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Atalanta 1-1 Manchester City: Defender Kyle Walker goes in goal in bizarre game in Milan

Atalanta 1-1 Manchester City: Defender Kyle Walker goes in goal in bizarre game in Milan

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Defender Kyle Walker had to play in goal for the closing stages as Manchester City held on to draw with Atalanta in the Champions League.Walker replaced substitute goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, who was sent off for a sliding tackle on Josip Ilicic outside the box, having replaced first-choice keeper Ederson at half-time.Raheem Sterling had given the visitors a 1-0 lead in the first half of their group-stage game before Chelsea loannee Mario Pasalic equalised four minutes after the restart. City striker Gabriel Jesus also missed a first-half penalty in a bizarre game at the San Siro.'One of the most fun things in football' - Walker dons the gloves and everyone loves itChampions League permutations...
Ex-Manchester United defender Patrice Evra says Arsenal are ‘babies’ following defeat at Sheffield United

Ex-Manchester United defender Patrice Evra says Arsenal are ‘babies’ following defeat at Sheffield United

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Patrice Evra claims Arsenal are no different to the days when he played against them at Manchester United.The Gunners suffered their second Premier League defeat of the season after going down to a 1-0 defeat to Sheffield United on Monday night. AFP or licensors Arsenal endured a frustrating evening at Bramall Lane Lys Mousset’s first-half goal was all that separated the two sides in a game which saw record Gunners signing Nicolas Pepe miss a sitter from six yards out. Bukayo Saka was cautioned for diving in the box while Unai Emery’s assistant Freddie Ljungberg was shown a yellow card for his animated protests on the touchline. The result means Arsenal missed out on the opportunity to go third in the table. And Evra didn’t hold back in his criticism of th
Chelsea lead transfer battle for Ben Chilwell with Manchester United also in for Leicester defender

Chelsea lead transfer battle for Ben Chilwell with Manchester United also in for Leicester defender

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Chelsea have move ahead of all their rivals in the race to sign Leicester and England defender Ben Chilwell, reports claim. Chilwell, the left-back, has emerged as one of the finest young players in the Premier League over the past few seasons, and he’s currently playing a key role for the Foxes as they attempt to gatecrash the top six after starting the campaign strongly. Getty Images - Getty Chilwell has been capped eight times by England and has already made more than 100 appearances at club level 'He's not finished, he's only 28!' - talkSPORT's funniest ever call His rise to fame has coincided with some of England’s biggest clubs keeping tabs on him, with the 22-year-old allegedly a target of Man City’s over the summer. Pep Gu
Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac opens up about carjacking incident: ‘Mentally this was hard’

Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac opens up about carjacking incident: ‘Mentally this was hard’

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Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac has spoken out for the first time about the terrifying knife attack on him and Mesut Ozil.Kolasinac and Ozil were attacked by knife-wielding carjackers in north London last month, with video footage remarkably showing the former jumping out of the car and bravely chasing off the thugs. AFP or licensors Kolasinac has opened up about the carjacking incident The players were subsequently withdrawn from the squad for the Gunners’ Premier League opener at Newcastle due to ‘further security incidents’. Kolasinac is now back in the first-team, while Ozil has managed just 71 minutes all season as he started his first game in the 2-2 draw at Watford on Sunday And the Bosnian full-back, talking ahead of the Europa League opener with E
Transfer news and football gossip: Man United and Liverpool in battle for Rose, Eriksen offered new Spurs contract, West Ham target LaLiga defender

Transfer news and football gossip: Man United and Liverpool in battle for Rose, Eriksen offered new Spurs contract, West Ham target LaLiga defender

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talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Saturday’s papers and online… Liverpool could be ready to make Mohamed Salah the Premier League’s top-paid player when they offer him a new contract worth £22.4m a year. (The Sun) Liverpool want Augsburg’s German left-back Philipp Max, 25, as competition for Andy Robertson. (Sport) Tottenham have offered Danish playmaker Christian Eriksen an improved £200,000-a-week contract in a bid to stop a potential move to Real Madrid. (Daily Mail) Everton are ready to challenge Arsenal for 26-year-old Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha, who is rated at £80m by his club Crystal Palace. (Evening Standard) Have Inter Milan ended their pursuit of Manchester United s