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Belief ?40m defender could be sent to Man United as part of bigger transfer deal

Is there a club out there that actually wants Alex Sandro" We ask because for all the rumours surrounding his future and the Brazilian defender making it clear he would like to play in the Premier League one day, no one has actually made a serious...
Manchester United - 2018-12-15 08:49:06

?It would be quite sensational? ? Defender quizzed about January move to Man United

Helsingborg defender Andreas Granqvist has told the Swedish media a transfer to Manchester United would be sensational, but he can?t see it happening. The Sweden captain has been linked with the Premier League side in recent months, mainly by...
Manchester United - 2018-12-15 08:49:06

Manchester United on another Champions League window shopping mission

Two days ago, Calciomercato.it reported that Manchester United will watch Hakim Ziyech, Matthijs de Ligt, Frenkie de Jong, David Neres, Donny van de Beek and Noussair Mazraoui during Ajax?s Champions League clash against Bayern Munich on...
Manchester United - 2018-12-14 08:48:57

Rated and slated – Blank marks, 3/10, how Europe’s newspapers judged Man United players

Manchester United’s latest trip to Spain ended in disappointment for them as they suffered a 2-1 defeat in the last group stage fixture of the Champions League. The result didn?t dent their chances of making it to the next round, but a victory on...
Manchester United - 2018-12-13 12:49:52

Club chief travels to England, transfer talks with Man United, ?20m to complete easy deal

Aksam report Galatasaray president Mustafa Cengiz has met with Manchester United officials regarding the Turkish club’s highly rated central defender Ozan Kabak. The 18 year old has been linked with the club in recent weeks following claims the...
Manchester United - 2018-12-13 16:49:03

Manchester United ‘always at the window’ to sign Jose Mourinho target, ‘unlimited ...

In case you didn?t know, Manchester United want a new centre-back because José Mourinho doesn?t seem to believe the current players at his disposal are good enough. He might have a point, but his continuous public mention of it won?t be helping Ed...
Manchester United - 2018-12-13 16:49:03

Jose Mourinho has picked up telephone in hope of securing Man United January signing

Manchester United manager José Mourinho has telephoned Porto to know more about central defender Éder Militão, according to claims on Wednesday. Brazilian outlet UOL says the Portuguese boss is genuinely interested in the defender, who’s having...
Manchester United - 2018-12-12 16:49:07

Man United’s surprising approach for defender backed up by officials’ France visits

On Tuesday afternoon, an exclusive appeared on Fox Sports Brasil?s website claiming that Manchester United are interested in Bordeaux?s Pablo. The Red Devils were said to have made an approach and asked for information, as the player was now on...
Manchester United - 2018-12-12 08:48:59

6 targets: Manchester United on intriguing transfer window shopping mission tonight

Manchester United will have scouts at the Amsterdam Arena watching Ajax face Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday evening, according to a claimed exclusive from Italy. Calcio Mercato says the Red Devils will have emissaries watching...
Manchester United - 2018-12-12 19:49:00

Mourinho ‘really interested’ in versatile player, ?50m figure no big issue for Man Unite...

As always, if something slips through the cracks, we?ll put our hands up and take the blame, and that?s what we?re doing, having missed a tidbit of information for Manchester United fans over the weekend. The news comes from Italy, and no, don?t...
Manchester United - 2018-12-12 08:48:59

Club have Man United ‘darling’ in mind for January, deal structure a ‘prohibited d...

It?s nice to have dreams, and clubs, just like people, have them too. Take Milan, for example, who are currently looking around Europe for *the* deal that will allow them to push for the top four in Italy in a bid to qualify for next season?s...
Manchester United - 2018-12-11 16:49:17

Man United player will ‘try to free himself at end of season’, ideally wants January mov...

Matteo Darmian wants to return to Italy, we all know this because he?s made that very clear. The problem for the Italian defender is that Manchester United, or most likely José Mourinho, don?t want him to move back to his home country for lack of...
Manchester United - 2018-12-11 19:49:31

From France: Wolves and Man United ‘among suitors’ for Mendes 17-year-old client

The name Rayan Aït Nouri might not mean a lot to Manchester United or Wolverhampton fans, but rest assured, it?s a name you could start hearing a lot more of in the coming months. Why" Because Jorge Mendes is the one looking after the 17-year-old...
Manchester United - 2018-12-11 08:49:25

Manchester United have initiated contact over signing 27 year old Ligue 1 defender

Manchester United have set their sights on the Bordeaux defender Pablo, according to an exclusive report from Fox Sports Brasil on Tuesday. The outlet claims that the 27-year-old has been approached by several Premier League clubs, and among them...
Manchester United - 2018-12-11 19:49:31

“I’m not closing the door” – Player makes it clear transfer to Man City poss...

