SoccerLens Archives for January 2016

Klopp explains why Liverpool did not try to block Manchester United transfer

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed that he was decided against signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan after he was made aware that the midfielder had decided to join the Reds’ arch-rivals Manchester United.

The 27-year-old was signed by the Red Devils from Borussia Dortmud for a reported fee of £26 million in the summer transfer window.

Chelsea close in on huge transfer, bid submitted; Star's father prefers Man Utd move

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is looking to sign another striker this summer.

The Blues recently signed the Belgian international Michy Batshuayi, but Conte is keen on adding more depth to that position.

Furthermore, with the rumours surrounding Diego Costa’s future at Stamford Bridge, it seems that the former Juventus boss is in no mood to take any risks.

French striker joins Atletico Madrid from Sevilla in £27m deal

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Atletico Madrid have announced the signing of French striker Kevin Gameiro from fellow La Liga side Sevilla, with Luciano Vietto moving the other way on loan.

Gameiro has signed a four-year deal to join Ateltico Madrid, who will reportedly pay £27 million plus the add-ons for the 29-year-old.

'Jose Mourinho has brought back the winning mentality at Man Utd'

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Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has claimed that new manager Jose Mourinho has brought back the winning mentality at the club.

After months of speculation, Mourinho was officially announced as Louis van Gaal’s successor in May to end the ill-fated tenure of the Dutch coach that lasted for two campaigns.

4 killed and dozens injured in Copa Liberatadores victory celebrations

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Four football fans lost their lives in in the Colombian city of Medellin during celebrations that followed local side Atletico Nacional’s victory in Wednesday night’s Copa Libertadores final.

The Colombian team went on to claim their second South American title after Miguel Angel Borja’s early goal secured a 2-1 aggregate victory over Ecuador’s Independiente del Valle.

Real Madrid begin transfer talks for Spanish attacker; Star wants to play for Klopp

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Real Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez is expected to leave the club this summer.

The highly rated Spaniard’s development has stalled over the last couple of seasons due to the lack of game time and injuries and the player is looking to kick-start his stagnating career with a move away from Bernabeu.

Wenger wants Chelsea target, Arsenal ready to pay up; Star arriving in London tomorrow

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Arsenal are looking to sign the highly rated German centre back Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia this summer.

The Gunners are facing a bit of a defensive crisis right now and Wenger is looking to address that problem with the signing of the German international.

Valencia are in need of money and are likely to accept a reasonable offer for the experienced centre back.

No agreement between Man Utd and Juventus for Paul Pogba, says agent

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Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola has denied reports that a deal has been struck between Manchester United and Juventus for the transfer of the French midfielder.

According to several sources, the 23-year-old is on the verge of returning to Old Trafford this summer after both the clubs reached an agreement on Thursday, with an offer of €110 million reportedly accepted by Juventus to sanction Pogba’s sale.

Chelsea swoop for £18m Serbian strongman?

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According to the Daily Mirror, Chelsea are interested in Torino defender Nikola Maksimovic as a cut-price alternative to Kalidou Koulibaly as manger Antonio Conte’s search for a new centre-back goes on.

It was reported yesterday that the Blues have offered £38m for Napoli’s Koulibaly, with the Serie A side reportedly holding out for £45m.

Man Utd renew interest to sign Atletico Madrid defender

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Manchester United are considering to renew their interest to sign Atletico Madrid defender Joao Miranda, according to reports in the Dailymail.

Miranda, who is currently at Inter Milan on a two-year loan spell, has been heavily with the Premier League giants for the past few seasons.

Former Man Utd managers reportedly made attempts to sign the Brazilian centre back, although Jose Mourinho is also said to be a huge admirer of the 31-year-old.

Done Deal: Chelsea agree deal to sign Barcelona target, player flew to London, will sign contract shortly

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Chelsea have agreed to a deal to sign the highly talented young Polish goalkeeper Marcin Bulka from FCB Escola. The Blues want to wrap up his signing as early as possible as they want to take the 16-year-old goalkeeper with them for the pre-season tour to the US.

Bulka had been a reported target for Spanish giants FC Barcelona and was even close to joining the Blaugrana early this year but Chelsea moved in quickly (the Blues even arranged a trial for the youngster) and the Blues now have secured a deal for the youngster.

Deal Almost Done: Manchester United's €38m Target Confirms His 'Future Sorted'

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It seems like Manchester City have won the tug of war with derby rivals Manchester United over the signing of young Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus.

Jesus, who has been selected to represent his country at the Rio Olympics, is close to joining Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. He said in a recent interview to Fox Sports Brazil (translated by our in-house Spanish / Portuguese speaker Manuel Traquete):

“My future is sorted.

Arsenal close to agreeing £37m deal for winger in the next 24 hours

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Arsenal are close to agreeing to a £37m deal for Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez. According to Algerian outlet Le Buteur, a deal is close to being done after personal terms were agreed and it could be completed within the next 24 hours.

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Chelsea Round Up: BuLi club offer €18m for defender, striker linked with Ajax move

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Borussia Mönchengladbach have made a new bid for young Chelsea centre-back Andreas Christensen, but it still falls short of what the Premier League side are believed to be holding out for.

The 20-year-old has a bright future ahead of him after a stellar 2015-16 season in Germany where he helped Gladbach reach the UEFA Champions League qualifying rounds with a fourth place finish as one of their most prominent back four.

Three Reasons Why Arsenal Must Sign £40m French Star

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2015-16 represented Arsenal’s best chance at winning the title. Their main rivals were going through turbulent times. However, Leicester City managed to show the class and confidence one would expect from the Gunners and got the Premier League trophy. One of the major reasons why Arsenal could not end their title drought was because of the striker problem.

German midfield maestro announces retirement from international football

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Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger has announced his retirement from international football.

Since making his debut on international stage in 2004, the midfielder has made 120 appearances for Germany, making him national team’s fourth most-capped player of all time.

“Dear fans of the Germany national team I have just asked the national team coach not to consider me any more for his national team selections in future since I would like to retire,” the 31-year-old announced on Twitter.

Arsenal open talks to sign £42m Chelsea target, agent to fly in Spain to discuss transfer move

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Arsene Wenger has addressed the need to sign a central defender following a long-term injury to German defender Per Mertesacker. Despite bringing in Rob Holding from Bolton, the Gunners are looking to sign a top quality defender ahead of the 2016-17 season.

According to reports from Sky Sports, Arsenal are in talks to sign German defender Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia but no offer has been made to the La Liga club.

Juventus accept Man Utd's €110m bid for Paul Pogba ; announcement imminent

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Juventus have accepted an €110million (£92.7m) offer from Manchester United for the transfer of French midfielder Paul Pogba, the Guardian report.

Man Utd are now reportedly preparing the contracts and documents required to finalize Pogba’s return to the Theatre of Dreams, who left the club on a free transfer four years ago.

Coach backs Manchester United's imminent signing to improve under Mourinho

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Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has been backed to shine under Jose Mourinho at Manchester United, if he rejoins the Red Devils, says his former coach Mohamed Chacha.

The 23-year-old left Old Trafford on a free transfer in the summer of 2012 and completed a switch to Juventus. At the Turin club, he continued his development as a player and is now one of the best midfielders in the world.

From England: Arsenal can not compete financially with rivals, says CEO

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Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has insisted that the club can not outgun rivals financially in the transfer market.

The Gunners have faced severe criticism from their own fans for lack of transfer activity in the past few seasons and were the only club in Europe’s top five leagues to have failed to sign an outfield player last summer.

Club set to accept Man Utd bid for world class star; Mourinho to finalise move in 48 hours

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Paul Pogba’s transfer to Manchester United is nearing its conclusion now.

The ever reliable Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio has now confirmed that Pogba should become a Manchester United player within two days.

According to latest reports, Manchester United’s offer for the Juventus midfielder is 110 million Euros plus add ons and the Old Trafford outfit will pay Raiola a significant commission out of their own pocket.

Major blow for Mourinho; World class Man Utd target will play for Real Madrid next season

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Real Madrid winger James Rodriguez has been linked with a move away from Santiago Bernabeu.

The Colombian dropped down the pecking orders last season and was benched for several key matches including the Champions League final.

At one point it seemed like the player was set to join Paris Saint-Germain or Manchester United.

Conte reveals Man Utd target would fit his system; Club record Chelsea transfer could happen

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Chelsea winger Eden Hazard has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge since the end of 2015.

The Belgian had a season to forget last year and was severely criticised by the media and the fans all season.

At one point it seemed like he was heading to Real Madrid or PSG, but the rumours died down with time.

Chelsea submit massive bid for Man Utd target; Agent confirms star will complete transfer

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is looking to sign a defender this summer and the Napoli centre back Kalidou Koulibaly is a target for the Blues.

The highly rated defender has been a target for Manchester United as well. The Old Trafford outfit even submitted a bid for him earlier this year.

Liverpool Roundup: Reds agree deal for striker; Player 'very pleased' after completing move

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Liverpool defender Brad Smith has completed his transfer to Bournemouth yesterday.

The young Australian full back was sold for a fee of 6 million pounds and the Reds have also negotiated a buy back clause for him.

Smith made his senior Liverpool debut last season and impressed under Klopp.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan reveals what will drive him to succeed at Man Utd

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Manchester United’s latest signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan has revealed that he is driven by the tragic death of his father at the only age of 33.

Henrikh’s father Hamlet Mkhitaryan, who was also a professional football and spent few years of his career in France, passed away two decades ago from a brain tumor when the former Dortmund star was just seven but the attacking midfielder insists that he takes inspiration from the memories of his beloved father.

Manchester United star reveals rejecting MLS offer, won't rule out future move

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Manchester United summer signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic has admitted that he would never rule out a move to Major League Soccer (MLS) in the future.

The 34-year-old was signed by the Red Devils as the striker became Jose Mourinho’s second addition of in the current transfer window. He joined the 20-time English champions after his contract with Paris Saint-Germain expire at the end of June.

Real Madrid revive interest to sign Man Utd target Paul Pogba

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Manchester United could face severe competition to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba after Real Madrid head coach Zidedine Zidane claimed that ‘anything can happen until 31 August’ in the transfer saga to sign the Frenchman.

The Premier League giants are reportedly close to seal Pogba’s return to Old Trafford this summer despite having an initial £86 million bid rejected from Juventus.

Chelsea agree deal for 23-year-old Croatian, club confirms transfer move

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Belgian football club Excel Royal Mouscron have signed Chelsea goalkeeper Matej Delac on a season-long loan, the club has confirmed.

Delac joined Chelsea in 2009, signing a five-year-contract with the Blues that came into effect in the January 2011 transfer window. He continued playing at Inter in the meantime while his wages were being paid by Chelsea.

Liverpool new star reveals he rejected Manchester United to join Reds

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Sadio Mane has revealed that he snubbed advances from Manchester United to join Liverpool this summer. The Senegalese international became one of the high profile signings at Anfield as he left Southampton and moved to Merseyside.

He joined the Saints from Red Bull Salzburg on the deadline day in the summer of 2014.

Deal agreed for winger; Attacker pictured with manager after completing Liverpool transfer

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Liverpool have agreed a deal for the young winger Ryan Kent to join Barnsley on loan for next season.

The highly rated midfielder was a part of Klopp’s pre-season squad, but the German has decided to send the player out on loan as soon as Barnsley registered their interest in him.

Kent is rated very highly by the staff at Melwood and is considered as Liverpool’s best attacking talent alongside Ojo and Wilson.

From France: Manchester United plotting €60m move for Euro 2016 star

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Manchester United are exploring the possibility of signing French winger Dimitri Payet this summer. The Red Devils have enquired about the possibility of signing the West Ham star and are looking at a fee nearer to €60m to lure him to join Old Trafford.

While United have shifted all their focus on signing Paul Pogba, the club is in need of another winger and Payet certainly, would be a great addition to the squad.

Man Utd set to complete world cup winner's transfer after green signal from Mourinho

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Manchester United are ready to let Bastian Schweinsteiger leave the club this summer.

Turkish giants Besiktas are interested in signing the former Bayern Munich star and Jose Mourinho has apparently given the green signal for a move.

According to latest reports, Besiktas want to sign the German international on loan with an option to buy.

World class Chelsea target agrees record breaking move; Paves way for major Man Utd transfer

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Juventus have announced that they have agreed a deal to sign the world class Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain this summer.

The Argentine striker will be a club record signing for the Italian champions, who have decided to trigger his 94 million Euros release clause.

The move has been officially confirmed on Juventus’s social media and club website.

Man Utd to submit huge bid today; Mourinho will call star personally, wants him to snub Guardiola

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Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus is a target for several European heavyweights but it seems that Manchester United and Manchester City are doing their best to sign the top class talent this summer.

Earlier this month there were reports that Manchester City have submitted a bid higher than the player’s release clause and have convinced the player to join them.

Arsenal want top class Chelsea target, fee decided; Wenger met with his representatives earlier

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Arsenal have had a 35 million Euros bid rejected for the Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette according to a statement released by the Ligue 1 outfit yesterday.

Arsene Wenger is thought to be looking at the Lyon attacker for quite some time and is keen on signing him this summer.

The Gunners have often been undone due to the lack of cutting edge upfront over the last seasons and Wenger is ready to address that this summer.

Manchester United duo set to impress Mourinho to save OT career

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Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones are facing a tough battle to save their Old Trafford career.

The Argentine international was brought by former Red Devils manager Louis van Gaal in 2014. After starring in the centre-back position, injuries and lack of fitness saw a drop in performance at the end of his debut season.

Paul Pogba's Manchester United medical cancelled by his agent Mino Raiola

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Manchester United’s hope of landing Paul Pogba has hit a roadblock after his agent Mino Raiola cancelled his medical.

Juventus star has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford, while the Champions League winners Real Madrid are also interested in signing him. However, it is the Premier League giants who are leading the race in landing the midfielder in the summer transfer window.

Barcelona seeking departure of €30m midfielder

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Barcelona are hopeful of selling €30 million-rated Turkish midfielder Arda Turan this summer, according to reports in Spain.

Turan joined the Catalan club last summer for a reported fee of £24 million but had to wait until the turn of the year to make his club debut due to Barcelona’s transfer ban.

Personal terms agreed with PL star, defensive midfielder close to completing Liverpool transfer

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Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva is closing in on a transfer away from Anfield this summer.

The defensive midfielder was signed by Rafa Benitez back in 2007 and has spent nine seasons at Liverpool.

Lucas failed to establish himself as a first team regular under Klopp last season and the arrival of Grujic was damaged his chances further.

Liverpool agree deal to sign top quality South American attacker; Jose Mourinho admires him

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Benfica midfielder Anderson Talisca is closing in on a move to the Premier League outfit Liverpool.

Jurgen Klopp is looking to add another attacking midfielder to his side and the Brazilian has been identified as an ideal candidate.

According to latest reports from the Portuguese media (via Sportwitness), Benfica have agreed a 20 million pounds deal with Liverpool and Wolves for the technically gifted South American.

FIFA bans Wolfgang Niersbach for World Cup scandal

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Wolfgang Niersbach, a member of Fifa’s ruling council, was banned from football for one year on Monday after Fifa’s ethics committee found him guilty in the investigation into Germany’s 2006 World Cup bid.

Fifa’s ethics committee discovered Niersbach guilt as he failed to report findings about possible unethical conduct and conflicts of interest during the bidding process.

Manchester United to make €38m bid for exciting forward, agent confirms negotiation ongoing

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Premier League giants Manchester City are reportedly deep in negotiation with Palmeiras over the signing of Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus but faces a stiff competition from derby rivals Manchester United.

According to reports from Globoesporte, Manchester United are ready to make a €38m (£26.

Conte approaches world class star for Chelsea transfer; Former Man Utd star confirms contact

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Former Manchester City and Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez has revealed that Chelsea are interested in signing him this summer.

The Argentine forward joined Boca Juniors from Juventus in 2015 and says that he wishes to stay there despite the interest from Premier League. Recently, West Ham United tried to sign Tevez as well.

Arsenal ready to rival Liverpool for £25m midfielder, Klopp is a big fan of the Serie A star

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Arsenal are ready to go head-to-head with Liverpool in pursuit of Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic, according to reports in Italy.

