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Liverpool in talks to sign Brazilian wonder kid

The Daily Mirror reports that Liverpool are in talks to sign 16-year old Brazilian Reinier Jesus. The midfielder currently plays for Flamengo in his native country, and is under contract with the Rio-based club until 2021. Despite this, Liverpool are said to have opened negotiations with his club over his transfer, although any move will not happen immediately. International rules ...

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City bosses ready to block any Arsenal approaches for Vieira or Arteta

According to The Sunday Mirror, the hierarchy at Manchester City are ready to block any approaches from Arsenal to Patrick Vieira or Mikel Arteta to take over as the new boss at The Emirates. Both men have played for Arsenal, and have been mentioned as possible candidates to replace the departing Arsene Wenger, who is said to favour a former ...

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Former Liverpool legend set for Rangers job

The Daily Mirror reports that Steven Gerrard has agreed to become the next manager of Rangers, with former teammate Gary McAllister joining him as his assistant in Glasgow. Gerrard is currently coaching the Liverpool under-18 side but is ready to give that role up as he takes his first senior management job.  His move is firmly backed by current Liverpool ...

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Spurs linked with Portuguese trio to strengthen squad

The Daily Mirror reports that Spurs are interested in three Portuguese international players as they look to strengthen their squad ahead of next season. The trio are winger Gelson Martins, Southampton right-back Cedric Soares, and Wolves influential midfielder Ruben Neves. Martins, who currently plays for Sporting Lisbon, is a winger who can play on either flank, whilst Neves, named in ...

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Manchester United want Jonny Evans return

According to The Daily Mirror, Manchester United want to re-sign central defender Jonny Evans this summer, three years after they let him leave the club. A former graduate of the United academy, Evans played 198 times for United between 2006 and 2015 before he was sold to West Bromwich Albion for a fee of around £6 million. Since then he ...

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Former Spurs star and Manchester United target linked with Bayern move

The Independent reports that Gareth Bale has not ruled out a move to Bayern Munich in the summer, after reports emerged linking him with the German club. Bale’s future at his current club Real Madrid has been the subject of speculation for some months, as he struggles for first-team football after several seasons where injuries have disrupted his form. He ...

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Courtois launches legal action against former Belgium boss

talkSPORT reports that Chelsea goalkeeper and his father have instigated legal action against Marc Wilmots, former boss of the Belgian national side. This follows allegations made by Wilmots that Courtois’ father Thierry, had leaked team selections during the 2016 European Championships in France. Wilmots was Belgian national manager between 2012 and 2016, but was sacked when his team, who were ...

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Luis Enrique emerging as favourite for the Arsenal job

The Daily Mirror reports that former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique is emerging as the favourite to succeed Arsene Wenger as Arsenal boss. Following the announcement last week that Wenger will leave his post at the end of the season, there have been no shortage of candidates said to be in the frame to replace him, with the likes of Carlo ...

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Manchester City defender linked with Wolves move

The Sun reports that newly-promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers have been linked with a move for Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala. The French international defender who arrived at City from Porto in 2014 finds himself very much an outcast at City, and does not feature in manager Pep Guardiola’s plans for the future. Out of contract next summer, the 27-year old has ...

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Manchester City will let John Stones leave in the summer

The Sun reports that Manchester City will let central defender John Stones leave the club in the summer. The England international finds himself falling down the pecking order at The Emirates, and is now regarded as fourth choice behind Vincent Kompany, Nicolas Otamendi, and the January signing Aymeric Laporte. Stones has struggled for form at City, and whilst boss Pep ...

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