For a manager often derided for not spending money, Arsene Wenger will have splashed out around £100 million in 2016 by the time this transfer window closes.
When the arrivals of Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez are finalised at £35m and £17m respectively, the earlier captures of Granit Xhaka (in the region of £30m), Rob Holding (around £2m) and Takuma Asano (£5m) will bring the total in this window to upwards of £90m. When you add the £7m plus the Gunners...
Manchester United want Marcos Rojo to stay despite suggestions that Spanish club Valencia could sign him, the player's agent has said.
Argentina defender Rojo has not featured in United's three Premier League games this season but came on as a substitute in the Community Shield win over Leicester earlier this month.
Agent Carlos Goncalves told SportWitness: "Manchester United rejected several offers from England and from abroad to sell the player. Manchester United want him to stay."
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Sergio Aguero has been ruled out of Argentina's World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Venezuela through injury.
The Argentine FA (AFA) announced that Aguero had sustained a calf problem during Manchester City's 3-1 victory over West Ham United on Sunday and added: "For this reason he will not be present for this double round of qualifiers with the national team."
The 28-year-old was substituted in the 88th minute at the Etihad Stadium.
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