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Deal On: Manchester United Eyeing £45m Summer Move For In-form Attacker

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Nicolas Pépé

Premier League giants Manchester United want to bolster their squad in the forward positions and they have already identified Lille winger Nicolas Pepe as a major transfer target ahead of next season.

This is according to the publication from popular English news portal Daily Mirror which claimed that the Red Devils have concluded plans to make a move for the young Ivorian international forward.

It was revealed that Manchester United are keen on a £45m swoop for him this summer.

Nicolas Pepe has been a revelation in the top flight of French football since his move from Amiens to Lille at the start of last season.

Pepe has been the standout player in French football this season ahead of better known players like Neymar and Kylian Mbappe (PSG).

He has scored 20 league goals for Lille this season in addition to 11 assists and the winger has been instrumental to the return of Champions League football to his club.

Lille have already secured Champions League football after second place was assured behind champions PSG.

Manchester United are not the only club interested in the aforementioned Pepe with others like Bayern Munich, PSG and Arsenal also interested in him.

He was linked with the Gunners in January but the move didn’t materialize.

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Revealed: Arsenal Target Will Leave Man City On THIS Condition

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Manchester City winger Leroy Sane will reportedly leave the club this summer if he fails to sign a new deal according to the publication from popular media outlet Goal.

German international Sane has two years left on his current deal with the Citizens and it has been revealed that the club could sell him to prevent him from running down his contract which runs out at the end of 2021.

The former Schalke 04 player has been linked with major European sides like German champions Bayern Munich and North London giants Arsenal.

Leroy Sane and compatriot Ilkay Gundogan are in the same situation at Manchester City though the latter has one year left on his contract.

Both Sane and Gundogan are important members of the record-breaking Manchester City squad this season.

Manchester City won four trophies this season as they completed a clean sweep on the domestic front.

The Citizens won all the three major trophies on offer domestically in addition to the Community Shield.

Apart from the Community Shield, Manchester City also retained the Carabao Cup and the Premier League titles they won last season before adding the FA Cup title at the weekend with the 6-0 thrashing of fellow top flight side Watford.

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Liverpool to lose “exceptional” striker in summer window

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Former footballer Danny Mills has suggested that the English Premier League outfit Liverpool will be parting ways with one of their star strikers and England international Daniel Sturridge any moment from now.

With the summer transfer window set to be opened, it is expected that a number of Liverpool players will be leaving the club but manager Jurgen Klopp is yet to make any claim as regards that with emphasis only laid on the fact that most of the players will be staying at the Anfield.

However recent development has seen Belgium international Divock Origi improve in the ranking of strikers at the club.

Divock Origi was initially third in the ranking behind Daniel Sturridge and that seems to be changing after the feats in the course of the season, including assuring their qualification to the Champions League finals with his brace against Spanish La Liga outfit Barcelona.

The former footballer, therefore, holds the opinion that Daniel Sturridge will not be able to cope with the situation and will seek to have more playing time outside Anfield.

He added that Daniel Sturridge has been an exceptional player for Liverpool but that can no longer be seen with the presence of Brazilian International Roberto Firmino who has won the heart of manager Jurgen Klopp.

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Chelsea drop Luka Jovic interest for Ajax star

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The English Premier League outfit Chelsea are set to drop their interest in German Bundesliga Luka Jovic as the summer transfer window approaches.

Reports claim that Luka Jovic has already agreed on a move to the Spanish La Liga outfit Real Madrid and could be set to leave the club as soon the summer window is opened.

Luka Jovic was able to give a good account of himself in the Europa League when the Frankfurt side faced Chelsea in the semi-finals and that was able to capture the attention of the Spanish side.

With Chelsea set to lose out on the Star Player, they are reportedly paying attention to Ajax star winger David Neres as an option for the next season.

However, it is yet to be seen if the West London outfit will be able to secure any player in this summer transfer window as a result of the transfer ban which has not been lifted.

The Blues seem positive that the transfer ban will be lifted as they have already approached the Court of Arbitration for Sport to tender their appeal.

Meanwhile, Chelsea will have to pay the sum of £40 million to land the Ajax star who has impressed for the Dutch side this season and has been an important part of their success.

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£55m star tells Liverpool to take the Champions League

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Kevin De Bruyne

The just-concluded English Premier League season remains one of the most competitive in its history as no winner was decided until the last match day.

There was a high level of competition between the Merseyside outfit Liverpool and Manchester City as the Citizens were meant to stay until the last day before securing the league title with just a point win.

This is the second consecutive time that Manchester City will win the Premier League title in a row after winning it ahead of the Reds team in the 2017/2018 season.

However, Kevin De Bruyne has sent a message to the Merseyside outfit, stating that he does not feel sorry for them because they would have done the same in their own case.

According to him, Manchester City are the best team in the English Premier League despite waiting until the last day to lift the trophy.

He, therefore, claims that Liverpool has got an opportunity to have their own share with the Champions League, hence he said they can have it.

After defeating Spanish La Liga outfit Barcelona in the semi-finals Liverpool has set up a final clash against North London outfit Tottenham Hotspurs in the all-English clash.

A win for Liverpool will be a consolation to their title means this season.

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Done Deal!!! Chelsea have found a replacement for Cesar Azpilicueta

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The West London outfit Chelsea seem to have found a replacement for their star player Cesar Azpilicueta in Reece James ahead of the coming season

The West London outfit have got a need for reinforcement in the right full back which seems to be a work done already with Reece James as you will be asked to return to the club.

