Fekir transfer still up in the air as Lyon president reveals Real interest

Nabil Fekir could end up at Real Madrid according to Lyon’s president after his move to Liverpool fell through at the eleventh hour. The Lyon captain was widely expected to join Jurgen Klopp’s side earlier this month but the French club pulled the plug with reports emerging Liverpool had concerns over his medical. Jean-Michel Aulas, the Lyon president, has now rubbished those claims, saying he was merely tired of the Premier League club dragging its heels over the move. “Nabil was close to Liverpool, I gave the green light on…

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Kovacic set for Real Madrid exit over lack of playing time

Mateo Kovacic intends to leave Real Madrid this summer after running out of patience over lack of sufficient playing time at the Spanish giants. The Croatia international, currently at the World Cup, joined Real from Inter Milan in 2015 for £30m but has never developed into a first-team regular at the Santiago Bernabeu. Kovacic has started only 37 league games in three seasons with Luka Modric, Toni Kroos and Casemiro the first choice midfield trio under Zinedine Zidane. With the three-time Champions League winner having resigned last month, Kovacic was…

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Lucas Torreira hails Arsenal but remains coy on future

Lucas Torreira has hailed Arsenal as “one of the most important” clubs in the world, but he remained tight-lipped over his future as speculation grows he is set to swap Sampdoria for the Emirates. Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero said this week his club have accepted a €30 million offer for the midfielder, but with Torreira in Russia for Uruguay’s World Cup campaign, the deal has dragged on. “No, I don’t know [if a move to Arsenal will happen soon],” Torreira was quoted as saying in the Independent. “At the moment, the…

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Real Madrid sign teenage goalkeeper in €14 million deal

Real Madrid have announced the signing of 19-year-old Ukrainian goalkeeper Andriy Lunin from Zorya Luhansk in the Ukrainian Premier League. Lunin made 29 league appearances in the 2017/18 season and has signed a six-year deal with the Champions League holders for a fee of about €14m. The teenager is considered one of the top goalkeeping prospects in Europe, and had attracted interest from several Premier League sides, including Liverpool, while Juventus and Inter were also said to be tracking him. Lunin began his professional career at Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, making his debut as a 17-year-old…

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England huge favourites to seal qualification against Panama

England’s campaign in Russia is only one game old, and the Three Lions have already improved on their performance in Brazil. The Three Lions found themselves along with Uruguay, Italy and Costa Rica in their group four years ago and could manage only one point from their three games. Obviously, Gareth Southgate’s men have been rewarded with a much easier group this time, and it’s too early to judge their title changes. However, their win over Tunisia has almost ensured their place in the last-16, and there is a new-found…

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Inter star Skriniar confirms Manchester United interest

Inter Milan defender Martin Skriniar has confirmed that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has expressed interest to sign him this summer. Mourinho has continued building his team for an assault on the Premier League with the capture of Fred from Shakhtar Donestk and the former Inter boss has now turned his attention towards the Slovakian centre-back. The 23-year-old however has reiterated his commitment to the San Siro club who are due to return to the Champions League after a six-year absence, and you can use your heart bingo promo code…

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Manchester United complete Fred capture from Shakhtar Donetsk

Manchester United have announced the signing of Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk. The Brazil international joins on a five-year deal. The midfielder, who is currently part of Brazil’s squad competing at the ongoing World Cup in Russia, passed a medical on Thursday despite an ankle complaint that kept him out of his side’s 1-1 draw against Switzerland on Sunday. United reportedly paid in excess of £50m for the midfielder. “Fred will complement our other midfielders’ qualities, which we need; his creative brain and passing vision will give us another dimension to…

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Manchester City agree Jorginho fee with Napoli

Manchester City have made a significant breakthrough in their pursuit of the Napoli midfielder Jorginho after reaching an agreement for an initial fee of £43m with the Italian side. The Premier League champions have been in talks with Napoli for weeks for the signature of the Brazil-born Italy international and it now appears a deal is inching closer to completion. Reports in Italy claimed Jorginho and his agent arrived in London on Wednesday, with further meetings scheduled to discuss bonuses, which could total up to £5m. He is expected to sign…

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Emre Can set for Juventus switch after medical

