Former Real Madrid and Tottenham star to play in the Championship

Championship club Reading have been linked with an audacious move for former Real Madrid and Tottenham star Rafael van der Vaart. The veteran midfielder, who is currently signed to La Liga side Real Betis, is reportedly available in the transfer market after being told by Betis that he has no future with the club. Get Reading claims that informal discussions have already taken place between the former Dutch international and the Royals, and the player hasn’t ruled out a return to England. Reading’s newly appointed manager Jaap Stam has been…

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Spanish international wing ace regrets not signing for Chelsea

Former Spanish international winger Joaquin has said that he rues not joining Chelsea when they made an offer for him back in 2004, the Daily Express reports. The 34-year-old, who has just returned to boyhood club Real Betis, was on Jose Mourinho’s radar when he first took over at the club over a decade ago. Joaquin reveals that the Portuguese tactician travelled to Spain to convince him to put pen to paper on a move to Stamford Bridge, but he turned down the move to stay in La Liga. And…

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Chelsea make approach for reported Arsenal target Dani Ceballos

Chelsea have seemingly jumped ahead of Liverpool and Arsenal in the queue to sign Spanish prospect Dani Ceballos, according to the Metro. The Blues have been keeping an eye on the 19-year-old since 2014, and are now ready to make a move for the Spain under-21 international (via Metro). The Daily Mirror previously reported that the Real Betis star will be available on a free next summer when his contract expires, but any interested side can try and make a move happen in January for as little as £7.5m as…

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Scout report: Everything you need to know about Arsenal target Dani Ceballos

News emerged on Tuesday morning that Arsenal are considering a move for Real Betis youngster Dani Ceballos, with some fans unsure as to who he is exactly. Hardly a household name, the central midfielder is being tipped as a future star in the game, and below is a report of all the need to know details about the youngster in order to give you a better idea of why Arsene Wenger is so keen on him and where he will fit into the side should a move go ahead. –…

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Arsenal monitoring Spanish starlet available in cut-price deal

Arsenal have reportedly sent scouts out to Spain to monitor the progress of Real Betis youngster Dani Ceballos, who may be available for a cut-price deal, according to the Daily Mirror. The 19-year-old has been attracting the attention of several of Europe’s biggest clubs – including Liverpool, Roma, and Real Madrid (via Daily Mail) – as he has a release clause of just £7.5m, and will be available on a free transfer next summer (via Mirror). While the Spain under-21 international has not enjoyed the best of starts to the…

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