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Who wants the title and who is anxious?

Media playback is not supported on this device Superstar managers set to do battle in Premier League Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is expecting a “great battle” and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is feeling “more anxiety” but, at Manchester United, Jose Mourinho is only targeting the title. Mourinho is not the only top manager with big

What next for lucky Leicester punters?

Image copyright Ladbrokes Image caption Leicester fan Keval Nakeshree – who won £33,000 – paid tribute to the club’s “incredible season” A handful of people won considerable sums of cash by betting on Leicester City to win the Premier League last season at odds of 5,000-1. What did they spend their winnings on – and

France takes on radical Islamism: PM to SHUT DOWN mosques to wipe out ‘poison’ of jihadis

He said: “All Salafists are not jihadists … but almost all are jihadist Salafists… “A terrible poison has spread.  “Slowly, insidiously, on a background of influences from abroad and rising communalism, developed against a model of society, a model against the Republic and its values.  “Many Muslims in France are taken hostage by the fundamentalist

Spanish side not chasing Chelsea star

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo says he was never interested in re-signing Diego Costa and claims his place is at Chelsea. The Spain international’s future has been the subject of speculation all summer after he reportedly informed the Blues that he wants to leave the club and go back to Atletico Madrid. Atleti were reported

Arsenal’s Bennacer cleared for Algeria

Ismael Bennacer has made one first-team appearance for Arsenal Arsenal youngster Ismael Bennacer has been given permission by Fifa to play for Algeria. The 18-year-old midfielder was born in France and played for Les Bleus at under-18 and under-19 levels. Bennacer qualified for Algeria through his father, and was also eligible for Morocco, where his

Champions League group stage sides’ transfers

Arsenal (ENG) In: Granit Xhaka (Mönchengladbach), Takuma Asano (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), Rob Holding (Bolton) Out: Tomáš Rosický (released), Mathieu Flamini (released), Mikel Arteta (released), Isaac Hayden (Newcastle United) Atlético Madrid (ESP) In: Nicolás Gaitán (Benfica), Šime Vrsaljko (Sassuolo), Diogo Jota (Paços de Ferreira), Kevin Gameiro (Sevilla) Out: Josuha Guilavogui (Wolfsburg), Matías Kranevitter (Sevilla, loan), Luciano Vietto (Sevilla,