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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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Lyon set Aouar deadline

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Lyon have set Arsenal a deadline of Friday, October 2nd, if they want to bid for playmaker Houssem Aouar. The French midfielder remains a priority target signing for the Gunner who had an initial bid of £32 million turned down by the French club. Now they are ready to increase their offer to £36.5 million with a further £9 million ...

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Aouar agrees to join Arsenal

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Houssem Aouar has agreed to join Arsenal – but only because there are no viable alternatives. The 22-year old Frenchman would prefer to join Manchester City, Juventus or Barcelona, but with none of these clubs prepared to make an offer to sign him in the current window, he has opted for the Gunners. There is still a long way to ...

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Arsenal to make improved offer for Aouar

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Arsenal are ready to make a fresh attempt to sign Lyon playmaker Houssem Aouar. The Gunners have already had a £31.2 million bid for the midfielder turned down, but now they are prepared to increase the size of their offer for the 22-year-old. Lyons though are renowned as tough negotiators, and have insisted that they will not sell him for ...

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Tottenham still hopeful of Giroud deal

Tottenham are still hopeful they can do a deal for striker Olivier Giroud, despite the fact that he has just signed a new deal with Chelsea. Last month, the 33 year old Frenchman signed a 12 month contract extension at Stamford Bridge worth £110,000 a week. However, since then, Chelsea have agreed to meet the £54 million release clause of ...

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Juventus Set To Sign Lyon Midfielder

Juventus have become front-runners in the race to land the Lyon star, Houssem Aouar Over time, 21-year-old Olympique Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar has been rated as one of the most talented youngsters around and has attracted big-name suitors across Europe, with the likes of Liverpool, Barcelona and Manchester City amongst others, keen on get his signature Manchester City made a couple of attempts to bring ...

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United agree deal for Lyon striker

Manchester United are reported to have agreed a deal to sign striker Moussa Dembélé from Lyon. It is claimed that all the details have been finalised and that the 23 year old will move to Old Trafford in the summer in a £61.8 million (€70 million) deal. The news will come as a disappointment to Chelsea who had also been ...

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Chelsea target not for sale

Any hopes that Chelsea had of signing striker Moussa Dembélé in the January transfer window have been quashed, with the French club insisting he is not for sale. Dembélé has been interesting Chelsea for some time and there were suggestions that the West London club were prepared to offer cash, plus Olivier Giroud as a makeweight to try and entice ...

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Spurs ready to bid for former United forward

Tottenham are ready to bid £50 million to sign former Manchester United forward Memphis Depay. The Dutch international joined the Old Trafford side in 2015 from PSV Eindhoven, the same year as he was named the “Best Young Player in the World” by France Football, but had a largely forgettable spell in North-West England, where he became better known for ...

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United scouts watch Dembélé again

Manchester United scouts were in the stadium to watch Lyon forward Moussa Dembélé again on Sunday night as their interest in the striker hots up. It has been well-documented that buying another striker in January is a priority, with Marcus Rashford and teenager Mason Greenwood the only recognised forwards at the club and with the former in poor form at ...

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