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Cup Finals between Arsenal and Chelsea (Part One)

Although it took almost a century of rivalry before Arsenal and Chelsea first faced each other in a  Cup final, since the turn of the millennium, it has become a fairly regular occurrence. In the last 20 years, the two teams have faced each in the final of three major competitions, with the current head-to-head status standing three wins to ...

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Now Juve want Arsenal star

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Juventus are set to join Inter Milan in the race to join Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno. And there are indications that he may be allowed to leave the club as early as January, A 2018 signing from Bayer Leverkusen, Leno arrived at the Emirates to understudy Petr Cech, but soon supplanted him o become number one, and has been first ...

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Saka unsellable

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Reports have emerged recently that other clubs are starting to show an interest in Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka. The 20-year old burst on to the international scene with his performances for England at the Euros and that has attracted interest from some of the biggest clubs in Europe. However, the Gunners regard him as unsellable, and are not prepared to entertain ...

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Spurs and Arsenal could rival Chelsea for Koundé.

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Jules Koundé spent much of the summer being linked with a move to Chelsea, but, in the end, no deal materialised. His parent club Sevilla were unwilling to let him go unless his £68.5 million release clause was met, despite the financial challenges the La Liga side is facing in the wake of the Covid pandemic. That was a price ...

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Arsenal and Spurs target close to signing new Inter deal

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Lautero Martínez who was linked to both Arsenal and Spurs during the summer window is close to agreeing a new deal with his current club  Inter Milan. The 24-year old is being asked to fill the gap left by the now departed Romelu Lukaku at the San Siro. Lukaku was sold because of the need to make cost savings at ...

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Leno could be sold next summer

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Arsenal may sell German goalkeeper Bernd Leno next summer. The 29-year old German has two years left on his current deal at the Emirates, but has expressed a desire to explore other opportunities, and has been linked with a move to Inter Milan. He started the first three Premier League games of the season, conceding nine goals, although most of ...

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Aouar discounts Arsenal links

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Houssem Aouar has discounted links with Arsenal. At one stage during the summer, it seemed certain that the Gunners were going to make a move for the Lyon playmaker, having also been linked with the French international the previous summer instead. Instead, having also flirted with a move for Leicester City’s James Maddison, the Gunners signed Martin Ǿdegaard permanently instead, ...

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Everton plan to revive Maitland-Niles interest

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Everton are planning to try again to sign Arsenal utility player Ainsley Maitland-Niles when the January transfer window opens. The Merseyside club came close to signing him, before the Gunners blocked the move on deadline day, arguing that the offer they received was wholly inadequate, and insisting that the England player remained part of their plans for the current season. ...

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Arsenal ready to offer Wilshere a lifeline

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Arsenal are ready to offer former player Jack Wilshere a lifeline. The 29-year old, who made 197 appearances for the Gunners is currently without a club, as he tries to convince prospective employers that he is over the injury problems that have dogged what once promised to be a glittering career. Having last played on loan with Bournemouth last season, ...

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They Played for Both Arsenal and Chelsea (Part Four)

Concluding the series looking at players who pulled on first the blue of Chelsea and later the red and white of Arsenal. In 2004, Chelsea paid what was then a record fee for a goalkeeper to buy Petr Cech from French club Rennes for £7 million. For Part One please click here; Part Two please click here; and Part Three ...

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