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Lumor Agbenyenu: Aris Thessaloniki sign Ghana defender from Sporting CP
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Lumor Agbenyenu: Aris Thessaloniki sign Ghana defender from Sporting CP

The left-back has permanently cut ties with the Portuguese club after a frustrating spell Greek side Aris Thessaloniki have secured the services of Ghana defender Lumor Agbenyenu, the club have announced. The left-back joins the Super League outfit on a two-year deal, bringing an end to a largely unsettled spell with Portuguese fold Sporting CP. He last played for Spanish side Real Mallorca on loan.
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Arsenal’s Offer to Sign Locatelli Confirmed

Sassuolo’s CEO, Giovanni Carnevali, has confirmed that Arsenal have submitted a bid for Manuel Locatelli. Locatelli emerged one of the stars of Euro 2020, as he helped Italy win the trophy. It has led to a scramble among Europe’s top clubs for his signature. Arsenal, alongside Serie A giants Juventus, are one of the clubs keeping a close eye on the 23-year-old. Locatelli’s agent recently revealed that the Gunners had made a £34million bid. Now Carnevali has backed this up, while also revealing interest from another Premier League side. He told Sky Sport Italia: “Tomorrow we’ll have a direct contact with Juventus for Locatelli. He wants to join Juve. “We’d be happy to sell Manuel (Locatelli) to Juve… but they need to pay the right fee. “Arsenal made a bid to sign...
Miquissone: Simba SC confirm Al Ahly and Kaizer Chiefs contact for star playerH
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Miquissone: Simba SC confirm Al Ahly and Kaizer Chiefs contact for star playerH

The Red Devils from Egypt have made their second approach to sign the Amakhosi target from the Msimbazi giants Simba SC have confirmed Al Ahly's approach to sign winger Luis Miquissone who is also a transfer target for Kaizer Chiefs, Goal can reveal. The Mozambican star was among the key players for the Msimbazi giants as they performed well in the Caf Champions League reaching the quarter-finals before they were eliminated by Chiefs on a 4-3 aggregate defeat. The pint-sized winger was particularly impressive when Simba came up against the Egyptian giants, scoring a beautiful goal during their first meeting at Benjamin Mkapa Stadium as Simba went on to shock them 1-0 in their Group A fixture.
Why Ballo-Toure signed for AC Milan and role Maldini played in transfer
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Why Ballo-Toure signed for AC Milan and role Maldini played in transfer

The 24-year-old reveals what drove him to sign for the Italian giants from Ligue 1 side Monaco ahead of new season Senegal international Fode Ballo-Toure has revealed the reason he signed for AC Milan ahead of the new season. The Italian giants confirmed the arrival of the defender from Ligue 1 side AS Monaco after he penned a four-year contract with the Rossoneri, where he will be wearing the number five jersey. The 24-year-old has revealed in his first interview why he decided to sign for the Italian outfit and the role played by legend Paolo Maldini in the transfer.
Chelsea Confirms Signing James from Man Utd
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Chelsea Confirms Signing James from Man Utd

  Chelsea has completed a deal to sign Lauren James from Manchester United. It is believed the transfer fee involved is a record between Women’s Super League (WSL) clubs. The deal is reportedly worth an initial £200,000 and will rise to £300,000 with add-ons. James, 19, has put pen to paper on a four-year contract. It also marks a return to Chelsea, where she played for the U-10 and U-14s. James said: “It’s a great feeling to come back home, to a great club, the club I started at the age of six. “To be able to play for the first team now and come back here to Emma [Hayes, Chelsea manager] and the rest of the group is a good feeling. I’m excited to get started and I can’t wait to meet all the fans at Kingsmeadow when the new season kicks in.”
Chukwueze to Join Iwobi at Everton
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Chukwueze to Join Iwobi at Everton

  Villarreal winger, Samuel Chukwueze, could be playing next to Alex Iwobi at Everton next season, according to The Athletic. Chukwueze is back on the radar of Premier League clubs. But it is Everton that is now leading the race to sign the Nigerian star. New Toffees boss, Rafa Benitez, is said to be an admirer of the 22-year-old, who has a £71million release clause in his current contract. Chukwueze, who is under contract with Villarreal until 2023, has also been linked with Liverpool and Manchester United in the Premier League. If he however makes the move to Goodison Park, he would be linking up with fellow Super Eagles, Iwobi, who joined from Arsenal two seasons ago.
Ahmed Musa leaves Kano Pillars to join new club
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Ahmed Musa leaves Kano Pillars to join new club

