SoccerLens Archives for January 2017

Spanish Liga to file a complaint against PSG over Neymar

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News of Paris Saint-Germain being interested in Barcelona’s Neymar is no secret. The 25-year-old has been linked with a move to PSG all summer and the French side has been ready to pay his £198.7m release clause and give him a contract in the region of £55m-a-year.

In recent developments, Spain’s football league chief Javier Tebas has said that he will file a complaint with UEFA for financial fair play breaches against Paris Saint-Germain over their pursuit of Neymar.

Top 5 contenders for the Premier League Golden Boot next season

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The race for the Golden Boot in the Premier League next season is going to be very enticing indeed. In the running are some old faces and some new. Arsenal and Chelsea have spent big on marksmen overseas, while Manchester United have splashed the cash on a tried and tested goalscorer in England.

All in all, the route to be crowned top scorer is going to be fiercely contested.

Top class star opens up about talks with Spurs, says there has been zero progress so far

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Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld has been in talks with the club regarding a contract extension.

The Belgian defender has confirmed that there hasn’t been any progress yet and therefore his future remains uncertain.

Alderweireld has a contract until 2019 and the defender is seeking a pay rise.

West Ham odds-on favourites to sign PL goalscorer, Bilic tried to sign him in January

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West Ham United have been linked with the Burnley forward Andre Gray this summer.

The Hammers were on the lookout for a striker but they have managed to sign Javier Hernandez now. It will be interesting to see if they drop their interest in Gray now.

Despite the arrival of the Mexican, the bookies are fairly confident that Gray will end up at West Ham.

Leicester City hopeful of completing £25m deal for Manchester City striker

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Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare has confirmed that the club is hopeful of sealing the transfer of Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho.

The Nigerian International has been heavily linked with a move to the King Power Stadium this summer, with reports suggesting that he is set to have medical ahead of his proposed £25 million switch from Manchester City.

Man City set to raid PL rivals for top class star, willing to make him their highest earner

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Manchester City are keen on signing Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez this summer and the Etihad outfit are ready to make him their highest paid player as well.

The Chilean has just one year left on his current deal and Arsenal have found it difficult to extend his contract because of the wage demands.

Premier League 2017-18: Manchester City and Chelsea favourites to win the title

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The new Premier League season is only a matter of weeks away, with 2017-18 promising to be a riveting campaign after a summer of lavish expenditure by English football’s biggest teams.

The race for the title will surely be eagerly contested again, with a handful of realistic contenders ready to try and wrestle top spot away from defending champions Chelsea.

Former Liverpool player makes surprise claim, says Tottenham star is better than Coutinho

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Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho is apparently a target for La Liga giants Barcelona this summer.

The Brazilian midfielder could replace his compatriot Neymar at Camp Nou if recent reports are to be believed.

Neymar is a target for Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona are thought to be looking at the Liverpool star as a potential replacement.

Pochettino wants £50m target to replace this top class Tottenham star in the long run

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Tottenham are already preparing for life without Mousa Dembele and Pochettino has identified Ross Barkley as the ideal long term replacement.

According to The Times, Spurs are worried that Dembele will soon struggle to cope with the physical demands of English football and therefore he will need to be replaced adequately.

Barcelona star storms off after training ground clash, summer transfer seems likely now

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Neymar seems to be edging closer to his move to PSG and his commercial commitments in China on Monday have now been cancelled.

The Brazilian was expected to fly out to Asia for a commercial commitment with Replay but the organizers have postponed the event due to the player’s involvement in the transfer.

Chelsea Roundup: Blues agree deal for versatile defender, 25-yr-old set for summer move

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Chelsea have confirmed an agreement with Hull City for the transfer of Michael Hector.

The versatile defender has joined the Championship outfit on loan for the next season. The 25-year-old will join up with Chelsea teammate Ola Aina at his new club.

Hector was on loan at Frankfurt last season and the Jamaican managed to impress with his performances.

Photo: Everton agree deal to sign defender, player poses with club shirt after completing move

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Premier League outfit Everton have agreed on a deal with Newcastle for the highly talented young defender Lewis Gibson.

The 16-year-old’s move to Merseyside was officially confirmed earlier today.

Javier Hernandez to West Ham: Will Chicharito be the next striker hit by the Hammer’s curse?

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This summer has seen yet another striker unveiled in the claret and blue of West Ham, as the club announced Javier Hernandez’s return to English football. At £16 million, the 96-cap Mexican seems to be a bargain compared to many other signings made in the summer of 2017.

Hammers fans are salivating at the prospect of their own baby-faced assassin, remembering the Little Pea’s goal-scoring exploits in the red of Manchester United between 2010 and 2014.

Newcastle agree deal to sign combative midfielder, Player set to finalise his move this week

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Premier League outfit Newcastle are close to announcing the transfer of Spanish midfielder Mikel Merino this week.

According to Telegraph, Newcastle and Dortmund have agreed on a fee for Merino and the player is set to travel to England to finalise his move.

Rafa Benitez was keen on signing the highly talented central midfielder this summer and the Spanish manager will be delighted to have secured his services.

Conte slams title rivals, questions their ambition; Italian a big fan of £100m-rated star

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has questioned Tottenham’s ambitions as a club after Daniel Levy accused their title rivals of unsustainable spending in the transfer market.

Spurs are yet to sign a single player this summer and have already sold a key player to title rivals Manchester City.

Koeman drops massive transfer hint, Top class midfielder set to complete his move this summer

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Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has been linked with a move away from Goodison Park for weeks now.

The England international is nearing the end of his deal at Everton and has turned down the chance of signing an extension.

Manager Ronald Koeman has finally confirmed that the player does not wish to stay at the Merseyside club and will leave this summer.

West Ham have 'shaken hands' on a deal for winger, Player set to complete medical this week

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West Ham have had a very good transfer window so far and Bilic is now looking to get rid of the deadwood ahead of the start of the new season.

Former La Liga winger Sofiane Feghouli has been linked with a transfer away from West Ham all summer and according to latest reports, the player will join Galatasaray before the end of the week.

Pep Guardiola refuses to rule out Kylian Mbappe’s potential move to Manchester City

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has claimed that ‘anything can happen’ in Kylian Mbappe’s potential world record transfer saga this summer.

According to reports in Spain, Real Madrid have reached an agreement in principle to sign the French wonderkid in a record breaking £161 million transfer move, although AS Monaco were quick to deny those reports on Tuesday.

Money-Spending United Hunting Reform in New Season

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The inevitable process of rebuilding the giants of Manchester United at the end of the ‘Ferguson era’ may be nearing completion. While it’s been a few years since football fans have heard the cries from commentators, “Manchester United are champions of England again,” the club may be close to having spectators repeat those very words soon.

Mourinho outlines type of players he wants Manchester United to sign

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Jose Mourinho has revealed he wants to hear “good news” from Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward regarding transfers as the Red Devils manager targets two more signings.

The Old Trafford club have completed two signings so far in the summer transfer window. Victor Lindelof left Benfica for United as the Swedish defender was the first arrival at the club.

Man City Roundup: Transfer talks underway for South American; Nike reveals 2017/18 away kit

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Manchester City are in talks with Galatasaray for their Brazilian midfielder Fernando Reges.

The Turkish outfit are keen on signing the 30-year-old this summer and both clubs are looking agree on a fee.

According to reports, Galatasaray are willing to pay around €5-6 million for the experienced defensive midfielder but Manchester City are determined to recoup around €8-9 million.

Chelsea agree deal with winger, highly rated player set to complete his summer move

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Chelsea have agreed on a deal with Brighton for the loan transfer of Izzy Brown.

The Premier League champions have also revealed that the highly talented winger has signed a new contract until 2021 at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea are aware of the fact that Brown needs to play week in week out in order to continue his development and therefore they have decided to loan him out for another season.

Arsenal striker slams Arsene Wenger and wants to leave after ‘ugly gesture’

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Lucas Perez has told Arsenal that he wants to leave after feeling ‘cheated’ over club’s decision to pass over the No 9 shirt to record signing Alexandre Lacazette.

