Sunderland’s relegation was expected long before it became official and as such the discussion surrounding the future of Jermain Defoe has been going on since January. It is clear the veteran striker has an embedded release clause in his contract on Wearside which becomes active upon the club’s relegation from the Premier League. This clause 

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With the 2016/17 season coming to an end, it’s only natural to start thinking of the upcoming season. Many teams have already announced their first summer signings, and the tabloids have started their transfer sagas as per usual. Just like some players won’t be at their current teams come August, some teams won’t be in 

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With Sunderland’s relegation having been confirmed it is understandable that other top flight clubs are now circling like vultures to pick at the bones of the carcass left behind on Wearside. One such high demand target is goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, who after taking his chance under Sam Allardyce last season has gone from strength to 

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While the battle for the Premier League title looks like it will be won by Chelsea, there is still much to play for at both ends of the table. Top-four spots are up for grabs and, following their loss to the Blues, Manchester City will look to bounce back against Hull City at the Etihad. 

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Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois – Yes, a keeper on the losing side. But think about it. The lad has had nothing to do since White Hart Lane, but he still did well to keep the score down to two when Palace came along with their good performance. His name may be hard to spell (I wonder if 

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Jermain Defoe has a list of would-be suitors lining up for his signature in the summer. Defoe will leave Sunderland when, not if, they are relegated – it look irreversibly bleak for David Moyes’ Black Cats. Among the interested parties are Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle United.   Prime target According to the Sun, the Magpies will 

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It has been a fairly rotten week for David Moyes with his ludicrous comments towards journalist Vicki Sparks being made public knowledge, followed by yet another lacklustre performance in a 2-0 defeat to Leicester City which has left all but the most optimistic of supporters resigned to relegation. In truth, the club can already begin 

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GOALKEEPER Victor Valdes – Didn’t do a thing while at United, yet plays against them and helps them win. Jose’s teams 9th game in seven days didn’t seem to hurt them. And with agent Valdes in the opposition goal they were onto a winner. DEFENDERS Craig Dawson – They say doing the same thing over 

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GOALKEEPER Darren Randolph – You have to feel for the guy. I mean, he saves one penalty and sees another almost hit the corner flag yet he lets in 3. I’ve put him in because I like taking the mick out of West Ham.   DEFENDERS John Stones – To be fair even I could 

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