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Solskjaer downplays Henderson exit rumours

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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had downplayed suggestions that Goalkeeper Dewan Henderson wants to leave the club on loan in January. Reports in the media have suggested that Henderson wants to leave in search of more regular game time. Something he needs if he is to press his claims for inclusion in Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the Euros ...

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City target Grealish

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He was one of the players on Manchester United’s radar during the summer but they baulked at Aston Villa’s valuation of £70 million for him. Manchester City have made Jack Grealish a transfer priority. The 25-year old has a growing reputation having broken into the England team, and, although he signed a new five-year deal with Aston Villa in the ...

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Chelsea will not block Giroud exit

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Chelsea will not stand in the way of Olivier Giroud if he decides to leave the club in January, The French international has made just 4 Premier League appearances as a substitute this season and finds himself below Timo Werner and Tammy Abraham in the pecking order. And with the 34-year old having been warned by his national team manager ...

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City end Messi interest

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Manchester City have decided to end their interest in signing Lionel Messi next summer. The Argentine wants to leave the Nou Camp and was linked with a move to the Premier League side in the last transfer window, with PSG also reported to be monitoring his situation. However, City will not be pursuing the matter further because, even for him, ...

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Barcelona ready to step-up García interest

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Barcelona are ready to step-up their pursuit of Manchester City centre-back Eric García. The 19-year-old was heavily linked with a move back to Barcelona – where he began his youth career – during the last transfer window, but, in the end, the Spanish club failed to match City’s valuation of the player. That is despite the teenager being out of ...

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United lining-up Director of Football

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Manchester United’s long search for a Director of Football could be over. The Old Trafford side are one of the few premier League sides that currently do not have anybody performing such a role, and it has been one of the reasons attributed to their transfer policy being somewhat disjointed in recent years. Various names have been suggested for the ...

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City eyeing Benfica striker

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Manchester City have made finding a long-term replacement for Sergio Agüero a transfer priority. And now they are considering a bid for Benfica’s Darwin Núñez. Agüero is the club’s record goal scorer but he is now 33-years old and is in the last year of his current contract at The Etihad. He has long spoken of his desire to end ...

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United’s failed Fati bid revealed

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Manchester United agreed to sign Spanish wonderkid Ansu Fati in the summer – but Barcelona refused to sanction the deal despite the enormous financial losses they are facing. United decided to make a move for the 18-year old after failing to secure a deal for Jadon Sancho, and were ready to pay £133 million to bring him to Old Trafford, ...

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Arsenal want to pay Salzburg star’s release clause in instalments

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The links between Arsenal and Hungarian midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai continue, but now comes news that they are trying to work out a financing plan. That would see them pay his release clause of £22.5 million in three instalments, rather than pay the money all at once because the Gunners are currently cash strapped. A number of clubs are reported to ...

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Xhaka not interested in Inter move

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Granit Xhaka has downplayed speculation about a move to Inter Milan in January, insisting that a loan move away from the Emirates does not interest him at this time. It follows reports that Inter have offered the Gunners Christian Eriksen and want Xhaka in return in a swap deal. Eriksen only joined the Serie A side from Spurs in January, ...

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