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Arteta tight-lipped on Arsenal transfer plans

Mikel Arteta has refused to be drawn on Arsenal’s transfer plans for January, whilst admitting that the club are working on a few things. The Spanish manager was asked about reports linking the Gunners for a move for Bayern Munich centre-back Jérôme Boateng, but he refused to elucidate on the matter further, saying “we don’t talk about any transfers, and ...

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Drinkwater moves to Villa

Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater has moved to Aston Villa on loan. The 29 year old spent the first half of the season on loan with Burnley, but failed to make an impression at Turf Moor, starting just one Premier League game for the Lancashire club having injured his ankle in an incident outside a Manchester nightclub in September.  He also ...

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Lingard begins working with super-agent

Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard has begun working with super-agent Mino Raiola, who is keen to acquire more English clients. The news is unwelcome to United, who already enjoy a fractious relationship with Raiola, who is the agent of Paul Pogba, continually linked with a move away from the club. And things became even more strained when United attempted to ...

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Lampard admits Giroud could leave

The speculation about the future of Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has hotted-up after his manager Frank Lampard, having previously stating he wanted to keep the World Cup winner at Stamford Bridge, finally admitted he could leave. Speaking after their FA Cup victory over Nottingham Forest on Sunday, where Giroud was an unused sub, Lampard said “If the conditions are that ...

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Chelsea considering ambitious Alaba bid

Chelsea are considering making a bold move for Bayern Munich left-back David Alaba in the January window, although it may cost them up to £60 million. The 27 year old Austrian international has 18 months left on his current contract at the Allianz Arena, where he has enjoyed a glittering career since making his debut for them as a 17 ...

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Turkish club eager to extend Karius loan

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Super Lig side Beşiktaş want to extend the loan of Liverpool keeper Loris Karius. The 26 year old is in the second year of his loan spell with the Istanbul side, who he joined in the summer of 2018, deemed surplus to requirements at Anfield following his horror performance in the Champions League final against Real Madrid, and the arrival ...

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Inter Milan consider move for Paul Pogba

Inter Milan are the latest club to be linked with a move for Paul Pogba amidst speculation  that he may have played his last game for Manchester United. It follows comments made by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after his side’s defeat to Arsenal, in which he suggested that representatives of the payer, rather than the club themselves, had suggested he ...

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Premier League clubs eye Koulibaly

Chelsea and Tottenham have both been in touch with representatives of Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly, with Arsenal are keeping tabs on developments. The towering Napoli centre-back was previously linked with a move to Manchester United when Jose Mourinho was manager at the club, but their bid for him was rejected by the Italian side. Instead they ended up paying a ...

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Aubameyang cools talk of January exit

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has looked to quash rumours that he could be set to quit the club this month. Out of contract in 18 months’ time and apparently unwilling to commit to the new deal on offer at the club, there have been suggestions that the side’s top scorer was unhappy, and wanted to leave in order to play ...

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Smalling wants permanent Roma transfer

Chris Smalling, on loan at Roma from Manchester United at Roma, wants to make the move to the Italian side into a permanent move. The 30 year old moved to the Italian capital at the start of the season and has made a big impression at his new club, even wearing the captain’s armband on several occasions, Now they are ...

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