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Leeds United join Crystal Palace in race to sign £20m-rated attacker: report

Leeds United join Crystal Palace in race to sign £20m-rated attacker: report – originally posted on Sportslens.com According to The Mirror, Leeds United have reportedly joined Crystal Palace in the race to sign Eberechi Eze from Queens Park Rangers this summer. The 22-year-old had an impressive 2019/2020 Championship season with the Hoops where he scored 14 goals and registered eight assists from 46 appearances. His form has caught the eye of multiple clubs including Palace and West Ham United and the former are said to have recently failed with a £10m bid for his services. It is now reported that Marcelo Bielsa’s side have joined the pursuit of the versatile attacker, but they are reluctant to meet the price tag set by the Hoops. The west London outfit want at least £20m to pa...

Aston Villa reportedly test the waters for player who’s ‘a great example of persistence’

Aston Villa reportedly test the waters for player who’s ‘a great example of persistence' – originally posted on Sportslens.com Aston Villa are interested in signing Fabio Borini, according to TMW. It has been reported that Premier League club Villa have tested the waters in regard to securing the services of the former Liverpool striker in the summer transfer window. The report in the Italian news outlet has added of interest in the Italy international striker from Watford as well, with the Hornets to play in the Championship next season after getting relegated from the Premier League at the end of the 2019-20 campaign. The 29-year-old, who can also operate as a winger or as an attacking midfielder, is out of contract at Hellas Verona at the end of the month, according to the re...

Report claims West Ham could submit £22.5m bid for 6-goal midfielder this week

Report claims West Ham could submit £22.5m bid for 6-goal midfielder this week – originally posted on Sportslens.com West Ham have been linked with a move for the Sporting winger Jovane Cabral recently. As per A Bola (h/t Sportwitness), the Hammers even submitted an offer for the player earlier. However, it has been turned down. The report claims that West Ham could submit an improved offer for the player this week. Sporting value the player at €30m and West Ham could offer €25m (£22.5m) for him this time. It will be interesting to see if the two clubs can agree on a deal in the coming days. Considering the asking price for Cabral and the amount West Ham are willing to offer now, it would be fair to assume that a compromise could be reached soon. Cabral has done well for Sporting and...

Vertonghen & Spurs legend react as Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg joins club

Vertonghen & Spurs legend react as Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg joins club – originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham Hotspur have a new number 5 following the departure of Belgian defender Jan Vertonghen last month. Danish midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has taken up the jersey after joining Spurs from Southampton, and here is how the former owner of the number has reacted to the development: This looks sooo weird!! https://t.co/vrn4ll0YU1 — Jan Vertonghen (@JanVertonghen) August 11, 2020 Hojbjerg has signed a five-year deal with the North London outfit, and the former Saints skipper will be looking to hit the ground running when the new season kicks off next month. The 25-year-old brings enough quality, competition and experience to the Spurs midfield, and fans will be eag...

Report: Newcastle star’s form has led agents to float his name around in the transfer market

Report: Newcastle star's form has led agents to float his name around in the transfer market – originally posted on Sportslens.com Newcastle United could have an underwhelming summer transfer window after it emerged that they have only around £30 million to spend in the market. Things would have been different for the Magpies had their £300 million takeover by the Saudis gone through, and the coronavirus pandemic complicated things too as head coach Steve Bruce was expecting a transfer budget of around £60 million prior to it. Newcastle now have to make sales to supplement their current budget, while they have also floated potential swap or part-exchange deals, as well as loans, during enquiries for players across Europe. They will be looking to hold on to their key players, but...

Report: Wolves and Leicester keen on PL winger who contributed to 8 goals last season

Report: Wolves and Leicester keen on PL winger who contributed to 8 goals last season – originally posted on Sportslens.com Wolves and Leicester City are keen on signing the Burnley winger Dwight McNeil this summer. As per Sky Sports, the 20-year-old is a man in demand and the likes of Juventus and AC Milan have joined the race for his signature as well. Wolves are keen on adding more depth to their attack and they have identified the Burnley winger as the ideal option. Meanwhile, Leicester are keen on adding a left-footed attacker to their side with most of their wide players right-footed. It will be interesting to see if either of the two Premier League clubs submit an offer for McNeil in the coming days. The 20-year-old is highly rated by Burnley and they will look to demand a pre...

