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Manchester United’s managerial position has one of the most talked-about issues in the Premier League as many media outlets claimed that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could be Shonen shown the exit door following his poor start to the season.

The Red Devils are two points from relegation zone and they have played six games without a win in all competitions.

This unfavorable run of results gave birth to rumours that the Red Devils hierarchy are in search of a perfect manager who will take the club to the position they ought to be in the League table.

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However, Manchester Evening News highly-rated football writer Tyrone Marshall has revealed that the Old Trafford executives are willing to exercise patience with the Norwegian tactician irrespective of the results.

According to him during the media’s Q&A section, the Red Devils board members are more than ready to give Solskjaer more time and financial support needed to turn things around at Old Trafford.

“I don’t think they see a decision to be made at the moment. There was obviously speculation around Solskjaer’s future during the international break but as I understand United are taking the patient approach.

“The club understand that this is going to be a rebuild that takes time and money and at the moment they have faith in Solskjaer to do it” he said.

Therefore, it could be long before we see a new manager at the helm of affairs at Old Trafford, though, Solskjaer is still under intense pressure to deliver.

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Man United Set To Sign £130,000 p/w Midfielder In January

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Three-time European champions Manchester United have been linked with a January swoop for Paris Saint Germain (PSG) midfielder Leandro Paredes.

According to Argentine media outlet El Intransigente, Leandro Paredes is weighing up his future at PSG amidst the interest from Manchester United and other major European sides.

The Red Devils are not the only ones keen to sign Leandro Paredes with the Italian Serie A duo of Napoli and AC Milan also monitoring his development in the French capital.

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Argentine international Paredes is not a stranger to Italian football having represented AS Roma before moving to Zenit St. Petersburg of Russia.

The 24-cap Argentinian national team player signed for PSG from Zenit St. Petersburg in January 2018 and he could leave the French giants after just one year.

The player is said to be unhappy with his lack of playing time at PSG.

Leandro Paredes has been restricted to just four league starts this season in the colours of PSG as manager Thomas Tuchel prefers the duo of Marco Verratti and Idrissa ‘Fans Gueye as his central midfielders.

Paredes has scored three goals in 24 appearances for his country and he could be a useful addition to the Manchester United setup if the Red Devils were able to pull off a move for him.

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Finally, Chelsea could sign this winger for cheap in January

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Said Benrahma

Europa League holders Chelsea will have to contend with the threat of another Premier League side in their bid to sign Brentford winger Said Benrahma.

Chelsea have a keen interest in the Algerian international player but they are not the only Premier League club interested in him.

According to Sky Sports, Aston Villa are also monitoring the winger ahead of the winter transfer market which opens again in the next few weeks.

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Said Benrahma is a key performer for Brentford and he has scored three goals and also provided three assists in 12 league starts and four substitute appearances this season as his London club tries to chase Premier League promotion.

In the last campaign, Said Benrahma scored 12 goals and also provided 10 assists in 19 league starts and nine substitute appearances for Brentford.

Chelsea and Aston Villa are expected to battle each other for his signature since the former can now sign players.

The Blues can sign players in the January transfer window after their transfer ban was lifted.

The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) delivered the verdict on the two-window transfer ban imposed on Chelsea by FIFA on Friday.

The transfer ban was partially upheld and changed to a window ban which has already been served in the summer.

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Finally, Liverpool Make Contact With Striker Target Ahead Of January Window

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Premier League leaders Liverpool have reportedly contacted Fluminense over the availability of young striker Evanilson who’s on their radar ahead of the January transfer window.

The interest of Liverpool in Evanilson was confirmed by Brazilian football correspondent Robbie Blakely who told Football Whispers that the Merseyside giants can sign Evanilson for just £4m.

Evanilson is attracting the interest of European clubs after he finished as the topscorer in the Brazilian u-20 league.

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He also had a short spell with Slovakian club Samorin and scored three goals in six matches during that time.

His contract at Fluminense expires in February 2020 and Liverpool can get him for a knockdown fee of just £4m.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has talked up the possibility of signing a new striker in January especially if young attacker Rhian Brewster leaves the club on loan and Evanilson could be an option for the Reds.

Rhian Brewster is attracting a lot of interest from English clubs and non-English teams.

The Liverpool striker has been linked with top English Championship teams like Leeds United and Swansea City, while Premier League teams Crystal Palace and Aston Villa are also keen on a loan move for the 19-year-old.

Borussia Dortmund and fellow German side Borussia Moenchengladbach are also in the running for Rhian Brewster.

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EPL: Stalemate Confirm Prediction For West Ham vs Arsenal Clash

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Former Premier League player Robbie Savage has predicted a draw for the league clash between West Ham United and Arsenal.

The ex-Leicester City and Blackburn Rovers player made his prediction on Premier League TV as he said the London Derby game between hosts West Ham and Arsenal at the London Stadium will end in a 1-1 draw.

