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City considering Pep alternatives

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Manchester City are already beginning to consider alternatives in the event that Pep Guardiola decides not to stay with the club. The 49-year-old Spaniard is out of contract at The Etihad next summer, and on talks yet have begun about a new deal. City would dearly love him to extend his stary, but Guardiola does not have a reputation for ...

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Mustafi to leave Gunners next summer

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German defender Shkodran Mustafi will leave the club at the end of the season. The 28-year-old is out of contract next June and, despite being offered a new deal during the summer, has decided that his future lies elsewhere. Mustafi fell out of favour under Unai Emery, with the Spaniard encouraging him to continue his career elsewhere. However, he enjoyed ...

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Premier League may bypass FA in transfer row

The Premier League is considering bypassing the Football Association altogether in their continuing row over plans for the transfer market once Britain finally leaves the European Union altogether next January. The FA wants to increase the number of players available for England selection by reducing the number of foreign imports, especially non-capped players from EU countries. The Premier League, however, ...

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Sheffield United want Rojo loan

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Sheffield United are considering a loan move for Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo. The 30-year old spend the second-half of last season on loan back in his native Argentina with his boyhood club Estudiantes. However, it proved to be a frustrating experience for Rojo. Injury restricted him toa single appearance, and then the Covid-19 pandemic struck. He returned to Old ...

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Guardiola undecided about his future

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Pep Guardiola is undecided about his prospects at Manchester City. The Spaniard’s current contract at the Etihad ends in June, and he ahs yet to open talks about a new deal, despite reports to the contrary. Guardiola does not have a track record of staying at any one club for too long, but City want him to extend his stary ...

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Wilshere considering MLS move

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Former Gunner Jack Wilshere is considering a move to the MLS. The 28-year old England international had his contract with West Ham, the club he supported as a boy, terminated by mutual consent early this month, and he is available on a free transfer. Wilshere’s career in East London was blighted by injury, and he made just 16 Premier League ...

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Football Association threatens Premier League

The Football Association has threatened Premier League clubs that they are prepared to take action to prevent them signing non-international players from European Union countries. They are looking for guarantees that homegrown players will be protected post-Brexit, and have said that they are prepared to support the widening of existing restrictions ion work permits. The FA is required to submit ...

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Romero demands Old Trafford exit

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Goalkeeper Sergio Romero is demanding that be allowed to leave Old Trafford on a free transfer in January. He is furious at his treatment by the club, for whom he last played in the Europa League quarter-final in August. The 22-year old was set to move to Everton before deadline day, but the deal collapsed when United refused to back ...

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Liverpool open talks with Bundesliga club

Liverpool have wasted no time lining-up a replacement for Virgil van Dijk. The 29-year old Dutch defender is likely to miss the rest of the season and beyond after picking-up an ACL injury following the tackle on him by Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in the Merseyside derby. Although the transfer window does not open until January, they have already begun ...

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City set to sign Serbian winger

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Manchester City are ready to sign winger Filip Stevanović from Partisan Belgrade in the January window. A winger, who has played twice for the Serbian under-21 side, Stevanović has been linked with a  number of top European clubs, but City have emerged as favourites for his signature, and will pay around £6 million for the 18-year old. They will then ...

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