Official: Manchester United land Bundesliga star

After securing the services of Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Manchster United have secured a third summer signing with Borussia Dortmund’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan joining the Red Devils. The Bundesliga giants announced the news via Twitter: .@HenrikhMkh wechselt zu @ManUtd // Henrikh Mkhitaryan moves to Manchester United. Details to follow. pic.twitter.com/mFxTgZoS3J — Borussia Dortmund (@BVB) July 2, 2016 This week, United submitted a £30 million bid to Borussia Dortmund for the Armenia international, with the German club’s chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke confirming that offer was under serious consideration, as reported by The Guardian. Now…

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Dortmund considering improved Manchester United offer for Mkhitaryan

Manchester United have submitted a £30 million bid to Borussia Dortmund for Henrirkh Mkhitaryan, with the German club’s chief executive Hans – Joachim Watzke confirming that offer is under serious consideration, as reported by The Guardian. Previous indications from Watzke were that Mkhitaryan was not for sale, despite the 27-year-old rejecting the opportunity to extend his current Dortmund contract, which has just 12 months to run. Dortmund officials are understood to have hoped that Mkhitaryan would stay at the club for the remaining year of his contract. However they have…

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Manchester United make bid to sign alternative playmaker, in danger of losing star defender

Manchester United are currently very busy working the transfer market. On Sunday, The Guardian broke the story that the Red Devils are close to landing both Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. According to the report, United are willing to pay Ibrahimovic £220,000 per week and that the 34-year-old striker will complete his move during the first week of July. Meanwhile, the Red Devils are prepared to offer £30 million for Mkhitaryan and are sure that a deal will be completed in the coming week. Now, a report by The Sun claims that Borussia Dortmund have…

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Manchester United closing in on two huge signings

Manchester United are closing in on the signings of both Sweden superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Borussia Dortmund playmaker Henrikh Mikhitaryan, according to a report by The Guardian. Jose Mourinho is attempting to improve his squad after replacing Louis van Gaal and has already signed Eric Bailly from Villarreal. But now, the Red Devils are on the verge of signing two big names. Ibrahimovic has been linked with a summer transfer all season long and decided against extending his contract with Paris Saint-Germain, making himself a free agent during the transfer market.…

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Manchester United plotting expensive shock move for Arsenal star

Jose Mourinho has targeted Aaron Ramsey as a contingency plan should Manchester United not be able to persuade Borussia Dortmund to part with Henrikh Mkhitaryan. According to a report by The Sun, the Red Devils are very much in the hunt for the Armenia international but it remains unclear if the 27-year-old will leave the Bundesliga giants. Mino Raiola, the player’s agent, remains hopeful that an agreement can be struck with Dortmund after his client signalled his desire to move to Old Trafford. Mkhitaryan has a year left on his…

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Premier League top clubs dealt big blows as top transfer targets pen new deals

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With the new TV deal kicking in next season, it is expected that all major Premier League clubs will spend big during the 2016 summer transfer window. However, it hasn’t been easy for the likes of Chelsea, Manchester United, and Arsenal to sign their biggest transfer targets. And now, they’ve been dealt two big blows once again. Antoine Griezmann has decided to extend his current contract with Atletico Madrid until the summer of 2021, after he scored an impressive 32 goals in all competitions for the club last season: 22 in in 37…

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Manchester United bid for Bundesliga star confirmed, face competition for starlet striker

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s agent, Mino Raiola, has confirmed that Manchester United have placed a bid for his client. The Red Devils have been strongly linked with a move for the Armenia international recently. The 27-year-old has only one year left on his current deal with the Bundesliga club, and he has rejected to sign a new contract. However, Dortmund have on many occasions made clear that they don’t intend to sell Mkhitaryan in the current transfer window. Raiola revealed that Dortmund are not willing to let go of their star player,…

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Agent hands Manchester United huge boost in pursuit of star transfer target

Manchester United have been handed a huge boost in their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan after his agent said it would be “a sin” to abandon attempts to secure his client a move to Old Trafford. Mino Raiola remains hopeful that an agreement can be struck with Dortmund after his client signalled his desire to move to Old Trafford. Mkhitaryan has a year left on his contract and has told Dortmund he will not sign a new deal. “It would be a sin to stop talking,” Raiola said according…

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Jose Mourinho wants German playmaker after failed attempt to sign Bundesliga star

