Manchester United closing on record transfer swoop

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is not planning to leave any stone unturned in his quest to form a title-winning squad at United. The Red Devils have already secured signings of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan, and they are now planning to launch their most ambitious transfer swoop of the window. According to a report by Daily Star, United are inching closer towards a record £80 million deal for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. The report claims that the 23-year-old is already in advanced negotiations with the Red Devils and could complete…

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Manchester United pull ahead in Paul Pogba race with record bid considered

Where will Paul Pogba play next season? It’s probably the biggest question of the summer transfer market. According to a report by Spanish source AS (via Football-Italia), the French superstar could land at Old Trafford. The report claims the Red Devils have pulled ahead in the race to sign the Juventus midfielder and are willing to pay a record £97.5 million to land the France international. As it stands, Gareth Bale is the most expensive football player on the planet. In 2011, Real Madrid broke their own record set in 2009, when they paid…

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Leicester offer star to Real Madrid, make bid for defender

Leicester City star N’Golo Kante has been offered to Real Madrid, according to Spanish source AS. The France international has a £ 19.8 million release clause and has been linked with a number of big clubs after impressing during the Foxes’ surprising Premier League title run. With another busy season ahead, the 25-year-old will bring further defensive cover to the team alongside Casemiro, who’s Real’s only true defensive midfielder. Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has been open with his praise for the France international, who joined Leicester from Ligue 1 side Caen…

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Manchester United could break transfer record twice in the transfer window

Manchester United have been linked with two major transfer targets in the media recently. If the latest reports are to be believed, United could break all sort of transfer records in the ongoing transfer window. The Guardian claims that United are now leading the pursuit to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba following Manchester City’s decision to drop out of the race. United manager Jose Mourinho is said to be a long-term admirer of the France international. The Portuguese manager tried to sign the 23-year-old when he was in charge of…

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Manchester United table Premier League record bid for Paul Pogba

Jose Mourinho is keen to overhaul Manchester United’s squad during this summer transfer window, in order to steer the Red Devils back to the top of English and European football. The Portuguese manager is reportedly ready to go all out to get the job done, as a report by The Sun claims that United have tabled a Premier League record bid for Juventus star Paul Pogba. The Red Devils’ offer is worth an initial £48 million plus a further £12 million in add-on payments based on the success of the club…

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Chelsea and Manchester United make contact for Juventus star, Manchester City prefer Real Madrid key player

With the Champions League final in the books and Real Madrid celebrating their triumph over city rivals Atletico, it’s time for football teams to go full throttle on the summer transfer market. According to a report by The Sunday Times, new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is targeting Juventus star and former United youth player Paul Pogba to strengthen his midfield at Old Trafford. The France international has “informally” been made available by the Old Lady and Mourinho has been promised complete backing from executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward in the…

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Chelsea not giving up on Juventus star, linked with Serie A defender

Chelsea are not ready to give up in their pursuit of Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. The Serie A champions have already made it clear that they won’t be selling their star player in the summer, but that hasn’t stopped the Blues in their chase of the France International. Get French Football News has claimed that the West London club are in constant contact with Pogba’s camp. According to the report, Pogba is the club’s top transfer target for incoming manager Antonio Conte and Chelsea are ready to spend more £70 million to secure…

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Manchester United have made a firm offer for Juventus star

It seems like Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba will be one of the most talked-about names during yet another transfer window. Famous football journalist Duncan Castles has claimed that the Serie A champions are willing to sell their superstar in the summer transfer window. The Turin club have reportedly informed Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, to look for prospective buyers for his client. The Old Lady value their player at a minimum of £61.5 million. According to Castles, Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain are the only clubs, at the moment, who have…

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Chelsea have identified an alternative to Paul Pogba

Chelsea have lost no time in finding an alternative to Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba after giving up on his pursuit. Italian source Calcio Mercato Web claims that the Blues incoming manager Antonio Conte has identified Paris Saint-Germain’s midfielder Blaise Matuidi as a possible summer target. The West London club were linked with a move for the 29-year-old earlier this year and now it seems that they have reignited their interest in the player after their approaches for top targets have been turned down. Namely, the Blues have recently suffered setbacks…

