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Xavi Quotes: The best quotes on Xavi

When you look at a list of the most influential midfielders in football, Xavi is never far down on that list. The Barcelona legend has enjoyed an illustrious career in football which he ended in sunny Qatar with Al Sadd where he is now manager of the Qatari champions. In his footballing days, he won a host of trophies winning ...

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Barcelona want £9 million loan fee for Coutinho

Barcelona are demanding a loan fee of £9 million from any Premier League club that wants to take former Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho on loan. The Brazilian has been on loan at Bayern Munich this season, but the German champions have decided not to exercise their option to buy him full time, given the hefty price tag associated, That means ...

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Valencia want loan move for Kepa

La Liga side Valencia want to take Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga on loan next season. When the Stamford Bridge side paid Athletic Bilbao £71.4 million for him in July 2018, Kepa became the most expensive goalkeeper in the world, eclipsing the sum that Liverpool paid Roma for Alisson Becker that same summer. Yet, whilst the Brazilian has flourished in the ...

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Liverpool set to miss out on Coutinho money

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It is expected that Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho will leave Barcelona this summer. And, when and if that happens, then Liverpool are set to miss out on £35 million due to them as part of the deal that took him to the Nou Camp in the first place. Coutinho signed for Barcelona in January 2018 for £142 million, part of ...

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Juventus want Dani Ceballos

Arsenal’s hopes of keeping hold of midfielder Dani Ceballos have been dealt a blow because Juventus are interested in signing him. The Spanish midfielder joined the Gunners on a season long loan from Real Madrid, but, after a bright start, faded, along with much of the squad under Unai Emery, with an injury incurred on Europa League duty further hindering ...

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Coutinho linked with Chelsea

Chelsea have been linked with a move for Phillippe Coutinho, although whether it will be a loan or a permanent deal remains to be seen. The former Liverpool player signed for Barcelona in a £142 million move in January 2018, but has struggled to make an impression in Catalonia, and was sent to Bayern Munich on a season long loan ...

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Arsenal make fresh attempt to sign PSG full-back

Arsenal are set to reignite their interest in PSG left-back Layvin Kurwaza. The 27 year old French international was heavily linked at one stage with a move to the Emirates in January, although in the end no bid was made. However, with his contract in Paris set to end at the end of June, he will be available for free ...

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Real Madrid considering Aubameyang bid

Real Madrid are considering bidding for Pierre Emerick Aubameyang in the summer, although he is not one of the priority targets. Instead the Spanish giants would prefer to sign either Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund or Liverpool’s Sadio Mané. Haaland only joined Dortmund from Red Bull Salzburg in January, but he has already scored 12 goals in 11 games for ...

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Chelsea tracking Real Madrid full-back

Chelsea have been linked with a summer move for 21 year old full-back Achraf Hakimi, who is on the books of Real Madrid. The full-back has been on loan with Borussia Dortmund since the summer of 2018, but the Bundesliga side do not have the option in his contract to make the move into a permanent deal, which potentially opens ...

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Chelsea favourites to sign Coutinho

Chelsea are the favourites to sign former Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho in the summer. The 27 year old Brazilian moved to Barcelona from Anfield for £142 million in January 2018, but he has failed to make the expected impact at the Nou Camp, and was sent on a year-long loan to Bayern Munich at the start of this season. Although ...

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