Check out the first EVER Arsene Wenger selfie

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has finally entered the 21st century after taking a selfie in his car. Looking like your technophobic dad, the Frenchman entered the world of internet narcissism, casting off the shackles of convention to imitate his selfie happy players. But what is that? Is it a smile? Is it a duck face? We don’t quite know, that Mona Lisa expression could leave us guessing for a millennia. We love it, what do you think? READ MORE: Arsenal Gossip Arsenal pair Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla sign new…

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Chelsea confirm Diego Costa and Gary Cahill are fit for Community Shield clash vs Arsenal

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed that key duo Diego Costa and Gary Cahill will be fit to line up against Arsenal in this weekend’s Community Shield showdown, the Daily Mail reports. Costa was rated doubtful for the game after reportedly aggravating a hamstring injury that had dogged him over the course of the previous campaign, while Cahill was contending with a possible broken nose sustained in the 2-2 draw with Barcelona on Wednesday night. With Costa limping off, and Cahill’s face gushing blood, both players appeared to be doubtful…

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Is Asmir Begovic making the right move in joining Chelsea?

Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic will be giving himself a much better chance of winning trophies by joining Chelsea, but it’s hard to see him playing a huge role in actually lifting the biggest prizes. Begovic has just a year left on his contract and Stoke have taken the decision to cash in after failing to reach agreement on an extension. Stoke have a ready-made replacement in Jack Butland to step in as No.1 and are likely to bring in Shay Given as an experienced back-up. You certainly can’t blame…

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Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey reveals he REJECTED Man United approach

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has revealed that he rejected the chance to join Manchester United back in 2008 because he wanted to play for Arsene Wenger instead, according to the Metro. The Welsh midfielder was one of the UK’s hottest prospects when he broke through onto the scene at Cardiff City and both The Gunners and United had bids accepted for his services as a 17-year-old. Ramsey held discussions with both clubs, but later opted to head for London instead after a fee of around £5m was agreed with The…

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Chelsea agree deal to sign €25m full-back Adbul Baba Rahman

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Chelsea have reportedly agreed a deal to sign highly-rated Augsburg full-back Abdul Baba Rahman for a fee of around €25m, according to the Metro. The club re-sold Brazilian star Felipe Luis back to Atletico Madrid earlier this week (via Daily Mail), prompting Jose Mourinho to splash the cash on the Ghanaian left-back as a replacement. And now, according to German publication SportBild Mourinho has moved quickly to spend the £15.8m he received for the Brazil international to bring Rahman to Stamford Bridge. The Metro state that the 21-year-old is one…

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Man United make £60m approach for massive La Liga megastar

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Manchester United are believed to have approached Spanish giants Real Madrid over a deal to sign former star Cristiano Ronaldo, according to reports in the Metro. The Red Devils are believed to be in the market for a marquee signing this summer to wrap up their current transfer activity, and Cristiano Ronaldo’s recent comments about leaving the La Liga big guns has put him at the top of their list. Reports close to the club are now claiming that United have approached Real with an initial offer of £60m for…

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Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubemeyang as he signs new Borussia Dortmund deal until 2020

Borussia Dortmund have confirmed via their official website that striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has committed his future to the club by signing a new contract to stay until 2020. The news will come as a blow to the likes of Arsenal and Tottenham, who had both displayed an interest in bringing the player to the Premier League this summer (via The Independent). The Gabon international has been in prolific form for the Bundesliga giants, scoring a total of 42 goals across 95 appearances in his two years since arriving from French…

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Liverpool hand Christian Benteke the number nine shirt

Liverpool have confirmed new striker Christian Benteke as their new number nine as Rickie Lambert draws closer to a move to West Bromwich Albion, according to the Liverpool Echo. The Belgian international completed his move from Aston Villa last week, but a shirt number wasn’t then handed to him. And the Echo believe that is because The Reds were waiting for Lambert to decide whether he wanted to move on or stay to fight for a place despite increased competition for a starting berth this season. Lambert is currently undergoing…

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Arsenal gossip: Gunners make HUGE double signing and £35m striker offer ready