Once the summer transfer window had closed, a number of bids and failed attempts at signing players emerged, including Manchester City?s of Tanguy Ndombele. The young French midfielder took Ligue 1 by storm in his first season with Lyon on loan...
Manchester United - 2018-12-10 16:49:51

‘Absolute bargain’ – Solari asks Real Madrid to complete signing of Man United pla...

After a disappointing and troublesome start to the season under Julen Lopetegui, things have been better for Real Madrid since Santiago Solari took charge. However, the same cannot be said about Isco as the midfielder has not started a game under...
Manchester United - 2018-12-10 19:49:34

Man United ‘haven’t stopped courting’ defender, ‘irrefutable economic propos...

Alex Sandro is a player wrapped in rumours and that’s been the case for years. It’s often felt like Juventus have been dangling the Brazilian fullback in front of Premier League clubs without getting the bite they’re looking for, despite...
Manchester United - 2018-12-10 08:49:15

‘Live their final fight’ – Mourinho’s relationship with Man United’s P...

When Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho decides to drop Paul Pogba to the bench, there’s bound to be stories linking the midfielder with a move away from Old Trafford in Italy. The World Cup winner came off the bench in his side?s 2-2 draw...
Manchester United - 2018-12-10 16:49:51

Manchester United ‘most determined’ to sign Ligue 1 starlet, price could be around ?100m

France Football have a transfer special ahead of the January transfer window, so brace yourselves for a lot of claims. We?ll start the ball rolling with a nice casual one that should get Manchester United fans very excited: Tanguy Ndombele. The...
Manchester United - 2018-12-10 19:49:34

Man United ‘considered ?25m offer’ for full-back in ‘last few days of transfer win...

While Ashley Young got the ball rolling against Fulham at the weekend with a quite frankly impressive finish, there were a number of rumours over the summer regarding the left-back position at Manchester United. With Luke Shaw a question mark in...
Manchester United - 2018-12-10 16:49:51

From France: What is really being said on potential Man United offer for Neymar

Neymar and Manchester United is a rumour which is launched repeatedly, usually by the English media, and doesn’t often go anywhere… even in rumour terms. There’s a collective roll of the eyes and everyone tends to move on. However, there’s...
Manchester United - 2018-12-09 19:49:10

Player followed by Barcelona is ‘worth as much as Paul Pogba’, already has offers

Last week, we carried a report from Sport, who claimed that Barcelona technical secretary Eric Abidal?s assistant Ramon Planes had travelled to France to watch Tanguy Ndombele in action for Lyon against Manchester City. Journalist Miguel Rico,...
Manchester United - 2018-12-08 12:49:39

Man United’s patient approach for defender on verge of backfiring despite ‘bold moves...

When Alex Sandro announced that he, one day, would like to play in the Premier League, there was a bit of a buzz going around many fanbases. After all, the Juventus defender is one of the more highly-rated left-backs in the world, despite his...
Manchester United - 2018-12-07 16:49:43

From Brazil: Man United squad ‘astonished’ by Jose Mourinho’s treatment of player

Brazilian outlet UOL brings a pretty interesting story on Fred’s situation at Manchester United this Friday. A report from journalist Caio Carrieri claims that José Mourinho’s treatment towards the player has been ‘causing astonishment’ in...
Manchester United - 2018-12-07 19:49:46

Manchester United have beaten Juventus and PSG to ?10m signing of young striker

France’s RMC report on Friday that Manchester United have beaten competition and should sign Noam Emeran in the next few weeks. It’s stated the youngster ‘will sign’ for the Premier League club, despite the ‘strong attempts’ of...
Manchester United - 2018-12-07 12:49:50

Manchester United loanee dropped at new club, Jose Mourinho won’t be happy

Manchester United loanee Joel Pereira has reportedly been dropped at Vitória de Setúbal. Newspaper A Bola brings a story today saying that after losing his spot to goalkeeper Cristiano in the game against Marítimo last weekend, things should be...
Manchester United - 2018-12-07 16:49:43

Manchester United player has ‘surprisingly’ travelled to South America with injury

Manchester United star Alexis Sanchez has returned to Chile to recover from his injury, according to reports from South America.
Manchester United - 2018-12-06 19:50:14

“Won’t let it escape” – Former player says club won’t miss chance to s...

