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Chelsea transfer plans on hold due to Conte stand-off

Chelsea’s summer transfer plans are currently at a standstill because of uncertainty over who will be in charge at Stamford Bridge next season. Although current manager Antonio Conte is widely expected to be sacked, reports The Daily Mail, three weeks after the FA Cup Final he remains in charge, whilst the club continue to search for his successor. Former Napoli boss ...

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Marouanne Fellaini linked with Arsenal move

Marouanne Fellaini has been linked with a move to Arsenal. The 30-year old Belgian is out of contract at Old Trafford, and has been linked with a move away from the club he joined in 2013 from Everton. He has been offered a one-year extension to his current deals, but with first-team opportunities limited for him towards the end of ...

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Yaya Toure ready to play for City rivals for £1 a week

Yaya Toure is ready to offer his services to all of Manchester City’s main rivals – Manchester United, Tottenham, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal – when his contract at the Etihad expires at the end of the month. This is according to Dimitry Selyuk, the player’s agent, who has made it clear that Toure wants to remain in England so that he can ...

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Former Arsenal star joins Villarreal

Former Arsenal star Santi Cazorla has re-joined La Liga side Villarreal. The 33-year old midfielder has not played a game since October 2016 because of a persistent Achilles injury that has refused to heal properly. At one point there were fears that his foot would have to be amputated after the injury became infected, and he had to have part ...

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Harry Kane ranked the world’s most valuable player

The Daily Mirror reports that a study has voted Tottenham striker, Harry Kane, as the most valuable player in world football, ahead of the likes of Neymar, Messi and Ronaldo. The CIES Football Observatory study of Europe’s top five leagues uses a complex algorithm to compile its list, with factors such as players’ displays, their club performances, international status, and ...

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Premier League ready to ban dual agent representation

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The Daily Telegraph reports that the Premier League is set to ban the practice whereby agents can represent both the play and the club during a transfer, amid ongoing concerns about the vast sums of money which are being paid to intermediaries. It is expected that the decision will be ratified at the Premier League’s annual general meeting later this ...

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Leicester chase Turkish Messi

According to talkSPORT, Leicester City are working on a deal to bring Abdűlkadir Őműr, who has been described as the Turkish Messi, to the King Power stadium. The 18 year-old forward currently plays for Turkish side Trabzonspor, and is regarded as a star of the future. Arsenal have been linked with him in the past, while he has also been ...

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Benik Afobe re-signs with Wolves

  Reuters reports that newly-promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers have re-signed striker Benik Afobe from Bournemouth on a permanent deal, after a successful loan spell at Moulineux. Afobe was on loan at Wolves for the second part of last season and scored six goals in 17 appearances. Now the runaway Championship winners have activated a clause in his contract and he will ...

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Pochettini contract does not contain Real release clause

The BBC reports that, contrary to some reports, Mauricio’s Pochettino’s new contract at Tottenham does not contain a clause allowing him to leave if approached by Real Madrid. The 46-year old Argentine, who only signed a five-year contract extension at Spurs last week, has been made the early favourite to replace Zinedine Zidane at the Spanish champions, who announced his ...

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Leicester ready to land Jack Grealish

The Sun reports that Leicester City are ready to make a move for Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish. Villa are suffering financial problems, following their failure to regain their Premier League status after their defeat in the Championship play-off to Fulham, as their gamble on a quick return to the top flight failed. The club have made numerous big-money deals ...

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