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Arsenal ready to announce double deal

Arsenal are set to announce a double deal in the coming days. Captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is ready to commit to a contract extension, whilst defender Gabriel Magalhães is on the verge of  joining the FA Cup winners from French side Lille in a £27 million deal. Securing the continued services of 31-year old Aubameyang has long been a priority for ...

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Messi linked with shock City switch

Lionel Messi wants to leave Barcelona this summer – and Manchester City could be a potential destination for the six-time Ballon D’or winner. The 33-year old has been unhappy at Barcelona for some time and is reported to be unhappy about the direction the club is taking under president Josep Maria Bartomeu. The final straw was Friday night’s 8 – ...

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Pochettino lined-up for Barcelona job

Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is now the favourite to take over at Barcelona. Current incumbent Quique Setién seems certain to be sacked after the Catalans humiliation at the hands of Bayern Munich in the Champions League. And, although former players Ronald Koeman and Xavi have both been linked with the job, it is Pochettino who is most likely to ...

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Foster linked with surprise Chelsea move

Veteran Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster has been linked with a surprise move to Chelsea. Everton are also said to be interested in the 37-year old. Despite his age, and the fact that Watford have been relegated to the Championship, Foster is still widely regarded as one of the best keepers in England.  And that may seem him earn a high ...

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Chong to join Bremen on loan

Manchester United winger Tabith Chong will spend next season on loan in the Bundesliga with Werder Bremen. The Dutch under-21 international has yet to agree fully all the terms and conditions with his new club but has been allowed to join them for pre-season training. Chong signed a new long-term deal at Old Trafford in March, but has found first-team ...

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Arsenal launch investigation into Pépé signing.

Arsenal have launched into an internal investigation into the signing of Nicolas Pépé from Lille last summer. The news comes following the announcement the club’s head of football Raul Sanllehi has left the club, although it is not clear if the two events are connected. There is no suggestion that Pépé has done anything wrong, or that the club regret ...

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Harry Winks linked with City switch

Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks has been linked with a £40 million switch to Manchester City. The 24-year old came through the Spurs academy system and has already played 143 times for the first team, scoring just twice. He also has six senior England caps, making his debut in a wain away against Lithuania in October 2017. He signed a new ...

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Manchester United reignite interest in Atlético midfielder

Manchester United are set to reignite their interest in Atlético Madrid midfielder Saúl Ñiguez. They were heavily linked with a move for the Spanish international last summer, but, in the end, negotiations about a possible move proved fruitless. However, the 25-year old, who is one of the highest regarded talents in Europe, is concerned that Atlético may no longer be ...

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Willian signs for Arsenal

Brazilian midfielder Willian has joined Arsenal on a free transfer, to nobody’s surprise – the move had been an open secret for weeks. The 32-year old has signed a three-year deal at the Emirates worth £220,000 a week, after his seven-year spell with Chelsea came to an end. Last week. Willian, who joined the West London side from Russian club ...

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Former United and Spurs target up for sale

Former Manchester United and Tottenham target Paolo Dybala is up for sale. Both were linked with a move last summer for the Argentine playmaker but were ultimately deterred by his high wage demands and also by his desire to stay with Juventus. However, there are big changes afoot at the Italian champions following the appointment of Andrea Pirlo as manager ...

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