Manchester United looking for a wide player on transfer deadline day

Manchester United have been linked with a couple of wide players in the last hours of the transfer window. In the first report, Daily Star claims that United manager Jose Mourinho has registered a late interest in Paris Saint-Germain winger Julian Draxler. The report claims that Mourinho is desperate to add a winger to his squad, and the German could be a last-minute arrival at Old Trafford. Draxler has become a surplus to requirements at PSG following the arrival of Neymar from Barcelona. He has also been linked with the…

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Former target confirms Arsenal interest

Paris Saint-Germain forward Julian Draxler has confirmed that Arsenal held a long-term interest in his services. The German international first became a subject of the Gunners’ interest when he was still plying his trade at Schalke. However, a move never materialised, and he ended up joining Wolfsburg in 2015. He had stayed at his new club for only one year when he expressed his desire to move to a new club last summer. Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain were strongly linked with him in the summer, but Wolfsburg refused to let…

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Arsenal target set to leave his club next summer

Arsenal and Juventus target Julian Draxler will definitely leave his current club Wolfsburg, his agent has confirmed. The German international expressed his desire to leave Wolfsburg last summer, but he was forced to stay with his current club by the club board. Arsenal and Juventus were both linked with the 23-year-old during the summer. Paris Saint-Germain and Everton are other clubs who were also linked with interest in the player. Draxler’s agent Fabio Parisi has now revealed that Juventus were indeed interested in his client and even spoke to him…

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Everton make an ambitious approach for Arsenal target

Everton have made a shock approach for Wolfsburg winger Julian Draxler, according to the Independent. The 22-year-old, this week, expressed his desire to leave his club in an interview with German publication Bild. The German media outlet also claimed that Arsenal and Juventus are interested in the player, but that he prefers a move to the North London club. However, the Bundesliga club later issued a statement and made it clear, in stern words, that the German international won’t be leaving the club this summer. It appears that the statement hasn’t discouraged…

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Arsenal agree personal terms with striker, Germany international wants to join

Arsenal have agreed on personal terms with Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, according to French outlet Le 10 Sport (via Daily Star). The Gunners have already seen one bid of £29 million rejected for the French striker, but various sources have backed the North London club to go back for the 25-year-old with an improved bid. The Ligue 1 club have on multiple occasions insisted that their player is not for sale this summer, but that latest report by Le 10 Sport thus makes a bold claim that the player has…

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Manchester United make bid to sign alternative playmaker, in danger of losing star defender

Manchester United are currently very busy working the transfer market. On Sunday, The Guardian broke the story that the Red Devils are close to landing both Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. According to the report, United are willing to pay Ibrahimovic £220,000 per week and that the 34-year-old striker will complete his move during the first week of July. Meanwhile, the Red Devils are prepared to offer £30 million for Mkhitaryan and are sure that a deal will be completed in the coming week. Now, a report by The Sun claims that Borussia Dortmund have…

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Jose Mourinho wants German playmaker after failed attempt to sign Bundesliga star

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has set his sights on Wolfsburg attacker Julian Draxler, according to a report by German news outlet BILD. However, the German club are set to demand a substantial fee after they themselves paid £27 million for the 22-year-old just a year ago, as Draxler made the switch from Schalke 04 after being heavily linked with Juventus. The 22-year-old, who’s currenlty playing for Germany at Euro 2016, provided nine goals and eight assists in 35 appearances in all competitions during his first season at Wolfsburg. He’s capable…

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Germany international explains why he snubbed both Man United and Arsenal

Reported Manchester United and Arsenal target Julian Draxler has explained that he snubbed an opportunity to come to the Premier League because he didn’t feel ready to move abroad, according to the Daily Express. The 21-year-old left Schalke for Wolfsburg in a £25.5m deal during the summer (via Express), and while he conceded some may feel that his move is something of a sideways step, he felt it was the right decision for him. “From the outside, maybe my move isn’t understandable,” he said. “Schalke are a great club in…

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Man United ready to turn to £20.3m Bundesliga superstar as Tomas Muller alternative

Manchester United are said to be weighing up a move for Schalke playmaker Julian Draxler as an alternative for Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller, the Metro reports. So far United boss Louis van Gaal has been frustrated in his attempts to prize Muller away from the Alianz Arena with the Bundesliga champions remaining firm on their insistence that he will not follow midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger to the club this summer. However, according to Italian publication TMW, the Red Devils are set to launch a surprise move for Draxler, with the…

