Man Utd to use Pogba as bait for Juventus defender De Ligt

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Manchester United want to sign Juventus defender Matthijs De Ligt and will offer Paul Pogba to the Serie A club to get him, it’s been reported. The Daily Star claims United have maintained their interest in De Ligt after contemplating a move for the Netherlands international last summer, when he left Ajax, but ultimately declined to compete with Juve and Barcelona for his services. It’s suggested that the 20-year-old has yet to settle in Turin, with injuries a factor. De Ligt has made 20 league appearances for the Old Lady…

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Madrid make Aubameyang back-up plan if Haaland, Sane moves fail

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Real Madrid will reportedly turn to Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang if they fail to attract Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Braut Haaland to the club. The Daily Express claims Haaland and Liverpool forward Sadio Mane are the players most wanted by Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane, and if either player declines to move to Santiago Bernabeu, then an approach will be made for Aubameyang. Haaland moved to Dortmund in January 2020, signing from Austria’s Red Bull Salzburg. The 19-year-old scored 12 goals in his first 11 appearances for the Bundesliga club before football…

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Mkhitaryan wants to make Roma move permanent

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan hopes to join Roma on a permanent basis after the end of his loan spell, but the Serie A club and Arsenal reportedly hold different valuations of the midfielder. The Daily Mail reports that Mkhitaryan, who moved to the Stadio Olimpico on a season-long loan at the start of the 2019-20 campaign, is settled in Italy and would be keen to remain at Roma for the long-term. It’s noted that Mkhitaryan’s first son, Hamlet, was born in early March in the Italian capital. However, the clubs are said…

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Everton vs. Liverpool Premier League Betting Tips and Preview

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Liverpool need to put their Champions League heartbreak behind them quickly, as Jurgen Klopp takes his team across Stanley Park to face Everton on Monday night. The Toffees haven’t tasted victory in the Merseyside derby in almost a decade, and will need a big improvement on their last outing if that’s to change.  Where and when: Goodison Park – 16 March, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Everton vs. Liverpool: Sky Sports Last time: Youngster Curtis Jones scored the only goal of the game as Liverpool knocked Everton out of…

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Aston Villa vs. Chelsea Premier League Betting Tips and Preview

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A struggling Aston Villa host a buoyant Chelsea at Villa Park this weekend in Saturday’s late afternoon kick-off. The hosts need to stop the rot as they slide towards relegation, while Frank Lampard’s Blues are looking to solidify their grasp on the top four.  Where and when: Villa Park – 14 March, kick-off 17:30 Where you can see Aston Villa vs. Chelsea: Sky Sports Last time: Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount struck for Chelsea either side of a Trezeguet equaliser, as the Blues beat Villa 2-1 at Stamford Bridge in…

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Liverpool vs. Atletico Madrid Champions League Betting Tips and Preview

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Liverpool will look to overturn their first-leg Champions League deficit when Atletico Madrid visit the home of the holders. Last season’s victors have struggled in recent weeks, losing three of their last five in all competitions and will be relying on the natives to help produce another famous European night at Anfield. Where and when: Anfield, Liverpool – 11 March, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Liverpool vs. Atletico Madrid: BT Sport Last time: Saul Niguez got the only goal of the game when the sides met in Madrid. Our…

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Arsenal vs. West Ham Premier League Betting Tips and Preview

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Two London clubs which seem to be constantly veering from crisis to crisis meet head on as Arsenal host West Ham United at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon. The latest episode for the Gunners was last week’s shock Europa League exit, while the Hammers enjoyed a rare encouraging win last time out.  Where and when: Emirates Stadium – 7 March, kick-off 15:00 Where you can see Arsenal vs. West Ham: Not available in the UK Last time: Arsenal recovered from going a goal down at the London Stadium in December,…

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Liverpool vs. Bournemouth Premier League Betting Tips and Preview

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Liverpool are looking to bounce back from the rare disappointment of defeat as they welcome Bournemouth to Anfield in Saturday’s lunchtime kick-off. The Reds slumped to their first loss of the season last weekend, while Bournemouth slipped into the relegation zone.  Where and when: Anfield – 7 March, kick-off 12:30 Where you can see Liverpool vs. Bournemouth: BT Sport Last time: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Naby Keita and Mohamed Salah were all on target as Liverpool eased to a 3-0 victory over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium in December.  Liverpool v Bournemouth…

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Bournemouth vs. Chelsea Premier League Betting Tips and Preview

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Bournemouth are looking to arrest their slide down towards the Premier League relegation zone when they host fourth-placed Chelsea on Saturday. Frank Lampard’s Blues enjoyed a big win last time out, but have been struggling for consistency of late, and could be vulnerable on the road.  Where and when: Vitality Stadium – 29 February, kick-off 15:00 Where you can see Bournemouth vs. Chelsea: Not available in the UK Last time: Dan Gosling scored the only goal of the game just over five minutes from full-time, as Bournemouth upset the odds…

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Watford vs. Liverpool Premier League Betting Tips and Preview

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This weekend’s late kick-off on Saturday comes from Vicarage Road, where Watford have the unenviable task of stopping the Liverpool juggernaut. Jurgen Klopp’s Reds are cantering to their first ever Premier League title, and are on course to go the whole season unbeaten.  Where and when: Vicarage Road – 29 February, kick-off 17:30 Where you can see Watford vs. Liverpool: Sky Sports Last time: Mohamed Salah notched both goals as Liverpool beat Watford 2-0 at Anfield in mid-December.  Watford v Liverpool Predictions and Preview Twenty-six wins and no defeats from…

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