Sunderland and Lazio compete for Manchester United player

Sunderland are facing competition from Serie A side Lazio in pursuit of Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj, according to a report by La Gazzetta dello Sport (via talkSPORT). The report claims that Lazio boss Simone Inzaghi has identified Januzaj as a potential replacement of outgoing winger Antonio Candreva. Black Cats manager David Moyes, who handed Januzaj his first-team debut, has already admitted his interest in signing the 21-year-old this summer. The Belgian, who showed enormous potential under Moyes at Old Trafford, has failed to impress since Moyes’ departure from the…

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Chelsea eye two new defenders

Chelsea are actively searching for centre-backs in the transfer market. The Blues were interested in signing Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly, but they have turned their attention elsewhere after their £42million bid was turned down by the Naples club. According to the latest reports, the West London club are considering a bid for Lazio defender Stefan De Vrij. The 24-year-old has fallen down the pecking order at his current club following his knee operation last year, and it is believed that Lazio are keen on selling him. The Holland international is expected…

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Chelsea want Lazio star to replace Juventus-bound winger

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has taken no time to set the wheels in motion in the transfer market following his arrival at Stamford Bridge. Italian website Gianluca di Marzio claims that the Italian manager has seemed to have approved winger Juan Cuadrado’s move to Juventus on a permanent deal. The Colombia international spent last season on loan at the Turin club after failing to impress for Chelsea in the second half of the 2014-2015 season following his move from Fiorentina in January 2015. Serie A champions have time and time…

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Napoli to steal two Chelsea transfer targets

With Antonio Conte about to take over the reigns at Chelsea, the Blues were primed to target and lure in a couple of Serie A stars. However, according to the latest reports, Italian giants Napoli are about to steal two Chelsea targets. Antonio Candreva’s agent Federico Pastorello has confirmed that Lazio Roma and Napoli have an agreement, that the winger likes the destination and that they will request personal terms, according to Mediaset Premium (via Football-Italia). The Partenopei are ready to pay £23.9 million, including bonuses, for the 29-year-old Italy international, who impressed…

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Chelsea to launch massive bid for Serie A stars

Like Manchester United and Manchester City, Chelsea are primed for a big summer. The Blues have a new coach coming in, Antonio Conte, and want to take revenge for a very poor Premier League season. With Conte’s excellent relationships in Italy, Chelsea have been linked with a number of Serie A stars and according to a report by The Sun, the Blues are ready to launch a massive bid for two Italian stars. The report claims Chelsea are apparently willing to offer £32 million for Juventus’ centre-back Leonardo Bonucci and…

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Chelsea facing stiff competition for Serie A winger, in risk of losing out on big transfer target

Like Manchester United and Manchester City, Chelsea are primed for a big summer. The Blues have a new coach coming in, Antonio Conte, and want to take revenge for a very poor Premier League season. With Conte’s excellent relationships in Italy, Chelsea have been linked with a number of Serie A stars. The biggest name out there has been AS Roma’s Radja Nainggolan. The Belgium international has been linked with a summer switch to Stamford Bridge for several months now, with an initial offer of £27.6 million rejected by the Serie…

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Manchester United reportedly complete transfer for Lazio star, Serie A club deny report

According to a report by Il Messagero and as reported by Football-Italia, Manchester United have completed the transfer of Lazio’s Felipe Anderson. The 22-year-old Brazilian has been linked with the Red Devils since last summer, and was rumoured to leave the Serie club during the January transfer window to join United. However, a deal never materialised as Lazio reportedly refused a £37.5 million offer from the Premier League club. Now, Il Messagero reports that Biancocelesti president Claudio Lotito was overheard by journalists while speaking after a Serie B match between Salernitana and…

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Dutch international rejects Man United transfer talk

Highly-rated Lazio centre-back Stefan de Vrij has reiterated his loyalty to Serie A giants Lazio and claims that he was only linked with a move to Manchester United over the summer because of his nationality, the Metro reports. The 23-year-old Italian publication Il Messaggero that he has no interest in making the move to Old Trafford despite recent links, as he believes that he was only tipped to head there because of shared nationality with manager Louis van Gaal. “People often associate me with Manchester United because Louis van Gaal is…

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Lazio striker Ricardo Kishna reveals why he rejected summer Arsenal move

Lazio front man Ricardo Kishna has claimed that he turned down the opportunity to join Arsenal during the summer transfer window, according to the Daily Express. The 20-year-old only joined the Serie A giants back in July from Dutch side Ajax, but the Express revels that the move to Lazio only happened once he had already held talks with the Gunners as well as Serie A rivals Roma and Juventus. “I was immediately impressed by Lazio when I met the coach and officials from the club,” he told ELF. “I…

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Man United make approach to Lazio about January move for Felipe Anderson

Manchester United have already been in contact with Lazio about a potential January move for their playmaker Felipe Anderson, according to the Daily Star. The Red Devils failed to bring the 22-year-old in during the summer (via Star), after the Brazil international enjoyed an excellent season for the Italian side. His ten goals and eight assists propelled the side to 3rd in Serie A, and booked them a place in the Champions League play-off round. However, the Star suggest that they are unlikely to have any more luck during the winter…

