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English Championship

Boost for Heckingbottom as Leeds set to complete best bit of summer business

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According to reports from the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United playmaker Pablo Hernandez is set to sign a new two-year contract with the club.

The 33-year-old has a contract at the club till 2018, but Leeds are looking to extend his stay. He is only two games away from the end of his current contract, and Leeds fans feared that he could leave on a free transfer.

Fulham could agree deal with PSG or Barcelona for £50m Player of the Year

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According to Don Balon, Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has requested the Ligue 1 champions agree a deal for Fulham defender Ryan Sessegnon this summer.

Barcelona’s interest could be stumbling block as the Catalans are lining up the £50m-rated star as a secondary option to Jordi Alba.

Jokanovic raves about his players, tweets out a message; Fulham fans respond

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Fulham picked up a vital 3-0 win over Millwall on Friday night.

The Cottagers put on a sensational display in the second half of the game and goals from Sessegnon, Mitrovic and McDonald extended their unbeaten run to 22 games.

Meanwhile, Millwall’s 17-match unbeaten streak was brought to an end.

English Premier League

Bad news for Alexis if Manchester United agree deal with Real Madrid for £875m ‘flagship’

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According to Don Balon, Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez could be fearing the arrival of Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo this summer. The report states that the Chilean’s place in the squad is under threat next season if United agree a deal with Real for the £875m ‘flagship’.

Alexis has barely been at Old Trafford for half a season and the Red Devils are already being linked with potential replacements.

Manchester United could agree £40m + player deal with Tottenham for £30k-per-week outcast

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According to The S*n, Manchester United want Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose this summer and could make a bid of £40m + Luke Shaw to land his signature.

Jose Mourinho has used winger Ashley Young as a makeshift fullback this season, but the midfielder turns 33 in July and is out of contract next year, so United will need a long-term replacement.

Pep Guardiola ‘tries to convince’ world-class playmaker to Manchester City, announcement this month

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According to AS, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants to renew acquaintances with Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta this summer and is ‘trying to convince’ him to the Etihad Stadium. The world-class playmaker is due to announce his future later this month.

Guardiola managed Iniesta at Barcelona between 2008-2012, winning three La Liga titles, two Champions Leagues and two Copa Del Reys.

Sean Dyche a big fan of 28-yr-old, Burnley want 11-goal star in the summer

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Burnley are interested in signing Jay Rodriguez from West Brom this summer.

The Baggies are expected to go down and they will lose several key stars once relegation is confirmed.

The likes of Rondon, Evans, Barry, Livermore, Dawson and Chadli will all have suitors in the Premier League and Sean Dyche is a fan of Rodriguez.

Guardiola ready to sell Man City star for his own good, would be ideal for Arsenal

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Manchester City defender John Stones could leave the club at the end of this season.

According to reports, the former Everton defender has fallen down the pecking order at Etihad and Guardiola is prepared to let him leave for his own good.

The likes of Otamendi, Kompany and Laporte are likely to start ahead of the Englishman and it will be interesting to see whether the 23-year-old centre back decides to stay and fight for his place next season.

Tottenham attacker wants to leave in summer, he should have joined Chelsea

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Tottenham forward Fernando Llorente is keen on leaving the club this summer.

The 33-year-old has been a backup option to Harry Kane and he is frustrated with the lack of first-team action. Llorente has made 22 appearances so far this season and 19 of them have come from the bench.

Llorente was linked with a move to Chelsea before he opted to join Spurs and the Spaniard will be wondering if he made the right choice.

Former player urges Arsenal to get Newcastle man, Magpies must keep him

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Arsenal are still looking at potential replacements for Arsene Wenger and former midfielder Ray Parlour believes that they should consider Rafa Benitez as a candidate.

“What he has done for Newcastle this season is amazing,” Parlour said on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast.

“With not a lot of investment, he’s got them playing so well.

