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Juventus reject Arsenal loan bid for defender

Juventus have snubbed Arsenal’s loan bid for defender Daniele Rugani. The Gunners wanted to take the Italian international on a two year loan deal, but the Serie A champions have rejected their offer, leaving Unai Emery with a defensive problem ahead of the new season. Whilst the team has been strengthened in midfield and attack by the arrival of record ...

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Sessegnon absence fuels Tottenham rumours

The rumours linking Fulham teenage wing-back Ryan Sessegnon with a transfer deadline day move to Tottenham have intensified after he was left out of their match day squad on the weekend. The side that travelled to Barnsley on Saturday for their opening day fixture back in the Championship did not feature Sessegnon at all, although manager Scott Parker later insisted ...

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Arsenal set to make third Tierney bid

Arsenal are set to make a third bid to sign Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney in the next few days. The Gunners have been locked in negotiations for the Scottish international all summer, and have already had two bids for the player rejected. They initially had a bid for £15 million rejected in June, and then returned with a second offer ...

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Klopp’s transfer jibe bothers Guardiola

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Ahead of their meeting in the Community Shield, the traditional curtain raiser to the Premier League season, tensions between Liverpool and Manchester City have already been ratcheted-up before the two sides meet on the pitch at Wembley. That is after Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola revealed that remarks made by Jurgen Klopp about his club’s transfer policy have got to ...

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Dybala –Lukaku deal hits obstacle

The proposed deal which would see Romelu Lukaku move to Juventus with Argentine playmaker Paolo Dybala head the other way to Old Trafford has hit a road block. The obstacle is the personal terms that the Argentine is demanding before he signs, wanting wages of £350,000 a week to join the Red Devils. That would put him ahead of players ...

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Spurs may hijack bid for Fernandes

Tottenham have enquired about the availability of Sporting Lisbon captain Bruno Fernandes, and could be about to hijack Manchester United’s proposed deal for the player. According to Portuguese news reports Spurs sent two club officials to Lisbon to discuss a possible deal, although they have yet to meet Sporting’s formal £64 million valuation for the player. Manchester United have been ...

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Liverpool mulling late bid for Bordeaux forward

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Liverpool are considering making a late move in the transfer market to sign forward François Kamano who currently plays for Bordeaux. Jurgen Klopp is looking for cover for his front three of Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mané, and although Divock Origi has signed a new contract at the club, he is tempted to bring in Kamano to provide ...

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Arsenal set to offer Guendouzi contract extension

Arsenal have begun talks with midfielder Matteo Guendouzi about extending his contract with the club, even though the 20 year old Frenchman has only been at the club for a year. Plucked from relative obscurity in French Ligue II, Guendouzi was signed for £8 million from L’Orient, but has already proved to be a big hit in North London, due ...

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United agree deal with Monaco for teenager

Manchester United have struck an agreement with Monaco to sign highly-rated teenager Hannibal Mejbri. The French under-16 international midfielder has been on United’s radar since the January window, when they opened initial talks with Monaco over Mejbri, with Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Bayern Munich also said to be tracking his progress. Now, with the player’s relationship with Monaco having soured, ...

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Arsenal sell forgotten striker

Arsenal have sold striker Takuma Asano to Serbian side Partizan Belgrade. Asano was signed by Arsène Wenger in July 2016 from Japanese side Sanfrecce Hiroshima, and the Frenchman identified him as a potential star of the future. However, the Premier League refused to grant him a work permit, and he embarked instead on loan moves to German sides Vfb Stuttgart ...

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