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    Paul Pogba reveals yellow stripe across ENTIRE FACE as new haircut leaves old Man Utd pal Jesse Lingard ‘in shock’

    PAUL POGBA went to great lengths to pull off a new look that shocked his former Manchester United team-mate Jesse Lingard.The Juventus star paid a trip to his trusted barber A-Star, who cut his hair for much of his stay at Old Trafford.
    Paul Pogba paid a trip to his favourite barber Ahmed Alsanawi, aka A-StarCredit: @paulpogba
    The Juventus star looked pleased with his fresh trimCredit: @paulpogba
    Pogba’s new look was praised by his ex-team-mate Jesse LingardCredit: @paulpogba
    A-Star transformed the midfielder’s barnet and had him looking sharp with a fresh shape-up.
    The barber also applied a stripe of bleach across Pogba’s WHOLE face to create a blond streak which started at the top of his head and reached his chin, also cutting through his eyebrow and moustache.
    Pogba, 29, shared a quick clip of his haircut on Instagram alongside the caption: “No limit for the new look yeassirr! 🙌🏾🔥.”
    After A-Star was finished Pogba jokingly put him in a headlock and began giving him a noogie, and the barber did not look too pleased.
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    Lingard replied in the comments to poke fun at the ex-United star, joking that Pogba was a bully.
    He said: “Shock A-Star getting bullied again! Fresh trip PP.”
    Lingard is another regular client of A-Star, aka Ahmed Alsanawi, who is a favourite amongst Premier League stars.
    The likes of Eden Hazard and John Terry have all been happy customers in the past, with his shop in Chessington, Surrey a hotspot for Chelsea players in particular.
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    Even global superstars Kylian Mbappe and David Alaba have enlisted Alsanawi’s services previously.
    Pogba must also rate his skills highly as he has travelled from his base in Turin to visit A-Star. More

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    Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s tattooed buttocks twitch as he undergoes electrotherapy in bid to return from injury

    ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC showed off some hidden artwork as he underwent electrotherapy on his BUM.The AC Milan superstar, 40, is fighting his way back to fitness after suffering what many assumed would be a career-ending knee injury last season.
    The AC Milan star showed a unique injury recovery treatmentCredit: Instagram
    Zlatan describes getting tattoos as being ‘like a drug’
    He insists he has no plans to retire yet – and showed fans the lengths he is going to to get back on the pitch in an Instagram post this week.
    But his 55 million followers got a little more than they bargained for when he shared the risque video.
    The clip shows Ibrahimovic’s backside covered with tattoos as he receives the treatment.
    And his bum can be seen twitching as he is given multiple electric shocks directly to the area.
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    In his autobiography, the star describes having tattoos is “like a drug” as he shows off some new ink.
    Zlatan has a giant lion head across his back and messages to God across his front.
    The AC Milan striker is thought to not be ready to take to the pitch again until the new year.
    But this has not impacted the longevity of Ibrahimovic’s career as he dismissed retirement talk.
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    He told Gazzetta dello Sport: “I am arrogant, zero fear. I’m well, I’m working every day to come back.
    “You will surely see it. When I come back, I will be heard, you can count on it. I will do it with violence.
    “Patience is needed, that’s the key now. I’m not going to retire, I’m coming back and I won’t give up.
    “If I see a player stronger than me, I’ll stop. But I haven’t seen him yet.”
    Ibrahimovic also announced his MOVIE debut recently.
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    He when shared the trailer for the upcoming Asterix & Obelix: The Middle Kingdom on Twitter.
    Zlatan has landed the role of Roman centurion Oneofus in the latest film adaptation of the French classic. More

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    Chelsea star Christian Pulisic ‘in transfer talks with Juventus with Blues set to demand £31m for winger’

    CHELSEA winger Christian Pulisic is in talks over a move to Juventus, according to reports.The American has become a frustrated figure at the Blues with his game time limited.
    Christian Pulisic is reportedly wanted by JuventusCredit: Getty
    Pulisic fell out with Thomas Tuchel during the German’s time at the club and now reportedly wants a move away despite him being sacked.
    Juventus have held preliminary discussions with the player’s agent, who has made it clear Pulisic wants to leave at the end of the season, claim Calcio Mercato.
    They also report that Chelsea value him at £31million.
    It is unclear whether he has a way back into the team under Graham Potter, the ex-Brighton boss did sub him on in the one match he has took charge of so far.
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    The 24-year-old has another two years on his contract at Stamford Bridge and the club don’t plan to let him go for a cut price despite his relationship with the club becoming difficult.
    Pulisic has featured eight times this season and is yet to score or assists but he has only made one start and not played over 60 minutes in a game this campaign.
    Cheslea signed him back in 2019 for a fee reported of around £58million from Borussia Dortmund.
    He has gone on to play 123 times for the club scoring 25 goals.
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    Pulisic is expected to be a key man for the USA at the World Cup in Qatar later this year and he will get the chance to prove his doubters wrong against England in the group stage.
    As for Juventus, they have begun the season poorly and could need a new spark in attack as pressure builds on manager Max Allegri.
    The Turin based side see Juan Cuadrado and Angel Di Maria’s contract expire at the end of the season and therefore adding Pulisic to the squad may be necessary and Wolves’ Adama Traore. More

