Sokratis snubbed Manchester United to join Arsenal, defender’s father reveals

Sokratis Papastathopoulos is set to be confirmed as an Arsenal player – after he snubbed a move to Manchester United, according to his father. Greek defender Sokratis is ready to become Unai Emery’s first Gunners signing after the club agreed a £16million deal with Borussia Dortmund. Sokratis is expected to sign a three year contract

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Disagreement over De Gea and Hazard signings was why Zidane quit Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane sensationally quit Real Madrid because of disagreements with president Florentino Perez over the potential signings of David De Gea and Eden Hazard. Frenchman Zidane was desperate to add Chelsea star Hazard to his front line, as he attempted to rebuild his squad having failed to challenge for the La Liga title, but Perez

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Pogba hits back at style critics – ‘No one shouts at Messi for walking’

Arguing he’s had success before while maintaining a similar flair, the Manchester United midfielder has dismissed the calls of pundits. Paul Pogba has hit back at critics who have questioned his style of play and off the field actions, arguing it would be no different than slamming Lionel Messi for “walking” on the pitch. The

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Karius suffered concussion after collision with Ramos during UCL final

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius suffered a concussion during his side’s defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final. The German was roundly criticised for his performance during the 3-1 loss in Kiev after two stunning errors led to the Blancos securing a third successive European title. But tests carried out by the Massachusetts General

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Chelsea hopes of keeping Hazard boosted by Zidane’s exit from Real Madrid (Standard)

Chelsea’s hopes of keeping Eden Hazard have been given a significant lift by Zinedine Zidane’s decision to step down as Real Madrid manager. Hazard’s future at Stamford Bridge has been in doubt for over a year as talks over extending his contract have not progressed. Real Madrid have been consistently linked with the Belgium international,

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