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United under pressure from Adidas over Pogba

Manchester United are under pressure from one of their major sponsors, Adidas, over the proposed sale of Paul Pogba. The club signed a major £750 million ten-year deal with the German sportswear firm in the summer of 2015 designed to help promote their famous brand in key markets such as Asia, as well as Europe and North America. However, Adidas ...

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Pogba set to leave Old Trafford

Paul Pogba is likely to leave Manchester United for the second time this summer – the only question is where is he headed? According to The Sunday Express, Real Madrid are ready to match United’s £120 million valuation for the player, but may need to offload Gareth Bale first to fund the deal. That has opened the door for Pogba’s ...

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Koscielny Arsenal future in doubt

The future of Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny is in doubt with the club stalling on offering the 33-year old a new deal. Arsenal have recently announced a new get tough transfer policy, whereby players with less than two years left on their current contract will either sign a new deal or will face being sold. The Frenchman has 12 months ...

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Foreign clubs considering Trippier move

Atlético Madrid have joined Napoli in monitoring the status of England and Tottenham right-back Kieran Trippier. Despite being a key part of the side that has fought its way to the Champions League semi-final, and is again challenging in the top four in the Premier League, there are some suggestions that Trippier could be available for transfer in the summer. ...

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Juventus offer Sanchez United escape route

Juventus are prepared to offer Alexis Sánchez an escape route out of Manchester United – but only if he accepts a substantial pay cut. The forward is on a massive £500,000  a week at Old Trafford, and United would dearly like to get him off their books, so they could use that money to reinvest in the squad. The Italian ...

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Danny Drinkwater linked with Roma move

Forgotten man Danny Drinkwater could be offered an escape route out of Chelsea by Roma. The 29-year old midfielder was part of the Leicester side that won the Premier League title three seasons ago, and subsequently followed his team mate N’Golo Kanté to Chelsea. However, unlike Kanté who has become an integral part of the Chelsea side, Drinkwater has struggled ...

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Guardiola denies Juventus links

Pep Guardiola has flatly denied claims that he is set to join Juventus in the summer. Reports in Italy have emerged suggesting that the 48-year old Spaniard is being touted as the next manager of the Serie A champions, with current incumbent Massimiliano Allegri putting talks about a new contract on hold until the end of the season. Separate reports ...

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Ranieri lined-up for caretaker role

Just a week after being sacked by Fulham, Claudio Ranieri could be set for another job. That came following the news that Eusebio Di Francesco has been sacked as the manager of Roma, following their exit from The Champions League at the hands of Porto on Wednesday night. In fact, Di Francesco’s position had been looking shaky since the weekend, ...

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Higuain not wanted back by parent club

Juventus do not want Gonzalo Higuain back. That is according to The Sun who report that the Italian Champions and Serie A leaders, who are Higuain’s parent club have no intention of welcoming him back to Turin in the summer, and will look to sell him if Chelsea decide against keeping him at Stamford Bridge. Higuain started the season on ...

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Arsenal favourites to appoint Monchi

Arsenal are the favourites to appoint highly rated Monchi as their new director of football. Monchi – real name Ramón Rodriguez Verdejo – is current the sporting director at Roma, but is being widely linked with a move away from Italy, with Arsenal, who are looking for a replacement for recently departed Head of Recruitment, Sven Mislintat, said to be ...

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