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Shkodran Mustafi Reveals How He’ll Win Over Arsenal Fans Following Big Money Move

Having needed to bring defensive reinforcements into the club during the summer, most Arsenal supporters were happy to see German international Shkodran Mustafi arriving at the Emirates Stadium back in August. Of even further intrigue was the sum of money agreed with Valencia for the services of the centre half, who has since made an impressive start to his career in the red and …

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Arsenal Summer Signing Already On His Way To Greatness

Arsenal are currently enjoying one of their very best starts to a Premier League campaign, with their current run of form due in part to the shrewd summer signings made by veteran Gunners’ boss Arsène Wenger. While the midfield and forward departments have been generating and converting goals with ease, it is in defence, where Wenger’s problems were most evident …

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Arsenal Defender Shkodran Mustafi Used To Be A Striker But Admits It Wasn’t For Him

Arsenal summer signing Shkodran Mustafi has already made a big impact with fans following impressive defensive displays since his arrival from Valencia. Now, by the German’s own admission, he didn’t always play in the heart of defence. Gunners’ manager Arsène Wenger forked out £35 million for the Germany international this summer, not knowing that when he started out with Hamburg …

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Deadline Day: Chelsea Turn To Valencia Defender As David Luiz Deal Stalls [Reports]

VALENCIA, SPAIN - DECEMBER 05: Aymen Abdennour (23) of Valencia battles for the ball with Luis Suarez of Barcelona during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on December 05, 2015 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

Chelsea’s search for a central defender has hit crisis point. The Blues had seen earlier bids for Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly and Alessio Romagnoli of AC Milan rejected, and in their desperation made a £30m move to re-sign David Luiz from Paris Saint-Germain last night. However, despite Luiz’s apparent willingness to return to West London, the French champions are not particularly …

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Deadline Day: Manchester City To Send Four Players Out On Loan

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 28: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on August 28, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Getty Images)

While Manchester City’s incoming business has been completed for the summer, Pep Guardiola still has a lot of deadwood to shift. Selling the fringe players is proving to be something of a challenge for the 2014 Premier league champions, so a number of loan arrangements are set to be agreed within the next 12 or so hours. Further to the …

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Done Deal: Arsenal Finally Complete £35m Signing Of Shkodran Mustafi

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Arsenal’s search for a centre back is officially over. The club have today confirmed the signing of German international defender Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia on a four-year deal. That’s right, it’s officially official! #GunnerShkodranhttps://t.co/DbX63Iyp5h — Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) August 30, 2016 The Gunners had been in protracted talks with Mustafi’s club Valencia, with earlier bids rejected by the Spanish side as …

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Done Deal: Barcelona Sign Spanish International Striker For €32m

Paco Alcacer Barcelona

Barcelona have today completed the signing of Valencia captain Paco Alcácer, the club has today confirmed. The move for the striker had been on the cards since reports broke earlier this month that Alcácer had become their prime target in their search for a backup forward for Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez and Neymar. He was left out of the Valencia …

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Shkodran Mustafi’s Arsenal Shirt Number Dilemma Looms Large For Arsène Wenger

Anticipation is growing ahead of the long awaited announcement that Shkodran Mustafi is officially an Arsenal player. It has been reported that the Germany international travelled to London over the weekend in order to complete a medical following the agreement of a £35 million fee for the Valencia centre-back. The 24-year-old is expected to be formally unveiled sometime this week …

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Euro Round-Up: Bayern Rampant But PSG Suffer Surprise Defeat

MUNICH, GERMANY - AUGUST 26: Robert Lewandowski (R) of Bayern Muenchen celebrates scoring his team's third goal with his team mate Thomas Mueller during the Bundesliga match between Bayern Muenchen and Werder Bremen at Allianz Arena on August 26, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Boris Streubel/Getty Images)

With most of the major European leagues already in full swing, last weekend saw the return of the Bundesliga and a very ominous display from champions Bayern Munich. Bayern have seemingly adjusted to the loss of Pep Guardiola with little fuss, as their title defence got underway with a 6-0 defeat at home to Werder Bremen. Robert Lewandowski scored a …

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Arsenal Linked With £26 Million Move For Croatian Midfielder After Wenger Hints At More Signings

FC Internazionale Milano v Empoli FC - Serie A

Arsenal’s transfer strategy finally kicked into gear this week. Although Arsenal had been expected to sign Shkodran Mustafi for a number of weeks, their move for Deportivo de La Coruna’s Lucas Perez came as a surprise to long standing observers of the Gunners. However, Arsene Wenger’s transfer activity may not be finished yet, after reports in Italy claimed that the Arsenal have registered …

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More Great News For Arsenal As Shkodran Mustafi Completes Medical

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Arsenal’s transfer fortunes have gone from zero to hero in the space of 24 hours, as Shkodran Mustafi follows Lucas Perez to London to complete his Arsenal medical. Mustafi has been a target of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger for some time now, almost as long as Paul Pogba was for Manchester United. Now, like United, Arsenal are about to get …

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How Could Arsenal Line Up With Shkodran Mustafi And Lucas Perez?

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It’s lights, camera, action for everyone involved at Arsenal this week. After a summer that saw the club glacially progress in the transfer market, yesterday was somewhat of a turning point as deals were agreed to sign Deportivo la Coruna forward Lucas Perez and Valencia defender Shkodran Mustafi. The former may be a player unbeknownst to fans but his record …

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