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Theo Walcott completes move to Everton from Arsenal

As reported by ESPN, Theo Walcott has completed his move from Arsenal to Everton in a £20 million deal. Walcott had been at Arsenal since joining as a 16-year old from Southampton, and had been the longest-serving player at The Emirates, scoring 108 goals in nearly 400 games. However, a switch to a back three has seen his first-team appearances ...

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Liverpool midfielder completes loan move to Cardiff

Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic has joined Cardiff City on loan for the rest of the season, as confirmed by the Daily Mail. The 21-year old Serbian joined Liverpool from Red Star Belgrade for £5.1 million in January 2016, but has found his first-team opportunities at Anfield limited, and has made only six appearances for the club this season in all ...

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West Ham striker in talks with Besiktas

According to talkSPORT, West Ham United striker Javier Hernandez is in talk with Turkish club Besiktas about a possible transfer. Hernandez only joined the Hammers last July in a £16 million transfer from Bayer Leverkusen, but has struggled for form and goals, and has not netted since scoring against Crystal Palace at the end of October. Since then he has ...

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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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