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Barcelona want Arsenal duo

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It is claimed that Barcelona are interested in signing either Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang or Alexander Lacazette, or even both. However, that is dependent on them shifting Danish international striker Martin Braithwaite first. They are trying to fill the hole left by the departure of Lionel Messi, but a complication is that the state of their finances means they are not in ...

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Abraham closing in on Roma move

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Tammy Abraham has had his medical with Roma and is closing in on a £34 million move to the Serie A side. The England international has found himself on the fringes at Stamford Bridge since the appointment of Thomas Tuchel as Chelsea manager, And the arrival of Romelu Lukaku meant that his chances of first-team football this season under the ...

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Arsenal count cost of Brentford defeat

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Arsenal’s defeat to Brentford in the opening Premier League match of the season was costly in many ways. It got their new campaign off to the worst possible start and immediately heaped pressure on Mikel Arteta, with his next two league games against Chelsea and Manchester City. The defeat emphasised that the squad is still thin, after injuries and illnesses ...

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Juventus will not sign Locatelli

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Juventus will not be signing Italian international midfielder Manuel Locatelli, who is also a target for Arsenal and Liverpool. The 23-year old was one of the stars as Italy won the Euros last month, and was heavily linked away from his current club Sassuolo. Although he was a target for the Premier League duo, it was widely assumed that he ...

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Arsenal could turn to Woodman

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Arsenal could now turn to Newcastle’s Freddie Woodman as they continue their search for a goalkeeper to provide competition to Bernd Leno. The Gunners were linked with a move for Aaron Ramsdale of Sheffield United, but talks between the two clubs ended after they were unable to agree a valuation. There has been speculation that they could take advantage of ...

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Injuries Ruined Their Career (Part Five)

The latest instalment in the series looking at players whose careers were either ruined by injury, or failed to fulfil their potential because of them. Pierluigi Casiraghi For Part One click here; Part Two click here; Part Three click here, and Part Four click here. With Chelsea having broken their transfer record to sign Romelu Lukaku from Inter Milan, some ...

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Ǿdegaard Arsenal move revived

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Martin Ǿdegaard’s potential return to Arsenal is back on again, just days after it looked like it was off the table completely. Despite being linked with moves for James Maddison and Houssem Aouar, Ǿdegaard has always been top of the Gunners’ shopping list when it comes to finding somebody to provide support to Emile Smith Rowe, after impressing on loan ...

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Willock joins Newcastle

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Joe Willock has left Arsenal to join Newcastle United. The 21-year-old has signed a six year deal with the North-East club and is line to make his permanent debut against West Ham on Sunday. The Arsenal academy graduate had been Steve Bruce’s main transfer target after his highly impressive loan spell at S. James’s Park in the second half of ...

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Arsenal turn attention to Neto

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Arsenal have now switched their attention  to Barcelona keeper Neto as they continue to search for a back-up to Bernd Leno for the season ahead. The Ginners had been linked with a move for Aaron Ramsdale of Sheffield United, but with the two clubs remaining stubbornly far apart when to the valuation of the 23-year-old, they have been forced to ...

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Ramsdale talks continuing

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Arsenal remain in negotiations with Sheffield United about a move for goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale. The Gunners have had two bids for the 23-year old turned down by the South Yorkshire club and there were reports that the deal was about to collapse with the two parties still a long way apart on valuation for the player. However, now it appears ...

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