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Liverpool lead race for Napoli forward

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Liverpool want to sign Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne in the summer. The 27-year old is captain of Napoli but has fallen out with his manager Carlo Ancelloi, and was left visibly frustrated by the decision to substitute him in the Europa League defeat at home to Arsenal last week, choosing to stand by the dug-out rather than sit with his ...

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United establish emergency fund to pay-off flops

Manchester United have set up an emergency fund to get some of their expensive flops off their books this summer. That is according to The Sun who report that the Old Trafford club are desperate to get rid of their high earners when the transfer window opens, and are even prepared to pay off their contracts to force them to ...

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Scott Parker appointment may by made permanent

Scott Parker may be set to be appointed manager of Fulham on a permanent basis. The 38 year-old former England international was put in charge at Craven Cottage on a temporary basis when Claudio Ranieri was dismissed at the end of February. He was unable to prevent the club being relegated back to the Championship at the first time of ...

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Eriksen ready to discuss new deal at Spurs

Spurs have been handed a major boost with the news that Christian Eriksen is set to discuss a new deal with the club. Linked with a summer move to Real Madrid, the 27 year old Dane, who is out of contract in 2020, had been steadfastly refusing to sign a new deal with Tottenham, indicating that his future could lie ...

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Norwich set strict summer transfer budget

Norwich City, whose promotion to the Premier League is all but certain now, will work with a strictly limited transfer budget of £20 million in the summer. That is according to The Daily Mail who report that the East Anglian club are determined not to follow the example of Fulham, who spent more than £100 million on new players following ...

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Newcastle identify potential Benitez replacement

One advantage that Gattuso has over previous Italians that have moved to England to manage in the Premiership is that he already speaks English. He spent a season in the late 1990s playing for Rangers, and his wife is Scottish. Newcastle United have identified a potential replacement for manager Rafael Benitez if he decides to leave at the end of ...

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Arsenal agree deal to sign Brazilian forward

Reports from Brazil suggest that Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign forward Gabriel Martinelli from Ituano. That is according to UOL who report that Arsenal have won the race to sign the 17 year old, ahead of Brazilian clubs like Flamengo and Santos, as well as European rivals like Barcelona. Martinelli had a trial with Manchester United in 2017, ...

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Charlie Austin told he can leave Southampton

Striker Charlie Austin has been told he can leave Southampton. That is according to The Daily Mirrorwho report that the 29-year old has been informed, in no uncertain terms by his manager, Ralph Hasenhüttl that, if he wants to play regular football, he needs to find himself another club, with the Austrian saying “Charlie is very clear on the situation ...

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Mahrez threatening to quit City

For his part, his manager Pep Guardiola is openly apologetic about Mahrez’s limited playing time, but cites the form of the players ahead of him in the queue at the moment who are undroppable. Riyad Mahrez, Manchester City’s record signing, is threatening to quit the club over his lack of first-team opportunities. The 28-year old Algerian international was signed from ...

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City ready to break transfer record

Manchester City are ready to break their transfer record to sign Spanish midfielder Rodri from Atlético Madrid. That is according to The Daily Telegraph, who report that City will have to pay Atlético Rodri’s release clause of €70 million (£60.6 million) to acquire the player, eclipsing the £60 million they paid Leicester City for Riyad Mahrez last summer. City have ...

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