Agent of reported Arsenal target denies any links

The agent of Barcelona star Arda Turn has dismissed recent reports that Premier League side Arsenal have submitted an interest in his client. The Times, in an exclusive report on Thursday, claimed that Gunners had identified the Turkey international as a potential replacement of Mesut Ozil, who has only one year left on his current deal. The report claimed that Turan, who has made only 13 league starts this season, is a £25m summer target for Arsene Wenger’s side. However, his agent, Ahmet Bulut has dismissed the speculation and has…

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Arsenal and Chelsea transfer target determined to remain with Barcelona

Arda Turan is eager to stay at Barcelona and try to earn a regular place in the club’s starting XI, rather than move away, the midfielder’s agent has revealed, in a report run by The Guardian. After joining Barca from Atletico Madrid last summer, Turan endured a frustrating season, whereby whilst unable to play until January due to the transfer embargo placed upon the Catalan giants, when the 29-year-old did become eligible, he was afforded only 810 minutes of playing time in the league, during which he scored twice and…

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Arsenal fans didn’t take lightly to midfielder’s comments [Tweets]

Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan recently took a dig at Arsenal by claiming that the North London were his backup plan if his move to Barcelona wouldn’t have panned out. He told Spanish paper Diari Ara: “I felt that I would sign for Barca. In all honesty, I used to think, ‘If I play very well I will end up signing for Barca, because my style fits into this team. If I play well, I will end up at Arsenal’.” As expected, the comments didn’t go down well with Arsenal fans:…

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Top five overpriced summer transfers: Man United, Man City and Liverpool all overpaid for their new stars

The CIES Football Observatory have used their statistics and data to compile a list of the players who were bought for too much in comparison with their true value. Here is the top five, along with how overpriced they actually were (via Metro): 5. Arda Turan £11.1m (Atletico Madrid to Barcelona) The 28-year-old was a pivotal part of Diego Simeone’s side for four years, helping them win the La Liga title, and reach the Champions League final in 2014. Nevertheless, his £24m move to Barcelona (via Guardian) saw the Catalan giants pay £11.1m too…

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Chelsea gossip: KEY MAN signs new deal, while target joins Barcelona

Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: READ MORE: Chelsea News Chelsea ready to fight Premier League rivals in battle for Bayern Munich star Chelsea make £11m offer to ground share at Wembley Jose Mourinho has committed his future to the Blues after signing a new four-year deal at Stamford Bridge, according to the London Evening Standard. The Special One will remain on his current salary of £8.5m per annum. The agent of Arda Turan has claimed that the 28-year-old never held talks with the Premier League champions, after…

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Chelsea news and gossip: Atletico Madrid man wants move and Juan Cuadrado’s future decided

Here is Monday’s news and rumours concerning Chelsea: READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Arda Turan wants Chelsea move after deciding to REJECT Barcelona Juventus to sell Arturo Vidal to fund a move for Chelsea playmaker Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan will reject Barcelona so he can complete a move to Chelsea, according to the Metro. The 28-year-old has a buyout clause worth £29.2m. He could be joining Asmir Begovic at Stamford Bridge next season, after the Daily Express reported that the Bosnian will complete his move to London this…

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Arda Turan wants Chelsea move, after deciding to reject Barcelona

Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan has decided that he wishes to move to Chelsea, after growing tired of the speculation linking him with Barcelona. READ MORE: Chelsea News Juventus to sell Arturo Vidal to fund a move for Chelsea playmaker Juan Cuadrado’s agent claims he’s staying at Chelsea: Mourinho loves him According to the Metro, Manchester United have previously been linked with the Turkey international, but it is now thought that only the Premier League champions and Champions League winners are in the race to sign the 28-year-old. The Metro…

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Manchester United three in, three out: Atletico man agrees deal, while strike duo hea for exit

Here is a look at what is doing the rounds on the Manchester United rumour mill, starting with three players possibly due to arrive at Old Trafford: READ MORE: Manchester United News  Man United told to pay £35.5m if they want Lazio star, reports suggest Man United to use Jonny Evans to tempt Everton to sell key man Three in:     Arda Turan – From Atletico Madrid Reports in Spain are suggesting that Atletico Madrid have agreed a fee with Manchester United for Arda Turan, that could be in…

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Chelsea three in, three out: Petr Cech replacement lined up, while two wingers lined up for moves

Here is the transfer news concerning Chelsea, starting with three players potentially coming in to Stamford Bridge this summer: READ MORE: Chelsea News and Gossip Chelsea to offer midfielder to Monaco to secure Radamel Falcao deal Juventus interested in signing ANOTHER Chelsea winger Three in:   Asmir Begovic – From Stoke City According to the Daily Express, the Blues will need to pay £8m and send a player on loan if they wish to sign Asmir Begovic from Stoke City. The Express report that the three-man shortlist of players Mark Hughes…

