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Loftus-Cheek out for 6 months

Ruben Loftus-Cheek has been ruled out of action for six months after rupturing his Achilles tendon playing in a charity friendly match in the United States. That means that he will miss not only the Europa League final and England’s Nations League finals, but also the start of next season as well. The 23-year old midfielder was playing for Chelsea ...

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Real ready to test Liverpool with Salah bid

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Real Madrid are ready to test the determination of Liverpool to keep Mo Salah this season. Manager Zinedine Zidane is planning a massive overhaul of the squad at the Bernabeu, and wants Salah to join a three-pronged attack with Karime Benzema and the incoming Eden Hazard. There have been rumours for some months that Salah and Jurgen Klopp have not ...

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Lampard to replace Sarri in the summer

Frank Lampard is set to replace Maurizio Sarri as manager of Chelsea this summer. This is according to reports that suggest that Sarri will be sacked after the Europa League final, irrespective of the result, with former player and fan favourite Lampard set to take over from him at the Stamford Bridge helm. Sarri has had a turbulent first season ...

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United eyeing double Palace swoop

Manchester United are planning a £50 million double raid on Crystal Palace for a pair of full-backs. Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has identified the need to overhaul his defence as a major priority for the summer, and wants to bring in the Palace duo of Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Patrick van Aanholt. That is according to The Sun, who report that ...

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Higuain set for Juventus return

Chelsea will not be renewing Gonzalo Higuain’s loan spell at Stamford Bridge and he will be returning to Juventus once the season is over. The Argentine striker was lent by Juventus to AC Milan, but then was brought to England by Maurizio Sarri who knows the player well, having managed him when he was in charge of Napoli. However, he ...

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Leicester and Arsenal interested in Rennes star

Leicester City have joined Arsenal in the hunt for Rennes star Ismaila Sarr. The 21-year old impressed Gunners boss Unai Emery when the two sides met in the Europa League in March, with reports suggesting that Arsenal made contact with Rennes about the player’s availability after that tie. Sarr is likely to be a man in demand this summer. Under ...

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Liverpool eyeing next Van Dijk

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Liverpool are considering a move for Dutch teenager, Xavier Mbuyamba, who has been labelled the next Virgil van Dijk. The 17 year old is currently playing for MV Maastricht in the second tier of Dutch football, and his progress this season has been such that he has begun to attract attention from some of Europe’s biggest clubs, with Bayern Munich, ...

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Lichtsteiner set to leave Arsenal

Veteran defender Stephan Lichtsteiner is set to depart the Emirates this summer. The 35-year old Swiss international joined Arsenal on a one-year deal last summer from Juventus, with his contract including an option for the club to extend his stay by a further year. However, it looks almost certain that Lichtsteiner will be released after the Europa Cup final, with ...

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Spurs offered chance to sign Bale on loan

Real Madrid have offered Tottenham the chance to sign their former player Gareth Bale on loan. That is according to The Sun who reports that Bale would be available for a £10 million loan fee, plus an undertaking to pay around £250,000 a week for him less than half his reported £600,000 weekly wages at Real. The Spanish club are ...

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Loftus-Cheek seeking assurances about Chelsea future

Ruben Loftus-Cheek is seeking assurances from Chelsea about his future and is looking for guarantees about first-team playing time before he signs a new deal with the club. The 23 year old England international still has two years left on his current deal with the West London side, but, according to The Sun, the club are keen on tying him ...

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