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Barcelona still pushing for Garcia

2020-10-05T22:03:20Z

Barcelona were unable to sign Eric Garcia before deadline day, but the club is still pushing to add the Manchester City star.

The Catalan club is in negotiations with the defender on a new contract for the 2020-21 season, according to ESPN.

Garcia has one more year left on his Manchester City contract.

Real Betis add Miranda on loan

2020-10-05T21:55:44Z

Real Betis have signed Juan Miranda on loan, the club confirmed.

The fullback joins the club on a one-season loan, joining from Barcelona after spending last season on loan with Schalke.

Miranda had been with Betis for six seasons before joining Barca.

Rudiger's move to Spurs falls through due to fear of angering supporters

2020-10-05T21:50:33Z

Antonio Rudiger has decided not to move to Spurs due to his fear of upsetting Chelsea supporters, reports the Athletic.

Rudiger had positive talks with Jose Mourinho and was open to the move, but opted not to join Chelsea's rivals due to his desire to remain in the good graces of Blues supporters.

The German had previously been linked with AC Milan, Roma, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain.

Nottingham Forest sign Cafu

2020-10-05T21:40:25Z

Nottingham Forest have signed Cafu, the club confirmed.

The midfielder joins the club from Greek side Olympiacos on a one-year loan deal.

Cafu has previously played for Benfica, Lorient, Metz and Legia Warsaw.

Fulham add Danish defender Andersen on loan

2020-10-05T21:25:37Z

Fulham have signed Joachim Andersen, the club announced.

Andersen joins from Lyon and will spend this season on loan with the Premier League club.

Nice make late push for Reine-Adelaide

2020-10-05T21:15:30Z

Nice are making a late push to sign Jeff Reine-Adelaide, reports Telefoot.

Reine-Adelaide's potential move to Hertha Berlin fell through on Monday after the player could not come to terms with the German side.

That opened the door for Nice, who is negotiating a deal to complete a last-minute signing.

Charlotte FC add Australian starlet McGree as club's second-ever signing

2020-10-05T20:54:34Z

Charlotte FC have completed a deal to add Australian midfielder Riley McGree as the club's second-ever signing.

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Atletico's Nehuen Perez to join Granada on loan

2020-10-05T20:40:58Z

Wilshere released from £100,000-a-week West Ham contract by mutual consent

2020-10-05T20:35:17Z

West Ham have released Jack Wilshere after coming to terms with the injury-hit midfielder to end his £100,000-a-week contract early, allowing him to become a free agent.

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Angers sign Amadou from Sevilla

2020-10-05T20:31:58Z

Smalling completes €15m move to Roma from Manchester United

2020-10-05T20:27:43Z

Chris Smalling has completed his move to Roma after the Italian side came to terms on a deal with Manchester United late on Monday, the Premier League club announced.

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No Memphis for Barcelona

2020-10-05T20:00:39Z

Barca move for Lyon ace fails

Barcelona's move for Lyon's Memphis Depay has failed, Mundo Deportivo reports.

Ousmane Dembele's failure to agree terms with Manchester United means that the club cannot afford to sign the Dutchman from the Ligue 1 side.

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Aaronson nears RB Salzburg move

2020-10-05T19:43:14Z

Brenden Aaronson will leave the Philidelphia Union for Red Bull Salzburg in January, MLSsoccer.com believes.

The player has passed his medical in Austria and the deal is all but done.

Diallo completes Strasbourg switch

2020-10-05T19:09:11Z

Cuisance joins Marseille on loan

2020-10-05T19:05:40Z

Bayern Munich's Michael Cuisance has moved to Marseille on a loan deal.

Cuisance joined Bayern Munich from Borussia Monchengladbach in 2019 and played 11 matches in his first season with the club. 

Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said: “Michael wants regular matches. He will also play in the Champions League with Olympique Marseille. Michael will go his own way, the decision now will help him and Olympique."

Juventus confirm Chiesa deal

2020-10-05T19:00:23Z

Juventus have completed the signing of Federico Chiesa, the club confirmed.

Chiesa heads to Juve from Fiorentina on a loan deal with an option to buy.

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West Ham cancel Wilshere deal

2020-10-05T18:55:25Z

West Ham and Jack Wilshere have cancelled the midfielder's deal by mutual consent, reports the Guardian.

The midfielder joined the club from Arsenal in 2018, but struggled to remain healthy during his time with the club.

Wilshere made just 18 appearances across two seasons with West Ham.

Rashica's Leverkusen move falls through

2020-10-05T18:50:17Z

Milot Rashica will remain at Bayer Leverkusen after a potential move to Werder Bremen has fallen through, reports Kicker.

