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United open talks over Rakitić transfer

Manchester United have opened talks with Barcelona about a possible deal for midfielder Ivan Rakitić. The Croatian international, who joined Barcelona from Sevilla in July 2014, has been a fixture in the Barcelona side for the past five years, but has started just one game for the club this season, playing just three hours of football in all competitions. Now ...

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De Gea finally signs new deal

David de Gea has finally signed a new contract with Manchester United, ending months of furious speculation about his future. The 28 year old had been in discussion about renewing his deal at United for over a year, and, with the Spaniard potentially a free agent at the end of the season, he had been linked with a series of ...

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Top European clubs monitoring Spurs’ teenage striker

A host of European clubs, including Juventus, Bayern Munich, Inter Milan and Real Madrid are monitoring the progress of Tottenham’s teenage striker, Troy Parrott. Already drawing comparisons with another Irish striker, Robbie Keane, centre-forward Parrott was born and raised in Dublin, and joined the Spurs academy system in 2017. Last season he burst onto the youth scene with 12 goals ...

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Real and Chelsea have Kanté agreement

Real Madrid and Chelsea have entered into a secret transfer arrangement regarding N’Golo Kant, according to reports. The World Cup winner was backed, at one stage in the summer to follow his former team mate, Eden Hazard to the Bernabeu, and has been high on the wish list of Real manager Zinedine Zidane since he resumed control of the Spanish ...

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European transfer spending reaches £5 billion

The combined amount of money spent by the top 5 leagues in Europe this summer reached a combined total of £5 billion. This unprecedented figure is due to a combination of factors, including new television deals bringing fresh money into the game, and squad overhauls at some of the biggest clubs following changes in manager. The Premier League’s share of ...

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Barcelona’s Neymar decision boost for Tottenham

The breakdown of negotiations between PSG and Barcelona over the potential sale of Brazilian star Neymar back to the Catalan club has boosted Spurs’ hopes of keeping Christian Eriksen beyond the close of the transfer window. The French and Spanish champions have been locked in discussions for weeks about the potential return of the 27 year old Brazilian, but now ...

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Tottenham close to Lo Celso deal

Spurs are close to agreeing a deal to sign Argentine midfielder Giovani Lo Celso, after Real Betis dropped their asking price for the 23 year old. Tottenham had been negotiating with the La Liga side for weeks but talks were put on hold after Betis demanded £60 million for the player. However, After Betis signed a ready-made replacement in the ...

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Eriksen future remains undecided

The future of Christian Eriksen remains undecided. The 27 year old Danish playmaker, who has one year left on his current deal with Tottenham, has freely admitted that he is open to a new challenge, and Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus are all reported to be interested in signing him. And now Atlético Madrid, who have already signed Eriksen’s former ...

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Coutinho open to loan back to Liverpool

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Philippe Coutinho has signalled his approval to a proposed loan which will see him head back to his former club Liverpool on a two year loan deal. The 27-year old Brazilian has endured a torrid time at Barcelona since joining them in a £140 million move from Liverpool in January 2018, struggling for form and consistency on the pitch, and ...

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Spurs ready to sell Toby Alderweireld to Roma

Tottenham Hotspur are ready to sell Belgian international defender Toby Alderweireld to Roma, as they try and entice the Serie A club to part with the highly-rated Nicolo Zaniolo. The 20-year old midfielder, who has already broken through into the Italian national side, is one of manager Mauricio Pochettino’s top summer targets, and whilst Roma are reluctant to sell him, ...

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