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Chelsea line up Fabregas replacements

Having finally allowed Cesc Fabregas to leave for Monaco on a three and a half year deal, Chelsea have already lined-up two replacements for him. According to The Daily Mirror, Chelsea have identified both Leandro Paredes of Zenit St. Petersburg and Nicolo Barella of Cagliari as the men to replace him in the Stamford Bridge midfield, and are trying to ...

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Wolves agree a fee to sign Portuguese international

Wolves have agreed a fee with French side Monaco to sign Portuguese international Joao Moutinho, for a fee of £5 million.  Moutinho is a central midfielder with the ability to operate in several positions as well as on both flanks, and is a highly experienced international, with 113 caps to his name. He began his career in his native Portugal, ...

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Monaco agree to sell striker to Southampton

The Telegraph reports that Monaco have agreed to sell striker Guido Carrillo to Southampton for £19.2 million. 26-year old Carrillo joined Monaco from Estudiantes of Argentina in 2015, but he has struggled for first team opportunities in the Principality, making 22 appearances in all competitions for the Monegasques this season scoring 5 times. Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino knows Carrillo well ...

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Football’s Rising Stars – Yannick Ferreira Carrasco

Yannick Ferreira Carrasco moved to Monaco of the French league in 2010 from his native Belgium and became part of the principality outfit’s second team. Two years later he was playing for the club’s first team and made a name for himself with his skills on the wing. Carrasco’s performances saw Atletico Madrid sign him in the summer of 2015 ...

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Football’s Rising Stars – Anthony Martial  

Anthony Martial signed for Manchester United at the start of last season from French Ligue 1 outfit Monaco for a price that made him the most expensive teenage signing in the history of the game. A price tag like that brings with it pressure, and heaps of it. There have been several instances of expensive signings bombing at their new ...

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