The two sides could not come to terms on a purchase option for what would have been a loan move, with the deal now completely dead.

RB Leipzig and Aston Villa had previously been among Rashica's suitors.

Everton a potential landing spot for Gazzaniga

2020-10-05T18:39:57Z

Everton are a potential landing spot for Tottenham goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga, reports the Athletic.

Liverpool have been linked to the goalkeeper as well, but the Reds are not interested in the Argentine.

Everton, too, are hesitant, but Tottenham are hoping to complete a deal soon.

Fiorentina add Callejon

2020-10-05T18:32:31Z

Fiorentina have completed a move for Spanish winger Jose Callejon, the club confirmed.

Callejon joins after from Napoli on a free transfer after spending seven seasons with the Serie A side.

Last season, the winger scored four goals in 45 appearances across all competitions. 

Arsenal scramble to complete Partey deal

2020-10-05T18:24:16Z

Arsenal are scrambling to complete a deal to sign Thomas Partey.

The club has paid the midfielder's release clause, with Partey now on his way to London to complete the deal.

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Augustin reaches deal with Nantes

2020-10-05T18:15:25Z

Jean-Kevin Augustin has come to terms on a deal to join Nantes, reports L'Equipe.

Augustin has been out of contract since May, when he left his loan spell at Leeds.

The forward has now come to terms on a deal with Nantes for a maximum of three seasons. 

Man Utd confirm Telles deal

2020-10-05T18:07:02Z

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Alex Telles.

The fullback signs with the club on a four-year deal with the option for one in addition.

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Torino signs striker Bonazzoli from Sampdoria

2020-10-05T17:47:03Z

Torino have signed Federico Bonazzoli on loan from Sampdoria, the clubs announced.

Bonazzoli heads to Turin after scoring six goals in 19 appearances for Sampdoria last season.

The deal includes the option to recall the forward.

Spurs miss out on Skriniar and Rudiger

2020-10-05T17:40:08Z

The club will not sign either of the two centrebacks

Tottenham have missed out on both Milan Skiriniar and Antonio Rudiger, reports Fabrizio Romano.

The club had been searching for a central defender, but Spurs have been unable to seal moves for the Inter star and the Chelsea defender ahead of Monday's deadline.

Dembele to remain with Barcelona

2020-10-05T17:35:24Z

The winger will not head to Man Utd as a potential loan deal fell through

Ousmane Dembele will remain with Barcelona, according to Guillem Balague.

A potential loan move to Manchester United has fallen apart, with Barcelona being the side that cancelled the deal.

Barca would have sanctioned a loan deal if Dembele added another year to his current contract, but Dembele was convinced to add that year to his deal.

Smalling close to Roma deal

2020-10-05T17:27:46Z

Chris Smalling is close to sealing his move to Roma, reports Di Marzio.

The defender spent last season with Roma on loan, making 37 appearances in all competitions.

Reine-Adelaide not bound for Berlin

2020-10-05T17:20:03Z

Lyon star Jeff Reine-Adelaide has declined an offer from Hertha Berlin, reports L'Equipe.

The two clubs had been working to come to a deal, but Reine-Adelaide was not convinced by a move to the German side.

Furthermore, the club and player could not come to an agreement on salary, ending all hopes of a move.

Newcastle add Peruvian midfielder

2020-10-05T17:12:08Z

Newcastle have signed midfielder Rodrigo Vilca from Deportivo Municipal.

The 21-year-old, who scored four goals in 21 appearances for the Peruvian side, will join up with Newcastle's U-23s.

 

Southampton release Carillo to make Elche move

2020-10-05T16:53:30Z

Brentford eyeing Toulouse winger

2020-10-05T16:10:54Z

Brentford are seeking to continue their success in the French transfer market with a move for Adil Taoui.

L'Equipe says that Nice are also monitoring the teenaged winger.

No Rudiger move to PSG

2020-10-05T16:00:57Z

Antonio Rudiger will not join PSG before the transfer deadline, according to RMC.

The French outlet says that the Ligue 1 champions will not make any more movement before the window shuts.

Juventus offload Di Sciglio on loan

2020-10-05T15:55:25Z

Bouna Sarr to Bayern nearly done

2020-10-05T15:52:18Z

Bouna Sarr's move from Marseille to Bayern Munich is close to complete, according to RMC.

Meanwhile, Mickael Cuisance is heading in the opposite direction.

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West Ham ready to offload Felipe Anderson to Porto

2020-10-05T15:34:57Z

Attacking midfielder Felipe Anderson is ready to leave West Ham to join Porto, accoridng to Fabrizio Romano.

