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Chelsea make approach for Brazilian

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Chelsea want to sign Brazilian youngster Gabriel. The 17-year old is currently playing for Bahia in his homeland, but the Blues want to bring him to Europe, although they face competition from Spanish side Real Valladolid. Gabriel is a goalkeeper, who plays for the Bahia under-18 team. Although he has trained with their under-23 squad as well. He has also ...

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Chalobah in line for new deal

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At the start of this season, Trevoh Chalobah was regarded as a fringe player at Stamford Bridge and one whose development would most likely be aided by a spell away from the club on loan. Howeevr, he was given a first start of the season in the opening Premier League game against Crystal Palace, scored, and since has become a ...

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Christensen talks stall

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Talks between Chelsea and Danish defender Andreas Christensen have stalled, with both parties going cold on their negotiations. A few months ago, the 25-year-old Dane appeared on the verge of signing a new agreement after Chelsea had raised their initial offer, which actually represented a pay cut. However, there has been no progress since then, and that ahs raised concerns ...

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Chelsea linked with Barcelona keeper

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Chelsea, along with Manchester United, are being linked with a move for Barcelona keeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen. It follows reports that the Catalan club are open to the idea of selling the 29-year old German. He signed for the Spaniards from Borussia Monchengladbach in the summer of 2014, and soon became the established number one at the Camp Nou, making ...

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Rüdiger race hots up

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The race to sign Antonio Rüdiger is heating-up, with two more clubs throwing their hat in the ring to show their interest in signing the German defender. He is in the final year of his contract at Stamford Bridge, and, although Chelsea would like to retain his services, they face an uphill battle to convince him to stay, especially after ...

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AFCON may force Arsenal into transfer market

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The African Cup of Nations could force Arsenal into the transfer market in January. The Gunners have four layers likely to be absent with their countries, and given that they have now been told players must be released aa early as Boxing Day, thoughts are already turning to what the squad may look like in their absence. Central midfield is ...

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Lacazette will not be sold in January

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Arsenal will not be selling Alexander Lacazette in January, Instead, the striker will be allowed to run down his contract which means that he can leave for free next summer. The 30-year old is into his final year of his contract at the Emirates, and had been a marginal figure this season until last week, with his first-team appearances limited ...

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Chelsea will not exercise Saul option

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Chelsea will not exercise their option to sign midfielder Saúl Ñíguez on a permanent basis. The 26-year old signed from Atlético Madrid on a season-long loan on transfer deadline day, but has struggled to make any impression so far in West London. He has only made three appearances for the West London side so far, and given his option cluse ...

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Juventus considering Kepa move

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Juventus are considering making a move for Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga next summer. When he joined the Blues from Athletic Bilbao in 2018 he became the most expensive goalkeeper in the world, but he has struggled to impress at Stamford Bridge, and is now number two behind Édouard Mendy, and has played just 181 minutes or first team football so ...

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Cup Upsets Involving Arsenal (Part Two)

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The second part in the series which looks at some of the biggest Cup upsets invokving Arsenal over the years and matches their supporters would prefer to forget. For Part One, please click here. West Ham United, FA Cup Final 1980 In 1980, Arsenal reached their third FA Cup final in three years. In 1978 they had suffered a surprise ...

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