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£65m man Alisson learning from mistakes

2018-09-01T18:12:45Z

Alisson insists he will not be “stupid” and repeat the mistake which saw Liverpool concede their first Premier League goal of the season at Leicester.

The Reds invested £65 million ($84m) in the Brazil international goalkeeper over the summer and had seen him impress greatly prior to an outing at the King Power Stadium.

Find out what a Premier League new boy has had to say on his learning curve here.

Arsenal ignored Shaw advice

2018-09-01T17:53:49Z

Arsenal could have beaten Premier League rivals Manchester United to the signing of Luke Shaw had they heeded transfer advice offered to them by Martin Keown.

The Gunners were urged to make a move when the England international was making his way through the academy system at Southampton.

Check out the full story here.

Grosicki goes AWOL

2018-09-01T16:47:47Z

Kamil Grosicki has found himself at the centre of a bizarre transfer tale, with the Hull City winger going AWOL as Bursaspor waited on him to sign a contract.

The Turkish outfit had a two-year deal waiting for the Poland international, but he never turned up to put pen to paper.

Read the full story on Goal!

Coentrao happy to take pay cut

2018-09-01T16:15:44Z

Fabio Coentrao has said that he is content with his decision to take a step down from Real Madrid in order to chase happiness.

The Portugal international, who has endured a tough 12 months, has taken a pay cut to get out of the Santiago Bernabeu and return to his homeland at boyhood club Rio Ave.

He said: “There is no money that can pay for happiness. I was born poor. I don't mind dying poor.”

Find the full story on Goal!

Sane stunningly dropped by Man City

2018-09-01T15:40:53Z

Leroy Sane has been left out of the Manchester City squad for their game against Newcastle on Saturday evening.

Sources have told Goal that Pep Guardiola is unhappy with the winger’s attitude.

The Germany international has been struggling for domestic game time on the back of being overlooked by his country for World Cup 2018 duty.

Read the full story on Sane's situation here.

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Arsenal youngster signs for Celtic

2018-09-01T15:07:56Z

Celtic have snapped up highly-rated 16-year-old England youth international Armstrong Okoflex from Arsenal on a three-year contract.

Abraham explains Chelsea exit

2018-09-01T15:04:38Z

Tammy Abraham claims to have snubbed “a lot of teams” before joining Aston Villa on loan because Chelsea had assured him he would see regular game time this season.

The England international headed for the exits at Stamford Bridge on the deadline day for Football League deals after seeing his path blocked in west London.

Check out the full story here.

Dembele had to fight for Celtic exit

2018-09-01T14:24:38Z

Moussa Dembele has admitted that he had to fight hard to ensure he made a deadline day move to Lyon from Celtic.

After two years in Scotland, where he won six trophies with Brendan Rodgers’ side, the Frenchman has moved back to his homeland, with OL having brokered a late €22 million (£20m/26m) deal with the Europa League hopefuls.

Read the full story on Goal!

Roma sound out ex-Juventus star Marchisio

2018-09-01T10:27:13Z

Monchi has already been in touch with the 32-year-old's representative

Roma are considering signing Italy international Claudio Marchisio after making contact with the player's father and agent, La Repubblica reports.

The midfielder left Juventus during the summer but is yet to sign for a new club despite offers from Zenit and Porto.

But Roma believe the 32-year-old will be a good addition to their squad and sporting director Monchi has already started sounding him out.

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Red Star sign ex-Chelsea player Marin

2018-09-01T09:33:25Z

Former Chelsea winger Marko Marin has joined Red Star Belgrade.

The German winger spent four years at Chelsea but was sent on numerous loan deals before joining Olympiacos.

The 29-year-old signed a two-year deal with the Serbian side with an option to extend for a further season.

Jese move to Nantes broke down at the last

2018-09-01T08:58:17Z

PSG misfit Jese narrowly missed out on a move to Nantes, RMC reports.

Why? Diego Carlos' €10m move to Zenit St Petersburg broke down, depriving Nantes the money they required to pay the Spaniard's wages.

Now, the ex-Real Madrid man faces a long few months on the sidelines.

Neymar wants Barcelona return

2018-09-01T08:35:56Z

Neymar still has his eyes set on a return to Barcelona, Don Balon reports.

The Brazil international move to PSG last summer, and while he is committed to the Ligue 1 champions for now, he still yearns to go back to Camp Nou - or so Philippe Coutinho has told Lionel Messi.

