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  • EPL clubs can't sign players freely due to Brexit shake-up

    The Score "Premier League and English Football League clubs will no longer be able to sign players from the European Union without a valid work permit unless they surpass a threshold based on the quality of the selling club and the player's seniority. The EPL and EFL announced the..." December 02

  • Leicester City have decision to make after Barnsley CEO confirms transfer talks

    Leicester Mercury "Barnsley are eager to extend Matty James' loan from Leicester City after the Tykes' chief executive Dane Murphy hailed the midfielder as  "great player." James has played every game for the Tykes so far this season and has flourished at the Championship club..." November 30

  • Man Utd line up shock transfer move for Jonny Evans

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  • Liverpool, London teams to welcome fans back, Manchester clubs must wait

    The Score "Half of the teams in the Premier League will be permitted to welcome some fans back to stadiums when the COVID-19 lockdown in England ends next week. The U.K. government announced a new tiering system Thursday to help contain the spread of the virus, with 10 teams,..." November 26

  • Premier League reports decrease in number of new COVID-19 cases

    The Score "The Premier League announced eight new positive COVID-19 results Monday after 1,530 players and staff were tested between Nov. 16-22. That figure represents a decrease from the previous round of testing, where 16 cases were detected from 1,207 checks from Nov. 9-15 - the..." November 24

  • England to allow 4,000 fans at Premier League games in lowest-risk areas

    ESPN "Up to 4,000 spectators will be allowed attend Premier League games in lowest-risk tier one areas of England when a month-long national lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 is lifted on Dec. 2, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday. As part of new COVID-19..." November 23

  • Leicester keen on Sporting Lisbon defender Nuno Mendes

    Daily Mail "Leicester City are monitoring developments with Sporting Lisbon's talented young defender Nuno Mendes. The 18-year-old is widely regarded as one of the best up and coming left-backs in Europe and has already attracted scouts from elite clubs across the..." November 17

  • Premier League could have fans back before Christmas

    ESPN "Football could have fans back inside English stadiums before Christmas, sources have told ESPN. The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) held a landmark meeting on Tuesday with key administrators across football including representatives from the Premier..." November 17

  • English Premier League, Bundesliga teams tracking Kai Wagner

    Brotherly Game "Philadelphia Union left back Kai Wagner is drawing interest from the English Premier League, according to a report from Kristian Dyer. Dyer cites a source saying the 23-year-old is being tracked by West Ham and Fulham, among others and that “a couple Bundesliga clubs”..." November 16

  • Premier League chief doesn’t expect five sub rule to return

    Pro Soccer Talk "Premier League chief Richard Masters does not believe the Premier League 5 substitutes rule will be voted back in by the 20 clubs. Masters was giving evidence to a UK parliamentary inquiry on ‘Sport in our Communities’ during the coronavirus pandemic, as he was grilled by..." November 10

  • David Alaba Open to Premier League Move With Liverpool & Man City Interested

    90 Min "Bayern Munich defender David Alaba is open to a move to the Premier League, having previously told suitors he was not interested in a switch to the English top flight. The 28-year-old has entered the final year of his contract at the Allianz Arena and is yet to agree on an extension,..." November 10

  • Premier League bosses under pressure to SCRAP pay-per-view games during second lockdown

    The Sun "PREMIER LEAGUE bosses are under increasing pressure to scrap pay-per-view football during the looming lockdown. The £14.95 fee will be reviewed by clubs at a meeting this week. Five matches are due to be screened on Sky Sports Box Office and BT Sport Box Office this..." November 02

  • The Premier League is hoping to persuade Fifa to allow a 'margin of error' on tight offside calls

    Daily Mail "The Premier League are planning a renewed attempt to persuade FIFA to allow a ‘margin of error’ on the tight offsides that continue to plague the game. Mike Riley, the head of Professional Game Match Officials Ltd (PGMOL), wants feedback from the Dutch..." October 25

