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REPORT: Germany U21 1-0 Spain U21

Spain were unable to win their third UEFA European Under 21 Championship title in four tournaments after losing 1-0 to Germany in Krakow. Germany took control of the first half without really creating anything early doors, Serge Gnabry’s two half chances about as close as they came in the opening exchanges. The Spaniards only chance fell to Hector Bellerín who couldn’t guide his header on target. The biggest cheer of the opening 39 minutes came when Janik Haberer’s shot cleared the roof of the stadium to the delight of the…

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Atletico Madrid halt Swansea City’s Mesa move

Atletico Madrid have made a late move for Swansea City target Roque Mesa, according to reports. Mesa was one of La Liga’s most in-form midfielder throughout last season and has been linked with a number of Premier League sides – prompting Swansea City to quickly discuss and agree terms as reported on Thursday. Italian side Roma and Sevilla were also showing heated interested in Mesa, but a €13m was thought to have been agreed by all parties for him to move to the Liberty stadium. However, according to Diario AS on Thursday…

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Pepe set for Paris Saint Germain move

Former Real Madrid defender Pepe is set to join Paris Saint Germain, according to a report. ESPN have reported that the Portuguese defender will pen a one-year deal with the French side after being allowed to leave Santiago Bernabeu on a free transfer. The Portuguese defender confirmed he was leaving in May, ending a successful ten year spell at the club. But he left the club in disappointment after an injury troubled season, blasting them for not handling his departure correctly.   Antero Henrique’s arrival at PSG as sporting director…

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Man United have fee accepted for Alvaro Morata

Manchester United finally look set to sign Alvaro Morata after Real Madrid accepted a £70m bid, according to reports. The Spanish striker, has been in heavy discussions to leave Madrid since the season finished but a deal between the two clubs has yet to be agreed. United did lodge a £52.3 million which was rejected by the Spanish and European champions, after being told they wanted more for the former Juventus striker. Morata’s agent, Juanma Lopez, visited officials at the Bernabeu on two weeks ago in a bid to thrash out…

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Carlos Alena signs new Barcelona deal with €75m release clause

Barcelona have confirmed that a new deal for young midfielder Carles Alena has been agreed by all parties. The 19-year-old played a big part in Barcelona B’s successful promotion to Segunda A last season and was rewarded with some first team appearances by then boss Luis Enrique. And, despite being heavily linked with a move away from the Camp Nou this summer –  new deal has been agreed that will see him remain at the club for a further three years and be given a minimum release clause of €75m. Alena’s…

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Lucas Lima denies Barcelona deal

Santos midfielder Lucas Lima has denied that he has agreed a deal with Barcelona, despite reports claiming he was joining them in January 2018. Fox Sports Brasil claimed that a deal was agreed between Barca officials and Santos over a move that would see the midfielder arrive in the Catalan capital in January 2018, a mid-season boost for new boss Ernesto Valverde. The 26-year-old sees his current deal expire at the Brazilian club in December, however, the midfielder has denied an agreement with Barcelona.   Bayern Munich and Juventus have…

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Deulofeu rejects Barcelona move

According to the Daily Mail, Gerard Deulofeu has turned down the chance to return to former club Barcelona. The Spanish winger is currently on international duty with his county’s U21 side and will face off against Germany in the European championship final on Sunday evening. Whilst his focus will no doubt be on the present, his future is being heavily discussed away from the tournament with Barcelona keen to utilise their buy-back clause of £10.5m this summer. Having come through Barca’s famed La Masia academy, Deulofeu left the club in 2015…

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Rulli not happy with Man City’s FA Cup promise

The father of Argentine keeper Geronimo Rulli has stated that his son wants to play regular football, after being told he would be given FA Cup football only by Manchester City. Sky Sport Italia have been thorough in their claims that the keeper has an agreement in place to join Serie A side Napoli, however, his father has been quick to discuss his future. Rulli, who joined Real Sociedad on a permanent deal from Deportivo Maldonado was then sold to Man City, before being loaned directly back to the La…

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Rafinha’s Barcelona future in doubt

Rafinha Alcantara has spoken of his Barcelona future after being linked with a move to Valencia and Arsenal. The Brazilian midfielder is one of the players that might leave Barcelona this season in search for minutes and has already been a player tracked by Valencia in recent seasons, whilst claims he could be included in a deal for Hector Bellerin from Arsenal have been reported. The 24-year-old has now opened up about his future and seemingly left the door open for a move away from Camp Nou. “My future is open and only…

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Las Palmas midfielder Roque Mesa set for Swans move

Las Palmas midfieldee Roque Mesa will complete his move to Swansea City before the weekend, according to Marca. Mesa was one of La Liga’s most in-form midfielder throughout last season and has been linked with a number of Premier League sides – prompting Swansea City to quickly discuss and agree terms. Italian side Roma and Sevilla were also showing heated interested in Mesa, but a €13m has now been agreed by all parties for him to move to the Liberty stadium. It is also reported that Las Palmas will include a…

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