Maurizio Sarri Wants to Keep Eden Hazard, “Bored” by Transfer Market

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When it comes to the transfer market, Maurizio Sarri might be the perfect fit for what Chelsea wants to do. While admitting that he wishes to keep and even improve Eden Hazard, the Italian claims he’s “bored” by the transfer market, and “not that interested” in influencing transfer policy.

It’s a 180 degree turn from his predecessor, another Italian, Antonio Conte- who often publicly criticized Chelsea transfer policies and practices. Conte’s clashing with the Stamford Bridge board on player purchases and sales partially led to his demise as Chelsea manager.

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Christian Pulisic Speaks on Liverpool, United, Spurs Transfer Rumors

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Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund begin their preseason tour of the United States when they take on Manchester City at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL, USA Friday night. Pulisic and BVB will take on a Man City side that will be missing an overwhelming majority of their stars, who are on holiday after having served long international tours of duty in the World Cup.

Tomorrow brings a press conference and training for both teams at the NFL stadium along Chicago’s lakeshore. As Pulisic is an American international, he will no doubt be a hot topic.

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Liverpool and AS Roma Reach Historical Agreement on Alisson Becker Deal

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AS Roma have accepted Liverpool FC’s £66.8 million ($84 million) bid for goalkeeper Alisson Becker, and that bid amount will make him the most expensive goalie in world history. The current, and soon to be broken world record is the 53 million euros (£47.27m, $61.67m) paid by Juventus to Parma for Gianluigi Buffon in 2001.

The Premier League record, by the way, was broken just last year when Manchester City paid 40 million Euro to Benfica for Ederson. The Alisson deal is not finalized yet, as it is subject to personal terms and completion of a medical with the Anfield club.

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Liverpool Make Record Breaking £62m Bid for Alisson Becker

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Liverpool and AS Roma came together to give us one of the most memorable UEFA Champions League semifinal ties of all time this past season. Perhaps they will pair up to give us a really significant transfer deal as well. This particular transaction, if it happens, would be record setting as Roma shot stopper Alisson Becker could become the world’s most expensive goalkeeper.

According to multiple reports, Liverpool bid £62 million for the Brazilian, but no formal agreement has been reached yet.

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Manchester City USA Preseason Tour Roster Unveiled

Manchester City begin their three city United States preseason tour on Friday when they take on Borussia Dortmund at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. Manager Pep Guardiola will address the media tomorrow in the press room of the 60,000 capacity venue on Chicago’s lakefront.

In the match Friday night, Guardiola will field a side of reserve and youth players when they take on Lucien Favre’s team. Man City has flown stateside, and Tuesday saw the announcement of the tour roster. As expected, most of the star players are missing from the list due to now being on summer holiday after putting in a long tour of duty for their respective nations in the World Cup. 

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Arsenal FC News: Wenger, Henry, Parlour, Winterburn, Wilshere

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It’s been a very busy summer at Arsenal FC, and today was another eventful day. Let’s take a spin through Tuesday’s headlines circulating with the Gunners community in cyberspace. This edition focuses on past Arsenal players, managers and club legends. 

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Arsene Wenger Admits the Biggest Mistake of His Career

Arsene Wenger made several very heart felt and incredibly self-aware revelations during a multifarious interview with French outlet RTL. Today’s news might be greeted as a validation for the #WengerOut crowd of Arsenal FC supporters who were so loud during the past couple of seasons.

Before stepping down, and admittedly not completely by choice, the very well accomplished former Arsenal manager was a subject of backlash from much of the Gunners fan base. While the Frenchman won a lot of trophies during his career with the north London side, many believed that he hung on to the position far too long.

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Chelsea FC Moving Closer to Aleksandr Golovin Acquisition

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New Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri maintains that he will make a couple changes to the roster that he inherited from predecessor Antonio Conte. The former Napoli man made comments to Chelsea TV that signal a couple tweaks, but not a major overhaul to the roster.

This summer, Sarri will mold the team in his visage, a squad that promises to play a lot of attacking football.

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Maurizio Sarri Plans a Couple Chelsea FC Roster Changes

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Newly minted Chelsea FC manager Maurizio Sarri promises a couple of changes to the roster that he inherited from Antonio Conte. Sarri says that he will need to make a couple changes to the current roster of players this summer transfer window. Don’t expect a major overhaul though.

Sarri will bring an attacking style of football to Stamford Bridge as his three Napoli sides led Serie A in scoring. He was named Serie A coach of the year in 2016-17. However, he does not bring a proven track record to west London as he is yet to win a trophy.

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Mother Disputes Claims She Wanted Her Son Back at United

Yesterday was massive in the world of all things Cristiano Ronaldo as he was officially unveiled to the public as a new Juventus player. Ronaldo underwent his medical in full view of four doctors and finalized his move away from Real Madrid. Much of the football community wondered why he made the jump to Serie A instead of Manchester United.

Previously, there had been reports of Ronaldo’s mother, Maria Dolores Aveiro, wanting her son to return to Old Trafford, but yesterday she disputed those claims.

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Man United Transfer Talk: Ivan Perisic, Daley Blind, Gareth Bale

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It promises to continue being a very exciting summer transfer window at Manchester United, with plenty of comings and goings. Who will be the next to join Fred, Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant as new arrivals this summer?

Who will be heading out the Old Trafford door? Let’s take a spin through the latest transfer rumors and gossip making the rounds on the internet today. As always, until it’s actually an officially done deal, take he rumors with a grain of salt.

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2018-19 Manchester United Home Kit Leaks Online (Video)

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The very early leaks of the 2018-19 Manchester United home kit have now proven to be very predictive. United’s shirt supplier Adidas took down the red kit’s promotional video after it had already leaked online Monday night.

Have a watch below, as the promo video is still widely available online, despite Adidas removing it. According to some reports, this video was supposedly to debut on Thursday.

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