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Chelsea considering move for Nice defender

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Chelsea are considering making a move in the January window for Nice defender Jean-Clair Toribo. The 24 year old French international is already a target for several Premier League clubs, with Manchester United and particularly Tottenham interested in him. But Chelsea have now emerged as serious contenders for his signature, and have already begun the process of finding out if ...

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Gunners ready to terminate Pépé contract

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Arsenal are ready to terminate the contract of record signing Nicolas Pépé this summer. The North London club paid £72 million to sign him from French club Lille in 2019, but he has struggled for consistency since then, and the emergence of Bukayo Saka pushed him down the pecking order at the Emirates. He has spent the current season on ...

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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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Saliba rift may prompt sale

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The apparent rift between William Saliba and Mikel Arteta may force Arsenal into selling the young defender. Arsenal paid St. Étienne £28 million for the central defender in 2019 signing him on a five year deal. He was immediately lent back to the French club for the following season and, when he was recalled to North London last summer, found ...

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Saliba set for Marseille loan

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Arsenal defender William Saliba is set to join Marseille on loan for the coming season. Signed from Saint Étienne as an 18-year old two years ago in a £27 million deal, Saliba has never played a senior game for he Gunners. Instead, he was loaned back to Saint Étienne for the first season and, after spending the first half of ...

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Saliba to join Nice on loan

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Arsenal defender William Saliba will join Nice on loan for the rest of the season. However, the deal does not include an option to buy for the Ligue 1 side because the Gunners sill believe the teenager will have a big part to play for them in the future. Saliba was signed from St. Étienne in the summer of 2018 ...

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French defender agrees to join Chelsea

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Malang Sarr looks like he will be the latest player to join Chelsea this summer. Reports in France suggest that the French under-21 international has agreed a four-year deal with the West London club, and will be travelling to London to have his medical with them, and tie-up the other formalities. Sarr has been a free agent after deciding against ...

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Liverpool consider third January signing

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Liverpool are considering making their third signing of the January window in the shape of Portuguese teenager Pedro Brazao. The 17 year old made his debut for Nice last season, and has been touted as a star of the future, with PSG, Bayern Munich and Sporting Lisbon all monitoring his progress. He has struggled for first-team action so far this ...

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Chelsea linked with Nice right-back

Chelsea have been linked with a move for Nice right-back Youcef Atal in January – provided that they are successful in getting their UEFA transfer ban lifted by then. Atal is a 23-year old Algerian international who was part of his country’s successful African Cup of Nations winning squad in the summer. Valued at £35 million, Atal is being lined-up ...

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