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City may have to break transfer record to sign Chilwell

Manchester City may have to break the world transfer record for a defender if they want to sign Leicester’s Ben Chilwell in the summer. That is according to The Daily Telegraph who reports that City may have to top the £72 million that Liverpool paid for Virgil van Dijk if they hope to land the 22-year old. The Etihad club ...

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Brooks signs new long-term Bournemouth deal

David Brooks has signed a new long-term deal with Bournemouth, just 8 months after joining the club. The 21-year old Welsh international only signed for the South Coast outfit last July from Sheffield United, for a fee of £11.5 million.  However, despite penning a four-year deal at the time, he has already been offered and accepted a new contract. Brooks ...

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Newcastle still for sale, despite lack of serious offers

Newcastle United are still up for sale, despite the lack of interest from any serious buyers for the club. Current owner Mike Ashley put his stake in the club on the market in November 2017 but, despite talking with a number of potential bidders, none of them have emerged as credible buyers for The Magpies. Now, according to The Independent, ...

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Spurs interested in Danish winger

Tottenham Hotspur are interested in signing 22-year old Danish winger who currently plays for FC Copenhagen reports SkySports. Skov is being tracked by Spurs, and also by Watford, after impressing in the Danish Superliga this season. The Danish under-21 striker began his career with Silkeborg IF and made 102 appearances for them, scoring 23 times, before securing  a transfer to ...

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Sala transfer saga takes violent twist

The bitter fall-out of the abortive transfer of Emiliano Sala has taken a fresh and nasty twist. With much of the spotlight since Sala, who died en route to Cardiff from Nantes in a small single engine plane chartered by one of the agents involved in the deal, much of the attention has shifted to the rule that the agent ...

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Bernando Silva in line for bumper new deal

Portuguese playmaker Bernardo Silva is in line for a bumper new deal at The Etihad. The 24-year old midfielder joined Manchester City from Monaco in May 2017, in a deal worth £43 million, and has since become established as an integral part of Pep Guardiola’s side, normally deployed on the right-side of attack. So good has his form been that ...

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FIFA could thwart Chelsea transfer plans

FIFA could thwart Chelsea’s plans of going on a massive summer spending spree ahead of a sanctioned transfer ban. That is according to The Sun who claims that the Stamford Bridge outfit was planning to spend up to £200 million this summer ahead of the transfer ban covering two windows which has been imposed on them for infringing the rules ...

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Declan Rice formally requests change of international status

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice’s chances of being named in the next England squad have received a significant boost after the Football Association formally applied to FIFA to have him declared as an English player. The 20-year old who was born on Kingston-upon-Thames, qualified to play for both England and Ireland, with both his grandparents hailing from Cork.  That led ...

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Ranieri pays the price at Fulham

After just 106 days in charge Claudio Ranieri has been sacked as the manager of Fulham. The 67-year old Italian, who famously led Leicester City to the Premier League title in 2016, was only appointed in November, after previous incumbent, Slaviša Jokanović, was dismissed following a poor start to the season. However, despite claiming  a 3 -2 win in his ...

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United’s ambitious summer transfer plans revealed

Manchester United are already planning for a busy summer in the transfer market. That is despite the fact that it has not been formally announced who will be in charge of the club next season, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer currently acting as interim boss. Nevertheless, The Daily Mirror reports that the club is set for an enormous summer spending spree, ...

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