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Transfer deadline day: What to expect as January 2022 window shuts

Premier League clubs are preparing for what could be one of the busiest transfer deadline days in recent years, with January spending already far above last year.The deadline in Europe's major leagues is on Monday, with the English top flight and Foo

Barcelona sign Adama Traore on loan from Wolves

Barcelona have signed winger Adama Traore on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers for the rest of the season.The Spanish club will pay the 26-year-old's wages and have an option to buy him in the summer.Traore has 18 months left on his Wolves contract a

Frank Lampard offered Everton managerial job to replace Rafael Benitez

Everton have offered their vacant managerial position to former England midfielder Frank Lampard.Lampard, 43, has been out of work for a year after being sacked as Chelsea manager last January, leaving the Blues after 18 months in charge.Portuguese V

Everton to hold final manager talks with Frank Lampard, Vitor Pereira and Duncan Ferguson in frame

Everton owner Farhad Moshiri will hold a final round of talks on Friday before deciding on a managerial successor to sacked Rafael Benitez. Moshiri pulled back from appointing favoured choice Vitor Pereira - who remains a serious contender - after an

An unexpected chance for Balotelli – can Mario fire Italy to World Cup?

Mario Balotelli's call-up to the Italy training camp, more than three years after his last cap, has raised eyebrows both in his homeland and around Europe.The 31-year-old, who now plays in Turkey for Adana Demirspor, is one of 36 players named for a

Afcon 2021: Mane nets as Senegal beat nine-man Cape Verde

Sadio Mane scored as Senegal beat nine-man Cape Verde 2-0 in the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations, but was immediately forced off with concussion.Mane curled in off the underside of the crossbar soon after keeper Vozinha had been dismissed over a

Africa Cup of Nations: Deadly crush reported at Cameroon stadium

ReutersAt least eight people are reported to have been killed and dozens hurt in a crush outside an Africa Cup of Nations match in Cameroon.Video footage showed football fans struggling to get access to the Paul Biya stadium in a neighbourhood of the

Vitor Pereira: Everton have Portuguese coach on radar in search for new manager

Portuguese coach Vitor Pereira is on Everton's radar as owner Farhad Moshiri continues the search for a successor to sacked manager Rafael Benitez. Pereira, 53, has been linked with the club on several occasions and is currently out of work after lea

Southampton 1-1 Manchester City: Saints hold on for draw with Premier League leaders

Last updated on 22 January 202222 January 2022.From the section Premier LeaguePep Guardiola says Manchester City's 12-point lead at the top of the Premier League is beyond his expectations, despite dropping points for the first time since October as

Watford 0-3 Norwich City: Josh Sargent double helps Canaries to huge win at relegation rivals

Josh Sargent's first Premier League goals capped a "crazy couple of weeks" as the new father helped Norwich City to a crucial victory over 10-man Watford which moved them out of the relegation zone for the first time this season.The 21-year-old Ameri

Arsenal 0-2 Liverpool (0-2 agg): Diogo Jota double sets up Chelsea final for Reds

Liverpool reached their first Wembley final for six years as a double from "world-class striker" Diogo Jota set up a Wembley date with Chelsea in the Carabao Cup. Jota brilliantly filled the gaps left by Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane - away at the Afr