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August 15, 2019

What the papers say Alexis Sanchez is refusing to leave Manchester United, despite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer threatening to drop him to the reserves if he stays, and Roma are now looking at other targets, The Sun reports.

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August 14, 2019

What the papers say Tottenham are worried about losing defender Toby Alderweireld on a free transfer next summer, with the club reportedly open to offers in the January transfer window according to the Daily Mirror. The Belgian has caught the eye of Roma but the Serie A side failed to meet the £25million release clause the paper says.

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August 13, 2019

What the papers say Real Madrid’s interest in Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will be brought to a close if they are successful in signing Neymar from Paris St Germain, reports the Sun. Neymar was absent for PSG’s first Ligue 1 game of the season amid speculation about his future.

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August 12, 2019

What the papers say Frank Lampard has his sights set on Leicester defender Ben Chilwell when the club’s transfer ban elapses reports the Sun. The Blues are unable to add to their squad until January 2020, when manager Lampard will reportedly make a move for the 22-year-old, who is valued at around £70million, as he looks to strengthen is back line.

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August 9, 2019

What the papers say The transfer window may have closed but rumours about the future of Wilfried Zaha continue. The Daily Telegraph reports the Ivorian remains adamant that he wants to leave Selhurst Park, despite a proposed transfer to Everton breaking down.

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August 6, 2019

What the papers say Belgium international Romelu Lukaku could yet leave England’s north-west for Serie A this summer, according to the Daily Express. Talks have collapsed between Juventus and Manchester United, who were unsure Bianconeri striker Paulo Dybala was committed to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s vision. However, Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte, who tried to recruit Lukaku while at Chelsea, has said he is “very hopeful” that the 26-year-old striker would join the Nerazzurri.

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August 5, 2019

What the papers say Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic  is on the verge of being signed by Manchester United, according to the Daily Mail. It is claimed the Croatia international has agreed personal terms with the Red Devils until 2022, with United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer seeing him as a replacement for Romelu Lukaku, who could be on his way out. The 33-year-old, who has previously played for Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich, will reportedly be paid £6.2million a year by United – a 35 per cent increase on his wage with the Italian giants.

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August 2, 2019

What the papers say The drawn-out saga of Harry Maguire‘s potential move from Leicester to Manchester United has taken another turn, with the Daily Telegraph reporting that the 26-year-old has been left out of the squad for a friendly with Atalanta. The paper says Brendan Rogers’ side are looking for £90millon, while the Independent reports the current offer stands at £80million.

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August 1, 2019

What the papers say The saga of the summer transfer window continues, with Napoli looking to bring in Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha, according to the Daily Mail. The paper says the Serie A side have made a £60million bid for the winger, with their interest increased after missing out on Nicolas Pepe, who looks to be heading to Arsenal.

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July 31, 2019

What the papers say Arsenal are looking to bolster their defence with the signing of Celtic’s left-back Kieran Tierney, reports the Daily Mail. The paper says the Gunners are looking at an offer worth around £25million, with the Hoops happy to see the 22-year-old leave if a large portion of the fee is paid up front.

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July 30, 2019

What the papers say Manchester United look set to spar off with Tottenham over the signature of Juventus forward Paulo Dybala, according to the Daily Mirror. Dybala, 25, scored at Wembley to knock out Spurs in the round of 16 in the 2017-18 Champions League.

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July 29, 2019

What the papers say Bayern Munich are eagerly pursuing Manchester City winger Leroy Sane and hope to complete a deal before the transfer window closes, according to the Daily Mirror. Sane, believed to be valued at around £90million, has been told he does not feature in Pep Guardiola’s starting XI, the paper adds.

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July 12, 2019

What the papers say Manchester United are confident a compromise can be reached with Leicester in their pursuit of Harry Maguire, according to The Sun. But they have dropped their interest in Newcastle’s Sean Longstaff after being quoted £50million for him.

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July 2, 2019

What the papers say Chelsea are close to naming former player Frank Lampard as their new manager, according to the Mail. It says the current Derby boss will return to Stamford Bridge on a three-year, £4million-a-year deal, which could be confirmed within the next couple of days, and reportedly includes a bonus for Champions League qualification.

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