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Real Madrid ready to prioritise Courtois over de Gea

According to talkSPORT, Real Madrid are planning a move for Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois in the summer because they believe it will be easier to sign him than long-term target David de Gea. The Spanish club are in the market for a new number one in the summer, and have long been linked with the Manchester United goalkeeper, with de ...

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Alexis Sanchez pleads guilty to tax fraud

As reported by The BBC, Alexis Sanchez has pled guilty to tax fraud in Spain and accepted a 16-month suspended jail sentence in exchange for avoiding a trial. Spanish prosecutors have alleged that Sanchez failed to pay tax from the income derived from his image rights in 2012 and 2013 when he was playing for Barcelona at the time. Although ...

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Manchester United star faces match-fixing trial

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera could be set to face trail over a match-fixing scandal in Spain, reports The Daily Mail. The match in question dates back to the end of the 2010 – 2011 La Liga season when Herrera’s former club Real Zaragoza travelled to Levante in a bottom-of the-table clash. Zaragoza won the match and stayed in the ...

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Karim Benzema offered to Premier League duo

Karim Benzema has been offered to both Manchester United and Arsenal, allege talkSPORT, quoting reports from Spanish outlet Diario Gol. The 30-year old French striker has spent 9 years at Real and together with Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale has formed part of their BBC attack. However, with reports that the Spanish giants are looking to significantly overhaul their squad ...

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Manchester United target Michael Carrick replacement

Metro reports that Manchester United have targeted Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic as a replacement for Michael Carrick. 36-year old Carrick is set to retire at the end of the season after 12 years at Old Trafford and has  accepted a coaching role at the club when he hangs up his boots. United have already confirmed that they want to ...

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Young Arsenal midfielder signs for Barcelona

18-year old Arsenal midfielder Marcus McGuane has signed for Barcelona, as reported by The Mirror. McGuane, who is an England under-19 international, joined Arsenal at the under-6 level, and had progressed with the club through to senior level, having made his first-team debut in the Europa League away to BATE Borisov earlier this season. A regular in the Gunners Premier ...

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Crystal Palace set to sign Spanish goalkeeper

The Evening Standard reports that Vicenta Guaita, currently goalkeeper with La Liga side Getafe, has flown to London and is to have a medical ahead of a proposed £7 million to Crystal Palace. Guaita has conceded just 18 goals for Getafe in La Liga this season, and will provide competition at Palace to Wayne Hennessy and Julian Speroni who have ...

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Manchester United dampen speculation over Ronaldo return

Manchester United are playing down reports that Cristiano Ronaldo is unhappy at Real Madrid and wants to return to his former club. According to Spanish newspaper El Pais over the weekend, Ronaldo is unhappy at the lucrative new pay deals given to Neymar and Lionel Messi, and wants urgently talks with Real about achieving parity with players he regards as ...

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Liverpool line-up Coutinho replacement

firmino better than salah

The Independent reports that Liverpool are the favourites to sign Real Madrid midfielder Dani Cellabos. The 21-year old has only been at the Bernabeu for seven months after joining them from La Liga rivals Real Betis in a £16 million deal. However, he has failed to impress manager Zinedine Zidane, and has played just six league matches this campaign for ...

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