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Slot given Liverpool warning as he’s told ‘more than 40 people leaving’ Reds at same time as Klopp

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Feyenoord manager Arne Slot has been warned he faces a tough situation at Liverpool post Jurgen Klopp, because the club will be seeing a complete clear out of staff. That’s according to Ryan Babel, who – for reasons unknown – says as many…

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Sensational switch possible as Pep Lijnders proposed for Feyenoord job, with Arne Slot going to Liverpool

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Liverpool assistant manager Pepijn Lijnders could find himself on Feyenoord’s list of replacements for Arne Slot, if he ends up moving to Anfield. That’s at least according to Algemeen Dagblad, relayed by Voetbal Zone, who say the…

Brighton need at least €20m as club eye ‘beautiful’ transfer – Close relationship could help matters

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Brighton and Hove Albon remain in the picture for Union Saint-Gilloise forward Mohamed Amoura, but face stern competition for him. That’s according to journalist Sacha Tavolieri, who reports that Brighton are very much in the mix for the…

Fulham and West Ham dragged into Brazilian transfer drama – Both said to be keen on goalkeeper

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Fulham and West Ham United are now getting linked to Corinthians goalkeeper Carlos Miguel. This information is brought by journalist Chico Garcia, who claims both sides are interested in the 25-year-old. The main subject in this story is…

Ivan Rakitic tells Bayern Munich they’ll regret not luring Emery from Aston Villa – Can’t speak highly enough of him

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Ivan Rakitic has told Bayern Munich they may regret not luring Unai Emery from Aston Villa, as he’d be a huge hit for the Bundesliga giants. The midfielder has been speaking to BILD about his former manager, who he worked with and enjoyed…

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Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest in mix for same player – €10-15m for deal, including bonuses

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Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest are showing interest in Union Saint-Gilloise defender Koky Machida, who will cost €10-15m. That’s according to journalist Sacha Tavolieri, who says the Premier League duo are keen on the 26-year-old as…

Manchester United have ‘intensified contact’ for signing – Deadline in place to get deal at good price

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Manchester United have recently ‘intensified contact’ for Bayer Leverkusen star Jeremie Frimpong, but a transfer decision is yet to be made on him. That’s according to SportBILD, who say Manchester United and several other suitors have…

“You cannot say no” – Manager is set to leave for a truly ‘special club’ in Liverpool

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Arne Slot cannot say no to the possibility of managing Liverpool, who are a ‘special club’ that can tempt him away from Feyenoord. That’s according to journalist Sjoerd Mossou, who believes the Dutchman is more than capable of replacing…

Chelsea have now ‘asked specifically’ for signing – Club trying to persuade him, Blues can just pay

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Chelsea have ‘asked specifically’ to sign striker Benjamin Sesko this summer, although he is likely to remain at RB Leipzig regardless. That’s according to Sport BILD, who say the forward is on Chelsea’s list of options, but a move is…

Disbelief as club decide to reject West Ham’s offer for player – Journalist can’t see reason why president likes youngster

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This week, multiple reports from England and Brazil have talked about West Ham United interest in Corinthians winger Wesley. Outlet Meu Timão even came up with claims saying the Hammers placed a €15m bid for the youngster, and that was…

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‘Newcastle’s offer could come’ – Threat of enticing Magpies approach dangled like a threat to club

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Juventus seem full of doubts for next season, as it isn’t even guaranteed that Massimiliano Allegri will be in charge of the team. Among the players who could end up leaving the Old Lady in the summer, there’s Frederico Chiesa, who’s today…

From Portugal: Ruben Amorim spoke to West Ham to put pressure on Liverpool, decision backfired

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The past few days have been quite busy for Sporting manager Ruben Amorim, who was first heavily linked to Liverpool, and then had a trip to London to speak to West Ham United. Amid the rumours about his transfer, the manager is also…

Manchester City group interest in Uruguayan starlet backed up – Offers now expected

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Just last month, we covered a couple of stories from South America which revealed interest from Manchester City’s owners in Liverpool Montevideo youngster Luciano Rodriguez. With the City Group keeping a close watch on South America, it…

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“London is a grey city with rain” – Manager backed to turn down West Ham United, general climate seen as key

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As soon as initial reports saying Ruben Amorim was of interest to West Ham United surfaced, part of the Portuguese media made it clear they didn’t think it was a position he should accept. Many pundits have been claiming that while he…

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“Just let me sit here” – League leading manager asked why he isn’t linked to Liverpool

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PSV Eindhoven boss Peter Bosz has laughed off questions about why he isn’t being linked to Liverpool, as they chase Feyenoord manager Arne Slot. Bosz has been questioned about Liverpool’s move for Slot today, with their sudden push for the…

