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CLUBS are preparing for a winter spending spree, with Chelsea hoping to join the party after being forbidden to sign anyone other than Mateo Kovacic in the summer.

But it is Manchester United who are in the market for a striker, and willing to battle Spurs for Kosovo's Vedat Muriqi while also eyeing Norwich forward Teemu Pukki.

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    Joe Miles4 weeks agoSeptember 17, 2019

    ARSENAL target Ryan Fraser is reportedly set to be offered a bumper new Bournemouth deal to ward off interest.

    The Scottish winger, 25, has been eyed by a number of bigger clubs after thriving with the Cherries.

    And 90min claims Bournemouth will try to tie him down with a £100,000-a-week extension.

    Fraser, who managed 14 assists last season, asked to put talks on hold last year so he could “focus entirely on his football”, according to his agent.

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    Joe Miles4 weeks agoSeptember 17, 2019

    AL GHARAFA are considering a bid for Everton forward Cenk Tosun, according to Sky Sports.

    The Qatari club would reportedly offer the 28-year-old a three-year deal – who has fallen out of favour at Goodison Park.

    Tosun has not played for the Toffees this season and faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

    Clubs in Qatar have until September 30th to complete their business before the transfer window shuts.

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    Joe Miles4 weeks agoSeptember 17, 2019

    TOTTENHAM will reportedly monitor Leicester City trio James Maddison, Ashley Barnes and Demarai Gray this season.

    Football Insider claim the three players are “all firmly on the radar of the club's recruitment team”.

    But Spurs could face competition from Manchester United for Maddison's signature.

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    Joe Miles4 weeks agoSeptember 17, 2019

    GRANT BASEY has been appointed as Charlton's First Team Development Coach.

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    Joe Miles4 weeks agoSeptember 17, 2019

    PSG chief Leonardo has admitted Neymar's future has not yet been fully resolved.

    The Brazilian star returned to action for the French side as he scored an injury time winner against Strasbourg on Saturday.

    Leonardo told RMC (via Goal): “Neymar made mistakes, yes, but when the transfer window ended he came back in a positive way.

    “He showed up on time [for training] after his matches with Brazil and he behaved very well.”

    He added: “It's certain that, if we look at what he said for word for word, we'll always find things to comment on.

    “And it's true that we can't say today that everything in settled.”

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