City’s new third kit will cost £699, as it is only available to fans who sponsor a player for the season.
A second division match in Brazil was allowed to go ahead despite a heavily water-logged pitch, with players visibly struggling to run and pass the ball.
A fan was caught on camera wearing a half Sunderland, half Arsenal shirt, during Tottenham’s 1-0 win at the Stadium of Light on Sunday.