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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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Barcelona view Rashford as Griezmann or Neymar alternative

Barcelona are considering making a bid for Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford if they cannot land either Antoine Griezmann or former player Neymar this summer. They have long been linked with a move for Griezmann, who has already announced he is leaving his current club Atlético Madrid this summer.  But, as yet, no deal has come to fruition. ...

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Maguire likely to choose City over United

While Manchester United have enquired about the availability of Leicester City’s Harry Maguire, they believe he is more likely to favour a move to their neighbours and bitter rivals Manchester City. The domestic treble winners are in the market for two centre-halves this summer, after Vincent Kompany announced his decision to quit the club and join Belgian side Anderlecht in ...

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Barcelona willing to sell Coutinho

Barcelona are willing to sell Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho provided they get a good enough offer for him. That is according to The Star who report that Barcelona are prepared to cut their losses on a player who they bought from Liverpool for £142 million less than 18 months ago, after acknowledging that he has failed to make the impact ...

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Spurs drop interest in Portuguese star

Spurs have decided not to pursue a move for André Gomes, who spent last season on loan with Everton. Tottenham had been monitoring Gomes’ situation, but Maurico Pochettino and his transfer team have decided to turn their attention elsewhere, leaving Everton and West Ham United a clear field to compete for him. West Ham have already tried to inch ahead ...

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Unai Emery on Barcelona shortlist

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been added to the shortlist of men lined up to replace Ernesto Valverde at Barcelona. Valverde delivered the League title to the Catalans, but is widely perceived to have failed this season after the side’s shock reversal at the hands of Liverpool in the Champions League. And that disappointment was compounded by defeat to Valencia ...

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Ajax defender very close to Manchester United move

Manchester United are very close to completing the signature of Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt. That is according to The Metro who have picked up on reports coming out of Spain which indicate that United have leap-frogged Barcelona in the race to sign one of the hottest young talents in Europe. Barcelona had been heavy favourites to sign the 19-year ...

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United linked with move for Antoine Griezmann

Manchester United have emerged as candidates to sign French World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann. The 28-year old forward announced his intention to leave Atlético Madrid last week, and it was widely assumed that he was on the verge of joining Barcelona, with the Catalans prepared to meet his £108 million release clause. However, that has now been thrown into doubt ...

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Mata could seal Barcelona move

Juan Mata could move to Barcelona in the summer, although he would have to take a pay cut to do so. The 31 year old Spanish midfielder is amongst the players expected to leave Old Trafford at the end of the season, and Barcelona are amongst a clutch of clubs interested I signing for former Chelsea player. However, whilst Mata ...

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Arsenal loan signing flop linked with Napoli move

Arsenal’s January loan signing Denis Suárez has been linked with a move to their Europa League quarter-final opponents Napoli. The Barcelona midfielder was Arsenal’s only signing in the January transfer window, agreeing a loan move until the end of the season. However, the move has not worked out as either the player or the club had hoped. He has failed ...

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