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Arsenal interested in Portuguese midfielder

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Arsenal are reported to be interested in signing Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches, who is currently playing his club football with Lille. The 24-year old was rated as a  rising star when he broke through with Benfica, and that owed him a high profile move to Bayern Munich, with the German club paying an initial £67 million for him. However, hs ...

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Chelsea in pole position to sign midfielder

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Chelsea are reported to be in pole position to sign Aurélien Tchouaméni, who currently plays his club football for Monaco in Ligue 1. The 21-year old has become one of the most highly valued in Europe and has already broken through at international level, after making his full debut in September in  a World Cup qualifier. He has now earned ...

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Newcastle want Gunners’ outcast

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Newcastle are plotting a move for Arsenal outcast Matteo Guendouzi. The French midfielder is in the middle of a season long loan with Marseille, and, with the French club having an option to buy in the agreement, it has been widely assumed that he will be making the move to the Ligue 1 side permanent. He is out of contract ...

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Did Arsenal dodge a Ramos bullet?

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It has been revealed that Arsenal wanted to sign Sergio Ramos this summer. The former Spanish captain was a free agent after Real Madrid decided not to extend his 16-year stay with them, and one of the clubs interested in signing him were the Gunners, with reports that a £280,000 a week salary was offered to him by the North ...

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Saliba rift may prompt sale

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The apparent rift between William Saliba and Mikel Arteta may force Arsenal into selling the young defender. Arsenal paid St. Étienne £28 million for the central defender in 2019 signing him on a five year deal. He was immediately lent back to the French club for the following season and, when he was recalled to North London last summer, found ...

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Rüdiger unhappy with Chelsea contract offer

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Chelsea defender Antonio Rüdiger Is unhappy with the latest contract offer made to him by the West London club, which he has described as “disrespectful.” The German international’s current deal at Stamford Bridge expires at the end of this season and he has been courted by a variety of foreign clubs, including Bayern Munich, and PSG, whilst, closer to home, ...

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Arsenal linked with French midfielder

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Arsenal have been linked with French defensive midfielder Boubacar Kamara, who will be available of on a Bosman-style free transfer at the end of the season. Kamara is primarily a defensive midfielder – although he an also be deployed as a centre-back – and is a graduate of the Marseille academy system. He hs played for France at every age ...

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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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Chelsea face Liverpool competition for midfielder

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Liverpool are the latest club to consider bidding for Monaco midfielder Aurélien Tchouameni,, who has been heavily linked with a  move to Chelsea. The 21-year old has forced hs way into the French national team in recent months, where he has become Paul Pogba’s regular partner. The Stamford Bridge outfit have been keeping a close eye on him, with Thomas ...

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Chelsea tracking French teenager

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Chelsea are tracking the progress of French teenager Mohamed Ali Cho. The 17-year old striker, who currently plays for Angers, made 21 appearances in the top flight in France last season and is rated as one of the brightest emerging talents in French football currently. Although born in France, Cho was actually raised in England, and played representative football for ...

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