English Premiership

Lukaku on target as Man Utd cruise past Swansea

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A blistering three-goal burst in four minutes saw Manchester United sweep aside Swansea City to continue their impressive winning start to the Premier League season. Both teams hit the bar in a frantic start to the match – Jordan Ayew’s scooped cross for the hosts and Phil Jones’ header for United – and it was the visitors who made their ...

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Huddersfield Town end Andy Yiadom chase

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Huddersfield’s proposed transfer move for Barnsley defender Andy Yiadom has collapsed. The 25-year-old, who had also attracted interest from Swansea, had entered the final year of his contract at Oakwell. Huddersfield manager David Wagner said there was no issue over the finances of the deal, which had been agreed between the two clubs.  “To be honest I don’t like to go ...

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Nemanja Matic hails Man United as the biggest club he’s played for

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Nemanja Matic has told Sky Sports that Manchester United are one of the three biggest clubs in the world for after swapping Chelsea for Old Trafford in a £35 million move this summer. Matic, who also spent three years with Benfica, won the Premier League title twice at Stamford Bridge, once under United boss Jose Mourinho in 2014-15 and again under Antonio ...

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Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, wants to buy Arsenal, sack Wenger

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Africa’s richest man says he is plotting a bid to take over Arsenal — and that his first move as owner would be to fire Arsene Wenger. Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote told Bloomberg in an interview that he is planning to make an offer to majority owner Stan Kroenke once the construction of a new oil refinery in Lagos, Nigeria, is completed. “The first ...

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Everton sign Gylfi Sigurdsson for £45m

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Everton have completed the club-record signing of midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson from Swansea City for a fee believed to be about £45m. The 27-year-old passed a medical at the club earlier on Wednesday. Sigurdsson’s transfer fee eclipses Everton’s previous record of £31.8m to Chelsea for Romelu Lukaku in 2014. “Hopefully I will continue to create goals and score goals for the ...

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Premier League clubs to consider closing transfer window before season

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Premier League clubs will discuss the proposed introduction of a new summer transfer window that closes before the opening game of next season. It is understood talks will take place between every club next month about whether to change the deadline of the current window, which closes nearly three weeks after the first game of the season. Sources indicate that ...

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Manchester United 4-0 West Ham: Romelu Lukaku nets double as Red Devils rock Hammers

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Romelu Lukaku immediately started to pay off his transfer fee with two goals as Manchester United beat West Ham 4-0 in their Premier League opener. The £75million summer signing struck in each half as United justified pre-season optimism with a sparkling and confident display at Old Trafford. The Hammers were completely outplayed and could easily have trailed by more goals ...

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Newcastle 0-2 Tottenham: Spurs comfortable against 10-man Toons

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Skipper Jonjo Shelvey was sent off for standing on Dele Alli as Newcastle’s return to the Premier League was ruined by Tottenham. Second-half goals from Alli and Ben Davies ultimately did for the promoted Magpies with the visitors coasting to a 2-0 victory, but it was Shelvey’s 49th-minute dismissal which opened the door after his side had scrapped their way to the break without ...

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