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Rüdiger representatives talking to three clubs

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Representatives of Antonio Rüdiger are engaged in discussion with three clubs – PSG, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid. The Chelsea defender is into the last six months of his current deal at Stamford Bridge, and, although manager Thomas Tuchel wants him to stay, it is down to the club and the player to reach an agreement. And, with a choice ...

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Kolasinac leaves Arsenal

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Sead Kolasinac has left Arsenal. The Bosnian international who was in the final six months of his deal at the Emirates had his contract cancelled by mutual consent. That has enabled him to join Ligue 1 side Marseille, where he has now signed an 18-month contract. Marseille, who are facing a two-window transfer ban, have been able to sign him ...

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Chelsea in talks over loan for PSG left-back

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Chelsea are in discussions with PSG over a loan deal for left back Layvin Kurzawa. Thomas Tuchel is looking to bolster his defensive options with Ben Chilwell now set to miss the rest of the season with the knee injury he picked up playing n the Champions League against Juventus. Hopes that Emerson Palmieiri could be recalled from his loan ...

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Saliba and Guendouzi set for Arsenal return

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Both William Saliba and Matteo Guendouzi are now set to return to Arsenal at the end of the season. The pair are on loan with Marseille in Ligue 1, and, with the Guendouzi deal including an option to buy, and Saliba’s performances earning him rave reviews in France, they were expected to try and make both moves permanent in the ...

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Emerson return ruled out

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Hopes that Emerson Palmieri could be recalled from his loan spell have been dashed. With Ben Chilwell likely to miss much of the rest of the season with the ligament damage he picked up playing against Juventus in the Champions League in November, Chelsea have been assessing their options and ways of replacing him. Although they have not discounted going ...

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Kolasinac close to Emirates exit

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Sead Kolasinac could become the third Arsenal player to leave the club this month. However, whilst the moves of Ainsley-Maitland-Niles to Roma and Flo Balogun to Middlesbrough are both loans, in Kolasinac’s case it will be a permanent departure. The Bosnian international is in the final six months of his current deal, and now comes reports that Arsenal have agreed ...

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Kolasinac holds Marseille talks

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Arsenal full-back Sead Kolsinac has held talks with Ligue 1 side Marseille over a free transfer in the summer. The Bosnian international is in the final year of his current contract at the Emirates and will not be offered a new deal. He spent the second half of last season on loan with former club Schalke, but could not prevent ...

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Tuchel sends warning to Chelsea board

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Thomas Tuchel has sent a clear message to the Chelsea board telling them that the club’s hopes of trophy success this season could be damaged unless the club dips into the transfer market in January. The club are currently drawing up their plans for the window, but an immediate priority for Tuchel is a new left back to cover for ...

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Gallagher a target for PSG

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Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher is wanted by PSG. The 21-year-old is a on a season long loan with Crystal Palace, where he has been a revelation scoring six goals and three assists, earning himself a place in the England side and a first international cap against San Marino in November. Although Thomas Tuchel has indicated that he expects Gallagher to ...

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Palmieri recall vetoed

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Chelsea’s attempts to recall Emerson Palmieri from his loan spell with Lyon have been vetoed by the French club. The Blues were considering bring the Italian international back to Stamford Bridge to cover for ben Chilwell, who will now miss the rest of the season after it was decided he needs knee surgery. Palmieri joined Chelsea in 2018 from Serie ...

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