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Leeds will reject Arsenal’s opening offer for winger Raphinha as they hold out for £60m valuation

Leeds will reject Arsenal’s opening offer for winger Raphinha as they hold out for £60m valuation… with the north London club looking to strike again in the market after sealing £34m deal for Fabio Vieira Arsenal made their opening bid for Leeds winger Raphinha on Tuesday night Talks will continue despite bid being rejected as …

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Has ‘whinging’ John McGinn really got any better options than Aston Villa?

Aston Villa and John McGinn seem to be drifting apart, but what are the options for him to go to a bigger club without becoming a benchwarmer? ‘Whinging’ is a very emotive word, so it was curious to see it being used in connection with ongoing speculation about the future career plans of the Aston …

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Man United CEO Richard Arnold meets up with former chief executive David Gill after nightmare week

Manchester United’s embattled CEO Richard Arnold has met up with the club’s former chief executive David Gill for a spot of lunch following what has been a nightmare week for the 51-year-old. The pair were pictured at Italian restaurant Cibo in Hale Village, Cheshire on Tuesday with Arnold likely using Gill as a sounding board, …

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Granovskaia and Buck leave Todd Boehly very quickly learning on the Chelsea job

Chelsea are losing their chairman and a ‘transfer guru’ at a time when the club needs an overhaul in several different areas. All change at Stamford Bridge, then. Bruce Buck and Marina Granovskaia leaving Chelsea is no huge surprise, but the timing is probably less than helpful to a club that has undergone a lot …

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Chelsea poised to launch transfer overhaul as Romelu Lukaku nears exit

Finding Romelu Lukaku’s replacement is Chelsea’s priority with owner Todd Boehly to lead their summer overhaul with Richarlison, Robert Lewandowski, Raheem Sterling and two new center backs on Thomas Tuchel’s wishlist Romelu Lukaku is poised to seal his return to Inter Milan on loan this summer Chelsea will then kick into gear in the transfer …

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Marina Granovskaia: Chelsea set for new direction amid ‘First Lady of Football’s’ exit

The apparent vanishing act of Marina Granovskaia brings to mind a story which sums up the anonymity in which this ‘First Lady of Football’ liked to work while governing Chelsea. In February of this year, Thomas Tuchel took his squad and staff to Italian restaurant Grappelli, a five-minute drive from the training ground in Cobham, …

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Manchester United left disappointed after Richard Arnold’s talk with fans was filmed and leaked

Manchester United left disappointed after Richard Arnold’s frank conversation with supporters was secretly filmed and posted online… after the United CEO specifically asked NOT to record the discussion Man United are disappointed a video of Richard Arnold leaked online last week The United CEO met with fans to discuss the club’s current situation Fans recorded …

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Nayef Aguerd is a start but West Ham remain in an uneasy state of detente

After an empty January transfer window West Ham have finally signed a new player, but this alone might not sign up to a tetchy fanbase. Two stories emerged last week, the reactions to which offered an insight into the mood at West Ham United this summer. The first was only tangentially related to West Ham …

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Brentford? spurs? Man Utd? Where next for Christian Eriksen?

Christian Eriksen is out of contract, and Brentford, Spurs and Manchester United are all in the chase to sign him. So who will he choose? The player himself doesn’t seem too bothered about rushing into a decision, and considering the events of the last 12 months, it’s probably unsurprising that Christian Eriksen wanted a holiday …

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Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag outlines five key signings to transform his side

New Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has outlined the five signings he believes will transform the club this summer. The Dutch manager has identified Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong, Brentford playmaker Christian Eriksen and Ajax pair Jurrien Timber and Antony, as well as a back-up goalkeeper, according to the Manchester Evening News. And though that …

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