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2hAndrew Mangan

Walcott must justify his new Arsenal deal

Following Theo Walcott's injury problems, it's time he showed his true worth to Arsene Wenger, writes Andrew Mangan.

6hMike Whalley

Balotelli left out of squad - sources

Mario Balotelli has been left out of Liverpool's squad for a preseason trip to Finland, sources told ESPN FC, signalling an end of his Anfield career.

10hIan Holyman

Di Maria set to have PSG medical - report

Angel Di Maria has agreed personal terms with PSG and is due in the French capital early next week to complete his move from Man United, RMC reports.

11hKevin Palmer

Terry 'delighted' to have Falcao

The Blues captain called the Colombian one of the best players he faced last season and backed him for success at Stamford Bridge.

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4hSteven Lynch

Playoff anguish

Which club has taken part in the Football League playoffs most often without winning promotion? ESPN's resident expert Steven Lynch has the answer.

1dMichael Cox

FC Interview: Ramsey aiming for captaincy

In exclusive interview with ESPN FC, Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey talks about overcoming several injuries to achieve success and his ambition to be captain.

1dMike Whalley

Liverpool open to Balotelli offers

Liverpool are willing to listen to offers for Mario Balotelli, sources have told ESPN FC, amid reports Lazio are closing in on the striker.

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7hPeter O'Rourke

Aston Villa make Lescott move - sources

Aston Villa have made a move to sign West Bromwich Albion defender Joleon Lescott, sources have told ESPN FC.

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1dVivek Chaudhary

Campbell on Arsenal, race and politics

Former Spurs, Arsenal and England defender Sol Campbell gives ESPN FC an exclusive interview on Arsenal's title chances, FIFA and race in football.

9hESPN staff

Arsenal loan Toral to Birmingham

Arsenal have loaned young midfielder Jon Toral to Birmingham City for a year and look set to send defender Isaac Hayden out to the Championship.

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18hPA Sport

West Ham 2-2 FC Astra

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic was sent to the stands after seeing his side let a two-goal lead slip as they once again toiled with 10 men.

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18hPA sport

Valencia injury worries West Ham's Bilic

"I am worried to be fair. This is the reason I'm unhappy tonight. I'm not happy with the result of course but this is not as important as the injury."

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23hPA Sport

Newcastle complete signing of Mbemba

McClaren said: "We are delighted that Chancel is now a Newcastle United player after it took a little longer than we had hoped."

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1dChris Wright

Zidane scores try in hybrid match vs. Toulon

Toulon staged another one of their bizarre rugby/football hybrid charity matches on Wednesday, with Zinedine Zidane scoring a try for the France '98 team.



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Barca B coach Gerard Lopez is "counting on" Adama Traore amid reports that Liverpool want to sign the winger on loan.