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Official: Mesut Ozil Signs New Three-And-A-Half-Year Contract Extension To Become Arsenal’s Top Earner

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No sooner were Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's feet through the door than Arsenal went and announced that Mesut Ozil has signed a new three-and-a-half-year contract extension at the Emirates.

The Gunners broke the news via a good old fashioned press release, with BBC Sport scribe David Ornstein once again breaking the good news to the fans.

Arsenal Update Megamix: Walcott Exit Almost Confirmed, Mkhitaryan Indecision Stalling Sanchez Deal, New Contract Offered To Wilshere

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While nothing much has actually transpired as yet, it looks like January is about to get interesting at Arsenal. In fact, there's so much gubbins in today's papers that we've taken the liberty of compiling it all in this 'ere Update Megamix™.

First up, it looks like Theo Walcott has played his final game for the Gunners, with a £20million (rising to £25million) switch to Everton very nearly signed, sealed and delivered.

Reports: Karim Benzema’s New Four-Year Contract Extension With Real Madrid Includes Bonkers €1bn Release Clause

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Despite being linked with an exit for the past dozen consecutive transfer windows, but today Karim Benzema has committed his long-term future to Real Madrid.

The 29-year-old French striker, who is currently in his ninth season at Los Blancos, has signed a new four-year contract extension thus tying him to the club beyond his 33rd birthday.

Official: Arsenal Confirm Arsene Wenger Has Signed New Two-Year Contract Extension To Stay On As Manager

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It's official. Arsene Wenger has signed a new contract extension that will see him stay on as Arsenal manager for at least the next two years.

After reports circulated yesterday, the club have now confirmed that Arsene is there man for the foreseeable...

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Reports: Arsene Wenger Has ‘Agreed Terms’ Over New Two-Year Contract At Arsenal, Formal Announcement Due In Next 24hrs

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Arsene Wenger has reportedly agreed the terms of a new, two-year contract at Arsenal and is poised to sign it within the next 24 hours or so.

Citing sources inside the club, ESPN FCclaim that the deal was tentativelyagreed possibly as early as November with a formal announcement now due after Tuesday's board meeting at the club.

Reports: Arsene Wenger Has Signed Two-Year Contract Extension, Arsenal Waiting For ‘Good Time’ To Announce It

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With the wrangling and speculation over his contract situation still churning away, it's being mooted that Arsene Wenger has come to a decision about his immediate future with Arsenal.

Speaking in the tunnel after Saturday's slovenly defeat to West Brom, Wenger admitted thathe'd made the calland that everybody would be informed "very soon".

Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal and Spurs monitoring Andrea Pirlo contract situation

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The Premier League big boys are said to be keeping a close eye on Andrea Pirlo's contract situation amid rumours that the Italy great could end his career in England. Juventus are still deciding whether to offer the veteran midfielder a new deal. If Antonio Conte's side decide not to extend the 34-year-old's, he is [.

Man Utd boss David Moyes and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger both unsure on Wayne Rooney contract situation

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Both Manchester United manager David Moyes and Arsenal's Arsene Wenger seem to be uncertain as to whether Wayne Rooney intends to sign a new contract at Old Trafford. Asked if it was too soon to open contract talks with Rooney, Moyes sidestepped the question. He said: "We go step by step and to see him [.

Man Utd set to offer Wayne Rooney a new long-term contract

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Manchester United are hoping to tie Wayne Rooney down to a new contract that would keep him at the club "well into his thirties", according to a club source. The England striker's future has been uncertain since he reportedly asked for a transfer at the end of last season. He was linked with moves to [.

Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool and Newcastle United monitor ‘the new Neymar’

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A host of Premier League clubs are keeping a close eye on 17-year-old Santos starlet Victor Andrade, who is touted a 'the new Neymar'. Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool and Newcastle United are all monitoring the forward, who is yet to sign a new contract with the Brazilian side. His agents, NVA Entertainment Group, confirmed [.

Video: Nicolas Anelka looks delighted to have signed for West Brom

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You don't become Le Sulk without being a pretty moody so-and-so. Even after signing a nice new contract to return to the Premier League, Nicolas Anelka was unable to lift the gloom. The Frenchman agreed a deal to join West Brom on a one-year contract. The Baggies become his sixth Premier League club, joining Arsenal, [.

Wayne Rooney to tell David Moyes he wants to stay at Manchester United amid Arsenal rumours

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Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney will tell new manager David Moyes that he wants to stay at the club, according to reports in today's Sunday Mirror. The England international asked for a transfer away from Old Trafford during the last few weeks of Sir Alex Ferguson's reign, but is set to move the goalposts once [.

Top five conclusions: Chelsea 2-2 Tottenham

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1. If you thought there were no winners in a draw, think again: it was Arsenal on this occasion. 2. Emmanuel Adebayor is sure to have some nasty blisters on his feet this morning. He showed finishing and mobility skills unheard of unless he's in need of a new contract. 3. The route to Champions [...]

