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Arsenal plan summer clear-out

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Arsenal plan to trim their squad even further in the summer. January saw the club terminate the contracts of Mesut Ozil, Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Shkodran Mbappé, whilst a number of players were allowed to leave on loan. That helped to reduce the wage bill, but more cuts are needed as the club struggles to cope with the continued loss of ...

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United identify potential Pogba replacement

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Manchester United have identify a possible replacement for Paul Pogba should he decide to leave the club. Pogba’s future at United remains uncertain, with the player’s agent repeatedly dropping hints that his client wanted to move elsewhere, with both Real Madrid and former club Juventus frequently mentioned as potential destinations. Now it has been reported that scouts form the club ...

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Torreira set for Fiorentina switch

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Arsenal and Fiorentina are in advanced talks about the transfer of Lucas Torreira to the Italian club in the summer. The Uruguayan international moved to the Emirates from Sampdoria for a fee of £26 million in 2918, but after an encouraging first season at the Emirates, he struggled in his second under successive managers, and barely featured for Mikel Arteta ...

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Tuchel hints at possible departures

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Thomas Tuchel has hinted that there may be departures at Stamford Bridge as he tries to deal with a bloated squad. The futures of both Christian Pulisic and Hakim Ziyech now both appear to be in doubt, with Mason Mount, Timo Werner, Kai Havertz and Callum Hudson-Odoi all apparently ahead of them in the German’s preferred pecking order. Meanwhile N’Golo ...

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United prepare for keeper cull

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Manchester United are planning a cull of their current crop of goalkeepers in the summer, with Sergio Romero and Joel Pereira amongst those who will be leaving. Both are out of contact and, although United have the option of a further year in both cases, they are highly unlikely to take them up. Romero has not played all season and ...

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Ødegaard open to permanent Arsenal switch

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Martin Ødegaard is open to the idea of making his move to Arsenal permanent. The Norwegian international moved to the Emirates on loan for the rest of the season in January from Real Madrid, and the deal included no option to buy. It was widely assumed that the 22-year old would return to Madrid to fight for his place under ...

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Mourinho situation under review

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Jose Mourinho’s position as Tottenham manager is under review – although he is in no immediate danger of being sacked. Despite an encouraging start to the season which saw them top the table at one stage, the club’s form has since taken a turn for the worse, with just 12 points collected from their last 12 league games, and their ...

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Liverpool open talks with keeper

Liverpool have opened talks with goalkeeper Caomhín Kelleher about a contract extension. The Irish under-21 international still has 17 months left  on his current deal at Anfield, but now the club want to tie him down to a new long-term deal. The 22-year old has supplanted Adrian as the number two keeper for Jurgen Klopp’s side this season, having made ...

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Greenwood extends United stay

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Mason Greenwood has signed a new contract whic h will keep him at Manchester United until 2025. As is typical with United, the deal includes an option for a further year. The 19=year old was handed his debut by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer two years ago, and has gone on to make 82 first-team appearances in all competitions, scoring 21 times. ...

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Luiz to be offered a new deal

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David Luiz is set to be offered a new deal by Arsenal. The 33-year-old moved to the Emirates from Chelsea two years ago, initially on a one-year deal. However, that included the option for a further year, which the Gunners decided to take up. Many of the club’s fans expected him to be moved on this summer to make way ...

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