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Done Deal: Crystal Palace Winger Completes £25m Move To Everton

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: Yannick Bolasie of Crystal Palace in action during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion at Selhurst Park on August 13, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Broadway/Getty Images)

Everton have today confirmed the signing of Crystal Palce winger Yannick Bolasie. The 27-year-old has signed a five-year deal with the club and becomes manager Ronald Koeman’s fourth major summer signing since taking over from Roberto Martínez. CONFIRMED: We have signed @YannickBolasie from Crystal Palace on a five-year deal. #Bo14sieIsABluehttps://t.co/VsfD7JtkYl — Everton (@Everton) August 15, 2016 Everton have made several …

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The Five Players Still Expected To Leave Liverpool This Summer

ST LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 01: Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool FC talks with the media after a friendly match against AS Roma at Busch Stadium on August 1, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri. AC Roma won 2-1. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp promised an Anfield clear-out ahead of the new season, and he has delivered. Eleven players have left the club on a permanent basis this summer – namely, José Enrique, Samed Yesil, Kolo Touré Jordan Rossiter, Joao Teixeira, Jerome Sinclair, Sergi Canos, Jordon Ibe, Brad Smith, Martin Skrtel and Joe Allen. While most of those were expected, …

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Christian Benteke Close To Sealing £32.5m Liverpool Exit [Guardian]

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Christian Benteke of Liverpool reacts after a missed chance during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Anfield on August 17, 2015 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Crystal Palace have reopened talks with Liverpool with a view to signing Christian Benteke. The Eagles have returned to the table having seen an offer of £25m for the Belgian international striker rejected last month. Multiple sources, including the Guardian and Sky Sports, are today reporting that a deal could be agreed this week, with Crystal Palace eager to have Benteke …

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Crystal Palace Reject £18m Everton Bid For Star Forward [Guardian]

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 24: Yannick Bolasie of Crystal Palace celebrates victory after during The Emirates FA Cup semi final match between Watford and Crystal Palace at Wembley Stadium on April 24, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Everton have been rebuffed in their attempts to sign Crystal Palace midfielder Yannick Bolasie. The Toffees have launched a bid of £18m for the winger, but Palace are determined to hold out for £30m according to a report in the Guardian on Monday night. The DR Congo international has been one of Crystal Palace’s best players since joining from Bristol …

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Liverpool Dealt Another Blow In Their Efforts To Sell Christian Benteke And Mario Balotelli

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 23: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Christian Benteke of Liverpool trains on his first day with the club alongside Mario Balotelli at Melwood Training Ground on July 23, 2015 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool’s attempts to sell both Christian Benteke and Mario Balotelli have suffered a setback with the news that Besiktas are unlikely to be pursuing a deal for either player. The Turkish side had expressed an interest in the two available strikers in recent days and weeks, but chairman Fikret Orman has admitted that Liverpool’s £32.5m asking price makes a deal for …

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Two Liverpool Defenders Set To Leave The Club In The Next 24 Hours

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) of Liverpool during a training session at Melwood Training Ground on July 12, 2016 in Liverpool, England.

The Liverpool exodus continues this morning as two more defenders are undergoing medicals at potential new clubs. Brad Smith is set to follow Jordon Ibe in moving to Bournemouth. The 22-year-old left back has agreed terms with the Cherries and is due to complete a £6m transfer in the coming hours. Liverpool agreed a deal with the Premier League side at …

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Klopp Identifies Six Players He Wants Moved Out Of Liverpool [Report]

Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool with Lucas of Liverpool during the first day back at Training in Melwood Training Ground on July 2, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Having used no less than 39 players during his debut season at Anfield, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has decided he wants a reduced squad to work with next season. Reports have emerged in the Daily Mirror that Klopp has identified six players he deems surplus to requirements at the club. Christian Benteke heads the queue on the unwanted list along with Lucas, Adam Bogdan, …

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Liverpool’s Ten Most Expensive Signings Ranked

