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Sancho close to finalising United move

Manchester United believe they have most of the building blocks in place to complete a deal to sign Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund in the summer. They include an agreement with the player on the length of his contract, his salary, performances bonuses, and the size of his release clause. Now all that is needed is to negotiate a transfer ...

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Chelsea linked with German striker

Chelsea have been linked with a move for striker Luca Waldschmidt who plays for Bundesliga side Freiburg. Manager Frank Lampard is looking to bring in two new strikers in the summer. He wants to sell Michy Batshuayi, whilst Olivier Giroud is out of contract. The 33 year old French World Cup winner has yet to sign a new deal, and ...

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Liverpool set to miss out on Coutinho money

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It is expected that Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho will leave Barcelona this summer. And, when and if that happens, then Liverpool are set to miss out on £35 million due to them as part of the deal that took him to the Nou Camp in the first place. Coutinho signed for Barcelona in January 2018 for £142 million, part of ...

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Mari wants to stay at Arsenal

Pablo Mari joined Arsenal on loan from Brazilian club Flamengo in January, initially until the end of the season. The Spanish defender had just broken into the first-team when his manager Mikel Arteta contracted coronavirus, setting in motion the train of events that eventually led to the league campaign being suspended. However, whist the 26 year old’s contract with the ...

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Liverpool’s Havertz hopes boosted

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Liverpool’s hopes of signing Kai Havertz from German side Bayer Leverkusen have been given a boost. The Premier League leaders are one of a host of teams chasing the attacking midfielder, with both Manchester clubs, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich also monitoring his situation. Earlier this week, the 20 year old, who has seven full caps for Germany, declared his ...

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Mourinho almost joined Liverpool

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Jose Mourinho almost joined Liverpool in 2004, before eventually ending up at Chelsea. The claim is made in forthcoming book which is entitled “Mourinho: Behind the Special One, from the origin to the glory” which has been written by the French journalist, Nicolas Vilas. According to Vilas, the representative of Mourinho at the time, Jorge Baldeck, had a meeting at ...

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Arsenal transfer plans hit by PSG U-turn

Having been closely linked with a move for PSG left-back Layvin Kurzawa in January, Arsenal were believed to be on the verge of making him their first transfer of this summer. However, all that has now been thrown in the air with news that the French league champions have had a rethink and now want to keep him. The 27 ...

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AC Milan reject chance to sign Lallana

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AC Milan have decided not to pursue their interest in Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana. The 31 year old is out of contract at Anfield in June, after six years at the club, is ready to move on after becoming a peripheral figure under Jurgen Klopp, making just three Premier League appearances so far this season. There had been suggestions that ...

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Giroud willing to take pay cut to secure Inter move

Olivier Giroud is prepared to take a big wage cut in order to secure a move to Inter Milan this summer. The 33 year old is out of contract at Stamford Bridge in June, and came close to leaving the club during the last transfer window, although he was thwarted on that occasion because Chelsea could not identify a suitable ...

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Arsenal in talks to sign French defender

Arsenal are in negotiations to sign 22 year old centre-back Axel Disasi on a five year deal from French club Reims. The Gunners made an approach for the French under-20 international – who is also eligible to play for DR Congo – last December, but it was rejected at the time. However, with Disasi out of contract at the end ...

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