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27 goals in 31 games: Wenger wants this £60m Liverpool target to replace Emirates favourite

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Arsenal are yet to reach an agreement with Alexis Sanchez regarding his contract extension.

The Chilean is unhappy with Arsenal’s offer of £180,000-a-week and is holding out for wages of £250,000-a-week. Daily Mirror are reporting that the Gunners are aware of the prospect of losing their best player at the end of this season and therefore they have already started looking for a replacement.

Arsenal ready to bid £60m for Alexis Sanchez replacement

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Arsenal are ready to bid £60 million for French forward, Alexandre Lacazette but will face...

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Roundup: Liverpool lead race to sign Arsenal's 27-goal target; Reds in talks to sign South American

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Alexandre Lacazette has been linked with a move to the Premier League for a while now.

French outlet SFR Sport are reporting that Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham are interested in signing the player at the end of this season.

Major boost for Arsenal; 26-goal target wants summer transfer, club chief ready to do business

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Arsenal have been linked with a move for the Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette in the past.

Apparently, Arsene Wenger is thought to be looking at the Lyon attacker for quite some time and is keen on signing him this summer.

The Gunners have often been undone due to the lack of cutting edge upfront over the last seasons and Wenger is ready to address that this summer.

Arsenal target confirms desire to leave in the summer

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Algerian winger in talks with Arsenal

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Arsenal have joined the race for Lyon's Rachid Ghezzal, per French outlet Foot Mercato. The...

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Champions League 2016/17, Matchday 4: Updated Standings, Top scorers, Results

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The group stage of the 2016/17 Champions League entered its fourth matchday this week as five teams sealed their progress to the next round. Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain, Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich qualified for the knockout stage by virtue of wins, while the likes of Leicester City and Barcelona have to wait at least until the next round of fixtures.

Versatile French midfielder issues come-and-get-me plea, says he dreams of playing for Arsenal

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French midfielder Corentin Tolisso has fuelled further speculations about his future at Lyon with his comments in a recent interview.

The Lyon star claimed that he dreams of playing for clubs like Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Arsenal.

The 22-year-old is a regular member of the Lyon first team and is being monitored by several European clubs since breaking into the first team scene with the Ligue 1 club in 2013.

Champions League Roundup: Feast for strikers but Arsenal and Juventus stumble

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The Champions League group stages kicked off across Europe this week and while it was a resumption of regular duties for some teams, harsh reality befell some others.

16 matchday one games saw 50 goals, with Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund accounting for 22 of those 50 goals.

Arsenal striker search in turmoil again

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Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette was taken off injured during the Trophee Des Champions between his side and Paris Saint-Germain this weekend, which looks likely to hamper his possible move to Arsenal this summer. The 25 year-old has been strongly linked with a move to the Gunners this summer, having already missed out on numerous other targets, [.

Wenger wants top class Chelsea target; Board promises to pay any amount of money for star

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Arsenal are looking to sign a striker and a centre back this summer and the likes of Lacazette and Mustafi have been mentioned as priority targets.

The Gunners submitted a 29 million pounds bid for the Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette last week, but the Ligue 1 giants rejected it. It is understood that they are holding out for a fee of around 40 million pounds for their star player.

Report: Arsenal Agree Personal Terms With 21 Goals Star, club working on sorting the fee

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Arsenal are desperate to sign a striker this summer and the Gunners have set their sight on landing Alexandre Lacazette from French club Lyon. The Gunners have had an opening €35m bid rejected by the club but it seems the Gunners are looking to test Lyon’s resolve with an improved offer in the coming days.

Arsenal in talks over move for €70m forward, agent trying to find the best solution

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Arsenal and Napoli could enter into a transfer tug of war over the signing of Argentine striker Mauro Icardi this summer. According to the Italian newspaper, Corriere dello Sport, the Gunners have already held a discussion with the player’s agent-cum-wife, and the speculation of him moving to the Emirates has been constant over the past few weeks.

Bigger Lacazette bid shows Arsenal boss accepting transfer reality?

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Whatever is going on behind the scenes at Arsenal and the French club Lyonnais concerning their France international forward Alexandre Lacazette is just a matter for the Arsenal transfer rumour mill at the minute, although the president of Lyon, Jean Michel-Aulas, has already said more about the situation than Arsene Wenger would have liked.

Are Arsenal just pretending to try land top striker?

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Arsenal are claimed to be ready to launch their latest and last offer for Alexandre Lacazette this summer, which will of course be rejected by Lyon. I'm no fortune teller, nor do I have anyinside knowledge when it comes to the French club, but if the reports are true that Arsenal are offering a take-it [.

Arsenal to lose out as PSG join Lacazette transfer chase?

