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Huddersfield and Wolves lead the hunt for Middlesbrough winger

Both Huddersfield Town and newly promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers are interested in signing Middlesbrough winger Adam Traore, who is valued at £18 million. The Sun reports that Tony Pulis, the Middlesbrough manager, is considering selling the 22-year old Spaniard in order to raise funds for a raid into the transfer market and to fuel a Championship promotion push. The fee in ...

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Derby striker stays home as Leeds lodge bid

Striker Matej Vydra is edging closer to a move to Leeds United after reports emerged that he had been excluded from Derby County’s pre-season training camp in Tenerife. The 26-year old Czech forward has been left at home by new manager Frank Lampard to work on his fitness, as Leeds negotiate the fee, which, according to The Daily Telegraph, is ...

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Bournemouth sign highly-rated David Brooks

  Bournemouth have completed the signing of highly-rated midfielder David Brooks from Sheffield United, who becomes Eddie Howe’s first summer signing. The Welsh international has joined the South Coast side on a 4-year deal for an undisclosed fee, reports Sky Sports News. Brooks began his career at Manchester City, joining their academy aged seven and spent nine years there before ...

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Chelsea youngster becomes Marcelo Bielsa’s first Leeds signing

Marcelo Bielsa has made his first signing since taking over as manager of Leeds United, after agreeing a deal to take Lewis Baker from Chelsea on a season-long loan. A graduate of the Chelsea academy, the midfielder has only ever made one appearance for Chelsea, a three minute cameo as a substitute against Derby County in January 2014. Instead his ...

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Steve Bruce told that Aston Villa cannot even afford free transfers

Manager Steve Bruce has been told by Aston Villa bosses that the club cannot even afford free transfers as the financial situation at the cash-strapped Midlands club continues to deteriorate. Villa invested heavily in their squad last season in what proved to be, ultimately, an unsuccessful attempt to win promotion back to the Premier League, and the riches that come ...

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Cardiff sign QPR goalkeeper Alex Smithies

Cardiff have confirmed that they have signed goalkeeper from Alex Smithies from Queens Park Rangers. The 28-year old keeper moves to the Welsh club after three years in West London, having made more than 100 appearances for Rangers. The Huddersfield-born player began his career with his home town side, and joined their academy at the age of 8,  going on ...

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West Brom set to discipline stay-away players

West Bromwich Albion are set to discipline goalkeeper and defender Craig Dawson who have both refused to attend the club’s pre-season training camp in Portugal, as they look to force through moves away from the relegated team. 28 –year old Dawson, who is rated at £12 million, has been the subject of offers from both West Ham and Burnley, and, ...

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Stoke closing in on West Brom winger

Stoke City are edging towards a deal to sign winger James McClean from West Bromwich Albion, after improving on an opening bid of £4 million which was rejected. The 29-year old Irishman has been at Albion since 2015, joining the club in a £1.5 million deal from Wigan Athletic in June of that year. He has since gone on to ...

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Southampton close to deal for Celtic midfielder

Southampton are close to agreeing a deal for Celtic midfielder Stuart Armstrong, with confirmation that the transfer has been completed expected in the next 24 hours. The 26-year old central midfielder has had his medical and has also agreed personal terms, according to Sky Sports News, who reports that a fee of £7 million has been agreed plus various add-ons. ...

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Chelsea youth star on verge of sealing Ipswich loan move

Chelsea youth star Trevoh Chalobah is set to move to Ipswich Town on loan for the season. Chalobah is the younger brother of Nathaniel, another product of the Chelsea academy, and impressed in the club’s development side last season, as well as featuring for the England under-19 European championship winning team. According to The Sun, a loan move to the ...

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