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GLASGOW, SCOTLAND: Scotland player Billy Gilmour in action during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between Scotland and Denmark at Hampden Park on November 15, 2021. (Photo by Stu Forster / Getty Images)

Arsenal tried to sign Chelsea youngster from Rangers

Arsene Wenger tried to convince Billy Gilmour to join Arsenal before the midfielder's move to Chelsea, according to a report.
Willian Arsenal contract terminated - Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Willian reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich, central England, on January 2, 2021. (Photo by Rui Vieira / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by RUI VIEIRA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Willian Arsenal contract terminated, should they have ever signed him?

After a troubled season at Arsenal, Willian's Arsenal contract has been terminated and he is no longer an Arsenal player, but should he have ever been one in the first place?
Bournemouth, England, 27th July 2021. Tammy Abraham of Chelsea during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth. Picture credit : Paul Terry / Sportimage

Tammy Abraham agrees to join Roma – ending Arsenal interest

Tammy Abraham has agreed to join AS Roma, bringing to an end a transfer saga involving interest from Arsenal that never developed into more.
Barnsley v Chelsea - FA Cup Tammy Abraham of Chelsea following the FA Cup match at Oakwell, Barnsley. Copyright: Russell Hart

Chelsea to let Abraham decide own future as Arsenal concerns prompt Mourinho phonecall

Thomas Tuchel has said he will leave Tammy Abraham's future in the player's hands as Jose Mourinho phones the forward who would prefer a move to Arsenal.
Bournemouth, England, 27th July 2021. Tammy Abraham of Chelsea during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth. Picture credit : Paul Terry / Sportimage

Chelsea man only wants Arsenal says Italian report

Tammy Abraham only wants a move to Arsenal according to an Italian report which was discussing Roma's interest in the player.
Bournemouth, England, 27th July 2021. Tammy Abraham of Chelsea during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth. Picture credit : Paul Terry / Sportimage

2 clubs in race for £30m Arsenal target after Serie A side withdraw

Arsenal and AS Roma are the two clubs leading the race for Tammy Abraham at this stage, after Atalanta pulled out of a potential deal.
June 1, 2021: Lautaro Martinez of FC Internazionale during the Serie A 2020/21 season at Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino in Turin, Italy. Copyright: Reporter Torino

Inter Milan would prefer to sell player to Arsenal over Chelsea

Inter Milan need to make at least one more big sale this window, but they'd prefer to sell Lautaro Martinez to Arsenal over Romelu Lukaku to Chelsea.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Tammy Abraham of Chelsea battles with John Stones of Manchester City during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea FC at Etihad Stadium on November 23, 2019, in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Chelsea 23yo wants move to Arsenal - available for £30m

Tammy Abraham is available for transfer for £30m, and the player prefers a move to Arsenal over West Ham United.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Tammy Abraham of Chelsea battles with John Stones of Manchester City during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea FC at Etihad Stadium on November 23, 2019, in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Chelsea won't let Arsenal target leave without a replacement

Any Arsenal move for Tammy Abraham will depend on Chelsea incomings as well as Arsenal outgoings, according to a report.
Tammy Abraham & Reece James of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge, London, England on 18 May 2021. Copyright: Andy Rowland

Arsenal interest in Chelsea 23yo confirmed by reliable outlet

Arsenal hold a genuine interest in Tammy Abraham this summer, though any potential move will depend on outgoings.
Tino Livramento of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's 3rd goal during the Premier League 2 match played behind closed doors between Chelsea U23 and Arsenal U23 at the Kingsmeadow Stadium, Kingston, England on 4 October 2020. Copyright: Andy Rowland

Arsenal interested in Chelsea 18yo but must move fast

Arsenal are interested in signing Chelsea youth player Tino Livramento, but Brighton are leading the race at this stage.
Barnsley v Chelsea - FA Cup Tammy Abraham of Chelsea following the FA Cup match at Oakwell, Barnsley. Copyright: Russell Hart

