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Saliba will be given Arsenal chance

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William Saliba will be given his chance by Arsenal. The French international has yet to play a senior game for the Gunners, despite joining them three years ago, but instead has enjoyed a series of loan moves back in France. His last with Marseille was so successful that he ended up being named in the Ligue 1 team pf the ...

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Marseille considering Tavares move

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Marseille are considering a move for Arsenal full-back Nuno Tavares. The Portuguese under-21 international was signed from Benfica for £7.5 million ostensibly as cover for Kieran Tierney. He ended up making 27 appearances for the Gunners in all competitions last season, and whilst his showed promise as an attacking threat, his defending left something to be desired. And, whilst there ...

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Chelsea target French right-back

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Chelsea are considering a move for Lens right-back Jonathan Clauss as Thomas Tuchel begins the rebuild of his defence. With both César Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso both linked with moves away from the club, full-back is an area where Chelsea need strengthening. Clauss was named in the Ligue 1 Team of the Season, scoring five goals and providing 11 assists ...

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Lacazette set for Lyon return

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Alexander Lacazette is set for a return to Lyon, the club he left in 2017 when he joined Arsenal for a then club record fee of around £50 million. He has gone on to make 206 appearances for the Gunners, scoring 76 goals and providing more than 30 assists. However, last season was his most disappointing campaign in North London. ...

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Running to Stand Still

Having just completed the takeover of the club, Chelsea’s new owners have just announced Thomas Tuchel will have around £200 million to spend in the transfer window this summer. Meanwhile, Tottenham’s shareholders are putting £150 million into the club to satisfy manager Antonio Conté’s transfer aspirations. Elsewhere, Manchester City, who have already bought Erling Haaland for £51 million and Julian ...

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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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Could Dembélé be the first Chelsea summer signing?

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Chelsea are hoping that Ousmane Dembélé could be their first signing, not only of the summer but also of the new era under the ownership of Todd Boehly. The 25-year old Frenchman is set to leave Barcelona this summer, with the two sides still gridlocked over a proposed contract extension, with the player unwilling to accept the terms on offer. ...

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Chelsea set to miss out on midfielder

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Chelsea are worried that they are set to miss out on one of their key transfer targets as the delays in the sale process continue. Monaco midfielder Aurélian Tchouaméni has long been on the Stamford Bridge wish list, but he has already agreed personal; terms with both Liverpool and Real Madrid. Chelsea would be prepared to match those terms, but ...

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Saliba wants Marseille stay

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Arsenal loanee William Saliba wants to stay at Marseille. He cites his desire to play Champions League football as one of the reasons, knowing that if he returns to the Emirates he will have to content himself with the Europa League next season. Saliba signed in the summer of 2019 from St. Étienne, has never played a single senior game ...

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Brazilian club set asking price for midfielder

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Arsenal could be set to sign another player from Brazilian football this summer. They have already agreed a deal for winger Marquinhos from Sao Paolo – confirmation of that is expected imminently – but now there are reports that they are interested in midfielder Danilo as well, currently playing for Palmeiras. The Gunners though are not alone – both Juventus ...

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