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Arsenal turned down Icardi swap

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Arsenal turned down the chance to acquire the services of Argentine striker Mauro Icardi in a potential swap deal for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Icardi is currently with PSG where he has scored 38 goals in 87 appearances, although he mainly has to be content with appearances off the pitch. However, the Gunners turned down the opportunity because Icardi does not fit ...

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Elneny offers revealed

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Midfielder Mohamed Elneny received a number of offers to leave Arsenal during the recent transfer window, his agent has confirmed. The Egyptian international is out of contract at the Emirates in the summer, but, despite the fact that they stand to lose him for free in the summer, the Gunners decided to keep him for the rest of the season, ...

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Rüdiger latest contract talks fail

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Chelsea’s latest attempts to agree a new contract with German defender Antonio Rüdiger have failed. The 28-ywear old, who is heading into the last five months of his current contract at Stamford Bridge is currently earning £100,000 a week. Chelsea’s initial offer of £140,000 was rejected out of hand, and now improved terms of £200,000 have also been turned down ...

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Dybala offered to Premier League clubs

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Arsenal and Chelsea are among the clubs who have been offered the chance to sign Paolo Dybala in the summer. The 28-year old’s current contract with Juventus is ending at the end of the season, and talks over an extension have collapsed. He had agreed terms om a new five tear contract worth around £7 million a year before Christmas, ...

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Lyon want Lacazette return

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Lyon tried to re-sign Arsenal striker Alexander Lacazette during the transfer window. They are now expected to go back for him in the summer when he will be a free agent. The French international joined the Gunners in 2017 from the Ligue 1 side for a fee of around £50 million, and has since gone on to make 152 appearances ...

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Saliba wants Arsenal return

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William Saliba wants to return to Arsenal in the summer and compete for a  first-team place next season. He is currently on loan with Marseille, and there had been suggestions that he wanted to make the move permanent, although with the Ligue 1 potentially facing a transfer ban, the prospect of that has become more complicated. Saliba who was signed ...

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Wijnaldum open to Emirates move

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Former Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum is open to the idea of joining Arsenal on loan. The Dutch international left Anfield on a free transfer at the end of last season and made the high profile move to PSG. However, with intense competition for places under Mauricio Pochettino, Wijnaldum has not seem as much game time as he would have liked ...

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European clubs queuing up for Aubameyang

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A clutch of European clubs are reported to be interested I signing Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. There was a scare earlier this week after he was withdrawn from Gabon’s match against Ghana at the African Cup of Nations with suspected heart lesions. However, subsequent detailed medical checks back in London have revealed there are no underlying issues. And that is ...

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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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