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Leipzig will not let ‘top performers’ Forsberg and Keita leave

It would be “irresponsible” for RB Leipzig to allow Emil Forsberg or Naby Keita to leave before next season, according to chief executive Oliver Mintzlaff. Forsberg drew plaudits during an impressive season for the Bundesliga surprise package, contributing eight goals and 19 assists as Leipzig finished second behind Bayern Munich. The Sweden international signed a…

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Barcelona move for Vitinho approved by Palmeiras boss Cuca

Barcelona have been linked with signing Vitinho from Palmeiras and the Brazilian club’s coach Cuca has given his blessing. Vitinho, 19, came through the ranks at Palmeiras and made two appearances in their Campeonato Brasileiro triumph in 2016. Reports in Brazil suggest the midfielder could be set to spend the next year on loan at…

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Borussia Dortmund move for Barcelona wonderkid Lee

Borussia Dortmund have approached Barcelona to discuss the potential signing of promising youngster Lee Seung-woo, the player’s agent Pere Guardiola has revealed. The 19-year-old is regarded as one of the brightest prospects at Camp Nou, but he has yet to make his competitive first-team debut. Lee made his debut for Barcelona B in 2015-16, but…

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Kasper Schmeichel at Man Utd would be ‘a dream’ for dad Peter

Seeing Kasper Schmeichel play for Manchester United would be “a dream” for his father, Old Trafford icon Peter. The Leicester City goalkeeper has been touted as a potential replacement for David de Gea, a reported target for Spanish and European champions Real Madrid. Schmeichel Sr won five Premier League titles, three FA Cups and the…

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China U20s will play in Germany’s fourth tier next season

In order to make sure the league has 20 teams in it, the Chinese youth team have been added to the division’s fixture list in an agreement between the German Football Association (DFB) and Chinese Football Associaton (CFA). The deal comes as part of a joint project forged back in November 2016 (pictured above) between the…

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He’s human we’ve all been there – Rojas defends New Zealand skipper Wood

New Zealand forward Marco Rojas defended strike partner Chris Wood after his misses proved costly in the 2-1 Confederations Cup defeat to Mexico. All Whites captain Wood broke the deadlock in the 42nd minute as Anthony Hudson’s men gained due reward for a superb first-half showing that belied their underdog status. But the Leeds United man…

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Madrid would be fine without Ronaldo Says Garcia

While it would be sad to see Cristiano Ronaldo leave Real Madrid, Masters champion Sergio Garcia feels the Spanish and European champions would be fine without their all-time leading goalscorer. Allegations of tax fraud – denied by Ronaldo – have thrown the four-time Ballon d’Or winner’s future up in the air, with former club Manchester…

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Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup due to shoulder injury

Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo will miss the remainder of the Confederations Cup due to a shoulder injury suffered against New Zealand. It was a disappointing outing for Mexico, who stumbled to a 2-1 win over lowly New Zealand and lost Salcedo to an AC joint injury on Wednesday. Salcedo was forced to leave the field…

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Berlusconi: I would’ve been able to keep Donnarumma at Milan

Former AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi said he would have been able to keep wantaway teenage sensation Gianluigi Donnarumma. Italy international goalkeeper Donnarumma is heading for the exit door after announcing his intention not to sign a Milan renewal, with his contract due to expire at the end of 2017-18. Serie A champions Juventus and…

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Kluivert: Verratti wants to join Barca but PSG won’t let him leave

Marco Verratti wants to leave Paris Saint-Germain for Barcelona but the French giants are unwilling to sell, claimed former director of football Patrick Kluivert, who insisted the Italian midfielder is worth more than €100million. Linked with a move away from PSG throughout the 2016-17 season, speculation is rife that Verratti is Barca’s main transfer target.…