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Arsenal set to do battle with PSG, Monaco for French defender Aurier

Arsenal could beat French giants Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco to the signing of defender Serge Aurier, while Liverpool have entered the race for Manchester City's Micah Richards.

Toulouse defender Serge Aurier is one of French football's most exciting young prospects.

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Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining...


West Ham are keen to sign Sunderland full-back Phil Bardsley.

Gaston Ramirez wants to quit Southampton in favour of AC Milan.

Tottenham are monitoring FC Zurich left-back Loris Benito.



Micah Richards has accepted he needs to leave Manchester City and has turned down a new contract and pay rise.



Chelsea midfielder Thorgan Hazard - younger brother of Eden - has said he is ready to step up next season and make an impact in the Premier League.

Diego Forlan has said that he tried to convince Luis Suarez to join his former club Manchester United.

Tim Sherwood expects to walks straight back into management if he leaves Tottenham in the summer.

The FA will maintain their recommendation to reject the proposed name change of Hull City to Hull Tigers.



Tim Sherwood has turned down the chance to be number two at Tottenham next season.

David Moyes has assured England fans that he is not putting Wayne Rooney's World Cup at risk by playing him with a foot injury.

Chelsea's Eden Hazard is expected to be out for two to three weeks with a calf injury.

Toni Kroos has told his Bayern Munich team-mates he wants to join Manchester United but has been slapped down by the German champions.

Micah Richards is set to leave Manchester City with Liverpool keen to add him to their squad.



Arsenal's Santi Cazorla is urging Spanish team-mate Iker Casillas to make the switch to the Emirates in the summer.

Arsenal target Serge Aurier will snub Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain to move to the Emirates this summer.



Tony Pulis has been given the green light to try and bring Brondby striker Simon Makienok to Crystal Palace.