Aubameyang/Giroud/Batshuayi swap goes through

A three-way swap, involving Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea, and Arsenal, has been finalized earlier today. The swap included Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang moving to Arsenal, Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud transferring to Chelsea, and Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi moving to Borussia Dortmund on loan. The unusual swaps started after Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger showed interest in Aubameyang. The Gabon international…

Aymeric Laporte completes Manchester City move

Manchester City has completed the signing of Aymeric Laporte, from Athletic Bilbao. The French – Basque center back had his release cause triggered, and has signed a contract with the Premier League side that will keep him at the Etihad until 2023. Laporte moves to the Premier League leaders for £57 million, surpassing de Bruyne’s £55 million move…

Alexis/Mkhitaryan swap finalized

Both Arsenal and Manchester United have announced the signings of Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan today, after a swap deal involving the two wingers was finalized. Alexis Sanchez was close to joining Manchester City over the summer, but Arsenal pulled out of negotiations on the last day after they failed to find a replacement. Manchester…

Javi Garcia replaces Marco Silva as Watford manager

47-year-old Javi Garcia has signed an 18 month contract with Premier League team Watford. The Spaniard will replace Marco Silva, who was recently sacked by the club following yesterday’s 2-0 loss against Leicester City. The Hornets have only won one of their last 11 games. Despite currently being in 10th place, Watford are only four…