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Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says forward will return to best

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Alexis Sanchez will have no problems reproducing his best form for Arsenal after an “uncomfortable” transfer window, says manager Arsene Wenger. Chile forward Sanchez, 28, came close to joining Manchester City on deadline day, but Wenger has “no doubt about Alexis’ mind and mentality”. Arsenal agreed a £60m deal with City but it depended on them signing Thomas Lemar, who ...

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Adrien Silva unavailable for Leicester as FIFA reject application

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Fifa has rejected Leicester City’s application to register midfielder Adrien Silva after the club missed the deadline by 14 seconds. The Foxes agreed to sign the midfielder from Sporting Lisbon for £22m near the close of the summer transfer window on 31 August. Silva’s registration was not completed in time with football’s governing body meaning the deal was not finalised. ...

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Fifa rejects Leicester City’s application for midfielder Adrien Silva

Adrien Silva has scored one goal in 20 games for Portugal (Image credit: Getty Images)

Fifa has rejected Leicester City’s application to register midfielder Adrien Silva after the club missed the deadline by 14 seconds. The Foxes signed the midfielder from Sporting Lisbon for £22m but finalised parts of the deal near the close of the summer transfer window on 31 August. Silva’s registration was not completed in time with football’s governing body meaning he ...

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Ibrahimovic included in Man Utd’s Champions League squad

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been included in Manchester United’s squad for the Champions League group stage. The 35-year-old forward rejoined United in August having been released at the end of last season, but is still working his way back to fitness after suffering a cruciate knee ligament injury in April. His inclusion means that he would be eligible to feature in the group ...

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Arsenal need fans’ support – Arsene Wenger

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Arsene Wenger has called for the Arsenal fans’ support as his side look to rebuild their Premier League season. Arsenal were beaten 4-0 by Liverpool at Anfield prior to the international break, a result striker Olivier Giroud claims the team were “ashamed” of. Fans’ frustrations intensified on Deadline Day after the club were unable to sign Monaco’s Thomas Lemar following ...

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Diego Costa left out of Chelsea Champions League squad

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Diego Costa has not been included in Chelsea’s squad for the Champions League group stages. The striker has been in a stand-off with Chelsea throughout the summer, having claimed Antonio Conte told him he is not part of his plans at Stamford Bridge and refusing to return from his native Brazil to resume training at the club.  Costa failed to ...

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Chelsea sign midfielder Danny Drinkwater from Leicester

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Chelsea have signed midfielder Danny Drinkwater from Leicester City for £35m. The 27-year-old was a key part of the Foxes side that won the Premier League in 2015-16, but asked to leave the club amid interest from the Blues. Chelsea have also signed defender Davide Zappacosta from Torino on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee. However, striker Fernando Llorente opted for Tottenham instead ...

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Liverpool complete Oxlade-Chamberlain signing

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Liverpool have completed the £35m signing of England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal. The 24-year-old, who rejected a move to Chelsea on Tuesday after a fee had been agreed, joins on a five-year contract worth £120,000 a week. Oxlade-Chamberlain, who was in the last year of his Arsenal contract, rejected a new deal worth up to £180,000 a week to stay at ...

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Chelsea set to sign Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain joined Arsenal from Southampton in August 2011 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is on the brink of joining Premier League champions Chelsea. Oxlade-Chamberlain, 24, will be out of contract next summer and has refused to sign a new deal at Emirates Stadium. Chelsea have declined to comment but it is understood they have agreed a transfer fee with their London rivals for the England international. Liverpool have also ...

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