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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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PSG want Garcia

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PSG are considering hijacking Barcelona’s attempts to sign Eric Garcia from Manchester City. The 20-ywear-old defender is out of contract at the Etihad in the summer but, despite being offered a new deal, has made it clear that he has no intention of agreeing to an extension. Instead, he has been heavily linked with a return to Barcelona, the club ...

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Barcelona’s Garcia hopes dashed

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Barcelona’s hopes of signing Manchester City central defender Eric Garcia in the current window have been dashed. Garcia was regarded as Ronald Koeman’s top transfer target in the current window. However, those plans have now been scuppered because of a delay to presidential elections to succeed Josep Maria Bartomeu. There is a lack of consensus among the various candidates who ...

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City set to sign mini-Messi

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Manchester City are close to agreeing a deal to sign Dario Sarmiento, who has been described as a “mini-Messi”. The 17-year old is currently on the books of Argentine side Estudiantes, but will move to City when he turns 18 in March. Capped six times at under-16 level by Argentina, City are set to pay £17 million for Sarmiento’s services, ...

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Arsenal tracking Barcelona youngster

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Arsenal are tracking Barcelona youngster Riqui Puig and could make a move for him in January. The Gunners are in the market for a creative midfielder and were heavily linked at one stage with Red Bull Salzburg’s Dominik Szoboszlai. However, it has been confirmed that he is joining RB Leipzig in January instead, so now they have shifted their focus ...

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Mustafi agent in talks with Barcelona

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The agent of Shkodran Mustafi is reported to be in talks with Barcelona about a possible move to La Liga for his client. The 28-year-old German central defender is out of contract at the Emirates at the end of the season, and has rejected a new deal to stay with Arsenal. He is free to sign a pre-contract agreement with ...

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Bellerin linked with Barcelona return

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Joan Laporta wants to bring back Hector Bellerin to Barcelona if he wins the club’s Presidential election. The 58-year-old is bidding once again to become Barcelona President and has already started to outline his plans, including making Bellerin one of his main transfer targets. Reports in Spain suggest that discussions over a move have already started, with the La Liga ...

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