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Top five free transfers in football history

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The summer transfer market of 2016 is still a couple of weeks away, but it is already poised to become a big one. With a bunch of teams ready to spend huge transfer fees on star players. But adding a star player doesn’t always has to cost millions of pounds. Some teams were able to land a big name for free. So let’s take a look at the five best free transfers in football history! 5. Sol Campbell (Arsenal) Tottenham fans are still not able to look at Sol Campbell…

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Agent gives huge transfer update on Paul Pogba and four superstar strikers

Football agent Mino Raiola has given a huge update on the transfer rumours surrounding a couple of his star clients. First up: Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The Swedish striker is out of contract with Paris Saint-Germain and is considering his options for next season. Raiola confirmed that the 34-year-old is courted by a number of major European clubs. However, one Premier League giant has not bid for Ibrahimovic. “Apart from Manchester City, who will be managed by Pep Guardiola, all the big clubs have knocked on the door,” he said in an interview…

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Manchester City preparing monster offer to land marquee player, veteran star in talks to leave

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It’s been a disappointing season for Manchester City. Despite reaching the quarter-finals in the Champions League for the first time in the club’s history, the Citizens are lagging too far behind in order to win the Premier League title. It’s still mathematically possible for City to catch Leicester, but trailing by 15 points is huge. And let’s not forget, Tottenham and Arsenal are also currently ranked above them. Therefore, it’s time for the Citizens to hold on to their top four spot, which would mean another season of Champions League…

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Chelsea want Serie A defender, mega bid for high-profile midfielder revealed

Chelsea are keeping tabs on Inter Milan defender Andrea Ranocchia, according to a report in Daily Star. The 28-year old, who is currently playing for Sampdoria on a loan move, is in the last year of his contract with Inter and will be a free agent in the summer. Ranocchia previously played under Chelsea’s future manager Antonio Conte for the Italian national team. According to the report, Conte identifies Ranocchia as an ideal replacement for John Terry, who is set to depart from Stamford Bridge in summer. Premier League club Liverpool were…

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Bayern Munich trolled Paul Pogba ahead of Champions League tie

Bayern Munich will host Juventus at Allianz Arena in the second leg of their round of 16 tie in the Champions League on Wednesday. The tie is delicately poised after the first leg ended in a 2-2 draw at Juventus Stadium. The Bundesliga giants are the favourites to go through to the next round, but last year’s finalists will be no pushover. The German club has already started the mind games ahead of the crucial fixture. Juventus’ star midfielder Paul Pogba celebrated his 23rd birthday on March 15 and was duly…

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United eyeing Juventus and PSG stars, City leading race for German playmaker and Arsenal talent

Despite having let the midfielder go on a free transfer in 2012, Manchester United are lining up a bid to sign Paul Pogba during the summer. Juventus are said to value the 22-year-old midfielder at around £62 million, while the Red Devils are facing competition from the likes of Chelsea, Manchester City, and Real Madrid, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport and as reported by Metro. Meanwhile, according to Turin news outlet Tuttosport Juventus continue to monitor Mario Gotze’s situation at Bayern Munich, as the Germany international was linked with a move…

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Chelsea want to sign Paul Pogba in a swap deal

Juventus midfield star Paul Pogba is a subject of interest from almost all major European clubs. The Serie A champions have reportedly resigned to the summer departure of their midfield star, and the Frenchman’s availability in the transfer market is surely going to wage a bidding war during the summer. The latest report from HITC Sport, claims that Chelsea are planning to bring Pogba to Stamford Bridge in a swap deal involving midfielder Nemanja Matic. The West London club are set to appoint Antonio Conte as their manager on a three-year…

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Paul Pogba drops a massive hint about his future

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Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is one of the most sought after football players in the world at the moment. Almost all major European clubs, including the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and Barcelona, have been linked with the 22-year old. The France international was strongly linked with a move to Chelsea in the past two transfer windows, but his recent comments suggest that he might be interested in a move to another Premier League club. The former Manchester United man has indicated at a…

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Real to stockpile Premier League stars before transfer ban?

