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Saturday’s Transfer Talk Update: Kalvin Phillips, Paul Pogba, Sean Longstaff

Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world. The transfer window is open! Clubs around the UK and Europe are getting business done as they look to give themselves the best possible chance at success in the new season. Saturday morning’s headlines: Tottenham Hotspur make £30m bid for Kalvin Phillips? A report claims that Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips is the subject of a £30m offer from Tottenham Hotspur. Read more. Report: Manchester United raise Paul Pogba asking priceManchester United have hardened their stance on Paul Pogba following comments made by his agent and they are now after close to £200m from Real Madrid, a report claims. Read more. Manchester United ‘still interested in Sean Longstaff’Ne...

Manchester United ‘still interested in Sean Longstaff’

Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff reportedly remains a target for Manchester United, but the Red Devils do not intend to pay more than £20m for the youngster. Manchester United have reportedly not ruled out the possibility of making a future bid for Sean Longstaff, despite Newcastle United‘s unrealistic valuation. Newcastle are rumoured to have informed the Red Devils that it will take at least £50m to sign Longstaff, who has played just nine Premier League games in his short career. That led to speculation that Man United were no longer interested in signing the 21-year-old, but Sky Sports News suggests that is not the case. While United have other possible targets in mind, it is claimed that they may come back to Longstaff further down the line. The English youngster is sa...

Friday’s Transfer Talk Update: Sean Longstaff, Harry Maguire, Antoine Griezmann

Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world. The transfer window is open! Clubs around the UK and Europe are getting business done as they look to give themselves the best possible chance at success in the new season. Friday morning’s headlines: Report: Manchester United pull out of Sean Longstaff move Manchester United reportedly end their interest in Sean Longstaff as Newcastle United value him at £50m, which is £30m than the Red Devils are willing to pay. Read more. Manchester United’s Harry Maguire chase ‘very much alive’A report claims that Harry Maguire is still a target for Manchester United, despite Leicester City upping their asking price to £70m. Read more. Barcelona activate Antoine Griezmann ...

Report: Manchester United pull out of Sean Longstaff move

Manchester United reportedly end their interest in Sean Longstaff as Newcastle United value him at £50m, which is £30m than the Red Devils are willing to pay. Newcastle United youngster Sean Longstaff is reportedly no longer a target for Manchester United after they were quoted £50m for the midfielder. Following last season’s disappointing sixth-placed finish in the Premier League, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has focused on bringing in young, British players in the transfer window. Daniel James was signed from Swansea City for £15m and Aaron Wan-Bissaka followed close behind from Crystal Palace for £50m. Longstaff was touted as the next name on Solskjaer’s list, but The Mirror claims that Newcastle’s reluctance to accept anything lower than £50m has forced Man United to look els...

Manchester United ‘hold Sean Longstaff talks with Newcastle United’

Manchester United reportedly hold discussions with Newcastle United regarding a potential deal for midfielder Sean Longstaff. Manchester United have reportedly held talks with Newcastle United regarding the potential signing of Sean Longstaff. The academy graduate has only made a total of 13 appearances in the Magpies first team, which includes eight starts in the Premier League. However, United have been frequently linked with the 21-year-old for a number of weeks as they look to add young English talent to their squad. According to Sky Sports News, discussions were held between the two clubs at the weekend, where Newcastle informed the North-West giants that they were not interested in a sale. Longstaff – who has three years left on his contract – has previously said that he ...

Report: Manchester United must pay £50m for Sean Longstaff

Manchester United will have to spend more than £50m if they are to sign Sean Longstaff from Newcastle United, according to a report. Newcastle United have reportedly warned Manchester United off making a move for Sean Longstaff by placing a £50m+ valuation on his head. The Red Devils are believed to have switched focus to signing the 21-year-old after securing deals for Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka. Man United are eager to bolster their squad with young homegrown talent this summer and Sky Sports News claims that they will go all out to land Longstaff. Newcastle are reluctant to sell, however, and it is suggested that their Premier League rivals will have to hand out more than the £50m they spent to sign Wan-Bissaka to get their man. Longstaff made 13 appearances in his breakthrough ...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ‘tells Manchester United to sign Sean Longstaff’

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reportedly encourages club officials to press on with their attempts to sign Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff. Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly encouraged Ed Woodward to up the club’s interest in Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff. After completing the signings of Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, United are now attempting to add a new central midfielder to their ranks as a result of Ander Herrera‘s departure and the potential exit of Paul Pogba. The North-West giants have been linked with Longstaff for a number of weeks, after the Englishman made a positive impression in his debut campaign at St James’ Park. According to the Daily Star, Solskjaer has instructed Woodward to seal a de...

