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West Ham and Everton go head-to-head for Toulouse defender

Reports suggest that West Ham and Everton are battling it out to sign Toulouse captain Isso Diop. The 21-year old centre back, who stands 6ft 3ins tall, is of Senegalese descent but was born in Toulouse and has played for his hometown club since 2015, racking up 85 appearances in the process. A tough tackler, Diop is no stranger when ...

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Spurs preparing cut-price offer for Jack Grealish

Tottenham are ready to take advantage of Aston Villa’s financial woes by preparing a bid for their star midfielder Jack Grealish considerably below his estimated market value. Villa are losing close to £6 million a week, having spent big on transfers in an unsuccessful bid to win promotion back to the Premier League. Last month the club missed a tax ...

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Leicester launch bid for Juventus midfielder

Leicester City have launched a bid for Juventus and Italy midfielder Stefano Sturaro, tabling an £11.5 million bid. Sturaro who began his career at Genoa moved to Juventus in 2014, has played 90 times for the club in all competitions, scoring 3 goals. During his time at Juventus he was part of the squad that won four consecutive league and ...

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Swansea City reject Fulham bid for Jordan Ayew

Newly-promoted Fulham have had a transfer bid for Swansea City forward Jordan Ayew turned down by the Welsh club. Fulham are believed to have offered around £8 million for the Ghanian striker, but this has been turned down, along with bids from West Ham United for goalkeeper Lucasz Fabianski and central defender Alfie Mawson. Ayew, whose brother Andre also plays ...

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Rangers sign Brighton defender Connor Goldson

Steven Gerrard’s rebuilding at Ibrox continues apace as Rangers have made another signing with the capture of Connor Goldson from Rangers. The 25-year player began his professional career with League One side Shrewsbury Town, moving to Brighton in August 2015.  However, in February last year, a routine screening detected a heart condition, and he was forced to miss the rest ...

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Cardiff City sign Preston defender

Newly promoted Cardiff City have further strengthened their side ahead of the new defender by signing defender Greg Cunningham from Preston. The Republic of Ireland player has joined Cardiff on a three-year deal, although it is thought to be in the region of £4 million. The 27-year old left back began his career at Manchester City, for whom he made ...

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Afobe to join Stoke – just days after Wolves move

In what may be the most unexpected transfer of the summer window so far, striker Benik Afobe is on the verge of a move to Stoke City – less than 2 weeks after he joined Wolves on a permanent deal. Afobe spent the last five months of last season on loan at Wolves from his parent club Bournemouth. As part ...

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Wolves clinch loan deal for Mexican striker

Newly promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers are close to agreeing a season-long loan deal with Portuguese club Benfica for their Mexican striker Raul Jiminez, which includes an option to buy him for £30 million as well. According to Portuguese newspaper Record Wolves will pay Benfica a sum of £4.5 million to take Jiminez on loan for the season, as well as contribute ...

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Rangers target passes medical and is set for Ibrox transfer

Reports suggest that Croatian international Nikola Katic has passed a medical and is set to join Glasgow Rangers. The Slaven Belupo defender has emerged as a key target for new manager Steven Gerrard as he looks to strengthen the Rangers defence ahead of the now season, and now it looks like he may be set to complete his move, after ...

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