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January transfer dates revealed

The January transfer window is about to open but, as usual, there are some differences in deadlines between the various major leagues, although nothing like the three week gap between the Premier League and competing divisions that was seen in the summer, and which was attributed as causing some of the instability behind the scenes seen at clubs like Manchester ...

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French stars too expensive for Liverpool

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Manager Jurgen Klopp has said that the reason there are no French players in his squad is because they are too expensive. The newly crowned Club World Cup Champions are one of several clubs linked with a move for PSG forward Kylian Mbappé. However, Klopp appears to have scotched those rumours with his comments, saying that the club could not ...

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United keeping tabs on Tuchel

Manchester United have identified Thomas Tuchel as a potential replacement for manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Norwegian, who was appointed as United’s interim manager in December following the dismissal of Jose Mourinho, was only given three year contract at Old Trafford six months ago, but already there are some signs of discontent amongst the Old Trafford hierarchy. After an excellent ...

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Liverpool tracking Turkish goalkeeper

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Liverpool are closely monitoring Trabzonspor goalkeeper Uğurcan Çakır, with scouts from the club in the stadium to watch him in action against Fenerbahçe at the weekend. And the 23 year old did not disappoint, producing a fine save to earn his side a point in a one-all draw on Sunday. Çakır made his full international debut for Turkey in a ...

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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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De Gea aims to make United wait until January

Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea is set to make Manchester United waiting until at least January before he signs his new contract. After many months of speculation, de Gea agreed a new deal in principle over the summer, worth £350,000 a week. However, it now transpires that United fans celebrated too early the fact that the club had secured the ...

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Sturridge in the middle of tug-of-war

Former Chelsea and Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge finds himself in the middle of a tug of war between two clubs desperate to sign the free agent. Sturridge has been without a club since being released from his services at Anfield at the end of June, and is keen to secure his future, with football league seasons getting underway across Europe. ...

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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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De Gea finally set to sign new United deal

David de Gea is set to sign a bumper new six-year contract with Manchester United, putting an end to one of the longest-running sagas in the Premier League. The “will he stay/will he go” mini soap opera has been running on behind the scenes at Old Trafford for the best part of two seasons, but the 28-year old has finally ...

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Lyon join chase for Laurent Koscielny

Lyon are the latest club to be linked with a move for Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny. That is according to The Daily Mail who report that the Ligue 1 side are said to have offered a two year deal for the 33-year old Frenchman, who has one year left on his current deal at The Emirates, and is said to ...

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