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Villa now linked with Nketiah

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Aston Villa are the latest club to be linked with a move for Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah. The 22-year old is in the final six months of his contract at the Emirates, and, although he has been offered a new deal, has turned it down because he wants guarantees about regular football. He came close to joining Crystal Palace last ...

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Arsenal target left out of Villa team

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Striker Ollie Watkins, apparently a target for Arsenal in the January transfer window, was left out of the Aston Villa team to play Brentford on Sunday. And manager Steven Gerrard was non-committal when asked by reporters about his future at the club after missing the game against his former club. Watkins has been linked with a move to toe Gunners ...

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Arsenal tracking Villa midfielder

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Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz has emerged as a transfer target for Arsenal. The Gunners remain in the market for a holding midfielder, and have been linked with a host of names, including Renato Sanches and Denis Zakaria of Borussia Monchengladbach. However, now former Manchester City player Luiz has been added to their wish list, with Mikel Arteta reported to ...

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Vaccination status could affect transfer activity

The vaccination status of players could determine whether clubs will actively consider them when drawing up their list of transfer targets. Covid 19 and the new Omicron strain has once again hit the English game, leaving to a wave of cancellations, whilst other clubs have been forced to field weakened teams. Health protocols have once again been tightened, with all ...

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Arsenal competing with Premier League duo for full-back

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Arsenal are set to compete with Manchester United and Aston Villa for the signature of Scottish full-back Calvin Ramsey. The 18-year old has caught the eye since breaking into the first-team at Pittodrie , and has featured in all eight of their Scottish Premiership matches so far this season, as well as being an ever present in their run to ...

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Nketiah linked with several clubs

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Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah has been linked with a string of clubs as he looks to leave the Gunners. He was on the verge of securing a move to Crystal Palace before the transfer deadline day, but, despite the clubs agreeing a price, he was unable to reach a similar agreement on personal terms. Palace signed Odisonne Edouard from Celtic ...

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Barkley rejected deadline day loan move

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Ross Barkley rejected the chance to join West Bromwich Albion on loan for the season ahead. And now the 27-year old England international must reconcile himself to a place in Chelsea’s reserve side, at least until January when the transfer window opens again. He spent last season on loan at Aston Villa, but failed to impress enough for them to ...

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Premier League clubs top spending charts

Premier League clubs topped the spending charts this summer, with more than £1.15 billion paid out in transfer fees. That was more than Spain, Germany and French sides spent combined, But, despite that outlay, the overall spend was down on last year. The highest individual outlay was for Jack Grealish by Manchester City who was bought from Aston Villa for ...

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Injuries Ruined Their Career (Part Five)

The latest instalment in the series looking at players whose careers were either ruined by injury, or failed to fulfil their potential because of them. Pierluigi Casiraghi For Part One click here; Part Two click here; Part Three click here, and Part Four click here. With Chelsea having broken their transfer record to sign Romelu Lukaku from Inter Milan, some ...

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Newcastle could turn to Barkley

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Newcastle United could be ready to turn to Ross Barkley as they look to improve their midfield options. Their number one target is Arsenal’s Joe Willock, who spent the second half of last season at St. James Park, scoring eight goals, including a Premier League record of seven in a row, to help ease them away from the relegation places. ...

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