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Woodward blocked Haaland move

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Ed Woodward’s dealings – or lack of them – in the transfer market, has made him a very unpopular figure with the club’s fans. And they will scarcely be feeling more charitable towards the Executive Vice-President after learning that he was personally responsible for vetoing a move for one of the most exciting talents in Europe in January. Erling Haaland ...

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True cost of potential Sancho deal revealed

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Manchester United opted not to pursue a deal for Jadon Sancho once it became clear what the true cost of signing the England winger was likely to be. It was thought that the Premier League club baulked at the €120 million (£109 million) demanded by Borussia Dortmund. However, it has been revealed the actual costs of signing him was likely ...

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United in talks over Dembélé loan

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Manchester United have opened talks with Barcelona over a loan move for striker Ousmane Dembélé. It is a tacit recognition that their long pursuit of Jadon Sancho has proved fruitless, at least for this window, with Borussia Dortmund unwilling to budge on their asking price. Dembélé joined Barcelona from Dortmund in 2017 for £97 million, when he was rated as ...

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United ready to end Sancho pursuit

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Manchester United are ready to end their pursuit of Jadon Sancho. The 20-year-old England winger has been there top transfer target this summer, and they were confident of landing a deal for him, with the player himself having agreed personal terms on a move to Old Trafford. However, they remain as far apart as ever from Borussia Dortmund when it ...

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Sokratis linked with Napoli move

Arsenal’s Greek defender Sokratis Papastanthopoulis has been linked with a move to Serie A side Napoli. The 32-year-old joined the Gunners from Borussia Dortmund two years ago, and, although he was a regular started under Unai Emery, has been used sparingly by Mikel Arteta. He barely played for the club after lockdown, except for a brief cameo in the FA ...

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United considering Costa move

Manchester United are considering making a move for Douglas Costa as they weigh up alternatives to Jadon Sancho. The 29-year old is currently with Serie A champions, having had previous spells with Shakhtar Donetsk and Bayern Munich, but could be surplus to requirements in Turin as Andrea Pirlo looks to re-model his squad. Sancho remains the number one target for ...

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United and Dortmund not close to Sancho deal

Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund are no closer to agreeing a deal for Jadon Sancho, despite reports to the contrary. The former Manchester City winger is United’s top summer transfer target but there is a considerable gulf between the two teams when it comes to valuation. The Bundesliga side are holding out for £100 million, but United feel that sort ...

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Dortmund move for another City starlet

Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund are set to sign another talented young English footballer, and from a familiar source. Having beaten off competition from the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea to sigh Birmingham City teenager Jude Bellingham last month, they have returned to Manchester City, the club from whom they acquired Jadon Sancho in 2017. In this case the player ...

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Dortmund knock back initial Sancho bid

Borussia Dortmund have knocked back Manchester United’s initial bid for England winger Jadon Sancho. United bid £89 million for the 20-year-old, but the Bundesliga side continue to hold out for their asking price of £109 million. Now the onus is back on the Premier League side to make an improved offer which is more to the liking of the German ...

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United linked with Kingsley Coman

Bayern Munich’s Kingsley Coman is the latest name linked with Manchester United as an alternative to Jadon Sancho. And now the 24-year old Frenchman, who already has a glittering CV, having won domestic titles in each of his seasons as a professional, as well as cup honours with club and country – he was part of the France squad that ...

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