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Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho. (AFP)
London – The news that Premier League clubs are considering closing the transfer window before the season starts is not a particular surprise. Complaints from virtually everyone in the game are long-standing that transfer business dragging on alongside actual...
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From left: Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon, Leeds United’s Charlie Taylor, Joe Worrall of Nottingham Forest and Brentford’s Jota. Composite: BPI/REX/Shutterstock, Getty, PA
Ryan Sessegnon, Fulham Fulham’s manager, Slavisa Jokanovic, might want to have a word with Ragnar Sigurdsson. Jokanovic has spoken on a number of occasions about his desire to keep his star players after their hugely impressive run to the play-offs, so when Sigurdsson...
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Chris Hughton was in charge of Norwich before becoming Brighton boss – Getty Images
London – Two days after an exhausted Brighton had lost to Sheffield Wednesday in last season’s play-off semi-final, the club announced that the manager, Chris Hughton, had signed a new four-year contract. In the afterglow of ostensible failure that sort of thing...
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From left to right: Alexander Isak of AIK, Juventus’s Moise Kean, Gabriel Jesus, who is leaving Palmeiras, and Liverpool’s Ben Woodburn Composite: Ombrello/Getty Images, NurPhoto/Getty Images, Reuters, Rex/Shutterstock
Naby Keïta (RB Leipzig, 21) Keïta was relatively unheralded outside Austria when he left RB Salzburg – to all intents a sister club to Leipzig – in the summer after a two-year stay but he had already been named the country’s player of the year and cannot be a million...
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Clockwise from top left: Brighton and Hove Albion’s Anthony Knockaert, Brentford’s Scott Hogan, Jacob Murphy of Norwich and Nottingham Forest’s Hildeberto Pereira have caught the eye this season. Composite: PA; Action Images
Tammy Abraham, Bristol City Of the 38 players Chelsea have out on loan some have been bought for millions, some have come from countries far and wide, some have lofty reputations. But the best of them all – or at least the one in best form – is a lanky 19-year-old...