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Arsenal monitoring Saints star 0

Posted on April 19, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Southampton playmaker Dusan Tadic has emerged as a transfer target for Arsenal, according to reports.

The Serbian star player is attracting plenty of interest from some of Europe’s top sides and the following summer is expected to bring quite a tussle for the 28-year-old midfielder.

If reports from the Spanish media outlet El Desmarque are to be believed, Dusan Tadic is currently eyed by Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid, whereas Arsenal and Manchester City are the two Premier League clubs keen on the Serbian international.

Arsenal add Yannick Carrasco to list of transfer targets 0

Posted on February 08, 2017 by Milos Markovic

It has been less than ten days since the transfer window was closed but it does not stop the rumours from flying around as if we were still in January.

With clubs concentrating on the second part of their seasons, the scouting services continue their diligent work to make sure the top summer transfer targets have been found and analysed before potential moves at the end of the season.

And as it usually goes with Arsenal, the North London club are being one of the heaviest linked clubs to different players all over Europe and world.

Santi Cazorla deserves new contract 0

Posted on October 06, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal’s Spanish playmaker Santi Cazorla has revealed that he wishes to commit his future to the Gunners. The 31-year-old’s contract expires in the summer and he has been linked with a number of clubs including Atletico Madrid.

Happy to extend his stay at Arsenal

Despite the fact that he will become a free agent in the summer, Cazorla has revealed he is happy at Arsenal and wishes to stay in north London. Cazorla told Spanish publication Cadena SER: “Atletico Madrid are an amazing club,”

Could Diego Simeone be the next Arsenal boss? 0

Posted on September 15, 2016 by David Nugent

Last week Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe was being touted as the next Arsenal boss, but this week Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is again being linked with the top job at Arsenal.

The Argentinian has been linked with Arsenal for a while now as a long-term replacement for Gunners boss Arsene Wenger, whose contract expires next summer. With no certainty over the Frenchman being offered a new deal in north London, it seems contingency plans have been drawn up to find a replacement.

Simeone has shortened his Atletico deal

Price the stumbling block for Arsenal with Jose Gimenez 0

Posted on August 18, 2016 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Mail, Arsenal have opened negotiations with Spanish club Atletico Madrid over the transfer of £40million-rated Uruguayan centre-back Jose Gimenez.

The 21-year-old is regarded as one of the best young centre-backs in the European game and has a release clause of £56million in his contract with the Madrid club. The likes of Manchester United and Real Madrid have also been linked with a move for Gimenez.

As we all know Arsenal are in need of defensive additions with Gabriel and Per Mertesacker currently sidelined. No Arsenal needs defensive reinforcements.

A youngster with experience

Arsenal poised to steal Manchester United target 0

Posted on March 08, 2016 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal are believed to be leading the race for the highly talented Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez.

According to the Spanish media outlet El Confidencial, Manchester United and Arsenal are the two clubs vying for the signature of the 21-year-old La Roja star, but the Gunners are sitting in the front row and are believed to be the favourites for the signature of the Spanish international.

The reports are suggesting that Arsenal were close to signing Niguez during the January transfer window, but the negotiations were reportedly stopped because of an injury to Tiago Mendes.

Alexis Sanchez linked with La Liga return 2

Posted on March 04, 2016 by Milos Markovic

Back-to-back defeats ahead of the north London derby have put a huge dent in Arsenal’s title credentials and the atmosphere within the squad is not at its best.

Fans are angry at uninspiring performances from their players, most notably from Alexis Sanchez who has not scored in the Premier League since October.

The Chilean only made the situation worse with his last interview with a South American TV company when he questioned the attitude of his teammates and their lack of winning mentality.

Arsenal linked with move for Spanish starlet 0

Posted on January 19, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal has a habit of signing young Spanish talent in the past think Cesc Fabregas and Hector Bellerin. Well according to Spanish publication Fichajes, the Gunners could be ready to make a move for another Spaniard in Real Betis youngster Dani Ceballos.

Reportedly Arsenal were trailing Ceballos last summer, but he decided to stay with the Seville-based club. The 19-year-old has been in fine form this season making 17 first appearances and the Gunners are once again being linked with move for the youngster.

A look at Arsenal’s potential opponents in Last 16 stage 0

Posted on December 10, 2015 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Arsenal produced one of the greatest escapes in Champions League history to secure their place in the last 16 phase, with heavily criticised Olivier Giroud founding a perfect time to score his first ever hat-trick since joining the club from Montpellier.

But, having finished in second position in their group, the Gunners could be up against some of the main candidates for the trophy in the next stage, including Barcelona and Real Madrid.

The knockout stage draw takes place on Monday, 14 December at 11:00 GMT in Nyon, and seeing that they cannot face fellow English sides, Arsenal will play one of the following five teams.

Cazorla and Walcott sign new deals with Arsenal 0

Posted on July 31, 2015 by David Nugent

Arsenal pair Santi Cazorla and Theo Walcott have both signed new deals with the Gunners ahead of the new season.

Walcott has signed a new four-year contract with the Gunners, as he had less than 12 months to run on his former deal. The new deal comes as no surprise, as negotiations have reportedly been going on since January.

Walcott will be hoping to stay injury free after missing much of last season through injury, although he did score in the Gunners 4-0 FA Cup final victory over Aston Villa. The 26-year-old faces stiff competition for a place in the starting line-up this season.

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