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Eden Hazard warms up at White Hart Lane prior to the game between Spurs and Chelsea on November 29, 2015
Eden Hazard "99%" sure he will stay at Chelsea
Eden Hazard says that he is "99%" sure that he will not leave Chelsea this summer.
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Jack Wilshere in action during an England training session on May 25, 2016
Roy Hodgson: 'Jordan Henderson, Jack Wilshere have proved fitness'
England manager Roy Hodgson hints that both Jordan Henderson and Jack Wilshere will be in his final 23-man squad for Euro 2016 having proved their fitness.
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Tom Heaton in action during an England training session on March 22, 2016
Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton "delighted" to make England debut
Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton has described his England debut as "incredible" after coming on in the 87th minute of the team's friendly with Australia.
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Marcus Rashford is congratulated by England manager Roy Hodgson following his goalscoring debut for the Three Lions against Australia on May 27, 2016
Roy Hodgson hails "fantastic" Marcus Rashford debut
England manager Roy Hodgson heaps praise on the "fantastic" Marcus Rashford following his historic goalscoring debut in the 2-1 victory over Australia.
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England's forward Daniel Sturridge celebrates after scoring a goal during a Group D football match between England and Italy at the Amazonia Arena in Manaus during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 14, 2014
England boss Roy Hodgson hopeful Daniel Sturridge will be fit for Euro 2016
England manager Roy Hodgson is hopeful that Daniel Sturridge will be fit for Euro 2016.
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Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill after the Euro 2016 Qualifier between Northern Ireland and Faroe Islands at Windsor Park on October 11, 2014
Northern Ireland's Michael O'Neill: 'Game could not have gone much better'
Michael O'Neill says that Northern Ireland's 3-0 drubbing of Belarus "couldn't have gone any better".
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Marcus Rashford is all smiles during an England training session on May 25, 2016
Jordan Henderson: 'Marcus Rashford has got everything to be great for England'
Jordan Henderson says that young Marcus Rashford has "got everything" to become a "big player" for England after scoring on his debut.
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Eden Hazard of Chelsea reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Chelsea at Britannia Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, England.
Eden Hazard cannot wait to go up against Jose Mourinho's Manchester United
Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard says that he cannot wait to go up against Jose Mourinho's Manchester United team next season.
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Marcus Rashford is all smiles during an England training session on May 25, 2016
Marcus Rashford becomes youngest ever player to score on senior England debut
Marcus Rashford becomes the youngest ever player to score on an England debut after netting inside the first three minutes of the Three Lions' friendly with Australia.
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Daniel Sturridge looks on during the Europa League game between Liverpool and Augsburg on February 25, 2016
Daniel Sturridge's Euro 2016 spot in doubt after failing to make England bench
Daniel Sturridge's hopes of going to Euro 2016 dwindle after the Liverpool striker is left out of England's squad to face Australia in an international friendly.
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Jose Mourinho, Manager of Chelsea makes a point during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Chelsea FC and FC Porto at Stamford Bridge on December 9, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Andy Cole: 'Jose Mourinho has something to prove at Manchester United'
Andy Cole says that new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has "something to prove" at Old Trafford following his sacking from Chelsea in December.
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Franco Vazquez (R) of Palermo is challenged by Radja Nainggolan (C) and Miralem Pjanic of Roma during the Serie A match between US Citta di Palermo and AS Roma at Stadio Renzo Barbera on October 4, 2015 in Palermo, Italy.
Tottenham Hotspur chasing £20m-rated Franco Vazquez?
Tottenham Hotspur are preparing a £20m bid for Palermo playmaker Franco Vazquez, according to reports.
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Ajax ' Danish forward Viktor Fischer (L) scores the 4-1 goal past Heerenveen's goalkeeper Erwin Mulder during the Eredivisie football match Ajax vs Heereveen on December 5, 2015 in Amsterdam.
