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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Arsenal gossip: Ozil is NOT leaving this summer and £10m left-back offer made

Wednesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip. Arsenal have made a £10m bid for Napoli defender Faouzi Ghoulam, with the 24-year-old being lined up to challenge Kieran Gibbs and Nacho Monreal at left-back, according to talkSPORT. The 24-year-old made 21 Serie A appearances for the Naples side last season but was not always first-choice with 10 of those outings beginning from the bench. Costa Rica striker Joel Campbell could be leaving Arsenal for good, with former Manchester United boss David Moyes ready to spend £6m to take the 23-year-old to…

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Arsenal BEATING Chelsea to signature of Serie A star

Arsenal are said to be leading the chase ahead of Chelsea for the signature of Napoli star Faouzi Ghoulam, according to the Metro. READ MORE: Arsenal News Arsenal reportedly ready to rescue Angel Di Maria from Manchester United Top ten highest paid players in world football as former Sunderland strikers prepares to sign £227,000 a week deal Reports in Spain have claimed the Gunners have taken early steps into landing his signature this summer, and could beat the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City in their interest, as they have…

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Arsenal gossip: Gunners DROP interest in Vidal, but Napoli star ‘days away’ from joining

Tuesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour gossip. Arsenal have ended their interest in Juventus’ 28-year-old Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal, according to The Telegraph. Arsene Wenger has apparently been weighing up whether he needs to spend the money on the Chilean international as he already has a number of options in the middle. However, Gunners manager Arsene Wenger prefers Sporting Lisbon’s Portugal midfielder William Carvalho, 23, the London Evening Standard reports. Carvalho has been a target for Arsenal since last year, and has been impressing for the Portugal under-21s this…

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Arsenal gossip: Cech to undergo Friday medical and Napoli demand £67m for Higuain

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Friday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip. Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech will undergo a medical at Arsenal today ahead of his proposed move to the Emirates, the BBC reports. Cech’s first game for his new club could come against Chelsea when the two sides meet in the Community Shield before the season kicks off in August. Napoli want £67m – the buyout clause – for Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, 27, a target for Arsenal, The Guardian reports. The Argentine international has already told Napoli that he wants to move on…

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Arsenal to beat Premier League rivals to £11m-rated Napoli star

Arsenal are said to be lining up an £11m summer offer for Napoli defender Faouzi Ghoulam, according to the Daily Express. READ MORE: Real Madrid launch £21m bid for Laurent Koscielny (Images) New Arsenal 2015/16 training gear Arsenal outcast BEGS with club to lower asking price to allow him to leave Ghoulam has been linked with a move to England in the past, having first emerged as a possible replacement for Patrice Evra at Manchester United last summer while with French side St Etienne, before being looked at by Chelsea…

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