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Man City Show Intent With Second Big Money Move Of The Summer

Pep Guardiola is showing he, and Manchester City as whole, mean business as they step up their preparations for the new Premier League season. The club have already made their second signing of the summer transfer window and have also had an outflow of players going the opposite direction. Pablo Zabaleta, Gael Clichy, Bacary Sagna, Jesus Navas and Willy Caballero …

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Why Philipp Lahm’s Retirement Is Bad News For Manchester United

TURIN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 23: Philipp Lahm of FC Bayern Muenchen in action during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between Juventus and FC Bayern Muenchen at Juventus Arena on February 23, 2016 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Philipp Lahm’s shock announcement that he will retire early at the end of this campaign, at the relatively young age of 33 has sent Bayern Munich into a panic that could have serious repercussions for Manchester United. Jose Mourinho was believed to have lined up a summer move for the £35m rated Benfica right-back Nelson Semedo with Lahm’s impending departure …

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BBC Claim Manchester United Will Not Move For Victor Lindelof

Victor Lindelof

Throughout the last few weeks it was almost accepted among Manchester United fans that their club would move quickly to sign Benfica’s Victor Lindelof early in the January transfer window. Given United’s struggles in defence during the first half of the season, such a move made perfect sense, and would pave the way for the departure of Marcos Rojo. Indeed, the Mirror even …

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Manchester United Are Close To Completing £38m January Transfer

LISBON, PORTUGAL - OCTOBER 23: SL Benfica's defender from Sweden Victor Lindelof in action during the Primeira Liga match between Belenenses and SL Benfica at Estadio do Restelo on October 23, 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Gualter Fatia/Getty Images)

Manchester United were among the biggest spenders in the summer transfer window, and that is set to continue in January. With £30m spent on Eric Bailly in the summer, Man United are set to sign a long-term defensive partner for the Ivorian in the form of Swedish international centre-back Victor Lindelof. In fact, so far along are negotiations that Portuguese …

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