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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Chelsea close to agreeing deal with Barcelona worth £6.5m plus Marcos Alonso

Chelsea are close to agreeing a deal with Barcelona over the signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in a move which would see Marcus Alonso move to the La Liga side. The deal would see Alonso plus around £6.5m go the other way. Personal terms are expected to be finalised, and Aubameyang is expected to have a […]

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Antony: Manchester United close to agreeing deal near £85m with Ajax for Brazilian winger

Manchester United are close to agreeing a deal with Ajax for forward Antony. United’s latest offer is thought to be close to the €100m (£85m) fee wanted by Ajax, a price which includes add-ons. Antony was once again left out of the Ajax squad for Sunday’s game at Utrecht as talks between the clubs continued. Personal terms are not thought […]

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Wesley Fofana: Chelsea close to agreeing deal with Leicester for defender

Chelsea are close to agreeing a deal with Leicester for defender Wesley Fofana for a fee believed to be £70m plus add-ons. The bid is Chelsea’s fourth for the French centre-back, having seen an offer of around £60m up-front rejected by the Foxes earlier this week. Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers earlier confirmed Fofana, who missed […]

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Alexander Isak: Newcastle close to agreeing club-record £58m deal with Real Sociedad for striker

Alexander Isak joined Real Sociedad from Borussia Dortmund three years ago and has scored 44 goals in 132 appearances; striker has also scored nine goals in 37 games for Sweden; Isak scored for Spanish side in 4-1 defeat to Barcelona in La Liga last weekend Source link

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Romelu Lukaku: Chelsea striker rejoins Inter Milan on season-long loan after agreeing 30 per cent pay cut

Romelu Lukaku is officially an Inter Milan player again after completing his season-long loan move from Chelsea, with no obligation to buy. Inter will pay Chelsea a loan fee of £6.9m plus £3.5m in bonuses if they win the Scudetto, and will cover all his wages this season. The Chelsea striker flew into Milan Linate […]

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Newcastle close to agreeing Sven Botman transfer with Lille ready to accept fourth offer

Newcastle have made the breakthrough in their pursuit of top defensive target Sven Botman with talks now at an advanced stage with Lille, who are ready to accept Eddie Howe’s side’s latest lucrative offer worth just shy of £40million. The Magpies have been hot in pursuit of the left-footed Dutch centre-back since January, when Head […]

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Finland ready to go nuclear with warning to Putin after agreeing to join NATO

According to a new survey, a record number of Finns are in favour of nuclear energy, as climate change and Russia’s dominance in natural gas threaten global energy security. The study, commissioned by Finnish Energy, has found that 60 percent of the population were in favour of nuclear, while only 11 percent opposed it. The […]

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Just appalling’ Hungary wants EU money before agreeing to bloc oil ban on Russia

Prime Minister Viktor Orban reiterated earlier statements from Hungarian officials that Hungary would not support a new round of proposed EU sanctions against Russia if they included a ban on Russian oil exports. Mr Orban said that while his government is willing to negotiate on any EU proposals that are in Hungary’s interests, the country’s […]

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Opinion | Are Biden and Putin agreeing on limits to the war? Just read their statements.

Placeholder while article actions load Take a careful look at presidential statements from Russia and the United States this week, and you’ll see that the leaders of the two countries appear to be clarifying their goals in Ukraine — as the war shifts to a concentrated, bitter fight for control of the eastern part of […]

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Mohamed Salah close to agreeing new Liverpool deal to stay for rest of career – Papers

All the top stories and transfer rumours from Sunday’s national newspapers… SUNDAY MIRROR Mohamed Salah is now close to agreeing a new contract which will keep him at Liverpool until the end of his career. Erik ten Hag has sounded out Robin van Persie about returning to Manchester United as part of his backroom staff. […]