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Cannon Fodder News and Links: Triumphant Return

News and links for Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

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Manchester United to make £100m bid to buy Paul Pogba from Juventus
Manchester United are set to make an official bid for Paul Pogba in the next 24 hours with club officials meeting the Juventus directors Giuseppe Marotta and Fabio Paratici as well as the player’s agent, Mino Raiola, to discuss the deal.

Are you reading, Van Gaal? Belgium post job advert for national team coach -
Fancy a crack at managing Belgium? The job description for the head coach’s role that has been revealed online tells you exactly what they're looking for!

RUMOURS: Real Madrid close in on €50 million Andre Gomes deal -
Zinedine Zidane reportedly views the Portugal international, who is also wanted by Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester United, as the perfect alternative to Luka Modric

Transfer news: Chelsea have 'concrete' interest in AC Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez, claims agent -
The 34-year-old lost his place to Gianluigi Donnarumma last season but has attracted interest from Antonio Conte's side, according to his representative Manuel Garcia Quilon

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo vows to come back 'much stronger' from knee injury - ESPN FC
Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed he'll come back "much stronger" from the left knee injury he suffered in Portugal's Euro 2016 final defeat of France.

Leicester City 6000-1 to win 2016-17 Premier League title - Claudio Ranieri - ESPN FC
Leicester City's primary target this season is to avoid relegation, according to their coach Claudio Ranieri.

Marseille's Georges-Kevin Nkoudou to undergo Tottenham medical - source - ESPN FC
Georges-Kevin Nkoudou will undergo a medical at Tottenham on Tuesday ahead of a £10.8m transfer from Marseille, a source has told ESPN FC.

Jose Mourinho can be Manchester United's new Sir Alex Ferguson says Claudio Ranieri - ESPN FC

Gonzalo Higuain set to stay as Napoli reject talks with Juventus - ESPN FC
Napoli do not intend to open any negotiations with Juventus over the sale of Gonzalo Higuain this summer, according to multiple reports in Italy.