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has set his sights on Wolfsburg attacker Julian Draxler, according to a report by German news outlet BILD. However, the German club are set to demand a substantial fee after they themselves paid £27 million for the 22-year-old just a year ago, as Draxler made the switch from Schalke 04 after being heavily linked with Juventus. The 22-year-old, who’s currenlty playing for Germany at Euro 2016, provided nine goals and eight assists in 35 appearances in all competitions during his first season at Wolfsburg. He’s capable…

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Arsenal receive two massive blows on the transfer market

Arsenal have been linked with a number of big names during the summer transfer market, even after signing Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach fairly early. Arsene Wenger desperately wants to bring another Premier League crown to the Emirates, but has been given two massive blows regarding a couple of transfer targets. First up: Edinson Cavani. The Uruguayan international has been on the Gunners’ radar for a long time and was rumoured to leave Paris Saint-Germain after another frustrating season in Paris. However, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic leaving the Ligue 1 champions…

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Arsenal suffer major setbacks in their transfer pursuits

Yesterday, we reportedabout how Arsenal are going to be very busy in the transfer window. However, the Gunners’ transfer plans have suffered some roadblocks if the latest reports are to be believed. Evening Standard has reported that Leicester City striker has informed his England teammates that he is almost certain to reject the offer to join Arsenal. The report has very specifically stated that Vardy is 80% sure of playing for the Foxes next season. The Gunners have earlier met Vardy’s £20million clause and verbally agreed on a three-year contract-…

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Lots of transfer activity expected at Arsenal in the transfer window

Arsenal are planning to go all guns blazing in the summer transfer window. The Gunners have already signed Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach in a £30m deal and last week, they triggered the release clause of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy. Earlier reports had suggested that Vardy was poised to join the Gunners, but that hasn’t turned out be the case. According to the latest reports, the England international is still pondering over the move and will make a final decision only after the Euro Championships. Meanwhile, the Sun has…

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Manchester City complete first signing of the Pep Guardiola era

Ilkay Gundogan Borussia Dortmund

Manchester City have announced the signing of midfielder Ilkay Gundogan from Borussia Dortmund on a four-year contract, becoming the first signing of Pep Guardiola’s reign for a fee believed to be around £20 million. The Citizens announced the deal on Twitter, after the German international urged them to do it: Sounds like a plan @Guendogan8! Let’s do it: https://t.co/0rlKYLR4UF #WelcomeIlkay #mcfc https://t.co/PNUHaDMJ1U — Manchester City FC (@MCFC) 2 juni 2016 “I’m thrilled to have signed for Manchester City,” said Gundogan on the club’s website. “When I learned of City’s interest my…

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Three Premier League clubs on red alert as Bundesliga star refuses to sign extension

With Euro 2016 not to start untill next week, the summer transfer market is in full swing. According to a report by German outlet Bild (via The Independent), Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has started a bidding war by refusing to sign a contract extension with the Bundesliga giants. The Armenia international has been linked with a summer transfer all season long, as talks about an extension stalled and a bunch of big clubs are looking to swoop in for the 27-year-old. “Why would we sign a contract renewal now?” Mkhitaryan’s…

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Manchester United and Arsenal on red alert as manager confirms star striker is “changing clubs”

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been one of the biggest targets on the market after scoring 36 goals in 45 appearances in all competitions for Borussia Dortmund this season. Consequently, the Gabon striker has been linked with a £70 million move to the likes of Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City, Barcelona and Real Madrid. The 26-year-old dropped a massive hint this weekend, when he notified Gabon manager Jorge Costa that he would not be joining up for a couple of friendly international encounters with Mauritania and Ivory Coast because he is set to finalise a transfer. “Aubameyang…

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Jurgen Klopp failed to convince top summer target to move to Anfield

Liverpool have continuously been linked with Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Gotze since Jurgen Klopp has taken charge at Anfield. The German international was long linked with an exit from the Allianz Arena, and the Reds were one of the clubs interested in his service. However, the 23-year-old has recently stated his desire to impress Bayern manager Carlo Ancelotti and now it seems likely that he will stay put at his current club beyond summer. German publication SportBild has claimed that Klopp recently met Gotze, but the player told his former manager…

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Manchester City to announce first signing for Pep Guardiola

