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Herrera departure would accelerate United’s need for midfield overhaul

Although the key goals have been scored by Marcus Rashford, and much of the focus has been on how Paul Pogba is finally fulfilling his vast potential, there is a strong argument to be made that Ander Herrera has performed as well as any Manchester United player under Ole Gunnar Solskjær. But now, according to multiple reports, they could be about to lose him. The 29-year-old midfielder’s cur...

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Assessing the seven stars on Real's summer shortlist

After years of setting the benchmark for transfer-market extravagance, Real Madrid have steered away from their big-spending ways in recent seasons. Although they have continued to be successful, winning three Champions Leagues since their last £50million-plus signing – James Rodríguez in 2014 – now on their third manager of the season, it is clear that Los Blancos need to spend big on a squad reb...

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Where Europe’s big-money, low-value quartet could end up this summer

Mo’ money, mo’ problems… particularly when one doesn’t have a sound understanding of the market forces which help predict the future impact of a monetary windfall. Around Europe, the explosion in television revenue and gulf state investment in football has left several clubs with players they’re struggling to shift. The January transfer window saw rumours that Arsenal would pay some of...

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Football's high-profile players who'll become free agents in 2019

It is getting increasingly difficult for football clubs to find value in the transfer market. However, those that are smart – and Juventus are a great example of this – supplement big-money arrivals with free agent signings. The Italian club have made this their hallmark over recent years. The likes of Dani Alves, Kingsley Coman, Paul Pogba and Andrea Pirlo all joined the Turin-based club for noth...

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