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Bernardo Silva wants to leave City

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Portuguese international Bernardo Silva wants to leave Manchester City this summer. However, he could be thwarted by manager Pep Guardiola who wants to keep him as part of his squad as they look to retain their league title, and begin once more in their elusive stretch for Champions League success. Silva was left disappointed after a planned move to Barcelona ...

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United’s opening Trippier bid rejected

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Manchester United have had their initial bid to sign full-back Kieran Trippier from Atlético Madrid rejected by the Spanish club. The 30-year old helped Atlético win the league last season, despite serving a  ban of two months after being found guilty of betting-related charges. The Spanish champions are holding out for a  fee of closer to £34 million for the ...

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The Biggest Transfer Flops in History (part two)

The seciond in the series looking at twelve of the biggest transfer flops of all time, and where moves for large amounts of money really did not work out as planned. Foe the first part in this series, please click here. Ángel Di Maria – Real Madrid to Manchester United In 2014 Manchester United broke their club record to sign ...

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The Biggest Transfer Flops in History (Part One)

The summer transfer window is now open, and, for the next few months, fans of clubs across Europe will gorge themselves on the latest rumours, hoping that a shiny new star will be pulling on their team’s jersey next season. However, transfers are a hit and miss affair. Sometimes they do not just work out – the club, the environment, ...

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Barcelona to lose out on Wijnaldum

Barcelona are to set to lose out on the chance tio sign former Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum. The Catalans have long been linked with the Dutchman, who has now left Liverpool on a free transfer when his contract came to an end, after being unable to agree an extension with the 30-year old. It was widely expected that he would ...

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European Football’s Managerial Merry Go-Round (Part Two)

The second part in the series looking at the comings and goings at some of the major clubs in Europes this summer. For the first part please click here. Spain (Part Two) Barcelona Ronald Koeman remains the manager of Barcelona  – for now. At one stage it seemed unlikley he would still be there at the start of next season. ...

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European Football’s Managerial Merry Go-Round (Part One)

This year has seen an unprecedented churn of managers at some of Europe’s top clubs. Some changes have already been made, whilst others could be in the offing. Here are some of the clubs affected. Inter Milan Italy When Antonio Conte led the Italian side to their first league title in a decade, the future seemed bright for Inter and ...

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United revive Trippier interest

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Manchester United are set to revive their interest in signing Atlético Madrid right-back Kieron Trippier, who has just been included in Gareth Southgate’s final England squad for the Euros. The 30-year old has just had a successful season in Spain, winning the league title with Atletico, although he missed ten weeks of reh season whilst serving out his ban for ...

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Pochettino linked with Spurs return

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Mauricio Pochettino could make a surprise return as Tottenham manager. And, if he does so, the Argentine could persuade Harry Kame to stay at the club for another 12 months. The Argentine was sacked by Spurs in November 2019, and, after taking time out of the game, returned as manager of PSG in January. However, Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy, has ...

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Ten Big Transfers that could happen this summer (part two)

Contuning Footie Central’s series looking at the ten big names that could be transferred this summer. For part one, please click here. Robert Lewandowski Lewandowski may just have broken Gerd Müller’s record for most goals in a single Bundesliga season, but not everything is rosy in the garden of the Bayern Munich striker. The Pole is reported to be unhappy ...

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