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Arsenal linked with teenage Romanian

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Arsenal have been linked with Romanian teenage striker Ianis Stoica. He currently plays for the top team in Romania, FCSB, formerly known as Steaua Bucharest, where he has enjoyed a breakthrough season, soring six goals and providing two assists in 14 games so far. And that has attracted interest from abroad, with the Romanian media suggesting that Arsenal scouts have ...

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Arsenal eyeing German striker

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Red Bull Salzburg’s Karim Adeyemi is the latest striker to be linked with a  move to Arsenal. The Gunners have made signing a forward their next priority in the transfer market, with both Alexander Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah likely to leave the club when their contracts expire in June, whilst club captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be starting the last year ...

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Milan considering Pepe loan move

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AC Milan are considering approaching Arsenal with a view to a loan move for Nicolas Pépé. The Ivorian international form for Lille in 2019 persuaded the Gunners to pay a club record fee of £72 million for him in 2019 (although the propriety of that deal has since been questioned in the light of the subsequent departure of the club’s ...

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Arsenal and Liverpool linked with Swede

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Both Arsenal and Liverpool are being linked with Swedish striker Alexander Isak. He currently plays in Spain with Real Sociedad, scoring 17 times in 34 league appearances last season, and providing two assists. Isak went on to catch the eye playing for Sweden at the Euros, and, although he has goals harder to come by in this campaign so far, ...

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The Invincibles (Part Two)

Contunuing the series look at the famous Invincibles, which saw Arsenal go through the entire 2003 – 2004 Premier League season unbeaten. For Part One click here. We will now look at some of the key matches in that iconic season, beginning with, arguably, the most controversial of them all. September 21st, 2003, Manchester United v Arsenal In the late ...

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The Invincibles (Part One)

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A recent film which has just come out in the UK revisits the Invincible season of 2003 – 2004 under Arsène Wenger, placing that in the overall career of the Frenchman’s time at the club. Although the film also focuses on how he came to leave the Gunners after 22 years in charge, that one season was the highlight, not only of his ...

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Elneny to leave Arsenal in January

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It is being reported that Mohamed Elneny will be allowed to leave Arsenal on a free transfer in January. The Egyptian international is in the final year of his contract at the Emirates, and there is no appetite to offer him a new deal. Already scheduled to miss most of that month anyway on AFCON duty, he will be allowed ...

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Newcastle want Pepe loan deal

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Newcastle United want to take Nicolas Pepe on loan in January. The 26-year old Ivorian was Arsenal’s record signing when he joined the club in 2019 from Lille for a fee of around £73 million, but he has rarely justified the transfer fee paid for him, and has had to content himself largely with a  place on the bench, with ...

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Everton considering January move for Arsenal defender

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Everton are considering trying to sign Arsenal defender Calum Chambers in the January window. Rafael Benitez wants a new right-back, with Seamus Coleman heading to the veteran stage of his career, and increasingly injury prone. The Goodison Park side were linked with a  move for Chambers’ current team mate Ainsley Maitland-Niles in the summer, but that fell through when the ...

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Arsenal interested in Portuguese midfielder

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Arsenal are reported to be interested in signing Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches, who is currently playing his club football with Lille. The 24-year old was rated as a  rising star when he broke through with Benfica, and that owed him a high profile move to Bayern Munich, with the German club paying an initial £67 million for him. However, hs ...

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