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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...
PSG aren't interested in this Man United star: report

PSG aren't interested in this Man United star: report

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Paris Saint Germain are not planning a swoop for Marcos Rojo in the summer at present, according to reports. Reports have suggested that Unai Emery was planning to make a bid for the Argentine defender after negotiations over a new contract at Old Trafford broke down. Rojo missed the early stages of the campaign with a knee injury and has only made five Premier League starts since returning in November. But according to ESPN‘s Jonathan Johnson, the Ligue 1 leaders have no plans in place to sign Rojo in the summer. In fact, following the 3-1 defeat at the Bernabeu, nothing is particularly certain at the Parc des Princes – and that includes their transfer policy. Emery was booed by segments of the home crowd ahead of PSG’s 5-2 win over Strasbourg on Saturday and you sense ...
Manchester City plan £150m + Sergio Aguero bid for Chelsea’s £200k-per-week star

Manchester City plan £150m + Sergio Aguero bid for Chelsea’s £200k-per-week star

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Manchester City plan £150m + Sergio Aguero bid for Chelsea’s £200k-per-week star - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to the Daily Star, Manchester City are considering a club record bid of £150m to sign Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, which greatly surpasses Aymeric Laporte’s £57m move. City’s all-time top goalscorer Sergio Aguero could also be part of the deal. Despite Pep Guardiola’s side being 16 points clear atop of the Premier League table, having scored 79 goals in 27 games, the Star believe City are still looking to strengthen their attack and would be happy using Aguero as a makeweight to get a deal done. Chelsea are desperate to keep Hazard whom they signed from Lille in 2012. The Belgian international has become one of the best forwards in
Former Leeds star urges the club to get rid of this Victor Orta signing in summer

Former Leeds star urges the club to get rid of this Victor Orta signing in summer

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Former Leeds star urges the club to get rid of this Victor Orta signing in summer - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Leeds United star Paul Robinson has urged the club to get rid of Felix Wiedwald. The 27-year-old joined the Championship outfit from Werder Bremen last summer but he has failed to establish himself as the club’s number one keeper so far. The German is has been quite error prone this season and it was evident against Bristol City on Sunday evening. The fans will be frustrated with the situation as well and they will certainly back up Robinson’s comments (via HITC). Wiedwald failed to deal with Bristol’s long throw and that resulted in the opening goal. Furthermore, he decided to stay on his line for another throw which led to the second goal. Clea...
Boost for Liverpool in chase of AS Roma star Alisson

Boost for Liverpool in chase of AS Roma star Alisson

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As per a report from highly-respected Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio this afternoon, Serie A giants AS Roma have identified a possible replacement for goalkeeper Alisson. World-class shot-stopper Alisson, full name Alisson Becker, is a 25-year-old Brazilian international, and has emerged as one of the most impressive goalkeepers in world football since taking over as Roma’s no.1 this season, following the end of Wojciech Szczęsny’s loan with the club. The former Internacional star has already earned 22 international caps, and is currently viewed as the Selecao’s first-choice between the posts, ahead of Manchester City’s Ederson. Anfield links Alisson’s stellar form to this point in the campaign has seen the South American linked with a whole host of top
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