Arsenal leading race for Chelsea 23yo: Loan with obligation proposed

Arsenal are leading the race to sign Tammy Abraham on loan with a purchase clause, but reports differ over how advanced the situation is.
Tammy Abraham & Reece James of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge, London, England on 18 May 2021. Copyright: Andy Rowland

Arsenal interested in 23yo Chelsea boyhood Arsenal fan

Arsenal are one of the clubs interested in Tammy Abraham, who is a boyhood fan of the Gunners and expected to leave Chelsea this summer.
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Arsenal add 2 more big games to pre-season schedule

Arsenal have confirmed two more pre-season fixtures as their return to the training pitches draws nearer, and they're a couple of big games.
Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Willian reacts during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium in London on September 19, 2020. (Photo by Will Oliver / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal man pushing to leave to join Chelsea

Willian's primary goal for the summer is a return to Chelsea after just one year with Arsenal, according to a report.
11th February 2021, Oakwell Stadium, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England English FA Cup 5th round Football, Barnsley FC versus Chelsea. Christian Pulisic of Chelsea. Photo: Chris Cooper

Christian Pulisic trialled with Arsenal

Christian Pulisic had a trial at Arsenal as a teenager, before the current Chelsea winger had even moved to Borussia Dortmund.

Barcelona top Forbes’ list, Arsenal 8th

Barcelona top Forbes' Soccer Business Most Valuable Clubs list with Arsenal valued at $2.8bn in 8th place.
Amani Richards after signing for Arsenal (Photo via Richards on Instagram)

Arsenal sign Chelsea teen who admits he always supported the Gunners

Arsenal have signed ex-Chelsea youngster Amani Richards, with the young attacker confirming the move on his social media pages.
UDINE, ITALY: Achraf Hakimi of FC Internazionale looks on during the Serie A match between Udinese Calcio and FC Internazionale at Dacia Arena on January 23, 2021. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal interested in £40m Inter Milan 22-year-old

Arsenal and Chelsea are both in the race to sign Achraf Hakimi this summer, trying to take advantage of Inter Milan's financial situation.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 14: Willian of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Adam Davy - Pool/Getty Images)

Willian says the quiet bit out loud about Chelsea

Willian has reiterated that he wanted to stay at Chelsea last summer, only deciding to leave when they wouldn't offer a three-year deal.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Tino Anjorin of Chelsea during the UEFA Champions League Group E stage match between Chelsea FC and FC Krasnodar at Stamford Bridge on December 08, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal beaten to Tino Anjorin by Chelsea

Tino Anjorin, who made his debut for Chelsea earlier this season, was pursued by Arsenal as a young player.

Chelsea legend admits he really liked Arsenal

Eden Hazard may have spent seven years with Chelsea, but he grew up watching Arsene Wenger's Arsenal on TV.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: Jorginho of Chelsea is put under pressure by Leandro Trossard of Brighton and Hove Albion during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Chelsea at American Express Community Stadium on September 14, 2020 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Glyn Kirk/Pool via Getty Images)

Chelsea midfielder's agent gives update on Arsenal rumours

Joao Santos, agent to Chelsea midfielder Jorginho, insists Arsenal haven't made an offer for his client despite the recent rumours.
Chelsea's Italian midfielder Jorginho scores a penalty during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Chelsea at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on September 14, 2020. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal show interest in Chelsea 28-year-old as Partey or Aouar alternative

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho is one of the player's Arsenal are looking at as a midfield signing this window, according to a report.
COBHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Willian of Chelsea arrives for a training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League Group H match against Lille OSC at Chelsea Training Ground on December 09, 2019 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

How many players moved from Chelsea to Arsenal before Willian?

