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United eye Italian midfielder

Manchester United sent scouts to Italy over the weekend to run the rule over Brescia teenage midfielder Sandro Tonali. And they were not alone. Sat alongside them in the stands were representatives from both Ajax and Borussia Dortmund, keen to watch the player who has been dubbed, by some sections of the media, as the next Andrea Pirlo. The Italy ...

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Liverpool competing with Bayern for next Dutch wonder kid

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Liverpool are set to go head-to-head with Bayern Munich to sign Sepp van der Berg, who is being hailed as potentially one of the next big stars of the future to emerge from the Netherlands. The 17 –year old central defender currently plays for Eredivsie side PEC Zwolle, and has broken his way into the Dutch under-19 side, having won ...

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Maguire likely to choose City over United

While Manchester United have enquired about the availability of Leicester City’s Harry Maguire, they believe he is more likely to favour a move to their neighbours and bitter rivals Manchester City. The domestic treble winners are in the market for two centre-halves this summer, after Vincent Kompany announced his decision to quit the club and join Belgian side Anderlecht in ...

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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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Marc Overmars seeks Arsenal return

Former player Marc Overmars could be set to return to Arsenal as Technical Director. The Gunners had been widely linked with former Roma director Monchi, with whom current boss Unai Emery worked closely when the pair where at Sevilla together. However, despite many within the club believing that Monchi’s appointment was imminent, he chose instead to return to Sevilla, leaving ...

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Marc Overmars linked with return to football

Former Arsenal winger Marc Overmars has been linked with a return to Arsenal. The 45-year old is currently Director of Football at Ajax, and, according to The Daily Mail is the favourite to take up a similar role with Arsenal, the team he played for between 1997 and 2000, and with whom he won a league and cup double. Director ...

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City set to miss out on main transfer target

Manchester City have been dealt a blow with the news that their main transfer target, Ajax midfielder, Frenkie de Jong, is set to join PSG. A host of Europe’s top clubs have been trailing the 21-year old, who has been dubbed as the “next Johann Cruyff”, with Juventus also heavily interested in the Dutch international, but with Ajax setting his ...

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Manchester City set to win race to sign Ajax youngster

Manchester City are set to beat Barcelona to the signing of Ajax youngster Frenkie de Jong. That is according to The Daily Mirror who report that City are ready to spend £61 million in the January window to sign the 21 year old, who they regard as a long-term replacement Fernandinho who will be 34 next May. De Jong has ...

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Robin van Persie set to hang up his boots

Former Arsenal and Manchester United star Robin van Persie has announced that he is to retire at the end of the season. The 35-year old, back playing in his native Holland with Feyenoord, the club where he made his debut as a 17-year old, has announced that this will be his last season in professional football, saying “When I have ...

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Arsenal linked with Ajax left-back

Arsenal have been linked with a move for Ajax left-back Nicolás Tagliafico. The Argentine international only joined the Dutch club in January in a £3.5 million deal from Independiente in his native land, but has impressed sufficiently during his brief spell in the Eredivisie to make his want on to Unai Emery’s radar for a possible move to the Premier ...

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