Friday 21 October 2016


Published 10/11/2015 | 02:30

Manchester UNITED are interested in signing Newcastle striker Ayoze Perez and could bid for the Spaniard in January.

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Perez is also being watched by Spurs and Arsenal, but United are thought to be keenest on the 22-year-old and have been monitoring him since Newcastle paid Tenerife £1.7m for him last year.

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Wolfgang NIERSBACH has resigned from his post as president of the German Football Federation amid claims that bribes were paid in a bid to land the 2006 World Cup finals.

Although Niersbach, a UEFA and FIFA executive committee member, denies any wrongdoing, he said he was taking "political responsibility" for the affair.

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PATRICK VIEIRA has been appointed head coach of New York City, which is part of the City Football Group founded by Manchester City owner Sheik Mansour. The 39-year-old former Arsenal star will leave his role as head coach of Manchester City's elite development squad to take up his new role.

Irish Independent

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