Last week, Calcio Mercato published a big rant against Paul Pogba, calling him overrated and saying Juventus would be wrong to try to sign him back from Manchester United. But things are now back to normal in the Italian media, where the...
Manchester United - 2018-12-05 08:49:57

Fulham have shown interest ‘in recent days’ over signing Man United player in January wi...

Despite the multitude of articles published last summer regarding the future of Matteo Darmian at Manchester United and how he could be rescued by a Serie A side, the Italian defender is still at Old Trafford. Inter even went as far as offering a...
Manchester United - 2018-12-05 16:50:44

Manchester United made no contact with player’s agent for transfer – sources tells Sport...

Manchester United have not contacted the agent of Real Madrid star Gareth Bale, sources have told Sport Witness. Spain’s El Confidencial reported on Tuesday that Florentino Pérez is willing to part ways with a few of his players if he receives...
Manchester United - 2018-12-05 19:50:59

Axel Witsel asked about ‘greater appeal’ from Manchester United over transfer

Since Axel Witsel moved to Borussia Dortmund, the idea that Manchester United also wanted to sign has become ‘a thing’. There’s been insistence Jose Mourinho was looking at the Belgian international, and even suggestions of efforts. Looking...
Manchester United - 2018-12-05 12:50:01

Summer ?21m offer for Man United defender revealed, questionable decision to turn it down

Over the past few months, we?ve tried to avoid covering every single mention of Matteo Darmian?s potential exit from Manchester United since there aren?t enough days in a week to do that, and we also like our sanity the way it currently...
Manchester United - 2018-12-05 16:50:44

After contacting agents to ask signing conditions, Man United official gets ‘more notes’...

It’s no secret that Manchester United scout dozens of Portuguese League games every month. That’s work that has been done since José Mourinho took charge of the club, and that’s something so regular that we don’t cover their presence...
Manchester United - 2018-12-04 08:49:50

Espanyol planning shock swoop for Manchester United player, insurance policy for transfer window

Manchester United signed Eric Bailly for around £30m in June 2016 from Villarreal, but he’d only been at the Spanish club for 18 months. Prior to that, the defender was with Espanyol, where he came through the youth system. Joining Barcelona’s...
Manchester United - 2018-12-04 19:50:27

“He could come back” – Agent has his say on Paul Pogba leaving Man United for Juve...

It’s fair to say Paul Pogba didn’t have a great performance for Manchester United against Southampton at the weekend. Having been on the bench against Young Boys, Pogba was given the start against a side in real trouble. Saints are in the...
Manchester United - 2018-12-03 12:49:29

Wolves player set to sue over court declarations – Damages ‘good name and dignity’

Wolverhampton Wanderers star Rui Patrício is about to sue the ex-president of his former club Sporting, according to reports from Portugal. The story started with Bruno de Carvalho’s statement to the Portuguese court regarding the attacks at...
Manchester United - 2018-12-03 19:49:58

“Already last year I said” – Mourinho talks to Brazil media about ‘miracle&#...

Manchester United manager José Mourinho spoke to Brazil’s RedeTV after the 2-2 draw against Southampton at the weekend. Speaking to reporter Renato Senise, the Portuguese boss first spoke about the formation, as he was forced to use two...
Manchester United - 2018-12-03 16:49:14

?100m+ Manchester United ‘monster’ offer making waves, front page treatment for claimed ...

The front page of Saturday’s Corriere dello Sport reports a ?103m Manchester United offer for Kalidou Koulibaly, and it makes clear the amount still isn’t enough to please Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis. It’s also a big story inside...
Manchester United - 2018-12-01 12:49:19

Huge Italian media rant against ‘spoilt’, ‘overrated’, ‘pretentious...