Since his £17 million transfer from Deportivo La Coruna 12 months ago, the Spanish striker has grown increasingly frustrated over lack of first team opportunities.

World class star ready to join Man City this summer, willing to accept lower wages as well

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Alexis Sanchez has been linked with a move away from Arsenal for a while now.

The Chilean has just one year left on his current deal and the Gunners have failed to agree on an extension so far. Apparently, Sanchez wants to join Pep Guardiola at Manchester City this summer.

Independent are reporting that the player is willing to lower his wages in order to secure the transfer.

Celtic Transfer News: Talks underway for attacker, 32-goal star would cost more than £20m

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Celtic forward Moussa Dembele has attracted a lot of interest over the last 12 months with his explosive performances for the Scottish champions.

The 21-year-old Frenchman has been linked with a move away from Glasgow this summer and it appears that Marseille are interested in signing him.

According to Express, the French outfit have already begun regarding about a potential transfer.

Real Madrid set to smash world transfer record, agreement in principle reached for 26-goal star

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Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe has been linked with a move away from France for a while now.

The highly talented forward is one of the best young players in the world right now and Spanish publication Marca believe that he is heading to Real Madrid this summer. As per the latest reports, Los Blancos have agreed on a fee with Monaco for the 18-year-old.

Everton submit massive bid for top class star, he could take Koeman's side to the next level

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Everton have submitted a club record £45m bid for the Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson according to Sky Sports.

BREAKING: @Everton make improved bid for @SwansOfficial midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson worth up to £45m, Sky sources understand #ssn pic.

Photo: West Ham transfer close to completion, top class star spotted arriving in London

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Bayer Leverkusen forward Javier Hernandez has arrived in London to complete his move to West Ham United.

The Hammers agreed on a fee to sign the Mexican forward last week and Daily Mail have published photographs for the former Manchester United striker arriving at the Heathrow airport earlier today.

Chelsea agree deal with highly rated midfielder, player set to complete summer move

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Chelsea have confirmed that their young midfielder Mason Mount will join the Eredivisie outfit Vitesse Arnhem on loan for next season.

Mason Mount will spend the 2017/18 season in the Netherlands…https://t.co/QwRj0LgAMV

- Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) July 24, 2017

The Premier League champions have also revealed that the player has extended his contract at Stamford Bridge until 2021.

Major blow for Klopp, top class Liverpool star agrees personal terms with European giants

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Liverpool midfielder Emre Can has been linked with a move away from Anfield for a while now.

The German international is apparently a target for the Italian champions Juventus and Tuttosport are reporting that the Serie A giants have already agreed on personal terms with the player.

Liverpool are expected to offer Emre Can a new deal this summer, but the terms have not been agreed yet.

Official: Manchester City announce £52m capture of Monaco defender

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Manchester City have announced the signing of French full back Benjamin Mendy from Monaco, taking the club’s spending on full backs this summer up to £133 million.

The 23-year-old has penned down a five-year contract to join the Citizens, who will reportedly pay £52 million for the defender’s services.

Neymar has to leave Barcelona to win the Ballon d'Or and become the world's best player

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Neymar is now 25 years old and is reaching his prime. If he wants to be the best, joining PSG is the ONLY option.

Neymar has already achieved a lot for a player of his age. He has won many major trophies at club level as well as captaining and scoring over 50 goals for Brazil.

Spurs closing in on Bundesliga defender, 22-yr-old German could be an asset for Pochettino

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Tottenham are looking to sign the highly rated German defender Jeremy Toljan this summer.

According to Record, the Premier League giants are closing in on a deal for the 22-year-old Hoffenheim player.

Toljan is a key member of Germany’s U21 squad and he helped his country win the U21 Euros last month.

Man City agree £52m deal for Benjamin Mendy

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Manchester City are close to wrapping up the deal for their fourth signing of the summer after agreeing a £52m deal for Monaco defender Benjamin Mendy. The club has signed England international Kyle Walker from Spurs (£45m), Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva (£43m) and Brazilian keeper Ederson Moraes (£35m).

VIDEO: Chelsea smash Arsenal 3-0 in pre-season friendly

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Chelsea have got their pre-season tour of Asia off to a flyer with a 3-0 thumping of London rivals Arsenal. Willian scored the opener on 40 minutes before two stunning strikes either side of the half from Michy Batshuayi sealed a comprehensive win for Antonio Conte’s men at the Bird’s Nest in Beijing.

Roman Abramovich approves £50M Nemanja Matic transfer

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Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic has inched closer to a move to Manchester United. The Serbian international is set for a reunion with Jose Mourinho, after it was reported by the Telegraph last night that Blues owner Roman Abramovich has given his thumbs-up. United will pay a whopping £50 million to land Matic to Old Trafford.

£60M Liverpool and Chelsea target set to ask for transfer

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Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk is unhappy at Southampton. According to new manager Mauricio Pellegrino, the Dutchman’s heart is not at the club and has therefore not been taking part in training sessions. According to The Guardian, Soton have made it clear that they will not sell the player, but van Dijk is desperate to play his football elsewhere next season.

West Ham agree fee for experienced international, 30-yr-old set to finalise his move today

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West Ham have agreed on a deal in principle with Middlesbrough for the permanent transfer of goalkeeper Darren Randolph.

Boro confirmed the deal on their official website yesterday night. The player is expected to undergo his medical and agree on personal terms now.

As per the official report, the Republic of Ireland international is set to travel to Rockliffe Park today to finalise the transfer.

PSG double deal will spark Europe-wide transfer scramble, will force these clubs to spend big

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Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez has been linked with a move away from Emirates for a while now.

The Chilean is nearing the end of his deal at the club and has failed to agree on an extension so far. It is understood that the 28-year-old is a prime target for French giants PSG.

According to Guardian, the Ligue 1 outfit are increasingly confident of signing Alexis Sanchez this summer.

Photo: Chelsea confirm double deal, including six-year contract

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Chelsea have confirmed Kurt Zouma has completed a loan move to Stoke City on Friday after the defender signed a new six-year contract at Stamford Bridge.

A statement on the Premier League winners’ official website read, “Kurt Zouma has signed a new six-year contract and will spend the 2017/18 season on loan at Stoke City.

Photo: Chelsea transfer complete, top class star poses with club shirt after securing move

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Spanish international Alvaro Morata has been unveiled as a Chelsea player.

Chelsea have confirmed on their official website that the 24-year-old striker has signed a five year deal with the Premier League champions.

Alvaro Morata is a Chelsea player!

Chelsea agree deal for highly rated defender, club director delighted after sealing agreement

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Chelsea have agreed on a deal with Stoke City for the loan transfer of Kurt Zouma.

The highly talented centre back will look to continue his development with regular first team football with the Potters now.

Chelsea have confirmed the agreement on their official website. The Premier League champions have also revealed that Zouma has signed a new six-year contract with them.

Man City agree fee for top quality left back, defender set to complete summer transfer

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Manchester City left back Aleksandar Kolarov is all set to join Roma on a permanent deal this summer.

The Serbian defender was being linked with a move away from Etihad for weeks now. Sky Sports are reporting that both clubs have agreed on a fee for the full back.

BREAKING: @OfficialASRoma agree £5.

PHOTO: Newcastle agree deal with La Liga giants for defender, 23-yr-old poses in club shirt

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Atletico Madrid defender Javier Manquillo has joined Newcastle United on a permanent deal earlier this afternoon.

Some things are just better in black and white. ⚫️⚪️#WelcomeJavier #NUFC pic.twitter.com/uG3GBAkuCl

- Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) July 21, 2017

The Premier League outfit have confirmed on their official website that the two clubs have agreed on a fee for the highly talented right back and Manquillo has signed a three-year contract with the Magpies.

Spurs looking to sign 20-goal attacker from their title rivals, Player wants a move to London

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Tottenham are interested in signing the highly talented Manchester City winger Jadon Sancho this summer.

