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Arsene Wenger Opens Up On Arsenal’s Underwhelming Transfer Strategy

Arsenal LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 15: Arsene Wenger Manager of Arsenal reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on May 15, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

While the arrival of Granit Xhaka could yet prove to be a fantastic piece of business, Arsenal’s dealings this window have left much to be desired. Both Manchester clubs, Liverpool and Chelsea have all gone about strengthening their squads while the Gunners have neglected to invest in what they really need; a world class goalscorer. In recent days, Ivan Gazidis, …

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Sunderland: Four Of The Top Candidates To Take Over From Big Sam

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Sam Allardyce, manager of Sunderland celebrates staying in the Premier League after victory during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on May 11, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

With Sam Allardyce departing the Stadium of Light to take over the England national team, Sunderland will now be looking to appoint their seventh manager in five years. Allardyce successfully led Sunderland to safety in the penultimate game of last season, and his departure presents the Wearside club with a dilemma. With just three weeks until their Premier League campaign kicks …

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Twitter Erupts As Dortmund Destroy Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United

United Mourinho

Manchester United began their pre-season tour in earnest today with a dismal defeat to German giants Borussia Dortmund. Twitter had plenty to say about Jose Mourinho’s first loss in his new role. The fixture certainly represented an intriguing game for both sides as they look to ramp up preparations for the upcoming season. For Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Adnan Januzaj, it …

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Jose Mourinho Confirms Wayne Rooney Will Be Club Captain Next Season

Mourinho Rooney

Since taking over at the club, Jose Mourinho hasn’t made too many decisions that could prove unpopular with the fans, that may have just changed.  Many supporters would love to see Wayne Rooney stripped of the captain’s armband and jettisoned from the club but today, the Special One has done the exact opposite. As quoted by The Telegraph, Jose had …

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Agent Rules Out Any Move For Supposed Arsenal Target [Report]

Arsenal

While attention is still firmly fixed on the potential arrival of a striker, some had suggested Arsenal might move for the international midfielder. Several reports in recent weeks had linked the Gunners with a move for Barcelona’s Arda Turan following the Turk’s indifferent start to life in Catalonia. A report from Goal has today claimed the player’s agent has denied …

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Manchester United Have Released Next Season’s Squad Numbers With Some Surprising Choices

Manchester United have today confirmed the squad numbers for the upcoming campaign with some unexpected swaps cropping up. The club took to Twitter to release this picture with some surprising choices for the new signings: #MUFC's provisional squad numbers for 2016/17: pic.twitter.com/dlwFy62Iaq — Manchester United (@ManUtd) July 21, 2016 Zlatan Ibrahimovic has taken up the number nine shirt while Anthony …

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Middlesbrough Agree Deal To Sign Alvaro Negredo On Season-Long Loan

Middlesbrough are looking to make a statement on their return to the Premier League this term and the recruitment of Valencia forward Alvaro Negredo certainly shows their intent. Following the completion of the paperwork, the Spanish forward will join the club on a season-long loan, marking his return to the Premier League after a previous stint at Manchester City. The 30-year-old …

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Arsenal Poll: Which Striker Should The Gunners Sign?

With less than a month until the Premier League season starts, the transfer window is really hotting up. There’s no prizes for guessing where Arsenal’s priorities lie. The club, as well many of the fans, are determined to see another striker join the this summer with a view to either complimenting, or possibly to usurping Olivier Giroud. They’ve been linked with …

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Portuguese Club’s President Has Bad News For Manchester United Regarding Euro 2016 Star

Manchester United

Chelsea and Manchester United will need to look elsewhere to bolster their midfield after Sporting Lisbon closed the door on the sale of Portuguese star Joao Mario. Speaking with O Jogo (via Sky Sports) recently, the club’s president Bruno de Carvalho put to bed any transfer speculation regarding a Premier League move for the midfielder: “I understand he is a player who is …

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Liverpool In Pole Position To Sign Dutch Star As Spurs Drop Out Of The Race

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: during the UEFA Europa League quarter final, second leg match between Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund at Anfield on April 14, 2016 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Following Newcastle’s unceremonious drop to the Championship, Georginio Wijnaldum was always going to seek greener pastures. Tottenham Hotspur were repeatedly linked with a move for the Dutchman and in recent days, Liverpool entered the race to sign him with reports claiming a £25 million deal was progressing quickly. The Guardian, a highly reliable source, have today broken the news that …

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Multiple Reports Claim Manchester United Are Closing In On Paul Pogba

Manchester United Paul Pogba

A flurry of reports are emerging from Italy and Spain this morning all preaching the same message; Paul Pogba is Manchester United-bound. Gazzetta Dello Sport, Tuttosport and, most reliably, Guillem Balague of Sky Sports, have all provided major updates in the transfer saga of the summer. The latter reported for AS: “(United) will not give up on their pursuit of …

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