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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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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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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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Monaco reject United bid for defender

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Ligue 1 side Monaco have turned down a bid from Manchester United for defender Benôit Badiashile. United are looking to add a centre=back with pace to their squad to compensate for Harry Maguire’s lack of mobility and identified the 19-year old Frenchman as a possible candidate. Negotiations between the two clubs began, and the Premier League side tabled a bid ...

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PSG table Bellerin bid

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PSG have made a £25 million bid to sign Arsenal right-back Héctor Bellerín. Arsenal want to keep the 25-year-old, but they are open to offers for their vice-captain if the price is right, recognising the need to sell players in order to free-up funds to pursue some of their transfer targets. Bayern Munich and Juventus are also monitoring his situation. ...

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United youngster wants Old Trafford exit

Manchester United youngster Tahith Chong wants to leave the club – despite having signed a new deal with them as recently as March. At the time, the 20-year old rejected interest from Juventus, Inter Milan and Barcelona to remain with the Premier League club, but the lack of first-team opportunities under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continues to be an issue. And ...

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Karius linked with Montpellier move

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French club Montpellier are interested in signing Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius. The 27-year old is back in his native Germany after his two-year loan spell with the Turkish side Beşiktaş ended in acrimonious fashion with the stopper claiming that he was owed arrears in wages. He is theoretically due to return to Anfield for the start of next season, but ...

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Chelsea begin negotiations over Lille striker

Chelsea have opened negotiations with French side Lille over a deal for their striker Jonathan Ikone. The 22-year old was enjoying an impressive season for the Ligue 1 side before the premature end to the French season occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic, scoring four goals and providing six assists. And Inter Milan are also showing interest in the striker who ...

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Liverpool worried about Mané contract

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Liverpool are worried about the contract situation of Sadio Mané – amidst fears that the Senegal international could leave the club this summer. Mane is under contract at Anfield until 2022, but, despite a new deal worth £220,000 having been on the table for him for 9 months, he has so far refused to sign it. And the vultures are ...

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West Ham want Bakayoko

West Ham are interested in taking Chelsea flop Tiemoué Bakayoko on a season-long loan. The 25 year old midfielder was signed by the Stamford Bridge outfit for £40 million from Monaco in 2017, but endured a difficult time in London, and was derided by the club’s fans for a series of below par performances and high profile errors. After just ...

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