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Arsenal in talks to sign 31-goal striker in £25M deal

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Arsenal are said to be in talks with Sporting Lisbon over a deal to sign Islam Slimani this summer. The Algerian striker scored an impressive 27 league goals last season, as well as another four in other competitions, and has been on the radar of the North-London club for some time now. A deal was [.

Are Arsenal using Campbell’s loan to snare this wantaway striker?

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Joel Campbell has joined Sporting Lisbon on a season-long loan deal which will come as a surprise to some Arsenal fans, but could it be part of a bigger picture? The winger had impressed last season, and had appeared to have earned his place in the Gunners playing squad, but following the emergence of Alex [.

Jesus persuades William Carvalho to snub Arsenal and stay with Lisbon

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Sporting Lisbon boss Jorge Jesus has revealed he has persuaded Arsenal target William Carvalho to remain with the Portuguese club for the coming...

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Arsenal drop interest in Vidal, club looking at £35m Portuguese star

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Arsenal drop interest in Vidal, club looking at £35m Portuguese star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to the Telegraph, Arsenal are have ended their pursuit of Chile international, Arturo Vidal.

Arsene Wenger was thought to be a keen admirer of the Juventus midfielder, but the Frenchman is now exploring alternatives.

Proactive Arsenal must dish out £21.5 m for William Carvalho

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Proactive Arsenal must dish out £21.5 m for William Carvalho - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from the Daily Telegraph, who have cited Portuguese media outlet O Jogo, Arsenal have been given the 'green light' to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho.

The North London club made several approaches for the player last summer but to no avail, thus they are being proactive to secure the youngster's services this time out.

Manchester United

Transfer Roundup: Arsenal agreement reached; Chelsea in talks for La Liga star; Liverpool done deal

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With just under two weeks remaining in the transfer window, clubs around Europe are busy strengthening their squad and getting rid of their fringe players.

Here at Soccerlens, we bring you some of the latest stories from the Premier League as well as other European leagues in our transfer roundup column.

Father confirms huge Liverpool bid for Euro 2016 star; Chelsea offered £38m for him this summer

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Portuguese midfielder Joao Mario is a target for Premier League giants Liverpool.

Jurgen Klopp is looking to sign a central midfielder and has been impressed with the Portuguese international.

Mario had a very good tournament in France and helped his side to the Euro 2016 glory. The Sporting midfielder has been monitored by the likes of Inter Milan, Chelsea and Manchester United as well.

Ronaldo enters last chance saloon for Euro glory

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Lisbon (AFP) For a player that has won almost everything on an individual and collective level, the one honour that agonisingly evades Cristiano Ronaldo is an international trophy with Portugal.

Euro 2016 will be Ronaldo's fourth and at 31 possibly last European Championship finals.

The previous three have all promised much only to end in varying degrees of disappointment for the three-time World Player of the Year.

Ronaldo enters last chance saloon for Euro glory

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Lisbon (AFP) For a player that has won almost everything on an individual and collective level, the one honour that agonisingly evades Cristiano Ronaldo is an international trophy with Portugal.

Euro 2016 will be Ronaldo's fourth and at 31 possibly last European Championship finals.

The previous three have all promised much only to end in varying degrees of disappointment for the three-time World Player of the Year.

Ronaldo enters last chance saloon for Euro glory

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Lisbon (AFP) For a player that has won almost everything on an individual and collective level, the one honour that agonisingly evades Cristiano Ronaldo is an international trophy with Portugal.

Euro 2016 will be Ronaldo's fourth and at 31 possibly last European Championship finals.

The previous three have all promised much only to end in varying degrees of disappointment for the three-time World Player of the Year.

Ronaldo enters last chance saloon for Euro glory

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Lisbon (AFP) For a player that has won almost everything on an individual and collective level, the one honour that agonisingly evades Cristiano Ronaldo is an international trophy with Portugal.

Euro 2016 will be Ronaldo's fourth and at 31 possibly last European Championship finals.

The previous three have all promised much only to end in varying degrees of disappointment for the three-time World Player of the Year.

Man Utd set to complete transfer for Spaniard in the summer, hints agent

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Man Utd set to complete transfer for Spaniard in the summer, hints agent - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Viktor Valdes's agent has hinted that the Manchester United keeper has no future at Old Trafford at the end of this season.

Valdes is out of contract in the summer and Manchester United are not prepared to offer him an extension.

