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Transfer rumours: Newcastle takeover, Coutinho, Shaqiri, Willian, Palhinha

Newcastle have begun talks to sign Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 28, after Bayern Munich decided they will not be taking up their option to sign the Brazil international on a permanent deal. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)The Magpies have also identified Liverpool midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri, 28, as a major transfer target this summer. The Switzerland…

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Premier League: The youngsters who have shone in 2019-20

The BBC Sport XI of Premier League players aged 21 or younger at the start of 2019-20The Premier League season might be on pause, but it has been a breakthrough campaign for several youngsters.Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold and Manchester United’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka are already established in the top flight, but what about those who have only…

Jordan Nobbs was out for nine months last year after suffering a serious knee injuryEngland midfielder Jordan Nobbs has extended her contract with Women’s Super League side Arsenal.The 27-year-old, capped 63 times, joined from Sunderland in 2010 and has scored 66 goals in 206 appearances.”Putting football aside, she personifies what Arsenal means,” boss Joe Montemurro…

Aoife Mannion (right) injured her ACL playing for Manchester City against Atletico Madrid in the Champions LeagueThe Football Association has launched an audit and formed an advisory group to study why anterior cruciate ligament injuries are more prevalent in female footballers.Women players are eight times more likely to injure their ACLs than men.Twelve players in…

Mike Ashley (centre left) bought Newcastle United in 2007Newcastle United fans are used to false dawns when it comes to potential new owners replacing the much-maligned Mike Ashley. But as a group of investors backed by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund move closer to ending Ashley’s 13-year reign, even the most-sceptical supporters are starting to…

Man Utd 1990, England 1966, Liverpool 1984 and Brazil 1970 are four classic kits. But do any of them win your vote for the most iconic?It’s around this time of year that clubs start preparing to reveal their kit designs for next season.But we might have to wait a little this time around, so we’ve…

Arsenal are preparing a summer bid for Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey. The Ghana midfielder, 26, has a £45million release clause in his contract. (Telegraph)Juventus will rival Arsenal and Tottenham for the free signing of Chelsea forward Willian, although the 30-year-old Brazil playmaker would prefer to stay in London. (Tuttosport via Sport Witness)Phil Neville is considering…

Beth England’s 92nd-minute winner was her 21st goal of the seasonBeth England scored an injury-time winner as Chelsea beat London rivals Arsenal in dramatic style to lift the Women’s Continental League Cup for the first time.England tapped home a fine ball across the face of goal from Maren Mjelde for her second goal of the…