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Sokratis linked with Napoli move

Arsenal’s Greek defender Sokratis Papastanthopoulis has been linked with a move to Serie A side Napoli. The 32-year-old joined the Gunners from Borussia Dortmund two years ago, and, although he was a regular started under Unai Emery, has been used sparingly by Mikel Arteta. He barely played for the club after lockdown, except for a brief cameo in the FA ...

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United considering Costa move

Manchester United are considering making a move for Douglas Costa as they weigh up alternatives to Jadon Sancho. The 29-year old is currently with Serie A champions, having had previous spells with Shakhtar Donetsk and Bayern Munich, but could be surplus to requirements in Turin as Andrea Pirlo looks to re-model his squad. Sancho remains the number one target for ...

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Lazio lash out at Silva after transfer switch

Lazio have been loud in their criticism of David Silva, after he snubbed them at the last minute. It was widely expected that he would be moving to Serie A, having agreed a three-year deal with Lazio. The former Manchester City playmaker bade adieu to the Etihad last Saturday, playing his last game for the club in their surprise 3 ...

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Former United and Spurs target up for sale

Former Manchester United and Tottenham target Paolo Dybala is up for sale. Both were linked with a move last summer for the Argentine playmaker but were ultimately deterred by his high wage demands and also by his desire to stay with Juventus. However, there are big changes afoot at the Italian champions following the appointment of Andrea Pirlo as manager ...

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Torreira linked with Roma swap deal

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has been strongly linked with a move back to Italy this summer, with both AC Milan and Fiorentina said to interested in the former Sampdoria player. However, reports have now emerged that he could form part of a swap deal with Roma defensive midfielder Amadou Diawara coming the other way. Torreira is unhappy with his lack ...

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Chelsea drop Bakayoko asking price

Chelsea have dropped the asking price of Tiemoué Bakayoko, who has been told that he has no future at Stamford Bridge. The 25-year old French international moved to West London in a £40 million deal from Monaco three years ago when Antonio Conte was still manager at the club. However, he struggled to cope with the intensity and pace of ...

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David Silva to join Lazio

David Silva will join Lazio on a three-year deal once Manchester City’s Champions League campaign has ended. The 34-year old has completed a decade at the Etihad, but, although they wanted him to stay, has decided to move elsewhere, given the length of deal that was offered to him. Instead he has opted to join the Serie A club because ...

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Smalling linked with Inter move

Chris Smalling has been linked with a move to Inter Milan. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has indicated that the door is open to Smalling to be reintegrated back into the United set-up, but the former England centre-back is unlikely to be happy with limited first team football next season. The 30-year old defender spent last season on loan with Roma but ...

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Chelsea face competition for Real Madrid full-back

Chelsea are facing competition from Lazio to sign Real Madrid full-back Serge Reguilon. The Stamford Bridge club have identified left-back as an area that they need to strength this summer and have previously been linked with a move for Leicester’s Ben Chilwell, although his £80 million price tag is a major impediment to that deal. Now Reguilon has been identified ...

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Chelsea to sell Jorginho to raise Rice funds

Chelsea are prepared to sell Italian midfielder Jorginho in order to raise the necessary funds to buy Declan Rice. Frank Lampard has made strengthening his defence one of his main summer priorities and has identified Rice as the ideal man to help plug the gaps at the back. West Ham have made clear their determination to hang on to Rice ...

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