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Chelsea manager tips the Belgian to be among the world's best in near future

Eden Hazard (left) and Loïc Rémy have been linked with moves to Tottenham

Redknapp certain Spurs are ready to spend big

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Newcastle’s French midfielder Yohan Cabaye

D-Day for Yohan Cabaye

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn being interviewed last night by his wife's friend Claire Chazal. He refused to discuss in detail what happened in his New York hotel suite

Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrested in prostitution case

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Police to grill Strauss-Kahn over French 'sex parties'

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, ex-chief of the International Monetary Fund, will be "arrested" for 48 hours from tomorrow to face questions about his participation in sex parties with alleged prostitutes in Lille, Paris and Washington.

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Eden Hazard</b>
After helping Lille secure the French Ligue 1 title last season, winger Eden Hazard has been doing the rounds on the transfer rumour mill. The 22-year-old is considered a great prospect and with a £33m release clause in his contract, one of Europe’s top clubs could be tempted to make a move. His agent recently spoke about his clients’ willingness to move on, but Lille insist the Belgian international will not be going anywhere mid-season.

Eden Hazard reveals he could join Tottenham this summer

Belgium and Lille midfielder Eden Hazard admits he could join Tottenham this summer.

Eurostar hit by Belgian strike

Christmas travellers will have their getaway plans disrupted by a strike in Belgium on Thursday.

Rail loophole allows entry to UK

The Government alone is powerless to close a loophole which enables people to enter the UK illegally, the Immigration Minister admitted today.

Gervinho has failed to match last season’s goalscoring form for Lille when he netted 18 times

There's no panic over Gervinho's lack of goals, says Wenger

Arsène Wenger admits Gervinho's lack of form in front of goal is such that he is "in the opposite position" to his in-form Arsenal team-mate Robin van Persie. The Arsenal manager also fears the Ivorian's progression could be stymied by his participation in the African Cup of Nations early next year.

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Kenny Dalglish unaware of any Joe Cole transfer talks

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish is yet to hear from Lille about any potential deal to make Joe Cole's loan spell permanent.

Joe Cole has impressed since making the switch to Lille

Lille interested in extending Joe Cole deal

Lille's on-loan Liverpool midfielder Joe Cole could remain at the Ligue 1 club past the end of the season, according to president Michel Seydoux.

Gonzalo Higuain celebrates his goal during Real Madrid’s rout of Dynamo Zagreb at the Bernabeu

Champions League round-up: Six of the best for Mourinho while Cole keeps Lille in contention

Real Madrid wrapped up first place in their Champions League group and served notice they will be serious contenders to seize Barcelona's crown this season by thrashing Dynamo Zagreb 6-2 at the Bernabeu last night.

Joe Cole has impressed since making the switch to Lille

Joe Cole would relish Olympics chance

Joe Cole has revealed his desire to play for Great Britain at the 2012 London Olympics.

Eden Hazard wants to move abroad next season

Arsenal and Chelsea 'target' Eden Hazard welcomes interest

Lille midfielder Eden Hazard is proud to be a reported target of Inter Milan.

Eden Hazard wants to move abroad next season

Manchester United and Arsenal 'target' Eden Hazard reveals transfer plans

Lille midfielder Eden Hazard has revealed his desire to move abroad at the end of the season.

Joe Cole joins Lille on season long loan

Liverpool midfielder Joe Cole has joined French champions Lille on a season-long loan deal.

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