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United owners tell Solskjaer his job is safe

Manchester United’s owners, the Glazer family, have told manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that his job is safe, and that they have no intention to bring in Mauricio Pochettino as his replacement. The Norwegian has had to endure endless speculation about the safety of his tenure, after the club’s indifferent start to the season, especially since Pochettino became available after he ...

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McTominay in line for new deal

Manchester United are ready to hand 23 year old midfielder Scott McTominay an improved deal, despite the fact that he signed a new contract with the club as recently as January. Under the proposed terms of the new deal, the Lancaster born player will see his current weekly salary double to £60,000 a week, with the promise of future bonuses ...

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Liverpool do not need defensive reinforcements

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Liverpool are not planning to dip into the transfer market to buy defensive reinforcements in January, despite a current injury crisis at the back. Concerns were raised on Saturday when Dejan Lovren pulled up during his side’s 3 – 0 victory away at Bournemouth, especially when it is considered that Joel Matip, who has established himself as the preferred partner ...

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Mourinho wants Fellaini return

Jose Mourinho wants to bring Marouane Fellaini back to Europe. The pair formed a close relationship whilst they were both at Manchester United together, and now reports have emerged that the Portuguese has contacted his former player to try to convince him to join him at his new club Tottenham Hotspur. The Belgian international left United at the start of ...

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Alonso hopes for Conte reunion

Serie A league leaders Inter Milan are interested in signing Chelsea left-back Marcos Alonso, who could in line for a reunion with his former boss, Antonio Conte, now in charge of the Italian side. Alonso has started only seven games for the Blues this season, and has been told he can leave in January if a suitable buyer can be ...

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Pedro linked with Villa move

Aston Villa are considering making a move for Chelsea forward Pedro in the January transfer window. The 32-year old finds himself out of favour at Stamford Bridge, having started just one match since the end of October, with Christian Pulisic, Willian and Callum Hudson-Odoi all ahead of him in the pecking order under Frank Lampard. The Spaniard is out of ...

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Mourinho considering Džeko move

Jose Mourinho is considering a move to bring former Manchester City striker Edin Džeko to White Hart Lane in January. The Tottenham manager is keen to alleviate the burden on Harry Kane as the club’s main striker, with teenager Troy Parrott currently the only available option to the England captain. And now he has identified 34-year old Džeko, who moved ...

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Arsenal linked with Smalling move

Arsenal are amongst a clutch of Premier League clubs interested in signing Chris Smalling. The Manchester United defender is currently on a season long loan with Roma, and has impressed the Serie A side so much that they want to make the arrangement permanent. However, having so far failing to match United’s valuation of the player, he could be set ...

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Chelsea ready to buy back Aké

Chelsea could be set to buy back Nathan Aké who they sold to Premier League rivals Bournemouth two years ago. The 24 year old was sold by the Blues to the South Coast side for £20 million in 2017, but the transfer agreement included a buy-back clause which Chelsea may be ready to activate. Manager Frank Lampard has indicated that ...

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Gareth Southgate linked with United job

The latest name to be linked with the managerial position at Manchester United is England boss Gareth Southgate. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has now been in charge at Old Trafford for a year, after the dismissal of Jose Mourinho, firstly on an interim basis, and then latterly as the full-time appointee, but the speculation about his future at the club continues, ...

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