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City end Messi interest

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Manchester City have abandoned their attempts to lure Lionel Messi to the Etihad. Instead, they are turning their attention to other transfer targets, wit Erling Haaland, Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku on their shortlist. City were the one-time favourites to sign Messi who seemed certain to leave the Nou Camp last summer after his relationship with then club president Josep ...

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United and Chelsea offer Agüero contract

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Manchester United and Chelsea have both offered Sergio Agüero a contract. The 32-year old Argentine has been told by Manchester City that his contract will not be renewed when it ends at the end of this season. The Argentine is City’s record goal scorer, but due to a combination of illness and injury, he has been missing for much of ...

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Aguero to leave City

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Sergio Agüero will leave Manchester City at the end of the season when his current contract expires. The 32-year old has been told by the club that he will not be offered an extension. However, he will leave a lasting legacy at the Etihad in the shape of a statue outside the ground which will commemorate his achievements as the ...

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Ings linked with City switch

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Southampton striker Danny Ings could be heading to Manchester City this summer as a replacement for Sergio Agüero. The Argentine’s contract is expiring at the end of the season and he has not yet committed to a new deal at the club, with suggestions he could leave for Barcelona on a free transfer as a way of enticing his close ...

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Wijnaldum will leave Liverpool this summer

Midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum will leave Liverpool in the summer when his contract ends. It has now been reported that the Dutch international has already agreed a pre-contract desal to become the first signing of Joan Laporta’s second spell as president of the Spanish club. That ends months of speculation about the future of the midfielder who has been heavily linked ...

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Barcelona want to sign Agüero for Messi

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Barcelona want to sign Sergio Agüero as a way of getting Lionel Messi to stay. Both men are out of contract at the end of the season, which means they are free to talk to foreign clubs now. However, newly elected Barcelona present Joan Laporta made convincing Messi to stay ay the Nou Camp a central plank of his election ...

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City not talking to Messi

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Manchester City insist that they are not in talks to sign Lionel Messi. The Argentine is in the last four months of his contract with Barcelona, and City are one of the teams that have been linked with him, along with French champions PSG. They further maintain that they have not had any discussions with the player, which contradicts other ...

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Untitl turned down Anfield move

Samuel Umtiti, the Barcelona centre-back, turned down the chance to join Liverpool in the last transfer window. The Premier League champions were driven into the transfer market after Joel Matip joined long-term absentees Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez on the Anfield treatment table. In the end they signed Ben Davies from Preston and took Ozan Kabak on loan from ...

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Arsenal failed in approach for Barcelona defender

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Arsenal had a late approach for Barcelona defender Junior Firpo rejected during the January window. The Gunners were in the market for a back-up for Kiernan Tierney, with the Scot the only natural left-back at the club. Sead Kolasinac was allowed to join Schalke on loan at the start of the season, whilst Ainsley Maitland-Niles has made a similar move ...

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Garcia offers to play for Barcelona for free

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The long-running Eric Garcia saga appears to be over, with the Manchester City defender set to join Barcelona before the end of the transfer window. The 20-year old had been heavily linked with a return to the club where he began his career in their academy, but that move had been thrown into doubt after a delay to the club’s ...

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