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Jose Fonte dismisses 'ignorant' David Sullivan after West Ham owner claims he was urged not to sign defender

Jose Fonte has brushed off the "ignorant" claims of West Ham co-owner David Sullivan, who said last week that his children had "begged him not to sign" the centre-back. Evening Standard – Football

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Juventus ‘keen to land Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi in January’

PLUS: Wenger has admitted his Arsenal stars queried his tactical plan for last weekend’s defeat to Manchester United mirror – Football

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Romelu Lukaku to learn if he faces three-match ban for lashing out at Brighton defender

The pair came together in the build up to the Red Devils' winning goal mirror – Football

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Real Madrid defender Marcelo refuses to be drawn on Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos ‘bust-up’

Reports in Spain suggested the pair had been at loggerheads since the Wembley defeat to Tottenham mirror – Football

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Manchester United ‘face competition from Napoli and Man City’ for Espanyol defender Aaron Martin

PLUS: United set to move for Bale again while Mourinho fumes at FA's treatment of Jones mirror – Football

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The day a non-league defender marked Aubameyang … after running a 10k

Gabon were looking for a warm-up match before the 2012 Olympics. Newcastle United were busy and their U21s were away, so up stepped Heaton Stannington By Tom Nicholson for The Set Pieces, part of the Guardian Sport Network In July … Continue reading

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Arsenal and Manchester City suffer blow in race for Premier League defender? Transfer news and gossip from Monday’s papers

PLUS: Memphis Depay is targeting a move to Real Madrid while Leon Goretzka is set for a new deal at Schalke mirror – Football

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Brentford defender Rico Henry faces 'lengthy' absence after suffering major knee injury

Brentford defender Rico Henry faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a serious knee injury in last week's draw at Middlesbrough. Evening Standard – Football

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Chelsea to miss out on Juventus defender? Transfer news and gossip from Tuesday’s papers

PLUS: Arsenal are 'considering a sensational January swap deal' involving Alexis Sanchez and Julian Draxler mirror – Football

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France defender Layvin Kurzawa victim of fresh blackmail attempt following Didier Deschamps criticism

Kurzawa has emerged as first-choice at left back for both PSG and France in recent months mirror – Football

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