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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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Ek prepared to bid again for Arsenal

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Swedish billionaire Daniel Ek is prepared to mke a second bi to buy Arsenal. The 38-year old Swede, founder of the streaming service Spotify, confirmed that hi initial offer of £1.8 billion had been turned down by the current owner Stan Kroenke. At the time Ek affirmed that he retained his interest in buying the club he claims to have ...

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Roma closing in on Xhaka deal

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Roma are closing on a deal to sign Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka from Arsenal. It comes after the Italia club increased their initial offer for the player from €15 million  (£13 million) to €18 million (£15.5 million) including bonuses. He is expected to put pen to paper on a four year deal. By a happy coincidence, Xhaka is already in ...

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Arsenal linked with Wolves midfielder

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Arsenal are preparing to bd for Wolves midfielder Rùben Neves. Midfield is a key area that needs strengthening for the Gunners next season – both Dani Ceballos and Martin Ødegaard have returned to Real Madrid after their loan spells ended, and Granit Xhaka is wanted by Roma. They had been heavily linked with a move for City’s Emi Benda, but ...

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Arsenal consider Guendouzi contract extension

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Arsenal are considering giving Matteo Guendouzi a contract extension, even though the French midfielder would appear to have no future oat the club. The French uinder-21 international spent last season on loan with the Bundesliga club Hertha Berlin having fallen out with manager Mikel Arteta following the Gunners deal at Brighton last June. Now he is wanted by Ligue 1 ...

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Arsenal ready to swoop for banned keeper

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Arsenal are ready to swop for banned Ajax keeper Andre Onana in a cut-price deal. The Cameroon international was given a 12 month ban earlier this year after failing a doping ban in October 2019. Whilst feeling unwell, he accidentally took medicine that had been prescribed for his wife, that contained the banned substance Furosemide. UEFA accepted that it may ...

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