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Jorginho joins Arsenal

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Chelsea midfielder Jorginho has joined Arsenal. The 31-year old has signed an 18 month contract at the Emirates for a fee of £12 million including add-ons. The news has not been greeted widely by Arsenal fans, with the club having been previously linked with a record bid to sign Brighton Moises Caicedo. However, when it became clear that the South ...

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Martinelli agrees new contract

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Gabriel Martinelli has agreed a new contract with Arsenal. The Brazilian’s existing deal expires next summer, although that did have the option of a further two years. However, he has now agreed a new contract until 2027 with an option of a further year (something that the club are introducing into all new contracts now). The Brazilian international will see ...

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Soares set to complete Fulham move

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Arsenal right-back Cedric Soares is set to move to Fulham on loan for the rest of the season. The Portuguese international finds himself third-choice at the Emirates behind Ben White and Takehiro Tomiyasu and is deemed surplus to requirements, having played just 119 minutes in all competitions during the current campaign. However, the Premier League rule that states a club ...

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Arsenal submit bid for Brighton midfielder

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Arsenal have submitted a formal bid of £60 million to sign Brighton midfielder Moises Caicedo, although this has already been turned down by the South Coast club. The Gunners have been seeking midfield reinforcements, with suggestions that the knee injury that is currently keeping Mohammed Elneny on the side-lines is more serious than first suggested and that he could be ...

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Arsenal reject loan bid for midfielder

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Arsenal have turned down an approach from French side Monaco to take midfielder Albert Sambi Lakonga on loan for the rest of the season. The 23 year old was signed from Anderlecht in the summer of 2021, and initially showed promise, making 24 appearances in all competitions for the Gunners. However, he has found it much harder in his second ...

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Arsenal want loan deal for Real midfielder

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Arsenal are trying to sign 20-year old Real Madrid midfielder Eduardo Camavinga on loan for the rest of the season. Strengthening midfield is a long-term priority for the Gunners, who are aware that they are overly reliant on Thomas Partey staying fit if they are to maintain their title challenge. The 20-year old French international was signed by the Spanish ...

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Gunners set for defensive reinforcements

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Having signed Leandro Trossard from Brighton Arsenal have turned their attention to reinforcing their defence. Firstly, they are on the verge of signing Polish centre-back Jakub Kiwior from Italian club Spezia in a deal that could be worth up to £20 million. Kiwior is a left-sided centre-back who will provide competition and back-up to Gabriel Magalheaes. He is set to ...

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Chelsea gazump Mudryk deal

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Chelsea have gazumped Arsenal’s bid to sign Ukrainian winger Mykhailo Mudryk. The Gunners had been negotiating a deal to sign the 22-year old with his current club Shakhtar Donetsk, and everything appeared close to finalisation. However, at the last minute, Chelsea have out-bid them, offering more money up-front and more in terms of add-ons and bonuses. Whilst he was offered ...

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Ødegaard to be offered new contract

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Arsenal are set to offer their captain Martin Ødegaard a lucrative new contract. The Norwegian joined the Gunners initially on loan from Real Madrid two years ago, before the deal was made permanent. The 24 year old was made captain when both Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexander Lacazette left the club, and has responded to the challenge by establishing himself as ...

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Arsenal appoint new attacking coach

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Arsenal may be struggling to land their January transfer targets, but they have succeeded in appointing a new attacking coach. Hussein Isa, who is 34, will join the club’s technical team where his job will be to work with forward players, both at first team and Academy level. Isa has acquired the nickname “Tekkers Guru” which owes its origin to ...

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