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16hMark Worrall

Mourinho key in tighter title race?

Chelsea won the Premier League by eight points last term and despite the big-spending of their rivals, manager Jose Mourinho still gives the Blues a big edge, writes Mark Worrall.

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2hIan Holyman

Zidane: Di Maria can help PSG

Zinedine Zidane believes Angel Di Maria is the kind of player Paris Saint-Germain need to challenge for the Champions League.

5hRichard Jolly

Januzaj could play striker role - LVG

Januzaj has spent much of his Old Trafford career operating as a winger, but scored as a forward in United's 3-1 win over Barcelona in Santa Clara.

5hKevin Palmer

LVG believes in Shaw

The Dutch manager thinks young defender Luke Shaw will silence critics after a challenging and injury plagued campaign last season.

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19hPeter O'Rourke

Adebayor undergoes Villa medical - sources

Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor is set to join Aston Villa after undergoing a medical at the club's training ground, sources have told ESPN FC.

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14hKevin Palmer

Reus 'decided to stay' put - reps

Representatives of Marco Reus have clarified the Germany winger's future in a statement confirming his intention to stay at Borussia Dortmund.

5hPA Sport

Wenger defends transfer spending

Arsene Wenger has rejected claims from Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho that Arsenal have abandoned their cautious transfer approach.

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17hESPN staff

Diaby agrees Marseille deal

Marseille have announced they have reached an agreement in principle for the signing of former Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby.

14hESPN staff

Falcao can be scary again - Mourinho

Jose Mourinho was "a bit scared" when Radamel Falcao joined Manchester United in 2014, the Chelsea coach told ESPN FC in an exclusive interview.

22hChris Jones

Jones: Gerrard, from Liverpool to L.A.

Steven Gerrard left Liverpool for Los Angeles because a life without playing football isn't something he's ready to face. Not for a long time.

1dPA Sport

Platini set to run for FIFA presidency

UEFA president held further talks with football powerbrokers at 2018 World Cup draw in St Petersburg and is confident he has necessary support.

1dRichard Jolly

United assess Barnsley's Holgate

Manchester United have taken teenage prospect Mason Holgate on trial with his club, Barnsley, expecting the defender to leave Oakwell.

1dCindy Garcia

Villarreal keen to sign Soldado

Spain international striker has scored just seven times in 51 appearances since moving to north London from Valencia two years ago.

1dIan Holyman

Di Maria signing close - Blanc

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has told media he is "rather positive" Angel Di Maria will soon join from Manchester United.

1dESPN staff

Pellegrini: Sterling worth fee

Pellegrini believes that Raheem Sterling will bring an extra dimension to Manchester City with his pace up front.