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Barcelona interested in signing former Tottenham player

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:27:09 +0000

Barcelona interested in signing former Tottenham player - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Barcelona are interested in bringing former Tottenham player Paulinho to Camp Nou.

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Reports: Atletico Madrid interested in signing out of contract Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:29:56 +0000

Reports: Atletico Madrid interested in signing out of contract Zlatan Ibrahimovic - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Atletico Madrid are interested to sign out of contract Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, according to reports from Spanish outlet Sport. The 35-year-old played a starring role for Manchester United last season, scoring 28 goals from 46 appearances to guide the club win the EFL Cup and the Europa League. However, Ibrahimovic damaged his cruciate ligaments in the Europa League quarter-final second leg against Anderlecht and has been sidelined until January which saw Manchester United opt against offering him a contract extension for a further 12 months. Although, he will complete his rehabilitation at the club’s training complex after being offered full use

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Besiktas provide transfer update on Manchester United target Anderson Talisca

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:44:20 +0000

Besiktas provide transfer update on Manchester United target Anderson Talisca - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Turkish side Besiktas have revealed that they have activated a clause to loan Benfica attacker Anderson Talisca for a further 12 months, the Sun report. In an interview earlier this month, Talisca claimed that Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is his long-term admirer and that he was hopeful of completing his potential move to Old Trafford later this summer. Talisca spent the entire 2016/17 campaign away on loan at Besiktas and the Turkish giants have now confirmed that they have triggered a clause in the highly-rated attacker’s contract that will keep him at the club for an additional 12 months, meaning

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Official: Crystal Palace appoint Frank De Boer as new manager on three-year deal

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:51:39 +0000

Official: Crystal Palace appoint Frank De Boer as new manager on three-year deal - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Crystal Palace have announced the appointment of Frank De Boer as their new first team manager on a three-year contract. The former Dutch International replaces Sam Allardyce, who shockingly resigned from his position in May. De Boer arrives in London after previously managing Ajax and Inter Milan. The 47-year-old enjoyed great success at Ajax, where he spent the most of his playing career, winning four consecutive titles in the Dutch Eredivisie between 2011 and 2014. Following his appointment at the Selhurst Park, De Boer told Palace’s official website: “I am thrilled to be appointed as manager of Crystal Palace Football Club.” “It

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Mourinho not interested in world class star, ready to break transfer record for 23-yr-old instead

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:01:51 +0000

Mourinho not interested in world class star, ready to break transfer record for 23-yr-old instead - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is looking to improve his team’s attack this summer and the Portuguese tactician wants the Red Devils to sign Harry Kane. The Tottenham forward has been sensational over the last three seasons and Daily Mirror are claiming that Mourinho wants Manchester United to sign him at any cost. The former Chelsea manager is so impressed with Kane, he has asked to the club to abandon their pursuit of Ronaldo and focus their attentions on signing the England striker instead. There is no doubt that Kane has been an outstanding player for Spurs over the last

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Major blow for Newcastle, key man could leave the club if this keeps happening

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 17:55:46 +0000

Major blow for Newcastle, key man could leave the club if this keeps happening - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez is unhappy with the club’s efforts in the transfer market and according to latest reports, fans fear that he could leave this summer. Sunday Times are claiming that Newcastle have failed to secure the services of Tammy Abraham, Willy Caballero, Mangala and Delph despite the manager’s efforts to convince them. Benitez wants to add more quality and depth to his squad ahead of the new season and the likes of Abraham would have been ideal for the Magpies. Newcastle want to establish themselves as a Premier League club once again and signing the right players

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Who Are the Early Front Runners for the 2018 World Cup?

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 17:53:29 +0000

Who Are the Early Front Runners for the 2018 World Cup? - originally posted on Sportslens.com

While the World Cup may still be a year away, we are already beginning to gain an understanding about who the front runners are likely to be. The competition has come under even greater focus during the last week so, with the Confederations Cup offering a fascinating insight into how some of the early favourites are shaping up ahead of next years’ showpiece event in Russia. So before you start matched betting, let’s take a look at the three front-runners and the early contenders for success: Germany Current champions Germany remain the favourites at present, with the bookies backing them

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Lampard: Chelsea will find it hard to replace Costa

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:08:52 +0000

Lampard: Chelsea will find it hard to replace Costa - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has weighed in with his views and has said that the Spaniard will be a difficult player to replace for the Blues.