  Ahmed Musa has left Kano Pillars and is set to sign for Turkish side, Fatih Karagumruk, according to Skorer. The Super Eagles skipper will join as a free agent. Fatih Karagumruk are also based in Istanbul and are yet to win any major trophy in their history. Musa has spent the last few weeks playing for Kano Pillars and provided one assist in nine appearances. The winger signed a short-term deal with the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), with a clause that he could leave if he gets an offer from abroad. Musa is expected to arrive in Turkey in the coming days to complete the transfer.
Chelsea give Arsenal condition to sign Tammy Abraham
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Chelsea give Arsenal condition to sign Tammy Abraham

  Chelsea have given Arsenal a condition to sign their striker, Tammy Abraham. According to Express UK, Chelsea will only let Abraham go out on loan this summer if a deal with a permanent switch can be secured. Arsenal are interested in signing Abraham this summer transfer. Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta is keen on bringing Abraham to Emirates if a deal for the forward can be struck. The Gunners will now have to battle West Ham United for the 23-year-old’s signature. Abraham is free to leave Stamford Bridge this summer after falling out of favour under Thomas Tuchel’s squad last season. Chelsea wants to sell the England international to help fund a big-money move for Dortmund’s Erling Haaland. Abraham has scored 30 goals in 82 matches for Chelsea.
Chelsea Identify Player to Sign if Haaland deal fail
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Chelsea Identify Player to Sign if Haaland deal fail

  Chelsea have identified the player to sign if they are unable to complete a deal for Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland this summer. Chelsea have been linked with a transfer move for Haaland, but Dortmund reportedly wants at least £150 million for the Norway international. Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, is keen to add a top striker to his squad ahead of the upcoming new season. According to the Daily Star, Chelsea have identified Stuttgart’s Sasa Kalajdzic as an alternative if they fail to complete the signing of Haaland. Kalajdzic is likely to be available at an absolute fraction of Haaland’s value. The 24-year-old was impressive for Austria at the recently concluded Euro 2020. He scored 16 goals for Stuttgart in the Bundesliga last season as he led the cl...
Barcelona Offer two Players to Man United
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Barcelona Offer two Players to Man United

  Barcelona have offered Manchester United the opportunity to sign two of their players this summer in an exchange deal for midfielder, Paul Pogba. According to the Daily Express, the two Barcelona players are Antoine Griezmann and Samuel Umtiti. Barcelona president, Joan Laporta is making it his personal mission to make a major signing this summer and is reported to have set his sights on a deal to bring in Man United midfielder, Paul Pogba to Camp Nou. Laporta is desperate to bring Pogba to Barcelona. Pogba’s future at Man United is unclear. He has appeared to be on the verge of leaving Old Trafford many times. Pogba currently has 12 months left on his current deal with Man United. Barcelona will have to battle Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and Juventus f...
Famara Diedhiou: Alanyaspor sign former Bristol City striker on long-term contract
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Famara Diedhiou: Alanyaspor sign former Bristol City striker on long-term contract

The Senegal international agreed to continue his career in the Turkish top-flight after spending four years in the EFL Championship Turkish Super Lig club Alanyaspor have announced the signing of Famara Diedhiou on a four-year contract. Diedhiou completed a free transfer to the Bahcecehir Okullari Stadium on Monday after he left EFL Championship outfit Bristol City at the end of his contract in May. The 28-year-old will be expected to provide competition for his compatriot Khouma Babacar and Mauritania's El Mami Tetah in Semih Tokatli’s team in the 2021-22 campaign
Arsenal Make Approach to Sign Barcelona star for £25m
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Arsenal Make Approach to Sign Barcelona star for £25m

  Arsenal have approached Barcelona in a bid to sign right-back, Sergino Dest, according to Sport. The Gunners are in the market for a fullback, as Hector Bellerin is reportedly keen to leave the club this summer. Serie A champions Inter Milan have already registered their interest in Bellerin, as a replacement for Achraf Hakimi who has signed for Paris Saint-Germain. Arsenal are among the clubs who made an enquiry for Dest at the end of last season. Bayern Munich and Juventus also made approaches, but it is believed Dest wants to remain at Camp Nou. Barcelona, however, are desperate to offload players in order to balance their finances and the sale of Dest could bring in a €30 million (£25.7m) transfer fee. The LaLiga giants signed Dest in a €26.2m (£23.8m) d...
Real Madrid offer Vinicius Jr to Man Utd
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Real Madrid offer Vinicius Jr to Man Utd

