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After landing Salah, Klopp wants Mbappe next as Liverpool join £100m chase

Liverpool will not blink if the bidding for Kylian Mbappe heads towards £100m after manager Jurgen Klopp made clear he'd like to join the race for Europe's hottest striker. Contrary to reports, the Reds have NOT yet made any formal bid for the Monaco teenager, but they HAVE registered an interest with his club Monaco. And the Anfield club are determined to be in there pitching if the player decides he will consider the Premier League as a plausible option, as his French club softens their stance on his departure. Reports in France ...

Date Posted,June 23, 2017
Gray demands England’s Young Lions are given chance to shine in the Prem

Demarai Gray has demanded England’s Young Lions are given a chance to shine in the Premier League. The Leicester forward wants bosses to start trusting home grown talent instead of splashing out £30m on new recruits from abroad. Gray turned in a man of the match show against Poland Under-21s, with a goal and an assist, to send England to the Euro semi-finals. But far from basking in the glory, he spikily took the chance to speak up for English kids, including himself, who have become frustrated with limited opportunities ...

Date Posted,June 23, 2017
Webb: Video assistant referees will help to win the war on diving in English football

Howard Webb believes video assistant referees will help to win the war on diving in English football. The Football Association want to test the controversial system next season in the FA Cup from the third round ­onwards. It could also be used in the Carabao Cup. The technology was ­criticised earlier this month in England’s friendly against France when Raphael Varane was sent off and at the ­Confederations Cup. Webb ­remains a believer, however. He insists it will help officials to administer instant justice – and that cheats won’t prosper. The former ...

Date Posted,June 23, 2017
Guardiola pleased with City’s transfer efforts and predicts he’ll be ‘a god’ next season

Pep Guardiola says he can be “a god” next season after promising Manchester City will be better. The Spaniard ended his first campaign in English football empty-handed after a tough baptism last season. City finished 15 points behind Premier League winners Chelsea in third place. It was the first time ex-Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager Guardiola had not won a trophy as a boss as his halo slipped. But the 46-year vowed on Friday: “We will be better next season. “I know always when you win you are a god and it’s good.” Video Loading Video ...

Date Posted,June 23, 2017
Ref apologises to Barcelona over decision which could have cost them La Liga

Blundering referee Alejandro Hernadez Hernandez has apologised to Barcelona and said he made the wrong decision after making a shocking decision which could have cost the Catalan giants the La Liga title. Hernandez somehow failed to award a goal during a league game against Real Betis after Aleix Vidal's cross was deflected towards goal and the ball crossed by the line by around a metre, but the Spanish official refused to award the goal. Unlike the Premier League, there is no goalline technology in La Liga and the decision infuriated former manager ...

Date Posted,June 22, 2017
Man United’s rivals are jealous of Jose, says Old Trafford legend Pallister

Gary Pallister says Manchester United's rivals are “jealous” of their success last season – despite Jose Mourinho's side having missed out on the top four. United stumbled to their second-worst finish in Premier League history in Mourinho's debut campaign, finishing the season in sixth place. Only one have United finished lower in the Premier League era, in the ill-fated 2013-14 season under David Moyes , when they ended up in seventh spot following his sacking. But United managed to qualify for the Champions League next season ...

Date Posted,June 22, 2017
Liverpool chief Moore gives update on Aubameyang transfer

Liverpool chief executive Peter Moore has given fans a humorous update on transfer target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gabon international has been heavily linked with the Reds having worked with boss Jurgen Klopp at Borussia Dortmund, as reported by the Liverpool Echo. Aubameyang has a £60m price tag stuck on him - with Liverpool pondering a move. And Moore has hit back to the rumours in comical style. Aubameyang has been linked with Liverpool (Photo: AFP) Peter Moore used some top class banter to give his verdict on the move (Photo: Bloomberg)A Reds fan asked Moore ...

Date Posted,June 22, 2017
United’s 2017/18 home kit ‘leaked’ and on sale around the world

Manchester United's brand new home kit has been leaked on the internet. The Adidas -made strip has been spotted up for sale in Bulgaria and the USA despite not being official launched yet. The traditional red shirt continues to be sponsored by American car manufacturer Chevrolet. It featured white stripes along the shoulders and a blank and a white band at the top of the sleeve. There are two buttons on the round neck collar as well. The kit is in Manchester United's traditional red (Photo: @TheRedDevilHQ/Twitter) The kit is allegedly on sale ...

Date Posted,June 22, 2017
How will Liverpool line up in 2017-18? We look at Klopp’s options for the new campaign

Liverpool's plans for the new season are sliding nicely into place after capturing Mohamed Salah. Jurgen Klopp splashed a club record £39million on the Egyptian winger, having already captured Chelsea striker Dominic Solanke this summer. The Reds pipped Arsenal to a top four place last season to set up Champions League football for the first time in his Reds tenure. That means the Merseyside club will be forced to go through the rigours of elite European football, alongside a gruelling Premier League campaign. The Reds hinted at their brilliant quality last season going forward ...

Date Posted,June 22, 2017
Chelsea’s £35m Bakayoko swoop is a slap in the face for Chalobah, blasts Wilkins

Ray Wilkins has criticised Chelsea for planning a £35million swoop for Monaco’s Tiemoue Bakayoko instead of sticking with ­ Nathaniel Chalobah . Bakayoko helped his club to the French title and the semi-­finals of the Champions League and Antonio Conte has been chasing him for some time. The midfielder made his debut for France last month and is so highly-rated at Stamford Bridge that Chelsea are willing to listen to offers for Nemanja Matic . But Wilkins believes Conte should put even more faith in England ...

Date Posted,June 22, 2017