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United used pressure tactics to try and force January move

Manchester United used strong-arm tactics to try and force Bournemouth to sell striker Joshua King to them in January. King played for United at youth level, but left Old Trafford without ever having made a senior appearance for them. He then moved to Blackburn Rovers and then to Bournemouth, where he has since scored 47 goals in 161 appearances. That ...

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Chelsea still have Aké buy-back option

Chelsea can still buy back Nathan Aké from Bournemouth. When the Stamford Bridge outfit sold the Dutch defender to the South Coast side in 2017, they inserted a clause in the agreement which gave them pre-emptive rights to buy him back for a fee of £40 million. It had been widely reported that the option expired in January, but now, ...

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King disappointed with failed United transfer

Bournemouth striker Joshua King has been left disappointed after his deadline day move to Manchester United fell through. United were desperate to sign a striker and submitted a bid for King, a former reserve player at the club, which was rejected. They then made an improved offer of £25 million for him, which Bournemouth were prepared to accept, subject to ...

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Manchester United sign striker on loan

Manchester United have signed striker Odion Ighalo on loan for the rest of the season, after Bournemouth turned down a bid from them to sign Joshua King on deadline day. United were in the market for another forward to provide cover for the injured Marcus Rashford, amidst concerns where their goals are going to come from in his absence with ...

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Chelsea lukewarm on Aké

Chelsea have cooled their interest in re-signing defender Nathan Aké. The West London club sold the Dutch international to Bournemouth in 2017, but not before first inserting a buy-back clause in the deal for £40 million. They had widely been expected to take that option up, but have now dialled back on their interest after having him scouted, amidst concerns ...

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Chelsea ready to buy back Aké

Chelsea could be set to buy back Nathan Aké who they sold to Premier League rivals Bournemouth two years ago. The 24 year old was sold by the Blues to the South Coast side for £20 million in 2017, but the transfer agreement included a buy-back clause which Chelsea may be ready to activate. Manager Frank Lampard has indicated that ...

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Spurs keeping tabs on Bournemouth defender

Tottenham are reported to be monitoring the situation of Bournemouth defender Nathan Aké. The North London club are looking for a replacement for Jan Vertonghen who has been linked with a move away from White Hart Lane when his contract expires next summer. The 24-year old is viewed as an ideal replacement, but one impediment to any move for the ...

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Liverpool in advanced talks with Bournemouth winger

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Liverpool are in advanced talks to sign Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser in the January transfer window. The Scottish international is out of contract with the South Coast side in the summer, and had previously linked with moves to Manchester United, and, in particular Arsenal, before the Gunners turned to Nicolas Pépé instead. 25-year old Fraser scored 8 times and provided ...

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Liverpool and Chelsea eye Bournemouth man

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Both Liverpool and Chelsea are tracking the progress of Bournemouth midfielder Lewis Cook. The 22 year old has represented England at various levels, and made his full international debut for The Three Lions as a substitute against Italy in a friendly last year, a few months after he captained the under-21 side to success in the Toulon tournament. Cook recently ...

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United want Callum Wilson

Callum Wilson is one of the names on Manchester United’s shopping list for next summer. The 27 year old Bournemouth striker scored 15 goals for The Cherries in all competitions last season, and he has already found the net three times in the Premier League this campaign, including two on Sunday against a lacklustre Everton side. Now the England forward, ...

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