Independent are reporting that contract talks between the 17-year-old and the club have broken down and Spurs are ready to take advantage of that. As per the report, Arsenal are interested in the player as well.

Everton looking to sign €35m box-to-box-midfielder, offer already made for 27-yr-old

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Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko has been linked with a move away from the club for a while now.

The French midfielder joined the Londoners from Newcastle United last summer but he has failed to impress Pochettino so far.

The 27-year-old is apparently a target for Everton this summer.

Spurs looking to sign top class attacker, £50m star could take them to the title next season

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Premier League outfit Tottenham are looking to strengthen their squad ahead of the new season and it seems that Pochettino wants to add to his attacking unit.

According to London Evening Standard, Spurs are interested in signing the top class Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez this summer. The Leicester City attacker has made it clear that he wants out but the Foxes will have to lower their valuation because Mahrez’s suitors aren’t willing to pay the £50m asking price.

Everton set to sign highly rated 33-goal Man Utd target, Attacker is in England for talks

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Premier League outfit Everton have been very active in the transfer market this summer and it seems that the Toffees are closing in on yet another signing.

According to Daily Mirror, Ronald Koeman’s side are set to sign the Feyenoord striker Joshua Zirkzee.

The young attacker is a target for Arsenal and Manchester United as well.

Everton closing in on another summer transfer, fee agreed for highly rated Tottenham target

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Everton were interested in signing the highly talented Newcastle defender Lewis Gibson this summer and it appears that the Toffees have agreed on a fee for the player.

According to the very reliable Liverpool Echo, the two clubs have agreed on a deal for the 17-year-old defender. The Toffees will pay around £6m for the highly-rated England youth international.

£50m Tottenham target admires Pochettino, wants to join the Londoners this summer

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Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has been linked with a move away from Goodison Park for a while now.

The England international has just one year left on his current deal and the Toffees have failed to agree on an extension so far.

According to London Evening Standard, Everton value the player at £50million but Tottenham are unwilling to match their demands.

SPL Roundup: Celtic begin talks to sign 25-yr-old; Rangers have agreed a fee for midfielder

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is looking to improve his defence for next season and the former Liverpool manager is eyeing a reunion with Steven Caulker.

The 25-year-old currently plays for QPR, but he has played under Rodgers at Swansea.

According to reports, the Celtic boss is looking to sign his former player for a knockdown fee this summer and the Scottish champions have already opened talks with QPR.

Tottenham 2017/18 Pre-season Fixtures and Latest Injury News

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Premier League outfit Tottenham kick-off their pre-season preparations against Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain this weekend.

Mauricio Pochettino’s men have left for their pre-season tour of the United States earlier today and the former Southampton manager will be hoping to get his side’s fitness levels up ahead of another challenging season.

Andrew Robertson to have Liverpool medical tomorrow

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Post the £10m fee between the clubs getting agreed, Hull City defender Andrew Robertson will undergo a Liverpool medical tomorrow, as per Sky Sources.

The left-back will become Liverpool’s third signing of the summer if he successfully passes a medical and agrees personal terms. The 23-year-old has been linked with Liverpool in the past, but rumours of Liverpool’s interest in the player intensified this summer.

Jose Mourinho aiming to earn 15-year reign at Manchester United

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has claimed that he is aiming to gain stability in his managerial career by earning himself a lengthy spell at Old Trafford.

Since replacing Louis van Gaal last summer, the Portuguese coach has won the Capital One Cup and the Europa League that eventually secured Champions League football for the upcoming campaign.

West Ham close to agreeing fee for top class poacher, star likely to debut in this game

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West Ham United are closing in on a deal to sign the Bayer Leverkusen striker Javier Hernandez.

According to Sky Sports, the Hammers are expected to confirm the deal within the next few days.

BREAKING: @WestHamUtd expected to sign @CH14_ from @bayer04fussball “in a matter of days” – Sky sources.

Man City agree deal to sign 26-yr-old; Guardiola convinced him, South American flying in this week

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Real Madrid defender Danilo is set to complete his transfer to Manchester City this week.

According to the reliable Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, the Brazilian full back will travel to Los Angeles tomorrow or on Friday to join his new teammates.

Manchester City have agreed on a deal with Real Madrid worth around €35m including bonuses.

Everton agree deal for highly rated defender, Player flew out yesterday to complete his move

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Everton have agreed on a deal with Leeds United for the loan transfer of the highly rated young defender Matthew Pennington.

The 22-year-old defender finalised his move to the Championship yesterday evening according to the reliable Liverpool Echo. Pennington flew to Austria yesterday to complete his loan move.

Tottenham want to sign top class playmaker, Star wants to become club's highest earner

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Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has been linked with a move away from Goodison Park for a while now.

Apparently, the England international is a target for London giants Tottenham this summer. Barkley is not a part of Koeman’s first team plans anymore and has been left out of Everton’s pre-season squad.

Photo: West Ham agree deal to sign highly experienced international; Star poses with club shirt

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Manchester City keeper Joe Hart has completed his loan transfer to West Ham United this evening.

The 30-year-old keeper is no longer a part of Pep Guardiola’s plans and he will be looking to kick-start his career with regular football at the London stadium.

Slaven Bilic was keen on signing a keeper this summer and the Hammers have done very well to get Hart on a loan deal.

Tottenham reach agreement with top quality star, 26-yr-old delighted after sealing the deal

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Tottenham have agreed on a new deal with their first choice right back Kieran Tripper.

The 26-year-old defender has signed a five-year contract with the London giants and will stay at the club until 2022. According to Daily Mail, the defender will earn around £70,000 per week.

Trippier will be looking to build on his strong performances during the second half of last season and establish himself as an England international now.

Former Manchester United star Javier Hernandez set for Premier League return

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West Ham United are edging closer to completing deal to sign Bayer Leverkusen striker Javier Hernandez, the Sky Sports report.

The 29-year-old, who has one year left on his contract with the Bundesliga side, has attracted interest from several Premier League sides including the reigning champions Chelsea.

Newcastle agree deal to sign highly rated 9-goal midfielder, Benitez hopeful of more signings

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Newcastle have been linked with the Norwich winger Jacob Murphy for a while now and Chronicle are reporting that the Magpies have finally agreed on a fee for the player.

As per the report, the player will not link up with his new teammates at Newcastle’s training camp at Carton House.

Rafa Benitez is looking to improve his side’s attacking options ahead of the new season and the Spaniard is interested in signing the Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo as well.

Crystal Palace Roundup: Eagles submit £16m bid for Arsenal player; Deal agreed for versatile defender

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Premier League outfit Crystal Palace are looking to improve their defence ahead of the new season and Frank de Boer has already agreed on a deal to sign the highly talented Ajax defender Jairo Riedewald.

The versatile defender can operate as a left back, a defensive midfielder, as well as a centre back.

West Ham set to sign attacker within 48 hours, Hammers agree club record fee for star

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West Ham have been trying to sign the Austrian forward Marko Arnautovic from Stoke City and it seems that the deal is close to being finalised.

According to London Evening Standard, the Stoke City forward will join the Hammers within the next 48 hours for a club record fee.

As per the report, both clubs have agreed a £23 million deal for the 28-year-old Austrian international.

Photo: Everton agree deal for 27-year-old; Player poses in club shirt, excited to join a 'big club'

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Everton have confirmed the signing of Southampton defender Cuco Martina on a free transfer.

✍️ | Welcome to Everton, Cuco Martina!

Everton ready to offer star £150k-a-week to join, Player contributed to 22 goals last season

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Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson has been linked with a move to Everton for a while now.

The Toffees are looking to sign the Iceland international and have already submitted a £40m bid for him. However, Swansea have turned down the opening offer and are demanding a fee in the region of £50m.

West Ham set to submit improved offer for tricky wide forward, star keen on joining Hammers

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West Ham are set to submit a third offer for the Stoke City attacker Marko Arnautovic.

The Hammers are determined to sign the Austrian this summer and have already failed with two attempts to sign him. Stoke have turned down two bids in the region of £15m and £20m.

