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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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Everton bid for Barcelona defender after Celtic star proves too costly

Everton have bid £18 million to sign Barcelona left-back Lucas Digne. The Toffees are in the market to find a long-term replacement for Leighton Baines, and had identified Celtic’s Kieran Tierney as their main target. However, according to The Daily Mail, Celtic’s valuation of Tierney at £25 million is too rich for Everton and they have turned their attention to ...

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Seagulls swoop for South African star

Brighton have signed winger Percy Tau from South African side Mamelodi Sundowns for an undisclosed fee on a four-year deal, although it is rumoured to be a record for a player signed from the South African Premier Soccer League. The 24-year old, who has 12 full caps for South Africa,  has won the League twice with the Sundowns, and once ...

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Wilfiried Zaha turns down new contract and asks to leave Selhurst Park

Crystal Palace and Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha has rejected a new contract worth £125,000 a week,and hopes to leave the club because he wants to play Champions League football. That has alerted, reports The Evening Standard the likes of Tottenham and Borussia Dortmund to his potential availability, with Everton also said to be monitoring the situation, although they are ...

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Quotes about Dennis Bergkamp – the Non-Flying Dutchman

Introduction “He’s come here for a year to get the money and then get out again”, said Tottenham owner Sir Alan Sugar in June 1995 when Arsenal signed Dennis Bergkamp from Inter Milan in June 1995. By the time the Dutchman announced his retirement from the game 11 years later, he had won 3 Premier League titles, 4 FA Cups, ...

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Tom Ince linked with a move to Stoke City

Stoke City have held discussions with Huddersfield Town winger Tom Ince as they look to further strengthen their squad ahead of their push to seek an immediate return to the Premier League. According to The Daily Mail, the move for Ince was prompted after the Potters became frustrated in their attempt to sign Matt Richie from Newcastle. Tom, 26=year old ...

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Leicester agree fee to sign Liverpool goalkeeper

Leicester City have agreed a fee of £10 million plus add-ons with Liverpool to sign their Welsh international goalkeeper Danny Ward. The 25-year old Wrexham-born player is one of the most highly-rated young goalkeepers in the country, but has found his way to first-team football blocked at Anfield, especially now the Merseyside club are closing in on the signing of ...

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