Lavezzi still a target for Chelsea, Arsenal & Liverpool

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Paris Saint Germain are still trying to tie up a contract for Argentine forward Ezequiel Lavezzi but the Daily Star are reporting those talks are breaking down. If that were the case it would certainly interest Premier League clubs Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea. Lavezzi, 29 years of age, is set to become a victim of PSG’s financial overspend that saw them …

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Arsenal ready sign striker on loan

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Arsenal look set to compete the loan signing of Chilean star, Eduardo Vargas from Napoli according to reports in Italy. It is said that the two clubs are in advanced stages of the negotiations and a loan deal looks likely. With Alexis Sanchez also making the switch to the Emirates, it has encouraged Vargas to join his fellow countryman in the …

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3 things that we learned from the first week of the Premier League

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  The 2014/2015 Premier League season has kicked off and the round up of results this week paint a small picture as to what we can learn from the opening round of games. 1. Arsenal have a bench – Arsenal have the option to bring on quality to the field from their bench. Seasons before, Arsenal seemed to struggle to …

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Liverpool close to Alex Song transfer

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Liverpool have been heavily linked to Alex Song in recent weeks but according to The Metro and ‘Sport’ newspaper in Spain, the deal could be very close. Alex Song, formally of Arsenal, played 150 league games in Britain including 12 on loan at Charlton Athletic before Barcelona paid £15m for his services in August 2012. Following his move to Spain he …

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Ex-Arsenal man Nicklas Bendtner joins Wolfsburg

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It has been confirmed today that former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has joined German club Wolfsburg on a three-year-deal. This follows a number of reported offers from Premier League team this summer. Bendtner, 26 years of age, had been at Arsenal since 2004, a time that included loan spells at Birmingham City, Sunderland and Juventus before his release when his …

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Arsenal eye 23-year-old Vermaelen replacement

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Arsene Wenger is set to bolster his defensive option with a bid for 23-year-old Greek defender Kostas Manolas. The Daily Mail is one of many reporting that Arsenal see Manolas as cover for Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny. It is believed Wenger could be set to tempt Olympiacos with a bid of £8m for their World Cup experienced centre-back who has 13 …

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Thomas Vermaelen completes Barcelona switch

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Thomas Vermaelen has completed his move to Barcelona today after Arsenal agreed a £15m deal with the Spanish giants. The Belgian international passed a medical on Saturday and completed his move yesterday. Today, he has been revealed to the Camp Nou faithful. Speaking on the move, the defender said, “Coming to Barcelona is a dream move – it wasn’t a difficult …

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Arsenal after Liverpool defender

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Arsenal are looking to deploy a surprise bid for Liverpool defender, Daniel Agger. The Dane is said to be seeking a move away from Anfield and Arsenal are ready to come in to bring in the Denmark international. Yesterday, Thomas Vermaelen’s deal to Barcelona was agreed as he awaits confirmation of the transfer; leaving the Gunners lighter in the central …

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Vermaelen’s replacement – Arsenal’s options

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In spite of Arsene Wenger insistence that Arsenal don’t need another centre back the sale of  Thomas Vermaelen to Barcelona means that cover for Kos and the BFG is pretty high on his agenda now. The ideal player needs to be experienced, left footed and, is he ends up playing with Mertesacker, pretty mobile too. Wenger has had his eye on …

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Arsenal Agree £15m Transfer Fee With Barcelona for Thomas Vermaelen

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The BBC has confirmed that Arsenal have agreed a £15million fee for centre back Thomas Vermaelen with Barcelona. The 28 year old Belgian left footer is now working on agreeing personal terms, and will then be attending a medical at the Nou Camp later this week. Vermaelen was the subject of Manchester’s interest, though the Reds’ bid of £7 million was …

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Mats Hummels update – Arsenal or Man United?

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The battle to sign Borussia Dortmund’s highly rated central defender Mats Hummels appears to be heating up with Arsenal set to rival Manchester United for the World Cup winner. United have apparently already have offered £16 million for the player, which Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp has laughed off, and there’s no word yet on increased bid Meanwhile Arsenal are rumoured to mulling …

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Arsenal to fend off competitors and sign French midfielder

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Arsenal are having to fend off heavy interest from competitors to sign Frenchman and Lyon midfielder, Clement Grenier. The midfielder looks set to leave the French outfit this season and is weighing up his options for his next career move. With Arsenal, Newcastle, Everton, Bayer Leverkusen and A.C. Milan all reportedly interested in the 23-year-old. Reports from the Metro have revealed …

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Cazorla out? Does that mean Reus is Arsenal bound?

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Arsenal midfielder and creative spark, Santi Cazorla may be on his way out of the Emirates to move back to Spain and join Atletico Madrid. The Spanish League winners and Champions League runners-up are looking to buy someone of Cazorla’s style and capabilities after losing out on a handful of their attacking players this transfer window. The Spaniard has recently …

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Campbell looks to be going out on-loan – what do you think Arsenal fans?

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Arsenal are looking to bring in Shaktar Donetsk star Douglas Costa to the Emirates and lend Costa Rica striker, Joel Campbell out to A.C. Milan for the rest of the season. With the political issues reaching a head in the Ukraine, Douglas Costa looks to move away after becoming unsettled at Shaktar and Arsenal are looking closely at the striker. …

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Saints ready to swoop up Arsenal pair

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Southampton’s depleting squad looks set to continue into the summer as their big name players are being snatched away by Premier League competitors. However, Ronald Koeman is hoping to rebuild his side with quality and has identified Arsenal pair, Serge Gnabry and Carl Jenkinson as two players can begin to help his side back on track according to The Mirror. …

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