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Palace youngster commits future


Crystal Palace Under-21s goalkeeper Joe Whitworth has signed a contract extension with the club.

After signing his new deal, the 18-year-old said: “Signing this new contract extension means the world to me and my family, especially as they’re all Palace fans. “It’s a dream come true to sign this new deal and I’m really looking forward to getting my head down and working hard in the future.”

Chelsea youngster pens new contract


Wolves closer to Lemina deal


Wolves have moved closer to finalising a deal for Nice midfielder Mario Lemina that could bring him back to the Premier League this winter.

That is according to a report in The Athletic which explains that talks have advanced in recent days with a fee of around £10million ($12m) being discussed.

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Watford complete loan deal


Maldini on Leao contract


Villa man closer to Montpellier switch


Montpellier are are moving closer to taking Morgan Sanson on a loan, until the end of the season.

L’Equipe report there will be no option to buy in the deal for the Aston Villa man. While Nantes and an unnamed German side are also keen on the player.

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Augsburg close to deal


Lucas to leave Spurs


Tottenham will not trigger the option on Lucas Moura’s contract for the Brazilian forward to stay at the club beyond this season, The Telegraph report.

The article explains that his current deal had an option to be extended until 2024, but it needed to be activated before December 31.
Spurs opted against this and so Lucas can leave for free this summer.

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Jamal Lowe joins QPR on loan


The Bournemouth forward Jamal Lowe has completed a loan move to Championship side QPR for the remained of the season.

The Premier League club confirmed the news on their website and stated they would 'wish Jamal well' as he links up with the London club.

West Ham keen to keep Antonio


According to a report in the Express & Star, West Ham are currently not willing to let forward Michail Antonio leave this winter.

Wolves are said to be keen on bringing in players proven at Premier League level and have a ‘long-standing admiration’ for the striker.

The will reportedly try and sign him if the Hammers’ stance changes.

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Done deal at Villa!


Aubameyang January move put to bed


One in, one out for the Atletico defence


As per journalist Matteo Moretto, Atletico Madrid are still negotiating for Leicester City defender Caglar Soyuncu.

He may well come in as a replacement with Felipe potentially set to depart for Premier League side Wolves in January.

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Watford want Pellistri in a loan deal from Man Utd


Watford are keen to get Manchester United’s Facundo Pellistri on loan for the rest of the season, according to The Telegraph.

Coach Slaven Bilic was impressed with the youngster after his exploits with Uruguay in the World Cup and wants to get him to reinforce his attack. Pellistri’s agent has already reached England to figure out a deal before the January transfer window closes as the player wants more minutes.

The 21-year-old got to make his United debut against Charlton during Tuesday's Carabao Cup quarter-final win.

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Two PL outfits interested in Roma's Karsdorp


Southampton and Bournemouth have made inquiries for Rick Karsdorp as the Dutchman has fallen out of favour with Jose Mourinho and wants a January exit, according to Sky Sports via Romapress.

Serie A outfit Monza have already submitted a bit for Karsdorp for a loan move with an obligation to buy at the end of the season if they manage to stay afloat. However, the Italian side are unwilling to match Karsdorp's salary demands which is going to make the task simpler for the Premier League teams.

Villa ready €30m offer for Guendouzi


Aston Villa are readying an initial offer of €30m to sign Matteo Guendouzi from Olympique de Marseille, according to Fabrice Hawkins.

The Premier League outfit can up their offer to €40m including all bonuses. Manager Unai Emery has already spoken to the player to convince him. There is mutual admiration between the two and are eager to reunite after their stint with Arsenal back in the 2018-19 season.

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Milan schedule talks with Madrid to sign Diaz permanently


City could cut short Delap's loan at Stoke City


Manchester City could cut short Liam Delap's loan spell at Stoke City in January, as reported by The Telegraph’s John Percy.

However, they would need an agreement with Stoke to terminate the loan mid-season. The striker has scored just thrice in 22 appearances and hence the think tank at Etihad thinks it will be better for the 19-year-old to try another club. A number of Championship clubs are keen to get him for the second half of the season.

