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Under New Management (Part Two)

The second part in the series looking at major clubs under new management this season now looks at Italy. For the first part which covers England and Scotland, please click here. Italy Inter Milan: Previous Manager: Antonio Conte What happened to him: Despite leading Inter Milan to their first Serie A title in a decade, Conte resigned at the end ...

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Bellerin hands in transfer request

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Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin has handed in a transfer request. The Spaniard is the longest-serving player at the Emirates under Mikel Arteta currently, but found himself out of favour in the second half of last season, Once regarded as one of the best attacking full-backs in the league, injuries, including one o to his ACL which ruled him out of ...

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Giroud close to Milan move

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Olivier Giroud is close to agreeing his move to AC Milan. The 34-year-old signed a contract extension at Stamford Bridge at the end of last season, but that was done by Chelsea in order to protect his value. There was always an understanding on both sides that he would be allowed to move on if the right offer came along. ...

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Zouma expected to leave Chelsea

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Kurt Zouma is expected to leave Chelsea this summer. He has been at Stamford Bridge since 2014, although his time at the club has included loan spells away at Stoke and Everton. However, the French international finds himself down the pecking order under Thomas Tuchel, and is now looking for a fresh start and the opportunity to play regular first-team ...

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Tottenham tracking Sassuolo right-back

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Tottenham are tracking Sassuolo right-back Mert Muldur and are considering making a move for the Turkish international. They face competition, though, with West Ham and several other Premier League clubs reported to be interested in the 22-year-old. New head coach Nuno Espirito Santo and the recently appointed Director of Football Fabio Paratici are busy drawing up the club’s summer recruitment ...

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Inter want Liverpool full-back

Inter Milan are interested in Liverpool full-back Kostas Tsimikas. The Greek international was signed by the Merseyside club from Olympiakos last summer in a deal worth £12 million, but had a difficult first season in English football, making just seven appearances in all competitions for them. Despite the fact that Any Robertson is the preferred choice at left-back, Liverpool do ...

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Ziyech linked with Milan witch

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Hakim Ziyech is wanted by AC Milan. The Serie A club were interested in signing Everton’s James Rodriguez, but have been deterred by his wage demands. So, they have turned their attention to Ziyech because they believe their chances of signing him are more feasible. Milan are in the market for a new playmaker, having lost Hakan Çalhanoğlu, who made ...

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They Impressed at the Euros (Part Four)

Concluding the series looking at the players who impressed so much playing for their countries at the European Championships that it was enough to earn them a big money move once the tournament was over. For Part One click here; for Part Two click here; and Part Three click here. Mario Mandzukić Croatia failed to get out of the group ...

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They Impressed at the Euros (Part Three)

Continuing the series looking at some of the players whose performances wearing national colours at the European Championships won them big money moves after the tournament was over. For Part One please click here, and :Part Two please click here. Luis Figo The Portuguese winger was already a star in la Liga, helping Barcelona win two league titles, the Spanish ...

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Arsenal bid for Italian midfielder

Arsenal have made a bid for Italian midfielder Manuel Locatelli. That is according to the CEO of his club, Sassuolo, who has confirmed that the Gunners are ahead in the transfer race to sign the 23-year old, although they must also compete with Juventus for hs signature. Sassuolo have a meeting scheduled with Juventus to discuss the matter further, and ...

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