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Ok seen as it has been lost with the forum crash I thought I would start another thread for all your goalkeeper related transfer news.




Real Madrid have taken the first steps in luring teenage goalkeeping sensation and Manchester United target Gianluigi Donnarumma to the Bernabeu this summer.


At just 18, the Italian has emerged as one of Europe's most sought after ‘keepers, with many of Europe's top clubs beginning to take note.


Donnarumma has been AC Milan's first choice keeper for the last 18 months, but is yet to sign his first professional contract despite talks seemingly ongoing.



With uncertainty surrounding the future of current number Keylor Navas, Real are in the market for a potential replacement and have identified Donnarumma as the ideal candidate.


And according to reports in Italy, president Florentino Perez has already begun making the first moves to tempt the 18-year-old to join the LaLiga giants.


Donnarumma’s current deal – which sees him earn a reported €160,000 per season – is set to expire at the end of next term.


AC Milan are obviously keen for their latest prodigy to pen a new deal and tie his long-term future to the club, but he could instead be snatched out of their hands as Real line up a move for the teenager, dubbed the next Gianluigi Buffon.




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Real Madrid want 'transfer of Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea completed this week'

Real Madrid allegedly want to wrap up a transfer for David De Gea this week.

The Manchester United goalkeeper is also said to be keen that transfer negotiations don't drag and affect his pre-season preparations.


United are determined to keep hold of their top shot stopper, two years after his initial proposed transfer to the Bernabeu fell through.

But according to Marca , both Real and De Gea want to get things moving in the next few days.

It is reported that the transfer fee could be about as big as £65million, but Real feel that the fee is inflated.

The failed move two years ago was for less than half of that amount at £29million.

De Gea, however, has told United that he will not force his exit from Old Trafford - and Real will have to do the hard graft negotiations themselves.

The La Liga giants have made landing Spain's No.1 a priority.

But they will have to make United a realistic offer if they are to draw the Manchester club into negotiations.

United are prepared to offer De Gea a new contract worth £200,000-a-week if they can keep Madrid at bay for a second time.



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Manchester United have Man City goalkeeper Joe Hart on shortlist to replace David de Gea and more transfer rumours

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart is on Manchester United's summer transfer shortlist, according to reports.

The Daily Mail reports Jose Mourinho has drawn up a list of three potential replacements should David de Gea join Real Madrid in the summer.


MEN Sport understands United are confident of keeping De Gea in the summer but the report suggests Mourinho will consider a deal at the right price.

England keeper Hart is rumoured to be on a list of players Mourinho would be happy to replace De Gea with.

City's former No.1 is expected to permanently leave the club in the summer having spent a season on loan at Italian side Torino.

United are also said to have AC Milan's Gianluigi Donnarumma and Inter's Samir Handanovic in their sights.



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Pepe Reina to Man City: Goalkeeper wants talks, Newcastle interest, Ederson confirmed

PEPE REINA is reportedly set to fly to the UK for talks over a move to Manchester City, although Newcastle are hoping to sign the player.

Reina is out of contract at Napoli next season and played 48 games for the Serie a side this term.

But Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport claim the former Liverpool goalkeeper wants to return to the Premier League.

And in a surprise development is it claimed City are gunning to land the 34-year-old.

That is despite Newcastle closing in on the veteran.

Reina left Liverpool in 2014 and spent a season on the bench at Bayern Munich before heading to Naples.

The Spaniard has been the first-choice goalkeeper at the Stadio San Paolo since his arrival but has now said his goodbyes.

It is claimed Reina will discuss a possible move to City and that Napoli will not stand in the shot-stopper's way.

City manager Pep Guardiola signed Reina while he was in charge of Bayern and is keen to link up with his compatriot again.

Corriere's report comes as Guardiola also pushes towards a deal to sign goalkeeper Ederson from Benfica.

The Brazilian will cost City over £34million - making him the most expensive goalkeeper in the world - and Benfica claim the transfer has already taken place.

Fifty per cent of the transfer fee will be paid to a third party, the Portuguese champions have revealed.

