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Arsenal considering move for free agent

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Arsenal are considering a move for Portuguese midfielder Xeka who isa  free agentg after leaving Ligue 1 side Lille. Following injuries to both Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny, the Gunners tried to sign Douglas Luiz from Aston Villa on transfer deadline day, but, despite making three offers, were rebuffed. Partey is back from injury sooner than expected, but has struggled ...

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Chelsea want Campos

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Chelsea want Luis Campos as their new sporting director. The club have been looking for somebody to work alongside new owner Todd Boehly, who has, in effect, been doing the job himself since a shake-up of the previous executive structure saw Marina Granovskaia and Petr Cech both leave Stamford Bridge over the summer.  With Graham Potter now appointed as manager ...

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Tavares eyes permanent Marseille move

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Full-back Nuno Tavares has already intimated that he hopes his loan move to Marseille can become permanent. The 22-year old joined the Ligue 1 side from Arsenal on loan in the summer, and has made a bright start at his new club, starting five of their first six league games and scoring in three of them. Although the loan is ...

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Pépé linked with Ligue 1 loan move

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Ligue 1 side Nice are interested in a loan move for Arsenal winger Nicolas Pépé. The Ivory Coast international became the Gunners most expensive signing when he was bought from Lille for £72 million, but he has struggled to adapt to Mikel Arteta’s style of play, and is now very much a peripheral figure at the Emirates. He made his ...

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Nice considering Chelsea left-back

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Ligue 1 side Nice are considering a move for Chelsea left-back Emerson Palmeiri. The 28 year old Italian international still has two years on his current deal at Stamford Bridge but would appear to have no future under Thomas Tuchel following the signing of Marc Cucurella, with Ben Chilwell also ahead of him. He already knows the French top flight ...

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Tavares agrees loan move

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Nuno Tavares has undergone a medical ahead of his proposed move to Marseille. The Portuguese wing-back joined Arsenal from Benfica last summer, and had a mixed first season in English football. Offering a threat going forward, he was less certain at the back, and was guilty of several high profile mistakes. Now with the signing of Oleksandr Zinchenko, it is ...

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Ligue 1 side targeting Balogun move

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Arsenal striker Flo Balogun is likely to be allowed out on loan again this season, with the arrival of Gabriel Jesus likely to limit his first-team opportunities at the Emirates. Now it looks like he could be heading abroad, with Ligue 1 side Reims reported to be interested in him. They have just sold striker Hugo Etitike – at one ...

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Chelsea make first Presnel bid

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Chelsea have made an opening bid for PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe. The sum offered for the 26 year old is reported to be £42 million. Thomas Tuchel is looking to fill the void left by the departures of Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rüdiger, and has already recruited Kalidou Koulibaly and continues to pursue a deal for Jules Koundé of Sevilla. ...

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Chelsea now chasing PSG defender

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Chelsea, having agreed a deal to sign Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli are moving on their next defensive target in the summer transfer market. And the man they have in their sights now is Paris Saint-Germain centre back Presnel Kimpembe. The French club are open to the idea of selling the French international, who came through their academy system, and has ...

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Could Neymar join Chelsea?

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There have been suggestions that Neymar could be in line for a shock move to Chelsea. Brazilian is reported to be considering his options after being informed that Paris Saint-Germain are open to a transfer. In reality, there are very few clubs in the world that could afford his wages. Chelsea conceivably being one of them. He arrived in Paris ...

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