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Romelu Lukaku ‘will not force Manchester United exit’

Romelu Lukaku will not force a move away from Manchester United this summer, according to a report. Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku will reportedly not attempt to force a move away from Old Trafford in this summer’s transfer window. The 26-year-old, who only scored 15 times for the Red Devils last season, has been strongly linked with a move to Inter Milan over the last few weeks. Belgium boss Roberto Martinez recently urged Lukaku to leave United ahead of the 2019-20 campaign. However, according to The Mirror, Lukaku will not force a move away from the Red Devils if the club are unwilling to sell him in this summer’s transfer window. Last week, it was claimed that the centre-forward had already agreed personal terms with Inter ahead of a potential move to Antonio Conte...

Manchester United ‘offered Phil Jones in Issa Diop bid’

Manchester United offer Phil Jones to West Ham United in their attempts to sign Issa Diop, according to a report. Manchester United reportedly offered Phil Jones to West Ham United in their attempts to sign Issa Diop. United are said to have identified Diop as a potential summer signing, with the Red Devils reportedly offering £45m plus a player for the former Toulouse youngster over the weekend. According to The Sun, the Red Devils player in question was Jones, who only signed a new contract with the 20-time English champions in February. However, the report claims that the Hammers rejected the offer as they have no intention of selling Diop this summer and are also not interested in bringing Jones to the London Stadium. Manuel Pellegrini‘s side, though, would seemingly be open to a...

Manchester United ‘still £40m short of Harry Maguire valuation’

Manchester United price Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire at £40m, which is just half of his club’s valuation, according to a report. Manchester United reportedly value Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire at £40m, which is just half of the transfer figure that the Foxes have placed on the England international. Maguire was strongly linked with a move to United in last summer’s transfer window and it is understood that the Red Devils are still interested in a swoop for the 26-year-old. However, according to ESPN FC, while Leicester value the centre-back at £80m, United rate him at closer to £40m, meaning that the two clubs are still some way apart when it comes to a potential deal. Maguire, who has a contract at the King Power Stadium until the summer of 2023, scored...

Result: France launch late turnaround to beat England

Aaron Wan-Bissaka‘s injury-time own goal sunk the 10-man England Under-21s as France – who missed two penalties – scored twice at the death to snatch victory at Euro 2019. The Crystal Palace defender sliced into his own net to break the Young Lions’ hearts with a 2-1 Group C defeat in Cesena. Phil Foden‘s superb run and finish early in the second half opened the scoring but, after Hamza Choudhury was sent off, Jonathan Ikone struck an 89th-minute leveller before Wan-Bissaka turned the ball past Dean Henderson. ⏰ RESULT ⏰ 😮🇫🇷 Ikoné grabs late France leveller😱🇫🇷 Wan-Bissaka own goal gives France win 🤔 Who impressed you?#U21EURO #ENGFRA — UEFA U21 EURO (@UEFAUnder21) June 18, 2019 The goalkeeper had saved Moussa Dembele‘s first-half penalty and Houssem Aouar then hit t...

Phil Neville sets sights on winning group ahead of final game against Japan

England boss Phil Neville has stressed he is looking for a win from Wednesday’s Women’s World Cup clash with Japan in Nice and will be picking his best side to get one. The Lionesses head into their final Group D match having already qualified for the last 16 after beating Scotland 2-1 and Argentina 1-0. A draw will be enough to secure them top spot in the pool. But the England boss has no thoughts about taking things easy. Try this one at home with @lucystan37 🤤 pic.twitter.com/Srr5XXoIuU — Lionesses (@Lionesses) June 18, 2019 Neville said at his pre-match press conference: “We’ve got to pick our best side because we want to finish top of the group and continue to build the momentum. “I’ll be picking my best side to win the game tomorrow night.” W...

Phil Neville promises to pick best side against Japan

England coach Phil Neville insists he will pick the strongest side possible against Japan despite the Lionesses having already qualified for the knockout stages of the Women’s World Cup. Wins over Scotland and Argentina sees Neville’s side sitting at the top of Group D with a 100 per cent record as they secured a place in the second round with a game to spare. Neville will resist the temptation to rest players against second-placed Japan, who beat England 2-1 in the semi-finals four years ago. Put your hands up if you’re ready for match day….😏#Lionesses pic.twitter.com/2VQoKhZACD — Lionesses (@Lionesses) June 18, 2019 He told a press conference: “We’ve got to pick our best side. We’ve got to pick our best side because we want to finish top of the g...

