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Barcelona target Ozil-Gomes swap deal

With the January transfer window fast approaching, Barcelona are stepping up their efforts to add strength and depth to their squad. The Catalan giants have been admirers of Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho over the past year, becoming close to signing him in the summer, but have since switched their attentions to other targets, notably Mesut Ozil of Arsenal. With the German’s contract running out, Barca are hoping to sign him on the cheap, but recent developments, as reported by Don Balon, suggesting that they would be willing to trade midfield flop…

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Three reasons why Ronaldo might be leaving Real Madrid next summer

Rumours that “The Best” might soon be leaving the comfort of Madrid are making headlines across the globe. Although Ronaldo has only scored one La Liga goal so far this season, his ability is unquestionable. If he departs Real Madrid next summer it would be a real blow for Los Blancos. There are a number of reasons that it is suggested Ronaldo is leaving. He has actually said himself that after his contract ends in four years he does not want to sign a new deal. However, reports from El…

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Sergio Ramos’ ‘best friend’ to join Barcelona???

Sergio Ramos’ ‘best friend’ Mesut Ozil could be about to join Barcelona in the January transfer window, according to Mundo Deportivo. Reports surfaced last week linking the Catalan club with a move for the German international, although a report in the Evening Standard claimed no contact had been made between the two clubs. However, reports in in Catalan media on Tuesday morning now claim that a move on January 1st will be made. The current La Liga leaders have been chasing Philippe Coutinho since the summer, but having spent over £135m on…

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Spanish Papers: £20m for Mesut Ozil to join Barcelona

Good Morning and welcome to our Tuesday morning round-up of the Spanish Papers, which sees Mundo Deportivo report on Mesut Ozil’s desire to join Barcelona in January. Much has been said about the German international’s situation at Premier League side Arsenal with Barcelona extremely interested to make a January move. The former Real Madrid man is keen to play at the Camp Nou and it is reported by the Catalan daily that a figure of £20m is expected to lure him away from the North London club. Ozil has been…

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Madrid torn between Kepa and Man United’s De Gea

Real Madrid are weighing up a move for either Athletic Club’s Kepa or Manchester United’s David De Gea, according to reports. Long have Madrid been keen admirers of both Spanish international keepers and it now seems that the Bernabeu club will look to make a move for one in the January transfer window. Whilst current number one Keylor Navas has been performing well; Madrid officials have been interested in a number of options who they feel can provide a long-term option. Man United’s De Gea was seemingly a long shot…

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Barcelona want Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil on the cheap

Barcelona are switching their attentions to Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil as they continue their transfer search ahead of the January window, according to Mundo Deportivo. The Catalan giants have been chasing Philippe Coutinho since the summer, but having spent over £135m on Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund in August, they are baulking at the Liverpool star’s price tag that would be in the same region. Arsenal are hoping to sign Ozil to new contract, but as he will become a free agent in July, Barca feel they can get the…

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Spanish Papers: Arsenal star is back-up to Coutinho

Good Morning and welcome to our brief round-up of the morning papers in Spain, which feature Barcelona’s interest in Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil. Barca’s long term interest in Liverpool play maker Philippe Coutinho seems to change week-by-week at the moment. Whilst claims in Catalan media said a deal for the Brazilian to move to the Camp Nou was all-but complete; Liverpool have held firm over their reluctance to sell and English media have countered the claims. Ernesto Valverde is keen to bring in an alternative and long-term replacement for Andres…

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Chinese side table offer for Celta Vigo’s Maxi Gomez

Maxi Gomez is centred around a bid from an unnamed Chinese club. €20-25 million is believed to be the sum the Chinese club have tabled. Having signed in the summer for €4 million, this would prove a significant profit in a short space of time. Having arrived from Uruguayan club Defensor Sporting during the summer, Gomez has proved a valuable asset for Celta. He started life in La Liga with two goals on his debut and has been decent for the Galician’s since. The 21 year old now has five…

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High-flying Valencia to swoop for Everton striker Sandro Ramirez?

Valencia have joined a host of clubs including Sevilla to offer Sandro a route back to La Liga after a disastrous start to life in England. The former Barcelona striker has failed to open his Premier League account thus far after netting 14 times last season. Having made just five appearances this season, the player has not been included in a matchday squad since Ronald Koeman departed the Toffees hotseat. The Spanish Under-21 international signed for Everton when they triggered the £5.1 million buyout clause in his Malaga contract. According…

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Spanish media claim Coutinho to Barcelona is almost done

Spanish reports claim Liverpool play-maker Philippe Coutinho is close to joining Barcelona. The long rumoured interest from Barca in the Brazilian international almost saw a summer move come to life, but Anfield bosses held strong and rejected such bids from the Catalan giants. Further interest have emerged and it is reported that a January bid is being prepared with Barca boss Ernesto Valverde keen to build on his impressive start to both the domestic and European season. Coutinho, who is set to face England for Brazil this week in an international…

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