Middlesbrough confirm Viktor Fischer deal
Newly-promoted Middlesbrough confirm that they have signed Viktor Fischer from Ajax on a three-year deal for a fee though to be around £4m.
16:46
Leicester manager Nigel Pearson on May 9, 2015
Derby County appoint Nigel Pearson as new manager
Derby County appoint Nigel Pearson as their new manager on a three-year deal.
16:41
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during a UEFA Chamions league group stage football match between Chelsea and Dynamo Kiev at Stamford Bridge stadium in west London on November 4, 2015
Edgar Davids: 'Jose Mourinho is a short-term solution'
Edgar Davids backs Jose Mourinho to enjoy short-term success at Manchester United, and also believes that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will have a "massive impact" should he join.
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Schalke's midfielder Leroy Sane poses during the team presentation of Schalke 04 on July 17, 2015
Schalke 04's Leroy Sane coy on Manchester links
Leroy Sane remains tight-lipped over speculation that he could swap Schalke 04 for a place in the Premier League with either Manchester City or Manchester United.
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Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Sheffield Wednesday at Reebok Stadium on September 15, 2015
Carlos Carvalhal relishing Championship playoff final after penning new deal
Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal claims that he only wanted to sign a one-year extension to his contract, but is more than happy to remain at Hillsborough.
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Schalke's Italian head coach Roberto Di Matteo attends a training session at the arena in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on October 20, 2014
Report: Aston Villa close to Roberto Di Matteo appointment
Aston Villa will reportedly name Roberto Di Matteo as their new manager this weekend, paving the way for fellow target Nigel Pearson to take over at Derby County.
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Jaap Stam in action for Manchester United against Arsenal on August 09, 1998.
Jaap Stam in line for vacant Reading managerial job?
Reading want Manchester United legend and current Ajax coach Jaap Stam to replace sacked Brian McDermott as manager, according to a report.
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Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho is pictured before the start of the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Chelsea at The Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, east London on October 24, 2015
Jose Mourinho 'fully prepared' for challenge of managing Manchester United
Jose Mourinho describes Manchester United as "a giant club", but insists that he is fully prepared and eager to get going ahead of his first season in charge.
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Jose Mourinho the manager of Chelsea gestures during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Chelsea FC and FC Dynamo Kyiv at Stamford Bridge on November 4, 2015
Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United fans must forget past three years'
Jose Mourinho promises supporters that he is the right man to bring success back to Manchester United and end three years of disappointment at Old Trafford.
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Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Javier Mascherano coy on Barcelona exit talk
Javier Mascherano refuses to give any guarantees over his future amid suggestions that he could leave Barcelona in the summer transfer window.
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Glenn Murray of Bournemouth celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Etihad Stadium on October 17, 2015
Report: Bournemouth's Glenn Murray in demand
A report claims that Bournemouth striker Glenn Murray is interesting Reading, Queens Park Rangers and Fulham.
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Xavi Hernandez for Barcelona on December 7, 2014
Xavi tips Atletico Madrid for Champions League success
Atletico Madrid's "moment" to win the Champions League has arrived, according to former Barcelona captain Xavi.
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Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
Reading sack Brian McDermott
Championship club Reading sack manager Brian McDermott after less than six months into his second spell at the Championship club.
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Dirk Kuyt of Feyenoord runs with the ball during the pre season friendly match between Feyenoord Rotterdam and Southampton FC at De Kuip on July 23, 2015
Dirk Kuyt signs new Feyenoord deal
Experienced Dutchman Dirk Kuyt signs a new 12-month contract with Eredivisie side Feyenoord.
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Valencia assistant coach Phil Neville during a training session on December 7, 2015
Phil Neville hails Jose Mourinho appointment
Former Manchester United defender Phil Neville welcomes former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho to Old Trafford.
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Retired Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes, 39, attends a press conference during a promotional trip in Singapore on March 22, 2014
Paul Scholes welcomes Jose Mourinho to Manchester United
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes jokes that Jose Mourinho has now joined "a proper football club" by making the move to Old Trafford.