Real Madrid have offered Manchester United the opportunity to sign Vinicius Jr, the UK Mirror reports. The LaLiga giants are trying to raise money to sign Paris Saint-Germain forward, Kylian Mbappe, who is their top target. United and Madrid are already in negotiations over the potential transfer of defender Raphael Varane this summer. The Old Trafford outfit have also been offered Vinicius, with a loan move that turns into a permanent deal seen as the “most likely option”. The stumbling block however is that Real Madrid want a minimum of £68.5m for the 21-year-old winger. United are expected to announce the signing of Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho at any time, with a £73m deal agreed.
Obi Cubana Hilariously makes sign of the cross as Actor Kanayo O. Kanayo sprays him money at his mother’s burial ceremony
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Obi Cubana Hilariously makes sign of the cross as Actor Kanayo O. Kanayo sprays him money at his mother’s burial ceremony

Actor Kanayo O. Kanayo has shared a video of nightlife King and businessman, Obi Cubana hilariously making a sign of the cross as he sprayed him money at his mother’s burial ceremony. Kanayo who is famed for his role as an occultist in many films, shared the video with the caption "I de spray you money, you de do , IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, AND OF THE SON, AND ..........@obi_cubana". Obi Cubana was also in the comment section of the video with laugh emojis. Watch the video below.......
Tuchel Gives up on Haaland, Ready to Sign Lewandowski
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Tuchel Gives up on Haaland, Ready to Sign Lewandowski

  Chelsea are giving up in their bid to sign Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland, according to the UK Sun. The Blues will instead turn their attention to Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski. Thomas Tuchel is desperate to bring in a prolific new number nine this summer and had made Haaland his top target. But Dortmund would only listen to an offer of around £175 million for the Norway international. That has forced Chelsea to return to the drawing board and revive their interest in Lewandowski. The Poland international enjoyed a stunning campaign last season, breaking Gerd Muller’s long-standing record by scoring 41 times. Despite turning 33 next month, Tuchel now regards the experienced frontman as “his best option” in a difficult transfer market and coul...
Arsenal Agree £50m deal for White
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Arsenal Agree £50m deal for White

  Arsenal have reached an agreement in principle with Brighton to sign their defender, Ben White, for a £50million, The Athletic reports. White is now set to undergo his Arsenal medical before the new season kicks off in August. Arsenal has been linked with a move for the England international during the Euro 2020 campaign. The Gunners supposedly had bids of £40million and £45million knocked back by Brighton. Manchester City and Everton were both tipped to rival Arsenal for the 23-year-old’s signature, but it appears that the Emirates club are set to win the race for the centre-back services. Meanwhile, White did not play a single minute for England at Euro 2020. He started 36 Premier League matches for Brighton last season.
Celtic sign Japan international Kyogo Furuhashi from Vissel Kobe
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Celtic sign Japan international Kyogo Furuhashi from Vissel Kobe

The winger has been in great form for Vissel Kobe and tops the goal charts in Japan at the midway point of the season Celtic have announced the signing of Japan international Kyogo Furuhashi from Vissel Kobe. The 26-year-old will join the Scottish side on a four-year contract subject to international clearance. The winger is the top scorer in J1 League, having scored 14 goals in 20 matches for the side currently sitting third in Japan's top flight.
Esse Akida: PAOK FC sign Harambee Starlets forward
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Esse Akida: PAOK FC sign Harambee Starlets forward

The 28-year-old has returned to Europe after playing for Thika Queens to sign a one-year contract with the Greek side Harambee Starlets international Esse Akida has sealed a return to Europe after signing for Greek giants FC PAOK Thessaloniki. PAOK have confirmed the signing of the former Thika Queens player and confirmed she has signed a one-year contract. What has been said? “PAOK and the women's football department announce the start of their collaboration with the athlete Esse Akida, for the 2021-22 season,” read a statement on the club’s official website.
Klopp not sure there is a player for Liverpool’ – Babbel sees ‘spending problem’ for Reds
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Klopp not sure there is a player for Liverpool’ – Babbel sees ‘spending problem’ for Reds

