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Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Torres retires

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The 35-year old, who won the World Cup with Spain in 2010, and back to back European Championships either side of that tournament, has been playing in Japan recently, having signed for Sagan Tosu in the J1 League, after leaving his boyhood club Atlético Madrid for the second time in July last year. English fans will remember him best for ...

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Salah staying at Anfield – for now

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Mo Salah has rejected the chance to move away from Anfield this summer. That is according to The Mirror who report that both Real Madrid and Juventus were willing to submit £150 million bids for the Egyptian forward, who has scored 71 goals in 104 games since his move to Merseyside. However, Salah has left the door open for a ...

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Chelsea will not exercise Kovacic option

Chelsea will not exercise their option to buy Croatian midfielder Matteo Kovacic, and he is set to return to his parent club Real Madrid. They, in turn, do not want him, and he is likely to be sold to Inter Milan, now ironically enough, managed by ex-Chelsea boss Antonio Conté. Kovacic arrived on a season-long loan at Stamford Bridge last ...

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Oblak considering United move

Jan Oblak wants to leave Atlético Madrid, and is considering joining Manchester United. The Slovenian international is also wanted by PSG, who are looking for a replacement for the departed Gianluigi Buffon, but favours a move to United, the club he supported as a boy, despite the fact that they are not involved in the Champions League next season. The ...

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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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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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Chelsea midfielder in Zenit talks

On loan Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic is in talks with Russian side Zenit St. Petersburg. That is according to The Daily Mail. The 24 year-old Croatian international is on a season-long loan at Stamford Bridge from his parent club Real Madrid, and, although he would like to stay at Stamford Bridge, there is no option in his current contract to ...

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Manchester United favourites to sign Griezmann

Manchester United have emerged as favourites to sign Atlético Madrid Antoine Griezmann. The French international and World Cup winner wants to leave Atlético this summer, having become frustrated with the team’s lack of trophy success. Now United have emerged as the front-runners to sign him, although they face stiff competition from clubs such a s Bayern Munich and PSG. The ...

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Manchester City closing in on Atlético midfielder

Manchester City are reported to be close to agreeing a deal for Atlético Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez. That is according to The Daily Mail who report that Niguez has been identified as the long-term replacement for Fernandinho, who is now 33 years old. City’s original choice was Ajax star Frenkie de Jong, but the Dutch international chose Barcelona instead, forcing ...

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