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Arteta planning summer clear-out

Reports suggest that up to ten players could be allowed to leave the club, including four defenders, four midfielders and two forwards. Amongst those linked with a departure from the Emirates are defenders Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Rob Holding and Calum Chambers, whilst Alexander Lacazette and Lucas Torreira are likely to be sold. Matteo Guendouzi will also leave the club after publicly ...

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Pereira linked with Old Trafford exit

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira has been linked with a summer move away from the club. The 24-year-old has seen his chances limited since the arrival of Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon in January and wants to play first-team football regularly. Both Benfica and Valencia are reported to be interested in signing him. And, although Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would like ...

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Tottenham want loan deal for Rihan Brewster

Tottenham have made an enquiry to Liverpool about the possibility of taking striker Rihan Brewster on loan for next season, as they seek a back-up to Harry Kane. Brewster has yet to make his Premier League debut for Liverpool, but he had a successful loan spell in the Championship with Swansea City last season, scoring 11 goals in 22 appearances. ...

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Sergio Romero offered to Aston Villa

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero has been offered to Aston Villa as Manchester United try and entice the Midlands club to part with their captain Jack Grealish. The 24-year old is valued at £70 million and Romero would form part of a makeweight in any deal. It comes as there is increased uncertainty about the immediate future of Dean Henderson, who bade ...

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Chelsea still far apart on Havertz valuation

Chelsea and Bayer Leverkusen remain far apart in their valuation of midfielder Kai Havertz. The German international is a top target for Frank Lampard this summer, and he has indicated his willingness to switch to the Premier League, having agreed personal terms with them. However, there is still a big gap between what Chelsea want to pay, and what Leverkusen ...

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Henderson set for another loan move

Goalkeeper Dean Henderson is set for another loan move away from Manchester United. There was speculation that the 23-year old would be recalled to Old Trafford this summer to assume the number one role at the club ahead of the next campaign. However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has resisted the temptation and is set to stick with David de Gea between ...

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Sokratis linked with Napoli move

Arsenal’s Greek defender Sokratis Papastanthopoulis has been linked with a move to Serie A side Napoli. The 32-year-old joined the Gunners from Borussia Dortmund two years ago, and, although he was a regular started under Unai Emery, has been used sparingly by Mikel Arteta. He barely played for the club after lockdown, except for a brief cameo in the FA ...

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United considering Costa move

Manchester United are considering making a move for Douglas Costa as they weigh up alternatives to Jadon Sancho. The 29-year old is currently with Serie A champions, having had previous spells with Shakhtar Donetsk and Bayern Munich, but could be surplus to requirements in Turin as Andrea Pirlo looks to re-model his squad. Sancho remains the number one target for ...

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Lazio lash out at Silva after transfer switch

Lazio have been loud in their criticism of David Silva, after he snubbed them at the last minute. It was widely expected that he would be moving to Serie A, having agreed a three-year deal with Lazio. The former Manchester City playmaker bade adieu to the Etihad last Saturday, playing his last game for the club in their surprise 3 ...

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Joe Hart to join Spurs

Former England goalkeeper Joe Hart is set to join Spurs on a short-term deal. The 33 year old is a free agent after leaving Burnley when his contract expired, but, subject to passing a medical, will move to Tottenham, where he will compete with Paulo Gazzaniga for the role of understudy to number one, and club captain, Hugo Lloris. Hart’s ...

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