The former Reds defender sees no reason to sign another striker for the sake of it as big-money deals by rivals are speculated on Liverpool appear to have a "spending problem" as Premier League rivals line up big-money deals, says Markus Babbel, with the former Reds defender claiming that Jurgen Klopp is not "100 per cent sure there is a player" for him in the attacking department. Ibrahima Konate has already been added to the ranks at Anfield, with a £36 million ($50m) deal done for the French defender, but there has been no more movement on Merseyside. There has been plenty of speculation, as domestic foes prepare to splash the cash, but Babbel is not convinced that Klopp will be investing heavily in any supposed targets during the current window.
AC Milan to sign Brahim Diaz from Real Madrid on two-year loan
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AC Milan to sign Brahim Diaz from Real Madrid on two-year loan

The Spaniard impressed during a temporary spell at San Siro last term, and will be heading back ahead of the 2021-22 campaign Real Madrid forward Brahim Diaz is set to sign for AC Milan on a two-year loan deal, Goal can confirm. Diaz joined Real from Manchester City for €17 million (£15m/$20m) in January 2019, bringing to an end his three-year spell at Etihad Stadium. The Spaniard has struggled to break into the Blancos' starting XI, however, with the Spanish giants eventually taking the decision to send him out on loan to Milan, where he enjoyed an impressive 2020-21 campaign.
Liverpool reject £8.5m offer to sign Kabak from Schalke
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Liverpool reject £8.5m offer to sign Kabak from Schalke

The Reds were not interested in bringing back the defender, who was on loan at Anfield for the second half of 2020-21 Liverpool have turned down the chance to sign former loanee Ozan Kabak from Schalke for just £8.5 million ($11.75m), Goal has learned. The Reds were offered the Turkey international, who spent the second half of last season at Anfield, with Schalke desperate to raise funds and cut their wage bill following their relegation from the Bundesliga. But Liverpool’s stance, for now at least, has not changed, and sources say it is unlikely to do so before the end of the summer transfer window.
Lionel Messi Survives bomb scare at airport
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Lionel Messi Survives bomb scare at airport

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi’s plans to leave his country Argentina were put on hold after a bomb scare at Rosario airport, which delayed his private jet leaving as reported by Mirror UK on Wednesday. Messi was set to return to Spain for his summer holidays on Tuesday after leading Argentina to the Copa America victory following a 1-0 win over Brazil last weekend at the Maracana Stadium. But a few hours before the 34-year-old was due to leave Argentina, a man claimed to have a bomb in his suitcase. Argentine security swiftly enforced their emergency protocols, evacuating the airport and halting all flights as well as Messi’s jet from leaving. “At 11:50 am, the airport security police (PSA) activated the preventive emergency plan due to a situation of suspicion. The buildi...
Arthur Okonkwo: Nigerian goalkeeper promoted to Arsenal first-team
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Arthur Okonkwo: Nigerian goalkeeper promoted to Arsenal first-team

Having impressed with the Gunners’ youth team, the teenager has now progressed to the club's senior squad Arthur Okonkwo has been promoted to Arsenal’s first team, the Premier League club has confirmed. The 19-year-old goalkeeper joined the club’s senior team after signing a long-term contract with the Emirates Stadium giants. Okonkwo has been with the Gunners as an under-nine player before he was signed as a scholar in July 2018.
Dapo Mebude: Watford sign former Rangers striker
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Dapo Mebude: Watford sign former Rangers striker

The number of Nigerians at Vicarage Road continues to swell following the arrival of the 19-year-old goal getter Premier League side Watford have announced the signing of Dapo Mebude from Scottish Premiership side, Watford. The 19-year-old Scotland youth international of Nigerian descent joined the Hornets on a two-year contract, with a further two-year option. Following his inability to break into Steven Gerrard’s Gers, the teenager was loaned to Scottish Championship side Queen of the South for the 2020-21 campaign.
Alena sold to Getafe as Barcelona continue Messi fundraising mission
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Alena sold to Getafe as Barcelona continue Messi fundraising mission

The Catalan giants desperately need to raise funds if they want to keep the Argentine superstar, who is officially a free agent Barcelona have agreed a deal to sell Carles Alena to Getafe as they continue their desperate cost-cutting exercise in order to ensure they can sign Lionel Messi up to a new contract. La Liga salary cap regulations mean Barca are currently unable to register any of their new signings or agree a new deal with Messi, whose previous contract expired at the end of last month. As a result the club are desperately looking to move players on to both raise funds and reduce the wage bill, with Alena the latest player out of the door.
Etebo: Watford sign Stoke City midfielder on loan
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Etebo: Watford sign Stoke City midfielder on loan

