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TUESDAY FOOTBALL NEWS ROUNDUP
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TUESDAY FOOTBALL NEWS ROUNDUP

TUESDAY FOOTBALL NEWS ROUNDUP

TUESDAY FOOTBALL NEWS ROUNDUP

Paul Pogba’s struggles at Manchester United were all the fault of Jose Mourinho, according to the midfielder’s brother.

Mathias Pogba has lifted the lid on the relationship behind the scenes by claiming the former manager’s ego dominated the dressing room.

Juventus are reportedly planning to launch a last-minute raid to snatch Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi from under the noses of Bayern Munich.

A leading bookmakers has suspended bets on Karim Benzema joining Chelsea, as the Premier League side desperately attempt to strengthen up top.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he hopes to emulate what Arsene Wenger did at Arsenal and stay at the club for 20 years, but would like to ask the Frenchman whether it was worth it.

Sevilla have held talks with Chelsea about signing Spain striker Alvaro Morata, 26, on loan for the remainder of the season.

Benfica president Luis Filipe Vieira insisted “money is no issue” as the Portuguese giants try to lure Jose Mourinho to Estadio da Luz.

TUESDAY FOOTBALL NEWS ROUNDUP

Cesc Fabregas’s move to Monaco is being held up because the Ligue 1 club have yet to agree a transfer fee with Chelsea for the Spanish midfielder, 31.

Patrick Cutrone has attracted interest from LaLiga and the Bundesliga but the Italian striker wants to “keep doing well for AC Milan”, according to his agent.

Manchester United have opened talks with Barcelona to sign their Brazilian attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 26, but any offer would need to exceed a £100m base fee.

Maurcio Pochettino would like to finish his career at Tottenham, so long as he can avoid the ill-feeling that stained the end of Arsene Wenger’s lengthy Arsenal tenure.

Manchester United’s players want Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their manager on a full-time basis.

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren suffered a hamstring injury during Monday’s 2-1 defeat to Wolves in the third round of the FA CUP, manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed.

An offer from Manchester United has been rejected by Atletico Madrid and Uruguay defender Diego Godin, 32.

TUESDAY FOOTBALL NEWS ROUNDUP

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri believes he and Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino must win a trophy if they are to leave a legacy at their respective clubs.

Real Madrid have begun a move to try to sign Denmark attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen, 26, from Tottenham and are preparing what they hope will be a £100m deal.

Brahim Diaz expressed his gratitude to Manchester City after completing his move to Real Madrid, before claiming: “Now I’m at the best club in the world.”

Juventus say they would consider selling Manchester City target Paulo Dybala, 25, in the summer but only if they receive a bid of more than £90m for the Argentina forward.

Nathaniel Clyne says manager Eddie Howe was key to his decision to join Bournemouth rather than Cardiff City.

Real Madrid fear midfielder Toni Kroos will miss a month of action after suffering a torn adductor muscle against Real Sociedad.

Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Paris St-Germain have all had bids for Dybala rejected.

Exequiel Palacios’ agent says negotiations are at an ‘advanced’ stage to take the River Plate midfielder to Real Madrid

Segunda side Elche have confirmed that Florentin Pogba – brother of Manchester United star Paul – has joined the club on trial with a view to a permanent move.

Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich are likely to bid for RB Leipzig’s Germany international striker Timo Werner, 22, who has also been linked with Liverpool.

Inter Milan will follow up on the signing of Diego Godin by capturing Toni Kroos, Luka Modric and Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid this summer

Real Madrid held a lengthy squad meeting on Monday in which full-back and vice-captain Marcelo admitted his personal form was not good enough, say reports

Chelsea are interested in £45m-rated Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella, but could face competition from Napoli and Inter Milan for the 21-year-old, who is thought to be reluctant to leave Serie A during the transfer window.

Barcelona have reached a pre-contract agreement to sign the in-demand

 
 Toulose defender Jean-Clair Todibo, who is also wanted by Juventus and Liverpool
Barcelona Coach Ernesto Valverde has told out-of-favour striker Munir El Haddadi that he will not play for the club again, report Marca.

Unai Emery has urged Arsenal to find the cash to complete a deal for Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez, 25, this month. The Spanish club will sanction a loan if a £20m commitment to signing Suarez permanently this summer is included.

Juventus are reportedly in talks to sign Genoa defender Cristian Romero and could offer Stefano Sturaro in exchange

Experienced striker Samuel Eto’o has alleged black Coaches are cautious of entering management because ‘they are viewed as second-class citizens’.

Arsenal are favourites to sign Belgian forward Yannick Carrasco. The 25-year-old left Atletico Madrid to join Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang in February last year.

Chelsea are interested in a potential transfer deal for either Isco or Gareth Bale from Real Madrid if Eden Hazard leaves west London for the Spanish capital

Derby boss Frank Lampard has been unsuccessful with an attempt to recruit 18-year-old defensive midfielder Ethan Ampadu from former club Chelsea.

Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has revealed he is ‘very proud’ of Inter’s interest and that he will decide his future before the end of the season.

Real Madrid have made initial steps to prise Christian Eriksen from Tottenham Hotspur this summer, and are preparing what they hope will be a £100m deal.

AC Milan are chasing Genoa and Poland striker Krzysztof Piatek with a view to making the 23-year-old the permanent replacement for 31-year-old Argentina forward Gonzalo Higuan.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan could be forced out of Arsenal if the club complete a deal to sign Denis Suarez from Barcelona.

Milan are reportedly keeping tabs on Monaco and Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans.
According to La Stampa, Tielemans is ‘warmly recommended’ by Milan’s new chief scout Geoffrey Moncada, who took him to Monaco.

Arsenal and Manchester United are rivals for the signature of Cruzeiro’s 18-year-old Brazilian goalkeeper Gabriel Brazzo

Paul Pogba has joined up with Manchester United’s warm weather training camp in Dubai and is hoping to be fit to face Tottenham at the weekend.

Juventus are stepping up plans to bring Real Madrid’s Spanish midfielder Isco, 26, to Serie A.

Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini controversially says he will skip the Supercoppa because ‘I can’t watch a game between veils and burqas’.
Juventus and Milan will face off for the Supercoppa in Jeddah later this month, but the decision to play in the Middle Eastern nation has been criticised by human-rights groups.

Juventus are expecting Aaron Ramsey to join in the summer after offering him a £45m package to leave Arsenal as a free agent.

Liverpool and Everton are battling for the signature of Portugal and Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 24.

Bookmakers have halved the odds on Trabzonspor midfielder Abdulkadir Omur heading to Liverpool after the player said he would relish playing for Jurgen Klopp.

Marko Pjaca could be about to leave Fiorentina after his agent met Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici on Monday.

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