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Friday August 14 2020
Momentum builds for Torreira-Diawara swap

Reports continue to suggest Roma are close to agreeing a straight swap between Amadou Diawara and Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira.

The rumour has been circulating for a few days now, but Il Romanista claim both clubs have a basic agreement, while the new development is that Torreira also gave the all-clear.

Fiorentina and Torino are also interested in Torreira, but the Uruguay international is leaning towards Roma.

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Friday August 14 2020
Napoli confirm Reguilon pursuit

Napoli confirm they are interested in Sergio Reguilon, but only want him on loan from Real Madrid, while there’s competition from Chelsea and Arsenal.

The 23-year-old left-back is impressing during his loan spell at Sevilla, scoring one of the goals against Roma that helped them reach the Europa League quarter-finals.

Sportitalia claim they spoke to Napoli director of sport Cristiano Giuntoli in an interview that was not recorded, but passed on the quotes.

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Wednesday August 12 2020
Lichtsteiner retires at 36

Former Lazio and Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner has retired from football at the age of 36.

The former Switzerland captain announces his retirement from football after a stint at Augsburg in the German Bundesliga.

The defender spent 10 years in Serie A, picking up the Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italian with Lazio, before moving to continue his success with Juventus in Turin.

Lichtsteiner won seven Scudetti, four Coppa Italia and three Supercoppa Italiana during his time in Turin, before moving to Arsenal in August 2019.

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Wednesday August 12 2020
Torreira-Diawara swap deal?

Roma could work out another deal with Arsenal and potentially swap Amadou Diawara for Lucas Torreira.

The Giallorossi, waiting for Dan Friedkin to take over the Presidency after Jim Pallotta, have already signed Chelsea winger Pedro on a free transfer and could enter new negotiations with another Premier League club.

La Gazzetta dello Sport claims Arsenal have targeted Diawara and mention a possible exchange deal including former Sampdoria midfielder Torreira.

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Tuesday August 11 2020
Douglas Costa for Lacazette?

Arsenal could let Alexandre Lacazette move this summer and would reportedly be interested in a swap deal including Juventus winger Douglas Costa.

The Bianconeri are looking for a new striker this summer and The Athletic writes that the French forward might leave Arsenal for €35m.

His contract with the Gunners expires in June 2022 but the report claims the Londoners are open to discuss a possible exchange deal.

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Friday August 7 2020
Torreira: 'I must think about my next move'

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has revealed he will ‘think thoroughly’ about his own future, amid rumours of a possible return to Serie A.

The Telegraph has linked Torreira with a move back to Serie A and Milan, but La Gazzetta dello Sport claims Fiorentina could move for the player this summer.

The Uruguayan midfielder, and former Sampdoria man, has revealed he will think about his next move in the coming weeks.

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Friday August 7 2020
Milan and Fiorentina pursue Torreira

Milan and Fiorentina are both being heavily linked with a move for Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira.

He is no stranger to Serie A, having made his mark at Pescara and Sampdoria before the €29m move to London in the summer of 2018.

No longer first choice in the Gunners midfield, the 24-year-old is reportedly eyeing a return to Italy.

According to The Telegraph newspaper, Milan are the favourites to snap up Torreira this summer.

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Wednesday August 5 2020
Mkhitaryan: 'Roma one of my best seasons'

Henrikh Mkhitaryan admits this has been ‘one of the best seasons of my career’ and he is looking forward to Roma’s Europa League tie with Sevilla.

It is a one-off Round of 16 encounter to be played in Duisburg on Thursday at 17.55 UK time (16.55 GMT).

“We’ve got to be careful, because it is all decided in one evening and not over two legs,” said Mkhitaryan in his press conference.

“If we play with confidence, then we can win. It’s important to be balanced in our approach.”

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Saturday July 18 2020
Reports: Juve move for Lacazette

Reports in France and Italy claim Juventus have opened preliminary talks to sign Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette.

Although Arkadiusz Milik and Edin Dzeko remain Juve’s top targets to replace Gonzalo Higuain as their No 9, L’Equipe reported last week that they were also looking at Lacazette.

Now, Le10sport is putting out that the Bianconeri have gone a step further, reaching out to his representatives and Arsenal to assess the feasibility of a transfer.

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Tuesday July 14 2020
Milan and Arsenal battle for Roca

Milan are ready to do battle with Arsenal for Spanish midfielder Marc Roca, who Espanyol must sell after their relegation.

The 23-year-old midfielder has a €40m release clause in his contract, but clearly the club is going to have to accept much less after plummeting to the foot of the Liga table.

According to Mundo Deportivo, Milan and Arsenal are the main contenders for his signature.

Roca came up through the Espanyol academy and has spent his entire career with this club, but the time has come to move on.

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