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Departures Lounge: Solskjaer close to signing former Man United pair

The recently-appointed Cardiff City boss is working hard to bring in new faces this month.

imageSolskjaer salutes fans after his first win on Saturday. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Will it happen?

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Cardiff in for Norwegian duo: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been promised funds by Cardiff City and is set to make two former Manchester United academy players his first signings. Midfielders Magnus Wolff Eikrem and Mats Moller Daehli, who are both Norwegian, could arrive from Heerenveen and Solskjaer's old club Molde respectively this week.

Magpies back in for De Jong: Having missed out on him two years ago, Newcastle are hoping to revive their attempts to bring Dutch striker Luuk de Jong to the Premier League. The former FC Twente man is currently on the books at Borussia Monchengladbach.

Will it happen?


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Lamela looking for loan move: Tottenham's record signing Erik Lamela may be on his way out of the club on loan having only arrived in the summer. The Argentina winger has failed to live up to expectations since joining for £30m from Roma and Inter Milan are keen to take him on a short term deal.

Benitez plays down links: It has been reported that Napoli are chasing a number of players including Chelsea pair Juan Mata and David Luiz as well as Barcelona's Javier Mascherano. However, manager Rafa Benitez has poured cold water over bidding for his former players.

Will it happen?

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Mandzukic set to leave for England? News that Robert Lewandowski is set to join Bayern Munich from rivals Borussia Dortmund in the summer was finally confirmed yesterday, which has led to reports suggesting Croatian striker may be given permission to join Arsenal. Hmm.

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