Club asked to pay €12m for defender's controversial Manchester United transfer

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Club asked to pay €12m for defender's controversial Manchester United transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sporting Lisbon have lost their case before the Court of Arbitration against Doyen Sports group over their controversial transfer of Marcos Rojo to Manchester United.

Mojo joined United in 2014 for a reported fee of€20m from Lisbon.

Man United With A Foot In Champions League Group Stages After Win

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Two brilliant goals from Memphis Depay saw Manchester United take a huge step towards returning to the Champions League group stages as they beat Club Brugge 3-1 winners at Old Trafford on Tuesday in their play-off first leg match.

While United, who missed out on Champions League action last year, will take a comfortable looking two-goal lead to Belgium, Sporting Lisbon will have a slender one-goal advantage to bring with them to Moscow, although their 2-1 win over CSKA ended the Russian side's nine-game unbeaten streak in Champions League qualifying games.

Video: Ex-Man Utd man Nani’s goals for Sporting Lisbon

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Nani has completed his switch from Manchester United to Fenerbahce in a deal believed to be worth around £4m after a three contract was agreed. The...

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Luis Nani: Remembering The Good Times

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Much-derided and oft-mocked for being soft as warm Dairylea, Luis Nani is now on the cusp of leaving Manchester United after eight years on the payroll.

The 28-year-old Portuguese winger, who spent last season on loan at Sporting Lisbon, has been subjected to thecustomary 'terrifying Turkish airport greeting' this morning ahead of completing a £3.

Angry Nani eyes Man Utd return

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Nani has angrily suggested he will not be extending his loan deal with Sporting Lisbon raising the likelihood of him returning to Manchester...

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Man Utd’s potential Champions League play-off opponents: Sporting Lisbon

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Man Utd's potential Champions League play-off opponents: Sporting Lisbon

Sporting Lisbon lost just seven matches in all competitions in the 2014/15 season but they struggled for consistency throughout.

Numerous draws in their domestic campaign condemned them to a third-placed league finish and an early exit in the Taca de Liga, though they did win the Taca de Portugal at the end of the season.

“My ambitions are different” – Winger comments on Manchester United future

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"My ambitions are different" Winger comments on Manchester United future - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United winger Nani has enjoyed a fantastic season with Sporting Lisbon, but he does not want to spend another season on loan at the Portuguese club.

Nani re-joined his former club on a season long loan as a part of the deal that saw United signing Argentine defender Marcos Rojo in August.

Liverpool plot move for €45m United and Arsenal target as Steven Gerrard replacement

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According to report from Portuguese media outlet Record, Liverpool have entered the race to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho. The 22 year old Portuguese is one of the hottest young prospects in Europe and had earlier been heavily linked with Arsenal and Manchester United last summer.

No contact from Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal, says Nani

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Manchester United winger Nani says he has had no contact from manager Louis van Gaal since he joined Sporting Lisbon on loan last summer. The...

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Portugal

Euro 2016 Transfers: Bartosz Kapustka and 23 players whose Euro form put them in the shop window

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Euro 2016 may be done and dusted but it's not quite forgotten. Despite the lack of classic matches the Euros had its fair share of excellent team and individual performances, and those quality...

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Sporting Lisbon Stage Proper Contract Signing Ceremony For Five-Year-Old Fan Fighting Cancer (Photo)

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The wee little chap you see up there is Bruno de Carvalho, the president of Sporting Lisbon (or Clube de Portugal if you're going to be picky about it), and he's knelt down and shaking hands with the club's latest signing, five-year-oldFrancisco.

Sadly, Francisco is bravely fighting cancer so, to help give him a VIP day to remember, Sporting set up a special meeting so they could "sign" the youngster as their official 12th man.

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘the best player in the world’ – Jose Fonte

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Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world today and deserves all the accolades that come his way, according to Southampton defender Jose Fonte. Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in the 2016...

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Video: Former Arsenal and Man Utd target William Carvalho scores the winner for Sporting

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Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho scored the winner for his side in their victory over Belenenses at the weekend. The skipper, who has been...

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Best XI: Just Football’s U21 Euro 2015 Team of the Tournament

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Portugal U21s – UEFA Under-21 European Championship 2015 Preview and Team Analysis

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Sporting Update

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What a crazy week it has been.

