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Manchester United set to beat Chelsea in £30m deal for Luke Shaw

Manchester United are convinced a £30m deal to buy Luke Shaw on a £100,000 a-week salary is virtually complete in what is viewed as a major coup over Chelsea, with the sacked David Moyes largely responsible for convincing the 18-year-old Southampton left-back to spurn the club he supports.<p>The …

Wenger ready to quit if Arsenal do not meet his targets

The Gunners manager is considering ending his 18-year reign if his team do not finish in the top four of the Premier League and win the FA Cup in the …

The sacking of David Moyes: a scientific rationale

David Moyes is no longer manager of Manchester United. If, like myself until recently, you don’t know who David Moyes is, he was manager of Manchester United football club, until yesterday (at time of writing).<p>If you don’t know who Manchester United are, they’re one of those football teams people …

Liverpool’s ‘top secret’ pictures of epic Anfield overhaul leaked online

Liverpool’s eye-catching plans to overhaul Anfield have been leaked online – showing what the stadium would look like after a £150million make …

Liverpool Transfer News: Top Targets for Brendan Rodgers This Summer

As the end of a scintillating Premier League campaign draws ever closer, players who are looking for a move in the summer window might just begin to cast their eye over some possible destinations.<p>So, if you’re a player desperate for a new start in the summer or keen to move on to bigger and better …

Jose Mourinho to ask Roman Abramovich if he can field weakened team against Liverpool and concede the league

Portuguese will seek permission from Abramovich to give up on Premier League and focus on the Champions League instead<p>Jose Mourinho will ask the <b>Chelsea</b> owner, Roman Abramovich, for permission to surrender the Premier League title to Liverpool. The stance of Mourinho is likely to infuriate Premier …

Mourinho threatens to play weakened Chelsea team against Liverpool

José Mourinho is threatening to rest virtually his entire Chelsea team and potentially hand Liverpool the Premier League title after revealing he will seek permission from Roman Abramovich to pick a deliberately weakened side in protest at being made to play the game on Sunday.<p>Mourinho's plan is …

Manchester United manager: five steps to finding David Moyes's successor | Tor-Kristian Karlsen

United will realise they need a more professional and rigorous recruitment process at Old Trafford this time around<p>In the wake of David Moyes' sacking by Manchester United, it's safe to say the process of finding his successor will be a lot more rigorous than the one that appointed him.<p>Such a big …

David Moyes Reportedly Furious at Axe, Was Planning Toni Kroos, Luke Shaw Deals

David Moyes is said to be "furious and disgusted" with the way Manchester United delivered his sacking.<p>The Scottish manager, axed on Tuesday after an abysmal season in charge of the Red Devils, had little idea he was about to receive the chop, according to Alan Nixon of the <i>Mirror</i>:<p>Moyes was left in …