Manchester City – Bid rejected for Atleti youngster

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Manchester City have reportedly been chasing Atlético Madrid’s defensive starlet Jose Gimenez for a long while by a cheeky Manchester City bid of €22m has been rejected by the Spaniards according to AS. Jose Gimenez is a Manchester City target, particularly because of his recent performances when given chances by Atléti boss Diego Simeone. The 19-year-old began his career with …

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Liverpool – Maxi Pereira given £4m price tag

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Liverpool’s defence has been rocky at best this season with the back-four costing the club valuable points in big games. Now Brendan Rodgers has some work to do in January to improve things and it is understood by the Daily Mirror that Maxi Pereira is a target. 30-year-old Maxi Pereira has represented Uruguay on 98 occasions and would offer Liverpool …

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Manchester United – Godin? Defender hunt continues!

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Manchester United have had a torrid time of things at the back this season, injuries and suspension costing Louis Van Gaal deal on a number of occasions. It is thought the club will seek to add a defender in January and the Daily Telegraph believe the answer could be Diego Godin. 28-year-old Diego Godin is contracted till June 2018 in …

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Manchester United – Falcao out, Cavani in?!

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Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal was handed a war chest in the summer to improve his Red Devils side. He signed Angel Di Maria for a club record fee of near £60m and brought in Colombian forward Radamel Falcao on loan from AS Monaco. The Daily Express report Manchester United are ready to ditch Falcao for Uruguayan Edinson Cavani. Manchester …

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Arsenal & Liverpool to do battle over Maxi Pereira

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Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson is widely expected to leave Anfield as his contract comes to an end next summer meaning the Reds need a replacement. They were courting Maxi Pereira but according to the Daily Express Arsenal are set to battle them for his signature. Maxi Pereira will be well known to followers of Portuguese football after spending a loan …

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Luis Suarez to make Barcelona debut in El Clasico

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When Luis Suarez bit Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup in Brazil this summer he received a long 4 month ban from football, now at long last it is time for him to make his competitive debut with Catalan giants Barcelona. As football goes there is perhaps no bigger publicised derby than the famous El Clasico clash between …

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Suarez says he ‘led’ Liverpool’s title challenge

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Former Liverpool’s forward Luis Suarez has said he led the club’s title challenge last season. The controversial Uruguayan is now a Barcelona player following his £65m summer move but he has been speaking about his former club with the Daily Mirror carrying the quotes. Suarez joined Liverpool in January 2011 for £22.8m from Dutch club Ajax and immediately became an …

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Watch Luis Suarez bag a brace for Barcelona B

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Luis Suarez found the back of the net twice after turning out for Barcelona B team in their 6-0 romp of Indonesia’s U19 selext XI. You can watch Suarez’s goals here as he looked in fine form for his new club. The Uruguayan scored a curling effort into the top corner before running through on goal and slipping his left foot …

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Arsenal tempted by Edinson Cavani move

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When you have to compete with Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the central striker role in a 4-3-3 system, unfortunately you’re always destined to lose. This is the dilemma that faces Edinson Cavani and the Daily Express believe that Arsenal can capitalise on this. Edinson Cavani joined PSG in July 2013 for around €64.5m following three seasons at Napoli in Italy. At …

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Hull City complete signing of Abel Hernandez

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Hull City have completed the signing of Abel Hernandez for an undisclosed fee, said to be around £9.5m from Palermo. NEW SIGNING: We are delighted to have completed the signing of Abel Hernandez from Serie A side Palermo #UTT pic.twitter.com/sZ2NV4N4IK — Hull City Official (@HullCity) September 1, 2014 The Uruguayan international is a club record transfer and will be seen …

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Arsenal ready to launch £50m bid for Uruguayan

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According to the Express, Arsenal are ready to launch a huge £50m bid for Uruguayan striker Edison Cavani to lure him to the Emirates in the absence of Olivier Giroud. Giroud suffered a suspected broken foot in the closing seconds of Arsenal’s 2-2 draw at Everton last weekend. Arsene Wenger has seen his striking options are depleted and is ready …

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Has Luis Suarez bitten off more than he can chew?

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Luis Suarez was once again in the limelight for all the wrong reasons after the Uruguayan allegedly bit Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder. It’s now the third time that Suarez has been caught in the act and now his fate lies in the hands of FIFA. Has Luis Suarez finally bitten off more than he can chew? Suarez …

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