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Chelsea In Talks To Sign Fernando Llorente As Diego Costa Nears Exit

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Chelsea are in talks to sign Swansea striker Fernando Llorente – as Antonio Conte looks to strengthen his squad before tomorrow’s transfer deadline. Conte is a known admirer of the Spanish forward – and the pair previously worked together during the Italian’s tenure at Juventus winning three Serie A titles as well as reaching the UEFA Champions League final. Sky …

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Chelsea Linked With Relegation Threatened Striker

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park on December 17, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is lining up a shock move for a relegation threatened striker. According to the Daily Star, Conte is interested in bringing Fernando Llorente to the Premier League leaders. Llorente joined Swansea City last summer having won the Europa League with Sevilla. The 6ft 4in striker has enjoyed spells at Basconia, Atletic Bilbao and Juventus and was once …

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Arsenal V Swansea: Confirmed Lineups, Coquelin On The Bench

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Jack Cork of Swansea City and Danny Welbeck of Arsenal battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Swansea City at the Emirates Stadium on March 2, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arsenal are looking to give new Swansea manager Bob Bradley a rough introduction to life in the Premier League at the Emirates this afternoon. The Gunners are in a fine run of domestic form and are, in all honesty, expected to pick up another three points against the Swans. However, that was also the case last season, and a 2-1 …

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Swansea City Chasing World Cup-Winning Striker Fernando Llorente

Swansea forward Bafetimbi Gomis completed a loan move to Ligue 1 side Marseille for the 2016/17 season earlier this week and the departure leaves the Welsh club remarkably light up front. Swansea duo André Ayew and Marvin Emnes are the only current Swansea players capable to playing up top, but neither are out and out strikers. With their lack of …

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Arsenal Set To Steal Manchester United Transfer Target

Arsenal are set to move for reported Manchester United target Fernando Llorente, according to Corriere delle Sport. Llorente, 30, has struggled for consistency since his move to Juventus from Athletic Club in July 2013, and as reported by Pundit Arena, another of Louis Van Gaal’s targets appeared to be the Spaniard. However, according to the Italian newspaper, Llorente’ agent had …

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Manchester United ‘Almost Certain’ To Make Two Huge Forward Signings

Manchester United could be close to signing both Fernando Llorente and Edinson Cavani following weeks of speculation around United signing a striker.  Louis van Gaal previously hinted that he may be signing a frontman before claiming that these reports were untrue. However, now he could be in line to sign two strikers to back up main man, Wayne Rooney. The Daily Express cite …

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Manchester United’s Mystery Forward Target Uncovered

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal earlier this week claimed that a any mooted forward signing was ‘not the striker the media has written,’ and that we all must ‘wait and see.’ The wait may, however, now be at an end with the Mirror reporting that the United boss has been offered Juventus attacker Fernando Llorente. It’s also said that …

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