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Two-year countdown: Mane, Salah among players with contracts expiring in 2023

The biggest clubs across Europe have decisions to make about some of their star players who have two years left on their contracts. And there are some big names involved.

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No Messi until January? Barcelona stuck over new deal

Barcelona have hit a brick wall in their attempt to register Lionel Messi's new contract, while Chelsea and Juventus want to sign Sergio Romero. ESPN's Insider Notebook has the latest.

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Transfer grades: Man United get an A+ for Sancho

The summer transfer window is upon us. Here are the big deals and how we rate them, with Man United signing Jadon Sancho.

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Ogden: Sancho makes Man United much more formidable

Mark Ogden says Jadon Sancho is exactly the type of player Man United need.

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LIVE Transfer Talk: Pogba to leave after turning down new Man United deal

Man United are trying to tie Paul Pogba down to a new deal, but their last offer wasn't enough to tempt the Frenchman. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Four reasons why everyone loves Tottenham's Son Heung-Min

Tottenham forward Son Heung-Min has signed a new four-year deal. He's known as the nicest man in football -- here's why.




Jesse 2.0: How Man United's Lingard revitalised his career at West Ham

Jesse Lingard burst into form at West Ham with the help of his brother, Louie Scott, and UEFA coach Alexandros Alexiadis, this is how they did it.

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