Arsenal, Liverpool & Spurs fight for Candreva

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Lazio are desperate to hold onto their star man Antonio Candreva and are reportedly set to sit down and offer him a new contract. The Daily Express believe the Serie A club will put increased wages and the captaincy on the table to tie him down till 2019. Antonio Candreva signed for Lazio in January 2012 on an initial loan deal …

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Dortmund’s Marco Reus out for a month

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Borussia Dortmund and Germany midfielder, Marco Reus is set to be sidelined for a month after suffering an ankle ligament injury in Germany’s 2-1 win over Scotland. The play-maker went down in injury-time and the doctors have diagnosed the injury has ligament strains and damage in the ankle. He is expected to be out of action for around four weeks, …

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Welbeck has Arsenal fans laughing

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Arsenal fans will be laughing at the haters after their new deadline day signing, Danny Welbeck showcased his goalscoring skills for England last night. Two goals against a good Switzerland side was enough to see off the group competitors 2-0; the Swiss first home defeat in four years, who did they last lose against? England. Welbeck’s new role of playing …

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PSG desperate to steal Strootman from Man Utd

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Manchester United were reportedly set to continue their spending spree with the signing of Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman in January. However, the Daily Express believe Paris Saint-Germain are ready to blow their bid out of the water. The French outfit are willing to offer cash plus 19-year-old midfield starlet Adrien Rabiot as a makeweight in the deal. With Rabiot’s contract …

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Arsenal target Marco Reus out injured

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German midfielder Marco Reus has been ruled out for around four weeks as he picked up an injury against Scotland last night. The Borussia Dortmund man has been linked heavily with Arsenal over the summer. Marco Reus, 25-years-old, is thought to have a release clause in his contract worth around £29,500,000 which will allow him to leave the club should …

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Arsenal move for Huntelaar looks to be off the cards

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Transfer Deadline Day sparked some rumours insisting that Arsenal had placed a bid for Shalke and Netherlands striker, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, however, these reports were apparently wide of the mark and now any bid to bring the Dutch striker in looks minimalistic. Shalke manager, Horst Heldt has moved to quash talk of his talisman leaving the Ruhr club any time in …

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Bad news for Arsenal – Reus to Real?

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Bad news for Arsenal. Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Borussia Dortmund to have first option on signing Marco Reus next summer, according to El Confidencial. No fee has been definitively agreed with Dortmund for the Germany international, who has also been linked with the likes of Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, Manchester City and Manchester United. The German was heavily tipped to make a transfer deadline day move to the Emirates, …

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Will Joel Campbell ever get a run out at Arsenal?

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Arsenal fans will be questioning Arsene Wenger’s inability to use Joel Campbell despite the excitement that has been attached to his name of late. The Costa-Rican striker showed glimpses of his quality at the World Cup and got Arsenal fans excited for the coming season. A striker who has shown a lot of promise and development over the years, Gunners …

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Top 5 transfers of deadline day

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There were a host of surprise signings and some top quality moving to the Premier League after last nights transfer deadline day antics. We take a look at the top 5 transfer of deadline day –  5. Abel Hernandez – Hull City –  Hull City have completed the signing of Abel Hernandez for an undisclosed fee, said to be around £9.5m …

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Arsenal sign Danny Welbeck on deadline day

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Arsenal last night completed the signing of Danny Welbeck from Manchester United on transfer deadline day for a fee of £16m. Arsenal had been in the hunt for a striker after first choice striker, Olivier Giroud broke his foot in a match against Everton which sees him out of action until the new year. Meanwhile, Welbeck’s future at Manchester United …

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Welbeck deal to join Arsenal has been agreed

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Danny Welbeck has joined Arsenal from Manchester United On. Off. On. Off. On again? A deal for Danny Welbeck has been agreed. #AFC making their move! http://t.co/WjIRnyw7c7 pic.twitter.com/Y6ynHwF1Ao — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) September 1, 2014 Earlier today we  reported that Welbeck was undergoing a medical at Arsenal. It was said that Arsenal and Spurs were both tracking the …

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Danny Welbeck possible transfer to Arsenal – the fans’ reactions

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Arsenal and Manchester United are not the most obvious couple to be exchanging players, espcially after Arsenal held back Thomas Vermaelen from their Premier League rivals in favour of a move to Barcelona. However, it seems as though the two teams have taken a break from being at each others’ necks, as Welbeck is rumoured to have been signed by Arsenal. This …

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Huntelaar linked with Arsenal

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Reports have speculated that Jan Klaus Huntelaar is poised to join Arsenal on transfer deadline day. Danny Welbeck is currently undergoing a medical ahead of a £6m loan move to the Emirates, meanwhile, Arsenal are looking to bring in the Dutchman on a permanent deal from Schalke in Germany. Arsenal are in desperate need of a striker after Olivier Giroud …

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Welbeck having medical at Arsenal

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Danny Welbeck is reportedly undergoing a medical at Arsenal after Sky Sports News HQ tweeted this: Sky Sources: Danny Welbeck having medical at Arsenal. #AFC #SSNHQ #SkyDeadlineDay — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) September 1, 2014 It is said that Arsenal and Spurs were both tracking the forward after United had said that he is surplus to requirements at Old …

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Unhappy Arsenal fans tweet #WengerOut. But are they being fair?

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Disappointed Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to publicly share their opinions on Wenger. #WengerOut seems to be the main output from #afc fans at the moment (with a certain Piers Morgan as the ringleader), with a few loyal fans keeping their faith in their manager. Does the Frenchman really deserve all the abuse he is getting? There seems to …

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Arsenal ready to make a shock bid for Marco Reus

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Despite claims that Arsenal are not active in today’s transfer deadline day; reports are circulating that the Gunners are ready to launch a £40m bid for German and Borussia Dortmund play-maker, Marco Reus. Ideally, Arsenal fans will want to see a striker enter the doors of the Emirates, however, its Reus who has been tipped to join the Gunners on …

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Have Arsenal just thrown away a top 4 finish?

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Once again there are a number of deflated Arsenal fans this summer after a anti-climatic transfer deadline day thus far. A side who are in desperate need of at least a striker, early this afternoon suggested that they would not be participating in today’s transfer deadline day. A statement that shocked Gunners fans, have Arsenal and Arsene Wenger just thrown …

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Five deadline day predictions! Featuring Man Utd & Arsenal

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  Deadline day is once again upon us! The twice a year occasion where all football fans are glued to the television, the radio and social media in the hope their club sign a fantastic player late on. Well with around 10 hours to go, here is my predictions for the rest of deadline day:   Manchester United sign big …

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Are Van Persie’s days numbered at United? Could he return to Arsenal?

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Manchester United have just signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco on a season long loan. A signing that will raise the eyebrows of football has a whole after United’s leaky defence seems to be the issue. However, despite these limitations to the United squad; Louis Van Gaal has brought in Colombian striker Radamel Falcao to United. This deal does therefore raise …

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Wenger – new signings for Arsenal, but probably not a striker

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Earlier today Arsenal hosted a pre-match conference before this Sunday’s match against Leicester. However Arsene Wenger has kept his mouth shut about any signings and saying “all [transfer negotiations] need to be as secret as possible” Wenegr has also crushed rumours about signing a replacement striker. He has said “I will be actively involved on deadline day. I will be on alert …

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