Willian is now an Arsenal player but how many players have moved from Chelsea to Arsenal over the years?
Willian after signing for Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Willian's Arsenal shirt number confirmed after he completes Chelsea transfer

Willian has a new shirt number at Arsenal, after signing on a free transfer from Chelsea on Friday following the conclusion of his contract at Stamford Bridge.
COBHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Willian of Chelsea walks out ahead of a training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match against Bayern Munich at Chelsea Training Ground on February 24, 2020 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Official: Willian joins Arteta’s Arsenal revolution

Arsenal have convinced Willian to reject all offers thrown at him and signed the Brazilian forward on a three-year deal.
Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian arrives at Chelsea's Cobham training facility in Stoke D'Abernon, southwest of London on May 19, 2020 as training resumes for the first time since the Premier League was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP) (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Willian Arsenal medical complete

According to the Evening Standard, Willian has completed his medical ahead of his move across London to join Arsenal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Willian of Chelsea looks up during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta specifically requested Arsenal sign Willian despite concerns

According to the Daily Telegraph, Mikel Arteta 'personally requested' Arsenal sign Willian despite his age in 'news' that sounds so like spin I'm a little dizzy.
Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on March 3, 2020. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Willian sends letter to Chelsea fans saying Goodbye

Willian has confirmed that he is leaving Chelsea and it seems like he is about to become an Arsenal player as he says goodbye to Chelsea fans in an open letter.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 14: Willian of Chelsea FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match FC Barcelona and Chelsea FC at Camp Nou on March 14, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Willian offended by Chelsea’s approach as he prepares to join Arsenal

Willian is reportedly 'upset and offended' by how Chelsea went about his contract negotiations, with the forward receiving a 'take it or leave it' deal from Roman Abramovich's right-hand, Marina Granovskaia.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 03: Willian of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge on March 03, 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Arsenal agree 2-year deal with Willian despite Brazilian wanting 3

Arsenal have reportedly agreed to a two-year deal, with an option for a third, for Willian whom the media have been insisting would only sign a three-year deal somewhere.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 22: A close up view of Willian of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC at Anfield on July 22, 2020 in Liverpool, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

What will Willian bring to Arsenal?

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Willian so what will Willian bring to Arsenal and does Mikel Arteta really want him or is this all more Kia Joorabchian games?
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 03: Willian of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge on March 03, 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Willian finally makes his decision after offers from Arsenal and Chelsea

Willian is choosing a move to Arsenal over Chelsea and other potential transfer options, according to reports in Brazil.

Arsenal offer Willian what he wants as he rejects Chelsea

Arsenal are the front runners to sign Chelsea winger Willian again after he rejected the FA Cup runners-up on their latest contract offer.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is seen during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Surprise as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Chelsea story drops on FA Cup final day

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang tried to force through a move to Chelsea in January according to an EXCLUSIVE in Saturday's Daily Mail which is nice to hear the same day the two sides are set to meet in the FA Cup final.
1927, 1930 and 1932 FA Cup final kits

90 years ago: Arsenal’s first FA Cup final win

Today, thanks to Arsène Wenger's influence, Arsenal are FA Cups kings with 13 but Arsenal's first FA Cup came 90 years ago, in the 1929/30 season.
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: Said Benrahma of Brentford battles for possession with Semi Ajayi of West Bromwich Albion during the Sky Bet Championship match between West Bromwich Albion and Brentford at The Hawthorns on December 21, 2019, in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Arsenal monitoring 17-goal winger ahead of summer window

Arsenal and Chelsea are monitoring Said Benrahma ahead of the summer transfer window, with Leicester City also viewing him as a top target.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Watford FC at Emirates Stadium on July 26, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Neil Hall/Pool via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta explains how he will pick FA Cup final squad

Mikel Arteta says every player needs to earn their place in the squad for the FA Cup final through their performances in training this week.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 03: Willian of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge on March 03, 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Arsenal target: Deal could be done this week with Chelsea favourites

Chelsea are now the favourites to sign Willian up to a new contract, with a deal possible before the end of the week after a breakthrough in negotiations.