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Kenny Dalglish the manager of Liverpool stands between his new signings, Andy Carroll (l) and Luis Suarez (r) during a photocall at Anfield on February 3, 2011 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Liverpool recently broke the £30million barrier for the third time with the £34m signing of Southampton forward Sadio Mané. While the Reds will be hoping that the Senegalese international proves to be more successful than the other two signings of similar value (namely Andy Carroll and Christian Benteke), it does once again bring up the fact that Liverpool have a chequered …

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Christian Benteke’s Liverpool Exit Is In Danger Of Collapse

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 06: SUN OUT,SUN ON SUNDAY OUT Christian Benteke of Liverpool during a training session at Melwood Training Ground on May 6, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Christian Benteke may yet be a Liverpool player next season after all. While reports last week suggested that Crystal Palace were close to agreeing a deal for the striker, Liverpool are holding out for £32.5m – the same fee they paid Aston Villa for his services last summer – and they are refusing to negotiate. Therefore, Palace’s two bids thus …

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Jürgen Klopp Confirms Liverpool Summer Clear-Out

BIRKENHEAD, ENGLAND - JULY 08: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool during a Pre-Season Friendly match between Tranmere Rovers and Liverpool at Prenton Park on July 8, 2016 in Birkenhead, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has confirmed that he has too many players currently at his disposal. Klopp was speaking after Liverpool’s opening pre-season friendly last night – a 1-0 victory against Tranmere at Prenton Park – and he admitted that a number of players would have to leave the club, as the squad has simply become too bloated. In quotes carried …

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Crystal Palace Increase Offer For Liverpool Striker To £31.5m

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 11: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Christian Benteke of Liverpool celebrates after heading the equalising goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield on May 11, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

In a somewhat unbelievable turn of events, Liverpool could be set to make back almost every penny they spent on Christian Benteke. Despite only joining the Anfield club in a £32.5m deal from Aston Villa last summer, the Belgian international striker has failed to nailed down a regular staring spot under new Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp. What was not likely, however, is …

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Crystal Palace Target Signature Of Liverpool Striker

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool (L) argues with Alan Pardew, Manager of Crystal Palace during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at Anfield on November 8, 2015 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

After failing in an audacious attempt to sign Michy Batshuayi this week, Crystal Palace have turned their attention to his international team mate Christian Benteke, according to The Telegraph. Alan Pardew is interested in the Belgian striker, who has failed to impress manager Jurgen Klopp since the German replaced Brendan Rodgers. Benteke has indicated he wants to stay and fight …

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Report: Chelsea Target The Signing Of Liverpool Striker

Chelsea BOLOGNA, ITALY - NOVEMBER 17: Head coach Italy Antonio Conte reacts during the international friendly match between Italy and Romania at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on November 17, 2015 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Incoming Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is currently preparing his Italian side to take on Sweden in Euro 2016 after the impressive victory over a fancied Belgium team. However, there is also business to attend to at Stamford Bridge. The Pensioners are looking to bounce back from a disappointing season, and will need to bolster their squad. Diego Costa went missing at …

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Liverpool Could Increase Their Interest In PSG Striker [Report]

BASEL, SWITZERLAND - MAY 18: In this handout image provided by UEFA, Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool attends a press conference after the UEFA Europa League Final match between Liverpool and Sevilla at St. Jakob-Park on May 18, 2016 in Basel, Switzerland. Sevilla won 3-1. (Photo by Handout/UEFA via Getty Images)

As Jurgen Klopp continues to prepare for the new season, reports have emerged that suggest the Liverpool boss is considering a bid for Paris St Germain striker Edinson Cavani. The Reds, however, will face huge competition from a host of clubs said to be interested in the Uruguayan as Chelsea, Juventus and Atletico Madrid are all interested in securing the striker’s signature. The Sun reports Italian …

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Chelsea Considering Shock Move For Misfit Liverpool Striker [Report]

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Christian Benteke of Liverpool reacts after a missed chance during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Anfield on August 17, 2015 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

While Christian Benteke is expected to leave Liverpool this summer, a shock new contender has reportedly emerged for his signature. West Ham have previously been linked with the Belgian international (in keeping with their being linked with every striker in Europe), but a report in the Times today has suggested that 2015 Premier League champions Chelsea could turn to Benteke …

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