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Gary Neville picks his best Manchester United XI

Gary Neville has picked his best Manchester United XI, and he has included his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo in the line-up. However, the popular Sky Sports pundit has omitted big-money summer signing Jadon Sancho who has failed to find his Midas touch since joining the Old Trafford club from Borussia Dortmund. Sancho joined United this summer in a deal worth £73 million. He was United’s first-choice target over the past couple of seasons, but so far the Englishman has struggled to find his feet at his new club. United also signed two more players – Ronaldo and Raphael Varane – this summer and both the players have made Neville’s preferred team. The Red Devils are expected to mount a strong title challenge this season, but a recent dip form has caused some concern regarding O...

Liverpool vs Crystal Palace preview, team news, betting tips & prediction

Liverpool will be looking to maintain their unbeaten EPL run when they take on Crystal Palace in a Premier League clash on Saturday. Our betting expert is on hand to preview the match in full and detail how to get £30 in free bets from Betfred. The two sides meet at 15:00 pm BST on Saturday afternoon at Anfield.  The Reds have made a strong start to the season, having picked up three wins and a draw from their opening four games. Crystal Palace will head into this game with loads of confidence after winning 3-0 against Tottenham Hotspur last weekend at Selhurst Park in the London derby. Liverpool vs Crystal Palace team news Harvey Elliott is expected to remain on the sidelines for a while after he picked up a nasty ankle injury in the last game against Leeds. Ibrahima Konate could mak...

Mauricio Pochettino says he was so close to signing ‘sensational’ £60m ace for Tottenham

Mauricio Pochettino has claimed that he was very close to signing Achraf Hakimi for Tottenham. The Argentinian is now in charge of Paris Saint-Germain and he brought the 22-year-old wing-back to the Parc des Princes from Inter Milan for around €70 million (£60 million) in July (Goal). Hakimi is a truly top class player and the 37-capped Morocco international will undoubtedly go on to become a real hit in Ligue 1 and on the world stage. Mauricio Pochettino was close to signing Achraf Hakimi for Tottenham – Copyright: xLiveMedia/FabrizioxCarabellix/xIx/xLiveMediax 0 What a brilliant signing the 22-year-old already looks for PSG. Things could have been very different, however. Mauricio Pochettino makes Achraf Hakimi admission The South American told UEFA that he tried to sign t...

Report: Leeds are ready to make their fourth most expensive signing ever in January

Leeds could go back in for Cagliari ace Nahitan Nandez in January according to a report from Calcio Mercato. Whites boss Marcelo Bielsa chased the 25-year-old midfielder throughout the entirety of the summer transfer window (Calciomercato). Leeds ended up empty-handed, however. It was a strange one because Cagliari were allegedly demanding just £22 million for the Uruguayan. Leeds obviously didn’t think he was worth that amount. Bielsa allegedly could go back in for Nahitan Nandez in January – Copyright: xLiveMedia/EttorexGriffonix/xIPAx/xLiveMediax 0 Could the west Yorkshire outfit be ready to try again for Nandez though? It certainly seems that way. Leeds to go back in for Nahitan Nandez That’s according to Calcio Mercato who claims that Bielsa wants to bring his fellow South Americ...

Report: Tottenham have already contacted 24-year-old’s agent with £135k-a-week offer

Tottenham have informed the agent of Franck Kessie that they are willing to pay his client €8 million (£7 million) per year according to a report from Calcio Mercato. That’s the equivalent of £135k-a-week. Kessie is out of contract with AC Milan next summer, so he could be available on a free transfer in just nine months time. Tottenham target Franck Kessie in action – PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxJPN 165192091 If the 24-year-old fails to sign a new deal with Milan, the Italian giants may well try to sell him in January, although he will be free to sign a pre-contract deal with foreign clubs then. Tottenham ready mega contract offer for Franck Kessie That’s according to Calcio Mercato. The 24-year-old Milan ace really doers have it all and will be a superb addition for Spurs. In 37 Serie A appearanc...

‘Something else’: Some Liverpool fans blown away by £180k-a-week ace’s display vs Leeds

Liverpool fans raved about Trent Alexander-Arnold after his superb display against Leeds yesterday. The 22-year-old Liverpool ace now has 35 Premier League assists to his name, one more than Cristiano Ronaldo has managed and in 64 fewer games! Truly incredible numbers for a right-back. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp loves Trent and the Anfield faithful do as well. Liverpool ace Trent Alexander-Arnold in action against Leeds – Copyright: xClivexBrunskillx 59289289 TAA was on fire for the Reds yesterday afternoon at Elland Road. Liverpool ripped Leeds apart and won the game comfortably 3-0 in the end. The Merseyside outfit took the lead when Mohamed Salah broke the deadlock after 20 minutes, having been set up by Alexander-Arnold. The England international, who earns £180k-a-week at Anfield (Sp...

