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Report: Sadio Mane to Real Madrid for $190 million

Sadio Mane has been linked with a $190 million move from Liverpool to Real Madrid.

Mane, 28, has been Liverpool’s star attacker this season and has 16 goals in all competitions after an incredible start to the campaign.

Multiple reports state that Real Madrid are willing to pay close to $200 million for Mane this summer and although Liverpool do not want to sell their Senegalese star, it could be key in signing Kylian Mbappe.

My toughest opponent in Man Utd training, by Wan-Bissaka

Aaron Wan-Bissaka has named Marcus Rashford as the player he finds it toughest to go up against in Manchester United training, and says taking on the England international has made him into a better player.
The right-back joined United from Crystal Palace last summer in a £45 million deal, and the 22-year-old has enjoyed a strong first season at Old Trafford, making 34 club appearances amid increasing calls for him to win his first senior England cap.

Why I snubbed Arsenal in 2015, by Lille striker Osimhen

Lille forward Victor Osimhen has revealed that he held talks with Arsene Wenger over a move to Arsenal in 2015 but ultimately decided that Wolfsburg was the best place for him to continue his development.
Osimhen signed a pre-contract agreement with Wolfsburg in January 2016 after catching the eye during Nigeria's run to FIFA U-17 World Cup glory in Chile the previous summer.

I didn't even know who Souness was – Man Utd star Pogba hits back at critics

Manchester United star Paul Pogba has hit back at Graeme Souness, claiming he 'didn’t even know who' the Liverpool legend was.
During his role as a pundit for Sky Sports and The Times, Souness has been a vocal critic of Pogba, recently suggesting the World Cup winner would easy to play against and also accused him of not taking his injury rehabilitation seriously.
When asked about Souness' regular criticism, Pogba revealed he initially didn't know who the former Reds captain was - insisting he prefers to focus on playing the game.

Upamecano to Man City, Man United; Mertens to Chelsea

The latest transfer news continues across the Premier League and here’s a look at some of the juiciest rumors.
Dayot Upamecano, 21, is one of the hottest young centre backs in the game and the RB Leipzig man has been constantly linked with a move to the Premier League.
Our partners in the UK Sky Sports report that both Manchester clubs are interested in signing the French defender when the transfer window reopens.

Gabon FA to Aubameyang: Join 'a more ambitious club' than Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been urged to join “a more ambitious club” than Arsenal by the president of Gabon’s football association (FEGAFOOT).
Aubameyang has cemented his status as one of the world’s most prolific forwards since joining from Borussia Dortmund in January 2018, and his next Premier League goal will be his 50th in the competition.
However, he has been unable to help the Gunners to any silverware during his time at the club, with runners-up medals in the Carabao Cup and Europa League the closest he has come.

‘Man Utd won’t spend £70m on Alexis Sanchez replacement’

Alexis Sanchez is capable of rediscovering his Arsenal form at Manchester United, says Paul Merson, with nobody expected to spend big on the Chilean forward in the next transfer window.

The Red Devils thought they had pulled off quite the coup when luring a proven Premier League performer away from Emirates Stadium in January 2018.

Man Utd's Maguire offers food packages to elderly

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has agreed to supply a food package of everyday essentials to the elderly during the coronavirus lockdown.
Maguire and his father approached Herrings Top Shop in Mosborough, his hometown near Sheffield in the north of England, about the idea of giving the parcels to those aged 70 and over or their carers in the area.
"I am very proud of my Mosborough roots - it's where I grew up and where my family still live. I come back to visit everyone as much as I can," Maguire said on Friday.

52 troops, 1,000 jihadists killed in offensive, says Chad army

The Chadian army said Thursday it had wound up an offensive against Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad border region in which 52 troops and 1,000 jihadists were killed.

Army spokesman Colonel Azem Bermendoa Agouna told AFP that the operation, launched after nearly 100 soldiers were killed last month, ended Wednesday after the Nigerian jihadists were forced out of the country.

"A thousand terrorists have been killed, 50 motorised canoes have been destroyed," he said, referring to a large boat also called a pirogue.

Ronaldo's transfer to Man Utd fuelled Fernandes' interest in 'dream' move to Old Trafford

Bruno Fernandes has revealed that he started to take "more interest" in Manchester United when Cristiano Ronaldo arrived at the club, and was ultimately inspired to tread the same path as a fellow countryman over a decade later.

Ronaldo became the most expensive teenager in the history of English football when he joined United from Sporting for £12 million ($15m) ahead of the 2003-04 season, and gradually developed his game under Sir Alex Ferguson before becoming one of the world's top players.

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