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Wolves initiate contacts with midfield target's agent, Mendes involved in transfer

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:10:03 +0000

Wolves initiate contacts with midfield target's agent, Mendes involved in transfer - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Wolves are expected to make a move for the Benfica midfielder Anderson Talisca this summer. According to recent reports, Premier League giants Liverpool are looking to sign Ruben Neves from Wolves and Talisca is set to come in as a replacement. Apparently, Jorge Mendes will use his connections with Talisca’s agent to bring the player in this summer. The midfielder’s agent Carlos Leite is a close friend of Mendes. The Brazilian is currently on loan at Besiktas and the Turkish giants have an option to sign him for a fee of around £18m. However, Besiktas have failed to agree on

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Tottenham set to trigger midfielder's clause, fans react on Twitter: 'Please don't!'

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:53:02 +0000

Tottenham set to trigger midfielder's clause, fans react on Twitter: 'Please don't!' - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Tottenham are looking to extend Erik Lamela’s stay at the club for another year. The Argentine playmaker has recovered from his persistent hip injury and he has forced his way into Pochettino’s first team plans. Lamela’s contract expires at the end of next season and Tottenham have the option to trigger a one-year extension. According to reports, Spurs are set to extend his contract. The Argentine joined Tottenham in 2013 for a fee of around £27 million. However, he hasn’t quite managed to establish himself as a key star at the club. It will be interesting to see whether the

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Pochettino wants highly rated Premier League midfielder at Tottenham

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:08:14 +0000

Pochettino wants highly rated Premier League midfielder at Tottenham - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Tottenham are interested in signing the highly rated Leicester City winger Demarai Gray. The 21-year-old was a target for Spurs last summer as well but the Foxes refused to entertain any offers for the player. Pochettino wants to add to his attack at the end of this season and he has identified Gray as a target. The Leicester City winger will add much-needed pace and flair to Tottenham’s attack. The Londoners have struggled to break down deep defences at times this season and Gray’s flair could be an asset for them. Brazilian winger Lucas Moura is still adapting to life

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On This Day in Football: Bobby Charlton makes England debut

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 06:00:21 +0000

On This Day in Football: Bobby Charlton makes England debut - originally posted on Sportslens.com

On this day in 1958, just over two months after the tragic Munich Air Disaster, bobby Charlton made his debut for the England national team. The 20-year-old midfielder, fresh from the horrors of the tragedy, was handed his debut in a British Home Championship match against Scotland at Hampden Park. The Manchester United superstar scored a remarkable goal to mark the occasion as his thumping volley off a Tom Finney cross helped the Three Lions secure a 4-0 victory. This was Charlton’s first of a record 49 international goals for his country. The record has since been broken by Wayne

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Bad news for Arsenal with £120k-per-week favourite ‘resigned to leaving’

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 05:00:03 +0000

Bad news for Arsenal with £120k-per-week favourite ‘resigned to leaving’ - originally posted on Sportslens.com

According to the Daily Star, Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is ‘resigned to leaving’ after failing to agree terms to a new contract. The 26-year-old was  offered a pay-cut to extend his deal past this summer but has rebuffed the contract and has reportedly told friends that he’ll be moving on. Wilshere rose through the youth ranks to the Arsenal first-team and has gone on to make 195 appearances in all competitions, scoring and creating 42 goals. The English international, who’s a fan favourite among supporters, has struggled with injuries in recent years, featuring in only 122 of Arsenal’s last 261

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Barcelona considering £60m deal with Manchester United for £65k-per-week outcast

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 04:00:27 +0000

Barcelona considering £60m deal with Manchester United for £65k-per-week outcast - originally posted on Sportslens.com

According to the Daily Mail, Barcelona are considering a £60m deal to sign Manchester United forward Anthony Martial, with the French international tipped to leave the club after a lack of playing time this summer. Martial joined United from AS Monaco in 2015 and has gone on to make 132 appearances in all competitions, scoring and creating 63 goals. The 22-year-old has struggled for game time in his third season at the club, making only 16 Premier League starts, although he’s contributed an impressive 14 goals. Jose Mourinho’s insistence to start the misfiring Alexis Sanchez over Martial on the left

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Real Madrid to sell James to fund £100m deal with Manchester United for £200k-per-week star

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:00:51 +0000

Real Madrid to sell James to fund £100m deal with Manchester United for £200k-per-week star - originally posted on Sportslens.com

According to Don Balon, Real Madrid are planning to sell Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez this summer to fund a £100m deal with Manchester United for goalkeeper David De Gea. James joined Bayern Munich on a two-season loan last summer and has impressed in his debut campaign at the Allianz-Arena, contributing 18 goals in 33 games in all competitions. The 26-year-old could join Bayern on a permanent deal for a fixed price, of which money Real president Florentino Perez plans to use in a deal for De Gea. United’s £200k-per-week stopper has been linked with Los Blancos since 2012 and nearly

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Celtic lining up a summer move for highly experienced Leeds United target

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 21:08:09 +0000

Celtic lining up a summer move for highly experienced Leeds United target - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Celtic are interested in signing the Sheffield Wednesday keeper Keiren Westwood at the end of this season. According to reports, Southampton and Leeds United are interested in the player as well. Westwood has just one year left on his current deal and he could prove to be a bargain signing for someone this summer. It is clear that the likes of Celtic, Leeds and Southampton are in the market for a backup keeper. Westwood’s experience makes him an attractive option as a backup. The move this summer could be Westwood’s final big contract at the top level and his suitors might

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Attacker wants Leeds move, will turn down new deal at Premier League club

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:54:31 +0000

Attacker wants Leeds move, will turn down new deal at Premier League club - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Leeds United are expected to sign Oliver McBurnie from Premier League side Swansea City at the end of this season. The 21-year-old striker has been on loan at Barnsley this season and he wants to join his boyhood club Leeds United. Swansea City are keen on keeping him at the club but the player wants out. As per the reports, McBurnie will turn down a new deal at Swansea City. Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal wants to keep the 21-year old at Liberty Stadium next season. Reports add that Leeds United are not the only club after McBurnie and the likes

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Aston Villa player could replace top class Premier League star next season

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:32:38 +0000

Aston Villa player could replace top class Premier League star next season - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Leicester City are interested in signing the Championship playmaker Jack Grealish this summer. According to reports, the Foxes will make a move to sign the Aston Villa star if the Villans fail to secure promotion to the Premier League. Apparently, Leicester want the 22-year-old attacking midfielder to play behind Jamie Vardy next season. Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez is expected to leave the club at the end of this season and Grealish is likely to be his replacement if Steve Bruce’s men fail to secure promotion. Grealish has been outstanding for Aston Villa in the Championship this season and he is

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Tottenham scouted 24-yr-old on Sunday, want him to address a major weakness

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:30:50 +0000

Tottenham scouted 24-yr-old on Sunday, want him to address a major weakness - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Tottenham are interested in signing the Porto right-back Ricardo Pereira this summer. The 24-year-old can play as a winger as well as a right back and the Londoners have been keeping tabs on him this season. As per the reports, Tottenham sent scouts to watch the Portuguese defender in action on Sunday. Pochettino’s interest in a right back is no surprise really. The likes of Trippier and Aurier have been very mediocre this season and the Londoners will be looking to address that weakness over the summer. Pereira is very highly rated at Porto and the Portuguese giants will not

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