Sporting Lisbon threaten Liverpool with UEFA sanctions over proposed transfer of Manuel Ugarte: report

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Liverpool could face UEFA sanctions if midfield target Manuel Ugarte forces through a move to Anfield, with Sporting Lisbon threatening the Reds with harassment of a player in the middle of a season.

Agents of Sporting midfielder Manuel Ugarte are set to speak to Liverpool over a move, according to Portuguese outlet, Record. The 22-year-old has impressed in Europe this season against the likes of Arsenal and Tottenham and reportedly has a release clause of £52m.

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Ryan Dabbs
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Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.