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Chelsea want to re-sign former player

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Chelsea want to re-sign former player Tino Lavramento from relegated Southampton. The West London club sold him to the Saints for a fee of £5 million two years ago, although the deal did include a buy-back clause which has now become active. Newcastle have already expressed their interest in buying the 20 year old defender this summer, but they have ...

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Arsenal hold talks with Southampton midfielder

Arsenal have begun talks with Southampton midfielder Romeo Lavia about a move to the Emirates. The 19 year old was a stand-out performer for the Saints last season, despite their eventual relegation to the EFL Championship, and there are a number of clubs interested in signing him. They include Chelsea, although Moises Caicedo is the immediate target for them. The ...

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Arsenal to lose young midfield star

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Charlie Patino, hailed by some as one of the best players ever to come out of the Hale End academy, will leave Arsenal the summer. The 19 year old has spent the season on loan with Championship side Blackpool, but was unable to prevent them being relegated to League One. Several months ago, the Gunners triggered a clause in his ...

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Chelsea agree deal for Norwich striker

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Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign Norwich City striker Alex Matos. He is available on a free transfer with his deal at Carrow Road shortly coming to an end, and he will be moving to Stamford Bridge on July 1st. The two clubs have agreed a sell-on clause, entitling the East Anglian club to a share of any transfer ...

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Barcelona tracking Arsenal starlet

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Barcelona are keeping tabs on the situation of young Arsenal midfielder Charlie Patino, who is currently on loan in the Championship with Blackpool. The 19-year old is out of contract at the Emirates in the summer. The Hale End graduate was born in Watford, but his father is Spanish and, as a boy, Patino grew up idolising Andrés Iniesta and ...

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Arsenal defender makes Championship loan move

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Arsenal defender Auston Trusty has finalised a loan move to Birmingham City. Many Gunners fans might not even know that he is an Arsenal player, the American having sealed his move to North London from the Colorado Rapids back in January. That is because he remained on loan with the MLS side and has not yet been seen in an ...

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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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