According to Sky Sports, the player is very keen on the move and has already informed Stoke of his desire.

Spurs looking to sign highly rated playmaker, both clubs now willing to reach an agreement

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Tottenham are looking to sign the Everton midfielder Ross Barkley this summer.

The highly talented England midfielder is out of contract next summer and the Toffees have failed to agree on an extension so far.

According to Independent, Mauricio Pochettino is a long term admirer of the Everton playmaker and is keen on signing him.

Wenger identifies replacement for Alexis Sanchez, Gunners will move for this 32-goal attacker

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Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has been linked with a move away from Emirates for a while now. Apparently, Bayern, PSG and Manchester City are interested in the player.

The Chilean is nearing the end of his contract at Arsenal and the Gunners have failed to agree on an extension so far.

Initially, the Premier League giants were linked with the Monaco winger Thomas Lemar but it seems that the Ligue 1 champions are not keen on selling the French winger this summer.

Man City looking to sign this La Liga player, versatile star prefers to play for Conte next season

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is looking to add to his defence this summer.

The Etihad outfit have already signed Kyle Walker for a fee of £50m this month but Guardiola wants to add more depth to the position and is eyeing a total of three full backs (two right backs and a left back).

West Ham set to sign experienced international, star set to complete his medical tomorrow

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Manchester City keeper Joe Hart is set to join West Ham United on loan for next season.

The 30-year-old was on loan at Torino last season and the England international failed to impress in the Serie A. Hart is not a part of Guardiola’s plans anymore and was told to find a new club this summer.

Spurs closing in on highly rated South American, club chief in London to negotiate transfer

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Tottenham are looking to add some defensive depth this summer and the Londoners have identified Juan Foyth as a target.

According to Sky Sports, the Premier League outfit are close to signing the Argentine this summer.

Foyth is very highly rated in South America and Pochettino is keen on acquiring his services right away.

PHOTO: Chelsea agree deal to sign 22-yr-old; Player poses in club shirt, will wear this number

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Chelsea have confirmed the transfer of Tiemoue Bakayoko this evening.

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39 goals in last 2 seasons: West Ham ready to battle it out with London rivals for top class poacher

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Premier League outfit West Ham are looking to improve their attacking options ahead of the new season and the Hammers have identified Javier Hernandez as a target.

The Bayer Leverkusen forward has been sensational in the Bundesliga and Slaven Bilic wants to Mexican to lead the line for the Hammers.

Club warned to face similar fate as Liverpool in their pursuit of ex-Tottenham player

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Swansea City says the club will “not be bullied” and issued a “tapping up” warning to Everton over Gylfi Sigurdsson.

The Merseyside club are keen on securing the services of the midfielder, who moved to the Liberty Stadium from Tottenham Hotspur in 2014. He has established himself as a key figure at Swansea since arriving in Wales.

Everton closing in on highly rated Newcastle defender, negotiations at an advanced stage

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Everton have been busy strengthening their first team this summer and it seems that Ronald Koeman is just as interested in securing the talents for the future.

According to Daily Mail, the Merseyside outfit are looking to sign the highly talented Newcastle United player Lewis Gibson.

Everton are close to signing the prodigious young talent and a deal could be finalised next week.

Crystal Palace agree deal to sign defender, 25-yr-old impressed in the Premier League last season

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Crystal Palace are looking to improve their back four before the start of the season and Frank de Boer has looked at the Porto star Bruno Martins Indi as an ideal target.

According to The Times, the Eagles have already agreed on a deal with Porto for the Holland international but the player is yet to undergo his medical at Selhurst Park.

Official: Manchester City complete record £50m signing of English defender

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Manchester City have announced the signing of Kyle Walker from Tottenham in a world record-equaling transfer deal for a defender.

The English full back has penned down a five-year contract to join the Citizens, who will reportedly pay £50 million for the right back.

In an interview with Manchester City’s official website, Walker said: “I am thrilled to be signing for City and can’t wait to get started.

Under-£10m midfielders: Arsenal and Liverpool stars head to Serie A

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Liverpool and Arsenal are set to allow two of their long-serving players, Lucas Leiva and Jack Wilshere respectively, leave the club this summer.

The report from the Guardian claims Lazio, who are managed Simone Inzaghi, have made a £5m bid in signing the Brazilian in the summer transfer window.

Under-£10m midfielders: Arsenal and Liverpool stars ponder Serie A future

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Liverpool and Arsenal are set to allow two of their long-serving players, Lucas Leiva and Jack Wilshere respectively, leave the club this summer.

The report from the Guardian claims Lazio, who are managed Simone Inzaghi, have made a £5m bid in signing the Brazilian in the summer transfer window.

Tottenham will sign £22m Porto full-back as Kyle Walker replacement

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With Kyle Walker’s £50m transfer to Manchester City close to finalised, Tottenham have begun actively looking for replacements for the full-back.

According to a report in Evening Standard, FC Porto are “confident Tottenham will pay the £22million asking price for Ricardo Pereira if they sell Kyle Walker to Manchester City”.

PL outfit set to miss out on top class target; Star prefers Everton, impressed with their ambition

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Leicester City are set to miss out on the signing of Gylfi Sigurdsson this summer.

The Foxes were interested in signing the Iceland international but the 27-year-old prefers to join Everton instead.

According to Leicester Mercury, Leicester submitted a club record bid of £40million rejected for the Swansea star earlier this month.

Transfer blow for Newcastle, target heading to London; £100k-a-week star will join West Ham

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West Ham United are close to signing the Manchester City keeper Joe Hart on loan for next season.

The England international was on loan at Torino last season and is clearly not a part of Pep Guardiola’s plans at Etihad anymore. Hart has been linked with a move away from Etihad all summer but the 30-year-old has struggled to find suitors.

Photo: Chelsea agree fee for midfielder; Player poses with club shirt, will wear this number

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Chelsea have agreed on a fee with Watford for the permanent transfer of Nathaniel Chalobah.

Spurs agree £50m fee for top class star; 27-yr-old set for summer move, medical tomorrow

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Tottenham right-back Kyle Walker is all set to complete his transfer to Manchester City after the two clubs agreed on a fee this afternoon.

According to Daily Mail, the Etihad outfit will pay around £50million for the 27-year-old right back.

Walker has been linked with a move away from Spurs for a while now.

Premier League club set to sign Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart on loan

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West Ham United are currently finalizing the move to sign Manchester City’s out of favor goalkeeper Joe Hart, the Telegraph report.

Should the deal materialize, the England International is expected to join the Hammers in an initial season-long loan deal with a view to a permanent switch next summer.

Bargain deal: 24 goals forward could be a master stroke signing for Sunderland

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According to reports from The Northern Echo, Sunderland are considering to make a move for Bury striker, James Vaughan, in the summer transfer window.

Sunderland manager Simon Grayson wants to bolster his attacking department and finds Vaughan, the former Everton striker, as an ideal fit for the role.

Man City agree fee for highly rated South American midfielder, transfer set to be finalised this week

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Manchester City are closing in on the signing of the highly rated Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz.

The 19-year-old midfielder from Vasco da Gama will join the Premier League giants this week. Once the formalities are completed, the player will be loaned out to Girona in Spain.

According to ESPN, Douglas Luiz will cost Manchester City around £10 million.

Take it or Leave it: Newcastle set to offer £10m for 22-year-old winger

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Having already seen an £8 million bid rejected, Newcastle have stepped up their offer in an attempt to sign Norwich City’s winger, Jacob Murphy.

According to reports from The Northern Echo, Newcastle are set to improve the offer to £10m to Norwich for the 22-year-old winger.

Newcastle’s managing director, Lee Charnley, is adamant that the club won’t be drawn into a bidding war for the winger.

Bilic wants 28-yr-old to complete attacking trio; West Ham preparing third bid, star keen on move

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West Ham United are desperate to improve their attacking unit this summer and the Hammers are doing their best to lure Marco Arnautovic away from Stoke City.

The Londoners have already had two bids rejected for the Austrian attacker and according to London Evening Standard, they are considering a third offer for the player.

