Chelsea defender departs, Blues interested in Eredivisie full-back

Chelsea full-back Baba Rahman has joined Bundesliga club Schalke 04 on a loan deal. The Ghanaian international joined the Blues in a £14 million deal from Augsburg last summer, but his performances in his debut season were deemed not good enough by the club fans. Over the week, news broke out that Schalke are interested in signing the 22-year-old, and on Sunday they announced the arrival of the defender on a season-long loan deal. Rahman reportedly passed his medical in Germany ahead of putting pen-to-paper on his deal. He managed 23 appearances…

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Man Utd vs PSV Eindhoven – Match preview and team news

Manchester United will be looking to make it four wins from four Champions League home games when they take on PSV Eindhoven, and could make it through to the knockout stages if results go their way. Despite some disquiet from the club’s supporters regarding their style of football, it cannot be disputed that it has been an excellent couple of weeks or so for United, beginning with victory in their last European match at home to CSKA Moscow. They had been frustrated for long periods of that encounter and looked to…

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PSV Eindhoven vs Man Utd – Match preview and team news

Manchester United make their return to the Champions League proper after a season away with a trip to The Netherlands to face Eredivisie champions PSV Eindhoven. Despite the shock of conceding an early goal, the Red Devils hit back well to earn a convincing 7-1 aggregate success over Club Brugge in their two-legged qualifier. Wayne Rooney was the man largely responsible for ensuring the tie did not become a nervy affair as hit hat-trick in the away match capped an authoritative performance, but only after Memphis Depay had been the star…

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Champions League group stage draw: Man United dodge bullet, while Chelsea boss set for homecoming

Manchester United would have breathed the biggest sigh of relief after they were given possibly the easiest group of any of the English sides that were included in the draw for the first stage of the Champions League. Having been put in pot two, Louis van Gaal’s side were in danger of facing one of the title winners from some of Europe’s biggest leagues. However, they would have been delighted that the top seed they were given was Memphis Depay’s former side PSV Eindhoven. They do face a tricky trip…

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Barcelona starlet Bobby Adekanye confirms he’s signed for Liverpool

Teenage winger Bobby Adekanye has taken to Instagram to confirm that he has joined Liverpool from Barcelona. READ MORE: Liverpool News and Gossip Nathaniel Clyne explains why he chose Liverpool over Manchester United Nathaniel Clyne completes Liverpool move Despite being just 16-years-old, the Nigerian-born Dutchman has already been compared to his compatriot Arjen Robben. Barcelona brought him to the club as a 12-year-old, but his transfer was one of seven that raised concerns regarding the club’s behaviour that has since resulted in them being slapped with a transfer embargo until…

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Liverpool line up Dutch starlet as SEVENTH summer signing

Liverpool are said to be closing in on the signature of teenage Dutch winger Bobby Adekanye, having beaten off competition from the likes of PSV Eindhoven and Ajax, the Daily Express reports. READ MORE: Liverpool News and Gossip Liverpool target reportedly pleads with club to let him move Liverpool flop heading for £8m exit The 16-year-old joined up with Barcelona back in 2011, but have had to let him go as they were unable to register him with FIFA after they deemed his signing as illegal. He spent the 2014/15…

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Arsenal ready to grab skilful starlet on free transfer

Arsenal are said to be ready to sign highly-rated Belgian youngster Zakaria Bakkali as he draws closer to departing Eredivise giants PSV Eindhoven on a free transfer, according to the Metro. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Goals Arsenal told to pay £40m for Brahimi The 19-year-old has been billed as one of the most exciting talents in Europe, but has been frozen out at PSV in recent months. However, with his contract set to expire next month, he is now free to begin looking for new employers. Valencia and Liverpool…

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Manchester United tried to stop new signing playing for former club

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Memphis Depay has revealed that Manchester United tried to persuade the 21-year-old from playing in the final two games of the Eredivisie season. READ MORE: Manchester United Transfer Gossip The Guardian report that the winger – who completed his transfer to Old Trafford from PSV Eindhoven in a deal worth around £25m – was instructed by both clubs that he should miss the matches against Heracles and ADO Den Haag, through fear that he would collect an injury. However, along with coach Phillip Cocu, he decided that he would feature in…

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