Predicted Liverpool XI: Klopp to make two changes; £200k-per-week star set to start

With the international break finally over, Liverpool will resume their Premier League focus with a trip to Elland Road to face Leeds United on Sunday. The Reds are unbeaten so far, managing two wins and a draw. The Whites are yet to register a win in the Premier League. Liverpool received a massive boost ahead of the game after the Brazilian federation waived a five-day ban on Premier League players who failed to report for international duty. Team News Alisson Becker and Fabinho are now fit to play on Sunday. However, Roberto Firmino, who picked up a hamstring injury against the Blues in the last match, is yet to recover fully and won’t take any part in the game. Takumi Minamino also picked up a knock during the international break while Neco Williams is also missing. James Milner has ret...

Tottenham and Tuchel allegedly eye bargain £42m ace deal, he said he wants to join Chelsea

Tottenham could be set to battle it out with London rivals Chelsea for the signing of AC Milan ace Franck Kessie on a free transfer next summer according to a report from Milan Live. Both Spurs and the Blues need to bolster their central midfield ranks at some point over the next 12 months. And it seems as though Nuno Espirito Santo and Thomas Tuchel are eyeing a move for the same player. Tottenham and Chelsea both want to sign Franck Kessie on a free transfer next summer. What a steal that would be. Tottenham and Chelsea target Kessie in action for the Ivory Coast – PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxJPN 165192091 Chelsea might just have a huge advantage over Tottenham in race to sign Franck Kessie The Ivory Coast international recently told Tutto Mercato Web that he wouldn’t be able to turn down Ch...

Report: Liverpool eye stunning January swoop for £25m ‘game-changer with extreme speed’

Liverpool are now planning to make a swoop for Red Bull Salzburg ace Karim Adeyemi in January according to a report from Transfermarkt. And the young striker allegedly could be available for just €30 million (£25 million). Sport Bild claimed a couple of days ago that Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is keen to bring the 19-year-old to Anfield next summer. It seems as though the Reds chief may well be accelerating his pursuit of the Germany international starlet, however. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp allegedly wants to sign Karim Adeyemi – Copyright: xMikexEgertonx 62000604 Karim Adeyemi a January target for Liverpool The 19-year-old has been on fire this season with seven goals in eight games for Salzburg. The German has frightening amounts of potential. And Klopp will surely be lic...

Tottenham have made a huge mistake as report makes £19 million transfer claim – opinion

Tottenham made a big mistake not pushing harder to sign Ilaix Moriba from Barcelona in the summer. The 18-year-old ended up joining RB Leipzig instead of Tottenham. Bild Sport claims that the Bundesliga outfit paid around £19 million for the exciting young midfielder. Spurs exited talks after being told that was the fee for Moriba, considering the fact that he had just one year remaining on his contract at the Camp Nou. Ilaix Moriba was a transfer target for Tottenham in the summer – PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxJPN 0118973189st Tottenham made a huge mistake not pushing harder for Ilaix Moriba £19 million for the Guinea born Spain under-19 international will undoubtedly end up looking like an absolute bargain. The powerful midfielder is destined for the top. He really does have everything....

Report: Liverpool have very good chance of signing 10-time league winner, £60m fee mooted

Liverpool are in the hunt to sign Bayern Munich ace Kingsley Coman according to a report from Le 10 Sport, with the winger thought to be closing in on an exit from the Bavarian giants. Reds boss Jurgen Klopp undoubtedly needs to bolster his attacking ranks at Anfield over the course of the next 12 months. Liverpool trio Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino are all set to turn 30 this season. Kingsley Coman is allegedly on the radar of Liverpool – PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxAUT EP_luk And it seems as though Klopp has his heart set on one signing in particular to help freshen up his options in the final third. Kingsley Coman on Liverpool radar Le 10 Sport claims that the Reds are in the hunt to sign the 34-capped France international. Coman is out of contract in two years time. And he ...

Huge blow for Leeds as European giants reportedly come knocking for ‘incredible’ attacker

Leeds could face competition from Real Madrid for Fulham youngster Fabio Carvalho next summer according to a report from the Daily Mail. The Daily Mail claims that Whites boss Marcelo Bielsa wants to bring the talented 19-year-old play-maker to Elland Road on a free transfer next summer. Leeds may well have their work cut-out, however. Leeds and Real Madrid target Fabio Carvalho in action for Fulham – PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxUK Real Madrid are allegedly eyeing a summer swoop for Carvalho. Leeds face huge battle ahead for Fabio Carvalho signature The teenager really is an incredibly gifted player. He has dazzled with his precocity over the past year or so. And the Daily Mail claims that Real Madrid want to sign him on a free next summer with new contract talks with Fulham hitting the buffer...