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Liverpool interested in Sweden’s World Cup 2018 goalkeeper Robin Olsen

Liverpool interested in Sweden’s World Cup 2018 goalkeeper Robin Olsen

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TRANSFER REPORT Reds are considering a move for the Copenhagen shot-stopper as they mull over replacements for Loris Karius and Simon Mignolet Liverpool are interested in Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen. The Reds have priortised signing a new number one this summer and they had looked at Alisson of Roma. Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen has emerged as a transfer target for Liverpool. However, it now looks like the Brazilian will be joining Real Madrid and as such Liverpool are searching elsewhere. And, according to TMW, Olsen has emerged as a potential transfer target for Jurgen Klopp. SHOCK OPINION Amazing blast at Lionel Messi as Argentina superstar branded a &...
Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson commits future to Red Devils after Shrewsbury loan

Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson commits future to Red Devils after Shrewsbury loan

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NEW DEAL The England Under-21 man has signed a new contract at Old Trafford England Under-21 goalkeeper Dean Henderson has signed a new contract at Manchester United, the Premier League club have announced. The 21-year-old, who had an impressive loan spell at Shrewsbury last season, has committed to the Old Trafford outfit until 2020, with the option of a further year. Henderson enjoyed a successful loan spell at Shrewsbury Henderson’s performances for the Shrews, which earned him a place in the PFA League One Team of the Year, attracted interest from elsewhere but he was keen to stay with United. Henderson told MUTV: “I’m really delighted. Coming off the back of last season and playing games at Shrewsbury and ...
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina to appear in front of disciplinary panel over association with individuals linked to the mafia

Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina to appear in front of disciplinary panel over association with individuals linked to the mafia

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Reina in action for Napoli this season Monday, May 21, 2018 Former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has been summoned to a hearing at the Italian Football Federation over his association with individuals linked to the mafia. The outgoing Napoli goalkeeper, who will join AC Milan next season, will face the FICG disciplinary committee alongside former Napoli stars Paolo Cannavaro and Salvatore Aronica. An investigation by Naples’ anti-mafia department named the three footballers in a report leading to the calling of the disciplinary panel. According to reports in the Italian media, it is one of the reasons why the Neapolitans decided not to renew Reina’s contract. The FIGC says Reina "has had and continues to have inopportune as...
Gianluigi Buffon will leave Juventus at the end of the season, the goalkeeper confirms

Gianluigi Buffon will leave Juventus at the end of the season, the goalkeeper confirms

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Gianluigi Buffon has announced his decision to leave Juventus at the end of the season.The 40-year-old's last game for the club will be against Verona on Sunday - his 640th in Serie A. "Gianluigi Buffon has been with us all the way on this long rollercoaster ride of a journey, with its lows and then the return to Paradise. We will be forever grateful for his loyalty," president Andrea Agnelli said in a press conference on Thursday morning. "What we now know is that Wojciech Szczesny will be defending our goal next season, as Gianluigi Buffon and so many champions have done before him." Buffon recently captained the side to a seventh consecutive Serie A title and was widely believed to be retiring, but he clearly feels he still has the legs to continue. "Only sure thing at the mom...
US goalkeeper Solo accuses ex-Fifa president Blatter of sexual harassment

US goalkeeper Solo accuses ex-Fifa president Blatter of sexual harassment

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US goalkeeper Hope Solo has accused former Fifa president Sepp Blatter of sexual harassment.The World Cup winner, 36, says the incident happened at the 2013 Ballon d'Or awards, before she went on stage to present an award.In an interview with Portugal newspaper Expresso, Solo - who has 202 caps - said: "I had Sepp Blatter grab my ass."Blatter, 81, denied the incident took place, with his spokesman telling BBC Sport: "This allegation is ridiculous."Solo, when asked why she has not spoken out on the incident before, added: "I was nervous for the presentation. It was the Ballon d'Or I was presenting. "After that I didn't see him and that was kind of bad. I didn't get to tell him directly 'don't ever touch me'. That's the way I've always handled things - directly."A growing number of public fi...