Chelsea fans will have wished it was 2005 when news spread that Ashley Cole and Joe Cole were being joined in training by the Italian great, Andrea Pirlo.   It shows how old they all are now as there was no speculation of shock signings, just a kickabout with some old friends and foes.   

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According to the latest reports, Liverpool are keeping their tabs on Derby County star Will Hughes. The 21 year old reportedly reject a new contract from the Championship side. As reported by The Express: “Liverpool are reportedly on alert with the news of Will Hughes rejecting a new Derby contract. The Reds, along with rivals 

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The battle begins now who ever gets the right deals will surely lift the trophy come May.   Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund) The Gabon forward – who plays for Borussia Dortmund – was in the form of his life last season scoring 39 goals in 49 games. This season he continues from where he left 

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It has been revealed that Mario Balotelli had a £1 million good behaviour clause in his contract at Liverpool.  If he managed to not get sent off three times for being, well, Mario Balotelli the Anfield side were prepared to give him a massive bonus.   Who would have thought it more likely he would 

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What exactly has David Luiz done to upset Sergio Aguero?  It cannot possibly be that Sideshow Bob puts the little Argentine in his pocket each time they meet because, although playing very well at the moment, Luiz isn’t that good.   Is it the historic rivalry between Argentina and Brazil coming to the fore in 

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Goalkeeper: Hugo Lloris Spurs have the joint best defensive record in the league and Lloris has played a huge role. An ever present in the Tottenham goal, he has shone throughout. He has always been a brilliant shot stopper but he has perfected his craft to an even higher level as well as becoming a 

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Liverpool are set to pinch Moussa Dembele from former-boss Brendan Rodgers. Glasgow Live are reporting that Jurgen Klopp will table a £20 million bid for the Celtic star. Eager to add firepower to an attack that builds the foundation of their title challenge, Klopp has sent scouts to watch Dembele several times.   Salary boost 

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Gareth Southgate must be one hell of a salesman.   He is currently trying to persuade Steve Holland that a good career move would be to jack it in with Antonio Conte and the Premier League leaders and come and be found guilty by association the next time England crash out of a major tournament. 

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Jurgen Klopp’s charges outran Arsenal on the opening day of the season, beating them 4-3 in a pulsating encounter at the Emirates. Coutinho scored a brace as Adam Lallana further widened the advantage, but it new signing Sadio Mane that grabbed the headlines with a debut goal that proved to be the winner. Although their 

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Arsenal are trying a new approach to winning the title.   They’ve realised winning some matches and remaining unbeaten in November might give them a chance of not being miles off the pace come the turn of the year.   Xhaka and Sanchez dominated the match against Bournemouth who will have felt a little unlucky 

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Every year we see the usual title contenders as favourites for the title but the 38 game Premier League season is always full of twists and turns from league leader changes to the nail biting relegation battle at the other end. So far this season, after only 12 games the league leaders have changed no 

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Jose has been so wowed by Zlatan’s form this season that they have already decided to take up the option on an extra year of the Swede at Old Trafford.   To be fair, it’s the best bit of work Zlatan has done since landing in Manchester, the “I could rule America” interview he gave 

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In January 2013, Daniel Sturridge signed for Liverpool in a deal that many deemed opportunistic at the time. Was the former Chelsea forward worthy of the rumoured £12 million price tag despite barely setting the Premier League alight with his previous clubs? Well, 3 years and a few injuries later, it’s fair to say he’s 

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Discussion took place on Sky’s Monday Night Football (MNF) this week about the most influential attacking midfielders in the Premier League. It focused on the output from attacking midfielders at the top six sides in fixtures against one another. Following Juan Mata’s goal against Arsenal last weekend, he perhaps makes a surprise appearance at the 

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Spurs, Spurs, Spurs.   Just because you won at the weekend by being 2-1 down doesn’t mean that should be your new recipe for success.  Credit to Monaco though.  I suggested in Monday’s column that the only way to beat Tottenham was to stop either of the Harry’s getting the ball near the goal and 

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