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Turkish club held talks to sign Jack Wilshere 0

Posted on September 12, 2017 by David Nugent

Trabzonspor chief Muharrem Usta has revealed that the Turkish club held talks to sign Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere in the summer transfer window.

The midfielder is surplus to requirements at the north London club and was expected to move on this summer. However, despite reported interest from a number of clubs in the midfielder, the injury-prone star remained at the club.

It seems Turkey was a possible destination, with Usta telling Turkish-Football: “I held direct talks with Jack Wilshere,”

“We wanted him on loan and were close to a deal but the move stalled at the last moment.”

Sterling reportedly still on Arsenal’s radar 0

Posted on September 10, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

According to the Daily Mail, Arsenal are still keen to sign Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling, after missing out on his signature before the summer transfer window closed. With Alexis Sanchez a target for Manchester City on deadline day, the Gunners wanted Sterling at the Emirates as a makeweight. However, City manager Pep Guardiola refused the deal and may try to sign Alexis again in January. But Arsenal might approach Sterling again too.

Inter Milan forward reveals Arsenal interest 0

Posted on September 07, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Inter Milan summer recruit Yann Karamoh claims Premier League club Arsenal wanted to sign him prior his loan move to Serie A.

Former Caen forward joined Nerazzurri on deadline day this summer in a transfer arrangement which will make his loan move permanent after two campaigns.

The 19-year-old is coming off from a breakthrough season in Ligue 1 during which he scored five goals and managed four assists in 36 competitive outings. Despite the tender age, Karamoh earned his place in the starting line-up at Caen thanks to his emerging qualities that got him on the radar of the host of European big sides last term.

Man City 6/1 Betting Odds to Land Alexis Sanchez in January, Guardiola expects £20M will Suffice 0

Posted on September 06, 2017 by Milos Markovic

The summer transfer window has only been shut but the story drags on.

Alexis Sanchez is still one of Arsenal’s hottest topics after it has been revealed that Manchester City failed in a transfer Deadline Day offer worth £55 million plus £5 million in add-ons for the Chilean.

The Gunners were keen to let the disgruntled star leave for City but only if they manage to find a proper replacement. Having failed in their own bid to land AS Monaco star Thomas Lemar on the last day of the market, Arsenal pulled the plug on any potential deal involving Alexis Sanchez.

Gunners to return for Thomas Lemar, Frenchman currently 8/1 to arrive in January 0

Posted on September 05, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Premier League giants Arsenal ended the summer transfer window with only two new faces arriving at the Emirates – Sead Kolasinac from Schalke and Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon.

Gunners were linked with a number of players, however, including the talented Frenchman Kylian Mbappe and his former AS Monaco teammate Thomas Lemar among others.

Speaking on the French football programme Telefoot, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirmed his interest in the pair. And while the new PSG star Kylian Mbappe was never a realistic target for Arsenal, Lemar was the subject of no less than three bids from the north London-based club.

Arsene Wenger considered leaving Arsenal this summer 1

Posted on September 04, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger pretty much got used to feeling pressure at Arsenal, but the summer behind almost turned out to be lethal for the French tactician.

With Arsenal failing to secure Champions League football for the first time during his two-decade reign at the north London club, Frenchman was thought to be heading towards the exit door after 21 years in charge.

Following months of intense debate and questions regarding his future, Wenger ended up signing a two-year extension to his contract in May. The 67-year-old manager, however, reveals it was not an easy decision, adding he almost quit the club.

Transfer window is not entirely closed and that’s bad news for Arsenal fans 1

Posted on September 01, 2017 by Milos Markovic

The Premier League transfer window closed on Thursday night, together with the Scottish, French and Italian markets which all shut at 11 PM on August 31.

However, the likes of Barcelona and Real Madrid will have an extra day to complete their transfer dealings as the Spanish FA this year decided to start and finish their summer transfer window a day later that rest of the top leagues.

FIFA rules leave it to individual associations to determine when their windows would start and finish and the Spaniards this year have an additional 25 hours given the fact their window shuts on Friday night.

Leicester interested in Chambers, while Sanchez looks to stay at Arsenal 0

Posted on August 31, 2017 by David Nugent

As expected on transfer deadline day, stories involving Arsenal players are doing the rounds. One of the main stories surrounds Chilean star Alexis Sanchez. According to Sky Sports, the Gunners are not interested in selling the former Barcelona star to Manchester City in a cash only deal.

Reports suggest that Arsenal were interested in doing a deal with the Citizens that involved England international winger Raheem Sterling. However, the noises coming out of Manchester suggest that City boss Pep Guardiola is unwilling to allow the former Liverpool star to leave before the deadline.

Gunners emerge as 5/2 favourites to sign Riyad Mahrez 0

Posted on August 31, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez has been attracting plenty of attention around Europe as the 26-year-old is looking to leave the King Power Stadium before the transfer window closes on Thursday night.

The Algeria international has been released from international duty in attempt to finalize his future, knowing he formally handed in a transfer request earlier in the summer.

Mahrez was reportedly promised by club officials Leicester City would not stand in his way this summer, but the Foxes star still failed to solve his situation during the entire summer during which he was strongly linked with a move to Serie A giants AS Roma. Giallorossi, however, failed in their £32 million bid for the Foxes winger earlier this summer and are thought to be out of the race.

Arsenal unlikely to replace Oxlade-Chamberlain this summer 0

Posted on August 31, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

According to BBC Sport’s David Ornstein, Arsenal won’t sign a replacement for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain when the 24-year-old officially joins Liverpool, reports the Express.

Supporters will have been hoping the club had a contingency plan in mind when the English international made the move to Anfield, but it appears Arsenal don’t have the money.

It’s a big blow and is likely to further sour the mood among fans towards the board and manager as this summer’s transfer window hasn’t turned out as they’d liked.

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