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Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri accused of trying to ‘dismantle’ Napoli squad

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• Aurelio De Laurentiis says Sarri ‘wanted to take my whole team’• Napoli president ‘laid down law’ to Marina GranovskaiaNapoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has said that the club’s former manager Maurizio Sarri tried to “dismantle” the Italian team’s squad by signing their players for his new club Chelsea.Sarri coached Napoli for three seasons before joining the Premier League club earlier this month and his arrival at Stamford Bridge was closely followed by the signing of midfielder Jorginho from his former team. Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri accused of trying to ‘dismantle’ Napoli squad

Will Everton’s failed gamble mean top six disappear over horizon?

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Last summer’s big spending ended in disaster, which may deter others from trying to catch the Premier League’s eliteThe good news for football followers is that the Premier League will shortly be back. The bad news is that, if your club did not finish in the top six last season, it will almost certainly again be among the 14 also-rans this time round. The even worse news, looking at the evidence of the past couple of seasons, is that clubs “knocking on the door” of the top six – that is, showing ambition in trying to move forward and join the big boys – need to be just as careful over relegation worries as those teams who expect to spend most of their time in the bottom half of the table.Take Everton. Granted they were not relegated last season but they were sufficiently worried to

Anthony Martial set for stand-off over Manchester United future

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• Striker wants to leave club believing career has stalled• United expected to trigger extra year in Frenchman’s contractAnthony Martial is heading for a stand-off with Manchester United as the striker is determined to leave the club and José Mourinho is minded not to sell the Frenchman.Martial believes his career has stalled at United and the 22-year-old’s contract expires next summer. But United are expected to trigger a clause that allows for his terms to be extended for a year and so tie Martial down until summer 2020. By doing so, the club could fetch a far higher fee for the player. Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : Anthony Martial set for stand-off over Manchester United future

Liam Miller: Irish sport body allows charity game for late Man Utd star – report

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Gaelic Athletic Association reportedly relents on foreign games ban to let stadium host match raising funds for Miller’s familyIreland’s Gaelic Athletic Association has reportedly relented following considerable public pressure and will now allow a charity game for the family of the late Ireland, Manchester United and Celtic star Liam Miller to be played in one of its stadiums.Miller died aged 36 from pancreatic cancer in February. Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : Liam Miller: Irish sport body allows charity game for late Man Utd star – report