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Southampton monitoring Chelsea centre-back

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Southampton are monitoring the situation of Chelsea centre-back Levi Colwill. The 19-year old academy graduate, who is an England under-21 international, impressed last season whilst on loan with Huddersfield Town, playing an integral role in the team that were eventually beaten in the Championship play-off final. He signed a four-year deal at Stamford Bridge last summer before heading off for ...

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Sunderland agree deal for Ballard

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Sunderland have agreed a deal with Arsenal to sign central defender Daniel Ballard. The Northern Ireland international had been on the verge of joining Burnley last week, and had got as far as having a medical with the recently relegated club., only for the deal to break down at the last minute when personal terms could not be agreed. However, ...

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Ballard move collapses

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Arsenal defender Daniel Ballard’s proposed move to Burnley is off. The Northern Ireland international was poised to become Vincent Kompany’s first signing as Burnley manager but the deal ahs now collapsed with Ballard unable to agree personal terms with the newly relegated club. Matters had progressed as far as the player having a medical, but will go no further, unless ...

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Burnley closing in on Arsenal defender

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Burnley are closing in on a move to sign Arsenal defender Daniel Ballard on a permanent move. The newly relegated club, now managed by former Manchester City kipper Vincent Kompany, are in advanced talks to sign the Northern Irish international. Ballard is a graduate of the Arsenal academy which he joined at the age of eight, but he has never ...

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Gilmour extends Chelsea stay

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Chelsea have exercised an option in Billy Gilmour’s contract and he will now stay with the West London club until 2024. The Scottish midfielder who came through the Rangers’ academy system, broke through ot the first team under Frank Lampard, and also enjoyed international; success with Scotland in the Euros last summer. He spent last season on loan with Norwich ...

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The Summer Transfer Window

The 2022 summer transfer window for clubs in England and Scotland will open on June 10th. However, according to FIFA’s transfer window, the summer window opens in major European countries like France, Italy, Germany and Spain on July 1st. That means that even those deals that have already been concluded – like Erling Haaland’s switch from Borussia Dortmund to Manchester ...

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Arsenal teenage star set for loan move

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Arsenal intend to send teenager Omar Hutchinson out on loan this summer. Another product of the Hale End academy system. Some have claimed he is better than Bukayo Saka was at the same age, and he is definitely regarded as one for the future. He has regularly trained with the first-team this season and made the bench several times in ...

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Boro set price for wing-back

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Middlesbrough have indicated that they want £12.5 million for wing-back Djed Spence who is a target for Arsenal, although Tottenham, Manchester City are mong the other clubs interested in him, with Bayern Munich also tracking his situation. The 21-year old is currently on loan at Nottingham Forest, and has enjoyed a fine campaign in a side that is currently pushing ...

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Fulham want Arsenal striker on loan

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Fulham who, despite stumbling at the final step, seem virtually certain to be promoted back to the Premier League as champions, want to sign Arsenal striker Flo Balogun on loan next season. The 20-year old is currently on loan with another Championship side Middlesbrough, where he has scored three goals in 17 league appearances since joining them at the end ...

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They went to a match and never came back (Part Nine)

Continuing the series that looks at those thankfully rare times in football history when fans went to a football match but never made it home afterwards. (For Part One click here; Part Two here; Part Three here; Part Four here; Part Five here; Part Six here; Part Seven here; and Part Eight here.). Within less than three weeks of each ...

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