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Dani Alves: “I am moving to England next year”, Liverpool and Manchester United Linked

Barcelona wingback Dani Alves has sparked transfer rumors by declaring he will leave the club at the end of this season to play in England. The Brazilian international who has enjoyed six successful years at the Camp Nou has seemingly decided to accept a new challenge. “I am moving to England next year,” he told Brazilian daily O Globo. “I am going to play in the home of football. This will be my last year at Barcelona.” These comments suggest that his 13 year association with the Spanish league is coming to an end next season. He was reportedly pursued by Liverpool this summer but nothing came to fruition. However, now it seems that the move will finally happen although Manchester United are also weighing up a bid for the 31 year old Brazilian. Liverpool currently have Glen Johnson and Javier Manquillo in that position but the Englishman remains under fire for a string of below par displays which was […] Read more »

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Real Madrid had offered €150 million to sign Neymar – Neymar’s father

It is a known fact that when Barcelona signed Neymar from Santos last season, their only other serious competitor was Real Madrid. ‘Los Blancos’ did their best to tempt the Brazilian into wearing the famous white kit. Barcelona at that time declared that the cost for bringing the player to Spain was €57.1m but it was later revealed that the Catalan giants had to pay a much higher fee for the signing of the forward. The transfer resulted in the filing of a case against Rosell. Neymar De Silva Sr., father of Neymar was presented in the Spanish High Court on a Wednesday as a witness to clear the air over his son’s transfer. His testimony lasted for two hours in which he revealed that Real Madrid had offered €150 million to sign Neymar. Neymar Jr however preferred to sign for their long-standing rivals, Barcelona instead, accepting a smaller salary in the process. Barcelona signed a dozen different contracts to […] Read more »