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Chelsea Appoint Italian Manager Maurizio Sarri

FLORENCE, ITALY – APRIL 29: Maurizio Sarri manager of SSC Napoli gestures during the serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and SSC Napoli at Stadio Artemio Franchi on April 29, 2018 in Florence, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images) Chelsea have appointed Italian Maurizio Sarri as their new manager on Friday, with Gianfranco Zola as his assistant. The 59-year-old will replace the outgoing Antonio Conte as manager of the London club. The former Napoli manager was, bizarrely, replaced by Carlo Ancelotti while still employed by the Neapolitan side. The appointment brings an end to a very long and drawn out...

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Kenedy Re-joins Newcastle On Loan

Newcastle have completed the signing of Brazillian midfielder Kenedy. The Chelsea academy graduate rejoins the Geordies having been involved in a similar arrangement last season. The 22-year-old played 13 times for Newcastle last season, contributing two goals and two assists to help his side to a comfortable 10th placed finish, following their promotion from the Championship. Style of Play Kenedy is a versatile player. Last season he played in midfield, attacking midfield and defensive midfield. While playing for his parent club Chelsea, the Brazillian has also been deployed as a left back. This versatility will be extremely useful for...

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FTN: Latest on Mertens, Wilshere, Maguire and Neymar

SAMARA, RUSSIA – JULY 07: Harry Maguire of England celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Quarter Final match between Sweden and England at Samara Arena on July 7, 2018 in Samara, Russia. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images) Welcome to Football Transfer News, brought to you by Last Word on Football. On today’s instalment, we shall discuss the future of Jack Wilshere, which English club are in for attacker Dries Mertens, where England’s World Cup star Harry Maguire may be off to and also how Real Madrid preparing for their post-Ronaldo future....

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Jack Wilshere Joins West Ham

Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere in action during Premier League match between West Ham United against Arsenal at The London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park, London, Britain – 13 Dec 2017 (Photo by Kieran Galvin/NurPhoto via Getty Images) West Ham United have completed the signing of England international Jack Wilshere. The midfielder was released by Arsenal following the conclusion of his contract. Wilshere joins the London side as a free agent. Wilshere rejected a new contract offer at the Emirates. The England international is believed to have been told by new Arsenal manager Unai Emery that he would be fourth...

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Fellaini Signs New Contract With Manchester United

Marouane Fellaini has signed a new contract with Manchester United till 2020, with the option to extend for a further year. Marouane Fellaini has extended his Manchester United contract until 2020, with the option to extend for a further year. The Belgian’s current deal was set to expire at the end of the month, and he looked set to leave. The likes of AC Millan, Arsenal, as well as a host of Chinese Super league sides made their interest known, but he has opted to stay. The 30-year-old arrived with David Moyes from Everton in 2013, and has made...

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Jack Wilshere Will Not Renew Arsenal Contract

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 06: Jack Wilshere of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images) English midfielder Jack Wilshere is to leave Arsenal football club. The academy graduate is to leave the club he has been a player of since he was nine years old later this month. Wilshere’s contract expires on the 30th of June. Wilshere and Arsenal have failed to agree on a new deal and the midfielder is set to join (x) on a free transfer....

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