Have we just witnessed the winners of the Premier League already in Chelsea?

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Chelsea came through what appeared to be a tricky affair against newly promoted Burnley, with some ease despite going 1-0 down. Jose Mourinho’s men cruised to a 3-1 lead before half-time and should have had more in the second half. A starting line up that looked strong in every position, Chelsea must be taken seriously this campaign as their squad …

Cesc Fabregas – the approach from Arsenal and an update from Spain

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Catalan paper Mundo Deportivo has a lengthy story on the future of Cesc Fabregas today and fortunately for us non-Catalan speakers much of it has been paraphrased here on Sportwitness. Several key things emerge. Firstly that it does seem that both Man United and Arsenal have made an approach for the player, but they were just tentative inquiries. Given Cecs’s …

Arsenal update: Wenger speaks about Rooney and Fabregas and has Villa signed a pre-contract deal?

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Arsene Wenger has been speaking to Al Jazeera and may or may not have been dropping some pretty serious hints about who he fancies signing in the summer. Judging by these words I think we can safely assume that Wayne Rooney, who Wenger has previously described as most talented English player he had seen, is on his radar “Rooney could …

Moyes is serious about Fabregas. Are Arsenal and Wenger too?

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In what could be a nightmare scenario for Arsenal fans it appears that David Moyes has made Cesc Fabregas his number one target. According to The Daily Mail Moyes ‘has targeted midfield as the area in greatest need of strengthening and that Fabregas is one of his prime targets, following an initial meeting to discuss potential acquisitions for this summer.’ …

Arsenal round up: Gonalons, Fabregas, Koscielny and Cesar

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It is no secret that Arsenal are looking to strengthen their midfield this summer with one, maybe two signings. On the Emirates wants list somewhere is likely to be the £15m-rated Lyon captain Maxime Gonalons. Wenger has sent scouts to watch the 24-year-old on several occasions this season and Lyon have hinted that it take offers of over £15 million …

Is Cesc Fabregas on his way back to Arsenal? The four reasons why he might be

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Well that’s what the Star is suggesting this morning. The theory runs like this. 1 Barcelona can’t seem to accommodate him in their team. This article looks in depth about how they have chosen to use him. The evidence is clear is that while he was brought in to replace Xavi he just hasn’t worked in that role. He has …

Arsenal update – Wenger to stay and get huge war chest, Fabregas hints at return and more

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According to The Mirror no matter what happens this season Arsene Wenger won’t be collecting his P45. The Arsenal boss will instead be around for next season and will have a large chunk of cash to spend in the summer. The Mirror reports that a £70 million reserve is ready for the Arsenal boss to spend big on a series …

Arsenal update: Henry wants to come back, Fabregas not so sure

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Arsenal’s talismanic French man is apparently keen on a third stint at the club. At a press conference this week he reiterated his desire to be involved with Arsenal in any role Henry said ‘All I know is that I will be involved in the game for sure and hopefully be involved with Arsenal because that is the heart talking …