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Wenger confident of Walcott stay 0

Posted on April 16, 2015 by David Nugent

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is confident that his club will keep hold of the services of England winger Theo Walcott this summer. Walcott will have just 12 months left on his Gunners contract in July, but talks are yet to take place over a new deal.

Planned

However, it is being reported that talks about a contract extension are planned for the next few weeks. Gunners boss Wenger is confident of a deal being struck. Talking about whether Walcott would say, the veteran Frenchman told Sky Sports: “Yes, I’m confident,”

Arsenal reported to be interested in midfield duo 1

Posted on April 15, 2015 by David Nugent

As if Arsenal do not have enough midfielder players they are now being linked with two more in the shape of England internationals James Milner and Tom Cleverley in various newspapers. Both players are free agents this summer.

Milner

Manchester City midfielder Milner is one of the most versatile players in the Premier League. The 29-year-old can play as a full-back, a central midfielder or as a winger.

Milner main strength is that he works hard and has decent pace. Although not considered a technically gifted player, he does create a lot of chances for his team-mates.

Dortmund confirm Klopp will leave at the end of season 0

Posted on April 15, 2015 by Nemanja Lazarevic

German giants Borussia Dortmund have confirmed earlier today that they would part ways with long-serving coach Jurgen Klopp at the end of the season, which should see quite a few of Europe’s top clubs try and recruit the highly rated tactician.

The Millionaires chief Hans-Joachim Watzke revealed the news at a press conference, paying respect to Klopp for helping the club return to old glory days.

“We had talks with Jurgen in the last few days and came to the mutual decision that the way will end at the end of the season,” Watzke said.

Arsenal set to renew interest in Dortmund star 0

Posted on April 14, 2015 by David Nugent

According to German football publication Kicker, Arsenal are set to renew their interest in Dortmund defensive midfielder Ilkay Gundogan in the summer.

Turned Down

The Gunners reportedly had a bid of around £18.4million turned for the Germany international in the January transfer window, but could put in an increased bid to sign the player who has been consistently linked with a move to north London for the past few years.

Competition

Despite an injury-hit few seasons with the German giants, Gundogan is still highly-regarded by some of Europe’s biggest clubs. Should the 24-year-old move on then Arsenal could face stiff competition from the likes of Manchester United and Barcelona for his signature.

Arsenal in fresh link with Gundogan 0

Posted on April 14, 2015 by Nemanja Lazarevic

German magazine Kicker has learned that Arsenal are weighing up summer bid for Borussia Dortmund star Ilkay Gundogan, who has been linked with a move to the Emirates several times in the past.

The Gunners manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly a huge admirer of the Germany international and has set out to lure him to North London at the end of the current campaign.

According to Kicker, Arsenal already attempted to sign Gundogan in the January transfer window, but had a bid in the region of £18 million rejected.

Gunners believed to have signed Argentine youngster 0

Posted on April 13, 2015 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Mirror, Arsenal have agreed a fee of around £4.5million to sign Velez Sarsfield wonderkid Maxi Romero.

The youngster has rather prematurely been given the mantle of ‘the next Lionel Messi’ by some Argentinian journalists, so not much pressure there then.

The young forward will stay with his current club for the next two seasons, before joining the Gunners on his 18th birthday.

There was believed to have been a delayed in a deal first mooted two weeks ago because of third-party ownership issue which now seems to have been resolved.

Impressed

West Ham may opt against signing Carl Jenkinson 0

Posted on April 13, 2015 by Nemanja Lazarevic

West Ham officials appear to be having second thoughts about turning Carl Jenkinson’s loan deal into permanent move at the end of the season, according to the latest reports.

The Hammers have been impressed by the standard of the player’s performances since arriving at Boleyn Ground and not so long ago it looked as though they will be attempting to make his stay permanent.

However, West Ham appear to be showing interest in former player Glen Johnson and may decide to bring the former England international to Boleyn Ground instead. This would definitely save the club some cash as the 30-year-old will be available on a free transfer, but will also cause problems for Carl Jenkinson and Arsenal.

Should Arsenal consider selling Jack Wilshere? 2

Posted on April 08, 2015 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Telegraph, Manchester City are interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere this summer. A fee in the region of £30million has been mooted elsewhere for the England international.

Snub

However, the Gunners are reportedly set to snub any summer offers for the midfielder and offer Wilshere a new contract to extend his stay at the Emirates Stadium. The question is should the Gunners consider selling the midfielder?

Injured

Jack Wilshere has spent much of the season sidelined through injury and has made just nine Premier League appearances this season, with two of those coming from the substitutes bench.

Arsenal reportedly renewing interest in Cabaye 1

Posted on April 06, 2015 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Express, Arsenal are set to make a £10million move for PSG and France midfielder Yohan Cabaye. The 29-year-old joined the side from the French capital from Newcastle in January 2014 for a fee in the region of £19million.

Underused

The midfielder went from a key player for the side from Tyneside in the Premier League to a perennial benchwarmer at PSG.

The former-Lille captain has struggled to gain regular football with the French giants and has made just 19 appearances for PSG in Ligue One, with just ten of those appearances coming from the start of games.

Arsenal linked with AC Milan star 0

Posted on April 01, 2015 by David Nugent

After yesterday’s news linking the Gunners with a move for young Italian striker Domenico Bernardi, it seems that the north London club are now being linked with a move for another Italian star in AC Milan forward Stephan El Shaarawy.

According to the Telegraph, El Shaarawy was interesting Arsene Wenger in January, but nothing came of the interest. The 22-year-old forward is rated in the £11.8million bracket and it is now claimed Wenger could renew his interest in the youngster this summer.

Stalled



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