After impressing last season heavily on loan at Inter Milan, he recently joined the Serie A side on a permanent deal. However, Inter could still be willing to sell him for a fee in the region of £25m.

Liverpool Transfer Roundup: £30m bid prepared for PL star; Defender flying into UK for medical

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Liverpool are closing in on a deal to sell the highly talented academy left back Brad Smith.

The young defender is set to undergo a medical with the Premier League outfit Bournemouth soon.

The Reds accepted a bid in the region of 6 million pounds for the Australian international and have negotiated a buy back clause for him as well.

From France: Chelsea step up chase for €30m Manchester United target

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PSG midfielder Blaise Matuidi’s future has come under intense speculation this summer. New PSG boss Unai Emery hopes to retain the services of the French midfielder, whom he described as a “fantastic” and a “great” player, for the 2016/17 season, however, PSG could be open to selling him if they receive a good offer.

Father confirms huge Liverpool bid for Euro 2016 star; Chelsea offered £38m for him this summer

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Portuguese midfielder Joao Mario is a target for Premier League giants Liverpool.

Jurgen Klopp is looking to sign a central midfielder and has been impressed with the Portuguese international.

Mario had a very good tournament in France and helped his side to the Euro 2016 glory. The Sporting midfielder has been monitored by the likes of Inter Milan, Chelsea and Manchester United as well.

Wenger looking to hijack top class Chelsea target; Arsenal begin talks with German's agent

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Arsenal are looking to sign the highly rated German centre back Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia this summer.

The Gunners are facing a bit of a defensive crisis right now and Wenger is looking to address that problem with the signing of the German international.

Valencia are in need of money and are likely to accept a reasonable offer for the experienced centre back.

Liverpool agree deal with Bundesliga club for midfielder; Star spotted in training, Klopp loves him

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Liverpool football club have agreed a deal with the German outfit Hertha Berlin for the loan of Brazilian midfielder Allan Rodrigues.

The highly talented Liverpool midfielder has joined the Bundesliga club in search of more first team action now according to Liverpool Echo. The move has been confirmed by Hertha Berlin as well.

Arsenal offer confirmed for Chelsea target; Wenger met top class star's representatives earlier

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French club Lyon have released an official statement confirming that Arsenal have submitted a 35 million Euros offer for Alexandre Lacazette.

The Ligue 1 outfit also confirmed that the bid has been rejected and they have not received any offer in the region of 48 million Euros from the Gunners as reported by the media earlier.

David Moyes wants Adnan Januzaj reunion at Sunderland

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Newly appointed Sunderland boss David Moyes wants to sign Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj on loan this summer.

Moyes was announced as Sam Allardyce’s successor last week after the Englishman was appointment as the new head coach of the Three Lions’ national team.

Januzaj was considered as one of the best young prospects in world football after netting four goals and providing three assists in just 15 league starts under David Moyes in the 2013/14 campaign.

Mourinho summer targets rejects Manchester United transfer to continue at current club

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Manchester United have handed a blow in their pursuit of signing Raphael Varane after the defender confirmed that he will stay at Real Madrid beyond this summer transfer window.

The France international’s future at the Spanish capital club was uncertain and was linked with a move away from the Champions League winners.

Man United-Pogba deal to spark €250m transfer merry-go-round?

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According to TMW, Italian side Napoli are currently meeting with Inter Milan officials over the transfer of captain Mauro Icardi, with talks said to be ongoing over the 23-year-old, who could potentially be the final piece of the Paul Pogba transfer jigsaw for Manchester United.

Sources in Italy (via Sky Sports) claim that Napoli could spend up to €55m on the striker, who would seemingly replace Gonzalo Higuain who reportedly had a medical at Serie A champions Juventus over the weekend, with the Old Lady said to be willing to pay his buy-out fee, which is set at around the €94m mark.

Huge boost for Chelsea as agent reveals €55m target wants to leave

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The agent of Chelsea target Kalidou Koulibaly has revealed in an interview with Radio CRC that the defender, reportedly valued at around €55m, wants to leave Serie A side Napoli, while also confirming the Premier League side’s interest and still have time to “close a deal”.

The 25-year-old Frenchman has been strongly linked with a move to West London this summer, with the player’s agent, Bruno Satin, announcing that his client is set to leave Italy “for economic reasons”, while also claiming that a move to Chelsea is very much on the cards.

Liverpool lodge formal bid for 22-yr-old defender, player hints transfer move on Twitter

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With Leicester City starlet Ben Chilwell seemingly out of reach (the youngster set to sign a new contract with the Foxes) and Brad Smith likely to be joining Bournemouth, it has left the Reds short of depth in defence. As a result, Jurgen Klopp, the Reds manager, has shifted his attention towards PSV’s young left-back Jetro Willems, making a £13m offer.

Photo: Leaked image confirms major Chelsea transfer; Star's name spotted on club merchandise

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Chelsea and Arsenal have been linked with a move for the Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez this summer.

The Algerian had a spectacular season with the Foxes last year and ended up being the PFA player of the year.

Although Leicester have been adamant that Mahrez is not for sale, it has not stopped the London giants from showing their interest in him.

Chelsea Transfer Round Up: Blues set to bid £25m for defender, Conte wants €25m winger, latest on Lukaku

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Chelsea are expected to remain busy in the transfer market as Antonio Conte has reportedly requested Roman Abramovich, the Blues owner, to sanction him at least five new signing before the start of the new 2016/17 campaign. Without further ado, let’s check the major transfer stories:

Blues ready to pay Victor Lindelof’s release clause

Chelsea have reportedly told Benfica they’re ready to pay Lindelof’s release clause which is thought to be around £25m.

Euro 2016 star could complete Liverpool transfer tomorrow; Fee agreed for defender

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Liverpool are close to completing a move for the young Australian left back Brad Smith.

The young academy graduate is all set to sign for Premier League outfit Bournemouth this summer.

According to latest reports, Liverpool have accepted a fee in the region of 6 million pounds for the full back and Klopp will now look to sign a defender before the window shuts.

Deal Close: Agent flew to London to secure Chelsea transfer deal for €30m winger

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Some players are comfortable playing in a particular type of league. Their playing style is best suited for that particular league and may struggle to replicate a similar type of performances elsewhere. And just because they failed in a different league doesn’t make them a bad player. For example, Juan Cuadrado.

5 strikers Arsenal can target after missing out on Higuaín

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With Arsenal target Gonzalo Higuaín set to move to Juventus for a reported €95 million, the Gunners are forced to look elsewhere for a new striker this summer.

Manager Arsène Wenger is in the market for competition to Olivier Giroud and Danny Welbeck next season and with the club being linked to a number of names it will be interesting to see who, if any, he lands.

Barcelona agree deal for Liverpool target; South American flies out to complete transfer

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Barcelona full back Adriano is set to complete a transfer away from Camp Nou this summer.

The Brazilian defender has fallen out of favour under Luis Enrique and is closing in on a move to Turkish outfit Besiktas.

AS are reporting that Barcelona have already agreed a fee with the Turkish club and the player has arrived in Istanbul for his medical and to complete other formalities.

Mourinho bans 'Pokeman Go' for Man Utd players

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The Pokemon Go craze is everywhere. People are glued to their phone trying to catch Pokemon and funnily the craze has gone too far, even in sports. It has even made it way inside the stadiums, for instance, it has been a huge hit in the Los Angeles Angels’ clubhouse.

However, Jose Mourinho has his way.

Liverpool FC — Four players who could be sold after Joe Allen

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Liverpool have been very busy in this transfer window. Along with signing as many as seven players, the Reds are also rapidly getting rid of players. Jurgen Klopp is very keen on trimming the squad and we can expect further departures after Joe Allen, for whom a fee of £13m was accepted from Stoke City.

Mourinho to beat Real Madrid in transfer chase; Man Utd will finalise huge move this week

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Paul Pogba’s transfer to Manchester United has been the story of the summer and according to latest reports, the move is finally close to completing.

Spanish newspaper AS are reporting (via Sportwitness) that the player is all set to join Manchester United and the transfer could be announced this week by Wednesday or Thursday at the latest.

Arsenal agree deal for 6ft 4in star; 26 year old international set to complete transfer soon

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Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is set to spend another season on loan at Roma.

Latest reports indicate that Arsenal have agreed a loan deal with the Italian side for the Polish keeper and will receive a loan fee of around 1 million Euros.

Roma will have an option to sign him permanently at the end of next season.

€70m world class striker wants Real Madrid transfer, rules out Premier League move

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The two Manchester clubs’ dreams of signing the much sought-after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are up in smoke, with the player stating that the only club he would be interested in moving to is Real Madrid. The Borussia Dortmund man was a target for Pep Guardiola at the Etihad Stadium, and reportedly also held talks with City.

Chelsea ready to pounce as manager admits Andre Ayew’s uncertain future at Swansea

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Swansea City manager Frencesco Guidolin has admitted that he is unsure about the future of his star man Andre Ayew. The Italian suggested that the winger’s future isn’t in his hands, ahead of the 2016/17 Premier League campaign.

In an interview to the BBC, Guidolin said, “Andre is a good guy and a good player, I hope he stays with us but I don’t know.

Man Utd hopeful of signing Paul Pogba after making improved offer of £92m

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Manchester United have submitted an improved bid of £92 million (€110m) for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, the Guardian report.

Juventus have previously rejected a £85 million bid from the Premier League giants and are hoping to secure an additional €10 million on the current bid offered by the Red Devils.

Liverpool favourite to sign €45m forward, Mendes negotiating deal, club president gives green signal for transfer

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Brazilian forward Anderson Talisca is edging closer to joining Liverpool this summer, according to reports from Portugal newspaper O Jogo.

The 22-year-old forward has a reported €45m release clause but Benfica are happy to sell him for a cut-price deal of €25m only. Wolves are also showing an interest in him but it seems he is heading towards Liverpool instead.

From Spain: Man Utd willing to pay €35m for Real Madrid target, talks ongoing, the soap opera continues

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The Gabriel Jesus transfer saga takes a new twist with Manchester United registering a late interest in the Brazilian forward and Spanish newspaper AS has rightly described it as a ‘soap opera’.

Manchester City appeared to have won the race for the young Brazilian striker after the Premier League giants had submitted a €32m bid for the player, which is €8m more than what Manchester United, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern and PSG are supposed to pay as per his contract.

Man Utd's German midfield maestro likely to leave after Paul Pogba's arrival

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Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba’s proposed return to Manchester United is expected to push Bastian Schweinsteiger towards the exit door this summer, according to several local newspapers in England.

Th German International endured a injury-hit season in his debut Premier League campaign, making just 13 league appearances out of which only three coming after the turn of the year.

Manchester United legend reveals timing when he knew he was leaving Old Trafford

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Ryan Giggs has admitted that he never knew that he will not be a part of Jose Mourinho’s coaching staff at Manchester United until a month ago.

The Portuguese tactician was announced was Louis van Gaal’s successor in May, just days after the Red Devils won the FA Cup after beating Crystal Palace in the final.

Agent: Chelsea want to sign €44m Man Utd target; Blues offered €4m-year-deal

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Chelsea are looking to add a defensive reinforcement this summer and have been linked with a host of top defenders to their ranks this summer. One of the names linked with the Blues is Greek international Kostas Manolas, who plays for Serie A giants Roma.

Earlier this month, Gazzetta dello Sport reported that Chelsea had offered a deal worth €4m-per-year for Manolas which is significantly high to what he earns at Roma.

Manchester United target confirms €85m bid, ends speculation about his future

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Real Madrid superstar James Rodriguez has ended speculations about his future after vowing to stay at Real Madrid and further insisting he will fight for his places.

Rodriguez joined Madrid for a reported £63m from Monaco and signed a six-year contract. He impressed in his debut season for Los Blancos but the 2015/16 campaign didn’t particularly go well for him.

Done Deal: Chelsea agree deal for central midfielder, club confirms move

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La Liga club Granada CF have announced on Friday the loan signing of Chelsea’s young Ivorian midfielder Victorien Angban.

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From Spain: Real Madrid preparing bid for Man Utd target, French midfielder wanted by Perez

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If you’re an aspiring journalist and want to know how to write good narratives, trust me don’t ask your senior editors – read Spanish newspapers instead.

Imagine, how a Catalan-based newspaper would react to Barcelona’s signing of Andre Gomes, who was a top summer target for Real Madrid?

Danish Defender: My ambition is to play for Chelsea first team

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Young Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen has stated his desire to play for the first team in the coming years.

The 20-year-old is set for a second season on loan at German Bundesliga side Borussia Mönchengladbach for whom he will play UEFA Champions League football this season.

Christensen has come through the Blues’ academy to be one of the top young talents at Stamford Bridge.

Done Deal: Manchester United agree deal for defender, player poses with new club shirt

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Manchester United defender Guillermo Varela has joined Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt on a season-long loan deal.

The Uruguayan International joined the Premier League giants in 2013 from Penarol to become the first signing of David Moyes’ unsuccessful tenure in charge of the Red Devils.

PHOTO: Manchester United 2016-17 Home Kit revealed

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The Red Devils have officially revealed the brand new Manchester United 2016-17 Home Kit on Saturday. The 16-17 home kit has been sponsored by Adidas.

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Rooney hoping Mourinho can have similar impact to Sir Alex Ferguson

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Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney is hoping Jose Mourinho can have a similar impact on his career to club’s legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

The former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss was officially named as Louis van Gaal’s successor in May and has since won his first game in charge of the Old Trafford outfit in a 2-0 friendly victory over Wigan Atheltic earlier this month.

Chelsea target wishes to join Arsenal, club preparing £42m bid, transfer likely

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According to reports from Eurosport France, Leicester City forward Riyad Mahrez wishes to join Premier League club Arsenal this summer.

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has said previously that he wishes to keep hold of his star player but it seems Mahrez has decided to leave the Premier League champions.

Why Liverpool signed Giorginio Wijnaldum

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Liverpool signed Netherlands international midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum from Newcastle for £25m, making him the seventh arrival of a busy first summer transfer window for Jurgen Klopp.

In the 2014/15 season where he did exceedingly well for PSV as they won the league, Memphis Depay and Luuk de Jong got most of the plaudits, perhaps because they scored more goals, but Wijnaldum was very crucial to their successful season.

Real Madrid agree deal for attacker; Star excited to join 'fantastic team with great history'

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Real Madrid forward Borja Mayoral has completed his loan move to Wolfsburg.

The highly talented 19 year old striker is looking to continue his development with regular first team football and a move to Wolfsburg would be ideal for him.

Loan deal done!

World class Chelsea target agrees move, medical sorted; Paves way for major Man Utd transfer

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Juventus are close to wrapping up a deal for the Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain.

According to latest reports in Italy, the Italian champions have triggered the player’s release clause and will complete a club record signing for the Argentine soon.

It is understood that the Italians are now spending the Paul Pogba money, who is closing in on a world record transfer to Manchester United.

Barcelona agree fee for top class South American; Star wanted by several PL clubs

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Barcelona have agreed a deal to sign the highly talented striker Luciano Vietto from rivals Atletico Madrid.

The young Argentine forward failed to establish himself as a starter at Calderon last season and the capital club have decided to cash in on him.

Vietto made 28 appearances for Atletico Madrid last season, scoring just three times.

Manchester United star hailed as one of the best in the world

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Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has hailed Luke Shaw as one of the best left-backs in the world.

The 21-year-old returned to action for the first time since last September when the Red Devils sealed a 2-0 victory over Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium. A double leg fracture in the Champions League clash against PSV Eindhoven at the start of the last season forced him to spend the rest of the previous campaign on the sidelines.

Manchester United star reveals Red Devils' long-term target

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Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has revealed that Jose Mourinho’s side are preparing for a long-term target of winning the Community Shield against Leicester City on August 7.

The Community Shield is held between the winners the Premier League and the FA Cup of the previous season.

PHOTO: Klopp completes big money transfer; Star poses in Liverpool kit, shirt number revealed

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Liverpool have announced that they have agreed a deal to sign the Newcastle United midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum.

The transfer has been confirmed on the club’s official twitter account.

Back by popular demand… The Melwood lean…#WelcomeWijnaldum pic.

