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Departures Lounge: Man United to break the bank for Mata?

Speculation linking Chelsea’s Spanish schemer with a move to Old Trafford is rife today.

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Will it happen?

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Fulham in talks with Defour: Belgian midfielder Steven Defour wants out of Porto and Rene Meulensteen is hoping to bring the 25-year-old to Craven Cottage with a £7m deal reportedly close.

Eto’o to return to Mallorca: Chelsea’s Samuel Eto’o, who scored a hat-trick over the weekend, says he plans to rejoin his former club Real Mallorca at the end of this season.

Will it happen?

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Chelsea willing to sell Mata According to several reports this morning, Manchester United are on the verge of making an offer for Spanish international Juan Mata, with Chelsea believed to be looking for as much as £40m.

Coates heading home on loan: Uruguayan defender Sebastian Coates, who is still recovering from an anterior cruciate ligament injury, is looking to join Nacional in order to continue his rehabilitation in his homeland ahead of this year’s World Cup.

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Arsenal to miss out on Vucinic: Having hoped to bring the Juventus forward to the Premier League on loan, the Gunners are set to lose out to Inter Milan who have agreed a swap which will see Fredy Guarin go in the other direction.

Magpies deny Cabella deal is done: Montpellier are claiming that they have reached an agreement with Newcastle to sell forward Remy Cabella but the Premier League club have say no transfer has been formalised.

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