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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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Premier League big guns reload as transfer arms race heats up

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Premier League spending looks certain to shatter all previous records before the current transfer window closes as England’s superpowers reload in an increasingly frenzied arms race. Fuelled by lucrative television contracts, currently worth around £8.3 billion ($10.8bn, 9.3bn euros) and unprecedented revenue streams at …

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Top 10 summer European transfers

Paris, France | AFP |  The 10 biggest moves during the European summer transfer window, which closed on Wednesday: Paul Pogba Juventus to Manchester United, 89 million pounds (105 million euros, $116 million) The summer’s most long-running transfer saga concluded with France midfielder Pogba returning to former club United in …

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Mourinho set to take control at United

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Jose Mourinho was expected to join Manchester United on Friday after drawn-out negotiations, marrying one of the world’s richest clubs with one of the most successful — and outspoken — managers. Mourinho has been in talks with United since Louis van Gaal’s sacking on …

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