Borussia Dortmund sign German International Andre Schrrule from Wolfsburg

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Bundesliga clubs Borussia Dortmund and Wolfsburg have reached an agreement for the transfer of German International Andre Schurlle, both the clubs have announced.

The 25-year-old has signed a five-year contract with Dortmund and will reportedly cost in the region of €30 million for the Bundesliga runner-ups.

From France: Chelsea bid €50m for long term target, player wants to leave the club

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In theory, Edinson Cavani should be a happy fella at PSG right now. The departure of Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Manchester United means Cavani by default will spearhead the PSG attacking lineup for the upcoming 2016/17 season. He has always demanded the role of a central striker and now will finally get the chance to show his true potential playing in his favoured position.

Liverpool €45m target's future 'about to be resolved', Mendes behind the whole process

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Portugal based newspaper O Jogo has a small update on Anderson Talisca in today’s edition. The Brazilian forward has been linked with a move to Liverpool and there were reports of initial talks being held.

Talisca is a highly talented youngster who can play as a forward or as an attacking midfielder.

Chelsea's transfer plans for €30m defender, Abrahimovic could be tempted to sign the player, club trying to offer better deal

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Having bolstered the midfield and forward department this summer, Chelsea shift their attention towards adding depth in the central defence. The likes of Kostas Manolas and Leonardo Bonucci being linked with the club while recently Chelsea have shown an interest in Benfica’s highly rated defender Victor Lindelof.

Man Utd Officials in Italy to Seal Pogba Deal

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Manchester United officials are in Italy this week to negotiate a deal with Juventus for Paul Pogba, according to sources close to the club.

The French international has been strongly linked with a world record transfer to United this summer with speculation intensifying over the past couple of days.

Barcelona agree deal for €65m Chelsea target, technically gifted midfielder to sign 5-year contract

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In an amazing turn of events, FC Barcelona have pulled off a shock deal for Valencia’s highly-rated midfielder Andre Gomes. La Liga giants Real Madrid were thought to be leading the race for signing Gomes while Premier League club Chelsea and Manchester United had shown an interest too but Barcelona moved in quickly and secured a fantastic deal for the Portugal midfielder last night.

Top class attacker signs Real Madrid agreement; Star was certain to join Barcelona earlier

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Gabriel Jesus’ transfer saga to Europe has been a right mess so far.

A few days ago, the player seemed destined for a move to Barcelona. Then came the interest from Manchester City and apparently their new manager Pep Guardiola swung the deal in City’s favour with a phone call.

Yesterday, reports emerged that the player has snubbed both Manchester City and Barcelona for a move to Real Madrid.

Spanish midfield maestro set to stay at Man Utd, claims Jose Mourinho

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has insisted that he expects Spanish midfielder Juan Mata to stay at the club and wants him to fight for his place.

The former Chelsea playmaker was sold to Man Utd in January 2014 under Jose Mourinho for a reported fee of £37.1 million and several reports claim that Mata will once again be on the move after the Portuguese coach’s arrival at Man Utd this summer.

Chelsea closing in on huge transfer; Fee decided for top quality Man Utd target

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Chelsea have had two bids rejected for the Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata this summer.

However a transfer could be close because Real Madrid are holding out for an offer only 5 million pounds more than Chelsea’s last offer. Usually in such cases, both clubs reach an agreement/compromise.

Source close to star drops major hint on social media; Man Utd transfer likely now

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Paul Pogba’s transfer saga has shown no signs of conclusion yet. The Frenchman could end up at Manchester United or Real Madrid.

At one point it seemed like the player is destined for Manchester United, but then his agent took to social media to rubbish such claims.

Now, there is another interesting and unlikely development in the story.

PHOTO: Klopp seals surprise transfer from Bundesliga; Star poses with Liverpool shirt

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Liverpool have announced that they have completed a deal to sign the experienced Austrian keeper Alex Manninger on a free transfer, subject to international clearance.

The 39-year-old has signed a one year contract at Anfield and will be the third choice keeper for Klopp behind Mignolet and new signing Loris Karius.

PHOTO: Arsenal agree third summer transfer; Star excited after completing dream move

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Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign the highly talented Bolton Wanderers defender Rob Holding.

The player has been linked with a move to Emirates over the last few weeks and now the North London giants have officially confirmed the deal on their website.

You’re right, @ByJohnSmith – and it’s now official #WelcomeRob

Mourinho gives insight on Manchester United team news for Dortmund clash

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Jose Mourinho has confirmed summer signing Eric Bailly will partner Phil Jones in the heart of Manchester United’s back four during the pre-season clash against Borussia Dortmund on Friday.

The Red Devils made a trip to the Far East, where they will take on the Bundesliga club and Manchester City in the two pre-season fixtures scheduled in China.

Borussia Dortmund re-sign German International from Bayern Munich

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German International Mario Gotze has returned to Borussia Dortmund from rivals Bayern Munich on a four-year deal, both the clubs have announced.

The 24-year-old left the Westfalenstadion arena in 2013 after Bayern triggered his €37 million release clause, to make him one of the first signings of Pep Guardiola at the Bavarian club.

PHOTO: Barcelona agree genius deal for attacker; Medical done, star poses in club shirt

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Croatian winger Alen Halilovic has completed his transfer from Barcelona to Hamburg earlier today.

The highly talented winger completed his medical with the German side today morning and will sign a five year contract with them.

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Manchester United willing to pay €40m for Real Madrid star, Mourinho made contact, player considered offer

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Check the front page of Spanish newspaper Marca today. It reads: “Varane Dice No A Mou”. It means “Varane says NO to Mou”.

I don’t speak Spanish. So I let our in-house Spanish translator Manuel Traquete to translate the story for me. Based on his translation, here’s the gist I get:

Jose Mourinho signed Varane in 2011 from French club Lens during his time at Real Madrid.

Wayne Rooney feeling the pressure at Manchester United

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Wayne Rooney has admitted that his starting place at Manchester United is under pressure following the arrival of big attacking names at the club.

Jose Mourinho has already signed attacking duo Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan, alongside defender Eric Bailly since his appointment at the Old Trafford outfit in May.

Tactical analysis: Chelsea’s pre-season victory gives first glimpse of Conte’s formation

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Chelsea recorded their first win under Antonio Conte with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Austrian side WAC RZ Pellets. This was, incidentally, their first pre-season win in two years, and Conte would have been pleased to see his side keep a clean sheet as well in the process. A goal from striker Bertrand Traore put the Blues in the lead going into the break before late strikes from two more youngsters, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Nathaniel Chalobah sealed the deal.

Chelsea Transfer: Conte tells Abrahimovic he wants to sign €65m Real Madrid target

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Andre Gomes has more or less decided that he will leave Valencia in the summer. Real Madrid could be his likely destination but Chelsea haven’t given up on him, as yet.

Valencia have started preparing for next season assuming a life without their star midfielder Andre Gomes. Los Che are prepared to lose him at the right price and have already started searching a suitable replacement for him.

Manchester United join the race to sign €60m Chelsea target

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Manchester United have joined the race to sign Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci. The 29-year-old’s name was discussed in negotiations over Paul Pogba.

According to reports from ESPN, United will turn their attention to buying a centre-back once they complete the signing of Pogba.

Liverpool agree fee for technically gifted PL star; Player impressed during Euro 2016

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Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen is all set to complete a transfer away from Merseyside this summer.

The Welsh international has just 12 months left on his current deal and is unlikely to extend it without assurances of regular first team football.

With the likes of Grujic, Henderson and Can already at the club, Klopp cannot make any such promises to the former Swansea player.

Deal Agreed: Liverpool agree deal for £25m PL winger

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Newcastle United have accepted a bid in the region of £25 million from Liverpool for winger Georginio Wijnaldum, according to Sky Sports News.

The Reds have been strongly linked with the Dutch international over the past couple of days after missing out on Udinese’s Piotr Zieliński.

Mourinho's astonishing transfer done; World class star will join Man Utd by Sunday

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Paul Pogba is all set to be confirmed as a Manchester United player.

According to reliable reports from France, Juventus have agreed to let their star player leave this summer.

Manchester United have agreed to pay 120 million Euros for their former academy graduate and the player has already agreed personal terms.

From Spain: Manchester City beat Manchester United to the signing of €32m striker

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Catalan based newspaper Sport has devoted quite a bit of space for young Brazilian striker: Gabriel Jesus. Sport claims that Manchester City, out of nowhere, have snatched a deal for the Palmeiras striker who was almost certain to join Barcelona. Money speaks.

Gabriel is one the upcoming young talents from the Brazilian shores and due to a similar playing style, he is often compared with his national team skipper, Neymar.

Chelsea agree deal for record breaking winger with breathtaking pace, transfer completed

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Chelsea have agreed a deal to send their talented winger Alex Kiwomya on loan at the League Two club Crewe Alexandra.

The 20-year-old winger made his professional debut on loan at Barnsley and also spent a month on loan at Fleetwood last season.

Yet to break into the Chelsea first team, the explosive young winger has signed a loan deal with the League two side until 9 January 2017 and is expected to continue his development with more first-team action under his belt.

Real Madrid to match Man Utd bid for world class star; Player has promised to move to Old Trafford

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Earlier today there were reports that Paul Pogba’s move to Manchester United is all but done and could be confirmed by the weekend.

However, there is latest twist in the tale and Real Madrid are now willing to hijack the move.

Los Blancos have apparently called Juventus according to the Italian media regarding Pogba.

David Beckham gives his verdict on Jose Mourinho's appointment at Man Utd

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Manchester United legend and former midfielder David Beckham has backed Jose Mourinho to be an instant hit at the Theatre of Dreams.

The former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss was officially appointed as Louis van Gaal’s successor in May and is currently with the Man Utd squad in China for the club’s pre-season tour.

PHOTO: Barcelona agree deal for combative midfielder; Star pictured in club shirt

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Barcelona have agreed a deal with Russian outfit Rubin Kazan for the transfer of Alex Song.

The Cameroon international has struggled to establish himself as a first team player ever since he joined the Catalan giants from Arsenal.

The player was then loaned out to West Ham, where he impressed in patches.

Liverpool close to completing £25m deal for creative genius; Medical arranged, announcement soon

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Newcastle United midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum is closing in on a move to Liverpool.

The 25 year old Dutch international is ready to leave Newcastle after their relegation to the Championship and the Reds are the only club willing to pay for him.

According to Northern Echo, Liverpool are very close to completing a 25 million pounds deal for the former PSV captain and a deal could be finalized this week.

Attacker set to complete Man Utd transfer; Messi thinks forward is a future superstar

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Manchester United striker James Wilson is all set to join the Championship outfit Fulham on loan for next season.

The highly talented academy graduate has struggled to establish himself as a first team player and the emergence of Marcus Rashford has further damaged his chances of getting some first team action.

Chelsea submit massive bid for Man Utd target; Star's father prefers Old Trafford move

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is looking to sign another striker this summer.

The Blues recently signed the Belgian international Michy Batshuayi, but Conte is keen on adding more depth to that position.

Furthermore, with the rumours surrounding Diego Costa’s future at Stamford Bridge, it seems that the former Juventus boss is in no mood to take any risks.

Liverpool begin transfer talks for South American, club official in UK; Deal agreed for 28 year old

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Liverpool have begun talks to sign the talented Brazilian winger Anderson Talisca from Benfica.

Jurgen Klopp is looking to add some flair and pace to his attack and Talisca has been identified as an alternative to Mario Gotze.

The Bayern Munich star was a target for Klopp, but he is closing in on a return to Borussia Dortmund.

Atléti turn their attention to Liverpool after failing to sign Chelsea star

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2016 UEFA Champions League runners-up Atlético Madrid have turned their attention to Liverpool striker Divock Origi after failing to sign Chelsea’s Diego Costa, according to Sky Sports.

The Spanish La Liga side have tried hard to bring Costa back to Madrid this summer after selling the striker to Chelsea two years ago.

Arsenal fail in bid for Serie A's 'New Cafu'

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According to reputed Italian website Gianlucadimarzio.com, Arsenal have failed with an undisclosed bid for Torino wideman Bruno Peres, with the Gunners offer considered to be too low for the Brazilian.

Peres, 26, completed the most dribbles for a defender across the top five European leagues in the 2015/16 season, reportedly interesting both Arsenal and Premier League champions Leicester City – and the Gunners have made the first move.

Napoli reveal rejected €60m offer for huge Arsenal target

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Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has revealed that he rejected a huge €60m bid plus “two or three players” for Arsenal target Gonzalo Higuain from Atletico Madrid last month, while also claiming that the offer is the only one to have arrived for the Argentine striker.

Higuain, 28, is in high demand after breaking the Serie A record for most goals scored in a single domestic campaign, with the striker bagging 36 league goals in a brilliant third season at Napoli.

Chelsea reject surprise £14.25m bid for future first team star

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According to the Daily Mail, Premier League side Chelsea have rejected a £14.25m bid from Borussia Monchengladbach for Andreas Christensen, with the Danish international defender currently halfway through a two-year loan deal at the Bundesliga side.

Christensen, 20, was named the fans player of the year at Monchengladbach ahead of new £35m Arsenal signing Granit Xhaka last season, and remains highly rated at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea fail with huge €75m bid for Euro 2016 star

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According to Spanish radio station Cadena SER, Chelsea have had a €75m bid for Spanish striker Alvaro Morata rejected by Real Madrid.

The 23-year-old striker, who scored three times for Spain in Euro 2016, was bought back to the Spanish capital for €30m only this summer from Juventus after spending two years in Serie A.

Mkhitaryan reveals target in his first season at Manchester United

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Manchester United summer signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan has revealed that he has set his sights on winning the Premier League title with the Red Devils in the 2016-17 season.

The 27-year-old was the third player to move to Old Trafford in the summer transfer window, after defender Eric Bailly and Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Manchester City set to German International in a £42m deal

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Manchester City are on the verge of signing German attacking starlet Leroy Sane for a reported transfer fee of £42 million, Schalke have confirmed.

The 20-year-old started 23 Bundesliga matches last season, netting eight goals and providing six assists, is set to join Pep Guardiola’s era in the North-West of England.

Manchester United agree deal for defender, player all set for transfer in the next few days

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Guillermo Varela has dropped down the pecking orders at Manchester United and he is considered surplus to the requirements at the club.

According to latest reports from ESPN FC, new manager Jose Mourinho has allowed him to leave Old Trafford as the Uruguayan doesn’t feature in his first team plans.

Agent confirms Chelsea's 'concrete' interest in Serie A star, no deal being done as yet

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Asmir Begovic has proved over the years that he is a reliable goalkeeper and good enough to start for any Premier League side. Last season, he took the starting role at Chelsea when Thibaut Courtois got injured in the first half of last season and did a decent job.

It seems, however, Begovic, could be allowed the leave the London club and thus he’s drawn the attentions of Premier League club Everton.

From Italy: Agent travelling to London today to seal €70m Arsenal deal

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Inter striker Mauro Icardi’s future has come under intense speculation in the media over the past few weeks. Arsenal are reluctant to pay over €90m for Gonzalo Higuain and have set their sight on the Inter Milan striker instead.

The Gunners have made initial contact with the player and the striker is set for talks with Arsenal over a move to the Emirates Stadium this summer, according to reports from Sky Sport Italia.

Manchester United transfer: Club plotting move to sign £150k-per-week Spain International

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Internazionale are the latest club to be linked with a move for Manchester United playmaker Juan Mata, according to reports in Italy.

Italian outlet Tuttosport are claiming that the Italian giants could make a move for the Spaniard if they are unsuccessful in their attempt to sign Gabriel Jesus from Palmeiras.

PHOTO: Conte said £23m attacker will be heading to Chelsea, Star now spotted in Blues training camp

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Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado has returned to Chelsea from his loan spell at Juventus.

Chelsea have announced on their official website that the player is back in training. The Colombian is seen training with Azpilicueta in Austria, where Chelsea take on WAC RZ Pellets tomorrow.

The Italian champions wanted to make the move permanent but Antonio Conte wanted to bring back the Colombian.

World class star asks to join Man Utd; Stunning €60m deal already agreed with the player

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The much talked about transfer saga of Paul Pogba seems to be nearing its conclusion and it does not end with him staying put at Juventus.