The Brazilian joined the London outfit from Lazio in 2018.

Man City expecting quiet transfer deadline day

2020-10-05T15:00:00Z

Manchester City are not expecting to add any new signings on transfer deadline day but there could be a number of exits.

A new left-back was a possibility in the final days of the window with Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico a potential target.

Despite being available for around £23 million ($29m), City are set to stick with Benjamin Mendy and Oleksandr Zinchenko as their options for the rest of the season.

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Man Utd in talks to sign Sarr

2020-10-05T14:52:55Z

Red Devils determined to bring in another winger

Manchester United are in talks to sign Ismaila Sarr from Watford - according to The Athletic.

The Hornets have rejected an initial loan bid from the Red Devils for the 22-year-old, and are only willing to sanction his departure on a permanent basis.

Negotiations between the two clubs are still ongoing, with United weighing up a £45 million ($58m) swoop for Sarr as Watford demand at least £20 million ($26m) upfront.

Wolves set to open contract talks with Traore

2020-10-05T14:30:00Z

Wolves are set to open talks over a new contract with Adama Traore - according to Sky Sports.

The 24-year-old's current deal does not expire until 2023, but the Wanderers are eager to tie him down to another long-term agreement.

Traore has featured in all four of Wolves' Premier League matches at the start of the new season, but has yet to find the back of the net.

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Arsenal make £45m move for Atletico Madrid midfielder Partey

2020-10-05T13:30:00Z

Arsenal have made a late move to sign Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid before tonight’s transfer deadline, Goal has learned.

The Ghana international - who has a release clause of £45 million (€50m/$58m) - has been a priority target for the Gunners all summer.

Discussions with Atletico have taken place during the past few months, with Arsenal hoping to land the midfielder for a fee less than his release clause, but Atletico have consistently stated that the only way Partey will be leaving this summer is if that clause is activated.

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Hammers fail with Tah bid

2020-10-05T13:00:00Z

West Ham's efforts to land Bayer Leverkusen defender Jonathan Tah have fallen through, claims Football Insider.

His current employers are reluctant to sanction a sale with little time in which to find a suitable replacement.

Everton eyeing up Romero

2020-10-05T12:50:48Z

Everton have asked about the availability of Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero, according to The Telegraph.

The Toffees, who are seeing Jordan Pickford test their patience, have also enquired about Tottenham custodian Paulo Gazzaniga.

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Red Devils want Pellistri deal pushed through

2020-10-05T12:45:00Z

Manchester United are hoping to see a €10 million (£9m/$12m) move for Uruguayan teenager Facundo Pellistri pushed through on transfer deadline day.

The Manchester Evening News reports that the Red Devils are in the process tying up loose ends when it comes to the highly-rated Penarol winger.

West Ham weighing up Dawson bid

2020-10-05T12:30:00Z

West Brom defender Craig Dawson has emerged as a target for West Ham, reports The Telegraph.

The Hammers have been linked with a number of centre-halves in the summer window and may now look to prise one away from The Hawthorns.

Leeds won't land James at second time of asking

2020-10-05T12:20:00Z

Leeds are set to miss out on Daniel James for a second time as the Manchester Evening News reports that he is going nowhere on deadline day.

The Wales international has seen a move away from Old Trafford mooted, with those at Elland Road rekindling their interest, but a loan switch has never been on the cards.

Alli urged to follow Beckham’s lead and take on PSG challenge

2020-10-05T12:15:00Z

Dele Alli should be looking to follow the lead of David Beckham by becoming a rare Englishman in Paris, says David Ginola, who believes the Tottenham midfielder is in need of a new challenge.

The former Spurs and PSG winger told Sky Sports: "I don’t see why not. We haven’t had many English players playing for Paris Saint-Germain in the past so it would be interesting to see that."

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Liverpool set to keep Shaqiri

2020-10-05T12:09:45Z

Xherdan Shaqiri is set to see the summer window out on Liverpool's books, claims the Evening Standard.

Interest has been shown in the Swiss star, but no formal bids have arrived and he will remain part of Jurgen Klopp's squad at Anfield.

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Arsenal won't part with Kolasinac

2020-10-05T12:00:00Z

Sead Kolasinac is set to remain at Arsenal, according to The Sun.

The Bosnian defender was expected to be among those deemed surplus to requirements by Mikel Arteta, but Bayern Leverkusen are struggling to put an agreement in place.

Aurier set for Spurs stay

2020-10-05T11:50:00Z

Serge Aurier will not be leaving Tottenham on deadline day, claims Sky Sports.

