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Yaya Toure Under Inter Milan’s Radar As Mancini Ponders A Bid

Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini has revealed that he will try to sign Yaya Toure in the summer for next season as the Italian is in the process of building a team that can challenge for the title. Manchester City signed Yaya Toure in 2010 from Barcelona under Roberto Mancini for a hefty fee of around £24m and the Ivorian turned out to be a key player for them in the following years as he helped his side to their first title in 35 years after City won the FA Cup. Toure then played a key role in City’s League triumph a season later. Mancini told Sky Sports News HQ, “I bought Yaya five years ago. It was really difficult to take him there. He is a fantastic player and in the future, if he wants to change, and to try and play in Italy, Inter is open for him. “It depends because he is a City player in this moment.” […] Read more »

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Costa To Contest Violent Conduct Charge; Unimpressed Mourinho Calls Off Pre-City Press Conference

Chelsea FC striker Diego Costa will contest the Football Association charge of violent conduct after he appeared to stamp Liverpool's Emre Can in Tuesday night's second leg of the Capital One Cup semi-final. In the second half, it looked like he also stamped Martin Skrtel, but the FA didn't deem it worthy of further investigation. Read more »

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Gabriel Paulista: It’s Gratifying To Be At Arsenal

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of 24-year old center back Gabriel Paulista from Villarreal for a reported fee of €15.2m. The Gunners have tied him down to a long-term deal that will keep him at the club until 2019 after securing his work permit. Arsenal’s defense has been stretched this season as manager Arsene Wenger has had to use Calum Chambers, Nacho Monreal and Mathieu Debuchy in the center of the defense despite the trio being full backs. Arsenal failed to sign a center back after selling Thomas Vermaelen to Barcelona in the summer transfer window and that has come back to haunt them as they haven’t had a good season defensively thanks to some substandard displays. Paulista, who was a regular for Villarreal, revealed that he was delighted to sign for a big club like Arsenal, “I came from a club that is not that big in Brazilian football. I went to Spanish football and that was another dream come true, to play […] Read more »

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Bale rules out United move, says he’s ‘really happy’ at Madrid

The world’s most expensive player, Gareth Bale, believes that he’s going to stay at Real Madrid for a foreseeable amount of time. The Welshman is constantly being linked to a big money move back to the Premier League, but insists he’s staying put. The club rumoured to be most interested in the 25 year-old are 20-time English champions Manchester United, who slurred more than £150m in the summer. Bale, however, doesn’t seem to be paying too much heed to the reports. When asked about it, Bale told Cadena Ser, “I can’t imagine myself at Manchester United.” “In a recent interview they asked me if I was unhappy at Real Madrid and I told them I’m really happy here. I’ve got several years left on my contract and I’m enjoying myself.” “We’re winning trophies and I want to keep doing that here at Madrid.” The former Spurs star then went on to reveal that he hopes to take advantage of Cristiano […] Read more »