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Arsenal to move for Benfica full-back?

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Arsenal are expected to make a bid for Benfica full-back Alex Grimaldo. Although the emphasis has been in improving the team’s ability to score goals, Mikel Arteta is keen to strengthen his defensive options as well, particularly in left-back, where Kieran Tierney’s inability to stay consistently fit has been a problem for the past several seasons. They had been in ...

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Benfica given Leno quote

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Benfica have been given a quote of £8.5 million by Arsenal if they want to sign goalkeeper Bernd Leno. The German goalkeeper is one of the players expected to depart the Emirates this summer, having lost his first-team place to Aaron Ramsdale, and with US international; Matt Turner having already been signed as his replacement from New England Revolution. The ...

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Benfica want Leno

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Benfica are the latest club to show an interest in Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno. The German international lost his place as Gunners number one to Aaron Ramsdale at the start of the season and looks set to leave the club this summer, especially as the American Matt Turner has already been signed as his replacement. Leno has been linked with ...

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Best quotes about Nemanja Matic

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A giant of a man at six foot four, Matic has impressed so far in his career as a defensive midfielder with a good tackle rate and an aggressive style of play. Currently playing for Premier League side Manchester United, we take a look at some of the best quotes about Nemanja Matic. Having started his career as an attacking ...

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Arsenal open talks with striker’s agent

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Arsenal have held talks with the agent of Benfica striker Darwin Nunez. Director of Football Edu Gaspar has held background discussions with the player’s representative to sound him out a move to the Emirates in the summer. Striker is top of the priority list for the Gunners in the summer, especially if they succeed in bring Champions League football back ...

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Gunners again linked with Brazilian

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Arsenal are once again being linked with Brazilian midfielder Danilo. The Palmeiras player, who has been described as the next N’Golo Kanté, is also being tracked by AC, Milan, Juventus and Benfica, and will be available in the summer for a fee of around £13 million. He recently starred for the Brazilian side in the Club World Championship final against ...

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Chelsea top academy list

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Chelsea have generated the most money from players reared in their academy system of any club in England.i That is according to a report published by the highly respected independent consultancy firm CIES Football Observatory which looks at the most income clubs have generated since July 2015 from transfers of players who came up via their youth ranks. According to ...

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Chelsea enter the race for Benfica forward

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Chelsea have entered the race to sign Uruguayan forward, Darwin Nunez, who is also on the radars of both Manchester City, Inter Milan, and PSG. Since joining the Portuguese club from Spanish side Almeria in January 2020,  Nuñez has scored 20 gaols in 52 appearances in all competitions. Six of those goals have come in just eight games so far ...

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They Impressed at the Euros (Part Four)

Concluding the series looking at the players who impressed so much playing for their countries at the European Championships that it was enough to earn them a big money move once the tournament was over. For Part One click here; for Part Two click here; and Part Three click here. Mario Mandzukić Croatia failed to get out of the group ...

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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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