Reece James is currently impressing in his loan spell with Wigan and has already been seen by the West London outfit to be ready for a first-team football at the Stamford Bridge.

Reece James is already attracting a number of interest from both English Premier League clubs and championship sides which would make it difficult for the West London outfit to be able to retain him at the club.

However, Reece James will come into the Stamford Bridge as a new signing in the next season knowing that Chelsea will not be allowed to register any player in the summer transfer window as a result of the transfer ban that has been handed to them.

Meanwhile, manager Maurizio Sarri has already hinted that a number of players would be asked to return to the club for the coming season

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PSG not giving up on N’Golo Kante

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The emerging report hints that French Ligue 1 outfit Paris Saint Germain are back in full hunt for France international and Chelsea powerhouse N’Golo Kante in the summer transfer window.

The World Cup winner has been a major strength of the West London outfit Chelsea but the development at the Stamford Bridge which saw him lose his natural role to Jorginho sparked speculations that he would be leaving the club at the end of the season.

the formal Leicester City man has therefore attracted a number of big interest from the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

However, PSG seem to be more in the interest of the star player and are set to return with a bid that might be difficult for the Blues to reject.

Although, it is expected that the West London outfit will reject any offer for the star player as they will not be able to replace him as a result of the transfer ban on the club.

It is therefore yet to be seen if Chelsea at the end of the season will reject the offers from his country home as PSG seek to fulfill their Champions League dreams.

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Revealed: Man Utd Will Sign Top Players THIS Summer

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Premier League giants Manchester United will sign quality players this summer according to the agent of star forward Romelu Lukaku.

In a chat with Sky Sports, Federico Pastorello told reporters that the Red Devils will be able to attract top players to the club despite missing out on Champions League football for next season.

Pastorello is the agent of Belgian all-time topscorer Lukaku who has been linked with a move away from Manchester United this summer.

Italian Serie A giants Inter Milan have registered an interest in him according to recent reports.

Romelu Lukaku has spent two years at Manchester United but that has not stopped him from being linked with an exit.

He signed for Manchester United from Merseyside giants Everton in the summer of 2017 in a deal reported to be around £75m thus making him the second most expensive signing in the history of the club behind French midfielder Paul Pogba who sealed a then world-record fee of £89m to Manchester United from Italian champions Juventus in 2016.

Lukaku and Manchester United will miss out on Champions League football after finishing in a disappointing sixth position at the end of the Premier League season.

The Red Devils will campaign in the Europa League for next season.

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Deal On: Arsenal Target Talks Up Summer Return To Europe

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Dalian Yifang forward Yannick-Ferreira Carrasco has talked up the possibility of moving back to Europe this summer.

The Belgian international attacker was close to returning to European football during the winter transfer window but Premier League giants Arsenal were unable to agree on a deal for him.

Carrasco spoke about the botched move to Arsenal in a chat with The Sun.

According to him, the president was not in full support of a proposed transfer back to Europe but a move is most likely this summer.

Arsenal were keen on taking Yannick-Ferreira Carrasco on loan in January until the end of this season with the option to make the transfer a permanent one this summer but the move didn’t materialize.

The Gunners were rebuffed by his Chinese Super League outfit.

Yannick-Ferreira Carrasco played for French Ligue 1 giants AS Monaco and Spanish club Atletico Madrid before moving to Dalian Yifang last year.

He was part of the Atletico Madrid squad that reached the Champions League final in 2016 before they were beaten by city rivals Real Madrid on penalties after both sides had played 1-1 after regulation time and extra time.

Carrasco scored the only goal of the game for Atletico Madrid but it was not enough for the Rojiblancos.

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Revealed: Man Utd Defender Reveals Estudiantes Desire

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Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo has revealed that he would like to play for Argentine club Estudiantes before the end of his career.

The utility player made the admission in an interview with ESPN Estudiantes.

Marcos Rojo plays his country football for two-time world champions Argentina and he can play either as a centre back or as a left-back.

The Manchester United defender has battled with fitness and form at the club in recently and he’s said to be one of the players in danger of being transferred out of the Theatre of Dreams this summer.

Rojo was on the payroll of Estudiantes until 2010 when he moved to Russian Premier League outfit Spartak Moscow.

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His football journey continued from Russia to Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon.

The Argentine defender became a Manchester United player in 2014 having joined from the aforementioned Sporting Lisbon.

He has had to contend with injuries in recent seasons and was limited to a handful of appearances as Manchester United suffered a disappointing season.

The Argentine player has made over 100 appearances for Manchester United during his five-year stay at Old Trafford.

His status as a Manchester United player for next season is uncertain at the moment but he’ll definitely play Europa League football next season if he stays after the Red Devils failed to qualify for Champions League football.

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Done Deal: Man Utd Target Pens New Real Madrid Contract

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Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has signed a one-year contract extension to his contract at the club to ward off the transfer rumours linking him with an exit from the club.

His new contract was announced by Real Madrid.

Toni Kroos has been a key member of the Real Madrid squad since his transfer from German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.

He had three years left on his previous contract before extending it by one year until the end of the 2022/23 season.

Toni Kroos has repeatedly been linked to a move away from Real Madrid this summer with clubs like Manchester United touted as his possible destination.

Just like what’s obtainable with Real Madrid this season, Kroos has had a campaign to forget to further compound his woes from last summer when he was part of the Germany squad that failed to perform well.

Kroos and Germany were the champions before the World Cup tournament in Russia last summer only for them to stun the world by crashing out in the group stage.

Real Madrid will end this season without a major European trophy after they dropped out of contention for all the competitions as at the start of March, two months before the season ends.

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