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Arsenal scouting Croat midfielder

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Arsenal have been scouting midfielder Lovro Majer, who has been described in his homeland of Croatia as the next Luke Modrić. Representatives of the Gunners were on hand to watch him in action playing for Croatia against Denmark in the Nations League on Thursday. They would have liked what they saw as well, because he scored within a minute of ...

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Aubameyang signs for Chelsea

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Just seven months after leaving Arsenal, striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is back in London and the Premier League. This time he has signed for Chelsea, reuniting him with Thomas Tuchel, who he  played under when they were both at Borussia Dortmund together. He left the Gunners to sign for Barcelona and the 33=-year old scored 13 times in 24 games for ...

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Chelsea to make Aubameyang offer

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Chelsea are lining-up a bid for former Arsenal striker and captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gabonese international only joined Barcelona on transfer deadline day in January after his acrimonious departure from the Gunners – covered in the latest episodes of the All or Nothing Amazon documentary series – but he may already be surplus to requirements at the Camp Nou. The ...

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Chelsea to bid for de Jong

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Chelsea are ready to make an offer to Barcelona for midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United all summer. However, the player himself wants to stay with the Catalan club, not only because he is happy there, but also because he is owed millions in deferred wages, having agreed to help them out ...

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Chelsea switch attention to Dumfries

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Chelsea have decided to move on from their long pursuit of Jules Koundé seemingly destined to end in failure. With Barcelona now favourites to sign the 24 year old French international they have moved on to the next name on the list of possible defensive targets. At Inter Milan they have looked at both centre back  Milan Škriniar and wing-back ...

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Chelsea Koundé move could collapse

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Chelsea’s move for Sevilla defender Jules Koundé could be about to collapse. It appeared that the French international was about to become the Stamford Bridge side’s third summer signing – after Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly – after they agreed a £55 million fee for him with his current club Sevilla, At that point financial restrictions seemed to rule Barcelona ...

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Chelsea beat Barcelona to Koundé

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Chelsea have beaten Barcelona to the signature of Sevilla centre-back Jules Koundé. The French international has been a long-term target of The Blues, and they spent last summer being heavily linked with him, but were not prepared to meet the Spanish club’s valuation in the end. They have maintained their interest, but at one stage, looked like they would miss ...

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Chelsea may hijack Lewandowski move

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Chelsea are considering hijacking Robert Lewandowski’s move to Barcelona. The 33 year old is determined to quit Bayern Munich this summer as he seeks a new challenge, and favours a move to Barcelona, although their continued financial difficulties make such a switch difficult. Meanwhile, new Chelsea owner Todd Boehly is looking for a statement signature to  mark the beginning of ...

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Barcelona make final Raphinha offer

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Barcelona have made a final offer worth £47 million for Leeds United winger Raphinha. The 25-year old Brazilian has been the subject of a transfer battle this summer, and seemed to be close to joining Arsenal, before Chelsea gazumped their bid. However, his preference always had been to join Barcelona, although their financial constraints made any deal difficult. Now they ...

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