Twitter exploded as Ibrahimovic announced his new club

Former Sweden and Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has confirmed he will sign for Manchester United after leaving the Ligue 1 champions. Not surprisingly, Twitter exploded when the 34-year-old striker announced his new club: No champions league football but still get the tops #ibrahimovic #mufc — MORE THAN A KING (@abdu00nine) 30 juni 2016 You’ve got to welcome the arrival of one Zlatan Ibrahimovic no matter which club you pledged your allegiance to… — Firdauz As’at (@Furudeusu) 30 juni 2016 Imagine Marcus Rashford & Anthony Martial knowing they have Zlatan Ibrahimovic…

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Hulk in record move to Chinese Super League

Brazilian striker Hulk has moved to Chinese Super League team Shangai SIPG from Zenit St.Petersburg for £46.1 million, making him the most expensive signing in the history of Asian football. That title was previously held by Alex Teixiera, who Jaingsu Suning paid Shaktar Donetsk £38.4m for. In signing for Shangai SIPG, whose head coach is Sven Goran Eriksson, Hulk becomes just the sixth non-Chinese player at the club with the others being, fellow Brazilian Elkeson, Asamoah Gyan (Ghana), Dario Conca (Argentina), Kim Ju-Young (South Korea) and Jean Evrard Kouassi (Ivory Coast).…

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirms he’s joining Manchester United

The wait if finally over: Zlatan Ibrahimovic will team up with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United next season. The 34-year-old striker confirmed his move to Old Trafford on his Instagram account. Time to let the world know. My next destination is @manchesterunited #iamcoming Een foto die is geplaatst door IAmZlatan (@iamzlatanibrahimovic) op 30 Jun 2016 om 7:56 PDT A report by The Guardian earlier this week claimed Manchester United were close to signing the Sweden superstar, who left PSG after winning yet another Ligue 1 title while to win the…

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Liverpool striker transfer is a no-go

Liverpool striker Christian Benteke is attracting a lot of interests in the summer transfer window. The Belgium international arrived at Anfield in a £32.5 million move from Aston Villa last summer. However, he found it hard to adapt to Liverpool’s playing style and his first season with the Reds ended in a disappointment. It has been widely reported that Benteke doesn’t feature in Jurgen Klopp’s plans and will be allowed to leave the Merseysiders in the current transfer window. Spanish publication Sport recently claimed that La Liga club Atletico Madrid have already started negotiations…

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Relegated trio progress preparations for Championship challenge

Following their relegation from the Premier League last season, Aston Villa, Newcastle United and Norwich City are continuing preparations for a challenging season in the Championship. Whilst both Newcastle and Norwich have previous experience of playing in the division, Aston Villa do not and are set to compete outside the top flight of English football for the first time since 1987. Less lucrative life in the Championship The financial implications of doing so are quite severe due to the Premier League’s new £5 billion TV deal for the 2016-17 season,…

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Real Madrid interested in Arsenal star, Asian striker confirms Gunners’ interest

Real Madrid are reportedly pursuing Arsenal centre-back Laurent Koscielny, according to the latest reports. French football website Foot Mercato claims that the La Liga giants have identified the France international as a replacement of his compatriot Raphael Varane. Varane’s future at the Madrid club looks uncertain with various reports having linked him with an exit from the club. Koscielny arrived at the Emirates Stadium from Ligue 1 club Lorient six seasons ago and has established himself as one of the top defenders in Premier League. The 30-year-old has made 246 appearances during…

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Poland vs Portugal – Euro 2016 Quarter-Final Preview

The opening Euro 2016 quarter-final encounter takes place on Thursday evening as Poland attempt to plough deeper into uncharted territory by defeating a Portugal side that will be determined to raise its game after labouring to this stage. Whatever happens, this tournament can be looked back on as a success for Poland, but the feeling is that there is still more to come from them. Leading striker and captain Robert Lewandowski is still yet to live up to his billing and has rarely looked like getting on the scoresheet, while…

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