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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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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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Phil Jones and Neymar among top ten title winners available for transfer this summer

This lot have proven credentials as title winners as well as being available for the right offer this summer. There are queues for some; not so much for others. 10) Phil JonesThe 30-year-old is one of only two Premier League winners remaining at Manchester United following their last title triumph all the way back in …

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Mane moved with class and earned a pay rise; Pogba burned his bridges for less money

The Mailbox defends Sadio Mane’s decision to swap Liverpool for Bayern while comparing his conduct to Paul Pogba’s behaviour. Get your views in to [email protected]… pog-messFootball is a game of opinions. Sometimes your opinion will turn out to be spot on, most of the time you will be made to look foolish. For balance, before …

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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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Circus pitches up at the pub as Manchester United continue to erode their credibility

On Saturday, Richard Arnold met a group of Manchester United supporters at a boozer for a bevvy. Nobody came out of the gathering well. Arnold, in his first summer as United’s chief executive, got wind of a protest that was planned to take place outside his home, with those fans keen to express their frustration …

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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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Man Utd submit €65m package to sign breakout Brazilian striker Evanilson

Multiple sources are indicating Manchester United have made a bid for Brazilian striker Evanilson, while a Bundesliga attacker is on their radar as well as those of Tottenham, Chelsea and others – according to Monday’s Euro transfer gossip. MAN UTD MAKING MOVE FOR EVANILSON Manchester United have seen a €65m (£55.9m) package turned down for …

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