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  • Spurs mourn lost love as West Brom rule out Berahino move

    Spurs mourn lost love as West Brom rule out Berahino move

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    Spurs mourn lost love as West Brom rule out Berahino move

    West Bromwich Albion have ruled out the prospect of Saido Berahino leaving the club during the current transfer window, leading Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino to compare his club's pursuit of the striker to a frustrated love affair. Baggies' chairman Jeremy Peace told the 22-year-old striker that he would not be sold at a meeting on Thursday, according to a statement on the club website (www.wba.co.uk). The chairman's comments did not go down well with Pochettino, whose club …

  • Watford going to Man City to get positive result, says Flores

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    Watford manager Quique Flores is aware of the enormity of the task at hand when his promoted side visit the Etihad Stadium to face Manchester City on Saturday but he is confident the Hornets can get a positive result. Manuel Pellegrini's side, who have won the Premier League twice in the last four seasons, sit on top of the table having won all their three league games, including an impressive 3-0 win over champions Chelsea. "They (Man City) have a lot of tools, and a lot of players with …

  • Sturridge returns to training, Markovic set for exit

    Sturridge returns to training, Markovic set for exit

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    Sturridge returns to training, Markovic set for exit

    (Reuters) - Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could be closing in on a return to action after training alongside the first team for the first time since undergoing hip surgery in the United States in May. The 25-year-old scored five goals in just 18 appearances for the Merseyside club in an injury-hit campaign last season with his last appearance coming in a 1-0 FA Cup win at Blackburn Rovers on April 8. Sturridge went under the knife in New York to fix an issue believed to be behind the …

  • Chelsea pursuing China defender Zhang - report

    Chelsea pursuing China defender Zhang - report

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    Chelsea pursuing China defender Zhang - report

    (Reuters) - Chelsea have made an offer for China and Guangzhou Evergrande defender Zhang Linpeng, Chinese media reported on Friday. The Premier League champions sent a contract on Wednesday and hope to secure the 26-year-old right back before the summer transfer window closes on Sept. 1, Titan said. "I'm very happy and very excited to finally have this formal invitation," the newspaper quoted Zhang as saying. …

  • Chelsea make offer for China defender Zhang - report

    Chelsea make offer for China defender Zhang - report

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    Chelsea make offer for China defender Zhang - report

    Chelsea have made an offer for China and Guangzhou Evergrande defender Zhang Linpeng, Chinese media reported on Friday. The Premier League champions sent a contract on Wednesday and hope to secure the 26-year-old right back before the summer transfer window closes on Sept. 1, Titan said. "I'm very happy and very excited to finally have this formal invitation," the newspaper quoted Zhang as saying. …