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Chelsea set to miss out on midfielder

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Chelsea are worried that they are set to miss out on one of their key transfer targets as the delays in the sale process continue. Monaco midfielder Aurélian Tchouaméni has long been on the Stamford Bridge wish list, but he has already agreed personal; terms with both Liverpool and Real Madrid. Chelsea would be prepared to match those terms, but ...

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Saliba wants Marseille stay

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Arsenal loanee William Saliba wants to stay at Marseille. He cites his desire to play Champions League football as one of the reasons, knowing that if he returns to the Emirates he will have to content himself with the Europa League next season. Saliba signed in the summer of 2019 from St. Étienne, has never played a single senior game ...

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Brazilian club set asking price for midfielder

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Arsenal could be set to sign another player from Brazilian football this summer. They have already agreed a deal for winger Marquinhos from Sao Paolo – confirmation of that is expected imminently – but now there are reports that they are interested in midfielder Danilo as well, currently playing for Palmeiras. The Gunners though are not alone – both Juventus ...

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Lyon ready to make compromises to sign Lacazette

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Jean-Michel Aulas, the president of Lyon, has revealed that his club are willing to make compromises to sign Alexander Lacazette again this summer. Lacazette moved to the Gunners from the Ligue 1 side in 2017 for a fee of around £50 million, a record for Lyon at that time. Although Aulas has not specified what compromises will have to be ...

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Saliba decision made

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It seems that William Saliba has finally made his mind up, and has decided that he wants to return to Arsenal and fight for his place next season. The 21-year old, who was signed from Saint-Étienne for £27 million three years ago, has never played a senior game for the Gunners. Instead, he has enjoyed a series of loan moves ...

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Tuchel confirms Rüdiger departure

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.Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that defender Antonio Rüdiger will leave the club at the end of the season. The German international is out of contract at the end of the season, but had been offered £200,000 a week to stay at Stamford Bridge to stay at Stamford Bridge. However, the signing-on fee and agent fees became a sticking ...

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Atlético want Arsenal defender

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Atlético Madrid want to sign Arsenal defender William Saliba, with  Diego Simeone reported to be a big fan of the young Frenchman. The 21-year old, who was signed from Saint-Étienne for £27 million in the summer of 2019, has never played a senior game for the North London club. Instead he has undergone at series of loan moves, first back ...

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Mitchell in line for key Chelsea post

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Paul Mitchell is on the shortlist for the role of technical director at Chelsea once the ownership situation in West London has finally been resolved. The post has not been occupied on a permanent basis since Michael Emanolo left the tole towards the end of 2017, but the remaining bidders all believe that there is a need to have somebody ...

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Arsenal linked with Balkan wonderkid

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Arsenal are being linked with a player who has been labelled the Balkan Lionel Messi. Edon Zhegrova of Lille, who comes from Kosovo, has come to the notice of the North London side, with a series of impressive performances for the Ligue 1 club in the Champions League, and, compared to the Argentine great, he has a similar running style, ...

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PSG join chase for Lukaku

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PSG are set to join Inter Milan in the hunt to sign Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku. The 28-year old re-joined his former side last summer for a club record fee of £97.5 million, but there is now widespread acceptance that the move has not worked out, and Chelsea are now ready to cut their losses on the striker. Lukaku gave ...

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