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Wilshere linked to West Brom

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Former Arsenal and West Ham midfielder has been linked with a move to West Bromwich Albion. The 29-year old has been without a club since leaving West Ham in the summer, meaning that he isa  free agent and able to join another side outside the transfer window. He has been back training with the Gunners in order to maintain his ...

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Chelsea to compete with United for young defender

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Chelsea are set to compete with Manchester United to sign young Blackburn defender Ashley Phillips. The 16-year old has yet to make his debut for the senior team for the Championship high fliers, but is already a regular for their under-21 team, and has attracted attention from a lot of Premier League scouts. Some have tipped him as a future ...

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Chelsea dealt defender blow

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Chelsea have been dealt a blow with the news that one of their summer targets has agreed to join another club. Thomas Tuchel’s side have made central defence a key area that needs strengthening in the summer, with both Antonio Rüdiger and Andreas Christensen set to leave the club as free agents at the end of the season. One man ...

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Barcelona closing in on Azpilicueta deal

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Barcelona are hoping to reach an agreement with Chelsea captain César Azpilicueta in the coming days. The 32-year old is in the last five months of his current contract in West London, meaning that he is free to talk with foreign club and, if necessary, sign a pre-contract agreement with them. Azpilicueta has previously spoken of his desire to stay ...

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Barcelona want Koundé

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Barcelona are planning a summer move for long-term Chelsea target Jules Koundé. The West London club spent much of last summer chasing the 23-year old French international, only to be thwarted when his current club, Sevilla, refused to budge on his valuation. They were again linked with him last month, but Seville, who are chasing the league title, did not ...

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Premier League giants to compete for Rice

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Chelsea and Manchester United are expected to go head-to-head for the signature of West Ham and England’s Declan Rice in the summer. United have made signing Rice one of their transfer priorities, having identified the need for a  commanding midfield presence as a priority. Chelsea too retain strong interest in bringing back Rice to the club he left as a ...

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Tuchel happy with his options

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Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has said that he is happy at the options available to him, and was not convinced enough that better was available for the club to go into the transfer market in January. Despite their injury problems, especially at left-back, where Ben Chilwell is out for the season, Chelsea’s own transfer business was to sign several youth ...

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Isak failed move explained

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Arsenal decided not to pursue a deal for Real Sociedad striker Alexander Isak in the January window because they believe that he was overpriced. Their number one target in the January window was Dusan Vlahović for whom they were prepared to pay £67 million to Fiorentina. However, when it became clear that he was determined to join Juventus, they switched ...

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West Ham eyeing Arsenal loanee

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West Ham are interested in signing Arsenal defender Kostas Mavropanos in the summer. The Greek international is currently on loan with Stuttgart in the Bundesliga, where he has been in impressive form this season. In 17 league matches this season, he has averaged 1.9 tackles, 2.3 interception and 5.5 clearances per match, and has also weighed in with four goals. ...

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Arteta justifies lack of transfer activity

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Arsenal have been heavily criticised for their own supporters for their lack of incoming business in January. Instead, the transfer window saw six members of the first team squad leave, either permanently or on loan, and, with no additions, numbers are severely diminished for the rest of the season, especially if there are any major injuries or suspensions. However, the ...

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