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Carrasco odds-on to join Arsenal

Belgian winger Yannick Carrasco is odds-on favourite to join Arsenal. That is according to the bookmakers who have him 1/10 on to become Unai Emery’s first signing of the summer. The former Atlético Madrid and Monaco winger is currently playing in China for Dalian Yifang, the club that he joined in a surprise move in February last year. However, he ...

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Arsenal set to bid for Sampdoria pair

Arsenal manager Unai Emery is set to blow almost all his transfer budget on the Sampdoria pair of Dennis Praet and Joachim Anderson. That is according to The Sun who report that Praet is regarded as a replacement for the out-going Aaron Ramsey, whilst Anderson is a central defender. Emery is reported to have only limited funds to spend on ...

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Freddie Ljungberg set for first-team coaching role

Arsenal under-23 coach Freddie Ljungberg is set for a promotion to a role with the first team next season. Ljungberg, who returned to the club last season after a spell away with Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga, had a successful spell with the under-23s, helping them to a second place finish in Premier League 2. Now his work is setto be ...

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Aubameyang gets big money offers from China

Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has received big money offers from China to quit the club. That is according to The Daily Mirror, who report that the 29-year old Gabonese striker is wanted by Guangzhou Evergrande and Shanghai SIPG who are prepared to offer him £300,000 a week to complete a move to the Chinese Super League. Aubameyang, who joined Arsenal ...

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Lichtsteiner to leave Arsenal this summer

Arsenal right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner has confirmed that he will be leaving the club in the summer, and is set to follow Petr Cech, Aaron Ramsey and Danny Welbeck out of the Emirates exit door. The Swiss captain was Unai Emery’s first signing as Arsenal boss last summer but after making 23 appearances in all competitions, he has been told that ...

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Arsenal make contact with Spanish striker

Arsenal are reported to have made contact with Youssef En-Nesyri, a Moroccan international striker currently playing with Leganés in La Liga. The 22-year old scored 11 goals in 34 League games last season for the Madrid-based club, helping them to a 13th place La Liga finish. Press reports suggest that En-Nesyri, who transferred to Leganés from Malaga last summer, is ...

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Emery ready to sell Ozil

Unai Emery is ready to sell Mesut Ozil in a bid to reduce the club’s wage bill. Ozil signed a five year contract last January for a salary of £350,000 a week which has become an issue for the club which is trying to overhaul its squad on a limited budget. Petr Cech, Aaron Ramsey and Danny Welbeck are all ...

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Arsenal eye South American trio

Arsenal are set to cast their net wider in search of bargain buys as they look to fund a summer rebuild without the safety net of money from the Champions League. Wednesday’s defeat to Chelsea in the Europa League final mean they have missed out on the funds that playing in Europe’s elite competition would have brought them for next ...

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Arsenal targeting Leipzig defender

Arsenal have targeted the signing of RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano, as the look to overhaul their side this summer. The defence has been the weakest part of Unai Enery’s side this season, and their shortcomings were brutally exposed in Wednesday night’s UEFA Cup Final when Eden Hazard helped ripped them to shreds in the second half, inflicting an embarrassing ...

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Unai Emery on Barcelona shortlist

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been added to the shortlist of men lined up to replace Ernesto Valverde at Barcelona. Valverde delivered the League title to the Catalans, but is widely perceived to have failed this season after the side’s shock reversal at the hands of Liverpool in the Champions League. And that disappointment was compounded by defeat to Valencia ...

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