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Aubameyang to stay at Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is on the verge of agreeing a new contract to stay at Arsenal until 2023. The future of the 31-year old club captain, who is out of contract at the end of next season, has been the subject of intense speculation for months, with the Gabonese striker unwilling to commit to a new deal due to uncertainty about ...

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Maitland-Niles transfer listed

Ainsley Maitland-Niles has been put on the transfer list by Arsenal. That is despite the 22-year old starting both the FA Cup semi-final and final for the club and having shown an increased level of maturity under Mikel Arteta. However, the club, which earlier this week announced 55 redundancies as well as the dismantling of their European scouting network, are ...

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City summer business not finished

Manchester City’ summer transfer business is by no means finished. They have already agreed deals for Valencia winger Ferran Torres and Bournemouth defender Nathan Aké who has signed from the club in a £41 million deal. However. They are hoping to sign at least four more players, and are hoping to have all their acquisitions on board by the time ...

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Arsenal face fan backlash after redundancies

Arsenal fans are incensed after the club announced that 55 members of staff are due to lose their jobs, especially as the club have insisted that they will continue to invest in the playing squad. Now it is reported that senior players are demanding to know more details, especially as some of the posts affected are in the scouting department. ...

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United youngster wants Old Trafford exit

Manchester United youngster Tahith Chong wants to leave the club – despite having signed a new deal with them as recently as March. At the time, the 20-year old rejected interest from Juventus, Inter Milan and Barcelona to remain with the Premier League club, but the lack of first-team opportunities under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continues to be an issue. And ...

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United and Dortmund not close to Sancho deal

Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund are no closer to agreeing a deal for Jadon Sancho, despite reports to the contrary. The former Manchester City winger is United’s top summer transfer target but there is a considerable gulf between the two teams when it comes to valuation. The Bundesliga side are holding out for £100 million, but United feel that sort ...

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Liverpool target Norwich full-back

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Premier League champions Liverpool are considering a move for Norwich City’s left-back Jamal Lewis. They want to add cover to their squad for both full-backs, Trent Alexander-Arnold, and Andy Robertson, and believe Lewis could be a useful replacement on the left-side for Robertson. He is likely to cost around £10 million, and Algerian Yasser Lerouci could be going the other ...

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Spurs and Saints agree fees for players

Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton have agreed deals, in principle, for the transfer of Saints captain Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg heading to North London and full-back Kyle Walker-Peters heading the other way. Spurs will pay £15 million for Hojbjerg and will get £12 million in return for Walker-Peters who joined Southampton on loan in January. An agreement on the payment structure and bonuses ...

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Dortmund move for another City starlet

Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund are set to sign another talented young English footballer, and from a familiar source. Having beaten off competition from the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea to sigh Birmingham City teenager Jude Bellingham last month, they have returned to Manchester City, the club from whom they acquired Jadon Sancho in 2017. In this case the player ...

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Liverpool defender linked with PSG move

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Liverpool defender Joel Matip has been linked with a move to French champions PSG. The Cameroon defender had a difficult 2019-2029 season, with injury limiting his appearances to just 13, whilst the partnership at the heart of the Liverpool defence between Virgil van Dyck and Joe Gomez meant that his opportunities were limited, even when fit. PSG are In the ...

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