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Chelsea joins PSG and City in hunt for Nice midfielder

According to The Sun, Chelsea are set to go up against Manchester City and PSG for Nice midfielder Jean-Mari Seri. The Ivory Coast star is regarded as one of the brightest midfield talents in Europe, and was on the verge of joining Barcelona in the summer, only for the deal to collapse at the last minute. Nice want to keep ...

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Stoke City sign Greek defender on loan from Augsburg

New Stoke City manager Paul Lambert has made his first signing of the January transfer window with the capture of left-back Kostas Stafylidis on loan as reported by the BBC. The Greek defender had been playing with Bundesliga side FC Augsburg, but has moved to the Britannia Stadium on loan for the rest of the season. This will not be ...

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Spurs open talks to sign Brazil international

According to The Metro, Tottenham Hotspur have opened talks to sign winger Lucas Moura from Paris Saint-Germain. The Brazilian winger has long been linked with a move to Manchester United, but with the Old Trafford side now on the verge of signing Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, Spurs are ready to step in with a bid instead. The 25-year old, who ...

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Theo Walcott completes move to Everton from Arsenal

As reported by ESPN, Theo Walcott has completed his move from Arsenal to Everton in a £20 million deal. Walcott had been at Arsenal since joining as a 16-year old from Southampton, and had been the longest-serving player at The Emirates, scoring 108 goals in nearly 400 games. However, a switch to a back three has seen his first-team appearances ...

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Liverpool midfielder completes loan move to Cardiff

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Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic has joined Cardiff City on loan for the rest of the season, as confirmed by the Daily Mail. The 21-year old Serbian joined Liverpool from Red Star Belgrade for £5.1 million in January 2016, but has found his first-team opportunities at Anfield limited, and has made only six appearances for the club this season in all ...

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West Ham striker in talks with Besiktas

According to talkSPORT, West Ham United striker Javier Hernandez is in talk with Turkish club Besiktas about a possible transfer. Hernandez only joined the Hammers last July in a £16 million transfer from Bayer Leverkusen, but has struggled for form and goals, and has not netted since scoring against Crystal Palace at the end of October. Since then he has ...

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Gunners close in on move for Aubameyang

According to The Guardian, Arsenal are closing in on a move for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Representatives from Arsenal have held discussions with their Dortmund counterparts over a possible transfer, which have been described as productive, as they prepare for life after the departing Alexis Sanchez. Negotiations over a fee are still ongoing, but Arsenal may have to pay ...

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Chelsea enter race for Alexis Sanchez – but City bow out

Sky Sports News reports that Chelsea have entered the race for Alexis Sanchez, but Manchester City have pulled out of any deal. The Arsenal forward, who almost signed for City last summer, was widely expected to join them during this window, after City allegedly made a £20 million “take it or leave it” offer for the player who is out ...

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Manchester United dampen speculation over Ronaldo return

Manchester United are playing down reports that Cristiano Ronaldo is unhappy at Real Madrid and wants to return to his former club. According to Spanish newspaper El Pais over the weekend, Ronaldo is unhappy at the lucrative new pay deals given to Neymar and Lionel Messi, and wants urgently talks with Real about achieving parity with players he regards as ...

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Former Manchester United star Giggs named as Wales boss

As reported by Reuters and other outlets, Wales have appointed former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs as their new national team manager. Giggs has been without a job in football since leaving his role as assistant to Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford 18 months ago, but has now been appointed on a 4 year deal, succeeding Chris Coleman who ...

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