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Pablo Maffeo ends Girona loan spell and agrees permanent Bundesliga switch

Pablo Maffeo has ended his loan spell with Girona and sealed a permanent move to Bundesliga side VFB Stuttgart, Man City have confirmed via their official website. The deal is said to be in the region of £8.5m and will see Maffeo sign a five year deal, leaving City the option to buy him back should they be happy with his performances. Having arrived on a season long loan deal at the Catalan club last summer as part of Manchester City’s partnership; Maffeo has been a real success, helping Pablo…

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Mikel Arteta could replace Arsene Wenger this summer

Mikel Arteta could replace Arsene Wenger this summer at Arsenal after the French boss called time on his career with the Premier League club. Wenger released a statement last week saying he would be leaving the North London club come the end of the season, ending a reign of 22 years in charge of the club. Whilst many Arsenal fans have called for his departure of late – the club must now look for a replacement, who will have some big boots to fill. Former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has…

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Las Palmas approach free agent Samir Nasri

Las Palmas have made an official approach to sign former Sevilla playmaker Samir Nasri on a free transfer. Having seen Jonathan Viera depart for China earlier this week, the Gran Canarian side have been granted permission by La Liga to make contact with the Frenchman. Spaniard Viera has left a gaping hold in the club’s midfield areas, having been arguably their standout player this term. Talk was heard on Tuesday that the club had made contact with former Rayo Vallecano veteran midfielder Roberto Trashorras, but such a deal seems to…

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Valencia discard the option of Mangala

Valencia have been considering signing their former loaned centre back Eliaquim Mangala during the winter transfer window, according to Superdeporte. Unless the club changes its mind during the dying hours of the transfer window has discarded the option to sign the centre back as they have decided to prioritise signing a right back instead of a centre back. Last week the knee injury of Gabriel Paulista had raised some alarms in the squad as Valencia feared that Gabriel would be joining Murillo for a lengthy spell on the sidelines and the club moved…

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Man City officially confirm Laporte deal; who is delighted with move

Manchester City have officially confirmed the signing of Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Club, who is delighted to have joined the Premier League leaders. City boss Pep Guardiola has been keen to improve his defensive options ahead of what looks to be a successful Premier League title and potential Champions League run. The English side sit comfortably at the top of the La Liga standings but Guardiola was adamant to add strength and depth in his options, having relied heavily on John Stones and Nicolas Otamendi this season so far. It is…

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Laporte set for Man City ‘any minute’

Athletic Club defender Aymeric Laporte will seal his move to Manchester City on Monday, according to reports. City boss Pep Guardiola is keen to improve his defensive options ahead of what looks to be a successful Premier League title and potential Champions League run. The English side sit comfortably at the top of the La Liga standings but Guardiola wants to add strength and depth in his options, having relied heavily on John Stones and Nicolas Otamendi this season so far. It is understood that after tentative talks and contact…

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Laporte will join Manchester City this weekend

Manchester City are expected to complete a move for Athletic Club defender Aymeric Laporte this weekend, according to reports. City boss Pep Guardiola is keen to improve his defensive options ahead of what looks to be a successful Premier League title and potential Champions League run. The English side sit comfortably at the top of the La Liga standings but Guardiola wants to add strength and depth in his options, having relied heavily on John Stones and Nicolas Otamendi this season so far. It is understood that after tentative talks…

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Release clause set to be paid by Manchester City for Laporte

Manchester City are set to pay the release clause of Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Bilbao, according to Mundo Deportivo. City boss Pep Guardiola is keen to improve his defensive options ahead of what looks to be a successful Premier League title and potential Champions League run. The English side sit comfortably at the top of the La Liga standings but Guardiola wants to add strength and depth in his options, having relied heavily on John Stones and Nicolas Otamendi this season so far. It is understood that after tentative talks…

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Umtiti has a future at Barca, claims Valverde

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has attempted to end reports linking Samuel Umtiti with a move to Manchester City or Manchester United. The French international joined the Catalan side last summer from French club Lyon and he has instantly become a regular starter and fan favourite at the club, forming a solid partnership with Gerard Pique and ousting Javier Mascherano from the starting eleven. Matched with his club form, the central defender has excelled for the French national side and will be looking to consolidate his place at the heart of…

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Umtiti holds Barca meeting after further interest from Manchester

Samuel Umtiti has held talks with Barcelona over a new contract after interest from Premier League duo Manchester United and Manchester City. The French international joined the Catalan side last summer from French club Lyon and he has instantly become a regular starter and fan favourite at the club, forming a solid partnership with Gerard Pique and ousting Javier Mascherano from the starting eleven. Matched with his club form, the central defender has excelled for the French national side and will be looking to consolidate his place at the heart…

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