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Gunners renew their interest in Dutch midfielder

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Arsenal are once again being linked with Dutch midfielder Xavi Simmons, who is currently registered with PSG, although he spent last season on loan with RB Leipzig. Simmons has been on Arsenal’s radar since he impressed playing for PSV Eindhoven in a Europa League tie two seasons back. He is wanted by a number of top clubs across Europe including ...

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Bundesliga striker turns down Premier League move

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RB Leipzig striker Benjamin Seško will not be moving to the Premier League this summer. The Slovenian international had been heavily linked with several clubs, including Arsenal and Chelsea. Manchester United had also been monitoring his situation. However, he has now opted to stay with the Bundesliga side, and will sign a new deal with them on improved terms. It ...

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Gunners submit Seško bid

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Arsenal have solidified their interest in RB Leipzig’s Benjamin Seško, and have now submitted a formal bid for the player. However, the German club are likely to reject it because it is short of their ₤55 million valuation fo the player. That is unlikely to deter the Gunners, who are aiming to tie up a move for the Slovenian international ...

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Arsenal transfer target release clause date named

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RB Leipzig’s Benjamin Šeško, a major transfer target for Arsenal, has a release clause of ₤55 million, but that has an expiry date of June 30th. The 20 year old Slovenian international joined the Bundesliga club from RB Salzburg last summer, and went on to score 18 goals in his first season with them. Leipzig are still hopeful of persuading ...

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Chelsea initiate plans for Gallagher replacement

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Chelsea have begun making plans for life without Conor Gallagher, with the growing likelihood that the midfielder will be sold this summer, in order to help the club meet their FFP obligations. And it appears that they have identified a replacement in the shape of Spanish midfielder Dani Olmo, who currently plays in the Bundesliga for RB Leipzig. His form ...

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Gunners leading the race to sign Dutch forward

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Arsenal are leading the race to sign Dutch forward Xavi Simmons who impressed playing against them for PSV Eindhoven in the Europa League last season. He spent just the one year with them before rejoining PSG last summer, but was immediately sent out on loan to RB Leipzig. Simons has enjoyed a productive season with the Bundesliga club, assisting nine ...

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Chelsea scouting RB Leipzig striker

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Chelsea’s need for a top level striker remains, and, with Christopher Jackson only fit enough to start from the bench against Arsenal, they were forced to go into the game without a recognised front man. Victor Osimhen and Ivan Toney both remain major targets, but alternatives are being considered if they are not available. And one of those under consideration ...

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Belgian striker now linked to Chelsea

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Belgian Loïs Openda is the latest striker being linked with a move to Chelsea, even though he only joined RB Leipzig in the summer. He had first come to prominence in Belgium with Club Brugge, before spending two seasons in Dutch football with Vitesse Arnhem on loan. However, it was his one season with Lens in Ligue 1 that persuaded ...

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Balogun suitors line-up

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There are a whole host of clubs who want to sign Arsenal striker Folarin Balugun. The forward, who has recently switched his international allegiance from England to the USA has just concluded a highly successful loan spell in Ligue 1 with Reims, scoring 22 goals in 39 appearances in all competitions last season. Whilst the Gunners would dearly like to ...

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Gunners looking to recruit French defender

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As Mikel Arteta reviews where Arsenal’s title challenge slipped away, the link between the absence of William Saliba in the closing weeks of the season and the decline in results is inescapable. It has highlighted the need for top quality reinforcements in one of the key positions on the pitch, with back-ups like Rob Holding clearly not at the elite ...

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