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Arsenal beat Spurs to Saliba signing

Arsenal have won the race to sign William Saliba from Saint Etienne. The Gunners have been closely linked with a move for the 18-year old defender all summer and appeared close to sealing a deal for the player last week. However, Spurs came in with an improved offer for Saliba, timed as Arsenal management were boarding the plane that took ...

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Coutinho open to loan back to Liverpool

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Philippe Coutinho has signalled his approval to a proposed loan which will see him head back to his former club Liverpool on a two year loan deal. The 27-year old Brazilian has endured a torrid time at Barcelona since joining them in a £140 million move from Liverpool in January 2018, struggling for form and consistency on the pitch, and ...

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Koscielny could buy out his contract

Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny could buy out the remainder of his contract to secure his exit from North London. Koscielny infuriated Arsenal bosses and fans on Thursday when he refused to go on the club’s pre-season tour to the United States, in an apparent bid to force a move out of the club. The 33-yer old defender still has a ...

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Mohamed Elneny set to quit Arsenal

Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny is set to leave Arsenal and join French Ligue 1 side Bordeaux. The 26-year old, who joined the Gunners from Basel in January 2016, has found himself pushed down the pecking order at the Emirates since the arrival of Unai Emery at the club, and made just five Premier League starts last season, with Lucas Torreira ...

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Arsenal close to Saliba deal

Arsenal are close to completing their second signing of the summer in the form of St. Etienne defender William Saliba. The 18-year old has been one of the Gunners top transfer targets, and they have been competing with London neighbours Tottenham Hotspur for his signature. Now it looks like they are close to getting their man in a £26 million ...

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Bordeaux want Laurent Koscielny

Bordeaux want to sign Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny. The 33-year old, who joined the Gunners from L’Orient  in 2010, is keen to return to France after none years  in North London, according to L’Equippe, who claim that discussions between the player and the Ligue 1 side have been ongoing for some time. The defender has one year left on his ...

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Spurs ready to make record signing

Tottenham have agreed to break their transfer record to sign Tanguy Ndombélé from Lyon. That is according to Sky Sports who report that a £65 million fee has been agreed as well as five year deal, and that the player is set to have a medical within the next few days. Lyon had been refusing to sell the player until ...

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Lyon join chase for Laurent Koscielny

Lyon are the latest club to be linked with a move for Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny. That is according to The Daily Mail who report that the Ligue 1 side are said to have offered a two year deal for the 33-year old Frenchman, who has one year left on his current deal at The Emirates, and is said to ...

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Arsenal close on French centre-half

Arsenal are close to agreeing a deal for Saint Etienne centre-half William Saliba. The teenager made 19 appearances for the Ligue 1 side last campaign, and has just been rewarded with a new four year contract. However, Arsenal have been keep tracks on him for some time, and have now made their move, with French news outlets claiming that the ...

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Liverpool no longer interested in Fekir

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Despite stories to the contrary emanating from France, Liverpool are no longer interested in signing Lyon play-maker Nabil Fekir. The 25-year old French international was so close to joining Liverpool last summer in a transfer deal worth £53 million that he was pictured in a Liverpool shirt, and conducted interviews for the club’s social media channels. However, the deal collapsed ...

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