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Hello and welcome to our Huddersfield Town live blog for Tuesday, June 5 .

With just over a week to go until the start of the World Cup and the publication of next season's fixtures, the transfer window is hotting up with plenty of players linked to moves.

And after making their first signing of the summer last week with Leicester City goalkeeper Ben Hamer's arrival at the John Smith's Stadium, the Terriers appear to be closing in on the capture of Ramadan Sobhi from Stoke City and looking at a return for Terence Kongolo.

Elsewhere, new Arsenal boss Unai Emery appears keen on out-of-contract Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini while it also appears Riyad Mahrez may finally get a move to Manchester City.

Stick with us here for all the latest news and rumours regarding Town, with the transfer window now open to Premier League clubs.

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We will be back again from 9am tomorrow.

£52million Fred signs for Manchester United

The Brazilian joins from Shakhtar Donetsk on a five-year contract, according to the Daily Mail.

Brazil's Fred
Brazil's Fred (Image: PA)

Ramadan Sobhi 'making right choice' to go to Huddersfield

That’s according to his role model Mido who believes it’s right to try to fulfil his potential at the highest level rather than drop into the Championship.

“He needs to stay in the Premier League,” Mido told Stoke-on-Trent Live.


“Sometimes it’s better to be in a top team in the Championship but he deserves to be in the Premier League.”


Former Middlesbrough striker Mido
Former Middlesbrough striker Mido (Image: Evening Gazette)

Hang on...

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Zanka on holiday

Zanka enjoying some well deserved time off ahead of the start of the World Cup in 9 days.

Mane the Real deal?

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane is a target for Real Madrid, according to Spanish media outlet Marca.

The Senegalese star was a target for Zidane before leaving and will still be in their thoughts for a summer deal once a new manager is appointed at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Lunchtime update

A few bits of Town news and rumours to get you caught up on this lunchtime ⬇️

Town target Troyes left-back Charles Traore

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What Huddersfield Town may be getting in Egypt winger Ramadan Sobhi - according to a Stoke journalist

Have you ever seen anything like this?

Besiktas fans have took to social media to entice Daniel Sturridge to a move to Turkey with this.

Besiktas fans plea with Sturridge
Besiktas fans plea with Sturridge

According to the Liverpool Echo, this isn’t the first time this has happened. When Diego Costa was linked with them he received over 300k likes and almost four millions comments on an Instagram post, with a large majority of them saying ‘Come to Besiktas’.

Town target Troyes left-back Charles Traore

Huddersfield Town have been linked with a move for Troyes left-back Charles Traore, according to the latest media reports from France.

Read more about it here...

Brighton set for £5m McNair bid

Brighton will make an improved offer of around £5m for Sunderland midfielder Paddy McNair this week, according to the Northern Echo.

The 23-year-old, who is currently on international duty with Northern Ireland suffered back-to-back relegations with Sunderland can play in numerous positions, including midfield and defence.

Paddy McNair of Sunderland
Paddy McNair of Sunderland (Image: Getty Images Europe)

Shaqiri linked with Southampton

Southampton are ready to activate Xherdan Shaqiri’s release clause of £12m, according to the Mirror. The World Cup bound international has also been linked with Town.

Xherdan Shaqiri of Stoke City. Photo: Gareth Copley/Getty Images
Xherdan Shaqiri of Stoke City.

Sokratis set for Arsenal

That’s according to his father Charalambos Papastathopoulos who took to Greek radio station Radio 24/7 to announce the decision.

He said:

“There was interest from United but he had to wait until July for them,” Charalambos said. “United have a very good relationship with Dortmund, the teams talked but Sokratis chose to go to Arsenal.


“Arsenal had talked two years ago but I don’t know why he didn’t sign.

Aaron Ramsey (R) of Arsenal and target Sokratis Papastathopoulos
Aaron Ramsey (R) of Arsenal and target Sokratis Papastathopoulos

Pochettino rejects Real Madrid move

That’s according to the Daily Mail, the Argentine head coach, who has been at Tottenham since 2014, believes it’s because he did not want to be seen as a mercenary.


Tottenham Hotspur's Manager Mauricio Pochettino Premier League Football Huddersfield Town v Tottenham Hotspur 30/09/17 (Pic by John Rushworth) Football Images are covered by DataCo licence agreements. For Editorial Use Only No Free Use permitted.
Tottenham Hotspur's Manager Mauricio Pochettino Premier League Football Huddersfield Town v Tottenham Hotspur 30/09/17 (Pic by John Rushworth) Football Images are covered by DataCo licence agreements. For Editorial Use Only No Free Use permitted.

Huddersfield Town linked to French left back

L’Equipe in France have reported that Huddersfield Town are interested in signing Mali international Charles Traore French club Troyes.

The 26-year-old left back is looking for a move away after Troyes were relegated from Ligue 1 this season.

Traore has a contract until 2020 but this hasn’t stopped interest from Town and West Bromwich Albion.

Fellaini to Arsenal?

Arsenal are set to make a surprise move for Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini on a free transfer.

The Telegraph report that new manger Unai Emery was keen to sign the Belgian while he was boss at Paris Saint Germain.

The 30-year-old has turned down an £80,000 a week deal at Manchester United which would have kept him at the club for another year.

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