Meanwhile, Real Madrid are still targeting the 26-year-old.

PSG's crazy summer transfer window explained

2018-09-01T06:37:00Z

PSG  have had a bizarre summer, which was encapsulated up by their late swoop for Eric Choupo-Moting from Stoke.

It was an incredible departure from last year, when they signed Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.

Here's what happened.

Musonda loaned to Vitesse

2018-09-01T06:05:29Z

One deal you may have missed yesterday evening was Chelsea's Charly Musonda again leaving Stamford Bridge on loan.

The young Belgian cut short an 18-month loan at Celtic during the summer having struggled for game time and was keen to find a club a suitable stature this season.

The right offer has not been forthcoming, however, and instead he will now spend the campaign with the Blues' sister club, Vitesse.

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Lo Celso joins Real Betis on loan

2018-09-01T03:15:12Z

PSG midfielder ​Giovani Lo Celso has joined Real Betis on a one-year loan with an option to make the move permanent. 

The 22-year-old made 48 appearances in all competitions last season, but faced a diminished role under new manager Thomas Tuchel. 

Read the full story on Goal right here!

Spurs wanted €35m from PSG for Rose

2018-09-01T02:20:21Z

The Ligue 1 champions were unwilling to meet Daniel Levy's demands

Tottenham were demanding €35 million (£31/$41m) from PSG in exchange for Danny Rose, according to Le10Sport

The two clubs had been in discussions over a move for the England left-back, which would have been a loan with an option to buy.

But when Tottenham president Daniel Levy named his price, PSG refused and moved on to other left-back options. 

Choupo-Moting joins PSG

2018-09-01T00:39:57Z

Paris Saint-Germain have completed the surprise signing of Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting from Stoke City.

The 29-year-old will be reunited with Thomas Tuchel, who managed the Cameroonian when the pair were at Mainz

Choupo-Moting has signed a two-year deal with the Ligue 1 champions. 

Read the full story on Goal right here!

Markovic move to Anderlecht falls through

2018-08-31T23:45:00Z

Lazar Markovic's £2.9 million move to Anderlecht has collapsed due to the player's wage demands, Goal can confirm. 

The Liverpool winger flew to Belgium on a private plane to complete the deal, but instead will stay at Anfield as the final season of his contract winds down. 

Read the full story on Goal right here!

Pogba wants to join Juventus in January

2018-08-31T22:45:42Z

The French midfielder is ready to join up with Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United star Paul Pogba wants to join Juventus in January, according to Tuttosport.

The France midfielder has been involved in a public spat with Jose Mourinho, and is ready to reunite with his former club. 

Pogba is intrigued by the possibility of teaming up with Cristiano Ronaldo, and wouldn't be cup-tied to United for the Champions League due to new UEFA rules. 

Villa open Grealish contract talks

2018-08-31T22:01:13Z

Aston Villa are preparing to open talks with star attacker Jack Grealish over a new contract, according to The Telegraph.

Grealish nearly departed the club for Tottenham in the summer, but ended up staying with the Championship side as they chase promotion. 

New Villa chief executive Christian Purslow is now hoping to tie the 22-year-old to the club for the long term. 

 

West Brom fail with £15m Dack bid

2018-08-31T21:51:40Z

West Brom have seen a £15 million ($19m) bid for Blackburn Rovers attacker Bradley Dack rejected, reports The Sun.

The Baggies saw a £7m ($9m) bid for the 24-year-old rejected earlier in the week, but still believed they could land Dack before the transfer deadline. 

But Rovers held firm, believing Dack to be key to the club's push for promotion to the Premier League. 

 

Schmeichel signs long-term Leicester deal

2018-08-31T21:41:27Z

Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has signed a five-year contract extension.

The Danish international was subject to interest in the summer after another strong season for the Foxes and a solid display for his country at the World Cup. 

But the 31-year-old has committed his long-term future to the club he helped lead to an unlikely Premier League title in 2015-16. 

Read the full story on Goal right here!

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Lyon sign Dembele from Celtic

2018-08-31T21:37:29Z

Lyon have signed striker Moussa Dembele from Celtic in a deal worth €22 million (£20m/26m).

The 22-year-old scored 26 league goals for Celtic in two seasons after moving from Fulham in 2016. 

Read the full story on Goal right here!