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Mino Raiola Casts Doubt Over Paul Pogba Exit

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Manchester United fans have cause to celebrate over star player Paul Pogba after the latest interview with his agent Mino Raiola.

When asked about Paul Pogba and the transfer rumours linking him with a move to other European sides like Juventus and Real Madrid, Mino Raiola failed to confirm that his client will leave Manchester United this summer.

According to him, he’s taking the situation on a daily basis.

Mino Raiola had earlier said in June that Paul Pogba was on his way out of Manchester United but the Frenchman is still at the club till now.

Manchester United are yet to receive any offer for the 26-year-old despite the intense transfer interest from former club Juventus and Real Madrid.

He spoke about a possible exit from Old Trafford shortly after Pogba told reporters in Tokyo that he wants to try a new challenge elsewhere.

Paul Pogba became the most expensive player in world football when he returned for his second spell in 2016.

The record has since been beaten by Paris Saint Germain (PSG) attacker Neymar.

Pogba came through the Manchester United Academy before he left the club to Italian side Juventus in the summer of 2012 while he was a teenager.

Segun Amuda is a mass communication professional, He regularly writes for Thewistle and has worked at several publications, including talkSport.

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EPL: Confirmed Chelsea Lineup vs Arsenal

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Chelsea have been very poor in the Premier League in recent weeks as highlighted by the disappointing 1-0 loss at the home of injury-hit Newcastle United at the weekend in their last league game and it doesn’t get better when they face London rivals and rejuvenated team Arsenal at home on Tuesday night.

The Blues can take solace from the earlier meeting between the two teams this season in the Premier League which saw Chelsea come from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 away from home with the aid of two late goals.

Chelsea have won just one of their last four games in the Premier League but they are still able to hang on to their place in the top-four positions on the league log.

They have a five-point advantage over fifth-placed Manchester United and a win over Arsenal will extend it to eight points with the Red Devils not in action until Wednesday when they face Burnley at home.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard could make some changes to his team especially in defence ahead of the London Derby clash with the Gunners.

Chelsea XI vs Arsenal: Kepa Arrizabalaga; Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger, Kurt Zouma, Emerson Palmieri; Jorginho, Mason Mount, N’Golo Kante; Willian, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Tammy Abraham.

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Why Sheffield United Are Vulnerable To Arsenal Interest In John Fleck

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Premier League surprise team Sheffield United have been rocked with the news that North London giants Arsenal are interested in one of their best players.

Sheffield United are in their first season back in the Premier League after more than a decade in the lower leagues and they have more than punched above their weight in seventh position on the league table at the moment.

The Blades have been in very good form under the guidance of manager Chris Wilder and midfielder John Fleck has been one of the best players in the team this season.

John Fleck is attracting serious interest from Arsenal according to Football Insider and he could be available for £20m.

The 28-year-old midfielder showed his quality as a goalscoring midfielder after he netted the equalizer for the Blades during their Premier League trip to Arsenal at the weekend in a game that ended in a 1-1 draw after Brazilian and Arsenal attacker Gabriel Martinelli had given his team the lead.

John Fleck has 18 months left on his Sheffield United contract and that makes the club vulnerable to the Arsenal interest in the player.

Arsenal are a bigger club too and they can offer him a better salary package in addition to him having the chance of achieving more at the North London club.

John Fleck is the joint topscorer for Sheffield United in the Premier League with five goals.

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EPL: Confirmed Arsenal Starting Lineup vs Chelsea

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Arsenal have the direct chance to close the gap on a top-four place in the Premier League as they take the short trip to face Chelsea in the London Derby league meeting billed to take place at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.

Chelsea occupy the last and fourth Champions League place on the Premier League table at the moment with the first three teams namely Liverpool, Manchester City and Leicester City far in front.

The chasing pack has a better chance of catching up with a wobbly Chelsea team in recent weeks than the other three teams mentioned earlier.

Chelsea have a five-point cushion over the chasing pack spearheaded by Manchester United in fifth place with 15 games left to play.

Arsenal are ten points worse off than Chelsea at this stage of this season and another defeat against the Blues will put an end to their slim top-four hopes.

Chelsea came from a goal down to score two goals in the last ten minutes and win the game 2-1 away at Arsenal in their first league match this season.

Possible Arsenal XI: Bernd Leno; Ainsley Maitland-Niles, David Luiz, Sokratis Papasthathopoulos, Bukayo Saka; Granit Xhaka, Lucas Torreira, Mesut Ozil; Alexandre Lacazette, Nicholas Pepe and Gabriel Martinelli.

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Report – Bruno Fernandes To Man Utd Deal Will Be Completed

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Portuguese Super League giants Sporting Lisbon are confident of a deal with Manchester United for their star player, Bruno Fernandes.