  • Leicester's Soyuncu could miss 3 months after injury on Turkey duty

    BBC "Leicester City defender Caglar Soyuncu could be out for three months with an abductor injury, manager Brendan Rodgers says. The centre-back, 24, missed Sunday's defeat by Aston Villa with the groin injury, picked up on international duty with Turkey. He had..." October 19

  • EFL clubs turn down Premier League's £50M rescue package

    The Score "The English Football League (EFL) rejected a £50-million bailout package from the Premier League on Thursday. In a meeting between the organization's 72 clubs, it was decided the Premier League's offer fell "some way short" of what is required to cover the..." October 16

  • Premier League clubs to debate Project Big Picture

    Evening Standard "Premier League clubs will have the chance to debate the details of Project Big Picture for the first time as representatives of the top-tier’s 20 sides gather for a shareholders’ meeting today. The virtual meeting comes against the backdrop of an..." October 14

  • Project Big Picture abandoned after EPL clubs vote down plans

    The Score "Project Big Picture, the controversial proposal that promised to centralize power in the hands of a select few Premier League clubs, was scrapped Wednesday after a meeting between the top division's 20 teams. Manchester United and Liverpool, the two clubs that..." October 14

  • Premier League reports 5 new COVID-19 cases

    The Score "The Premier League announced five new positive COVID-19 results Monday after 1,128 players and staff were tested between Oct. 5-11. "Players or club staff who have tested positive will self-isolate for a period of 10 days," per the league's official..." October 13

  • Leicester sign promising defender Fofana for reported €40M

    The Guardian "Leicester are close to signing Wesley Fofana from St Etienne after agreeing a deal worth up to €40m (£36.5m) for the central defender. The 19-year-old Frenchman has also been targeted by West Ham but Leicester had the wherewithal to make an acceptable offer that..." October 02

  • Premier League referees told to be more lenient with handball calls

    The Guardian "Premier League referees are to take a lenient approach to applying the new handball law after an outcry from across the game. This season there have been five penalties awarded for handball in three matchdays, compared with 19 across the whole of the last top-flight season. The..." September 30

  • Premier League reports 10 new COVID-19 cases

    The Score "The Premier League's latest round of COVID-19 testing produced 10 new positive results, the league announced Monday. The new cases were discovered after 1,595 players and club staff members were tested for COVID-19 between Sept. 21-27. " September 29

  • Leicester City close to completing €27M deal for Roma's Under

    Leicester Mercury "Leicester City look to have concluded their search for a new winger with the club close to bringing in Roma star Cengiz Under. City manager Brendan Rodgers has been keen to sign a creative player, and Turkey international Under looks set to be that man, with the loan-to-buy deal in..." September 17

  • Premier League reports 4 new COVID-19 cases

    The Score "The Premier League announced Monday that its latest round of COVID-19 testing has yielded four positive results. Overall, 2,131 players and club staff were tested from Sept. 7-13. The infected quartet will self-isolate for 10 days. " September 15

  • 7 Premier League newcomers you should be most excited about

    The Score "The forecasts for a significantly calmer summer transfer window were overblown, as plenty of expensive and exciting players are set to take the Premier League by storm. Chelsea have spent around £200 million and their offseason splurge might not be over. There have..." September 10

  • Premier League clubs return 3 positive coronavirus tests

    Sky Sports "The Premier League has announced it has received three positive tests in its first round of testing ahead of the new season. "The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 31 August and Sunday 6 September, 1,605 players and Club staff were tested for COVID-19. Of..." September 08

  • Leicester City to challenge Leeds United in Rodrigo De Paul saga

    SB Nation "Leicester City are set to rival Leeds United in the chase to sign Udinese midfielder Rodrigo De Paul. The Foxes, who have qualified for European football for the first time since winning the Premier League in 2016, will hope their current Europa League status..." September 07

  • USMNT under-17 midfielder Zach Booth signs for Leicester City

    ESPN "United States men's national team under-17 international Zach Booth has signed with Leicester City, the club has announced. Booth, whose older brother Taylor plays with Bayern Munich's reserve team, first caught the eye of Leicester in February, when he was..." September 05

