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Spurs ready to negotiate over Vinicius

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Tottenham are ready to negotiate with Benfica over striker Carles Vinicius. The forward is on a season-long loan at the North London Stadium from the Portuguese club, and scored his first Premier League goal away at Aston Villa on Sunday night, having largely played in the cup competitions up until now. Vinicius has a £36 million option to buy in ...

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City eyeing Benfica striker

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Manchester City have made finding a long-term replacement for Sergio Agüero a transfer priority. And now they are considering a bid for Benfica’s Darwin Núñez. Agüero is the club’s record goal scorer but he is now 33-years old and is in the last year of his current contract at The Etihad. He has long spoken of his desire to end ...

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Tottenham loanee could return to parent club

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Gedson Fernandes stay at Tottenham could be cut short in January. The midfielder moved to Spurs on an 18-month deal from Benfica last January but has struggled to make an impression under Jose Mourinho. Last season the Portuguese under-23 international; made 12 appearances in all competitions, but he has been restricted to just 63 minutes so far in the current ...

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City had Koulibaly bid rejected

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Manchester City had a bid of £55 million plus bonuses for Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly turned down by Napoli in the summer. Koulibaly was linked with a move to the Etihad throughout the summer, but despite weeks of talks between the two clubs, City failed to come up with a price that was acceptable to the Serie A side, with ...

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Have Spurs found a striker at last?

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Spurs may have finally found the striker that they have been looking for all summer. Having been linked with a host of names to fill the role of back-up to Harry Kane, they are now closing in on a loan move for Benfica striker Carlos Vinicius. Any agreement is likely to agree an option to buy for £36 million. The ...

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Otamendi set for Benfica move

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Nicolas Otamendi is set to join Benfica as part of the deal that will see Rúben Dias move the other way for the English club in a record deal. The Argentine defender is valued at 13.75 million and still has two years left on his current deal at the Etihad. He is set to sign a three-year deal with the ...

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City negotiating for Benfica defender

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Manchester City are in talks to sign Rúben Dias. Pep Guardiola wants a right-sided central defender, having decided previously not to replace Vincent Kompany who retired at the end of the 2018 – 2019 season. He has been linked with a host of names, including Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly, and Atlético Madrid’s José Giménez, but they are unwilling to meet the ...

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Pereira linked with Old Trafford exit

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira has been linked with a summer move away from the club. The 24-year-old has seen his chances limited since the arrival of Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon in January and wants to play first-team football regularly. Both Benfica and Valencia are reported to be interested in signing him. And, although Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would like ...

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Vertonghen completes Benfica move

Former Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen has completed a move to Benfica. The 33-year-old Belgian international left the North London club last month when his contract came to an end after making over 300 appearances for them. He had been linked with a host of clubs, including Roma, Inter Milan, and Napoli, with former club Ajax also showing an interest in ...

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David Luiz takes large pay cut

David Luiz has taken a large pay cut to stay at Arsenal for another season. Many Gunners fans thought the Brazilian had played his last game for the club after his disastrous cameo against Manchester City earlier this month, which saw him make a mistake for the first goal, and concede the penalty which led to the second, earning himself ...

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