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Manchester United favourites to sign Griezmann

Manchester United have emerged as favourites to sign Atlético Madrid Antoine Griezmann. The French international and World Cup winner wants to leave Atlético this summer, having become frustrated with the team’s lack of trophy success. Now United have emerged as the front-runners to sign him, although they face stiff competition from clubs such a s Bayern Munich and PSG. The ...

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Fulham boss owns up to failed transfer strategy

Fulham vice-chairman Tony Khan has owned up to his role in the club’s failed transfer strategy. Following their promotion from the Championship last summer, Fulham spent more than £100 million on 12 new players, but many of them have failed to make a mark in the Premier League this season. In particular, Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa and Jean-Michaël Seri have failed ...

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Manchester City closing in on Atlético midfielder

Manchester City are reported to be close to agreeing a deal for Atlético Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez. That is according to The Daily Mail who report that Niguez has been identified as the long-term replacement for Fernandinho, who is now 33 years old. City’s original choice was Ajax star Frenkie de Jong, but the Dutch international chose Barcelona instead, forcing ...

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Britain’s richest man wants to buy Chelsea

Britain’s richest man, Jim Ratcliffe, wants to buy Chelsea. Ratcliffe, who is worth £21 billion, and made his fortune in the petrochemicals industry, has already made one major investment this week. He is set to take over the Team Sky professional cycling team, which has enjoyed global success at the Tour de France and other major events, with the likes ...

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Arsenal will send Suarez back to Barcelona

Arsenal will send winger Denis Suárez back to Barcelona at the end of the season. The 25-year old Spaniard was the Gunners sole signing during the January window, joining on loan until the end of the season, with an option for them to buy him in the summer. However, despite Unai Emery having worked with the player before, he has ...

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Wes Morgan signs new Leicester contract

Leicester captain Wes Morgan has signed a one-year extension with the club. The 35-year old was out of contract in the summer, but now he is set to stay at the King Power Stadium until June 2020 at the least. Morgan joined the club from Nottingham Forest in 2012, and has since gone on to play for them nearly 300 ...

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Spurs to use Eriksen fee to fund squad rebuilding

Tottenham are prepared to cash in on Christian Eriksen and will use the funds raised to help rebuild their squad. That is according to The Metro who report that the 26-year old Dane, who is in the final year of his contract, is considering his options amidst interest from the likes of Real Madrid and Juventus. Whilst Spurs are reluctant ...

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Sarri future again in doubt

Maurizio Sarri’s future as Chelsea manager has again been thrown in doubt. That is following his side’s disappointing defeat at Everton on the weekend, which meant that his team failed to close the gap on the two sides above them in the Premier League table, Arsenal and Manchester United, in the race for fourth. Now speculation has started that the ...

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Juventus offer Sanchez United escape route

Juventus are prepared to offer Alexis Sánchez an escape route out of Manchester United – but only if he accepts a substantial pay cut. The forward is on a massive £500,000  a week at Old Trafford, and United would dearly like to get him off their books, so they could use that money to reinvest in the squad. The Italian ...

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Marc Overmars seeks Arsenal return

Former player Marc Overmars could be set to return to Arsenal as Technical Director. The Gunners had been widely linked with former Roma director Monchi, with whom current boss Unai Emery worked closely when the pair where at Sevilla together. However, despite many within the club believing that Monchi’s appointment was imminent, he chose instead to return to Sevilla, leaving ...

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