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Ǿdegaard move to Arsenal blocked

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Martin Ǿdegaard’s potential return to Arsenal has been blocked by Real Madrid. The Norwegian captain spent the second half of last season on loan at the Emirates, and Mikel Arteta has admitted that he would like to sigh the midfielder again, wither on another loan deal or, preferably permanently. The appointment of Carlo Ancelotti as Real manager complicated the picture, ...

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United reach Varane agreement

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United have reached agreement with Real Madrid over the transfer of central defender Raphael Varane. The fee is believed to be £41 million which includes add-ons and bonuses. The deal will be finalised once the player successfully completes his medical. It ends United’s long search for a quality right-sided partner to Harry Maguire in the centre of their defence, and ...

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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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United still hopeful of signing French midfielder

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Manchester United are still hopeful of signing Eduardo Camavinga from Rennes in the transfer window. The 23 year old is now into the final year of his contract with the Ligue 1 side, and has already indicated that he will not be signing a new deal with them. That means he will become a free agent next summer, so and ...

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United closing in on Varane

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Manchester United are closing in on a dealt to sign Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane. It has been reported that an agreement on personal terms has almost been reached, and that they are hopeful of concluding the deal in the next few weeks. Real Madrid are keen to cash in on Varane this summer, because he is heading into the ...

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Real want midfielder as part of Varane deal

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Real Madrid want to include Donny van de Beek as part of any deal with Manchester United for defender Raphael Varane. The French international has been linked with a  move to Old Trafford this summer, with him ready to leave the Spanish side having turned down a new contract with them, with his existing deal set to expire next year. ...

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No option for extended Bale loan

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Jonathan Barnett, the agent of Gareth Bale, has confirmed that there is no option which will allow Spurs to re-sign his client. Instead, he is set to return to Real Madrid where, entering the fianl year of his contract, he will be hoping to impress new manager Carlo Ancelotti, who has made encouraging noises about all players who were out ...

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The Biggest Flops in Transfer History (part four)

Concluding the series looking at some of teh biggest flops in transfer history, where large sums of money were paid for a player and the move just did not work out. For part one, click here; part two here; and part three here. Jonathan Woodgate  Newcastle United to Real Madrid In 2004, Real Madrid were convinced that England defender Jonathan ...

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The Biggest Transfer Flops in History (part three)

Conintnuing the series looking at some of the biggest transfer flops in history, where players moved clubs in big money moves that never worked out. Part One can be found here and Part Two here. Robinho – Real Madrid to Manchester City In 2008 Manchester City were bought by the Abu Dhabi United Group, and immediately became one of the ...

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The Biggest Transfer Flops in History (part two)

The seciond in the series looking at twelve of the biggest transfer flops of all time, and where moves for large amounts of money really did not work out as planned. Foe the first part in this series, please click here. Ángel Di Maria – Real Madrid to Manchester United In 2014 Manchester United broke their club record to sign ...

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