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Napoli player in talks with Manchester City

ESPN reports that Napoli player Jorginho is in talks with Manchester City about a move to The Etihad. The 26-year old has been one of the best players in Italy this season, and all of Europe’s biggest clubs have shown an interest in signing him, with both Bayern Munich and Manchester United among his suitors. However, it now looks as ...

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Arsenal summer transfer budget gets a boost

The Daily Telegraph reports that Unai Emery’s Arsenal career has received an early boost with the news that the club’s majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has agreed to release an extra £20 million pounds in transfer funds. The club’s board had set a figure of £50 million to be spent in the summer window on new players, discounting any money raised ...

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John Terry can miss Chelsea games if Villa get promoted

ESPN report that former Chelsea captain John Terry will not have to face his former club next season if Aston Villa are promoted back to the Premiership. Terry moved to Villa last summer after 19 years at Chelsea, and has played a major role in guiding them to the edge of a return to the top flight, with only Fulham ...

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Manchester United set for first summer signings

The Daily Mail are reporting that Manchester United are ready to make their first summer signing with the capture of £52.5 million Brazilian midfielder Fred from Ukrainian side Shaktar Donetsk, whilst Toby Alderweireld could also be on his way to Old Trafford. Fred looked set to join rivals Manchester City in the January transfer window before United entered the picture, ...

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Barcelona wonder kid linked with Spurs move

According to The Daily Mail Tottenham are close to agreeing a deal for Barcelona teenager Riqui Puig. The 18 year old central midfielder has been tipped to have a bright future, having already made his debut for Barcelona’s B side, and he featured heavily in his side’s UEFA Youth League campaign, scoring three goals on the way to the final, ...

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Atletico Madrid keen to sign Chelsea misfiring striker

talkSPORT report that Atletico Madrid are keen to sign misfiring Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata, with separate reports suggesting he has been spotted in Milan with his agent to discuss a move back to Juventus, where he spent two seasons on loan whilst with his parent club Real Madrid. The 25-yesar old striker has failed to shine in England, despite a ...

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Andreas Iniesta set for move to Japan

According to Reuters, Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta is on the verge of a move to Japan, just days after playing his final match for Barcelona. They report that he is ready to sign for top-flight Japanese club Vissel Kobe, with official confirmation expected later this week. Kobe is owned by Hiroshi Mikitani, chief executive of Rakuten, Barcelona’s main sponsor. Currently ...

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Ancelotti joins Napoli as managerial merry-go-round continues

The Guardian reports that former Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid manager has been appointed the new head coach of Napoli, having signed a two year deal. He replaces Maurizio Sarri who has left the club having steered them to second place in Serie A, the club’ s best placed finish in more than 25 years. Sarri has been linked ...

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Unai Emery appointed as Arsenal new head coach

Spaniard Unai Emery has been appointed the new head coach as Arsenal, after signing a three year deal to replace the departing Arsene Wenger reports The Daily Mail. The 46-year old who was previously coach at Paris Saint Germain confirmed his happiness on taking the job, saying he is “thrilled to be joining one of the great clubs in the ...

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West Ham eye West Brom striker’s release clause

The Daily Mirror reports that West Ham United are interested in West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon, as incoming boss Manuel Pellegrini says the club needs four or five players to make the side competitive next season. The Venezuelan striker is available for £16 million due to a release clause in his contract following West Brom’s relegation to the Championship, ...

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