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Real quash Varane United links

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Real Madrid have quashed reports linking defender Raphaël Varane to Manchester United, insisting that the Frenchman is untransferable. The 27-year old came close to joining United in 2011 when he was laying for French side Lens. Instead he opted for Real instead and has gone on to make 330 appearances for the Spanish champions. In his time at the Bernabeu ...

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Arsenal not interested in Eriksen

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Arsenal are not interested in Christian Eriksen. The former Tottenham midfielder has endured a difficult time of it since moving to Inter Milan in January and has struggled to adapt to the demands of Italian football. He is growing frustrated by his lack of playing time and is set to leave the Serie A club already in January. Inter have ...

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Chelsea want to extend Silva deal

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Chelsea have begun talks with Brazilian defender Tiago Silva about extending his stay at the club. The 36-year-old Brazilian veteran joined the club in the summer after leaving PSG, joining the West London club on an initial 12-month deal, with an option for a further year. However, they have already seen enough to want to extend his contract until 2022. ...

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Solskjaer downplays Henderson exit rumours

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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had downplayed suggestions that Goalkeeper Dewan Henderson wants to leave the club on loan in January. Reports in the media have suggested that Henderson wants to leave in search of more regular game time. Something he needs if he is to press his claims for inclusion in Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the Euros ...

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City target Grealish

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He was one of the players on Manchester United’s radar during the summer but they baulked at Aston Villa’s valuation of £70 million for him. Manchester City have made Jack Grealish a transfer priority. The 25-year old has a growing reputation having broken into the England team, and, although he signed a new five-year deal with Aston Villa in the ...

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Chelsea will not block Giroud exit

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Chelsea will not stand in the way of Olivier Giroud if he decides to leave the club in January, The French international has made just 4 Premier League appearances as a substitute this season and finds himself below Timo Werner and Tammy Abraham in the pecking order. And with the 34-year old having been warned by his national team manager ...

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City end Messi interest

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Manchester City have decided to end their interest in signing Lionel Messi next summer. The Argentine wants to leave the Nou Camp and was linked with a move to the Premier League side in the last transfer window, with PSG also reported to be monitoring his situation. However, City will not be pursuing the matter further because, even for him, ...

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Barcelona ready to step-up García interest

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Barcelona are ready to step-up their pursuit of Manchester City centre-back Eric García. The 19-year-old was heavily linked with a move back to Barcelona – where he began his youth career – during the last transfer window, but, in the end, the Spanish club failed to match City’s valuation of the player. That is despite the teenager being out of ...

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United lining-up Director of Football

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Manchester United’s long search for a Director of Football could be over. The Old Trafford side are one of the few premier League sides that currently do not have anybody performing such a role, and it has been one of the reasons attributed to their transfer policy being somewhat disjointed in recent years. Various names have been suggested for the ...

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City eyeing Benfica striker

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Manchester City have made finding a long-term replacement for Sergio Agüero a transfer priority. And now they are considering a bid for Benfica’s Darwin Núñez. Agüero is the club’s record goal scorer but he is now 33-years old and is in the last year of his current contract at The Etihad. He has long spoken of his desire to end ...

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