Friday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumours. Arsenal forward Theo Walcott has signed a new four-year deal with the club worth £140,000 a week, The BBC reports. The 26-year-old has scored 50 league goals in 208 appearances since signing from Southampton in 2006 in a deal worth up to £12.5m. Midfielder Santi Cazorla has also extend his stay at the club, too, The Guardian reports. The 30-year-old had been linked with a return to Spain with Atletico Madrid this summer, but has now out those rumours to bed by committing…

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Arsenal confirm Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla have signed new deals

Arsenal have been handed a huge boost going into the new season by announcing that both Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla have signed new deals to extend their respective stays at The Emirates, the club’s official website reports. The Daily Mirror claims that Walcott, 26, has signed a new four-year extension worth a reported £140,000-per-week. Walcott is Arsenal’s longest serving player, having joined the club back in 2006, and he has now gone on to make over 300 appearances during that time, and the new deal will see him become…

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Chelsea gossip: John Stones update and Terry back Falcao to shine

Friday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumours. Chelsea are prepared to bid up to £30m to land Everton’s England defender John Stones. But the Toffees hope interest from Manchester United in the 21-year-old will push the price up closer to their valuation of £34m, the London Evening Standard reports. However, United are now said to be willing to offer cash plus Johnny Evans in order to land his signature. Chelsea captain John Terry has backed new signing Radamel Falcao, 29, to succeed at Stamford Bridge, saying the striker – who…

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Barcelona to let Pedro join Man United after UEFA Super Cup clash

Barcelona will apparently allow winger Pedro to join Manchester United this summer, but only after they’ve faced fellow La Liga giants Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup on August 11, according to Spanish newspaper Marca. With Angel Di Maria set to join Paris Saint Germain at some point in the next few days (via Daily Express) United have been linked with a move for Pedro as his replacement. Marca claims that coach Luis Enrique does not want to let the 27-year-old go, but after negotiating a deal in the region…

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Man United gossip: Di Maria ’48 hours away’ from PSG move but path paved for Pedro

Friday’s biggest Man United news and transfer gossip. Manchester United face a dilemma over what to do with goalkeeper David De Gea, 24, just a week before the start of the new season after their hopes of signing Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, 29, ended, the Manchester Evening News reports. Ramos ended speculation over his future by committing his future to Real earlier this week. Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria, 27, will join Paris St-Germain in the next 48 hours for £44m. United have also fined the Argentine two…

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Louis van Gaal ditches Man United’s 4-2-3-1 system for new formation

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has apparently ditched his 4-2-3-1 formation that the club practiced on their tour of the United States this month in favour of a new 4-3-3 system, according to the Metro. The Red Devils boss has now seemingly torn up the playbook, having used the formation all throughout their pre-season preparations, that has seen him juggle the likes of Morgan Schneiderlin, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Michael Carrick and Ander Herrera in front of his back four. But with just over a week to go until the new…

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Chelsea captain John Terry LIES and says Radamel Falcao was the Premier League’s best striker last year

Chelsea skipper John Terry has told the Daily Express that new teammate Radamel Falcao was the Premier League’s best striker last season, and claims that it took him just 120 seconds to realise he would be a superstar at Stamford Bridge. The Colombian international is in line to make his debut in this weekend’s Community Shield clash with Arsenal as regular first choice front man Diego Costa struggles with a hamstring injury (via Sky Sports). And having just come off the back of a nightmare campaign with Manchester United, during…

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Mario Balotelli looks to be bound for Anfield exit after being axed from pre-season tour

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Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli looks to have kicked his last ball for the club after he was omitted from their pre-season tour to Finland this weekend, the Daily Express reports. The Italian international, alongside compatriot Fabio Borini and Spanish full-back Jose Enrique have been left behind to train on their own while the rest of the squad flies out to take on HJK Helsinki on Saturday. The Express reports that the trio have been told they can leave the club this summer as manager Brendan Rodgers looks to rebuild his…

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Chelsea set to wrap up fourth summer signing by snapping up young striker

Chelsea are believed to be on the verge of teenage Jamaican forward Leon Bailey, according to the Daily Star. The 17-year-old is currently on the books of Slovakian side Trencin, but has apparently impressed Chelsea scouts, who had been alerted to his impressive form during his forays into the first team. Bailey – a striker by trade – has also recently been handed a call up to the Jamaican under-23 national team, highlighting what a talent he is proving to be. However, should Jose Mourinho get his hands on the…

