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Spurs still interested in Dybala

Tottenham have not given up their interest in Juventus playmaker Paolo Dybala, and could make another bid to sign the Argentine international in January. However, they are likely to face serious competition from Ligue 1 Champions PSG. Spurs were in talks with Dybala’s representatives over a summer move, but ultimately discussions stalled over his wage demands, and image rights. No ...

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Real slammed over Ceballos loan deal

Real Madrid have been slammed in the Spanish media over the decision to allow Dani Ceballos to leave for Arsenal on loan in the summer. The 23-year old had a highly impressive summer, playing for Spain in their successful European under-21 campaign in Italy, but, despite that, Zinedine Zidane made it clear that he did not figure in his plans ...

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Chelsea open talks with full-back over new deal

Chelsea have begun talks with Italian left-back Emerson Palmeiri about a new long-term deal at the club. He is under contract at Stamford Bridge until 2022, but Chelsea have decided to begin discussions now as a pre-emptive move to try and forestall a January bid from Juventus, where their former boss Maurizio Sarri is now the manager. Palmeiri signed for ...

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Juventus ready to open talks with de Gea

Juventus are ready to open contract talks with David de Gea in January, if Manchester United have not managed to persuade the Spaniard to sign a new deal by them. The 28-year old is out of contract next summer, which means that he is free to talk to representatives of foreign clubs in the New Year. Negotiations about a new ...

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Pogba’s Real Move Blocked by Adidas

Paul Pogba’s proposed move from Manchester United to Real Madrid in the summer was blocked by German sportswear company Adidas, it has been claimed. Real had been linked with the 26-year old French World Cup winner all summer, and were prepared to pay up to £150 million to land him. For his part, Pogba made no secret of his desire ...

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firmino better than salah

European footballer of the year Virgil van Dijk has agreed a bumper new deal with Liverpool. The 28 year old Dutch captain was already under contract at Anfield until 2023, but now he has agreed a lucrative new six year contract which will tie him to the Champions League winners until 2025, and see his basic wages rise from £125,000 ...

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Football agents put on Chelsea alert

Football agents have been put on alert that Chelsea expect to be in the market to sign players again in January. The West London side are currently subject to a two-window transfer ban for breaking international football regulations regarding the signing of overseas players under the age of 18. They have already served the first of their bans, but hope ...

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United want van der Sar return

Former goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar is Manchester United’s preferred choice to become their new Director of Football. The 48 year old Dutchman is currently Chief Executive of Ajax, and is an influential figure on the board of the European Club Association. Now United want to turn to their former player as the man to help manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ...

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Liverpool tracking Turkish goalkeeper

firmino better than salah

Liverpool are closely monitoring Trabzonspor goalkeeper Uğurcan Çakır, with scouts from the club in the stadium to watch him in action against Fenerbahçe at the weekend. And the 23 year old did not disappoint, producing a fine save to earn his side a point in a one-all draw on Sunday. Çakır made his full international debut for Turkey in a ...

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Willian linked with Juventus move

Brazilian winger Willian could leave Chelsea in January, with Juventus said to be monitoring developments. The 31-year old is out of contract next summer, and although he has been offered a new two year deal, there is no sign that he is close to signing it at the moment. With the player free to talk to foreign clubs in January, ...

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