Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has grown tired of the uncertainty surrounding Sami Khedira and Angel di Maria, and has told Arsenal and Manchester United that the pair are no longer for sale.
Deals or No Deals? The transfer talk around these two has rumbled on all summer, but the pair now seem less likely than ever to make the moves. No deals.
Real Madrid are 5.00 to win the Champions League again
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Tottenham are ready to make a third offer for the Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, although Arsenal are also looking at the Frenchman.
Deal or No Deal? The breakdown in relations between a popular player and the club is a shame, and you get the feeling that Schneiderlin will eventually get his wish and switch to Spurs. Deal.
Tottenham are 4.00 to finish in the top four
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Liverpool are refusing to admit defeat in their pursuit of Radamel Falcao, and are ready to pounce if the Colombian fails to make the switch to Real Madrid.
Deal or No Deal? Would Falcao even get in the Real team? The Reds are right to remain in the background and could do a deal late in the window. Watch this space.
Liverpool are in to 1.80 for the top four
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Manchester United’s defensive woes could be solved by Roma’s Mehdi Benatia, with the 27-year-old set to join Louis van Gaal’s side over Chelsea.
Deal or No Deal? United have specialised in being linked with players they don’t sign for a while now, and why would Benatia want to leave the Champions League? No deal.
United are 1.78 to beat Sunderland next week
Signed, Dealed, Delivered
Liverpool have completed their eighth summer signing with the addition of Spanish left-back Alberto Moreno from Sevilla for £12m.
Will he be a success? The Europa League winner certainly looks to have all the tools available to be a successful modern left-back, and he’ll fit in nicely to this new-look Liverpool side.
Enhanced acca: Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea to all win today/tomorrow 3.30
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