The mooted €11-13million deal for the Belgian international is strange when the funds could be used for areas of more concern such as a leaky defence.
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Manchester City have finally tied up he £12m capture of Porto midfielder Fernando - but should Arsenal have made a bid?
Southampton striker Billy Sharp has denied rumours via Twitter that he joined up with the Derby County squad in their first day back of pre-season training.
The ex-Manchester Utd midfielder thinks that Luke Shaw is too costly and would rather his old club bought a prolific striker instead.
Manchester City have finally completed the signing of Porto defensive midfielder Fernando for £12m.
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A selection of the latest transfer stories and more involving Tottenham Hotspur this Thursday evening.
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