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Cesar Azpilicueta of Chelsea runs with the ball during the UEFA Europa League quarter final first leg match between Chelsea and FC Rubin Kazan at Stamford Bridge on April 4, 2013
Cesar Azpilicueta signs new Chelsea deal
Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta puts pen to paper on a new five-year deal with the club.
Aston Villa's Fabian Delph celebrates after scoring his team's third goal against Southampton during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph "proud" of fitness levels
Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph reveals that he is "really proud" to have been called up to the England squad following a string of injury problems.
England striker Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring against Scotland on August 14, 2013.
Danny Welbeck suffers training injury
"A knock" picked up in training may keep Danny Welbeck out of England's friendly against Norway at Wembley.
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Jez George: 'Ryan Bird desperate for Cambridge United move'
Ryan Bird had an "unbelievable desire" to sign for Cambridge United, according to director of football Jez George.
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Erik Durm signs Borussia Dortmund contract extension
Borussia Dortmund defender Erik Durm pens a new contract with the club until 2019.
Fabio Borini of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Capital One Cup Final between Manchester City and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium on March 2, 2014
Fabio Borini happy with Liverpool stay
Fabio Borini insists that he is pleased to have remained with Liverpool following the summer transfer window.
Danny Welbeck of Manchester United celebrates after scoring during the internationaly friendly match in Hong Kong on July 29, 2013
Danny Welbeck departure concerns Eric Harrison
Former youth team coach Eric Harrison is "very concerned" about the direction Manchester United are taking following the sale of Danny Welbeck.
Sam Allardyce manager of West Ham United looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and West Ham United at Britannia Stadium on March 15, 2014
West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce pleased by summer transfer business
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce reveals that he is pleased with the business that the club conducted during the summer transfer window.
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring a last-minute goal for Real Madrid against Cordoba on August 25, 2014
Cristiano Ronaldo hoping for Javier Hernandez impact
Cristiano Ronaldo hopes that Javier Hernandez can make an impact at Real Madrid after joining the club on loan from Manchester United.
Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's sixth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park on August 30, 2014
Diego Costa pleased to be back with Spain
Chelsea forward Diego Costa vows to 'put things right' with Spain.
Mohamed Diame of West Ham celebrates with teammate Mark Noble after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light on March 31, 2014
Mohamed Diame excited by Hull City switch
Mohamed Diame reveals that he is "very excited" to have joined Hull City from West Ham on transfer deadline day.
Tom Cleverley of Manchester United celebrates as he scores their thrid goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United at Villa Park on December 15, 2013
Aston Villa sign Tom Cleverley
Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley joins Aston Villa on loan following approval from the Premier League.
General view of stadium before the UEFA Champions League semi final second leg match between Barcelona and FC Bayern Muenchen at Nou Camp on May 1, 2013
Munir El-Haddadi coy on international future
Barcelona forward Munir El-Haddadi is currently undecided which nation he will represent at international level.
Arsenal's Jack Wilshere celebrates after scoring against Norwich during the English Premier League football match on October 19, 2013
Jack Wilshere welcomes Danny Welbeck to Arsenal
Jack Wilshere takes to Instagram to praise Arsenal's signing of Danny Welbeck from Manchester United.
England's forward Wayne Rooney (R) celebrates after scoring past Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera during the Group D football match on June 19, 2014
Wayne Rooney: 'I will be my own captain'
Wayne Rooney insists that he will try to be himself in his new role as England captain.
Eduardo Vargas of Chile in action during the international friendly match between England and Chile at Wembley Stadium on November 15, 2013
Eduardo Vargas gains working VISA
On-loan Napoli forward Eduardo Vargas gains a working VISA and is now cleared to represent Queens Park Rangers.
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Kristoffer Olsson loaned out by Arsenal
Arsenal confirm that Kristoffer Olsson has moved to Danish side FC Midtjylland on loan until the end of the year.
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy applauds during a game on November 27, 2012
Mick McCarthy happy to keep Ipswich Town duo
Mick McCarthy is happy that Ipswich Town were able to retain the services of David McGoldrick and Tyrone Mings.
Jack Colback of Newcastle United in action against Oldham Athletic during the pre season friendly at Park on July 15, 2014
Jack Colback ruled out of England friendly against Norway
England manager Roy Hodgson reveals that midfielder Jack Colback is out of Wednesday's friendly with Norway through injury.
A frustrated Cristiano Ronaldo sits on the pitch during Real Madrid's encounter with Cordoba on August 25, 2014
Cristiano Ronaldo questions Real Madrid's summer business
Cristiano Ronaldo questions Real Madrid's summer transfer business, hinting that he disagrees with the movement.
Wigan's Callum McManaman scores his team's third goal against MK Dons during their FA Cup third round match on January 4, 2013
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week
Sports Mole chooses its Championship Team of the Week for gameweek five, also highlighting the biggest numpty and best goal of the weekend.
