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We Shouldn’t Be Surprised At The Level Of Premier League Spending This Summer

Perhaps it’s due to the monotonous drudgery of the pre-season football calendar, but Premier League transfer spending is again in the spotlight. Manchester United have made the most waves with their £75 million swoop for Romelu Lukaku while their cross-town rivals, City have been steadily going about finalising a jaw-dropping £220 million spending spree. Such extravagance has conspired to paint …

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Chelsea And Manchester City Vie For Danilo’s Signature

Real Madrid's Brazilian defender Danilo (L) vies with Celta Vigo's Danish midfielder Pione Sisto during the Spanish league football match RC Celta de Vigo vs Real Madrid CF at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo on May 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

The market for top class defenders is certainly not for the faint-hearted. Chelsea’s desire to bolster their defensive options saw them part ways with £29 million to acquire the services of Antonio Rudiger. Manchester City, not to be outdone, then spent £50m on enticing Kyle Walker from Tottenham Hotspur. Two excellent players with bright futures, and at those sums they …

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Rating Manchester United’s Transfer Activity Against Their Title Rivals

Manchester United

The sign that Jose Mourinho’s new era at Manchester United would involve the utilisation of expansive finances was heralded by Eric Bailly’s move from Villareal to Old Trafford for a hefty price tag that exceeded £30 million. The transfers that followed had supporters of one of the world’s largest clubs grinning from ear to ear. What was this? Louis van Gaal had achieved …

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Manchester City Clinch Deals To Sign Teen Sensations As Manchester United Lose Out

Manchester United

Pep Guardiola has lured Palmeiras forward Gabriel Jesus to Man City, beating off competition from rivals Manchester United and Barcelona for his signature. According to Sky Sports, the deal will be completed within the next twenty-four hours, whilst Colombian talent Marlos Moreno is also set to become a Citizen. City were not even mentioned in AS’s report of the clubs …

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Manchester City Are In Advanced Talks With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Manchester City are in advanced talks with Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang over a sensational move to the Etihad, according to the Daily Express. The Gabon international was simply outstanding for Borussia Dortmund, thriving as the forward in a 4-2-3-1 with the German club. Aubameyang scored 39 goals in all competitions as Die Borussen fell short of Bayern again in the …

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Manchester City Have Made An Approach For Reece Oxford [Sky Sports]

Reece Oxford

Manchester City have made an official approach to sign West Ham United star Reece Oxford, according to Sky Sports. BREAKING: Sky sources: Manchester City make an official approach for West Ham midfielder Reece Oxford. #SSNHQ https://t.co/kNhhNf63oV — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) July 19, 2016 The club made contact with West Ham for the seventeen-year-old last night and Pep Guardiola’s …

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Man City Look To Have Clinched A Deal To Sign Nolito [Sky Sports]

Nolito

Barcelona look to have missed out on the signing of Celta Vigo’s Nolito as Sky Sports have reported that Pep Guardiola is about to make his first signing as Man City manager in the form of the Spanish forward. Sky have said that talks have increased between City and Nolito’s representatives after Spain were eliminated from Euro 2016 on Monday. And it …

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Pep Guardiola And Manchester City Dealt Transfer Blow

New Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola’s search for defensive reinforcements looks set to continue after missing out on key target, Aymeric Laporte. The Frenchman signed a new four-year deal on Monday evening and will remain with Athletic Bilbao. Athletic released a statement on Monday evening quashing the transfer rumours, and confirming Laporte was staying with the La Liga club. The …

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Manchester City Superstar Set To Depart In January

Press rumour indicate that Yaya Toure is unsettled and wants to quit Manchester City in the January window as boss Manuel Pellegrini lines up Paul Pogba or Cheick Tiote as possible replacements. Manchester City dynamo Yaya Toure has had a poor start to the season and the feeling is that he is unsettled at the club, with last season’s sensational …

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Manchester City Target Superstar Midfielder

Paul Pogba

The scrap to land Juventus’ Paul Pogba is underway with Manchester City leading the race to sign the youngster ahead of Premier League rivals Manchester United and Chelsea. Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is keen to land Juventus’ Paul Pogba who he has identified as the long term midfield replacement for Ivorian powerhouse Yaya Toure, according to The Sun. The …

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Manchester City May Target Southampton Striker

Manchester City may make a move for in-demand Jay Rodriguez while Stevan Jovetic has returned home injured from international duty. Southampton’s Jay Rodriguez had been linked with a move to Tottenham all summer to join up with his former boss Mauricio Pochettino at White Hart Lane. However Southampton manager Ronald Koeman held tough, desperate to halt the exodus of players …

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Manchester City May Snap Up Newcastle United Starlet

Manchester City are keeping an eye on Newcastle United hot prospect Rolando Aarons, while one of the the squad players at the Etihad is hoping for a move away. Newcastle United won’t be happy to hear that the Citizens are tracking Rolando Aarons, their eighteen-year-old superstar in the making, writes The Star. The starlet, who has drawn comparisons with Liverpool’s Raheem …

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Arsenal & Manchester City Battle For £55m Striker

According to the Guardian Arsenal & Manchester City have been offered Radamel Falcao for £55 million. Falcao was left out of Monaco’s side that drew 1-1 with Lille at the weekend. Arsenal are looking to sign a striker after French frontman Oliver Giroud suffered a broken tibia that is likely to keep him out of action until the New Year. Arsenal …

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