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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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United planning £90 million double swoop in January

Manchester United are planning a £90 million double swoop for forward Moussa Dembélé and midfielder Sean Longstaff in January. United are already under pressure, with Monday night’s draw with Arsenal meaning that they have now made their worst start to a league campaign for 30 years, and Executive Vice-Chairman Ed Woodward has promised manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer substantial transfer funds ...

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Arsenal to receive further transfer boost

Although the transfer window has now closed for English Premier League clubs, Arsenal are set to receive a late boost to their kitty if Jeff Reine Adelaide finalises his £25 million (€30 million) move from Angers to Lyon. The Gunners sold the French under-21 international to Anger for just £2 million a year ago, but inserted a 10% sell-on clause ...

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Spurs ready to make record signing

Tottenham have agreed to break their transfer record to sign Tanguy Ndombélé from Lyon. That is according to Sky Sports who report that a £65 million fee has been agreed as well as five year deal, and that the player is set to have a medical within the next few days. Lyon had been refusing to sell the player until ...

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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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Liverpool no longer interested in Fekir

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Despite stories to the contrary emanating from France, Liverpool are no longer interested in signing Lyon play-maker Nabil Fekir. The 25-year old French international was so close to joining Liverpool last summer in a transfer deal worth £53 million that he was pictured in a Liverpool shirt, and conducted interviews for the club’s social media channels. However, the deal collapsed ...

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Spurs pursuit of Lyon midfielder complicated by price tag

Tottenham have opened talks with Lyon about the potential transfer of midfielder Tanguy Ndombélé. However, a major sticking point is the price, with the clubs currently poles apart when it comes to the valuation of the 22-year old French international. Lyon’s president Jean-Michel Aulas, values the player at £67 million (€75 million), whilst Spurs are believed to have offered €50 ...

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Liverpool and City set to battle for Fekir

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Premier League heavyweights are set to battle to sign Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir. The French international was on the verge of joining Liverpool last summer, but the deal collapsed at the last minute due to medical concerns, and he stayed with the Ligue 1 side for a further season. However, he is now set to leave the club this summer, ...

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Liverpool target confirms Lyon exit

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Liverpool transfer target Memphis Depay has apparently confirmed that he is leaving French club Lyon, in a slightly unconventional way. The Dutch international published a video on his Instagram account on Saturday showing him dressed all in red boarding a private plane with the caption “Merci Lyon” (Thank you Lyon). The 25-year old spent two seasons in the Premier League ...

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