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2018 host Russia’s 2014 World Cup squad to be investigated by FIFA for doping

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 06:13:42 +0000

2018 host Russia’s 2014 World Cup squad to be investigated by FIFA for doping - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Russia finds itself trapped in a doping scandal in the middle of playing hosts to the Confederation Cup.

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Tottenham make £15m bid for Borussia Dortmund defender

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 18:15:02 +0000

Tottenham make £15m bid for Borussia Dortmund defender - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Tottenham Hotspurs have submitted an audacious £15 million bid to sign Borussia Dortmund defender Mattias Ginter, the Sun report. Ginter played a key role for Dortmund last summer, making 29 league appearances but has been linked with a move away from the Westfalenstadion, particularly after Thomas Tuchel’s dismal departure from the club at the end of last season. The German International is reportedly a transfer target for Arsenal and Hoffenheim and according to reports from German newspaper Bild, Tottenham have now entered the race to acquire signature of the highly-rated centre back. Ginter was part of Germany’s 2014 World Cup winning squad, although

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Liverpool considering Swansea City’s £13m transfer bid for Alberto Moreno

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:47:51 +0000

Liverpool considering Swansea City’s £13m transfer bid for Alberto Moreno - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Swansea City have submitted a formal bid of £13 million to Liverpool in their attempt to sign Spanish full back Alberto Moreno, the Football Whispers claim. Moreno was handed just two Premier League starts last season by Reds’ boss Jurgen Klopp and is reportedly dubbed as surplus to requirements at the Merseyside. And with several clubs said to chasing him, Moreno looks poised to leave Anfield this summer while the Kops remain hopeful of making substantial profit by offloading the 24-year-old, who was initially signed for £12.5 million from Sevilla three years ago. According to recent reports, Swansea City have tabled a £13

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12 goals; 8 assists: Leeds United close in on second major signing

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:30:42 +0000

12 goals; 8 assists: Leeds United close in on second major signing - originally posted on Sportslens.com

According to reports from Sport Huesca, Leeds United are on the brink of another major signing this summer. The report claims that Huesca attacker Samu Saiz is very close to joining Leeds United in a deal worth around £3 million. In recent weeks, the player has been linked with a move to the Yorkshire club, and the player’s agent has confirmed that the interest in the striker is genuine. It has been an amazing last few days for the Whites. Following a state of inactivity after Garry Monk’s shock departure, the club announced the arrival of Thomas Christiansen last Thursday. And

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City target asked which Manchester United shirt number he'll be wearing

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:17:26 +0000

City target asked which Manchester United shirt number he'll be wearing - originally posted on Sportslens.com

AS Monaco star Fabinho refused to discuss the recent reports linking him with a move to Manchester United. The 23-year-old is linked with a move to Old Trafford after emerging as one of the summer transfer targets for the Red Devils. He has been a key player for the Ligue 1 outfit last season, as they went on to win the league for the first time since 2000. Fabinho is currently in his homeland in Brazil and he appeared on ESPN Brasil’s TV Show on Friday. When he was asked what shirt number he would prefer at United next season, he

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Man Utd submit massive €70m bid for Barcelona target, star is fond of the Spanish giants

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:37:56 +0000

Man Utd submit massive €70m bid for Barcelona target, star is fond of the Spanish giants - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Manchester United are interested in signing the Brazilian defender Marquinhos this summer. According to the reliable Globo Esporte, the Red Devils have already submitted a €70m bid for the 23-year-old centre-back. However, Marquinhos plans to stay at PSG for another season at least. With the World Cup coming up, the Brazilian will want to play regularly and that might not be possible at Manchester United next season. The Red Devils already have Bailly and Lindelof as their centre back options. The likes of Jones, Smalling and Rojo are capable backup options as well. Barcelona and Real Madrid have made an

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Chelsea closing in on top class star, Conte expected to land former Liverpool target for £60m

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:18:52 +0000

Chelsea closing in on top class star, Conte expected to land former Liverpool target for £60m - originally posted on Sportslens.com

Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk has edged closer to a move to Chelsea. The Premier League champions want to strengthen their back four this summer and Conte has identified the Dutch defender as a priority target. Reputed journalist Gianluca Di Marzio is reporting that Chelsea are closing in on a move for the Southampton star and will pay around £60 million for his services. Van Dijk was linked with a move to Liverpool earlier this summer but Southampton decided to report the Reds to the Premier League because of an illegal approach. Liverpool responded with an apology and a statement

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