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    Man Utd joined by Juventus in Antoine Griezmann transfer chase as move from Barcelona to Atletico Madrid stalls

    MANCHESTER UNITED have been joined in their pursuit of Antoine Griezmann by Juventus, according to reports. Griezmann, 31, is free to leave Barcelona after flopping at the club and is currently on loan at rivals Atletico Madrid.
    Antoine Griezmann is wanted by Man United and Juventus if Atletico do not sign him permanentlyCredit: Rex
    Griezmann captained France in their 2-0 loss to DenmarkCredit: AFP
    There is an clause in his loan deal which could see him sign permanently for Atletico for a cut-price fee of £35million, although recent reports suggest it could be as low as £22m.
    However, the clause inserted into the deal means the full transfer is only triggered if the Frenchman plays a certain amount of games.
    And to avoid triggering the buy option Atletico have only played Griezmann for less than 30 minutes per match – which is under the threshold to be counted as a game in the terms.
    If Atletico continue to do this, he won’t automatically become their player, which would allow interested parties such as United and Juventus to sign him.
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    Barcelona have threatened legal action against Atletico regarding their seeming exploitation of this loophole, and unless a deal is hashed out before January to sort it Griezmann may be recalled.
    According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Juventus are keeping an eye on the situation and are alert to any changes ahead of a potential transfer.
    Massimiliano Allegri’s side have struggled in Serie A this season and are way off the pace of getting close to winning a Scudetto.
    Consequently, they are already looking at reinforcements in January and next summer.
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    The likes of Marco Asensio and Christian Pulisic are among their targets who are at a reduced price, with Griezmann the latest addition to the list.
    Man Utd’s interest dates back to the summer, but the 2018 World Cup winner was not entertaining moves away from Madrid and snubbed a potential move.
    However, the current situation is leaving all parties frustrated and could end with United making an approach in January. More

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    Arsenal transfer blow as Gunners ‘have NO chance’ of signing Juventus striker Dusan Vlahovic in January swoop

    JUVENTUS striker Dusan Vlahovic will NOT be joining Arsenal in January after rumours of a reported swoop.That is the view of transfer guru Fabrizio Romano who has had his say on the Gunners’ interest in the 22-year-old.
    Arsenal have been told they have NO chance of signing Juventus striker Dusan VlahovicCredit: AFP
    Mikel Arteta was desperate to bring the Serbian star to the Emirates in last season’s winter window, but the player opted to join the Old Lady instead.
    And Vlahovic then opened up on snubbing the North London outfit where he insisted he never entertained the thought of signing for Arsenal.
    Vlahovic banged in nine goals for Juve in the second half of the 2021-22 campaign, but he has struggled for form this term with Massimilano Allegri’s men eighth in Serie A.
    This has led to speculation that Arsenal could reignite their interest in the centre-forward in a double raid with his team-mate Fabio Miretti also on their radar.
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    But Italian reporter Romano has poured cold water over any potential deal for Vlahovic, insisting there hasn’t been any contact between the two clubs.
    Speaking in his column for CaughtOffside, he said: “At the moment there’s absolutely nothing between Dusan Vlahovic and Arsenal.
    “We can’t predict the future but as of now there’s not even a direct contact.
    “Vlahovic is key player for Juventus and they invested €75m [£67m] plus add-ons for him, so it’s extremely unlikely.
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    “He was great last season with Juventus, this year all the players are not performing.
    “So I don’t think it’s Vlahovic’s fault that he’s not yet performed at his very best.”
    In eight games so far this season, the ex-Partizan Belgrace ace has banged in four goals.
    But he hasn’t got on the score sheet in his last four matches in all competitions. More

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    Chelsea boss Potter eyes transfer move for AC Milan star Ismael Bennacer but faces £35m fight with Liverpool

