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  • Liverpool's Borini poised for Sunderland transfer

    Liverpool's Borini poised for Sunderland transfer

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    Liverpool's Borini poised for Sunderland transfer

    Sunderland are poised to sign Fabio Borini from Liverpool with the Italian striker believed to be heading to the northeast for a medical to clear the way for a four-year deal. If the deal, reported to be worth around £7 million ($10.8 million, 9.6 million euros), goes through, it would end a dogged pursuit of a man who played a key role in Sunderland's remarkable escape from Premier League relegation at the end of the 2013/14 season when he was sent out on loan. The Black Cats' former head …

  • Lovren upset with individual error in West Ham loss

    Lovren upset with individual error in West Ham loss

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    Lovren upset with individual error in West Ham loss

    (Reuters) - Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren is disappointed with his error that lead to West Ham United's second goal on Saturday and the Croatian has vowed to come back stronger from the 3-0 defeat. Liverpool were behind within three minutes as Manuel Lanzini found the net for the Londoners and as the game approached its half-hour mark, Lovren lost possession to Lanzini in the build-up which lead to Mark Noble breaching Simon Mignolet's goal. Of course for the first minute after the second …

  • Captain Fonte urges Saints not to sell any more players

    Captain Fonte urges Saints not to sell any more players

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    Captain Fonte urges Saints not to sell any more players

    (Reuters) - Southampton should not let any players leave before the transfer window closes on Tuesday, the Premier League club's captain Jose Fonte has said. The Portuguese central defender and his teammates have also urged midfielder Victor Wanyama to stay at St Mary's, the Daily Echo reported. Kenya international Wanyama has had a transfer request rejected amid interest from Tottenham Hotspur, while the Saints have reportedly rebuffed an approach for forward Sadio Mane from Manchester …

  • Croatia forward Perisic swaps Wolfsburg for Inter

    Croatia forward Perisic swaps Wolfsburg for Inter

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    Croatia forward Perisic swaps Wolfsburg for Inter

    Inter Milan have boosted their frontline after signing Croatia forward Ivan Perisic from VfL Wolfsburg on a five-year deal, the German club said on Monday. "I had a good and successful time in Wolfsburg. Wolfsburg have also sold attacking midfielder Kevin De Bruyne to Manchester City for a reported Bundesliga record of about 75 million euros and are seen as close to signing talented 21-year-old Germany international Julian Draxler from Schalke. …

  • Martinez doesn't blame Spurs' Dier for Cleverly injury

    Martinez doesn't blame Spurs' Dier for Cleverly injury

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    Martinez doesn't blame Spurs' Dier for Cleverly injury

    (Reuters) - Everton manager Roberto Martinez has refused to blame Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Eric Dier for a tackle on Tom Cleverly that saw the England international stretchered off during Saturday's 0-0 Premier League draw at White Hart Lane. Dier slid in on Cleverly just before half time and the 26-year-old former Manchester United midfielder is suspected to have sustained damage to his ankle ligaments and is awaiting the results of a scan, according to a report in the Liverpool Echo. …