Deulofeu to Everton- Striker returns on permanent basis

Everton have completed the signing of striker Gerard Deulofeu on a permanent basis from Barcelona. The Toffees have paid £4.3m to Barca for the services of Deulofeu, who was also on loan at Goodison Park during the 2013/14 season.

Deulofeu was also delighted with the transfer, and posted a tweet that said ” I’m back! Once a blue, always a blue!”

What are Deulofeu’s buy back clauses in this transfer deal?

According to RAC1, Barca can buy Deulofuu back for 7.5M in 2016, (more…)

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Nico Elvedi Gladbach- German club sign Swiss youngster

Borussia Monchengladbach have completed the signing of promising Swiss youngster Nico Elvedi. The 18 year joins from FC Zurich and has been capped by Switzerland at various youth levels.

Gladbach, who will compete in the Champions League this year thanks to their third place finish in the Bundesliga, said that Elvedi had penned a four year contract, and they thought the player had the goods to make it big in Germany.

Elvedi is a versatile player who can feature as both a central or a right defender, and can even fill in as a central midfielder, should the need arise.

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Chelsea sign Falcao 2015- will Jose rejuvenate the Colombian’s career

Chelsea have completed the signing of Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco. The deal is a season long one, paving the return of the Colombian star to the Premiership following his stint with Manchester United in the 2014/15 season.

What are Falcao’s wages at Chelsea?

Undisclosed, but believed to be significantly lower than what Man Utd paid him, almost 50% lesser

Falcao spent last season on loan at United, but a poor season- he scored only four goals, changed Louis van Gaal’s mind regarding signing him on a permanent basis.

The signing of Falcao also casts a doubt over the future of Loic Remy at Stamford Bridge.

Will Jose be able to rejuvenate Falcao’s career or will he end up becoming another Torres or Kaka?

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Paulo Dybala joins Juventus- Dybala transfer fee & contract details

Paulo Dybala has ended any chances of a potential move to England this summer by opting to sign for Juventus. The news was officially announced today (June 4, 2015)

How much was Dybala’s transfer fee? How much did Juve pay for Dybala?

Juve have paid 32 million euros for him. The fee could rise to 40 million euros with addons.

How long is Dybala’s contract with Juventus?

He has signed a five year deal with Juve.

The 21 year old, who joined Palermo in 2012 for a reported 12m euro fee, had this to say about his switch to Juve (more…)

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Gundogan to Man Utd? Or will Chelsea hijack bid?

Ilkay Gundogan is seemingly on his way to Manchester United after Borussia Dortmund officially announced that he will not extend his contract with the club. Gundogan is contracted to BVB till 2016, but has said he will not pen an extension, and that almost certainly means Dortmund will listen to offers for him this summer, or they’ll risk him going for nothing like Robert Lewandowski went to Bayern.

United have been long time admirers of Gundogan, and while he’s struggled for fitness in recent times, he’s slowly reaching his 2012/13 levels where he was a key cog in Jurgen Klopp’s Champions League runners up side. (more…)

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Five Wolfsburg Stars Ready to be Snapped Up by European Giants

Of all the clubs to benefit from the untimely demise of Borussia Dortmund, it’s Wolfsburg that have really kicked on and taken advantage.

Currently lying in second place in the Bundesliga, they have little hope of catching leaders Bayern, but do have a comfortable cushion over the chasing pack.

And so Champions League football awaits Dieter Hecking’s improving side – but even this might not be enough to keep the sharks of Europe from circling (more…)

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Yaya Toure to Inter?- Pellegrini ready to let Ivorian star go?

Yaya Toure, widely considered as the backbone of Man City’s performances over the last few years, could be on his way out of the Etihad if local paper reports are to be believed. Toure is the biggest earner at City, picking up £250,000 a week, but his performances this season haven’t quite been at their best, and City seem to be eager to cash in before his values dwindles any further.

Toure has been a key player for City, popping up with some fantastic thunderbolts and is a reliable player from the penalty spot, but his time at the Etihad hasn’t exactly been perfect, with many criticising the player for his perceived “laziness” (more…)

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Oscar Chelsea transfer latest- Blues ready to sell Brazilian to Liverpool/Juventus

Juventus and Liverpool have been put on alert after reports emerged that Chelsea were willing to offload Brazilian playmaker Oscar. Blues boss Jose Mourinho is looking to acquire Enner Valencia and is open to an offer for Oscar, whom the club bought from Internacional in 2012.

Liverpool have been linked with a move, but another potential destination touted is Juventus, with fans salivating with thoughts of an Oscar-Tevez-Morata trio. (more…)

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Jurgen Klopp leaves Dortmund- Klopp announces BVB exit

Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp has announced in a presser today (April 15, 2015) that he will be leaving the club at the end of the current 2014/15 season. Klopp has been at the Westfalenstadion for the last seven years and turned them into a squad capable of challenging Bayern in the Bundesliga and the best of Europe in the Champions League.

However this season has been poor for Klopp, with Dortmund struggling in mid table, and already out of the Champions League. He has said that the “time is right for a new Dortmund manager” (more…)

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