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  • Preview: Pumas v Sharks
  • Juventus keen on Javier Hernandez
  • Giroud set for lengthy absence – Wenger
  • Palmer to be Gloucester’s Thorn
  • Celtic did not deserve to be in the Champions League

Preview: Pumas v Sharks

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Sharks dangerman: Tonderai Chavhanga

The Sharks’ unbeaten record faces another stern test when they take on the Pumas at in Nelspruit on Friday.

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Juventus keen on Javier Hernandez

Serie A giants Juventus hope to recruit Mexican forward Javier Hernandez from Manchester United, Tuttosport has revealed.

The Bianconeri are on the lookout for another striker, but rather than signing a player outright, they plan to bring him on a season-long loan with an option to buy.

Juventus have proposed such a deal to Manchester United for Javier Hernandez, but the Red Devils initially planned to sell the striker outright.

However, with no other offers arriving for his services, they might ultimately accept the proposal from Juventus and allow the Mexican to move to Turin.

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Giroud set for lengthy absence – Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that striker Olivier Giroud could be out of action until the new year.

On a night when Alexis Sanchez scored the only goal of the game against Besiktas to give Wenger’s men a place in the UEFA Champions League group stages for the 17th successive year, there was a sour note for Arsenal fans as the full extent of Giroud’s recent ankle injury was revealed.

Attention will now shift to the final week of the transfer window after the Wenger confirmed that the France international is facing a lengthy lay-off.

He told Sky Sports: “He [Giroud] had surgery today. It went well but he will be out maybe until the end of December or beginning of January.

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Palmer to be Gloucester’s Thorn

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Kingsholm new boy: Palmer

Gloucester new boy Tom Palmer is eager to follow the lead of evergreen forward duo Brad Thorn and Nathan Hines when he runs out this season.

The 35-year-old, who joined Kingsholm during the off-season from Wasps, inked a two-year contract and hopes to shine despite being a club veteran.

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Celtic did not deserve to be in the Champions League

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Ronny Deila’s Celtic lost 1-0 to Maribor in the Champions League play-off last night to exit the competition

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Tuilagi charged in alleged assault

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Court date: Alesana Tuilagi

Milan and Benfica vying for Damiao

Brazilian newspaper Lance! understands that AC Milan and Benfica are in the race to sign Santos striker Leandro Damiao.

The Brazilian giants hope to cash in on the highly rated forward and use the money to sign new players, and they have less than a week before the transfer window closes in Europe.

According to Lance!, AC Milan and Benfica are hot on the trail of the 25-year-old footballer, although neither side are prepared to match his €1.5 million yearly wage.

For the time being, Damiao is not prepared to agree to a pay cut and this is likely to prove a major obstacle to any deal.

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