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January 10, 2020

What the papers say Manchester United have given up hope of landing Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen, reports the Evening Standard. The Dane is looking to leave Tottenham, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has accepted he will move abroad rather than to another Premier League side.

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January 9, 2020

What the papers say Chelsea will target Issa Diop with a £40million offer, the Daily Express reports. West Ham’s French centre-back impressed despite the club’s struggles under former manager Manuel Pellegrini, making him Frank Lampard’s top defensive target now that the Blues’ transfer ban has been lifted. The Hammers want £50m for the 22-year-old, with Lampard set to compete with Tottenham for the big defender.

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January 8, 2020

What the papers say Adama Traore could be leaving Wolves after Manchester City expressed interest in the winger, the Manchester Evening News reports citing CalcioMercato. The 23-year-old had a slow start in the league since joining Aston Villa in 2015, but has five goals and seven assists this season. City are watching the Spaniard after he scored against them three times across two winning games for Wolves.

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January 7, 2020

What the papers say Internal politics at Inter Milan have thrown Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen‘s potential move to the San Siro in doubt, according to the Daily Mirror. The paper reports the Dane is keen to leave Spurs and Inter chief executive Giuseppe Marotta is keen to have him, hence the club making a  £20million offer for the 27-year-old. However, Inter manager Antonio Conte would prefer Barcelona’s Arturo Vidal.

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January 6, 2020

What the papers say Jesse Lingard‘s future at Manchester United is looking increasingly cloudy with the Daily Mail reporting that the midfielder has linked up with super-agent Mino Raiola. The Italian has been publicly critical of the club in recent times and the team-up is said to have raised the eyebrows of much of the club’s hierarchy.

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January 3, 2020

What the papers say Tottenham, along with Manchester rivals City and United, are in the hunt to sign Norwich midfielder Todd Cantwell next summer, the Daily Mail reports. The 21-year-old scored his sixth goal of the season against Crystal Palace on Wednesday and is valued at £30million.

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January 2, 2020

What the papers say Doubts about Jan Vertonghen‘s future at Tottenham could be borne out in the January transfer window, with Napoli and Ajax keen to sign the veteran centre-back, the Daily Telegraph reports. Both clubs want to tempt Spurs into selling the 32-year-old before he can leave on a free transfer in the summer.

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January 1, 2020

What the papers say Dominic Calvert-Lewin is expected to sign a new five-year deal to stay at Everton, The Daily Telegraph reports. The in-form striker has scored three goals in two games under new manager Carlo Ancelotti, and despite keen interest from Manchester United, is set to sign a new and improved deal to keep him with the Toffees.

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December 31, 2019

What the papers say Dominic Calvert-Lewin is expected to sign a new five-year deal to stay at Everton, The Daily Telegraph reports. The in-form striker has been an instant hit under new manager Carlo Ancelotti, and despite keen interest from Manchester United, is set to sign a new and improved deal to keep him with the Toffees.

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December 30, 2019

What the papers say Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester City are in the hunt to sign French centre-back Dayot Upamecano, the Daily Star reports. The Red Bull Leipzig player has shone in the Bundesliga this season, starting the last 19 games. Arsenal and Spurs are set to bid £50million for the 21-year-old, but Manchester City are also reported to be interested.

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December 27, 2019

What the papers say Chelsea are poised to raid Paris St Germain to buy Germany winger Julian Draxler and Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye, according to the Daily Star. Having had their transfer ban lifted, Blues boss Frank Lampard is keen to bolster his squad at the first opportunity in January, with 26-year-old Draxler and 30-year-old Gueye topping their wishlist.

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December 24, 2019

What the papers say Real Madrid may be making a move for Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen who is out of contract in the summer, but the LaLiga side will need to free up space in their squad first according to the Daily Mirror. The paper reports that Isco is most likely to make way, with Chelsea offered to sign the Spain midfielder for £44million.

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December 23, 2019

What the papers say Chelsea are hot favourites to land the signature of Jadon Sancho as the London club will stump up the £120m asking price, according to the Sun. Frank Lampard’s side are reported to be interested in the 19-year-old along with Manchester United and Liverpool.

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December 20, 2019

What the papers say Arsenal could be set to part company with Mesut Ozil – at least on a temporary basis. The former Germany playmaker has been linked with a six-month loan to Fenerbahce by Turkish website Fotomac. Arsenal are said to be keen to offload the 31-year-old. With the Chinese Super League now out of the question following Ozil’s recent comments on the country’s treatment of its Uighur minority, Fenerbahce and the MLS are said to be his two main options.

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December 19, 2019

What the papers say Arsenal are expected to appoint Mikel Arteta as their manager in the next 48 hours but will have to pay Manchester City £1million in compensation, according to the Daily Mail. Arteta was on the bench for City’s Carabao Cup win over Oxford on Wednesday but the Gunners hope to have him installed by the weekend.

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