Are we witnessing the best January transfer window in the recent years?

It has been quite a busy January transfer window in Premier League this season. More often than not, the winter transfer window remains devoid of big transfers. And big clubs very rarely let go of their key players in January. Most managers hate this window and have publicly talked about abolishing it completely. However, circumstances have conspired in such a way this month that we can expect to see some very different-looking top sides in the league post-January. To start things off, Liverpool made a big statement in the first…

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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 United announce squad numbers and have a little suprise

On Thursday, Manchester United announced their squad numbers for the upcoming 2016-2017 season. It’s always interesting to see which numbers the new signings get. Zlatan Ibrahimovic will wear the number 9, with Anthony Martials switching to 11 and Adnan Januzaj to 15. Henrikh Mkhitaryan gets number 22 and Eric Bailly number 3. Check out the full list here: #MUFC‘s provisional squad numbers for 2016/17: pic.twitter.com/dlwFy62Iaq — Manchester United (@ManUtd) 21 juli 2016 No player is wearing number 13 but that’s no exception. The big surprise was the number 6, which…

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Mourinho’s Manchester United taking shape

Manchester United have completed the signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan, as Jose Mourinho continues working to reshape the club’s squad ahead of the new season, according to the club’s website. Trio of new signings with a fourth to potentially follow Following the arrivals of defender Eric Bailly from Villarreal & striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who was a free agent after his departure from PSG, Mkhitaryan becomes Mourinho’s third new recruit, with the Portuguese manager enthusiastic about adding a fourth. “We decided four targets. From those four, we have three and whilst we…

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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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Twitter feasts on Manchester United’s deal for Henrikh Mkhitaryan

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. Not surprisingly, Twitter was very positive on the deal: Mkhitaryan – Martial – Rashford Ibrahimovic I’m no tactics expert but that looks superb. All those three can interchange too. — Alex Shaw (@AlexShawESPN) 2 juli 2016 I’ve heard that Mkhitaryan’s family had been to Old Trafford in 2014/15 season to “enjoy” a game. Seems player was always intent on a move. — Stefan Bienkowski…

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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: .@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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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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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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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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Bundesliga star house-hunting in London ahead of Arsenal move

Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan was recently linked with a move to Arsenal by the Guardian. The report claimed that the Gunners are tracking the midfielder, who will have one year left on his contract in the summer. Now, the Sun has gone one step ahead and claimed that the Armenia international has already started hunting for a house in London ahead of a proposed summer move to the North London club. The report states that Mkhitaryan has rejected a new £6.4 million contract from the Dortmund and has already…

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Mkhitaryan: “Jurgen Klopp was not attacking enough”

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has taken a swipe at former club manager Jurgen Klopp. The current Liverpool manager enjoyed a successful time with the Bundesliga club and won two league titles and one domestic cup during his time with the club. He also led them to the finals of 2012-13 Champions League. However, his final season with the Bundesliga club was rather an unforgettable one as he led them to the seventh position in the league table. Mkhitaryan, who arrived at Signal Iduna Park in the summer of 2013,…

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Mesut Ozil is no longer Europe’s king of assists

During the course of the current season, Mesut Ozil racked up the assists like no other player. However, the Arsenal playmaker’s machine has stopped recently. The German is now no longer Europe’s king of assists, as he was passed by Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The Borussia Dortmund ace has provided 17 assists in all competitions for the Bundesliga giants, which is one more than Ozil’s 16 for Arsenal, according to Goal. That was pretty much unexpected as Ozil racked up his current total by Christmas, looking certain to break Thierry Henry’s long-standing record. But the…

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Liverpool’s £15m bid for Henrikh Mkhitaryan ACCEPTED by Borussia Dortmund

Despite enjoying a very busy summer already, Brendan Rodgers appears to not be entirely happy with his squad, after the Independent claimed that Liverpool had had a £15m bid accepted by Borussia Dortmund for midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The deal may not be done and dusted however, as Juventus are also keen on the 26-year-old, the Independent report, and may now be tempted to make a bid. Although the attacking midfielder has been fantastic during his time at Westfalenstadion – having scored 24 goals and bagging 20 assists since his move…

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