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Arsenal gossip: MASSIVE swap deal ON and Schneiderlin chooses Gunners

Sunday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumours. Arsenal are reportedly considering swapping Santi Cazorla to seal the transfer of Atletico Madrid’s Arda Turan, according to the Metro. The Spanish outfit are weighing up a move for former their player Cazorla in a deal which could include fellow midfielder Turan. Lukas Podolski has completed his move from Arsenal to Turkish champions Galatasaray, the Daily Express reports. Arsenal will receive an initial fee of £1.8million that could rise depending on Galatasaray’s success in the Champions League. Alexis Sánchez struck the decisive penalty…

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Atletico plan to use Arda Turan as bait for Arsenal star Santi Cazorla

Atletico Madrid are said to be considering using attacking midfield star Arda Turan as part of a deal to snap up Arsenal star Santi Cazorla, the Metro reports. SEE ALSO: (Video) Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez WON the Copa America with tense penalty finale Liverpool three in, three out: Striker trio targeted, while flops set for sale Arsenal transfer news Diego Simeone is a known admirer of the Spanish international, and had been hoping to strike up a deal to bring him back to La Liga, but The Telegraph are now reporting…

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Chelsea gossip: Mourinho CAN’T WAIT to ditch midfield flop but missed out on top target

Saturday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumour gossip. Barcelona have scheduled a meeting for next Monday to decide if they want to sign Chelsea midfielder Arda Turan, 28, from Atletico Madrid, according to Marca. The Turkish international had been tipped to move to the Premier League this summer, but it now appears he’s set to stay in Spain. Colombia striker Radamel Falcao, 29, has taken a pay cut from £265,000-a-week to between £130,000 and £180,000-a-week to join Chelsea on loan from Monaco, The Times reports. The Blues have paid Monaco…

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Atletico Madrid target Arsenal star Santi Cazorla to take over from departing forward

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Spanish giants Atletico Madrid are set to step up their apparent interest in bringing Santi Cazorla to the club this summer as a replacement for the departing Arda Turan, but the Daily Mail claim that it will only take an astronomical offer to convoke Arsenal to sell. READ MORE: Arsenal Gossip Hector Bellerin praises Arsenal’s youth policy Arsenal planning clearout with SIX to be sold this summer Diego Simeone has been keen to bring the Spanish international to the club for each of the past two transfer windows, but has…

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La Liga champions beat Chelsea and Man United to €35m Arda Turan deal

Chelsea and Manchester United look set to miss out on the signature of Atletico Madrid forward Arda Turan as it looks as though he has agreed a deal to join Barcelona, according to the Daily Express. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Gossip Friday’s Chelsea news roundup Juventus interested in signing ANOTHER Chelsea winger The Turkish international has been on the radars of both Premier League giants already this summer, with reports recently claiming that he’d signed a pre-contract agreement with the Stamford Bridge giants. However, talkSPORT are now claiming that…

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Chelsea gossip: Juve line up Willian RAID and Potters DEMAND two stars in keeper deal

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Friday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer gossip. Chelsea target Antonio Rudiger, 22, is set to join Wolfsburg as the Stuttgart defender would prefer to stay in Germany, according to his agent, the London Evening Standard reports. However, despite personal terms apparently being agreed, the two clubs are yet to agree on a fee. Stoke want winger Victor Moses, 24, forward Patrick Bamford, 21, or 19-year-old midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek on loan from Chelsea in addition to the £8m the Blues have bid for goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, The Sun reports. The Blues…

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Chelsea news and rumours: Barcelona STEAL target, while winger’s exit to be decided today

Here is Thursday’s news and gossip regarding Chelsea: READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Barcelona WILL beat Chelsea to £25m signing of Arda Turan Arda Turan scout report: How Atletico Madrid midfielder would fit into Chelsea’s side Barcelona have apparently won the race to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan, according to the Daily Mail. The Chelsea target will cost the Catalan side £25m. Blues winger Mohamed Salah has been told by potential new club Fiorentina that they want a decision on his future later today, the Daily Express report.…

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Barcelona will BEAT Chelsea to £25m signing of Arda Turan, reports suggest

Despite the fact that he will not be able to play until January, Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan looks set to reject a move to Chelsea in favour of a switch to Barcelona. READ MORE: Chelsea Gossip Arda Turan scout report: How Atletico Madrid man would fit into Chelsea’s side Paul Pogba will NOT join Chelsea or Man City as midfielder’s future DECIDED According to the Daily Mail, the Catalan giants want to sign the 28-year-old, and are willing to pay £25m to get a deal across the line. However,…