The Frenchman is a target for Jose Mourinho and Manchester United are doing everything in their power to bring him back to Old Trafford.

Allowed to leave as a free agent a few seasons ago, the Red Devils are now willing to pay a world record fee to rectify their mistake of underestimating his ability in the past.

Barcelona agree deal for Man Utd target; Technically gifted winger will sign five year contract

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Barcelona have agreed a deal with German outfit Hamburg for the highly talented Croatian winger Alen Halilovic.

The Catalan giants will receive a fee of 5 million Euros for the young winger and have an option to buy him back for the next two seasons. The Croatian will sign a five year contract with the Bundesliga outfit.

Chelsea €65m target's transfer could pave way for Liverpool to sign La Liga midfielder

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Real Madrid are looking to sign a central midfielder this summer. After apparently admitting a defeat to Manchester United (well, Spanish newspaper Marca believe they’ve actually let United to do the business) in the race to sign Paul Pogba, Los Blancos have shifted their attention towards signing Andre Gomes.

Ranieri claims Arsenal target will stay at Leicester

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Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri has insisted that star winger Riyad Mahrez wants to stay at the Foxes.

Despite being offered a lucrative new contract, the reigning PFA Players’ Player of the Year has been strongly linked with a move away from the King Power Stadium this summer with European giants including Arsenal, Barcelona and Manchester City thought to be interested for his services.

Klopp wants top quality creative star; Liverpool transfer to be finalised in the next five days

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Newcastle United midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum is apparently closing in on a move to Premier League club Liverpool.

The Dutch international wants to leave the Championship outfit in order to play at a higher level and would love the chance to play at Anfield next season.

After a deal for Piotr Zielinski fell through, Klopp switched his attentions to the Newcastle midfielder and the Reds are willing to pay top dollar for his services now.

Chelsea to pay star's release clause, Man Utd bid for him earlier; Star in UK right now

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Chelsea are ready to trigger the release clause of the Benfica defender Victor Lindelof.

The Swedish international is highly rated around Europe and Antonio Conte wants him to strengthen Chelsea’s defensive options.

The 22 year old defender was a target for Manchester United as well, but Mourinho signing Eric Bailly earlier this summer has allowed Chelsea a clear run at the player now.

Reason revealed why Manchester United star not part of pre-season squad for China

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has announced his 25-man squad for the Red Devils’ pre-season tour of China.

Out of the notable figures missing the trip to the Far East is left-back Cameron Borthwick-Jackson. The 19-year-old made his first team debut last November, under the guidance of Louis van Gaal.

Chelsea join the race for €60m Manchester City target, Conte wants him, club yet to respond to offers

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According to Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, Chelsea have joined Manchester City in the race for Italian defender Leonardo Bonucci. The Juventus centre-back, who is currently holidaying in the Mediterranean, is said to have told close friends that he is considering a move away from the Serie A champions, with both Chelsea and City waiting in the wings.

From Spain: Manchester United join the race to sign €50m Arsenal star

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Manchester United have joined their neighbours in attempting to sign Arsenal right-back Héctor Bellerín this summer, according to reports in Spain.

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City had emerged as the latest club wanting to sign the highly-rated defender from their Premier League rivals earlier this week, and now it appears United want to get in on the act as well.

Mourinho's wife shares picture of tactics board: Paul Pogba in Manchester United XI?

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Has Jose Mourinho already started planning for life at Manchester United with Paul Pogba in his midfield for the 2016/17 season? The answer could be ‘yes’.

According to latest reports in Italy, Manchester United are close to sealing a €125 million (£105m) deal for the French midfielder.

Man City made formal approach to sign long term Manchester United target

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Manchester City have made a formal approach to sign West Ham’s highly rated teenage star Reece Oxford.

According to reports from the Telegraph, City have made contact on Monday night for the 17-year-old who is also wanted by a host of Premier League clubs including Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool.

Manchester United's €180m transfer plans for €230k-per-week star, deal close to being done

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Latest update on the Paul Pogba transfer saga:

Manchester United are close to sealing a €125 million (£105m) deal for Paul Pogba, according to reports in Italy.

Italian newspaper Gazzetta Dello Sport are claiming that United’s offer has been accepted.

Pogba has been chased by United all summer and have been favourites to land the Juventus star since Real Madrid admitted to pulling out of an offer.

Juventus end pursuit to sign Arsenal's attacking target

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Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has rubbished rumors that the club’s star striker Gonzalo Higuain is set to join Serie A rivals Juventus this summer.

The Argentine striker, who scored 36 league goals last season to equal Gino Rossetti’s 87-year-old record for most goals in an Italian top-flight campaign, was reportedly closing in on a mega-money move to Juventus.

Juventus end pursuit to sign Arsenal's attacking target

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Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has rubbished rumors that the club’s star striker Gonzalo Higuain is set to join Serie A rivals Juventus this summer.

The Argentine striker, who scored 36 league goals last season to equal Gino Rossetti’s 87-year-old record for most goals in an Italian top-flight campaign, was reportedly closing in on a mega-money move to Juventus.

Defenders signs four year Chelsea deal, player joins pre-season camp in Austria

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Chelsea defender Ola Aina has committed his future to the London club by signing a four-year contract, the club has confirmed.

Aina is one of Chelsea’s academy’s most promising young talents and has been knocking at the corridor for a potential role in the senior team for a while now. Last season, he was promoted to the senior team but the teenager didn’t get a single minute of competitive action.

Man Utd prepare move for £25m rated Brazilian defender

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Manchester United are eyeing a £25 million swoop for Monaco’s first choice right back Fabinho, according to reports in the Daily Mail.

The Premier League giants have been monitoring progress of the Brazilian International for over the last campaign and have maintained close contacts over a potential move this summer.

Spaniard set to complete Real Madrid transfer; Club president drops major hint, deal almost done

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Real Madrid are close to completing a loan move for the 26 year old versatile defender Nacho.

The Spanish defender has fallen out of favour at Santiago Bernabeu and will join the Italian giants Roma on loan for the whole of next season.

The Serie A club have an option to sign Nacho permanently when the loan deal expires, however, Real Madrid have also inserted a buyback clause in the player’s agreement much like that of Morata at Juventus.

Done Deal: Arsenal agree deal for winger, club confirms move, player poses in the club shirt

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Brazilian winger Wellington Silva has left Arsenal and returned to Brazil to join Fluminense, the Brazilian club has confirmed on their official twitter account.

Silva joined the Gunners in 2010 but he failed to get a work permit that prevented him from playing for Arsenal. Instead, he spent time on loan in Spain with Levante, Alcoyano, Ponferradina, Murcia and Almeria.

From Spain: Manchester United's €60m summer target close to sealing transfer move

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Valencia midfielder Andre Gomes is close to joining the reigning European champions Real Madrid, according to reports from Spanish newspaper Marca.

Gomes is a highly talented player who won the European championship medal with Portugal in France last month. Los Che value him at €65m, but Real Madrid are increasingly confident of striking a deal at €50m with an additional €5-10m as bonuses depending on objectives reached.

No one will ever match Lionel Messi, says Barcelona legend

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Barcelona legend and former midfielder Xavi Hernandez has claimed that there is no player in world football that can be compared to his former teammate Lionel Messi.

Messi faced a woeful summer after announcing his shocking retirement from international football in the wake of Argentina’s another defeat in a major tournament.

Report: Chelsea's £45m target offered £100k-per-week deal

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Leicester City are confident Riyad Mahrez will not be following N’Golo Kante out of the exit door.

Mahrez was one of last season’s standout players for Leicester, scoring 17 goals to help the Foxes win a miraculous Premier League title.

The 25-year-old has three years left on his present deal.

Wenger hijacks Tottenham target, fee agreed for defender; Star completes Arsenal medical

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Arsenal are expected to complete a move for the highly talented Bolton Wanderers defender Rob Holding.

The player has been linked with a move to Emirates over the last few weeks and now the local media is reporting that a fee has been agreed between both clubs and the player completed his medical yesterday evening.

Top class PL star set to complete Chelsea transfer; Club chief confirms deal is close

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been linked with a move away from the London club this summer.

Yesterday there were reports that the player has handed in a transfer request.

The Spanish striker has been linked with a move back to Spain and it seems that Atletico Madrid are keen on a reunion.

Conte says £23m attacker is heading to Chelsea soon; Star impressed at Copa America

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Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado has been linked with a permanent move to Juventus over the last few months.

The Colombian joined the Italian champions on loan and the Italians were willing to make the deal permanent for a reasonable price.

However, it seems that Antonio Conte is keen to work with the player at Chelsea and therefore a permanent move to Turin might not be possible this summer.

Man Utd announcement on hold, Mourinho close to huge transfer; Star could sign contract today

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Manchester United have delayed announcing the squad numbers for next season.

Reports claim that the Old Trafford outfit do not want to change them after the transfer window and are therefore waiting for the Paul Pogba transfer to be completed before the numbers are given out.

The French international prefers wearing the number 15 shirt, which is available at Manchester United.

PHOTO: Klopp agrees deal for experienced star; Player spotted in Liverpool, medical today

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Earlier this week, reports emerged that Liverpool are close to completing the signing of the Augsburg centre back Ragnar Klavan.

Now the ever reliable Liverpool Echo are reporting that the Bundesliga defender has already arrived in Liverpool for his medical.

The 30 year old was spotted near Melwood earlier and here are some of the images of him arriving at the Spire Liverpool hospital earlier today.

Manager explains why priority summer target should snub Mourinho's Manchester United

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Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has urged Paul Pogba to snub advances from Manchester United in order to continue with the Old Lady to win the Scudetto and hopefully the Champions League.

The 23-year-old is currently on a break after playing a role in France’s road to the final of the Euro 2016.

Liverpool: Deal agreed for star,medical tomorrow; Top class attacker arriving for transfer talks

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Liverpool are close to completing a transfer for Augsburg centre back Ragnar Klavan.

The 30 year old defender will sign as a backup and a direct replacement for Kolo Toure.

The Reds decided to release the former Arsenal and Manchester City defender this summer and have sold Martin Skrtel as well.

Premier League club set to sign Alvaro Negredo and Neven Subotic

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Premier League’s newly promoted side Middlesbrough are on the verge of completing sensational deals for Valencia striker Alvaro Negredo and Borussia Dortmund centre back Neven Subotic.

Negredo was left out of Valencia’s squad that have traveled to Holland for their pre-season tour and is set to be confirmed as club’s seventh signing of the summer after having a medical later this week.

Reputed newspaper says huge Man Utd transfer 'almost done', Personal terms agreed earlier

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French midfielder Paul Pogba is almost certainly leaving Juventus this summer if the media reports over the last few weeks are to be believed.

The likes of Real Madrid and Manchester United have already initiated contact with Juventus for the signing of Paul Pogba and the Old Trafford giants are closing in on a deal for him.

Mourinho's shock transfer target, Man Utd looking to sign this popular Liverpool star

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Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen has been linked with a move away from Anfield this summer.

The Welsh midfielder has not received any assurances of regular first team football next summer and is expected to complete a transfer soon.

The likes of Swansea, West Ham and Stoke are apparently interested in the player and the latest name in the list of suitors is Manchester United.

Deal Close: Chelsea met with player's agent last week, Spaniard all set for transfer

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With Asmir Begovic all set to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, Chelsea are moving quickly to replace him with AC Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez.

The Serie A giants have no short of options in the goalkeeping department and they are set to allow shot-stopper Diego Lopez to join Chelsea.

According to reports from Gazzetta World, Chelsea have shown a strong interest in the Spanish goalkeeper and met with the player’s agent last week to finalise a deal.

Not Higuain: Arsenal planning to table £46m bid for Argentine striker

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It seems like Arsenal have backed away from the race to sign Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain. The Argentine is a great scorer (scored 36 goals in 2015/16 and set up a new record in Serie A), playing at the peak of his career and there’s absolutely no reason why Arsenal should not sign him.

The player wants to move outside Italy and Premier League remains his preferred destination.

From Spain: £185k-per-wk star hands in 'transfer request', Chelsea transfer could be on the cards

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Another day. Another new twist in the Diego Costa’s transfer saga. Spanish media believe Costa is unhappy at Chelsea and he wants a return to Atletico Madrid. The La Liga club are desperate to get him back while the player himself wants to be reunited with Diego Simeone.

Interestingly, most of the rumours have come from Spain.

Liverpool agree fee for Bundesliga star; Klopp confident of completing midfielder transfer this week

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Liverpool are poised to complete the signing of the Augsburg centre back Ragnar Klavan this week.

The 30 year old defender will sign as a replacement for recently released Kolo Toure. With the likes of Sakho and Gomez picking up injuries earlier this month, Klopp is keen on adding some depth to the centre back position and Ragnar is expected to fill that void.

£50m bid submitted; Conte regularly calls star, Man Utd target promised important role at Chelsea

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Chelsea have recently completed the signing of Michy Batshuayi as a back up striker for next season.

However, the new Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is now looking to sign a first choice forward as well.

Spaniard Diego Costa has apparently put in a transfer request and the Italian manager is looking to make other arrangements in case the club fail to hold on to the former Atletico Madrid striker.

Paul Pogba's move to Man Utd under threat

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Paul Pogba’s potential move to Manchester United could be under serious threat after Real Madrid met with his agent Mino Raiola to discuss the Juventus talisman’s future.

The 2016 Champions League winners want Pogba to delay his decision over his next move before the club make up their mind over the signing of the 23-year-old.

Chelsea look to £25m defender as alternative to Bonucchi

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Chelsea have switched their attention to Germany international Shkodran Mustafi after failing in their attempt to land Leonardo Bonucci, according to the Mirror.

New manager Antonio Conte is looking to strengthen a Chelsea defence that shipped 53 goals in the Premier League last season and never really recovered after their woeful start.

Man Utd deal agreed; Barcelona want South American, Star dreams of playing at Old Trafford

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Manchester United have agreed a deal which will see Virgin money become the club’s new financial partner in the UK.

The deal was announced on the club’s official website earlier today. The club statement confirmed that the deal will be in effect from the start of the 2016/17 season.

Virgin Money will be the Official Retail Financial Services Partner of Manchester United and both parties have agreed a four year deal.

Forgotten Manchester United attacker keen on impressing Mourinho

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Andreas Pereira has revealed he is working hard to impress his manager Jose Mourinho in order to become a regular for Manchester United in the 2016-17 season.

The Portuguese coach was in charge of the Red Devils for the first time during the pre-season fixture against Wigan Athletic. The Premier League giants sealed a 2-0 win over the Latics at the DW Stadium on Saturday.

Man Utd defender lined up for move to Villarreal

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La Liga side Villarreal are set to make an offer for Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo this summer, according to reports in Spain.

The Yellow Submarine have already narrowed their back-line by allowing Eric Bailly head into the other direction to make him Jose Mourinho’s first signing at Man Utd and are reportedly preparing to offer a loan deal for the Argentine defender.

Mourinho wants Manchester United defender to be as good as Real Madrid star

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that he will work towards making summer signing Eric Bailly as good as Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane.

The Portuguese tactician was in charge of the Spanish capital club when the centre-back joined the 11 time European champions in 2011, which is one year after Mourinho took charge at Madrid.

Chelsea complete signing of Leicester City midfielder

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Chelsea have completed the signing of French midfielder N’Golo Kante from fellow Premier League club Leicester City, both the clubs have announced.

The 25-year-old has signed a five-year contract with the Blues and will become new Chelsea boss Antonio Conte’s second signing at the club following the arrival of Belgian forward Michy Batshuayi last month.

United and Liverpool wingers are two of 5 biggest signings this year

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It is known that success in football comes at a price, and that price is often given in the amounts paid for the transfers of players who were crucial to the team’s success. Transfers can determine the outcome of a season and even the future of a club. We all remember Leeds United who went bankrupt after a series of unsuccessful transfers and Aston Villa who got relegated after selling their top scoring striker last year.

From Spain: Manchester United leading the race to sign €80m Chelsea target, Mendes key behind move

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This summer is very crucial for James Rodriguez. He needs to make a decision: whether to stay at Real Madrid or to move elsewhere. The 2015/16 campaign didn’t particularly go well for him. He first fell out with Rafael Benitez and then saw his game time getting curtailed under Zinedine Zidane.