Ryan Sessegnon has been allowed to head out of north London on loan, but an Ivorian full-back will be retained despite seeing a move elsewhere mooted.

Man Utd agree deal for Traore

2020-10-05T11:45:00Z

Red Devils to snap up Atalanta starlet

Manchester United have agreed a deal for Atalanta starlet Amad Traore, claims Fabrizio Romano.

The Red Devils are still waiting on a work permit to be granted so the highly-rated youngster will not join the ranks at Old Trafford until January.

PSG youngster signs new deal and leaves on loan

2020-10-05T11:35:27Z

Man Utd still considering Coman

2020-10-05T11:30:00Z

Red Devils won't rule out Bayern raid

Kingsley Coman remains an option on Manchester United's radar, reports The Telegraph.

The Red Devils have failed to get deals in place for Jadon Sancho and Ousmane Dembele, meaning that their search for a new winger could lead them to Bayern Munich.

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Fulham facing Todibo frustration

2020-10-05T11:30:00Z

Fulham are in danger of seeing their efforts to land Barcelona defender Jean-Clair Todibo collapse.

Football Insider reports that the Cottagers have seen talks stall as they want to push a loan-to-buy deal in place and those at Camp Nou are seeking a permanent transfer.

Guendouzi undergoing Hertha medical

2020-10-05T11:15:00Z

Matteo Guendouzi is getting close to sealing a move to Hertha Berlin, reports the Evening Standard, with the French midfielder undergoing a medical.

The Arsenal outcast was expected to be among those heading out of Emirates Stadium after slipping out of favour under Mikel Arteta.

Tottenham eyeing loan move for Stones

2020-10-05T11:00:00Z

Tottenham are eyeing a loan deal for Manchester City defender John Stones - according to The Athletic.

Spurs have made contact with the Blues over the England international's availability, but his steep salary demands could prove to be a stumbling block.

The Lilywhites have lined up Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger as an alternative target, with Jose Mourinho eager to bolster his defensive ranks.

Chelsea's Emerson sees talks with Juventus on loan collapse

2020-10-05T10:30:00Z

Chelsea's talks with Juventus for Emerson Palmieri have collapsed after the parties in Italy attempted to complete a loan proposal that included an option to buy.

Juventus went ahead of Inter to sign Emerson, who had long targeted the Italy international and Antonio Conte's side could look to his fellow Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses as an alternative.

Andrea Pirlo's Juventus are expected to add Fiorentina star Federico Chiesa in a loan deal with a £45 million ($58m) obligation to buy, after allowing Douglas Costa to join Bayern Munich on loan.

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No incomings at Arsenal

2020-10-05T10:00:00Z

Arsenal have accepted defeat in their efforts to land Houssem Aouar and Thomas Partey.

As a result, talkSPORT claims that there will be no incomings at Emirates Stadium on deadline day.

Spurs, PSG and AC Milan all keen on Rudiger

2020-10-05T09:45:00Z

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger is wanted by Tottenham, Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan, claims Sky Sports.

The Blues are reluctant to part with the Germany international, but accept that he may push for a move in order to find a regular starting berth.

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Fulham hoping for Loftus-Cheek loan

2020-10-05T09:30:00Z

Fulham are hoping to push through a loan deal for Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

The Daily Mail reports that the Cottagers are looking into a season-long agreement that would see them do business with a west London neighbour.

Saints want Walcott back

2020-10-05T09:15:00Z

Southampton have, according to BBC Sport, asked about taking Theo Walcott on loan from Everton.

The England international winger began his career with the Saints and is currently struggling for game time at Goodison Park.

Man Utd receive offers for Williams

2020-10-05T09:00:00Z

Manchester United have received offers for Brandon Williams, reports the Manchester Evening News.

Southampton are among those said to have asked about taking the promising full-back on loan.

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Liverpool looking into Gazzaniga deal

2020-10-05T08:45:00Z

Reds keen on Spurs keeper

Liverpool are exploring the option of taking Paulo Gazzaniga from Tottenham, according to The Independent.

Jurgen Klopp wants to land another goalkeeper after seeing Alisson pick up an untimely injury and Adrian struggle in a 7-2 defeat at Aston Villa.

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Celtic keen on cut-price Snodgrass

2020-10-05T08:30:00Z

Celtic are asked about a cut-price deal for West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass, claims The Sun.

The Scotland international, who was a boyhood Hoops fan, has slipped back down the pecking order at the London Stadium and could see a move sanctioned.

Juve planning to swoop for Emerson

2020-10-05T08:00:00Z

Juventus are planning a last-minute swoop for Chelsea full-back Emerson Palmieri - according to Calcio Mercato.

