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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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Super agents ready to take on FIFA

An influential group of football agents want to take on FIFA and create an alternative transfer system. The group, called Football Agents Forum, is led by super-agent Mino Raiolo, whose clients include Paul Pogba and Erling Haaland, and he led a furious attack on the world’s governing body earlier this week which he described as line “a communist dictator who ...

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Chelsea consider summer move for Icardi

Chelsea are considering making a summer move for Argentine striker Mauro Icardi. The 27 year old is on a season long loan with PSG, and has been in fine form, scoring 19 goals and providing 4 assists in 28 appearances for the French League Champions. However, although they have an option to make the transfer permanent at the end of ...

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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

firmino better than salah

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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