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Conte not worried by lack of signings despite Burnley shock

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he is “not worried” by the club’s relative lack of signings this summer. The Blues have signed four players for a combined £129m, but have seen a greater number leave, including John Terry and Nemanja ...

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It's back! Premier League Predictor returns & now you can take on Lawro

BBC Sport’s Premier League Predictor game is back – and this season you can take on pundit Mark Lawrenson. More than 200,000 people played last season, and you can register to take part now – it takes less than a ...

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Arsenal beat Leicester in thrilling seven-goal start to season

Substitute Olivier Giroud headed in a dramatic late winner as Arsenal fought back to beat Leicester City in a thrilling start to the 2017-18 Premier League season. The Gunners trailed 3-2 with seven minutes to go before Aaron Ramsey and ...

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Liverpool say Barcelona target Coutinho 'definitively' not for sale

Liverpool say that Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho is “definitively” not for sale. On Wednesday, the Reds rejected a bid of 100 million euros (£90m) from Barcelona for the 25-year-old. Barca’s second bid, which was rejected immediately, comprised an initial £76.8m ...

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Premier League opening weekend: Lawro's predictions v Cram and Foster

The Premier League is back – but who will come out on top in the opening round of fixtures? BBC Sport’s football expert Mark Lawrenson has made his predictions for the first 10 games of the new campaign, which include ...

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'He had to score!' – We all say it, but are we right?

“He’s got to score from there!” “He should have had a hat-trick!” “He couldn’t miss that!” We’ve all said or heard these things while watching games, but is our frustration at missed opportunities justified? Quite possibly not, according to a ...

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Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool reject Barcelona's £90m bid for Brazil star

Liverpool have rejected a bid of 100 million euros (£90m) from Barcelona for Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho. Barca’s second bid for the 25-year-old, which was rejected immediately, comprised an initial 85m euros (£76.8m) plus 15m euros (£13.5m) in add-ons. Liverpool ...

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Neymar's PSG debut could be delayed again due to paperwork hitch

Neymar’s Paris St-Germain debut could be delayed again as French football authorities have still not received clearance following his world record 222m euro (£200m) move from Barcelona. The Spanish football federation has until Thursday night to send the necessary documents, ...

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Classy Real Madrid beat Man Utd in Super Cup

Manchester United were outclassed as Spanish and European champions Real Madrid retained the Uefa Super Cup victory in a sweltering Skopje. Madrid dominated from the start and led when Casemiro – who earlier hit the bar – slid in a ...

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'Man Utd handed last piece of jigsaw by Chelsea'

Chelsea may have handed Manchester United “the last part of the jigsaw” by selling them midfielder Nemanja Matic, says former England striker Ian Wright. The 29-year-old Serb, who joined for £40m, was United’s third summer buy after Benfica defender Victor ...

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