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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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Bayern make move for Tottenham target

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Bayern Munich have made initial contact with the man Tottenham want to succeed Jose Mourinho as manager. The German champions are in the market for a new head coach, with Hansi Flick expected to leave after an internal power struggle at the club with sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic over the direction of the side and transfer policy. He is widely ...

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Spurs linked with Athletic Bilbao manager

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Tottenham have been linked with Athletic Bilbao manager Marcelino as they step-up their hunt for a replacement for Jose Mourinho, who was sacked on Monday. Former Chelsea, Juventus and Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri is also in the frame, although their preferred candidate remains RB Leipzig’s Julian Nagelsmann. He though comes with a hefty price tag, both in terms of wages, ...

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Spurs identify Mourinho successor

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Julian Nagelsmann is Tottenham’s top choice to succeed Jose Mourinho as manager. Mourinho was dismissed by Spurs on Monday after 17 months in charge of the North London club, and RB Leipzig head coach Nagelsmann is the man they want to take over. The 33-year-old is aware of the interest in him,  but there is a complication, not least in ...

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Liverpool finalising Konaté deal

Reports in the German media suggest that Liverpool are in the final stages of concluding a deal for RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konaté. Jurgen Klopp has made strengthening his defence a summer priority, and, in addition to signing Konatè, he is also likely to exercise the option to convert Ozan Kabak’s loan from Schalke into a permanent deal. Konatè, who ...

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Liverpool finalising deal for defender

Liverpool are finalising a deal to sign defender Ibrahima Konaté in the summer. The Merseyside club are desperate to strengthen their defence after a season which has seen their title defence derailed by injuries to key men at the back like Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez. They are reported to be at an advanced stage of negotiations with his ...

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Bayern to pip Liverpool for another defender

Bayern Munich have already snapped-up one of Liverpool’s main transfer targets after agreeing to sign Dayot Upamecano, who last month agreed to join the German champions from RB Leipzig. And now comes news they may be about to pip them for another by moving for Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly. The Senegalese international was heavily linked with a  move to Manchester City ...

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