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Arsenal tracking Roma left-back

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Arsenal are considering moving for Roma left-back Leonardo Spinazzola before the January transfer window closes. Left-back has been identified as a priority position by Mikel Arteta, with Oleksandr Zinchenko injury prone, and not always the best defensively, and his natural replacement, Takehiro Tomiyssu (who has had his own fair share of injuries) away with Japan at the Asia Cup. Jakob ...

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Greatest quotes on Chris Smalling

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Now firmly entrenched in the centre of defence for the Italian AS Roma team, Smalling was a feature of the Manchester United side in the 2010s, as well as the England national football team. A prolific winner of honours whilst at Old Trafford, we take a look at a selection of the greatest quotes on Chris Smalling. Now in his ...

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Arsenal agree to cancel Mkhitaryan contract

Earlier this week it was reported that Arsenal had agreed with Roma to extend the loan of Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan until the end of the Italian league season, with suggestions that an agreement may be in place for the next campaign as well. Now though have come reports that the Gunners have agreed to cancel his contract altogether, allowing ...

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Spurs ready to sell Toby Alderweireld to Roma

Tottenham Hotspur are ready to sell Belgian international defender Toby Alderweireld to Roma, as they try and entice the Serie A club to part with the highly-rated Nicolo Zaniolo. The 20-year old midfielder, who has already broken through into the Italian national side, is one of manager Mauricio Pochettino’s top summer targets, and whilst Roma are reluctant to sell him, ...

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Arsenal considering swap deal for Aaron Ramsey

Arsenal are considering a swap deal in January which could see Aaron Ramsey move to Roma with forward Patrik Schick moving the other way. Previously the new Arsenal head of football Raul Sanllehi had appeared to rule out the club carrying out any transfer business in January, but that was before the injury picked-up by Danny Welbeck in their Europa ...

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Edin Dzeko wants Premier League return

Former Manchester City forward Edin Dzeko has indicated that he wants to return to the Premier League. The 32-year old Bosnian striker currently playing for Roma has put the likes of Southampton, Cardiff City and Crystal Palace on alert after admitting how much he enjoys English football, although he cryptically admitted “ It’s probably too late for me to return ...

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Crystal Palace submit a formal bid for Roma midfielder Maxime Gonalons

Crystal Palace have submitted a formal offer to Roma for defensive midfielder Maxime Gonalons. According to tuttomercataoweb Palace have offered €10 million (£8.9 million) for the 29-year old defensive midfielder, as Roy Hodgson looks to strengthen his midfield, depleted following the departure of Yohan Cabaye, who joined Arabian Gulf League side Al Nasr on a free transfer, and Ruben Loftus-Cheek ...

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Greatest Quotes about Francesco Totti – The King of Rome

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If you don’t watch Italian football much, chances are you don’t rate Francesco Totti as highly as you should. However, it doesn’t change the fact that players like the former Italy international come once in a generation. Totti isn’t just a great player, he personifies loyalty in football. In his prime, the AS Roma legend was unarguably one of the ...

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Francesco Totti: All major records and trophies

Every little kid dreams of becoming a great like the guy on the poster adoring his wall. When that little kid kicks a ball with friends in the park, when he makes a picture of himself scoring a match winning goal in the arts class, and when he lies on the bed before sleep takes him over. Not every kid ...

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Top 5 youngest debutants across top 5 European leagues

Mathew Briggs, who started his career at Fulham of the Premier League, and now plays as a full-back at Colchester United in the third division of the English league, remains the youngest Premier League debutant when he replaced Moritz Volz after 77 minutes in a fixture against Middlesbrough in May 2007 in what was a 3-1 defeat for the Londoners. ...

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