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Wenger drops hint over Bellerin dealAnother day, another dollar, another round of Bellerin to Barcelona stories in the Catalan press. Going in strongest are El Mundo Deportivo whose correspondent, Xavier Muñoz, writes with great certainty: “Barca want to sign Hector Bellerin, and Hector Bellerin wants to sign for Barca.” He then says, “In fact, those who know the player well […]

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Wenger confident on Oxlade-Chamberlain's futureThe Arsenal future of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been in some doubt for a while now, with no new contract signed and the player heading into the final 12 months of his current deal. His agents let it be known earlier in the year about how frustrated they were at the lack of an offer from […]

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Report: Arsenal 5-0 Lincoln City (inc goals)Lyon appear to have ruled out a move for Olivier Giroud after clinching the signing of Bertrand Traore from Chelsea. Chairman Jean-Michel Aulas had expressed an interest in the Arsenal man last week but in light of his €10 million acquisition of Traore, who spent last season at Ajax, he admits he can’t keep buying […]

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According to various reports, Chris Willock is in Portugal to finalise personal terms with Benfica. The 19-year-old England youth international is a free agent at the end of this month having rejected the opportunity to sign a new deal at the Emirates. To date, he’s made two appearances for the senior side in the EFL Cup […]

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According to Portuguese publication A Bola, Arsenal have had a €15 million bid for Pedro Neto rejected by Braga. The 17-year-old winger, who is the second youngest player to ever score in the Portuguese top flight, apparently has a buyout clause of €20 million and is also being courted by Barcelona. After penning a contract […]

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Lyon chairman Jean-Michel Aulas says Arsenal will have to stump up a deal worth €65 million if they are to sign Alexandre Lacazette this summer. The France international had a move to Atletico Madrid sanctioned earlier in the summer only for the deal to collapse when the Spanish side had a transfer ban imposed on […]

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Calum Chambers says that being relegated with Middlesbrough last season left him ‘gutted’ but that the season long loan with the Teessiders* was a valuable experience after his Arsenal career had hit a kind of sticking point. The 22 year old, currently shining for England at the European Under 21 Championships, will return to North […]

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Fairly spurious reports have suggested that Arsenal could make a bid for Anthony Martial. The Manchester United striker is rated at around £40m, and a deal seems pretty unlikely all things considered. Still, James takes a look at this one in his latest Gunnervlog. Please subscribe and like his channel, it gives him warm tingly […]

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ESPN FC's Craig Burley discusses Arsenal's need for quick transfers and what's next for Alexandre Lacazette.
Arsenal's push to sign striker Alexandre Lacazette is picking up steam, with Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas confirming he has held talks with Arsene Wenger about a possible deal.
With Aulas also admitting that he'd be interested in signing Olivier Giroud, a deal where Arsenal pay cash plus Giroud for Lacazette looks a real possibility (even though fans are still holding out hopes for Kylian Mbappe).
For followers of the French national team, such a deal might seem strange. Giroud, after all, has...

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The FC crew react to Arsenal's interest in Alexandre Lacazette, and Craig Burley offers the club a caveat.

Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Petit believes the Gunners will be stronger with Arsene Wenger staying as manager next season.

NYCFC coach Patrick Vieira joins ESPN FC's Heineken Boot room to give his thoughts on Arsene Wenger and Arsenal.

Former Arsenal defender Mikael Silvestre says nice guy Arsene Wenger needs to be tougher.

ESPN's Arsenal correspondent, Mattias Karen, explains who he thinks is likely to be playing at the Emerates next season.
Calum Chambers wants to fight for his future at Arsenal thanks to advice he has received from his "mentor" Per Mertesacker.
Chambers, 22, spent last season on loan at Middlesbrough who were relegated from the Premier League, but he hopes to make an impact with his parent club next season due to the influence of Mertesacker.
He said: "The one player who has helped me a lot would be Per. Being in the same position, he was almost like my mentor for a couple of years. I have never seen a player so professional...

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Chile manager Juan Antonio Pizzi says Alexis Sanchez is always motivated and gives his all regardless of the situation.

