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Suarez move to Arsenal moves closer

The move of Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez to Arsenal on loan looks to be edging closer. The 24-year old who played under Unai Emery at Sevilla has been linked with a move to the Emirates since the start of the window, but negotiations have been hampered with the Spanish club wanting to make his sale permanent, whilst Arsenal, who are ...

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Petr Cech set for new role with Chelsea

Petr Cech is set to be offered a permanent role by Chelsea, either as a coach or ambassador, after he announced his intention to retire from football at the end of the season. Cech, currently with Arsenal, announced on Monday that he would be hanging up his gloves at the end of the season after a 20-year playing career, but, ...

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Arsenal may lose transfer guru in January

Arsenal may lose their head of recruitment Sven Mislintat to Bayern Munich before the end of the month. Mislintat’s capture by the Gunners from Borussia Dortmund was regarded as a major coup by former Chief Executive Ivan Gazidis but, after barely a year in the job, he may be set to leave. That is following reports of disharmony behind the ...

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Arsenal can only afford loan players in January

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has admitted that the club cannot afford to buy any players during January, and that they are only looking at loan deals, reports The BBC. The news has been greeted with disbelief by some sections of their fan base, whilst others will point to the fact that this is the first transfer window when the club ...

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Aaron Ramsey finalises Juventus deal

The future of Aaron Ramsey appears to have been finally decided with news that he is set to join Juventus in the summer, after agreeing a deal worth £36 million over a five year period with the Italian champions. Out of contract with Arsenal in the summer after the London club withdrew the offer of a new deal for him, ...

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Arsenal exercise Nacho Monreal contract option

Arsenal have chosen to exercise a clause within Nacho Monreal’s contract which will extend his stay at the club for a further year. The 32-year old Spaniard was in the final year of his current deal at The Emirates, but, according to  ESPN, they have now chosen to activate the option to tie him down to a further year in ...

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Arsène Wenger linked with Qatar job

  Former Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has been linked with the post of national team manager for Qatar. That is according to France Football who report that the hosts of the 2022 World Cup would like the 69-year old Frenchman to take over and lead them into the tournament which will be held on home soil in three years time. ...

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Unai Emery hints at Denis Suarez arrival

Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move for out-of-favour Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez in the current transfer window. And manager Unai Emery did little to dampen speculation when asked about transfer targets after his club’s FA Cup win at Blackpool on Saturday evening.  Although he did not give specifics the Spaniard said ““If we have the possibility to sign ...

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Arsenal’s modest January transfer plans revealed

BBC journalist David Ornstein, who is regarded as the most informed guide as to what is happening at Arsenal, has revealed that Unai Emery is likely to have only a modest transfer budget in January, and may have to rely on loan deals, with short-term moves for Gary Cahill and Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez mooted. That will disappoint their thousands ...

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Argentine international linked with Arsenal move

Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega is said to be on the verge of a January move to Arsenal. That is according to reports in the player’s native Argentina, who report that Banega is set for a reunion with Unai Emery who was his manager when the Spaniard was in charge of the Serie A side. Separate reports have suggested that the ...

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