Emre Can has arrived in Turin ahead of a proposed move to Juventus on a free transfer from Liverpool. The Germany international was photographed upon his arrival at the Juventus Medical Centre where he was mobbed by fans waiting to catch a glimpse of their new signing. The Serie A champions have held a longstanding interest in the 24-year-old and were confident of securing his services despite interest from elsewhere. “We are optimistic about the positive end of negotiations with Emre Can,” club CEO Beppe Morata told Mediaset Premium in May.…

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Five reasons to love this England team

It’s been easy to feel fatigued following England in recent years. Whether it’s the slightly cheesy ‘car flags and bunting’ that surrounds a tournament or the predictably poor performances in big games, many fans have fallen out of the love with the national team a bit in recent years. Most prefer club to country. So, it’ll be more of the same this time, right? I mean, if I gave you £20 and told you to name the finalist with williamhill.com then it’s unlikely that you’d put your cash on the…

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World Cup 2018 Group G – Betting Tips, Predictions & Preview

Will the football finally return home this year? England are not among the favourites to win the tournament, but they will certainly fancy themselves to book a place in the last-16. The Three Lions will compete with formidable Belgium for the top spot in Group G. Tunisia and Panama are remaining nations in the group. We take a look at four sides and their hopes of qualifying from Group G Belgium The Belgian squad is brimming with talent, but they have underperformed in recent tournaments. In 2014 Brazil, the Red…

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World Cup 2018 Group F – Betting Tips, Predictions & Preview

Current champions Germany find themselves in Group F at FIFA World Cup 2018. Die Mannschaft are joined by Mexico, South Korea and Sweden. The Germans have struggled in recent friendlies, but they are huge favourites to qualify from their group. Behind Germany, Mexico seem to be most likely to grab the second qualifying spot. A brief look at four nations and their hopes of qualifying for the next round: Germany Germany come into the World Cup on the back of a perfect qualifying campaign. They registered maximum points from their…

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World Cup 2018 Group E – Betting Tips, Predictions & Preview

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Most successful footballing nation Brazil find themselves in Group E at FIFA World Cup 2018. The Samba Kings are joined by Costa Rica, Serbia and Switzerland. Brazil are market’s favourites to win the tournament, so they shouldn’t face any difficulty in qualifying from their group. However, there is no clear frontrunner among remaining three sides, and we expect an exciting battle for the second qualifying spot. Here’s our little preview on four sides in Group E. Brazil The embarrassing defeat to Germany in 2014 must still be alive in minds of…

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World Cup 2018 Group D – Betting Tips, Predictions & Preview

Group D is one of the interesting groups in World Cup 2018 as all four members are expected to fight it out for top two places. South American powerhouse Argentina are obvious favourites to qualify, but there will an interesting battle between Croatia, Nigeria and Iceland for the second spot. Here’s a little glimpse on all four sides from the group. Argentina Argentina were the losing finalists in Brazil, and they are once again among the favourites to win the cup. The South American side have a wealth of talent…

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World Cup 2018 Group C – Betting Tips, Predictions & Preview

World Cup favourites France find themselves in Group C of World Cup 2018, and they are joined by Australia, Denmark, and Peru. On paper, Les Blues are far stronger than their opponents, and they are favourites to win the group. However, we predict an interesting battle between remaining three sides for the second spot in the group. Here’s a little preview of all four nations from the Group C. Australia Australia are making their fourth consecutive appearance at World Cup. However, the route to qualification was not an easy one…

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Fred, Alderweireld and Dalot – Manchester United make serious moves in the market

Manchester United are yet to make a signing in the transfer market, but it doesn’t mean they are not actively looking for targets in the market. The Red Devils are expected to make some serious acquisitions this summer, and they have been linked with a number of names in the recent weeks. A move for Fred close? Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred is one player who has been linked with United for quite some time. Neighbours Manchester City have also been linked with the Brazilian, but it appears he will be…

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World Cup 2018 Group B – Betting Tips, Predictions & Preview

It’s very rare to see two football heavyweights facing each other in the group stage of World Cup. However, football fans will get to see European rivals and neighbours Spain and Portugal take on each other in Group B in Russia. Besides these two, Morocco and Iran complete the picture in the group. Here’s our take on all four participants of Group B. Iran The Asian nation are the obvious underdogs in the group. Iran, currently ranked 36th in FIFA rankings, are making their fifth appearance at World Cup. In…

