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Aaron Ramsey linked with Barcelona move 0

Posted on May 22, 2015 by David Nugent

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is being linked with a £50million move to Spanish champions Barcelona, despite the Catalan giants being banned from signing players until January 2016.

Reports

However, reports emanating out of Spain and the Telegraph suggest that the Catalan club are set to arrange for the transfer with a pre-agreement deal with the Gunners.

It is unknown if Arsene Wenger’s club would be interested in any proposed deal though. A loan move back to Arsenal until January 2016 has even been suggested.

Arsene Wenger desperate for a result against Sunderland after poor run of form 0

Posted on May 19, 2015 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called on his side to turn in a performance worthy of all three points from the off against Sunderland on Wednesday night, with the Gunners having suffered a poor run of form in recent weeks. Their top-four spot in the table was sealed some time ago, but the London side are still fighting for a top-three spot to avoid having to qualify for the Champions League, so they need another win to ensure of their place.

Wenger fails to rule out bids for Sterling, Milner 0

Posted on May 19, 2015 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has refused to rule out making moves for Liverpool hotshot Raheem Sterling and Manchester City’s James Milner in the summer transfer window.

The England stars may both become available at the end of the season, and they are both believed to be on the Gunners’ radar as the North London side hope to finally mount a serious title challenge next term.

According to BBC Sport, Raheem Sterling will request a transfer after rejecting a new deal worth £100,000 per week, whilst James Milner should be available on a free having failed to agree a contract extension at the Etihad.

Arsenal close to signing Morgan Schneiderlin 0

Posted on May 15, 2015 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Star, Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin his summer, despite the fact that the Frenchman’s odds of joining Tottenham had been slashed.

Favourites

The Gunners are now the favourites to sign the French midfielder at odds of 6/5 this summer. Two separate sources have apparently confirmed that Schneiderlin is heading to north London to Arsenal and not Spurs.

Target

Morgan Schneiderlin is believed to have been a transfer target for Arsenal for the last few seasons. Last summer he was heavily linked with a move to both Arsenal and Spurs, but Southampton are reported to have refused to sell the highly-rated star.

Arsenal linked with Real Madrid star 0

Posted on May 14, 2015 by David Nugent

Arsenal are being linked with a move for Real Madrid attacking midfielder Isco by the Daily Express. The former-Malaga star is reported rated in the £45millon bracket by the Spanish giants, who on Wednesday night exited the Champions League at the semi-final stage.

Isco started the match for the Spanish giants, as they drew 1-1 with Juventus at the Bernabeu and lost the tie 3-2 on aggregate.

Back-up

Despite producing some impressive and influential displays for Real this season, Isco is still only considered a back-up to the likes of James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos in central midfield. The 23-year-old signed for Real on the back of his superb displays for Malaga, but as an attacking midfielder.

Reported Arsenal target in Besiktas talks 0

Posted on May 13, 2015 by David Nugent

Arsenal have been consistently linked with a move for Chelsea ‘keeper Petr Cech this summer, but according to his agent, Cech could be heading for Turkey with Besiktas after talks began with the Turkish club.

Besiktas

Cech’s agent Viktor Kolar is quoted by Turkish publication Fanatik as saying: “I have been in contact with Besiktas, we are in talks,”

“Turkey is a choice for Cech, but we will decide when the league is over.”

Newcastle linked with Podolski move 0

Posted on May 08, 2015 by David Nugent

According to the Metro, Newcastle United are interested in signing German international striker Lukas Podolski this summer. The 29-year-old has spent the second half of the season on-loan at Italian giants Inter, where he has not exactly set the world alight.

Podolski has scored just once in 14 Serie A appearances for Roberto Mancini’s team and is unlikely to be signed on a permanent basis.

First Team

Podolski moved to Inter in search of first team football and is likely to leave the Gunners on a permanent deal this summer. Podolski struggled for first team football while with Arsene Wenger’s team.

Arsenal once again linked with Portuguese midfielder 0

Posted on May 07, 2015 by David Nugent

It is the rumour that does not seem to go away, William Carvalho signing for the Gunners this summer from Sporting Lisbon.

According to the Daily Mirror, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is set to make a move for the highly-rated midfielder, with Costa Rican international Joel Campbell possibly used as makeweight in the deal.

Carvalho has been linked with a move to Arsenal for a good while now, but has also been linked with moves to Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool. The 23-year-old is considered one of the most highly-rated young players in European football, hence the reported interest in the central midfielder from so many clubs.

Jon Toral: One for the future 0

Posted on May 07, 2015 by Crippy Cooke

Young Arsenal midfielder Jon Toral has spent the season on loan with Championship side Brentford, and has enjoyed a fantastic debut campaign, making 34 appearances and scoring six goals as the Bees finished in the playoffs. Should they emerge successful in the two-legged semi-final and subsequent final at Wembley, Toral could well find himself in the Premier League with or without Brentford.

The Spaniard is only 20, but is highly rated in the Arsenal camp, and has a manager in Arsene Wenger who will give him the chance to impress. A former Spanish U17 international, Toral recently signed a new deal with the Londoners as a result of his form in the Championship, which shows they have plans for him in the side.

Arsenal looking to France for new recruits 2

Posted on May 06, 2015 by David Nugent

According to the Metro, Arsenal are set to raid Ligue One to strengthen their squad this summer, with Monaco centre-back Aymen Abdennour and Lyon winger Nabil Fekir the reported transfer targets.

Breakthrough

Young French wing Fekir has enjoyed a breakthrough campaign with French club Lyon this season, making 31 appearances and scoring 14 goals for the French side in all competitions. The youngster also has nine assists this season.

His performances have reportedly attracted the attention of a number of clubs and have led to him being called-up to the French national squad.



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