Chelsea could agree £88m deal with Real Madrid for £200k-per-week contract rebel

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According to Diario Gol, Chelsea could lose Eden Hazard to Real Madrid if Los Blancos meet his £88m valuation this summer. The Blues are desperate to hold onto the £200k-per-week star, but Hazard has reportedly stalled on contract talks to push through a move to the Santiago Bernabeu.

Hazard joined Chelsea from Lille in 2012 and has gone on to make 295 appearances in all competitions, scoring and creating 161 goals.

Blow for Manchester United as £200k-per-week star ‘gives the OK’ to Real Madrid

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According to Diario Gol, Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has ‘given the ok’ to Real Madrid’s offer, but there is no agreement between the two clubs. De Gea’s said to be happy with the conditions club president Florentino Perez has put on the table, but now there’s the matter of his asking price.

Real Madrid ‘willing to put up’ £70m for Manchester City’s ‘best young player’

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According to Don Balon, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is ‘willing to put up’ £70m this summer to procure the signature of Manchester City winger Leroy Sane, whom is regarded as the ‘best young player in the Premier League’.

The report stats Los Blancos are having difficulty landing Mohamed Salah from Liverpool, so they’re casting their net out a little further for a replacement for Gareth Bale.

Man City in advanced talks to sign 26-yr-old star, deal close to happening

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Manchester City are expected to sign the Napoli midfielder Jorginho this summer.

According to reports, the Premier League champions are in advanced talks to sign the playmaker and the deal is close to happening.

Spanish journalist Jose Alvarez Haya has revealed on Twitter that Jorginho’s agent Joao Carlos met with the Manchester City director of football, Txiki Begiristain, last week to discuss the details of the move.

Celtic interested in signing highly rated Arsenal player at the end of this season

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Arsenal keeper Arthur Okonkwo could leave the club this summer and the likes of Leipzig and Celtic are interested in securing his services.

The highly-rated young shot-stopper is yet to sign a deal at Arsenal and the Gunners could lose him on a free at the end of this season if the reports are to be believed.

Tottenham fans worried about Pochettino's comments, react on Twitter

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Tottenham crashed out of the FA Cup after a 2-1 defeat against Manchester United in the semi-finals and Pochettino’s post-match comments have not gone down to well with the fans.

It seems that the Argentine manager was trying to send a message to the club chairman Daniel Levy.

Pochettino revealed that Spurs are ready to compete at the top level but they might not be ready to win things just yet.

Wolves fans urge key star to stay at the club: 'One more season', 'Please stay'

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Wolves secured promotion to the Premier League earlier this month and they have now won the Championship as well.

Key midfielder Ruben Neves took to Twitter to share his joy with the fans but it seems that the Wolves faithful are worried about losing him this summer.

The Portuguese midfielder has been sensational for Wolves all season and losing him would be a devastating blow.

‘You’re still s***e’, ‘He’s lifeless’ – fans slaughter Liverpool outcast after exit request

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Liverpool forward Lazar Markovic has spent the season on loan with Belgian side RSC Anderlecht and took aim at his parent club after scoring in Saturday’s defeat to KRC Genk, reports The S*n.

He believes Liverpool are unfair hiking up his asking price to scare off suitors and wants them to let him leave the club for good this summer.

Manchester United ‘willing to throw the house out the window’ for £175.5m Atletico Madrid egotist

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According to Don Balon, Manchester United are ‘willing to throw the house out the window’ to sign Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann this summer. The £175.5m French international has been heavily linked with Barcelona, but the report states his ego might be too big for the Catalans giants.

Borussia Dortmund want deal with Chelsea for £90k-per-week phoenix

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According to Sport Bild, Borussia Dortmund want to sign Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi at the end of the campaign, with the Belgian international having impressed during his loan spell at the Westfalenstadion this season.

Batshuayi joined Dortmund from Chelsea in January and has contributed 10 goals in 14 appearances for BVB.

