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Premier League duo interested in Southampton keeper

Both Chelsea and Arsenal are interested in out-of-favour Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster. The 32 year old former England international has been on loan with Celtic this season, and the Parkhead club are also interested in signing him on a permanent basis. Fraser has not had a look-in at the St. Mary’s Stadium since Ralph Hasenhüttl took over as manager, and ...

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United waive loan fees

Manchester United have decided to waive the loan fees for some of their young stars. The Premier League clubs have a number of young players and reserve s out on loan with lower league clubs, and it would be normal practice for them to get a loan fee in return to those teams being able to utilise their services. Three ...

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Changes to transfer window announced

FIFA has announced big changes to the transfer window and players’ contracts as it reacts to the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled to open on July 1st, the summer transfer window will now only start when the current seasons finish. Whilst they have set no firm dates for this, they have stipulated that it should fall between ...

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Arsenal could move for Celtic striker

With the future of club captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in doubt, Arsenal may be ready to mount a bid for Celtic striker Odsonne Edoaurd in the summer. Aubameyang has been Arsenal’s leading scoring since signing from Borussia Dortmund in January 2018. However, is out of contract in June 2021, and has refused to sign the new deal on offer to him ...

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United tracking Celtic striker

Manchester United are tracking the progress of Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard. The French forward has had an excellent season for the Scottish champions, scoring 24 goals in all competitions for the Hoops, and tops the SPL goal charts. Now his form has attracted attention from elsewhere, and Manchester United are considering adding him to their list of summer transfer targets. ...

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January transfer dates revealed

The January transfer window is about to open but, as usual, there are some differences in deadlines between the various major leagues, although nothing like the three week gap between the Premier League and competing divisions that was seen in the summer, and which was attributed as causing some of the instability behind the scenes seen at clubs like Manchester ...

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FIFA plans overhaul of transfer system

Plans to reform the transfer system have been drawn up by FIFA, including the introduction of a cap upon agents’ commissions, and restrictions on the number of loan players. Under the proposals, agents’ fees would be limited to a maximum of 10% of the fee that a selling club receives for a player. Additionally, they could earn up to 3% ...

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Celtic linked with January move for Wanyama

Celtic have been linked with a move in January for their former player, Tottenham’s Victor Wanyama. The 28-year old Kenyan international appeared ready to leave White Hart Lane this summer after falling down the pecking order under Mauricio Pochettino. Belgian side Club Brugge made a £13 million bid for him, but the deal fell through over the player’s reluctance to ...

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Wanyama loan move to Celtic ruled out

Reports that former Celtic man Victor Wanyama was going to return to Parkhead on loan from Tottenham turned out to be spurious. The 28 year old Kenyan international, out of favour at White Hart Lane, was set for a move to Belgium, with Club Brugge have agreed a £13 million fee for him. Wanyama though was not convinced about the ...

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Arsenal set to make third Tierney bid

Arsenal are set to make a third bid to sign Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney in the next few days. The Gunners have been locked in negotiations for the Scottish international all summer, and have already had two bids for the player rejected. They initially had a bid for £15 million rejected in June, and then returned with a second offer ...

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