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Chelsea eye Higuain as part of double deal - Thursday's gossip

Liverpool beat Chelsea to Alisson, Man Utd could move for Robert Lewandowski and Thiago Alcantara, Tottenham want Jack Grealish, plus more

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'Football is my little baby, my love - injuries won't make me leave it'

Giuseppe Rossi has lost almost three and a half years of his career to knee injuries, he told BBC Sport about his determination to keep coming back.

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VAR in English Football League a 'fair way away'

The English Football League is open to the possibility of implementing Video Assistant Referees, but it is "a fair way away".

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Gianfranco Zola: Former Chelsea striker appointed Maurizio Sarri's assistant

Former Chelsea and Italy striker Gianfranco Zola returns to Stamford Bridge as assistant to new manager Maurizio Sarri.

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Debutants score as Hearts win first competitive game of season

Two debutants score for Heart of Midlothian as they beat Cove Rangers in their first competitive game of the season.

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Celtic shrug off early red card to power through in Champions League qualifiers

Celtic brush off an early red card to comfortably beat Alashkert and secure a place in the second qualifying round of the Champions League.

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Mourinho hopes World Cup winner Pogba 'understands why he was so good'

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho hopes World Cup winner Paul Pogba "understands why he was very good" during the tournament.

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Oxlade-Chamberlain to miss most of 2018-19 season

Liverpool and England's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is expected to miss the majority of the new season, says Reds boss Jurgen Klopp

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Wembley Stadium sale plan ridiculous says Gary Neville

Plans to sell Wembley Stadium for £600m are criticised by former England player Gary Neville, who says the money could be raised elsewhere,.

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Rafael Benitez: Spain wanted Newcastle boss at World Cup

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez was approached by the Spanish Football Federation about taking temporary charge of Spain at the World Cup, BBC Sport understands.

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Maurizio Sarri: New Chelsea boss wants to keep forward Eden Hazard and improve him

New Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says he wants to keep Eden Hazard at Stamford Bridge and "improve" the Belgium forward.

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Arsenal U21s face Coventry in Checkatrade Trophy

Arsenal Under-21s will face Cheltenham, Coventry and Forest Green in the group stages of their first Checkatrade Trophy.

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Alisson: Liverpool offer for Brazil goalkeeper accepted by Roma

Liverpool agree a fee in the region of £66.8m for Roma and Brazil goalkeeper Alisson.

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Juventus launch third kit made from recycled ocean plastic

Juventus reveal the design for their 2018-19 third kit, made entirely from recycled ocean plastic.

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'Only a matter of time' before Klopp wins trophies, says Ayre

It is only a "matter of time" before Jurgen Klopp starts to win trophies at Liverpool, says former chief executive Ian Ayre.

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