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Unai Emery on Barcelona shortlist

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been added to the shortlist of men lined up to replace Ernesto Valverde at Barcelona. Valverde delivered the League title to the Catalans, but is widely perceived to have failed this season after the side’s shock reversal at the hands of Liverpool in the Champions League. And that disappointment was compounded by defeat to Valencia ...

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Ajax defender very close to Manchester United move

Manchester United are very close to completing the signature of Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt. That is according to The Metro who have picked up on reports coming out of Spain which indicate that United have leap-frogged Barcelona in the race to sign one of the hottest young talents in Europe. Barcelona had been heavy favourites to sign the 19-year ...

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United linked with move for Antoine Griezmann

Manchester United have emerged as candidates to sign French World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann. The 28-year old forward announced his intention to leave Atlético Madrid last week, and it was widely assumed that he was on the verge of joining Barcelona, with the Catalans prepared to meet his £108 million release clause. However, that has now been thrown into doubt ...

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Mata could seal Barcelona move

Juan Mata could move to Barcelona in the summer, although he would have to take a pay cut to do so. The 31 year old Spanish midfielder is amongst the players expected to leave Old Trafford at the end of the season, and Barcelona are amongst a clutch of clubs interested I signing for former Chelsea player. However, whilst Mata ...

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Arsenal loan signing flop linked with Napoli move

Arsenal’s January loan signing Denis Suárez has been linked with a move to their Europa League quarter-final opponents Napoli. The Barcelona midfielder was Arsenal’s only signing in the January transfer window, agreeing a loan move until the end of the season. However, the move has not worked out as either the player or the club had hoped. He has failed ...

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Liverpool and Barcelona monitoring Wolves left-back

Both Liverpool and Barcelona are monitoring Wolves left-back Ruben Vinagre. The Portuguese under-19 international, who has just turned 20, joined Wolves on loan from Monaco when they were in the Championship, and impressed sufficiently during their title winning run that he was signed permanently by the club last June, signing a five-year deal. This season he has continued to improve, ...

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Arsenal identify new Technical Director candidate

Arsenal have identified the new man they want to take over as Technical Director. The Gunners have been searching for somebody to assume the vacant role for months, and thought they had lined-up Monchi to take up the position. However, the former Roma man snubbed them for a return to his former club Sevilla, whilst the next man on their ...

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Spanish giants set to join race for Chilwell

Leicester City full-back Ben Chilwell finds himself a man in demand. The 22-year old left back has already been linked with a summer move to Manchester City, but now comes news that both Atlético Madrid and Barcelona are monitoring his situation as well. Both sides were impressed with his performance in England’s 3 – 2 away win to Spain in ...

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Barcelona want Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford is on Barcelona’s summer wish list. The 21-year old England international is out of contract at Old Trafford in the summer of 2020, and has yet to agree a new deal with the club. That is despite being offered a substantially improved new contract by United, who are desperate to keep one of their brightest young stars. Now ...

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Arsenal finally expect to conclude Suarez loan deal

Arsenal are close to signing Barcelona midfielder Denis Suaréz on loan for the rest of the season, after a breakthrough in negotiations between both clubs. The two teams have been locked in discussions over the player for weeks, with Arsenal, cash strapped for funds because of FFP, wanting a loan deal only, whilst Barcelona were holding out for a permanent ...

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