Each manager has his own set of ideas and Rodriguez probably doesn’t not fit into the plans of the Frenchman.

Chelsea agree deal for highly talented attacking midfielder, club confirms move

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Chelsea have confirmed that young attacking midfielder Kasey Palmer has joined Championship club Huddersfield Town on loan for the 2016/17 season.

The 19-year-old youngster joined Chelsea from Charlton Athletic in 2013 and has been one of the standout performers for the Chelsea junior side ever since.

Manchester United's €24m target set for transfer, club president negotiating deal

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European champions Real Madrid have reportedly stolen a march on Barcelona and Manchester United and are close to signing the highly rated young Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus in coming weeks.

The 19-year-old has a €24m release clause (a very strange one indeed) that is applicable only to four European clubs – Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United and Bayern Munich.

Bayern Munich playmaker set to join rivals Dortmund

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Bayern Munich playmaker Mario Gotze is on the verge of a sensational return to Borussia Dortmund for a reported transfer fee of €28 million, German outlet Bild report.

Gotze joined Bayern in 2013 after the Bavarian club triggered his €37 million release clause, making him the second-most expensive German player to date.

Man Utd midfielder delivers verdict over Jose Mourinho's first week of training

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Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has insisted that the players are enjoying working under new boss Jose Mourinho.

The former Chelsea manager was appointed as Louis van Gaal’s successor in May before starting off his first official day as Red Devils’ head coach in the first week of June.

From Italy: Chelsea offer €4m-per-year deal for €44m Arsenal target

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With N’Golo Kante close to joining Chelsea from Leicester City, the Blues must shift their attention to other areas of need. A top class defender is required this summer and one of the names being considered is AS Roma’s central defender Kostas Manolas, who is also wanted by Premier League rivals Arsenal.

Arsenal Pre-season fixtures: Wenger vs Guardiola, Gunners face MLS All-Stars

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In theory, this is Arsene Wenger’s last chance to win the Premier League title for Arsenal since 2004. The Frenchman has a contract with the Gunners till 2017, so unless, he pens a new deal, this is Wenger’s final season at the North London club.

Arsenal did a brilliant job by moving quickly ahead of other potential suitors in signing Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka before Euro 2016.

Chelsea agree €36m deal for PL midfielder, medical within 48 hours, player to sign 5 yr-contract

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Chelsea have completed the signing of in-demand midfielder N’Golo Kante from Leicester City, according to RMC Sport’s Mohamed Bouhafsi. The radio’s Chief Football Editor used his Twitter account to reveal that a €36 million deal is in place and Kante will have his medical at Stamford Bridge in the next 48 hours.

Chelsea transfer round up: Blues make £27m bid for PL star, Conte plots move for Lazio winger, latest on Costa

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So it came out that claims from Le Parisien aren’t exactly true. Earlier this week, the French broadsheet made a bold claim that Chelsea had agreed to a deal for Leicester City’s midfield lynchpin N’Golo Kanté. The French midfielder, who played a key role for France in Euro 2016, will have signed a five-year deal as per the report.

Chelsea agree deal for midfielder, club confirms move, player signs three-year contract

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Reading has signed out-of-contract Chelsea midfielder John Swift, the club has confirmed on Thursday. The player has signed a three-year deal with the Royals.

Swift came through the youth ranks at the London club; his career started in 2007 in the U13s and his time at the Bridge ends at 21.

Not Higuain: Arsenal step up chase for Serie A striker

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Arsenal are the latest club to be linked with a move for AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca.

Over the past couple of the weeks, the Colombian striker has been touted to live the San Siro this summer after the club’s failure to qualify for the UEFA Champions League.

Bacca scored 18 goals in his 38 Serie A appearances for the Rossoneri in his first season in Italy following his €30 million switch from Sevilla 12 months ago.

Arsenal's prime target set for transfer after big money offer

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Juventus are preparing a mega-money bid to sign Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, according to several reports in Italy.

Italian outlet Tutto Sport claim that Juventus already have an agreement in place with Higuain and now hoping to negotiate the Argentine’s £78 million release clause with fellow Serie A club Napoli.

Spain international sets his heart on Chelsea transfer, club following his every move closely

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La Liga giants Atletico Madrid haven’t given up on their hopes of signing Diego Costa. The Rojiblancos are looking to sign a striker this summer and are linked with some of the high profile names like Carlos Bacca, Kevin Gameiro, Mauro Icardi, and Gonzalo Higuain but Costa remains Diego Simeone’s first choice target.

Manchester United legend Ferguson reveals special player of this generation

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Manchester United legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson claims Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is the “special player” of his generation.

The 31-year-old played a key role in helping the Spanish capital club win their second Champions League title in three years. Following that, he joined Portugal squad for the Euro 2016 and was instrumental in his side’s route to reach the final, where he lasted only for 25 minutes.

PHOTO: Winger poses with the club shirt after completing Liverpool transfer

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Spanish winger Sergi Canos has completed his move from Liverpool to Norwich on Wednesday.

Liverpool are set to receive £2.5m for Canos, while the deal reportedly included a potential buy-back option.

The 19-year-old failed to agree terms on a new contract with Liverpool and decided to move elsewhere permanently this summer.

Chelsea agree deal for defender, club confirms move

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Chelsea confirmed late on Wednesday evening that defender Tomas Kalas has joined Fulham on a season-long loan. The 23 year-old will continue his time in the Championship with the Blues’ West London rivals, after spending last season at Middlesbrough.

The 23 year-old looked set to be the next big thing at Stamford Bridge after he made his debut in a league game against Liverpool two years ago.

Manchester United agree deal for defender, club confirms move, player signs two-year contract

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Another day, another academy player leaves Manchester United. This week, three academy players have left the club – Joe Rothwell, Tyler Reid and Anthony Fletcher – and now defender Jimmy Dunne has joined the list as well.

The newly promoted Premier League side Burnley have signed the 18-year-old defender from United, the club have confirmed on Wednesday.

Liverpool agree deal for midfielder, player passes medical ahead of move, announcement today

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AFC Bournemouth are edging closer to signing Jordon Ibe from Liverpool. According to reports from Sky Sports, Ibe has agreed personal terms and passed a medical ahead of his £15m move to the Cherries.

The report claims that Bournemouth will officially announce the deal on Thursday and the winger will immediately fly out to Chicago to join up with his new teammates for the pre-season training camp in Illinois, USA.

Ibrahimovic to miss pre-season; Luke Shaw set to return after 10 months out

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Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is expected to be left behind for Manchester United’s pre-season by manager Jose Mourinho.

The Red Devils fly to China on Tuesday but Mourinho wants the Swedish striker to make his club debut against Galatasaray on 30 July or Everton on 3 August, meaning Ibrahimovic will miss at least the first two pre-season games against Borussia Dortmund and local rivals Manchester City.

Chelsea make €30m bid for Arsenal target, negotiation with the player underway

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Chelsea, out the blue, have joined the race to sign Brazil’s highly talented striker Gabriel Barbosa. According to reports from Brazil (sounds legit, isn’t it?), the Blues have reportedly submitted a €30m bid for the striker who is commonly known by the monicker “Gabigol”.

The young striker is only 19 but he is rated highly in his native land and in some quarters often his talents are being compared with Barcelona superstar Neymar.

Arsenal could make record-breaking deal for Serie A superstar

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Arsenal may need to break their record transfer fee to land Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuaín this summer.

It was reported on Tuesday that the Premier League giants would need to match the Argentines’s full buy-out clause of €94 million (£80m) to acquire their target.

Two days later and Sky Sports are reporting that Arsenal are still interested in signing Higuaín who scored a Serie A record 36 goals last season helping his side to finish runners-up behind Juventus.

Chelsea pre-season 2016 fixtures: Conte vs Klopp, Blues face Real Madrid in July

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Chelsea will officially represent their new manager Antonio Conte on Thursday and on Saturday the Blues play their first of five pre-season games ahead of the 2016/17 season.

For the first time since Roman Abramovich took over at Chelsea, the London giants will not participate in the Champions League next season.

Paul Pogba handed Manchester United shirt, described the club as "first family", refuses to rule out move

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‘Will Paul Pogba join Manchester United?’ is the question that is being asked by fans and bloggers across the world for the past two or three weeks. Manchester United have either made / preparing to make a record-breaking £100m bid for the Frenchman as Jose Mourinho is reportedly keen to bring the Frenchman back to Old Trafford.

Manchester United transfer: Besiktas to make offer for German midfield maestro

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Turkish champions Besiktas are preparing a summer bid for Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, the Telegraph report.

Schweinsteiger has failed to make an impact in the Premier League since joining Man Utd last summer and spent several weeks on the sidelines with his long-sustained knee injury.

Summer signings join United stars in Mourinho's training session

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Jose Mourinho was appointed as Manchester United manager in May as he replaced Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford. Since joining the Red Devils, the Portuguese tactician has already started working with his players at his new club.

United have already completed three signings this summer and the list includes the likes of defender Eric Bailly, striker Zlatan Ibrahimović and midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

PHOTOS: Antonio Conte’s first training session at Chelsea

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The moment every Chelsea fan has been waiting is here: Antonio Conte has arrived!

The Italian took his first training session at the club at the Blues’ Cobham training ground on Wednesday. The players comprised of players who did not participate in the knockout rounds of either Euro 2016 or Copa America, with the exception of summer signing Michy Bathsuayi.

Mario Balotelli must leave Liverpool, says Jurgen Klopp

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Italian striker Mario Balotelli has no future at Anfield and must find a new club this summer.

Balotelli returned to AC Milan last summer on a season-long loan but failed to make an impact after scoring just one goal in 20 league appearances.

The 25-year-old has now returned to Liverpool for pre-season training following his unsuccessful second stint at Milan but Reds’ boss Jurgen Klopp has declared that the former Inter and Man City centre forward is currently his 5th choice striker at Liverpool and should leave the Premier League club to pursue regular first-team action.

Does Portugal’s victory validate the new Euro 2016 format?

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When Mark Clattenburg blew the final whistle to bring down the curtains on Euro 2016 on Sunday, there were quite a few surprising sights that met the eye of the viewer. For one, no one expected Cristiano Ronaldo to be on the bench at the end of Portugal’s final with France. For another, the hosts losing out against an opposition clearly inferior on paper and Eder, of all people, walking away as the match-winner left many people scratching their heads.

Manchester United Pre-Season 2016-17: Dates, Times, Venues

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Manchester United will begin their 2016-17 pre-season campaign under new manager Jose Mourinho. While transfer activities remain the central point of focus at the moment but the pre-season is equally important for Manchester United.

Mourinho is known for taking bold decisions that he feels necessary for the best interest of his team.

Done Deal: Arsenal agree deal for Spanish midfielder, club confirms move

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Highly talented Arsenal midfielder Jon Toral will spend the 2016/17 season in La Liga after agreeing to a loan move to Granada FC.

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PHOTO: Player holding the club shirt after completing Manchester United transfer

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West Ham United are showing real ambition in the transfer market. The Hammers have already signed Havard Nordtveit, Sofiane Feghouli and Gokhan Tore and they’ve been linked with some of the top players around the world.

For instance, West Ham had lodged a formal bid for Michy Batshuayi before the Belgian joined Chelsea last month.

Manchester United plot stunning move for £156k-per-week Spanish midfielder

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will be officially unveiled by the London giants on Thursday. The former Italy manager’s biggest dilemma at his new club will be to find a solution to fit existing players according to his methods and plans.

For instance, he may find problems to integrate Cesc Fabregas into the team.

Portugal’s Euro victory adds another page in Ronaldo-Messi rivalry

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The common topic of conversation after Portugal lifted the Euro 2016 trophy has been how Ronaldo has surpassed his arch rival after adding an international piece of silverware to his cabinet.

Both their summers on the pitch ended in tears. Lionel Messi was seen devastated after losing to Chile in the Copa America Centenario, which was his third straight loss in an international final.

From France: Chelsea agree €35m deal for French star, five year deal, player set to join in coming hours

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Chelsea have reportedly agreed a deal to sign N’Golo Kante from Leicester City. The French midfielder is all set to sign a five-year deal at the London club.

According to French newspaper Le Parisien, Kante is one the verge of a move to Chelsea after a €35m fee has been agreed between the two clubs.

PHOTO: Defender undergoing medical ahead of Liverpool transfer

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Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel is on the verge of joining Turkish club Fenerbahce this summer. The Slovakian defender has arrived in Istanbul to complete his medical and other formalities.

Fenerbahce have released images of Skrtel undergoing a medical at the club on their official twitter account:

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Chelsea agree deal with freekick expert; Man Utd target says its a 'dream' to play for Blues

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Brazilian midfielder Willian has signed a new long term contract with Chelsea.

The 27 year old playmaker was one of the Chelsea stars linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge this summer. The former Anzhi player has had a very good season personally and was thought to be a target for Manchester United.

Klopp beaten; Barcelona agree fee and personal terms for PSG star, announcement this week

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Paris Saint-Germain defender Lucas Digne is set to join the Spanish champions Barcelona.

According to reports in France, the talented left back will sign for the Catalan giants tomorrow.

Apparently Luis Enrique’s side have agreed a 20 million Euros fee with the French outfit for Digne and personal terms have been agreed as well.

PL attacker will complete Liverpool transfer this week; Bid accepted, personal terms agreed

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Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe is all set to complete his transfer to Bournemouth this summer.

Last week reports emerged that the Merseyside giants have accepted a 15 million pounds offer from the Cherries for the young academy graduate.

Now the Liverpool Echo have confirmed that Jordon Ibe has agreed personal terms with Eddie Howe’s side and will complete his transfer soon.

Man Utd legend Ryan Giggs signs for Indian Premier Futsal

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Manchester United legend and former assistant coach Ryan Giggs is set for a sensational return to playing football after agreeing to join the Indian tournament Premier Futsal.

Giggs ended his 29-year association with Man Utd after the Old Trafford outfit announced his departure from the club last month.

Barcelona agree deal to sign top class Chelsea target; Medical arranged later this week

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Barcelona have agreed a deal to sign the highly talented French defender Samuel Umtiti.

The move has been officially announced on the club’s website and the 22 year old will now undergo his medical on Friday, 15th of July.

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Chelsea open talks to sign N’Golo Kante, £20m bid expected

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Chelsea are hoping to gain the first-mover advantage by opening talks to sign Leicester City midfielder N’Golo Kante. According to the Telegraph, the Blues have moved in just 24 hours after the Euro 2016 final, where Kante was an unused substitute for France against Portugal. They are hoping to seal the deal by meeting his £20 million release clause and fend off interest from Chinese club Shanghai SIPG.

Euro 2016: Three Real Madrid stars, Arsenal midfielder in team of the tournament

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What a year it has been for Cristiano Ronaldo. He won Champions League trophy with Real Madrid and the Euro with his country in France to complete an unforgettable 2015/16 season. While he has won the Champions League before (with Manchester United) but winning the highest honour in Europe for his country has to be Ronaldo’s biggest achievement till date.

Euro 2016 violence and what it means for the 2018 World Cup in Russia

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Euro 2016 in France has seen a return of football hooliganism which had been largely absent from recent international competitions. Hooliganism and football is a phrase everyone is familiar with, but it has been largely absent from recent international competitions. However, Euro 2016 in France saw a return of this ill-affair.

From France: Manchester United considering shock move for £35m Arsenal target

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Moussa Sissoko is one of the players in demand at the moment following his impressive performances in Euro 2016. He is almost certain to leave Newcastle United this summer and several top Premier League clubs are vying for his signature.

Sissoko has had a poor 2015/16 domestic season with Newcastle but has made a strong impression in Euro 2016 with France earning high praise from all corners.

From Italy: Arsenal set to offer €50m plus Giroud to sign €94m Chelsea target

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Back in 2013, Gonzalo Higuain was reportedly close to signing for Arsenal. He had already decided to leave Real Madrid and was heavily linked with a move to North London. In the end, the deal didn’t materialise and he decided to join Napoli instead.

Four years later, Arsenal have another opportunity to sign the Argentine.