The two teams start the game in the bottom half of the league table and a draw will be of little use to the two London sides.

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Arsenal are presently in 11th position with 19 points, while their hosts West Ham United have 16 points and are in 16th position on the table.

The Hammers are just points above the relegation zone, while Arsenal are four points better than the last relegation spot occupied by Southampton at the moment.

West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini is in serious trouble at the club and a loss against the Gunners could spell the end of his reign with the East Londoners.

He was appointed as the Hammers boss at the start of last season and he led them to a top-ten finish in his first campaign.

West Ham United fans expected the side to build on the performance from last season in this campaign but Pellegrini and his players have not been able to do this.

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EPL: How Jamie Vardy Equals Record Set By Ruud Van Nistelrooy

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Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy continued his good form in front of goal following his brace in the 4-1 win over league newcomers Aston Villa during their Premier League outing on Sunday evening.

Jamie Vardy was able to add two goals to his tally to take him to 16 league goals for the season at the top of the Premier League goalscoring chart.

The retired England international has now scored in eight successive games in the Premier League thereby making him only the second man to score in at least eight straight Premier League games on two occasions.

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He equaled the record set by former Manchester United striker Ruud Van Nistelrooy.

The Manchester United legend scored in ten successive games in the Premier League and also scores in eight straight Premier League matches another time.

Jamie Vardy holds the record for at least a goal in the most successive games with 11 as set in 2015.

He was able to break the record of Ruud Van Nistelrooy four years ago by netting in 11 straight matches.

Apart from Jamie Vardy, Jonny Evans and Kelechi Iheanacho also got on the scoresheet for Leicester City, while the lone Aston Villa goal was scored by star player Jack Grealish.

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Golden Boot Race: How Vardy Extends Lead Over Tammy Abraham

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Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has edged clear in the Premier League Golden Boot race after his brace in the Aston Villa game on Saturday evening.

With the help of the two goals against former European champions Aston Villa, Jamie Vardy was able to stretch his lead ahead of Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham.

Jamie Vardy started the weekend with 14 goals in the Premier League, while his Chelsea counterpart Tammy Abraham had 11 goals.

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Tammy Abraham was not able to add to his goal tally at Everton despite playing the entire duration of the league game which ended in a 3-1 win for the Toffees at home in the first game of week 16 matches.

On his part, Jamie Vardy was in very good form as he scored the first and last goal of the game for Leicester City who thrashed hosts Aston Villa 4-1 to close the gap on league leaders Liverpool to eight points.

Kelechi Iheanacho gave the assist for the first goal of the game scored by Vardy before he turned scorer off a James Maddison to double the Foxes advantage with four first-half minutes left.

Aston Villa playmaker Jack Grealish halved the deficit for the home side at the end of the first half but Leicester went on to score their superiority further with second-half goals from Jonny Evans and Jamie Vardy who now has 16 goals in the league.

 

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Chelsea Contact Barcelona Winger Over Potential Transfer

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Chelsea have reportedly contacted Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele over a potential move to Stamford Bridge next summer.

This is according to the report from Spanish media outlet El Desmarque which said that the Blues have sounded out his representatives over a move to West London with the reigning Europa League champions expected to be active in the transfer market after their ban was overturned partially last week.

Chelsea had been slapped with a two-window transfer ban by world football’s governing body FIFA earlier this year for breaking the rules relating to the transfer of young players.

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The FIFA ruling was appealed by Chelsea and subsequently thrown out by the body’s Appeal Committee thereby leading the Blues to take the matter to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS).

According to the CAS verdict delivered on Friday, Chelsea had the ban reduced from two windows to just one window which has already been served in the summer.

Chelsea can now sign players as from the winter transfer market which opens again next month.

Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele has endured a frustrating time at the Nou Camp since his transfer to the club in 2017.

His form has been affected negatively by several injury problems.

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Mourinho Wants Serie A Striker At Tottenham

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly interested in a deal to bring AS Roma striker Edin Dzeko back to the Premier League.

This is according to the Daily Mirror which disclosed that Jose Mourinho has requested for information on the player as he searches for a backup striker to ease the pressure on Harry Kane.

England international captain Harry Kane has been the main striker at Tottenham Hotspur for over five years and new manager Jose Mourinho is keen to give him a helping hand in the form of former Manchester City player Dzeko.

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AS Roma striker Edin Dzeko was part of the Manchester City team that won the first ever Premier League title for the Citizens under the stewardship of Italian tactician Roberto Mancini during the 2011/12 campaign.

According to the report from the Daily Mirror, ex-Chelsea and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has sent a trusted ally to get one or two things on Edin Dzeko.

Harry Kane showed that he can cope with the workload at Spurs after the Englishman scored two goals to lead his team to a 5-0 win over Burnley at home in the Premier League.

Edin Dzeko has two years on his AS Roma contract at the moment.

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