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Dortmund Prepared To Accept $121M Offer For Jadon Sancho

May 3, 2021 12:45 PM

Borussia Dortmund are prepared to accept a €100 million ($121 million) offer for Jadon Sancho this summer.

Sancho is under contract with Dortmund until 2023.

Sancho was tipped to leave Dortmund last summer but a deal never materialized.

Michael Zorc said on Saturday on ARD TV that "under certain conditions" Dortmund would let Sancho leave this summer.

"Already last year, we had a gentleman's agreement with Sancho," Zorc said.

Speaking to Sport 1 on Sunday, Zorc added: "There are certain conditions which need to be met so Jadon can leave the club. Timing and fee have been and still are the deciding parameters."

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Tags: Borussia Dortmund, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

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Jurgen Klopp Doesn't Expect Transfer Plans To Change If They Miss UCL

Apr 30, 2021 1:38 PM

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool's summer plans won't be impacted if they miss out on the Champions League next season.

Liverpool are four points out of the top-4.

"The Champions League is massive, especially financially for the club," Klopp told a news conference. "If we cannot make that, that is not good. Definitely not.

"But I don't think it will change anything. The situation was difficult before and it is difficult after. It is always difficult."

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Barca Exits David Alaba Pursuit Expecting Him To Sign With Real Madrid

Apr 30, 2021 1:34 PM

Barcelona has pulled out of a pursuit for David Alaba as they believe he is committed to joining Real Madrid. 

Alaba can leave Bayern Munich on a free transfer this summer and he has told the club he intends to move on.

The signing of Alaba may raise further doubts about the futures of Zinedine Zidane's centre-back pairing, Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane.

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Tags: Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

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Chelsea Will Look To Sell Tammy Abraham

Apr 30, 2021 1:32 PM

Chelsea will attempt to sell Tammy Abraham this summer with West Ham, Aston Villa and Newcastle among the clubs interested.

Abraham has scored 12 goals in all competitions this season but last started a game on Feb. 20.

Abraham will have two years left on his contract at the end of the campaign.

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Tags: Aston Villa, Chelsea, Newcastle United, West Ham United, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

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City Signs Kayky From Fluminense For $12M

Apr 23, 2021 11:38 AM

Manchester City have agreed to sign Kayky from Fluminense for €10 million ($12 million).

"We are delighted to confirm we have reached an agreement with Fluminense regarding the future transfer of Kayky," it read. "The teenage forward will remain with Fluminese until the end of the Brazilian season."

This season the 17-year-old has scored two goals in eight appearances for Fluminense.

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Tags: Fluminense, Manchester City, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

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Bobby Wood To Join Real Salt Lake Early

Apr 13, 2021 4:45 PM

Bobby Wood will join Real Salt Lake earlier than anticipated after Hamburg SV terminated his contract.

Wood was originally scheduled to join the Major League Soccer side at the end of the 2. Bundesliga season on May 23.

Wood came through the ranks at TSV 1860 Munich, who he joined as a 14-year-old, and also had spells with Erzgebirge Aue, Union Berlin and Hannover 96.

Capped 45 times for the United States, Wood has not been part of the squad since a 1-0 defeat against Italy in November 2018.

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Tags: Real Salt Lake, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

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Eric Bailly Plans To Reject New Contract With United

Apr 13, 2021 1:07 PM

Eric Bailly plans to reject a new contract from Manchester United and will seek a summer move.

Bailly was Jose Mourinho's first signing at Old Trafford with a £30 million transfer from Villarreal in June 2016, has been in talks over a new deal to replace his contract, which expires at the end of next season.

Bailly has become increasingly frustrated with being overlooked by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has preferred Victor Lindelof as the defensive partner for Harry Maguire. 

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PSG, Inter, Real Madrid Monitor Jesse Lingard

Apr 12, 2021 11:30 AM

Paris Saint-Germain, Inter Milan and Real Madrid have been monitoring Jesse Lingard.

Lingard has played exceptionally well since joining West Ham on loan from Manchester United. Lingard has scored eight goals in nine matches.

West Ham are keen to sign Lingard permanently at the end of the season.

Lingard has yet to make a decision about his future but he would like to play in the Champions League next season.

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Tags: Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, West Ham United, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

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Barcelona Calls Pursuit Of Erling Haaland 'Very Difficult'

Apr 5, 2021 4:48 PM

Barcelona will pursue the signing of Erling Haaland, but sources from the club say it will be "very difficult" for them to execute. 

Joan Laporta met with Haaland's agent and father on Thursday. The pair also met with representatives from Real Madrid later in the day.

Barcelona's perilous financial situation will make it difficult for them to afford Haaland. 

ESPN reported in March that Dortmund would want €180m for Haaland this summer, while reports in Spain this weekend suggested Raiola and Alf-Inge Haaland would each want €20m in commission in addition to a €30m net salary for Erling Haaland.

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Tags: Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

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Pep Guardiola: 'We Cannot Afford' To Buy Striker This Summer

Apr 4, 2021 12:33 AM

Pep Guardiola ruled out any expensive signings to replace Sergio Aguero this summer.

“Listen, with these prices we are not going to sign any striker – we cannot afford it, it’s impossible. That’s not going to happen, no. All the clubs struggle financially and we are not an exception. We have Gabriel [Jesus] and Ferran [Torres] who played incredible in this position this season," said Guardiola.

Manchester City were linked with Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland after Aguero's announcement that he would leave the side after the season.

Guardiola preferred to find a replacement in the academy, including using players in false nine roles.

"We have enough players in the first team right now and we have interesting players in the academy. And we have played, many, many, times with a false nine."

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Tags: Manchester City, Transfer Rumor

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Liverpool Could Consider Selling Mohamed Salah In Summer

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Chelsea Identify Sergio Aguero As Plan B Target Behind Erling Haaland

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Kylian Mbappe Extension Talks With PSG Stall Ahead Of 2022 Free Agency

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Jose Mourinho 'Won't Play Game' Of Speculating On Harry Kane's Future

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Barcelona Hold Erling Haaland Transfer Talks

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City Announces Sergio Aguero To Leave Club In Summer

RealGM Staff Report

Liverpool Close To Signing Ibrahima Konate

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Paulo Dybala Linked With Barcelona, Real Madrid

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Inter Linked With Summer Move For Luis Muriel

Marca

Dortmund Value Erling Haaland At $212 Million

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Kieran Gibbs Agrees To Sign With Inter Miami

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Antonio Rüdiger Wants To Sign Extension With Chelsea

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Barcelona, Manchester City Among Teams Tracking Yusuf Demir

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Orlando City Reject $10 Million Bid For Daryl Dike

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Zinedine Zidane Tries To Avoid Commenting On Potential Ronaldo Return

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MLS Investigating Inter Miami's Signing Of Blaise Matuidi

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Juventus Signs Weston McKennie From Schalke On Permanent Deal

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Ole Gunnar Solskjær Remains In Touch With Erling Haaland

Jamie Jackson/The Guardian

Barcelona Increase Interest In Alexander Isak

Sam Marsden, Moises Llorens/ESPN

City Hasn't Engaged Lionel Messi On Contract

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