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Atletico confirm Carrasco, Gaitan departures to China

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Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid have sold Belgian winger Yannick Carrasco and Argentine midfielder Nicolas Gaitan to Chinese club Dalian Yifang, the Spanish club confirmed on Monday.

Carrasco had started just three times in La Liga since the turn of the year and Gaitan only once this entire season under coach Diego Simeone.

Mourinho plays down pressure on Pogba as midfielder makes United return

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Seville (Spain) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho played down suggestions that Paul Pogba needs to use the Champions League knockout stage to justify his huge price tag as Manchester United prepare for Wednesday’s clash with Sevilla.

“I dont think it’s fair to speak about the responsibilities of a player.

Spain midfielder Jonathan Viera heads to China

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Madrid (AFP) – La Liga strugglers Las Palmas on Monday confirmed that Spanish international attacking midfielder Jonathan Viera is leaving the club to join Beijing Guoan in the Chinese Super League.

Las Palmas did not reveal the transfer fee for the 28-year-old Gran Canaria native, although club president Miguel Angel Ramirez admitted that they could not match the money on offer in China.

Big-spending PSG still trailing in Real’s financial shadow

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Madrid (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain smashed the world-record transfer fee last year to sign Neymar from Barcelona, but despite the big spending driven by their Qatari owners, the French club still lag behind Real Madrid in terms of financial muscle.

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Man Utd set to make Sanchez highest-paid Premier League player – reports

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London (AFP) – Manchester United are set to land Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal by making him the Premier League’s highest paid player, according to several reports on Thursday.

The Chilean striker would earn between 400,000 and 500,000 pounds ($555,000 and $690,000) a week before tax by moving to Old Trafford, according to The Sun, the Daily Telegraph and other newspapers.

Sanchez would become Manchester United’s highest-paid player – reports

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London (AFP) – Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez has agreed to personal terms on a contract that will make him Manchester United’s highest-paid player on yearly wages of £14 million ($19 million) after tax, according to reports on Wednesday.

Sanchez is reportedly on the verge of joining United after Jose Mourinho’s side made a blockbuster offer that eclipsed the interest from Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Sanchez would become Manchester United’s highest-paid player – reports

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London (AFP) – Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez has agreed to personal terms on a contract that will make him Manchester United’s highest-paid player on yearly wages of £14 million ($19 million) after tax, according to reports on Wednesday.

Sanchez is reportedly on the verge of joining United after Jose Mourinho’s side made a blockbuster offer that eclipsed the interest from Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Mario Gomez heads back to Stuttgart

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Berlin (AFP) – Experienced German international striker Mario Gomez is to move to Stuttgart from Wolfsburg, rejoining the team he left eight years ago.

Gomez, 32, came through the Stuttgart youth system and won the 2007 Bundesliga title with the club.

“I am very happy to return home, to the place where it all began,” he said.

Brendan Rodgers confident Celtic can handle Neymar and PSG

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Glasgow (AFP) – The world’s most expensive player Neymar and his side Paris Saint Germain hold no fear for Scottish champions Celtic says the latter’s manager Brendan Rodgers.

Neymar, French starlet Kylian Mbappe - signed on loan from Monaco with a view to a huge transfer fee next year - and Uruguayan veteran Edinson Cavani are due in Glasgow for Tuesday’s Champions League opener.

Brendan Rodgers confident Celtic can handle Neymar and PSG

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Glasgow (AFP) – The world’s most expensive player Neymar and his side Paris Saint Germain hold no fear for Scottish champions Celtic says the latter’s manager Brendan Rodgers.

Neymar, French starlet Kylian Mbappe - signed on loan from Monaco with a view to a huge transfer fee next year - and Uruguayan veteran Edinson Cavani are due in Glasgow for Tuesday’s Champions League opener.

Mbappe wants to ‘mark history’ with PSG

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Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe, at 18 the most expensive French player of all time, said Sunday he wanted to “mark the history” of the French capital with his new club.

Mbappe, who hails from the northeastern Parisian surburb of Bondy, joined PSG from Monaco on a season-long loan last week in a deal that will make him the second most expensive footballer in history.

Mbappe wants to ‘mark history’ with PSG

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Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe, at 18 the most expensive French player of all time, said Sunday he wanted to “mark the history” of the French capital with his new club.

Mbappe, who hails from the northeastern Parisian surburb of Bondy, joined PSG from Monaco on a season-long loan last week in a deal that will make him the second most expensive footballer in history.

Mbappe wants to “mark history” with PSG

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Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe, at 18 the most expensive French player of all time, said Sunday he wanted to “mark the history” of the French capital with his new club.

Mbappe, who hails from the northeastern Parisian surburb of Bondy, joined PSG from Monaco on a season-long loan last week in a deal that will make him the second most expensive footballer in history.

