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Chelsea interested in Croatian defender

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Croatian defender Josko Gvardiol is the latest name to be added for the short-list of defensive options for Chelsea this summer. The Blues have the need to replace both Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rüdiger, who are both joining Spanish clubs on free transfers. The Dane has agreed a move to Barcelona, whilst the German is headed to Real Madrid. Now ...

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Rangnick wants Werner

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In-coming interim Manchester United manager Ralf Rangnick wants his new club to sign Timo Werner in the summer. The German knows his compatriot well, having signed him from Stuttgart when he was at RB Leipzig. Although he was Sporting Director for most of their time together at the Bundesliga season, he did coach him in the 2018/2019 season. Werner’s form ...

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Arsenal interested in Leipzig midfielder

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Arsenal had an impressive transfer with all six summer signings already making an impact in the side. However, the need to keep evolving the side have been recognised, with striker and central midfield identified as the next priority areas. Albert “Sambi” Lakonga continues to grow, but with Mohamed Elneny certain to leave at the end of the season, the midfield ...

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Chelsea interested in Leipzig midfielder

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Chelsea are reported to be very interested in RB Leipzig midfielder Christopher Nkunku. He isa   player that manager Thomas Tuchel already knows well because they were at PSG together. Christopher Nkunku The 23-year old attacking midfielder came through the academy system at the Parisian club, but, having made 78 appearances for them in all competitions, he left them for the ...

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Werner linked with Bundesliga return

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Timo Werner is being linked with a return to the Bundesliga and Bayern Munich. The 25-year-old German international was signed by Chelsea from RB Leipzig last summer, but he has struggled for goals in the Premier League, and has seemed short of confidence. And, now with the summer signing of Romelu Lukaku for a club record fee, he is no ...

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Chelsea linked with Barcelona teenager

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Chelsea have been linked, along with RB Leipzig, with a move for Barcelona teenager Ilaix Moriba. The 18-year old came through the academy system in Catalonia and broke into the first-team last season, making 18 appearances in all competitions and scoring once. He has eight caps for Spain at under-17 level, but he has since switched his international allegiance to ...

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Under New Management (Part Three)

Concluding the series looking at the major clubs across Europe which are under new management this season. This time it is the turn of Spain, Germany, and France. For part one please click here, and part two here. Spain Real Madrid: Previous manager: Zinedine Zidane What happened to him? He resigned at the end of last season, after Real failed ...

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European Football’s Managerial Merry Go-Round (Part Two)

The second part in the series looking at the comings and goings at some of the major clubs in Europes this summer. For the first part please click here. Spain (Part Two) Barcelona Ronald Koeman remains the manager of Barcelona  – for now. At one stage it seemed unlikley he would still be there at the start of next season. ...

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Rhys Williams set for loan move

Liverpool defender Rhys Williams is likely to be loaned out by Liverpool next season. The England under-21 international was drafted into the Liverpool first-team last season after the crop of injuries ruled out a number of regular starters. And he finished the season having made 18 appearances in all competitions, playing a big role in the run-in that helped the ...

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Liverpool meet release clause for defender

Central defender Ibrahima Konaté is close to joining Liverpool, after the Premier League side agreed to meet his release clause. The French defender, who has just turned 23, in in France where he is preparing for his country’s quarter-final in the European under-21 Championship against the Netherlands, but a  deal may be concluded before that match next week. Liverpool have ...

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