Liverpool join Man City in pursuit of world-class striker

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is eyeing to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for the second time in his managerial career. The Sun claims that the German boss wants to bring his former player to Anfield in the summer and he is ready to sacrifice Daniel Sturridge to complete his wish. The report puts the player’s price tag at £40million, which is quite low going by the current standards in the transfer market. And it goes on to claim that Klopp will sell Sturridge to finance a move for the…

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“Madrid is a dream,” Aubameyang says, as rumors of Isco’s exit intensify

In an interview with RMC earlier this week, Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has declared his intention to leave the club in an attempt to make the step up in his career. The 27-year-old Gabonese striker moved to Dortmund in the summer of 2013 and has earned a place among the elite strikers in Europe, with his tally for the season currently sitting at 20. “If I want to go to the next level, I need to leave in the summer. Real Madrid is still a dream, but there has been…

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Dortmund defender off to Koln, club slaps price tag on Aubameyang

Dortmund defender, Neven Subotic, is set to join Koln on a loan move, German publication Bild reports. The 28-year-old made the switch to the Westfalenstadion in the summer of 2008 and gained a reputation as one of the best defenders in the league during Jurgen Klopp’s title-winning days. In recent times, though, injury problems have kept him away from the first team. The deal is reportedly set to be sealed today, with the defender to play for Koln until the summer, at which point the club has the right to seal…

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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 City youngsters impress against Dortmund

Given Manchester City’s vast financial resources, the club are in the privileged position of being able to buy some of the best players in the world for large amounts of money. Ultimately as a result of that it has been notoriously difficult for young players to break into Manchester City’s first team set-up during recent years. Nevertheless that situation may now change, as Pep Guardiola appears intent on endeavouring to integrate some of the club’s most promising youngsters into his senior squad, just as he did for City’s penalty shoot-out…

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Borussia Dortmund dominate Manchester United, Twitter laughs but is in awe of wonder goal

On Friday, Manchester United played their second game of the preseason against Borussia Dortmund. The Bundesliga giants dominated the game and won 4-1 with goals from Gonzalo Castro (2), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Ousmane Dembele. Meanwhile, Henrikh Mkhitaryan hit the net for the Red Devils against his former club. Not surprisingly, some people on Twitter laughed with United’s big defeat: Louis Van Gaal watching #MUNBVB pic.twitter.com/r5Kc6iSw1D — Matt ™ (@Chelfucius) 22 juli 2016 Take his advice… maybe ? #Mourinho #ManUtd #MUFCBVB #MUNBVB #Preseason #LvG pic.twitter.com/r9QhaQFIZx — Der Fußball Teufel ⚽ (@lukereddevil7)…

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Arsenal targeting a quartet of new signings

Arsene Wenger is currently undertaking an intensify effort to strengthen his Arsenal squad ahead of the new season, as the club are being heavily linked with moves for a quartet of new players, according to the Independent. Wenger interested in defensive duo High on the French manager’s list of priorities this summer is to bolster his defensive options, which he is understood to be interested in doing by signing Manchester City’s Jason Denayer and Matthias Ginter of Borussia Dortmund. In order to sign the defensive duo, Wenger’s is willing to…

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Dortmund interested in signing Premier League duo

Borussia Dortmund are interested in signing both Moussa Sissoko and Xherdan Shaqiri from Newcastle United and Stoke City respectively. Sissoko’s future destination unknown After performing brilliantly during the knock-out stages of the European Championship’s for France, Sissoko is believed to be a transfer target for both Juventus and Manchester United, as recently reported on Le 10 Sport. There is understood to be a direct correlation between the two team’s interests in Sissoko, in the sense that they are both connected to Paul Pogba’s potential transfer from Juventus to Manchester United.…

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Tottenham primed to lose out on Bayern star, Spurs need high bid to land Newcastle midfielder

Borussia Dortmund have agreed a five-year deal with Wolfsburg midfielder Andre Schurrle and are stepping up their interest in Tottenham target Mario Gotze over a return to the club, according to a report by German outlet Kicker (via SB Nation). The Germany international, who played at Euro 2016 for his country, left Dortmund three seasons ago for big rivals Bayern Munich in a £30.8 million deal. However, his time with the Bundesliga champions has been riddled with injury and a lack of playing time, making him a prime transfer target this…

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Liverpool accept high bid for winger, ready to move for two midfielders

With the likes of Manchester United and Manchester City making big moves, Liverpool can’t stay behind and have been looking for reinforcements themselves. Manager Jurgen Klopp is hoping to be reunited with Jakub Blaszczykowski, who was one of the German’s star performers at Borussia Dortmund, according to report by Bild. The 30-year-old Poland international, who played for his country at Euro 2016 and scored two goals, is available for around £4.9 million after spending last season on loan at Fiorentina. He’s under contract until 2018. In addition, Liverpool have made a £12.8 million…

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Arsenal set to trigger release clause of top striker, interested in Liverpool target

Arsenal are set to trigger the £34 million release clause of Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, according to the Telegraph. The North London club are desperate to sign a proven goal scorer in the transfer window and have already failed in their attempt to sign Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy. The report claims that the Gunners are yet to place a formal bid for the 25-year-old, who has already turned down an opportunity to join West Ham United this summer. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reportedly sounded out Lacazette’s representatives while covering…

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Manchester United’s new signing’s contract details leaked

After securing the services of Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Manchster United secured a third summer signing with Borussia Dortmund’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan joining the Red Devils this week. Mkhitaryan became Jose Mourinho’s third signing at Old Trafford and will add a serious creative boost to the Red Devils, as he provided a staggering 23 goals and 26 assists in all competitions last season. Meanwhile, Dortmund have now lost three of their biggest players, seeing midfielder Ilkay Gundogan move to Manchester City and defender Mats Hummels to rivals Bayern Munich. Now, a report…

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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: [email protected] 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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