    CHELSEA are plotting a January move for AC Milan star Ismael Bennacer, according to reports.Graham Potter already has an abundance of midfield talent at his disposal, but both N’Golo Kante and Jorginho are out of contract in 2023.
    Bennacer has made more than 100 appearances for AC MilanCredit: Getty
    The Blues did sign Denis Zakaria in the summer, but the Switzerland international is only on loan from Juventus.
    Chelsea do have an option to buy Zakaria, but it’s unclear whether that’ll activate that clause.
    Therefore, according to CalcioMercato, recently-appointed Potter is interested in signing Bennacer, although faces competition from Liverpool.
    The report claims that Milan aren’t willing to sell Bennacer for less than £35m.
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    The Serie A giants are also hoping to tie the 24-year-old to fresh terms.
    That’s because his current deal at the San Siro runs out at the end of the 2023-2024 season.
    Bennacer has scored four goals and registered seven assists in 114 games since arriving from Empoli back in 2019.
    Of those, 40 came last season as he helped AC Milan win their first Serie A title for 11 years.
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    Potter will see first-hand what the Algerian is capable of when Chelsea face the Italian club twice in seven days in the Champions League next month.
    And the Blues need a positive points return from those two games after picking up just one point from their first two fixtures. More

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    Juventus target Chelsea star Christian Pulisic and Wolves’ Adama Traore as they draw up three-man transfer shortlist

    CHRISTIAN PULISIC and Adama Traore are being targeted by Juventus for a transfer as they look for a new winger. The Turin outfit are looking for a player on their right-wing, with Angel Di Maria and Juan Cuadrado both seeing their contracts expire at the end of the season.
    Christian Pulisic is being considered as a transfer target by JuventusCredit: AP
    Adama Traore is out of favour at Wolves so Juventus could be the perfect get-out pass for himCredit: PA
    As a result, Juventus have drawn up a three-man transfer shortlist of potential targets.
    As reported by TuttoSport, one of these targets is Chelsea outcast Pulisic, who was also approached for a loan transfer by Manchester United late in the summer window.
    Pulisic has fallen way off his best performances with persistent injury concerns flatlining his progress.
    Wolves star Traore is another target on their list.
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    His raw power and pace is next to impossible to deal with for any defender, and in all likelihood, he would thrive in the slower Serie A.
    However, his end product remains sketchy and it has seen his game time at Wolves limited this season.
    The final player on their list is Roma star Nicolo Zaniolo.
    The Italian recently suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction during Roma’s 1-0 loss to Atalanta.
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    However, the 23-year-old is more used to playing in a central role, which is likely not to be afforded with the current Juventus setup under Massimiliano Allegri.
    Allegri has struggled to get Juventus playing the same way he did when he won multiple and consecutive league titles with them in his first stint, and he has consequently come under pressure with the club sitting down in eighth.
    Nicolo Zaniolo is the final man on the Juventus shortlistCredit: Getty More

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    Arsenal looking to raid Juventus for Dusan Vlahovic and Fabio Miretti in stunning double transfer swoop

    ARSENAL have been linked with a sensational double transfer swoop for Juventus duo Dusan Vlahovic and Fabio Miretti.The Gunners splashed out over £100million during the summer as Mikel Arteta overhauled his squad.
    Mikel Arteta has allegedly told Arsenal to launch a £100m January transfer raidCredit: Richard Pelham / The Sun
    The Gunners reportedly want Fabio Miretti and Dusan Vlahovic from JuventusCredit: Getty
    Part of those incomings was the arrival of £45million Brazilian international forward Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City.
    He was also joined by attackers Fabio Vieira and Marquinhos, as well as defender Oleksandr Zinchenko and goalkeeper Matt Turner.
    Despite all of those attacking reinforcements, a new report from Italy claims Arteta is pushing the Arsenal board to fork out over £100m more in January.
    CMW is reporting that he has instructed them to make a move for Juventus star Vlahovic.
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    The 22-year-old Serbian had been linked with the North London club for several months before he snubbed them in favour of joining the Turin side from Fiorentina back in January.
    He has since fired 11 goals in 21 Serie A outings – including four in eight appearances this term.
    It seems unlikely that Juventus would be looking to sell him within a year of securing his services, but this fresh report states that has not deterred Arteta.
    And he is not the only man that the Spaniard wants to bring to the Emirates from the Bianconeri.
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    Their 19-year-old midfield star Miretti is also allegedly on his wishlist.
    The Italian U21 international has become a key member of Massimiliano Allegri’s squad this term.
    He has featured nine times and is another name that Juventus are unlikely to want to lose, especially midway through the campaign.
    But that has not stopped this fresh report from claiming that Arteta has asked Arsenal to launch a £100.52m double bid for the pair. More