Ilkay Gundogan Borussia Dortmund

With the Bundesliga season in the books and Bayern winning the German cup this weekend, Pep Guardiola will officially move to Manchester City, starting his job on July 1. The Spanish manager is expected to transform the Citizens into a European power house and lure several star players to the Etihad Stadium in order for City to regain their best form in the Premier League, while repeating this season’s success in the Champions League. Man City hasn’t been quiet on the transfer market with Guardiola still in charge of Bayern. The Citizens are…

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Liverpool strengthen their position in pursuit of Ligue 1 starlet

Liverpool have strengthened their position in their pursuit of highly-rated Rennes striker Ousmane Dembele. It was assumed that the 18-year-old is close to joining Borussia Dortmund after he liked a photoshopped picture of himself wearing a Dortmund shirt on Twitter recently. He further fuelled the rumours by starting to follow the Twitter page of the Bundesliga club. However, according to the recent reports, Liverpool are back in the pursuit of the youngster and the player himself is believed to prefer a move to Anfield. Guardian Sport’s deputy news editor Ed…

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Arsenal and Juventus compete for Bundesliga star, agent of La Liga youngster confirms interest

Arsenal are facing competition from Serie A giants Juventus in their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Last month, reports suggested that the Gunners were close to finalising a move for the 27-year-old, as he was already house-hunting in London. However, according to the latest report from transfermarketweb, Juventus are planning to hijack Arsenal’s move and are ready to launch a £24 million bid for the Armenia international. Mkhitaryan’s current deal with Dortmund expires in 2017, and it has been suggested that the Bundesliga club are planning to sell…

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Manchester United plan to spend massive amount on two major signings in summer

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Manchester United are once again prepared to splash a huge amount of money in the transfer window. According to the report in the Sun, United have put Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann and Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at the top of their transfer wishlist. The France international has been in sensational form for Atletico this season and has scored 30 goals in all competitions for the Madrid club. The 25-year-old is expected to cost £65 million in the transfer window, with the likes of Chelsea, Bayern Munich, and Paris Saint-Germain are also interested…

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Cristiano Ronaldo move ruled out, Manchester United interested in Bundesliga star

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United has been ruled out by his mother. The former United star has been linked with a return to Old Trafford for several seasons now. However, now it appears that the Portuguese international will be staying put at Santiago Bernabeu. Ronaldo’s mother, Dolores Aveiro, has claimed that her son is happy at his current club and has no intention to move. “Cristiano is happy here, he would like to finish his career at Real Madrid,” Dolores said at the launch of her biography. Spanish media has also linked…

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Bundesliga clubs could scupper Manchester United and Liverpool target plans

Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund could scupper transfer plans of Manchester United and Liverpool in the transfer window. United have held a long-term interest in Dortmund centre-back Mats Hummels, but it seems like the German international prefers a move to Bayern Munich instead. Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed that Hummels is considering a return to the club. Hummels, who left Bayern Munich in 2008, has only one year left on his current deal with Dortmund and is expected to leave the club in the summer. “I can basically…

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Relive Twitter celebrating Liverpool’s epic comeback

From 3-1 down and being very close to Europa League elimination to 4-3 up and qualifiying for the semi-finals. That was the story of Liverpool during their quarter-final encounter with Dortmund at Anfield. Not surprisingly, Twitter celebrated the Reds’ win like crazy! Wow! Just Wow! Liverpool have come back from the dead. Brilliant stuff! — Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) 14 april 2016 Jurgen Klopp was jumping for joy after #LFCBVB (🎥 via Vine: RBuxton) https://t.co/4kFuXPuzjS — Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) 14 april 2016 Liverpool fans up and down the country at…

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ICYMI: Liverpool’s historic comeback against Borussia Dortmund [Video]

Historic. Dramatic. Insane. Liverpool came from 3-1 down to beat Borussia 4-3 in their return encounter at Anfield in the quarter-finals of the Europa League. The Reds scored via Divock Origi, Philippe Coutinho, Mamadou Sakho, and Dejan Lovren to draw a semi-final matchup with Villarreal.

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Manchester United flop scores brilliant goal in Bundesliga [Video]

Shinji Kagawa wasn’t able to make his mark at Manchester United, making just 38 Premier League appearances in two seasons at Old Trafford. However, since returning to Borussia Dortmund in 2014 the 27-year-old has rediscovered his old form. This weekend, Kagawa scored a brilliant goal in the derby against Schalke 04 (2-2 draw).

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