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Football News Roundup – July 23, 2016

  • McDonald signs for Fulham
    Fulham have completed the signing of Kevin McDonald from Wolverhampton Wanderers for a fee of £1.25m.
  • From Burton to Barcelona
    Leicester City's status as Premier League champions has propelled them into a new world this summer.
  • McManaman seals West Brom win
    A fierce 70th-minute goal from Callum McManaman sealed a 2-1 victory for West Bromwich Albion over Fox Sports Cup hosts Vitesse Arnhem on Thursday.
  • Beautyman joins Northampton
    Northampton have signed Peterborough midfielder Harry Beautyman for an undisclosed fee.
  • Wolves sold to Chinese group
    Wolves have confirmed the club has been bought by Chinese investment group Fosun International.
  • Everton appoint Walsh as DoF
    Everton have appointed former Leicester assistant manager and head of recruitment Steve Walsh as director of football.
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Football News Roundup – July 22, 2016

  • Chinese investment analysed
    With Wolves the latest club set to receive investment from China, Johnny Phillips examines the trend and what it means for the game...
  • Wolves set for £45m takeover
    Chinese group Fosun International are expected to complete their £45million takeover of Wolves imminently.
  • Five breakthrough stars
    Which Premier League youngsters can expect to make the big breakthrough in 2016/17?
  • WATCH: Beckham's Sky Sports ad
    David Beckham experiences the excitement, drama and surprises of an entire football season in just 60 seconds, when he stars in a brand new advertisement to promote the Premier League on Sky Sports.
  • No Villa playing deal for Petrov
    Aston Villa will not be offering a playing contract to Stiliyan Petrov, but want him to stay at the club in a different role.
  • WATCH: Pre-season goals round-up
    There was plenty of pre-season friendly action on Wednesday and you can watch the highlights right here.
  • West Brom stall on Saido sale
    West Brom are stalling on a £20m bid from Stoke for striker Saido Berahino while they hunt for a replacement, according to Sky sources.
  • Delaney set to earn Burton deal
    Burton manager Nigel Clough is hoping to offer Irish teenager Ryan Delaney a permanent deal with the club.
  • Club chief exit after 'fake' raffle
    Chesterfield's commercial chief has left the club following an internal investigation into a raffle for a place at the club's pre-season training camp which was won by a "falsified" entry.
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Football News Roundup – July 21, 2016

  • Ranieri: Mahrez wants to stay
    Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri says reigning PFA Players' Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez wants to remain with the Premier League champions.
  • WATCH: Pre-season goals round-up
    Leicester started their pre-season campaign with a 2-1 victory over Oxford United at the Kassam Stadium on Tuesday.
  • Spireites sorry for 'fake' raffle
    Chesterfield have apologised after a raffle to win a place at the club's pre-season training camp - which sold just four tickets - was won by a "falsified" entry.
  • Morgan signs new Leicester deal
    Captain Wes Morgan has signed a new contract with Premier League champions Leicester City until the end of the 2018-19 season.
  • Leicester let Walsh join Everton
    Everton have agreed a deal in principle with Leicester City to take head of recruitment Steve Walsh and make him their new director of football, according to Sky sources.
  • Rangers sign Foxes winger Dodoo
    Rangers have signed Leicester winger Joe Dodoo on a four-year contract.
  • West Brom extend Myhill deal
    Goalkeeper Boaz Myhill has signed a one-year extension to his contract with West Brom.
  • 'Vardy most abused online'
    Jamie Vardy received more direct online abuse than anyone else in England's Euro 2016 camp bar Roy Hodgson, according to a study.
  • Stoke bid £20m for Berahino
    Mark Hughes has confirmed Stoke City have made several bids for West Brom striker Saido Berahino.
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Football News Roundup – July 20, 2016

  • Ranieri: Pressure on PL rivals
    Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri is not losing sleep over his team's Premier League title defence and believes the pressure to succeed is more on the new managers of the big-name clubs.
  • Foxes turn down Walsh approach
    Leicester City have turned down an approach from Everton for their head of recruitment, Steve Walsh, according to Sky sources.
  • Walsall sign Simeon Jackson
    Walsall have signed former Norwich striker Simeon Jackson on a two-year deal.
  • Di Matteo: Promotion priority
    Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo says promotion back to the Premier League is the priority for his side next season.
  • Ranieri: Jose can be new Fergie
    Jose Mourinho can become the new Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, according to Claudio Ranieri, who says Leicester should be 6000/1 to retain the Premier League title.
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Football News Roundup – July 19, 2016

