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Tierney agrees new Arsenal deal

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Scottish full-back Kieran Tierney has agreed a new five-year deal with Arsenal. The new contract though will not be signed until Scotland’s involvement in the Euros is over. Tierney, having recovered from the injury that ruled him out of his country’s game against the Czech Republic in Group D, returned to play a full part in his country’s impressive draw ...

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Klinsmann interested in Spurs job

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Former player Jurgen Klinsmann is the latest name linked with the vacant managerial job at Spurs. Since Jose Mourinho was sacked in April, numerous candidates have been identified as potential candidates, but, for one reason or another, they have not been able to make an appointment yet. They seemed to be on the verge of announcing former Roma boss Paolo ...

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Liverpool interested in Italy winger

Liverpool are interested in signing Sassuolo winger Domenico Berardi this summer. The 26-year old has been one of the stars of the tournament so far for an impressive Italy side, and could be the subject of a transfer bid once the tournament is over. He ahs provided an assist for his country in each of their opening two group games, ...

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The Biggest Flops in Transfer History (part four)

Concluding the series looking at some of teh biggest flops in transfer history, where large sums of money were paid for a player and the move just did not work out. For part one, click here; part two here; and part three here. Jonathan Woodgate  Newcastle United to Real Madrid In 2004, Real Madrid were convinced that England defender Jonathan ...

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The Biggest Transfer Flops in History (part three)

Conintnuing the series looking at some of the biggest transfer flops in history, where players moved clubs in big money moves that never worked out. Part One can be found here and Part Two here. Robinho – Real Madrid to Manchester City In 2008 Manchester City were bought by the Abu Dhabi United Group, and immediately became one of the ...

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Bernardo Silva wants to leave City

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Portuguese international Bernardo Silva wants to leave Manchester City this summer. However, he could be thwarted by manager Pep Guardiola who wants to keep him as part of his squad as they look to retain their league title, and begin once more in their elusive stretch for Champions League success. Silva was left disappointed after a planned move to Barcelona ...

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Napoli want Chelsea full-back

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Napoli want to sign Chelsea full-back Emerson Palmieri. However, the two clubs are locked in negotiations over Chelsea’s €15 m (£12.9) million valuation of the player. That is not thought though to be the sticking point to any deal getting deal. More at issue are Emerson’s likely salary demands. He currently earns close to £3.9 million a year and that ...

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United’s opening Trippier bid rejected

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Manchester United have had their initial bid to sign full-back Kieran Trippier from Atlético Madrid rejected by the Spanish club. The 30-year old helped Atlético win the league last season, despite serving a  ban of two months after being found guilty of betting-related charges. The Spanish champions are holding out for a  fee of closer to £34 million for the ...

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United tempt Ronaldo with big offer

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Manchester United are reported to have offer Cristiano Ronaldo a deal worth £17 million to return to Old Trafford. However, fans hoping to see him pull on the famous red shirt again may be disappointed, because the 36-year old is thought to favour a move to France and PSG instead. The Portuguese international is currently at the Euros, where he ...

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Arsenal bid for Anderlecht midfielder rebuffed

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Arsenal have had an initial bid for Anderlecht midfielder Albert Samuel Lokonga rebuffed by the Belgian club. The Gunners made an initial offer of £13.5 million for the 21-year-old, but Anderlecht want closer to £18 million. Talks are continuing between the two clubs and there is optimism that a deal can be reached. Arsenal have made strengthening central midfield a ...

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