Every single day we read the Italian press, there’s something about Paul Pogba in it. Most of the stories come from Turin newspaper Tuttosport, who don’t hide their admiration for the player, and constantly write articles about his possible...
Manchester United - 2018-12-01 08:49:01

Man United initiate contact with agents over signing South American, can do deal at fixed price

A Bola today carry on the Eder Militao to Manchester United rumour, although they bring Chelsea into the picture as competition. Earlier this week, Duncan Castles was first with the story of interest from the northern Premier League club, and the...
Manchester United - 2018-12-01 16:49:40

“It’s true” – World Cup star reveals Man United offer was ‘on the tabl...

We have a sneaky feeling Ivan Perisic to Manchester United rumours may get another outing ahead of the January transfer window, and that’s largely thanks to the player himself. Ahead of Inter Milan’s match against Tottenham Hotspur in the...
Manchester United - 2018-11-30 16:50:08

Forward’s agent keeping ‘road leading to Manchester United’ alive, player talks up...

Ivan Perisic to Manchester United is back, and it?s mostly the player?s fault. The Croatian forward, in a recent interview with FourFourTwo, confirmed he’d been very close to signing for the club. He then explained he would be looking for a new...
Manchester United - 2018-11-30 19:49:08

Man United send scout to Italy once again, young centre-back most likely target

Over the past few weeks, the hype surrounding Krzysztof Piatek died down a bit as the 23-year-old went five games in the league without a goal, until Sunday. It was just a penalty, as Genoa drew with Sampdoria 1-1, but finding the back of the net...
Manchester United - 2018-11-29 08:49:06

Man United scouted target several times this season, has the ‘ambition’ to move to a big...

From the many Portuguese newspapers we read on Wednesday, A Bola is the one who most encourages Éder Militão’s possible transfer to Manchester United. They don’t seem to know anything about José Mourinho’s interest, but following the reports...
Manchester United - 2018-11-29 16:49:02

Anger in Spain at Manchester United’s ‘illegal’ play costing La Liga club ?9.5m

Thursday’s edition of AS has a bit of a strop on behalf of Valencia. With a headline saying ‘Illegal Fellaini goal costs Valencia ?9.5M’ it’s explained the Spanish club had managed their budget with the inclusion of money from progressing...
Manchester United - 2018-11-29 12:49:15

Insistence Manchester United keen on German striker from Bundesliga, and transfer could happen

In last week’s issue of SportBild, there was a big article on Timo Werner and the striker’s future at RB Leipzig. His contract runs out in June 2020, and therefore pressure is building and will continue to build unless a renewal is agreed. It...
Manchester United - 2018-11-29 08:49:06

“So far up his own a***” – World Cup winner says Mourinho has ‘wrecked’...

Despite picking up a 1-0 win against Young Boys in the Champions League, Mourinho still faced some criticism from the media, mostly for his team’s performance, to which the Special One replied in his usual manner. By reminding everyone that he?s...
Manchester United - 2018-11-29 16:49:02

Marca explain Brahim Diaz deal, Real Madrid could negotiate with Man City for early move

Marca are now treating it as fact that Brehim Diaz will be moving to Real Madrid, it’s just a matter of when. The Spanish newspaper have published several articles recently on the matter, but previous ones always kept open the possibility of a...
Manchester United - 2018-11-29 12:49:15

Man United watch defender in CL match, local press says he had a ‘perfect’ performance

When reacting to the reports about Manchester United’s interest in Éder Militão, newspaper A Bola reported on Tuesday that the Red Devils had watched all of the player’s home games in the Champions League. Now as Porto faced Schalke at the...
Manchester United - 2018-11-29 19:49:46

‘Open war to cold war’ – Player has ‘exit strategy’ to get out of Manc...

At this point we’re close to convinced Tuttosport have an obligation to run at least one Paul Pogba article every single day. That if they don’t, something terrible will happen, some kind of transfer reporting armageddon. On Thursday the Turin...
Manchester United - 2018-11-29 16:49:02

Manchester United could swoop in to sign ‘one of the greatest talents’ in January window

On November 27th, we relayed news from Spain as several publications reported that Manchester United scout Toni Lima watched Inigo Vicente in action for Athletic Bilbao?s B team against Barakaldo. There were reports from AS and El Desmarque and...
Manchester United - 2018-11-28 12:49:46

Pulisic on record as “big Manchester United fan”, and club positioning themselves to sig...

