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Manchester United close to signing Barcelona winger Pedro
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Manchester United close to signing Barcelona winger Pedro

Published Jul. 28, 2015 4:53 a.m. ET

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Manchester United are moving closer to signing Barcelona winger Pedro and are ready to pay the £22m release clause which would take their summer spending past the £100m mark.

Manchester City have suffered a huge blow in their pursuit of Kevin De Bruyne with Wolfsburg insisting: "We don't need your £50m." The Belgian winger is contracted to the German club until 2019 after joining for £18m from Chelsea.

Tottenham will launch a £10m bid for West Brom striker Saido Berahino in the next 48 hours but there could be a snag with the Baggies valuing him at £20m.


Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has criticized Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger by claiming the Blues won the title last season by spending far less money than the Gunners chief.

Southampton's attempt to bring defender Calum Chambers back to the club on loan from Arsenal has been rejected by Gunners manager Arsene Wenger.

Newcastle are ready to up their bid for Charlie Austin if they receive assurances on his injured shoulder.

West Brom are hopeful of landing Abou Diaby and have held preliminary talks with fellow free agent Bakary Sako.

Manchester United's hopes of signing Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos appear to be over with the defender set to sign a new contract with the Bernabeu club.

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo is set to be fined £140,000 - two weeks' wages - after passport issues meant he was not able to link up with the Old Trafford club during their tour of the United States.

Jose Mourinho has given Eden Hazard an extraordinary vote of confidence by saying that he rates him as one of the top three players in the world and better than Cristiano Ronaldo.

Montreal Impact have confirmed the signing of former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba.

Napoli have moved to beat Fiorentina to Tottenham Hotspur defender Vlad Chiriches.

Southampton are trying to sign QPR defender Steven Caulker on loan with view to an £8million permanent deal.

Angel di Maria's £52million move to Paris Saint-Germain is almost done.

Jose Mourinho claims that Lionel Messi is the only player in the world who was better than Eden Hazard last term.

Pepe and his Real Madrid team-mates are confident Sergio Ramos will not leave for Manchester United - because he loves the club.

Kevin De Bruyne has admitted he would like to wrap up a switch to Manchester City.

Manchester United are fuming with Sergio Ramos and feel betrayed by the Real Madrid defender with reports that he is set to sign a new deal at the Bernabeu.

Newcastle do not want to pay QPR's £15m asking price for Charlie Austin but the Magpies will bid £13.25m for the striker.

Jose Mourinho has questioned why his Manchester City counterpart Manuel Pellegrini criticised him for being self-obsessed rather than enjoying his holidays.

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has warned David de Gea that he must fight off competition from Sergio Romero to retain his place in the team after handing the Argentina goalkeeper a three-year deal at Old Trafford.

Manchester City have negotiated a £10.25m compulsory purchase agreement in the season-long loan deal Stevan Jovetic is set to sign with Inter Milan.

Roy Hodgson will meet with Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn in the next few weeks to clarify when his future as England manager will be decided, with signs of tension in the relationship between the governing body and coach starting to emerge over the weekend.


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