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Leipzig make club record bid for Ademola Lookman

Bundesliga side RB Leipzig have made a club record bid for Everton winger Ademola Lookman. That is according to The Independent who report that the German team, who had seen earlier bids of £12 million and £14 million for the 20-year old turned down, decided to raise their offer by £8 million over the weekend. Lookman is already well-known to ...

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Leicester midfielder signs new six-year deal

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ngidi has signed a new six-year deal with the club, after twice winning their Young Player of the Season award. The 21-year old Nigerian international only signed for Leicester from Belgian side Genk in January 2017, but has quickly established himself as a permanent fixture in their midfield, making 61 appearances in all competitions, and scoring ...

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Tottenham ready to send defender to Swansea on loan

Whilst they may not have made any signings during the summer transfer window, Spurs are looking to trim their squad ahead of the new season with a series of loan deals for some of their fringe players, including American defender Cameron Carter-Vickers. The 20-year old, whose senior appearances for Tottenham have been limited to two outings each in the FA ...

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Aston Villa hoping for Tammy Abraham loan move

Aston Villa are still looking to bring in more players on loan before the transfer window, with one player they particularly want being Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham.  The 20-year old England international has spent the previous two years out on loan, with a successful spell at Bristol City followed by a more mixed season with Swansea City, which saw the ...

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Spurs ready to exploit Celtic’s financial problems with Tierney bid

Tottenham Hotspur, having been quiet during the summer transfer window, are already preparing a list of targets for January, and are considering making a cut-price bid for Celtic’s highly rated left-back Kieran Tierney. The 21-year old boyhood Celtic fan is under contract at Parkhead until 2021 but the club could be forced to consider selling him because of the financial ...

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Manchester City ready to make January move for Wolves midfielder

Manchester City are considering a £60 million move for Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves. That is according to City’s own website which reports that Pep Guardiola – who this week suffered a blow after Kevin de Bruyne was ruled out for at least three months after injuring his knee in a training ground accident – is keen to bring in another ...

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Thierry Henry in line for his first managerial role

Thierry Henry could be in line for his first managerial role, after Ligue 1 club Bordeaux suspended current boss Gus Poyet in a row over transfers. The former Chelsea player landed himself in hot water after labelling the club a disgrace for selling one of his players, striker Gaetan Laborde to rivals Montpellier without his permission. He threatened to resign ...

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Galatasary linked with transfer move for Danny Welbeck

Turkish champions Galatasary have been linked with a move for Arsenal and England football Danny Welbeck. The 27-year old forward, who is in the last year of his current contract at The Emirates, finds himself relegated down the pecking order at Arsenal behind both Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexander Lacazette, and with the club looking to give more time to up ...

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The law of unintended consequences strikes English clubs

The decision to move the English transfer deadline to before the start of the season was a change warmly welcomed by most Premier League clubs. For years, they had complained that, allowing the window to remain open for up to two, or three, weeks, after the season started, caused upset for players, managers and fans alike, with clubs looking to ...

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Cuco Martinez joins Stoke City on loan

Defender Cuco Martinez has left Everton for a season-long loan with Championship side Stoke City. The 28-year old Dutch player is the latest in a line of Ronald Koeman signings to leave the Merseyside club this summer, as new manager Marco Silva continues to overhaul the Goodison Park squad. Known principally as a right-back, Martinez can also be deployed as ...

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