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ACROSS Europe, clubs are scrambling to get deals done before the transfer window shuts.

Philippe Coutinho has joined Bayern Munich, whilst the race for Daniel Sturridge's signature on a free transfer is hotting up.

  • Aug 18: Window closed in Italy
  • Aug 31: Spain, France, Germany
  • Sept 1: Scotland
  • Sept 2: Holland
  • Sept 6: Russia

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  • EDEN HAZARD could be set to make his Real Madrid debut earlier than expected after a positive update from the club’s medical team.

    The Belgian superstar joined Los Blancos as their marquee summer signing from Chelsea for £130million in June.

    But apart from a few appearances in pre-season, fans have been made to wait to watch the 28-year-old forward in action.

    Hazard was due to play in last week’s La Liga opener against Celta Vigo before suffering a thigh injury just days before the 3-1 triumph.

    After the training ground blow, the ex-Lille ace was believed to be facing a month on the sidelines.

    Now Madrid’s medical staff have revised their initial assessment due to his impressive recovery.

  • FRANCK RIBERY is set for a medical ahead of a free transfer to Fiorentina, according to reports.

    The Frenchman's Bayern Munich contract expired at the end of last season and he is now set to make the Florence move.

    Ribery, 36, has agreed terms with the Serie A side and the deal will be confirmed once he passes the fitness tests, according to Sky Sports Italy journalist Fabrizio Romano.

    In a Twitter post, Romano said: “Franck Ribery to Fiorentina, here we go! Total agreement for his contract until June 2021. Medicals on this week in Florence.”

  • ARSENAL's new-look side under Unai Emery is starting to take shape.

    And SunSport have put together a side which theoretically could be taking to the pitch this coming January…

  • CHRISTIAN PULISIC rejected a move to Manchester United because of Jose Mourinho, according to his former coach.

    Robin Walker coached the American as a youngster at non-League side Brackley Town and made the stunning revelation.

    He told the Telegraph: “I'm a Chelsea fan, I grew up in London supporting them.

    “When I was in Dortmund last year, I told him that he had to come.

    'He wouldn't go to Manchester United because of Jose Mourinho.

    “His father couldn't stand Mourinho, because he didn't promote young players.”

  • MAURICIO POCHETTINO rejected the chance to swap Christian Eriksen for Paulo Dybala, but is now fearing the Dane will leave for free next summer, according to reports.

    The Tottenham manager was hopeful the 27-year-old would sign a new deal but has been left disappointed.

    And according to the Mail, Poch refused to enter negotiations with Juventus for Eriksen, but the Italian champions are now front-runners when his contract expires in 2020.

    And the Argentine has now reportedly been left regretting his dismissal of the Dybala deal.

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