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Vallecano keen to sign Aboubakar


According to 'Union Rayo' as reported by BeSoccer, Rayo Vallecano have entered the race to sign Vincent Aboubakar in the January transfer window.

The 30-year-old Aboubakar, who currently plays for Saudi Professional League club Al Nassr, scored three goals for Cameroon during the World Cup finals in Qatar.

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Fiorentina to hand Amrabat contract renewal


According to calciomercatoweb. Fiorentina have triggered the option of extending the contract of Morocco midfielder Sofyan Amrabat.

The 26-year-old Amrabat has attracted interest from a host of European clubs following his superb displays for the Atlas Lions at the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.

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Everton leading race for Kudus


According to Sports Mole, Premier League outfit Everton are reportedly leading the race to sign Ajax star Mohammed Kudus.

The 22-year-old Kudus was the star player for Ghana at the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar where he scored two goals in their 3-2 victory against South Korea.

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Bayern keen to sign Bounou


Bayern to replace Neuer with Bounou

According to Morocco World News, Bayern Munich are keen to sign Moroccan and Sevilla goalkeeper Yassine Bounou as a replacement for Manuel Neuer, who recently sustained an injury while skiing.

The 31-year-old Bounou has featured in five matches at the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar and was the hero when the Atlas Lions defeated Spain 3-0 on penalties.

Yassine Bounou Morocco Qatar 2022

Zaha to replace Moukoko at Dortmund?


Borussia Dortmund are said to be considering a move for Wilfried Zaha as a replacement for Youssoufa Moukoko.

Moukoko has been linked with Chelsea, while Zaha’s future at Crystal Palace is surrounded by uncertainty.

Champions League football could lure the Ivory Coast international – who has also been linked with Arsenal - to Dortmund.

Zaha Crystal Palace 2022-23
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Man United and Barcelona interested in Amrabat


Manchester United and Barcelona are said to have joined Liverpool in the race to sign Morocco World Cup star Sofyan Amrabat.

The Netherlands-born midfielder has been one of the most outstanding players in the Qatar finals, which has led to speculation he could leave Fiorentina.

Rumours have also emerged that the 26-year-old representatives have held meetings with Jurgen Klopp over a potential move to Anfield.

Sofyan Amrabat Fiorentina.
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No Chelsea-AC Milan talk over Ziyech


There are no talks between Chelsea and AC Milan over a potential transfer of Hakim Ziyech.

Since falling down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge, the Moroccan forward has been linked with a move away.

Talks about his future are expected to resume after the World Cup finals.

The former Ajax forward has been an inspirational figure for Morocco, who have already qualified for the semi-finals.

Hakim Ziyech Chelsea 2021-22
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Iwobi to sign Everton extension deal


Nigeria midfielder Alex Iwobi is expected to sign a new long-term deal with Everton.

Negotiations between the club and Iwobi are said to be going well and will culminate in a longer deal for the Super Eagle.

Although Everton have not had a good start to the current season, Iwobi has shown individual brilliance for the team.

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Barcelona confirm stand on Kessie


Barcelona director Jordan Cruyff has said they are not willing to sell Ivory Coast star Franck Kessie.

Kessie has also been linked with Tottenham Hotspur, but Cruyff’s stance shows that the Ivorian will not be released, although he has yet to settle in since signing from AC Milan.

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PSG and Monaco show interest in Zaha


French clubs PSG and Monaco have reportedly shown interest in Ivory Coast and Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha.

Zaha’s contract at Selhurst Park will end in 2023, which has sparked intense interest from clubs including Marseille.

Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig are also said to be monitoring Zaha’s situation at the Premier League club.

Wilfried Zaha Crystal Palace 2022-23
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