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Manchester United To Battle With City For £50m Serie A Ace

TURIN, ITALY - OCTOBER 15: Alex Sandro of Juventus FC reacts during the Serie A match between Juventus FC and Udinese Calcio at Juventus Stadium on October 15, 2016 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

With the Premier League transfer window set to open on Sunday, clubs across England are already lining up their newest potential recruits.  According to Italian outlet Calcio Mercato, in Manchester both City and United could be about to enter a battle to sign up Juventus’ Alex Sandro – the Serie A club’s first choice left-back. While the Italian top flight is …

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European Superpower Readying £40m Bid For Liverpool’s Coutinho

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 06: Daryl Janmaat of Watford chases Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Watford at Anfield on November 6, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Just one day before Liverpool’s crucial clash with Stoke City, Reds fans will be waking up to some terrible news.  According to the Express, Paris St. Germain are putting together a £40 million bid to tempt Philippe Coutinho to the French capital – a revised offer following their £22 million bid last summer. The report goes on to say that the Brazilian …

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Chelsea Have Lined Up A Surprising Target Should Courtois Depart

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Thibaut Courtois (C) of Chelsea catches the ball during the Premier League match between Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge on December 11, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

With reports continuing to circulate around the possibility of Chelsea stopper Thibaut Courtois being snapped up by Real Madrid, the Blues appear to have lined up a replacement, if necessary.  The Belgium international has so far had just eleven strikes hit the back of his net in the Premier League this term and is rightly deemed by some as the …

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Manchester United Have Big Future Plans For Zlatan Ibrahimovic

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on December 17, 2016 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Having now played for eight clubs in his professional career, it appears as though Zlatan Ibrahimovic is slowly turning his attentions to what he will do once he hangs up his boots.  At 35, even the self-assured Swede must know his days as a player at the top are numbered now, and Manchester United could be the club where he …

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These Ludicrous Wages May Tempt Manchester United’s Rooney To China

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United looks on during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on December 17, 2016 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

A common theme these last few transfer windows has been the increase in high profile players based in Europe swapping the riches of this continent for China. The most recent move of note was of course Oscar’s £60 million transfer from Chelsea to Chinese Super League outfit Shanghai SIPG, where the Brazil international is set to pocket an eye-watering £400,000-a-week in …

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Manchester United Transfer Target Included In UEFA’s Champions League Breakthrough Team Of 2016

For the last 20 years, Sky Sports have incessantly claimed that the Premier League is without question the best league in the world. Sky argue that the combined might of Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Spurs make the Premier League peerless among Europe’s leading competition. However in reality, it’s simply the financial means at the disposal of the above …

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Martin O’Neill Targeting Another Irish-Qualified Striker

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND-DECEMBER 17: Lukas Jutkiewicz of Birmingham City and Dale Stephens of Brighton & Hove Albion in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Brighton & Hove Albion at St Andrews Stadium on December 17, 2016 in Birmingham, England (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images).

Martin O’Neill’s search for a striker has led him to an unlikely source. The Ireland manager has spoken of his eagerness to find more options up front following the retirement of Robbie Keane. The Irish Daily Star (via the Irish Independent) have reported that O’Neill will attempt to encourage Lukas Jutkiewicz to switch allegiances to Ireland. The striker’s inclusion could soften …

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Arsenal And Liverpool Have Both Missed Out On Julian Draxler According To Reports In France

WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 20: Julian Draxler (R) of Wolfsburg and Mario Goetze (L) of Dortmund compete for the ball during the Bundesliga match between VfL Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund at Volkswagen Arena on September 20, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Oliver Hardt/Bongarts/Getty Images)

What could have been a big saga in January looks to have been averted with strong reports coming from France that Julian Draxler has decided on his next club. The German international’s relationship with current side Wolfsburg has collapse in dramatic fashion in the past few months, and while the Bundesliga club disregarded his wish to leave in the summer, …

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