Everton set to seal Sigurdsson swoop — reports

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London (AFP) – Everton have finally agreed a deal to sign Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson for around £45 million ($57 million), according to reports on Tuesday.

Sigurdsson has been high on Everton manager Ronald Koeman’s wanted list for several months, but protracted negotiations over the transfer fee had delayed the Iceland international’s move.

Everton set to seal Sigurdsson swoop — reports

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London (AFP) – Everton have finally agreed a deal to sign Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson for around £45 million ($57 million), according to reports on Tuesday.

Sigurdsson has been high on Everton manager Ronald Koeman’s wanted list for several months, but protracted negotiations over the transfer fee had delayed the Iceland international’s move.

Neymar not bigger than Barca — president

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Barcelona (AFP) – Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu insisted no player is bigger than the Catalan giants on Monday in the wake of Neymar’s world record 222 million euro ($264 million) move to Paris Saint-Germain.

Bartomeu and his board are under pressure to wisely reinvest the huge sum, which more than doubled the previous record for a transfer fee, before the transfer window closes on August 31.

PSG sell 10,000 Neymar shirts on first day

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Paris (AFP) – Neymar started repaying his mammoth transfer fee on the day he was introduced as Paris Saint-Germain’s marquee summer signing with the club selling more than 10,000 shirts bearing his name on Friday.

The 25-year-old Brazilian was signed from Barcelona for a world record 222-million euros ($264m) but with shirts emblazoned with his name and No.

PSG sell 10,000 Neymar shirts on first day

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Paris (AFP) – Neymar started repaying his mammoth transfer fee on the day he was introduced as Paris Saint-Germain’s marquee summer signing with the club selling more than 10,000 shirts bearing his name on Friday.

The 25-year-old Brazilian was signed from Barcelona for a world record 222-million euros ($264m) but with shirts emblazoned with his name and No.

Iheanacho swaps Man City for Leicester

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London (AFP) – Leicester City on Thursday announced the signing of Nigerian international striker Kelechi Iheanacho from English Premier League rivals Manchester City.

Iheanacho, 20, has signed a five-year deal at the King Power Stadium with the transfer fee officially undisclosed.

Iheanacho swaps Man City for Leicester

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London (AFP) – Leicester City on Thursday announced the signing of Nigerian international striker Kelechi Iheanacho from English Premier League rivals Manchester City.

Iheanacho, 20, has signed a five-year deal at the King Power Stadium with the transfer fee officially undisclosed.

Neymar’s Barcelona legacy: trophies, taxes and transfers

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Barcelona (AFP) – Barcelona are set to bank the biggest transfer fee in football history with Neymar’s projected 222 million euro ($260 million) move to Paris Saint-Germain more then doubling the previous record bringing to an end a tumultuous four years at the Camp Nou.

Yet, Barca too have had to pay a heavy price, most notably off the field, for their efforts in bringing the Brazilian to Catalonia in the first place in a murky transfer deal from Santos that has overshadowed his achievements as a Barca player.

Neymar’s Barcelona legacy: trophies, taxes and transfers

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Barcelona (AFP) – Barcelona are set to bank the biggest transfer fee in football history with Neymar’s projected 222 million euro ($260 million) move to Paris Saint-Germain more then doubling the previous record bringing to an end a tumultuous four years at the Camp Nou.

Yet, Barca too have had to pay a heavy price, most notably off the field, for their efforts in bringing the Brazilian to Catalonia in the first place in a murky transfer deal from Santos that has overshadowed his achievements as a Barca player.

Neymar in China as transfer rumours grow

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Shanghai (AFP) – Neymar greeted fans in Shanghai on Monday as speculation mounted that the Brazil star could be set to quit Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain for a world-record 222 million euros.

The 25-year-old striker is at the centre of an apparent tug of war between the two European giants in what would be the most expensive transfer fee in football history.

Maia becomes Bielsa’s 12th signing for Lille football club

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Lille (France) (AFP) – Lille continued their spending spree under new coach Marcelo Bielsa by making Brazilian midfielder Thiago Maia their 12th close-season signing on Tuesday.

The Ligue 1 outfit confirmed Maia’s arrival from Santos, with French newspaper La Voix du Nord reporting a club-record transfer fee of 14 million euros ($16.

Barcelona agree deal for Portugal’s Semedo

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Madrid (AFP) – Barcelona have agreed a deal to sign Benfica right-back Nelson Semedo on a five-year deal, the Spanish club announced on Thursday.

Barcelona said Semedo would undergo a medical on Friday after Spanish press reports said they had agreed to pay a transfer fee of 30 million euros (£26.

Barcelona agree deal for Portugal’s Semedo

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Madrid (AFP) – Barcelona have agreed a deal to sign Benfica right-back Nelson Semedo on a five-year deal, the Spanish club announced on Thursday.

