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MetiNews.Com - The latest Premier League transfer news and rumours involving the likes of Rolando Aarons, Gini Wijnaldum, Lionel Messi and Paul Pogba among others
Breaking News ! The transfer window is now closed and for Newcastle United, they will have to wait until January for any changes in their squad. It was an unusual window for the Magpies, with talks of a takeover - that didn't happen in the end - dominating the early stages of it. Now, Steve Bruce's side will be on the lookout for potential new signings to improve their squad in January, as well as offloading unneeded personnel. Here are the latest Premier League transfer rumours. Huddersfield boss opens up on Aarons transfer collapse Newcastle winger Rolando Aarons nearly joined Huddersfield Town before the transfer deadline, but the deal collapsed. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will start in8Cancel Play now Now, Terriers boss Carlos Corberan has opened up on the side's disappointment of missing out due to paperwork not being completed in time. Corberan said: "In the end, my only focus is to work with the players we have. We know to add one other player in the front of the attack to give us more options would be one possibility, but at the end, we need to accept what happened and continue working." The 24-year-old has not played a competitive match for the Magpies since December 2017. Koeman confirms Barca interest in Wijnaldum Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has confirmed the club’s interest in Liverpool midfielder Gini Wijnaldum. Read More Related Articles Revealed: Why Karl Darlow is worth the hype with no goalie in Europe pulling off more saves so far Read More Related Articles The worrying statistic that will concern Newcastle United fans after Manchester United defeat The former Netherlands manager wants a reunion with the Dutch international and has suggested that the La Liga giants could come in for the 29-year-old in January - with his current deal at Anfield expiring next summer. Koeman told Dutch newspaper AD: “(Trying to sign him in January) is certainly a possibility, yes. I will try, because I would like to have him here. “But I cannot estimate now what the financial situation of the club is like in January.” City prepare Messi offer Manchester City are considering a January move for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, according to the Daily Star. Sign up to our Newcastle United newsletter for updates Recent fallout over the long-running takeover saga at Newcastle United hasn't just been the talk of Tyneside - it was the talk of the footballing world. Now, Steve Bruce must recollect his team and push forward without the change of ownership and new backing. However, the twists and turns aren't over, with current owner Mike Ashley 'considering all options' after the Premier League rejected the £300m takeover. By signing up to our twice daily newsletter, you'll get all the latest news on all things black-and-white - straight to your inbox. We'll also send out special newsletters with any breaking transfers news, to keep you right in the loop with everything Newcastle United. How do you sign up? It's really easy and only takes a few seconds. Just click on this link to our newsletter sign up form and select NUFC - all you have to do is enter your email address and you're all done.
The 33-year-old forward is expected to leave Barca next summer, and City are considered as the favourites to sign him. Pep Guardiola’s side would obviously have major competition for Messi, but they could offer just £15m in January. Messi’s contract at the Camp Nou expires next summer, so they could be tempted to cash in on the Argentine. Man United could offer Pogba for Valverde Manchester United are interested in signing Real Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde, and could offer Paul Pogba for the Uruguay international. That’s according to The Sun, who say that the 22-year-old has a £640m buyout clause in his contract.
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Pogba recently admitted that he would like to play for Madrid in the future, and the Frenchman could play a huge part in the deal. Valverde has forced himself into Zinedine Zidane’s plans this season, and has attracted the interest from Old Trafford. Liverpool and Spurs monitoring Leeds star Premier League duo Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are both monitoring Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips, according to the Mirror. Phillips has carried his fine form from the Championship into the top-flight this season, and his performances have earned him his first England caps. Now, the Reds and Spurs are both tracking the 24-year-old midfielder and could make a move, either in January, or next summer. The Leeds-born Phillips only signed a new five-year contract at Elland Road a year ago. Moyes makes Bale admission David Moyes has revealed he had a helicopter ready to sign Gareth Bale for Manchester United in 2013. However, the Wales international snubbed Moyes and decided to join Real Madrid instead - where he spent seven years. Moyes said (via the Daily Mail): “I wanted Gareth Bale to be my first signing at Manchester United. But it was already down the road a bit with Real Madrid. Manchester United offered more money than Real Madrid. They offered more money to the player. “We did everything we could to try and get the player. We even had a helicopter at the training ground to take him and bring him back. We thought we had a chance.”
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