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Ben White: Arsenal agree £50m deal to sign Brighton defender

Ben White: Arsenal agree £50m deal to sign Brighton defender

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Arsenal agree deal in principle to sign Brighton defender Ben White; England centre-back is seeking a new challenge and wants to move to Emirates; Arsenal had previous bids of £40m and £47m rejected But with discussions continuing into July, the two Premier League clubs seem to have reached an agreement on a deal that will see Brighton get a guaranteed £50m from structured payments with no add ons. Brighton have also inserted a sell-on clause for White, who was selected by Gareth Southgate for England's Euro 2020 campaign. The 23-year-old is expected to take a medical when he returns from holiday on July 26. After leaving Southampton in 2014, White secured a move to Brighton and finally made his mark on the south coast following loan spells with Newport County, Peterboroug...
Manuel Locatelli: Arsenal ‘ahead’ in race to sign Sassuolo midfielder, says Serie A club’s sporting director

Manuel Locatelli: Arsenal ‘ahead’ in race to sign Sassuolo midfielder, says Serie A club’s sporting director

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Arsenal have made a bid for the Italy midfielder, who has also been linked with Juventus; the 23-year-old has impressed at Euro 2020 for the Azzurri, scoring two goals in the 3-0 group stage victory over Switzerland Arsenal are "ahead" in the race to sign Manuel Locatelli from Sassuolo and have made a "concrete offer" for the Italy midfielder, according to the Serie A club's sporting director. The 23-year-old has impressed at Euro 2020 for the Azzurri, scoring two goals in the 3-0 group-stage victory over Switzerland, and is expected to move on this summer. Sassuolo sporting director Giovanni Carnevali confirmed that talks are continuing with Serie A rivals Juventus, but that Arsenal are the leading contender from outside of Italy. "Juventus are the only Italian club we ta...
Arsenal, Roma ‘reach stalemate over Granit Xhaka talks’

Arsenal, Roma ‘reach stalemate over Granit Xhaka talks’

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Granit Xhaka's proposed move from Arsenal to Roma is reportedly in doubt following a breakdown in talks between the two clubs. The Switzerland international had been widely expected to complete a switch to the Stadio Olimpico this summer, ending a five-season stay with the Gunners. However, it emerged earlier this week that Arsenal had supposedly rejected Roma's latest bid of around £20m for the 28-year-old. Italian outlet Corriere dello Sport claims that the two sides have now reached a stalemate in talks, putting any transfer this window in jeopardy. The same report indicates that Roma want Xhaka to pressure Arsenal into agreeing a deal, but the midfielder is currently focused on Switzerland's Euro 2020 campaign
Nketiah strikes late to deny Fulham victory

Nketiah strikes late to deny Fulham victory

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Substitute Eddie Nketiah scored in the seventh minute of second-half stoppage time as Arsenal earned a 1-1 home draw to deny Fulham a win in their battle for safety. Arsenal started the match brightly, Gabriel Martinelli clipping wide in the second minute and then testing Fulham goalkeeper Alphonse Areola five minutes later.  Josh Maja had a shot deflected narrowly off target at the other end before Dani Ceballos thought he had headed the hosts into a first-half lead, but Bukayo Saka was offside in the build-up.  Maja broke the deadlock just before the hour, finding the roof of the net from 12 yards after Gabriel had fouled Mario Lemina.  The Gunners applied plenty of late pressure which eventually paid off, Nketiah reacting quickest to the loose ...
Lacazette’s double helps Arsenal return to top half Sheffield0:3Arsenal

Lacazette’s double helps Arsenal return to top half Sheffield0:3Arsenal

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Striker's brace and Gabriel Martinelli finish gives the Gunners a 3-0 win over Sheff Utd Alexandre Lacazette's brace either side of a Gabriel Martinelli strike gave Arsenal a 3-0 victory over Sheffield United which lifts the Gunners into the top half of the Premier League table. Arsenal had the better of the first-half chances, Martinelli finding the side-netting and later forcing goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale into a smart save. And they took the lead when Bukayo Saka and Dani Ceballos exchanged passes before the latter produced an exquisite flick for Lacazette to round off a fine team move on 33 minutes. Ramsdale then parried Nicolas Pepe's shot into Martinelli's path for a tap-in before Lacazette completed the scoring late on when played through on goal.  ...
Lacazette helps Arsenal fight back for thrilling draw

Lacazette helps Arsenal fight back for thrilling draw

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Alexandre Lacazette scored a late header as Arsenal fought back from 3-0 down to claim an entertaining 3-3 draw at West Ham United. The Gunners were three goals down after only 32 minutes. Jesse Lingard spectacularly drove West Ham's opener high into the net on 15 minutes. Less than two minutes later, he took a quick free-kick to Jarrod Bowen, who drove the ball inside the near post for the second. Tomas Soucek added a third when he diverted a Michail Antonio header past goalkeeper Bernd Leno, but before half-time the Czech midfielder deflected Lacazette's shot into his own net to give the visitors hope. Michael Dawson turned Calum Chambers' cross into his own net for Arsenal's second on 61 minutes, before Antonio hit the post from a Said Benrahma pass from clo...
Comeback at Leicester moves Arsenal up to ninth

Comeback at Leicester moves Arsenal up to ninth

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David Luiz, Alexandre Lacazette and Nicolas Pepe were on target as Arsenal came from a goal down to beat Leicester City 3-1 at King Power stadium. Youri Tielemans put Leicester ahead on six minutes when he surged forward and fired past Bernd Leno into the far corner. Arsenal levelled on 39 minutes when David Luiz headed in Willian’s well-worked free-kick. The visitors went ahead on the stroke of half-time through Alexandre Lacazette’s penalty, awarded after Wilfred Ndidi’s handball. Leicester lost Harvey Barnes to injury six minutes into the second half and later lost Jonny Evans too. The Gunners sealed their win on 52 minutes when Nicolas Pepe tapped into an empty net from Willan’s cutback. Arsenal rise to ninth with 37 points, one ahead of Tottenham Hotspur, who ho...
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