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Author Archives: Peter Quinn

About Peter Quinn

Although a college basketball coach for sixteen years on the NCAA Division I and II levels, Peter has been an avid football fan for more than half his life. He considers himself a student of coaching and team management. As well as coaching, Peter has spent time working in Sports Information at various colleges and universities. His articles on European football have been picked up by Bleacher Report UK, International Business Times UK and USA Today. Twitter: @CoachPeteQuinn

Chelsea set to sign Arda Turan; Filipe Luis expected to return to Atletico Madrid

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Chelsea are close to announcing the signing of Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan, according to various sources. The Turkey international is expected to join the Premier League champions in the coming days, with Blues left-back Filipe Luis expected to return to … Continue reading

Sergio Ramos wants to join Manchester United this summer

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In what could be one of the most shocking developments in recent transfer history, Real Madrid vice-captain Sergio Ramos has reportedly told the Spanish giant he wants to leave the club this summer in order to join Manchester United. This bombshell … Continue reading

Nicolas Otamendi’s move to Manchester United on hold until Sergio Ramos’ future is resolved

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Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi has expressed his desire to leave Spain this summer with Manchester United being tipped to be the Argentine center-back’s next destination. According to numerous reports, the 27-year-old has already agreed personal terms with United and will make around … Continue reading

Barcelona prepared to make €90 million offer for Paul Pogba, says report

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Barcelona are prepared to make a €90 million offer to Juventus for midfielder Paul Pogba, according to the Catalan daily SPORT. Shortly after the conclusion of the 2014-15 campaign, the Spanish and European champions ended negotiations with Borussia Dortmund’s Ilkay Gundogan … Continue reading

Morgan Schneiderlin on the verge of £25 million move to Manchester United

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Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin is on the verge of completing a £25 million move to Manchester United. In recent months, the 25-year-old has been tracked by Arsenal and Tottenham, but it appears United have won the race to sign the talented … Continue reading

Chelsea and Manchester United lined up as Arda Turan nears Atletico Madrid exit

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Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan has confirmed reports linking him with a move away from the Vicente Calderon this summer. In February, Ahmet Bulut (Turan’s agent) told Mundo Deportivo that the 28-year-old would leave the club at the end of the season with his … Continue reading

Diego Simeone’s influence has Carlos Tevez on the verge of Atletico Madrid move

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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is on the verge of quite a transfer coup. Over the past few weeks, the Argentine has been using his influence to recruit fellow countryman Luciano Vietto from Villarreal. And it now appears Simeone has convinced Carlos … Continue reading

Real Madrid to complete the signing of David de Gea in the next few days, says report

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Real Madrid are expected to complete the signing of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea in the next few days, with the Spain international set to be officially presented at the Bernabeu next week, according to Spanish State television RTVE. The … Continue reading

Liverpool target Luciano Vietto set to sign with Atletico Madrid

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Atletico Madrid are set to complete the signing of Villarreal striker Luciano Vietto for £15 million, according to reports emanating from Spain. Back in April, it was learned that Vietto was open to a move to Atletico Madrid with many … Continue reading

Barcelona focused on signing Paul Pogba after ending talks with Ilkay Gundogan

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Barcelona have ended negotiations with Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan and have re-focused their attention on signing Paul Pogba from Juventus. Prior to the UEFA Champions League final, Barcelona were reportedly close to reaching an agreement for Gundogan, but negotiations fell … Continue reading

Barcelona reach five-year agreement with Sevilla winger Aleix Vidal, say report

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Sevilla winger Aleix Vidal has agreed to join Barcelona on a five-year deal, according to the Catalan daily SPORT. The transfer will be made official next week and is believed to worth £7.2 million. Vidal will not be fully incorporated … Continue reading

Real Madrid’s lack of continuity and critical fans are delaying David de Gea’s decsion

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Despite widespread reports from England, David de Gea has not made a decision on his future and has not said ‘goodbye’ to his teammates and staff at Manchester United. The 24-year-old goalkeeper is currently training with the Spanish national team … Continue reading

Marcos Rojo hoping to expedite Nicolas Otamendi’s transfer to Manchester United

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Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo is prepared to use his time with the Argentina national team to urge Valencia centre-back Nicolas Otamendi to join him at Old Trafford next season. Rojo and Otamendi were both named to manager Gerardo “Tata” … Continue reading

Villarreal’s Luciano Vietto issues ‘come and get me’ plea to Atletico Madrid

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Villarreal striker Luciano Vietto has issued a ‘come and get me’ plea to Atletico Madrid after reported interest from Diego Simeone’s side. The 21-year-old enjoyed an impressive debut season in Spain after leaving Racing Club to sign a five-year contract with … Continue reading

Real Madrid defender Marcelo ruled out of Copa America

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Real Madrid left-back Marcelo has been ruled out of the Copa America and will be replaced by SC Internactional defender Geferson, according to Brazil coach Dunga. The national team’s doctor was informed by Real Madrid that Marcelo had been carrying … Continue reading

Manchester United target Aymeric Laporte focused on Copa del Rey final

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Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte is focused on tomorrow’s Copa del Rey final against Barcelona despite speculation linking him with a move to Manchester United. The 21-year-old centre-back is one of the hottest properties in Europe, with the likes of Real … Continue reading

Barcelona confirm Luis Suarez is fit for Saturday’s Copa del Rey final

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Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has confirmed that Luis Suarez is fit to face Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday (live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes in the United States). The Uruguayan has not featured for La … Continue reading

Sami Khedira and Paulo Dybala pass respective medicals ahead of Juventus moves

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Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira and Palermo striker Paulo Dybala have passed their respective medicals and are expected to be presented as Juventus players in the coming days. Khedira was once a fixture in Real Madrid’s starting eleven under former … Continue reading