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Gunners linked with a move for Southampton star 1

Posted on March 29, 2015 by David Nugent

Arsenal are being linked with a move for a Southampton midfielder and this time it is not France international midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin. According to the Metro the Gunners are interested in signing Kenyan defensive midfielder Victor Wanyama in a £20million deal.


Wanyama has been impressive in the heart of the Saints midfield since his arrival from Celtic in 2013. At just 23 years-old he is yet to even hit his peak as a midfielder.

He has forged a good partnership with Schneiderlin which has been key to the Saints relative success over the last few seasons, despite the fact that injury has hampered his development slightly this season.

Arsenal readying bid for Uruguayan starlet 0

Posted on March 28, 2015 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Reports in Italy are suggesting that Premier League giants Arsenal are keeping close tabs on Club Atletico Penarol midfielder Federico Valverde.

According to the same source, the Gunners are ready to offer around €2.5 million for the talented footballer and will come forward with an official proposal in the coming months.

Italian media outlet La Repubblica reported back in January that the 16-year-old had already spent some time at the Emirates as Arsene Wenger wanted to take a closer look at his target.

Petr Cech admits that he is ready to leave Chelsea 0

Posted on March 25, 2015 by David Nugent

Arsenal’s mooted transfer target Petr Cech has admitted that he is ready to leave Chelsea this summer, after spending this season as back-up to Belgian starlet Thibaut Courtois.


The Czech Republic international told the newspaper Idnes: “I don’t know what the club’s idea will be. It looks like it works well with me and Thibaut as a duo,”

“But that can work for one season only. I don’t want another one like this. There always will be speculation, I leave it for the summer,”

Loan spell could help Chuba Akpom’s development 0

Posted on March 24, 2015 by David Nugent

It appears that Arsenal’s young striker Chuba Akpom is set to leave the Gunners on-loan in the next few days. The football league deadline for loan deals is Thursday and a number of Championship sides are mooted to be interested in signing the striker.


According to the Independent, promotion-chasing Norwich and midtable Nottingham Forest are currently the favourites to sign the highly-rated youngster in a deal until the end of the season.

Norwich are currently fourth favourites to be promoted to the Premier League at evens this season. Bournemouth, Wigan, Derby, Ipswich and Fulham are also being linked with a move for Akpom.

Arsenal target Argentinian wonderkid 0

Posted on March 23, 2015 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Express, Arsenal are interested in signing Palermo forward Paulo Dybala in a deal worth a reported £28.9million this summer. The paper claims that the youngster is one of the Gunners primary summer transfer targets.


The 21-year-old forward is one of the most highly-rated young forwards in the world game.  Dybala has enjoyed his breakthrough campaign with 12 goals in 27 appearances this season and formed a good partnership with compatriot Franco Vazquez.

His impressive displays this season have also reportedly attracted the interest of the likes of Manchester United and Italian giants Juventus. Both clubs are rumoured to be interested in signing Dybala this summer.

Chuba Akpom nears Norwich switch 0

Posted on March 23, 2015 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Championship high-flyers Norwich City reportedly lead the chase for Arsenal forward Chuba Akpom and could complete a short-term loan deal in the coming days.

The Canaries sit just two points behind automatic promotion places with seven games to go and they want the talented footballer to help in the business end of the season.

And while Nottingham Forest have also admitted interest in the 19-year-old forward, the latest reports suggest he is almost certain to join Norwich City.

Akpom was even present at Carrow Road as the Canaries recorded an important win over Forest and the Championship side have until the Thursday’s deadline to complete the deal.

Mikel Arteta linked with La Liga return 1

Posted on March 18, 2015 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta is being linked with a summer move back to Spanish La Liga, according to the latest reports, with both Real Sociedad and Athletic Bilbao reportedly keen on hi services.

The Spaniard is in the final year of his contract at the Emirates and he has yet to sign a new deal with the Gunners. The club should ultimately offer him a one-year contract as the midfielder is keen on staying in North London.

Arsenal targeting triple summer swoop 0

Posted on March 12, 2015 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Express, the Arsenal hierarchy are set to hand boss Arsene Wenger £50million this summer in order for the veteran Frenchman to sign his three primary transfer targets.

Those primary transfer targets are believed to be Chelsea keeper Petr Cech, Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin and Dortmund centre-back Neven Subotic.

Champions League

The Gunners are currently third in the Premier League table and are odds of 1/5 to finish in the top four. Wenger’s team look to be in a strong position for another top four finish.

Hector Moreno on Arsenal radar 0

Posted on March 12, 2015 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Spanish daily newspaper Marca has suggested that Arsenal are keeping close tabs on Espanyol defender Hector Moreno, who is widely tipped to leave los Periquitos for greener pastures at the end of the current campaign.

The Gunners are expected to add another central defender to their ranks in the summer transfer window and they are reportedly hot on the trail of Dynamo Kiev stopper Aleksandar Dragovic.

However, usually very reliable Spanish newspaper Marca claims that Arsenal are also following Mexican centre-back Hector Moreno, currently playing for Espanyol.

Arsenal to make a check on Dragovic 0

Posted on March 11, 2015 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Arsenal continue their search for a new central defender as they are looking to make a check on long-term target Aleksandar Dragovic, according to the latest reports.

Despite signing Gabriel Paulista in January, the Gunners are still short of options in the heart of defence, and they are well aware that neither Per Mertesacker nor Laurent Koscielny are getting any younger.

As a result, Arsene Wenger is expected to recruit another centre-back in the summer transfer window, and he is reportedly taking a closer look at Dynamo Kiev stopper Aleksandar Dragovic.

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