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Balogun automatically handed new one-year deal by Rangers

LEON BALOGUN has earned a new deal at Rangers after playing enough games to trigger a contract extension. SunSport reveal the Nigeria international defender needed to make 23 starts in Steven Gerrard’s side to stay at Ibrox beyond this season.

The former Brighton & Hove star needed to make 23 starts in all competitions to trigger a contract extension and he reached the threshold when he was picked in the starting lineup in the Old Firm derby versus Celtic in Rangers' last game before the international break.

Balogun has impressed since his move to the Light Blues last summer, helping the club keep sixteen clean sheets in all competitions in the matches in he was involved in.

Man City target Haaland & Kane to replace Aguero

Erling Haaland and Harry Kane lead Manchester City's list of possible Sergio Aguero replacements, reports the BBC.

With Aguero set to depart at season's end, City could spend big on the Dortmund striker or the Spurs star to help fill the void.

Inter duo Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez could also be options for City.

Arriola's Swansea loan cut short

D.C. United have ended Paul Arriola's loan at Swansea City early due to injury, the club confirmed.

The USMNT winger joined the Swans in January through the end of the season, but he has made just three appearances for the club thus far.

"After sustaining a quadricep injury, which has ruled him out for the remainder of the Championship season, Arriola is expected to be sidelined for approximately 4-6 weeks as he rehabilitates from the injury," United said.

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Tevez considers MLS switch

Boca Juniors legend Carlos Tevez is contemplating a move to MLS, reports ESPN.

The former Manchester City, Manchester United and Juventus ace, 37, is under contract at Boca until June 2021, with the option to extend until the end of the year.

Carlos Tevez Boca Juniors 2020

Former Liverpool defender Agger lands first managerial role

Former Liverpool centre-back Daniel Agger will take his first steps into management next season after it was announced he would take charge of Danish second-tier side HB Køge.

Agger will be assisted by his former Denmark international team-mate Lars Jacobsen, with the duo signing contracts until the summer of 2024 as they aim to win promotion to the top division.

Rodrigo dismisses Leeds exit rumours

Leeds United star Rodrigo has dismissed reports he is unhappy at Elland Road and looking for a way out.

I’m not a person to comment on nonsense stories, however in this case I want to make it clear that stories about me wanting to leave Leeds and a bad relationship with Marcelo are false," the forward wrote on Instagram.

"I am very sorry that some people try to misinform our fans - my feelings are the opposite."

Done Deals

Celtic part company with Hammond

Head of Football Operations, Nick Hammond, has resigned from his position at the Club to pursue new opportunities.

All the best for the future, Nick 🍀

— Celtic Football Club (@CelticFC) March 31, 2021

Flach signs for Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia Union have signed 20 year old Midfielder Leon Flach from @fcstpauli.

Welcome to Philly, Leon! 👉

— PhilaUnion🛡 (@PhilaUnion) March 31, 2021

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