Manchester City continue their pursuit of Kyle Walker

Manchester City’s need for full-backs in this transfer window can’t be stress enough. City’s defence was their Achilles heel last season, and manager Pep Guardiola has an important task of rebuilding his defence this summer. The Spaniard has already allowed the likes of Gael Clichy, Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna to leave the club this summer, and Aleksandar Kolarov is also entering the final year of his deal. At the moment, City severely lack in bodies in full-back positions. The Citizens are supposedly in advance talks for Juventus full-back Dani…

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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 compete with Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus for Barcelona star

Last week, Cadena SER reported that Juventus have agreed on a three-year deal with Barcelona right-back Dani Alves and the report claimed that an official announcement of the deal would be announced in the coming days. However, it has obviously not come to pass and now Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo has claimed that Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in the 33-year-old. Jose Mourinho’s side have reportedly approached the player, but the report indicates that the Brazilian is not interested in a move to Premier League. Meanwhile, PSG…

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Dani Alves calls Liverpool player his toughest opponent and Pep Guardiola “a football Einstein”

Barcelona’s winger Dani Alves has named his toughest opponent, and it’s not who you would expect, while calling Pep Guardiola “a football Einstein”. The Brazilian has faced some of the world’s best players in his career. Just think about the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Juan Mata and David Silva. However, the 32-year-old says Liverpool’s James Milner always gave him the most problems. “I have faced many, but the most annoying was James Milner,” Alves told The Times. “He follows you forward and follows you backwards. It’s very difficult because he…

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Chelsea gossip: Simeone sounded out as Mou replacement and Barca star takes swipe at Blues

Monday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer gossip. Eden Hazard insists Belgium will target winning Euro 2016 – but now he has to concentrate on his own form, the Daily Mirror reports. The Chelsea star scored a penalty in the 4-1 victory in Andorra to lift the Red Devils above Wales in Group B. Dani Alves believes former team-mate Pedro should have stayed at Barcelona rather than join Chelsea, the Daily Express reports. The Spaniard ended ten years with the Catalan club when he moved to Stamford Bridge for around £22million…

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Dani Alves extends Barcelona contract, Man United miss out

Champions League winners Barcelona have confirmed on their official website that they have extended the contract of veteran full-back Dani Alves. READ MORE: Manchester United News and Gossip The Brazilian veteran looked to be heading for the exit door as his contract expired at the end of the month, but the new deal will run for another two-years with the option of a third. The decision to keep him on board at the club will see Alves enjoy his eighth season at the club next year, and having already picked…

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Dani Alves update: Manchester United confident of landing Barcelona full-back

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Manchester United are confident that they will be the ones to land Barcelona full-back Dani Alves as they look to build a potential title-winning side for next season. READ MORE: Manchester United Transfer News The Guardian report that the Brazilian is out of contract at the Nou Camp in the summer, despite still playing an important role in Luis Enrique’s team. With the La Liga title and Copa Del Rey already in the bag, the Champions League final against Juventus will give the Catalan club the chance to land the…

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