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Barcelona linked again with Wijnaldum

Barcelona may make a fresh attempt to sign Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum in January. The 29-yer old is in the final year of his contract at Anfield, which means that he is free to talk with other clubs in the New Year. There has been speculation that the club might be ready to offer him a new deal, but, to ...

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Rivals eye Bruno Fernandes

Both Real Madrid and Barcelona are reported to be monitoring the situation of Bruno Fernandes at Manchester United. The Portuguese international, a January signing from Sporting Lisbon in a £67 million deal in January, was in sensational form for the Reds in the second half of last season for the Reds, scoring 12 goals in 22 appearances, helping them to ...

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City outline reasons for failed García transfer

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Manchester City have explained why a move for defender Eric García failed to go through on transfer deadline day. The 19-year old was the subject of an £18 million bid, the club where he began his career with their favourite La Masia academy. That was just £2 million less than City’s valuation of him, and was thought by many to ...

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Barcelona furious with Dembélé over failed United move

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Barcelona are furious with French striker Ousmane Dembélé after he turned down a deadline day to Manchester United. The Catalans wanted to move on the 23-year-old as part of their squad restructuring, and had hoped to free-up his wages to help them make a bid for former United player Memphis Depay, now with Lyon. In the end though, after talking ...

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City considering Messi move next summer

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Manchester City are considering signing Lionel Messi on a free transfer next summer. The Argentine superstar was heavily linked with a switch to the Etihad in August, when he expressed his desire to leave Barcelona. In the end he was forced to stay when it became clear that anybody willing to buy him would have to meet his £635 million ...

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Arteta blocked Barcelona move for Maitland-Niles

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Mikel Arteta blocked Ainsley Maitland-Nile’s move to Barcelona. The utility player was linked with a move away from the Emirates throughout the summer, and, at one point, seemed like he might join Wolves after the Midlands club made a bid for him. That was rejected, but that did not stop other clubs enquiring about the 23-year old academy graduate, among ...

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Wijnaldum discounts Barcelona interest

Liverpool midfielder Georgino Wijnaldum has discounted the reported interest shown in him by Barcelona during the transfer window. At one stage the 28-year-old was heavily linked with a move to the No Camp and a reunion with his former national team manager Ronald Koeman. Wijnaldum though has claimed that there was little substance to the rumours, and that he never ...

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Barcelona want late deal for García

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Barcelona are hoping to secure a late deal to sign defender Eric García from Manchester City before the transfer window closes on Monday night. The 19-year old Spanish international began his career with the Catalan club, where he was a product of their La Masia academy system, before making the switch to Manchester City in 2017. He has made no ...

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United in talks over Dembélé loan

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Manchester United have opened talks with Barcelona over a loan move for striker Ousmane Dembélé. It is a tacit recognition that their long pursuit of Jadon Sancho has proved fruitless, at least for this window, with Borussia Dortmund unwilling to budge on their asking price. Dembélé joined Barcelona from Dortmund in 2017 for £97 million, when he was rated as ...

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Liverpool negotiating loan for Dembélé

Liverpool are in talks with Barcelona over a season long loan for Ousmane Dembélé. The winger moved to the Catalans in 2017 from Borussia Dortmund in a deal that could be worth up to £135 million, but he has had a nightmare time with injuries since his arrival in Spain, and missed almost the whole of last season with a ...

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