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Chelsea Could Be About To Hijack Arsenal’s Bid For Valencia Star

Arsenal have been linked with Valencia defender Shkodran Mustafi for a number of weeks now as manager Arsène Wenger looks to strengthen his defensive roster. According to reports, via the Daily Mail, the London club face new competition for the Germany international in the form of Premier League and city rivals Chelsea. The 24-year-old had become a potential target for …

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Done Deal: Valencia Confirm The Signing Of Barcelona Defender

VALENCIA, SPAIN - JANUARY 19: Montoya of Barcelona reacts during the la Liga match between Levante UD and FC Barcelona at Ciutat de Valencia on January 19, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

Valencia have today confirmed the signing of Martín Montoya from Barcelona. The 25-year-old has joined the club on a four-year deal, having seen his contract terminated by the Catalan giants. As such, the right back moves to the Mestalla on a free transfer after leaving Barcelona’s English training camp at the weekend. OFFICIAL STATEMENT | @2MONTOYA, new #VCF player, #WelcomeMontoya➡https://t.co/nGzTIGZZoj pic.twitter.com/kqN3tyf2yi — …

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There Is A Big Update In The Shkodran Mustafi To Arsenal Transfer [Super Deporte]

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Arsenal’s chase of Valencia star Shkodran Mustafi has been well documented in recent days. With Per Mertesacker out injured until 2017 and Laurent Koscielny not yet fully fit following European Championships, all Arsenal following eyes have been drawn to Valencia’s Mustafi, who has been heavily linked with the London club. If fans of the Gunners believe Valencia-based paper Super Deporte …

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Arsenal Open Talks With Valencia World Cup Winning Defender [Sky Sports]

Arsenal’s hunt for a top class defender to replace the injured Per Mertesacker has shifted gear as reports suggest talks have begun with Valencia’s Shkodran Mustafi. It was reported this week that Mustafi had become one of Arsène Wenger’s top targets following the long term injury to Mertesacker and a strong showing for Germany at this summer’s European Championships only …

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Shkodran Mustafi: The Quiet Yet Efficient Defender That Arsenal Needs

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Shkodran Mustafi has been linked with a move to Arsenal consistently in recent days following news that Per Mertesacker could miss up to five months of the Premier League season. The German centre-back has been outstanding for Valencia over the last two seasons to such an extent that he appeared in his country’s colours during the opening stages of the …

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Arsenal Seeking Experience In Two Potential Defensive Targets

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on December 13, 2015 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has admitted that the club requires an experienced figure following his confirmation that Per Mertesacker is ruled out for “months” after suffering a knee injury whilst Arsenal have reportedly identified two potential targets who both fit that bill. Speaking ahead of the MLS All-Stars pre-season friendly fixture in San Jose, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger explained (via …

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Reports In Spain Claim Arsenal Enquire About Valencia Centre-Back

VALENCIA, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Shkodran Mustafi of Valencia reacts during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Real Madrid CF at Estadi de Mestalla on January 4, 2015 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

According to local Valencia newspaper Valencia Plaza, Arsenal have made enquiries about 24-year-old centre back Shkodran Mustafi. The report claims that although Mustafi will join the Valencia team for their preseason tour, and the La Liga side are keen to keep him this summer, but a move could materialise in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, COPE Valencia say that Valencia rate …

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Arsenal Line Up Moves For Shkodran Mustafi And Fabian Schar Following Per Mertesacker’s Injury

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Arsenal have found replacements for the injured Per Mertesacker. That’s according to the Daily Mirror, who claim that the London outfit have lined up moves for Valencia and Germany star Shkodran Mustafi as well as Hoffenheim and Switzerland centre-back Fabian Schar. Mertesacker received another injury to his knee in Friday night’s draw with Lens and Wenger confirmed that he will …

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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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Real Madrid Look To New Target As They Drop Out Of The Race For Paul Pogba

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Reports on Saturday suggested that Real Madrid had officially entered the hunt for Paul Pogba and would go toe-to-toe with Manchester United for the Frenchman’s signature. Yesterday, however, Sky Sports contradicted those claims and reported that Los Blancos – unable to keep up with United’s spending power – had ruled out a move for the Juve midfilder. They have also …

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Valencia Demand €85m For Chelsea Target Andre Gomes

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Mundo Deportivo has reported that Valencia are demanding an astounding amount of money for their Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes, and have already rejected Chelsea’s €45.2m offer. It is inconceivable that firstly Valencia expect Gomes’s suitors to pay such an enormous fee, and secondly that Chelsea would bid over €45m in the first place. The 22-year-old was one of Valencia’s few …

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Chelsea £40m Offer For Portugal Star Is Rejected [Report]

LISBON, PORTUGAL - JUNE 8: Portugal midfielder Andre Gomes in action during the International Friendly match between Portugal and Estonia at Estadio da Luz on June 8, 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Gualter Fatia/Getty Images)

Chelsea are being frustrated in their efforts to recruit a new central midfielder ahead of the new season. Having seen a number of bids for Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan rejected, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has reportedly turned his attention to Portugal and Valencia star André Gomes. The Mirror’s Ed Malyon is today reporting that the Blues have in fact already submitted …

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Stoke Have Declared Their Interest In Bringing Nani Back To The Premier League

Former Manchester United forward Nani has been inching ever closer to a move to Valencia this summer; however, the Portuguese international may end up joining another ex-United striker, Mark Hughes, at Stoke. Numerous reports, including in The Guardian and Sunday Mirror, suggest that despite Valencia being heavy favourites to signing the forward, Stoke boss Hughes will look to strike a late deal for the Fenerbahce …

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Liverpool and Valencia Make Contact With Ligue 1 Winger [Report]

Liverpool’s search for a new wide player has led them to France, according to reports today. With Sadio Mané still being priced too highly by Southampton and Andros Townsend still being Andros Townsend, French publication L’Équipe (in a story carried by the Mirror) have alleged that Liverpool are one of four clubs to have made contact with Lyon over a …

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Antonio Conte Sees Bid Rejected For Manchester United Target[Report]

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Antonio Conte has instructed club officials back in London to make a £32 million bid for one of José Mourinho’s top target, Andre Gomes. Valencia have swiftly rejected the bid, according to Sky Sports News. As was reported here, the Spanish club value the player at 65 million euros (£51 million). BREAKING: Sky sources: Valencia reject Chelsea bid of £32m …

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