Guardiola sent Joe Hart on loan to Torino last season and brought in Claudio Bravo.

But Bravo has struggled to impress since his move to Manchester City from Barcelona and could be axed.

Willy Caballero has also departed the club, meaning Guardiola could bring in Reina as second-choice to Ederson and sell Hart in the process.

Reina won the FA Cup and League Cup with Liverpool during his nine-year stint at Anfield.

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez is also interested in brining Reina to the Premier League.

The Toon hope a deal can be wrapped up.

Benitez managed the goalkeeper at Liverpool and is keen to bolster his squad as the Magpies return to the top flight next season.



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West Ham United FC transfer news: Slaven Bilic targets Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny

West Ham have joined AC Milan and Napoli in the race to land Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny this summer.

Hammers boss Slaven Bilic has been mulling over the possibility of bringing in a new first-choice stopper, given the inconsistent form of Adrian and Darren Randolph.

The Poland international, who has just completed a second season-long loan at Italian side Roma, is in high-demand with Napoli thought to be close to agreeing a deal.

However, according to II Mattino, AC Milan and now West Ham are not giving up the chase.

The 27-year-old has been in superb form this season for Serie A giants Roma and is not short of admirers this summer.

Arsenal may yet decide to keep him permanently at the Emirates but cannot guarantee him first-team football on a regular basis.


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Barcelona beat Manchester City to sign teenage goalkeeper

The 18-year-old shot stopper is currently a Montenegro youth international with their Under-20 side, and had been on trial with Bayern Munich

Barcelona have beaten competition from Manchester City to sign 18-year-old Montenegrin goalkeeper Lazar Carevic from OFK Grbalj.

The Montenegro Under-20 international, who has featured at the under-19 level, posted a photo of the contract signing on Instagram.



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Chelsea target Willy Caballero as back-up goalkeeper to Thibaut Courtois

Chelsea a step closer to finding a new back-up goalkeeper, with Manchester City's Willy Caballero in line to replace the departed Asmir Begovic.

Newcastle are also keen on Caballero, but they have made former Liverpool No.1 Pepe Reina - currently at Napoli - their first choice.

Caballero, who is a free agent this summer after being released by City, made 27 appearances for Pep Guardiola's side last season.

But displacing Claudio Bravo was not enough to convince Guardiola, with City making Ederson their second signing of the summer on Thursday in a £35million deal with Benfica.

The 23-year-old signing said: "I like everything about Manchester City. I have always had the dream to play in English football and now I'm going to make it true."

Conte is searching for a back-up to Courtois after Begovic left Stamford Bridge in a deal worth close to £10million, with the former Blues keeper searching for regular football despite a Premier League title-winning campaign.



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Everton transfer news: Toffees eye move for Saint Etienne goalkeeper Stephane Ruffier

Everton could make their move for Arsenal target Stephane Ruffier after tracking the Saint Etienne goalkeeper throughout the season.

According to reports in France, the Goodison Park club have been keeping tabs on the 30-year-old, who played 31 times in Ligue 1 last term.

Ruffier has been suggested as a potential signing for Arsenal, who could look to bring in a back-up for Petr Cech with David Ospina set for Fenerbahce.

But it appears that Everton may bring him in as a contender for their No.1 spot with neither Joel Robles or Maarten Stekelenburg established as first choice.

However, France international Ruffier will not come cheap as he is under contract until 2021.


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Brighton and Hove Albion have signed Australia goalkeeper Mathew Ryan from Valencia for an undisclosed club-record fee.

The 25-year-old will join the newly promoted Premier League club on 1 July.

Albion's first-choice keeper, David Stockdale, turned down a new contract and is set to join Championship side Birmingham City.

Ryan, who has won 32 caps, is in the Australia squad for the Confederations Cup in Russia starting on Saturday.

He joined Valencia on a six-year deal from Belgian side Club Brugge in 2015, but made only 10 appearances for the Spanish side, spending last season back in Belgium on loan at Genk.

