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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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United could sign Gareth Bale for £5 million this summer

Manchester United could be given the chance to sign Gareth Bale for as little as £5 million in the summer. The 29 year old Welsh international is no longer wanted by Real Madrid, with newly appointed manager Zinedine Zidane making it clear that he does not feature in his long-term plans. However, selling the player outright is looking to become ...

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Foreign clubs considering Trippier move

Atlético Madrid have joined Napoli in monitoring the status of England and Tottenham right-back Kieran Trippier. Despite being a key part of the side that has fought its way to the Champions League semi-final, and is again challenging in the top four in the Premier League, there are some suggestions that Trippier could be available for transfer in the summer. ...

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AC Milan want to make Bakayoko move permanent

AC Milan want to convert the loan move of Tiémoué Bakayoko into a permanent deal. The 24-year old moved to Milan on a season-long loan from Chelsea in August last year, but initially struggled at Milan with the Italians threatening to terminate the agreement, because of his attitude in training and poor performances on the pitch. However, he has since ...

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Ayoze Pérez may be set for Tyneside departure

Newcastle have been dealt a potential blow with the news that Spanish striker Ayoze Pérez is thinking about leaving the club in the summer. The 25-year’s goals have been instrumental in recent weeks in helping to guarantee Newcastle’s Premier League survival. It was his flicked header that gave them a valuable win away at Leicester, whilst his hat-trick against Southampton ...

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