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Barca suffer another defeat in bid to sign a striker

La Liga Champions Barcelona has suffered another defeat in the bid to sign a striker after the collapsed deal to bring Valencia striker Roberto Moreno to Camp Nou this month.
Reason to celebrate - Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool have been bolstered by another talented youngster ( AFP via Getty Images )

Jason McAteer: No surprise if Jurgen Klopp walks away from Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp walking away from Liverpool before the end of his contract would be no surprise, says Jason McAteer, with the German close to delivering a long-awaited Premier League title in the most demanding of roles.
Sadio Mane is happy to stay at Liverpool for the foreseeable future, according to Jason McAteer, who feels Mohamed Salah is more likely to seek a move away from the club than the Senegal international.

Jason McAteer: Mo Salah more likely to leave Liverpool this summer than Sadio Mane

Sadio Mane is "happy to stay at Liverpool" for the foreseeable future, according to Jason McAteer, who feels Mohamed Salah is more likely to seek a move away from the club than the Senegal international.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted Manchester United were still heading in the right direction, but the manager is eager for improved results.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Liverpool have not eclipsed Manchester United’s greatest teams

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will not call Liverpool the greatest team in Premier League history until they have the trophies to prove it. Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will not call Liverpool the greatest team in Premier League history until they have the trophies to prove it.
Manchester City thrashed Aston Villa 6-1 as Sergio Aguero netted a hat-trick to break two records, Riyad Mahrez scored twice and former Leicester City team-mate Danny Drinkwater endured a debut to forget.

Manchester City thrash Aston Villa 6-1 at Villa Park

Manchester City thrashed Aston Villa 6-1 as Sergio Aguero netted a hat-trick to break two records, Riyad Mahrez scored twice and former Leicester City team-mate Danny Drinkwater endured a debut to forget.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has confessed he intends to take a break from coaching upon the expiration of his contract in 2022.

FA Cup: Jurgen Klopp rates Takumi Minamino’s Liverpool debut after Everton win

Jurgen Klopp has praised Takumi Minamino after his Liverpool debut in the FA Cup vs Everton on Sunday afternoon.
Jurgen Klopp feels Carlo Ancelotti's arrival at Everton makes them more dangerous opponents for Liverpool in the FA Cup, despite the latter's strong record in the Merseyside derby.

Jurgen Klopp: Everton more dangerous under Carlo Ancelotti

Jurgen Klopp feels Carlo Ancelotti's arrival at Everton makes them "more dangerous" opponents for Liverpool in the FA Cup, despite the latter's strong record in the Merseyside derby.
Aston Villa and Brighton suffered embarrassing exits as the Premier League clubs paid the price for making a raft of team changes.

Aston Villa, Brighton in embarrassing FA Cup exits

Aston Villa and Brighton suffered embarrassing exits as the Premier League clubs paid the price for making a raft of team changes.
Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

FA Cup: Jurgen Klopp vows to make life difficult for Carlo Ancelotti on the...

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is good enough friends with Carlo Ancelotti to consider inviting him to a party at his house but would not do so because of the difficulty it may cause the new Everton boss.
According to Italian outlet Blog CalgliariCalcio, Everton are interested in bringing Cagliari centre-back Ragnar Klavan to Goodison Park before the end of this month.

Report: Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti wants Cagliari’s Ragnar Klavan

According to Italian outlet Blog CalgliariCalcio, Everton are interested in bringing Cagliari centre-back Ragnar Klavan to Goodison Park before the end of this month.
Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool need every Premier League point on the board so far to help them through their “most intense period ever” over the next six weeks.

FA Cup: Jurgen Klopp counts injury toll ahead of tie with Everton

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits he has some tough decisions to make ahead of Sunday’s FA Cup meeting with Everton after the injury toll mounted for the Premier League leaders.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is “100 per cent” certain that Ederson will line up for Manchester City in a crunch Premier League clash despite picking up a knock on Champions League duty.

Jurgen Klopp ominously warns of ‘room for improvement’ as Liverpool extend unbeaten run

Jurgen Klopp reckons his Liverpool side still have ‘room for improvement’ after they extended their unbeaten run to a 37th game with a 2-0 win over Sheffield United.
Everton are expected to sign the highly talented young defender Jarrad Branthwaite this month.

Everton closing in on Jarrad Branthwaite capture

Everton are expected to sign the highly talented young defender Jarrad Branthwaite this month.
Carlo Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti tells Manchester City why they are behind Liverpool

Carlo Ancelotti says Manchester City have not been performing at the same level as last season, while Liverpool have improved.
Carlo Ancelotti says he wants to play “attractive, aggressive football” at Everton – building on the work of interim Toffees boss Duncan Ferguson.

Everton lead race to sign Real Madrid star for £43 million

Everton are said to be in pole position to sign Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez.
Carlo Ancelotti has described his first day on the touchline as Everton manager as perfect after a Dominic Calvert-Lewin goal got his Goodison Park reign off to a winning start against Burnley.

Carlo Ancelotti hails ‘perfect day’ as Everton see off Burnley

Carlo Ancelotti has described his first day on the touchline as Everton manager as perfect after a Dominic Calvert-Lewin goal got his Goodison Park reign off to a winning start against Burnley.
Carlo Ancelotti is an admirer of Everton talent Moise Kean but believes the striker needs time to settle in the Premier League.

Carlo Ancelotti urges patience with Everton’s Moise Kean

Carlo Ancelotti is an admirer of Everton talent Moise Kean but believes the striker needs time to settle in the Premier League.
Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has explained why he subbed off Mesut Ozil during their Carabao Cup defeat to Liverpool.

Mesut Ozil ‘available’ for Arsenal under Mikel Arteta

Mesut Ozil is “available” for Arsenal’s first game under Mikel Arteta, with the German looking to come back into contention after being informed by Freddie Ljungberg that he would not have figured against Everton even if he was fit.

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RRS arrests man over nude photos of Salawa Abeni

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