Clubs feeling vindicated after dodging Liverpool disaster – ‘Scandal professional’ on end of huge fine

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Bundesliga clubs are thanking the gods they decided against a move for Naby Keita last summer, with the Liverpool man now out in the cold at Werder Bremen. Sport BILD cover the midfielder today and how he’s one of the ‘biggest flops’ and…

Chelsea player could end up in MLS or Saudi – Will speak to family before making a decision

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Back on Tuesday, we covered a story from Goal Brasil which sounded very certain about Thiago Silva’s future. It was claimed that as the player has decided to leave Chelsea at the end of his contract this summer, he’s set to return to his…

Tottenham man appears to be making transfer decision clear – Wants one club and one club only

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Bryan Gil will leave Tottenham at the end of the current campaign and has made it clear he wants to return to Sevilla. That’s according to Estadio Deportivo, who say the Tottenham outcast could reject other proposals to ensure he returns…

Newcastle pushing ahead of other clubs – Magpies make approach, wish to negotiate clause figure down

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Portuguese newspaper A Bola today highlights Newcastle United’s chase for Sporting defender Ousmane Diomande. According to the outlet, the Magpies are pushing ahead of other Premier League sides in the race for the 20-year-old. Newcastle…

West Ham have been talking to Moyes replacement ‘for months’ – Interest nothing new

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West Ham United have been talking to Julen Lopetegui ‘for months’ about the prospect of replacing David Moyes, with their interest not a new thing by any means. That’s according to Mundo Deportivo, relaying information from EFE, who say…

Arsenal ‘ready to accelerate’ for signing, put offer on agent’s table – Gunners serious and want quick progress

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Earlier today, Calciomercato reported Arsenal have had several contacts with Joshua Zirkzee’s entourage. The Gunners are thought to be very keen and are ready to break into the race to sign the Bologna star in the next window. That’s…

Journalist doesn’t believe Aston Villa are strongest team left in Conference League – Belief rivals are better

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Aston Villa are not the strongest team left in the Europa Conference League and that title should instead go to Fiorentina. That’s according to journalist Sandro Sabatini, who has praised the Italian side and backed them as potential…

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‘Exactly the missing piece’ – Desperation for club to beat Tottenham to signing, but €40m from Spurs looks hard to beat

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On Thursday, Tuttosport reported Albert Gudmundsson dreams of making a switch to the Premier League and is waiting for a call from Tottenham Hotspur. On Tuesday, Calciomercato said Spurs have planned a summit with Genoa and are trying to…

Player is ‘victim of change’ after Celtic exit – Manager banked on him, but now he’s gone

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Carl Starfelt, who left Celtic last year for a La Liga experience, has found himself a ‘victim of change’ at Celta Vigo after a recent change of manager. That’s according to Faro de Vigo, who cover the defender today and how his fortunes…

Club racing ahead to beat West Ham to signing – May be particularly annoying for Hammers

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Most of the Portuguese media today has been saying that Ruben Amorim won’t be leaving Sporting for West Ham United, after the meeting they had in London didn’t have a positive outcome. It turns out that as Lisbon newspapers now write about…

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From Netherlands: Feyenoord stance as they’re surprised by rush, Richard Hughes leading Liverpool negotiations

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Feyenoord have been left surprised by Liverpool’s decision to move for Arne Slot today and the ‘rush Liverpool now seem to be making’. That’s according to Voetbal International, who, alongside De Telegraaf, provide details on what’s…

Manchester United youngster looks certain to leave in summer – One deal agreed, and others hovering for chance

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In the winter market, Manchester United cut short Álvaro Fernández Carreras’s temporary stay at Granada to send him on loan to Benfica in the same window. The left-back initially had to settle for a limited role before starting to enjoy…

West Ham willing to put ‘higher figure on table’ to secure manager ahead of competition

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David Moyes’ future at West Ham United remains uncertain as the Premier League side are looking for alternatives for next season. Two days ago, TuttoMercatoWeb reported the Hammers have conducted fresh talks with Julen Lopetegui. On…

Everton buyers 777 Partners defended in Germany – Director asked specifically about Toffees takeover

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Everton’s potential new owners 777 Partners have been defended in Germany; with an insistence they’ve always provided money when it’s been called for. Hertha Berlin managing director Thomas E. Herrich has been speaking about the American…

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Liverpool ‘submit opening bid’ for manager – Reds want staff as well, agent now working on ‘final details’ of contract

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Liverpool have now turned their interest in Feyenoord manager Arne Slot into a concrete proposal and ‘submitted an opening bid’ for the Dutchman. That’s according to 1908.nl, who say Liverpool ‘officially reported’ for Slot on Wednesday…