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Arteta downplays Arsenal transfer possibilities

Arsenal may not sign anybody during the January transfer window, despite their obvious need to bolster their squad in certain key areas, notably central defence and midfield. That is according to manager Mikel Arteta who admits “It’s a possibility, yes”. The news will come as a disappointment to the club’s fans who believe that an injection of fresh talent is ...

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Arsenal interested in Brazilian midfielder

Arsenal are interested in signing defensive midfielder Bruno Guimarãres. The 22 year old currently plays for Brazilian side Athletico Paranaense, and is regarded as one of the best players in his position in his native country. He has attracted attention from a host of cubs across Europe, and Benfica have already made a bid of £17 million for him, which ...

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Arsenal close in on PSG left-back

Arsenal are closing in on a deal for PSG left-back Layvin Kurwaza who currently plays for PSG. The Gunners are in advanced talks with the Ligue 1 champions and hope to complete the deal soon for the 27 year old who has got just six months left on his contract. That means that he would be available for free in ...

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Nketiah staying at Arsenal

Eddie Nketiah is staying at Arsenal for the rest of the season. The 20 year old striker spent the first part of the season on loan in the Championship with Leeds United, but, despite scoring five goals for them, he was recalled by the Gunners at the start of the month over a lack of playing time. He was widely ...

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Atlético linked with Lacazette

Atlético Madrid have been linked with a move for Arsenal striker Alexander Lacazette, if they fail to land their main transfer target, PSG’s Edison Cavani. The Spanish club desperately need to find a solution to their goal scoring problem, having only found the net in La Liga twenty times this season so far, and are in the market for a ...

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Mustafi edges closer to Emirates exit

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi could be about to leave Arsenal during the current transfer window. A £35 million buy from Valencia in 2016, Mustafi has become something of a lightning rod for the team’s defensive woes in recent seasons, with a number of high profile errors, and a tendency to slide in on opponents unnecessarily. He was linked with a ...

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Arsenal defender makes German loan move

Arsenal defender Dinos Mavropanos has moved to Germany, joining Bundesliga 2 side FC Nūrnberg on loan. The interest was first confirmed by Bild who reported that Nūrnberg have pipped a number of other German clubs to his signature, including Werder Bremen, Hannover, and Stuttgart. The 22 year old Greek has played only once for the Gunners this season, the 2 ...

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Arsenal linked with Brazilian right-back

Reports in Brazil have linked Arsenal with a move for teenage right-back Yan Coutho. The 17 year old has yet to make a senior appearance for his club side Coritiba, but he has been a regular for Brazil at youth level, and was one of the stars of the side that won the under-17 World Cup last November. Bundesliga side ...

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Smith-Rowe set for loan spell

Highly-rated Arsenal teenager Emile Smith-Rowe is set for a loan move to a Championship club for the rest of the season. Smith-Rowe first made his name with a couple of eye catching performances for the Gunners in the group stages of the Europa League under Unai Emery last season, earning him a loan move to Bundesliga side RB Leipzig last ...

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Arteta tight-lipped on Arsenal transfer plans

Mikel Arteta has refused to be drawn on Arsenal’s transfer plans for January, whilst admitting that the club are working on a few things. The Spanish manager was asked about reports linking the Gunners for a move for Bayern Munich centre-back Jérôme Boateng, but he refused to elucidate on the matter further, saying “we don’t talk about any transfers, and ...

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