Alexis Nunes and Steve Nicol examine the latest transfer rumours including Bayern Munich's interest in Alexis Sanchez.
Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal has described Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez as "a spectacular player" and said he hopes he will join the Bundesliga champions.
Vidal, a Chile international teammate of Sanchez, told Sport Bild that signing the attacker would improve Bayern still further.
Sanchez is out of contract at Arsenal next summer, and reports have linked him with both Bayern and Paris Saint-Germain.
"We'll see if Alexis is coming. I do not know yet," Vidal said.
"I know him very well....

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Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette over recent season's has displayed why he's considered one of the best strikers in Europe.
Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has said Arsenal are interested in signing Alexandre Lacazette but would have to pay €65 million to get him.
Lacazette, 26, has been heavily linked with a move to the Emirates this summer after scoring 37 goals in 45 games for the Ligue 1 club last season.
The striker almost moved to Atletico Madrid before the Spanish side were hit by a transfer ban, but Aulas said there was also interest from Arsenal.
"I do not have the intention of rapidly letting Alexandre...

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Amid reports Zinedine Zidane called Kylian Mbappe about joining Real Madrid, Julien Laurens weighs in on a potential move

The football world is awash with gossip! Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out the latest deals and potential deals here.

Arsenal to bid £40m for Martial

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants Kylian Mbappe from Monaco -- this we know -- but the £100 million price tag might be a bit too steep. So Wenger needs a backup plan, and that backup plan is Anthony Martial, according to the Mail.
Martial did not have the best of seasons last year and...

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Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette may see a big payday soon in the Premiere League.
Negotiations between Arsenal and Alexandre Lacazette will reportedly continue next week, but the 26-year-old's arrival would bring an end to the club's interest in Kylian Mbappe.
For more on the Lacazette negotiations, as well as other rumours, check out Transfer Talk by clicking here.

The FC crew react to Arsenal's interest in Alexandre Lacazette, and Craig Burley offers the club a caveat.

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The ESPN FC crew discuss whether Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain should leave Arsenal.
One of Arsene Wenger's great qualities is his ability to see something in players they didn't even realise they had.
For example, he signed Cameroon international Lauren in 2000 from Mallorca, where he'd been playing as a midfielder. He arrived in North London to find that his new manager wanted him to play as a full-back. As Wenger explained: "When he arrived I had many discussions with him, as I needed to convince him that he could become a right back and an outstanding right back. For a while,...

Proceeds from the 2017 FA Community Shield will be donated to support those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

Here are just some of the many famous people who are helping out those affected by last week's tragedy.

Find out your club's full fixture list for the 2017-18 Premier League season.

Former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry joins German champions Bayern Munich from Werder Bremen on a three-year deal.

As England reach the final of the under-20 World Cup- we explain who's who.

Manchester United overtake Real Madrid as the world's most valuable football team, according to business magazine Forbes.

Arsenal ta sanar da daukar mai tsaron bayan Schalke 04, Sead Kolasinac.

Arsenal announce left-back Sead Kolasinac will join them from German club Schalke when the transfer window opens on 1 July.

The former Gunners defender believes Arsene Wenger should bring in a proven marksman, while urging another French forward to stay put at Old Trafford

Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez

The Chilean's future remains a source of rampant speculation but his team-mate hopes he can opt to remain at Emirates Stadium

Despite being 'the best club in the world', the German champions could use the Gunners star in their squad, says his international team-mate

LYON MARSEILLE LACAZETTE

The Ligue 1 outfit are aware that the Gunners want their star striker, but they may decide to wait on Atletico Madrid to serve their transfer ban

Leon Goretzka

Schalke's reported Gunners and Bayern Munich target has spoken with Germany boss Joachim Low about his club future as he sits at a career crossroads

Ian Wright, Singapore

The Arsenal legend got great pleasure when the Eagles song was on the radio in the car that picked him up from the famous hotel

The Gunners boss would like to keep the Spaniard but is resigned to him leaving due to a lack of first-team opportunities in the 2016-17 campaign

Diego Costa takes a shot in the FA Cup final

Both clubs have released statements lending their support to the victims and their families ahead of the season curtain-raiser in August

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