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City ahead of Liverpool in Koulibaly chase

Manchester City have edged ahead of Liverpool in the race to sign Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly. Long regarded as one of the best defenders in Serie A, Napoli have decided that they need to sign the Senegalese international this summer to raise funds, with their finances depleted by the Covid-19 pandemic. That prompted interest from Liverpool, who wanted to pair ...

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Soares gets permanent Arsenal deal

He has never worn an Arsenal shirt in anger, despite joining the club on loan nearly five months ago.. However, Cédric Soares has been given a four year deal by the Gunners, along with fellow defender Pablo Mari. The club have also announced – much to the dismay of some of their fans – that David Luiz has also been ...

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Agent working on Kluivert-Mkhitaryan deal

Super-agent Mino Raiola is trying to broker a deal that will see winger Justin Kluivert leave Roma for Arsenal, with Henrik Mkhitrayan’s loan to the Serie A side made permanent. The Armenian international joined Roma at the start of the season, and, after initially suffering from injury, has settled well in Serie A and has publicly stated that he wants ...

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Arsenal consider Joe Hart move

Arsenal may move for former England goalkeeper Joe Hart who is available on a free transfer. The Gunners face an emergency in the goalkeeping department after number one Bernd Leno was hurt in a mid-air challenge by Brighton striker Neil Maupay. The extent of his injury is not known but there are fears that he could be out for months ...

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Roma break Smalling deadlock

Roma have broken their deadlock with Manchester United over defender Chris Smalling. The former England defender had enjoyed a successful season in Italy on loan but there were fears that he would be heading back to his parent club at the end of the extended campaign with the Serie A side unable to afford to buy him permanently. However, now ...

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McTominay signs new United deal

Scott McTominay has signed a new deal with Manchester United, which will keep him at Old Trafford until 2025, with the option of a further year beyond that. It is the latest in a series of contracts that the former United academy graduate has signed, each on better terms that the previous one. The 23 year old first broke into ...

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UEFA propose three month transfer window

UEFA has proposed that this summer’s transfer window could remain open for three months. The Covid-19 outbreak and delays in the completion of league seasons across Europe has thrown the entire transfer market into confusion, but now UEFA has attempted to provide some clarity, although it is down to individual football federations to determine their own dates, With a deadline ...

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Contract deadline looms

Premier League clubs have until Tuesday (June 23rd) to decide what to do about players whose contracts expire at the end of the month. Typically, contracts run until June 30th, but this season the matter has been complicated because of the break for the Covid-19 outbreak. And, with the season set to extend until August, in some cases, because of ...

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Walker linked with Inter move

Kyle Walker has been linked with a summer move to Inter Milan, who have identified him as one of their top summer transfer targets. Inter have already acquired two former Premier League full-backs in the shape of Ashley Young and Victor Moses and now they are hoping to add Walker to their ranks. And they are hoping that the 30 ...

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Liverpool worried about Mané contract

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Liverpool are worried about the contract situation of Sadio Mané – amidst fears that the Senegal international could leave the club this summer. Mane is under contract at Anfield until 2022, but, despite a new deal worth £220,000 having been on the table for him for 9 months, he has so far refused to sign it. And the vultures are ...

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