Transfer News Today: Manchester United Close To Star Defender Deal


Defensive Dynamo

Manchester United are reportedly confident of sealing a deal for the Dynamo Kiev defender Aleksandar Dragovic, who has turned down interest from Italy to move to Old Trafford.

Better than what they’ve got already? Probably, yeah. Dragovic is a mainstay of the Austria team and highly rated by many, including Arsenal.

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Kono Comeback

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Yevhen Konoplyanka – a name heavily featured on last January’s deadline day – is refusing to complete a move to Roma until he knows that interest in him from Liverpool and Tottenham has definitely gone away.

And has it? Seems so. Both clubs have moved on so the player probably needs to now, too.

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The Dream Dies?

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Rickie Lambert’s stay at Liverpool could be a brief one, with the Reds forward being targeted by both West Brom and Hull now that Daniel Sturridge has returned from injury.

Will he go? Probably not yet, but it is looking increasingly likely that Lambert’s return to the Reds is going to be just for one season.

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Spending Spree

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Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has £60m to spend to improve his squad, and still wants to be reunited with forward Jay Rodriguez from the pair’s time together at Southampton.

Will he get him? Rodriguez still hasn’t kicked a ball this season so a move would be a surprise, but watch this space in the summer.

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Reus Rush

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Marco Reus reportedly wants to link up with Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, with German winger identifying the Gunners boss as the right man to develop his career.

Really? Who knows any more with this saga? Reus is a much sought-after player, though, and promises to be one of the main transfer targets of the summer.

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