Christian Eriksen reacts as Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg joins Tottenham

Christian Eriksen reacts as Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg joins Tottenham – originally posted on Sportslens.com Denmark international midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has joined Tottenham Hotspur from Southampton on a five-year deal. We are delighted to announce the signing of Pierre-Emile Højbjerg from Southampton!#HøjbjergIsHere #COYS — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 11, 2020 The 25-year-old will bring quality and steel to manager Jose Mourinho’s midfield, and he has been tipped to help bring out the best in Frenchman Tanguy Ndombele. Hojbjerg played 128 games for the Saints during his four-year spell at St. Mary’s, scoring five times. The Dane joined Southampton from Bayern Munich in 2016, and will now hope to prove himself at another big side. He is the lates...

Report claims Player is headed to Leeds after posting farewell message on social media

Report claims Player is headed to Leeds after posting farewell message on social media – originally posted on Sportslens.com Ajax youngster Dani van den Heuvel is on his way to Leeds United if reports are to be believed. As per Dutch website Ajaxshowtime, the keeper has already said his goodbyes and he will move to Leeds United this summer. Ajax signed the keeper from ADO Den Haag in 2017 and he was an integral part of their youth squad. However, he has decided to leave the club now. Apparently, he had a contract offer from the Dutch giants but he chose not to accept it. It will be interesting to see how he develops at Leeds United now. He is expected to join up with their youth team. The Whites have an impressive youth setup and they could help the player achieve his potential. Furt...

‘It is going to happen’ – Some Chelsea fans react to their club’s £50m bid for rival star

'It is going to happen' – Some Chelsea fans react to their club's £50m bid for rival star – originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea have submitted a £50m bid for the West Ham midfielder Declan Rice. As per Angelo Mangiante from Sky Sports, the player could be used as a centre back next season and Frank Lampard is determined to sign him. Declan #Rice is the priority as new centre back for #Chelsea. Frank #Lampard wants bring him to Stamford Bridge. Chelsea first official bid is £ 50 million to #WestHam. The #CFC board wants Declan Rice. @SkySport #Transfers pic.twitter.com/ShoQljtowQ — Angelo Mangiante (@angelomangiante) August 11, 2020 Rice might be keen on a return to Chelsea. He was a former youth player at the club and he will feel that he has unfinished b...

Report: Everton interested in bringing 29-yr-old star back to the Premier League

Report: Everton interested in bringing 29-yr-old star back to the Premier League – originally posted on Sportslens.com Everton are thought to be keen on signing Aaron Ramsey from Juventus this summer. As per Ian McGarry from the Transfer Window Podcast, Carlo Ancelotti wants a box-to-box midfielder who will add goals and assists to the side and Ramsey has been identified as a target. The former Arsenal star is excellent at creating chances and he has shown his goalscoring ability in the Premier League before. Juventus are ready to get rid of the former Arsenal star but his wages could be a bit of problem for the Toffees. That said, the Italians could let him leave on a free transfer and it could be a tempting option for any club. It will be interesting to see if Ramsey is willing to ...

Report: Club expected to make bid for Rangers 23-year-old this week

Report: Club expected to make bid for Rangers 23-year-old this week – originally posted on Sportslens.com Rangers midfielder Greg Docherty is considering leaving the Ibrox club for Hull City, according to The Daily Record. It has been reported that Hull – who will play in League One in England next season after getting relegated from the Championship at the end of the past season – are preparing a bid for the 23-year-old midfielder. The Tigers want to secure the services of the youngster on a permanent deal, and Rangers manager Steven Gerrard is willing to let him go, according to the report, which has added that Hull will make a bid for the Scotsman this week. The Daily Record has further added that Hibernian in the Scottish Premiership and clubs in England are also inte...

Report: Everton have expressed interest in £45k Rangers midfielder

Report: Everton have expressed interest in £45k Rangers midfielder – originally posted on Sportslens.com Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara is on the radar of Everton and Newcastle United among other clubs, according to 90min. It has been reported that Everton, Newcastle, Sheffield United, Crystal Palace and Southampton all have expressed an interest in the Rangers star. Norwich City, Brentford and Marseille also want the former Arsenal prospect, while Dynamo Kiev and Dinamo Moscow are ready to pay up to £10 million to secure the services of the 24-year-old midfielder, according to the report. Rangers spell Kamara joined Rangers from Dundee in January 2019 for a transfer fee reported by The Daily Record to be worth £45,000. According to Transfermarkt.co.uk, during the second half of the ...