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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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Spanish giants eye van Dijk

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Both Barcelona and Real Madrid are prepared to break the bank to sign Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk. The Dutch international captain joined the Anfield side from Southampton for £75 million in January 2018, and has since established himself as one of the finest defenders in Europe, helping his side win the Champions League last season and come within a ...

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De Gea finally signs new deal

David de Gea has finally signed a new contract with Manchester United, ending months of furious speculation about his future. The 28 year old had been in discussion about renewing his deal at United for over a year, and, with the Spaniard potentially a free agent at the end of the season, he had been linked with a series of ...

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Top European clubs monitoring Spurs’ teenage striker

A host of European clubs, including Juventus, Bayern Munich, Inter Milan and Real Madrid are monitoring the progress of Tottenham’s teenage striker, Troy Parrott. Already drawing comparisons with another Irish striker, Robbie Keane, centre-forward Parrott was born and raised in Dublin, and joined the Spurs academy system in 2017. Last season he burst onto the youth scene with 12 goals ...

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Moses unlikely to make Fener move permanent

Chelsea loanee Victor Moses is highly unlikely to make his move to Turkish side Fenerbahçe into a permanent arrangement, despite the Super Lig side having an option to buy him. The retired Nigerian international joined the Istanbul team on an 18 month loan from Chelsea in January this year, and made a strong contribution in his first campaign with them, ...

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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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Chelsea linked with Nice right-back

Chelsea have been linked with a move for Nice right-back Youcef Atal in January – provided that they are successful in getting their UEFA transfer ban lifted by then. Atal is a 23-year old Algerian international who was part of his country’s successful African Cup of Nations winning squad in the summer. Valued at £35 million, Atal is being lined-up ...

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Arsenal given Carrasco fresh hope

Arsenal have been given fresh hope in their pursuit of Belgian midfielder Yannick Carrasco. The 26-year old is currently playing in the Chinese Super League for Dalian Yifang, and has been an Arsenal target for several transfer windows, dating back to 2018, although they have so far never been able to get any deal for him over the line. However, ...

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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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