The Super Eagles midfielder is set for a new adventure in the Premier League with the Hornets Watford have completed the signing of Oghenekaro Etebo on a season-long loan from Stoke City. The 25-year-old is the latest Nigerian to join Xisco Munoz's side ahead of the 2021-22 season after Emmanuel Dennis switched from Club Brugge on a permanent deal. Etebo's move to Vicarage Road is his third loan move away from Stoke City having spent the last one and a half seasons in La Liga with Getafe and Turkish Super Lig side Galatasaray
Gyasi: Beitar Jerusalem sign Ghana star from Samsunspor
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Gyasi: Beitar Jerusalem sign Ghana star from Samsunspor

The 30-year-old Black Star has penned a one-year contract with an option to extend the same in Jerusalem Ghana international Edwin Gyasi has sealed a transfer move to Israeli giants Beitar Jerusalem. The winger, who is arriving from Turkish side Samsunspor where he had joined as a free agent from CSKA Sofia, has been unveiled by the Israel giants. “The 30-year-old midfielder will strengthen the offensive side of the team. He has previously played in Turkey, the Netherlands, the USA and Bulgaria and will soon land in the capital,” Beitar said in a statement on their official website.
Ex-Chelsea manager tells Abramovich to sign Haaland even if it upsets Werner
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Ex-Chelsea manager tells Abramovich to sign Haaland even if it upsets Werner

  Former Chelsea manager, Glenn Hoddle, has urged the club owner, Roman Abramovich, to sign Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland this summer even if it costs Timo Werner a starting spot in Thomas Tuchel’s squad. Chelsea has been linked with a transfer move for Haaland this summer. Haaland has scored 57 goals in 59 games since arriving at Dortmund 18 months ago. “Haaland is a different story, to be honest,” Hoddle said when speaking to Football London about replacing Timo Werner. “If you can go and get him then you go and get him and worry about Werner and other players after. If you have the luxury of doing it then you do it. “Werner is a strange one. I think there is one more season where I would not throw out the baby out with the bathwater because he is so close...
Rio Ferdinand tells Man United player to sign instead of Eduardo Camavinga
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Rio Ferdinand tells Man United player to sign instead of Eduardo Camavinga

  Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand, has urged the club to sign West Ham’s Declan Rice instead of Rennes midfielder, Eduardo Camavinga this summer. Reports had emerged last week that Man United made an offer to sign Camavinga, who is also wanted by Real Madrid. Man United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is also understood to be a huge admirer of Rice. But Ferdinand believes Rice’s performances for England at the Euro 2020 has confirmed why he would be the right signing to bolster Man United’s midfield next season. “I have not seen enough of him [Camavinga], if I am honest,” Ferdinand told Vibe with FIVE. “I saw his game against Paris Saint-Germain when he got man of the match… unreal. “He’s got talent, obviously, is he going to come in [Man United squad] ...
Ferdinand reveals Man Utd snubbed Thiago deal as Moyes favoured Fellaini
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Ferdinand reveals Man Utd snubbed Thiago deal as Moyes favoured Fellaini

The former Red Devils defender claims the Spain international wanted a move to Old Trafford during the summer of 2013 Rio Ferdinand has revealed that Manchester United passed up the chance to sign Thiago Alcantara during the summer of 2013, with David Moyes favouring a move for Marouane Fellaini. The classy Spain international midfielder was preparing to sever ties with Barcelona in that transfer window, with an exit from Camp Nou being sought amid fierce competition for places. Interest from England was sounded out, with Ferdinand asked to nudge the Red Devils towards doing a deal, but recruitment advice was ignored and a man now at Liverpool ended up joining Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich
Marseille sign Arsenal midfielder Guendouzi on season-long loan
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Marseille sign Arsenal midfielder Guendouzi on season-long loan

