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United target Koulibaly wants to leave Napoli

Manchester United target Kalidou Koulibaly wants to leave Napoli. The central defender is reported to have told the club’s controversial president Aurelio de Laurentis about his decision in a telephone call, although he accepts that he will not be able to leave the Serie A club until his £90 million valuation has been met. This though represents a drop in ...

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Jorginho linked with Chelsea departure

Jorginho could leave Chelsea this summer, amidst continuing links with a move to Juventus. The 28 year old has made 32 appearances in all competitions for the West London club this season but, despite being integral to Frank Lampard’s plans, he would not be averse to joining the Italian champions and the chance to play again under Mauricio Sarri, who ...

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Chelsea trying to sign Dries Mertens

Chelsea are making a late bid to sign Dries Mertens from Napoli before the transfer market opens. The 32 year old Belgian international is out o contract with the Serie A side, is highly versatile, and can play either through the middle or on the right. The West London club are in the market for a new striker, with Tammy ...

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Premier League clubs eye Koulibaly

Chelsea and Tottenham have both been in touch with representatives of Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly, with Arsenal are keeping tabs on developments. The towering Napoli centre-back was previously linked with a move to Manchester United when Jose Mourinho was manager at the club, but their bid for him was rejected by the Italian side. Instead they ended up paying a ...

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Napoli and Ajax interested in signing Vertonghen

Both Napoli and former club Ajax want to sign Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen. The 32 year old is out of contract at White Hart Lane in the summer, which means he is free to talk to foreign clubs now, especially as any discussions over a new deal at the North London club appear to have stalled. Napoli are in the ...

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United linked with Red Bull Salzburg teenage star

Manchester United have been heavily linked with a move in the January transfer window for Red Bull Salzburg forward Erling Haaland. The son of former Leeds United and Manchester City midfielder, Alfe-Inge, Haaland is one of the hottest young properties in Europe right now, having scored 21 goals in just 14 games for his club side, Austrian league leaders Red ...

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Arsenal given Carrasco fresh hope

Arsenal have been given fresh hope in their pursuit of Belgian midfielder Yannick Carrasco. The 26-year old is currently playing in the Chinese Super League for Dalian Yifang, and has been an Arsenal target for several transfer windows, dating back to 2018, although they have so far never been able to get any deal for him over the line. However, ...

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Llorente finally opts for Napoli

Former Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente has finally decided on his short-term future by signing for Serie A side Napoli. The 34 year old was a free agent after his contract ran out at White Hart Lane in the summer, and had been linked with a number of clubs. They included his former club Spurs, who were prepared to offer him ...

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United reject making emergency move for Llorente

Manchester United have decided not to make an emergency move for ex-Tottenham forward, Fernando Llorente, who is available as a free agent, despite the club facing a striker crisis. With both Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sánchez now departed for Inter Milan, sold and on loan respectively, United find themselves short of forward options for their visit to Southampton on Saturday. ...

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Italian job for former Spurs striker

Former Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente is set for a move to Serie A, but has a choice as to where to go, with four clubs interested in signing him. The 34-year old has been without a club since being released by Spurs at the end of last season, and has spent the summer considering his options, one of which was ...

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