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News and links for Wednesday, August 17, 2016.

Arsenal v Manchester City: Pre-Season Friendly Photo by Nils Petter Nilsson/Ombrello/Getty Images

MLS expansion: Detroit’s bid comes amid Detroit City FC’s popularity – ProSoccerTalk
If MLS comes to Detroit, what happens to the wildly popular NPSL team?

Chelsea striker Diego Costa - I'm marked by referees in England - ESPN FC
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Transfer rumor roundup: Loan move for Hart? "Two or three clubs" interest Mahrez – ProSoccerTalk
All the latest transfer gossip and news, from the Premier League and beyond.

Leicester captain Wes Morgan vows to 'put things right' against Arsenal after both sides lose season opener | Football | Sport | London Evening Standard
Leicester captain Wes Morgan has urged the champions to "get back to winning ways" when beleaguered Arsenal arrive at the King Power on Saturday.

James Rodriguez transfer news: Arsenal and Chelsea quoted £65m with Real Madrid prepared to sell Colombia star | Football | Sport | London Evening Standard
Agent Jorge Mendes has told Arsenal and Chelsea that Real Madrid are prepared to sell James Rodriguez.

Liverpool news: Fernando Torres claims Reds unfairly portrayed him as a 'traitor' after £50m Chelsea switch
The Spaniard scored 65 goals in 102 league appearances for the Anfield club

Riyad Mahrez to Arsenal: Leicester City winger says only 'two or three clubs' could tempt him to leave the Foxes
The Algerian winger has been linked with a move to Arsenal this summer

Tottenham news: Hugo Lloris to miss one month with hamstring injury with Erik Lamela contract talks on hold
Lloris limped out of Spurs' draw at Everton on Saturday and will miss at least two games as well as the international break, meaning Michel Vorm will be called up into the team.

A Roma title would be the perfect Hollywood ending for Francesco Totti
This just might be the last year Francesco Totti dons a Roma kit. Romanisti want nothing more than another title for the club captain and legend.

3 things we learned from Manchester City's 5-0 win over Steaua Bucharest in Champions League - SBNation.com
Despite two missed penalties, Manchester City winning this easily was rarely in doubt.

How Chinese investment is changing the face of West Midlands football | Guardian
With West Bromwich Albion the latest club to be taken over by Chinese investors some wonder if there is a broader political purpose to the acquisitions