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Manchester City set to win race to sign Ajax youngster

Manchester City are set to beat Barcelona to the signing of Ajax youngster Frenkie de Jong. That is according to The Daily Mirror who report that City are ready to spend £61 million in the January window to sign the 21 year old, who they regard as a long-term replacement Fernandinho who will be 34 next May. De Jong has ...

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Robin van Persie set to hang up his boots

Former Arsenal and Manchester United star Robin van Persie has announced that he is to retire at the end of the season. The 35-year old, back playing in his native Holland with Feyenoord, the club where he made his debut as a 17-year old, has announced that this will be his last season in professional football, saying “When I have ...

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Arsenal linked with Ajax left-back

Arsenal have been linked with a move for Ajax left-back Nicolás Tagliafico. The Argentine international only joined the Dutch club in January in a £3.5 million deal from Independiente in his native land, but has impressed sufficiently during his brief spell in the Eredivisie to make his want on to Unai Emery’s radar for a possible move to the Premier ...

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Spurs eye Ajax youngster

Tottenham Hotspur are among a clutch of clubs keeping tabs on Ajax youngster Frenkie de Jong. That is according to The Daily Express who reports that scouts from Spurs have been watching the 21-year old midfielder, who is regarded as one of the brightest talents to emerge from Dutch football in recent years. Valued at £40 million, it is reported ...

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Quotes about Dennis Bergkamp – the Non-Flying Dutchman

Introduction “He’s come here for a year to get the money and then get out again”, said Tottenham owner Sir Alan Sugar in June 1995 when Arsenal signed Dennis Bergkamp from Inter Milan in June 1995. By the time the Dutchman announced his retirement from the game 11 years later, he had won 3 Premier League titles, 4 FA Cups, ...

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Dusan Tadic set to leave Southampton for Ajax

The left-sided midfielder who is currently with the Serbian World Cup squad in Russia is set to move back to the Netherlands, a country where he previously plaved for FC Twente and Groningen, after informing Southampton that he wants to leave. According to The Daily Telegraph, Ajax have suggested a fee of £15 million for the player, although Southampton are ...

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