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Barcelona star tempted by summer move to United

The Daily Express reports that Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic is becoming increasingly tempted by a summer move to Manchester United. Citing Spanish publication Don Balon, they report that Rakitic has already received a proposal from Old Trafford, and amidst concerns that Barcelona’s summer transfer plans could see his place in the team come under threat, the player is seriously making ...

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United linked with £87 million move for Barcelona shot stopper

The Daily Star reports that Manchester United have been linked with an £87 million move for Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen in the event that David de Gea leaves Old Trafford this summer. De Gea is a long-term target for Real Madrid, and nearly joined the Spanish champions in 2015. Rumours linking him with a move back to his native ...

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Manchester United target Griezmann opts for Barcelona instead

Long-time Old Trafford target Antoine Griezmann has shunned a move to Manchester United after agreeing to join Barcelona instead in an £88 million deal, reports The Daily Mail. The French forward was reported to be one of Jose Mourinho’s top summer targets, but now it looks like the Atletico Madrid player is set to stay in La Liga and make ...

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Barcelona considering summer move for Luke Shaw

Following his latest bust-up with manager Jose Mourinho, Barcelona could be ready to offer Luke Shaw an unlikely escape route out of Old Trafford, according to The Daily Mirror. Shaw was infamously criticised by his manager after being substituted at half-time against Brighton in the FA Cup, and with subsequent claims of bullying being leveled at Mourinho and appearing in ...

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City battle United, Real and Barcelona for German international

The Sun reports that Manchester City are ready to battle neighbours United, and Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona for the signature of German international Jerome Boateng, who currently plays for Bayern Munich. The 29-year old World Cup winner, has returned to regular action this season after missing the whole of the previous campaign with a thigh problem, and is ...

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Barcelona preparing summer move for Marcus Alonso

The Daily Express reports that Barcelona want to make a move for Chelsea left-back Marcos Alonso in the summer, apparently with the blessing of Lionel Messi who has given the green light for the transfer to go ahead. Although they are favourites to win La Liga, and are still in both the Champions League and Copa del Rey, Barcelona are ...

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Manchester City lining up shock move for Andres Iniesta

The Daily Mirror reports that Manchester City may be lining up a shock move to reunite manager Pep Guardiola with his former player and teammate Andres Iniesta. Iniesta, who has made more than 700 appearances for Barcelona, signed a contract for life at the Catalan giants in October, but there are suggestions in Spain that it is a non-binding agreement, ...

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Chelsea and Barcelona ready to resume battle again for French teenager

It is not only in the Champions League that Chelsea and Barcelona are competing against each other, according to The Daily Mirror, as both clubs are also battling to secure the summer signature of Caen teenager Yann Karamoh. The 19-year old forward joined Inter Milan on a two year loan deal at the start of this season, and the Italian ...

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Alexis Sanchez pleads guilty to tax fraud

As reported by The BBC, Alexis Sanchez has pled guilty to tax fraud in Spain and accepted a 16-month suspended jail sentence in exchange for avoiding a trial. Spanish prosecutors have alleged that Sanchez failed to pay tax from the income derived from his image rights in 2012 and 2013 when he was playing for Barcelona at the time. Although ...

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Young Arsenal midfielder signs for Barcelona

18-year old Arsenal midfielder Marcus McGuane has signed for Barcelona, as reported by The Mirror. McGuane, who is an England under-19 international, joined Arsenal at the under-6 level, and had progressed with the club through to senior level, having made his first-team debut in the Europa League away to BATE Borisov earlier this season. A regular in the Gunners Premier ...

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