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Departures Lounge: Featuring Sean Connery, Morgan Freeman and Patrick

Our star-studded line-up analyse the transfer speculation of the day.

Tevez’s bags are packed. Credit: Eamonn and James Clarke/Eamonn and James Clarke/EMPICS Entertainment

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Tevez off to Italy: Carlos Tevez’s spell at Manchester City will soon come to an end as they have agreed to sell him to Serie A champions Juventus for a cut-price £7.6m (€9m). The Argentine striker will have a medical today according to reports.

Mata staying at Chelsea: Spanish schemer Juan Mata has indicated his intention to stick with Chelsea amid reports that a transfer back to Spain could be on the cards.

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Everton want Honda: The Toffees are believed to be interested in bringing the Japan international to Engaland from CSKA Moscow. His contract is up at the end of the year so the 27-year-old could be available for a reasonable price.

Lewandowski on his way to City: The Guardian report that Borussia Dortmund’s hitman is wanted as Carlos Tevez’s replacement at Eastlands.

Valencia confident over Dos Santos: Despite the fact that the Mexican attacking midfielder is a target of several clubs, Valencia believe they will do enough to secure his signature.

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Inter look to Richards? After speculation linking the Nerazzurri to Manchester City defender Micah Richards, it has been claimed that no contact has been made between the two parties in regard to the 25-year-old England international.

Newcastle to strengthen French contingent: The Magpies are readying a bid for Marseille frontman Andre-Pierre Gignac. The French international will cost around £12m.

Irish deal of the day:

Out-of-contract Ian Harte is wanted by a number of clubs with Middlesbrough the latest side to enter the race for the 35-year-old.

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