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RUMOUR MILL: Atletico Madrid make final £57m offer for Diego Costa, while Liverpool and Arsenal battle for Draxler

Atletico Madrid have made a final ‘take-it-or-leave-it’ offer of £57 million for wantaway Chelsea striker Diego Costa, according to today’s football transfer grapevine.

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Brilliant Belgian Kevin De Bruyne, who is set to be offered a bumper new contract by Manchester City, according to today's rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester City to offer De Bruyne bumper contract, while Real Madrid eye Arsenal’s Sanchez

Brilliant Belgian Kevin De Bruyne is set to be offered a bumper, new contract by Manchester City to reward his fine start to the Premier League season.

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Gary Rowett

OPINION: ‘Time for Derby County to show consistency’

Last week I wrote just as the transfer window was closing and there was a couple of unexpected occurrences.

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RUMOUR MILL: David de Gea and Eden Hazard top Real Madrid shopping list

RUMOUR MILL: David de Gea and Eden Hazard top Real Madrid shopping list

Here are the stories making today’s headlines.

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Cost of being a top flight football fan revealed

Cost of being a top flight football fan revealed

Dedicated football fans fork out more cash on their teams in a single season than they do on holidays, engagement and wedding rings or their children’s birthdays, according to new research.

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Daryl Murphy has scored four in seven in the Championship for Forest this season

OPINION: ‘Nottingham Forest’s win at Sunderland no classic, but Daryl Murphy’s finish was’

It was January 2015 and the famous Ben Osborn derby-day the last time that I had embarked on a journey to watch Nottingham Forest away from the City Ground - and quite simply I had been getting twitchy feet to get back on the away bandwagon recently.

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RUMOUR MILL: Real Madrid in for Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez, Roy Hodgson wants Jack Wilshere at Crystal Palace, Tottenham star Dele Alli courted by super agents

RUMOUR MILL: Real Madrid in for Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez, Roy Hodgson wants Jack Wilshere at Crystal Palace, Tottenham star Dele Alli courted by super agents

Here are the stories making today’s headlines.

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Martin Lench in action for Ilkeston. Photo by Craig Lamont.

Skipper Lench confident Robins can achieve glory

Ilkeston Town skipper Martin Lench is confident the Robins can secure promotion at the first time of asking - if they can turn more of their possession in to goals.

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The Menorcan Forest followers

BLOG: Meet the Menorca Forest supporters in tiny town of Mercadel

Saturday’s defeat by Wednesday didn’t hit me as hard as it normally would, because I had the pleasure of the drowning my sorrows with the Menorca Forest supporters group.

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Karim Benzema

RUMOUR MILL: Arsenal target Karim Benzema set to sign bumper contract with Real Madrid

Here are today’s biggest rumours from the world of football.

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Ilkeston Town boss Steve Chettle is keen to add another three points this weekend. Photo/Craig Lamont.

In-form Robins aiming for a hat-trick of wins

Ilkeston Town will return from a two-week break keen to extend their promising run of form this weekend.

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Ex-England manager Roy Hodgson, who could be in line for a huge bonus if he keeps Crystal Palace in the Premier League.

RUMOUR MILL: mega-money bonus for Roy Hodgson if he keeps Crystal Palace in Premier League

Crystal Palace are all set to appoint ex-England manager Roy Hodgson as their new boss -- and offer him a huge bonus if he keeps the Eagles in the Premier League.

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French star Antoine Griezmann, who has moved a step closer to signing for Manchester United for �100 million, according to today's footbnall rumour-mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester United keep number seven shirt free for Antoine Griezmann, while Palace line up Roy Hodgson

Manchester United are keeping their number seven shirt free for French star Antoine Griezmann, whom they are confident of signing for £100 million from Atletico Madrid.

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Rumour Mill: Marek Hamsik admits he would struggle to reject Manchester United transfer

Rumour Mill: Marek Hamsik admits he would struggle to reject Manchester United transfer

Napoli midfielder and Manchester United target Marek Hamsik admits it “would be hard” to turn down an offer from the Red Devils. (Mirror)

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Premier League preview: Liverpool look to prove title credentials at Man City

Premier League preview: Liverpool look to prove title credentials at Man City

It promises to be another thrilling weekend of Premier League action.

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FOOTBALL RUMOURS: Sanchez saga will see Arsenal miss out on £140m, Palace boss has one game to save his job, Premier clubs in for Muller

FOOTBALL RUMOURS: Sanchez saga will see Arsenal miss out on £140m, Palace boss has one game to save his job, Premier clubs in for Muller

Here are the stories making today’s headlines.

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England Under 19s v Germany Under 19s - Paul Simpson - Pic By James Williamson

‘Big lesson’ for England U19s in defeat to Germany, says Simpson

England U19s coach Paul Simpson believes there are lessons for his young Lions to learn following a 3-1 loss to Germany at the One Call Stadium on Tuesday night.

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Mansfield Town vs Nottingham Forest - Nottingham Forest manager Mark Warburton - Pic By James Williamson

BLOG: Vellios still can’t seem to impress boss, but why?

After a brilliant pre season and continued call ups by the Greek national team, Apostolos Vellios still cannot seem to impress Mark Warburton.

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FOOTBALL RUMOURS: Manchester City will sign Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez for £20m in January

FOOTBALL RUMOURS: Manchester City will sign Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez for £20m in January

Here are the stories making today’s headlines.

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England Under 19s v Germany Under 19s - Reiss Nelson with Ben Brereton after scoring England's first  goal - Pic By James Williamson

England U19’s pay the price of slow start in friendly defeat to Germany

European Champions England U19’s paid the price for a terrible start after they were beaten 3-1 by Germany at Mansfield Town’s One Call Stadium.

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