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United open talks over Rakitić transfer

Manchester United have opened talks with Barcelona about a possible deal for midfielder Ivan Rakitić. The Croatian international, who joined Barcelona from Sevilla in July 2014, has been a fixture in the Barcelona side for the past five years, but has started just one game for the club this season, playing just three hours of football in all competitions. Now ...

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Barcelona consider another Willian bid

Barcelona are considering making another bid for Chelsea winger Willian. The 31 year old is out of contract at Stamford Bridge in the summer and, despite being offered a new deal by the West London club, has so far refused to agree to any extension to his stay. As things currently stand he will able to leave on a free ...

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United linked with forward recruits in January

Manchester United will go back into the market to sign a striker in January, with the club currently short of forward options. Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sanctioned the summer sale of Romelu Lukaku to Inter Milan, and allowed Alexis Sanchez to go on loan to the same club, on the understanding that there would be suitable replacements but, in the ...

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United keeping tabs on Tuchel

Manchester United have identified Thomas Tuchel as a potential replacement for manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Norwegian, who was appointed as United’s interim manager in December following the dismissal of Jose Mourinho, was only given three year contract at Old Trafford six months ago, but already there are some signs of discontent amongst the Old Trafford hierarchy. After an excellent ...

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Spanish giants eye van Dijk

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Both Barcelona and Real Madrid are prepared to break the bank to sign Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk. The Dutch international captain joined the Anfield side from Southampton for £75 million in January 2018, and has since established himself as one of the finest defenders in Europe, helping his side win the Champions League last season and come within a ...

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Barcelona’s Neymar decision boost for Tottenham

The breakdown of negotiations between PSG and Barcelona over the potential sale of Brazilian star Neymar back to the Catalan club has boosted Spurs’ hopes of keeping Christian Eriksen beyond the close of the transfer window. The French and Spanish champions have been locked in discussions for weeks about the potential return of the 27 year old Brazilian, but now ...

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Liverpool set for Coutinho windfall

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Philippe Coutinho’s loan move from Barcelona to Bayern Munich will give Liverpool an immediate and substantial financial windfall. The former Liverpool star is on the verge of swapping the Nou Camp for the Allianz Arena, with the German champions confirming that a deal had been agreed. Coutinho will join Bayern on loan with an option to buy, and Liverpool are ...

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Spurs linked with Coutinho move

Tottenham are in the lead to sign Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho on loan, after he was offered to clubs across Europe by Barcelona, who are keen to get the 27-year old off their books before the start of their season. Regarded as an expensive flop since his £142 million transfer to the Nou Camp from Liverpool in January 2018, Coutinho ...

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United identify Maguire alternative

Manchester United have identified Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti as an alternative in case they fail of their pursuit of Leicester City’s Harry Maguire. Maguire has been the number one transfer target for United throughout the transfer window, whilst the 26 year old has indicated to his club that he wants to move to Old Trafford. Leicester though have been playing ...

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Eriksen future remains undecided

The future of Christian Eriksen remains undecided. The 27 year old Danish playmaker, who has one year left on his current deal with Tottenham, has freely admitted that he is open to a new challenge, and Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus are all reported to be interested in signing him. And now Atlético Madrid, who have already signed Eriksen’s former ...

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