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Chelsea Transfer Rumours - Friday Round-up: Paul Pogba, John Stones, Zhang Linpeng

Chelsea are determined to make a last-ditch attempt to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. - Read full article Everton boss Roberto Martinez has confirmed that defender John Stones will not join Chelsea this summer. - Read full article Guangzhou Evergrande defender Zhang Linpeng says he is finally ready to make a move to the English […]
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Martinez praises Kentwright’s support in Stones saga

Everton chairman Bill Kenwright has been hailed by Roberto Martinez for maintaining a strong stance over Chelsea target John Stones. On Thursday, Kenwright declared that Stones’ attempt to force through a move to Stamford Bridge via a transfer request would not be considered. The Toffees have remained steadfast in their belief that Stones would not be sold ,and it is understood...
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Roberto Martinez: Chelsea can forget about signing John Stones

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has confirmed that defender John Stones will not join Chelsea this summer. On Thursday, club chairman Bill Kenwright revealed that the club has rejected a transfer request from the youngster. And Martinez says Everton is the "perfect environment and the perfect place" for the 21-year-old. "He will be [ready to play]. […]
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As Everton reject Stones’ transfer request, Martinez renews criticism of transfer window

Everton have rejected a transfer request from wantaway defender John Stones. The 21-year-old’s request, which was submitted on Tuesday, was rejected by manager Roberto Martinez on Thursday morning before the club released a statement by Everton chairman Bill Kenwright. Kenwright said in the statement on the club’s official website: “Everton Football Club has rejected a transfer...
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Martinez tells Chelsea: Money can't buy Stones

Roberto Martinez warned Chelsea "money cannot buy everything" after an "exceptional" display from John Stones in Everton's win at Barnsley. Stones started the Toffees' Capital One Cup second-round tie at Oakwell on Wednesday night, and played all 120 minutes of a 5-3 extra-time win. Stones was playing despite handing in a transfer request at Goodison Park after three rejected bids...
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Roberto Martinez refuses to talk John Stones, has sights on Funes Mori, Rodriguez

While Everton manager Roberto Martinez remains weary of the continuing John Stones saga, two River Plate targets remain priorities. The club are currently trying to tie up deals for Argentinian defender Ramiro Funes Mori and his River Plate teammate Leandro Rodriguez, a striker. They are close to an agreement with the former but would still have to secure a work permit for the...
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Everton boss Roberto Martinez silent over John Stones saga with Chelsea

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is growing weary of the on-going John Stones saga and refused to entertain questions about the possibility of the England defender handing in a transfer request. Chelsea have had three bids rejected for the 21-year-old, the latest reportedly worth in excess of £30million, and there are suggestions the centre-back is considering formally asking to...
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