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Watford sign Gerard Deulofeu from Barcelona for €13 million

Watford reached an agreement to sign Gerard Deulofeu on a permanent basis from Barcelona, both clubs confirmed on Monday afternoon.

Four Watford players hit by stomach virus amid relegation fight

Watford's recent troubles deepened this week after four players were struck down with a stomach virus.

Antonio Conte and Ernesto Valverde go head-to-head as Chelsea look to upset Barca

Antonio Conte has said he will consult his players ahead of Chelsea´s Champions League clash with Barcelona on Wednesday and after the game he might do better to seek out Ernesto Valverde.

Watford thrashing piles pressure on Chelsea’s Antonio Conte

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte insisted he "wasn't worried" about his job despite seeing his 10 men suffer a second consecutive humiliating defeat on Monday, going down 4-1 at Watford.

Watford’s late goals stun 10-man Chelsea

Watford scored three late goals on Monday to win 4-1 in Javi Gracia’s first home game in charge and increase the pressure on Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte.

Unconcerned Antonio Conte puts ball in Chelsea’s court

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said he will lose no sleep over the threat he could be sacked less than a year after winning the Premier League following a 4-1 thrashing at Watford on Monday.

Antonio Conte committed to Chelsea despite Italy interest

Antonio Conte insists speculation over his job will not derail his attempt to get his struggling Chelsea side back on track in the fight for a top-four finish in the Premier League.

Major January transfers in Europe

AFP Sport rounds up some of the most notable deals to have happened in Europe as the January window prepares to slam shut on Wednesday.

Aymeric Laporte nears Manchester City switch, Arsenal chase Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Manchester City look set to wrap up the signing of Aymeric Laporte but Arsenal’s move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hinges on other transfers being agreed as Premier League clubs scramble to beat Wednesday’s deadline.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Manchester United not interested in Inter Milan loan

Neither Manchester United nor Henrikh Mkhitaryan are keen on a loan deal to Inter Milan, according to Sky in Italy.

Inter Milan monitoring Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s situation at Manchester United

Inter Milan are carefully following Henrikh Mkhitaryan's situation at Manchester United, according to Sky.

Barcelona roll on calmly amidst Catalan chaos

Barcelona dismissed another day of political chaos in Catalonia to continue on their merry way at the top of La Liga by beating Malaga 2-0 at the Camp Nou.

Messi hat-trick ensures Barca pounce on Madrid stumble

Lionel Messi's hat-trick saw Barcelona move four points clear of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga as Ousmane Dembele marked his debut with an assist in a 5-0 rout of local rivals Espanyol on Saturday.

Neymar departure affected Barca’s transfer dealings – Soler

Barcelona director Albert Soler says losing Neymar was the root of the club's problems this summer, as they closed the transfer window with failed bids for Philippe Coutinho and Angel Di Maria.

Frugal La Liga breaks the mould in transfer bonanza

In contrast to the lavish spending of England's Premier League clubs and French giants Paris Saint-Germain, Spain's transfer window closed on Friday with La Liga teams posting a healthy profit.

I’m no Neymar – Dembele

French wonder-kid Ousmane Dembele shrugged off comparisons with Neymar and insisted he still has much to learn, despite becoming the second most expensive player in history as he was presented by Barcelona on Monday.

Barca still chasing Coutinho despite Dembele capture

Barcelona remain hopeful of securing a deal with Liverpool for Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho, Barca sporting director Robert Fernandez confirmed as the club presented 105 million euro ($125 million) capture Ousmane Dembele on Monday.

Villa back for Spain World Cup qualifiers

Veteran strker David Villa is set for an international recall after being named Friday in Spain’s squad for key 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

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