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Man United given Lucas Biglia boost as he rejects new Lazio deal

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Manchester United may have been given a big boost in the chase for one of their reported summer targets when January rolls around after the Daily Express reported that Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia has rejected a contract extension with the club. The 29-year-old is said to be keen to secure a £2m-per-year with the Rome-based side, but a report in Italian publication Calciomercato claims that they undercut him by only offering him £1.8m. Biglia knocked back the offer, and so far no talks over a new deal have taken place…

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Man United make £21.9m offer plus add-ons for Lazio star Felipe Anderson

Manchester United have reportedly made a £21.9m offer plus add-ons for Lazio’s goalscoring midfielder Felipe Anderson, according to the Metro. The Brazil international was linked with a move to Old Trafford earlier in the summer, but a deal to take him to Manchester never materialised as Louis van Gaal turned his attentions toward other targets instead (via Metro). But so far United have been thwarted in their attempts to bring in another player to bolster their attack, and Italian publication TuttoMercatoWeb is now claiming that the Red Devils are ready…

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Aston Villa hoping to steal another of Liverpool’s targets by making bid for Keita Balde Diao

Aston Villa could prove to be the thorn in Liverpool’s side once again, as they prepare to steal another of their key targets, the Metro report. According to the Metro, the Villans are planning a £7.8m bid for Lazio forward Keita Balde Diao, who is also attracting the attention of both the Reds and Arsenal. Keita is reportedly unhappy with the Serie A side, and is thought to have handed in a transfer request to try and make his feelings known (via Metro). Tim Sherwood has been alerted by the…

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Man United cleared to sign international midfield LEADER

Manchester United appear to have been given a boost in their apparent pursuit of Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia after he cast his future with the Serie A giants into doubt, according to the Metro. Reports in July (via the Metro) had claimed that United boss Louis van Gaal had made a £17.6m offer for the Argentine international even though he still has three years remaining on his current deal. The 29-year-old joined Lazio from Belgian outfit Anderlecht in 2013, and was quickly made captain at the Stadio Olimpico. However, despite…

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Man United close in on £42.5m double Italian raid

Manchester United are said to be lining up fresh approaches for Lazio pair Felipe Anderson and Stefan de Vrij after seeing their initial bids rejected by the Serie A side, according to the Daily Express. Italian paper Corriere della Sera claims Lazio knocked back United’s offer as the Red Devils prepare to ramp up their recruitment drive ahead of the start of the new season. United have already brought in five new faces this summer, but only one has been more defensively minded – Torino’s Matteo Darmian arriving for £12.7m…

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Man United launch £17.6m move for Serie A midfielder

Manchester United are believed to have launched a £17.6m move for Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia, according to the Metro. Having already brought in four new faces this summer, United boss Louis van Gaal is still searching for reinforcements in the summer transfer window in order to bolster his squad ahead of a renewed challenge for the Premier League title as well as an assault on Europe following a year’s absence from the competition. Reports in Italian outlet Corriere Dello Sport claim the Red Devils had attempted to open talks with the…

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Manchester United told to pay £35.5m if they want Lazio star, reports suggest

Manchester United will be able to sign Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia, but only if they cough up £35.5m for the Argentina international, reports in Italy have claimed. READ MORE: Manchester United News Manchester United to use Jonny Evans to tempt Everton to sell key man Real Madrid to match Man United’s contract offer for Sergio Ramos According to the Daily Express, the Serie A side have offered the 29-year-old a new contract, worth £1.6m per year, but that would not stop them letting him go, should a huge offer come in.…

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Man United line up Dutch international as Sergio Ramos alternative

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is said to be lining up Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij as an alternative for Sergio Ramos, according to Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. READ MORE: Manchester United News (Images) New Premier League ball unveiled: Is it the WORST ever? Key Man United target signs contract with Chelsea Van Gaal is already more than familiar with the 23-year-old, having taken him to Brazil for last summer’s World Cup, playing in all seven of his country’s games as they chalked up a third place finish. However,…

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Man United open talks over stunning triple move for European threesome

Manchester United are said to be eyeing a stunning and ambitious triple summer swoop for Lazio pair Felipe Anderson and Stefan De Vrij, and Bayern Munich’s Jerome Boateng, according to the Metro. READ MORE: Manchester United News and Gossip Saints legend explains where Morgan Schneiderlin should go this summer Robin van Persie issues response to rumours of Manchester United exit Manager Louis van Gaal is desperate to add some significant quality to his squad this summer, and reports in Italy are claiming that he will look to strike deals for…

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Italian paper claims Robin van Persie is on the verge on joining Lazio

Italian newspaper Il Messaggero is claiming that Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is set to secure his exit from the club and will link up with Serie A giants Lazio this summer. READ MORE: Manchester United Transfer Gossip Man United hold talks with Karim Benzema’s agent Many believed that under Louis van Gaal the Dutch striker would be able to excel and fire the club back up the Premier League table, only to see him struggle to fight his way back from a string of injuries. With United keen…

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