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United finally get rid of Sanchez

Manchester United have finally got rid of Alexis Sanchez. That is after a deal was reached with Inter Milan which will see the Serie A club convert his loan into a permanent move for a fee of £13.5 million. It is expected that the move will be announced later this week. The 31-year old moved to the Serie A side ...

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United linked with moves for Kasper Schmeichel

Manchester United have been linked with a summer move for Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, son of former club legend Peter. Doubts have been cast over the future of current number one David de Gea, after a season during which the Spaniard made a number of high-profile errors. They appear to have a ready-made replacement in the shape of Dean Henderson, ...

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Aston Villa eyeing Liverpool striker

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Aston Villa are considering a move for Liverpool striker Divock Origi this summer. Villa manager Dean Smith wants to avoid a repeat of this season’s struggles by adding a proven goal scorer to his squad. Only captain Jack Grealish got into double figures across all competitions during the 2019 – 2020 campaign. Origi made 44 appearances for the Champions last ...

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Arsenal ready to sell FA Cup stars

Arsenal are panning a summer clear-out of players, as they look to raise the funds needed for Mikel Arteta to rebuild his squad. And that could see a number of players who featured in Saturday’s FA Cup triumph over Chelsea depart the club this summer. They include French striker Alexander Lacazette, and right-back and club vice-captain Hector Bellerin, if a ...

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Arsenal favourites to sign Coutinho on loan

FA Cup winners Arsenal are the favourites to sign former Liverpool midfielder Phillipe Coutinho on loan for next season. The Brazilian has spent the past season on loan in the Bundesliga with Bayern Munich, and although they have an option to buy hi, they are very unlikely to exercise it, and he will return to his parent club Barcelona. He ...

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Spurs may sign Troy Deeney

Tottenham are to be offered a chance to sign Watford captain Troy Deeney. The 32-year old is set to leave the Hertfordshire club after their relegation to the Championship, because he is one of the highest earners at the club, and they want to trim their wage bill. Spurs are in the market for a back-up to Harry Kane, especially ...

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Chelsea want Burnley keeper

Burnley’s Nick Pope is the latest goalkeeper to be linked with a move to Chelsea, Current number one Kepa Arrizabalaga may have played his last game for the West London club after a season which has seen him make a number of high-profile mistakes and lose his place for some games to Willy Caballero. It was the 38-year old Argentine ...

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United refute news of move for Wolves striker

Manchester United have distanced themselves from suggestions that they have agreed a deal to sign striker Raul Jiménez from Wolves. The Mexican has had a fine season for Wolves, scoring 26 goals in all competitions, including 157 in the Premier League. That made him the highest ever Mexican goal scorer in a single campaign in top-flight football in England, passing ...

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Talks begin over transfer policy post Brexit

The FA and the Premier League have begun talks over the transfer policy for English football post Brexit. The UK has officially left the EU, but they are in the middle of a transition period which allows for some latitude in terms of the interpretation of rules and regulations; that ends in January 2021. The FA is keen to see ...

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Ozil staying at Arsenal

Mesut Ozil will be staying with Arsenal next season and intends to see out his contract with the Emirates. That is even though he has not played a minute of football since the resumption of football, and played no part in Saturday’s FA Cup plans, preferring to spend his time in Turkey instead. Ozil is the highest paid player at ...

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