Juventus ‘beat Manchester United to Adrien Rabiot deal’

Juventus win the race for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot ahead of Manchester United, according to a report. Juventus have reportedly won the race for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot. The France international will see his current deal with PSG expire at the end of June. Last week, the 24-year-old revealed that he was in talks with Juve over a potential switch to Turin, while Manchester United were also mentioned as possible suitors. According to El Chiringuito, the Old Lady have won the race for Rabiot, who will sign a five-year contract with the Italian champions upon his arrival ahead of the 2019-20 campaign. Rabiot has made 227 appearances for PSG in all competitions, winning 18 trophies during his time with the club. However, the Frenchman has not represented ...

Report: Aston Villa to launch Axel Tuanzebe bid

Aston Villa want to sign Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe on a permanent deal this summer, according to a report. Aston Villa reportedly want to sign Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe on a permanent deal. The England Under-21 international spent time on loan with Villa during the 2017-18 campaign before returning to Villa Park last term, making 30 appearances in all competitions. United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reportedly wants to have a close look at the 21-year-old during pre-season ahead of a potential first-team role with the Red Devils during the 2019-20 campaign. According to the Daily Mail, though, Villa will fight hard to land the centre-back on a permanent deal, although the newly-promoted club are currently unsure whether United would be prepared to sell. Tuanzebe...

Atletico Madrid eye Granit Xhaka swoop?

Atletico Madrid consider a summer move for Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka, according to a report. Atletico Madrid are reportedly considering a summer move for Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka. The 26-year-old has made over 130 appearances for the Gunners since arriving from Borussia Monchengladbach ahead of the 2016-17 campaign. Inter Milan have recently been credited with an interest in the Swiss international, although the midfielder has played down suggestions that he could move to Italy. According to Mundo Deportivo, though, Atletico could swoop for Xhaka this summer as a replacement for Rodri, who is widely expected to leave the Wanda Metropolitano for Manchester City. Xhaka – contracted to the Gunners until the summer of 2023 – scored four times and registered five assist...

Liverpool ‘given green light for Ousmane Dembele move’

Barcelona offer Liverpool the chance to sign Ousmane Dembele this summer, according to a report. Liverpool have reportedly been offered the chance to sign Barcelona attacker Ousmane Dembele. The France international, who joined Barca from Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2017, has scored 18 goals and registered 17 assists in 65 appearances for the Spanish champions. Ernesto Valverde‘s side are reportedly targeting a return for Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar this summer, which could mean that Dembele is surplus to requirements next season. According to TEAMtalk, Liverpool have been given the green light to move for Dembele, although Barca would demand a transfer fee of £90m from the Champions League holders. The 22-year-old, who has a contract at Camp Nou until June 2022, scored...

Bolton Wanderers administrators call for patience as takeover nears completion

The identity of the prospective buyer has not yet been revealed. Bolton’s joint administrator has called for patience as the club edges closer to being sold. A suitable offer for the north-west outfit, relegated from the Sky Bet Championship at the end of last season, has been received. However, the identity of the prospective buyer has not yet been revealed. Bolton went into administration in May after a takeover bid by former Watford chairman Laurence Bassini collapsed. Joint administrators David Rubin and Partners had stipulated any parties interested in the club would need to prove they had at least £25million available. This test was passed by the successful bidder, who then had to submit a final offer before a deadline on Wednesday. The interested party, who meets EFL approval,...

Birmingham set sights on future after Garry Monk departure

Birmingham will focus on a “fresh and modern footballing philosophy” following the departure of manager Garry Monk. The Blues announced they had parted company with Monk on Tuesday afternoon. The former Swansea, Leeds and Middlesbrough boss had taken over at St Andrew’s during March 2018. Last season, Monk’s side retained Birmingham’s Sky Bet Championship status despite a deduction of nine points for a breach of the Football League’s profitability and sustainability rules, finishing 17th. The club, coaching staff, players, all the employees at Wast Hills and every single Bluenose… thank you for Keeping Right On through all the difficulties to achieve our target 👏🏻💙 again 😉#BCFC pic.twitter.com/1VmtFZQUjd — Garry Monk (@GarryMonk) April 22, 2019 Mon...

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