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Manchester City ready to bid for Bayer Leverkusen winger

The Sun reports that Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey is high on Pep Guardiola’s shopping list for the summer, as the Manchester City manager prioritises quality over quantity when it comes to the club’s transfer activity in the coming window. Following his statement that City will bring in no more than two new players in the summer, speculation has arisen ...

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PSG Interested in Arsene Wenger as GM?

Soon-to-be former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said this week that he plans to take a few weeks off after the season before finalizing his next move. The 68-year-old Frenchman has given no indication that his retirement is on the horizon, and he reportedly plans to continue his coaching career following the conclusion of his 22-year stint at Arsenal. Paris St. ...

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Arsenal ready to sign Borussia Dortmund defender

The Daily Mirror reports that Arsenal are close to signing Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos in a £17.5 million deal. Papastathopoulos is out of contract at Dortmund in a year’s time, and the German club are ready to cash in on him at the end of the season, rather than see him leave for free in 12 months’ time. Arsenal ...

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Chelsea linked with £31 million move for German full-back

According to talkSPORT, Chelsea are ready to pay £31 million to bring Bayer Leverkusen full-back Benjamin Heinrichs to Stamford Bridge in the summer. The 21-year old made his debut for Leverkusen in 2015, and has since gone on to make 74 appearances for the club, establishing a reputation for himself as one of the best young defenders in Europe. Chelsea ...

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Liverpool and Arsenal target banned from training

SkySports reports that Liverpool and Arsenal target Max Meyer has played his last game for Schalke, and has been banned from training with the Bundesliga side. It follows an interview that he gave to German media outlet Bild, in which he criticised the club’s Sporting director Christian Heidel and accused Schalke of trying to bully him over contract negotiations. In ...

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Firmino signs new long-term Liverpool deal

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The BBC reports that Roberto Firmino has signed a new long-term deal at Liverpool. The 26-year old Brazilian joined the Anfield club from Hoffenheim in 2015, and has since gone on to make 140 appearances for the club, scoring 50 goals in the process. He has enjoyed a particularly productive campaign this season, and as part of Liverpool’s three-man strike ...

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Arsenal make new improved contract offer to Jack Wilshere

Jack Wilshere’s future has taken a new twist, after Arsenal changed their mind and offered him an improved new deal to stay at the club, reports The Daily Mirror. Wilshere, who is out of contract in the summer, has been widely expected to leave the club because the new deal on offer to him effectively represented a pay cut, with ...

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Emre Can agrees 5-year deal with Juventus

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One of the longest-running transfer sagas in English football seems to be at an end, reports The Daily Mail, after news that Liverpool midfielder Emre Can is set to sign a 5-year deal with Italian champions Juventus. Can is out of contract at Anfield next month, and having refused to sign a new deal, has been free to talk to ...

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Manchester City to sign no more than two new players in the summer

Pep Guardiola has confirmed that Manchester City will not sign more than two new players this summer, reports talkSPORT. Speaking to reporters after his side’s latest impressive performance which saw them thrash West Ham 4 – 1 at the London Stadium on Sunday. Guardiola joked that the new Premier League champions were ready to spend £1 billion in the next ...

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