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April 18, 2019

What the papers say The future of Marcus Rashford at Manchester United has been called into question, with the Daily Mirror reporting talks have stalled between the striker and the club over a new contract. The paper reports Rashford, who has scored 10 times this season, is demanding wages of £200,000 a week.

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April 17, 2019

What the papers say Nicolas Pepe is being eyed up by Chelsea as a replacement for Eden Hazard, the Daily Mirror reports. The Blues have lined up the 23-year-old Lille winger in case their appeal against their transfer ban is successful, the paper says. Pepe has also been linked to Arsenal and Bayern Munich.

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April 16, 2019

What the papers say Barcelona are eyeing up a potential £100million move for Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford, the Daily Mirror reports. The Spanish giants have identified the England striker as one of their top targets this summer, the paper says. Rashford, who has one year left on his current contract, has yet to agree a new deal with United.

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April 15, 2019

What the papers say Manchester United are eyeing Lyon striker Moussa Dembele ahead of a potential summer transfer, the Daily Mirror reports. United are keen to bolster their attacking options and the 22-year-old has impressed in France this season, the paper says. Arsenal are also said to be keeping tabs on the former Celtic player.

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April 12, 2019

What the papers say Arsenal are looking to make a last-minute attempt to sign Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera on a free transfer this summer before he agrees a move to Ligue 1 giants Paris St Germain, the Daily Express says.

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April 11, 2019

What the papers say Saul Niguez is wanted by European giants Manchester City, Manchester United and Barcelona, according to the Daily Mirror. The midfielder, who scored his first international goal against England at Wembley in the UEFA Nations League, is currently on the books at Atletico Madrid.

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April 10, 2019

What the papers say Marcus Rashford is in advanced talks with Manchester United over a new £78million contract, the Daily Mirror reports. The England striker has asked the club for Wayne Rooney’s old £300,000-a-week terms and is expected to put pen to paper on a five-year deal soon, the paper says.

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April 9, 2019

What the papers say Manchester United are looking to bolster their defence this summer and are keen on landing West Ham’s Declan Rice, the Irish Independent says. Rice, 20, has been a regular starter for the Hammers this term and was called up to the England national side for recent games against the Czech Republic and Montenegro.

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April 8, 2019

What the papers say Mauricio Pochettino will be offered more than £300million to spend on players over the summer should he join AC Milan. The Serie A giants want the Spurs man to replace Gennaro Gattuso in the San Siro hot seat, reports the Daily Mirror.

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April 5, 2019

What the papers say Manchester United may have to be prepared to break the bank if they want to keep Paul Pogba for the long term. The Sun reports that the club are open to starting negotiations with the Frenchman, but he is said to want a top pay packet of £500,000 a week. With Real Madrid reported to be lining up a summer bid for the 23-year-old midfielder, United may be willing to meet the demands.

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April 4, 2019

What the papers say Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to have one eye on next season already and could be set to overhaul his squad in the summer. The Mail reports that the new full-time Manchester United boss could dump six players at the end of the term to make way for a new title-chasing squad, with Antonio Valencia and Matteo Darmian reported to be among those on the chopping block.

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April 3, 2019

What the papers say Manchester City and Manchester United have fallen behind in the battle to land Benfica’s Joao Felix, The Sun claims. Neither side have made any approach to the Portuguese club, despite having been scouting the 19-year-old for months, the paper says. In the meantime, Real Madrid and Juventus have reportedly become front-runners for his signature, with both having made contact with Benfica officials about a potential summer deal.

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April 2, 2019

What the papers say Ander Herrera’s seemingly imminent departure from Manchester United looks to be almost wrapped up as the Daily Record reports the 29-year-old has signed a pre-contract agreement with Paris St Germain. The Spanish midfielder is thought to be heading to the Ligue 1 champions on a free transfer in the summer as a replacement for Adrien Rabiot.

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April 2, 2019

What the papers say Ander Herrera’s seemingly imminent departure from Manchester United looks to be almost wrapped up as the Daily Record reports the 29-year-old has signed a pre-contract agreement with Paris St Germain. The Spanish midfielder is thought to be heading to the Ligue 1 champions on a free transfer in the summer as a replacement for Adrien Rabiot.

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April 1, 2019

What the papers say Youri Tielemans could become a permanent fixture at Leicester after an impressive run with the Foxes, the Mail reports. The 21-year-old was sent out on loan to the English top-flight by Monaco and looks to have won over the fans after just seven games. The plaudits could now extend to the Leicester hierarchy as bosses consider a £40million bid for Belgium midfielder, the paper says.

