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Clubs vying to sign Eriksen

Bayern Munich are the latest club linked with a move for Christian Eriksen. The Dane is unhappy at Spurs after failing to secure a move away from White Hart Lane in the summer, and has turned down the offer of a lucrative new deal with the club. Reports have emerged now that Chairman Daniel Levy has instructed Eriksen’s agent to ...

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Arsenal linked with French defender again

Arsenal could make a fresh attempt to sign young French defender Dayot Upamecano next summer, who currently plays for Bundesliga side RB Leipzig. He was on Arsenal’s shortlist of transfer targets during the summer, and the Gunners made a £55 million bid for him, only for that to be rejected by the German club who were holding out for a ...

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Dortmund admit Sancho will leave the club

Borussia Dortmund have admitted that Manchester United target Jordan Sancho will leave the club at some stage. That follows comments made by the club’s sporting director, Michael Zorc who said “you don’t have to be a prophet to know that he won’t play here for another five years”. Sancho famously made the decision to leave Manchester City and move to ...

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FIFA plans overhaul of transfer system

Plans to reform the transfer system have been drawn up by FIFA, including the introduction of a cap upon agents’ commissions, and restrictions on the number of loan players. Under the proposals, agents’ fees would be limited to a maximum of 10% of the fee that a selling club receives for a player. Additionally, they could earn up to 3% ...

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United eye Italian midfielder

Manchester United sent scouts to Italy over the weekend to run the rule over Brescia teenage midfielder Sandro Tonali. And they were not alone. Sat alongside them in the stands were representatives from both Ajax and Borussia Dortmund, keen to watch the player who has been dubbed, by some sections of the media, as the next Andrea Pirlo. The Italy ...

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Top European clubs monitoring Spurs’ teenage striker

A host of European clubs, including Juventus, Bayern Munich, Inter Milan and Real Madrid are monitoring the progress of Tottenham’s teenage striker, Troy Parrott. Already drawing comparisons with another Irish striker, Robbie Keane, centre-forward Parrott was born and raised in Dublin, and joined the Spurs academy system in 2017. Last season he burst onto the youth scene with 12 goals ...

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Value of Premier League squads revealed

A report published by CIE, the football statistics review group based in Switzerland, has revealed the relative worth of all the present Premier League squads, based on the current market value of all their senior players. The study was compiled by taking data from each of the clubs in the top four leagues in Europe – the Premier League, La ...

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Hudson-Odoi future remains uncertain

Chelsea are hoping that teenager Callum Hudson-Odoi will be ready to make his first-team return once the international break has concluded. The winger is yet to play for the club this season, as he continues his recovery from the Achilles injury he picked up in the home match against Burnley in April. However, much as the club’s supporters will be ...

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European transfer spending reaches £5 billion

The combined amount of money spent by the top 5 leagues in Europe this summer reached a combined total of £5 billion. This unprecedented figure is due to a combination of factors, including new television deals bringing fresh money into the game, and squad overhauls at some of the biggest clubs following changes in manager. The Premier League’s share of ...

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Bayer Leverkusen interested in Dejan Lovren

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Bayer Leverkusen could be ready to offer Dejan Lovren a way out of Liverpool. The 30-year old Croat, who has fallen down the pecking order at Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp, had been linked with a  move to Italy and Serie A club Roma. However, they were deterred by his £1 million signing-on fee, and the deal ultimately collapsed, leading to ...

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