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Liverpool make club record bid for Real Madrid midfielder

Liverpool are said to have made a bid of £158 million for Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asencio. That is according to Spanish media outlet Mundo Deportivo who report that Liverpool have made a shock move to bring the 22-year old to Anfield. Asencio who is currently with the Spanish World Cup squad in Russia, is one of the most highly ...

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Liverpool target could be set for Real Madrid switch

Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir whose transfer to Liverpool collapsed earlier this month, could still be set to leave the French side this summer according to the club’s president. The 24 year old forward is currently at the World Cup in France, and has made two appearances in the tournament so far, coming off the bench twice in his sides victories ...

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Villarreal sign Everton defender Funes Mori

La Liga side Villarreal have signed Everton defender Ramiro Funes Mori for an undisclosed fee. The 27-year Argentine has signed a four-year contract with the Spanish side, after leaving Everton where he spent three seasons, who he joined from his home town club River Plate from Buenos Aires. He played 67 times in all competitions for The Toffees, scoring five ...

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Watford complete permanent signing of Gerard Deulofeo

Watford have completed the permanent signing of winger Gerard Deulofeo from Barcelona as confirmed by the club’s official site,  The 24-year old spent the second half of last season on loan Vicarage Road, but that has now been turned into a permanent deal, with the player signing a 5-year deal with the Hornets, for a fee of around £11.5 million, ...

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Crystal Palace sign Getafe goalkeeper on a free transfer

Crystal Palace have signed Spanish goalkeeper Vicente Guaita on a free transfer from La Liga side Getafe, and he will join the club on 1st July.  The 31-year old will join his new side having agreed a three-year deal with the South London team. Guaita kept twelve clean sheets for Getafe last season as he helped them to an eighth ...

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Pochettini contract does not contain Real release clause

The BBC reports that, contrary to some reports, Mauricio’s Pochettino’s new contract at Tottenham does not contain a clause allowing him to leave if approached by Real Madrid. The 46-year old Argentine, who only signed a five-year contract extension at Spurs last week, has been made the early favourite to replace Zinedine Zidane at the Spanish champions, who announced his ...

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Egyptian lawyer sues Sergio Ramos for €1 billion

The Evening Standard reports that an Egyptian lawyer has filed a €1 billion (£870 million) lawsuit against Real Madrid defender and captain Sergio Ramos. It follows his challenge with Mohamed Salah in their Champions League final on Saturday, which saw the forward fall to the ground and immediately clutch his shoulder. After treatment, he tried to continue, but was forced ...

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Andreas Iniesta set for move to Japan

According to Reuters, Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta is on the verge of a move to Japan, just days after playing his final match for Barcelona. They report that he is ready to sign for top-flight Japanese club Vissel Kobe, with official confirmation expected later this week. Kobe is owned by Hiroshi Mikitani, chief executive of Rakuten, Barcelona’s main sponsor. Currently ...

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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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Manchester United star faces match-fixing trial

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera could be set to face trail over a match-fixing scandal in Spain, reports The Daily Mail. The match in question dates back to the end of the 2010 – 2011 La Liga season when Herrera’s former club Real Zaragoza travelled to Levante in a bottom-of the-table clash. Zaragoza won the match and stayed in the ...

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