Report: Chelsea set to bid €40m for Manchester United midfield target

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Fresh from winning the Euro championships with Portugal, young midfielder Joao Mario might be looking to make another big step in his career. It’s time for him to focus on his future. Like all good players who move away the Portuguese league at some point, probably the time is right for Mario to move elsewhere and play at a bigger club.

Reputed journalist confirms world class Real Madrid target will join Man Utd; Personal terms agreed

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Paul Pogba to Manchester United has been dominating headlines over the last few weeks and the latest claims from the reputed Spanish journalist Guillem Balague has fuelled further rumours of a world record transfer to Old Trafford.

The Spaniard has claimed in show with talksport that Pogba is indeed heading to Manchester United.

Chelsea agree deal for centre back; Player travelling to discuss personal terms and medical

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Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo is all set to join the Turkish giants Besiktas on loan for next season.

According to latest reports, an agreement has been reached between the two clubs and the confirmation is only a matter of time. The player is heading to Istanbul to finalise the personal terms and will sign a contract with the Turkish club after the medical is done.

PHOTO: Vincent Janssen holding Tottenham shirt after completing transfer

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Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of highly talented AZ Alkmaar striker, Vincent Janssen, the club have confirmed on their official website. The youngster completed his medical on Monday and will join Harry Kane in the Tottenham attack.

Transfer complete: Vincent Janssen signs.

PHOTO: Man Utd agree deal for defender transfer; 5ft 9in star poses with club shirt

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Highly talented Manchester United defender Tyler Reid has completed a permanent transfer to Swansea City.

The move has been announced on the official Manchester United website. The Old Trafford giants have not revealed the fee received from the Welsh club.

Reid has signed a three year contract with the Premier League outfit and is looking forward to playing in the first team more often.

Man Utd agree deal for powerful box-to-box midfielder; 6ft 1in star completes transfer

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Highly talented central midfielder Joe Rothwell has completed a move to the League one club Oxford United.

Oxford United manager Michael Appleton is a former Manchester United player and has scouted the young midfielder extensively.

The 21 year old box to box midfielder has agreed a two-year deal with the League one club.

Manchester United's teenage striker wants to be combination of Barcelona duo

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Switzerland youth international Nishan Burkart has confirmed that he has joined Manchester United’s academy from FC Zurich.

According to ESPN, the striker had attracted interest from Chelsea, Arsenal and Southampton, along with the 20-time English champions. He made a trip to all these clubs and finally decided to use his gut feeling to join United.

Premier League star close to completing Liverpool transfer; Presentation tomorrow

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Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel is set to complete a 5.5 million pounds transfer to Turkish outfit Fenerbahce.

The 31 year old centre back has fallen out of favour at Anfield and will leave for Turkey in search of regular first team action.

Earlier this summer, the reliable Liverpool Echo reported that Liverpool have accepted an offer for Skrtel and the player will travel to Turkey for talks.

Wales Return Home to a Heroes’ Welcome

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The Welsh football team have arrived home safe and sound and to a heroes’ welcome after they surpassed all expectations and won the hearts of not just their own nation, but many others during their games which took them to the semi-final of Euro 2016. The streets of Cardiff were lined with tens of thousands of proud fans who waited patiently for hours in order to catch a glimpse of the team who have come closer than any British team before them to reach a tournament final in the last half a century.

Juventus offer Man Utd target Paul Pogba new £130,000-a-week contract

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Juventus have offered a new contract to star midfielder Paul Pogba to ward off interest from Manchester United, the Frenchman’s agent has claimed.

The Red Devils are thought to be firm favorites to re-sign the 23-year-old this summer after Real Madrid reportedly ended their pursuit to acquire the dynamic midfielder’s services.

From Spain: Chelsea join the race to sign €30m Arsenal target

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Barcelona’s technical secretary Robert Fernandez has made it clear that the Catalan giants will be busy in the transfer window this summer. The club already have signed French defender Samuel Umtiti and there could be more arrivals in the coming days as well.

At the same time, Barcelona’s parlous financial conditions mean they need to sell a few first team players to balance the book.

South American winger informs friends, he's close to Liverpool transfer; Mourinho admires star

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Benfica midfielder Anderson Talisca is a target for Premier League outfit Liverpool.

Jurgen Klopp is looking to add another attacking midfielder to his side and the Brazilian has been identified as an ideal candidate.

Portuguese newspaper O Jogo are claiming that Talisca has already informed people close to him that he is closing in on a move to the English Premier League this summer.

Arsenal in pole position to sign €25m French star, may face tough fight from Liverpool

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Moussa Sissoko has been one of the star performers for France in Euro 2016. Initially, he was not in the first team plans of Didier Deschamps but as the tournament progressed he made himself a valuable player to the side. Although France ended up as the runners-up, Sissoko can take great pride and satisfaction from his tremendous performance in the final against Portugal.

Real Madrid transfer round up: Arsenal's £35m target to discuss future; defender set to join BuLi club

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Spain midfielder Isco joined Real Madrid in the summer of 2013 with a lot of hope and promise. He was seen as the ‘next big thing’ in Spain and many thought he would reach the world-class level at Madrid.

However, the former Malaga midfielder has been in and out of Los Blanco’s first team and has never really flourished during his three years stay at the Bernabeu.

Euro 2016: The Most Valuable Players

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And another major international tournament came to a close with Portugal becoming champions of Euro 2016. A tremendous team effort brought Portugal the trophy, but it were the individuals that brought them to the final. Discover where the Portuguese players rank amongst the other players in FanaticData’s final Top 15 ranking of the Most Valuable Players in Euro 2016.

Photo: Arsenal transfer agreed, Defensive midfielder happy to join 'massive club', poses with club shirt

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Newcastle United have completed the signing of Arsenal player Isaac Hayden.

The 21 year old defensive midfielder can also operate as a centre back and is viewed as a great utility option.

Rafa Benitez continues to build his own team at Newcastle and the Spaniard will be delighted with the additions so far.

Liverpool transfer close; Terms agreed with player, Star impressed in Euro 2016

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Liverpool goalkeeper Danny Ward has signed a new long term deal at Anfield.

Liverpool Echo are reporting that the highly talented shot stopper has agreed terms of a five year contract and once the player signs his new contract he will complete his loan move to Huddersfield.

With Karius and Mignolet already at the club, Klopp is aware that Ward won’t get enough game time to progress and therefore, the German has decided to loan him out.

Portugal beat France to win Euro 2016

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Lille striker Eder scored a sensational goal from 25 yards in the second half of extra time as Portugal beat France 1-0 to win the Euro 2016 Championships at Stade de France in Paris.

After a cagey opening five minutes, Nani nearly gave Portugal the lead. Right-back Cedric hoofed a long pass over the top to Nani, who did beat Koscielny on pace, took the ball down on his chest but couldn’t keep his shot on target from 15 yards.

Arsenal plot move for La Liga star, club demands €30m for winger

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Arda Turan joined Barcelona last summer but due to transfer ban imposed on the Catalan club, he couldn’t make his debut until January 2016.

The Turkey superstar enjoyed four great years with Atletico Madrid and won the La Liga and Copa del Rey with the Rojiblancos before moving to Barcelona.

Mourinho to include two academy stars in Manchester United's first team

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Jose Mourinho is set to continue Manchester United’s tradition of giving academy players a chance to shine in the Red Devils’ first team by including duo Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Axel Tuanzebe in his plans for the next season.

According to Sky Sports, the former Inter Milan and Real Madrid manager is keen on promoting the youth players at Old Trafford, which has seen him turn his attention towards the two defenders.

Manchester United's €50m long term target wants Chelsea move, player's agent working on the deal

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Serie A club Lazio are in a total mess at the moment. They thought the club were moving in the right direction when they appointed Marcelo Bielsa, but withing 72 hours, the Argentine resigned from his post, before even turning up for pre-season training.

Lazio could face more problems in the coming days as star player Brazilian forward Felipe Anderson now wants to leave the club to join Premier League giants Chelsea.

Liverpool News: Deal for Spaniard close; PL star agrees terms; Winger arrives for transfer talks

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Spanish winger Sergi Canos is close to leaving Liverpool after the Merseyside outfit accepted a bid worth 4.5 million pounds for him.

The former Barcelona forward spent last season on loan at Brentford and impressed several Championship clubs with his scintillating displays. Canos scored 7 goals for Brentford and is a target for Bristol and Norwich this summer.

Manchester United firm favorites to sign Paul Pogba after Real Madrid end pursuit

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Real Madrid have ended their pursuit to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, leaving Manchester United as strong favorites to bring the Frenchman back to the Theatre of Dreams.

Sky Sports report that the Spanish giants have conceded defeat in their chase to sign the 23-year-old as Real believe they can not outbid the Premier League giants, given their financial strength in the transfer market.

Deal agreed for 6ft 2in physically imposing star, player completes Liverpool transfer

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Liverpool keeper Ryan Fulton has joined the League one side Chesterfield on loan for next season.

The highly talented academy star is ready for some first team action at a higher level and will continue his development as a footballer at Chesterfield.

Latest report claims that Chesterfield have signed the player on a season long loan.

Mourinho's world record transfer next week; Man Utd to pay huge fee, personal terms agreed

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Manchester United are closing in on a transfer for Paul Pogba.

According to AS, the Old Trafford outfit have now agreed personal terms with the Juventus midfielder and will table a bid of 120 million Euros next week.

The player is a target for Real Madrid as well, but Los Blancos are not prepared to match United’s offer for the player.

Conte a fan of South American; Star wants Chelsea transfer; Agent arriving in London for talks

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Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado is pushing for a permanent move away from the club.

The Colombian winger spent last season on loan at Juventus and wants to stay in Serie A now.

Earlier there were reports of an agreement between the clubs for a permanent transfer, but the arrival of Conte changed things.

Barcelona and Neymar declare their support to Lionel Messi after tax fraud sentence

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FC Barcelona and Brazilian forward Neymar have declared their support to Lionel Messi after the Argentine star was handed a 21-month sentence for tax fraud and a £1.7 million fine but is likely to escape serve time.

Messi also announced his shocking retirement from International football in the wake of his national team’s defeat in the final of Copa America last month.

Versatile defensive midfielder will complete Arsenal transfer; Medical arranged this week

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Arsenal defender Isaac Hayden is set to sign for the Championship outfit Newcastle United.

According to latest reports, the player will undergo his Newcastle United medical this week and sign a 5 year contract with Rafa Benitez’ side.

The highly talented defender has failed to make the step up to Arsenal’s first team and has agreed to join Newcastle for regular game time.

Marcelo Bielsa blames Lazio for shock exit

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Argentinian coach Marcelo Bielsa has blamed Lazio for failing to meet the expected conditions after sensationally quitting the Serie A club in just 48 hours after his appointment.

The 60-year-old was announced as the new head coach of Lazio on Wednesday but the Italian club issued a statement on Friday, revealing that Bielsa has pulled out of coaching the club but did not provided any further details of his shocking departure.

Sanches vs Manchester United's top summer target: How Portugal will set up vs France

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Portugal meet France at the Stade de France on Sunday in the Euro 2016 final.

Didier Deschamps takes charge of the favourites who have scored seven goals in their last two matches to reach the final, whilst the Portuguese have only scored eight in the whole tournament in comparison.

After a slow start to the tournament that only saw them beat Romania and Albania very late in their opening two matches, held by Switzerland in their final group game and come from behind to beat the Republic of Ireland 2-1, France have exploded into life to reach the final.

Copa America winger learning English amid Manchester United links

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Pachuca winger Hirving Lozano has already started studying English with a hope that it would help him in the future, if he gets an opportunity to play in the Premier League.

The 20-year-old has reportedly been on Manchester United’s radar and the player had earlier admitted that he would join the Red Devils after this summer’s Olympics in Brazil‘s capital next month.

4-2-3-1 vs Portugal: Arsenal duo to start for France, predicted lineups, live stream

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Euro 2016 Championships

Date: Sunday, 10th July 2016

Time: 20:00 BST

Venue: The Stade de France, Paris

Live Stream: Watch France vs Portugal online

Portugal have ridden their luck en-route to the Euro 2016 final.

Antoine Griezmann has officially become a superstar

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France forward Antoine Griezmann has been producing as a top player for the last few seasons at Atletico Madrid; however, his 2015/16 season in Spain, along with an outstanding Euro 2016 with France, has propelled the 25-year-old to stardom. The pint-sized striker netted 32 total goals for his club, a significant jump from 25 a year ago and 20 two seasons ago, and has also taken France to the final of this summer’s Euro tournament.

Arsenal's €15m target signs five year deal, player says 'happy to be here'

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French defender Djibril Sidibe has finally decided to join Monaco despite a late attempt from Premier League giants Arsenal to sign him from Lille.

The 23-year-old defender has signed a five-year-deal with Monaco on Friday, the news has confirmed by the French club on their official website.

Liverpool's £37m target is in talks to join Tottenham

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Yes, you read it right. According to German newspaper Bild, Mario Gotze has decided to leave Bayern Munich this summer and the two clubs who are leading the race for his signature are Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur.

Gotze has been heavily linked with a move to Liverpool as well. The player revealed back in March that he was still in contact with the Reds manager Jurgen Klopp.

France vs Portugal Combined XI: Arsenal star, Manchester United's £100m target feature

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The final of an international tournament has rarely proved to be the most fascinating or engrossing one in the edition but Sunday’s Euro 2016 final promises to be an intriguing clash between France and Portugal, who have been very fascinating to observe, for a variety of reasons.

Despite Antoine Griezmann and Cristiano Ronaldo being their country’s star men, it is the team effort from both set of players that has guided them to Sunday’s final.

Materazzi: I spoke about Zidane's sister, not his mother

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Former Italian defender Marco Materazzi has undisclosed what he said to his opponent Zidedine Zindane which caused the infamous headbutt incident in the 2006 World Cup final.

In the 110th minute of the mega International finale, France midfielder Zidane produced one of the most controversial moments in the history of the game as he was sent off for headbutting Materazzi after the duo confronted each other during a heated encounter.

Euro 2016 Final: How France will set up vs Portugal

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When hosts France will take on Portugal on Sunday in the Euro 2016 final, they will start as an overwhelming favourite. France have won their last ten matches against Portugal, there is a clear psychological advantage, but most importantly Les Blues are playing as a unit and are bubbling with confidence.

Guardiola: Mourinho has helped my coaching reach another level

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Newly unveiled Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has claimed that Jose Mourinho has helped him to take his coaching ‘reach another level’.

The two high-profile football managers are set to renew their fierce rivalry as both arrive in England to take charge of local rivals of Manchester.

Manchester United's €120m target impressed, Griezmann brace puts France in Euro 2016 Final

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Antoine Griezmann scored both goals as hosts France beat Germany 2-0 in the second semi-final at Euro 2016.

The Atlético Madrid scored in each half to set up Sunday’s final with Portugal as the world champions failed to capitalise on all the possession and territory they had throughout the game.

Manchester United agree deal in principle for €120m top summer target

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Manchester United have reportedly agreed a deal in principle with Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. Is it really happening, then?

Pogba left Manchester United to Juventus for free in 2012 after failing to cement a regular starting place in the starting XI under Sir Alex Ferguson.

The French midfielder has since become one of the best central midfielders in the world and has played a key role for France in Euro 2016.

Six members of Jose Mourinho's backroom staff at Manchester United revealed

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Manchester United have confirmed Rui Faria will be the Red Devils’ assistant manager after revealing that six new additions were made to Jose Mourinho’s backroom staff at Old Trafford on Thursday.

The Portuguese tactician was appointed as United manager in May, following the sacking of Louis van Gaal.

Real Madrid target wants Man Utd move; Terms agreed, Mourinho wants deal done by this date

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Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is in talks with Manchester United regarding a return to the Premier League.

Apparently the player is interested in joining Jose Mourinho’s side and the Portuguese coach wants the deal done early.

The player has been linked with Real Madrid as well, but it appears that Los Blancos will be priced out of a deal.

Wenger's huge bid for Euro star; Chelsea approach Arsenal fan favourite; Conte's £34m bid for 6ft 5in star

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With the Copa America done and dusted and Euro 2016 nearing its completion, it is time for every club to focus on the transfer market and improve their chances of doing well next season.

