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Xhaka to be offered back to his old club

Granit Xhaka will be offered back to his old club Borussia Mönchoengladbach in January, in return for being given first refusal on fellow Swiss star Denis Zakaria next summer. Xhaka has not played for Arsenal since his falling out with the club’s supporters after being substituted against Crystal Palace last month, and although he later explained his actions on his ...

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Newcastle plotting loan move for Chelsea full-back

Newcastle United want to take Chelsea right-back Reece James on loan for the second half of the season. 19-year old James has forced his way into Frank Lampard’s squad at Stamford Bridge after missing the start of the Premier League campaign with injury, but his chances are likely to be limited because of the form ahead of him of club ...

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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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Pochettino blames transfer speculation for defeat

Mauricio Pochettino has partially laid the blame for his side’s defeat over the weekend on the fact that the European transfer window is still open. His Tottenham side suffered a shock 1 – 0 home defeat at home to Newcastle on Sunday, with a goal by Brazilian striker Joelinton in the first-half the difference between the two sides. In truth ...

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Kenedy looking at Chelsea exit

Brazilian winger Kenedy is exploring his options with a view to leaving Chelsea before the European transfer deadline expires on September 2nd. The 23 year old is back at Stamford Bridge following a mixed loan spell with Newcastle United that lasted 18 months and straddled two seasons. He featured regularly for the team during pre-season, and was named to the ...

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Newcastle are the outright favourites to be relegated

Newcastle are the new outright favourites to be relegated from the Premier League this season after slumping to consecutive defeats in their opening two games. Image Source The Magpies lost iconic manager Rafa Benitez in the summer after he grew frustrated with a lack of investment in the squad. Steve Bruce was parachuted in to replace him and he has ...

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United prepared to walk away from Longstaff deal

Manchester United are prepared to walk away from the proposed deal to sign Newcastle midfielder Sean Longstaff. That is after they were quoted a price of £50 million to sign a player that has completed only none games of Premier League football. The 21-year old who broke through into the Newcastle first-team last season and made an immediate impact before ...

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United look to add more signings

Having finally sealed the transfer of Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace to add to the earlier acquisition of Daniel James from Swansea, Manchester United are now turning their attention to their other summer targets. Top of their immediate shopping list are midfielders Sean Longstaff and Bruno Fernandes, and they are confident that they can get both without serious competition for ...

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Newcastle not prepared to sell midfield prospect to United

Newcastle United have put up a “not for sale” sign on their 21-year old central midfielder Sean Longstaff. The Newcastle-born player, who has been compared to another Geordie, Michael Carrick, only made his Premier League debut for Newcastle on Boxing Day, but, in the 12 games he played before injury cut short his season, he did enough to suggest that ...

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Benitez linked with PSG and Marseille

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez has been linked with a move to both PSG and Marseille in the summer. The 59-year old has yet to sign a new contract with the Magpies, with talks over a new deal having stalled in recent weeks, with Benitez looking for assurances about the club’s ambitions and willingness to back him in the transfer market. ...

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