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GUARDIAN – Football transfer rumours: Douglas Costa on his way to Arsenal?

Todays tattle can wipe away the Monday morning bluesAs the Mill sits alone this fine Monday morning, without a soul it sight at Guardian Towers, and having quickly Googled famous quotes about solitude and decided that it doesnt really like any of them, it simply decides it is quite pleasant.The Mill also gets the feeling it can empathise with Southampton and their new manager Ronald Koeman. Reports that the big green Liver Bird is about free itself from its shackles, swoop down to the south coast and swallow up the Saints in one fell gulp are wide of the mark, but Brendan Rodgers is poised to reach into his pockets again and stump up some cold hard cash for Jay Rodriguez, just minutes after completing the 20m signing of Dejan Lovren. According to Psalm 149:1, the collective noun for a group of Saints is a congregation, and that is certainly what congregating at Anfield, with Rodriguez only adding to it, leaving nothing but a big ball of tumbleweed staring Koeman straight in the face. Rodriguez, lest we forget, is injured which is why he was not riding the pine for England at the World Cup, but that is not going to put Rodgers off. Economies of scale dictate that he will also have Southamptons kit man, two turnstiles and a set of corner flags. Continue reading…

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GUARDIAN – Fabio Borini injured as Liverpool fall to Roma

Liverpool 0-1 AS RomaToronto FC 2-3 Tottenham HotspurWellington Phoenix 2-1 West Ham UnitedQuestion marks hang over Fabio Borinis proposed move to Sunderland after the striker picked up a shoulder injury in Liverpools 1-0 defeat to Roma at Fenway Park.Borini was involved in a collision with Seydou Keita in the ninth minute of the friendly in Boston and was unable to continue, despite initial attempts to play on. Continue reading…

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GUARDIAN – Tottenham Hotspur close in on deal to sign Swansea Citys Ben Davies

Spurs appear to have beaten Liverpool to the left-back Swansea want to sign Gylfi Sigurdsson as part of the dealThe Swansea City full-back Ben Davies is set to undergo a medical with Tottenham Hotspur, according to reports.Davies has attracted interest from Spurs and Liverpool, with both clubs seeing the 21-year-old as a long-term solution to their problems at left-back. Continue reading…

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GUARDIAN – Tottenham apologise for tweet mocking Liverpool’s league title blow

Spurs apologise and claim Vine account was ‘compromised’ Tweet followed Liverpool’s wild 3-3 draw at Crystal PalaceTottenham have apologised and begun an investigation after claiming that the hacking of their social media accounts was the reason a video was posted poking fun at Liverpool’s collapse in the Premier League title race. Continue reading…

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