Manchester United ‘to make £15m bid for Sean Longstaff’

Manchester United prepare a £15m bid for Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff, according to a report. Manchester United are reportedly preparing a £15m bid for Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff. The Red Devils completed their second summer signing on Saturday, with Aaron Wan-Bissaka following Daniel James to Old Trafford. According to the Daily Mail, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s side are now readying a £15m plus add-ons bid for Longstaff, who made nine Premier League appearances for the Magpies last season. The 21-year-old has a contract at St James’ Park until the end of the 2021-22 campaign, having only recently signed an extension with the club. However, Rafael Benitez‘s departure as head coach has seemingly thrown Longstaff’s future into doubt. United, ...

Manchester United ‘confident of completing Sean Longstaff deal’

A report claims that Manchester United’s hopes of signing Sean Longstaff from Newcastle United have been boosted by Rafael Benitez’s exit. Manchester United are reportedly convinced that they will add Sean Longstaff to their squad following Rafael Benitez‘s departure from Newcastle United. Newcastle announced earlier this week that Benitez will leave St James’ Park once his contract expires at the end of the month after reaching an impasse in negotiations. According to The Metro, the uncertainty over who will become Newcastle’s next manager has hindered their chances of persuading Longstaff to stay. The 21-year-old, who only broke into the Magpies’ first team last season, is said to be valued at £30m. Man United are supposedly willing to stretch as far a...

Transfer Talk Daily Update: Sean Dyche, Matthijs de Ligt, Harry Maguire

Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world. The transfer window is open! Clubs around the UK and Europe are getting business done as they look to give themselves the best possible chance at success in the new season. Thursday morning’s headlines: Thursday’s papers: Harry Maguire, Ousmane Dembele, Joao CanceloNewcastle are on the look out for a new manager after Rafael Benitez’s departure. Read more. Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt ‘agrees Juventus terms’Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt reportedly agrees personal terms with Juventus ahead of a potential switch to the Serie A champions. Read more. Manchester United ‘end interest in Harry Maguire’Manchester United reportedly end their intere...

Sean Maguire: ‘Ireland can gain confidence from last few games’

Sean Maguire is confident there are still goals in the Republic of Ireland squad after Mick McCarthy’s frontmen drew another frustrating blank. The Republic scrapped their way to a 2-0 Euro 2020 qualifier victory over Gibraltar in Dublin on Monday evening, but had to rely on a Joseph Chipolina own goal and a late header from Robbie Brady to get them over the line. On a night when manager Mick McCarthy handed first David McGoldrick, Scott Hogan and Callum Robinson, and later Maguire chances to break their international ducks, that came as something of a disappointment with the spectre of record goalscorer Robbie Keane’s retirement, now one of the manager’s assistants, still haunting the nation. However, Maguire is convinced Ireland can find the cutting edge they will need ...

Sean Dyche unsurprised by Burnley struggles

Burnley‘s Premier League struggles this season have come as no surprise to manager Sean Dyche. The Clarets ended last season in seventh place and that ‘best-of-the-rest’ finish earned them a return to European football for the first time in 51 years. But this campaign has been a sobering one for Dyche’s side, who strung together three straight wins earlier this month before clinching a crucial point at Chelsea on Monday to all but snuff out any lingering threat of relegation. “Because we had a good season last season I didn’t go into this season thinking it was going to be easy,” said Dyche, whose side are nine points and 17 goals better off than third-bottom Cardiff with three games remaining. “In fact, I knew it was going to be a tough seas...

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