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Xhaka Roma move in doubt

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Granit Xhaka’s move to Roma has hit a significant roadblock with the Serie A club unable to agree a fee. He has been linked with a  move to the Italian capital since the start of the transfer window, but they are currently unwilling to meet the Gunners’ £17 million valuation for the Swiss captain. The 28-year old has already agreed ...

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Shaqiri wants Liverpool departure

Xherdan Shaqiri wants to leave Liverpool this summer. The 29-year old Swiss international has become a fringe player under Jurgen Klopp making just 22 appearances last season, many of them from the bench, and 11 the previous campaign when Liverpool lifted the league trophy. In part this has been down to injury, but, even when fit, he is not a ...

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Juventus reject Liverpool bid for Chiesa

Juventus have rejected a bid from Liverpool to sign winger Federico Chiesa. The 23-year old was one of the stars of Italy’s successful Euros campaign, producing two man of the match performances. Jurgen Klopp has identified him as ideal for the 4-3-3 system that he prefers, believing that the winger could either play alongside, or even replace, Mo Salah and ...

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United’s Koulibaly bid rejected

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Manchester United have had a £30 million bid for Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly turned down. The Premier League side want to sign a new defender this summer to partner Harry Maguire, and have been heavily linked with Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane. However, it appears that he is not their only target, with Koulibaly also in their sights. Like many clubs, ...

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United block Telles loan move

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Manchester United have blocked attempts by Roma to sign full-back Alex Telles on loan. The Italian side are looking for a temporary replacement at left-back for Leonardo Spinazzola who picked up an SCL injury playing for Italy at the Euros. He could miss most of the season, although he is hoping to be back earlier than that. Telles only joined ...

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Under New Management (Part Two)

The second part in the series looking at major clubs under new management this season now looks at Italy. For the first part which covers England and Scotland, please click here. Italy Inter Milan: Previous Manager: Antonio Conte What happened to him: Despite leading Inter Milan to their first Serie A title in a decade, Conte resigned at the end ...

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Bellerin hands in transfer request

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Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin has handed in a transfer request. The Spaniard is the longest-serving player at the Emirates under Mikel Arteta currently, but found himself out of favour in the second half of last season, Once regarded as one of the best attacking full-backs in the league, injuries, including one o to his ACL which ruled him out of ...

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Giroud close to Milan move

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Olivier Giroud is close to agreeing his move to AC Milan. The 34-year-old signed a contract extension at Stamford Bridge at the end of last season, but that was done by Chelsea in order to protect his value. There was always an understanding on both sides that he would be allowed to move on if the right offer came along. ...

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Zouma expected to leave Chelsea

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Kurt Zouma is expected to leave Chelsea this summer. He has been at Stamford Bridge since 2014, although his time at the club has included loan spells away at Stoke and Everton. However, the French international finds himself down the pecking order under Thomas Tuchel, and is now looking for a fresh start and the opportunity to play regular first-team ...

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Tottenham tracking Sassuolo right-back

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Tottenham are tracking Sassuolo right-back Mert Muldur and are considering making a move for the Turkish international. They face competition, though, with West Ham and several other Premier League clubs reported to be interested in the 22-year-old. New head coach Nuno Espirito Santo and the recently appointed Director of Football Fabio Paratici are busy drawing up the club’s summer recruitment ...

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