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                     NEWCASTLE NOW FIGHTING TOTTENHAM IN RACE FOR £35M STAR

                     NEWCASTLE NOW FIGHTING TOTTENHAM IN RACE FOR £35M STAR

Newcastle United are back in the race to sign Bayer Leverkusen defender Piero Hincapie amid claims Tottenham Hotspur want to land him. Hincapie was a man in demand last summer with a number of clubs looking to sign him from Argentinian side Talleres. Hincapie had been impressing for Ecuador at Copa American and a host of clubs were interested in signing him.


Mundo Deportivo suggested that Newcastle were one of the teams in the race. Bayer Leverkusen ended up winning the race though, luring Hincapie to the Bundesliga in a deal worth around £6.6million. Football Observatory CIES now suggest that Hincapie should be worth around £35million on the market after a strong first season at Leverkusen.

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                 NEWCASTLE MOVING CLOSE TO SIGNING TARGET SVEN BOTMAN

                 NEWCASTLE MOVING CLOSE TO SIGNING TARGET SVEN BOTMAN

Newcastle United will make a fresh attempt to beat AC Milan to the signing of Lille defender Sven Botman, Football Insider understands. The Serie A giants have leapfrogged Newcastle in the race to lure the centre-back, 22, this summer and are working to finalise a deal in the coming weeks.


A Newcastle source has told Football Insider that the club have not given up hope of landing Botman after extensive negotiations over a potential deal both in January and subsequently. Both clubs have offered a contract to the defender and verbally agreed personal terms. They will now try to negotiate a fee with Lille, who have held out for a £30million fee.

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              UNITED REPORTEDLY PLANNING TALKS FOR FIRST SUMMER SWOOP

              UNITED REPORTEDLY PLANNING TALKS FOR FIRST SUMMER SWOOP

Manchester United began the summer of 2021 with a move to re-sign a free agent goalkeeper, Tom Heaton. And with the incessant obsession of a Pokemon collector ‘trying to catch them all’, United have set their sights on another.


The Red Devils are planning to hold talks over the signing of former United FA Youth Cup winner Sam Johnstone, 90 Min reports. The same outlet claimed three weeks ago United were ‘considering’ Johnstone, and now this move appears to be moving forward. The West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper, 28, is going to be a free agent at the end of this coming season.

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EVERTON: ALLI, DE BEEK INCLUSION CONFIRMED

EVERTON: ALLI, DE BEEK INCLUSION CONFIRMED

Frank Lampard has confirmed that new signings Dele Alli and Donny Van De Beek would be in the squad to face hosts Newcastle United in the Premier League on Tuesday. The new Everton manager told reporters in his latest press conference that the two midfielders are both available for the Newcastle United game on the back of their respective transfers in the final two days of the just concluded winter transfer window. England international Alli has joined Everton from Tottenham Hotspur on a permanent deal, while Dutch national team player Van De Beek is on loan at Everton from Manchester United.

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Lampard will take charge of his first league game as the Everton manager against a Newcastle United team in the bottom three at the moment. Ahead of the game, Everton have four more points than the Magpies who are second from bottom on the league table. The Magpies are just one point off safety ahead of the visit of Everton and a win over their Merseyside opponents could take them out of the relegation zone if other results go their way.

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XHAKA AHEAD OF SCHEDULE – ARTETA

XHAKA AHEAD OF SCHEDULE – ARTETA

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has revealed that Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka could soon be back on the pitch. He made this known while providing an injury update on Xhaka during his latest press conference on Thursday morning ahead of the Premier League clash with bottom team Newcastle United.

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Mikel Arteta told reporters that Xhaka is ahead of scheduled as he works his way back to full fitness after his knee injury. The Arsenal manager is optimistic that the Swiss national team skipper would make his return from injury before the end of this year.

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NEWCASTLE EYEING JANUARY RAID FOR LENGLET

NEWCASTLE EYEING JANUARY RAID FOR LENGLET

Newcastle United are reportedly plotting a move for French defender Christian Lengletahead of the January transfer window. This is according to the latest reports emanating from the Spanish media. The specific report from Catalan publication SPORTstated that the Magpies areeyeing a move for Lenglet who’s out-of-favour at Barcelona.


Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman has opted for the likes of Gerard Pique, summer signing Eric Garcia and Ronald Araujo ahead of Lenglet at the heart of the Barcelona defence this season.

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CHELSEA STRIKER LUKAKU SLAMS RONALDO COMPARISONS

CHELSEA STRIKER LUKAKU SLAMS RONALDO COMPARISONS

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The 2021/22 English Premier League season is expected to be a very exciting one for a lot of reasons. The fact that the big teams in the league have all added more firepower to their squads makes it even more exciting to look forward to and it has also led to the drafting of the possible key battles that would exist between the clubs. Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal, and Liverpool all added new players to their squads and while Arsenal are not expected to have a strong push for tbr League title this season, there will be a lot of eyes on them as a lot of people will want to carry out a follow up on their progress this season after signing as many as six players in the summer.

Outside all of the other players that joined the big clubs in the league, the two stand-out signings of the summer were done by Manchester United and Chelsea, with the Red Devils announcing the retuen of their former star and legend Cristiano Ronaldo while the Blues sanctioned the purchase of their ex-star Romelu Lukaku. Lukaku and Ronaldo notably went toe-to-toe in the Italian Serie A last season, with the former representing the colors of Inter Milan while the latter was the star player for Juventus.

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CITY CONTINUE GREALISH TALKS AS TRANSFER DRAWS NEAR

CITY CONTINUE GREALISH TALKS AS TRANSFER DRAWS NEAR

The new English Premier League season is promising to be an exciting one already judging by how the league’s clubs are working tirelessly and consistently to add some new faces to their respective squads this summer. While Chelsea are yet to sign a new player this summer the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham, Leicester, and others have all made some new signings already. Manchester City are also yet to sign a new player in this window but they are now getting close to securing their first move of the summer and it is set to be a huge one as reports claim that they are nearing an agreement with Aston Villa for the transfer of attacking midfielder Jack Grealish.

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City opened talks with Villa regarding the transfer of the England international midfielder some weeks ago but with the Villans stating that the fee they want for their captain is £100 million and nothing less, City started negotiations to bring down the figure. However, Villa have remained stubborn and have continued to insist that they will not be selling their star man for anything lower than the amount they have slapped on his head.

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BARCA DEFENDER TARGETED BY TWO PREMIER LEAGUE CLUBS

BARCA DEFENDER TARGETED BY TWO PREMIER LEAGUE CLUBS

While Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona have already made commendable progress in this summer’s transfer window with their business activities, it seems like they are not done yet and are still very much interested in overseeing a couple of more business deals before the closure of the transfer window. There have been a few arrivals at the Spanish capital, including the arrival of striker Sergio Agüero and winger Memphis Depay. While Agüero had long been signed and his transfer completed, Depay only touched town in Spain yesterday to complete all his medicals after which he signed his professional contract with the club.

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Ronald Koeman is keen to bring Barca back to challenging for major titles from next season and his first step towards achieving that goal is signing the players that he feels are needed in the squad. The next step, however, is to start letting go of players that he feels are no longer needed at Camp Nou and one of those players on the list is French defender Clement Lenglet.

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