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"Miracle Manc!" - the Sun

Manchester City's coaching staff
City ended a 44-year wait for a title

"We won it in Fergie time" - the Sun

"Foot of God" - Daily Mirror

"Wincredible - most amazing title clincher ever" - Daily Star

"Paradise City" - Guardian

"Over the blue moon" - Daily Express

"Mancini's crazy gang make every last second count" - The Times

"Miracle men - City end 44-year title hoodoo with most dramatic finale in history" - Daily Telegraph


Manchester United and Newcastle are considering making bids for £6.5m-rated France right-back Mathieu Debuchy after Lille indicated the 26-year-old would be allowed to leave in the summer transfer window.

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Spain legend Raul has left German club Schalke, where he became a fans' favourite with 27 goals in 63 Bundesliga appearances, to sign for Qatari side Al Sadd.

Full story: Daily Mirrorexternal-link

Derby have rejected a £1.2m offer from Burnley for defender Jason Shackell, 28.

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Liverpool target Rasmus Elm has warned the Reds he is far from certain to leave his Dutch club AZ Alkmaar in the summer transfer window. The 24-year-old Sweden international says he "feels good at AZ".

Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov
Berbatov moved to Man Utd from Tottenham in 2008

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Middlesbrough are interested in Portsmouth's Luke Varney, 29, and the striker could be available for as little as £375,000.

Full story: the Sunexternal-link

Liverpool are also set to make an offer for Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov, who has made just five Premier League starts this season.

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Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy maintains that none of the club's top players will leave White Hart Lane this summer.

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Everton want to sign Olympiakos's Hungarian goalkeeper Balazs Megyeri to provide competition for Tim Howard at Goodison Park. The 22-year-old, who is entering the last year of his contract, would cost around £800,000.

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Cardiff and Ipswich have held discussions with goalkeeper Joe Lewis, 24, who is set to leave Peterborough on a free transfer.

Full story: the Sunexternal-link


Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini visited church with two players before City's dramatic title win.

Full story: the Sunexternal-link

Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes, 37, is open-minded about speaking to new England manager Roy Hodgson about a return to international football.

Paul Scholes
Paul Scholes retired from England duty in 2004

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Sir Alex Ferguson has delivered a worrying message to Manchester United fans by confirming skipper Nemanja Vidic will miss the club's pre-season tour.

Full story: Metroexternal-link

Hull City have approached former Leeds and Sheffield United boss Kevin Blackwell about becoming their next manager. The Tigers sacked boss Nick Barmby last week.

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Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has eased fears that England's Kyle Walker is an injury doubt for Euro 2012 by predicting the full-back, who came off during Tottenham's win over Fulham, would be "dancing in a disco" by Monday night.

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Dutch midfielder Mark van Bommel broke down in tears as he announced he will leave Italian giants AC Milan and sign for PSV.

Full story: 101 Great Goalsexternal-link

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