Why Athletic Bilbao’s new transfer strategy could be bad news for likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea

Athletic Club have just extended the contracts of Mikel Balenziaga and Oscar De Marcos until 2021, and if you’re fan of Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea or Bayern, you should be sitting up and paying attention. Or a fan of any European super club, for that matter. One player is a 30-year-old left-back, the other […]

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Dutch footballer left in disbelief as wonderful chip spins back off goal line

AZ Alkmaar midfielder Mats Seuntjens was already wheeling away in celebration after his delightful chip looked to be heading in, but unbelievably the ball spun back away from goal before crossing the line. As soon as the ball left Seuntjens’ foot from the edge of the area it looked to be a certain goal in […]

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The Tottenham Hotspur kit mistake that was front page news after 1987 FA Cup final defeat to Coventry City

When the Tottenham players lined up for the 1987 FA Cup final, something was definitely wrong. What was it, though? Oh yeah, SIX of them were missing the club’s main sponsor from their shirt. It’s surely one of football’s biggest fashion faux pas, or ‘fox passes’ if you’re Micky Quinn. Ahead of the Wembley showpiece, […]

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Pep Guardiola says he is ‘on Jose Mourinho’s side’, backs ‘tough man’ to bounce back from Manchester United axe

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has expressed his sympathy for Jose Mourinho over his Manchester United sacking. Despite their long standing rivalry, Guardiola offered his support to Mourinho after he was axed by United on Tuesday and backed the Portuguese to return to the top level of football management. He said: “I am on his side, the […]

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Manchester United manager latest: Tottenham to target Eddie Howe if Mauricio Pochettino leaves

Tottenham want Eddie Howe as their new manager should Mauricio Pochettino leave amid interest from Manchester United. Pochettino is on United’s shortlist as they seek a new permanent manager to take over at Old Trafford in the summer. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed as caretaker until the end of the season, with Mike Phelan, […]

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Man United news: Jose Mourinho discovered planned raid for Douglas Costa BEFORE being axed as manager

Jose Mourinho was told Manchester United were planning a raid for Juventus attacker Douglas Costa shortly before being axed as manager, according to reports. Mourinho’s two-and-a-half year tenure at Old Trafford ended on Tuesday after a miserable campaign so far. And The Sun claim that the Portuguese boss had it confirmed the club would be […]

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Sam Allardyce EXCLUSIVE: Manchester United are ‘three years away’ from challenging at the top again

Sam Allardyce believes Mauricio Pochettino may be forced to walk out on Tottenham if chairman Daniel Levy refuses to let Manchester United speak with the coach about replacing Jose Mourinho. However, even with the Spurs manager at the helm, Big Sam has warned it may take THREE YEARS to get the Red Devils challenging for […]

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Transfer news and football gossip: Chelsea to make £70m Isco bid TODAY, Manchester United’s Costa swoop, Leeds United want Italian striker

talkSPORT.com round up all the latest transfer news and biggest football gossip from Wednesday’s papers and online… Jose Mourinho discovered Manchester United planned to sign Douglas Costa just hours before he was sacked. The Old Trafford club are keen on adding the Juventus forward in January, and a source said: ‘Now they have money!’. (Sun) […]

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Manchester United ‘confirm’ appointment of caretaker manager in website leak

Manchester United have appeared to confirm Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will become their caretaker manager in a website leak. Solskjaer emerged as the most likely candidate to succeed Jose Mourinho on Tuesday, with the Portuguese sacked from his position after two-and-a-half years in charge. Mourinho departs Old Trafford with the club 19 points behind Premier League […]

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Manchester United manager latest: Zinedine Zidane deal ‘agreed a month ago’, Mauricio Pochettino wants to be considered for role, Solskjaer’s appointment ‘confirmed’

talkSPORT.com take a look at all the latest gossip concerning Manchester United’s manager hunt, the day after Jose Mourinho was sacked… Zinedine Zidane and Manchester United are reported to have agreed a deal for the former Real Madrid manager to take charge at Old Trafford. Talks allegedly took place a month ago, with both parties […]

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