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United closing on deal for full-back

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Manchester United are edging closer to a deal to sign Porto full-back Alex Telles on a five-year deal. A fee still has to be agreed with the Portuguese champions, and he has a releasee clause of £37 million but it is expected that, given he is in the final year of his current contract with the Portuguese side, that a ...

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City bid for defender rejected by Sevilla

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Manchester City have had a £45 million bid for defender Jules Koundé turned down by Sevilla. Pep Guardiola’s side are looking for alternatives are talks to sign Kalidou Koulibaly was Napoli ended in deadlock. The Europa League winners have indicated that they are prepared to sell Koundé for less than his release clause, which is reported to be £82.5 million, ...

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Russians want Serge Aurier

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Spartak Moscow want to sign Spurs right-back Serge Aurier. The Ivorian has lost his first-team place in North London this season since the arrival of Matt Doherty from Wolves and has yet to play a single minute of football in the current campaign. He has been an unused substitute in both league games, and also in their Europa League tie ...

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Mustafi linked with Serie A sides

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Arsenal’s German defender Shkodran Mustafi is being linked with both Lazio and Napoli. The Gunners are willing to sell the 28-year old, who is now in the final year of his current contract, although he is currently injured, still recovering from the knee problem that ruled him out of the FA Cup final. He joined the North London side in ...

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PSG target Alli

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PSG are interested in Tottenham’s Dele Alli. The 24-year old appears to be out of favour under Jose Mourinho. He was hooked after just 45 minutes in their opening game of the season against Everton, and was left out of the squad altogether that travelled to Bulgaria for their Europa League tie with Lokomotiv Plovdiv, and then  Southampton in the ...

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Rudiger Chelsea future in doubt

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Antonio Rudiger’s future at Stamford Bridge is in doubt. Although he was fully fit, he was not included in Chelsea’s squad to face Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. And he was an unused sub in their previous game against Brighton last Monday. The German international has two years left on his contract, but Chelsea may now be considering cashing ...

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Chelsea agree Mendy deal

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Chelsea have agreed to sign goalkeeper Édouard Mendy from Rennes for £22 million. The Senegalese international will become Frank Lampard’s seventh summer signing and takes the club’s spending in the transfer market well over the £200 million mark. Rennes had tried to have Olivier Giroud included as part of the deal, and have also enquired about taking Fikayo Tomori on ...

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Ndombélé to stay at Spurs

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Record-signing Tanguy Ndombélé is staying at Spurs. The 23-year old endured a difficult first season in North London after signing from Lyon last summer, and had a difficult relationship with Jose Mourinho, who, on more than one occasion, criticised both his form and fitness. He had been linked with a move to Serie A this summer, with both Inter Milan ...

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Liverpool midfielder linked with Wolves

Wolves are considering making an ambitious attempt to sign Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The arrival of Thiago Álcantara from Bayern Munich means that Oxlade-Chamberlain’s future at Anfield is uncertain and he will almost certainly be pushed down the pecking order under Jurgen Klopp. And now Wolves who have already done business with Liverpool in this window by selling them forward ...

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Liverpool lead chase for Watford striker

Liverpool are leading the chase for Watford striker Ismaïla Sarr, although he could be an alternative for Manchester United if their pursuit of Jadon Sancho proves fruitless. Sarr joined Watford from Rennes last summer, and scored six goals and provided six assists during his first season with the Hornets – two of those goals came in their surprise win against ...

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