Earlier today we covered claims from SportBild that Manchester United are positioning themselves to sign Christian Pulisic in the next summer transfer window. Sharing that on social media, followers quickly informed Sport Witness that Pulisic is a...
Manchester United - 2018-11-28 16:49:09

Man United ‘positioning’ themselves to sign BVB player – Deal at ?50-60m – W...

Borussia Dortmund’s Christian Pulisic has been linked with a move to the Premier League tirelessly over the past couple of weeks or so. The 20 year old has mainly been reported to be interesting Chelsea and Liverpool, with claims relating to the...
Manchester United - 2018-11-28 12:49:46

Work permit no problem for Manchester United to snap up versatile South American defender

To be honest, when the Daily Record reported that Manchester United are interested in Éder Militão from Porto, we thought newspaper O Jogo would make a big noise about it today. But what the local outlet brings is just a short column covering the...
Manchester United - 2018-11-28 16:49:09

Man United’s Fred speaks to Brazilian media about Jose Mourinho – It’s clear he...

Manchester United midfielder Fred spoke to Brazilian outlet Esporte Interativo following the team’s 1-0 win over Young Boys in the Champions League on Tuesday. The 25-year-old, who started the game, was happy for his performance, despite saying...
Manchester United - 2018-11-28 19:49:15

“I’ve always said this is my dream” – Perisic encourages more Man United rum...

Not many players have the courage of feeding transfer rumours right in the middle of a press conference for their clubs. But Ivan Perisic didn’t really mind doing it today. Speaking to journalists ahead of Inter Milan’s match against Tottenham...
Manchester United - 2018-11-28 08:49:23

“He wanted me to leave” – Player talks about struggles with LVG at Manchester Unit...

Former Manchester United fullback Rafael Da Silva has given an interview to ESPN Brasil this week. The chat started with Lyon’s Champions League game against Manchester City. With the French side winning the first match, the player explained...
Manchester United - 2018-11-27 16:49:54

Club looking at shock move to loan Man United star in January, mandatory purchase option

Another day, another story from Tuttosport saying Juventus are planning to bring Paul Pogba back from Manchester United. This time, the Italian newspaper claims that the midfielder’s return to Turin could be happening sooner than...
Manchester United - 2018-11-27 19:50:04

From Ivory Coast: Bailly wants ‘candid talk’ about Man United future, ‘common grou...

Once again left out of the Manchester United squad at the weekend, Eric Bailly is starting to get really frustrated with his Old Trafford situation. The Ivory Coast international, who used to be quite a regular feature under José Mourinho, has...
Manchester United - 2018-11-27 08:53:40

Player to make ‘triumphant return’ to England after Newcastle United turfed him out

Kevin Mbabu came to the consciousness of many recently when he put in a great performance for Switzerland against Belgium. In one of the best matches of the UEFA Nations League group stages, Switzerland went 2-0 down to a brace from Thorgan...
Manchester United - 2018-11-27 16:49:54

Inigo Vicente: Man United keen on Athletic Club Bilbao player, deal would be ?8m, emissaries sent

Manchester United are keen on Inigo Vicente, according to several claims coming from Spain. Tuesday’s edition of AS reports club ’emissaries’ weren’t sent to watch the player in action at the weekend, when the 20 year old played for...
Manchester United - 2018-11-27 16:49:54

Potential ?56m Arnautovic transfer getting Austrian coverage, West Ham ‘behind his expectation...

The Austrian media would love Marko Arnautovic to sign for a club like Manchester United. There’d be more stories to cover, everything would be hyped further, and one of the country’s best footballers would move to a huge club. Jose Mourinho...
Manchester United - 2018-11-27 12:49:18

From Belgium: Lukaku is ?living on crumbs?, on chances ‘diet’, Man United?s Robinson Cru...

