Allegri vague over supposed Arsenal offer

Reports from the Express last month claimed that Arsenal had contacted Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri with an offer that would see him take over from Arsene Wenger at the end of the season. The Italian manager has refused to confirm or deny them, ESPN reports. “I won’t deny or confirm anything. I am in sync with the club, now we have to focus on winning,” Allegri said to Mediaset Premium. “At this time of the season the media always says I’m leaving, even when things are going really well.” While…

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Chelsea interested in Juventus star, defensive target to move in summer

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is reportedly keeping tabs on Juventus forward Paulo Dybala. The Italian manager was present at the Juventus Stadium as the Turin club defeated Inter Milan 1-0 on Sunday. The Sun seems to think that Conte was present in the stadium to watch over the Argentinean. The report claims that Conte left the stadium as soon as the 23-year-old was substituted in the game. Dybala joined Juventus from Palermo for a transfer fee believed to be around €40 million in 2015. He has been one of the…

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Former Juventus star in England ahead of a Premier League move

Former Juventus defender Martin Caceres has flown into England ahead of a possible move to Premier League. The Uruguayan international has been a free agent since leaving the Italian giants in the summer and has been looking for a new club ever since. The 29-year-old reportedly has been in talks with Southampton, Crystal Palace and Sunderland and now, according to Sky Sports he has arrived in England ahead of talks with interested parties. ESPN today claimed that the Saints are very much interested in the player after losing centre-backs Virgil…

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Cuadrado scores a stunner in the Serie A clash with Inter

Juventus cemented their position at the top of Serie A with a 1-0 win over Inter Milan at Juventus Stadium today. Juan Cuadrado, who is playing for Juve on loan from Chelsea, scored a 30-yard stunner late in the first half to claim three points for his side. Coincidentally, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte was in the attendance as the Columbian scored his first league goal of the season. He spent last season on loan at the Turin club and then re-joined them in a three-year loan deal last summer. Cuadrado's…

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Transfer Roundup 24th January- Payet saga goes on, Dani Alves China-bound and more

Less than a week to go before the January transfer window comes to a close, the deals are coming in thick and fast, with lots happening across the globe. Let us take a look at the hottest transfer stories from today: WEST HAM REJECT THIRD BID FROM MARSEILLE FOR PAYET Sky Sports sources say West Ham United have rejected yet another bid from Marseille for wantaway star Dimitri Payet. The latest bid is believed to be in the region of £22.5 million while the Hammers rate their French (homesick) star at £30…

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Manchester United move ahead of Barca and Madrid to top the Deloitte’s Football Money League

Manchester United might be sitting on a lowly 6th position in the English Premier League but find themselves sitting pretty at the top of the Deloitte’s Money Football League (2015-2016) for the first time since 2003-2004. The Deloitte Football Money League measures clubs’ earnings from matchday revenue, broadcast rights and commercial sources, and ranks them on that basis. Champions League holders Real Madrid were top of this table for last 11 years but slipped to the third position behind United and arch-rivals Barcelona despite crossing the €600-million barrier for the first time.…

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Transfer Round: Evra returns, Depay to leave, Terry stays

January transfer window is known for its unsettling nature which involves players losing focus halfway through the season, panic buys and inflated deals. A Different League brings you the top transfer stories from the iconic day that today is, Friday the 13th. CHELSEA LEGEND JOHN TERRY GOING NOWHERE The 36-year-old central defender has found it difficult to break into Conte’s back three having made just four starts in the Premier League this season. Following the arrival of Nathan Ake from Bournemouth, there were rumours linking the former England captain with…

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Top ten clubs with highest net debt, Manchester United still on top?

The European Club Football Landscape report reveals that English giants Manchester United have accrued a debt of £464million courtesy the Glazers’ take over of the club in 2005. It has also been reported that the debt value went up by 25% over the past one year taking their sum of debt to €200million more than any other club in Europe. This has also been the source of widespread anger among the Red Devils fanbase, who have often expressed their outburst publicly over the years. United might lead the pack when it comes…

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Inter and Juventus to fight over Paris Saint-Germain star

Inter Milan are readying a massive €78M bid for 24-year-old PSG midfielder Marco Verratti, according to a report by Repubblica this morning. Following their takeover by the Chinese Suning Group last summer, Inter have made waves in the transfer market, with players like Gabriel Barbosa, Joao Mario and Antonio Candreva making big money moves to the Milan club. The new Chinese owners are keen to bring the club back to its winning ways, and this new bid is a clear statement of intent. They will come under fierce competition from rivals…