Arsenal prepare £10m for Southampton star

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Arsenal will launch a £10 million bid for Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin this summer. The Sun reports that Arsene Wenger has been keeping a close eye on his compatriot since the player joined Saints for £1.2million from Strasbourg in 2008. The 23-year-old signed a new contract at St Mary's in February.

Arsenal use subliminal messaging to deter Theo Walcott’s suitors

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Arsenal star Theo Walcott is still being linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium after failing to agree a new contract. Talks have again hit a snag over Walcott's demands for assurances that he will be a regular starter (and preferably as a striker) if he signs a new deal. The injury prone [.

Manchester United

Reports: Man Utd To Release Zlatan Ibrahimovic When His Contract Expires Next Month

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It looks like Zlatan Ibrahimovic's tenure as a Manchester United player will be limited to one season, with reports that the club plan to release the striker when his contract expires at the end of the month.

According to ESPN FC's insider sources, Ibrahimovic will be included on United's 'released' list which is expected to be published by the Premier League on Friday morning.

Manchester United star set for surprise new deal…but does he deserve it?

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Manchester United star Michael Carrick is reportedly set to be offered a new one year deal with Louis van Gaal and Ryan Giggs big fans of the midfielder.

But with Carrick turning 34 at the end of the season and having numerous injury problems over recent seasons would the Dutch boss been better off letting the England man leave in the summer when his deal expires?

Special Report: Giggs signs new contract

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Didn't expect to write today, but the news is in and it deserves relaying to all those who may have missed it, although I didn't know anyone lived on the moon these days. If planet earth is indeed your preferred habitat, you may have stumbled across the announcement that it's St.David's Day. For those unaware, he's the patron saint of Wales.


Mannschaft For All Seasons: Joachim Löw Extends Germany Contract Until After Euro 2020

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Reassuring to know that while the English national team continues its club-footed stumble from pillar to post, Germany have gone and ring-fenced their enviable stabilityfor another four years.

Joachim Löw has signed a new contract extension with the German Football Federation (DFB) that will see him remain as coach of dieMannschaftuntil the end of Euro 2020 at the very least.

A Look Back as Steve Bruce Signs a New Three-Year Deal

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Hull City announced today that Steve Bruce had signed a new three-year deal to continue his management of the club, on the same day that the Premier League announced that he was a nominee for February's Manager of the Month competition.


Leicester City: Danny Drinkwater Celebrates New Contract With Tasteful Photo Shoot At King Power Stadium

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Realising he's on to a good thing, Danny Drinkwater has signed a whopping new contract at Leicester City that will keep him at the club until 2021.

The title-winning midfielder, 26, has agreed a five-year deal with the Foxes seeing him join the likes ofJamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and Kasper Schmeichel in committing his long-term future to the club.

Video: Spurs boss Andre Villas Boas confirms ‘possible improvements’ to Gareth Bale’s contract

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We reported earlier that Tottenham manager Andre Villas Boas had revealed the club is in talks with Gareth Bale about a new contract. Now, here's video from a Hong Kong press conference of Villas Boas reiterating that point. He said: "We understand that we are speaking with his agent about possible improvements to his contract, [.

Manchester City pair Micah Richards and Joleon Lescott go fishing for new contracts

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Manchester City defender Micah Richards and Joleon Lescott have used a pre-season tour video diary to plead for new contracts. Richards said he would need a new contract from City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak so that he could treat himself to a full-body massage machine that Lescott was using. He said: "If the chairman decides [.

Video: Lionel Messi signs his new Barcelona contract

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Lionel Messi has put pen-to-paper on a deal that will keep him at Barcelona until June 2018. It was well known that the new contract was in the pipeline, but the Argentine star officially signed the paperwork in front of the cameras yesterday afternoon. He told Barca's website: "I said it before in Europe [.

Transfer Talk

Manchester City offer to triple Adnan Januzaj’s Manchester United wages

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Manchester City plan to offer Adnan Januzaj a big money deal to quit rivals Manchester United. Reports in the Metro suggest City plan to take advantage of the 18-year-old stalling over a new contract by offering him a £45,000-a-week deal to move across Manchester. That would triple his current United salary.

Barcelona monitoring Chelsea’s Spanish trio

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Barcelona are tracking Chelsea's Fernando Torres, Juan Mata and Cesar Azpilicueta, according to reports in the Spanish media. The Sport newspaper claims that the La Liga champions are keeping tabs on all three following Jose Mourinho's arrival at Stamford Bridge. Mourinho has publicly admitted that he doesn't believe Mata currently merits a place in his [.

