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Koulibaly will leave Napoli this summer

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Defender Kalidou Koulibaly will be allowed to leave Napoli this summer, provided that the right price is offered for him. That is according to Napoli club president, Aurelio De Laurentis, who has also confirmed that they are working on a deal to replace the 29-year old with Sokratis Papsthathopou;os. Kouliby has been linked with a move to both Manchester clubs, ...

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Napoli want Arsenal defender

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Napoli want Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. The Greek defender is in the final year of his contract, having signed from Borussia Dortmund in 2018. He is very much surplus to requirements at the Emirates, especially with the confirmed arrival of Gabriel Magalhães at the club, and barely played for Mikel Arteta’s side after lockdown. The Serie A side are hoping ...

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Arsenal on verge of signing defender

Arsenal are on the verge of signing Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhães from Ligue 1 side Lille. He has passed his medical at the club, and they are set to announce that he will be joining on a five-year deal that could be worth up to £27 million, once bonuses and other add-ons are factored into the equation. Arsenal have had ...

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Sokratis linked with Napoli move

Arsenal’s Greek defender Sokratis Papastanthopoulis has been linked with a move to Serie A side Napoli. The 32-year-old joined the Gunners from Borussia Dortmund two years ago, and, although he was a regular started under Unai Emery, has been used sparingly by Mikel Arteta. He barely played for the club after lockdown, except for a brief cameo in the FA ...

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City ahead of Liverpool in Koulibaly chase

Manchester City have edged ahead of Liverpool in the race to sign Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly. Long regarded as one of the best defenders in Serie A, Napoli have decided that they need to sign the Senegalese international this summer to raise funds, with their finances depleted by the Covid-19 pandemic. That prompted interest from Liverpool, who wanted to pair ...

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Arsenal and United in hunt for Polish striker

Both Arsenal and Manchester United have been linked with a move for Napoli’s Polish striker Arkadiusz Milik. The 26 year old has notched up 46 goals in 109 appearances for the Serie A side since joining from Ajax in 2016, but with him unwilling to commit to a new contract when his current deal expires next summer, Napoli are willing ...

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Chelsea could revive interest in Mertens

Chelsea could be set to revive their interest in Napoli forward Dries Mertens. The Stamford Bridge side made a move for the 32 year old Belgian international, but that was turned down at the time, and it was expected that he would sign a new deal with the Serie A side. But now it appears he has had a change ...

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Arsenal make fresh attempt to sign PSG full-back

Arsenal are set to reignite their interest in PSG left-back Layvin Kurwaza. The 27 year old French international was heavily linked at one stage with a move to the Emirates in January, although in the end no bid was made. However, with his contract in Paris set to end at the end of June, he will be available for free ...

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United target Koulibaly wants to leave Napoli

Manchester United target Kalidou Koulibaly wants to leave Napoli. The central defender is reported to have told the club’s controversial president Aurelio de Laurentis about his decision in a telephone call, although he accepts that he will not be able to leave the Serie A club until his £90 million valuation has been met. This though represents a drop in ...

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Jorginho linked with Chelsea departure

Jorginho could leave Chelsea this summer, amidst continuing links with a move to Juventus. The 28 year old has made 32 appearances in all competitions for the West London club this season but, despite being integral to Frank Lampard’s plans, he would not be averse to joining the Italian champions and the chance to play again under Mauricio Sarri, who ...

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