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JUST three days until the Reds get their season underway, so here is a round-up of all the latest transfer gossip on this Thursday morning.

Balotelli Latest

Ajax have signed Chelsea striker Bertrand Traore on loan, though it is not expected to effect their pursuit of Mario Balotelli, according to the Daily Mail.

The Mail are also reporting that Chievo have submitted an offer for the Italian striker, with their club president claiming it would be “a dream” to sign the player.

I’m gonna go with nightmare, to be honest.

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Dahoud Offer Rejected

It wasn’t a Liverpool offer. The Guardian are reporting that Borussia Monchengladbach have rejected two offers for Mahmoud Dahoud this summer, one of which is a 40million euro offer from Paris Saint-Germain.

The other offer is reportedly from an English club who compete in the Champions League, but it would appear the German club aren’t willing to negotiate a deal for Dahoud, despite reports of a release clause that is set to come into effect next summer.

If the release clause is true, I’m expecting a frenzy next summer.

Reds Miss Out On Aarons

Reported Liverpool target has signed a new deal at Newcastle, according to the ECHO. His contract was due to expire at the end of this season, but manager Rafa Benitez has managed to persuade the youngster to extend his contract until 2021.

The 20-year-old was being pursued by several Premier League clubs, of which the Reds were one.

This was handy for me:

Reds Sign Left Back

It isn’t Hector. Soz. It is Juanma, the Barcelona youngster, who impressed on trial with the Reds and he will join up with Michael Beale’s U23 squad for this coming season, as reported by the ECHO.

It is believed that he is not considered ready for first team football, despite the Reds current problems at the left back spot.

Let’s see how far away from the first team he is…


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