Everton linked with £9m defender...but Crystal Palace favourite to sign him

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According to reports from Daily Mirror, three Premier League clubs are fighting for the signature of Ajax’s highly rated defender, Jairo Riedewald.

The report claims that Crystal Palace, Newcastle United and Everton are keen to sign the 20-year-old versatile Dutch defender.

Everton have signed Michael Keane from Burnley already this summer, but it seems that Ronald Koeman is still keen to bolster his defence.

Everton submit club record bid for 27-yr-old; Star has said his goodbyes, Toffees confident

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Everton have been linked with the Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson for a while now.

According to Telegraph, the Blues have now submitted a £40million bid for the 27-year-old playmaker and the Toffees are confident of landing the player this summer.

The Swans are yet to accept/reject the offer but the fact that Sigurdsson has been left out of the club’s US tour squad suggests that they might be preparing for life without the Iceland international.

Chelsea Roundup: Blues agree £39.7m deal for midfielder; Conte set to sign South American

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Chelsea are close to signing the highly talented Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.

Guardian are reporting that the Blues have already agreed a fee with the Ligue 1 champions and the player will travel to London for his medical on Friday. The Blues will pay around £39.7m for the French midfielder.

Man Utd Roundup: Red Devils agree feel for highly talented attacker, deal should be confirmed soon

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Manchester United have agreed on a deal with Real Sociedad for the transfer of Adnan Januzaj.

The Belgian winger was on loan at Sunderland last season and he is not a part of Jose Mourinho’s plans for the next season. Therefore, a permanent transfer away from Old Trafford was the only logical option for the young attacker.

Manchester United-Mino Raiola affair: Who is the real winner?

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Manchester United have completed their second signing of the summer transfer window as Romelu Lukaku swapped Everton for Old Trafford.

The Belgium international was all but set to re-join his former club, Chelsea. However, the Red Devils hijacked the deal and were successful in beating the Premier League winners in landing the 24-year-old striker.

Everton transfer target unsure over his future at Arsenal

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Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has claimed that leaving the Emirates this summer ‘is an option’ as he considers a switch to fellow Premier League clubs.

The France International has reportedly grown frustrated over lack of regular first team action and following the club-record arrival of his national teammate Alexandre Lacazette, Giroud is expected to further fell down in the pecking down ahead of the upcoming campaign.

Football Manager: Pre-season training guide

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Football Manager has grown into one of the most popular games across the globe over the last few years.

With millions of users devoting a lot of their time to the game, here are a few pre-season training tips that could help you prepare for the demands of a challenging season.

Appointing the right coaches

Getting the right backroom staff is essential for anyone wishing to build a dynasty in Football Manager as well as in the real world.

Everton determined to sign top class 10-goal star, Koeman could break transfer record again

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Everton are determined to sign the Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson this summer.

The 27-year-old Iceland international has been sensational for the Welsh club over the last two seasons and Koeman wants to break the transfer record once again for the Premier League midfielder.

Sigurdsson scored 10 goals for the Swans last season.

Man Utd preparing massive second bid for star, 23-yr-old open to Old Trafford move

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Manchester United have been linked with the Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier for a while now.

Apparently, Jose Mourinho wants to sign the 23-year-old versatile England international as his defensive midfielder for the next season. Guardian are reporting that the player is open to a transfer but Daniel Levy is unwilling to sell a key player.

Everton closing in on another transfer, 27-yr-old set to join the Toffees this weekend

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Everton are set to seal the free transfer of Cuco Martina from Southampton this weekend.

Cuco Martina to arrive at Everton this weekend. Cover across defence. Free transfer from Southampton.

- paul joyce (@_pauljoyce) July 12, 2017

According to the very reliable Paul Joyce from The Times, the 27-year-old full-back is out of contract this summer and Koeman has decided to sign him in order to add more depth to his side.

Photo: Chelsea agree deal for highly rated box-to-box midfielder; Player poses in club shirt

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Chelsea have agreed on a deal with Crystal Palace for the loan transfer of Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

Welcome @rubey_lcheek on a season-long loan!

Manchester United and Real Madrid target Donnarumma signs new contract

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Just a few weeks back, AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma stunned the club by turning down a new contract; but he has now penned a new deal that sees him commit his future to the Italian side for another four years.

Things looked bleak for AC Milan when at one point, the highly rated teenager’s ‘superagent’, Mino Railo, had claimed that his client had been bullied by Milan.

Real Madrid agree deal with European giants for top class midfielder, star set for medical now

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Real Madrid winger James Rodriguez has completed a transfer to Bayern Munich this summer.

The 25 year old Colombian international has joined the German champions on a two-year loan. Both clubs have agreed on a deal that will allow Bayern to sign the player permanently in 2019.

#ServusJames!

PHOTO: Chelsea agree deal for highly rated defender, player poses with new club's shirt

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Chelsea defender Ola Aina has joined Championship outfit Hull City on loan for the 2017/18 season.

The highly talented defender will be hoping to continue his development with regular first-team football under his belt now.

Chelsea have confirmed the agreement on their official website earlier today.

West Ham agree deal to sign Newcastle target, 26-yr-old's transfer will be confirmed soon

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West Ham are set to sign the Senegal international Badou N’Diaye this summer.

According to Turkish newspaper Fanatik, the Hammers have agreed on a deal to sign the Osmanlispor midfielder. N’Diaye was a target for Newcastle United as well but West Ham have moved swiftly to secure his services.

Chelsea closing in on top class target, £35m star expected to complete his medical this week

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Premier League champions Chelsea are finally closing in on the transfer of Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco.

The 22-year-old midfielder has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge for a while now. However, things got delayed because of a knee surgery the player had a few months ago.

Sky Sports are reporting that Tiemoue Bakayoko will undergo his medical with Chelsea this week and he could fly out with the rest of the Chelsea squad for the pre-season tour in China and Singapore next week.

Southampton looking to sign this Tottenham player, 24-yr-old reveals his transfer desire

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Tottenham centre-back Kevin Wimmer is looking to leave the club this summer.

The Austrian defender joined the North London outfit two years ago and the 24-year-old has struggled to establish himself as a starter under Pochettino.

Wimmer has played just 15 league games in the last two seasons, but having the likes of Vertonghen and Alderweireld ahead of him in the pecking order is a fair excuse for that.

Everton ready to move for £27m star, Koeman wants this 17-goal attacker to replace Lukaku

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Everton are looking to sign a new striker after the departure of Romelu Lukaku and the Toffees have identified Christian Benteke as a target.

The Crystal Palace forward had a fantastic debut season under Sam Allardyce last year and according to Sky Sports, Everton are ready to make a move for the Belgian.

Everton's 2017/18 away kit unveiled; Newly signed star first to be pictured in the shirt

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Kit manufacturers Umbro have finally revealed the Everton away kit for the 2017/18 season.

New signing Wayne Rooney modelled the new kit at Goodison Park earlier today. The Manchester United captain completed his return to Everton yesterday. The 31-year-old signed a two-year contract with the Blues.

Leicester agree deal in principle with PL giants, highly rated attacker set for summer move

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Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho is all set to join Leicester City this summer.

According to Sky Sports, the Foxes have agreed to a deal in principle with the Etihad outfit and the young forward is likely to cost around £25m.

BREAKING: @LCFC agree deal in principle to sign @ManCity striker @67Kelechi – Sky sources.

Official: Manchester United complete £75m signing of Romelu Lukaku from Everton

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Manchester United have announced the signing of Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton.

The 24-year-old has penned down a five-year contract with the Red Devils with the option to extend for a further year. Lukaku joins Manchester United in an initial £75 million transfer deal that could potentially rise to £90 million including add-ons.

West Ham target submits transfer request to end his four-year spell at Stoke City

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Marko Arnautovic has handed in a transfer request to end his four year spell at Stoke City, the Sky Sports report.

Since joining the Potters in 2013 for merely £2 million from Werder Bremen, Arnautovic has made 145 appearances for the Potters scoring 26 goals and providing 32 assists.

