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Barcelona linked again with Wijnaldum

Barcelona may make a fresh attempt to sign Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum in January. The 29-yer old is in the final year of his contract at Anfield, which means that he is free to talk with other clubs in the New Year. There has been speculation that the club might be ready to offer him a new deal, but, to ...

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Rivals eye Bruno Fernandes

Both Real Madrid and Barcelona are reported to be monitoring the situation of Bruno Fernandes at Manchester United. The Portuguese international, a January signing from Sporting Lisbon in a £67 million deal in January, was in sensational form for the Reds in the second half of last season for the Reds, scoring 12 goals in 22 appearances, helping them to ...

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Pogba contract extended

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Paul Pogba’s contract at Manchester United has been extended. His current deal was due to expire in the summer, a fact that prompted a wave of speculation about his immediate future. At the French World Cup winner did little to dampen down rumours after admitting that it was a dream to play for Real Madrid once more. However, all such ...

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United interested in Seviila defender

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Manchester United are interested in making a move for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde in the January window. The 21-year old Frenchman was a target for United’s neighbours City in the summer, with reports suggesting that the Spanish club turned down a £50 million bid for him to move to the Etihad. The French under-21 international has previously expressed a wish ...

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City outline reasons for failed García transfer

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Manchester City have explained why a move for defender Eric García failed to go through on transfer deadline day. The 19-year old was the subject of an £18 million bid, the club where he began his career with their favourite La Masia academy. That was just £2 million less than City’s valuation of him, and was thought by many to ...

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Barcelona furious with Dembélé over failed United move

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Barcelona are furious with French striker Ousmane Dembélé after he turned down a deadline day to Manchester United. The Catalans wanted to move on the 23-year-old as part of their squad restructuring, and had hoped to free-up his wages to help them make a bid for former United player Memphis Depay, now with Lyon. In the end though, after talking ...

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FIFA reveals drop in transfer spending

FIFA have released figures for the amount of money spent on clubs worldwide on summer transfers, and it has shown a sharp drop due to the pandemic.  The overall number of transfers was also down. They reveal that US $9.2 billion was spent by clubs worldwide between June 1st and October 5th, the date that most transfer windows closed. That compares ...

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City considering Messi move next summer

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Manchester City are considering signing Lionel Messi on a free transfer next summer. The Argentine superstar was heavily linked with a switch to the Etihad in August, when he expressed his desire to leave Barcelona. In the end he was forced to stay when it became clear that anybody willing to buy him would have to meet his £635 million ...

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Arteta blocked Barcelona move for Maitland-Niles

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Mikel Arteta blocked Ainsley Maitland-Nile’s move to Barcelona. The utility player was linked with a move away from the Emirates throughout the summer, and, at one point, seemed like he might join Wolves after the Midlands club made a bid for him. That was rejected, but that did not stop other clubs enquiring about the 23-year old academy graduate, among ...

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Wijnaldum discounts Barcelona interest

Liverpool midfielder Georgino Wijnaldum has discounted the reported interest shown in him by Barcelona during the transfer window. At one stage the 28-year-old was heavily linked with a move to the No Camp and a reunion with his former national team manager Ronald Koeman. Wijnaldum though has claimed that there was little substance to the rumours, and that he never ...

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