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Everton begin talks over Chelsea striker

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Everton have begun talks with Chelsea about signing their striker Armando Broja who has also been linked with Wolves. The 22 year old academy graduate is hoping for a new challenge after a  poor 2023/2024 season which saw him score just once in 21 Premier League match and fail to force his way into Marco Silva’s side after joining Fulham ...

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Bundesliga striker turns down Premier League move

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RB Leipzig striker Benjamin Seško will not be moving to the Premier League this summer. The Slovenian international had been heavily linked with several clubs, including Arsenal and Chelsea. Manchester United had also been monitoring his situation. However, he has now opted to stay with the Bundesliga side, and will sign a new deal with them on improved terms. It ...

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Dortmund readying Maatsen offer

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Borussia Dortmund are ready to make a first offer to sign full-back Ian Maatsen on a permanent basis. The 22 year old Dutchman spent the second half of last season on loan from Chelsea at the Bundesliga side, and was part of the team that reached the Champions League final against Real Madrid at Wembley (although it was his error ...

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Villa open Gallagher discussions

Aston Villa have opened discussions with Chelsea over the transfer of England midfielder Conor Gallagher. Chelsea have made it known that they are open to offers for a player who has one year left on his contract, and whom they have been unable to tie down to a new deal. The West London club are keen to strike any early ...

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Chelsea’s sleight of hand to avoid FFP pitfalls

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The sleight of hand used by Chelsea to ensure that they complied with the Premier League’s profitability and sustainability rules have been revealed. They exploited a loophole in the rules to ensure that the sale of two hotels and a Stamford car park which were owned by one company were transferred to another, in the process conhjuring almost ₤77 million ...

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Maresca begins Chelseas squad overhaul

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Enzo Maresca has wasted no time in getting his feet under the table as the new Chelsea boss, and has already identified a number of players who are surplus to requirements as he begins overhauling the squad he has inherited. Signed from Monaco less than 18 months ago,  is earmarked to go, having failed to live up to his ₤33 ...

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Chelsea end Osimhen interest

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Chelsea have ended their long standing interest in signing Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen from Napoli. Instead they have switched their attention to Artem Dovbyk who plays for Girona, the surprise package in La Liga last season. Dovbyk played a big part in their success, having been signed for ₤5.5 million last summer from Dnipro-1. The Ukrainian went on to score ...

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Fulham make Smith-Rowe their top transfer target

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Fulham have made Arsenal midfielder Emile-Smith Rowe their main summer target and are looking to make an early move for him once the window opens. The 23 year old has reached somewhat of a crossroads in his career. Although still dearly loved by the club’s fans, because of his Hale End academy roots, he has become a fringe figure under ...

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Gunners submit Seško bid

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Arsenal have solidified their interest in RB Leipzig’s Benjamin Seško, and have now submitted a formal bid for the player. However, the German club are likely to reject it because it is short of their ₤55 million valuation fo the player. That is unlikely to deter the Gunners, who are aiming to tie up a move for the Slovenian international ...

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Chelsea set to sign Fulham defender

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Chelsea are close to signing Fulham defender Tosin Adarabioyo on a free transfer, becoming their first incoming of the transfer window. Although Newcastle and Manchester United are interested in the player as well, he has opted to join Fulham’s West London neighbours, who have offered him a long-term deal. The opportunity to play in Europe is also an attraction for ...

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