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Shaqiri wants Liverpool departure

Xherdan Shaqiri wants to leave Liverpool this summer. The 29-year old Swiss international has become a fringe player under Jurgen Klopp making just 22 appearances last season, many of them from the bench, and 11 the previous campaign when Liverpool lifted the league trophy. In part this has been down to injury, but, even when fit, he is not a ...

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White medical set

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Ben White is set to complete his medical on Wednesday ahead of his £50 million move from Brighton to Arsenal. Personal terms between player and club were agreed weeks ago, whilst the paperwork finalising the transfer is now largely completed. The one thing outstanding was the medical with White on holiday after the Euros, although he did not actually complete ...

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Martial could be sold this summer

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Manchester United could be looking to sell Anthony Martial this summer. The French international has struggled to command a first-team place under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and his minutes are likely to be even more limited with the arrival of Jadon Sancho at the club. And with Solskjaer having signed a new three year contract – with an option for a ...

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Wilson set for Fulham switch

Liverpool winger Harry Wilson has completed a move to Fulham. The Welsh international, who had been at Liverpool’s pre-season training camp in Austria was withdrawn from the squad ahead of a friendly match, with Jurgen Klopp unwilling to jeopardise his potential transfer with an injury. Wilson is a Liverpool academy graduate, but only made two senior appearances for them in ...

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Alderweireld to leave Spurs

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Toby Alderweireld is to leave Spurs. He is set to join Qatar side Al-Duhail in a move that could be worth up to £13 million. The Belgian international, who joined Tottenham from Southampton, had been with the club six years, but was seeking to move away in search of a fresh challenge. The deal is subject to the defender agreeing ...

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Juventus reject Liverpool bid for Chiesa

Juventus have rejected a bid from Liverpool to sign winger Federico Chiesa. The 23-year old was one of the stars of Italy’s successful Euros campaign, producing two man of the match performances. Jurgen Klopp has identified him as ideal for the 4-3-3 system that he prefers, believing that the winger could either play alongside, or even replace, Mo Salah and ...

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VAR changes for the new Premier League season

First the bad news , at least as far s some fans of the Premier League is concerned. VAR is here to stay. The video technology which helps decide whether goals should stand or not, as well as helps with other on-field decisions such as potential red card incidents, will be used for the third season beginning next month when ...

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Under New Management (Part Three)

Concluding the series looking at the major clubs across Europe which are under new management this season. This time it is the turn of Spain, Germany, and France. For part one please click here, and part two here. Spain Real Madrid: Previous manager: Zinedine Zidane What happened to him? He resigned at the end of last season, after Real failed ...

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United make Goretzka offer

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Manchester United are already planning for the future. They have tabled a concrete offer to Bayern Munich midfielder Leon Goretzka when his current deal with Bayern Munich runs out next summer. They regard him as a potential replacement for Paul Pogba. German international Goretzka has entered the final year of his current contract at Bayern, and talks over a new ...

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Tottenham finalising swap deal for Lamela

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Tottenham are putting the finishing touches on a swap deal for Spanish winger Bryan Gil. It will involve Erik Lamela moving to Spain and the North London club paying an additional £21.6 million in compensation. 20-year old Gil, who has three full caps for Spain, having played for them at virtually every age group, came through the Sevilla academy system. ...

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