Jose Mourinho ‘prepared to sell’ Manchester United’s £65k-per-week favourite on one condition

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According to The Times, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is ‘prepared to sanction the sale’ of Anthony Martial if the player requests and exit this summer. The £65k-per-week forward is a fan favourite, so supporters wouldn’t take kindly to his departure, but Mourinho won’t stand in his way.

‘What a joke’, ‘Won’t happen’ – fans fume as Liverpool ‘close in’ on shock deal for Manchester United outcast

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The Express reported that Liverpool were ‘closing in’ on a shock deal for Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini this summer as somewhat of a replacement for Juventus-bound Emre Can and fans on both sides aren’t happy with the news.

Manchester United fans won’t take well to one of their players moving directly to Anfield, while Liverpool supporters won’t be thrilled at the prospect of signing an outcast from their rivals.

Popular pundit makes a prediction about the West Ham game, fans won't be happy

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Arsenal host West Ham in the Premier League later today and the Gunners will be looking to bounce back from their defeat against Newcastle with a win.

Arsene Wenger is set to leave at the end of the season and the players will be hoping to give him the send-off he deserves.

Arsenal have a fantastic home record against West Ham in the recent years and they will be looking to extend that.

Popular pundit predicts more misery for Allardyce against Newcastle tomorrow

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Everton host Newcastle United in the Premier League on Monday night and both sides will be desperate for a win here.

Sam Allardyce is under a lot of pressure to deliver and Rafa Benitez will be hoping to extend his side’s impressive run of form.

The Magpies are in superb form right now and they have won their last four in the league.

Liverpool close to agreeing shock deal with Manchester United for £80k-per-week outcast

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According to TMW, Liverpool are closing in on a shock deal with Manchester United for midfielder Marouane Fellaini this summer. The Belgian international is out of contract at the end of the season and could make the surprise switch to Anfield as a result of Emre Can’s uncertain future.

Fellaini joined United from Everton in 2013 and has gone on to make more than 150 appearances in all competitions.

Manchester United ‘double the offer’ of Manchester City to sign £130k-per-week Barcelona playmaker

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According to Diario Gol, Manchester United have ‘doubled the offer’ from Manchester City to sign Barcelona playmaker Ivan Rakitic this summer. The 30-year-old has been linked with a move away from the Camp Nou at the end of the season and could make the English Premier League his next destination.

Roman Abramovich ‘willing to pay’ £87.9m for Chelsea to agree deal with Real Madrid for outcast

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According to Don Balon, Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is ‘willing to pay’ £87.9m to Real Madrid for the signature of Marco Asensio, but president Florentino Perez is holding out for £114.3m before he considers letting the outcast leave this summer.

Asensio joined Real from RCD Mallorca in 2015 and has gone on to make 84 appearances in all competitions for Los Blancos.

Manchester City deal with Barcelona ‘already on the table’ for £180k-per-week ‘cornerstone’

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According to Don Balon, Manchester City have an offer “already on the table” for Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets. Manager Pep Guardiola wants the Spanish international as a potential replacement for Fernandinho and is hoping a deal can be agreed this summer.

The £180k-per-week deep-lying playmaker has risen through the youth ranks to the Barcelona first-team, becoming a cornerstone of the side, making over 470 appearances in all competitions.

Pep Guardiola ‘convinced’ Manchester City can agree deal with Bayern Munich for £197k-per-week marksman

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According to Don Balon, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is ‘convinced’ the Sky Blues can lure Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski to the Etihad Stadium this summer. The Polish international has an uncertain future at the Allianz Arena and could be the subject of a lucrative bid from City as a result.

Manchester United ‘willing to offer’ £123m to Real Madrid for £115k-per-week ‘main name’

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According to Don Balon, Manchester United are ‘willing to offer’ £123m to Real Madrid to sign Isco this summer, with manager Jose Mourinho regarded the Spaniard as his ‘main name’ to improve the squad for a tilt at the Premier League title next season.

