Borussia Dortmund are increasingly likely to sell Ilkay Gundogan to Manchester United, to avoid losing him to FC Barcelona on a free transfer.   After choosing not to extend his current deal at the Signal Iduna Park, which expires next summer, Ilkay Gundogan had made ‘informal contact’ with FC Barcelona, leading many to regard him as Xavi’s long term replacement. With talks having broken down, Manchester United seems the most likely destination for the German international Given their current transfer situation however, it is believed that Gundogan is averse to the idea of training with the first team for six months, and then joining the team in January. Gundogan would rather play professional club football during that time. Dortmund are also unwilling to lose their star midfielder go for free, next summer, leaving the door open for Manchester United to make them move. Barcelona have looked to move on from Gundogan, as they have confirmed their interest in Juventus midfielder, […]

No single player in the world football in past one decade has made his mark on the game in the manner FC Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez has done it. The midfield maestro is set to bid adieu to the club where he spent 24 glorious years, to play in Qatar. The likes of Paul Pogba, Koke and Ilkay Gundogan are regarded as his possible replacements.