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Fernando Llorente eyes La Liga return

Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente has been linked with a move back to Spain with Athletic Bilbao ready to bid for the 33-year striker. Llorente who played for the Basque side between 2005 and 2013, scoring 85 goals in 262 appearances, finds himself very much a bit part player at Spurs, with first team opportunities few and far between. Signed from ...

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Fernando Llorente seeks early Tottenham exit

Tottenham forward Fernando Llorente has been linked with a move back to his native Spain and former club Athletic club Bilbao in January. The 33-year old is out of contract next summer, and, with no new deal on the table for him, he is free to begin negotiating with foreign clubs in January. However, a move to Bilbao could be ...

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Spurs striker linked with move back to Spain

The Daily Mirror reports that Tottenham striker Fernando LLorente is ready to quit the club in the summer and return to his former club Athletic Bilbao. Llorente joined Spurs from Swansea City on transfer deadline day last August, but has experienced a frustrating time in North London, scoring just 5 goals in all competitions, and spending most of the season ...

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Manchester City ready to move for Spanish defender

Manchester City are ready to trigger the release clause of Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte, report talkSPORT. They cite reports emanating from Spanish media outlet, Cadena Sur, that the Premier League leaders may be set to move for the French under-21 international before the transfer window closes next week. Laporte currently has a £58 million buy-out clause in his contract, ...

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Four clubs who adopted kits of other clubs

Juventus When the Italian outfit began their football journey, they originally wore pink shirts but the colour could hardly bear the burden of repeated washing and would ultimately fade away. Juventus wanted a solution for the problem and asked one of their members, an Englishman named John Savage, to ask his contacts in England to supply shirts in colours that ...

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