The French midfielder will spend the 2021-22 campaign in Ligue 1, with the option to make the deal permanent next summer Marseille have signed Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi on a season-long loan with the option to buy. Guendouzi, who joined the Gunners from Lorient in 2018 but spent the 2020-21 campaign out on loan at Hertha Berlin, confirmed he was leaving the north London club in a social media post on Monday. He made 82 appearances for Arsenal in all competitions, scoring once, but has not played for the club since June 2020.
Leeds sign Junior Firpo in £13m deal from Barcelona
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Leeds sign Junior Firpo in £13m deal from Barcelona

The Whites have tied the highly-rated left-back to a four-year contract after luring him away from Camp Nou Leeds United have completed the £13 million ($18m) signing of Junior Firpo from Barcelona, with the defender signing a four-year contract at Elland Road. The highly-rated left-back joins the Premier League outfit in the wake of Ezgjan Alioski's departure, with the Whites moving quickly to fill a hole in their back four. Firpo has spent the last two seasons at Camp Nou, with 41 appearances taken in for the Liga giants.
Thembi Kgatlana: Banyana Banyana star signs for Atletico Madrid
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Thembi Kgatlana: Banyana Banyana star signs for Atletico Madrid

The 25-year-old forward has changed clubs in Spain and will now turn out for the European giants Banyana Banyama international Thembi Kgatlana has changed clubs in Spain by signing for Atletico Madrid. The 25-year-old, who impressed last season while turning out for SD Eibar, has now been unveiled as an Atletico player, with a contract that runs up to 2024. “Thembi Kgatlana [May 2, 1995, South Africa] is a new Atletico Madrid player [with a contract] until 2024,” the club confirmed on their official website.
Pogba told to sign five-year deal or leave as Ince calls for end to Man Utd transfer saga
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Pogba told to sign five-year deal or leave as Ince calls for end to Man Utd transfer saga

The former Red Devils midfielder believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will add this summer regardless of what happens with a French superstar Manchester United need to be tying Paul Pogba to a five-year contract or moving him on in the summer transfer window, says Paul Ince, with the former Red Devils midfielder growing tired of the transfer circus surrounding a star of the present. Speculation regarding the future of a World Cup winner at Old Trafford is seemingly never far away, with rumours circulating across several years when it comes to his next move. Pogba is now into the final year of his current deal, with that situation keeping the likes of Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain interested, but fresh terms could still be thrashed out with the enigmatic 28-year-old.
Galatasaray Step Up Bid For Onyekuru
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Galatasaray Step Up Bid For Onyekuru

Turkish Super Lig giants Galatasaray are ready to step up their bid to sign Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru on a permanent deal from Monaco. Onyekuru spent the second half of last season on loan at Galatasaray. It was the 23-year-old’s third loan stints with the Fathi Terim’s side. The former Everton player has registered 22 goals and recorded 12 assists in 71 appearances for the club. According to reports emanating from Turkey, Galatasaray are now ready to accelerate the transfer process for Onyekuru as well as Benfica’s Gedson Fernandes. He has been the subject of transfer speculation in recent weeks with rival Turkish clubs Besiktas and Fenerbahce also interested to have the Super Eagles winger in their ranks. The interests from the rival clubs have now galvanised Ga...
Arsenal hero, Petit hands Chelsea name of player to sign
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Arsenal hero, Petit hands Chelsea name of player to sign

  Arsenal hero, Emmanuel Petit, has handed Chelsea the name of a player to sign this summer. According to Petit, Chelsea should sign Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland. Petit believes Haaland is ‘the answer’ for Thomas Tuchel’s side ahead of next season. Haaland has drawn the interest of Chelsea and Petit wants the Blues to go all out to bring the Norway international to Stamford Bridge. “Chelsea needs a top striker, it is as simple as that,” Petit told Paddy Power. “Chelsea need a new striker and someone who scores lots of goals. Erling Haaland is the answer. He is strong, powerful and young, with a bright future in front of him. “Haaland’s value is already very high, and connections with [Thomas] Tuchel increase his chance of joining Chelsea. “Offe...
Bade: Rennes sign former RC Lens defender
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Bade: Rennes sign former RC Lens defender

The French defender of Ivorian descent has joined the Red and Blacks from the Stade Bollaert-Delelis giants Ligue 1 side Rennes have announced the signing of Loic Bade from RC Lens. Following an impressive outing in the 2020-21 campaign where he featured in 31 French topflight games for the Blood and Gold, the defender of Ivorian descent has been handed a five-year contract. That deal will keep the 21-year-old Frenchman at the Roazhon Park until 2026, albeit, the fee involved is undisclosed.
Eduardo Camavinga in shock move to Manchester United
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Eduardo Camavinga in shock move to Manchester United