 England captain Wayne Rooney tries to tackles Danny Welbeck during a England training session before the international friendly match against Norway at London Colney on September 1, 2014
Roy Hodgson: Move to Arsenal "good" for Danny Welbeck
England manager Roy Hodgson backs Danny Welbeck's decision to leave Manchester United for Arsenal.
Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney (3rd L) celebrates with team-mates after scoring during the English Premier League football match against Arsenal on August 28, 2011
Wayne Rooney hails Radamel Falcao signing
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney hails the club's signing of Radamel Falcao, who has moved to Old Trafford on loan from Monaco.
England's coach Roy Hodgson looks on during the Group D football match between Uruguay and England at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014
Roy Hodgson: 'No debuts from the start'
No debutant will be in the England starting lineup for tomorrow's friendly against Norway, according to manager Roy Hodgson.
Man City's Alvaro Negredo celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Newcastle during their Premier League match on January 12, 2014
Alvaro Negredo thanks Manchester City
Alvaro Negredo pens an open letter thanking Manchester City after moving on loan to Valencia last night.
Mike Phelan looks on before the UEFA Champions League Group H match between CFR 1907 Cluj and Manchester United at the Constantin Radulescu Stadium on October 2, 2012
Mike Phelan: Manchester United's identity "broken"
Former assistant manager Mike Phelan believes that Manchester United are losing their identity following the departure of Danny Welbeck.
Daley Blind of the Netherlands (L) celebrates scoring his team's second goal against Brazil with teammate Bruno Martins Indi during the 2014 FIFA World Cup 3rd Place Playoff on July 12, 2014
Daley Blind "looking forward" to linking up with Robin van Persie
Daley Blind calls new Manchester United teammate and fellow countryman Robin van Persie "a great person".
Jason Davidson of Australia acknowledges the fans after being defeated by Spain 3-0 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Australia and Spain at Arena da Baixada on June 23, 2014
Jason Davidson admits lack of match fitness
West Bromwich Albion's summer signing Jason Davidson reveals that he is not fit enough yet to play regularly in the Premier League.
David Beckham, then of Manchester United, celebrates scoring against Arsenal on April 14, 1999.
David Beckham 'sad' to see Danny Welbeck leave Manchester United
David Beckham reveals his disappointment at Manchester United's sale of Danny Welbeck to Arsenal.
Andrew Boyce of Lincoln City in action during the FA Cup with Budweiser Second Round match at Sincil Bank Stadium on December 1, 2012
Andrew Boyce recalled by Scunthorpe United
Scunthorpe United cut short defender Andrew Boyce's loan spell with Grimsby Town.
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi vies with Villarreal's midfielder Manuel Trigueros Munoz during the Spanish league football match Villarreal vs Barcelona at the Camp El Madrigal stadium in Villareal on August 31, 2014
Lionel Messi hails La Masia
Lionel Messi thanks Barcelona's youth system 'La Masia' for making him the player that he is.
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Angel Martinez links up with Millwall after Blackpool exit
Angel Martinez signs a one-year contract with Millwall after leaving fellow Championship side Blackpool earlier this summer.
Mexico's forward Javier Hernandez kicks the ball during the Group A football match between Mexico and Cameroon at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 13, 2014
Javier Hernandez trains with Real Madrid
Javier Hernandez completes his first training session with new club Real Madrid.
Morecambe's Kevin Ellison in action against Northampton on March 12, 2013
Carson, Ellison, Murphy, Tubbs nominated for League Two Player of the Month
Trevor Carson, Kevin Ellison, Peter Murphy and Matt Tubbs are nominated for the League Two's August Player of the Month award.
Rio Ferdinand of QPR and Nikica Jelevic of Hull City during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Hull City at Loftus Road on August 16, 2014
Rio Ferdinand: 'Manchester United still able to attract world-class talent'
Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand praises former club Manchester United's movement in the transfer window.
Morecambe manager Jim Bentley looks on during the Sky Bet League Two match against Northampton Town on September 28, 2013
First League Two Manager of the Month nominees announced
The first League Two Manager of the Month nominees of the season are revealed as Jim Bentley, Micky Mellon, Gary Rowett and Mark Yates.
Joey O'Brien of West Ham United controls the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Cardiff City at the Bolyen Ground on August 17, 2013
Joey O'Brien withdraws from Republic of Ireland squad through injury
West Ham defender Joey O'Brien withdraws from the Republic of Ireland squad with a knee injury.
Atletico Madrid's midfielder Raul Garcia celebrates after scoring during the the UEFA Champions League football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Austria Wien on November 6, 2013
Raul Garcia vows to "give everything" for Spain
Atletico Madrid midfielder Raul Garcia reveals his excitement at being called up to the latest Spain squad.
David Henen of Belgium during the England v Belgium - U18 International Friendly match at St Georges Park on February 18, 2014
Everton confirm David Henen loan deal
Everton complete the signing of Olympiacos forward David Henen on a season-long loan.
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo vies with Espanyol's goalkeeper K. Casilla during the Spanish league football match on January 12, 2014
Kiko Casilla delighted with Spain call
Espanyol goalkeeper Kiko Casilla says that he was "very happy" to be called into the latest Spain squad.
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