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Arsenal in talks with Benfica left-back

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Arsenal are in talks to sign Benfica left-back Nuno Tavares. Last week, Kieran Tierney signed a new long-term deal with the club, but the Gunners want a reliable back-up for the Scot, given his injury history. Sead Kolasinac spent the second half of last season on  loan with Schalke, and, although he has returned to North London, he would appear ...

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Second Villa bid for Smith-Rowe rejected

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Aston Villa have had a second bid for midfielder Emile Smith-Rowe rejected by Arsenal. They had already failed with an opening offer of £25 million for the 20 year old, but despite going back to the Gunners with an improved offer of £30 million, that too has been turned down. England under-21 international Smith-Rowe bust into the first team at ...

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They Impressed at the Euros (Part One)

This year’s Euros will see some players put themselves in the shop window for a big move, wither abroad to a foreign club, or within their own league to a more established team. Some of the world’s best – and not so good players – have been signed following their displays for their national teams at the European Championships.  In ...

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Lazio want Torreira

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Lazio want to sign Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira this summer. The Uruguayan international joined the Gunners form Sampdoria in 2016, but after a promising start at the Emirates, struggled under Unai Emery, and then injury further hampered his progress under his successor Mikel Arteta. He was sent on loan to Atlético Madrid last season, but despite being part of the ...

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Guendouzi now linked with Benfica switch

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Arsenal midfielder is a man in demand, even if the Gunners no longer want him. Marseille have already made a bid to take the French under-21 captain, and he has allegedly agreed personal; terms with them. However, the Gunners were unhappy about the price they were willing to pay, and were considering exercising an option in hs contract to protect ...

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Tierney agrees new Arsenal deal

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Scottish full-back Kieran Tierney has agreed a new five-year deal with Arsenal. The new contract though will not be signed until Scotland’s involvement in the Euros is over. Tierney, having recovered from the injury that ruled him out of his country’s game against the Czech Republic in Group D, returned to play a full part in his country’s impressive draw ...

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The Biggest Flops in Transfer History (part four)

Concluding the series looking at some of teh biggest flops in transfer history, where large sums of money were paid for a player and the move just did not work out. For part one, click here; part two here; and part three here. Jonathan Woodgate  Newcastle United to Real Madrid In 2004, Real Madrid were convinced that England defender Jonathan ...

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Arsenal bid for Anderlecht midfielder rebuffed

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Arsenal have had an initial bid for Anderlecht midfielder Albert Samuel Lokonga rebuffed by the Belgian club. The Gunners made an initial offer of £13.5 million for the 21-year-old, but Anderlecht want closer to £18 million. Talks are continuing between the two clubs and there is optimism that a deal can be reached. Arsenal have made strengthening central midfield a ...

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Arsenal reject Smith-Roe bid

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Arsenal have rejected a bid of £25 million from Aston Villa for midfielder Emile Smith-Rowe. The England under-21internatinal was one of the few shining lights for the Gunners last season, having broken into the first-team after Christmas. A graduate of Arsenal’s Hale End academy. Smith-Rowe forced his way into the England under-21 set-up, and has been tipped as a future ...

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Tierney offered new Arsenal contract

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Defender Kieran Tierney is set to be offered an improved new contract with Arsenal. And he is also likely to become part of the leadership group within the squad with a number of senior figures in the dressing room set to depart the club this summer. Tierney, who is currently with the Scotland squad preparing for the Euros, made 27n ...

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