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Spurs identify Lloris replacements

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Tottenham have identified possible replacements for goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris, who has just over a year left on his current contract. There are suggestions they will look to offload him this summer to avoid him leaving for free, with suggestions that the World Cup winner could be headed back to France and a reunion with former boss Mauricio Pochettino. ...

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Liverpool identify Wijnaldum alternative

Liverpool have identified an alternative in case Georginio Wijnaldum decides to leave the club next summer. The 30-year-old Dutchman is in the final year of his contract, and has been widely linked with a move to Barcelona and a reunion with his former national team manager Ronald Koeman. The Spanish club will be able to begin pre-contract negotiations when the ...

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Arsenal on verge of signing defender

Arsenal are on the verge of signing Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhães from Ligue 1 side Lille. He has passed his medical at the club, and they are set to announce that he will be joining on a five-year deal that could be worth up to £27 million, once bonuses and other add-ons are factored into the equation. Arsenal have had ...

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Arsenal ready to announce double deal

Arsenal are set to announce a double deal in the coming days. Captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is ready to commit to a contract extension, whilst defender Gabriel Magalhães is on the verge of  joining the FA Cup winners from French side Lille in a £27 million deal. Securing the continued services of 31-year old Aubameyang has long been a priority for ...

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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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United join race for Lille defender

Manchester United are the latest club to express an interest in signing 22-year old Lille defender Gabriel, who is also wanted by PS, Napoli, Arsenal and Everton. The 22 year old Brazilian was closely linked with a move to Goodison Park before the lockdown, and even visited Everton’s training ground. However, they have subsequently cooled on the move, potentially offering ...

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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 open talks with young African star

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Liverpool have opened talks with 21 year old striker Victor Osenheim, who has been described as the future of Nigerian football. The forward, who has also attracted interest from the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United, currently plays for Ligue 1 Lille and has been valued at £60 million – although that was before the coronavirus outbreak. Osenheim only signed ...

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United close to key appointment

Manchester United are close to finally appointing a Director of Football, with Luis Campos being lined up for the position. The 55 year old Portuguese is currently working at French club Lille. He previously worked at Monaco and is widely credited with having developed the likes of Kylian Mbappé, Fabinho, Bernardo Silva, and Anthony Martial at the Monegasque club, and ...

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Premier League trio eye Nigerian striker

Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are all competing to sign Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen who plays for Ligue 1 side Lille. The 20 year old only joined the French club in the summer, but he has already made a big impression with his new side, scoring 16 goals and providing three assists across all competitions. That has made him into ...

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