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Rojo set for loan move

Marcos Rojo is returning to Argentina on loan. The defender is heading back to Estudiantes, the club where he began his career, until the end of the season, with United failing to find a buyer for the 29 year old. Rojo was signed from Sporting Lisbon in 2014, but has failed to ever really establish himself at Old Trafford, although ...

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Spurs linked with surprise move for Dutch winger

Tottenham are closing in on a surprise move for Dutch winger Steven Bergwijn, who plays for PSV Eindhoven. The player’s agent is in England to try and negotiate a transfer for his £30 million client, who is also a target for Leicester City.  Yet Spurs are emerging as the strong favourites, and, although no agreement with the North London club ...

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Premier League plans transfer window changes

Clubs in the Premier League are expected to approve changes to the dates of the summer transfer window at a meeting new month. It is anticipated that they will adopt a”hybrid” model, whereby, as now, the transfer window closes on the day before the start of the season, but international transfers will be allowed after that. The transfer window in ...

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Could Tevez return to United?

Carlos Tevez could be set for a surprise return to Manchester United. That is according to reports from Italy, which suggest they that they are considering bringing in their former player on loan as cover for Marcus Rashford. The England striker may be out until April with a stress fracture, and with just the inconsistent Anthony Martial and the still ...

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Chelsea looking at Burnley goalkeeper

Chelsea are looking at Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope as they begin to consider alternatives to Kepa Arrizabalaga. The 25 year old was signed from Athletic Bilbao for £72 million 18 months ago, a fee that made him not only Chelsea’s record signing, but also represented a world record sum paid for a goalkeeper. However, he has failed to live up ...

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Flamengo defender close to Arsenal move

Flamengo defender Pablo Mari has arrived in London to try to finalise a move to Arsenal. The 26 year old Spaniard is expected to hold further talks with the Gunners, ahead of a medical, with the club hoping to agree a short- term loan deal with an option to buy at the end of the season, although separate reports suggest ...

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Arteta gives assessment of January transfer chances

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has rated the chances of the club signing anybody before the January transfer window closes as fifty-fifty. The club over the past few weeks has been linked with a string of central defenders, with Jerome Boateng of Bayern Munich, and Frenchman Dayot Upamecano, who plays for another Bundesliga side, amongst the most prominent. In the past ...

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Is Solskjaer on the brink?

Speculation continues to rage about the future of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Manchester United manager, with some sources suggesting that he could be sacked if they lose their next match, away to Tranmere Rovers in the FA Cup. United’s season took another turn for the worse on Wednesday night as they lost at home to Burnley for 1962, with Solskjaer’s ...

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Martinelli set for bumper pay increase

Gabriel Martinelli is in line for a huge pay increase at Arsenal, as the Gunners aim to ward off interest from potential suitors, including Real Madrid. The 18 year old was signed in the summer for £6 million from Brazilian fourth-tier side Ituano, and has made a huge impact at the Emirates, scoring 10 goals in 21 appearances, with his ...

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Fernandes deal collapses

Manchester United’s bid to sign midfielder Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon is over. It follows the decision of co-chairman Joel Glazer to walk away from the deal after Sporting refused to compromise on their valuation of the player. The two sides had been locked in negotiations for weeks, with Sporting wanting up to £68 million for the midfielder, most of ...

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