  • Five-subs rule again voted down by Premier League clubs

    Pro Soccer Talk "Premier League subs rule confirmed: Premier League clubs have again voted against use five substitutes per team, per game, for the 2020-21 season. The decision to return to three substitutes was made last month, but the clubs were reportedly reconsidering that position last..." September 03

  • Leicester replace Chilwell with Castagne for reported £22M fee

    The Score "Leicester City have acted swiftly to cover last week's departure of Ben Chilwell by brokering Timothy Castagne's arrival from Atalanta on Thursday. The Foxes agreed to sign the enterprising full-back for £22 million, according..." September 03

  • Leicester target Nicolas Tagliafico and Robin Gosens as Ben Chilwell replacement

    Sky Sports "Leicester City have begun drawing up a shortlist of possible replacements for left back Ben Chilwell after his £50m move to Chelsea, with Ajax’s Nicolas Tagliafico and Atalanta’s Robin Gosens both of interest. However, both Ajax and Atalanta are demanding a fee of..." August 28

  • Leicester City linked with exciting move for Championship flyer

    Leicester Mercury "Leicester City have been linked with a move for Brentford winger Bryan Mbeumo. Rreports in France are claiming that City are interested in the 21 year-old because he fits the profile of the kind of player City are looking to sign. Mbeumo scored 17 goals in all..." August 27

  • Chelsea have completed the signing of Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell

    Give Me Sport "Chelsea Football Club have completed the signing of Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell for a reported fee of £50,000,000. The club took to their official Twitter account to confirm the news just after 5pm this afternoon, as one of football's biggest secrets was finally let..." August 26

  • Jamie Vardy: Leicester City striker extends Foxes contract until 2023

    BBC "Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has agreed a new deal that will keep him at the club until 2023. The 33-year-old's current deal at the King Power Stadium was due to expire in two years. However, Vardy has been rewarded with a one-year extension after finishing last..." August 26

  • Fiorentina linked to Praet and oh dammit here we go again

    Viola Nation "Remember 2016? Fun year. Heady times. Paulo Sousa briefly looked like the best manager in the world. Fiorentina got a fun mug that aged brilliantly. Fiorentina were in Europe (What’s that? No, no clue what a Tottenham Hotspur is.). And Daniele..." August 26

  • Chelsea backed for Premier League title bid after 'statement' Havertz, Chilwell and Werner signings

    Evening Standard "Chelsea have to be considered as Premier League contenders next season, believes Ally McCoist, who insists the Blues have made a "proper statement" in the transfer market.  After a largely promising debut campaign, Frank Lampard now looks to make..." August 25

  • Chelsea, Leicester City agree £50m Ben Chilwell transfer — report

    We Ain't Got No History "Can’t stop, won’t stop. After the Kai Havertz and Thiago Silva deals were reportedly agreed yesterday, here comes Chelsea’s next big number: £50m for Ben Chilwell. According to the Telegraph’s John Percy, the transfer has been agreed and Chilwell’s..." August 25

  • Ben Chilwell’s £50m Chelsea transfer hinges on crocked Leicester full-back’s visit to heel specialist

    The Sun "BEN CHILWELL faces a key moment today in his dream £50million move to Chelsea. The crocked Leicester left-back visits a consultant for latest news on a heel injury which could see him miss the start of the new season. Chilwell is a major target for Chelsea..." August 24

  • Leicester eyes Ajax left back Nicolas Tagliafico

    Daily Mail "Leicester City have discussed Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico as they assess replacements for Chelsea-bound Ben Chilwell. The 27-year-old Argentine has a number of offers and would prefer to join a Champions League side but recognises Leicester's status as a Premier League..." August 22

  • Chelsea closing in on lucrative deal to buy Leicester's Ben Chilwell

    The Score "Longtime Chelsea target Ben Chilwell is on the verge of completing a move to Stamford Bridge. Chelsea are reportedly close to an agreement with Leicester City to sign the English international in a deal worth between £45 million to £50..." August 21

