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Italian clubs queuing up for Matić

A trio of Italian clubs – Juventus, Inter and AC Milan – are interested in signing Manchester United midfielder, Nemanja Matić. The 31-year old Serbian international is out of contract at Old Trafford next summer, and, although the club have the option of another year, it is by no means certain that they will choose to exercise it. Matić appears ...

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United eye Italian midfielder

Manchester United sent scouts to Italy over the weekend to run the rule over Brescia teenage midfielder Sandro Tonali. And they were not alone. Sat alongside them in the stands were representatives from both Ajax and Borussia Dortmund, keen to watch the player who has been dubbed, by some sections of the media, as the next Andrea Pirlo. The Italy ...

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Sarri blocked Costa move

Manchester United missed out on signing one of their main summer transfer targets because former Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri blocked the move. United have had a strong interest for some time in signing 28-year old Brazilian winger Douglas Costa from Juventus, and made enquiries about his availability of the player, who was restricted to just 17 appearances in the league ...

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Value of Premier League squads revealed

A report published by CIE, the football statistics review group based in Switzerland, has revealed the relative worth of all the present Premier League squads, based on the current market value of all their senior players. The study was compiled by taking data from each of the clubs in the top four leagues in Europe – the Premier League, La ...

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Juventus ready to open talks with de Gea

Juventus are ready to open contract talks with David de Gea in January, if Manchester United have not managed to persuade the Spaniard to sign a new deal by them. The 28-year old is out of contract next summer, which means that he is free to talk to representatives of foreign clubs in the New Year. Negotiations about a new ...

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Pogba’s Real Move Blocked by Adidas

Paul Pogba’s proposed move from Manchester United to Real Madrid in the summer was blocked by German sportswear company Adidas, it has been claimed. Real had been linked with the 26-year old French World Cup winner all summer, and were prepared to pay up to £150 million to land him. For his part, Pogba made no secret of his desire ...

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firmino better than salah

European footballer of the year Virgil van Dijk has agreed a bumper new deal with Liverpool. The 28 year old Dutch captain was already under contract at Anfield until 2023, but now he has agreed a lucrative new six year contract which will tie him to the Champions League winners until 2025, and see his basic wages rise from £125,000 ...

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United want van der Sar return

Former goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar is Manchester United’s preferred choice to become their new Director of Football. The 48 year old Dutchman is currently Chief Executive of Ajax, and is an influential figure on the board of the European Club Association. Now United want to turn to their former player as the man to help manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ...

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United linked with January move for Christian Eriksen

The transfer speculation linking Danish playmaker Christian Eriksen with a move away from Tottenham will not go away. No sooner had Spurs’ fans breathed a sigh of relief that the European transfer window closed without anybody succeeding in prising the 27 year old away from White Hart Lane, when there has been a new outbreak of rumours, linking him with ...

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Llorente finally opts for Napoli

Former Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente has finally decided on his short-term future by signing for Serie A side Napoli. The 34 year old was a free agent after his contract ran out at White Hart Lane in the summer, and had been linked with a number of clubs. They included his former club Spurs, who were prepared to offer him ...

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