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Alexis Sanchez signs for Man Utd

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has signed for Arsenal after agreeing terms on his new contract on Saturday morning, according to the Daily Mail .

The Gunners valued £35 million at Alexis Sanchez from Manchester United and in return get Mkhitaryan in one of the highest-profile swap deals in Premier League history.

Alexis, who will earn £450,000 per week at Old Trafford, will complete his Red Devils medical on Saturday night and be revealed as a new signing shortly afterwards.

Malcom reveals Premier League 'dream'

Malcom Bordeaux
Malcom Bordeaux

Bordeaux star Malcom has admitted he would relish the chance to play in the Premier League.

The Brazilian has received interest from both Arsenal and Tottenham, who are reportedly keen on recruiting him during the current transfer window.

His club, however, are determined to hold out until the summer before discussing a prospective deal.

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Arsenal make €50m Aubameyang bid

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Borussia Dortmund have confirmed Arsenal have made a first official offer for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Goal understands Aubameyang has already agreed personal terms to move to the Emirates Stadium in the transfer window, with Olivier Giroud tipped to head in the opposite direction.

The Gunners have now made their first bid for the Gabon striker, although Dortmund have not specified the amount following reports in Kicker that the bid was €50 million .

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Arsenal & Man Utd scout Porto midfielder

Danilo Pereira, Portugal, 2017
Danilo Pereira, Portugal, 2017

Arsenal and Manchester United scouts watched Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira produce an impressive performance against Tondela on Friday night, reports A Bola .

The Portugal international has been in fine form this season, with the likes of Atalanta, Burnley and Celta Vigo also taking in Friday’s match.

Both Arsenal and United have been linked with moves for new midfielders in the January transfer window, and have watched Danilo more than once this season.

No January exit for Andre Silva

Andre Silva Milan
Andre Silva Milan

AC Milan are not willing to let Andre Silva leave the club in January, coach Gennaro Gattuso insists.

Silva earned a reported €38million move to Milan after impressing in his maiden full season in Porto's first team, but the 22-year-old has endured a dismal start to life in Italy.

Wolves, Swansea City and Arsenal have all been linked to the striker, but Gattuso is adamant he will not be going anywhere.

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Alexis bids farewell to Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal
Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez has edged another step close to completing a move to Manchester United, with The Daily Mirror claiming he has said his goodbyes at Arsenal.

The Chilean was back in training with the Gunners on Friday as a switch to Old Trafford was held up, but he could see a transfer pushed through over the weekend.

Atletico eyeing Lemar

Thomas Lemar France 2017
Thomas Lemar France 2017

Atletico Madrid are prepared to beat Liverpool and Arsenal to Monaco winger Thomas Lemar if Antoine Griezmann leaves for Barcelona, according to Mundo Deportivo .

The France international has been linked with a move to England for some time, but he could be offered the opportunity to fill a fellow countryman's boots in Spain.

Mahrez to stay put?

Riyad Mahrez, Leicester City
Riyad Mahrez, Leicester City

Leicester remain confident that interest from the likes of Arsenal and Liverpool in Riyad Mahrez can be fended off.

Foxes boss Claude Puel, who values the Algerian at £100m, has said of a much sought-after asset: “He's enjoying playing for Leicester with his team-mates. This is the most important thing - we have this good feeling that the player wants to stay with us.”

United lead hunt for £35m Seri

Jean Michael Seri Nice
Jean Michael Seri Nice

Manchester United have jumped to the front of the queue to sign Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri, says the Daily Mail .

Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal have also expressed an interest in the Ivorian, but the Red Devils are ready to complete a £35 million deal.

Arsenal pull out of Malcom race

Malcom Bordeaux
Malcom Bordeaux

Arsenal have pulled out of the race to sign Malcom from Bordeaux in January.

The Gunners are not willing to pay the French club's asking price of £44 million, though they remain confident that they can sign the 20-year-old in the summer.

Tottenham have also been linked with the exciting forward.

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