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Arsenal unlikely to bid again for Luiz

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Arsenal are unlikely to bid again for Aston Villa Luiz in the January transfer window. Following injuries to both Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny, the Gunners make a late bid for Luiz, but saw three offers knocked back by Villa, the highest being £25 million, despite the fact that he has less than a year left on his current contract ...

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Chelsea looking to tie down Mount

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Having secured the long-term future of Reece James, Chelsea have now turned their attention to fellow England international and academy graduate Mason Mount. James has recently signed a new six year deal worth  £250,000  a week, making him the highest paid defender at Stamford Bridge. Now, despite the managerial upheaval at the club, the focus has shifted to Mount, who ...

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Mendy turns down new offer

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Chelsea goalkeeper Édouard Mendy has turned down the initial offer of a new contract at the club.  That is because that it is lower than the salary of second-choice Kepa Arrizabalaga, who remains at Stamford Bridge despite being heavily linked with a move away in the summer. The Senegalese international has had a difficult start to the season, with high ...

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Tuchel out, Potter in at Chelsea?

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Much to the amazement of most of their fans, and the surprise of many people in football, Thomas Tuchel was sacked by Chelsea following their defeat to Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League on Tuesday. It follows a stuttering start to their league campaign, with two defeats in their opening six games, and only a controversial VAR call meant that ...

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Chelsea want Sporting Director before next transfer window

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Chelsea want to appoint a new Sporting Director before the transfer window opens again in January. Since the departure of Marina Granovskaia, Roman Abramovich’s trusted lieutenant, who was I chare of all transfer business and contract negotiations at Stamford Bridge, new owner Todd Boehly has been fulfilling the role. However, the American businessman has no desire to do this on ...

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Tavares eyes permanent Marseille move

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Full-back Nuno Tavares has already intimated that he hopes his loan move to Marseille can become permanent. The 22-year old joined the Ligue 1 side from Arsenal on loan in the summer, and has made a bright start at his new club, starting five of their first six league games and scoring in three of them. Although the loan is ...

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Sanctions scuppered Chelsea deal for midfielder

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Chelsea’s attempts to sign Dynamo Moscow teenager Arsen Zakharyan were thwarted because of the current UK sanctions against Russia. The teams had reached an agreement for the transfer of the player, in a deal reported to be close to £13 million. However, despite the West London club activating his release clause, it was impossible to proceed with the transaction because ...

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Ajax blocked Chelsea move for midfielder

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Ajax blocked a late move by Chelsea to sign midfielder Edson Alvarez. The Mexican had an angry exchange with bosses at the Eredivisie club after they rejected a bid of £43 million for the player from the Stamford Bridge outfit. The reason given was that the Dutch transfer window had already closed, meaning that they would not be able to ...

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Aubameyang signs for Chelsea

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Just seven months after leaving Arsenal, striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is back in London and the Premier League. This time he has signed for Chelsea, reuniting him with Thomas Tuchel, who he  played under when they were both at Borussia Dortmund together. He left the Gunners to sign for Barcelona and the 33=-year old scored 13 times in 24 games for ...

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Ajax targeting late Ziyech move

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Ajax want to re-sign Moroccan winger Hakim Ziyech from Chelsea before the transfer window closes. Ziyech was Frank Lampard’s first signing as Chelsea manager, but he has struggled to ever establish himself at Stamford Bridge, and appears surplus to requirements under Thomas Tuchel. The Dutch champions are now in the market foe a wide layer, after agreeing to sell Antony ...

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