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Arsenal agree Monaco deal for Balogun

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Arsenal have agreed a deal with French side AS Monaco to sell them striker Folarin Balogun for £38 million plus various add-ons and bonuses. The move is thought to include a sell-on clause. It brings to an end one of the long sagas of the current transfer window, with the American international in demand following his season on loan last ...

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Monaco to bid again for Balogun

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Monaco are set to bid again to sign Arsenal striker Flo Balogun. The Ligue 1 side have already made several efforts to acquire the US international in the current window, but so far they have failed to match the Gunners’ £50 million valuation of the player. He has been linked with a string of clubs this summer, including Inter Milan, ...

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Chelsea want Mbappé

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Chelsea are trying to make an ambitious move to sign PSG and France striker Kylian Mbappé this summer. His future at the Paris club remains in considerable doubt. He has one year left on his current deal and has already told PSG that he does not intend to sign a new one. He has indicated that he is willing to ...

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Chelsea striker bid rejected

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Chelsea have had a bid for Montpellier striker Elye Wahi turned down by the French club. Their offer was worth up to £24 million, but, with the 20 year old keen on a move to West London, there are still hopes that an agreement can be reached which will facilitate the transfer, via Chelsea’s  new partner club, Strasbourg. That would ...

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Aubameyang wants Marseille move

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Chelsea are in talks with Ligue 1 side Marseille over a summer transfer for their Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Signed on transfer deadline day last year, Aubameyang’s Chelsea career never really got going, not helped by the man who brought him to the club, Thomas Tuchel, being sacked soon after his arrival. In his 21 appearances last season, be managed ...

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Chelsea ready to move for French player

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Chelsea are ready to make a move for Lyon attacking midfielder Rayan Cherki. The 19 year old has been identified as a potential replacement for Christian Pulisic, who is edging closer to his own switch to AC Milan. He is valued at around £36 million by the Ligue 1 side. Cherki is a product of the Lyon youth system, having ...

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Pulisic close to Milan move

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Christian Pulisic is close to securing a move to AC Milan. The USA winger wants to leave Chelsea because of his lack of game time, but there were concerns that the Serie A club would be unable to match his wages at Stamford Bridge. However, with an indication that he is willing to lower those demands, personal terms have now ...

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Ziyech fails Saudi medical

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Hakim Ziyech has failed his medical ahead of his proposed move to Saudi club Al-Nassr. Now the whole transfer looks to be in jeopardy, with the Saudis set to pull out of the deal which was reported to be worth up to £17 million, and which would have seen him link up with Cristiano Ronaldo next season. The Moroccan international ...

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Turkish champions want Arsenal full-back

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Turkish champions Galatasaray want to sign Arsenal full-back Nuno Tavares this summer. The 23-year old was signed from Benfica two years ago by the Gunners, but had a mixed first season at the Emirates, impressing sometimes with his ability going forward, but proving less than reliable when it came to the defensive side of his game. He was sent on ...

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Balogun suitors line-up

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There are a whole host of clubs who want to sign Arsenal striker Folarin Balugun. The forward, who has recently switched his international allegiance from England to the USA has just concluded a highly successful loan spell in Ligue 1 with Reims, scoring 22 goals in 39 appearances in all competitions last season. Whilst the Gunners would dearly like to ...

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