Premier League

Monday, August 25, 2014

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Manuel Pellegrini's side saw off last season's Premier League runners-up comfortably at the Etihad Stadium and the Frenchman believes that it was a significant result

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Goals either side of half-time from Stevan Jovetic inspired the reigning Premier League champions to a comfortable victory over last season's top-flight runners-up

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The Montenegro international scored either side of half-time before the Argentine netted within 20 seconds of coming on as a substitute in a dominant peformance by the hosts

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The Argentine boss saw his side create chance after chance against a crumbling QPR side and insists he will continue to give his attack-minded players a free role

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The former England captain is the latest figure at Stamford Bridge to praise the Czech international's professionalism but admits he has a decision to make about his future

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The former fans' favourite at Anfield has warned that the Italian could prove a disruptive influence on Merseyside and fears for the harmony of Brendan Rodgers' dressing room

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The Uruguayan has found a number of his transfer pursuits revealed in the media before deals have been concluded and has vowed to investigate

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The England international has been in fine goalscoring form at Anfield and his manager does not expect that to change, despite the arrival of another top-class striker

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The Spaniard arrived at Anfield in a €15 million deal from Sevilla earlier this month and could feature on Monday against the Premier League champions

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The Cameroon striker has been made an offer by Roberto Martinez's team after city rivals Liverpool pulled out of a bid to take him to Anfield on a short-term deal

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The Italian is used to being the main man, but at Anfield the emphasis is on rotation and team-play, and his arrival threatens to throw off the Reds' attacking balance

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The Lille forward is keen on a return to the Premier League with the Black Cats also interested in Danny Welbeck and Paolo Guerrero while Modibo Diakite is set to leave

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The Germany international, who is valued at €14 million by the Gunners, has offers from the Serie A champions, Galatasaray, Wolfsburg, New York Red Bulls & Olympiakos

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The 24-year-old has endured a rollercoaster career but the former England No.1 believes Brendan Rodgers can succeed with him where others have failed

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The Gunners continue to be held up in their pursuit of a centre-back to replace Thomas Vermaelen, who has joined Barcelona, while Roma are also interested in the Greek defender

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A draw against Sunderland saw Manchester United make their worst start to a Premier League season since 1992-93, while unchanged Chelsea look like the team to beat

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The Serie A side are in a hurry to replace Mario Balotelli and believe the two strikers are their most realistic options this summer. Follow the latest transfer news with Goal

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With just a week left of a busy summer transfer window, Goal offers a comprehensive list of all the movers and shakers so far...

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The Magpies boss has previously been criticised for fielding weakened teams in the cup competitions but intends to field a strong XI against the League One side