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Chelsea want a new striker in January

Chelsea want to sign a new striker in January. The club continued to be heavily linked with a  move for Christopher Nkonku of RB Leipzig, with suggestions that a deal for him could be done even before the start of the World Cup. However, he is likely to remain at the Bundesliga side on loan for the rest of the ...

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Kante wants Stamford Bridge stay

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Midfielder N’Golo Kanté wants to stay at Chelsea, despite being linked with a return to France and PSG. Now 31 years old, Kanté is in the final 12 months of his current deal at Stamford Bridge, which means both club and player have a decision to make about his future. Kanté ideally is looking for a new contract of three ...

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Aouar linked with the Gunners again

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Houssem Aouar is once again being linked with a  move to Arsenal. The Lyon midfielder has been a target for Arsenal since Mikel Arteta took charge in North London, but, at that time, his club Lyon did not want to sell him and slapped a £50 million price tag on the French international, leading to a cooling of interest. However, ...

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Arsenal scouting Croat midfielder

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Arsenal have been scouting midfielder Lovro Majer, who has been described in his homeland of Croatia as the next Luke Modrić. Representatives of the Gunners were on hand to watch him in action playing for Croatia against Denmark in the Nations League on Thursday. They would have liked what they saw as well, because he scored within a minute of ...

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Arsenal considering move for free agent

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Arsenal are considering a move for Portuguese midfielder Xeka who isa  free agentg after leaving Ligue 1 side Lille. Following injuries to both Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny, the Gunners tried to sign Douglas Luiz from Aston Villa on transfer deadline day, but, despite making three offers, were rebuffed. Partey is back from injury sooner than expected, but has struggled ...

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Chelsea want Campos

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Chelsea want Luis Campos as their new sporting director. The club have been looking for somebody to work alongside new owner Todd Boehly, who has, in effect, been doing the job himself since a shake-up of the previous executive structure saw Marina Granovskaia and Petr Cech both leave Stamford Bridge over the summer.  With Graham Potter now appointed as manager ...

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Tavares eyes permanent Marseille move

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Full-back Nuno Tavares has already intimated that he hopes his loan move to Marseille can become permanent. The 22-year old joined the Ligue 1 side from Arsenal on loan in the summer, and has made a bright start at his new club, starting five of their first six league games and scoring in three of them. Although the loan is ...

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Pépé linked with Ligue 1 loan move

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Ligue 1 side Nice are interested in a loan move for Arsenal winger Nicolas Pépé. The Ivory Coast international became the Gunners most expensive signing when he was bought from Lille for £72 million, but he has struggled to adapt to Mikel Arteta’s style of play, and is now very much a peripheral figure at the Emirates. He made his ...

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Nice considering Chelsea left-back

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Ligue 1 side Nice are considering a move for Chelsea left-back Emerson Palmeiri. The 28 year old Italian international still has two years on his current deal at Stamford Bridge but would appear to have no future under Thomas Tuchel following the signing of Marc Cucurella, with Ben Chilwell also ahead of him. He already knows the French top flight ...

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Tavares agrees loan move

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Nuno Tavares has undergone a medical ahead of his proposed move to Marseille. The Portuguese wing-back joined Arsenal from Benfica last summer, and had a mixed first season in English football. Offering a threat going forward, he was less certain at the back, and was guilty of several high profile mistakes. Now with the signing of Oleksandr Zinchenko, it is ...

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