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  • Manchester United hamstrung by transfer chaos

    Manchester United hamstrung by transfer chaos

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    Manchester United hamstrung by transfer chaos

    With less than 24 hours until the transfer window slams shut, Manchester United once again find themselves playing the unwanted role of the panicked Christmas shopper who realises he's left it too late to buy the presents he wanted. Despite splashing out £150 million ($230 million) on new signings during his first season in charge and then spending nearly £80 million on Morgan Schneiderlin, Memphis Depay, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Matteo Darmian in recent months, United manager Louis van Gaal …

  • De Gea move to Real Madrid mired in confusion: reports

    De Gea move to Real Madrid mired in confusion: reports

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    De Gea move to Real Madrid mired in confusion: reports

    Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea's proposed transfer to Real Madrid appeared to be scuppered as the move was not listed in the transfers registered by the Spanish Professional League. Madrid seemed set to conclude the long-running transfer saga with a deal that would see the Spanish giants pay up to 30 million euros ($33.5 million, £21.8 million) for De Gea, with Costa Rican international goalkeeper Keylor Navas moving to United. De Gea has just one year left on his contract at Old …

  • Confusion reigns over De Gea's Real Madrid move

    Confusion reigns over De Gea's Real Madrid move

    Reuters
    Confusion reigns over De Gea's Real Madrid move

    Confusion reigns over goalkeeper David De Gea's expected transfer from Manchester United to Real Madrid after media reported the relevant paperwork was not delivered in time on Spain's deadline day. The Spain stopper signed his new contract but the documents did not reach the professional league's offices by the midnight cut-off on Monday/Tuesday, said several reports without identifying the source of their information. Costa Rica keeper Keylor Navas is due to join United as part of the deal …

  • Man United set to sign Martial on hectic day of transfers

    Man United set to sign Martial on hectic day of transfers

    Associated Press
    Man United set to sign Martial on hectic day of transfers

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United was set to make French forward Anthony Martial the most expensive teenager in world football after a chaotic day of transfer dealings at Old Trafford that also saw Javier Hernandez and Adnan Januzaj offloaded. …

  • Denayer set to be feted at Gala

    Denayer set to be feted at Gala

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    Denayer set to be feted at Gala

    Manchester City defender Jason Denayer has joined Turkish club Galatasaray on a season-long loan, the Premier League leaders announced on Monday. Denayer signed a new five-year contract with City in the close-season, but the recent arrival of Argentina defender Nicolas Otamendi means boss Manuel Pellegrini has allowed him to go on loan to gain further experience. Denayer's arrival will bolster Galatasaray's bid to make an impression in the Champions League after they were drawn in Group C …