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Manchester clubs battle for defender, Mourinho also interested in City reject

Manchester clubs are set to go head-to-head in pursuit of Monaco right-back Fabinho, according to the Sun. United have held a long-term interest in the Brazilian and were also linked with him during summer. However, according to the latest report, Guardiola’s City are set to join United in pursuit of the 22-year-old. City are actively looking for a new right-back as both of their current right-backs Bacary Sagna and Pablo Zabaleta have crossed 30, and both will be out of contract in the summer. The Citizens were also linked with…

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Has Patrice Evra ended his feud with Luis Suarez?

The feud between Luis Suarez and Patrick Evra was one of the most talked about feuds in Premier League in recent history. The pair clashed with each other in 2011 when the former Manchester United defender accused the former Liverpool striker of using racist language against him during the 1-1 draw between both the clubs. The Uruguayan striker was subsequently banned for eight games and fined £40,000 after he was found guilty of using racist language. The dispute between the players didn’t end there as Suarez refused to shake Evra’s…

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Champions League witnessed superb goalkeeping performances on Tuesday night [Video]

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Goalkeepers were in top form during Tuesday night’s Champions League fixtures. We witnessed some top-notch performances from the likes of Gianluigi Buffon, Hugo Lloris and Kasper Schmeichel for their respective teams on the night. Buffon produced an MOTM performance as ten-man Juventus managed to beat Lyon 1-0 away from home. The Italian produced a couple of world class saves, which included a save on Alexandre Lacazette’s penalty. BUFFON IS BACK! Fantastic save on Lacazette's penalty. pic.twitter.com/VrxDJoAbIz — Stereo Serie A Radio (@StereoSerieA) October 18, 2016 Tottenham skipper Hugo Lloris was…

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Arsenal target set to leave his club next summer

Arsenal and Juventus target Julian Draxler will definitely leave his current club Wolfsburg, his agent has confirmed. The German international expressed his desire to leave Wolfsburg last summer, but he was forced to stay with his current club by the club board. Arsenal and Juventus were both linked with the 23-year-old during the summer. Paris Saint-Germain and Everton are other clubs who were also linked with interest in the player. Draxler’s agent Fabio Parisi has now revealed that Juventus were indeed interested in his client and even spoke to him…

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Antonio Conte is desperately looking for a centre-back

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is still desperately looking for a world-class centre-back. The Italian manager attempted to sign multiple targets during the summer but eventually had to settle with David Luiz on the transfer deadline day. Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis revealed this week that the Blues made multiple attempts, including a £58m bid, to sign Kalidou Koulibaly last summer. “They offered to me £30, 35, 40, 45, 50 [million],” De Laurentiis told Sky Sports. “Mr Conte I said, ‘Marina [Granovskaia, Chelsea director] is behind me, follow me’, I offered…

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Spanish striker confirms a £60m bid from Chelsea

Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has revealed that Chelsea made an unsuccessful £60m bid for him in the summer transfer window. Morata moved back to Real Madrid this summer after his former club activated the £23 million buy-back option to re-sign him. He had originally joined Juventus from Los Blancos in a £17m move in 2014. The 23-year-old told in a recent interview that Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, who also signed him at Juventus, wanted to bring him to Stamford Bridge, but his heart was set on moving back to…

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Chelsea close to signing keeper, also interested in Juventus star

Chelsea are closing on a deal for Dinamo Zagreb goalkeeper Eduardo. Dinamo manager Zlatko Kranjcar confirmed that news that the 33-year-old is set to sign for the West London club in the coming days. When asked whether the upcoming Champions League game against Red Bull Salzburg will be the Portuguese keeper’s last for the Croatian club, Kranjcar said: “Yes, I think so. “Eduardo has been given an amazing opportunity to leave for a big club like Chelsea. “When he arrived, we gained security in our team, and in my time in…

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Leicester City to try their luck at beating top clubs for the “next Suarez”

Leicester City have been busy this summer, preparing their Premier League title defence. Now, the Foxes have joined an elite group of teams trying to lure Brazilian starlet Gabriel Barbosa to Europe. Leicester are prepared to make a bid of £25 million for the 19-year-old forward, who is currently representing Brazil at the Olympic Games in Rio, and are scheduled to meet the Santos player’s representatives next week, according to a report by The Sun. Serie A champions Juventus seemed very close to signing the player known by the name…

