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Arsenal launch investigation into Pépé signing.

Arsenal have launched into an internal investigation into the signing of Nicolas Pépé from Lille last summer. The news comes following the announcement the club’s head of football Raul Sanllehi has left the club, although it is not clear if the two events are connected. There is no suggestion that Pépé has done anything wrong, or that the club regret ...

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Willian signs for Arsenal

Brazilian midfielder Willian has joined Arsenal on a free transfer, to nobody’s surprise – the move had been an open secret for weeks. The 32-year old has signed a three-year deal at the Emirates worth £220,000 a week, after his seven-year spell with Chelsea came to an end. Last week. Willian, who joined the West London side from Russian club ...

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Torreira linked with Roma swap deal

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has been strongly linked with a move back to Italy this summer, with both AC Milan and Fiorentina said to interested in the former Sampdoria player. However, reports have now emerged that he could form part of a swap deal with Roma defensive midfielder Amadou Diawara coming the other way. Torreira is unhappy with his lack ...

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Real perform U-turn on Ceballos

Arsenal’s hopes of keeping Dani Ceballos have been dealt a major blow after his parent club Real Madrid performed a U-turn and changed their previous stance on the player. The 24-year old Spanish international moved to the Emirates on a season-long loan, and, after a difficult start, became an integral part of the team that won the FA Cup under ...

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Lacazette linked with Atlético switch

Alexandre Lacazette has been linked with a switch to Atlético Madrid and could be allowed to leave once Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has signed his new contract with the Gunners. This is not the first time that Lacazette has been associated with a move to the Spanish club – he came close to joining them in 2017 before opting for the Gunners ...

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Lucas Torreira linked with return to Italy

Arsenal’s Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira has been linked with a return to Italy this summer. He joined the Gunners from Sampdoria in 2018, and, after impressing during his first season with the club, found it harder going last campaign, with his role less defined under Unai Emery, and then injury impeding his progress. That saw his first-team opportunities limited towards ...

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Aubameyang to stay at Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is on the verge of agreeing a new contract to stay at Arsenal until 2023. The future of the 31-year old club captain, who is out of contract at the end of next season, has been the subject of intense speculation for months, with the Gabonese striker unwilling to commit to a new deal due to uncertainty about ...

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Maitland-Niles transfer listed

Ainsley Maitland-Niles has been put on the transfer list by Arsenal. That is despite the 22-year old starting both the FA Cup semi-final and final for the club and having shown an increased level of maturity under Mikel Arteta. However, the club, which earlier this week announced 55 redundancies as well as the dismantling of their European scouting network, are ...

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Arsenal face fan backlash after redundancies

Arsenal fans are incensed after the club announced that 55 members of staff are due to lose their jobs, especially as the club have insisted that they will continue to invest in the playing squad. Now it is reported that senior players are demanding to know more details, especially as some of the posts affected are in the scouting department. ...

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Arsenal ready to sell FA Cup stars

Arsenal are panning a summer clear-out of players, as they look to raise the funds needed for Mikel Arteta to rebuild his squad. And that could see a number of players who featured in Saturday’s FA Cup triumph over Chelsea depart the club this summer. They include French striker Alexander Lacazette, and right-back and club vice-captain Hector Bellerin, if a ...

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