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United ready to make key backroom appointments

Manchester United are ready to offer the role of Technical Director to Mike Phelan. That is according to The Daily Mail who report that Michael Carrick could also be In line for a promotion on the coaching staff.  Phelan was Sir Alex Ferguson’s right-hand man during some of United’s most successful years, during which time they won three Premier League ...

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Real preparing to make formal offer for Hazard

Real Madrid are ready to make an official offer to sign Chelsea forward Eden Hazard. The Belgian international has long been linked with a move to the Spanish capital in the summer, and now reports are emerging suggesting that Real are prepared to make an opening bid of £85 million (€98 million) next few days, with suggestions that he could ...

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Rashford refusing to sign new United contract

With Ole Gunnar Solskjaer already facing a big rebuilding job at Manchester United, the scale of the task facing him may have got even larger. That is after news emerged that one of the players he had earmarked to lead the club forward, Marcus Rashford, has so far refused to sign a new contract. The 21-year old forward has been ...

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Houghton job under threat

Chris Houghton’s job is under threat – even if the Brighton boss does manage to fend off relegation to the Championship this season. Seemingly safe in mid-table at the turn of the year, the Seagulls have been on a dreadful run of form lately, dropping ever closer towards the relegation zone, with just an FA Cup semi-final to bring cheer ...

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Arsenal loan signing flop linked with Napoli move

Arsenal’s January loan signing Denis Suárez has been linked with a move to their Europa League quarter-final opponents Napoli. The Barcelona midfielder was Arsenal’s only signing in the January transfer window, agreeing a loan move until the end of the season. However, the move has not worked out as either the player or the club had hoped. He has failed ...

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Solskjaer planning radical overhaul at Old Trafford

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is planning a major overhaul of the Manchester United squad this summer. The deficiencies of the current tam were ruthlessly exposed in their Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday, when they were outclassed by Barcelona, which made clear the size of the task facing the Norwegian as he looks to make the team competitive with the European elite. ...

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Chelsea midfielder in Zenit talks

On loan Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic is in talks with Russian side Zenit St. Petersburg. That is according to The Daily Mail. The 24 year-old Croatian international is on a season-long loan at Stamford Bridge from his parent club Real Madrid, and, although he would like to stay at Stamford Bridge, there is no option in his current contract to ...

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Okazaki set for Leicester exit

Shinji Okazaki will leave Leicester City in the summer. A £7.5 million buy from Mainz in 2015, he made 30 appearances and scored 3 goals during the title winning season, and was a hugely popular figure, both within the dressing room and amongst the Leicester fans. The 33-year old Japanese international has been at the club for four years, but ...

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Liverpool ready to trigger forward’s release clause

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Liverpool are prepared to activate the release clause for Bayer Leverkusen striker Julian Brandt in the summer. That is according to German publication Sport Bild who report that the forward’s release clause is set at £21.5 million, which is low in comparison to the potential fee that the striker, who has been tracked by some of Europe’s top clubs, could ...

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