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Arsenal reach Leno agreement with Fulham

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Arsenal and Fulham have reached agreement in principle over the transfer of goalkeeper Bernd Leno. The two sides have been locked in negotiations over the sale of the German keeper for some time,, with price the main sticking point. However, it now looks like a compromise has been reached, and the 30-year old will move across London for an initial ...

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Tavares agrees loan move

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Nuno Tavares has undergone a medical ahead of his proposed move to Marseille. The Portuguese wing-back joined Arsenal from Benfica last summer, and had a mixed first season in English football. Offering a threat going forward, he was less certain at the back, and was guilty of several high profile mistakes. Now with the signing of Oleksandr Zinchenko, it is ...

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Chelsea switch attention to Dumfries

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Chelsea have decided to move on from their long pursuit of Jules Koundé seemingly destined to end in failure. With Barcelona now favourites to sign the 24 year old French international they have moved on to the next name on the list of possible defensive targets. At Inter Milan they have looked at both centre back  Milan Škriniar and wing-back ...

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Ligue 1 side targeting Balogun move

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Arsenal striker Flo Balogun is likely to be allowed out on loan again this season, with the arrival of Gabriel Jesus likely to limit his first-team opportunities at the Emirates. Now it looks like he could be heading abroad, with Ligue 1 side Reims reported to be interested in him. They have just sold striker Hugo Etitike – at one ...

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Chelsea Koundé move could collapse

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Chelsea’s move for Sevilla defender Jules Koundé could be about to collapse. It appeared that the French international was about to become the Stamford Bridge side’s third summer signing – after Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly – after they agreed a £55 million fee for him with his current club Sevilla, At that point financial restrictions seemed to rule Barcelona ...

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Mari linked with Turkey loan

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Arsenal centre-back Pablo Mari has been linked with a move to Turkish Super Lig side Fenerbahçe. The Spanish centre-half spent the second half of last season also on loan, that time in Italy with Udinese. However, although generally doing well, the Serie A side could not afford to make the arrangement permanent. The 28 year old made just two Premier ...

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Chelsea struggling to shift players

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As well as buying players, Premier League clubs also need to move on some members of their squad during the transfer window. And for Chelsea that is proving ot be a problem, with the club struggling to find buyers for some of those deemed surplus to requirements. Thomas Tuchel is reported to be keen to dispense with the services of ...

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Chelsea beat Barcelona to Koundé

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Chelsea have beaten Barcelona to the signature of Sevilla centre-back Jules Koundé. The French international has been a long-term target of The Blues, and they spent last summer being heavily linked with him, but were not prepared to meet the Spanish club’s valuation in the end. They have maintained their interest, but at one stage, looked like they would miss ...

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Barkley up for sale

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Ross Barkley has been put up for sale by Chelsea. The Englishman joined the Blues from Everton for £15 million in 2018, but, although tipped for big things, has never managed to nail down a starting position at Stamford Bridge. And now, as Todd Boehly continues to shake-up his squad, he has been told that he is no longer wanted. ...

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Chelsea to challenge United for de Jong

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Chelsea are looking to challenge Manchester United to the transfer of Frenkie de Jong. The Barcelona midfielder has been United’s main summer target but his move from Barcelona is being held up by several factors. The first is a continued dispute about deferred wages which he is owed by the Catalan club, and the second is that he has no ...

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