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Manchester United midfielder set to move on to major European club

Manchester United midfielder set to move on to major European club

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Marouane Fellaini looks set to leave Manchester United on a free transfer this summer with his contract expiring.

Aksam report that Fellaini will join Turkish giants Galatasaray on a free transfer in the summer. An agreement has reportedly been reached already. The Belgian is yet to reveal anything about his future. However, Man United manager Jose Mourinho has outlined his intention to keep Fellaini and previous reports have suggested he is desperate to keep the midfielder at the club and has urged the board to make a new contract for the 29-year-old one of his priorities. Quite why Fellaini has decided to leave Old Trafford, if reports are true, is a mystery. He holds an important place in the squad, and Mourinho has continually reiterated that in recent weeks. Meanwhile, he is paid han
Barcelona’s major weakness before Chelsea

Barcelona’s major weakness before Chelsea

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Chelsea vs Barcelona Excitement is building ahead of Chelsea’s last-16 Champions League clash with Barcelona. The first leg will be staged at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night. The second leg at the Camp Nou will take place two weeks later. Ernesto Valverde’s Barcelona tactics Ahead of the game, the Times have produced a brilliant insight into how Barcelona’s tactics have evolved this season. Many are still wondering how Ernesto Valverde has turned the fortunes at Barca this season. The Times analyse how the Catalans these days play a 4-4-2 formation, which has Leo Messi as the focal point in a far more central role: Valverde has sought to impose a disciplined style that worked at Bilbao on a club who pride themselves on entertaining, attacking football. The result is a sy...
(Image) Chelsea star drops major contract hint

(Image) Chelsea star drops major contract hint

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Thibaut Courtois has dropped a major hint that he could soon be signing a new Chelsea contract. It has been a nervy wait to see whether the Belgian would be willing to commit his future to the Premier League champions. Especially when he has been continually linked with a move to Real Madrid. However, Courtois […]
Chelsea and Liverpool receive major boost in pursuit of Germany international

Chelsea and Liverpool receive major boost in pursuit of Germany international

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Chelsea and Liverpool interested in RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner. Werner rejects RB Leipzig contract extension. READ MORE: Chelsea plot double-swoop on European heavyweight. Chelsea have reportedly received a boost in their reported pursuit of RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner. Werner made a name for himself in the Bundesliga during his time with VfB Stuttgart. However, […]
Major blow for Tottenham, this top class star won't play against Juventus tomorrow

Major blow for Tottenham, this top class star won't play against Juventus tomorrow

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Major blow for Tottenham, this top class star won't play against Juventus tomorrow - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham star Toby Alderweireld is all set to miss his side’s Champions League clash against Juventus tomorrow. According to Telegraph, the Belgian defender is not a part of the squad travelling to Turin. Apparently, the player has been left in England so that he can work on his fitness. Alderweireld has recovered from his hamstring injury and he made his comeback in the FA Cup last week. However, Pochettino decided to leave him out of the side for the North London derby as well. It will be interesting to see how the player reacts to these omissions. Previously, Kyle Walker was also left out of some big games and the England international forced his way out of th...
Major blow in Arsenal’s hopes of signing 22-year-old Santi Cazorla replacement

Major blow in Arsenal’s hopes of signing 22-year-old Santi Cazorla replacement

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Major blow in Arsenal’s hopes of signing 22-year-old Santi Cazorla replacement - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsene Wenger has been dealt a bitter blow in his hopes of signing a long-term replacement for Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla, and it could be Bayern Munich’s fault. According to Mundo Deportivo, the perennial Bundesliga champions are looking to sign Schalke midfielder Max Meyer on a free transfer this summer. The 22-year-old was lined up by Arsenal to solve their midfield problems, but it appears his future may remain in Germany. He’s made 20 Bundesliga appearances this season, averaging a tackle or interception every 15 minutes, while boasting a 90% pass completion ratio. It’s not hard to see why Arsenal want him. Bayern have already secured the signat
Coconut Grove waterfront soon to get major remake

Coconut Grove waterfront soon to get major remake

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The Chart House restaurant, a fixture of the Coconut Grove waterfront for more than 30 years, is history and the long-awaited redevelopment of the site is scheduled to begin in just a few weeks. Litigation caused years of delay for The Harbour project, and Hurricane Irma was the latest challenge to mess with the plans in September. But once demolition workers were done with Irma clean-up, they assembled again on the waterfront late last year and tore down the long-closed restaurant in preparation for construction of the multi-million dollar mixed-use development from Grove Bay Hospitality Group. Company co-founder and CEO Ignacio Garcia-Menocal said this week the project is ready to go. “We will begin construction on the site right after Coconut Grove Arts Festival,” he said. The festival
Arsenal fans fume over major decision vs Tottenham

Arsenal fans fume over major decision vs Tottenham

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Supporters of Arsenal have taken to social media in their droves during the first-half of their North London derby clash with Tottenham this afternoon, after a controversial offside call saw the Gunners denied a clear-cut goalscoring opportunity. Matchup The Gunners travelled to Wembley today on the back of a morale-boosting 5-1 victory over Everton last weekend, with January signings Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang both impressing in their first starts for the club. Tottenham, meanwhile, dispatched of Newport County by 2 goals to nil in the FA Cup 4th round during the week, with their last Premier League outing having seen Mauricio Pochettino’s men twice fight back from behind to secure a remarkable point at Anfield versus Liverpool. Team news The starting XIs of both sid