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Arsenal will send Suarez back to Barcelona

Arsenal will send winger Denis Suárez back to Barcelona at the end of the season. The 25-year old Spaniard was the Gunners sole signing during the January window, joining on loan until the end of the season, with an option for them to buy him in the summer. However, despite Unai Emery having worked with the player before, he has ...

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Marc Overmars seeks Arsenal return

Former player Marc Overmars could be set to return to Arsenal as Technical Director. The Gunners had been widely linked with former Roma director Monchi, with whom current boss Unai Emery worked closely when the pair where at Sevilla together. However, despite many within the club believing that Monchi’s appointment was imminent, he chose instead to return to Sevilla, leaving ...

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Arsenal favourites to land Brazilian teenage striker

Arsenal have emerged as favourites to sign 17-year old Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli, with the likes of Crystal Palace and Watford also said to be interested. Currently plying his trade in the Brazilian 4th division with Ithuano, he has had previous experience in England. He had two trial periods with Manchester United when Jose Mourinho was manager, and also trained ...

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American midfielder leaves Arsenal for MLS side

American midfielder Gedion Zelalem has left Arsenal to sign for MLS side Sporting Kansas City. The news was confirmed on Monday, and brings down the curtain on an Arsenal career that promised much but was thwarted by injury. Born in Germany in 1997, Zelalem and his family moved to the United States where he was spotted playing in youth tournaments. ...

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Arsenal identify cheap Cech replacement

Arsenal have identified a cheap replacement for the retiring Petr Cech. With transfer funds likely to be limited in the summer, Unai Emery knows that he needs to husband his resources carefully, and with Bernd Leno firmly established as the club’s number one goalkeeper, believes that other areas of the team are in need of greater investment. That is why, ...

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Arsenal favourites to appoint Monchi

Arsenal are the favourites to appoint highly rated Monchi as their new director of football. Monchi – real name Ramón Rodriguez Verdejo – is current the sporting director at Roma, but is being widely linked with a move away from Italy, with Arsenal, who are looking for a replacement for recently departed Head of Recruitment, Sven Mislintat, said to be ...

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Ospina claims contract clause stopping him playing

Goalkeeper David Ospina claims that a clause in his contract is preventing him playing for his current club, Napoli. Ospina is on loan to the Serie A side from Arsenal until the end of the season, but asserts that Napoli are unwilling to play him at the moment because of a clause in the loan agreement which obliges the Neapolitans ...

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Marc Overmars linked with return to football

Former Arsenal winger Marc Overmars has been linked with a return to Arsenal. The 45-year old is currently Director of Football at Ajax, and, according to The Daily Mail is the favourite to take up a similar role with Arsenal, the team he played for between 1997 and 2000, and with whom he won a league and cup double. Director ...

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Arsenal youngsters continue exit to the Bundesliga

The trend of Premier League youngsters moving to the Bundesliga shows no signs of abating. After Manchester City starlet Rabbi Matondo’s £11 million transfer to Schalke was confirmed, comes news that two of Arsenal’s brightest young stars are set to move to Germany on loan for the rest of the season. 18-year old Emile Smith-Rowe is moving to RB Leipzig, ...

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Arsenal finally expect to conclude Suarez loan deal

Arsenal are close to signing Barcelona midfielder Denis Suaréz on loan for the rest of the season, after a breakthrough in negotiations between both clubs. The two teams have been locked in discussions over the player for weeks, with Arsenal, cash strapped for funds because of FFP, wanting a loan deal only, whilst Barcelona were holding out for a permanent ...

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