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Premier League transfers so far this summer and what each club still needs

Aston Villa have been the most active of the promoted clubs; Arsenal look to have work to do; Tottenham have secured their top target; Newcastle are still looking for a managerWhat have they done so far? Nowhere near enough. Teenage striker Gabriel Mar…

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Leicester emerge from chaos ready to write new Premier League story | Stuart James

Efficiency with transfers and a commitment to youth are signs of renewed ambition from the club who did the impossibleIt says much about the way that Leicester City are operating these days that their transfer plans extend well beyond this window. Forw…

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Leicester sign Youri Tielemans from Monaco for club record fee

• Belgian midfielder signs four-year deal with Leicester• Fee believed to be in the region of £40mLeicester City have completed the signing of Youri Tielemans from Monaco. The Belgian spent the second part of last season on loan at the club and has now…

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Maguire and Pérez show it still pays to shop in unheralded locations | Paul Wilson

Statement spending can work in the Premier League but for every Virgil van Dijk there is a Paul Pogba or Romelu LukakuMike Ashley is the Premier League equivalent of Captain Rum – the seafarer from Blackadder who runs his ship in a contrary manner to “…

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Leicester confident of sealing Youri Tielemans deal as player flies to England

• Leicester negotiating with Monaco over fee for midfielder• Player hopes to train with Premier League club next weekLeicester City are confident of completing the club-record transfer of Youri Tielemans after the Belgium international flew to England …

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Premier League pre-season 2019: a full list of all the clubs’ friendlies

From Yankee Stadium in New York to New York Stadium in Rotherham, here are the 20 clubs’ fixtures before 9 AugustAll dates and kick-off times BST. All information correct at time of publication Continue reading…

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Leicester on verge of signing Ayoze Pérez from Newcastle for £30m

• Forward close to becoming Leicester’s second summer signing• Newcastle set to make £28.5m profit from Pérez transferLeicester are on the verge of signing Ayoze Pérez from Newcastle for around £30m. It is understood the 25-year-old striker has been gr…

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Long contracts, big pay-offs: Premier League remains a manager’s market

Rafa Benítez running down his Newcastle contract is a rarity in the Premier League, with managers still being offered long-term deals in an era of high turnoverRafael Benítez’s departure from Newcastle United may not have been amicable, but it represen…

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James Maddison: ‘My trophy cabinet is empty. I am desperate to win’ | Andy Hunter

Leicester midfielder is raring to go as England start their campaign in the Euro Under-21 finals against France in ItalyJames Maddison can pin-point the moment England enthralled him as accurately as a set piece for Leicester. It was almost 15 years ag…

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Premier League finances: the full club-by-club breakdown and verdict

Club accounts for 2017-18 show Manchester United spent the most on wages while champions Manchester City had the third-highest billFinancial figures for 2017-18, for the 20 clubs who were in the Premier League during that season. All details from the m…

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Premier League 2018-19 review: our predictions versus reality

We thought Manchester City would pip Liverpool to the title, but we also said Watford would go downWhat we said: “Pep Guardiola’s talented side look well placed to become the first team to retain the Premier League title since Manchester United did it …

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Unforgettable photos: the best of the 2018-19 Premier League season

Photo editor Jonny Weeks reviews a tumultuous football season through some of its best, weirdest and most defining imagesOn an average weekend, The Guardian receives around 12,000 photographs from Premier League matches via its staff, agency and contri…

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The Dozen: the final weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend roundup of the best photography from England’s top flightView the Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Chelsea secure third place in Premier League with goalless draw at Leicester

There was sunshine and fond farewells but no goals on an afternoon when Leicester and Chelsea served up the Premier League’s only final-day stalemate. Spills but not enough thrills was the story of a game that saw Leicester supporters recognise the con…

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Premier League final day: Tottenham v Everton, Manchester United v Cardiff and more – live!

All the action from the final day of the Premier League seasonPremier League fans’ verdicts: part one and part twoFeel free to email Daniel or to tweet @DanielHarris 12.05pm BST In football more than in any other walk of life, people “run out of superl…

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Premier League 2018-19 fans’ verdicts. Part two: Leicester to Wolves

Fans review the season with one game to play – the stars, the flops and the moments that made them smile• Part 1: Arsenal to HuddersfieldI think “all’s well that ends well” is a good enough way to sum up Leicester’s season. Try as he might Claude Puel’…

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Leicester v Chelsea: match preview

On the face of it, there is little for either club to play for here, with Chelsea guaranteed a top-four spot and Leicester no longer in with a chance of catching seventh-placed Wolves. Brendan Rodgers will, however, want to sign off the season in style…

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Premier League finale: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Liverpool seek another miracle as relentless City close on title, changing of the guard at Leicester and a Zaha swansong?Brighton are the 17th best team in the league, are already safe and can at best move up one place; Manchester City are the best tea…

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Relegation blues: how a football team’s fortunes can affect a whole city

Sunderland fans could end this season celebrating promotion – but the team’s 2017 and 2018 relegations hurt more than local prideWhen Sunderland AFC take on Portsmouth in the promotion playoff semi-finals this weekend, it won’t just be diehard fans che…

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Pep Guardiola hits out at Liverpool as Manchester City reclaim top spot

• ‘Liverpool play without the pressure … It is easy,’ says manager• Guardiola salutes ‘incredible human being’ Vincent KompanyAfter Manchester City placed one hand on the Premier League trophy Pep Guardiola hit back at Liverpool, claiming that City’s t…