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Spanish giants want to sign Marcus Rashford

Both Real Madrid and Barcelona want to sign Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford. That is according to several papers, including The Daily Express who report that Barcelona in particular have prepared a comprehensive set of notes on the England forward, who was amongst a number of players to be unsettled at United, in the latter part of Joe Mourinho’s reign ...

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Michy Batshuayi could make Roma switch

Chelsea outcast Michy Batshuayi could be set for a January move to Roma. That is according to Corriere dello Sport who report that the Belgian international, currently on loan with La Liga side Valencia, is wanted by Roma to boost their attacking options. The 25-year old is currently on a season-long loan at Valencia, but has struggled to repay the ...

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Crystal Palace star linked with January move to Roma

Italian club Roma are set to move to Crystal Palace left-back Patrick van Aanholt in the January transfer window. They are looking for a long-term replacement for former Manchester City player Aleksandar Kolarov, and believe that the Dutchman could fit the bill, according to The Sun. They report that they are prepared to offer £25 million for the 28 year-old ...

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Solskjaer set to be handed transfer kitty of £50 million

Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is set to be handed a transfer kitty of £50 million to spend in the January window. The Norwegian, who was appointed until the end of the season on Wednesday after the sacking of Jose Mourinho the previous day has been given the green light, according to ESPN to strengthen the squad when ...

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Jeff Hendrick signs Burnley contract extension

Irish international Jeff Hendrick has signed a one year contract extension with Burnley. The 26-year old’ current deal was due to expire at the end of the current season but the Turf Moor club have now activated a clause which will see him stay in Lancashire until the summer of 2020. A graduate of the Derby County academy, Hendrick made ...

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Aston Villa close in on new goalkeeper

Dean Smith is set to make his first signing as Aston Villa manager in the form of Croatian goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic. Kalinic currently plays for Belgian side Ghent, but talks about his transfer to Villa are so advanced that he is set to fly to Villa on Thursday for a medical ahead of a £7 million permanent deal. The 28-year ...

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Spurs short of transfer funds for January

Spurs fans hoping for meaningful transfer activity in January may be disappointed. Tottenham notoriously were the old side in Europe’s top five leagues not to buy any new players in the summer window. Supporters were hoping that with their side going well in the league, progressing in the Champions League and having reached the semi-final of the Carabao Cup, that ...

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Liverpool to wait until January to decide Solanke future

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Liverpool are going to wait until the January transfer window opens before deciding what to do with striker Dominic Solanke. The England under-21 international, who arrived at Anfield from Chelsea last summer has fallen way down the pecking order this season, and has not even made the bench for any of their Premier League fixtures. He has been linked with ...

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Spurs extend Vertonghen contract

Tottenham have exercised an option to extend Jan Vertonghen’s contract with the club for a further year. The 31-year old defender was out of contract next summer, but the club have protected their investment by prolonging his stay until June 2020, reports The BBC. He is just the latest player to sign new contracts with the club – Harry Kane, ...

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Chelsea confirm interest in Callum Wilson

Chelsea’s interest in Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson has been confirmed by assistant manager Gianfranco Zola. The Stamford Bridge club have long been linked with a bid for a new striker in January, with Alvaro Morata mis-firing, and Olivier Giroud on a short-term contract, and now their interest in 26-year old Wilson, who broke through to the England team last month, ...

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