English Premiership

Pictures:Chelsea complete Bakayoko transfer

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Chelsea have made their third signing of the summer in Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco. The 22-year-old defensive midfielder has agreed a five-year contract with the Premier League champions, joining for an undisclosed fee. Bakayoko helped Monaco win the French Ligue 1 title last season as well as the UEFA Champions League semi-finals. The France international will be aiming to make ...

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Man City sign Kyle Walker for £45m

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Manchester City have completed the signing of Tottenham and England right-back Kyle Walker for an initial £45m on a five-year deal. Walker made 183 Premier League appearances in eight seasons at Spurs and has won 27 England caps. The deal for the defender is worth £50m, including £5m of add-ons. “I am thrilled to be signing for City and can’t ...

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Man City close in on £50m deal for Kyle Walker from Spurs

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Manchester City are close to completing the signing of Tottenham and England right-back Kyle Walker. The 27-year-old is expected to have a medical and complete the transfer on Friday after the clubs agreed a deal on Wednesday worth up to £50m. Walker, who joined Tottenham from Sheffield United in 2009, will not join up with Spurs for the start of ...

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West Ham interested in signing Man City’s Joe Hart

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West Ham are interested in signing Manchester City’s out-of-favour England goalkeeper Joe Hart. There is no deal done yet but it is understood joining the Hammers is a possibility for Hart, who has no future at City under manager Pep Guardiola. Hart was on loan at Torino in Italy last season but has returned to City, where he has a ...

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Andre Ayew begins pre-season with West Ham

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Ghana’s Andre Ayew is set to begin his third year in the English Premier League after his West Ham United side departed for Austria to begin an 11 day training camp. The country side ambiance of Bad Walsterdorf will host the team before they move on to Germany to continue with their European tour. The high altitude that exists is ...

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Man Utd confirm Romelu Lukaku signing

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Manchester United have announced the signing of Romelu Lukaku from Everton. Lukaku has signed a five-year contract, with the option of a further 12 months, after completing a medical in Los Angeles over the weekend. Sky sources say the fee could eventually rise to £90m, and United held off late competition from Chelsea for the Belgium striker’s signature. Lukaku will ...

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Swansea reject Leicester bid for Sigurdsson, set £50m price tag

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Swansea City have set an asking price of £50m for midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson after rejecting an offer worth around £40m from Leicester. Sigurdsson, 27, scored nine goals and made 13 assists to help save the Welsh club from relegation last season. Everton have long been interested in the Iceland playmaker, who said in May he was “not trying to leave” the Swans. ...

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We are not for sale – Tottenham Hotspur

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North London Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur has said that it is not in any discussions relating to a takeover offer. Media reports had said US firm Iconiq Capital was preparing an offer. Spurs are currently in the process of building a new stadium, and will play games at Wembley Stadium next season. The club agreed stadium funding with ...

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Antonio Rudiger completes move to Chelsea from Roma

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Roma defender Antonio Rudiger has completed his move to Chelsea and signed a five-year contract. The agents involved in the deal arrived in the English capital on Saturday to finalise the transfer, after the two clubs agreed a fee that could rise to £34m for the 24-year-old Germany international. Personal terms have now been completed and Rudiger has become the Blues’ second ...

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