  Rennes midfielder, Eduardo Camavinga, is set for a shock move to Manchester United this summer. According to transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, Man United are in “direct contacts” with Camavinga and talks are progressing to sign him from Rennes ahead of next season. Romano disclosed this in a tweet via his Twitter account last night. Camavinga is said to be valued at €30million, with Rennes keen to sell the 18-year-old to avoid losing him for nothing next summer when his contract expires. The France youngster made 67 appearances in Ligue 1 for Rennes after coming through as an academy graduate. He made his debut in 2019 aged 16. “Manchester United are progressing in direct contacts to sign Eduardo Camavinga,” Romano tweeted. “Rennes would be open to negotiate...
Chelsea star Thiago Silva out to emulate AC Milan icon Maldini by playing into his 40s
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Chelsea star Thiago Silva out to emulate AC Milan icon Maldini by playing into his 40s

The Brazil international defender is 36 years of age, but he is showing no sign of slowing down and has no retirement plans Chelsea defender Thiago Silva has expressed a desire to emulate the efforts of AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini by playing on into his 40s. The vastly-experienced Brazil international will turn 37 in September, but he has committed to a 12-month contract extension at Stamford Bridge and is showing no sign of slowing down. Champions League glory was savoured with the Blues last season and, as he now chases down a Copa America crown with his country, Silva has no imminent retirement plans in place.
Mata signs new one-year contract at Man Utd to keep him out of free agent pool
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Mata signs new one-year contract at Man Utd to keep him out of free agent pool

The experienced Spanish midfielder has agreed to extend his association with the Red Devils into a ninth season Juan Mata has signed a new one-year contract at Manchester United, with that agreement keeping him out of the free agent pool and at Old Trafford until the summer of 2022. The 33-year-old World Cup winner had seen his previous deal with the Red Devils expire at the end of June. Discussions regarding fresh terms had, however, been taking place for some time and a long-serving member of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's squad will be sticking around for a ninth season.
Mbappe Informs PSG he won’t Sign new Contract
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Mbappe Informs PSG he won’t Sign new Contract

  Kylian Mbappe has told Paris Saint-Germain he will not sign a new deal, L’Equipe reports. It has now led to questions over his future, as his current contract expires in June 2022. Speculations have begun whether Mbappe will stay another year and become a free agent or leave PSG this summer. Real Madrid has a long-standing interest in the 22-year-old and will be monitoring the situation. PSG is believed to be completely unwilling to accept Mbappe’s possible departure and set to reject any offers, choosing to wait for his contract to run down next year. In recent days, PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has said the club and Mbappe need to sit down and work things out amicably. Though the idea is to keep Mbappe for as long as possible, doing so against his will...
Dortmund ‘not happy’ with Man Utd deal for Jadon Sancho
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Dortmund ‘not happy’ with Man Utd deal for Jadon Sancho

  Borussia Dortmund CEO, Hans-Joachim Watzke, has admitted they are “not happy” with Manchester United’s deal to sign Jadon Sancho. The German club on Thursday confirmed an agreement with United for an €85 million (£73.1m) fee. Last summer, the Red Devils failed to sign Sancho as Dortmund stood firm over their €120m (£108m) asking price. This month, United have seen two bids worth €72m (£61.9m) and €78m (£67.1m) rejected by the Bundesliga outfit. But with Sancho making it clear that he is keen on a return to England, Dortmund accepted United’s third offer. “We’re not happy about the money. We’re sad that he’s gone. “At the end of the day, it was Jadon’s exemplary wish to leave, we would have preferred to keep him here. “But he behaved fantastic and gave eve...
Messi becomes free agent as contract with Barcelona expires
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Messi becomes free agent as contract with Barcelona expires

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, is now a free agent after his current contract with the club expired today, June 30. Although the 34-year-old is expected to agree fresh terms with the LaLiga giants, he can easily sign for another club as of today without any obstacles. Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain have previously shown interest in Messi. The player is currently away on international duty with Argentina at the Copa America and is expected to put pen to paper on a two-year deal with Barca when he returns LaLiga president, Javier Tebas, has warned Barcelona they might not be able to register Messi next season, if they don’t reduce their wage bill. Tebas insists the Catalans must ensure they remain within the league-imposed salary cap. Before the outbreak of C...
Rafa Benitez set to sign historic deal to become Everton’s new manager this week 
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Rafa Benitez set to sign historic deal to become Everton’s new manager this week 