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Arsenal could beat Man United to long-time target Julian Draxler for just £21m

Arsenal are reportedly lining up a late cut-price move for Schalke star Julian Draxler right under the nose of Premier League rival Manchester United, the Daily Express reports. Both clubs have been tracking the 21-year-old for some time now, though they faced some serious competition from both Wolfsburg and Juventus earlier in the summer. The Express is now reporting that the World Cup winner could be available for as little as £21m, with Italian publication Tuttosport claiming that Arsenal are plotting an 11th hour swoop for his signature. Arsene Wenger…

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Manchester United plotting move for Arsenal target Julian Draxler

Manchester United have become surprise contenders in the race to sign Schalke winger Julian Draxler, according to the Daily Express. The Express report that Louis van Gaal is ready to switch his attention to the World Cup winner after missing out on Pedro – who left Barcelona for Chelsea – while other targets Thomas Muller and Gareth Bale remain with their current clubs. However, they face competition from several of Europe’s biggest sides if they want Draxler’s signature. The Express claim that both Arsenal and Chelsea are interested in the…

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Man United set to make official approach for Julian Draxler

The Metro are reporting that Manchester United are set to make an offer for highly sought after Schalke playmaker Julian Draxler. Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal is reportedly on the hunt for a big name signing with what’s left of the transfer window as he looks to appease the disgruntled fan base after missing out on two key targets this week. It had been reported that the Germany international was on his way to Juventus, only for Schalke Sporting Director Horst Heldt to deny the rumours by saying: “Don’t…

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Juventus turn attentions to Chelsea winger as bid for Julian Draxler is rejected

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Juventus’ failure to land Arsenal target Julian Draxler has seen them switch their attention to Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado, according to the Daily Express. The Express claim that the Colombian is free to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, having only played 26 minutes of their first two matches of the new Premier League season. The Old Lady are hoping that the 27-year-old will relish the opportunity to return to Serie A after a difficult time with The Blues, and plan to make a loan offer for the man who had…

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Chelsea midfielder set to complete Juventus move imminently

Chelsea midfielder Ramires is set to arrive in Italy to complete the formalities of his move to Juventus, according to Italian outlet Corriere dello Sport, the Daily Express report. The 28-year-old is now on the periphery of Jose Mourinho’s squad, having played no part in the opening day draw with Swansea City, and thus, may be allowed to leave Stamford Bridge for the Serie A side (via Express). While the Blues boast a small squad in comparison with some of their rivals, their midfield is packed with some fantastic talent,…

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Man United gossip: Kane deal runs into difficulty but Pedro slaps in Barcelona transfer request

Wednesday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer rumour roundup. Manchester United have been told to forget about signing Harry Kane this summer, with Tottenham adamant they will not sell the 22-year-old striker, The Guardian reports. United are desperately seeking a new striker before the transfer window slams shut at the end of the month. But United may have more luck in their pursuit of Barcelona’s 28-year-old forward Pedro, who came off the bench to score a late winner in the Uefa Super Cup on Tuesday but has reportedly told the…

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Arsenal news: Benzema offer on table, and Gunners prepare bid for Julian Draxler

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Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Arsenal have put an offer on the table for Karim Benzema, who Real Madrid are willing to sell this summer, according to the Metro. Apparently, the only thing now preventing a deal is whether the Frenchman wants to move to the Emirates it seems. The Gunners are planning to swoop in with a £21.1m offer for Schalke winger Julian Draxler, after talks about a move to Juventus reached a stalemate, the Metro report. The 21-year-old has agreed personal terms with the Old…

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Arsenal swoop in with £21.1m bid with World Cup winner’s proposed move to Juventus in doubt

Arsenal are hoping to exploit the current stalemate between Schalke and Juventus by making a £21.1m bid for Julian Draxler, according to the Metro. The Metro report that the 21-year-old has already agreed personal terms with the Old Lady, but the two clubs’ inability to agree a fee has seemingly allowed the Gunners to swoop in, and make what the Metro claim is the better offer on the table. The north London side’s bid includes £17.6m up front, with another £3.5m coming in additional payments (via Metro). While the winger…

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Schalke tell Arsenal and Man United to make ‘astronomical offer’ for Julian Draxler

