Transfer News Today: Arsenal Forward Set For Serie A Switch

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Arsenal and Germany forward Lukas Podolski has been told that he has no future with the Gunners and is set to move to Juventus either on a permanent deal or a season-long loan.

Deal or No Deal? The signing of Alexis Sanchez appears to have pushed Podolski to the exit door, and he’ll need to leave in search of first-team action. Deal.

The Gunners are 1.36 to beat Besiktas on Wednesday


Tabloid Gossip I

West Ham have made an enquiry for Manchester City’s Micah Richards, who is set to leave the club this week after Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna returned to fitness.

Deal or No Deal? Richards has seemingly been on the verge of a City exit all summer, but was only kept on because of the fitness issues with others. He now surely has to leave. Deal.

City are 1.85 to beat Liverpool tonight


Tabloid Gossip II

Everton’s hunt for a forward has led them towards a move for the Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck, who could cost £15m.

Deal or No Deal? Welbeck seems to be on his way out of Old Trafford, but he might have his sights set a little higher up the table than Goodison Park. No deal.

Everton are 3.50 to beat Chelsea on Saturday


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In Talks

Former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou is closing in on a return to the Premier League, with Sunderland ready to pay £4m for the Ivorian.

Deal or No Deal? Kalou has spent the summer being linked with bigger clubs, but this move from Lille would seem to make a lot more sense for him. Deal.

Sunderland are 2.00 to win at Birmingham in the Capital One Cup this week


Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Silvestre Varela, the Porto winger capped 26 times by Portugal, has joined West Bromwich Albion on a season-long loan.

Will he be a success? Yeah. This looks like a good signing for Alan Irvine, with the 29-year-old expected to go straight into the squad for the clash against Swansea next week.

The Baggies are 4.40 to win that game


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