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Football: Five facts on new Arsenal striker Lacazette

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Five facts on French international striker Alexandre Lacazette, after he signed for English Premier League side Arsenal on Wednesday for a club-record fee that could rise to 60 million euros ($68m, £52.56m) from Ligue 1 outfit Lyon: Falls foul of Lyon faithful Lacazette may have …

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Arsenal sign striker Lacazette from Lyon

Arsenal break club record to clinch Lacazette deal Lyon, France | AFP |  Arsenal signed France striker Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon for a club-record fee that could rise to 60 million euros ($68m, £52.56m), the two clubs confirmed on Wednesday. The transfer fee is also a new record sale for …

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Man United ranked as Europe’s most valuable club

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Manchester United have been rated as Europe’s most valuable club by a new report into the financial muscle of the continent’s top teams. The report by professional services firm KPMG looked at the finances of 39 clubs based on their popularity on social media …

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Arsenal hurt by ‘horrendous’ atmosphere – Wenger

London, United Kingdom | Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said an “absolutely horrendous” atmosphere had been partly responsible for his club’s failure to secure a Champions League place for the first time in 20 years. Speaking after a 3-1 victory over Everton on the final day of the Premier League season, …

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Champs League for Liverpool, Europa for Arsenal

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Arsene Wenger’s side will be consigned to the indignity of Thursday nights in the unglamourous Europa League next term. Despite winning seven of their last eight games, Arsenal are in fifth place, one point behind Liverpool and three adrift of City. Rocked by Arsenal’s …

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Wenger desperate for lifeline in Premier League finale

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger will hope an unexpected slip from Liverpool or Manchester City helps silence a growing army of critics as Arsenal try to salvage their traumatic Premier League campaign by snatching a Champions League berth in Sunday’s season finale. Rocked by Arsenal’s failure to …

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Wenger looks for salvation as top four race reaches climax

  London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Arsene Wenger will be praying for an unexpected slip from Liverpool or Manchester City as Arsenal try to salvage their traumatic Premier League campaign by snatching a Champions League berth in Sunday’s season finale. Rocked by Arsenal’s failure to live up to his …

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Mourinho backs Pogba to cope with father’s death

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Jose Mourinho has praised Paul Pogba for his response to his father’s death as he prepares to recall him for Manchester United’s final Premier League game of the campaign. Mourinho has promised to make sweeping changes for Sunday’s fixture against Crystal Palace, ahead of …

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Conte’s tactical coup makes Chelsea click again

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  It is rare when the pivotal moment in a title race occurs in September — rarer still when it can be pinpointed to the minute — but such has been Chelsea’s season. After drawing with Swansea City and losing to Liverpool, Chelsea found themselves …

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Chelsea win Premier League title

West Bromwich, United Kingdom | AFP |  Chelsea secured the Premier League title on Friday after substitute Michy Batshuayi’s 82nd-minute goal earned Antonio Conte’s side a hard-earned 1-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion. The Belgian striker’s goal took Chelsea 10 points clear of second-place Tottenham Hotspur, who have only nine …

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