Big names linked with Manchester United. A huge summer coming up?

There is no doubt that the upcoming summer transfer window is going to be a huge one for Manchester United. The Red Devils were not stingy with money last summer either, but they still fell quite short of Manchester City in the title race. Jose Mourinho has failed to win the league title in his first two years with Manchester United, and it is crucial for the Portuguese manager that his side launch a serious title challenge next season. It is obvious that Mourinho needs to sign two-three big names…

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Neymar most valuable player in the world, Arsenal and Man Utd star also figure

Neymar Jr is the most valuable player in the world, according to the CIES Football Observatory. Presented in issue 172 of the Weekly Post, a comprehensive list of the most valuable players in Europe’s top five leagues was calculated using the CIES Football Observatory’s secret algorithm. This algorithm is said to consider variables such as player age and contract duration, performance data like goals and assists, and more abstract quantities such as the business models of the player’s current club and that of potential buyers. According to the list, Barcelona…

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Manchester City close deal for the “new Neymar”

Manchester City are on the brink of completing the signing of 19-year-old Brazilian starlet Gabriel Jesus from Palmeiras, according to the BBC. The news was confirmed by reports in Brazil: BREAKING NEWS: Manchester City have reached an ABSOLUTE agreement with Palmeiras over Gabriel Jesus transfer. Official in a few moments. — Seleção Brasileira (@BrazilStats2) 3 augustus 2016 One last information, fully confirmed: Despite the deal being £27M, Palmeiras will get more from Gabriel Jesus than Santos got from Neymar. — Seleção Brasileira (@BrazilStats2) 3 augustus 2016 The winger is expected to…

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Manchester United target headed elsewhere, Red Devils made formal offer for Barcelona star

Manchester United have maintained interest in Benfica midfielder Nicolas Gaitan for quite some time now. However, according to Portuguese publication A Bola, the Argentina international is headed elsewhere in the summer transfer window. The report states that the 28-year-old, who recently claimed that he might leave Benfica in the summer, is close to signing a four-year deal with Atletico Madrid. Gaitan is expected to cost around £20 million to Diego Simeone’s side. “I’ve been [at Benfica] for a long time, and this is a very emotional time. I don’t know if this…

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Manchester United given go-ahead for their top target

Manchester United have been chasing Barcelona star Neymar for years. The Red Devils made an unsuccessful attempt to sign the Brazilian last year, but he decided to stay put at Nou Camp. Now, reports in Spain are claiming that the Catalan giants have finally agreed to sell their star. Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia claims that Barca are disappointed with Neymar’s attitude and his inability to perform in big matches. The 24-year-old’s distracting lifestyle off the pitch has also convinced the club that his future lies somewhere else. Neymar has been blamed in…

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Twitter loses it after revealed Neymar salary is compared to Wayne Rooney’s

Barcelona star Neymar is the latest player to have details of his football contract revealed, after Football Leaks published his current deal with the Primera Division giants. The Sun shared the revelations from the notorious website, with the Brazilian international earning just over £4 million per year at Barcelona, signing a five-year deal in June 2013 in a transfer deal with Santos. Neymar will earn a further £851k if he plays at least 45 minutes in 60 per cent of the Blaugrana’s matches and £511k when they qualify for the UEFA Champions League. Surprisingly, if Barcelona…

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Barcelona might be forced to sell Neymar in the summer

Neymar’s future at Barcelona remains uncertain, claims Spanish football expert Guillem Balague. A number of clubs including the likes of Manchester United and Real are reportedly interested in the services of the 24-year old. Recently, player’s father, Neymar Sr. claimed in a Spanish court that the Red Devils have even offered to pay the player’s release clause of £140 million to secure his transfer to Old Trafford. The Catalan club have repeatedly indicated that the Brazilian international is happy at Nou Camp, and the player has no intention of leaving…

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Premier League giants behind mystery £144 million bid for Barcelona star?

The Sun published a report claiming that Manchester United have lodged a new £144 million bid for Barcelona star Neymar. The Red Devils are one of the clubs interested in the Brazil international and have made attempts to sign the player in the past. The report further claims that Chelsea and Manchester City are also interested in the 23-year old, but the Red Devils currently lead the race to secure his services. The story has been published following the claims from the player’s father, Neymar Senior, that an unknown club had lodged…

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Who voted for whom at FIFA Ballon d’Or?

