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Sturridge in the middle of tug-of-war

Former Chelsea and Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge finds himself in the middle of a tug of war between two clubs desperate to sign the free agent. Sturridge has been without a club since being released from his services at Anfield at the end of June, and is keen to secure his future, with football league seasons getting underway across Europe. ...

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United hold talks with Tielemans agent

Manchester United have held talks with the agent of Belgian midfielder Youri Tielemans. That is according to The Daily Mirror who report that Tielemans has been identified as the type of creative midfielder that Manchester United are looking for in midfield, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to overhaul his United squad this summer, after a disappointing season which eventually saw ...

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Lilian Thuram son being monitored by Liverpool and Chelsea

Khephren, the son of former France international and Juventus and Barcelona defender Lilian Thuram is being watched by both Liverpool and Chelsea. The 17-year old midfielder, who is also being monitored by Juventus, is one of the most valued players in the Monaco academy. However, the 17-year old has yet to commit to signing a professional contract with the Monegasque ...

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Thierry Henry set for Monaco sack

Thierry Henry’s brief tenure as Monaco manager looks set to be brought to an end, with the former Arsenal player set to be sacked, after winning just 4 of his first 20 matches in charge of the Ligue 1 side. Henry was appointed to his first managerial job on October 13, following the dismissal of previous coach Leonardo Jadim after ...

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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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