Man Utd want £150m Haaland, Chelsea transfer cash, Europa League draw build-up, Arsenal, Tottenham, Liverpool news

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Man Utd eased into the last 16 of the Europa League with a 4-0 aggregate win over Real Sociedad.

The second leg at Old Trafford ended in a 0-0 stalemate, meaning the Red Devils went through thanks to their first-leg thrashing.

Mikel Oyarzabal could have pulled one back for the visitors but sent his penalty flying over the bar.

Axel Tuanzebe did find the back of the net, but his effort was ruled out due to a foul by Victor Lindelof.

United will be joined in the last 16 by Arsenal, who survived a nervy clash against Benfica to progress.

The Gunners needed an 87th minute goal from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to seal a 3-2 victory on the night, making it 4-3 on aggregate.

It was the captain’s second goal of the game, with Kieran Tierney also on target for Mikel Arteta’s men.

But Leicester crashed out of the competition after suffering a 2-0 defeat to Slavia Prague at home.

The Foxes drew 0-0 in the first leg of their last-32 tie.

Goals from Lukas Provod and Abdallah Sima secured victory for Slavia at the King Power.

Meanwhile, Maurizio Sarri reportedly agreed to make an astonishing Chelsea return last month to replace Frank Lampard.

But Roman Abramovich stopped the move to appoint Thomas Tuchel instead.

Italian journalist Ciro Venerato told Rai Sport: “Chelsea, after having sacked Lampard, wanted Sarri.

“Marina Granovskaia, in particular, fought for his return.

“Sarri had said ‘yes’ to Chelsea but Abramovich stopped everything. “

Finally, Liverpool are in pole position to land Renato Sanches from Lille, according to reports.

Calciomercato claims the Reds are ahead of AC Milan in the race for the ex-Bayern Munich youngster.

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