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ISL 2021-22 | SC East Bengal rope in Nigerian striker Daniel Chima Chukwu

SC East Bengal have roped in Nigerian striker Daniel Chima Chuwku ahead of the 2021-22 Indian Super League on a one-year deal. The footballer has played quite a few years of his career in Norway, having claimed his former side, Molde, to three league titles and two Norwegian Cup wins.
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newsfootball19 hours ago

Wasn't a pleasing conversation to tell Bernd Leno that he wasn't playing, but he's a top professional, admits Mikel Arteta

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has squashed the reports which suggested that Bernd Leno reacted badly when informed that he was losing his starting spot to Aaron Ramsdale. The Spaniard acknowledged that the German wasn’t happy about losing his spot, but insists that he is thoroughly professional.
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newsfootball20 hours ago

Reports | Antonio Rudiger to leave Chelsea on a free at the end of the season

According to ESPN, Chelsea are running the risk of losing Antonio Rudiger on a free transfer next summer, as they refuse to meet his demands over a new contract. There has been no significant progress in talks over an extension between both parties since the conclusion of the Euros in the summer.
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newsfootball20 hours ago

Achraf Hakimi’s dream is to play for Real Madrid again, reveals Antonio Conte

Former Inter manager Antonio Conte, who worked with Achraf Hakimi during his time at Inter, has revealed that the Moroccan's dream is to play for Real Madrid again. The Italian manager also reflected on the full back's shortcomings the previous season and what he has to do to be world-class.
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newsfootballa day ago

ISL 2021 | Kerala Blasters sign Croatian defender Marko Lešković

ISL club Kerala Blasters have signed Croatian defender Marko Lešković for the upcoming season. This is Kerala's final foreign signing ahead of the tournament. Lešković will be a great addition to team, given his vast experience and the fact that he has also represented Croatia at the senior level.
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newsfootballa day ago

We know we have to improve, reveals Mauricio Pochettino

Paris Saint-Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that the trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar, and Kylian Mbappe failed to produce impressive displays as they are still looking to create a team. The trio started together for the first time but was unable to fire PSG to victory as they drew 1-1.
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newsfootballa day ago

Midfielder Leon Goretzka signs a new Bayern Munich contract until 2026

Bayern Munich midfielder Leon Goretzka has penned a contract extension with the German champions that will run up to 2026. The Germany international was regularly linked with a move away from the Allianz Arena this summer, with Manchester United the club that was most interested in the 26-year-old.
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newsfootballa day ago

Fights happen when player's don't do what they are told at half-time, indicates Pep Guardiola

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola saw his side overcome RB Leipzig in the first game of their Champions League campaign, but he was not entirely pleased with their efforts. Guardiola was caught screaming at Jack Grealish and Riyad Mahrez during City's 6-3 win over Leipzig on Wednesday. 
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newsfootballa day ago

ISL 2021 | Croatian Farnjo Prce becomes third foreign signing of season for FC East Bengal

SC East Bengal have made yet another foreign signing, just before the start of ISL 2021-22. This time they have signed Croatian defender Fanrjo Prce, who has the experience of playing for Lazio. The youngster has shared the locker room with the likes of German Miroslav Klose and Ciro Immobile.
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newsfootball2 days ago

No idea why Youri Tielemans' contract situation is dragging on, reveals Brendan Rodgers

In light of questions over Youri Tielemans’ future, Brendan Rodgers has admitted that while he isn’t sure why contract negotiations are dragging, there have been no problems with the midfielder. The Belgian has two years left on his contract with Leicester City, and has been linked with a move away.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Romelu Lukaku shouldn't have made promise that he couldn't keep, proclaims Diego Milito

Former Inter Milan striker Diego Milito has lamented the way in which Romelu Lukaku departed the Nerazzurri over the summer. Milito also revealed that he sees some similarities between current Inter boss Simone Inzaghi and Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti because of their abilities with the squad.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Barcelona confirm Jordi Alba and Pedri both suffered injuries vs Bayern Munich

Following the ignominy of losing to Bayern Munich again, Barcelona have released an official statement that has confirmed that both Pedri and Jordi Alba suffered injuries during the game. The La Liga giants had an unbeaten start to their 2021/22 season, but suffered a 3-0 loss to the Bavarians.
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newsfootball2 days ago

I’m sure I can play for at least four more years, asserts Robert Lewandowski

Despite being 33 years old, Robert Lewandowski insists that he could play at the highest level for at least another four years, given that he’s in a good shape and has the right mentality. The Bayern Munich star is considered to be one of world's best, with over 400 career goals for four clubs.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Durand Cup 2021 | Bengaluru FC register comfortable 2-0 win over Kerala Blasters in opening match

Bengaluru FC had a sparkling start to their Durand Cup campaign as they beat Kerala Blasters 2-0 on Wednesday. Namgyal Bhutia and Leon Augustine scored goals for Bengaluru, while Kerala played the second-half with eight players after three red cards were awarded.
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newsfootball2 days ago

We are all on same page and hope to reach a happy conclusion, reveals Paulo Dybala

Juventus star Paulo Dybala has admitted that he is expecting to resume negotiations on a contract extension with the Italian club. The Argentine has less than a year remaining on his current deal but the Bianconeri are prepared to offer him fresh terms which will make him a key figure at the club.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Paris Saint-Germain have got big names but we have to turn them into team, confesses Mauricio Pochettino

Ahead of PSG’s first Champions League game of the season, Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that while he believes Chelsea and PSG are amongst the favourites, his side still has way to go. The Parisians had arguably one of the best transfer windows this summer, signing Lionel Messi amongst others.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Reports | PSG and Real Madrid set to compete for Antonio Rudiger

Chelsea has opened discussions with Antonio Rudiger over a contract extension but remains cautious of his demands leading to speculation that he could move on with both Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain keeping tabs on the centre back. Rudiger has less than a year remaining on his current deal.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Thought there was a good chance of signing Cristiano Ronaldo, admits Fernandinho

Manchester City had a good chance of signing Cristiano Ronaldo before his eventual move to cross-city rivals Manchester United in the transfer window, according to Fernandinho. The mercurial Portuguese completed a move to United in the last week of the transfer window for a fee of £20 million. 
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newsfootball2 days ago

Don't see Mbappe leaving at the end of the season, reveals Leonardo

Paris Saint-Germain's sporting director Leonardo has revealed that he doesn't think Kylian Mbappe will leave the French outfit at the end of the current season. The Frenchman who has less than a year remaining on his current deal was subject to multiple bids from Real Madrid over the summer.
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newsfootball2 days ago

ISL 2021-22 | SC East Bengal sign Australian defender Tomislav Mrcela

SC East Bengal have secured the services of Australian defender Tomislav Mrcela ahead of the new season of the Indian Super League. The stopper represented A-League side Perth Glory in the past three seasons, having also been a part of the team that claimed the top-spot in 2018-19.
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