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Chelsea ready to play hard ball with Atlético over Morata

Chelsea have issued an ultimatum to Atlético Madrid over Alvaro Morata. Sign him up to a permanent deal or his loan move is off and he will be recalled to Stamford Bridge. Atlético took Morata on an 18-month loan in January of this year, but the agreement between the two clubs contained an option for Chelsea to recall him early ...

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United enquire about Samuel Umtiti

Manchester United’s hunt for centre-back reinforcements goes on, and they have now turned their attention to Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti. The 25 year old French international, who won the World Cup with his country last year, has previously been linked with United, and now they have reignited their interest in signing him. The player has stated that he does not want ...

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Chelsea set to sign Kovačić in £45 million deal

Chelsea have decided to turn the loan deal of Croatian midfielder Matteo Kovačić into a permanent move, and are ready to sign the 25-year old permanently for £45 million from Real Madrid. Despite the fact that Chelsea are facing a two-window transfer ban, a loopholein the regulations means that they are able to sign Kovačić to a full-time deal. That ...

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Barcelona enquiry about Lindelof

Barcelona have made enquiries to Manchester United about the availability of Swedish central defender, Victor Lindelof. The Catalans have been pursuing Ajax star Matthijs de Ligt, but, despite being favourites to sign him for months, they now look likely to miss out with the young Dutchman indicating that he wants to join Juventus instead. They are now casting about for ...

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Liverpool and United competing for Spanish left-back

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Both Liverpool and Manchester United are interested in signing left-back Junior Firpo who currently plays for Real Betis in La Liga. The 22-year old was born in the Dominican Republic, but has lived most of his life in Spain, and, qualifying for both countries, he has represented both at international level, although he has yet to win a senior cap. ...

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United under pressure from Adidas over Pogba

Manchester United are under pressure from one of their major sponsors, Adidas, over the proposed sale of Paul Pogba. The club signed a major £750 million ten-year deal with the German sportswear firm in the summer of 2015 designed to help promote their famous brand in key markets such as Asia, as well as Europe and North America. However, Adidas ...

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Spurs set to demand Marco Ascensio for Eriksen

Tottenham are set to demand that Real Madrid include forward Marco Acensio as part of any transfer deal for Danish playmaker Christian Eriksen. Real are preparing a bid of £45 million plus promising midfielder Dani Ceballos for Eriksen, but Spurs prefer a player who is more experienced and proven at the highest level than Ceballos, and are demanding that Asensio ...

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Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Torres retires

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The 35-year old, who won the World Cup with Spain in 2010, and back to back European Championships either side of that tournament, has been playing in Japan recently, having signed for Sagan Tosu in the J1 League, after leaving his boyhood club Atlético Madrid for the second time in July last year. English fans will remember him best for ...

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Rashford wage demands raise eyebrows

Marcus Rashford wants £300,000 a week to stay at Old Trafford. His wage demands are causing consternation at Old Trafford who are desperate to tie down the England striker to a new deal as they face the prospect of losing both David de Gea and Paul Pogba this summer. However, United face themselves in a difficult position, having allowed Rashford’ ...

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Salah staying at Anfield – for now

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Mo Salah has rejected the chance to move away from Anfield this summer. That is according to The Mirror who report that both Real Madrid and Juventus were willing to submit £150 million bids for the Egyptian forward, who has scored 71 goals in 104 games since his move to Merseyside. However, Salah has left the door open for a ...

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