Isco joined Real from Malaga in 2013 and has gone on to make 236 appearances in all competitions, scoring and creating 95 goals.

Popular pundit predicts the result of Tottenham game, Spurs fans won't be happy

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Manchester United host Tottenham in the FA Cup later today and Jose Mourinho will be looking to take another step closer to the trophy with a win here.

The Red Devils have failed to challenge for the title and they will be hoping to finish the season on a high with a domestic trophy.

Meanwhile, it is similar scenario at Tottenham.

Lionel Messi wants Barcelona to agree deal with Liverpool for £90k-week ‘humble player’

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According to Don Balon, Barcelona forward Lionel Messi wants Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah at the Camp Nou this summer.

The Egyptian international’s form for the Merseysiders has led to a lot of interest in his signature, and Messi believes he’d be more perfect for Barca than Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann due to being a ‘humble player’.

Mystery surrounding Liverpool’s deal with Juventus for £70k-per-week destroyer

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Juventus gave Liverpool midfielder Emre Can 10 days to sign a pre-contract deal with the Old Lady or officially rebuff their proposal and commit his future to the Reds. That was on April 6, meaning the deadline has expired without any significant update on Can, reports The S*n.

The 24-year-old joined Liverpool from German Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen in 2014 and has gone on to make 166 appearances in all competitions, scoring and creating 26 goals.

Done deal: Manchester United sign ‘brightest youth talent’

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Manchester United have signed striker Manni Norkett, a 13-year-old described by the Newark Advertiser as one of the ‘brightest talents in the youth game’.

Norkett played competitive youth football for Collingham, Newark Town, RHP Colts and Birchwood Colts, but now he’s at one of the biggest clubs in the world.

Club director hints at summer move for highly talented Everton attacker

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Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig want to sign the Everton forward Ademola Lookman this summer.

The 20-year-old is currently on loan at Leipzig and he has managed to impress the German outfit so far.

Club director Ralf Rangnick has hinted that he would love to sign Lookman if it were up to him.

Man City want £50m-rated player, club officials flew out to scout him this week

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Manchester City are interested in signing the highly rated Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt.

The Ajax centre-back is rated as one of the best young players in the world right now and City are keen to snap him up.

As per the reports, Manchester City’s technical director Txiki Bergiristain and Gary Worthington, the club’s assistant head of player recruitment were in Amsterdam on Wednesday to check out the player.

Man Utd favourites to sign Spurs target, £40m star would be ideal for Mourinho

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is looking to sign Richarlison from Watford this summer.

The 20-year-old has been phenomenal for the Hornets this year and Mourinho wants him at Old Trafford. As per the reports, United are now leading the chase for the Brazilian.

Apparently, the likes of Spurs, Chelsea and Arsenal are interested in the player as well.

West Ham want to sign £175k-a-week star, could prove to be a masterstroke

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West Ham are interested in signing Joe Hart on a permanent deal this summer.

The Manchester City keeper has had a mixed spell at West Ham so far but David Moyes is thought to be impressed with the 31-year-old’s professionalism.

Also, the England international was outstanding against Chelsea and Southampton in the recent weeks.

Man City eyeing £65m move for 11-goal star, Pep wanted him in January

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Manchester City are looking to sign the Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez at the end of this season.

The Premier League giants tried to sign the Algerian in January but the Foxes refused to sell him. Mahrez has two years left on his deal and Leicester could finally decide to cash in on him now.

The Rest

Celtic fans react to their 2018/19 home kit: 'Embarrassing', 'Massive let down'

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Celtic have revealed their home kit for the 2018/19 season and the fans have already had their say on the new kit.

Kit manufacturers New Balance have supplied the latest Celtic kit and it features the iconic green and white hoops that have been a part of the club for 115 years.

The Celtic home kit was unveiled in Glasgow earlier today and the likes of Scott Brown, Kieran Tierney, Moussa Dembele, Leigh Griffiths, and women’s captain Kelly Clark had to model the new kit in front of the fans.