• Man City unwilling to allow star midfielder to leave despite Barcelona interest

    10 days ago - By CaughtOffside

    Despite coming up short during the final of the recent 2020-21 Champions League final, Pep Guardiola's Manchester City enjoyed an excellent campaign. Having lifted the Premier League title, one player who continually stood out from the rest was midfielder Ilkay Gundogan and the German's impressive form now sees him heavily linked with a move to Barcelona - however, according to recent reports, Pep Guardiola has no intention of allowing his prolific midfielder to depart - despite having just two years left on his contract.
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  • Astonishing Arsenal transfer stat shows precisely why they've slid in recent years

    Astonishing Arsenal transfer stat shows precisely why they've slid in recent years

    10 days ago - By CaughtOffside

    The rise of clubs with rich owners is widening the financial gap at the top level, so it means clubs like Arsenal need to work much harder in the transfer market to stay in touch.
    Ultimately that means signing players before they go on to be known as world-class stars, and then you need to sell them on for a profit to maintain a healthy financial position and you can keep investing in the team.
    Of course no team is going to hit on every single transfer, but this is actually mind-blowing when you see how dreadful they've been in the transfer market recently:
    Since 2013, Arsenal made over 30...
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  • Man City confident of Jack Grealish signing but one big name could be sacrificed

    11 days ago - By Yardbarker

    Aston Villa and England star Jack Grealish is a wanted man - recent reports have linked the creative midfielder with a move to either Manchester club, however, after signing a bumper five-year deal only last year, luring the Midlands' golden boy away from his boyhood Villa will not be an easy task.
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  • “Slipped in recent years” Legendary ex-player urges star to avoid Arsenal transfer this summer

    11 days ago - By CaughtOffside

    There's little doubt that Arsenal have fallen in recent years, and that's proven as they've spent recent years fighting for a Europa League spot rather than pushing for the top four.
    It could still take some time to rebuild but the potential is there to become a top-four club again, but it needs some smart recruitment where chances are taken on players who could go on to be world-class.
    One of the names regularly linked just now is Ajax keeper Andre Onana, but a report from VP in the Netherlands has suggested that he shouldn't look to make that move.
    They quoted Wesley Sneijder on his...
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