Since the start of the current season, Romelu Lukaku has scored more goals for Belgium than he has for Manchester United. One against Scotland and two against each of Iceland and Switzerland makes a total of five, and one more than the striker has...
Manchester United - 2018-11-26 12:49:15

The latest from Spain on Andrea Berta to Manchester United as approach for DoF claimed

Manchester United and Andrea Berta have been linked repeatedly for years. The Atletico Madrid director of football is one of perhaps less than ten pretty well known people in the position, or similar roles, around European football clubs. So, just...
Manchester United - 2018-11-25 19:49:25

Chelsea cult hero blames players for Man United woes, “impossible to criticise” Mourinho

Former Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic has spoken to the Russian press about Jose Mourinho and Manchester United?s struggles this season. Ivanovic worked with Mourinho at Chelsea for two and a half seasons and the Serbian believes the...
Manchester United - 2018-11-25 16:49:39

Man United being ?particularly vigilant? with injury, player been struggling ?for a few weeks?

L’Equipe has a small, yet interesting, article on Anthony Martial in their Saturday edition. The Manchester United player pulled out of the French national squad, after Didier Deschamps had recalled him to camp, due to ‘adductor...
Manchester United - 2018-11-24 12:49:02

Tottenham salary offer is ?lower than player?s expectations? and causing renewal issue

The endless claims on transfers from The Sun recently are making waves in the European sport media, who probably don’t know how to treat them. A claim about Marcus Rashford and Christian Eriksen potentially both going to Real Madrid has been...
Manchester United - 2018-11-23 12:49:16

Claim Southampton player would ‘voluntarily leave’ the PL, but his agent disagrees

There?s a bit of confusion going around in the Italian media when it comes to Manolo Gabbiadini and what his future holds. The Southampton striker hasn?t exactly been a regular under Mark Hughes, and only scored his first goal of the season the...
Manchester United - 2018-11-23 16:49:04

Jose Mourinho: What Man United manager really said about his players, misleading translations

José Mourinho has never been one to shy away from criticising players when they deserve it, and with Manchester United currently 8th in the Premier League, it was only a matter of time before he said something. The international break seemed like...
Manchester United - 2018-11-23 12:49:16

Mourinho ‘wants’ signing, Man United making ‘assessments’ over deal, plan sa...

Manchester United’s chase for the Fiorentina defender Nikola Milenkovic is once again highlighted by newspaper Tuttosport. When the Turin outlet doesn’t have some breaking news, they like to keep analysing the transfer market, and that’s what...
Manchester United - 2018-11-23 12:49:16

Player warned national spot is gone if Mourinho continues to bench him at Man United

For being Argentina’s number one goalkeeper since 2009, Sergio Romero is a much respected figure in the national team. That’s why media and fans were surprised that he didn’t get one single minute in either of the two friendlies against...
Manchester United - 2018-11-23 08:48:55

Agent of Man United star ‘threatening’ exit if Mourinho doesn’t change way he uses...

If the English media hadn’t launched a Marcus Rashford to Real Madrid transfer story then it almost certainly wouldn’t be a theme in the Spanish media at the moment. Transfer rumours are starting to build strongly ahead of the January window...
Manchester United - 2018-11-22 12:48:40

Player set to visit Manchester United’s facilities, ahead of potentially signing for the club

Earlier this month, we covered a story from Record which detailed the race for Benfica wonderkid Ronaldo Camará. The newspaper said Barcelona and Manchester United were the most ‘intense’ clubs following the player and sending officials to...
Manchester United - 2018-11-22 19:48:58

‘Starting with Manchester United’ – Mourinho’s side ‘encouraged’...

A couple of days ago we covered claims from Italy that Manchester United had offered to more than double Lorenzo Pellegrini’s wages to tempt him to make the move to Old Trafford. The player’s agent met with the Premier League club, and that’s...
Manchester United - 2018-11-22 08:48:39

Man United ‘ready to welcome’ player in January, can ‘immediately satisfy’ t...

On November 5th, Italian newspaper Tuttosport reported Manchester United were ‘lurking’ for the January signing of Medhi Benatia, and it was explained that the Premier League club ‘really need’ him. On November 6th, Calciomercato reported...
Manchester United - 2018-11-22 19:48:58

Agent tells Manchester United star to keep low profile, as he works on transfer for him

Italian newspaper Tuttosport today brings one more of their stories saying Paul Pogba wants to return to Juventus. This time, the article is mostly focused on the work that Mino Raiola is about to do to make such transfer, as although the Old Lady...
Manchester United - 2018-11-21 19:48:47
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