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Newcastle are in talks with Sean Longstaff over a new and improved long-term contratct in an attempt to end Man Utd’s pursuit of the midfielder.
The Times claim that the 21-year-old and his younger brother Matty will both be offered new deals this month.
They start their campaign at home to Genoa at the end of the month, and could bring in the Belgian striker, with Edin Dzeko potentially on his way out.
The 24-year-old was said to be on his way out of New York this summer, but seems to have committed to the team for the rest of the season.
“[My agent] knows my wish and what I think,” Kaku said in quotes published on the league website. “I know in the future I’ll go abroad and try to continue to advance my career and continue to grow as a player. I haven’t spoken to my representative about the rumor now. So I’m thinking about the Red Bulls and trying to go the farthest possible in the next three months.”
The Daily Mail claim other Spurs players were shocked the defender stayed to watch the match after being told he wouldn’t be in the team at all,
With Arsenal having missed out on Juventus centre-back Daniele Rugani, it seems a couple of European powers are set to do battle for his signature.
Wilmer Cabrera has been sacked as Houston Dynamo head coach, the club announced on Tuesday.
The Houston Dynamo have parted ways with head coach Wilmer Cabrera.
— Houston Dynamo (@HoustonDynamo) August 13, 2019
The MLS side have won just twice in their last 14 league outings.
Brescia and Flamengo are both looking to sign free agent forward Mario Balotelli, reports Sky Italia.
The Italy striker has been in talks with the Brazilian side but so far has been unable to reach an agreement on a contract.
With that deal faltering, Brescia, Balotelli’s hometown club, which was promoted from Serie B last season, has become more hopeful of a move for the 29-year-old.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is desperate to be rid of the Chilean
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is desperate to move the 30-year-old, but his £505,000-a-week salary means that United would likely need to pay a hefty portion of that total to send him on loan.
Both clubs are interested in the attacking midfielder now, but new Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso is not willing to sell his club’s best player straight away.
Instead, the fight for Chiesa will move to next summer, with the Viola set to demand €70 million (£65m/$78m) for the 21-year-old.
The 30-year-old has entered the final season of his contract and is content to run down the final months of his deal as he considers his options.
The 29-year-old Ivory Coast international joined Villa in 2016, but has seen his potential for playing time diminish after Villa signed Wesley this summer.
Kodjia’s contract with Villa expires at the end of this season.