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Chelsea expand left-back search

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Chelsea have expanded their search for a new left-back following the news that Ben Chilwell may require surgery that will keep him out for the rest of the season. One man who has been added to their potential shortlist of French international Theo Hernandez, who is currently playing for AC Milan, although the Serie A side have indicated they will ...

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Arsenal exploring deal for former Chelsea full-back

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Arsenal are exploring the possibility of a deal for former Chelsea full back Tariq Lamptey. Having played just a handful of times for the Blues, he was sold top Brighton for just £3 million, but has since become an established star on the South Coast, although his progress was halted by a hamstring injury which side-lined him for almost nine ...

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Gunners in pole position to sign Swede

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Arsenal are in pole position to sign winger Dejan Kulusevski in January. That is according to reports in Italy which suggest that they have edged ahead of North London rivals in the race to sign the Swedish international. His current club Juventus are prepared to sell him, with his game time limited since Ma Allegri took over as manager at ...

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Chelsea eyeing Digne move

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Chelsea are eyeing a move for Everton left-back Lucas Digne in January. It follows news that England international Ben Chilwell needs knee surgery and may be out of action for the rest of the season. Chilwell had begun the season out of favour but had worked his way back into the side and was playing well, having scored three goals ...

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Chilwell injury forcing Chelsea re-think

The news that England full-back Ben Chilwell requires knee surgery and could be out of action for the rest of the season is forcing Chelsea into a rethink of their January plans. Marcos Alonso has been deputising for Chilwell, but with his performances less than convincing, a replacement for Chilwell may need to be found, either internally or externally. Whilst ...

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Arsenal linked with Lyon midfielder

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Arsenal are being linked with Lyon midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, and have been told they will need to pay £38 million for his services, a deal they would be able to fund with money received from the sale of Lucas Torreira, Matteo Guendouzi, and Ainsley Maitland-Niles. The former two are out on loan with Marseille and Fiorentina respectively, with options to ...

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Terry linked with Chelsea return

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John Terry is set for a surprise return to Chelsea. The former club captain will take up a part-time role coaching their academy players whilst he continues his search for a managerial appointment. The 41-year-old was last involved in football as Aston Villa where he was assistant to Dean Smith, a post he quit at the start of this season ...

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Is Coutinho set for Premier League return?

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Former Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho has been linked with a return to the Premier League with Arsenal. He left Anfield for Barcelona in January 2018 for a fee worth up to £142 million, but things have not worked out for the Brazilian as plane in Catalonia with injuries, a loss of form, the constant changing of managers the behind-the-scenes issues ...

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Tuchel gives update on Gallagher future

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Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has suggested that midfielder Conor Gallagher will return to the club at the end of the season and compete for a place in the squad ahead of the next campaign. The 21-year-old is in the middle of a season long loan with Crystal Palace where his form has been so good that it earned him a ...

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Arsenal midfielder set for Italy switch

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Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles is closing in on a January switch to Serie A. He is wanted on loan by Roma for the rest of the season, with the deal including an option to buy at the end of it. The player is reported to be open to the idea, and now what needs to be negotiated are the loan ...

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