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Scott Brown turns down offer from Australia

Celtic captain Scott Brown has rejected an offer from Australian A-League side Western Melbourne to sign for them on a free transfer. That is according to The Sun who report that the newly-formed side are prepared to offer him a revised and better contract to head down under for a spell when his current contract at Parkhead expires next summer. ...

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Crystal Palace bid £6.5 million bid for Everton striker

Crystal Palace have lodged a £6.5 million bid for Everton’s Senegalese striker Omar Niasse. That is according to The Sun who report that Palace have turned their attention to Niasse after a loan deal for Liverpool forward Dominic Solanke fell through after concerns were raised about the England striker’s fitness levels, with medical tests revealing he would not be fit ...

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Jermaine Defoe agrees to join Rangers

Veteran striker Jermaine Defoe has agreed an 18-month loan deal to join Steven Gerrard’s Rangers. The 36-year old former England and Tottenham striker will join the Glasgow club midway through his current contract with Bournemouth, where he has failed to hold down a first-team place, and will see out the remainder of his three year deal in Scotland. According to ...

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Wolves ready to launch bid for Tammy Abraham

Wolves are ready to bid £18 million for Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham. The 21 year-old England striker is currently on loan at Aston Villa for whom he has scored 16 goals in just 20 Championship appearances so far this season. However, Wolves want to sign him on a permanent deal, according to The Sun, as they look for a proven ...

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Sturridge set for new deal as Solanke move falls through

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Daniel Sturridge could be offered a surprise new deal by Liverpool as the club look to fend off interest from clubs in Europe and China. The 29-year old is currently out of contract in the summer which means he can begin discussions now with foreign suitors that are thought to include Sevilla, Valencia, Monaco and both Milan clubs, as well ...

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Christian Eriksen reluctant to sign new Spurs’ deal

Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen is stalling on signing a new deal with Tottenham. The former Ajax player is under contract until the summer of 2020, and the club want him to follow in the footsteps of colleagues like Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Son Heung-min, as well as manager Mauricio Pochettino, and commit his long-term future to the club. However, ...

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Henry wants Fabregas reunion at Monaco

Monaco manager Thierry Henry is looking to sign Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas in the January transfer window. The 31-year old Spaniard is becoming increasingly frustrated at his lack of playing time under Mauricio Sarri at Stamford Bridge, and a move to Monaco and a reunion with former Arsenal team mate Henry may well be tempting for him. For their part ...

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Steve Bruce lined-up as next Sheffield Wednesday manager

Former Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is set to be appointed as the new manager of Sheffield Wednesday. Bruce, who has been without a club since being sacked by Villa in October, is set to take over at Hillsborough to replace Jos Luhakay who was dismissed just before Christmas, after presiding over a run that saw the side plunge to ...

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Wolves sign Spanish winger


Wolves have become the first Premier League side to make a move in the transfer window by signing young Spanish winger David Wang. The 18-year old has joined the club from Spanish fourth-division side Jumilla B (Estudiantes) but Wolves fans who hope to see him wearing the old gold shirts will have to wait a while, as he has already ...

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Arsenal’s modest January transfer plans revealed

BBC journalist David Ornstein, who is regarded as the most informed guide as to what is happening at Arsenal, has revealed that Unai Emery is likely to have only a modest transfer budget in January, and may have to rely on loan deals, with short-term moves for Gary Cahill and Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez mooted. That will disappoint their thousands ...

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