Manchester City Reportedly Close on £80m Saul Niguez Deal

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Manchester City are already stacked in the midfield, but they are looking to beef up the position nonetheless. This could be more out of need, not just out of luxury with a long-term replacement for the 34-year-old Fernandinho now being identified. 

That target is Atletico Madrid man Saul Niguez, 24, with the Daily Mirror reporting that the Spaniard: “has a staggering £130m buy-out clause in Madrid but it is believed the two parties can strike a deal for a fee in the region of £80 million.”

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Chelsea Winger Callum Hudson-Odoi Drawing Interest From Borussia Dortmund

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After multiple attempts to sign Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi in the past two transfer windows, German giants Bayern Munich will be back after him again this summer. Complicating matters, this time they will see competition from Borussia Dortmund, according to The Telegraph.

Yes, it appears we could see a summer transfer window Der Klassikar battle for the young English international who still isn’t finding a regular place in the team at Stamford Bridge. With Christian Pulisic already Chelsea bound this summer, it doesn’t appear that CHO’s playing time situation will improve at all.

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Paul Pogba Wants Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to Get United Job Full Time

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Paul Pogba has now joined the ranks of Anthony Martial, Romelu Lukaku and other Manchester United players that believe Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should be appointed full-time manager at the end of the season. As it stands right now, all signs seem to point to Solskjaer having the interim label removed from his job title, but if/when it happens it won’t be until season’s completion.

Although United headed into the break on a two game skid, he’s done a phenomenal job since he took over in mid December, and that’s reflected in his record. Conventional wisdom right now says he’s the only true candidate for the gig.

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Michigan State or Michigan: Who Has a Better Final Four Shot?

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Asked to give his initial thoughts on drawing #15 seed Bradley in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo was surprisingly defensive.

“I don’t have any thoughts on that. I guess the only thoughts I have is I’ve been-1-seed and been a 7-seed. Got to a Final Four as a 7 and got beat the first weekend as the 1,” he responded in a tone that was less jovial than expected from a coach who had just won the Big Ten Tournament title.

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Man United News and Transfer Talk: Ryan Giggs, Jose Mourinho, Gareth Bale

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As it’s the last international break of the season, United are currently off until March 30. We don’t have a game to talk about for awhile, but there is still plenty of news as many key club figures, past and present, are colorfully opining on all sorts of topics right now.

Let’s take a spin through the inter webs and see what’s buzzing in Manchester United cyberspace right now.

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Ryan Giggs Fires Back at Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Class of ’92 Digs

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Worldwide, the Manchester United online community is buzzing about what Zlatan Ibrahimovic had to say in a wide-ranging exclusive with the Daily Mirror.

In the interview, Ibrahimovic slammed the Class of ’92 for their consistent criticisms of the current club status quo, said United should build around Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba going forward, and that fixating on the club’s golden era, when Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge, is inhibiting their progress. One member of the Class of ’92, Ryan Giggs, has returned fire on Zlatan.

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Man United News and Transfer Talk: Ibrahimovic, Manolas, Pochettino, Sir Alex

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It’s the last international break of the season, so there are no matches of real note to discuss right now. However, there’s still plenty of news out there, so let’s take a spin through the inter webs and see what’s buzzing in Man United cyberspace.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic gave a special, wide-ranging exclusive to the Daily Mirror, and what he had to say is sending reverberations in football communities world wide. Ibrahimovic says Old Trafford should build around Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba going forward, and that the obsession with the club’s golden age, the Sir Alex Ferguson era, is holding them back.

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Five Summer Upgrades for your Golf Bag from TGW (Free Coupon Inside)

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Summer is a season for many sports and fun activities. It is a time to go for long nature walks, camp, play tennis or invite everyone home for a garden party. Above all, it is time to pick your golf clubs and swing away all day with a bunch of your friends or just two of you. However, no golf game would be complete without the perfect golf bag. Thankfully, there is the free shipping TGW coupon which you can use to cut down on the overall costs of owning such a bag. As if that is not enough, the company has come up with amazing upgrades on their bags designed to make your summertime something to remember.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Says United Should Build Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic wasn’t with Manchester United very long, but his short stint provided a lot of memorable moments. Perhaps the best season of the Jose Mourinho era at Old Trafford was the 2016-17 campaign, and that’s the term in which Ibrahimovic was the side’s leading scorer.

Mourinho is long gone now of course, and there are several players who are now finding themselves, and being all they can be under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who floundered or stagnated under the previous regime. Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford are two such examples, and they comprise the pair of players that Ibra believes United should build around going forward.

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Lottery Jackpot: The Biggest Winners and Losers

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Many of us dreamed of winning the lottery at one point or another. But hitting the jackpot is as rare as lightning striking twice, although not that impossible. For some lucky individuals, that dream has turned into reality. But just what kind of winners are they?

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How to Pick March Madness Upsets: Top Predictive Trends of Last Decade

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Last St. Patrick’s Day, University of Maryland-Baltimore County shocked Virginia 74-54 to become the first No. 16 seed in the history of the NCAA tournament to ever beat a No. 1 seed.

And with that upset, the Retrievers became media darlings, lovable underdogs, breakers of brackets all over the world. Thanks to UMBC, there were just 25 perfect brackets remaining among the tens of millions submitted before March Madness began.

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Maurizio Sarri Slams His Own Side After Shock Loss at Everton

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After Chelsea were surprisingly up-ended by Everton 2-0 at Goodison Park yesterday, Blues manager Maurizio Sarri verbally unleashed upon his own team.

This is obviously not the first, or even the second time he’s lashed out at his own roster of players. As tipped by The Sports Report, Chelsea played well enough to win in the first half, but fell apart after halftime. The loss left them with the second most defeats away from home in the Premier League, behind only Fulham, the league’s penultimate side.

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