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Arsenal and Man United set to go head-to-head for Napoli star

Arsenal and Man United set to go head-to-head for Napoli star

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Arsenal and Man United set to go head-to-head for Napoli star - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal and Manchester United are keeping tabs on Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly. Both clubs are keen to boost their defensive options and a summer bidding war looks on the cards. Italian media outlet Calciomercato says Arsenal sent a team of scouts to watch Koulibaly in Napoli’s Europa League clash with RB Leipzig last week. United are also in the market for a new centre-back and manager Jose Mourinho is believed to be keen on signing the 26-year-old. Koulibaly began his senior club career with French side Metz in 2010, before moving to Belgian club Genk in 2012. He joined Italian side Napoli two years later and soon established himself as one of the best defenders in Serie A. Kou...
Manchester United midfielder set to move on to major European club

Manchester United midfielder set to move on to major European club

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Marouane Fellaini looks set to leave Manchester United on a free transfer this summer with his contract expiring.

Aksam report that Fellaini will join Turkish giants Galatasaray on a free transfer in the summer. An agreement has reportedly been reached already. The Belgian is yet to reveal anything about his future. However, Man United manager Jose Mourinho has outlined his intention to keep Fellaini and previous reports have suggested he is desperate to keep the midfielder at the club and has urged the board to make a new contract for the 29-year-old one of his priorities. Quite why Fellaini has decided to leave Old Trafford, if reports are true, is a mystery. He holds an important place in the squad, and Mourinho has continually reiterated that in recent weeks. Meanwhile, he is paid han
Manchester City set for summer move for £40 million star as international heads out of the club

Manchester City set for summer move for £40 million star as international heads out of the club

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Manchester City set for summer move for £40 million star as international heads out of the club - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester City are set to step up their interest in Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl. The 22-year-old was linked with a move to City earlier in the season and the club have continued to monitor his progress. Weigl has played over 100 games for Dortmund and looks likely to be chosen by Germany for the World Cup in Russia. Dortumnd are believed to want over £40 million for Weigl, but that figure won’t be an issue for big-spending City. With Yaya Toure out of contract next summer, manager Pep Guardiola is on the lookout for midfield reinforcements and Weigl appears to fit the bill. He joined Dortmund from 1860 Munich in 2015, making his
The Latest: Dutch set record in team pursuit speedskating

The Latest: Dutch set record in team pursuit speedskating

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The Netherlands has won its heat in the women’s team pursuit speedskating quarterfinals in Olympic-record time. Marrit Leenstra, Ireen Wust and Antoinette de Jong were clocked in 2 minutes, 55.61 seconds on Monday at the Pyeongchang Games. That bettered the old mark of 2 minutes, 58.05 seconds set by the Netherlands four years ago in Sochi. The teams with the four fastest times advance to the semifinals. — 7:30 p.m. The surprise winner of the super-G in Alpine skiing at the Pyeongchang Olympics is not even attempting to compete in the downhill. Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic will be the first women’s super-G champion to not enter the downhill at the same Winter Games si...
Chelsea and Real Madrid set for transfer negotiations – and it’s not over Eden Hazard

Chelsea and Real Madrid set for transfer negotiations – and it’s not over Eden Hazard

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Real Madrid targeting Chelsea left-wing-back Marcos Alonso. Real want to convert Alonso into a centre-back. READ MORE: Two of the PL’s best could be involved in swap deal. Real Madrid are interested in signing Chelsea left-wing-back Marcos Alonso, according to Mundo Deportivo (via the Daily Star). Alonso is a product of Real Madrid’s academy. He […]
Liverpool set sights on Real Madrid midfielder

Liverpool set sights on Real Madrid midfielder

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As per a report from Spanish outlet Don Balon this morning, Liverpool will make a move for Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos upon the opening of the summer transfer market. In-demand Ceballos, a highly-regarded 21-year-old midfielder, was the subject of a transfer tug-of-war between Real and Barcelona during the summer, with Atletico Madrid and Juventus having also expressed an interest in his services. The Real Betis prodigy eventually opted for the Bernabeu, though, with Florentino Perez and co. even agreeing to pay 17 million Euro for Ceballos’ signature, despite the fact that his buyout clause was set at just 15 million. Benched However, his time in the Spanish capital has not gone exactly according to plan to this point, with Ceballos having managed just 2 La Liga starts thus...
Russian indictments could set stage for more Mueller charges

Russian indictments could set stage for more Mueller charges

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of 13 Russian individuals and three organizations for allegedly interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election sets the stage for the prosecution of Americans who may have helped the Russian effort, some legal experts said. The post Russian indictments could set stage for more Mueller charges appeared first on Politicus USA.
Adam Schiff Just Set The Stage For A Massive Investigation Of Trump After Russian Indictments

Adam Schiff Just Set The Stage For A Massive Investigation Of Trump After Russian Indictments

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House Intelligence Committee member Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) responded to the indictments of 13 Russians for election interference by making it clear that a bigger investigation of Trump could be on the horizon. In a statement provided to PoliticusUSA, Rep. Schiff said: Today’s indictment by Special Counsel Mueller is a significant step forward in exposing […] The post Adam Schiff Just Set The Stage For A Massive Investigation Of Trump After Russian Indictments appeared first on Politicus USA.