Chelsea interested in Leicester star, £62m failed bid for striker and more

Chelsea have reportedly identified Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy as a replacement for Diego Costa. The Blues have already signed Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid this summer, but according to the Mirror, Blues boss Antonio Conte also wants to bring in a striker with Premier League experience. The Italian has reportedly identified Vardy as a potential recruitment this summer. The 30-year-old scored 13 league goals for the Foxes last season and has already scored a couple this season. The England international was a target for Arsenal last summer, but he…

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A substantial bid made for Chelsea target

An unnamed club has made a ‘substantial offer’ for Juventus left-back Alex Sandro, according to club’s general manager Giuseppe Marotta. The Brazilian has emerged as one of the top targets for Chelsea in the summer market, and the West London side have already seen a significant bid turn down by the Turin club for their player. According to various reports, the Blues were expected to come back with an improved offer for the 26-year-old, and it is very likely that they are the unnamed club who have made a new substantial…

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Liverpool expected to make a revised offer for winger

Serie A side AS Roma expect Liverpool to make a revised bid for their winger Mohamed Salah. Liverpool have had a bid of £28m rejected for the Egypt international, but according to the latest report from Sky Italy, the Reds still remain in talks with Roma regarding their player. The 24-year-old has already agreed on personal terms with the Merseysiders, and the report claims that Roma are prepared to let go of their player at the right price. Roma are expecting the Premier League side to come back with an improved offer this…

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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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One down, four more to go for Jose Mourinho at Manchester United

The Independent claims that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has drawn up a five-man wish-list for the ongoing transfer window. The Portuguese manager has already acquired one target in the form of Victor Lindelof from Benfica, and United are reportedly closing on the remaining four targets. The club announced on Saturday that they have agreed on a fee with Benfica for the Swedish centre-back, subject to a medical examination, international clearance and personal terms. After completing the acquisition of the 22-yeear-old, United have turned their attentions towards two strikers. Wayne…

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Chelsea failed in a massive bid, also linked with Bundesliga playmaker

Chelsea have failed with a massive £44m bid for Juventus full-back Alex Sandro, according to the reports in Italy. Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri, who works for beIN Sports and Gazzetta dello Sport, claims that Italian champions Juventus have rejected the huge bid from the Blues and they have made it very clear that they have no intention of letting go of the Brazilian. Chelsea have bid 50m€ for Juventus' Alex Sandro. Rejected. — Tancredi Palmeri (@tancredipalmeri) June 11, 2017 The 26-year-old, who joined the Turin club from Porto for €26 million…

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Juventus vs Real Madrid – Champions League Final Preview

The Champions League final of 2017 is a massively exciting prospect, as Real Madrid look to retain their crown in the face of a fierce challenge from Juventus, who are hoping to rule Europe for the first time since 1996. Since it was renamed and restructured in 1992, no team has managed to retain the trophy, so a considerable achievement awaits for Real Madrid, who with victory here will also stretch their already sizeable advantage as the most successful team in the history of this competition. It would be their…

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Juventus join Manchester United in pursuit of Bundesliga star

Juventus have joined Manchester United in the pursuit of Bayern Munich star Renato Sanches. United were interested in signing the Portugal international last summer but he eventually joined the German champions for an initial £30m transfer fee. However, the 19-year-old has failed to make an impression in his debut season in Germany and managed just six league starts for Carlo Ancelotti’s side. German publication Kicker has claimed that Bayern are aiming to recoup their investment by selling Sanches this summer. According to the recent reports, United’s interest in the player…

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Chelsea announce deal for winger

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Chelsea have confirmed that winger Juan Cuadrado has joined Serie A champions Juventus on a permanent deal. The Turin club announced the deal yesterday, and now the Blues have released a statement on their website confirming the move. Cuadrado joined the Blues in February 2015 from Fiorentina for a reported transfer fee of £23.3 million. He managed 12 league appearances for the Blues during the second half of the season, but failed to make an impression and subsequently joined Juventus during the following summer on a loan move. He has…

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Italian star prefers a Chelsea move

Torino ace Andrea Belotti prefers a move to West London side Chelsea ahead of Manchester United, according to Sky Italia. The Italian striker has been one of the biggest success stories in Serie A this season and currently leads the Serie A goalscoring charts with 25 goals this season. According to ESPN FC, United are interested in the 22-year-old and have already initiated talks with the Turin club regarding his availability in the summer. However, according to the Sky Italia report, Belotti prefers a move to a Champions League club…

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Jose Mourinho eyes a summer move for Bundesliga wonderkid