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If the latest Arsenal transfer rumours are correct and Arsene Wenger will be forced to fight it out with the French champions Paris Saint-Germain for the signature of Alexandre Lacazette, most Arsenal fans will have already abandoned any lingering hope of the France international striker coming to north London this summer.

Three Reasons Why Arsenal Must Sign £40m French Star

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2015-16 represented Arsenal’s best chance at winning the title. Their main rivals were going through turbulent times. However, Leicester City managed to show the class and confidence one would expect from the Gunners and got the Premier League trophy. One of the major reasons why Arsenal could not end their title drought was because of the striker problem.

Will Arsene Wenger’s anger with Lyon hamper Arsenal’s Lacazette bid?

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The Arsenal manager is unhappy with Lyon after the club revealed that a bid had come in from them, which had been rejected. The Ligue 1 side came out in the press to release a statement denying that the Gunners had lodged an improved bid of £40 Million, whilst revealing the club's actual offer of [.

Arsenal want top class Chelsea target, fee decided; Wenger met with his representatives earlier

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Arsenal have had a 35 million Euros bid rejected for the Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette according to a statement released by the Ligue 1 outfit yesterday.

Arsene Wenger is thought to be looking at the Lyon attacker for quite some time and is keen on signing him this summer.

The Gunners have often been undone due to the lack of cutting edge upfront over the last seasons and Wenger is ready to address that this summer.

At least failed Lacazette bid shows Arsenal ARE trying

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It would be better if the Arsenal transfer rumours were confirming that Arsene Wenger had been successful in his attempt to sign another striker to compete with and cover for the France international centre forward Olivier Giroud. But at least we know that the boss is trying to get a deal done. We expected as [.

Club confirms rejecting Arsenal’s €35m bid for Manchester United summer target

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Lyon have confirmed they have rejected a €35 million bid from Arsenal for their star player Alexandre Lacazette.

The 25-year-old has been in fine form for the Ligue 1 outfit in the last few seasons. In the 2015-16 campaign, he scored 23 goals in all competitions, which includes 21 goals in the league from 34 appearances.

Arsenal offer confirmed for Chelsea target; Wenger met top class star's representatives earlier

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French club Lyon have released an official statement confirming that Arsenal have submitted a 35 million Euros offer for Alexandre Lacazette.

The Ligue 1 outfit also confirmed that the bid has been rejected and they have not received any offer in the region of 48 million Euros from the Gunners as reported by the media earlier.

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Europa League Rewind: Monchengladbach fights back vs. Fiorentina, Tottenham upset by Gent, and more

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The UEFA Europa League Round of 32 second legs continued on Thursday, with 13 matches taking place across Europe. 26 clubslooked to continue their hopes of advancing in this competition, and to joinWednesday'swinners into March's Round of 16.

On Thursday, Roma advanced over Spanish opposition Villarreal despite losing the second leg at home 1-0.

Manchester United agree major deal for £75,000-per-week forward

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French club, Lyon, have agreed to a deal to sign Manchester United forward, Memphis Depay. The Red Devils have agreed to sell him for around €17m (£14.75m), with the fee capable of rising to €25m if a series of add-ons are triggered.

United rejected a £13m bid from Lyon earlier this month.

Manchester United set to complete transfer of 22-yr-old winger in the next 48 hours

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French club, Lyon, have submitted an improved offer, as compared to their previous £13m bid, for Manchester United winger, Memphis Depay. The Red Devils are ready to let the Dutch winger leave the club in the January transfer window.

According to reports from the Mirror, Depay could complete his transfer to Lyon within the next 48 hours.

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Good Start: L’Equipe Award Memphis Depay Solid 2/10 Match Rating On Full Lyon Debut

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Memphis Depay made his full debut for Lyon in Sunday night's Rhone derby clash against Saint-Etienne.

After coming on for the last 30 minutes of last week's defeat against Marseille, Depay made his first start in what was to prove to be another disappointing night for OL.

Saint-Etienne ended up coasting to a 2-0 victory, with Depay lasting 65 minutes before being taken off and replaced for the remainder.

‘Our Colours Will Never Be Yours’ – Saint Etienne Fans Force January Signing Anthony Mounier Out Of Club After Just Four Days

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On 27th January, Anthony Mounier (above) signed for Saint-Etienne on loan for the remainder of the season.

By31st January, he was gone, gone, gone.

The reason? The French midfielder was hounded out of Saint-Etienne by fans after just four days on account of him once playing for bitter local rivals Lyon.

PHOTO: Man Utd deal agreed, midfielder poses in club shirt with new number; Debut possible this week

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Manchester United winger Memphis Depay has finally completed his move to Lyon earlier today.

The Dutch international was frustrated with the lack of first-team opportunities at Old Trafford and has decided to join the Ligue 1 side in order to kick-start his stagnating career.

