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Messi will have to take pay cut to stay at Barcelona

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Lionel Messi will need to take a pay cut if he wants to stary at Barcelona. And that news will be music to the ears of Manchester City who are hoping to entice the Argentine to swap the No Camp for the Etihad. The Spanish club are heavily in the red, with current debts estimated at over £700 million. They ...

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City ready to tempt Messi with pre-contract agreement

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Manchester City are ready to tempt Lionel Messi with a pre-contract agreement. The Argentine’s current deal with Barcelona expires next summer, which means he is free to talk with clubs from abroad in January. And although the decision of beleaguered President Josep Maria Bartomeu has increased his chances, in the eyes of some, to agreeing a contract extension at the ...

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City’s hopes of signing Messi dealt a blow

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Manchester City’s hopes of signing Lionel Messi next summer have been dealt a blow. That is because of the resignation of President Josep Maria Bartomeu earlier this week, the man that Messi blamed for many of the problems facing the Catalan club at the moment. The 33-year-old Argentine playmaker wanted to leave the Nou Camp this summer, claiming that he ...

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Pochettino linked to Real job

Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has been linked with the Real Madrid job. Despite wining La Liga last season Zinedine Zidane already finds himself under pressure this campaign after two consecutive home defeats. First his side was beaten by newly promoted Cadiz in the league on Saturday, and then they lost to Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League. That was ...

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United had Dembélé deal agreed

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It has now been revealed that Manchester United had a deal in lace to sign Ousmane Dembélé on transfer deal, only for the player himself to scupper the deal. A transfer merry go-round had been constructed which would have seen Dembélé leave Barcelona for Old Trafford, with former United forward Memphis Depay moving to the Nou Camp in his stead ...

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Pogba contract extended

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Paul Pogba’s contract at Manchester United has been extended. His current deal was due to expire in the summer, a fact that prompted a wave of speculation about his immediate future. At the French World Cup winner did little to dampen down rumours after admitting that it was a dream to play for Real Madrid once more. However, all such ...

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FIFA reveals drop in transfer spending

FIFA have released figures for the amount of money spent on clubs worldwide on summer transfers, and it has shown a sharp drop due to the pandemic.  The overall number of transfers was also down. They reveal that US $9.2 billion was spent by clubs worldwide between June 1st and October 5th, the date that most transfer windows closed. That compares ...

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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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Tottenham have too many players

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Tottenham have too many players. That is according to their manager Jose Mourinho, who is looking to supplement those numbers by bringing in Gareth Bale and Sergio Reguilón from Real Madrid in the next few days. In particular, they have too many options in midfield, and their numbers may need to be thinned before the transfer window closes. He said ...

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Spanish left-back on verge of Spurs move

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Real Madrid and Spain left-back Sergio Reguilón is on the verge of completing a move to Spurs. He has travelled to London for a medical and to complete the formalities ahead of a transfer worth up to £25 million, with add-ons included. And it now looks increasingly likely he will be joined at the club by current teammate Gareth Bale, ...

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