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Gareth Barry equals Ryan Giggs’ Premier League appearances record

West Brom’s Gareth Barry has now played in 632 Premier League matches, equalling Ryan Giggs’ appearance record, and he reflects on how much the game has changed since his debut in 1998. WATCH MORE:Slips, red card mix-ups & brilliance – Chelsea v Arsenal READ MORE: Gareth Barry – West Brom sign midfielder from Everton

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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool manager saying odd things – Chris Sutton

Jurgen Klopp is seeking his first major trophy since taking charge of Liverpool in October 2015 Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is “clutching at straws” by suggesting the club’s history is affecting his players, says ex-striker Chris Sutton. The Reds have not won in three games, including a 5-0 loss at Manchester City and draws with […]

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Demarai Gray: Leicester midfielder ‘close to new deal’

Demarai Gray scored his first goal since February against Sheffield United in the EFL Cup in August Demarai Gray is close to signing a new Leicester deal, says manager Craig Shakespeare who added that the winger should use Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo as inspiration. The Foxes reportedly rejected bids this summer from Bournemouth and […]

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Transfer gossip: Costa, Alli, Hazard, Jesus, Fellaini, Ferdinand, Shaw

For completed deals, check our transfers page. Atletico Madrid have given Chelsea a final “take it or leave it” offer worth £57m for 28-year-old striker Diego Costa. (Marca via Talksport) Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli, 21, is not in negotiations with the club over a new contract, according to Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino. (Daily Express) Manchester […]

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Rio Ferdinand: Retired footballer to launch pro boxing career

Rio Ferdinand appeared at Old Trafford in former team-mate Michael Carrick’s testimonial in June Rio Ferdinand is launching a new career as a professional boxer, two years after he retired from football. The 38-year-old’s move into the ring is being backed by betting company Betfair, which announced the news on Tuesday. Former Manchester United and […]