Schalke general manager Horst Heldt has admitted that Julian Draxler could leave the club this summer, but only if they receive an astronomical offer for his services, the Daily Express reports. The Germany international has been linked with a move to the Premier League for the better part of a year now, and has seen the speculation increase ten-fold during the current transfer window. Arsenal are known to be long time admirers, but recent reports have linked Manchester United to his signature as well, while Italian giants Juventus have also…

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Arsenal gossip: Benzema interest real, but two other world-class strikers still linked

Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Arsenal are interested in signing Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema this summer, but will not pay Los Blancos’ asking price for the 27-year-old, the Daily Mirror report. The Gunners are hoping that they may be able to do a deal later in the window for a lower fee. Arsene Wenger appears to be preparing to miss out on Benzema however, as the Metro report that the Paris Saint-Germain star Edinson Cavani is being lined up for a move. Wenger is hoping that…

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Man United target double move for Bundesliga stars Mario Gotze and Julian Draxler

Manchester United are said to be lining up an ambitious double swoop for Germany internationals Julian Draxler and Mario Gotze, according to the Metro. United boss Louis van Gaal has already put a heavy recruitment drive into practice this summer, bringing in the likes of Bastian Schweinsteiger, Matteo Darmian, Sergio Romero, Memphis Depay and Morgan Schneiderlin. However, the Dutchman has identified areas of his squad that still need strengthening and is plotting a double move for the Bundesliga megastars before the transfer window slams shut. Italian giants Juventus had been…

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Arsenal rumours: Benzema reportedly in town for medical while Bundesliga raid planned

Here is Monday’s news and rumours concerning Arsenal: Karim Benzema’s possible move to Arsenal is reportedly on the verge of happening, according to Venezuelan presenter and Real Madrid fan Jeinny Lizarazo, the Metro report. Lizarazo claimed that the Frenchman was set to arrive in London for a medical. Arsene Wenger is also reportedly lining up a move to sign World Cup winning pair Mario Gotze and Julian Draxler, according to the Metro. The pair have both been linked with Juventus, but could yet end up at the Emirates. However, Wenger has…

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Arsenal plotting bids for TWO World Cup winners, including Bayern Munich star

Arsene Wenger may have vowed not to panic in the wake of Arsenal’s opening weekend defeat to West Ham (via Daily Mirror), but it appears that he is lining up two huge deals to ensure that the Gunners’ fortunes change quickly. According to the Metro, the Frenchman is hoping to complete a Bundesliga raid by signing both Mario Gotze of Bayern Munich and Schalke’s Julian Draxler. The pair were both part of the Germany squad that went on to win last year’s World Cup, with Gotze being the man to…

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Arsenal gossip: £45.8m set aside for Benzema, but former hero urges move for Barcelona man

Here is Sunday’s news and rumours concerning Arsenal: The Gunners have put £45.8m aside in their attempts to land Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, according to the Metro. The Metro suggest that talks between the two clubs have been held regarding the Frenchman. However, former club hero Paul Merson has claimed that it would be the signing of Sergio Busquets that is most likely to help Arsene Wenger’s side win the Premier League title, the Daily Star report. Merson believes that the club are likely to come up short if…

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Schalke POWERLESS to stop Arsenal signing target if ‘BRUTAL’ offer made

Arsenal have been handed a boost after Schalke manager Andre Breitenreiter admitted that the Bundesliga outfit would be powerless to stop Julian Draxler leaving if they received an incredible offer, the Metro report. “I want to keep him 100% but I do not what will happen if we receive a brutal offer,” he insisted. Despite being a long-time target of Arsene Wenger’s, the 21-year-old had looked set to move to Juventus this summer, the Metro report. However, Breitenreiter cancelled the move, and the Old Lady have since decided to pursue…

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Arsenal gossip: Striker set to sign, and bid considered for Chelsea target

Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: The Gunners could complete a deal to sign Juventus forward Fernando Llorente by Monday, according to the Metro. The 30-year-old will move to the Emirates for around £8.56m. Arsenal could be about to scupper Chelsea’s move for Napoli winger Jose Callejon, the Metro suggest. The Blues were planning a £15.5m bid for the 28-year-old, but he could yet head to the Emirates. Arsene Wenger has been given a boost if he wishes to make a bid for long-time target Julian Draxler, the…

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