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The midfielder came off injured in the Capital One Cup exit to Sunderland

Neymar: 'It's time to move on'

Managerless Chelsea are continuing their pursuit of Brazilian striker Neymar, who yesterday gave the Premier League club further encouragement by writing on his Twitter site: "Sometimes you know it's time to move on." The 19-year-old Santos player had earlier said he was happy to stay in Brazil for another season. However, yesterday's Tweet opens the door for Chelsea, who are willing to pay £32m for his services.

Manchester United complete deal for £16.5m Phil Jones

Blackburn have stepped aside to allow Phil Jones to "follow his dream" of joining Manchester United.

Manchester United land Phil Jones for £16.5m (again)

Manchester United have refused to allow Blackburn Rovers to drive up the price for centre-half Phil Jones and, despite a late attempt by Liverpool to capitalise on the chaos surrounding the player's transfer, confirmation of the £16.5m deal is expected imminently.

Venky's delay Jones sale to seek larger fee

Manchester United's attempts to sign Blackburn Rovers' defender Phil Jones have been held up the concerns of the selling club's Indian owners that he is being sold too cheaply.

Allardyce backs Phil Jones to succeed at Manchester United

Former Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce is convinced Manchester United are signing a star of the future in Phil Jones.

Centrica buys heating company

the founder of a central heating firm that started life almost 50 years ago has sold the business to British Gas owner Centrica in a £30m deal.

Arsenal's 'pretty' style catches the eye of highly-rated young Jones

Phil Jones, Blackburn's much-touted teenage defender, has given the biggest hint yet as to where his future may lie should he leave Ewood Park. The 19-year-old, who will represent England in this summer's Under-21 European Championship, has been linked with a host of clubs including Manchester United, Liverpool, and Spurs. However it is Arsène Wenger's Arsenal whose style Jones most admires.

Venky's takeover threatening to end in tears at Rovers

As owners have failed to garner interest in free-falling Blackburn back in India, relegation could be calamitous

Blackburn plunge further into relegation trouble

Everton 2 Blackburn 0

England under-21 coach plays down potential row

England Under-21 assistant manager Steve Wigley has played down any talk of a potential club v country battle ahead of the European Under-21 Championships this summer.

Blackburn secure vital draw in relegation battle

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Mimms' Ewood future in doubt

Liverpool may capitalise on uncertainty surrounding the future of the Blackburn Rovers goalkeeping coach Bobby Mimms, who may be the latest individual to leave Ewood Park after the Venky's takeover. Mimms, who was a player at Blackburn when Liverpool's manager Kenny Dalglish was in charge there, has not been given the new contract he was anticipating. He has become highly respected at the club and is credited with resurrecting the career of Paul Robinson.

Jones recovery heartens Kean

Blackburn Rovers are hoping Phil Jones will be back in first-team action within a month after the teenager made a quicker-than-expected recovery from injury.

Neighbour in court charged with murdering Joanna Yeates

Vincent Tabak, the Dutch neighbour of Joanna Yeates, will appear at Bristol Magistrates' Court this morning charged with murdering the 25-year-old architect, who went missing on 17 December and whose body was found on Christmas Day.

Are the Joanna detectives without a clue?

As criticism mounts, have the police missed something – or do they know more than they're saying?
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