Arsenal want more – Colombian next on Gunners wish list

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The Express have today reported that despite Arsenal’s imminent signing of Alexis Sanchez, Wenger wants to bolster his attacking options by completing the signing of Fiorentina and Colombian winger, Juan Cuadrado. The Colombian impressed over the World Cup and has been given a hefty price tag by his Italian club side to fend of potential suitors. However, it seems Wenger means …

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“When in Rome” – Chelsea legend Cole to sign for Italian giants

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“Welcome to Rome, Ashley” – Italian giants, Roma seem to have got their man. Ashley Cole looks set to join Roma after heavy links with the club have developed and the official AS Roma Twitter page tweeted this not long ago… Welcome to Rome, Ashley! @TheRealAC3 pic.twitter.com/wv00DuLINc — AS Roma (@OfficialASRoma) July 7, 2014 Keen to move abroad, it seems …

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Manchester United want Argentine midfielder

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Reports have today suggested that Manchester United are ready to hijack a deal from Valenica’s grasp to lure Argentina midfielder, Enzo Perez to Old Trafford. Louis van Gaal is ready to activate Perez’s buy-out clause of £24m from Benfica. Valencia were said to be favourites to sign the Argentine, but reports have now suggested that Manchester United are ready to steal …

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“Yes, I will be joining Arsenal” – says World Cup star

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World Cup star Mathieu Debuchy has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal all summer, finally reports from The Daily Star have revealed that Debuchy has said to a French reporter, “Yes, I will be joining Arsenal”. Well, there you have it Arsenal fans. The wait for your new right back is over. There was suggestion that Ivory Coast international, Serge …

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Liverpool bid rejected for Saints defender

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According to Team Talk, Southampton have rejected an £18m bid from Liverpool for Croatian defender, Dejan Lovren. The Croat is said to be keen to link up again with former team-mates, Adam Lallana and Rickie Lambert who both made the switch to Merseyside this summer. The Saints are said to be holding out for £25m which they have priced their indispensable …

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Arsenal and Chelsea look towards French striker

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Real Sociedad striker Antoine Griezmann’s future still hangs in the balance as the La Liga side have snapped up a new striker. The new signing has opened up speculation according to the Express that the Frenchman may be on his way out of Spain and ready to move to the Premier League. With Arsenal and Chelsea in the hunt for the Sociedad …

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Can Chelsea snatch Bayern star Toni Kroos from the claws of Real Madrid?

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Chelsea have been hunting for goal hungry players with Jose Mourinho’s early summer signing of 27-year-old Cesc Fabregas for £27m and Diego Costa (£32m from Atletico Madrid) highlighting the aggressive pro-forward frame of mind he will be taking on this season. Now it appears Jose is after yet another attack-minded player in Toni Kroos. Bayern Munich have apparently had an …

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Rodriguez or Neymar?

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Who is better? Colombia’s James Rodriguez or Brazil’s Neymar? Both are so similar, but yet very different players. Rodriguez has been the name on everyone’s lips of late; scoring 5 goals and providing 2 assists. The Colombian has dazzled defences with his intricate skill but he also possesses a team cohesiveness that unifies his play. Rodriguez knows the difference between …

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Come to Arsenal – Wenger to Real Madrid keeper

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The Express have declared that Arsene Wenger has issued a “Come to Arsenal” plea to Spain and Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas. The 33-year-old had a torrid World Cup which led to Spain’s quick exit from the tournament. Casillas was at fault for a number of goals, including the Netherlands 5-1 drumming over the world champions. Casillas, who has found it …

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“You haven’t got a Kalou” – Arsenal ready to buy?

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Today The Week have reported that Arsenal are back in the hunt for former Chelsea winger Salomon Kalou. However, they are not alone as West Ham and German outfit, Schalke are also interested in bringing the Ivorian into their respective clubs. TalkSport also reported on the situation and have suggested that Arsenal are ready to approach Lille to try and bring Kalou to …

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Manchester United join the hunt for in demand striker

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The Metro today have increased speculation surrounding the future of Barcelona’s Alexis Sanchez. It has been made clear that Sanchez may be leaving the Camp Nou this summer, but the one uncertainty is, where? With Barcelona trying to come to a consensus on Luis Suarez and agree terms with the Uruguayan, it has been suggested that Liverpool would want Sanchez as …

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What now for Southampton?

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Southampton Football Club were a stand out club last season in the Premier League. Producing swift and attractive football for fans and neutrals alike to enjoy. Furthermore, their refreshing decision to give their English players a chance to prove themselves in the best league in the world was a testament to their philosophy. Over-achieving and punching above what many expected from …

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Manchester City bid accepted for French defender – but he wants to join Chelsea!

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The Daily Star have reported that Manchester City have had a bid accepted in the region of £32m for French and Porto defender, Eliaquim Mangala. Identified as the perfect partner for captain, Vincent Kompany – Pellegrini has been tracking Mangala for a while now and has finally had a bid accepted for his target. However, it is believed that Mangala would …

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Chelsea to swoop for Nigerian forward?

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It has emerged that Chelsea could be set to further add to their strike force with a bid for Fenerbahce’d Emmanuel Emenike. The Daily Star believe that Jose Mourinho has made a £16m offer for the Nigerian who featured at this summer’s World Cup. Emenike is 27 and currently plays in Turkey where he scored 12 goals and assisted 9 in …

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Profile: Who is Aaron Cresswell? As he gets set for a Premier League move

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West Ham United are on the verge of completing the deal for Ipswich Town left-back Aaron Cresswell. BBC Sport reported that the 24 year old will complete his move to the Hammers for a fee “exceeding £2m” of which previous club Tranmere Rovers will receive 20%. Cresswell is a name well known to those fans of the Championship but for those who maybe …

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Liverpool complete Emre Can signing

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Liverpool have today confirmed the signing of Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Emre Can for a fee believed to be around £10m. Can, aged 20, was born in Frankfurt and has represented Germany Under-21s 6 times since 2013. He has spent his career playing in Germany where he signed for Bayern Munich from Eintracht Frankfurt. After making 4 appearances for the Bayern …

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