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Caicedo's departure cuts bloated forward line

The Manchester City striker Felipe Caicedo has moved to Sporting Lisbon on loan after conceding that dropping down the pecking order at Eastlands is inevitable.

City launch £15m raid for Lescott

High-spending Hughes tests Moyes' resolve with offer for Everton defender

Tevez turns on Ferguson after arrival at City

Argentinian striker disputes former manager's account of his Old Trafford departure

Tevez joins Man City revolution

Carlos Tevez will today be unveiled as a Manchester City player after finally agreeing a five-year deal with the Eastlands outfit.

Manchester United to 'launch Ibrahimovic bid'

Manchester United are ready to launch an audacious bid to land Inter Milan centre forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, it has been reported today.

Owen arrives at Manchester United training ground

Former England striker Michael Owen has arrived at Manchester United's training ground as his move to the Premier League champions moves closer.

Rooney ready to fill in for Ronaldo

Wayne Rooney believes he can compensate for the summer exodus of attacking talent from Manchester United - after admitting he has not been given the chance to shine so far at Old Trafford.

Tevez blames Berbatov arrival for problems

Carlos Tevez claims he knew his days at Manchester United were numbered when Dimitar Berbatov joined the club.

Manchester United refused Costa trial

A proposed trial at Manchester United for Douglas Costa will not go ahead according to reports today.

Manchester City, Chelsea and one other club left in Tevez race

Carlos Tevez is considering offers from Manchester City, Chelsea and one other club, according to the player's adviser Kia Joorabchian.

Manchester United confirm Tevez will leave the club

Manchester United today confirmed that Carlos Tevez is to leave Old Trafford.

United secure £80m shirt deal

Manchester United last night announced a new shirt sponsorship contract – worth a reported world record £80m over four years from June 2010 – but the deal "will make no difference at all" to their summer spending plans, according to a club source. United still have what is being described by insiders as a "£50m war chest", although "nothing like that amount of money will be spent in the transfer window".

We'll put on show for the world, says Guardiola

The Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola last night declared an intent to show the world, at the end of his first season as coach, how good his side are. "I want the players to feel good and to feel they are playing in front of the whole world; to be daring and show why we've been so successful this season," he said of his side, who have won the Spanish league and cup double and have played some dazzling football on route.

Burnley revive old glories

Burnley are back

Burnley win playoff final to reach Premier League

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