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Gunners close in on move for Aubameyang

According to The Guardian, Arsenal are closing in on a move for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Representatives from Arsenal have held discussions with their Dortmund counterparts over a possible transfer, which have been described as productive, as they prepare for life after the departing Alexis Sanchez. Negotiations over a fee are still ongoing, but Arsenal may have to pay ...

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Chelsea enter race for Alexis Sanchez – but City bow out

Sky Sports News reports that Chelsea have entered the race for Alexis Sanchez, but Manchester City have pulled out of any deal. The Arsenal forward, who almost signed for City last summer, was widely expected to join them during this window, after City allegedly made a £20 million “take it or leave it” offer for the player who is out ...

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Manchester United dampen speculation over Ronaldo return

Manchester United are playing down reports that Cristiano Ronaldo is unhappy at Real Madrid and wants to return to his former club. According to Spanish newspaper El Pais over the weekend, Ronaldo is unhappy at the lucrative new pay deals given to Neymar and Lionel Messi, and wants urgently talks with Real about achieving parity with players he regards as ...

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Former Manchester United star Giggs named as Wales boss

As reported by Reuters and other outlets, Wales have appointed former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs as their new national team manager. Giggs has been without a job in football since leaving his role as assistant to Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford 18 months ago, but has now been appointed on a 4 year deal, succeeding Chris Coleman who ...

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Tottenham send midfielder to loan to Norwich City

Tottenham have allowed their young attacking midfielder Marcus Edwards to join Norwich City on loan club for the rest of the season, as reported by talkSPORT. Edwards made his debut for Spurs in September 2016 in an EFL Cup match against Gillingham, but has failed to challenge for a first-team place this season, and now manager Mauricio Pochettino has approved ...

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Arsenal defender pursued by West Brom and St-Etienne

Out of favour Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy has been linked with moves to both West Bromwich Albion and French club St-Etienne as he tries to secure a move away from the Emirates, according to the Daily Mirror. Debuchy has had a chequered history since arriving at Arsenal in a £12 million transfer from Newcastle United in July 2014, with his ...

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Crystal Palace close to sealing deal for new £15 million striker

The Guardian reports that Crystal Palace are closing in on the signature of Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar in a £15 million deal. The 24-year old Senegalese striker has scored 4 goals for the Serie A side this season, although his appearances have mainly been off the bench. However, Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson is desperate to add to his striking ...

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Moyes plans raid on old side Everton for midfielder

West Ham United manager David Moyes is planning a raid on his former side Everton for their 19 year old English midfielder Tom Davies, according to the Mirror. The England under-21 international has played 20 times in the Premier League so far this season, starting 11 times, but has found appearances more limited under new manager Sam Allardyce, who does ...

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Arsenal agree deal to sign £45 million replacement for Alexis Sanchez

The Metro reports that Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign Bordeaux’s Brazilian winger Malcom from Bordeaux as a replacement for the departing Alexis Sanchez. The player’s representatives have been in London for the past few days and now it has been reported by Goal Brazil that the 20-year old will move to Arsenal in a €50 million (£45 million) ...

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Leicester complete transfer of striker from French club

  As reported by the Daily Mail and others, Leicester City have completed the signing of striker Fouseeni Diabate from French League 2 side Galazec Ajaccio. Diabate, who is 22-years old, has scored three goals in 20 appearances all competitions so far this season, and was interesting a number of clubs across Europe. However, he now committed his immediate future ...

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