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AC Milan want Granit Xhaka

AC Milan are interested in signing Granit Xhaka in January. The midfielder has not played for Arsenal since reacting badly to the Emirates crow when substituted in the league match with Crystal Palace, with his behaviour subsequently leading to him being stripped of the club captaincy. That has led to suggestions that Arsenal will look to the 27 year old ...

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Pochettino facing point of no return

Mauricio Pochettino’s future as manager of Spurs could be in jeopardy, and a loss to West Ham United in their next league match could spell the end of the Argentine’s spell in charge at White Hart Lane. Saturday’s draw with Sheffield United left Spurs in 14th place in the Premier League table going into the international break, a point ahead ...

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MLS Youngster on Trial at Arsenal

18 year old Cole Bassett, who plays for MLS side Colorado Rapids, is to spend a week training with the Arsenal under-23 side. The midfielder, who professes himself to be an Arsenal fan, played against the team he supports in the summer during their pre-season tour of America , and now has the chance to impress during a spell in ...

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Matić to press for January exit

Nemanja Matić is pressing to be allowed to leave Old Trafford in January. The 31-year old Serbian international has become marginalised at Old Trafford under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and has made just 5 appearances for the club in all competitions this season. The midfielder has slipped below Scott McTominay and Fred in the pecking order under Solskjaer, and now wants ...

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Emery given six games to save his job

Unai Emery has been six games to save his job as Arsenal manager. Despite widespread clamours from the fan base for the Spaniard to be sacked immediately, the Arsenal board publicly backed him after the club’s latest setback, a 2 – 0 defeat at Leicester on Saturday, declaring that they could see clear signs of improvement in the team, despite ...

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Liverpool in advanced talks with Bournemouth winger

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Liverpool are in advanced talks to sign Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser in the January transfer window. The Scottish international is out of contract with the South Coast side in the summer, and had previously linked with moves to Manchester United, and, in particular Arsenal, before the Gunners turned to Nicolas Pépé instead. 25-year old Fraser scored 8 times and provided ...

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Bayern want Arsenal goalkeeper

Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno is being lined-up by German champions Bayern Munich as a replacement for club legend Manuel Neuer. Previously rated as one of the best goalkeepers in the world, the German international, who won the World Cup with his country in 2014, has recently suffered from injuries and a loss of form, and now the club are mulling ...

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Lampard wants Chelsea to offer Willian new deal

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard wants the club of offer Brazilian winger Willian a new contract. The 31 year old is out of contract at Stamford Bridge next summer, which means that he is free to start negotiations with clubs from abroad in January. However, a player who was in and out of the side under Antonio Conté and Maurizio Sarri ...

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Kanté dismisses Real links

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kanté has dismissed speculation linking him with a move to Real Madrid, insisting that he is happy at Stamford Bridge and could even end his career there. The 28 year old Frenchman is under contract until 2023, but that has not stopped rumours of a potential bid from the Spanish giants circulating. However, the World Cup winner, ...

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Spurs considering January swoop for Ajax star

Ajax playmaker Hakim Ziyech is the latest player to be linked to a move to Tottenham, as they continue their search for a replacement for Christian Eriksen. The Moroccan international had a sensational season last campaign scoring 21 goals and providing 24 assists for the Eredivisie side, and has begun this season in a similar vein, having already scored 6 ...

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