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Friday Kickoff: Ibrahimovic, England, Terry, and more

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A Manchester United star turned down a lucrative deal before joining the club, and the English FA has another national team coaching candidate on its radar.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent Mino Raiola claims that the Swede turned down a massive offer from China┬ábefore joining Manchester United. (READ)

The FA will speak to Red Bull Leipzig sporting director and former Schalke boss Ralf Rangnick about the vacant England job. (READ)

John Terry will miss Chelsea’s game against Hull City on Saturday despite returning to training this week. (READ)

On his 20th anniversary at Arsenal, Arsene Wenger said that he wouldn’t rule out another five years with the club, or the England job. (READ)

Southampton’s assistant coach Eric Black is the latest name to be implicated in the Telegraph’s sting. (READ)


American defender Cameron Carter-Vickers signed a new deal with Tottenham to 2019. (READ)

Giovani dos Santos is back in the fold with Mexico for the team’s October friendlies. (READ)

With Tranquillo Barnetta leaving at season’s end, the Philadelphia Union want to send him off with an MLS Cup. (READ)

1 comment
  • Lost in Space

    Hopefully Ralf Rangnick doesn’t leave Leipzig. I’ve been very impressed with what he and the coach have accomplished with such a young team and would hate to see it broken apart so quickly. I would much rather see Arsene Wenger take the job as he’s been with Arsenal too long anyway.


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