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Crystal Palace in talks with West Ham to sign midfielder

Crystal Palace are in talks with fellow London club West Ham to sign Senegalese midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate. The 28-year old midfielder, who has just returned to training at the London Stadium after appearing for his country at the World Cup, has been at West Ham since 2014, and has racked up 129 Premier League appearances for The Hammers in that ...

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Fulham lodge £26 million bid for striker

Fulham have submitted a £26 million bid for Real Sociedad’s Brazilan striker Willian Jose. That is according to The Daily Mail who report that the West London side have made the bid having failed to secure an agreement to sign Aleksandar Mitrovic, who spent the second-half of last season on loan from Newcastle at Craven Cottage and helped spearhead the ...

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West Ham in advanced talks to sell midfielder

The overhaul of the squad at West Ham is set to continue with the news that three Italian clubs are vying to sign midfielder Pedro Obiang. Italian news outlet Tuttomercatoweb report that the three clubs involved are Sampdoria, Fiorentina and Atlanta, with Sky Sports meanwhile, reporting that Obiang’s former club  Sampdoria are in pole position to sign the 26-year old ...

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Wolves agree a fee to sign Portuguese international

Wolves have agreed a fee with French side Monaco to sign Portuguese international Joao Moutinho, for a fee of £5 million.  Moutinho is a central midfielder with the ability to operate in several positions as well as on both flanks, and is a highly experienced international, with 113 caps to his name. He began his career in his native Portugal, ...

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Newcastle in negotiations to sign Swiss centre-back

Newcastle are negotiating with Spanish side Deportivo La Coruña  about signing their Swiss centre-half Fabian Schär. According to The Daily Mail, Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez is looking to add defensive cover to his squad, and Schär who has a £3.5 million release clause following Deportivo’s relegation from the top flight of Spanish option, is seen as a cheap option. Schär ...

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London clubs competing to sign former Chelsea winger

Fulham and Crystal Palace are amongst the clubs competing to sign former Chelsea winger Andre Schürrle. The German international, who spent eighteen months at Stamford Bridge and who won a Premier League medal in his second season with Chelsea, even though he only played in 14 games, has been told he can leave his present club Borussia Dortmund this summer, ...

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Chelsea ready to jettison World Cup winner

He may be a World Cup winner but Olivier Giroud’s future at Chelsea is in some doubt following the arrival of Maurizio Sarri as manager. The 31-year old French international only signed for The Blues from Arsenal in January, but soon established himself as first-choice for the club, ahead of Alvaro Morata, and helped the side to an FA Cup ...

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Leicester record signing linked with loan move to former club

Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon have made a formal approach to Leicester City to take their former striker Islam Slimani on loan. The 30-year old Algerian only signed for Leicester from Sporting two years ago in what was a record fee for the Midlands club of £29 million. However, he has failed to justify his transfer cost, scoring just 8 Premier ...

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Wolves eye ambitious loan move for Columbian World Cup star

Newly promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers are hoping to secure an ambitious loan move for towering Columbian defender Yerry Mina, the towering defender whose last-minute equaliser for Columbia against England forced their World Cup knock-out match into extra time and eventually penalties. 23-year old Mina joined Barcelona in January of this year from Brazilian side Palmeiras,  but despite the £10 million fee ...

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City and England reject linked with shock Chelsea move

Manchester City and England reject Joe Hart has been linked with a shock move to Chelsea, in a move that is sure to anger a proportion of the club’s fan base, after he flopped with one of their London rivals last season. Hart, now 31 years old, finds himself third-choice goalkeeper at Manchester City now, behind, Ederson and Claudio Bravo, ...

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