Barcelona said Semedo would undergo a medical on Friday after Spanish press reports said they had agreed to pay a transfer fee of 30 million euros (£26.

Arsenal break club record to clinch Lacazette in football deal

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Lyon (AFP) – Arsenal agreed a deal to sign France striker Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon for a club-record fee that could rise to 60 million euros ($68m, £52.56m), the two clubs confirmed on Wednesday.

The transfer fee is also a new record sale for the Ligue 1 outfit, worth an initial 53m euros, according to a statement on the Lyon website.

Major League Soccer

Brotherly Game Daily Links 2/5/18

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Atlanta United bidding for Uruguayan left back Lucas Olaza
The 23-year-old came up through Montevideo's River Plate and has had stints in Brazil, Spain and his native Uruguay before arriving at Talleres de Cordoba this season.

Do the New York Red Bulls need a good immigration lawyer?

MLS Transfer Deadline Day Recap

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With the secondary transfer window now closed, a few MLS teams made key moves to strengthen their roster for a late-season push to the playoffs. Here's a look at all of the completed moves from yesterday's deadline, along with past transfers from this window:

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Chelsea paid agent fees of £7m for Ross Barkley

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Chelsea paid agent fees of around £7m in addition to a £15m transfer fee for Ross Barkley, according to The Times. The commission is due to be paid...

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Rejected by FOUR Premier League players with transfer fee's agreed. What is going on at Chelsea?

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In this summer window, according to various reports, Chelsea have missed out on FOUR of their transfer targets as each player rejected a move to Stamford Bridge after a fee was reportedly agreed between the clubs.

Arsenal Rumors

Ox GONE after Arsenal agree transfer fee with Chelsea

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The much talked about transfer of the Arsenal and England international midfielder looks like it is going ahead this summer after all, with Sky Sports now reporting that the Gunners have agreed a transfer fee with the reigning Premier League champions. This comes after the news was reported last week that the player we signed [.

Alexis Sanchez to Inter transfer the best deal for Arsenal?

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Arsenal may well not get as much back in terms of a transfer fee from this deal if it went ahead, but with the German champions Bayern Munich showing real reluctance to pay Alexis Sanchez the sort of wages he is said to be after, the only other options open to Arsene Wenger are selling [...]

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PSG Sign Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe

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According to several media outlets, Paris Saint-Germain will sign Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe on an initial loan with the move made permanent next summer. The deal is structured this way to comply with financial fair play (FFP) regulations.

The transfer fee for Mbappe will be around €180 million plus bonuses .

Reports: Real Madrid To Blow World Transfer Record To Smithereens After Agreeing €180m Deal To Sign Kylian Mbappe From Monaco

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Stand by your beds, this is not a drill. MARCA are going big with the news that Real Madrid are about to shatter the world transfer record to sign Kylian Mbappe.

The Madrid-based paper are claiming that Real have had an eye-watering€180million offer accepted by Monaco "in principle" that's €160million up front, with a further€20million made up in various bonuses.

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Newcastle After 24-Year-Old Turkish International For Bargain £6.6M Transfer Fee

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Newcastle are reported to be interested in signing 24-year-old Trabzonspor's defensive midfielder Okay Yokuslu. He has been called Turkey's answer to Barcelona and Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets, because of his similar style [...]

Selling Homegrown Players just got a lot more lucrative

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MLS teams can now keep 100 percent of the transfer fee from academy products.

The MLS transfer game is getting a bit more lucrative. Although there's been no formal league announcement, news of Montreal Impact Homegrown Player Ballou Tabla being sold to FC Barcelona's B team for a "seven-figure" sum was accompanied by a nugget of information that could dramatically alter the incentive for MLS teams to sell players.

Official: Timbers Sign Centerback Julio Cascante

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After successes with David Guzman and Roy Miller in 2017, the Timbers have gone back to the Saprissa well to sign their targeted young, TAM-level centerback. On Tuesday, the Timbers made official the transfer of 24 year-old central defender Julio Cascante from Saprissa.

The Timbers acquired Cascante using targeted allocation money, which was necessitated by the transfer fee paid to Saprissa.

Liverpool Break Bank To Buy Virgil van Dijk

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Liverpool have smashed the world record transfer fee for a defender by finally completing the £75million signing of Virgil Van Dijk.

He will officially become a Liverpool player on January 1. Van Dijk underwent a medical on the South Coast on Wednesday, with Southampton's consent, after the two clubs agreed a fee.

Derlis Gonzalez heading to Sounders, according to Paraguay media

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Assuming reports are accurate, this would be quite the signing.

Reports of the Derlis Gonzalez rumors' demise have been greatly exaggerated, it would appear. A couple weeks after the Seattle Sounders reportedly walked away from the negotiating table over Dynamo Kiev's transfer fee demands, reports are now surfacing throughout Paraguayan media that the move is very much back on.