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@DailyCannon This isn’t what I said. The @CannonInsider quote has a crucial grammatical error + is out of context. I say it’s what some I’ve spoken to think. I also gave my understanding: a deal was close. Story is wrong + damaging, please remove & listen to what I said on podcast. Tks. David
Aaron Ramsey today signed pre-contract agreement to join Juventus in summer. 28yo penned 4yr deal after passing 2-part medical late Jan. Wales midfielder leaves Arsenal 30 June after 11yrs. Set to become all-time highest-paid GB player (basic salary), just over £400kpw #Juve #AFC
BREAKING: Crystal Palace have signed Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi from Chelsea on loan until end of season, no option to buy. Batshuayi in Valencia but documentation scanned & sent to Cobham, where #DeadlineDay deal was concluded. Should be available for Fulham #CPFC #CFC #FFC
Representatives from Chelsea, Crystal Palace + Michy Batshuayi are at Chelsea’s Cobham offices working through the documentation of the 25yo Belgium striker’s move to Selhurst Park on loan until the summer. It does not an include option to buy. Deal now virtually done #CPFC #CFC
Paperwork is in for Crystal Palace to sign Michy Batshuayi on loan from Chelsea for the rest of the season. Not a done deal yet #CPFC #CFC
Palace obviously hopeful but chances of deal going through currently rated 50-50. #CPFC would be paying a far lower loan fee than others had been quoted for Batshuayi. Still need to reach agreement with #CFC + other issues to iron out. Jordan Ayew staying at Selhurst regardless
In the last half an hour, Crystal Palace have been given the chance to sign Michy Batshuayi on loan from Chelsea until the end of the season. He’s a player #CPFC have considered all window. Talks ongoing, no guarantee it will happen - clubs need to agree + lots of paperwork #CFC
Perisic to Arsenal off - #Inter ended all player talks yesterday, #AFC attempts to structure loan + option (+ penalty fee if option not taken) of no interest. Nkunku efforts ongoing but now very unlikely #PSG . Suarez announcement soon. Smith Rowe #RBLeipzig loan, no option to buy

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BREAKING: Arsenal to appoint Unai Emery as new manager. Thorough process produced 46yo Spaniard as unanimous choice. Available after leaving #PSG (1 Lg1 title, 4 cups), previously Sevilla (3 EL wins), not fluent English. Announcement + press conference likely later this week #AFC
EXCLUSIVE: Mesut Ozil signs a new three-and-a-half year contract to remain at Arsenal until summer 2021. Becomes highest-paid player in club history on around £350k per week before tax. Deal agreed last weekend, signed at Colney this morning. Could take him to 8yrs at #AFC & 32yo
EXCLUSIVE: Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan agrees move to Arsenal in a deal that will see Gunners forward Alexis Sanchez go opposite way. It’s a straight swap, no money involved. Paperwork complete, Mkhitaryan will undergo a medical over the next 2 days #MUFC #AFC
BREAKING: Arsenal close to reaching agreement to sign to striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund for club-record fee in region of £60m. Transfer won’t be sanctioned until #BVB have replacement lined up - remains unclear if that will be Olivier Giroud or not #AFC
Two medicals taking place at Arsenal today - 22-year-old Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria and 19-year-old France Under-20 midfielder Matteo Guendouzi from Lorient. Torreira key signing for immediate term, Guendouzi high-potential prospect for future #AFC #URU #FRA
Arsenal hope to complete Lucas Torreira deal next week. Agreed with Sampdoria & 22yo. Medical + signing imminent - depends if he flies straight from #WorldCup to London or via #URU Finishes 1st team recruitment but a younger player for future also likely before window shuts #AFC
Arsenal have made an approach to sign Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic. #AFC want loan with £35m option to buy. 29yo open to #Inter exit. Fits plan of versatile midfielder e.g. Suarez (still possible) / Nkunku + winger. Unclear if injuries mean defender wanted but Sokratis not bad
Arsenal are in advanced talks to sign Germany goalkeeper Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen. Not done but set to be decided today & expected 26-year-old will join #AFC - unclear which current GK would make way. Torreira pursuit ongoing - optimism but not done & #WorldCup delays it
As widely reported Arsenal in talks to sign Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira. No agreement but central midfield a priority & 22yo Uruguay int’l seen as ideal fit technically + financially. #AFC also want a GK after defensive signings of Lichtsteiner & Sokratis (announced July)
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