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West Ham wanted to keep Istanbul hero Adrian

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Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian has had an unforgettable last two weeks. A free agent after being released by West Ham at the end of last season, the 32-year old Spaniard was signed in the last week of the transfer window by the Anfield as cover after they allowed Simon Mignolet to join Club Brugge. Expecting a long stay on the bench ...

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Roma identify Batshuayi as Sánchez alternative

Serie A side Roma are considering a loan move for Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi as a cheaper alternative to their preferred target Alexis Sánchez. Manchester United want Sánchez to leave on loan before the European transfer window closes, but the Chilean is dragging his feet and insists that he wants to stay at Old Trafford. That has prompted manager Ole ...

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Lindelof in line for contract extension

Manchester United’s Swedish defender Victor Lindelof is in line for a lucrative new contract which will see him effectively double his wages. A £30 million summer signing from Benfica, he had a shaky start to his United career, and was in and out of the side. And, earlier in the summer, he was even linked with a move away to ...

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Why United did not sign Bruno Fernandes

Manchester United were heavily linked throughout the summer window with a move for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes. Yet, in the end they decided not to pursue their interest in the Portuguese international, and now the main reason has emerged, Whilst Fernandes style of play offered goals in midfield, United scouts did not feel that his style fitted how United ...

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Arsenal to receive further transfer boost

Although the transfer window has now closed for English Premier League clubs, Arsenal are set to receive a late boost to their kitty if Jeff Reine Adelaide finalises his £25 million (€30 million) move from Angers to Lyon. The Gunners sold the French under-21 international to Anger for just £2 million a year ago, but inserted a 10% sell-on clause ...

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Bakayoko linked with Monaco return

Midfielder Tiemoué Bakayoko is set to return to Monaco on loan, the club from whom he moved to Chelsea in a £35 million transfer two years ago, after the Ligue 1 club began talks with representatives from the London side. The 24-year old Frenchman spent last season on loan with AC Milan but, despite making 42 appearances in all competitions ...

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Arsenal pair caught up in Gang War

Arsenal players Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac missed the match against Newcastle because of “security concerns”. And now comes news that the Gunners may have to make do without the duo for longer after the pair became the unwilling participants in a London gang war. The problem started with an attempted car-jacking on July 24th which saw Kolasinac fight off ...

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Darmian set to leave United – but not yet

Matteo Darmian is set to leave Manchester United – but he may have to wait until next summer before doing so. The Italian has been linked with a return to his homeland all summer, but now come reports that he has already agreed a deal to move to Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan when his contract runs out at Old Trafford ...

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City escape Chelsea transfer ban

Manchester City have been fined £315,000 (CHF 370,000), but have avoided a transfer bam after they admitted that they breached the FIFA rules on signing new players. The club was found to have broken Article 19 of the FIFA regulations regarding the signing of international players under 18, the same breach that saw Chelsea handed a two window transfer ban. ...

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Lovren prepares for Liverpool exit

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Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren believes that his time in England is coming to an end as he looks set to leave Anfield before the European transfer windows close. The 30-year old Croatian no longer features in Jurgen Klopp’s plans, and was left out completely of their squad for the opening day fixture against Norwich City on Friday night. Now he ...

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