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Arsenal to reignite Carlos Bacca interest 0

Posted on April 28, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Despite contrasting media reports, AC Milan are widely expected to place striker Carlos Bacca up for sale in the forthcoming transfer window as new owners begin to make grandiose plans ahead of the new season.

With their Chinese takeover officially completed, Rossoneri are looking forward to what is likely to be a new era with the fallen Serie A giants.

AC Milan are being linked with big-name strikers and are reportedly prepared to splash out significant amount of money to boost their squad with players like Pierre-Emerick Aumabeyang.

Arsene Wenger confirms Kylian Mbappe interest 0

Posted on April 27, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed North London club are watching AS Monaco star Kylian Mbappe.

The 18-year-old France international forward has burst onto the scene this season making his presence known with impressive performances for AS Monaco both in Ligue 1 and the Champions League.

Highly-rated youngster is touted as one of the biggest prospect in European football and is expected to be at the centre of interest from Europe’s biggest clubs this summer who are expected to come knocking at AS Monaco’s door.

Arsene Wenger rules out Alexis Sanchez sale 0

Posted on April 26, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has shed clear light on the frustrating situation around the Alexis Sanchez’s contract conundrum, which has left many Gunners supporters fearing the Chilean star could force his way out of the Emirates club at the end of the season.

It is a familiar fear for Arsenal supporters who have experienced it all once before.

It was in 2012 when former Arsenal captain Robin van Persie decided to call it quits on his Arsenal career with 12 month still in his contract as he made clear that a new contract will not be signed.

Has Wenger lost his touch in the transfer market? 1

Posted on April 25, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger recently spoke out about his failure to sign Jamie Vardy in the summer, but the opinion from supporters is one of relief that the Leicester City man wasn’t brought to the Emirates Stadium given his skill set.

“Some transfers are successful and some are not and you have to accept the decision of the player involved. You move forward and onto other things. I don’t think we could have done anything more (in the summer transfer window). We did what we wanted to do,” said Wenger.

Giroud ‘not for sale’ amid rumours Marseille have made a bid 0

Posted on April 25, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed his desire to keep striker Olivier Giroud at the Emirates Stadium this summer, despite rumours suggesting he could return to the French Ligue 1 ahead of the new season. The French international, who has two years remaining on his deal, has been linked with Olympique Marseille, but Wenger has refuted the rumours and issued a “hands-off” warning.

Perez not considering a move away from Arsenal 0

Posted on April 25, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Rodrigo Fernandez Lovelle, agent of Lucas Perez, claims the Arsenal man hasn’t spoken to any club about a summer exit and is instead focused on seeing out the season with the Gunners. Perez, signed from Deportivo La Coruna last summer, has been linked with a return to the Estadio Riazor after a disappointing debut campaign at the Emirates Stadium, but Lovelle has refuted such claims.

Was it wise to give Mertesacker an extended deal? 1

Posted on April 25, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal awarded defender Per Mertesacker an 18-month deal back in January, despite the former German international having spent the season with a knee injury. The centre-back has been on the bench after recovering from his injury, albeit an unused substitute in three of Arsenal’s last five Premier League games, but should the Arsenal club captain have been given a new deal?

Jenkinson being left to rot in the Arsenal reserves 0

Posted on April 25, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal right-back Carl Jenkinson has been reduced to making appearances for the reserve side in the Premier League 2 this season, featuring more times for the U23s (6 appearance) than he has for the first-team (5 appearances in all competitions).

Manager Arsene Wenger froze out the former Charlton Athletic man after Jenkinson failed to agree personal terms with Crystal Palace when the Eagles tried to sign him this season, and he’s expected to be up for sale this summer or released at the end of his deal in 2018 otherwise.

Arsene Wenger plans ahead without committing himself 0

Posted on April 25, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Yet. And this could be the crucial word here.

It was in February that Arsene Wenger first publicly addressed the hot issue of his Arsenal future amid growing pressure from disgruntled Gunners supporters, who were demanding that Frenchman was relieved of his duties.

Wenger said he would decide on a new deal in March on April and with this designated timeline slowly running out, no announcement has been made just yet.

In the meantime, Arsenal boss is trying to latch on a newly-found dose of optimism following back-to-back triumphs over Middlesbrough in the Premier League and against Manchester City in the Fa Cup semi-final.

Arsenal suffer blow in Emil Forsberg pursuit 0

Posted on April 24, 2017 by Milos Markovic

North London club Arsenal are believed to be willing to offer as much as £20 million offer for RB Leipzig midfielder Emil Forsberg, according to reports coming from the British Isles.

The 25-year-old Forsberg is having a brilliant season in Bundesliga, where he is widely regarded as one of the top performers this term with eight goals and 15 assists in 25 league appearances.

Regarded as one of the major factors behind RB Leipzig successful debut campaign in the top tier, Emil Forsberg has caught the eye of several Europe’s biggest sides, Arsenal included.

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