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is eyeing a summer move for Borussia Dortmund ace Ousmane Dembele, according to the latest report in the Sun. The young French striker was a target for major European clubs such as United, Chelsea and Arsenal last summer but he opted to join Dortmund from Rennes in a €15m move. In his first season in Germany, the 19-year-old has lived up to the lofty expectations and has contributed with eight goals and 15 assists in Bundesliga and Champions League together. The report adds that Dortmund…

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Napoli in pursuit of Arsenal star

Serie A side Napoli are considering a summer move for Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, according to Football Italia. The report claims that the Naples club want to sign the Polish goalkeeper to provide a challenge to current number one Pepe Raina. Szczesny has been playing for AS Roma on loan for past two seasons, but it’s unlikely that the Gunners would sanction a similar deal in the summer. The 27-year-old has been hugely impressive for Roma this season and has arguably been the best goalkeeper in Italy’s top league. However,…

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Champions League outright odds – Who’s the favourite for glory in May?

We have reached the serious territory in this year’s edition of Champions League. Last week, the draw for the quarter-finals took place, and it resulted in some mouth-watering fixtures. Current holders Real Madrid were drawn against another favourites Bayern Munich, while, in a repeat of 2015 final, Barcelona will play Italian giants Juventus. In another promising tie, Borussia Dortmund will take on high-flying Monaco and Premier League champions Leicester City will face Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid. In the betting market, Barcelona, who produced a mammoth comeback against Paris Saint-Germain in…

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Manchester City to raid Bayern Munich in the summer

Pep Guardiola-led Manchester City have been linked with a couple of key Bayern Munich players in the space of last 24-48 hours. According to the latest report from Manchester Evening News, City have made an initial offer of £52million to Juventus for the services of Kingsley Coman. The young winger is in the second year of his two-year loan deal at German giants Bayern Munich. Bayern reportedly have a clause to buy the 20-year-old on a permanent deal at the end of his loan for £18million. Current Premier League leaders…

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Tottenham to replace flop in summer

Tottenham flop Moussa Sissoko has been linked with a move to Serie A side AC Milan. According to Italian publication Calciomercato, and also the Sun, the Italian giants are prepared to offer a way out to the France international from his horrible spell in the North London. The 27-year-old has been a huge disappointment for Spurs after signing for them in a £30million deadline day deal from Championship club Newcastle last summer. He has picked up only six league starts this season and has managed to complete 90 minutes on…

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Liverpool target insists that he is happy in Italy

Inter Milan forward Gabriel Barbosa has put a dent in rumours linking him with Liverpool by claiming that he is happy at the Serie A club. The Brazil international, also known as Gabigol, has failed to create an impression following his big-money move from Santos in the summer. Inter spent around €29.5m to secure the services of the highly-rated forward, but he is yet to open his goalscoring account. The 20-year-old, who has been dubbed as the next Neymar by the Brazilian media, is yet to start a league game…

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Juventus join race for Sanchez

Juventus have joined the race to acquire the signature of Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez, with odds on his move rated by Italian betting site Calcio Tips, suggesting a move could be a real possibility. Sanchez’s contract runs out in June 2018, but he has failed to reach an agreement with the North London club on a contract extension, with sources citing a discrepancy in wage demands. The 28-year-old Chile international has been in scintillating form for the Gunners this season, with 17 goals and 8 assists in the league this season…

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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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AC Milan to make bids for Aguero and Aubameyang

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AC Milan are set to make an attempt to grab Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero and Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to Corriere dello Sport, via, Football Italia. The Italian side, lauded as one of the biggest clubs in the world, have been in a period of little to no success, with their last appearance in the UEFA Champions League coming in the 2013/2014 season. These supposedly dark days for the club has been blamed on owner Silvio Berlusconi, and it was with great anticipation that the Chinese group Sino-Europe’s interest…

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Inter Milan prepare massive wage offer for Aguero

According to 90min, Inter Milan owners, Suning Group, are set to offer Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero €350K per week wages in a bid to tempt him over to the San Siro. Aguero, a subject of rumours linking him away from City in the past week, on Sunday reiterated his desire—albeit in the short term—to stay at the club. The Argentine started the season impressively but a series of poor performances and a multiple game ban has cost him his place in the starting eleven, with new signing Gabriel Jesus making…

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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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Mourinho hints at midfielder’s exit, star striker could depart to Italy

Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that veteran midfielder Michael Carrick is in the last stages of his time with United. The 35-year-old has made eleven league appearances this season and has cemented his place in Mourinho’s starting eleven in the last few months. However, Mourinho is aware that Carrick is running out of his footballing age. “Let’s be honest. I have seen many positives in Carrick,” he said, via the Daily Mirror. “But I cannot go to his identity card and delete five years. Michael is not 30.”…

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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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