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Memphis Depay looks on during the FA Cup fifth-round match between Shrewsbury Town and Manchester United on February 22, 2016
Memphis Depay admits Premier League struggles
Manchester United attacker Memphis Depay vows to make his mark at Old Trafford after struggling during his first 12 months in England.
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Gareth Bale celebrates with his Real Madrid teammates after opening the scoring in the Champions League semi-final second leg against Manchester City on May 4, 2016
Real Madrid board flight to Milan ahead of European final
Real Madrid will land in Milan on Friday afternoon ahead of the 2016 Champions League final against Atletico Madrid at the San Siro.
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Jose Mourinho, Manager of Chelsea makes a point during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Chelsea FC and FC Porto at Stamford Bridge on December 9, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Jose Mourinho press conference not until July
Jose Mourinho's first press conference as Manchester United boss will not take place until July.
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Former England footballer Gary Lineker leaves a Thanksgiving Service to remember the life of former England football manager Sir Bobby Robson on September 29, 2009
Gary Lineker predicts "electric" 2016-17 season
Former England striker Gary Lineker predicts an "electric" 2016-17 Premier League season after Jose Mourinho was confirmed as Manchester United's new boss.
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Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal pictured in 2010
Manchester United confirm Jose Mourinho as new boss
Manchester United confirm the appointment of Jose Mourinho as the club's new manager on an initial three-year contract.
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Antoine Griezmann celebrates after scoring for Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-final second leg against Bayern Munich on May 3, 2016
Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann "full of confidence"
Antoine Griezmann says that he is "full of confidence" as he prepares to represent Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final and France in Euro 2016.
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Paul Pogba in action during the Serie A game between Milan and Juventus on April 9, 2016
Report: Real Madrid to use Toni Kroos as Paul Pogba bait
A report claims that Real Madrid will offer Toni Kroos to Juventus in a bid to sign Paul Pogba from the Italian champions this summer.
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Liverpool's Joe Allen celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Exeter City on January 20, 2016
Transfer Talk Daily Update: Joe Allen, Sadio Mane, Dennis Praet
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
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Liverpool's Joe Allen celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Exeter City on January 20, 2016
Joe Allen: 'Talks over Liverpool future on hold'
Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen puts talks over his future at the club on hold until after Euro 2016.
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Sadio Mane scores the winner during the Premier League game between Southampton and Liverpool on March 20, 2016
Liverpool 'switch focus to Sadio Mane after Mario Gotze snub'
Liverpool reportedly turn their attention to £25m-rated Southampton forward Sadio Mane after being snubbed by Mario Gotze.
May 26, 22:47
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill after the Euro 2016 Qualifier between Northern Ireland and Faroe Islands at Windsor Park on October 11, 2014
Michael O'Neill set on Northern Ireland squad for Euro 2016
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill reveals that he has already decided on the 23 players that he will take to Euro 2016 this summer.
May 26, 22:33
Anderlecht's Dennis Praet at a press conference in October 2015
Middlesbrough 'close in on Dennis Praet'
Middlesbrough reportedly enter advanced talks with Anderlecht over Dennis Praet, who has recently been linked with Leicester City and Southampton.
May 26, 22:20
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CLeicester CityLeicester382312368363281
2Arsenal382011765362971
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs381913669353470
4Manchester CityMan City381991071413066
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd381991049351466
6Southampton381891159411863
7West Ham UnitedWest Ham381614865511462
8Liverpool3816121063501360
9Stoke CityStoke38149154155-1451
10Chelsea381214125953650
11Everton381114135955447
12Swansea CitySwansea381211154252-1047
13Watford38129174050-1045
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom381013153448-1443
15Crystal Palace38119183951-1242
16Bournemouth38119184567-2242
17Sunderland38912174862-1439
RNewcastle UnitedNewcastle38910194465-2137
RNorwich CityNorwich3897223967-2834
RAston Villa3838272776-4917