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Manchester United, Ajax agree on £40m for Van de Beek

Manchester United, Ajax agree on £40m for Van de Beek

Manchester United have agreed on a fee with Ajax Amsterdam for midfielder Donny van de Beek. An agreement is in place for the 23-year-old to move to Old Trafford for around £40 million. United are set to discuss personal terms with Van de Beek before the Netherlands international undergoes a medical ahead of the transfer. United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has tracked Van de Beek for more than a year with the club making an enquiry about his availability in January before signing Bruno Fernandes. Solskjaer and the club see a deal for Van de Beek as a good opportunity to strengthen the squad in...

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Chelsea complete £50m Chilwell

Chelsea complete £50m Chilwell

Chelsea have completed the signing of Ben Chilwell from Leicester City in a deal worth £50 million ($66m), the club confirmed on Wednesday. The left-back has signed a five-year contract with Frank Lampard's team after they reached an agreement with the Foxes this week. "I’m looking forward to being a part of this young, dynamic squad led by Frank Lampard as we challenge for honours next season. I can’t wait to get started and hopefully it won’t be long before we’re playing in front of the Chelsea fans at Stamford Bridge."  Chilwell came through Leicester's youth academy to become a key player for the...

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi spoke with Pep Guardiola about Manchester City move

Barcelona's Lionel Messi spoke with Pep Guardiola about Manchester City move

Messi shocked Barca on Tuesday when he informed the team of his intention to leave this summer, despite having a contract until 2021. Barca responded by asking him to stay at the club he first joined as a teenager almost 20 years ago. Manchester City have been crunching the numbers to work out if they would be able to sign Messi without breaching Financial Fair Play rules. The two spent four years together at Barca between 2008 and 2012, and the Man City coach spoke to the Argentina international about the project that awaits him in England if he decides to make...

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Preview: Champions League final: PSG vs. Bayern Munich

Preview: Champions League final: PSG vs. Bayern Munich

The Estadio da Luz plays host to the 2019-20 Champions League final on Sunday as first-time finalists Paris Saint-Germain take on five-time winners of the competition Bayern Munich. Both teams comfortably made it through their semi-finals with 3-0 wins over RB Leipzig and Lyon respectively and will now battle to be crowned kings of Europe - a title which would complete an historic treble for either club. Bayern have been here and done it all before - only Real Madrid can top their tally of 11 European Cup and Champions League finals, while only Madrid, AC Milan and Liverpool have got their hands on the...

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Sevilla down Inter Milan to secure 6th Europa League title

Sevilla down Inter Milan to secure 6th Europa League title

Sevilla FC beat Internazionale 3-2 on Friday night in a thrilling match in Cologne to secure a sixth Europa League title and maintain their perfect record in finals of the competition. Romelu Lukaku opened the scoring from the penalty spot shortly after kickoff, beating Sevilla keeper Bono after he was hauled down in the box by Diego Carlos to give Inter the early lead. The advantage was short-lived, though, as Luuk de Jong's bullet header in the 12th minute brought Sevilla level only for the Netherlands international to head home from an Ever Banega free kick a little over 20 minutes later to leave Inter trailing 2-1....

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