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Arsenal scouting Israeli teenager

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Arsenal had scouts in the stadium to watch this weekend’s Austrian Bundesliga clash between Red Bull Salzburg, and FC Blau Weiss Linz. And the player they were there to see was Israeli teenager, Oscar Gloukh, who plays for Red Bulll. The 19 year old is on the Gunners’ radar as they draw up a list of summer transfer targets, although ...

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Chelsea prepared to trigger Osimhen release clause

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Chelsea have made Victor Osimhen their number one target and are prepared to trigger the Napoli striker’s ₤112 million release clause. However, the news that Kylian Mbappé will definitely leave PSG when his contract finished at the end of this season has thrown a major spanner in the works of their plans. The Paris club have reportedly identified Osimhem as ...

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Gallagher wants wage increase to stay

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Speculation about whether Conor Gallagher will still be a Chelsea player next season continues. It was rumoured that he might leave the club during the January transfer window, but he stayed, and has since helped them put together a winning run, which included scoring two goals in the win over Crystal Palace. Despite that, links to other clubs continue, with ...

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London duo eyeing West Ham forward

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Both Chelsea and Arsenal are interested in signing West Ham forward Mohammed Kudus. The 23 year old only joined the Hammers last summer, signing a five year deal, with the East London club using part of the money they got from the sale of Declan Rice to the Gunners to fund the move. He has since scored 10 goals in ...

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Chelsea tracking left-backs

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Although FFP concerns meant that Chelsea did not venture into the transfer market during January, left-back remains one of their priority positions. To that end, they have scouted a number of players, including Alphonso Davies at Bayern Munich and Bournemouth’s Milos Kerkez. Davies is likely to prove by far the less attainable of the two. Whilst Bayern are trying to ...

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Neto now favourite to sign for the Gunners

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Arsenal are now the favourites to sign Wolves winger Pedro Neto in the summer, helped by two key developments. In the first place, Financial Fair Play concerns means that the West Midlands club need to balance their books. They have already indicated they are not in a position to buy anybody until after July 1st – the start of the ...

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Arsenal set to offload winger

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Arsenal are set to offload Brazilian winger Marquinhos. He was signed from São Paolo in 2022, with the Gunners hoping that he could make the same impression at the Emirates as his compatriot Gabriel Martinelli. But after several encouraging cameo performances in the Europa League, his fortunes have taken a turn for the worse, and his two subsequent loan spells ...

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Gunners monitoring Spanish winger

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Arsenal have identified winger as one of their main priorities in the summer transfer window, conscious of the need to find a quality back-up for Bukayo Saka, and to relieve some of the workload on him. Pedro Neto, who is already a proven factor in the Premier League with Wolves, is one of the names under consideration. However, because the ...

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Gunners likely to trigger Jorginho clause

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Arsenal are likely to try and trigger a clause in Jorginho’s contract which will see him extend his stay at the Emirates by a further year. He was signed from Chelsea in January 2023 on an initial 18 month deal, but with the option to extend, which can be triggered any time between now and the end of the season. ...

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Fernandez considering Chelsea exit

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Argentine World Cup winner Enzo Fernandez is already considering leaving Chelsea, despite having only been at the club a little more than a year. When he was signed in January 2023 he was the most expensive player ever in a transfer involving a British club, with the fee paid to Portuguese side Benfica an initial ₤105 million. He is under ...

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