The Blues are eager to sanction the 26-year-old's departure, with the Bianconeri set to submit a formal loan offer.

Emerson only featured in 15 Premier League matches for Chelsea last season.

Barca ready to loan out Rafinha & Todibo

2020-10-05T07:30:00Z

Barcelona are ready to send Rafinha and Jean Clair Todibo out on loan - according to AS.

Both players look set to join Primeira Liga giants Porto on loan for the remainder of the 2020-21 campaign.

Porto will loan Diogo Leite to Barca in return, with a final deal likely to be completed on deadline day.

Roma reach Smalling agreement with Man Utd

2020-10-05T07:00:00Z

Roma have finally reached an agreement with Manchester United over a permanent deal for Chris Smalling - according to Calcio Mercato.

The 30-year-old will move to Stadio Olimpico for €15 million (£14m/$18m) on deadline day, bringing to an end his ten-year spell at Old Trafford.

Smalling returned to United after a successful spell at Roma in 2019-20, but is no longer a part of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's plans.

Southampton eager to bring in Williams

2020-10-05T06:30:00Z

Southampton are eager to bring in Manchester United defender Brandon Williams - according to Sky Sports.

The Saints have approached the Red Devils over a season-long loan deal for the 20-year-old, but he will only be allowed to leave if guarantees over regular playing time are given.

Williams is already behind Luke Shaw in United's pecking order, and will likely drop to third-choice left-back if Alex Telles arrives from Porto on deadline day.

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Douglas Costa set to join Bayern Munich on loan

2020-10-05T04:00:24Z

Douglas Costa will join Bayern Munich on loan from Juventus before the transfer window closes, Goal can confirm. 

The 30-year-old is desperate to relaunch his career and views Bayern as the ideal place to do it after struggling with injuries in Italy

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Villas-Boas unhappy with transfer window length

2020-10-05T03:00:43Z

Marseille manager Andre Villas-Boas believes the transfer window should have closed by now. 

"The fact that the transfer window does not end until today is a disaster," Villas-Boas told Telefoot after a 1-1 draw with Lyon.

Juventus close to sealing €50m deal for Chiesa

2020-10-05T02:00:09Z

Juventus have reached an agreement with Fiorentina and Federico Chiesa to bring the winger to Turin, Goal can confirm. 

The 22-year-old will join Andrea Pirlo's side on an initial two-year loan with an obligation to buy if certain conditions are met. 

Juventus will pay around €2 million for the first year of the loan deal, which will rise to €8m for the second season. Chiesa's stint in Turin would then have to be made permanent for a fee of around €40m ($47m) if certain conditions are met. 

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Koeman unsure of what future holds for Man Utd target Dembele

2020-10-05T01:00:04Z

Ronald Koeman is not sure where Ousmane Dembele will be playing when the transfer window closes as the Barcelona forward continues to be linked with a move to Manchester United.

Dembele has reportedly emerged as an alternative to Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho for Premier League giants Man Utd, who are determined to bolster their squad before Monday's deadline.

After watching Barca's 3-0 win over Celta Vigo from the stands, Dembele was once again an unused substitute in Sunday's 1-1 La Liga draw at home to Sevilla.

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Celtic set to sign AC Milan's Laxalt

2020-10-05T00:00:34Z

AC Milan defender Diego Laxalt is poised to leave the club for Celtic before the transfer window closes, reports Gianluca Di Marzio

The Uruguayan will move to Scotland on loan having struggled for game time in Milan. 

Depay has agreed to Barca move and could leave tomorrow - Juninho

2020-10-04T22:55:46Z

Memphis Depay has agreed to terms with Barcelona and could complete his transfer as soon as Monday, according to Lyon's sporting director Juninho.

Ronald Koeman has long been linked with a move to bring Depay to Camp Nou this summer, with the former Netherlands manager eager to reunite with the attacker. 

Depay, 26, has been with Lyon since 2017 and played a big role in the club's impressive Champions League run last season as they reached the semi-finals.

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Dembele sale key to Depay's Barca arrival

2020-10-04T22:40:49Z

A complicated transfer situation

Aouar explains Arsenal snub

2020-10-04T22:15:40Z

Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar has revealed that his belief that he can help the club on to greater success played a key part in him choosing to ultimately rebuff the advances of Arsenal this transfer window, describing his career so far at the Ligue 1 club as an "adventure".

The 22-year-old has been linked with a move across the English Channel to join the Gunners for much of the off-season, but put paid to questions about his future this weekend as he reportedly reaffirmed his immediate commitment to Rudi Garcia's side.

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Man Utd to confirm double signing

2020-10-04T22:05:57Z