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Barcelona furious with Dembélé over failed United move

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Barcelona are furious with French striker Ousmane Dembélé after he turned down a deadline day to Manchester United. The Catalans wanted to move on the 23-year-old as part of their squad restructuring, and had hoped to free-up his wages to help them make a bid for former United player Memphis Depay, now with Lyon. In the end though, after talking ...

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Woodward blocked Haaland move

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Ed Woodward’s dealings – or lack of them – in the transfer market, has made him a very unpopular figure with the club’s fans. And they will scarcely be feeling more charitable towards the Executive Vice-President after learning that he was personally responsible for vetoing a move for one of the most exciting talents in Europe in January. Erling Haaland ...

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FIFA reveals drop in transfer spending

FIFA have released figures for the amount of money spent on clubs worldwide on summer transfers, and it has shown a sharp drop due to the pandemic.  The overall number of transfers was also down. They reveal that US $9.2 billion was spent by clubs worldwide between June 1st and October 5th, the date that most transfer windows closed. That compares ...

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