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English football club Sunderland on Saturday confirmed the appointment of former Manchester United Manager David Moyes on a four year contract.

The 53-year-old Scot, who was out of work since being sacked by Spanish side Real Sociedad last November, replaces Sam Allardyce who was on Friday appointed the chief coach of England's men's national team.

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New Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, it seems, has become desperate to bolster his strike force substantially this summer. According to reports in, the Blues have now made a massive £50m offer to sign their former forward Romelu Lukaku from Everton.

The former Premier League champions are already believed to have had 2 successive bids of £50m and £62.7m rejected for their other forward target, Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata. And with Los Blancos showing almost no intent of selling the Spaniard this summer, it is believed that the English side may now turn back to their former player to act as a potential alternative to Morata.

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Australia's China-based football superstar Tim Cahill looks set to play in Australia's premier competition, the A-League, after turning down a contract extension this week from his Chinese Super League club, Hangzhou Greentown.

Cahill's official return to Australia appears imminent, with Fairfax Media reporting on Thursday that the 36-year-old had reached an agreement in principle to sign with Melbourne City for the upcoming 2016-17 A-League season.

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Incoming Chelsea boss Antonio Conte seems desperate to land a new midfielder this summer, who would serve as the backbone of his fresh-look first team next season. And according to reports in The Daily Mail, the Italian manager has now become interested in signing Zenit St. Petersburg ace Axel Witsel in the weeks to come.

The 27 year old, who was known to be a top target for Manchester United until last summer, is reportedly also on the wishlist of Merseysiders Everton this year. However, the Blues’ re-entry into the race for the player, after their pursuit of him last summer too, may complicate matters for the Toffees.

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Belgium coach Marc Wilmots has said his side made individual mistakes which helped Italy score and get into a good position before winning 2-0 in a Euro football championship group encounter here.

Emanuele Giaccherini put the four-time World Cup winners in the lead with a superb two-touch finish in the 32nd minute on Monday and then Graziano Pelle scored in second half extra time to settle the contest in favour of the Azzurris.

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English football club Everton today confirmed the appointment of Dutchman Ronald Koeman as its new manager on a three-year contract.

A Champions League winner as a player at FC Barcelona and winner of the European Championship with the Netherlands, Koeman has won eight trophies as a manager including three Dutch Eredivisie league titles, the KNVB (Dutch) Cup and the Copa Del Rey in Spain.

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Everton skipper Phil Jagielka looked a broken man as he spoke to reporters after the Toffees were beaten 2-1 by Manchester United in the semi-final of the FA Cup at Wembley this evening.

The England international, who played in the game despite carrying an injury, told BBC Sport, "To lose 2-1 is disappointing but to lose with the last kick of the game - we're absolutely devastated. We knew we had to perform. We put them on the back foot in the second half but didn't take our chances. We weren't able to find that magical moment. You think you're gong into extra time but luck wasn't really on our side."

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