Days after Sporting Lisbon won the Portuguese Cup in dramatic fashion, the club would experience even more drama. Cup-winning manager Marco Silva, withthree years left on his current deal, was replaced by Jorge Jesus, who managed cross-city rivals Benfica since 2009, and led them to the last two Liga titles.

Winger key to seal Arsenal’s €30m deal for long term midfield target

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Arsenal forward Joel Campbell hasn't enjoyed a good season and could be facing the exit doors in the summer.

The 22-year-old impressed heavily during the FIFA World Cup in Brazil but has failed to replicate the form for his club.

Top 10 best young players to watch in Portugal in 2015 – The 10 Series Special

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Coates loan deal with Sporting extended

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Lisbon (AFP) Sunderland defender Sebastian Coates has had his loan spell at Sporting Lisbon extended until the end of next season, the Portuguese club announced on Tuesday.

The Uruguayuan international initially moved to Sporting in January on a deal until the end of this term, but he has impressed as Jorge Jesus' side have stayed in the Portuguese title race ahead of the final matches of the season on Sunday.

Coates loan deal with Sporting extended

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Lisbon (AFP) Sunderland defender Sebastian Coates has had his loan spell at Sporting Lisbon extended until the end of next season, the Portuguese club announced on Tuesday.

The Uruguayuan international initially moved to Sporting in January on a deal until the end of this term, but he has impressed as Jorge Jesus' side have stayed in the Portuguese title race ahead of the final matches of the season on Sunday.

Europe

Mark Warburton: From City Trader to Glasgow Ranger – The Rise Of One Of England’s Brightest Young Managers

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Emerging talent: 12 U21 players to watch at the UEFA Under-21 European Championships 2015

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Cedric Soares

Southampton sign Sporting Lisbon defender Cedric Soares

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Southampton have announced the signing of Portugal defender Cedric Soares from Sporting Lisbon.

The right-back, 23, becomes the Saints' second summer transfer following the arrival of Spanish forward Juanmi from Malaga.

The Saints did not reveal the fee paid, but Soares has reportedly cost the club in the region of £3.

Southampton sign Sporting Lisbon defender Cedric Soares

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Southampton have announced the signing of Portugal defender Cedric Soares from Sporting Lisbon.

The right-back, 23, becomes the Saints' second summer transfer following the arrival of Spanish forward Juanmi from Malaga.

The Saints did not reveal the fee paid, but Soares has reportedly cost the club in the region of £3.

The Rest

More European Clubs Reportedly Chasing Fanendo Adi

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As is tha fate of any successful striker, Fanendo Adi has been repeatedly linked to a number of European clubs during the silly season. The latest supposed suitors for the Portland Timbers forward are Scottish giants Celtic, linked to Adi by Danish tabloid BT.com.

Beyond Celtic, Adi has been linked to Rubin Kazan, Cardiff City, Werder Bremen, Sporting Lisbon, Shanghai SIPG, and more during the current European transfer window.

The Tale Of Martunis: Sporting Lisbon’s Latest Signing Has One Hell Of A Back Story!

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By Chris Wright

On Wednesday afternoon, Sporting Lisbon swore a 17-year-old Indonesian lad by the name of Martunis into their academy. Nothing overly exciting aboutthat, you may argue.

However, the Portuguese club's latest acquisition comes with one hell of a back story a tale of tragedy, hardship, loss and incredible fortitude.

Sporting Braga Coach Sergio Conceicao Fulfils Promise To Jog 24 Miles Home After Reaching Portuguese Cup Final (Photo)

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By Chris Wright

With a 1-1 semi-final second leg draw against Rio Ave last night ensuring Sporting Braga safe passage into the Taça de Portugal (Portuguese cup) final, head coachSergio Conceicao was left with a debt he needed to settle.

Having promised before the game that he would run home from Rio Ave's stadium should Sporting Braga make it through to the final,Conceicao laced up his trainers after the final whistle and, along with his backroom staff, jogged the 24 miles back to Braga.

Sporting CP Update 4/27

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Sporting Lisbon were away this week to Moreirense for league action. For Monday's match, manager Marco Silva went with a 4-4-2 lineup instead of the usual 4-3-3, and instead of one striker, he went with two, Junya Tanaka and former Seattle Sounder Fredy Montero.

With the exception of a few defensive hiccups, Sporting put together a very good display, and easily rolled over Moreirense 4-1.