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Judges suspend strike as they decry routine transfers

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Judges have voiced their displeasure with the current mode of routine transfers, saying it is demotivating and lacks transparency. This was expressed by the Uganda Judicial officers Association (UJOA) President Godfrey Kaweesa, who is also the Mukono Court Chief Magistrate, at their Annual General Meeting …

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Aubameyang arrives at Arsenal

Aubameyang arrives at Arsenal, Man City seal Laporte deal,  London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City completed the signing of Aymeric Laporte on Tuesday as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reportedly arrived at Arsenal’s training ground to finalise his transfer from Borussia Dortmund, with clubs scrambling to beat Wednesday’s deadline. Premier League …

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World’s top 10 transfers

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool signed Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk for a reported £75 million ($100 million, 84 million euros) on Wednesday. It is a world record fee for a defender and puts the Dutchman in the top 10 of the world’s most expensive transfers: 1. Neymar, …

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Wenger foresees transfer shake-up

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes there will be a radical overhaul of the transfer market within the next year following the stratospheric spending of the close-season trading period. Paris Saint-Germain smashed the world transfer record to sign Neymar from Barcelona for 222 million euros ($266 …

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Transfer window the talk of Europe

Madrid, Spain | AFP | The European football transfer window may now be closed but there was talk of little else this week as the likes of top coaches Zinedine Zidane, Carlo Ancelotti and even German Chancellor Angela Merkel made calls for sweeping changes. The subject is at the centre of …

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Guardiola said ‘no’ to Sanchez-Sterling swap

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola personally made sure Raheem Sterling would not be allowed to join Arsenal in a swap deal for Alexis Sanchez, he revealed on Friday. The two clubs spent transfer deadline day locked in talks over City’s desire to sign Sanchez, only …

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Premier League to close transfer window before season

London, United Kingdom | AFP | English Premier League clubs voted on Thursday to shut the 2018 close-season transfer window before the start of the 2018-19 campaign. Following complaints by managers that transfer activity disturbs their preparations, clubs will not be able to register new players after 1600 GMT on the …

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Top 20 transfers of the close season

Paris, France | AFP | After a record-breaking transfer window in Europe came to a close on Friday in Spain, AFP Sports lists the 20 biggest moves of the summer: 1. 222 million euros ($264m) — Neymar (BRA) — Barcelona (ESP) to Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) 2. 180m euros (loan with option …

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Top 10 Premier League transfers 2017-18

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Ahead of Arsenal’s home game with Leicester City in the curtain-raiser to the new Premier League season on Friday, AFP Sport selects the 10 biggest transfers of the close season: Romelu Lukaku – Everton to Manchester United; £75 million ($97.5 million, 83 million euros) rising …

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Mad transfer market reaches zenith with Neymar deal

Paris, France | AFP | The arrival of Neymar at Paris Saint-Germain in a 222 million-euro ($263.5 million, £200.6 million) world record move will have a significant knock-on effect on an already unbridled transfer market. In the summer of 2016, clubs in the five leading European leagues (England, Spain, Italy, Germany …

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