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Liverpool's hopes of signing Xherdan Shaqiri look to have faded after the Bayern Munich sporting director, Matthias Sammer, insisted the Swiss would not be sold this summer. "Xherdan is an important player for the future," he told Kicker. "There are no thoughts at all about selling him."
Liverpool dealt blow in Shaqiri pursuit
West Ham will imminently complete the signing of Enner Valencia, the Ecuador striker who currently plays for Pachuca, according to multiple sources. Hammers co-chairman David Gold strangely tweeted a link to a news story about Valencia's potential move to Upton Park yesterday.
Pep Guardiola has hailed Germany's new world champions as worthy tournament winners. His Bayern Munich core might have endured a difficult end to the domestic season but formed a key part, as expected, of Joachim Low's side. "Enjoy this unbelievable World Cup win," the Spaniard told Bayern's website. "Germany fully deserve it." More at the link.
Germany deserve World Cup glory, says Guardiola
Despite Toni Kroos appearing to have confirmed his move from Bayern Munich to Real Madrid after the World Cup final, his agent has insisted that no deal is done yet. Volker Struth told Express: "It is not decided where Toni Kroos' is heading. I can guarantee that."
Kroos will travel to Mallorca tomorrow, Struth said, where he will decide his future. "Then we will sit together and decide what he will do. Tuesday evening or Wednesday morning we will announce the decision."
We'll be hosting another World Cup chat this afternoon at 1500 BST - and none other than Italy legend Alessandro Nesta is our guest. Submit your questions at the link below or by tweeting using #AskNesta.
Alessandro Nesta chat - LIVE
Newcastle are set to make Daryl Janmaat their fifth addition of the current window, Goal understands. The Feyenoord right-back impressed with the Netherlands at the World Cup and will replace Mathieu Debuchy at St James Park, with the Frenchman Arsenal-bound, after flying in for a medical.
Janmaat to have Newcastle medical on Tuesday
Yep, according to the Daily Telegraph. With Diego Costa set to sign, Demba Ba is surplus to requirements at Chelsea and is expected to join Turkish club Besiktas on a season-long loan. The deal will reportedly include an option for Besiktas to make the move permanent.
Transfer Talk: Ba to join Besiktas
A statement on the club's official website reads: "Manchester United plc (NYSE:MANU) has reached a ten-year agreement with adidas for a global technical sponsorship and dual branded licensing deal for a minimum guarantee of GBP 750 million, subject to certain adjustments, beginning with the 2015/2016 campaign.
"For the 2014/2015 season, Nike will continue in its role of technical sponsor and trademark licensee."
Manchester United have announced a sponsorship deal with Adidas worth a staggering £750 million! The contract runs for 10 years and will begin once Nike's relationship with the club comes to an end next year.
Man Utd confirm £750m Adidas deal
Here is some reaction from the latest Toon signing to NUFCTV: "Performing on a big stage is something that I've been looking forward to. And I'm looking forward to doing it in front of the fans. I'm here to give the absolute maximum possible, work well with my team-mates in training and on the pitch, and hopefully we can succeed together as a team."
Cabella relishing bumper crowds
Big news for Nigeria fans - Michael Babatunde could be set to leave Ukrainian club Volyn Lutsk for a move to the Premier League with Stoke. A deal is not yet agreed, but his agent told Goal: "It is true that Stoke City have made enquiries about Michael Babatunde and they have been calling for some days now."
Stoke join Babatunde race
Barcelona defender Marc Bartra told the club's official website: "Luis Suarez is a great signing. He's a very complete player and most of all has the ability to score goals, which is what matters most in football. I think we'll come out of this winning and the team will be better with him. It's a good thing that he's going to be playing for us."
Bartra: Barca a better team with Suarez
Angel Di Maria has a big decision to make this summer. The Argentine would prefer a move to the Premier League, with Manchester United interested, but also wants to play Champions League football, which Paris Saint-Germain can offer him. Which is it, Angel? Well, according to the Daily Mirror, the Real Madrid midfielder is set to reject PSG. Big call...
Transfer Talk: Di Maria to turn down PSG
According to the Evening Standard, Atletico Madrid are still holding out for Chelsea to pay Filipe Luis' release clause, believed to be around £19 million, and have forced the left-back to train with the club's reserve team! Ouch. The Brazilian is keen on a move to Stamford Bridge but Chelsea have only upped their bid to £16m.
Transfer Talk: Filipe Luis forced to train with reserves
Speaking to Goal at the launch of Arsenal's new PUMA kits, Mathieu Flamini said he is disappointed to see former team-mate Cesc Fabregas join London rivals Chelsea and admits it will feel strange to line up against him in London derbies next season. The duo played alongside each other at Arsenal between 2004 and 2008. Check out the full interview below!
Fabregas move disappoints Flamini
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