"I'm delighted that we've been able to attract Mathew to the club, and he will certainly be an excellent addition to the squad in time for our first season in the Premier League," said Brighton manager Chris Hughton.

"We're very much looking forward to working with him for the season ahead."

Ryan made his international debut in 2012 and played all three matches as Australia were knocked out of the group stages of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.



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Cardiff City have made goalkeeper Lee Camp their fourth summer signing on a two-year deal from Rotherham United.

The 32-year old former Nottingham Forest goalkeeper previously played for boss Neil Warnock at the Millers.

"I'm really pleased to have signed for Cardiff City. The manager has always been fantastic with me and I'm delighted to work with him again," the Northern Ireland international said.

"I'm looking forward to playing in front of the Cardiff City supporters."

"Lee is what I call a 'Steady Eddie'," Warnock said. "Lee has always done well for me.

"We've now got a really good trio of goalkeepers. Neil Etheridge - a big lad with plenty to prove, Brian Murphy - who did well for me last season, and Lee, who offers experience, reliability and good decision making.

"It is down to the goalkeepers now to see who can cement their place in the team, and keep that number one jersey."



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Manchester United and Liverpool have reportedly been told it will cost them a world-record transfer fee for a goalkeeper to sign Kasper Schmeichel from Leicester City this summer.

The Denmark international has impressed over the last couple of seasons with the Foxes, and is said to be valued at a staggering £50million by his manager Craig Shakespeare.


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Scunthorpe United have signed Wigan goalkeeper Matt Gilks on a free transfer.

The 35-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the League One side.

The Scotland international joined the Latics from Rangers in January 2017 and made 14 appearances as they were relegated from the Championship.

Gilks told the club website: "The interest came and we got the deal done quickly. I'm delighted to be part of this football club."

Gilks is the Iron's second summer signing after the arrival of defender Cameron Burgess from Fulham.



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Preston North End have re-signed goalkeeper Declan Rudd from Norwich City for an undisclosed fee.

The 26-year-old, who had two previous loan spells at Deepdale, has agreed a three-year contract.

Rudd, who made 34 appearances for Norwich after his debut in 2009, played 40 times on loan at League One side Charlton Athletic last season.

"It should be an easy process for him to settle in," Preston boss Simon Grayson told the club website.

"He knows how we all work and it could be as if he has not been away. We are looking forward to working with him and looking forward to challenge he will provide."




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Sunderland have signed goalkeeper Robbin Ruiter on a two-year deal following a trial spell.

Ruiter, 30, joined up with the Black Cats following his departure from FC Utrecht at the end of last season and featured in the pre-season campaign.

The Amsterdam-born custodian has made 234 career appearances in all competitions for Volendam and Utrecht.

Sunderland boss Simon Grayson says Ruiter is not expected to feature in Friday's season opener against Derby.



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Dundee United have taken the unusual step of declaring themselves open to offers for goalkeeper Cammy Bell - on Twitter.

The Scotland cap and former Rangers No1 is wanted by Kilmarnock who are managed by his former Ibrox team-mate, Lee McCulloch.


Talks between the two clubs have been ongoing.


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Championship side Sheffield United have signed Chelsea goalkeeper Jamal Blackman on a season-long loan deal.

Blackman, who has yet to make a senior appearance for Chelsea, has extended his contract at Stamford Bridge until the end of the 2020-21 season.

The 23-year-old spent last season on loan at League Two side Wycombe, making 52 appearances in all competitions.

"Jamal has been our number one target right the way through the summer," said Blades boss Chris Wilder.

Blackman is one of a number of Chelsea players to have moved away on season-long loan deals, including defenders Michael Hector to Hull and Tomas Kalas to Fulham.



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Newcastle United eyeing new goalkeeper as reports from Portugal link them with Iker Casillas

Newcastle United are sourcing another senior goalkeeper as Rafa Benitez starts to finalise his January wish-list.

Regardless of a takeover or not, Benitez is preparing a list of requirements ahead of the winter transfer window, and it is understood to include a more experienced goalkeeper.


