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FIFA reveals drop in transfer spending

FIFA have released figures for the amount of money spent on clubs worldwide on summer transfers, and it has shown a sharp drop due to the pandemic.  The overall number of transfers was also down. They reveal that US $9.2 billion was spent by clubs worldwide between June 1st and October 5th, the date that most transfer windows closed. That compares ...

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Moses linked with Russia loan

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Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses is being lined-up with a loan move to Spartak Moscow, provided that he passes a medical in the Russian capital first. The Nigerian still has a year left on his current deal at Stamford Bridge, and he is likely to sign a one-year contract extension with the Stamford Bridge side first. That will help protect the ...

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Karius close to German loan move

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius is close to joining Bundesliga club Union Berlin on a season-long loan. The 27-year-old has not played for the Anfield side since his ill-fated appearance in the 2018 Champions League final against Real Madrid, and subsequently moved to Turkish side Beşiktaş on a two-year long loan. That arrangement though was ended early in May in a ...

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Origi moving to Turkey?

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Liverpool forward Divock Origi may be set to move to Turkey with Fenerbahçe. The Super Lig side though face competition for his signature nearer to home, with Newcastle, Brighton and Fulham all interested in signing-him as well. Any move by the Turkish side would initially be on loan, but Liverpool want to include a mandatory agreement to buy as part ...

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Karius linked with Montpellier move

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French club Montpellier are interested in signing Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius. The 27-year old is back in his native Germany after his two-year loan spell with the Turkish side Beşiktaş ended in acrimonious fashion with the stopper claiming that he was owed arrears in wages. He is theoretically due to return to Anfield for the start of next season, but ...

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Olympiakos linked with Elneny move

Greek champions Olympiakos are interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny. The Egyptian midfielder has been on loan this season with Beşiktaş, and, after a difficult start, impressed in the Turkish Super Lig, and they had made enquiries about wanting to make the move permanent. However, then came the shutdown of football because of the Covid-19 outbreak, and, faced with ...

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Karius linked with Hertha Berlin switch

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Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has been linked with a summer move to the Bundesliga and Hertha Berlin. The 26 year old has not played for Liverpool since the 2018 Champions League final, where two of his errors lead to goals for the Spanish club. Since then he has been on loan with Turkish side Beşiktaş, but that spell came to ...

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Moses faces uncertain future

Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses is uncertain about his future with news that his loan spell at Inter Milan is set to end. The Nigerian international was in an 18 month loan spell with Turkish side Fenerbahçe when that was cut short and he moved to the San Siro in January on another loan, with Inter given the option to buy ...

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Ozil to stay at Arsenal

Mesut Ozil will stay at Arsenal and intends to see out his contract with the Gunners. There had been speculation that the former German international could be set to join Turkish club Fenerbahçe this summer, but his agent Erkul Sogat has dismissed the idea, saying he will remain at the Emirates next season. It is no secret that Arsenal would ...

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Elneny set for extended loan spell in Turkey

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny’s loan could with Beşiktaş could be extended for a further year. The Egyptian midfielder moved to the Turkish Super Lig side last August on a season long loan, and despite an inauspicious start – he was sent off on his debut, settled well in his new environment, and had made 28 appearances for the Istanbul team ...

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