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  • Norwich sign Brady from Hull, Liverpool's Wisdom on loan

    Norwich sign Brady from Hull, Liverpool's Wisdom on loan

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    Norwich sign Brady from Hull, Liverpool's Wisdom on loan

    Newly-promoted Norwich City have signed Ireland midfielder Robbie Brady from relegated Hull City for an undisclosed fee and have completed a loan deal for Liverpool's Andre Wisdom, the Premier League side said on Wednesday. Brady, a 23-year-old winger, made 43 top-flight appearances for Hull, who are now in the Championship (second tier), during the last two seasons and has won 14 international caps. …

  • Platini targets FIFA, having conquered Europe

    Platini targets FIFA, having conquered Europe

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    Platini targets FIFA, having conquered Europe

    Formerly one of the world's greatest players and currently the most important man in European football, Michel Platini is now targeting the top job in the game after confirming he would stand to become FIFA president. The Frenchman, a grandson of Italian immigrants, turned 60 earlier this year, and having conquered Europe as a player and then become UEFA chief in 2007, he is now prepared to take on the huge task of transforming scandal-hit FIFA's damaged reputation. Platini must now be …

  • Germany's Gomez in talks to join Besiktas

    Germany's Gomez in talks to join Besiktas

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    Germany's Gomez in talks to join Besiktas

    Turkish top flight club Besiktas announced on Wednesday that they were in talks with Fiorentina's German international Mario Gomez over a move to the Istanbul-based club. "Talks over the transfer of Mario Gomez have been opened with the player and his club," Besiktas said in a short statement. The talks are believed to have progressed well and Gomez -- the former Bayern Munich striker -- is reportedly due to arrive in Istanbul late Wednesday to finalise discussions with the Italian club. …

  • Szczesny moves from Arsenal to AS Roma

    Szczesny moves from Arsenal to AS Roma

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    Szczesny moves from Arsenal to AS Roma

    Arsenal's Polish international goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has joined Serie A side AS Roma on loan for the season, both clubs said on Wednesday. The 25-year-old helped the Premier League side win the FA Cup last season, one of just 29 appearances in all competitions in 2014-15. The Pole's departure follows Arsenal's signing of Czech international Petr Cech from champions Chelsea, with Szczesny already losing out last season to Colombian David Ospina in the pecking order. …

  • Lyon lose Grenier for four months

    Lyon lose Grenier for four months

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    Lyon lose Grenier for four months

    Ligue 1 runners-up Lyon suffered a major blow when it was confirmed by the club on Wednesday French international midfielder Clement Grenier will be unavailable for four months after rupturing a tendon in his thigh. …