Real Madrid could stockpile a bunch of Premier League stars after they were banned from doing any transfers during the next 14 months, according to The Guardian. The Galaticos, together with city rivals Atletico Madrid, were banned from registering new players in the next two transfer windows by FIFA. Their disciplinary committee said the two clubs “violated several provisions concerning the international transfer and first registration” of players under 18 years of age. Pending appeals, neither club will be allowed to register new players until the summer of 2017, as they will…

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Barcelona ready to hijack Chelsea’s move for Paul Pogba

Barcelona are set to rival Chelsea for the signature of in-demand midfielder Paul Pogba after confirming their interest in the France international, the Daily Express reports. The Juventus star has been heavily tracked by the likes of Manchester City, Chelsea and former club Manchester United over the transfer window, but ended up staying in Turin after they sold midfield partner Arturo Vidal to Bayern Munich. Pogba was hastily let go by United after failing to break into the first team under Sir Alex Ferguson, but has since blossomed into one…

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Chelsea line up move for Porto teenager Ruben Neves

Chelsea are said to be weighing up a move for highly-rated Porto midfielder Ruben Neves after he starred in the team that beat The Blues in the Champions League this week, according to the London Evening Standard. The Standard claims that Chelsea have been scouting the 18-year-old defensive midfielder for some time, though he has also attracted the interest from the likes of Barcelona and Real Madrid. However, one of the main stumbling blocks stopping Chelsea from making an outright pursuit is the player’s apparent £29m release clause installed in…

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Chelsea gossip: Mourinho praises Loftus-Cheek, while Oscar issues rallying cry

Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: Jose Mourinho praised Ruben Loftus-Cheek after the youngster came on as an early substitute and put in an excellent performance against Maccabi Tel Aviv, according to the Daily Express. The 19-year-old helped the Blues keep a clean sheet, and Mourinho hinted that he’s pushing for a more regular spot in the side. “He played very well which is very good for us,” he said. “He is in conditions to compete with the other players for opportunities and minutes, but he is having…

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Man United gossip: Red Devils hero PRAISES Hector Moreno’s challenge, while Championship prospect targeted

Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: Former United captain Roy Keane has praised the challenge made by Hector Moreno that led to Luke Shaw’s horrific injury, according to the Daily Mirror. The tough-tackling midfielder also suggested that it was only after it was clear that Shaw was severely hurt that anyone had a problem with the attempt to win the ball. “I thought it was a brilliant challenge. I love the physical side of the game. You can always tell by the players’ reactions – they are…

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Chelsea on alert as Juventus identify Paul Pogba replacement

Italian giants Juventus have apparently targeted a move for Bayern Munich playmaker Mario Gotze should Paul Pogba join Chelsea, the Daily Express reports. The Blues were continuously linked with a move for Pogba during the sumer transfer window, but a concrete deal failed to materialise and he ended up stain in Turin. The France international resolved to stay with the Serie A giants in the run up to Euro 2016 next summer, but that hasn’t stopped Juve from targeting a replacement by eyeing up a move for Mario Gotze, according…

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Chelsea blow as major target Paul Pogba closes in on Juventus exit

Chelsea have suffered a major setback in their attempts to bring Paul Pogba to Stamford Bridge, after the Daily Express reported that Juventus have already agreed a pre-contract deal with Barcelona for their talisman. The Blues were willing to offer cash and sell Brazilian playmaker Oscar to the Serie A champions as they tried to pull off a sensational move for the former Manchester United man (via Express). Jose Mourinho’s chances of landing the midfielder were arguably helped by the fact that their rivals for his signature, Barca, were serving a…

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Chelsea news: Stones move could now be easier, and Pogba reportedly agrees pre-contract move

Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: The Blues have been dealt a major blow in their pursuit of Paul Pogba, after the Daily Express suggested that the Juventus man had reportedly agreed a pre-contract deal with Barcelona. The Catalan side’s transfer ban means that a deal can only go through in January. John Stones could be about to sign a new contract with Everton, but the 21-year-old is keen to ensure that the fresh terms make a Stamford Bridge switch easier, according to the Daily Mirror. The England international…

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