The transfer window is now officially open and almost every club has started working on their deals and new signings are being confirmed every day.

Liverpool agree stunning long term deal; 'World class' fan favourite honoured

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has signed a new long term contract with the Reds.

Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group are thought to be very impressed with the former Borussia Dortmund manager and have decided to extend his stay at Anfield.

Klopp guided Liverpool to the finals of the Capital One Cup and the Europa League during his first few months in charge after the sacking of Brendan Rodgers.

Fourth transfer close, Man Utd permitted discuss personal terms; Star flying to Manchester soon

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Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi is close to leaving the French champions this summer.

According to latest reports, Manchester United are looking to sign the 29 year old defensive midfielder and have been given permission to open talks regarding personal terms with the player and his representatives.

Chelsea looking to hijack €24m deal for Italian winger

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Antonio Conte will want to sign as many familiar faces as possible at Stamford Bridge, and Antonio Candreva could be the man he starts off with. The Lazio winger looked set for a move to Napoli after a €24 million deal was agreed, but Gianluca Di Marzio has reported today that Chelsea are going to put in a last-gasp effort to hijack the move.

Liverpool offloading Jordon Ibe to Bournemouth seems ideal for all parties

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Reports emerged that Liverpool accepted a £15m bid from Bournemouth for Jordon Ibe and gave the winger permission to talk to Eddie Howe’s side.

The news was met with majority feeling fairly content with the turn of the events, which comes as a significant shift from where things were at one year back.

Bilic insists Dimitri Payet will stay at West Ham

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West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic has claimed that star attacker Dimitri Payet will stay at the Hammers next season despite reported interest from Real Madrid and Manchester United.

Payet, who joined West Ham last summer for £10.7 million, was one of the star performers in the Premier League this campaign, scoring nine goals and providing 12 assists in 30 league appearances.

Arsenal close to finalising deal for French defender

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Djibril Sidibé, the 23-year-old full-back, was heading towards joining French outfit Monaco, but Arsenal moved in late and the player is now heading towards London.

Lille and Monaco had reached an agreement in principle for a deal worth €15m in a package that would see Rony Lopes moving to the other way on a loan for the 2016/17 campaign.

Former Manchester United flop completes Premier League transfer

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Middlesbrough have confirmed they have completed the signing of former Barcelona and Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes on July 7, Thursday.

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From France: Liverpool favourite to land €25m Arsenal target

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Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko is unlikely to stay at the club following the Magpies’ relegation to the second tier last season. The French midfielder has been a long-term target for Arsenal, but according to reports in France, Liverpool have joined the race for his signature as well.

Chelsea set for the most expensive transfer in club's history; Belgium star confirms meeting with club president

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Chelsea probably would be looking to sign another striker in the summer. The Blues have already signed Belgium’s highly rated 22-year-old striker Michy Batshuayi and there could be more arrivals at the Bridge.

Diego Costa, the club’s first choice striker, has been repeatedly linked with a move back to Spain.

Liverpool Transfer Round up: Reds plot move for £34m Arsenal target; Klopp offered new deal

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The ‘forward / strike’ department is one area where Liverpool are stocked with enough talent and depth. Liverpool already have Daniel Sturridge, Danny Ings, Divock Origi and Christian Benteke in their ranks but a new striker could still arrive at the club this summer.

Benteke has failed to impress Klopp and there is a possibility he could be sold this summer.

Ronaldo beats Bale as Portugal reach Euro 2016 final

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored first and set up the second as Portugal beat Wales 2-0 in their Euro 2016 semi-final clash in Lyon last night.

The pre-match hype was on two Real Madrid superstars going head-to-head as Ronaldo and Gareth Bale lined up on opposite sides. Bookmakers were favouring Portugal heading into the game, whilst many pundits were leaning towards Wales.

Done Deal: French midfielder completes Chelsea transfer, player says he is "very excited" with the move

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Chelsea’s flawed transfer policy of dealing with young academy talents has seen top players moving out of the club in recent years without getting enough opportunities to play for the senior team. The latest on the list is Jeremie Boga, who has completed his one-year loan move to La Liga outfit Granada, the club have confirmed.

Man Utd's world record transfer; Agreement reached with star, £300k-a-week contract offered

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French midfielder Paul Pogba looks set to leave the Italian champions this summer.

The likes of Real Madrid, Manchester United, Barcelona, PSG and Manchester City have all been linked with a move for the Juventus star.

Manchester United have already initiated contact with Juventus for the signing of Paul Pogba according to Mirror.

Conte gives green signal for transfer; PL star one of the best in his position, prefers Man Utd

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is ready to sanction the sale of Nemanja Matic this summer.

The player had a season to forget last year and it seems that the Serbian midfielder could leave the London club once again.

Matic, once a youth prospect at Chelsea, rejoined the club under Jose Mourinho for 21 million pounds from Benfica.

Liverpool transfer nearly complete; Club confirms negotiations for experienced PL star

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Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has been linked with a move away from Liverpool since the end of last season.

The Slovakian defender is now set to join Fenerbache. The Turkish outfit have announced on their official website that they are in discussions to sign Skrtel.

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3 reasons why Conte must sign Leonardo Bonucci at Chelsea

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Antonio Conte will be officially unveiled as the new Chelsea manager next week, and there is no doubt the Italian is going to have his work cut out right from Day 1. With Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho joining Manchester clubs United and City respectively, the 2016/17 edition of the Premier League is set to be the most high-profile one ever.

Man Utd deal agreed; Attacker bid accepted, Liverpool transfer close; Klopp wants Dortmund star

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With the Copa America done and dusted and Euro 2016 nearing its completion, it is time for every club to focus on the transfer market and improve their chances of doing well next season.

The transfer window is now officially open and almost every club has started working on their deals and new signings are being confirmed every day.

Jose Mourinho explains Manchester United's pre-season plan

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that he will give youngsters a chance in the Red Devils’ first pre-season fixture against Wigan Athletic.

The 20-time English champions will make a short trip to the DW Stadium on June 16 and it will be the former Inter Milan and Real Madrid manager’s first match in charge as United boss.

Official: Henrikh Mkhitaryan completes move to Manchester United

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Manchester United have announced the signing of Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Borussia Dortmund.

Mkhitaryan has penned down a four-year deal with the Premier League giants with an option to extend for a further year.

Despite Dortmund’s reluctance to sell the 27-year-old all summer, the Bundesliga runner-ups confirmed last week that a deal has been struck with Man Utd for the player’s services from next season after agreeing a reported fee of £26.

Not Pogba or Matuidi: Manchester United plot move for French midfielder

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Manchester United have been heavily linked with French players over the past one week. If the widespread reports are to be believed, United are looking to bring back Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba to Old Trafford.

Pogba, who left United in 2012 on a free transfer, would cost around more than £80m.

Mourinho preparing €100m bid for Real Madrid target

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Manchester are interested in re-signing Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba this summer. The report has been covered by major media outlets in the UK like the Guardian and Sky Sports which suggest there is a fair bit of interest from the Red Devils to bring back their former midfielder.

However, United are not the only one vying for Pogba’s signature.

Can Leicester Repeat Their Premier League Triumph?

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Not even the few who bet on the 5000/1 title outsiders Leicester City could have believed what was to happen in the 2015/16 Premier League season. Leicester fans were left constantly pinching themselves throughout the term to ensure that they weren’t in the most intense of dreams. With a campaign beyond belief having passed, there is one big question for football fans around the world.

Lionel Messi sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud

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Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi and his father Jorge has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud.

According to BBC News, Jorge Messi was given the jail term for defrauding Spain of €4.1m (£3.5m; $4.5m) between 2007 and 2009.

The Messis were found to have evaded tax on the player’s image rights and the Court of Catalonia has fined the pair and sentenced them each to just under two years in prison.

Mourinho’s Wasted Youth a Product of the System

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José’s back in town. Like a persistent infection that lingers after treatment, he reared his head at his third official unveiling in English football – the first away from the initial host Chelsea, which is still recovering from the destruction caused by their last bout of Mourinh-itis. The symptoms are the same – the strong sense of confidence and belief, and a fierce desire for victory – and the willingness to attack vulnerable targets continues, with both Louis van Gaal and Arsene Wenger subjected to subtle barbs.

Chelsea's €50m bid for Man Utd target confirmed; Mendes wants to bring star to Mourinho

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La Liga outfit Valencia have turned down a huge offer from Chelsea for the Portuguese international Andre Gomes.

The Valencia midfielder is a man in demand this summer and is a target for Juventus, Chelsea and Manchester United.

Earlier this summer, there were reports that the player is heading to Old Trafford and has been promised to Jose Mourinho by their mutual agent Jorge Mendes.

Bid confirmed for attacker; Klopp called him earlier, wants deal done before July 27

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Croatian midfielder Ante Coric is a target for Liverpool this summer.

Jurgen Klopp is thought to be an admirer of the highly technical attacking midfielder and is ready to break the bank for him.

According to reports in Croatia, Liverpool have submitted a bid of 15 million Euros for the Croatian international and want him to complete a transfer soon.

Mourinho closing in on 4th top quality signing; Star given permission to complete transfer

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Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi is expected to complete his transfer to Manchester United this summer.

According to Independent, he has been allowed some time off from France duty to complete the transfer.

Earlier this week, there were reports that the played had travelled to England for talks and this report certainly backs up those claims from Goal.

Newcastle United: 5 Reasons Why They Won’t Stay Down For Long

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Newcastle’s surprise relegation from the Premier League shocked the footballing world, however there are many encouraging signs for Toon fans which suggest that they won’t be plying their trade in the Championship for long. Apart from their sparkling squad, brimming with Premier League quality players, there are many other things to consider as to why the club may stand out from the other promotion hopefuls next season.

Euro 2016 – An England Fan’s Perspective

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An overwhelming sense of expectation, fifty years of hurt finally put to rest. And yet, in the back of our minds this fairytale was never going to conclude with the Three Lions roaring into the annals of sporting immortality alongside our 1966 heroes.

The year of the underdog continues to evolve.

PL defender to complete Liverpool transfer; Will join teammates for pre-season next week

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Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel is all set to complete his transfer to Fenerbahce next week.

Liverpool Echo are reporting that the Slovakian captain will arrive in Istanbul soon and will begin pre-season training with the Turkish giants next week.

The 31 year old centre back has been at Anfield since 2008 and will join Fenerbache for a fee of around 5 million pounds.

Arsenal want Conte's La Liga target; Wenger's transfer meeting, Gunners to pay release clause

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Ever since Jamie Vardy turned Arsenal down, the Gunners have been linked with several strikers.

The latest name linked with a move to Emirates is the French international Alexandre Lacazette.

Telegraph are reporting that Wenger is ready to pay his 34 million pounds release clause this summer.

Liverpool join the race to sign £50m Manchester United target

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Liverpool have reportedly joined the race to sign Germany winger Julian Draxler this summer. Arsenal and Manchester United are the other two Premier League clubs vying for his signature.

Jose Mourinho, the new Manchester United manager, is thought to be one of his keen admirers while reports in English press claimed last month that the Red Devils had lodged an opening £30m bid for the Wolfsburg star.

Valencia sign Fenerbahce's Luis Nani for £7.2m

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Valencia CF have announced the signing of Fenerbahce forward Luis Nani on a three-year deal after triggering his £7.2 million release clause.

Nani left Manchester United only last summer to join the Turkish side but spent a season before on loan at his former club Sporting Lisbon.

The Portugal International made 55 league appearances in his last two spells in as many seasons, scoring on 15 different occasions but has failed to win a major trophy since leaving the Red Devils.

Wayne Rooney will not play in midfield, insists Jose Mourinho

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Newly unveiled Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has revealed that club captain Wayne Rooney will not play in midfield and will switch back to a striker’s role for the Portuguese’s tenure at Old Trafford.

Rooney dropped into midfield under Louis van Gaal in the final quarter of last campaign and continued to operate in the same role for England’s national team during the Euro 16 in France.

Jose Mourinho explains Manchester United transfer plan

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has shed light on the type of players he is looking to bring to Old Trafford in the summer transfer window..

The Portuguese tactician replaced Louis van Gaal after the Red Devils allowed the Dutchman to leave the club in May. In his first press conference as United manager, he admitted that he is looking to bring in four specialists to the club.

Man Utd favourites for world class transfer after latest twist, Mourinho sanctions huge wages

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Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba seems destined for a transfer away from Serie A this summer.

The French international is being monitored by several European heavyweights including Real Madrid, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and the two Manchester clubs.

However, the two most interested parties right now are Manchester United and Real Madrid.

Euro 2016 1st Semi-final: Real Madrid star doubtful, Arsenal star out, Predicted XI, Live Stream

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Euro 2016 Championships

Date: Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Time: 20:00 BST

Venue: Lyon

Live Stream: Watch Portugal vs Wales online

Portugal have ridden their luck in Euro 2016 to reach this far.

This is Ronaldo’s chance to shine for Portugal

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The UEFA European Championships are deep into the knockout stages as teams are battling for their place in the finals. Portugal are one of the four teams left in the tournament and will face Wales in the semifinals. It may not be a big surprise to some that Portugal have made it this far in the tournament, but what does come as a shock is that Cristiano Ronaldo is really not the reason for their success.

Euro 2016: Most Valuable Players through the quarterfinals

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Two more rounds have come to an end in Euro 2016 and only 4 of the 24 nations that started the tournament remain. As FanaticData, we released our first Top 15 ranking of the Most Valuable Players in Euro 2016 after the group stages. It is now time to update that ranking as we head into the semifinal matches.

Attacker close to Liverpool transfer; Bid accepted, Spaniard to discuss personal terms

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Liverpool striker Sergi Canos is closing in on a transfer away from Anfield after the Merseyside giants accepted an offer of £2.5 million from Championship outfit Norwich City for the Spaniard.

The former Barcelona forward spent last season on loan at Brentford and impressed several Championship clubs with his scintillating displays.

Euro 2016 2nd SF: Liverpool star could replace Man Utd midfielder, Predicted XI, Live Stream

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Euro 2016 Championships

Date: Thursday 7 July 2016

Time: 20:00 BST

Venue: Marseille

Live Stream: Watch Germany vs France online

France are in the semi-finals for the first time since 2000 and Les Blues seem to have hit their fifth gear just at the right time.

Man Utd's €100m agreement; Mourinho target visited UK for transfer talks; Klopp leading winger race

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With the Copa America done and dusted and Euro 2016 nearing its completion, it is time for every club to focus on the transfer market and improve their chances of doing well next season.

The transfer window is now officially open and almost every club has started working on their deals and new signings are being confirmed every day.

Mendes buys 40% right to take €80m La Liga star to Manchester United

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Super agent Jorge Mendes is trying to bring Atletico Madrid’s Saul Niguez to Premier League, with Manchester United and Chelsea both reportedly interested in the Spaniard.

The 21-year-old had been ever-present for Diego Simeone’s side last season. He made 31 league appearances for the Rojiblancos and scored four goals with a further two assists in La Liga.

From Spain: Real Madrid join race to sign €65m Chelsea midfield target

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European champions Real Madrid are the latest club to have joined the race to sign sought-after Valencia midfielder Andre Gomes, reports Marca.

The 22-year-old, who is currently representing Portugal at Euro 2016, has been a reported target of several Premier League clubs including Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool, while La Liga giants Barcelona and Juventus have had shown an interest as well.

Mourinho v Guardiola: Who will win the Battle of Manchester

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Manchester is a major city in the northwest of England and it has two major football clubs, Manchester United and Manchester City. This city is likely to be the capital of English football after the arrival of Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola at Old Trafford and the Etihad respectively.

The arrival of big names like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Ilkay Gundogan shows the city is able to attract a lot of top quality players.

Midfielder's Man Utd transfer done; Star 'excited' about playing for 'great' Mourinho

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Mexican winger Hirving Lozano is set for a move to Manchester United this summer.

The highly talented winger is currently preparing for this summer’s Olympics in Rio and will complete the transfer after that.

Lozano is regarded as one of the best young talents from his country right now and the Pachuca winger has already bagged 23 goals for his club in the last four seasons.