FIFA Ballon d’Or 2015 is over. Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi won the football’s most prestigious award for the record fifth time to further cement his reputation as the world’s greatest footballer. His win broke the streak of Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, who won the award on the last two occasions. The Portuguese international was the runner-up this year, and Messi’s teammate Neymar grabbed the third position. Interestingly, FIFA has revealed the votes given by more than 500 national team captains, coaches and media representatives. So let’s who voted for whom:…

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Neymar doesn’t like Cristiano Ronaldo getting cosy with Messi’s partner Antonella [Tweets]

Barcelona star Lionel Messi won the Ballon d’Or award for the record fifth time yesterday. But the best moment of the ceremony was arguably Cristiano Ronaldo sharing a handshake with Lionel Messi’s partner Antonella Roccuzzo. The image did the rounds of the internet and attracted the attention of many football fans, especially because of Neymar’s stare at Ronaldo. Neymar playing his bro duties perfectly. Neymar bout to whoop CR if he looks at Antonella too much. Messi waiting for the assist from Neymar pic.twitter.com/UDwhvDmVkY — Lánre (@BigDaddyMafi) January 11, 2016…

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7 interesting footballers’ accounts to follow on Instagram

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If you like to take a peek into your favourite footballers’ lives now and then or regularly stalk them on their social media profiles, then we have handpicked seven interesting Instagram accounts for you. These include the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Neyamar. Read On: 7. Lukas Podolski (Galatasaray) If there is a happy-go-lucky footballer out there then it’s the German international. Win, lose or draw, it doesn’t affect him. He is always cheerful on social media and constantly interacts with fans. Nice to see you my friend ?🏼?😎 hope…

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Man United gossip: Neymar rules out Old Trafford switch but Muller drops big hint

Monday’s biggest Man United news and transfer gossip. Bayern Munich striker Thomas Muller, 26, has hinted the Premier League’s money might eventually lure him to Manchester United, the Manchester Evening News reports. The German striker was reportedly the subject of three bids from United over the summer, the last thought to be worth nearly £88m. Former England captain David Beckham says his new club in Miami should be up and running within six weeks – and plans to model it on Manchester United, the Daily Star reports. Anthony Martial has…

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Man United target Neymar stalls on new Barcelona deal

Manchester United will have been alerted to the news coming from Spain that claims Barcelona star Neymar is stalling on a new contract with the club, the Metro reports. The Daily Star have highlighted a story in Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo that suggests the Brazilian forward has put talks over a new deal on hold. Neymar would not come cheap if United were tempted to make a move on the back of this news, but manager Louis van Gaal has shown consistently that he is not afraid to break the…

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Man United gossip: Martial picks up PFA award while Neymar stalls on new Barca deal

Tuesday’s biggest Man United news and transfer gossip. Manchester United’s French striker Anthony Martial, 19, has warned fans he is not the new Thierry Henry, according to The Sun. Anthony Martial has been named the PFA Fans’ Player of the Month for August/September in the Premier League, the Daily Express reports. Ronald Koeman admits Southampton will struggle to hold on to Manchester United target Sadio Mane after the forward’s man-of-the-match display against Chelsea, the Metro reports. The Senegalese striker was linked to Louis van Gaal’s side in the summer but…

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Man United gossip: £36m move for Chelsea target planned, while former captain issues warning

Here is Friday’s news and gossip concerning Man United: The Red Devils are plotting a £36m move for Valencia left-back and reported Chelsea target Jose Gaya, according to the Daily Express. The La Liga side do not want to sell the 20-year-old, meaning that United will have to trigger his release clause which was raised from £13m when he signed a new deal earlier this year. The reason for their Gaya bid appears to be the horrific injury suffered by Luke Shaw, who is set to be offered a psychologist’s…

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Man United gossip: Ronaldo and Neymar deal updates and youngster has Championship options

Friday’s biggest Man United news and transfer rumours. Man United and Paris St-Germain have been quoted £728m if they want Real Madrid’s 30-year-old forward Cristiano Ronaldo, the Daily Mail reports. Ronaldo had been tipped to make a shock exit from the Santiago Bernabeu this summer after a reported fall out with club bosses. After opening talks about a new contract, Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, 24, is poised to see his income rise to £200,000 a week, the Daily Mirror reports. De Gea is expected to be brought back…

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Man United target Neymar in line for new Barca deal despite telling friends he wanted to leave

