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Feyenoord striker now linked with Chelsea

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Feyenoord striker Santiago Giménez is the latest forward to be linked with a move to Chelsea. Despite spending more than ₤1 billion in the last three transfer windows, the Chelsea squad remains very unbalanced, and the lack of anybody who can score goals on a regular basis remains a glaring omission. That has seen a whole host of names associated ...

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Timber brother also headed to the Emirates?

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Jurrien Timber’s Quinten could be set to join him at the Emirates. Jurrien joined the Gunners from Ajax in a £40 million deal, and impressed in pre-season. Unfortunately, on his Premier League debut against Nottingham Forest on the opening day of the season, he picked up the ACL injury that has ruled him out for the rest of the campaign. ...

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Feyenoord want Nelson return

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Feyenoord are in discussions with Arsenal about another loan spell at the Eredivisie club for winger Reiss Nelson. The 22-year old spent last season on loan in Rotterdam where he initially struggled, before adapting to life at his new club, and was an integral part of the side that reached the final of the Europa Conference League. A key determinant ...

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Nelson to discuss Gunners’ future

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Winger Reiss Nelson will hold talks about his future once he returns to London with Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta. The 22 year old is coming to the end of a season long loan with Feyenoord in the Eredivisie. He struggled at first at the Dutch club, but then adapted and played a key role in the side’s run to the ...

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London rivals tracking Feyenoord star

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Both Chelsea and Arsenal are tracking Feyenoord star Orkun Kökçu. The Turkish international has come to the forefront this season, both for club and country, scoring 5 goals and providing six assists in 33 appearances in all competitions, primarily regarded as a central midfielder, he also has the ability to play in the number ten role as well, with fine ...

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Nelson makes Feyenoord loan move

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Arsenal winger Reiss Nelson has joined Eredivisie side Feyenoord on loan for the season. The Rotterdam team had been hoping to conclude a similar move for Manchester United’s Amadou Diallo, but turned their attention to Nelson after the Ivorian picked up an injury. Nelson has become very much a fringe player at the Emirates under Mikel Arteta, although he did ...

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Arsenal linked with young Feyenoord midfielder

Arsenal have been linked with a move for Feyenoord midfielder Orkun Kökçü, who has been described as the potential successor to Mesut Ozil and, like him is of Turkish descent. The 19 year old joined the Feyenoord academy in 2014, making his senior debut four years later. He has since gone on to make 29 appearances scoring five times, as ...

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Arsenal interested in Turkish midfielder

Arsenal are interested in signing 19 year old Turkish midfielder Orkun Kökçü who plays for Dutch side Feyenoord. The Turkey under-21 international is viewed as an emerging talent of European football, and has been scouted regularly by the Gunners over the past 18 months. He is under contract until 2023, but the Eredivisie side are willing to cash in on ...

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Robin van Persie set to hang up his boots

Former Arsenal and Manchester United star Robin van Persie has announced that he is to retire at the end of the season. The 35-year old, back playing in his native Holland with Feyenoord, the club where he made his debut as a 17-year old, has announced that this will be his last season in professional football, saying “When I have ...

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Portrait of an iconic manager – Ernst Happel

Ernst Happel began his football career at the youth division of Rapid Wien in Austria and in 1942 progressed to the club’s senior side.Playing as a defender, Happel, over the course of the following 12 years, went on to make close to 200 league appearances for the Austrian giants and won five league titles as well as a domestic cup. ...

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