Arsenal, Spurs chase Thomas Lemar transfer

Arsenal and Tottenham seem to be sharing the same transfer targets, as they will both be looking at replacements for their respective wingers and playmakers – the Thomas Lemar rumor is currently one of the hottest in the market, and his transfer could be a ‘matter of days’, with the transfer window coming to a close this Thursday. The former Barcelona target (who now seems to have been forgotten by the Barça board, recent buyers of Dortmund’s Ousmane Dembélé) has been chased by Arsenal every since the end of last season, where he was one of the key players in Monaco’s miracle season at the top of the league. Thomas Lemar has been cream of the crop for Monaco, and

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Chelsea could sign Arsenal star despite Liverpool interest

According to the Daily Cannon, Liverpool could battle it out with Chelsea for the Arsenal star, and are ready to offer him a spot in Liverpool’s midfield in order to convince the player join them over Chelsea. Following a long period of negotiation aimed at renewing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s contract, with the most recent offer being estimated at a salary of £180,000 per week, Arsenal may have just given up on keeping their young winger, who appeared in 29 games last season in the Premier League. With interest from Chelsea having built up in the past weeks and now with the player being closer than ever to the Blues, ‘The Ox’ is expected to leave Arsenal in the next following days.

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Barcelona to give up on Philippe Coutinho deal

After making three increasingly attractive bids, Barça seems to now have accepted the fact that Coutinho will not be joining them during this window and that their best bet at replacing Neymar lies within the transfer of Dortmund’s Ousmane Dembélé. Barcelona’s transfer window has been one of the most hectic in the club’s history. The club initially started with a heavy rejection from PSG regarding the transfer of Marco Verratti, before then losing one of their key players to the same team only weeks later, with Neymar joining PSG for a record sum of £200 million. The club’s targets then suddenly became more expensive, with clubs from all around Europe raising their player’s price tags when in talks with Barcelona,

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Chris Wood joins Burnley for a record-breaking £15m

Burnley were the surprise of the first Premier League matchday with a surprise win against reigning champions Chelsea in a five-goal thriller involving a Sam Vokes’ double and a red card for the Blues. However, their next game against West Brom showed both defensive and offensive problems. Burnley seem to now have solved this problem, or at least bolstered the quality of their roster on the offensive side of things. It has been one of the hottest Premier League rumors this past week, it is now official; Chris Wood is now a Premier League player following a transfer between Leeds United and Burnley for a club-record fee of £15 million. This also makes Wood the most expensive New Zealand player

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United sweeps Swansea in 4-0 thrashing

It has been quite a while since Manchester United fans had seen two fantastic back-to-back performances in the Premier League; or at least, as fantastic as wins by four goals. In fact, today marked the first time in more than a hundred years where United scored at least four goals in each of their two opening games. More on their splendid performance at Liberty Stadium. Before entering this game, both teams were looking for a victory after starting the season undefeated. Swansea, the hosts, had been undefeated for six consecutive Premier League games, whereas Manchester United were freshly out of a 4-0 victory against West Ham last weekend. With the win in their minds and a positive mindset going into

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Tottenham agree £42m fee for Barcelona target

As transfer market deadline day is approaching, many teams who have yet to make any big-name moves are starting to become more active in the transfer market. With bids coming from all over Europe for their superstars and wonderkids, Ajax has been struggling to keep their players settled in the Eredivisie, therefore being forced to negotiate with deals for players such as Davy Klaassen or Jairo Riedewald. The next player to leave Ajax though? Davinson Sánchez. Following weeks and weeks of speculation where many were criticizing Tottenham’s quiet transfer market period, Mauricio Pochettino officialized the arrival of the club’s first summer signing. Many described Tottenham’s real summer challenge as keeping their key players following a successful Premier League campaign, as

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Premier League Week 1: United first leaders of the season

This first week of Premier League was indeed quite an exciting one, starting with Arsenal’s victory over Leicester at the Emirates, and closing with Pogba helping Manchester United up in first position, making them the first leaders of the 2017-18 Premier League season. Arsenal’s comeback against Leicester City Already discussed in our earlier news this week, Arsenal kicked off the Premier League campaign with a remarkable comeback against Leicester. On a day marking the debuts of Kelechi Iheanacho and Alexandre Lacazette for their respective teams, only the latter managed to score, though the spotlight was more directed towards Granit Xhaka and Olivier Giroud’s performance in the second half. Jamie Vardy’s brace did not go unnoticed as well, as it now

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United rejects latest Spurs bid for Anthony Martial

According to The Independent, Manchester United have rejected Tottenham’s latest bid for star striker Anthony Martial. Tottenham have been rather quiet this summer as they have yet to officialize any transfer going in, despite letting international fullback Kyle Walker leave to Manchester City. It seems as though they are now putting themselves back on the map with a recent attempt at buying Anthony Martial from Manchester United. Manchester United have spent hundreds of millions of pounds this summer, signing Nemanja Matic, Victor Lindelöf and replacing Zlatan Ibrahimovic with Romelu Lukaku. The arrival of Lukaku would make for tougher competition for a spot on the starting XI, with Rashford and Wilson also being able to play as strikers. However, it seems

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