Official: Memphis Depay Completes £16m Move From Man Utd To Anywhere Else (Photo)

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That's it. It's done. Memphis Depay is officially an employee of Olympique Lyonnaise.

The Dutch winger has completed his long-awaited transfer from Manchester United to anywhere elsefor an initial fee of £16million, though that will rise to around £21million should certain stipulations be met in the future.

PHOTO: Man Utd agree fee for attacker; Player poses with club official after arriving, medical today

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Manchester United winger Memphis Depay is close to completing a permanent move away from Old Trafford. The Dutch international has struggled to establish himself as a regular starter under Jose Mourinho and will move to Lyon in search of first team football.

Man Utd Transfers: Second bid submitted for wide forward, personal terms close to being agreed

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Manchester United winger Memphis Depay has been linked with a move away from the club this month.

Manchester United signed Depay from PSV for a fee of £25m in 2015 and the player went on to make 45 appearances under Louis van Gaal, scoring 7 times in the process.

Man Utd Transfer News: Bid confirmed for attacker, Red Devils ready to complete January deal

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Manchester United winger Memphis Depay has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford over the last few weeks.

The Dutch international was expected to link up with Morgan Schneiderlin at Everton, but the Toffees are unwilling to sign Depay permanently just yet.

Lyon Forced To Take Unusual Step Of Confirming That Mathieu Valbuena Is Still Alive

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Lyon have been forced to take the unusual step of having to confirm that Mathieu Valbuena is still among the living.

After not making the squad for Saturday's win over Toulouse, a macabre rumour rippled around Twitter that the pint-sized midfielder had shuffled off this mortal coil at the age of 32.

Emmanuel Adebayor Denies ‘Smoking Cigarette And Asking For Whisky In His Coffee’ During Contract Talks With Lyon

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Emmanuel Adebayor has denied claimsthat he acted like a bit of a berkwhile meeting with representatives from Lyon over a potential move.

Perish the thought!

Adebayor met with Lyon manager Bruno Genesio last week to discuss a move to Ligue 1 but the negotiations fell through at an early stage because the club were not prepared to release the striker for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations in January.

FIFA 17: Career Mode, Frostbite and Gameplay

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FIFA 17 is all set for its official launch later this month and all eyes will be on the FIFA 17 demo which comes out early next week.

FIFA 17 is one of the most anticipated video games of the year and will be available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

The official release date of the full version of FIFA 17 is on Thursday, 29th September (The UK and worldwide).

5 Young Argentineans To Keep An Eye On This Season

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Argentinean football is in a pretty dire state. Fans up and down the great South American nation lamented yet another disappointing end to a tournament after their team crashed out of the group stages of the 2016 Summer Olympics.

The 18-man-squad, devoid of any stellar characters, almost entirely consisted of players from the Argentine Primera Division or the Campeonato Brasileiro, with only five of them playing their trade in Europe.

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Juventus Midfielder Stefano Sturaro Hit By Attack Of Episodic Blindness While Attempting To Dribble Against Lyon (Video)

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It is estimated that every year approximately one person in every 1,000 worldwide will suffer a moment of episodic blindness.

Unfortunately forJuventus midfielder Stefano Sturaro, his cropped uppart-way through the Bianconeri's Champions League game against Lyon last night.

Just as Sturaro took possession of the ball, the pressure of the fluid inside his cranium spiked, causing the 23-year-old to temporarily blank out and, dare we say, look a little foolish in doing so.

Champions League 2016/17: Updated Standings, Top scorers, Results & Talking Points

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Leicester City extended their winning streak in the Champions League to three matches as matchday three of Europe’s biggest competition served up its usual dose of drama and entertainment. There were eight games played on Tuesday night as groups E, F, G and H took shape at the halfway point of the group stage.

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Europa League: Alexandre Lacazette Lashes Home An Absolute Screamer To Cap Lyon’s 4-2 Win Over Roma (Video)

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Lyon came from behindto beat Roma 4-2 in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 fixture on Thursday evening.

Trailing 2-1 at the break, the French side rejigged and came thundering out of the traps to score three unanswered second half goals.

However, they had to wait until the 92nd minute for Alexandre Lacazette to register the goal of the night when the in-formOL striker absolutely rifleda demi-volley into the top corner from 20 yards out.

Report: Morgan targeted by Lyon women's team

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Alex Morgan is one of the faces of an NWSL team and currently plies her trade under the same umbrella as her husband. However,Olympique Lyon hasn't been deterred in their pursuit of the U.S. Women's National Team star.

The USWNT forward is reportedly a major target of the Ligue 1 women's team, as Lyon has stated it intends to acquire a USWNT player for their squad.