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Have Twitter subtly confirmed Alexis Sanchez has signed for Manchester United?

Sanchez is closing in on a move to Manchester United which Express Sport understands to be done imminently. But while no announcement has been made, Twitter appear to have jumped the gun. When you search ‘Alexis Sanchez’ into the site, the number one person it shows to follow is, yes you’ve guessed it, Alexis Sanchez. And the number two? Manchester United! Twitter then serves up scores more of people called Alexis Sanchez while Arsenal is nowhere to be seen. Arsene Wenger today confirmed that a deal taking Sanchez to Manchester…

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Aubameyang to Arsenal: Arsene Wenger warned to be wary of one glaring issue

The Gabon international has reportedly handed in a transfer request at Borussia Dortmund and is said to have agreed personal terms with Arsenal. He is one of Europe’s leading forwards this season, having scored 21 goals in just 23 games. But he was left out of Dortmund’s match against Wolfsburg at the weekend due to disciplinary problems. And it is not the first time the 28-year-old has been in trouble with the Bundesliga giants. Aubameyang was suspended by the club back in November for a similar issue, and Behrenbeck has…

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Arsenal make Alexis Sanchez resolution with SHOCK Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang swap deal

The Gunners are facing the prospect of losing talismanic forward Alexis Sanchez this month with Premier League rivals Manchester United and Chelsea circling. And they’re under pressure to replace the Chilean with a big-money signing as they bid to keep their challenges going on three fronts. Aubameyang has been heavily linked with a move to the Emirates in the past and it appears Arsenal have settled on the striker as Sanchez’s replacement. The Evening Standard report Arsene Wenger is planning a bid of £35m for Aubameyang, with Giroud to be…

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Liverpool news: Thomas Lemar remains top target but plan for Borussia Dortmund alternative

Liverpool have money to spend following Philippe Coutinho’s £142million move to Barcelona earlier this month. Riyad Mahrez emerged as a surprise candidate to come in as Coutinho’s replacement while Liverpool are looking at the possibility of bringing forward Naby Keita’s move to Anfield. But Monaco winger Lemar has consistently been linked with a move to Liverpool after they made an approach in the summer. Arsenal are also interested in a move for the France international and came close to signing him at the start of the season only for a…

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Liverpool locked in talks to sign Naby Keita in January as he prepares Leipzig goodbye

Liverpool are keen to bring the transfer forward to this month after agreeing a deal for the summer last year. And Keita wants to make the move now and help Liverpool recover from the sale of Philippe Coutinho. Leipzig manager Ralph Hasenhuttl insists the situation remains the same and he will stay until the summer. “The current situation is that nothing changed. We do not have a reason to sell Keita any time before the end of the season. That’s it,” Hasenhuttl said on Thursday. “He will play at the…

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Naby Keita to wave goodbye to RB Leipzig fans TODAY? Big hint Liverpool deal will happen

Price, who is a reliable source of German football news, understands Keita has been playing up at Leipzig in a bid to get sold to Liverpool. The club themselves are determined to resist any approach from Liverpool to move the midfielder earlier than scheduled. The Reds have an agreement in place for the Guinea international to join them in July but they now want him in January following the £142million sale of Philippe Coutinho. Leipzig play Schalke today at home and it could be Keita’s final chance to say goodbye…

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Chelsea star Andreas Christiansen admits to struggles with mental side of Premier League

The Chelsea defender, 21, as been one of the success stories of the season, ousting £35million Brazilian David Luiz from the team and making the centre of defence spot his own. But he admits life in the Premier League is difficult compared to the Bundesliga, where he played on loan last season. “Personally I’m more tired than normal, because playing in Germany you get two weeks off over Christmas, so I’m used to that,” said Christensen.  “Coming back here maybe the most difficult part is the mental side of it.…

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Man Utd news: Why price of Christian Pulisic deal could be massive – US reporter

That’s the verdict of Sports Illustrated journalist Grant Wahl, who recently predicted that the Borussia Dortmund winger will head to England this year. Pulisic is the USA’s brightest footballing prospect in a generation but plies his trade in the Bundesliga having moved to Germany in 2015. His performances at Signal Iduna Park have caught the eye of a host of top managers, with his old Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp interested in taking him to Liverpool. The Independent claimed today though that United would be ready to match any Reds bid…

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Naby Keita ‘playing up’ at RB Leipzig in bid to force Liverpool move – Bundesliga expert

Liverpool agreed a £55m deal last summer for the 22-year-old Guinea star to join on July 1. But after Philippe Coutinho‘s move to Spain, manager Jurgen Klopp is after a replacement for the rest of the season and the box-to-box midfielder is the top choice. Price is a reliable source of German news having broken news that Keita and Sead Kolasinac were signing for Liverpool and Arsenal respectively weeks before they were confirmed He also revealed Liverpool‘s interest to bring the Keita deal forward back in November – a story…

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Glenn Murray leaves it late as Brighton knock Crystal Palace out of FA Cup

It had to be Glenn Murray, the striker who has straddled the rather unusual divide between Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace. This FA Cup third round tie was level with less than ten minutes to go when Chris Hughton called for the old-school centre-forward, who had spent four years of his long career at Palace. The stage was set and Murray did not disappoint, although the travelling fans would surely not agree. When Uwe Hünemeier headed a free-kick goalwards, the action appeared to freeze. Murray kept on running…

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