This is according to Goal which revealed that Manchester United have just 11 days to agree a transfer fee with Sporting Lisbon for Portuguese international star Bruno Fernandes.

The Red Devils initiated negotiations with Sporting Lisbon two weeks ago after the injuries to the midfield duo of Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay.

Both Pogba and McTominay are not expected back in the Manchester United squad until next month after respective ankle and knee problems.

Paul Pogba and his young midfield counterpart Scott McTominay both sustained the injury in the same game, the Boxing Day clash at home to Newcastle United which ended in a 4-1 victory for the Red Devils.

Manchester United had offered Sporting Lisbon around £60m for Bruno Fernandes which includes add-ons covering clauses like winning the Ballon d’Or and it was rejected by the Portuguese according to the above mentioned publication.

Sporting Lisbon made a counter offer of a straight deal of £68m and they are confident of agreeing a deal with the Premier League club for their best player amidst financial troubles.

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Victor Moses Arrives Milan For Inter Milan Medical

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According to Sky Sports, Chelsea winger Victor Moses has arrived Inter Milan ahead of his medical.

Inter Milan director Piero Ausilio had earlier said that the Nerazzuri has an agreement in place for Victor Moses with Chelsea and the player is in Italy to complete his transfer.

He had six months left on his loan deal to Turkish Super Lig giants Fenerbahce whom he joined from Chelsea in an 18-month loan deal in January 2019.

Victor Moses had a very good start to his loan career with the Turkish club last season but he was not able to enjoy the same level of success at the start of this campaign as he has struggled for fitness thus restricting him to just six matches this season in the colors of Fenerbahce.

If he joins Inter Milan, Victor Moses would be the fourth player from the Premier League to join the Italians in the last six months after Romelu Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez and Ashley Young.

Romelu Lukaku and Sanchez joined the Nerazzuri last year, while Young was a £1.3m signing from Manchester United.

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PSG Delivers Firm Verdict On Edinson Cavani Transfer

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French giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG) officials have delivered a firm transfer verdict on striker Edinson Cavani who is a target for both Manchester United and Chelsea.

According to Goal via one of its publications, PSG sporting director Leonardo and club manager Thomas Tuchel see Edison Cavani as an important part of their squad and they don’t want him to leave the club this month despite the fact that the Uruguayan international player has six months remaining on his PSG contract at the moment.

Several clubs are ready to offer PSG some money for the final six months of the player’s contract but club officials prefer to lose his services this summer on a free transfer.

Edinson Cavani had been a regular in the PSG starting XI for several years until last summer when the French champions signed Mauro Icardi on loan from Inter Milan in the Italian Serie A.

Mauro Icardi has taken his spot in the first team aided by the injury to Edison Cavani at the start of the season.

Atletico Madrid are in pole position to sign Edison Cavani and have already offered €10m for him though it was turned down by PSG who says he is not for sale.

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EPL: Why Timo Werner Prefers Liverpool To Chelsea

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Chelsea might lose out to Premier League rivals Liverpool in the race to sign RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner who has painted the German Bundesliga with goals this season.

This is according to German publication Bild which stated that Timo Werner prefers a move to Liverpool over Chelsea.

It was revealed that the German international wants a transfer to the Premier League this summer which is a plus to both Liverpool and Chelsea.

Timo Werner was initially linked with a January move to the Premier League only for him to confirm that he’ll be staying with RB Leipzig throughout this season.

The petite German attacker has been in red-hot form for RB Leipzig who are at the summit in the top flight of German football.

RB Leipzig have a four-point lead at the top of the German Bundesliga table after 18 games and Timo Werner has contributed immensely to that achievement.

Werner has scored 20 goals in the league this season which is more than any other player in the division and alongside Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski who also has 20 goals to his name.

In total, Timo Werner has scored 25 goals in 25 games for his club who are also in the last 16 of the Champions League.

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Inter Milan Set Medical Date For Man Utd, Real Madrid Target

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According to FCInter News, Inter Milan have already set a medical date for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen as they close in on the signing of the player also linked to both Real Madrid and Manchester United.

Christian Eriksen waited for a transfer to Real Madrid last summer but it didn’t come through until that transfer window ended. He snubbed a move to Manchester United while waiting on Real Madrid at the start of this season.

Inter Milan have already made a bid for the 28-year-old Danish international playmaker which is nearer to the €20m (£17m) valuation from North London club Tottenham Hotspur and are confident that the player will have his medical by Thursday.

It was revealed that Inter Milan are keen for the player to wrap up the move before weekend just in time for the upcoming league clash at home to Cagliari.

Inter Milan have already dropped behind in the title race after two successive draws and three points is almost non-negotiable if they want to end the reign of Juventus in Italian football.

Juventus have won the last eight league titles and they are on course for another title after opening a four-point lead over Inter Milan though Lazio have a game in hand and a win from the game would see them move within three points of the Old Lady.

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