Chelsea launch huge bid for long-term target

Chelsea have reignited their interest in Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly, according to reports in Italy. The Blues wanted to sign the Senegal international last summer, but their bid of £40m was deemed insufficient by the Naples club. The West London eventually ended up signing their former player David Luiz from Paris-Saint Germain. Now, according to Italian outlet Tutto Mercato Web, the Premier League champions have reignited their interest in Koulibaly and have made a huge £52.5m bid for his services. The Blues have let go of veteran centre-back John Terry…

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Everton closing on two more deals after Pickford

Everton are desperate to be counted among the elites of Premier League and it appears that they are prepared to make a statement of intent this summer. The Toffees have already signed Jordan Pickford for £25m from Sunderland – a record fee for the British goalkeeper, and now the latest reports suggest that they are closing in on two more high-profile signings. Sky Sports claims that the Merseyside are now set to sign Ajax’s Davy Klaassen as their next summer business. A separate report from Liverpool Echo has claimed that…

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Confederations Cup – Russia vs New Zealand betting odds

The Confederations Cup will kick-off in Russia this Saturday as the hosts take on Oceania champions New Zealand at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg. The eight-nation FIFA tournament, which consists of the champions from six continents, World Cup winner Germany, and the hosts, is supposed to work as a dress-rehearsal for next year’s World Cup in Russia. Both teams from the opening game are underdogs in Group A, which also contains Portugal and Mexico; however, the hosts will be huge favourites to claim three points in the tournament opener.…

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