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'Arry’s Transfer Window: Man United set for Arturo Vidal bid?

Also, the latest news on the futures of Xavi, Santi Cazorla and Liverpool target Divock Origi.

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THE WORLD CUP is a distant memory at this stage meaning Premier League enthusiasts only have transfer speculation, pre-season friendlies and the odd European fixture to keep you going until the season starts in a couple of weeks. However, QPR boss Harry Redknapp, a man who knows a thing or two about buying and selling players, is here to help us with a daily round-up of the biggest and best rumours from around Europe. 

Louis van Gaal has been told by United that he can break the world record transfer fee: Ed Woodward says the new United boss doesn’t need to worry about budget, with Mats Hummels, Daley Blind and Stefan de Vrij all reported targets.

United bid for Vidal: The Red Devils may also spend some of their apparently near-limitless funds on Juventus’ Arturo Vidal, with a €50 million bid reportedly being prepared.

Xavi staying at Barca: The Spanish midfielder is understood to have held last-minute talks where he agreed to stay on for another season, after rumours suggested he was set to leave the club.

Vorm on his way to Spurs: Speaking to Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, Vorm claimed he is now set to provide competition for Hugo Lloris at Tottenham, explaining that every top club has two strong goalkeepers.


Messi toys with leaving Barca: Lionel Messi reportedly contemplated moving to Arsenal while negotiating a new contract with Barca.


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Origi to sign for Liverpool? The Belgian striker is believed to be ready to make a €13 million move to Liverpool, though he will stay at Lille for another season as part of the deal.

Arsenal consider midfield options: After missing out on Sami Khedira, the club will reportedly compete with United to sign William Carvalho, while Santi Cazorla could also leave.

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Torres going nowhere: Despite being keen on re-signing their former star, Atletico Madrid are unable to meet Fernando Torres’ €16 million asking price.

Bye-bye Bendtner: Eintracht Frankfurt have reportedly opted out of signing the ex-Arsenal striker because his wages are too high.

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