Manchester City – Juventus defender targeted!

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Manchester City fans will not be best pleased with their club’s start to the seasons so far in the Premier League. Pellegrini’s men sit in 3rd in the table but after only 11 games the defending champions are already 8 points behind leader Chelsea. The Manchester Evening News report that because of the Citizen’s tight financial restrictions due to Financial Fair …

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“We tried to get him here” – Which Premier League club tried to sign Pogba?

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Paul Pogba, regarded as one of the most wanted midfielder’s in the game. When the Frenchman left Manchester United, it wasn’t seen as a poor piece of business, not until now, seeing Pogba dominate Serie A with Juventus. The midfielder has been a sensation for the Italian champions. However, it has been revealed that a Premier League manager tried to …

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Manchester United Update – United willing to accept £20m for midfielder

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Manchester United are said to be ready to accept a bid for Spanish midfielder, Juan Mata if the price is right. Mata joined United in January but has struggled to find his feet since moving to Old Trafford. Restricted to completing just 3 full matches; Van Gaal does not believe Mata is showing his £37.1m price tag. A player who …

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Arsenal update – Is Stephan Lichtsteiner a target?

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Arsenal have had major defensive problems this season, injuries galore and so Talksport believe that Arsene Wenger will make some signings in January to sort this. One at the top of the list is Juventus’ right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner. Lichtsteiner is a Swiss international who joined Juventus in June 2011 for €10m from Serie A rivals Lazio. Lichtsteiner made 100 league appearances …

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Manchester United – Falcao wanted Juventus move?

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Manchester United pulled off one of the signings of the summer when the pulled paid £6m to sign Colombian striker Radamel Falcao on loan from AS Monaco. Now the London Evening Standard report Juventus were actually the preferred destination of the world renowned forward. Falcao, 28-years-old, began his career at Colombian minnows Lancers Boyacá before moving on to Argentinean giants River …

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Paul Pogba – New Juventus contract ends rumours

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Juventus proudly announced today that their supremely talented midfielder Paul Pogba has signed a new contract until 2019. The news will come as a blow to a number of clubs across Europe who were planning on bidding for the Frenchman come the summer. 21-year-old Paul Pogba joined Premier League side Manchester United in 2009 from the youth academy of French side …

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Liverpool – Reds chasing 17-year-old Ruben Neves

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Liverpool are now one of a number of clubs who are desperate to capture the signature of young Porto midfielder Ruben Neves. The Daily Mirror report their chase for the Portuguese Under-21 international who has been at Porto since 2005. Ruben Neves is a calm and talented passer of the ball who would fit Reds manager Brendan Rodgers’ model of passing …

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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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Manchester United – Vidal subject to big bidding war

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Manchester United’s ploy to sign Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal has been dealt a blow as the Italian giants look to cash in on a bidding war. The Daily Express understand that the price being asked is now upwards on £48m for the 27-year-old. Manchester United and Louis Van Gaal spent most of the summer trying to convince Juventus’ Arturo Vidal to …

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United Update – Juventus preparing double United swoop

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Italian giants, Juventus are preparing a double swoop for Manchester United duo, Juan Mata and Javier Hernandez according to the Express. Speculation insists that Mata doesn’t feature prominently in the plans of Louis Van Gaal who sees other players as better suited to his formation. Mata joined the Red Devils from Chelsea in January 2014 and enjoyed a decent start to his …

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Manchester United update – Juan Mata out, Arturo Vidal in?

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Manchester United were persistently linked to Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal over the summer transfer window. Now the Daily Star understand that to sweeten the deal for the Italians, Louis Van Gaal is prepared to offer Juan Mata as part of the deal. Juan Mata, 26-years-old, joined Manchester United on 24 January 2014 for a then club record £37.1m. The transfer came …

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Manchester United Update – United still on the hunt for Vidal

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Manchester United are retaining hope that they can yet lure long-term target Arturo Vidal away from Juventus and to Old Trafford. According to reports from the Daily Star, Vidal was caught clubbing in the early hours of the morning, just hours before Juventus’ crunch tie with Roma in Serie A. Suggestion is that Vidal is still trying to twist Juventus’ arm …

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Arsenal update – Khedira rumours persist and Giovinco also linked to Gunners

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Arsene Wenger will perhaps head into the international break with the thoughts that September was somewhat a wasted month in North-London. The Gunners picked up 1 Premier League victory and 2 draws in what was a tough set of fixtures but his side were also pummeled in the Champions League by Borussia Dortmund and then dumped out of the League …

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Yaya Toure again linked with Manchester City exit

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Manchester City’s talismanic midfielder Yaya Toure is once again being linked with a move away from the club. The Daily Mail believe the Citizens are lining up Juventus’ Frenchman Paul Pogba as a replacement instead. Toure signed for Manchester City in July 2010 from Barcelona for a fee of £24m. The number 42 has taken the Premier League by storm …

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Champions League preview: featuring Liverpool, Arsenal & Juventus

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Last night saw some fascinating action in the Champions League as Barcelona lost 3-2 away to PSG in a superb game in France, Chelsea defeated Portuguese side Sporting CP 1-0 away, Man City were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Roma and Bayern Munich were victorious in Russia against CSKA Moscow. Tonight sees a second night of ties …

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Manchester United ready to launch double Juventus bid

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Manchester United are ready to launch an audacious £51m bid for Juventus duo, Arturo Vidal and Angelo Ogbonna, according to the Metro. United fans may only have to wait until January to see more big name players entering the “Theatre of Dreams” as Van Gaal adds Vidal and Ogbonna to his ever growing list of transfer targets. Van Gaal is apparently …

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Champions League preview featuring Liverpool & Arsenal

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The Champions League is back!! Yes that’s right, tonight we welcome back the best club competition on this planet, the Champions League! Tuesday night sees Liverpool return after a 1,742 day exile from the competition as they face Bulgarian side Ludogorets. Arsenal will also travel to Germany to face a tough test against Borussia Dortmund and defending champions Real Madrid …

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Former Chelsea, Arsenal & Liverpool star moves to India

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Nicolas Anelka, who has travelled across Europe in a highly successful career, has announced that he will join Indian side Mumbai City. The 35-year-old striker will play in the 10-week Indian Super League tournament. I’m pleased to join Mumbai City FC & very exciting in joining Indian Super League. — nicolas anelka (@anelkaofficiel) September 15, 2014 Mumbai City will be …

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Liverpool’s Glen Johnson set for the Serie A?

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Glen Johnson has been at Liverpool since 2009 but the Daily Mirror believe his spell in the Premier League could be coming to an end. Juventus are thought to be interested in the right-back. Johnson, 30-years-old, has played 143 Premier League games for Liverpool and has also had spells at Portsmouth, Chelsea and West Ham United in the country’s top …

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Liverpool’s Glenn Johnson could be off in January

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Liverpool full-back, Glenn Johnson could be moving away to Anfield as early as January as he is set to become a free agent in the summer. Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will be hoping to cash in for the England defender before he has to depart the club for nothing. According to reports from the Mirror, Italian giants, Juventus are said to …

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