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Done Deal: Celtic Beat Arsenal And Liverpool To Signing Of Striker

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Moussa Dembele of Fulham makes a break during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Everton at Craven Cottage on March 30, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Brendan Rodgers has made his first signing at Celtic, with the Glaswegian club acquiring Moussa Dembele from Fulham on a four-year contract, as announced on the club website. Celtic were keen to add a new striker to their squad, with four departing since Rodgers’ arrival back in May. Anthony Stokes joined Blackburn Rovers, Colin Kazim-Richards left Celtic for Brazilian club Curitiba …

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Unexpected Name Tops Wenger’s Shortlist As Striker Search Intensifies

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - APRIL 24: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at Stadium of Light on April 24, 2016 in Sunderland, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Since Jamie Vardy’s proposed move from champions Leicester City fell apart, the rumours on which striker will be on his way to Arsenal have hit unprecedented levels. It is common knowledge that Arsene Wenger’s side need reinforcements in this area – first to back up inconsistent performer Olivier Giroud and second to fill in for Danny Welbeck, who is currently …

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Crystal Palace Have €38 Million Bid Accepted For Belgium International Striker

DOVER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 04: Alan Pardew of Crystal Palace acknowledges the fans after the FA Cup third round match between Dover Athletic and Crystal Palace at the Crabble Athletic ground on January 4, 2015 in Dover, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

This may be one of the stranger headlines you have read today, but according to reputed French publication L’Equipe, Crystal Palace have had a €38 million bid accepted for Belgium international striker Michy Batshuayi. The 22 year-old is a man in demand at present after putting in a remarkable season for Marseille. With 17 Ligue 1 goals in 26 appearances last season, …

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Aston Villa To Make Surprise Move For Manchester United Striker

Aston Villa COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - OCTOBER 02: Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo before the UEFA Champions League Group E match between FC Nordsjaelland v Chelsea at Parken Stadium on October 2, 2012 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Aston Villa are currently looking to bounce back from relegation. The Birmingham club were sent down to the second tier of English football for their first time in the Premier League era last season, and have appointed Roberto Di Matteo as manager in a bid to get back to the top flight. Under new ownership, the Villans are expected to …

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Report: Chelsea Target The Signing Of Liverpool Striker

Chelsea BOLOGNA, ITALY - NOVEMBER 17: Head coach Italy Antonio Conte reacts during the international friendly match between Italy and Romania at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on November 17, 2015 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Incoming Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is currently preparing his Italian side to take on Sweden in Euro 2016 after the impressive victory over a fancied Belgium team. However, there is also business to attend to at Stamford Bridge. The Pensioners are looking to bounce back from a disappointing season, and will need to bolster their squad. Diego Costa went missing at …

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Report: Liverpool To Sign Arsenal Star For £25 Million

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool applauds the supporters after his team's 4-1 win in the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at Etihad Stadium on November 21, 2015 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

A report in The Express today is suggesting that Liverpool are set to take Theo Walcott off the Gunners’ hands. The 27 year-old has been out of favour at the Emirates this season, and failed to make the England squad for Euro 2016. Although Walcott is struggling to break into the side, it is believed that he is determined to …

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Martin O’Neill Delivers Crushing Republic Of Ireland Injury News

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 13: Martin O'Neill manager of Republic of Ireland gestures during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Republic of Ireland and Sweden at Stade de France on June 13, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill will be slightly disappointed today that his side did not manage to secure three points in their Euro 2016 opener against Sweden. However, today he has delivered some crushing news on the injury front as Jonathan Walters looks set to miss their tie with Belgium on Saturday afternoon. “Jon Walters obviously would be the …

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Arsenal Had Competition As Rivals Also Bid For Jamie Vardy

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary's Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal are on the verge of signing Leicester City and England striker Jamie Vardy. Although the Gunners were quick off the mark by triggering the Premier League winner’s release clause, they weren’t the only club after his services. In a statement on the West Ham official website, joint chairman David Sullivan confirmed that the Hammers had put in a bid …

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Arsenal Have Triggered The Release Clause Of Jamie Vardy

Arsenal LEICESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal have triggered the release clause of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, according to reports this evening. The 29 year-old was one of the stories of the season last year as the Foxes marched to the most unlikely of Premier League titles, but now it appears that the club may struggle to hold onto him. Vardy is currently on international …

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Mesut Ozil Has Named His Dream Arsenal Signing

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19: Mesut Oezil of Arsenal celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at Emirates Stadium on October 19, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Transfer season is upon us, and and there are some huge deals being touted all around football. It is clear that Arsenal are keen to strengthen their squad ahead of next season, so that they can truly challenge for honours, rather than fall away in the second half of the year. According to The Express, Mesut Ozil was pressed about …

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Arsenal Interested In Yet Another Top Premier League Striker

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Reports coming out of Goodison Park today suggest that Romelu Lukaku wants to leave Everton this summer, possibly opening up a transfer to Arsenal if Arsene Wenger is interested. Lukaku reportedly said to the Daily Star “I’m at a point where I have to make a good career choice, we have a new investor at Everton and out of courtesy …

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Manchester United To Hijack Arsenal Move For Target Striker

Manchester United LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Jose Mourinho the manager of Chelsea winks prior to kickoff during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, second leg match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge on March 11, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Manchester United manager-to-be José Mourinho is being linked with several stars this week, and today The Express are reporting that the Portuguese manager is “desperate” to pip Arsenal to the signing of Alvaro Morata. Morata is believed to be the primary target for Gunners manager Arsene Wenger after securing Granit Xhaka. The Gunners are believed to have tabled a £51m bid …

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Rumours Point Towards Big Money Moves For Arsenal

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 17: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal and Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal celebrate victory after the FA Cup with Budweiser Final match between Arsenal and Hull City at Wembley Stadium on May 17, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

With the season drawing to a close, and Arsenal’s chances of any silverware looking extremely slim (sound familiar?), the rumours regarding summer transfers are starting to pick up pace. This window, calls for Wenger to splash the cash will be louder than ever before. If you believe what you see in the papers, he may be ready to do this. …

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Arsenal Line Up £30 Million Swoop For Juventus Striker

Arsenal TURIN, ITALY - JANUARY 27: Alvaro Morata of Juventus FC celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the TIM Cup match between Juventus FC and FC Internazionale Milano at Juventus Arena on January 27, 2016 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images )

Whatever small hopes of Arsenal winning the Premier League title seem to have been dashed today, as the Gunners failed to win against West Ham in a thrilling 3-3 draw. While today’s scoreline would not suggest it, one of the main problems this season has been the lack of firepower up front. Theo Walcott has been majorly inconsistent, while Oliver …

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