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Liverpool Transfer Gossip: Two new bids, and more news from Anfield

Liverpool have already stolen a march on their rivals in the transfer market by completing the signing of midfielder Fabinho from Monaco. The Merseysiders are obviously not done in the transfer market, and it appears that Jurgen Klopp aims to finish the business early in the transfer window. The Reds have been liked with Lyon forward Nabil Fekir for some time, and according to French outlet Le Parisien, the Reds have made an official offer worth £53million for the 24-year-old. Lyon President Jean Michel-Aulas is known as a sharp negotiator,…

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World Cup 2018 Group A – Betting Tips, Predictions & Preview

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Group A in the FIFA World Cup 2018 consists of South American giants Uruguay, hosts Russia, African hopefuls Egypt and Asian minnows Saudi Arabia. Uruguay are the obvious favourites to top the group, but we expect an interesting battle between Russia and Egypt for the second qualifying spot. Here’s our little preview of four teams from Group A. Egypt Egypt are making their third appearance at the FIFA event and their first since the 1990 World Cup.  The Pharaohs, who are ranked 46th in FIFA rankings, have never managed to…

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Arsenal fail with a late bid for Fabinho, but signs look positive for the transfer window

Liverpool have made a huge statement in the transfer market by signing central midfielder Fabinho from Monaco for a transfer fee of £45m. Fabinho was linked with almost all major sides in Premier League over the course of last season, and his signing is a major coup for the Reds. However, there was a late twist in Fabinho’s move to Merseyside as Sky Sports has claimed that Arsenal made a last-minute attempt to hijack Liverpool’s move for the midfielder. The Gunners certainly missed out on a great opportunity to sign a…

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Report: Manchester United face dilemma over top-defensive target

Multiple reports have claimed Manchester United are very keen on signing Tottenham centre-back Toby Alderweireld this summer. However, according to the latest report from the Daily Mirror, United are faced with a great financial dilemma over acquiring their top defensive target. The report claims that both clubs have opened negotiations for the Belgian centre-back, and Spurs have slapped a price tag of £75m on their player. Alderweireld has only two years left in his deal with the North London side, and he has failed to reach an agreement over a…

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Serie A rivals in pursuit of Chelsea star

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata have endured a disappointing debut season in Premier League, and it appears he will be leaving the West London club in the summer. Morata’s stature has certainly fallen following his struggles in Antonio Conte’s side this season, and in the latest setback, he failed to make Spain’s squad for World Cup. However, there are still suitors for him in the transfer market, especially in Italy. Juventus’ interest in their former player has been reported for some time. These rumours have gained momentum in last few hours…

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Play-Off Final: Fulham vs Aston Villa – Betting Tips and Predictions

Fulham and Aston Villa will battle it out for a place in Premier League when they face each other in the Play-Off final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. The Cottagers have been one of the best sides in Championship in 2018, and they missed out on automatic promotion on the last day of the season. Going into the final day of the season, Fulham were on an unbeaten run of 23 games. However, an unexpected defeat to Birmingham City meant they finished a couple of points behind Cardiff City. In…

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Chelsea’s search for new manager continues as Conte’s exit appears imminent

Chelsea lifted their first silverware of the season after claiming a 1-0 win over Manchester United in the FA Cup final on Sunday. However, it doesn’t appear that cup success will be enough for club manager Antonio Conte to save his job at the West London club. The rumour market is abuzz with various reports linking the FA Cup winners with various candidates to replace their Italian manager. The Daily Express has claimed that Conte could get the sack within next 48 hours. Conte is in the final year of his contract,…

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Manchester City ahead of the competition in pursuit of Serie A midfielder

Napoli midfielder Jorginho is attracting interests from multiple Premier League sides this summer, according to the latest report in the Daily Mirror. As per the report, Jorginho’s agent, Joao Santos, has confirmed on Radio station CRC in Brazil that the likes of Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal and Chelsea are interested in his client. The Mirror quotes him as saying: “I’m in Brazil, nobody called me from Naples, but English teams have called me, Liverpool, Manchester City, but also Arsenal and Chelsea.” However, the whole situation gets quite murky when you…

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