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04/07/2015

GERSON BATTLE - UPDATE

Tuttosport reported earlier that 18-year-old Fluminense midfielder Gerson is attracting interest from four major European clubs - Chelsea, Manchester United, Barcelona and Juventus - and Marca now claims that Barca are in talks and have paid €3 million (£2.14m) just to have first option to sign him.

Transfer Talk: Barcelona in Gerson talks

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04/07/2015

BABEL TIPS FIRMINO TO SUCCEED

Liverpool splashed out to sign Brazil star Roberto Firmino last month and Ryan Babel - his former team-mate at Hoffenheim - believes the Reds have quite the player on their hands.

"I'm very happy for him," he told the club's official website. "He's very talented and now it is down to him. He is the kind of player that can give a lot of joy to Liverpool fans because he's a very skilful player."

Babel: Firmino will give Liverpool fans joy

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04/07/2015

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04/07/2015

WILSON CASTAWAY ON LOAN?

And THAT is why we should be writing the homepage headlines. The Manchester Evening News says Hull are hoping to complete a deal to sign Manchester United youngster James Wilson on loan for the 2015-16 season.

Transfer Talk: Hull keen on Wilson

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04/07/2015

MEANWHILE

Cartoon of the Day is in, and Diego Costa basically wants Arda Turan to join Chelsea so he can make him kebabs again. It's true. Read the full story below.

Diego Costa on Arda Turan

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04/07/2015

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I think Mr Woodward has joined FC Rest on loan until further notice.

Chop. Chop.

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04/07/2015

TRAPP SET FOR PSG

Goal Germany transfer blog guru Daniel Hartsmeier has just informed us that Kevin Trapp is edging closer to a move to Paris Saint-Germain. Eintracht Frankfurt's media director Markus Jestaedt has confirmed to newspaper Frankfurter Rundschau that the goalkeeper will not go to the team’s training camp.

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04/07/2015

SO THEN... WHO IS PATRICK ROBERTS?

Paul Clennam: “Patrick Roberts, 18, is regarded as one of the most gifted Englishmen of his age group and Manchester City are offering a package worth £5 million plus add-ons as they continue their home-grown recruitment drive this summer.

“Fulham, however, are demanding £10m for a player they consider to be the jewel of a talented youth crop that produced FA Youth Cup finalists in 2014 and who helped inspire England to Under-17 European Championship glory in the same year.”

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04/07/2015

YOUNG ENGLISHMAN TO, ERM... PSG???

You don’t see this too often. The Daily Mail claims Paris Saint-Germain are interested in Fulham’s 18-year-old WONDERKID Patrick Roberts. Manchester City have already opened talks with the Championship club over a deal.

Transfer Talk: PSG keen on Roberts

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04/07/2015

HOLEBAS HORROR!

Which reminds us... heard the one about the clubs who announced a player's transfer without him even signing a contract? Allow Jose Holebas to explain...

Holebas: I don't know how this happened

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04/07/2015

TOTTENHAM DUO TO WATFORD?

Mauricio Pochettino has already started trimming his Tottenham squad by letting Paulinho move to Guangzhou Evergrande, and Sky Sports is reporting that fellow midfield flops Benjamin Stambouli and Etienne Capoue have agreed to join Watford.

Transfer Talk: Watford agree Stambouli & Capoue deals

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04/07/2015

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Meanwhile, in Falcao talk...

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04/07/2015

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Saved. Bookmarked. Ready to RT on September 1.

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04/07/2015

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Let me tell you, we are ANGRIER.

#ChopChop #WakeUpWoodward

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04/07/2015

RECAP - PODOLSKI UNDERGOES MEDICAL

A Galatasaray statement to the stock exchange reads: "Formal negotiations have begun with Arsenal FC over the transfer of Lukas Josep Podolski, with the player to arrive in Istanbul [on Saturday] morning for medical checks at Istanbul Liv Hospital. The public will be informed of developments."

Galatasaray confirm Podolski talks

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04/07/2015

ANTALYASPOR TO SIGN MESSI?

BUSINESS, you’ve just PICKED UP. With Samuel Eto’o on board and Ronaldinho set to follow, Antalyaspor chairman Gultekin Gencer says the club hope to sign Lionel Messi one day. "I hope the next president after me will be able to bring Messi to Antalyaspor in five years' time," he told LigTV.

Antalyaspor plot Messi move

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04/07/2015

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@mostanley29 speaks. The people listen.

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04/07/2015

DONE DEAL RECAP

In case you missed it while we were gone, Sunderland have completed the signing of Adam Matthews from Celtic. Fee: £2 million. Contract: Four years.

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04/07/2015

IBRAHIMOVIC TO AC MILAN?

So then. Is Zlatan Ibrahimovic reeallly on the move this summer? According to Gazzetta dello Sport, AC Milan are preparing a bid to Paris Saint-Germain and are willing to offer their former player €3 million (£2.1m) a year to return to San Siro.

Maybe that’s what he was discussing with ‘master brain’...
 
 

Taking care of business. Me and the master brain, Mr Mino Raiola.

A photo posted by IAmZlatan (@iamzlatanibrahimovic) onJun 16, 2015 at 10:19pm PDT

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