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Fingers pointed at Chelsea after Ziyech move fails

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Fingers are being pointed at Chelsea after Hakim Ziyech’s proposed move to PSG fell through. The Moroccan was given permission by the West London club to move to the French club on loan for the rest of the season and had flown to Paris ahead of the deadline on Tuesday to finalise the transfer. However, it subsequently transpired that Chelsea ...

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Arsenal reject loan bid for midfielder

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Arsenal have turned down an approach from French side Monaco to take midfielder Albert Sambi Lakonga on loan for the rest of the season. The 23 year old was signed from Anderlecht in the summer of 2021, and initially showed promise, making 24 appearances in all competitions for the Gunners. However, he has found it much harder in his second ...

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AC Milan want Arsenal striker

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AC Milan want to sign Arsenal striker Flo Balogun. The England youth international in spending the season on loan in Ligue 1 with Reims, scoring ten goals in 16 games, and breaking a number of records at the French club. With only Neymar and Kylian Mbappé involved in more goal actions in the French top flight, it is no wonder ...

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Chelsea in talks over French centre back

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Chelsea are in talks with Monaco to sign French centre-back Benoît Badiashile. The 21 year old, who can play either in a back three, or in a more conventional back four, was the subject of interest from Newcastle United earlier this year, but then picked up an injury before they were in a position to finalise a bid. The left-sided ...

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Arsenal interested in PSG midfielder

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Arsenal are interested in signing PSG midfielder Carlos Soler with suggestions the French club may have to sell the Spaniard to comply with FFP. A back-up for Thomas Partey has been identified as a priority for the Gunners when the January transfer window opens, and one name that potentially could now be available is Spaniard Soler, currently on the books ...

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Gunners scouting Toulouse midfielder

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Arsenal are among the clubs who have been scouting Toulouse midfielder Farès Chaìbi. It is reported they had representatives in the stand to watch Chaìbi play against Strasbourg before the international break, with Sevilla among the other clubs tracking his progress. Although born in France, Chaìbi qualifies to play for Algeria through his parents and his form has not gone ...

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PSG hot up interest in Kanté

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PSG are eyeing a move for N’Golo Kanté with the French midfielder set to become a free agent at the end of the season. The 31 year old, who has been forced to miss the World Cup due to a hamstring injury, has yet to agree a new deal with Chelsea, who normally only give short-term contracts to players over ...

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Chelsea hoping to beat rivals in race for teenage sensation

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Chelsea are hoping to beat PSG and Real Madrid to the signing of Brazilian teenage sensation Endrick. It comes as news that the 16 year old and his family have spent some time at Chelsea’s training ground at Cobham, with defender Thiago Silva on hand to serve as master of ceremonies and to sell the merits of the West London ...

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Chelsea want a new striker in January

Chelsea want to sign a new striker in January. The club continued to be heavily linked with a  move for Christopher Nkonku of RB Leipzig, with suggestions that a deal for him could be done even before the start of the World Cup. However, he is likely to remain at the Bundesliga side on loan for the rest of the ...

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Kante wants Stamford Bridge stay

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Midfielder N’Golo Kanté wants to stay at Chelsea, despite being linked with a return to France and PSG. Now 31 years old, Kanté is in the final 12 months of his current deal at Stamford Bridge, which means both club and player have a decision to make about his future. Kanté ideally is looking for a new contract of three ...

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