  • Ranieri: Jose can be new Fergie
    Jose Mourinho can become the new Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, according to Claudio Ranieri, who says Leicester should be 6000/1 to retain the Premier League title.
  • Transfer Centre LIVE!
    All the latest transfer news and rumours, including updates on Paul Pogba's future at Juventus.
  • Size not an issue for Musa
    Ahmed Musa is glad he gave up being a goalkeeper as he looks forward to making his debut with Premier League champions Leicester.
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Football News Roundup – July 18, 2016

  • Pre-season friendlies round-up
    Stoke were beaten 3-0 in a pre-season friendly by new Championship club Burton Albion on Saturday.
  • Why Kante improves Chelsea
    N'Golo Kante is an upgrade on Chelsea's defensive midfield options and could be the signing of the season for a second straight year, writes Peter Smith...
  • Kante seals £32m Chelsea move
    ​N'Golo Kante has signed a five-year contract with Chelsea after completing his £32m transfer from Leicester.
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Football News Roundup – July 17, 2016

  • Transfer Centre LIVE!
    All the latest news as a whole host of Premier League clubs reportedly try to tempt James Rodriguez away from Madrid.
  • Drinkwater waits on Leicester offer
    Danny Drinkwater says he would like to commit his future to Leicester City but admits he is still waiting for a new contract offer from the club.
  • Most valuable signings so far
    The Premier League's top clubs have not held back from splashing the cash this summer, but just how valuable are the big signings so far?
  • Burton swoop for Irvine
    Burton have broken their transfer record for the second time in a week with the signing of Australia international Jackson Irvine from Ross County.
  • Chelsea agree £32m Kante fee
    Chelsea have agreed a fee of around £32m for Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante, according to Sky sources.
  • Ranieri: I'd understand Kante exit
    Claudio Ranieri has admitted he would understand if N'Golo Kante decided to leave Leicester this summer, but hopes the midfielder signs a new contract with the Premier League champions.
  • New Premier League kits
    What does your club's new kit look like for next season?
  • Ranieri targets cup success
    Claudio Ranieri admits it will be "very difficult" for Leicester to retain their title in a much-changed Premier League, but he is still hoping for more silverware.
  • Bradshaw set for Barnsley switch
    Rotherham have conceded defeat to Barnsley in the chase for Tom Bradshaw after refusing to pay over the odds for the Walsall striker.
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Football News Roundup – July 15, 2016

  • Sky Q launches Ultra HD
    Sky Q launches Ultra HD: bringing customers the most comprehensive range of TV they love in enhanced picture quality.
  • How has football changed?
    If 2008 was the birth of possession football, 2016 saw the confirmation of its death.
  • Edwards on Wolves takeover
    Wolves midfielder Dave Edwards talks to Adam Bate about the takeover uncertainty surrounding the club and his hopes of a contract extension.
  • PSG comeback floors Albion
    West Brom got their pre-season campaign off to a losing start as Paris Saint-Germain came from behind to seal a 2-1 victory in Austria.
  • Ranieri's golden year
    A year on from the appointment of Claudio Ranieri, Jordan Halford looks at what the next 12 months has in store…
  • Ex-footballer set for boxing stardom
    Former Premier League striker Leon McKenzie will fight to become a national boxing champion when he takes on Jahmaine Smyle on November 12.
  • What do West Brom need?
    We take a look at the ways in which West Brom need to strengthen in the summer transfer window.
  • Evans 'unlikely to play friendly'
    Ched Evans is unlikely to play for Chesterfield against Sheffield Wednesday this weekend over fears a hate mob will target the game, Sky Sports News HQ understands.
  • Walsall accept Bradshaw request
    Walsall have reluctantly accepted striker Tom Bradshaw's written transfer request.
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Football News Roundup – July 13, 2016

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