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Giroud wants January loan move to secure World Cup place

Olivier Giroud is yet another player linked with a loan move in January after he was warned by France assistant coach, Guy Stephan, that his place in his national team’s World Cup squad for next summer could be in jeopardy unless he gets more regular first-team football. The Arsenal striker turned down a move to Everton in the summer, opting ...

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Sevilla midfielder in line for January move to Arsenal

Seville midfielder Steven Nzonzi could be in line for a January move to Arsenal, amidst reports, which have been denied, that he met representatives of the club in London over the weekend. He is available because his relationship with his current manager Eduardo Berizzo is said to have broken down completely, after Nzonzi stormed off the pitch at half-time during ...

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West Ham consider January move for Arsenal star

Reports have emerged that West Ham United are set to make a move to sign Arsenal forward Theo Walcott in January. Walcott has been at Arsenal since he was 16 and has scored 107 goals in nearly 400 games for the club in all competitions, collecting 47 senior England caps along the way. However, with the arrival of Alexander Lacazette, ...

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Liverpool to compete with Chelsea and Arsenal for Brazilian winger

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Liverpool are set to go head-to-head with Premier League rivals Chelsea and Arsenal for the signature of Shaktar Donetsk winger Bernard. The 25-year old Brazilian international has made 76 appearances for the Ukrainian side, and scored 8 goals, since joining them in a €25 million (£22 million) deal from Atletico Mineiro in August 2013. However, with his contract set to ...

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Arsenal ready to bid again for Thomas Lemar

Arsenal are prepared to bid again for Monaco winger Thomas Lemar in the January window – but at a fee well below what they were ready to pay for him. In August, when his transfer was inflated because of the last minute nature of the bid. Lemar almost joined Arsenal in a £90 million deal which was based, in part, ...

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David Ospina linked with move back to Columbia

Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina has been linked with a move back to his native Columbia as he looks to secure his World Cup place. The 29-year old, who signed from Nice in 2014, has failed to displace Petr Cech as the number one keeper at The Emirates, and despite regular appearances in European and Cup games for The Gunners, is ...

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Arsenal looking to capture Inter midfielder for bargain price

Reports have emerged that Arsenal may be interested in pick-up Inter Milan’s defensive midfielder Joao Mario for a bargain price. The Portuguese international has only been at the San Siro for 18 months, having been acquired by the Italian club from Sporting Lisbon in a £40 million deal in the summer of 2016. Now it appears, however, that he may ...

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Ozil set for move back to Germany in the summer?

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Arsenal contract rebel Mesut Ozil could be set for a move back to his hometown club Schalke next summer when his deal at The Emirates ends next summer, with the German team, currently second in the Bundesliga, saying they are interested in re-signing him. The German international began his career at Gelsenkirchen before spells at Werder Bremen and Real Madrid ...

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Arsenal capture Borussia Dortmund scouting genius

Arsenal have confirmed that they have successfully head-hunted Borussia Dortmund chief scout Sven Mislintat to become the club’s new head of recruitment starting in December, with the German club receiving around £1.75 million in compensation. Scouting and recruitment is one area where Arsenal has been seen to fall behind many of their rivals in recent years, with many key transfer ...

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Arsenal in advanced talks to sign Lyon playmaker

According to The Sun and a number of other news outlets, Arsenal are in advanced talks to sign Lyon playmaker Nabil Fekir for a club record fee in excess of £60 million in January. That, in turn, would cushion the blow for Arsenal fans of losing both Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, who are out of contract at The Emirates ...

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