But the Austrian International has reportedly grown increasingly frustrated with what he believes is a lack of ambition at the bet365 stadium and has submitted a formal transfer request after holding talks with Stoke manager Mark Hughes last week.

French midfielder set to join Celtic, medical complete; Player could make his debut this week

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Scottish champions Celtic are set to finalise the transfer of French midfielder Olivier Ntcham today.

The Manchester City midfielder completed his medical over the weekend and will be confirmed as a Celtic player later.

According to BBC, Ntcham arrived in Glasgow on Saturday. The 21-year-old central midfielder will cost Celtic around £4.

Everton closing in on top class playmaker, £32m star expected to complete his transfer this week

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Everton are set to continue their summer spending with the signing of Gylfi Sigurdsson from Swansea.

The Toffees have been very active in the transfer market this summer and Ronald Koeman will cross the £100m mark with the signing of the Iceland international.

According to Daily Mail, Everton are close to completing a £32million deal for the Swansea star.

Newcastle closing in on highly rated 10-goal midfielder, Benitez set to meet the asking price

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Newcastle United are looking to complete a deal for the highly talented Norwich midfielder Jacob Murphy.

The 22-year-old is rated one of best talents to come out of the Norwich academy in the recent years and according to Daily Mirror, Rafa Benitez is keen on bringing him to St James’ Park.

Leeds looking to sign this Man Utd player, Mourinho has left him out of the pre-season squad

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Manchester United left back Cameron Borthwick-Jackson could be loaned out this summer and Leeds United are being linked with the young full back.

According to ESPN, the Championship outfit are very interested in the Manchester United youth star. The report adds that Leeds are ready to sign him permanently if possible.

Crystal Palace closing in on first summer transfer, midfielder set to sign in the next 24 hours

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Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer is all set to make his first signing this summer. Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is heading to Selhurst Park on loan for next season.

The highly talented box-to-box midfielder has struggled to get game time at Stamford Bridge and a loan move would help him gain some valuable first team experience.

SPL Roundup: Celtic closing on Frenchman, player set for medical; Rangers open talks for striker

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that the club are close to signing a new player.

According to Scotsman, the Scottish champions are set to sign the young Manchester City midfielder Olivier Ntcham.

The 21-year-old spent the last two seasons on loan at Genoa and he will be hoping for some stability after joining Celtic.

Spurs have opened talks to sign La Liga midfielder, star on top of Pochettino’s wishlist

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Tottenham are looking to strengthen their midfield this summer and Mauricio Pochettino has identified Mateo Kovacic as a target.

The Croatian midfielder has not been a regular starter under Zinedine Zidane and Spurs are looking to offer him a way out. According to Daily Star, the 23-year-old is on top of Pochettino’s wish list and the Premier League outfit have already opened talks to sign him.

Everton agree deal with experienced star; Medical complete, transfer will be confirmed today

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Everton are close to announcing the signing of the Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney.

According to Liverpool Echo, the transfer could be announced later today after the player completed his medical yesterday.

As per the report, Wayne Rooney has agreed on a two-year deal with the Toffees.

Official: Wayne Rooney completes Premier League move after 13 years at Manchester United

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Wayne Rooney has completed his return to Everton to end his trophy-laden 13-year spell at Manchester United.

The 31-year-old made 559 appearances for Manchester United, scoring 253 goals that saw him overtake Sir Bobby Charlton’s long-standing club record goal tally last season away at Stoke City.

Newcastle in talks to seal big money transfer, 28-yr-old midfielder would be perfect for Benitez

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Newcastle United are looking to improve their squad ahead of the new season and Benitez has identified the Greek midfielder Andreas Samaris as a target.

The highly talented defensive midfielder has just two years left on his contract at Benfica and the newly promoted Premier League outfit have begun talks to sign the 28-year-old.

Official: Manchester United confirm £75m Romelu Lukaku transfer deal with Everton

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Manchester United have announced that they have reached an agreement with Everton for the worldwide anticipated transfer of Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku.

The Red Devils released a statement on Saturday morning that read: “Manchester United is delighted to announce that it has agreed a fee with Everton for the transfer of Romelu Lukaku.

Everton hoping to complete another transfer next week, Star agrees pay-cut to join the Toffees

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Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is all set to return to his boyhood club Everton on a free transfer.

The Red Devils have agreed on a deal to sign Romelu Lukaku and the England international will be heading the other way as a part of the agreement.

Rooney still has one year left on his current deal at Manchester United and the Old Trafford outfit will pay up the final season.

Southampton favourites to sign midfielder, Saints confident of agreeing deal with PL giants

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Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has been linked with a loan move away from the club this summer.

According to Daily Mirror, the likes of Crystal Palace, Newcastle United and Southampton are interested in the Chelsea midfielder.

The report claims that Southampton are confident of beating the likes of Newcastle to his signature.

SPL Roundup: Celtic agree defender deal; Player 'very happy' with move, poses in club shirt

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Celtic defender Saidy Janko has completed a permanent move to Ligue 1 side Saint Etienne earlier today.

The former Manchester United defender joined the Scottish giants in 2015 and has spent most of his time as a Celtic player away on loan.

The likes of Sheffield Wednesday, Reading and Bristol were interested in signing the Celtic full-back but Saint Etienne have moved swiftly to agree on a deal with the Scottish giants and secure his services.

Spurs odds-on favourites to sign highly rated German, £17m Attacker open to a transfer

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Tottenham are odds-on favourites to sign the German winger Max Meyer this summer.

The 21-year-old winger is currently priced up at 2/1 with bookmakers SkyBet to move to Spurs. Premier League giants Liverpool are second in the race with odds of 7/2.

According to Football London, Max Meyer is available for transfer this summer after the winger indicated that he will not sign a new deal with Schalke.

West Ham Roundup: Deal agreed for Spaniard; Hammers confident of sealing attacker deal as well

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West Ham are looking to tie Manuel Lanzini down to a new long-term contract this summer.

The Argentine has been a key player for the Hammers since joining them in 2015 and Bilic is keen on building his attack around the 24-year-old.

According to London Evening Standard, West Ham are confident of agreeing on a new deal with the South American forward soon.

Everton agree deal to sign winger, Club accepts improved bid after initial offer was rejected

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Premier League outfit Everton have agreed on a deal to sign the highly talented young winger Josh Bowler from Queen’s Park Rangers this summer.

According to London Evening Standard, the Toffees will pay around £4m for the 18-year-old.

As per the report, Everton will pay an initial fee of £1.

Leicester in advanced talks to sign goal poacher, transfer close to being finalised for £25m

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The highly talented Manchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho is closing in on a move to Leicester City this summer.

According to BBC, the Nigerian is likely to cost the Foxes around £25m. Iheanacho is in advanced talks with Craig Shakespeare’s side right now and the move is expected to be finalised soon.

Spurs interested in highly rated winger, Liverpool target could leave if this doesn't happen

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Tottenham are looking to sign the Leicester City winger Demarai Gray this summer.

According to Daily Mirror, the young English winger is a target for Tottenham and Liverpool.

It is understood that Gray is frustrated with the lack of first-team chances and will seek assurances from the Foxes regarding playing time next season.

Everton preparing improved £32m bid for Premier League midfielder

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Everton are preparing an improved £32 million transfer bid to sign Swansea City midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, according to the Daily Mail.

Swansea have already rejected a £27 million offer from the Toffees and are currently bracing themselves for revised bid for the Icelandic. The 27-year-old played a starring role last season to maintain the Swans’ Premier League status and the Welsh club are keen to keep hold of their star midfielder ahead of Paul Clement’s first full season in-charge at the Liberty Stadium.

Leeds United unveil their 2017/18 home kit

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Leeds United have announced the launch of their brand new home kit for the 2017/18 season.

Kit sponsors Kappa have revealed the new home kit which maintains the club’s tradition all-white design. The club logo has a new look in gold and blue. Meanwhile, the words ‘Leeds United’ are embossed into the fabric of the shirt.

