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West Ham unwilling to meet Zouma asking price

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West Ham are refusing to meet the asking price demanded by Chelsea for defender Kurt Zouma. The Champions League winners are ready to part with Zouma as they look to make way in their squad for Jules Koundé They have offered him to Sevilla in part exchange for the French international, but the 26-year old prefers to stay in England. ...

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Chelsea interested in young Barcelona star

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Chelsea are ready to enter the race to sign young Barcelona star Ilaix Moriba. The Stamford Bridge clubs are keeping a close eye on what is happening at the Camp Nou where Moriba is about to enter the final year of his current contract. He has reportedly been offered a new deal, but he has yet to respond positively to ...

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Chelsea open defender talks

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Chelsea have begun talks with Spanish side Sevilla over a possible deal for French defender Jules Koundé. The 22-year old, widely considered one of the best defenders in La Liga, has a release clause of £68.4 million. He is reported to be receptive to a move to the Premier League, and wants to play in the Champions League next season. ...

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United reach Varane agreement

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United have reached agreement with Real Madrid over the transfer of central defender Raphael Varane. The fee is believed to be £41 million which includes add-ons and bonuses. The deal will be finalised once the player successfully completes his medical. It ends United’s long search for a quality right-sided partner to Harry Maguire in the centre of their defence, and ...

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Shaqiri wants Liverpool departure

Xherdan Shaqiri wants to leave Liverpool this summer. The 29-year old Swiss international has become a fringe player under Jurgen Klopp making just 22 appearances last season, many of them from the bench, and 11 the previous campaign when Liverpool lifted the league trophy. In part this has been down to injury, but, even when fit, he is not a ...

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Under New Management (Part Three)

Concluding the series looking at the major clubs across Europe which are under new management this season. This time it is the turn of Spain, Germany, and France. For part one please click here, and part two here. Spain Real Madrid: Previous manager: Zinedine Zidane What happened to him? He resigned at the end of last season, after Real failed ...

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Tottenham finalising swap deal for Lamela

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Tottenham are putting the finishing touches on a swap deal for Spanish winger Bryan Gil. It will involve Erik Lamela moving to Spain and the North London club paying an additional £21.6 million in compensation. 20-year old Gil, who has three full caps for Spain, having played for them at virtually every age group, came through the Sevilla academy system. ...

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United still hopeful of signing French midfielder

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Manchester United are still hopeful of signing Eduardo Camavinga from Rennes in the transfer window. The 23 year old is now into the final year of his contract with the Ligue 1 side, and has already indicated that he will not be signing a new deal with them. That means he will become a free agent next summer, so and ...

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United closing in on Varane

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Manchester United are closing in on a dealt to sign Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane. It has been reported that an agreement on personal terms has almost been reached, and that they are hopeful of concluding the deal in the next few weeks. Real Madrid are keen to cash in on Varane this summer, because he is heading into the ...

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Chelsea planning Griezmann loan move

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Chelsea are planning a loan move for Barcelona and French striker Antoine Griezmann. Barcelona are open to let Griezmann go in order to release funds which could help go towards a new deal for Lionel Messi, who is out of contract at the Nou Camp. Whilst they would prefer an outright sale, they know that will be difficult in the ...

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