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(Video) Pedro makes Barca fan CRY as he REFUSES to rule out Man United move

It’s understandable that Pedro Rodriguez is so highly thought of at Barcelona. Having graduated from the club’s La Masia academy he has been present for all of the club’s successes since his breakthrough in 2008. However, in recent weeks he has been linked with a move to Manchester United (via Daily Express). Obviously, there is a legion on Barca fans that hope the news isn’t true, but when confronted by a rather emotional fan in his car on Thursday, he didn’t deny that a move is close to completion. Pedro…

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Arsenal to offer £35m for star Euro striker…and it’s NOT Karim Benzema

Arsenal are believed to be weighing up a £35m offer for Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, according to the Metro. The Gunners are in the market for a proven marksman this summer, and have been extensively linked with a move for Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema (via London Evening Standard). However, manager Arsene Wenger has been unable to get the move off the ground, and has since put a contingency plan into action with the Daily Express claiming that he is now ready to lodge a £35m bid for Bayern Munich…

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The six fastest players in the world with the ball at their feet: Brits prove to be speedsters and dominate list

It’s universally accepted that players are faster without the ball at their feet than with it. Not since Ryan Giggs has a player been so quick while running with the ball, but the six names below have all proved themselves capable at running at pace while keeping the pill under control. 6. Theo Walcott – Arsenal Top speed: 32.7 km/h Walcott is a well known speed demon, nd doesn’t appear to be slowing down too much despite persistent injury problems. This, Theo, is why Arsene Wenger is so keen to…

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Manchester United free to make Kevin De Bruyne bid as Wolfsburg willing to listen to offers

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Manchester United are free to make a stunning bid for Kevin De Bruyne, according to the Metro, after Wolfsburg reportedly decided that they would be willing to listen to offers for him. However, they will have to beat off competition from Manchester City if they want to sign the former Chelsea man, the Metro report. Either club will have to part with a considerable amount of money, as the Metro report that the 24-year-old is rated at around £34.9m. But, should Louis van Gaal or Manuel Pellegrini decide to break…

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(Video) Carlos Tevez scores first goal on return to Boca Juniors

It’s been a long road back home for Carlos Tevez, but he’s finally back where it all started in La Bombonera with his beloved Boca Juniors. After time away with Brazilian club Corinthians before venturing out to Europe with Manchester United, Manchester City and Juventus, the 31-year-old is now back with his boyhood club and bagged his first goal since making his dramatic return on Wednesday night. Taking on Banfield in the Copa Argentina, Tevez rounded off the scoring in a 3-0 victory with a well hit free kick that…

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Real Madrid midfielder REJECTS Liverpool move and vows to fight for place

Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi has rejected the chance to come to the Premier League this summer, with the Daily Express reporting that Brendan Rodgers was keen to bring him to Liverpool. The Express suggest that the Reds had made an £13.1m offer for the 25-year-old, who was also attracting interest from Arsenal. But, he has turned down the chance to come to England, and has instead vowed to fight for his place at the Bernabeu. Rodgers may have felt confident that he would have been able to get a…

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Chelsea hoping to beat Arsenal to signing of Serie A full-back

Chelsea are hoping to get ahead of Premier League rivals Arsenal and complete a deal to sign Napoli defender Faouzi Ghoulam, according to the Metro. The 24-year-old has been touted as Arsene Wenger’s number one target if Nacho Monreal ends up returning to Spain and joins Athletic Bilbao, the Metro report. However, Jose Mourinho has now got the Algeria international on his radar (via Metro), after the Blues completed the sale of Filipe Luis, who headed back to Atletico Madrid. The sale of Felipe Luis has meant that Cesar Azpilicueta…

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Chelsea keen on deal for Lazio winger, who’s reportedly unhappy with the Serie A side

Chelsea are considering the possibility of making a bid for Lazio winger Antonio Candreva, after reports in Italy suggested that he was unhappy with the Serie A side. According to La Repubblica – as reported in the Metro – the 28-year-old was disappointed that he was overlooked as Lucas Biglia was appointed the club’s new captain. His agent Federico Pasterello confirmed in La Repubblica (via Metro) that being made the Biancocelesti’s vice-skipper has not sat well with his client. “It’s not a lack of respect for Biglia or other teammates. Pioli…

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