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Youngster has ‘decided’ not to sign new Man United contract – Another club ‘serious’ about him – Sport Witness – Sport Witness
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Youngster has ‘decided’ not to sign new Man United contract – Another club ‘serious’ about him – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

Tahith Chong last made an appearance for Manchester United’s senior team in his side’s 1-0 defeat to Newcastle United in October. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has used the winger in only four matches across all competitions, which includes two substitute appearances from the bench in the Premier League. His contract at Old Trafford expires at the…

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“I’m happy to be home” – Player knew he had ‘place at Chelsea’ after multiple loan spells – Sport Witness – Sport Witness
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“I’m happy to be home” – Player knew he had ‘place at Chelsea’ after multiple loan spells – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

Antonio Conte was at Chelsea for two seasons between 2016 and 2018 and during his time at Stamford Bridge, Michy Batshuayi wasn’t a major player for the Italian. This led to the Belgium international joining Borussia Dortmund on a loan deal in January 2018 and the forward failed to find a place in the Blues’…

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“I’m a bit bored, so I’d like to have trophies” – Chelsea player reveals ‘perfect’ end to the season – Sport Witness – Sport Witness
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“I’m a bit bored, so I’d like to have trophies” – Chelsea player reveals ‘perfect’ end to the season – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

Shoes. Footballers, or at least most of them, love them. Whether it’s off the pitch with the latest Balenciagas (they do shoes, right?) or on it with customised boots, few players shy away from making a statement with their footwear. Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi is no different, and he sat down with Foot Pack in France…

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Valverde’s ‘long goodbye’ at Barcelona – Manager now also looking for exit door – Sport Witness – Sport Witness
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Valverde’s ‘long goodbye’ at Barcelona – Manager now also looking for exit door – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

The Spanish sport media is once again full of reports detailing the doubt around Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde. On the face of it, things aren’t going so terribly for the Catalan club. Barca are top of La Liga and top of their Champions League group, despite the latter also containing Borussia Dortmund and Inter Milan.…

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Arsenal legend backs Wenger to get prestigious job – Pairing would be ‘something rather good’ – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

With Arsenal managing to dig themselves into a very strange hole these days following the Granit Xhaka outburst and a rather disappointing run of form, questions are being asked about Unai Emery’s future. The Spaniard succeeded Arsène Wenger at the Emirates, but things haven’t really evolved and there is some talk about him being moved…

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Rumours about Man United and other clubs do not ‘burden’ extraordinary player, claims chief – Sport Witness – Sport Witness
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Rumours about Man United and other clubs do not ‘burden’ extraordinary player, claims chief – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

Top European clubs are chasing Red Bull Salzburg’s Erling Braut Håland after his explosive start to the season that has produced 22 goals and five assists in 16 appearances. Six of those goals have come in the Champions League and the striker is currently the top scorer in the competition. Manchester United are one of the…

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Real Madrid make striker ‘absolute priority’ – Have ‘budgeted’ €300m for next summer, could go up to €400m – Sport Witness – Sport Witness
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Real Madrid make striker ‘absolute priority’ – Have ‘budgeted’ €300m for next summer, could go up to €400m – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

Do you remember when transfer figures were reasonable? When someone paying anywhere upwards of £30m for a player was a shock? That’s long gone thanks to the likes of Kakà, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar, and Le Parisien in France reckon it could get even crazier in the future. The reason for that is…

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Real Madrid have Arsenal star ‘marked in red’ – Gunners have agreement in place, cash plus player deal proposed – Sport Witness – Sport Witness
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Real Madrid have Arsenal star ‘marked in red’ – Gunners have agreement in place, cash plus player deal proposed – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

Six points outside the top four, fans turning on players and a manager looking lost and under pressure, Arsenal are not in a good place right now. The Gunners are holding onto a place in the top six by their fingernails, and there is very little that seems to be going right. Amid all the…

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“It’s all real” – Intermediary reveals Man United’s ‘willingness’ for transfer, OT player also wants move – Sport Witness – Sport Witness
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“It’s all real” – Intermediary reveals Man United’s ‘willingness’ for transfer, OT player also wants move – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

Manchester United allowed Chris Smalling to join AS Roma on a season-long loan deal and he’s been one of the key players in the Italian side’s defence this season. Even though the 29-year-old has made just eight appearances for the Giallorossi, they already want to make his temporary deal permanent, which has been reported several…

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Arsenal player on Real Madrid agenda – Zinedine Zidane has asked club ‘to push’ for signing – Sport Witness – Sport Witness
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Arsenal player on Real Madrid agenda – Zinedine Zidane has asked club ‘to push’ for signing – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

Real Madrid are eyeing up a move for Arsenal defender William Saliba, despite the fact he only signed for the Gunners this summer. Arsenal completed the signing of the highly-rated 18-year-old this summer, paying Saint Etienne £27m for the privilege. The deal with the French club included Saliba spending this season on loan with the…

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Young striker eyeing up Liverpool move – Likes ‘the culture of winning’ at ‘effective club’ – Sport Witness – Sport Witness
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Young striker eyeing up Liverpool move – Likes ‘the culture of winning’ at ‘effective club’ – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

Given their current status in world football, it’s no surprise to hear a player wants to join Liverpool. The Reds have become a European force once again under Jürgen Klopp, with their Champions League victory last season just the tip of the iceberg for them. Under the German, the Reds are now one of the…

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Manchester United is player’s ‘favourite destination’ – Red Devils standout for January move – Sport Witness – Sport Witness
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Manchester United is player’s ‘favourite destination’ – Red Devils standout for January move – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

On October 29th, TuttoMercatoWeb reported Manchester United have ‘almost finalised’ a deal to sign Juventus’ Mario Mandžukić in January. Later that day, Tuttosport explained the 33-year-old has said ‘yes’ to the Premier League side after his ‘hesitation’ stopped him from joining them in the summer. Mandžukić’s, whose contract expires in 2021, is not included in Maurizio…

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Club have ‘already made first contact’ with Chelsea player’s agent for January move – Planning ahead – Sport Witness – Sport Witness
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Club have ‘already made first contact’ with Chelsea player’s agent for January move – Planning ahead – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

Olivier Giroud has six games to his name in all competitions for Chelsea this season and that includes only two starts. The striker is aware his limited playing time with the Blues could hamper his chances of going to next summer’s Euros with France. Giroud has publicly admitted he is unhappy with his situation at…

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Manchester United have been ‘stalking’ midfielder ‘for months’ – He’s ready to listen to proposal – Sport Witness – Sport Witness
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Manchester United have been ‘stalking’ midfielder ‘for months’ – He’s ready to listen to proposal – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

Ivan Rakitic loved living in Seville. Indeed, he loved it so much he still has connections to the Spanish city and returns there when he can. At times that’s annoyed some at Barcelona, especially if he pops in the Andalusian sun the day after a bad result. Given all of that, the assumption he wouldn’t…

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‘Top secret’ claim on Barcelona as two club officials travelled to South America this week – Sport Witness – Sport Witness
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‘Top secret’ claim on Barcelona as two club officials travelled to South America this week – Sport Witness – Sport Witness

Flamengo sealed a berth in this season’s Copa Libertadores final after overcoming Gremio 5-0 in the second leg this week. They face River Plate in the final next month. Since it was a big clash, Barcelona had officials present at the stadium. A ‘Top Secret’ report from Mundo Deportivo claims technical secretary Eric Abidal and…

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