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Former Arsenal and United striker joins Brighton

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Former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck has joined Brighton on a one-year deal. The 29-year old was a free agent after terminating his contract with Watford last month. It means that he could be in line to make his debut for his new club against West Bromwich Albion at the Amex Stadium on Monday night. Brighton manager Graham ...

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Southend sign Arsenal midfielder on loan

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Southend United have signed Arsenal midfielder James Olayinka on loan until the end of January. The move went through before the English domestic deadline closed on Friday. However, it was only ratified by the English Football League over the weekend, meaning that Olayinka was not eligible to play for Southend in their home defeat to Cheltenham Town on Saturday afternoon. ...

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Kolasinac offered to Roma

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Arsenal full-back Sead Kolasinac has been offered to Roma. The Bosnian international was linked with a summer move away from the Emirates, with a return to the Bundesliga on the cards at one stage, with both former club Schalke and Bayer Leverkusen among the teams interested in signing him. However, in the end, his wages proved to be a sticking ...

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Ozil paid loyalty bonus

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Most of the club’s fans will greet the news with disbelief but Mesut Ozil was paid a £8 million loyalty bonus at the end of September. That is despite the fact that the Gunners would dearly love to terminate his contract. The 31-year old is the club’s highest earner on £350,000 but has not featured for the club since lockdown ...

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Saliba linked with Brentford move

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Arsenal defender William Saliba has been linked with a loan move to Brentford for this season. Signed as an 18-year old by Unai Emery in the summer of 2019, he was immediately lent back to his parent club Saint-Ėtienne for the whole of last season. However, injury and the coronavirus pandemic meant that he did not play as much as ...

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Arsenal keen to cancel Ozil contract

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Arsenal are keen to cancel the contract of German midfielder Mesut Ozil and want to reopen discussions with him on the matter. On Thursday, Ozil was one of two non-homegrown players, along with defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, who was left out of Arsenal’s Europa League squad submitted to UEFA. And, with every likelihood that he will also be omitted from Mikel ...

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Arsenal youngsters go on loan

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Two Arsenal youngsters have joined League One clubs on loan. Goalkeeper Deyan Illiev has joined Shrewsbury Town on loan, despite provisionally being named in their Europa League squad which was submitted to UEFA. The 25-year old joined the Gunners 8 years ago, but has never made a senior appearance for them, and has only been named on the bench a ...

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Arteta blocked Barcelona move for Maitland-Niles

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Mikel Arteta blocked Ainsley Maitland-Nile’s move to Barcelona. The utility player was linked with a move away from the Emirates throughout the summer, and, at one point, seemed like he might join Wolves after the Midlands club made a bid for him. That was rejected, but that did not stop other clubs enquiring about the 23-year old academy graduate, among ...

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Arsenal meet Partey release clause

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Arsenal decided to meet the release clause for Thomas Partey in a deadline day act of transfer brinkmanship. The Gunners had long been linked with a move for the Ghanaian international, but the stumbling block had always been the fee. His release clause was €50 million, and Atlético Madrid refused to budge from that, despite various attempts to negotiate them ...

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Arsenal set to loan Saliba again

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He only arrived at the Emirates at the start of the season, and he ahs yet to play a senior game for Arsenal, but the club are looking to loan out William Saliba again. He was signed from Saint-Etienne in the summer of 2018 for £27 million, but part of the condition of that deal was he spent last season ...

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