LIVE Transfer News: Manchester United Closing In On Casemiro

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08:20, 19 Aug 2022
Last Updated: 16:30, 19 Aug 2022

Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the biggest transfer updates alongside all the regular news surrounding the beautiful game. The hot topic this morning remains to be Real Madrid's Casemiro, who is getting closer to a move to Manchester United. The Red Devils have been crying out for a defensive midfielder and now they are getting one of the best in Europe.

Stay with us you won't want to miss it.

Updates
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Twitter teaser answer: Antoine Sibierski!

Well done to those of you who guessed Antoine Sibierski. The former Newcastle United and Man City man played over 120 Premier League games. 

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CFC had €60m bid for Marcos Llorente rejected

This would have been an excellent signing for the Blues.

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Chelsea close to agreeing terms with Aubameyang

An agreement with Barcelona, however, is a work in progress.

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Potecoglou says Celtic will deal with Bernabei

The Celtic boss has responded to Alexandro Bernabei's arrest for a road traffic accident, saying the club will take "appropriate measures" in dealing with the player.

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Bruno Lage expects Gibbs-White to excel at Forest

"I don’t want to see anyone unhappy and if they are unhappy we have to talk. 

"After today we have 10 days to fix anything. If someone goes, I don’t change anything, it was a pleasure to work with him. 

"I believe he will go to Nottingham, the same coach as Swansea and national team (Steve Cooper) and in one or two years he can make a big impact in the Premier League, one of the best young players in the Premier League."

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Potter says Caicedo is happy at Brighton

Brighton boss Graham Potter says that midfielder Moises Caicedo is happy where he is following reports of interest in the player from Manchester United.

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Casemiro to United is done

The Twitter transfer guru has spoken.

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Tuchel continues tirade against Dean & Taylor

Thomas Tuchel still can't quite understand where it went wrong for the officials last weekend.

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Thomas Tuchel on last week's theatrics

"It was passion between two men who were fighting for their team, nothing more. I hope nothing more is made of it. It is not a big deal for me. I have nothing but the biggest respect for him and that won't change."

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Wesley Fofana asks to be left out of Foxes squad

It appears as though the Leicester defender is trying to force a move through to Chelsea.

Fofana left out of Leicester squad amid Chelsea interest
Fofana left out of Leicester squad amid Chelsea interest
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Burnley sign winger Darko Churlinov

He joins the Clarets from German side Stuttgart.

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Lampard labels Gordon as key player

The Everton boss has been singing the praises of Anthony Gordon who has been subject to bids from Chelsea.

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10 years since Hazard's Premier League debut

The start of a magical career in England.

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Arteta gives positive Saka contract update

Securing Bukayo Saka to a new long-term deal at Arsenal will be one of the best bits of business this summer.

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Chelsea confirm Casadei signing

The midfielder joins on a six-year deal.

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Morgan Gibbs-White thanks Wolves

The midfielder has bid farewell to the club where he has spent the last 14 years.

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Lukaku recommends Chalobah to Inter

The Standard has reported that the Chelsea loanee has recommended the young defender as a potential signing for the Italian side.

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Ancelotti confirms Casemiro wants to leave

Manchester United fans, now might be the time to start getting excited.

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Kounde could leave Barca already

Jules Kounde has a clause in his contract that would apparently let the French defender leave by the end of the month if he is not registered with La Liga. Chelsea will be keeping tabs on this for sure.

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Aubameyang interested in Chelsea move

Former Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is interested in a move to Stamford Bride from Barcelona.

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West Brom interested in Lucas Joao

West Bromwich Albion are to explore a move for Reading striker Lucas Joao. Steve Bruce has pleaded for reinforcements up front after his side have struggled for goals so far this season.

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More on Tuchel and Conte's FA charge

An independent commission will decide whether the two managers are to receive any punishment following the FA charging them after Sunday's game.

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Road to Wembley part 2

Our FA Cup journey takes us back to Trafford FC as they prepare to take on Runcorn Linnets in the preliminary round.

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Conor Gallagher could still go out on loan

The energetic midfielder is adamant his places lies at Chelsea this season but it is believed that he could still leave before the window closes.

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Trevoh Chalobah set for a loan

The defender is set to be loaned out from Stamford Bridge if the Blues sign another defender before the transfer window closes. We take a look at why it might be a rash decision to let him leave.

Why Chelsea should reconsider loaning out Trevoh Chalobah
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Eddie Howe closes the door on Brazilian exit

Newcastle United boss was adamant that Bruno Guimaraes isn't going anywhere this summer. 

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Everton tried to hijack Gibbs-White deal

The midfielder is now in contention to face Frank Lampard's side at Goodison Park tomorrow afternoon.

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Chelsea sign Casedei

Italian midfielder Cesare Casadei has completed his move to Stamford Bridge as per Jacob Steinberg.

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Morgan Gibbs-White joins Forest

Steve Cooper has finally got his man as the midfielder has signed a five-year deal at the City Ground.

 

Gibbs-White and Cooper reignite relationship at Forest
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Leicester in talks with Maddison over new contract

This would be a massive boost for the Foxes. James Maddison had been subject to interest from Newcastle United over the summer.

Rodgers reveals Maddison contract talks
Rodgers reveals Maddison contract talks
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Middlesbrough closing in on striker signing

Chris Wilder is closing in on Rodrigio Muniz from Fulham.

last month
Klopp defends Man Utd from TalkSPORT

Jurgen Klopp wasn't happy with the treatment of Manchester United from TalkSPORT's Gabby Agbonlahor as he slated the way they lost to Brentford. 

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Twitter teaser: It's Darren Anderton!

Well done to those of you guessed correctly!

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West Ham back in for Emerson

West Ham are once again chasing the signature of Emerson Palmieri from Chelsea. 

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Suarez sends message to Nunez

Speaking to Madrid-based newspaper El Pais, Luis Suarez has sent a message to his compatriot Darwin Nunez after he was red carded for Liverpool against Crystal Palace. 

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Cooper and Gibbs-White to reunite at Forest

Morgan Gibbs-White is set for a £42.5 million move to Nottingham Forest, where he will reunite with his England Under-17s boss Steve Cooper.

Cooper and Gibbs-White Reunite
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Chalobah set for loan move

Chelsea are looking to loan out defender Trevor Chalobah should they sign another centre-back.

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Casemiro expected to have medical soon

Considering how badly the summer was going for Manchester United, they are finally making a really sensible signing in Casemiro. Fans will be hoping that there might be a few more to come before the window closes.

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