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Chelsea and England defender Gary Cahill hints he will retire from international football after World Cup

Chelsea and England defender Gary Cahill hints he will retire from international football after World Cup

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last hurrah The 32-year-old is desperate to play in the third-place play-off against Belgium on Saturday Gary Cahill will hold talks with England manager Gareth Southgate over whether he should end his international career. The Chelsea defender is desperate to face Belgium in the third-place play-off on Saturday because it could be his last game for the Three Lions. Cahill could play his last England match on Saturday Cahill, 32, has lost his place to Harry Maguire and featured just once in Russia. He said: “It is a good conversation for me to have with the manager in the coming month or so. “Any time I get an opportunity to play for England, I want to do that. I can finish my England career knowing that I have played every possib...
Former Tottenham Hotspur defender Goran Bunjevcevic dies, aged 45

Former Tottenham Hotspur defender Goran Bunjevcevic dies, aged 45

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FOOTBALL MOURNS Ex-Spurs star suffered a stroke in April and had been in a coma Former Tottenham Hotspur star Goran Bunjevcevic has died at the age of 45, the club have confirmed. The ex-Yugoslavia international suffered a stroke in April and had been in a coma ever since. Former Tottenham Hotspur defender Goran Bunjevcevic. He joined Spurs in 2001 and spent five years with the club but only made 57 appearances for the club in all competitions with injuries several restricting the ball-playing defender’s opportunities in north London. We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our former player Goran Bunjevčević. The thoughts of everyone at the Club are with his friends and family at this extremely difficult time. pic....
Manchester City defender Jason Denayer could make new loan move in January

Manchester City defender Jason Denayer could make new loan move in January

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Jason Denayer is currently on loan at GalatasarayTuesday, December 12, 2017Manchester City defender Jason Denayer is being linked with a return to former club Anderlecht.The 22-year-old is currently on a season-long loan at Galatasaray, but a string of poor performances have led to suggestions that the Turkish giants may cut short his stay in Istanbul.As talkSPORT told you last week, Denayer could return to City in January should Galatasaray decide to cut short the loan in January.But, according to Fanatik, the Belgium international could be offered a return to former club Anderlecht once the window reopens next month.Denayer has been used sparingly in recent weeks at Galatasaray and with no obvious route back into the first-team fold under Pep Guardiola, another stint away from the E...
Transfer news: Manchester City want Jason Denayer to seal Premier League loan move but defender angling for Galatasaray return

Transfer news: Manchester City want Jason Denayer to seal Premier League loan move but defender angling for Galatasaray return

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Jason Denayer endured a disappointing loan spell at SunderlandWednesday, August 16, 2017Manchester City defender Jason Denayer is trying to force a move to Turkish Super League giants Galatasaray, despite the club's desire for him to stay in the Premier League.The Belgium international is not part of City boss Pep Guardiola's immediate plans and another loan spell looks the most likely course of action.Denayer, 22, enjoyed a fruitful loan spell at Galatasaray two years ago, establishing himself as a real crowd favourite.And, according to reports in Turkey, he wants to secure a move back to the club this summer, despite City insisting upon the defender remaining in the Premier League.The Belgian's desire to move abroad could have been influenced by his disappointing loan spell at Sunderland