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Paul Pogba “confirms” Juventus stay, Manchester United fans go crazy

Paul Pogba is still dominating all the media headlines with a record move from Juventus to Manchester United on the verge of being completed. However, now it seems the midfielder has confirmed his Juve stay. According to multiple reports last week, United will offer Juventus £100 million for the services of the France international. The Premier League giants are also preparing a massive wage offer, which would translate to a staggering £11.1 million per season for a five-year contract. That would essentially be trebling his current salary in Turin. Meanwhile, Real Madrid dropped out of…

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The 25 most expensive summer transfers so far

The summer transfer market is just passed halfway, as it started on July 1 and ends on August 31. Time to list the 25 most expensive signings so far! 1. Gonzalo Higuain: from Napoli to Juventus – £76.5 million 2. Hulk: from Zenit to Shanghai SIPG – £47.4m 3. Leroy Sane: from Schalke 04 to Man City – £42.5m 4. Granit Xhaka: from Borussia Mönchengladbach to Arsenal – £38.3m 5. Henrikh Mkhitaryan: from Borussia Dortmund to Man United – £35.7m 6. Sadio Mane: from Southampton to Liverpool – £35m 7.…

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Manchester United to sign one more after Paul Pogba

At the moment, Paul Pogba’s move to Manchester United is dominating all the football headlines. After days of speculation, the Juventus midfielder is yet to formally join United, but multiple reports have suggested that the world-record move is bound to happen sooner rather than later. Now, United manager Jose Mourinho has previously suggested that Pogba might be United’s last signing summer, but the latest report from the Times suggest otherwise. The Sunday Times has claimed that United are planning to sign one more player following the arrival of Pogba, and that…

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Paul Pogba trolls as talks with Manchester United stall and Real Madrid reignite interest

For months, Paul Pogba has been linked with a transfer to back to Manchester United. The Juventus player once left Old Trafford on a free transfer, but United have been rumoured to put huge cash on the table to lure the France international back to England. Last week, various Italian newspapers (via Football-Italia) claimed Pogba has told Juventus he wants to leave to the club in order to join the Red Devils. This is crucial for any deal to happen, as the Serie A champions have always said they weren’t…

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Former Manchester United star celebrates latest transfer in style

Gonzalo Higuain is officially a Juventus player. The Argentine striker completed his medicals in Turin before signing a five-year contract worth £6.3 million per season, making him the best paid player at the club and in Serie A. Former Manchester United star Patrice Evra recently extended his contract with the Italian champions and when he got the word of Higuain’s transfer… Well, just watch the video! Welcome to Juventus GONZALO HIGUAIN !!! hahahahahahahaha i love this game !!! Een video die is geplaatst door Patrice Evra (@patrice.evra) op 26 Jul…

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Chelsea interested in former Manchester United star

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Former Manchester United and Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has revealed that Chelsea and Napoli are among the clubs that are interested in signing him. However, the Argentinean has made it very clear that he has no intention of returning to Europe. Tevez last played in Europe for Juventus before moving to his boyhood club Boca Juniors in 2015. “I’m fine at Boca,” the 32-year-old was quoted in Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport (via Sky Sports). “Indeed my idea, my dream is to finish my career as a player in this…

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Manchester clubs compete for Serie A star

Manchester United and Manchester City are set to rival each other in the pursuit of Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci. City were said to be leading the pursuit for the Italy international, but the latest reports suggest that United have entered into the foray for the defender. Manchester Evening News claims that Jose Mourinho is keen on signing another defender in the transfer window and has identified the 29-year-old as his primary target. The report adds that Mourinho intends to sell Marcus Rojo this summer and he is unsure whether new signing…

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Arsenal missing out on yet another star striker

Gonzalo Higuain is reportedly set to leave Napoli this summer, but not for Arsenal, as the striker reportedly had a medical after already agreeing personal terms with Juventus. Multiple reports (via Football-Italia) have claimed that the Argentina international has undergone a medical at La Moraleja hospital in Madrid and that the Serie A champions will pay the player’s £78.4 million release clause. There are even photographs online of Higuain’s blood tests, as Juventus directors Fabio Paratici and Beppe Marotta were present, which is why they were notably absent from friday’s Serie…

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