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Mawson set to sign

Barnsley centre-back Alfie Mawson is expected to complete his £5million switch to Swansea once he has passed his medical on Tuesday. The Swans confirmed over the weekend that they had agreed a fee with Barnsley for the 22-year-old’s services and a deal should be rubberstamped well before Wednesday’s 11pm deadline. Mawson is close to

Striker keen on Sunderland reunion

Asamoah Gyan has confirmed he would welcome the chance to rejoin Sunderland during the current transfer window. The Ghana international joined the Black Cats in a then club-record £13million deal from Rennes in 2010 but left the following year to join Al-Ain, initially on loan before making a permanent switch. The 30-year-old is now with

Garth Crooks sticks David Silva in defensive midfield in his 3-3-3-1 team of the week

The ex-Tottenham player has continued to disregard all common ideas about football with his latest XI. We’d really love to see how this team would get on in the Premier League. Fielding an ‘experimental’ 3-3-3-1 formation, Crooks has stuck Manchester City playmaker David Silva alongside N’Golo Kante in defensive midfield. So who else has he

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, August 29: Chelsea chasing £60m Real Madrid star, PLUS Man United, Tottenham and Liverpool latest

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… James Rodriguez will cost Chelsea £60million. The Blues have already seen one bid for the Colombian star rejected by the Spanish giants. (Daily Mirror) However, Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane has said the forward will stay at the Bernabeu this season. (Daily Express) Manchester United look set to

Hull handed Maguire boost

Harry Maguire is in contention for his first Premier League appearance of the season for Hull when Manchester United visit on Saturday. Maguire managed the full 90 minutes on Tuesday as the Tigers overcame Exeter 3-1 in the EFL Cup and could feature against United this weekend. However, caretaker boss Mike Phelan could keep