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Arsenal tracking defensive midfielder

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Arsenal are tracking defensive midfielder Ibrahima Bamba who could be available for just £5 million. The 20-year old, who was born in Italy, but is also eligible to play for the Ivory Coast currently plays for Vitoria Guimāres in Portugal’s Primeira Liga, and made his professional debut earlier this year in a defeat to Benfica. Despite his lack of experience, ...

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Chelsea looking to buy Portuguese club

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Chelsea are looking to buy a club in Portugal, and have gone so far as to have initial discussions about it. Co-owner Todd Boehly wants to follow the multi-club model of the Citi group, whose stable includes Manchester City, Girona and New York City, and the Red Bull group. Boehly met with Chelsea academy manager Neil Bath and Jorge Mendes, ...

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Arsenal to move for Benfica full-back?

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Arsenal are expected to make a bid for Benfica full-back Alex Grimaldo. Although the emphasis has been in improving the team’s ability to score goals, Mikel Arteta is keen to strengthen his defensive options as well, particularly in left-back, where Kieran Tierney’s inability to stay consistently fit has been a problem for the past several seasons. They had been in ...

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Arsenal battle United for Portuguese midfielder

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Reports in Portugal suggest that Arsenal are ready to battle Manchester United for Porto midfielder Vitinha. He has a £35 million release clause in his contract and Porto will only listen to offers for the 22-year old from clubs will to meet it in full. Manchester United and Barcelona have also been linked with him, but the ability of the ...

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Arsenal agree deal for Porto star

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Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign Porto midfielder Fabio Vieira. The 22-year old attacking midfielder is reportedly set to fly to London to finalise personal terms after the Gunners agreed to pay £35 million for him. Vieira came through the youth ranks at Porto, progressing through the ranks and making his first team debut two years ago. He made ...

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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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Benfica given Leno quote

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Benfica have been given a quote of £8.5 million by Arsenal if they want to sign goalkeeper Bernd Leno. The German goalkeeper is one of the players expected to depart the Emirates this summer, having lost his first-team place to Aaron Ramsdale, and with US international; Matt Turner having already been signed as his replacement from New England Revolution. The ...

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Benfica want Leno

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Benfica are the latest club to show an interest in Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno. The German international lost his place as Gunners number one to Aaron Ramsdale at the start of the season and looks set to leave the club this summer, especially as the American Matt Turner has already been signed as his replacement. Leno has been linked with ...

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Arsenal open talks with striker’s agent

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Arsenal have held talks with the agent of Benfica striker Darwin Nunez. Director of Football Edu Gaspar has held background discussions with the player’s representative to sound him out a move to the Emirates in the summer. Striker is top of the priority list for the Gunners in the summer, especially if they succeed in bring Champions League football back ...

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Gunners again linked with Brazilian

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Arsenal are once again being linked with Brazilian midfielder Danilo. The Palmeiras player, who has been described as the next N’Golo Kanté, is also being tracked by AC, Milan, Juventus and Benfica, and will be available in the summer for a fee of around £13 million. He recently starred for the Brazilian side in the Club World Championship final against ...

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