Chelsea – Cuadrado a major target, sales first though

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Chelsea are planning their summer transfer moves with José Mourinho looking to build on a fantastic 2014/15 campaign. The Daily Mirror understand former Barcelona target Juan Cuadrado is top of the Blues’ shopping list. Juan Cuadrado is 26-years-old and can play as a full-back, wing-back or winger. The Colombian international impressed at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, leading to …

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Manchester United – Hummels deal looking more likely

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Manchester United fans will be delighted to here that their club are set to bid £35m to secure Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels. According to the Daily Mirror, they will look to exploit the Bundesliga club’s woeful campaign so far. Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal has spoken about the need for his club to strengthen, particularly in defence where …

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Manchester City – Draxler top target in 2015

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Julian Draxler is one of the hottest wing prospects in world football at only 21-years of age. Arsenal have been tracking him for a number of seasons but now it seems Manchester City will win the race to his signature. According to the Daily Star, Manuel Pellegrini is readying a bid of £25m for the German international who is a …

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Stoke City to sign Leverkusen defender

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Stoke City are poised to sign Bayer Leverkusen defender and German international, Philipp Wollscheid until the end of the season according to BBC Sport. The 25-year-old defender has been on loan at Mainz but according to boss, Mark Hughes, terms of the deal have all been agreed. “He has superb quality and is a very good footballer,” said Hughes. “He …

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Manchester United – Otamendi or Hummels?

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Manchester United are openly in pursuit of a new centre-back, Louis Van Gaal’s boys being in trouble at the back due to injures and suspensions this campaign. A long running target has been Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels but according to the Daily Express, Valencia’s Nicolas Otamendi is another aim in January. Nicolas Otamendi is 26-years-old and the 18 capped Argentinean …

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Manchester United – Kramer wanted, a battle to begin!

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Manchester United are one of a number of clubs who are in the hunt for Germany’s World Cup midfielder Christoph Kramer. According to TalkSport, Kramer is also sought by Real Madrid who will have to pay around £8m for his services. The defensive midfielder has had long interest from Manchester United with German media reporting a deal to take him …

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FIFA Ballon d’Or final three announced, who made the cut?

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FIFA have announced the final three players in their Ballon d’Or award shortlist. The players who made the cut to be credited as the best in the world for 2014 are: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Manuel Neuer. FIFA host the awards each year and of course Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are featured annually but for Manuel Neuer it …

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Chelsea update – Andre Schurrle to leave the Blues?

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Chelsea are set to decide on the future of their German winger Andre Schurrle in the coming weeks as the January transfer window approaches. The Sun believe José Mourinho could be ready to sell on the World Cup winner. Chelsea signed Andre Schurrle from Bayer Leverkusen for £18m in June 2013. He had played 65 Bundesliga matches for Leverkusen, scoring …

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Arsenal or Manchester United – Hummels has chosen

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Mats Hummels is one of the hottest defensive properties in world football, Arsenal and Manchester United both desperately seeking to bring the German to the Premier League. The Daily Express believe he has made his choice… Arsene Wenger will be happy! Hummel began his career at Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and worked through their youth academy before appearing for the …

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Liverpool, Spurs & Man United hunt Omer Toprak

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Omer Toprak, 25-years-old, is currently employed by Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga but is now being looked at by Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United according to the Daily Star. Toprak was born in Germany and signed for his local club before moving to Freiburg as a youngster in 2005. He would played 68 first-team league games for the club …

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Liverpool update – Marco Reus to make sensational move?

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Speculation around the future of German international Marco Reus has been rumbling on for months, now The Metro believe that Liverpool are favourites to land his signature. The Daily Express understand Arsenal and Manchester United are also interested in Reus. Marco Reus has been in contract talks with his current employers Borussia Dortmund for a few months now but it appears …

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Arsenal update – Hummels close to Arsenal switch?

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Manchester United were linked heavily linked to Mats Hummels over the summer as the club were desperate for a new centre-back. The move didn’t materialise and so Hummels would remain at Borussia Dortmund but now the Daily Star link the defender to Arsenal. The 25-year-old German international has been rumoured to fancy a Premier League move for a number of …

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Tottenham update – World Cup winner Kramer chased

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Mauricio Pochettino saw his Tottenham Hotspur side slump to another loss on Sunday afternoon as they were humiliated in the 2-1 loss to Newcastle United at White Hart Lane. The Metro believe midfielder Christoph Kramer will now be a target in January. 23-year-old Christoph Kramer has 8 German caps and was in the squad of the winning World Cup side …

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Bayern Munich meet the Pope following 7-1 win!

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Bayern Munich were today rewarded for their phenomenal dismantling of AS Roma last night by meeting the Pope in the Italian capital. Bayern Munich tore apart Roma 7-1 away from home to send out a strong message to the rest of Europe whose attention may have previously been focused on Barcelona or Real Madrid. Pope Francis, known as the Bishop …

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Man United, Chelsea & Arsenal all want Khedira

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There is set to be a Premier League battle for the signature of Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira according to the Daily Star. The 27-year-old is out of contract with the Spanish giants next summer and now it becomes a question of who can offer him the best deal. Sami Khedira joined Real Madrid from his hometown club Stuttgart in …

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Chelsea update – Khedira set for Blues transfer? Arsenal to miss out?

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Chelsea are set to beat rivals Arsenal to the signing of Sami Khedira according to the London Evening Standard. Jose Mourinho is ready to snatch Arsene Wenger’s prime target on a pre-contract for a summer switch. The 27-year-old defensive midfielder’s contract is set to expire with Spanish giants Real Madrid at the end of the season and with Carlo Ancelotti …

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Arsenal Update – Gunners ready to launch £32m bid for German defender

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Arsenal are preparing a £32m bid for German defender Mats Hummels according to today’s reports from the Express. Manchester United were deemed favourites to secure the signing of Hummels after Louis Van Gaal revealed he is still looking to bolster his defensive options. However, speculation suggests that Arsenal are now the front runners to sign the Dortmund defender and it all …

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Arsenal fans – Will you miss the injured Mesut Ozil?

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Arsenal were today dealt a potential blow when their German international Mesut Ozil was ruled out up to 12 weeks. The injury adds to Arsenal’s current concerns in the middle of the park as they are missing Welshman Aaron Ramsey and captain Mikel Arteta. The 25-year-old midfielder joined Arsenal on deadline day last summer from Real Madrid for a club record …

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Lukas Podolski hints at Arsenal exit

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Experienced Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski has hinted that if he doesn’t play for the Gunners regularly, he will move on. The London Evening Standard reveal that the German international won’t settle for a place on the bench. The 118 time capped international footballer has struggled to get consistent game-time at the Emirates Stadium and hence has said: “If I don’t have …

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Real Madrid ahead of Man United in race for Reus

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Marco Reus is one of the hottest properties in world football with Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal all heavily linked to the German. However, Marca and TalkSport believe that Real Madrid are ahead in the race to take him to La Liga instead of the Premier League. Marco Reus has been joined current club Borussia Dortmund in January 2012 for €17.1m …

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