Rafa Benitez is set to sign a historic deal by signing a deal that will make him the first man in modern history to manage at both Liverpool and Everton. The Spaniard is expected to sign his new contract in the next few days, with the club provisionally planning to confirm his arrival on Tuesday. The 61-year-old will become the Toffees' fifth permanent manager after Carlo Ancelotti, who left Goodison Park to return to Real Madrid earlier this month. Benitez's arrival will come 11 years after he left Anfield, where he spent six years as Liverpool manager, winning the Champions League and FA Cup. The former Newcastle and Real Madrid manager was also Chelsea's interim coach for the majority of the 2012/13 season, winning the Europa League, before coaching Newcastle United for mo...
Chelsea in Pole Position to Sign Kounde
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Chelsea in Pole Position to Sign Kounde

Chelsea are in position to sign Jules Kounde from Sevilla this summer. According to ABC Sevilla, Chelsea are ahead of Manchester United and PSG, to sign Kounde. The report added that interested clubs would have to pay upwards of €65m (£55.9m) to secure the services of the 22-year-old, who was believed to be the subject of an offer from Manchester City last summer. Kounde was impressive for Sevilla in the LaLiga during the 2020-21 season. The defender played 49 games in all competitions for Sevilla, scoring four goals and providing one assist. Kounde is currently with France national team at the ongoing Euro 2020. He will hope to feature for France when they face Switzerland in the round of 16 tie on Monday.
Man Utd Closing in on £77m Sancho Deal
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Man Utd Closing in on £77m Sancho Deal

Manchester United are getting closer to agreeing a deal to sign Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund. A proposed deal for the England winger is worth in the region of £77m, with the clubs in the process of finalising the payment structure and potential add-ons. The Bundesliga side have pushed for more of the fee to be paid up front - and are now willing to lower their asking price if United agree to front-load the payment. It is understood Dortmund's asking price for the 21-year-old at the start of the summer transfer window was in excess of £85m. Meanwhile, a £77m fee would be more than £30m less than the £108m valuation Dortmund placed on Sancho last summer. The agreement of personal terms between United and Sancho is not expected to pose any issues, although that is un...
Latest Update on Messi’s new Contract with Barcelona revealed
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Latest Update on Messi’s new Contract with Barcelona revealed

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, will sign a new contract with the club soon. Football transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, confirmed this, saying Messi will sign a new two-year contract with Barcelona that will see him remain at Camp Nou until 2023. According to him, Barcelona president, Joan Laporta, is optimistic the Argentine captain will sign a new contract, adding that the player’s agent has met with the LaLiga giants. Messi’s current contract with Barcelona will expire June 30, with a final decision yet to be made over his future. Romano, who disclosed this on The Here We Go Podcast, said: “Barcelona has always been confident. I have said many times on the podcast, President Laporta has always been convinced that Leo is going to sign the new contract, so it is just a ma...
Lionel Messi to sign new Barcelona contract till 2023
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Lionel Messi to sign new Barcelona contract till 2023

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi is in the final week of his contract with the Spanish club, and it has been confirmed that he will sign a new contract till 2023.   The recent signings of Sergio Aguero and Memphis Depay convinced the Argentine playmaker to extend his contract with the Spanish giants.   Transfer window specialist Italian journalist, Fabrizio Romano, confirmed that an agreement between Barcelona and Messi is all but reached, with only a few details of the contract remaining to be finalised. Messi, as claimed by Romano, will sign a new contract that would keep him at the club till 2023.   "Lionel Messi will extend his contract with Barcelona until June 2023, all parties involved have no doubt - but there are still some clauses to be fixed in th...
Arsenal midfielder Torreira on verge of joining Lazio
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Arsenal midfielder Torreira on verge of joining Lazio

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira is close to signing for Lazio. The Uruguayan has been desperate to return to Italy ever since he signed for the Gunners a few years ago. According to Italian outlet La Lazio Siamo Noi, the capital club have agreed personal terms with Torreira. The defensive midfielder, who suffered family tragedy in the past year, is happy to join Lazio and once again play in Serie A. That agreement will include a buy clause, which allows Lazio to sign Torreira for €15-20 million.

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