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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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Arsenal identify Aouar alternative

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Arsenal have identified an alternative to Houssem Aouar. The Gunners missed out on a deal for the Lyon playmaker in the summer, after the Ligue 1 side refused to budge on the valuation of the French midfielder. However, with a lack of creativity in the side proving to be a major talking point amongst the fan base, alternatives are being ...

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Edu overruled Arteta on transfer decision

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Arsenal technical director Edu Gaspar overruled manager Mikel Arteta when it came to deciding their main summer transfer signing. Arteta favoured a move for yon playmaker Houssem Aroura, but Edu wanted to sign Thomas Partey from Atlético Madrid instead, and his views had the greater sway with the club hierarchy, with the Gunners triggering his £45 million release clause on ...

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United had Dembélé deal agreed

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It has now been revealed that Manchester United had a deal in lace to sign Ousmane Dembélé on transfer deal, only for the player himself to scupper the deal. A transfer merry go-round had been constructed which would have seen Dembélé leave Barcelona for Old Trafford, with former United forward Memphis Depay moving to the Nou Camp in his stead ...

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Lyon set Aouar deadline

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Lyon have set Arsenal a deadline of Friday, October 2nd, if they want to bid for playmaker Houssem Aouar. The French midfielder remains a priority target signing for the Gunner who had an initial bid of £32 million turned down by the French club. Now they are ready to increase their offer to £36.5 million with a further £9 million ...

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Aouar agrees to join Arsenal

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Houssem Aouar has agreed to join Arsenal – but only because there are no viable alternatives. The 22-year old Frenchman would prefer to join Manchester City, Juventus or Barcelona, but with none of these clubs prepared to make an offer to sign him in the current window, he has opted for the Gunners. There is still a long way to ...

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Arsenal to make improved offer for Aouar

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Arsenal are ready to make a fresh attempt to sign Lyon playmaker Houssem Aouar. The Gunners have already had a £31.2 million bid for the midfielder turned down, but now they are prepared to increase the size of their offer for the 22-year-old. Lyons though are renowned as tough negotiators, and have insisted that they will not sell him for ...

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Tottenham still hopeful of Giroud deal

Tottenham are still hopeful they can do a deal for striker Olivier Giroud, despite the fact that he has just signed a new deal with Chelsea. Last month, the 33 year old Frenchman signed a 12 month contract extension at Stamford Bridge worth £110,000 a week. However, since then, Chelsea have agreed to meet the £54 million release clause of ...

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Juventus Set To Sign Lyon Midfielder

Juventus have become front-runners in the race to land the Lyon star, Houssem Aouar Over time, 21-year-old Olympique Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar has been rated as one of the most talented youngsters around and has attracted big-name suitors across Europe, with the likes of Liverpool, Barcelona and Manchester City amongst others, keen on get his signature Manchester City made a couple of attempts to bring ...

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