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October 14, 2019

Wales manager Ryan Giggs called Daniel James “streetwise” to stay down after a heavy collision and insisted the Manchester United winger had passed concussion protocols to continue playing in the Euro 2020 qualifier against Croatia.

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October 11, 2019

What the papers say Manchester United are prepared to pay £130million for Leicester and England defender Ben Chilwell and midfielder James Maddison, The Sun reports.

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October 10, 2019

What the papers say Mesut Ozil fears he has played his last game for Arsenal as he does not appear to be in Unai Emery’s plans, the Daily Mirror reports.

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October 7, 2019

What the papers say Real Madrid are ready to rival Juventus in a bid to to sign Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante, according to Spanish publication Sport. The LaLiga side could pay a fee in the region of £70million for the France international.

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September 23, 2019

What the papers say Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will look to bolster his Manchester United side with a double signing from Tottenham, reports the Daily Star. United have previously been rebuffed in their attempts to sign Lucas Moura and Eric Dier, but Solskjaer will look to tempt the pair to the north west as the side look to replace Romelu Lukaku.

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September 20, 2019

What the papers say Arsenal have been linked with Paris St Germain defender Thomas Meunier after the Belgian admitted he was “frustrated” at his lack of game time, Inside Futbol reports. The right-back scored in PSG’s 3-0 Champions League win over Real Madrid on Wednesday night, but has sat on the bench as an unused substitute for the club’s past three league games. With Arsenal still needing to shore up their defence, and with Meunier’s contract expiring next summer, he has been tipped to leave Paris in January.

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September 19, 2019

What the papers say Manchester United are moving closer to bidding for Jadon Sancho as Borussia Dortmund’s England forward refuses to rule out a move away from the Bundesliga next summer, the Metro reports. United attempted to sign the 19-year-old last close season, but Sancho opted to stay with Dortmund for another year of development. However, United’s interest has not waned, and the club are reportedly keen to sign the winger next summer, hoping they can offer him the lure of Champions League football.

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September 18, 2019

What the papers say Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson is being watched by Manchester United as part of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s strategy to recruit young British players, according to The Sun. The United manager is also interested in England internationals including Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, 19, and Leicester’s 22-year-old attacking midfielder James Maddison. Wilson, 27, has plenty of strike power of his own, having scored 17 goals since the start of 2018-2019.

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September 17, 2019

What the papers say Willian has told Chelsea that he wants to stay at Stamford Bridge where he has enjoyed a “perfect” career, the Daily Express reports. The Brazilian is in the final year of his contract and had been linked to numerous European clubs as he has not been offered a new deal by the Blues. But the forward, 31, has been told by manager Frank Lampard that he is an important part of Chelsea’s future. The winger said: “From my side, I want to stay. I have one year left and I want to stay because I like to play for Chelsea.”

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September 13, 2019

What the papers say Manchester United are monitoring James Maddison over a potential move for the Leicester midfielder next summer, according to the Manchester Evening News. The 22-year-old only joined the Foxes from Norwich in 2018 and has a contract until 2023, but the paper reports that United are weighing up making a move for him in the summer.

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September 4, 2019

What the papers say Inter Milan are waiting in the wings to scoop up Christian Eriksen if the Dane continues to delay signing a new deal with Tottenham, according to the Daily Express. The midfielder had been viewed as likely to leave Spurs during the summer and was expected to end up at Real Madrid after saying he “might want to try something new”. No deal was finalised before the European transfer window closed and Eriksen has stalled on signing a new contract with Tottenham. The Express reports new Inter manager Antonio Conte wants to bring the 27-year-old to the Serie A when pre-contract negotiations become a possibility in the first month of 2020. The Dane’s current deal ends next summer.

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September 3, 2019

What the papers say Social media activity may give some insight into the thoughts of wantaway Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, Metro reports. The France international missed out on a transfer to Real Madrid before the European window closed, but liked a Bernabeu fan’s comment on one of his Instagram posts in which the fan said “Please come to Madrid”. The World Cup winner has appeared in all four of the Red Devils’ matches this season but his social media activity late on Monday drew criticism from United fans.

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