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Arsenal set to join pursuit of Riyad Mahrez

The Daily Star Sunday reports that Arsenal are ready to join the hunt for Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez. The 26-year old Algerian was widely linked with a move to Manchester City in the January transfer window, but despite City making a number of offers for the former Players’ Player of the Year, including one of £65 million plus a player, ...

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Arsenal failed in last-minute bid for Jonny Evans on deadline day

Despite buying Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for a club record fee, getting Mesul Ozil to sign a new contract, letting several fringe players go on loan, and allowing Mathieu Debuchy to join Saint Etienne, there was one piece of business Arsenal failed to get done on transfer day, according to the Daily Star. They report that the Gunners made a late £12 ...

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Giroud completes £18 million switch to Chelsea

As reported by The Daily Mail, Olivier Giroud has completed his £18 million pound transfer to from Arsenal to Chelsea. In doing so, he completed a complicated triangle which saw Pierre-Emerick Aubemeyang become the Gunners record signing, with Michy Batshuayi leaving Stamford Bridge for Borussia Dortmund on loan as his replacement. Earlier on deadline day, the other pieces of the ...

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Young Arsenal midfielder signs for Barcelona

18-year old Arsenal midfielder Marcus McGuane has signed for Barcelona, as reported by The Mirror. McGuane, who is an England under-19 international, joined Arsenal at the under-6 level, and had progressed with the club through to senior level, having made his first-team debut in the Europa League away to BATE Borisov earlier this season. A regular in the Gunners Premier ...

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Arsenal and Everton in fight for Inter Milan midfielder

According to The Sunday Express, Arsenal and Everton are both fighting to sign Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic. Inter wish to sell Brozovic as they are looking to raise money to buy Javier Pastore from PSG, and the Croat could be the next player to leave the San Siro, after fellow midfielder Joao Mario was allowed to depart on loan ...

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Arsenal ready to capture West Brom defender

The Daily Star reports that Arsenal are closing in on a deal to sign West Bromwich Albion centre-half Jonny Evans, and could agree a deal to buy him before the weekend. The 30-year old defender has been the subject of interest from both Manchester City and Arsenal, but City have now turned their attention to Athletic Bilbao’s Aymeric Laporte, which ...

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Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur Rivalry: Head-to-Head, Trophies, History

Image Credits Introduction Barely 4 miles separates Arsenal’s ground at the Emirates in Highbury and Tottenham’s home stadium at White Hart Lane, although this season Spurs, as they are commonly known, are temporary tenants at Wembley whilst their stadium is being rebuilt. Despite this geographical proximity, however, there is enormous rivalry between the two clubs and their supporters, and, if ...

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Dortmund reject Arsenal’s initial bid for Aubemayang

The Daily Mail have confirmed that Borussia Dortmund have turned down Arsenal’s opening bid for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubemayang. The Gunners apparently made a formal offer for the Gabon striker of £44 million, but Dortmund are said to want £53 million who has scored 141 goals for the club in 212 appearances since signing from French club Saint Etienne in 2013. ...

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Theo Walcott completes move to Everton from Arsenal

As reported by ESPN, Theo Walcott has completed his move from Arsenal to Everton in a £20 million deal. Walcott had been at Arsenal since joining as a 16-year old from Southampton, and had been the longest-serving player at The Emirates, scoring 108 goals in nearly 400 games. However, a switch to a back three has seen his first-team appearances ...

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Gunners close in on move for Aubameyang

According to The Guardian, Arsenal are closing in on a move for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Representatives from Arsenal have held discussions with their Dortmund counterparts over a possible transfer, which have been described as productive, as they prepare for life after the departing Alexis Sanchez. Negotiations over a fee are still ongoing, but Arsenal may have to pay ...

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