Newcastle finally agreed a loan deal with Leicester for striker Islam Slimani and, after a move to Anderlecht broke down, Aleksandar Mitrovic followed Rolando Aarons and Henri Saivet out of the door by joining Fulham. Jordan Hugill was left out of Preston’s matchday squad against Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night and secured a move
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Birmingham hauled themselves out of the relegation zone and left Sunderland further in trouble at the wrong end of the Sky Bet Championship with a 3-1 win at St Andrew’s. David Davis put the home side ahead after 28 minutes, and it was 2-0 just before half-time when Jeremie Boga headed in from close range.
The 29-year-old winger has been with the La Liga giants since June 2016 and made 30 appearances in all competitions last season, scoring four goals.
However, the Argentina international has slipped down the pecking order under Diego Simeone this term, with just one league start and six outings in total.
The former Benfica
Liverpool will sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton when the transfer window opens on January 1, the Merseyside club have confirmed. Reports emerged on Wednesday afternoon that the Reds had agreed a £75m fee with Southampton for the Netherlands international, and that a move would be confirmed pending the agreement of personal terms and the
The 26-year-old’s two goals in the 5-0 drubbing of bottom side Swansea took his tally for the season to 16, having scored nine in his last nine matches and netting twice on three occasions during that time.
He is a crucial cog in Jurgen Klopp’s game plan – keeping a more traditional striker like
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Harry Kane grabbed a hat-trick, first coming from the penalty spot after only seven minutes, with Dele Alli earning himself pantomime villain status for tumbling under a clumsy challenge from Kevin Long.
Kane then produced the type of unfussy yet superb finishes that have become his trademark in the 69th and 79th minutes to