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Liverpool tracking Turkish goalkeeper

firmino better than salah

Liverpool are closely monitoring Trabzonspor goalkeeper Uğurcan Çakır, with scouts from the club in the stadium to watch him in action against Fenerbahçe at the weekend. And the 23 year old did not disappoint, producing a fine save to earn his side a point in a one-all draw on Sunday. Çakır made his full international debut for Turkey in a ...

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European transfer spending reaches £5 billion

The combined amount of money spent by the top 5 leagues in Europe this summer reached a combined total of £5 billion. This unprecedented figure is due to a combination of factors, including new television deals bringing fresh money into the game, and squad overhauls at some of the biggest clubs following changes in manager. The Premier League’s share of ...

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Barcelona’s Neymar decision boost for Tottenham

The breakdown of negotiations between PSG and Barcelona over the potential sale of Brazilian star Neymar back to the Catalan club has boosted Spurs’ hopes of keeping Christian Eriksen beyond the close of the transfer window. The French and Spanish champions have been locked in discussions for weeks about the potential return of the 27 year old Brazilian, but now ...

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Bakayoko set for Monaco return

Tiemoué Bakayoko is set for a return to former club Monaco. The 25-year old only joined Chelsea from the Ligue 1 side two years ago, but endured a torrid time in his first season at Stamford Bridge, and was sent on Serie A side AC Milan. He made 42 appearances for Milan last season but the Rossoneri decided not to ...

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Bakayoko set for Monaco return

Tiemoué Bakayoko is set for a return to former club Monaco. The 25-year old only joined Chelsea from the Ligue 1 side two years ago, but endured a torride time in his first season at Stamford Bridge, and was sent on Serie A side AC Milan. He made 42 appearances for Milan last season but the Rossoneri decided not to ...

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Elneny linked with Bordeaux switch

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny has been linked with a move to Ligue 1 side Bordeaux on loan before the European transfer window closes. The 27-year old is out of favour at the Emirates, with manager Unai Emery telling both him and Shkodran Mustafi that it would be better for both of them to find new clubs. He made just five ...

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De Gea aims to make United wait until January

Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea is set to make Manchester United waiting until at least January before he signs his new contract. After many months of speculation, de Gea agreed a new deal in principle over the summer, worth £350,000 a week. However, it now transpires that United fans celebrated too early the fact that the club had secured the ...

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Sturridge in the middle of tug-of-war

Former Chelsea and Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge finds himself in the middle of a tug of war between two clubs desperate to sign the free agent. Sturridge has been without a club since being released from his services at Anfield at the end of June, and is keen to secure his future, with football league seasons getting underway across Europe. ...

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Arsenal summer signing to miss start of season

Arsenal summer signing William Saliba is set to miss the start of the season after undergoing surgery for an adductor muscle injury. The 18 year old French defender signed for the Gunners from Ligue 1 side Saint-Etienne in the summer for £27 million, but, one of the conditions of the deal is that the player would be loaned back to ...

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Arsenal to receive further transfer boost

Although the transfer window has now closed for English Premier League clubs, Arsenal are set to receive a late boost to their kitty if Jeff Reine Adelaide finalises his £25 million (€30 million) move from Angers to Lyon. The Gunners sold the French under-21 international to Anger for just £2 million a year ago, but inserted a 10% sell-on clause ...

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