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Aouar discounts Arsenal links

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Houssem Aouar has discounted links with Arsenal. At one stage during the summer, it seemed certain that the Gunners were going to make a move for the Lyon playmaker, having also been linked with the French international the previous summer instead. Instead, having also flirted with a move for Leicester City’s James Maddison, the Gunners signed Martin Ǿdegaard permanently instead, ...

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Emerson Palmieri in Lyon talks

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Chelsea are in talks with Lyon about a possible move for full-back Emerson Palmeiri. Thomas Tuchel wants to decrease the size of his squad before the transfer window shuts, and Palmeiri finds himself third-choice left-back at Stamford Bridge behind Marcos Alonso and Chilwell. That is despite being part of the successful Italy squad at this summer’s European Championships., and started ...

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Lyon want Bakayoko

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Lyon want to sign Tiemoué Bakayoko. The 26-year old French midfielder has become something of a forgotten man at Chelsea, who he joined for £40 million from Monaco in 2017. After an imminently forgettable first season in English football, he ahs been loaned out to AC Milan, Monaco and Napoli, but although those agreements included various options to buy, none ...

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Lyon in Shaqiri talks

Lyon have agreed personal terms with Xherdan Shaqiri. However, the French side have still to agree a valuation with Liverpool, and negotiations between the two clubs are continuing. It is reported that Lyon’s initial bid for the former Stole City player was £4 million and Liverpool are looking for more than double that. The 29-year old is in the fianl ...

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Aouar waiting for Arsenal bid

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Lyon star Houssem Aouar is waiting for Arsenal to make a bid for him. The Gunners were heavily linked with a  move for the French international last summer but, in the end, nothing materialised. However, with him now available for as little as £25 million in the current window, rumours once again began to circulate that he could be headed ...

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Arsenal suffer goalkeeper blow

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Arsenal have suffered a blow after Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana agreed to join Ajax. The Gunners have been heavily linked with the Cameroon international who is currently serving the drugs ban imposed after he accidentally took pills prescribed for his wife which contained a banned substance. That ban is now set to end on November 4th and, despite the interest ...

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Arsenal make offer for Aouar

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Arsenal have made an offer for Lyon playmaker Houssem Aouar. That is according to reports in France, which suggest that the Gunners are back in the market for a player they were linked with for much of last summer. The Frenchman earlier this week, was forced ot issue a statement denying that he was trying to force his way out ...

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Top ten players out of contract this summer (Part Two)

Continuin Footie Central’s two-part series on players who are out of contract in the summer, and where they might be playing next season (for the first part please click here). Here the second five names on the list. Memphis Depay (Lyon) Former Manchester United forward Depay is another one linked with a summer move to Barcelona, having refused to sign ...

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Spurs want Fulham defender

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Spurs want to sign Fulham defender Joachim Anderson. The Dane has spent the season on loan at Craven Cottage from French side Lyon, and has impressed, despite the West London side heading straight back to the Championship after just one year back in the top flight. Although he is due to return to France, the 24-year old wants to stay ...

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West Ham may pip United to forward

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West Ham could pip Manchester United to the signature of Lyon forward Moussa Dembélé The 24-year-old has long been a target for the Old Trafford club, but with him set to be sold in January, they could miss out on him to West Ham who have money to spend not having made any major signings in the summer. Dembélé is ...

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