  • Chelsea ‘lead’ Napoli in the race for £22.5m Chilwell alternative

    Football 365 "Chelsea are leading the race for Spanish full-back Sergio Reguilon with Serie A side Napoli also interested, according to reports. The Blues have spent heavily in the attacking areas so far this window. Deals for Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech were completed, while Bayer..." August 19

  • Everton have surely got to consider Jonny Evans, who may leave Leicester

    The Boot Room "Leicester City reportedly face a fight to keep hold of central defender Jonny Evans. According to a report from The Daily Mail, the Foxes are looking at bringing in Ben Davies from Preston North End, but could lose Northern Ireland international Evans. The 32-year-old only..." August 17

  • Chelsea find ‘breakthrough’ in Ben Chilwell talks for a world record fee

    We Ain't Got No History "The Twitter hills were alive with the sound of Chilwell music yesterday as a Leicester City ITK claimed that the 23-year-old was packing his bags and ready to go, leaving on a jet plane (well, probably just a car). Chelsea medical in a the next couple days, dont’cha know! Big,..." August 15

  • Man Utd prepare huge left-back raid after telling cracks form for Chelsea

    TeamTalk "Manchester United are monitoring Ben Chilwell’s situation after divisions formed in Chelsea’s planned move for the Leicester left-back, according to reports. Chelsea are allegedly keen on a move for the England international to resolve their issues at..." August 13

  • New boss hits back at 'fire sale' rumours amid Leicester City and Liverpool transfer speculation

    Leicester Mercury "Leicester City have been linked with a summer swoop for Bournemouth winger David Brooks - but new Cherries boss Jason Tindall insists there will be no "fire sale" of the club's star players. Tindall recently replaced Eddie Howe at the helm following Bournemouth's..." August 13

  • Leicester City show interest in highly-rated Burnley winger wanted by Juventus - report

    Leicester Mercury "Leicester City have shown interest in highly-rated Burnley winger Dwight McNeil, Sky Sports have reported. Brendan Rodgers is understood to be in the market for a wide man this summer as he prepared for life in Europe. The Foxes will face a huge fixture list next term...." August 12

  • Club to make offer for Leicester City attacker – Deal could be worth up to €12m

    Sport Witness "Turkish website Fotospor report Fenerbahce are looking to replace Vedat Muriqi by signing Leicester City attacker Kelechi Iheanacho. The Super Lig side are reportedly in advanced talks with Lazio to sell Muriqi, and Fotospor claim Iheanacho could be his replacement. Muriqi was..." August 12

  • Leicester City not taking no for an answer in winger pursuit

    Leicester Mercury "Leicester City are ‘still trying’ to persuade Barcelona to part with winger Francisco Trincao. Despite Barcelona’s reluctance to let the Portugal Under-21 international go – with the club’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu saying he is not for sale..." August 11

  • Chelsea in advanced talks with Real Madrid's Reguilon, Chilwell deal stalls - sources

    ESPN "Real Madrid left-back Sergio Reguilon is in talks to join Chelsea, with discussions already at an advanced stage, sources have told ESPN. The defender, 23, has attracted interest from a number of top European clubs after impressing in La Liga this season on loan..." August 06

  • Knockdown fee close to being agreed as Chelsea make significant Ben Chilwell breakthrough

    TeamTalk "Chelsea are closing in on the signing of Ben Chilwell after making progress in talks over the deal. Chilwell has emerged as Chelsea’s top target for the left-back position. Doubts linger over the futures of Emerson Palmieri and Marcos Alonso, so Frank Lampard is looking for..." August 05

  • Chelsea will need to pay world record fee for a defender to seal Ben Chilwell transfer

    Mirror "Chelsea will have to make Ben Chilwell the world's most expensive defender to prise the star from Leicester.  Stamford Bridge boss Frank Lampard is determined to add England left-back Chilwell to his squad for next term. But Leicester have..." August 04