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Live Football Transfer News and Rumours: EPL, La Liga and Rest of Europe - 3rd August

All the transfer news and rumours -LIVE!
Updated: 03 August 2017 21:04 IST - Published: 03 August 2017 20:15 IST
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Real Madrid star Gareth Bale has threatened to join Manchester United if Zinedine Zidane fails to play him.
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On this day in 2012, Paul Pogba officially joined Juventus from Man Utd for £800k
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Carlo Ancelotti on Bayern Munich: "We are not happy with the current situation in pre-season but the season hasn’t actually started yet."

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Monaco coach Jardim: "Mbappé? It's not always possible to keep your players" 

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Max Meyer on his future: "I'm completely open on my future. Let's see what happens. It's not the case that I will definitely leave Schalke."

Max Meyer on his future: "I never said I would change clubs - let alone this summer - I just did not renew my contract."
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Mark Sampson on England's Euro semi-final: "The players have put the hard work in & done everything they possibly can to prepare for it."

Mark Sampson on England: "I think all of them are world class. The sky is the limit for this group."
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Jurgen Klopp on Neymar's transfer to PSG: "There are two clubs in the world that can afford to pay that much - they are Man City and PSG."

Jurgen Klopp on Audi Cup final: "Atletico wanted to win the cup, we did also, but we wanted to play football. Atletico only wanted to win."
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Denis Irwin on Nemanja Matic: "He's done a fantastic job for Chelsea over the last few years & it was a thank you to let him join United."

Denis Irwin on Nemanja Matic: "United have got a tremendous player, a tremendous holding player, and they’ve needed somebody of that ilk."

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Jaap Stam on Manchester United: "A club like United, you always want to win the league. It's always their aim. It has to be their aim."

Jaap Stam on Manchester United: "You can see with the signings that they've done, they've brought great players in; quality-wise very good."
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Manchester United have reportedly given up on trying to sign Inter Milan winger Ivan Perišić. 
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The Premier League have confirmed they have banned pitch patterns and designs for the 2017/18 season.
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After La Liga refused the payment of release clause (€222M), Neymar legals (with PSG) are going to meet Barcelona and pay the clause to Barcelona

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Arsene Wenger says Neymar deal is beyond reality
“The whole landscape of football has changed completely. Once a country controls a club, everything is possible. It becomes impossible to respect financial fair play. That’s why I always did plead for football to live on its own resources."
He added, “We still live with rationality. Of course, we cannot compete at that level.”
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West Ham to step up contract talks with Lanzini
The Hammers are wary of the Premier League giants swooping in with lucrative offers and have therefore accelerated talks with Manuel Lanzini. They are willing to increase his weekly wages from £30,000 per week to £50,000 per week, according to The Sun.
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Wenger reaffirms that Sanchez is staying
In a press conference ahead of the Community Shield match against Chelsea on Sunday, Wenger provided an update on the Sanchez situation.
"My decision is clear. He will stay and he will respect that."
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Diego Simeone wants Costa
According to The Sun, Diego Simeone, Atletico Madrid's manager has asked the board that they need to hurry up and sign Diego Costa. After falling out with Antonio Conte, Costa has no place at Stamford Bridge and has been strongly linked with a move to AC Milan on a loan deal till Atletico's transfer ban is lifted. Chelsea want £50m for the Spanish international.
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Southampton goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga set to complete move to Tottenham
The Sun reports that Spurs are on the verge of completing their first signing of the summer.
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Naby Keita unlikely to extend contract with RB Leipzig
The Guinean who is keen on moving to the Premier League with Liverpool is tied to the German club until 2020. However, Leipzig's sporting director Ralf Ragnick is convinced that Keita will be playing for them this season, according to Sky sources.
"I am not currently assuming that we will be able to extend his contract prematurely. I can assure you that Naby will be playing with us this season. All other scenarios also depend on how we do this season, how Naby plays himself and so on."
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Sigurdsson to complete Everton move by this weekend
According to the Daily Star, Gylfi Sigurdsson will complete a £50 million move to Everton by the end of this weekend
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Juventus make Adrien Rabiot enquiry
Reports emerging from Italy are claiming that Juventus are interested in PSG's midfielder Adrien Rabiot
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Alvaro Negredo has joined Besiktas!
Former Manchester City striker has joined Besiktas on a 3 year deal.
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Iheanacho on the verge of completing Leicester City move!
According to Sky Sources, Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has completed his medical and is set to make the switch.
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Arsenal's Lucas Perez has allegedly agreed terms with Fenerbahce!
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