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Arsenal summer transfer budget gets a boost

The Daily Telegraph reports that Unai Emery’s Arsenal career has received an early boost with the news that the club’s majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has agreed to release an extra £20 million pounds in transfer funds. The club’s board had set a figure of £50 million to be spent in the summer window on new players, discounting any money raised ...

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Unai Emery appointed as Arsenal new head coach

Spaniard Unai Emery has been appointed the new head coach as Arsenal, after signing a three year deal to replace the departing Arsene Wenger reports The Daily Mail. The 46-year old who was previously coach at Paris Saint Germain confirmed his happiness on taking the job, saying he is “thrilled to be joining one of the great clubs in the ...

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Managerless Arsenal ready to move for German-based defender

The Telegraph reports that even without a manager, Arsenal are ready to pounce for Freiburg defender Caglar Soyuncu. A number of Premier clubs are keen on signing the 21-year old defender, but have been told in recent days that he is not available, as he is on the verge of signing for Arsenal in a £35 million deal. It is ...

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Luis Enrique out of the running for the Arsenal job

The Daily Mirror reports that the man considered, by some, as the favourite to succeed Arsene Wenger as Arsenal boss is now out of the running. Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique was considered the favourite by some bookmakers, but has failed to make the cut, as the Arsenal board have trimmed their shortlist of candidates. The 48-year old Spaniard appears ...

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Wenger receives multiple job offers

The Independent reports that Arsene Wenger has been inundated with job offers for when he leaves Arsenal at the end of the season, with the Frenchman, admitting at a press conference, that he has had more than he expected. Speaking ahead of Arsenal’s trip to Leicester, the penultimate time he will manage the side, Wenger admitted to interest from a ...

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Tickets for final Arsene Wenger home match being sold for £1,800

The Evening Standard reports that tickets for Arsene Wenger’s home match against Burnley are changing hands for as much as £1,800 each, as fans compete to see the Frenchman bid farewell to The Emirates. This weekend’s match against Burnley will see Wenger oversee a home fixture for the last time, a mere 7,870 days after he took his initial seat ...

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Arsenal ready to sign Borussia Dortmund defender

The Daily Mirror reports that Arsenal are close to signing Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos in a £17.5 million deal. Papastathopoulos is out of contract at Dortmund in a year’s time, and the German club are ready to cash in on him at the end of the season, rather than see him leave for free in 12 months’ time. Arsenal ...

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Arsenal looking for cheaper options as they consider Wenger replacement

The Daily Mail reports that they are looking for cheaper option to replace Arsene Wenger, with the club reluctant to match the £8.5 million annual salary that the Frenchman now commands. Wenger is one of the best paid managers in England, but Gunners bosses are reluctant to make such a weighty financial investment in their new manager, mindful of the ...

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Liverpool and Arsenal target banned from training

SkySports reports that Liverpool and Arsenal target Max Meyer has played his last game for Schalke, and has been banned from training with the Bundesliga side. It follows an interview that he gave to German media outlet Bild, in which he criticised the club’s Sporting director Christian Heidel and accused Schalke of trying to bully him over contract negotiations. In ...

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