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Arsenal closing in on Arthur deal

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Arsenal are edging closer to agreeing a  deal for Juventus midfielder Arthur Mélo.  They want to take the Brazilian international on loan, but with the player wanting to make the move, the deal was being held up by Juventus who wanted to sign a replacement first, and also because they disagreed about the length of the loan. Whilst the Gunners ...

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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 There was a scare earlier this week after he was withdrawn from Gabon’s match against Ghana at the African Cup of Nations with suspected heart lesions.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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Chelsea interested in Inter Milan star

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Chelsea are interested in Inter Milan’s Ivan Perišić. They view him as a potential replacement for the injured Ben Chilwell, out for the rest of the season with a knee injury. Perišic is now 32, and, having entered the final six months of his current contract with the Serie A club, they are willing to listen to offers for him ...

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Arsenal’s Arthur hopes get a boost

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Arsenal’s hopes of signing Brazilian midfielder Arthur Mélo from Juventus have been given a boost. The player, who is out of favour in Turin, wants to come to the Premier League, but the deal has been held up by the Serie A club wanting to find a replacement again. Suggestions that they wanted Thomas Partey in part exchange have been ...

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Arsenal set for Mari backlash

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Arsenal defender Pablo Mari is set to spend the rest of the season on loan with Udinese. The move has been agreed, but has not yet been officially announced, because the Gunners are expecting a backlash from some of their rivals, and also some media pundits with vested interests and ties to certain broadcasters. It follows the decision of the ...

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Juventus want Partey

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Juventus want Thomas Partey to be included in any deal with Arsenal for midfielder Arthur Mélo. And that is likely to scupper the deal altogether because the Gunners have no intention of parting with the Ghanaian. Arsenal have been looking for midfield reinforcements in the current window, and Mélo, who is struggling for first-team minutes with the Serie A club, ...

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Arsenal interested in Forest right-back

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Arsenal are interested in signing Nottingham Forest right-back Djed Spence who is on loan with them from fellow Championship side Middlesbrough. The 21-year-old played against the Gunners in the FA Cup, and his ability to get up and down the flank and support the attack impressed Mikel Arteta so much that they want to take their interest further. Spence, who ...

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Tuchel downplays Loftus-Cheek rumours

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Thomas Tuchel has downplayed rumours lining England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek with a  loan move to Juventus. He believes that he has no move to move to Italy to seek the opportunity to play regular football. When Loftus-Cheek reported to duty at the start of the season, having spent the last campaign on loan with Fulham, it was widely assumed that ...

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Arsenal dealt Arthur blow

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Arsenal hopes of signing Juventus midfielder Arthur Mélo in the current window have been dealt a blow. The Gunners find themselves threadbare in midfield, with Thomas Partey and Mohamad Elneny away at AFCO< Ainsley-Maitland-Niles now allowed to depart on loan, and injuries and Covid affecting other squad members. Matters were not helped when Granit Xhaka was sent off in the ...

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Roma still interested in Xhaka

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Roma are still interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka. The Swiss international seemed on the verge of joining the Serie A club in the summer, but the deal fell through at the last minute, and, instead, he signed a new long-term deal at the Emirates. However, Jose Mourinho has not given up hope and may be ready to reignite ...

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