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Wenger set for new role

Former Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger is set to be appointed as FIFA’s new Technical Director. The 69-year old Frenchman has been without a full-time job since departing the Emirates last June, having taken the intervening time to recharge his batteries, and enjoy a range of other activities outside football for the first time in many years. Despite that, in a ...

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Arsenal given Carrasco fresh hope

Arsenal have been given fresh hope in their pursuit of Belgian midfielder Yannick Carrasco. The 26-year old is currently playing in the Chinese Super League for Dalian Yifang, and has been an Arsenal target for several transfer windows, dating back to 2018, although they have so far never been able to get any deal for him over the line. However, ...

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Value of Premier League squads revealed

A report published by CIE, the football statistics review group based in Switzerland, has revealed the relative worth of all the present Premier League squads, based on the current market value of all their senior players. The study was compiled by taking data from each of the clubs in the top four leagues in Europe – the Premier League, La ...

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Real slammed over Ceballos loan deal

Real Madrid have been slammed in the Spanish media over the decision to allow Dani Ceballos to leave for Arsenal on loan in the summer. The 23-year old had a highly impressive summer, playing for Spain in their successful European under-21 campaign in Italy, but, despite that, Zinedine Zidane made it clear that he did not figure in his plans ...

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Mustafi remains with Gunners

After managing to the three senior players off their books in the run up to the European transfer window closing, Arsenal find themselves stuck, for the time being at least, with the one player that fans wanted to see the club more than any other, defender Shkodran Mustafi. Mohamed Elneny joined Beşiktaş on loan, Nacho Monreal was sold to Real ...

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Roma sign Mkhitaryan on loan

Roma have signed Armenian international Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Arsenal on loan. The 30-year old midfielder joined the Gunners in the swap deal that took Alexis Sánchez to Manchester United, a move that did not work out well for either club. Sánchez proved an expensive flop at Old Trafford, before they finally farmed him out on loan to Inter Milan last ...

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Elneny set for Beşiktaş loan

Arsenal central midfielder Mohamed Elneny is set to seal a season long loan move to Beşiktaş after flying to Turkey to agree the deal. Elneny was one of the players that manager Unai Emery, along with Shkodran Mustafi, told should leave the Gunners before the end of the European transfer window, if they wanted first-team football. Now it looks like ...

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Serie A Clubs eye Arsenal striker

Both Juventus and AC Milan, as well as several clubs in the Bundesliga, are considering making a move for Arsenal teenage striker Sam Greenwood. The 17 year old moved to Arsenal from the Sunderland academy system last year, and has already made a big impression with his new club. Selected to play for England at the under-17 European Championship in ...

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Monreal sale imminent

Arsenal are prepared to sell full-back Nacho Monreal to Real Sociedad. The 33-year old has been a model professional since signing from Malaga in January 2013, and has made 250 appearances for the clubs in all competitions, including Arsenal’s three Premier League games so far this season. However, with the arrival of Kiernan Tierney at the club, Monreal knows that ...

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Elneny linked with Bordeaux switch

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny has been linked with a move to Ligue 1 side Bordeaux on loan before the European transfer window closes. The 27-year old is out of favour at the Emirates, with manager Unai Emery telling both him and Shkodran Mustafi that it would be better for both of them to find new clubs. He made just five ...

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