Papers: Arsenal's Premier League rivals expect Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sale

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Arsenal's Premier League and European rivals believe the club will be forced to sell Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the next transfer window.

Kepa Arrizabalaga could get another season to try to impress Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard following the coronavirus crisis.

Premiership players are in advanced discussions about launching a breakaway union after growing frustrated with the Rugby Players' Association (RPA) and its response to the coronavirus pandemic.


Alexis Sanchez is facing a footballing limbo with neither Inter Milan nor Manchester United wanting him.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche has revealed he gave Arsene Wenger a glass of "rubbish" red wine after a game - and had to apologise.

Bury owner Steve Dale has amazingly revealed he is waiting for  the  FA to put his club into the National League for next season.

Cedric Soares is keen to secure a permanent move to Arsenal despite failing to complete a single minute for the Gunners since joining them on loan.

Manchester United have been offered flop Angel Di Maria back as part of a swap deal with Paul Pogba, according to sensational reports.


Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has been told to stop waiting and make his move for Paul Pogba this summer.

Everton are reportedly considering a stunning bid to bring Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho to Goodison Park.

La Liga president Javier Tebas has suggested there will be no matches played in front of supporters in the division until next year amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

Bundesliga stars may have to wear masks on their return to football - with games stopped if they slip off.

Liverpool have earmarked Lazio forward Joaquin Correa as a potential transfer target, according to reports from Italy.


Saudi Arabian investors were reportedly interested in buying Manchester United before turning their intentions to Newcastle.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's father has appeared to back calls from Arsenal fans for his son to extend his contract with the club beyond next summer.

Barcelona are set to test Manchester United's position on Diogo Dalot after a strong assessment of the right-back.

Barcelona and Manchester City are among the leading candidates interested in signing Benfica defender Ruben Dias, according to reports.

Newcastle United have reportedly made contact with Barcelona about the prospect of signing Emerson - and the Catalan club are ready to sell.


Brighton hired a mental health specialist to speak with players and staff after a survey found the number of footballers reporting symptoms of depression has doubled since the sport's shutdown.

Liverpool's Champions League quarter-final clash with Atletico Madrid will be the focus of an inquiry by the city council amid concerns it could have led to a high number of coronavirus infections in the area.

Real Madrid will take their interest in Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland no further after being put off by the fees of agent Mino Raiola, according to reports in Spain.

Atletico Madrid could be left clinging to the faint hope that UEFA will come up with a 'wildcard' system for next season's Champions League, in the event of this season's competitions not being able to be finished.


The Premier League is planning to resume the season with matches at "approved" stadiums when the government grants permission for clubs to return to action.

The former Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre has emerged as a contender for a key position at Newcastle United if the Amanda Staveley-led takeover of the club is allowed to go through.

Joe Marler will be free to play when the rugby season resumes, after a secret Six Nations disciplinary review permitted the England prop to serve his full 10-week ban without missing a match.


West Ham are on the trail of Rangers keeper Robby McCrorie.

Aberdeen have put plans for their new £50m stadium on hold.

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