Neymar is set to open new contact talks with Barcelona despite apparently telling friends that he wanted to leave the club, according to the Daily Express. A report in the Daily Mirror claims that the Brazilian told his closest friends that he would be open to leaving the Catalan giants as he is not happy with his current contract. Manchester United were known to be tracking the 23-year-old towards the end of the transfer window, but he ended up staying with the La Liga champions and now looks set to…

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Man United news: Reus swap-deal lined up, while strained relationship with Real Madrid is unlikely to prevent Bale bid

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: The Red Devils are willing to let Adnan Januzaj join Borussia Dortmund permanently if it means that it helps bring Marco Reus to Old Trafford, according to the Sunday People. Louis van Gaal is a huge fan of the 26-year-old, and will allow the Belgian to leave to ensure a move happens. United have told David de Gea that he will not be joining Real Madrid during the January window, according to the Daily Star. The Premier League side are hoping…

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Reported Man United target Neymar set to sign £500,000 a week contract with Barcelona

Neymar is reportedly on the verge of completely quashing rumours linking him with a move to Manchester United by signing a sensational contract with Barcelona, the Daily Express report. The Red Devils were reportedly prepared to spend £240m in transfer fees and wages on the Brazilian star (via Daily Express), but the Express suggest that the Catalan giants are preparing an offer that would see the 23-year-old earn an eye-watering £500,000 a week at the Nou Camp. While a move for Neymar never seemed likely, given how important he is to…

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Man United news: Rooney tips Martial for bright future, but Valdes is still allowed to leave despite squad inclusion

Here is Saturday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: The Red Devils captain Wayne Rooney has tipped the club’s new signing Anthony Martial for a very bright future at Old Trafford, despite having to ask Morgan Schneiderlin who he was when he heard that Louis van Gaal was pursuing him, the Daily Express report. “He’s got a lot of ability from what I’ve seen and I’m sure he’ll be a great player for us,” he said. Another new signing Matteo Darmian has made some interesting comments regarding his move to…

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FIFA 16 player ratings 20-1: Former Man United, Chelsea and Liverpool stars keep Eden Hazard out of top five

The FIFA 16 ratings for the very best players in the world have been released this week, and having gone from 50-21, here is the list that everyone has been waiting for, the top 20 players in the world: 20. Philipp Lahm  The Bayern Munich man continues to guide the Bundesliga side to success, and was the captain as Germany went on to win last year’s World Cup. 19. Luka Modric  For all their attacking flair, it is the control and consistency that the former Tottenham man has brought that…

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Man United to miss out on Neymar as Barca admit he will pen a new deal

Barcelona have admitted that they are looking to get the ball rolling on a new deal for Brazilian superstar Neymar following reported interest from Manchester United over the summer, the Daily Express reports. United failed to land any high profile marquee players during the transfer window, but still splashed out £36m on Monaco striker Anthony Martial (via Guardian) on transfer deadline day. The Express cites that United were chasing the likes of Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller, Real Madrid star Gareth Bale and Neymar recently, but to no avail. The Red…

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Man United gossip: Fresh hope over Neymar deal and £21.9m offer made for fellow Brazilian goal machine

Friday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer rumour gossip. Representatives of Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea are increasingly confident the 24 -year-old Spain international will join Real Madrid by the end of the transfer window, the Daily Mirror reports. De Gea has been exiled from the first team by boss Louis van Gaal until the saga over the Spain star’s future is resolved, one way or the other. Manchester United have been handed a tricky group in their Champions League draw and will face PSV Eindhoven, Wolfsburg and CSKA…

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Man United may have to pay £182m if they want to sign Neymar as Barcelona prepare new contract

Manchester United’s interest in Barcelona star Neymar appears to have concerned the Catalan giants enough that they are now preparing a new deal for the 23-year-old, according to the Daily Express. The Red Devils begun to consider pulling off an audacious deal for the forward after they missed out on his former teammate Pedro, the Express report. And the Old Trafford outfit were not only willing to trigger his release clause with a staggering bid of £140m, but also offer the playmaker a contract that would see him pocket £300,000…

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Chelsea gossip: Blues told to pay £45m for Stones, but remain confident of landing Pogba

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Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: Everton have told Chelsea that if they want to sign defender John Stones, they will need to pay £45m, according to The Sun. The Blues have had three bids rejected for the 21-year-old, and are thought to only be willing to pay £35m. Jose Mourinho is reportedly very confident that he will be able to bring Juventus star Paul Pogba to Stamford Bridge this summer, according to the Independent. The Old Lady are willing to let the Frenchman leave but only if…

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