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Arsenal confirm the signing of Calum Chambers from Southampton

Chambers set for Arsenal move

Calum Chambers Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

Arsenal has almost completed their signing of Southampton defender, Calum Chambers. The England Under-21 defender underwent a medical at the Emirates on Friday. This is the second signing of a right-back Arsene Wenger has made this summer.

The fee for 19-year-old Chambers is expected to be around £16 million.

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere seen smoking in Vegas

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere may find himself with some explaining to do when he returns to London after photos were posted online of the 22-year-old appearing to smoke while on holiday in Las Vegas.

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The pictures of Jack Wilshere were taken at a pool party in Las Vegas shortly before Germany won the World Cup.

Arsenal 'buzzing' after Alexis Sanchez signing

Alexis Sanchez's arrival has left the Arsenal squad "buzzing" ahead of the new campaign, according to defender Carl Jenkinson - with more new signings expected before the Community Shield against Manchester City at Wembley.

Alexis Sanchez. Credit: PA

Arsenal moved swiftly to close out the transfer of Chile forward Sanchez in what is said to be a £30 million deal from Barcelona. Jenkinson believes he can help the FA Cup winners target more success: "He is world class and they are the sort of players you want to see at the club.

"The squad are buzzing as much as the fans, because if you are going to push on as a club and really compete for things, you need to sign top players," Jenkinson said on www.Arsenal.com.

Sanchez: Wenger's style of play 'like Chile's team'

Alexis Sanchez has said he is "certainly glad" to be the first Chilean ever to play for Arsenal, after it was announced that the Barcelona player had signed with the club.

Chile international Alexis Sanchez Credit: PA

Speaking to Arsenal.com, Sanchez said: "Arsène Wenger´s style of play is the sort of style the Chilean national team has. Therefore I am used to it. Arsenal plays very well, which fits my style. That's why I moved here.

"I am definitely looking forward to playing there. Every child dreams to play in a ground like Emirates Stadium."

Celebrities hail Gunners' signing of Sanchez

Former England cricketer Phil Tufnell was among a host of stars praising Arsenal's signing of Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona. Actor Will Poulter and comedian Alan Davies said they were "so happy" that the Chile international striker had agreed to join the club on a long-term contract.

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