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West Brom sign Swansea defender

West Bromwich Albion have signed Swansea defender Kyle Bartley on a 3 year deal. The 27-year old central defender began his career at Arsenal, but only made one solitary appearance for them in an away defeat in the Champions League to Olympiacos, before various loan spells to Sheffield United and Rangers ensued. He was sold to Swansea in the summer ...

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Watford offer a trial to former England international Jack Rodwell

Former England international Jack Rodwell has been offered a trial by Watford as he looks to resurrect a career that has come off the rails in spectacular fashion. The 27 year old is a free agent after agreeing with League One side Sunderland to mutually terminate his contract with them last month. Now, reports Sky Sports News, Rodwell is set ...

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Chelsea goalkeeper moves to Leeds on loan

Leeds United have completed a season-long loan deal for Chelsea reserve goalkeeper Jamal Blackman. A graduate of the Stamford Bridge academy, Blackman knows the Championship well, having spent last season on loan at Sheffield United for whom he made 33 appearances. Blackman becomes the second Chelsea player to move to Leeds on loan this summer, as he follows in the ...

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Lyon president rekindles Liverpool hopes of Fekir transfer

Liverpool’s hopes of signing Lyon playmaker Nabil Fekir have been rekindled after remarks by the club’s controversial president Jean-Michael Aulas. The Anfield side were in advanced talks last month with a £53 million transferred agreed, and the player had even filmed a welcome video for Liverpool’s internal TV channel. However, the deal fell through at the last minute for undisclosed ...

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Eden Hazard drops big hint about his future

Eden Hazard has given the clearest hint yet that his future lies away from Chelsea, amidst continuing rumours of an impending bid from Real Madrid. Speaking to reporters after captaining Belgium to victory over England on Saturday, and helping his side secure third place in the World Cup, Hazard said “it might be time to discover something different” after six ...

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West Ham break transfer record to sign Felipe Anderson

West Ham have broken their transfer record for the second time this summer by signing Lazio midfielder Felipe Anderson, not 24 hours after announcing another arrival at The London Stadium in the form of Paraguay defender Fabian Balbuena. Brazilian Anderson passed his medical on Friday and then signed a contract on a four year deal, for a fee which is ...

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Villa turn down Stoke bid for Welsh defender

Aston Villa have turned down an opening bid for defender James Chester from fellow Championship club Stoke City. The 29-year old former Hull City and West Bromwich Albion centre back, was one of Villa’s best players last season in their run to the play-off final, and formed a solid partnership with former Chelsea and England captain John Terry. Now he ...

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Manchester United agree deal to sell Daley Blind back to his former club

Manchester United have agreed to sell defender Daley Blind back to his former club Ajax for £14 million, plus various add-ons. The 28-year old Dutch international arrived at Old Trafford in August 2014 when Louis van Gaal was manager, and soon became a regular at United under his compatriot. However, his fortunes changed with the arrival of Jose Mourinho at ...

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New Chelsea boss linked with Gonzalo Higuain and Alvaro Morata swap

New Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has made an immediate impact after his arrival At Stamford Bridge. The ink was barely dry on his contract before the club announced the signing of midfielder Jorginho from his former club Napoii in a £57 million deal. And now comes news that the Blues want to sign Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain from Juventus. The ...

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Everton close in on deal for AC Milan midfielder

Everton are said to be close to tying-up a deal for AC Milan midfielder Andrea Bertolacci. That is according to Football Italia who reports that the Merseyside club are ready to pay €6 million (£5 million) for the 27-year old. Bertolacci, a graduate of the Roma academy, began his professional career at Lecce before moving to Genoa under a shared ...

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