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Arda Turan scout report: How Atletico Madrid midfielder would fit into Chelsea’s side

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Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan is expected to leave the Spanish capital this summer (via Daily Mail), and while the 28-year-old has a list of admirers – including Manchester United – it is Chelsea that lead the chase for his signature, according to the Mail. READ MORE: Chelsea News Chelsea miss out on top target as he joins Bayern Munich Top ten football traitors as Petr Cech leaves Chelsea for London rivals Should he move to Stamford Bridge, he would become part of one of the most competitive midfields in…

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Chelsea gossip: Duo’s deals nearing completion, while Arda Turan’s future to be decided on Friday

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Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: READ MORE: Chelsea News Top ten football traitors as Petr Cech leaves Chelsea for London rivals Striker signs £130,000 a week Chelsea contract Asmir Begovic has reportedly told Stoke that he wants to join Chelsea, even if it means missing out on regular first-team football, the Daily Mirror report. The Potters have now accepted that they will probably lose the 28-year-old this summer. Meanwhile, Radamel Falcao’s loan move could be confirmed later this week, according to the London Evening Standard. The striker had…

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Man United gossip: Sergio Ramos update as alternative is found and Turan to make decision on future

Wednesday’s biggest Man United news and transfer rumours. Manchester United will only increase their £30m bid for Spain defender Sergio Ramos, 29, if Real Madrid agree to do the same for United’s Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea, the Daily Mirror reports. The pair have been locked in discussions about the two deals for weeks, with no resolution to the talks on the horizon. However, Ramos’s mother Paqui Garcia says her son wants to stay at the Bernabeu, according to Antenna 3 (in Spanish). But United have lined up an alternative…

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Reports claim Arda Turan has signed a pre-contract agreement with Chelsea

Atletico Madrid winger Arda Turan has apparently signed a pre-contract agreement with Premier League champions Chelsea, according to the Metro. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Chelsea make Juventus MASSIVE offer for star player Chelsea step up £6m pursuit of Petr Cech replacement The Turkish international has made it clear to Atletico chief Diego Simeone that he wants to move on this summer, and took to Twitter earlier in the week to confirm that his agent is in talks with a number of European clubs ahead of the transfer window.…

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Man United gossip: £57.8m double offer made and path cleared for Saints star

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Tuesday’s biggest Man United news and transfer rumours. Manchester United target Bastian Schweinsteiger wants to stay at Bayern Munich. The 30-year-old Germany midfielder says he wants to win the Champions League and a fourth consecutive title with the Bundesliga champions, according to German publication Sport1. The Germany international had emerged as a summer target for Louis van Gaal, who wanted him as a replacement for the ageing Michael Carrick. After missing out on Schweinsteiger, United will move to secure the £25m signing of Southampton’s France midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, the Daily…

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Man United reportedly agree to pay Arda Turan’s £29.2m release clause

Manchester United have reportedly agreed to meet the £29.2m release clause to sign Arda Turan from Spanish giants Atletico Madrid, according to the Metro. READ MORE: Manchester United News and Gossip Manchester City hoping to swoop in for KEY Man United target Man United want SWAP involving Angel di Maria and Paris Saint-Germain star The Turkish international’s future at the Vicente Calderon has been thrown into doubt recently after he took to Twitter to announce that he is in talks with ‘three or four’ different clubs ahead of the upcoming…

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Liverpool news and gossip: Bacca deal OFF, but Napoli star on radar

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Liverpool: READ MORE: Liverpool News and Gossip Liverpool enquire about Napoli star, who could cost £46m Raheem Sterling told to join Liverpool on pre-season tour Liverpool appear to have missed out on Carlos Bacca, after the Daily Star reported that the Sevilla man had agreed to move to AC Milan. The Colombian had been on the Reds’ radar, but the Italian side appear to be closing in on a deal after triggering his release clause. With Bacca seemingly heading elsewhere, the Metro report…

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Man United news and gossip: £42.5m offer made and Atletico Madrid star wanted

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Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: READ MORE: Manchester United Transfer News Manchester United in talks with Atletico Madrid star Manchester United’s potential XI for 2015/16 including Memphis Depay United have made a second bid for Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, according to the Daily Star. After having their first offer of £32m rejected, Louis van Gaal has gone back in with a bid of £42.5m. However, the Star report that Los Blancos want £50m for the 29-year-old. Another player possibly coming from the Spanish capital is…

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