Leeds agree deal to sign experienced midfielder, star could help them secure promotion

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Leeds United have agreed on a deal to sign the former Newcastle United midfielder Vurnon Anita on a free transfer.

The 28-year-old was released by the Magpies earlier this summer and the versatile Dutchman has decided to stay in the Championship with Leeds for another season.

Leeds have confirmed the deal on their official website.

Watford in talks with PL giants for midfielder, 22-yr-old expected to join the Hornets soon

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Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah is closing in on a move to Watford this summer.

The highly talented midfielder has just one year left on his current deal and he is keen to play regularly at this stage of his career.

According to Daily Mirror, Chalobah has held talks with the Chelsea manager Antonio Conte about this but the Italian has not given him any assurances regarding playing time.

Manchester United agree £75M deal for Romelu Lukaku

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Manchester United are about to hijack Chelsea’s bid to sign Romelu Lukaku. According to the BBC, the Red Devils have agreed a £75 million fee to land the Belgian to Old Trafford next season. The report states that this is a standalone deal and will not be a swap deal involving Wayne Rooney.

Spurs want top class West Ham target, Attacker's flair could be a huge asset for Pochettino

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Tottenham are looking to freshen up their attack before the start of the new season and latest reports claim that the Londoners are interested in the Porto attacker Yacine Brahimi.

According to today’s printed edition of the Portuguese newspaper O Jogo (via HITC), Tottenham are looking to bring the Algerian to the Premier League this summer.

Burnley agree deal to sign PL forward, transfer could help West Ham land £15m target

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Burnley are close to signing the Stoke City forward Jonathan Walters this summer.

According to Sky Sports, the Clarets have already agreed a deal with Stoke and the player is now expected to complete his medical and agree on personal terms.

As per the report, the bid from Burnley could rise to £3m and the transfer could be finalised before the start of next week.

PHOTO: Swansea agree deal to sign top quality La Liga midfielder, star poses with club shirt

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Swansea have agreed on a deal to sign the highly rated La Liga midfielder Roque Mesa from Las Palmas.

The Premier League outfit will pay around £11 million for the 28-year-old. Mesa has signed a four-year contract with the Welsh outfit and the deal has been confirmed by the club on their official website.

Chelsea transfer news: Antonio Rudiger to have medical this week

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Chelsea have agreed a £34 million deal to sign Antonio Rudiger from AS Roma, according to Sky Sports. The German will take a medical in Los Angeles this week before being officially announced as a Blues player. The defender could become Chelsea’s first summer signing of the window, ahead of Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alex Sandro.

Leeds Roundup: Whites submit bid for Spaniard; Christiansen closing in on 17-goal forward

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Leeds United have renewed their interest in the Huesca forward Samu Saiz and are looking to sign the 26-year-old this summer.

According to Spanish outlet AS, the Championship outfit have already submitted an offer of £3.1m to sign the player.

Saiz had an impressive season in La Liga 2 last year and he ended up scoring 12 goals for Huesca.

Manchester United chief talks about Mourinho's potential second summer signing

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Manchester United head of academy and former midfielder Nicky Butt has heaped praise on Chelsea star Nemanja Matic after claiming the midfielder is the type of player who will be happy to do the dirty work for Jose Mourinho.

Matic is keen to reunite with Mourinho and wants to complete a switch to United.

West Ham agree fee for South American attacker, player set to complete summer move

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West Ham United striker Enner Valencia is close to joining Mexican side Tigres.

The 27-year-old has failed to impress since joining the Hammers in 2014 and the Premier League outfit have now decided to cut their losses.

According to Sky Sports, West Ham have agreed on a fee with Tigres for the striker.

Newcastle want to sign 26-yr-old West Ham target, Hammers tried to sign him in January

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Newcastle United are looking to sign the Burnley forward Andre Gray this summer.

The 26-year-old has been a key player for the Clarets over the last two seasons and Benitez wants the English forward to improve Newcastle’s attacking options for next season.

Gray has just one year left on his current deal and Burnley are yet to reach an agreement regarding an extension.

Manchester United withdraw Wayne Rooney from pre-season tour squad ahead of his imminent return to Everton

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Manchester United have withdrawn Wayne Rooney from the club’s pre-season tour squad to United States ahead of his sensational return to Everton, according to the Sun.

The 31-year-old, who has been heavily linked with a move away from Old Trafford this summer, has reportedly attracted interest from the Premier League, MLS and China.

Everton transfer close to being finalised, experienced winger set to complete summer move

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Everton winger Aiden McGeady is also heading to Sunderland this summer.

The winger was on loan at Preston last season and Grayson is well aware of his abilities. The report from Sunderland Echo claims that the winger’s move to Sunderland is close to being finalised.

The Everton winger is expected to cost around £2million.

SPL Roundup: Rangers agree fee for midfielder; Playmaker set to seal agreement with Celtic

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Rangers crashed out of the Europa League after a humiliating loss against Luxembourgian club Progrès Niederkorn last night.

Despite winning the first leg 1-0, the Scottish giants were not able to get past the first round of Europa League qualifying.

Progrès Niederkorn overturned the deficit thanks to goals from Emmanuel Francoise and Sebastien Thill in the second half of the return leg.

Chelsea Roundup: Blues agree deal with 23-goal forward; €39m star arrives in London ahead of move

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Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has signed a new five-year contract at the club.

The highly talented young forward is expected to go out on loan this summer and the Blues have tied him down to a long-term deal before that.

Abraham has been linked with a move to Swansea after a productive loan spell at Bristol City last season.

Leicester City agree £12m transfer fee to sign Sevilla captain

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Leicester City have reached an agreement for the transfer of Sevilla captain Vicente Iborra subject to a medical, the Spanish club has announced.

The defensive midfielder will reportedly cost around £12 million as the Foxes look to mount an impressive Premier League run after a dismal title defense last season.

Football Manager 2018: Expected Features & Most-Requested Improvements

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Football Manager is a game series with a loyal and demanding fan base and that will likely continue for the foreseeable future. And while FM 2017 was admittedly better than the previous three iterations, I personally still miss the days of FM12 and beyond. Perhaps I should finally convince myself to switch to the FM Touch version, which is a quicker way to play the full FM experience, focusing on the most enjoyable aspects of the game.

Arsenal set to confirm the capture of 37-goal star, player arrives in London for medical

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Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette is in London right now and his transfer to Arsenal should be confirmed soon. Arsenal will pay around £52m for the Lyon attacker.

The 26-year-old will become Arsenal’s record signing once the transfer is complete. According to Daily Mirror, the French international has already arrived at the club’s London Colney HQ for his medical.

Premier League striker keen to stay despite Everton and West Ham interest

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French striker Olivier Giroud has committed his future to Arsenal after claiming that he ‘wants to carry on good journey’ at the North London club.

The Gunners are poised to sign their long-term transfer target Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon in a club record deal thought to be in excess of £45 million, meaning Giroud will face fresh competition with his national team-mate ahead of the upcoming campaign.

Jose Mourinho discontent with lack of Manchester United transfers

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Jose Mourinho is not happy with Manchester United’s transfer dealings so far.

According to Sky Sports, the manager is believed to be discontent that the club has only brought in defender Victor Lindelof ahead of the pre-season tour of the US. The report adds that Mourinho identified “four key positions where United needed to strengthen to executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward at the start of the summer”.

Top class star's transfer to Everton 'almost inevitable', Toffees confident of signing attacker

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Everton are looking to bring Wayne Rooney back to Goodison Park this summer.

The England forward is no longer a key part of Jose Mourinho’s plans. Zlatan Ibrahimovic was chosen ahead of him as the striker last year and Mourinho is looking to sign Morata as his number nine for next season.

West Ham looking to sign this Bundesliga star, he would solve their goalscoring problems

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West Ham United have been linked with several strikers over the last few weeks and the latest player linked with a move to the London stadium is Javier Hernandez.

Telegraph are claiming that the Hammers want to bring the former Manchester United striker back to the Premier League. The report adds that West Ham are hoping to make progress in negotiations over Hernandez.

