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Chelsea set to ramp up spending

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Having spent over ₤1 billion on new players since the Todd Boehly/Clearwater Capital consortium took control of the club, Chelsea are showing no signs on putting the brakes on when it comes to spending. Already they have been one of the most active in the market this summer, Kieran Dewsbury-Hall from Leicester City being their latest acquisition. At the same ...

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Why have Arsenal not signed anybody?

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After finishing runners-up to Manchester City in the Premier League for a second successive season the club’s owners promised that Arsenal would once again be active in the transfer market this summer. However, despite a number of rumours, none of which appear to have carried much weight, very little has happened in terms of either incomings or outgoings, with the ...

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Another Spanish goalkeeper linked with Arsenal

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Espanyol goalkeeper Joan García has been linked with a move to Arsenal, although both Tottenham and Barcelona are interested in the 23 year old. The Gunners are looking for a back-up to David Raya, with Aaron Ramsdale widely expected to leave the club this summer. Raya, himself has not officially been announced as an Arsenal player with his loan move ...

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Chelsea enquire about Leicester midfielder

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Chelsea have enquired about signing midfielder Kieran Desbury-Hall, who played under new manager Enzo Maresca at Leicester City. Although no formal offer has been made, the prospect of reuniting with Maresca is thought to appeal to the 25 year old, whilst his style is thought to be ideal to how Chelsea want to play next season under their new boss. ...

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PSR deadline looms for Chelsea

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For Chelsea and several other clubs concerned about their compliance with the Premier League’s profitability and sustainability rules, Sunday is an important day. That is because it marks the end of their financial year, and, in accounting terms, means that they must show that the allowable losses over a three year period do not exceed ₤105 million. To comply with ...

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Chelsea set to sign Barcelona teenager

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Chelsea are set to sign teenage striker Marc Guiu from Barcelona, after an agreement in principle over his transfer was reached between the two clubs. The 18 year old will sign a long-term contract at Stamford Bridge which will run until June 20230. Guiu is a product of Barcelona’s famous La Masia academy system, having been at the club since ...

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Arsenal set for benefit from Chelsea sale

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Arsenal are set to benefit in case Chelsea sell winger Omari Hutchinson this summer. The Gunners academy graduate left Arsenal for Chelsea back in 2022, and, at the time, they only recouped a modest fee for him. However, the deal did include a sell-on clause in the case of any subsequent transfer, and that may now become a reality. Hutchinson ...

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Chelsea exploit PSR loopholes

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Chelsea are one of four clubs that have joined in a scheme to exploit loopholes in the existing Profitability and Sustainability rules. That has seen Ian Maatsen sold to Aston Villa for a fee of ₤37.5 million, whilst they are on the verge of signing Omari Kerryman from the West Midlands club for ₤19 million. There have also been a ...

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Arsenal enter Williams’ race

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Arsenal have entered the race to sign Athletic Bilbao winger Nico Williams. They have long been in the market for another winger, as they look to relieve the burden on Bukayo Saka and believe that Williams may be the answer. However, they have one major obstacle to overcome, and that is that Williams, who is at the Euros with the ...

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Sevilla in talks about Lakonga loan move

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Sevilla are in talks with Arsenal about a loan move for Belgian midfielder Abert “Sambi” Lakonga. The 24 year old is back at the Emirates after spending last season on loan with Luton Town. That spell saw his appearances limited by injury, but, when he did manage to get on the pitch, he generally impressed. However, with the Gunners widely ...

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