Jack Pitt-Brooke

Jack Pitt-Brooke is a sports writer for The Independent.

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Steven N'Zonzi clcbrates his goal against Spurs

Steven N'Zonzi to Sevilla: Capture of Stoke City player proves Sevilla can rival Atletico Madrid for transfer nous

Having lost key players, the Spanish club are going about filling the gaps

Van Persie could be sold this summer

Robin van Persie to Fenerbahce: Manchester United striker to fly to Istanbul on Sunday as talks are confirmed

The Dutchman is on another level to those who usually make move to Turkey - and will be met with a suitable reaction

Moeen Ali has only played 11 Test matches

Ashes 2015: Moeen Ali's bowling must improve if he wants to keep his Test place, says David Gower

England have the option of using leg-spinner Adil Rashid instead

Mitchell Starc has achieved consistency since the beginning of the World Cup

Ashes 2015: Australia's Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood hatch simple plan to prolong England's misery

Softly spoken NSW pace bowlers set to lead Australia’s attack having learnt from Johnson how to seize an Ashes moment

Jimmy Anderson: I want to help bring on next generation of England cricketers

England's all-time leading wicket taker wants to create a legacy

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Ashes 2015: We are not here to be friendly, says Brad Haddin

Wicketkeeper is only here to win matches

Ashes 2015: Mitchell Johnson accuses Jimmy Anderson of sledging hypocrisy

England’s nemesis ridicules bowler’s plea to play Ashes in right spirit

Ashes 2015: Older and wiser Mitchell Johnson can be a guiding light for Australia

Australian paceman has dealt with flak and can help his team-mates cope with Ashes pressure

Sandro latest: QPR midfielder could make Galatasaray switch amid visa problems

Galatasaray are interested in signing the Brazilian, who is one of QPR’s highest earners

Petr Cech to Arsenal: Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich smooths the way for goalkeeper to seal Gunners move

The Czech international's remarkably successful time at in west London explains why the club has generously allowed him his preferred, if unlikely, move

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