PHOTO: Chelsea agree deal with attacking midfielder, player delighted after sealing agreement

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Highly rated Chelsea midfielder Kasey Palmer has signed a new deal with the club.

The young attacking midfielder has confirmed the news on his Twitter account.

4 more years @Chelseafc

Photo: Newcastle agree deal to sign 26-yr-old from La Liga, player poses in club shirt

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Newcastle have announced the signing of Florian Lejeune from Eibar for a fee of £8.7 million. The highly rated centre-back has signed a five-year contract with the Magpies.

The 26-year-old had been linked with a move to St James’ Park for weeks now and the Magpies have finally secured his services.

24-year-old to become Manchester United's second summer signing in 72 hours

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Manchester United are edging closer towards completing a deal in bringing Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata to Old Trafford, reports the International Business Times UK.

The 24-year-old has emerged as a priority target for the Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho to lead his side’s attack. The attacker is frustrated with the lack of playing time at the Spanish capital club in the 2016-117 campaign and is keen on leaving his current employers in the summer transfer window.

Photo: Everton agree deal to sign highly talented Liverpool target, Star poses in club shirt

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Everton have confirmed the signing of Michael Keane this afternoon.

Adidas reveals Manchester United 2017/18 Home Kit, new signing poses in club shirt

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Adidas football have revealed the new Manchester United home kit for the 2017/18 season.

Forever red.

Everton complete Sandro Ramirez signing, Michael Keane to have medical today

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Everton’s spending spree in the transfer window continues. According to Sky Sports, the Toffees have completed the signing of Malaga striker Sandro Ramirez on a five-year deal. The Spaniard will join the Merseyside club for £5.25 million, becoming Everton’s fourth acquisition of the summer after Jordan Pickford, Davy Klaasen and Henry Onyekuru.

John Terry to be confirmed as an Aston Villa player today

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Chelsea legend John Terry has completed a move to Championship side Aston Villa and will be unveiled by the club today. According to the Telegraph, the Englishman has agreed to sign a one-year deal with the Midlands club.

It is understood that Terry will sign a contract worth £60,000 per week, plus bonuses.

Blow for Benitez: 26-year-old signs new deal at club amid Newcastle interest

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Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney has extended his contract at the London club. The Cottagers have confirmed the news via their official Twitter handle:

CONFIRMED: The Club is thrilled to announce that Tom Cairney has extended his #FFC contract ✍️

Arsenal set to complete record signing this week, 37-goal star could help them win the title

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Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette is set to complete his transfer to Arsenal this week.

Lacazette had a sensational season in Ligue 1 last year and Arsenal will be delighted to have secured his services. The Gunners have not had a striker of his quality since the departure of Robin Van Persie.

Chelsea Roundup: Blues submit surprise enquiry for Brazilian, La Liga club will sell him for this much

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Chelsea are interested in signing the Real Madrid full back Danilo this summer.

According to Spanish publication Marca, the Premier League champions have already submitted an enquiry about the Brazilian defender.

The report also adds that Real Madrid are open to selling the player this summer for a fee of €35 million.

Tottenham looking to sign Euro 2016 winner, bid already submitted for midfield star

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Tottenham are looking to sign the Portuguese international Adrien Silva this summer.

The 28-year-old has been a key player for club and country over the last two seasons and the Londoners want him to aid their title challenge next season.

According to Portuguese outlet A Bola, Tottenham submitted an initial offer of £17.

Report: Arsenal ready to pay £125m for Mbappe

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With Lacazette’s transfer to Arsenal almost confirmed, reports suggest the Gunners are still not going to cool their interest in French sensation Kylian Mbappe.

According to Sunday People, the London side is preparing a record £125m bid for the wonderkid.

The paper added that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger “will use his French connections” to land Mbappe as he hopes to get his hands on the Premier League title this season, in what could be his last season at the club.

Carlo Ancelotti confirms Bayern Munich’s interest to sign Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez

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Carlo Ancelotti has hinted that Bayern Munich may be interested in signing Arsenal’s star attacker Alexis Sanchez this summer.

Following another disappointing campaign with the Gunners missing out on next season’s Champions League football, Sanchez’s future at the Emirates Stadium remains uncertain and the 28-year-old has been heavily linked with a move with the likes of Bayern Munich and Manchester City.

Chelsea striker Diego Costa set for Atletico Madrid return despite transfer ban

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Premier League champions Chelsea’s want-away striker Diego Costa is close to completing his proposed return to Atletico Madrid, the Telegraph report.

Despite scoring 20 goals and providing seven assists to guide Chelsea win the Premier League title last season, the 28-year-old was told by a text message last month by Antonio Conte that he has no future at the Stamford Bridge.

Should Liverpool not send Joe Gomez out on loan?

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A number of clubs seem to have enquired Liverpool about the availability of Joe Gomez, and have expressed their interest in taking the defender on loan. Newly-promoted Brighton have been keen to strengthen their squad and add the Englishman to their squad. Several Championship clubs including Birmingham City have also enquired about the player.

Chelsea sign goalkeeper on free transfer after Manchester City spell

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Premier League champions Chelsea have announced the signing of Argentine goalkeeper Willy Caballero on a free transfer.

The 35-year-old will be utilized as second choice stopper behind Thibaut Courtois, who is currently in negotiation with the Blues to extend his current contract at Stamford Bridge.

Nike unveils Tottenham's new home and away kit for the 2017/18 season

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Tottenham have launched their new home and away kits for the 2017/18 season, designed by Nike Football.

Yesterday, the Premier League outfit announced a multi-million pounds agreement with the kit manufacturing giants.

The likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Toby Alderweireld, Hugo Lloris and Eric Dier can be seen modelling the new Nike Vapor kits.

Chelsea agree deal to sign German international, star will undergo his medical next week

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Roma defender Antonio Rudiger is all set to join Chelsea this summer.

According to Telegraph, the two clubs have agreed on a £30m fee for the Serie A centre back. The report also adds that Rudiger should complete his transfer next week.

The player’s agent travelled to England yesterday and Rudiger will undergo his medical next week.

Liverpool agree personal terms with Klopp's priority target, star could help them win the title

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Liverpool have been linked with the RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita for a while now.

Jurgen Klopp is an admirer of the Guinea international and the Reds are prepared to break their transfer record in order to sign the Bundesliga star this summer. Keita and Vam Dijk are priority targets for the German this summer.

Tottenham and West Ham interested in signing Leverkusen striker Javier Hernandez

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Tottenham and West Ham United are interested in signing Bayern Leverkusen’s star striker Javier Hernandez, according to the Bild.

The Mexico International is entering in his final year of contract with Leverkusen, who are reportedly ready of cash in on the in-demand striker this summer. Since leaving Manchester United in 2015, Hernandez has been a regular starter for the German side, scoring 39 goals in 76 appearances across all competitions – including 13 goals last campaign.

Germany U21 side outclasses Spain U21 team to lift Euro crown

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It was definitely an unexpected result. Not because Germany lack quality, but because opponents Spain were packed with it. The tournament’s most exciting players, Saúl Ñíguez (who won the Golden Boot), Marco Asensio, Dani Ceballos (who won the Player of the Tournament), big names like Hector Bellerin and Gerard Deulofeu, were part of the very exciting Spain team.

Manchester United dealt transfer blow as PSG defender signs new contract until 2020

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Brazilian defender Marquinhos has signed a new five-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain that will keep him at the club until 2020.

Marquinhos has been linked with a move to Manchester United this summer with reports claiming that the Red Devils had launched a £62 million bid earlier this week in their attempt to sign the Brazil International.

Chelsea 2017/18 Home and Away kits launched

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Nike have announced the launch of the 2017/18 Chelsea Home and Away kits this afternoon.

The Blues will wear Nike kits for the first time in their illustrious 112-year history next season.

In order to help the Premier League champions defend their title and mount a European challenge, Nike have designed advanced kits that will enhance breathability, mobility, speed and improve the performance of the players.