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Contract deadline looms

Premier League clubs have until Tuesday (June 23rd) to decide what to do about players whose contracts expire at the end of the month. Typically, contracts run until June 30th, but this season the matter has been complicated because of the break for the Covid-19 outbreak. And, with the season set to extend until August, in some cases, because of ...

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Walker linked with Inter move

Kyle Walker has been linked with a summer move to Inter Milan, who have identified him as one of their top summer transfer targets. Inter have already acquired two former Premier League full-backs in the shape of Ashley Young and Victor Moses and now they are hoping to add Walker to their ranks. And they are hoping that the 30 ...

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Liverpool worried about Mané contract

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Liverpool are worried about the contract situation of Sadio Mané – amidst fears that the Senegal international could leave the club this summer. Mane is under contract at Anfield until 2022, but, despite a new deal worth £220,000 having been on the table for him for 9 months, he has so far refused to sign it. And the vultures are ...

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City open talks with United and Chelsea target

Manchester City have opened talks with Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey – who has also been linked with Manchester United and Chelsea. City are looking for a replacement for Leroy Sanè, who, it has been confirmed, wants to leave the Etihad this summer. Bayern Munich are prepared to offer £50 million for the 24 year old, despite the fact that ...

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Arsenal agree permanent Mari deal despite injury

Arsenal have agreed to sign Spanish defender Pablo Mari on a permanent basis for £14 million– despite the fact that he will now be out until November with injury. Mari joined Arsenal initially on a six month loan from Brazilian club Flamengo in January, with the deal including an option to buy. And they have decided to exercise that option ...

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New signings cannot play in the Champions League

UEFA has confirmed that new signings will not able to play in the Champions League when it restart later this season. On Wednesday, Europe’s governing body confirmed plans to complete this year’s event with a knock-out tournament to be staged in Lisbon in August for the last eight teams in the competition. And, with some round of 16 ties still ...

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Manchester United boosted by Bellingham news

Manchester United’s hopes of signing Birmingham City teenager Jude Bellingham has been given a boost. The 16 year old was thought to be close to agreeing a move to Borussia Dortmund, following in the footsteps of Jadon Sancho, with the German side ready to offer him the chance of regular first-team football, something he would have to wait for with ...

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David Luiz blames disaster on contract situation

David Luiz has blamed his nightmare cameo against Manchester City on Wednesday night on his contract situation at the club. Luiz came on as a substitute in the 24th minute for the injured Pablo Mari, and was guilty for City’s first goal, allowing a ball to bounce off his thigh for Raheem Stirling to score. Worse was to follow for ...

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Bookmaking firms set to stop taking bets on transfers

One of the leading bookmakers in the UK is to stop taking bets on football transfers, and has urged its main rivals to follow suit. Betway has decided to change its policy in the light of two high profile cases involving former and current England internationals. FA rules prohibit club employees from using insider knowledge that they may have gained ...

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