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TRIBAL TRENDS - TOP 5: Lukaku causes carnage with Man Utd move; Neymar and Messi fight over Barca transfers; Zidane to sell Bale;

It's that time of week again where we look back over the past seven days and check out what Tribal readers have fancied the most. Overall, we've got stories about all the major clubs and major headlines, including Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester United.

Our top story this week comes from a Tribal feature piece, which analyses the transfer of Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United.

It argues that United's ability to snatch the Belgian from Everton, right under the noses of Chelsea, has issued a statement of intent to the rest of the Premier League - the Red side of Manchester is back. We

A spectacular story has been broken out in Catalonia.

Our favourite Spanish publication, Don Balon, reports that a rift has broken out between Neymar and Lionel Messi over Barcelona's transfer policy.

Zinedine Zidane has issued a plea to Florentino Perez about Gareth Bale, according to Diario Gol.

The Real Madrid manager has told the club president to sell Bale if Los Blancos can secure the signature of…

AS Monaco star Kylian Mbappe.

Tribal's European Correspondent Emanuele Giulianelli discussed the week's news.

This included the imminent transfer for Fabinho to Manchester United and Arsenal's preference of Monaco winger Thomas Lemar over Leicester star Riyad Mahrez.

And finally, Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler hasbroken the bad news to his former club.

Romelu Lukaku's arrival at Manchester United has only made it harder for the Reds to compete for the Premier League next season.

Top 5 Tribalfootball stories - July 5 - July 11

  1. Lukaku CARNAGE: How Mourinho left Chelsea, Real Madrid, all of 'em shattered
  2. Barca rift? Neymar convinced Messi BLOCKING his transfer recommendations
  3. Zidane tells Real Madrid president Florentino: Sell Bale if this happens…
  4. Giulianelli: EXCLUSIVE - Fabinho wants Man Utd; Arsenal prefer Lemar over Mahrez; Donnarumma brothers united?
  5. Fowler: Why Man Utd Lukaku deal bad news for Liverpool


The top 5 stories searched through Google over the past week are below, featuring stories on Manchester United's bid for Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko and Mbappe's Real Madrid demands.

  1. Barca rift? Neymar convinced Messi BLOCKING his transfer recommendations
  2. Zidane tells Real president Florentino: Sell Bale if this happens…
  3. Man Utd bid for Bakayoko
  4. REVEALED: The 3 demands by Kylian Mbappe to sign for Real Madrid
  5. Man Utd ace Mata: Mourinho wants to beat Real Madrid


The top 5 articles found through the world's most popular social media site, Facebook, were all on Liverpool, except for the top story on Romelu Lukaku's transfer to Manchester United.

  1. Lukaku CARNAGE: How Mourinho left Chelsea, Real Madrid, all of 'em shattered
  2. Reds forward Sturridge drops Oxlade-Chamberlain hint
  3. Gunners management make sale decision over Alexis, Oxlade-Chamberlain
  4. Reds boss Klopp working with record £200M transfer kitty
  5. van Dijk demands Southampton sell him to Liverpool
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