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England faced a strong challenge from Scotland in their 2018 World Cup qualifier, before Harry Kane salvaged a 2-2 draw for the visitors with a goal in stoppage time.

Scotland on Saturday appeared like they would pull off the upset when Leigh Griffiths rallied the home side with two late free-kick goals past goalkeeper Joe Hart. One in the 87th minute and the other three minutes later.

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English football champions Chelsea have reportedly shown interest in signing Leicester City's winger Riyad Mahrez and Juventus left-back Alex Sandro this summer.

The move for Mahrez, who has requested for transfer to Leicester, is aimed to provide a greater cover for Belgian Eden Hazard who will miss the start of the next season because of an injured ankle, according to on Wednesday.

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FA Cup winners Arsenal on Tuesday confirmed the signing of Bosnian left-back Sead Kolasinac on a long-term contract. An official statement on the club's website said: "Sead Kolasinac will join us this summer on a long-term contract. Subject to the completion of all regulatory processes, the defender will start pre-season training in July."

The defender has been signed from Bundesliga club Schalke, where he has spent all his professional career till date. The 23-year-old has been brought in as a free transfer.

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has asserted that he is keen to sign Leicester City's star forward Riyad Mahrez. This revelation comes hours after news broke of a failed £87m bid by the former English Premier League (EPL) champions for teenaged sensation Kylian Mbappe from reigning French league champions AS Monaco.

"We have not made a bid, but personally, I like the player, yes," Wenger told beIN Sports of Mahrez, who earlier this week handed in a transfer request at Leicester.

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Leicester City's star winger Riyad Mahrez on Tuesday handed a transfer request to the 2015-16 English football champions saying he wants to challenge for major honours next season.

Mahrez played a major role in helping the low profile club defy all the odds to win the English Premier League (EPL) title last season. Leicester finished 12th in this EPL season and their high was reaching the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League, with Mahrez scoring 10 goals across all competitions.

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Bolstered by the FA Cup triumph, Arsenal head coach Arsene Wenger has said he will go into Tuesday's board meeting full of confidence in securing a new contract with the capital football giants.

Arsenal beat 10-man Chelsea 2-1 last Saturday to clinch the title after bossing the game for large parts. It salvaged some pride for the beleaguered Wenger who has been on the brink of getting the boot after failing to secure a Champions League spot.

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Former Arsenal skipper and Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas revealed today that he was bitterly disappointed at having been left out of the starting eleven for the FA Cup final yesterday and while he respects Manager Antonio Conte's decision and shares a special relationship with the club's fans, he hasn't ruled out the possibility of leaving the club this summer.

The 30 year old playmaker was brought on an hour into the match and contributed more during his brief period on the pitch in terms of passes attempted and completed than Nemanja Matic had done during the preceding hour.

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