English Premier League clubs interested in Portuguese Euro 2016 stars

Two of Portugal’s Euro 2016 stars have become primary transfer targets for a number of English Premier League clubs. The Sporting Lisbon duo of William Carvalho and Joao Mario were both key members of the Portuguese team which won the European Championships in France, with the pair now understood to be attracting interest from some of the top clubs in England. Magnificent Joao Mario As an ever present during Portugal’s successful Euro 2016 campaign, Joao Mario produced a series of excellent performances by consistently displaying his superb technical ability, range…

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Big Liverpool bid revealed, defender set to depart from Anfield

It has been revealed that Liverpool made an unsuccessful bid of £33.4 million for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Mario earlier this summer. Mario’s father João Mário Eduardo has claimed that both Liverpool and Inter Milan have made official bids for his son this summer. Eduardo added that both bids were turned down by Sporting. The Portugal international was one of the standout players for his country in their successful Euro 2016 campaign. The 23-year-old has also attracted interests from Chelsea and Manchester United. Eduardo told Portuguese newspaper Diario de Noticias: “The proposals…

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Chelsea linked with Euro 2016 star but primed to lose battle

Chelsea have stepped up their pursuit of Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Mario, according to the Sun. The 23-year-old was one of the standout performers for the Portugal national team in their Euro 2016 triumph. He has been linked with Chelsea and Manchester United in the past, and now it seems that the Blues have reignited their interest in the player. The report suggests that the West London club are contemplating a £46 million bid for the Euro 2016 winner and that Paris Saint-Germain and Internazionale are also said to be keeping tabs on the…

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Chelsea to resist Manchester United transfer raid, battle Red Devils for star winger

willian chelsea

With Jose Mourinho now fully in charge of Manchester United’s squad, the Red Devils are expected to overhaul their squad with a massive spending spree during the summer transfer window. Mourinho is known to be a big fan of Brazilian star Willian, whom the Portuguese coached at Chelsea. He is reported to be plotting a £60 million move to make Willian his first signing at Old Trafford. However, according to a report by The Evening Standard (via The Independent), the Blues will issue a hands off warning to Mourinho over the Brazil…

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Manchester United preparing massive double swoop, in danger of losing star target to PSG

Manchester United are in discussions over a sensational double swoop for Real Madrid centre-back Raphael Varane and Sporting CP winger Joao Mario, according to The Daily Star. The Red Devils will spend £30 million to land Varane, who joined Los Blancos in 2011 from Lens in a £7.50 million transfer. The 23-year-old has been frustrated by a lack of playing time under Zinedine Zidane and has been rumoured to be considering a move away from La Liga. However, if the report is to be believed, Varane will ony join the Old Trafford…

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