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March 29, 2019

What the papers say Arsenal are chasing Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti, the Mirror reports, with talks about a summer move said to be under way. It comes as Unai Emery looks to strengthen his backline for next season, with Umtiti emerging as the Gunners’ top target after the 25-year-old returned from injury in February.

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March 28, 2019

What the papers say Callum Hudson-Odoi has impressed for England of late and it has not gone unnoticed at home and across Europe, the Mirror reports. Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund were already rumoured to be keeping tabs on the 18-year-old, and now Barcelona and Manchester United are being tipped to join the battle for the signature of the Chelsea winger, whose contract ends in the summer of 2020.

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March 27, 2019

What the papers say A pair of Arsenal midfielders could be heading for the Emirates exit door, with the Daily Mirror reporting that the Gunners are keen to offload Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan to reduce their wage bill. Manager Unai Emery wants to bring in new blood for the team, including Celtic’s Kieran Tierney, the paper adds.

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March 26, 2019

What the papers say Yannick Carrasco wants to return to Europe and Arsenal would be interested in signing the Belgium winger, the Daily Mirror reports. The 25-year-old left Atletico Madrid for Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang last February.

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March 25, 2019

What the papers say Liverpool’s hopes of signing Real Madrid winger Marco Asensio have taken a hit by Zinedine Zidane’s return to the LaLiga club, according to the Daily Mail. The 23-year-old had fallen out of favour under the previous management regime in the Spanish capital, but Zidane is said to be ready to resist any bids from the Reds this summer.

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March 20, 2019

What the papers say Manchester United will face competition from other top European clubs in their bid to bring Antoine Griezmann to Old Trafford, the Daily Mirror says. The release clause for the Atletico Madrid World Cup winner will fall £70million over the summer according to the paper.

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March 19, 2019

What the papers say Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira could be heading for a loan spell next season, The Sun reports, as the Red Devils look to tie him down for the long term. After agreeing a 12-month renewal option last week, United hope a season-long loan will persuade the 23-year-old to commit to a new four-year deal at Old Trafford, the paper says.

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March 18, 2019

What the papers say The international break may prove a crucial time for Maurizio Sarri, with Roman Abramovich said to be poised to bring in a new manager. According to the Express, Sunday’s disappointing performance against Everton has put Sarri under more pressure and could lead to the manager being shown the exit door before the domestic season resumes, less than a year after he arrived at Stamford Bridge.

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March 15, 2019

What the papers say The battle for Adrien Rabiot is hotting up with Manchester United now showing an interest in the France international, The Sun says. The 23-year-old Paris St Germain midfielder is out of contract at the end of the season and has already held discussions with Barcelona, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham, it is reported.

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March 14, 2019

What the papers say World Cup-winning midfielder Paul Pogba wants to remain at Old Trafford, backtracking on a decision he made earlier in the season to stay with the Red Devils according to the Sun. The paper says the 25-year-old has held talks with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer which have convinced him to stay.

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March 13, 2019

What the papers say There are fears Andy Carroll‘s career at West Ham could be over, the Daily Mirror reports. The 30-year-old’s ankle injury has prompted concerns he could be out for the rest of the season, which, with his current contract due to expire in the summer, could end the striker’s hopes of getting a new deal, the paper says.

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March 12, 2019

What the papers say Manchester United are set to sign Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on a permanent contract during the international break, the Daily Mirror reports. The paper says the Norwegian is the only name in the running for the job after impressing since his return to Old Trafford in December.

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March 11, 2019

What the papers say Jose Mourinho could find himself back in football management this week, with Real Madrid interested in bringing the Portuguese to the Bernabeu, the Daily Mirror reports. Current boss Santiago Solari is under pressure after a shock Champions League defeat to Ajax and it is reported the former Manchester United manager will return to the LaLiga side on a three-and-a-half-year deal.

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March 8, 2019

What the papers say Ex-Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane looks to be in high demand, with his former club, Chelsea and Juventus all hoping to land the Frenchman, The Sun says. Chelsea are hoping the 46-year-old will replace Maurizio Sarri at the end of the season, the paper says, but Real need a reversal of fortunes after crashing out the Champions League – with Zidane having already proved his credentials there, lifting the trophy three times with the Spanish side.

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