Liverpool News: Euro semi finalist will complete transfer; Massive bid prepared for attacker

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Liverpool striker Christian Benteke is all set for a transfer away from Anfield this summer.

The Belgian forward struggled to impress Jurgen Klopp and is edging closer to a move to Crystal Palace.

The Eagles had a 25 million pounds bid rejected for the player last week and will now return with an offer of 27 million pounds plus add ons.

Ferguson backs Mourinho to let Ryan Giggs leave

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Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has backed Jose Mourinho’s decision to not install club legend and former assistant Ryan Giggs in his backroom staff and allow the Welshman to ‘stand on his own feet’.

Man Utd announced Giggs’ departure on Saturday to bring an end to the former winger’s 29-year association with the club with the 42-year-old keen to pursue a managerial career elsewhere.

Manchester United transfer news: Why Mourinho needs to sell this five players

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Manchester United showed their former manager Louis van Gaal the exit door just days after the Dutchman guided the Red Devils to the FA Cup triumph. They replaced him with Jose Mourinho as he returned to management for the first time, following his departure from Chelsea last December.

Since the Portuguese tactician took charge at Old Trafford, United have completed deals in signing Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Arsenal roundup: Euro 2016 quarter finalist's transfer close; Deal agreed for 11 goal star

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Arsenal are close to sealing the loan exit of Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.

The Poland international spent last season on loan at Roma and will return to the Italian capital after failing to convince Arsene Wenger that he is ready to replace Petr Cech as the club’s first choice keeper.

Barcelona identify LVG's €18m signing at Manchester United as main target

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Matteo Darmian’s future at Manchester United remains uncertain just an year after he made the switch to Old Trafford. Barcelona are interested in landing the versatile defender in the summer transfer window, reports Spanish publication Mundo Deprotivo.

The Italian international joined the Red Devils from Torino for a reported fee of €18 million (£15.

Chelsea close to signing €94m striker, Spain international could set for transfer move

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La Liga giants Atletico Madrid have not given up on their hopes of signing Diego Costa from Chelsea this summer. While the likes of Aubameyang, Lacazette and Gameiro also interest Diego Simeone, but the Atletico boss is desperate to be reunited with the Spain international.

Chelsea have refused to negotiate a deal for Costa, so far, but the scenario could change if the player forces a move or the new manager Antonio Conte sign at least two strikers.

Manchester United all set to miss out on €65m Chelsea target

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Manchester United and Chelsea are the two Premier League clubs constantly linked with a move for Valencia’s highly-rated Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes.

Jose Mourinho, the new Manchester United manager, rates the player highly and many thought he would use his close association with Jorge Mendes (both share a common agent) to secure a deal for Gomes.

PL attacker's Man Utd transfer done; Winger heading to OT; Midfielder's Liverpool transfer talks

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With the Copa America done and dusted and Euro 2016 nearing its completion, it is time for every club to focus on the transfer market and improve their chances of doing well next season.

The transfer window is now officially open and almost every club has started working on their deals and new signings are being confirmed every day.

Real Madrid close to world class Man Utd target's transfer; Club in regular contact with star

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Real Madrid winger James Rodriguez is set to leave Santiago Bernabeu this summer.

The Colombian had a disappointing season with the European champion last year and has fallen down the pecking order after the departure of Ancelotti.

Both Rafa Benitez and Zinedine Zidane benched Rodriguez for long periods last season and he was a mere spectator in the Champions League final as well.

Manchester City 2016-17 Home Kit by Nike Revealed

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Manchester City have officially unveiled the brand new Manchester City 2016-17 home kit manufactured by Nike on July 3, 2016. The club enters the new 2016-17 season with a new manager, Pep Guardiola, the most innovative kit in the club’s history and a redesigned club crest.

New kit.

Liverpool Roundup: Mendes negotiating midfielder transfer, Klopp likes him; Offer made for La Liga star

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is looking to shore up his midfield this summer and the Porto midfielder Ruben Neves is a target.

The 19 year old defensive midfielder has been a first team regular for the Portuguese outfit and has already captained his club a few times. He has managed 75 appearances for Porto in the last two seasons and that is significant experience for a player of his age.

16 goal PL star one step closer to completing Chelsea transfer; Conte wants South American

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa could re-join his former club Atletico Madrid this summer.

The Spanish international is apparently unsettled in London and wants a return to La Liga.

AS claim that Atletico Madrid are interested in the player and Diego Simeone is also keen on signing him if both clubs can agree on a reasonable fee.

Euro 2016 QF: Arsenal star scores twice, Manchester United's £80m target nets a brilliant goal

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Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud scored twice while Antonine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Dimitri Payet also got their name on the scoresheet as France beat Iceland 5-2 at St-Denis on Sunday evening to secure their passage to the semifinals of Euro 2016.

Didier Deschamps made two changes to the side that won 2-1 against Ireland in their last match: Samuel Umtiti made his international debut in place of suspended Adil Rami, while N’Golo Kante, also suspended, is replaced by Moussa Sissoko.

Everton make £20m bid for Man Utd's Juan Mata

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Everton are hopeful of convincing Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata to join Ronald Koeman’s revolution this summer.

Mata joined the Old Trafford outfit from Chelsea in a £37 million deal in January 2014 but is widely expected to leave the club following the appointment of his former Blues’ boss Jose Mourinho last month.

From Spain: Agent of Chelsea's €65m target to meet with club today for transfer discussions

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Real Madrid would probably be looking for a new central defender in the summer. Pepe and Sergio Ramos are first choice defenders and there’s no chance they would be leaving the club anytime soon. However, French defender Raphael Varane and Spaniard Nacho are attracting interest from top European clubs, and both the players could accept offers from elsewhere this summer.

23 goals and 10 assists last season, star poses with Chelsea shirt after agreeing move

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Marseille striker Michy Batshuayi has been presented as a Chelsea player.

The 22 year old Belgian international has signed a five year contract with the London giants.

Chelsea announced the move on their official website earlier today. Although no fee has been mentioned, it is rumoured to be around 33 million pounds.

Copa America winger confirms he will join Manchester United this summer

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Hirving Lozano is all set to be a Manchester United player and will sign a contract with the Red Devils after Mexico’s Rio Olympics 2016 campaign.

The winger has been linked with a move to Old Trafford after impressing for his club Pachuca. The 20-time English champions are not the only side looking to secure his services as his form has seen him attract interest from clubs across Europe.

France vs Iceland, Euro 2016: Team News, Predicted XI, Live Stream, Betting Odds

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Euro 2016 Championships

Date: Sunday, 3rd July 2016

Time: 20:00 BST

Venue: Saint-Denis

Live Stream: Watch Euro 2016 Live Online

France came from behind to snatch a 2-1 victory over Ireland in their last match, but Les Blues had been far from convincing so far.

Chelsea win race to sign top quality defender; Star has chosen Conte over Wenger

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Chelsea are closing in on a deal to sign the highly talented Serie A defender Kalidou Koulibaly.

The 25 year old defender has had an impressive season with Napoli, but the Italian giants have failed to agree a new deal with the African

The player is valued at around £30 million and according to Daily Mail, Chelsea have won the race to sign him this summer.

Euro 2016 QF: Arsenal superstar scores a brilliant goal, Chelsea's £32m target scores from spot

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Jonas Hector scored the winning goal as Germany beat Italy 6-5 on penalties to book a place in the semi-final of Euro 2016.

Germany boss Joachim Low made one tactical change; he switched to a 3-5-2 formation with Howedes replacing Julian Draxler. For Italy, Daniele De Rossi failed to make it to the starting XI, with Stefano Sturaro replacing him in the midfield.

Manchester United and Ryan Giggs part company to end 29-year association

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Manchester United have announced the departure of club legend and former assistant manager Ryan Giggs to end the Welshman’s 29-year association with the club.

Ryan Giggs said: “After 29 seasons at Manchester United as a player and assistant manager, I know winning is in the DNA of this club – giving youth a chance, and playing attacking and exciting football.

Euro 2016 QF: Stunning goal from Chelsea's €32m target, Arsenal star impressive [Video]

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Wales came from behind to beat Belgium 3-1 in Friday’s Euro 2016 quarter-final in Lille and set up a mouth-watering semi-final clash with Portugal.

Belgium started the game at a frantic pace and created some early pressure with Yannick Carrasco, Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard had all came close to scoring.

Germany vs Italy, Euro 2016: Team News, Predicted XI, Live Stream, Betting Odds

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Euro 2016 Championships

Date: Saturday, 2nd July, 2016

Time: 20:00 BST

Venue: Nouveau Stade Bordeaux

Live Stream: Watch Euro 2016 Live Online

Germany are the only team yet to concede a single goal at Euro 2016 so far.

Star ready to complete transfer; Creative midfielder promised Liverpool he will join them

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Polish midfielder Piotr Zielinksi is likely to complete a transfer away from Udinese this summer.

The player has been linked with a move to Napoli and Liverpool.

According to latest reports, Udinese are ready to sell the player after he had a superb season on loan at Empoli. Zielinski was even named in the Serie A team of the year.

Star wants dream transfer to Man Utd; Arrived in Manchester yesterday to finalise move

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Borussia Dortmund striker Henrikh Mkhitaryan is expected to complete his Manchester United transfer this week.

The Armenian midfielder travelled to Manchester yesterday afternoon according to Manchester Evening News.

The Bundesliga outfit have apparently accepted an improved offer for the attacking midfielder in the region of 30 million pounds.

Roundup: Chelsea in talks with Spaniard, offer made; Striker wants Man Utd transfer, medical soon

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With the Copa America done and dusted and Euro 2016 nearing its completion, it is time for every club to focus on the transfer market and improve their chances of doing well next season.

The transfer window is now officially open and almost every club has started working on their deals and new signings are being confirmed every day.

Germany vs Italy, Euro 2016: Buffon vs Neuer – Gladiator vs Revolutionary

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When Gianluigi “Gigi” Buffon was included in the final 23-man Italy squad eyebrows were raised about his selection. Many wondered why Italy are still sticking with a 38-year-old player while a new player is not being given an opportunity.

Or is age just a number? As long as you’re performing at the highest level, age is not a barrier.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan completes Man Utd move; Transfer officially announced

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Dortmund have announced the transfer of attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Manchester United.

The Armenian has signed a long term deal with the Red Devils today.

.@HenrikhMkh wechselt zu @ManUtd // Henrikh Mkhitaryan moves to Manchester United.

Renato Sanches turned down Man Utd, claims Nani

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Former Manchester United winger Luis Nani has claimed that his international team-mate Renato Sanches snubbed his potential move to Old Trafford in favour of joining Bayern Munich.

The 18-year-old midfielder moved to the Bundesliga champions earlier this summer in a deal worth £27.5 million and has since impressed with his performances in the ongoing Euro 16 in France.

Chelsea agree deal for highly rated centre back, player has travelled to finalise transfer

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Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo is all set to join the Turkish giants Besiktas on loan for next season.

According to reports in Turkey, an agreement has been reached between the two clubs and the confirmation is only a matter of time. The player is apparently in Istanbul right now and will sign a contract with the Turkish club soon.

Liverpool close in on attacker's transfer; Personal terms agreed with star's representatives

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Liverpool striker Christian Benteke is closing in on an exit from Anfield this summer.

The Belgian striker was signed for fee of 32 million pounds last summer, but the former Villa star has failed to deliver in his debut season.

Benteke struggled to fit into Rodgers/Klopp’s systems and was often criticised for slowing down Liverpool’s build up play.

PHOTO: Zlatan Ibrahimovic poses with Man Utd shirt; Transfer officially announced

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Manchester United have officially announced the signing of the Swedish superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Are you ready? It’s #ZlatanTime… https://t.co/s8AsUG6VZF

- Manchester United (@ManUtd) July 1, 2016

The 34 year old striker’s contract with Paris Saint-Germain expired yesterday and he confirmed his move to Old Trafford on Twitter.

Neymar agrees new five-year contract with Barcelona

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Barcelona forward Neymar has agreed a new five-year contract which will tie him up to the La Liga giants until the summer of 2021 and end speculation about his future.

Club president Josep Bartomeu revealed earlier this week that the Brazilian attacker has no intention to leave the Spanish champions and that the club expect Neymar to sign a contract extension to ward off interest from a host of elite European clubs.

Star completes Man Utd medical; Barcelona agree winger deal; Mourinho close to £80m signing

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With the Copa America done and dusted and Euro 2016 nearing its completion, it is time for every club to focus on the transfer market and improve their chances of doing well next season.

The transfer window is now officially open and almost every club has started working on their deals and new signings are being confirmed every day.

Photo: Top class La Liga winger joins Man City; Barcelona target agrees long term deal

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Manchester City have announced that they have completed a deal to sign the Spanish international Nolito from Celta Vigo.

#WelcomeNolito to #mcfc

➡ https://t.co/1er12wGxpf pic.twitter.com/9m7k2qnhrL

- Manchester City (@ManCity) July 1, 2016

The La Liga star was linked with a move to Barcelona, but the Catalan giants failed to make their move in time.

Euro 2016 Betting: Top GoalScorer, QuarterFinal / SemiFinal Odds

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The quarter-finals of Euro 2016 began yesterday with Portugal beating Poland by way of penalties in the first of four big-stakes matches across France. Ricardo Quaresma, who scored the winning goal in his side’s last 16 clash against Croatia, bagged the crucial spotkick after Jakub Blaszczykowski’s kick was saved.

From France 2016 to Russia 2018 - Where do England go from here?

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The warning signs were there. Conceding an injury-time equaliser to Russia, the worst team at Euro 2016, meant that Roy Hodgson’s England started the competition in France with a draw. A late, late win over Wales briefly gave the nation hope before a dour 0-0 draw with Slovakia brought everything crashing back down, with the Three Lions progressing in second place behind Wales who enjoyed a group stage win in their first ever major international tournament.

Photo: Creative genius set to sign for Man Utd; official shirts being sold with his name

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Borussia Dortmund star Henrikh Mkhitaryan is all set to complete his move to Manchester United officially.

Apparently, a fee of around 40 million Euros has been agreed between the two clubs.

Although nothing is official yet, it seems that the Premier League giants have let out the news by mistake.

Chelsea Transfer: £40m bid submitted for PL star; Player informs club, he wants transfer

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa has informed the London club that he wishes to leave this summer.

The former Atletico Madrid striker has been linked with a move back to Spain and it seems that Diego Simeone is keen on a reunion.

Daily Star are claiming that the Spanish giants have made their move for the striker and a 40 million pounds bid has been submitted.

Euro 2016: Real Madrid star scores from the spot, Portugal through to the semifinals

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Portugal have not a won a single game in 90 minutes so far and yet they are through to the semifinals of Euro 2016. Ricardo Quaresma is the hero again as he keeps his cool from the spot to send Portugal through to the last four against Poland on Thursday night in Marseille.

On performance alone, Poland and not Portugal should have been in the last four.

German born star completes Liverpool transfer; Set piece threat signs long term deal

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Schalke defender Joel Matip is now officially registered as a Liverpool player.

The defender joins Jurgen Klopp’s side on a free transfer. The Liverpool website has confirmed that the player has signed long term deal with the Reds.

Matip’s contract with Schalke expired yesterday.

Man Utd's PL target prefers playing under Conte; Will reject others to join Chelsea

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Leicester City midfielder N’Golo Kante is a man in demand this summer.

The French international is a target for Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United and Juventus.

According to Telegraph, Kante prefers playing under Antonio Conte and will therefore snub Arsenal and Manchester United.

Liverpool agree deal for South American; Highly talented Chilean completes transfer

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Liverpool have confirmed that the highly talented academy goalkeeper Lawrence Vigouroux has completed a permanent transfer to Swindon Town.

The 22-year-old keeper joined the League one club on loan last season and had an impressive spell with them. Swindon have now agreed a deal with the Anfield giants to secure a permanent transfer for Vigouroux.

Mourinho set to seal another Man Utd transfer; Star arrives in Carrington for medical

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic is undergoing his Manchester United medical this afternoon and could be announced as the latest Jose Mourinho signing before the end of the day.

The 34-year-old is at the club’s training facility in Carrington and, barring any unexpected hitches, is likely to put pen to paper on a one-year contract worth £200,000-a-week.