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Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates will be given plenty of time to settle into his new surroundings but first team coach Steve Clarke is confident the Uruguay international is ready to play.

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New Liverpool signing Craig Bellamy admits he could not turn down the chance to rejoin the Reds and work with boyhood hero Kenny Dalglish.

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Craig Bellamy signs for Liverpool on two-year deal

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City: Bellamy can leave for free

Roberto Mancini is so keen to get Craig Bellamy off his books at Manchester City that he is willing to let the striker leave the club on a free transfer, opening the way for him to join Liverpool, who are interested but have made no formal approach as yet.

Wales manager excited at possible Craig Bellamy Liverpool return

Wales manager Gary Speed has welcomed reports linking striker Craig Bellamy with a return to Liverpool.

Speed shows faith in Bellamy's fitness

Wales manager Gary Speed has included Manchester City striker Craig Bellamy in his 25-man squad to face Australia in Cardiff on Wednesday.

Sparkling Silva polishes up City as Sneijder drops United hint

Balotelli and Dzeko both on target in 3-0 win over Inter while Mancini says Bellamy could join Celtic

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Manchester City full-back Pablo Zabaleta has agreed a new three-year deal with the club.

Adebayor 'on strike' as City relationship turns ugly

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Craig Bellamy reveals details of Roberto Mancini fall-out

Craig Bellamy has revealed he has not spoken to Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini for 18 months - and blames the Italian's man-management style for the breakdown in communication.

Celtic play down Craig Bellamy transfer talk

Celtic manager Neil Lennon is pessimistic about the club's chances of securing a second spell at Parkhead for Craig Bellamy.

Craig Bellamy urged to join Celtic

Celtic midfielder Joe Ledley has urged fellow Welshman Craig Bellamy to return to Parkhead.

Fair-play rules mean we can't break the bank, admits Mancini

Manchester City manager says club cannot play '£10m more' than everyone else for players this summer

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