Wigan and Watford lead race for Chelsea youngster Nathaniel Chalobah

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Wigan and Watford are the favourites to secure Chelsea starlet Nathaniel Chalobah on loan for the season. The 19-year-old earned rave reviews with his performances for the Hornets last season, prompting Jose Mourinho to scout him in the Championship playoff final before he had been officially confirmed as the new Chelsea manager.

Napoli boss Rafa Benitez eyes Manchester City’s Gareth Barry

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Rafa Benitez is set to continue his attempt to build a decent Premier League side circa 2008 at new club Napoli with a bid for Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry. Former Liverpool boss Benitez has already signed Pepe Reina on a year-long loan deal and yesterday he was linked with a move for Reds defender [.

Juventus hope to pinch Man Utd starlet Adnan Januzaj

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Italian side Juventus are planning to sign highly-rated Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj just 12 months after doing the same with Paul Pogba. The Old Lady find United to be a decent feeder club at the moment, and hope to once again snatch a young star from the champions by promising them more regular [.

Villas Boas: Spurs in talks with Gareth Bale over new contract

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Gareth Bale is in talks with a view to signing a new contract at Spurs, according to manager Andre Villas Boas. The Welshman has been the subject of intense interest from Real Madrid this summer. But Villas Boas is hopeful that Bale will agree a new deal at White Hart Lane. Speaking from Hong Kong, [.

Video: Mark Schwarzer signs for Chelsea, talks about his move

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Chelsea have snapped up former Fulham goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer on a free transfer. The veteran Aussie left Craven Cottage recently after turning down a new contract with Martin Jol's side. Instead, the 40-year-old has signed a one-year deal at Stamford Bridge. He is likely to be on the bench, providing competition for Blues goalie Petr [.

Chelsea’s Frank Lampard favours Manchester United transfer

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Frank Lampard's preference is to make a summer move to Manchester United when his Chelsea contract expires, according to the Daily Star. The reports follow suggestions that Chelsea had yesterdat performed a U-turn on their decision to move Lampard on and offered the England midfielder a new deal. That talk of a new deal is [.

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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard set to sign new contract

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Steven Gerrard will sign a new two-year contract at Liverpool within the next 24 hours. The Reds skipper is in the final 12 months of his current deal, but the 33-year-old will put pen to paper on his new contract later today or tomorrow. The extension will keep him at Anfield beyond his 35th birthday [.

Brooklyn Beckham has a trial at Chelsea

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David Beckham's eldest son Brooklyn had a trial at Chelsea yesterday. The 13-year-old joined in a training session with the Blues' under-14 setup. He had previously played for the LA Galaxy's under-14 team but is on the lookout for a new a team since his dad quit MLS and moved the family back to London [.

The Rest

The King Rolls On: J-League Veteran Kazuyoshi Miura Signs New Contract To Play Beyond 51st Birthday

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Good news for fans of near-antiquated footballers: the oldest active professional player in the world, Kazuyoshi Miura, has signed a new contract that will see him play on beyond his 51st birthday.

The man they call 'The King' has agreed a new deal with Yokohama FC that will see him begin the 33rd season of his extended career at the J2 League side.

Official: Lionel Messi Agrees New Barcelona Contract, Signs On Until 2021

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Not that it was ever in much doubt, but Lionel Messi has today agreeda new four-year contract extension with Barcelona.

However, there is still time for a sensational Premier League transfer to manifest, as the contract won't be formally signed for another week or two until Messi returns to Barca after his honeymoon.

Official: Wilfried Zaha Pledges Long-Term Future To Crystal Palace With New Five-Year Contract

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Wilfried Zaha has gone and pledged his long-term future to Crystal Palace by signing a big, fat new contract.

The Eagles' newly-crowned Player of the Year has signed on for five more years at Selhurst Park, thus tying him to the club until 2022.


Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo Vows To Play On Past 40 After Declaring Massive New Contract ‘Won’t Be His Last’

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The big news to come out of the Real Madrid camp over the weekend was that Cristiano Ronaldo has signed a mammoth new contract with the club that is set to run into the distant future.

Specifically, Ronaldo signed a new five-year, £500,000-a-week extension that will see the Portuguese colossustied to Los Blancos until the summer of 2021 which you'd think represents something of a gamble considering that he isalready 31.

Chelsea skipper John Terry set for new contract

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Jose Mourinho has given the nod for John Terry to be offered a new deal at Chelsea. The Blues boss has been convinced that his skipper has still got what it takes to perform at the top level based on his performances so far this season. Terry, aged 33, was being linked with a move [...]

Keeper Mark Schwarzer heads Fulham clear-out

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Veteran goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer is the most profile exit following an end-of-season clear-out at Fulham. The 40-year-old Australian joins Chris Baird, Simon Davies, Chris Baird, Giorgos Karagounis, Mladen Petric and Csaba Somogyi on a list of out-of-contract players leaving Craven Cottage. Schwarzer had been offered a new contract, but opted against staying with Martin Jol's [.