Benitez has recently recalled Karl Darlow to his starting XI and is pleased with his contributions in the last two games after taking over from Rob Elliot.

Darlow’s display at Stamford Bridge even won praise from Chelsea and Belgium star Eden Hazard who described him as a “brilliant goalkeeper”.

However, the Chronicle understands that Benitez is still keen to keep the competition in the goalie department up to a high standard by bringing in a third senior man, and he will also look to loan out Freddie Woodman to an EFL club with the youngster making it clear he needs game-time.



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I love Iker Casillas. Been a fan of his since he broke through at Real Madrid in 1999. But he is well past it now.

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Going to say it... On current form Bernd Leno should be the German number one. I have never thought Ter Stegen is as good as they seem to make him out to be.

Remains to be seen how Neuer will recover from his injury at the moment.

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Plymouth Argyle sign goalkeeper Kelle Roos after injury to Luke McCormick

Plymouth Argyle have signed Derby County goalkeeper Kelle Roos on an emergency loan after Luke McCormick was injured in training.

The 6ft 5in Dutch shot-stopper will make his debut for the Pilgrims in their League One game against Gillingham at Home Park on Saturday.


Roos will become the seventh different ‘keeper to play for Argyle this season because of a spate of injuries.

McCormick had only made his comeback from an ankle injury after a 14-match absence in the 3-1 defeat away to Bradford City in the FA Cup second round last Saturday.

The Argyle captain sustained an injury in training on Thursday and Argyle manager Derek Adams moved swiftly to sign Roos.



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Newcastle United's goalkeeper search - four names Rafa Benitez may target

With the January transfer window approaching will Rafa Benitez go back in for a goalkeeper?

Rafa Benitez will hoping that the January transfer window brings him the goalkeeper that he was not given in the summer.

The Newcastle United manager was keen to bring in an experienced goalkeeper to help the Magpies’ battle against the drop, but was left frustrated as attempts to sign a new shot-stopper failed.


Rob Elliot started the season in goal but was dropped for the game against West Brom as Karl Darlow , who played for most of the Championship title-winning season, came in to replace him.

With the January transfer window less than a month away, Benitez is making plans to shore up his team ahead of a potential relegation fight.

But with uncertainty over the budget - largely due to a potential takeover - the Spaniard may have to be coy in who he targets.

And while a striker appears to be the No 1 target, should the right goalkeeper come along then Benitez may well try and snap him up.

Here are four names United may target.

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Made his first start of the season earlier this month against Manchester City and was arguably man of the match as he made some top-drawer saves. City won 2-1 but Adrian came out with his head held high. With Joe Hart looking less than secure between the sticks for the Hammers, there’s talk that new manager David Moyes may well stick with Adrian as well as reports that West Ham want him to sign a new contract. But Adrian has been first choice previously before spending months on the bench - if Benitez can guarantee him first-team football, he might just join

Pepe Reina

The one that got away. Benitez wanted a reunion with Reina after previously working with him at Liverpool and Napoli. United reportedly refused to pay the price asked for Reina and he has gone on to start 11 games for the Italian side, but importantly has not signed a new contract yet. His current deal runs out in the summer and that might just tempt United to lodge a bid.

Michel Vorm

Arguably now third choice at Tottenham but even at 34 is still very capable of doing a good job in the Premier League. Made his name at Swansea before heading to London and found it tough to dislodge Hugo Lloris from the No 1 spot. If a loan deal could be struck, it might work for all parties.

Kiko Casilla

A name that was constantly linked in the summer. Benitez admitted then that he was not going to be afraid to use his contacts in Spain to ask the bigger clubs for opportunities to sign players on loan. Casilla has played a handful of times this season for Real Madrid but is thought to be looking for first-team football.



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8 hours ago, Bucks13 said:

Kiko Casilla won't move to Newcastle. Trust me I have that on very good authority.

If he did it would only be a loan deal

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52 minutes ago, fraserb said:

If he did it would only be a loan deal

The phrase used was... "Why would he leave Madrid for Newcastle?"

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