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Rafinha: Inter Milan sign Barcelona midfielder on loan

Rafinha won nine trophies at Barcelona Inter Milan have signed Barcelona midfielder Rafinha on loan until the end of the season, with an option to buy the Brazil international for 35 million euros (£30.6m). The 24-year-old joined the Catalan club aged 13, making his senior debut under Pep Guardiola in November 2011. He scored 11 […]

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Arsenal: It’s not a crisis, says former midfielder Francis Coquelin

Gunners team-mates have no problem with Sanchez, Coquelin tells Football Focus French midfielder Francis Coquelin says there is no crisis at his former club Arsenal. The Gunners have gone five games without a win and are involved in several drawn-out transfer deals, with forward Alexis Sanchez set to leave. Coquelin, 26, was sold to Spanish […]

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Ruben Loftus-Cheek: Crystal Palace midfielder ‘out for months’

Loftus-Cheek has played 17 times for Palace this season, scoring once. Crystal Palace midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek could be ruled out for several months after manager Roy Hodgson said his ankle injury is worse than first thought and may require surgery. The on-loan Chelsea player, 21, has not featured since 28 December due to what was […]

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Adam Forshaw: Leeds United sign Middlesbrough midfielder for £4.5m

Adam Forshaw has scored twice for Middlesbrough since his arrival in 2015 Leeds United have signed Middlesbrough midfielder Adam Forshaw for £4.5m on a four-and-a-half-year deal. The 26-year-old made 92 league appearances for Boro after joining from Wigan in January 2015. The ex-Brentford man, who has featured 14 times this season, could make his debut […]

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Jack Rodwell: Sunderland midfielder is Black Cats’ ‘worst ever mistake’

Sunderland have won only one game in which Jack Rodwell started in the past three seasons Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell is “the worst mistake the club has made”, says ex-striker Marco Gabbiadini. Rodwell, 26, asked to leave the club and Sunderland have offered to cancel his £60,000-a-week contract, the Press Association reported on Monday. His […]

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Arda Turan: Barcelona midfielder joins Istanbul Basaksehir on loan

Arda Turan (second from left) has won six trophies with Barcelona Arda Turan will see out the rest of his Barcelona contract on loan at Turkish league leaders Istanbul Basaksehir. The clubs have agreed a two-and-a-half-season loan deal for the 30-year-old Turkey midfielder, who has struggled to hold down a regular first-team place since moving […]