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Morton extends contract with Liverpool


Spurs relentless in their pursuit of Porro from Sporting


West Ham keep Corberan on speed dial


With pressure steadily growing over David Moyes, West Ham are considering West Brom manager Carlos Corberan as a backup, according to Sky Sports.

The East London side are currently 17th in the Premier League table and are already feeling the heat of the relegation zone. If results go further south, then the Spanish tactician might be roped in to steady the ship.

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Felix extends with Atletico until 2027, before joining Chelsea


Chelsea announce Felix deal


Garcia confirms Ronaldo debut against PSG


Wolves in talks with Bristol City for midfielder Scott


Will Gerrard be the next Poland manager?


Steven Gerrard could become the next manager of Poland after he was relieved of his duties by Aston Villa, according to The Sun.

Czeslaw Michniewicz was sacked by Poland FA after the World Cup and the position remains vacant. Gerrard had an excellent stint with Rangers and even led them to the Scottish league title, but had a disappointing tenure at Ibrox with Aston Villa.

He is considering the offer and could take up the job.

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Chelsea-target Fernandez sends message to Benfica fans with celebration


Enzo Fernandez was on target for Benfica in the Taca de Portugal quarter-finals against Varzim on Tuesday and sent a clear message to fans with his celebration after being strongly linked with Chelsea.

As the Argentine walked away from celebrating, he repeatedly hit the Benfica badge on his shirt in front of the travelling supporters and pointed to the ground.

WATCH the full video on GOAL.

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Weghorst skips training ahead of Man Utd move


Atletico make Aubameyang enquiry


Atletico Madrid have enquired Chelsea about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to Evening Standard.

Although the Gabonese international has not yet been made available for sale or loan his name has cropped up during negotiations for Joao Felix, who is set to move to Stamford Bridge on a short loan.

Aubameyang has not started since November 6 but remains keen to fight for his place under Graham Potter.

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Henry denies contacting Belgian FA for top job


Thierry Henry has denied contacting the Belgian FA for the post of national team manager after working as the assistant to former coach Roberto Martinez.

"I would like to make it abundantly clear that contrary to written reports, I have never contacted the Belgian FA offering my services as the new first team coach. I think it's vital that the truthful version of facts is always presented," he told Sky Sports.


Forest close to getting Danilo from Palmeiras


Villa set to sign Moreno from Betis


Aston Villa have agreed to pay Real Betis £12.5m - for defender Alex Moreno, according to Sky Sports.

It has also been reported that the left-back is set for his medical on Wednesday before completing his move. The player has been kept out of the Spanish Super Cup squad as well.

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Leicester approach Fiorentina for Gonzalez


Guendouzi receives Premier League transfer interest


Marseille midfielder Matteo Guendouzi, formerly of Arsenal, has reportedly received a contract offer from a Premier League club.

But according to L'Equipe, Marseille are uncertain of which team in England contacted the player and are awaiting further details.

It has been speculated that the ex-Arsenal man is wanted by Unai Emery at Aston Villa.

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Besiktas approve Weghorst to Man Utd deal (Schira)


Besiktas have agreed to let Wout Weghorst leave for Manchester United after being assured they would receive compensation, reports Nicolo Schira.

Weghorst is currently on loan from Burnley, but Manchester United have pushed for that deal to be torn up so they can bring the striker to Old Trafford as soon as possible.

The latest report suggests the three parties are at the finish line and set to confirm the transfer.

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Southampton to name new transfer director


Real Madrid prioritise Alphonso Davies and Alejandro Grimaldo (Fichajes)


Real Madrid will prioritise left-backs Alphonso Davies and Alejandro Grimaldo in the transfer market as they get serious about finding a replacement for Ferland Mendy, claims Fichajes.

Bayern Munich star Davies would be the move with a higher potential payoff, the club believe, but they know Benfica's Grimaldo could be a more realistic target.

In any case, they will likely wait until the summer to spend big on the position.

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