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The reason Arsenal can only sign loan players

Unai Emery's comments last week raised eyebrows, but you can trace Arsenal's financial difficulties to last year and the signings of expensive players yet to live up to their price tags.

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How do you stop Zlatan Ibrahimovic?

Take the mic away? Avoid him? Kick him? MLS coaches have their (tongue-in-cheek) say on how to stop the great man.

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January window closes on Jan. 31 (11 p.m. GMT)

Transfer Talk: Arsenal willing to pay Ozil to leave

Arsenal are willing to pay some of Mesut Ozil's wages after he leaves the Emirates if that would encourage a move. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Transfer Rater: Isco, Morata, Malcom & more

Alejandro Moreno sifts through all the big transfer news surrounding the likes of Isco, Alvaro Morata, Fernando Llorente and more.

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January Transfer Tracker for Europe's top clubs

With the winter transfer window open across Europe, see which players have left which clubs and where they are headed with our transfer tracker.

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In Dembele, Premier League losing its most unique player

Mousa Dembele never fit categorization during his time in the Premier League and his unique skill set might never be seen again.

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Emery's Arsenal honeymoon is over

Arsenal have lost four of their past eight games and are showing the kind of defensive frailty that turned fans against Arsene Wenger.

Premier League in 90 Seconds: Ben Foster is a strange man

Get caught up on the Premier League weekend with the Exploding Heads in a convenient 90-second (plus stoppages) package.

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The Toe Poke

Fabregas, Morata row over eggs cracking on grass

Cesc Fabregas and Alvaro Morata's disagreement over the theory that an egg never breaks on grass may have sparked 2019's first social media craze.

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Extra Time: Liverpool, Milan, Gab drops some knowledge

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Why Arsenal won't sign anyone in January

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In praise of the 'underappreciated' Petr Cech

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Extra Time: Ronaldo's challenge, Shaka's cool name & pizza

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ESPN Fantasy Football

Fantasy: Sign up, set line-ups for Premier League

ESPN has a brand new fantasy game! Compete against your friends or people around the world in the Premier League, La Liga, Champions League and Liga MX.

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The importance of penalty kicks

Mohamed Salah is the top scorer in the Premier League, but a shift in who takes penalty kicks for Liverpool could cap his upside moving forward.

Hazard is worse as a center forward

The Belgian's shift to the center of the pitch has not produced positive results for fantasy soccer players.

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