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Wolves keeping tabs on Origi

Wolves are amongst a number of clubs monitoring the situation of Liverpool forward Divock Origi as speculation mounts that the Belgian international may be allowed to leave Liverpool in January. The 25-year-old finds himself very much on the fringes of the first-team under Jurgen Klopp, and has featured in just 7 games so far this season, starting only in cup ...

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United considering Rice move

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Manchester United could make a move for West Ham’s Declan Rice next summer – although he is believed to favour a return to his old club Chelsea. He was released by the Stamford Bridge side when he was 16-year-old and picked-up by West Ham where he has since gone on to forge a successful career, both with them and England. ...

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Arsenal set to complete first January deal

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Arsenal are set to complete their first signing of the January window, although he is very much one for the future. The Gunners agreed a deal with Hertha Berlin to sign teenage defender Omar Rekik during the last transfer window but they ran out of time to complete the paperwork by the deadline. However, he has ow fuelled speculation that ...

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Bale plans Real return

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Gareth Bale wants to return to Real Madrid once his loan spell comes to an end. The 31-year-old returned to his former club in North London on a season-long loan, but he is still under contract with Real until 2023, and has not given up on resurrecting his career with the Spanish giants. He left because of his deteriorating relationship ...

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Tomori set for Rennes loan

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Fikayo Tomori has turned down the chance to join Leeds United and instead will move to French club Rennes on loan for the rest of the season. The 22-year-old broke into the Chelsea first-team last season and even earned an England cap, but has fallen down the pecking order under Frank Lampard since, and is a long way from being ...

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Liverpool identify Wijnaldum alternative

Liverpool have identified an alternative in case Georginio Wijnaldum decides to leave the club next summer. The 30-year-old Dutchman is in the final year of his contract, and has been widely linked with a move to Barcelona and a reunion with his former national team manager Ronald Koeman. The Spanish club will be able to begin pre-contract negotiations when the ...

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Van Dijk to be offered new deal

Virgil van Dijk is to be offered a new five-year deal by Liverpool in January, despite the fact that he will not play for the club for the rest of this season. The Dutch international suffered a serios knee injury after being tackled by Jordan Pickford in the Merseyside derby in October, and has since had successful knee surgery. However, ...

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Arsenal linked with Vieira

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For many Arsenal fans, the name Vieira conjures up images of one of their greatest-ever players, their former captain Patrick. But now they are being linked with his namesake Pablo who plays for Porto. The 20-year-old has made great strides this season, and that has also seen him attract interest from the likes of Marseille. However, it is now claimed ...

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Chances of Torreira recall downplayed

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Lucas Torreira’s agent has sought to downplay speculation that his loan spell to Atlético Madrid could be cut short and he might return to Arsenal in January. The Uruguayan international moved to Atlético on a seas-long loan on transfer deadline day, but ahs so far struggled for game time under Diego Simeone. And with the Gunners facing major problems in ...

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Pogba agent rows back on transfer claims

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Paul Pogba’s agent has rowed back on comments he made last week claiming that his client was unhappy and wanted to leave Manchester United in January. Mino Raiola’s remarks on the eve of United’s game against RB Leipzig in the Champions League caused outrage on social media, with ex-players and media pundits lining-up to condemn the pair, and some demanding ...

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