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Szczesny passes Juventus medical, deal with Serie A champions imminent 0

Posted on July 19, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal goalkeeper Wijciech Szczesny is all set for a swift return to Italy after passing a medical with Serie A champions Juventus.

The 27-year-old shot-stopper spent last two seasons playing for AS Roma on loan from Arsenal but is now close to securing a permanent deal away from London.

The Poland international arrived in Turin on Tuesday morning and wrapped up his medical later in the afternoon and now it’s up to the Italian giants to make an official announcement of Szczesny’s signing.

Could Wojciech Szczesny finally be leaving Arsenal? 0

Posted on July 17, 2017 by David Nugent

Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny could be finally set to leave Arsenal in a £10m deal that will see him join Italian champions Juventus, according to the Guardian. Talks are reported to be at an advanced stage and Szczesny is now expected to complete a move to Turin.

The Polish international will now likely be a backup to veteran Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, whose contract with the Bianconeri expires next summer. The 27-year-old will then hope to become the number one with the Italian giants, although Buffon has not stated he will retire next summer.

Struggle for first team action

Juventus closing in on Wojciech Szczesny 0

Posted on July 10, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Serie A champions Juventus are one step closer to hiring the out-of-sorts Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.

The Polish shot stopper spent last two seasons on at AS Roma and was expected to rejoin Arsenal, but has been left out of Gunners’ squad for pre-season tour of Australia. Arsene Wenger and his players jetted off Down Under on Sunday night as they prepare to face Sydney FC and Sydney Wanderers over the next two weeks.

Arsenal will then fly off to China where they will take on Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich in Shanghai and lock horns with the Premier League champions Chelsea in Beijing.

Arsenal make bid for Juventus’ Juan Cuadrado 0

Posted on July 06, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal have reportedly lodged a £22m bid for Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado, according to the Daily Star. The Gunners have been linked with the Colombian all summer, potentially eyeing him up as a replacement for Hector Bellerin should the latter join Barcelona.

Making 21 Serie A starts last season, the 29-year-old failed to hold down a starting place for the entirety of the campaign and was sent off in Juventus’ Champions League final clash last month. Despite his career flourishing since he moved way from Chelsea, Cuadrado might be open to a Premier League return.

Gunners submit £22M offer for Juventus star 0

Posted on July 05, 2017 by Milos Markovic

The North London club have stepped up their efforts to land Juventus star winger Juan Cuadrado.

According to the reports coming from the Colombian radio station RCN, the Gunners have tabled an offer worth £22 million for former Chelsea man who made his move to Turin permanent this summer.

Cuadrado spent two successive seasons playing on loan with Bianconeri, who invested £17 million in buying him out of his contract with the Blues. And Bianconeri now have a chance to make a profit by selling the Colombia international to Arsenal and by shipping him back to England.

Would Juan Cuadrado be a worthwhile signing for Arsenal? 1

Posted on July 01, 2017 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Star, Arsenal are holding talks with Juventus over signing Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado. A fee of around £22million has been mooted for the for the former Chelsea star.

The Colombian international has only recently joined Juventus on a permanent deal from Chelsea after spending the last two campaigns on loan at the Bianconeri.

However, according to reports from Italy Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is a fan of the winger and the Italian club are willing to let him leave this summer.

Struggled at Chelsea

Arsenal offered Lemina by Juventus 0

Posted on June 28, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal are reported to have been offered Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina this summer, with the 23-year-old keen to exit Turin in search of regular playing time. Arsenal are looking to bolster their midfield with a number of players likely to be sold or out of action ahead of the new season, and the highly-rated Lemina says he’s open to a switch.

“I want to play more. I think it’s right for me to play more, find a club capable of giving me more space. At 23 I want to show what I can do,” he said, reports Goal. Lemina made just eight Serie A starts for Juventus last season, racking up a paltry 270 minutes in the Champions League, and was reduced to cameo appearances in the last few months of the campaign.

Arsenal linked with a move for Matuidi 1

Posted on June 28, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

According to 101 Great Goals, Arsenal are keen on Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi this summer but face competition from two other clubs for his signature. Manchester United and Juventus are believed to be interested in the French international who is out of contract in the summer of 2018.

Inter manager talks up Szczesny signing 0

Posted on June 23, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Inter Milan manager Luciano Spalletti has responded to the rumours linking Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny to the Serie A side this summer, admitted the Polish international is talented but stopping short of confirming their interest, reports WhoScored.

“Are you trying to make me argue with all my current players? We already have Samir Handanovic, who is very experienced and strong,” Spalletti told Sky Sport Italia. I’ve already worked with (Wojciech) and I know his quality. For the moment we’ve got (Samir).

Arsenal raise Szczesny’s asking price to £20m following Juventus bid 0

Posted on June 21, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

According to the Sun, Arsenal have raised Wojciech Szczesny’s asking price from £13m to £20m after seeing Sunderland sell Jordan Pickford for £30m to Everton this summer. Juventus are keen on the Arsenal goalkeeper to be Gianluigi Buffon’s understudy but made a bid of £5m that was quickly knocked back.

The Serie A champions are expected to make an improved offer with the Polish international reportedly attracting interest from a number of other clubs in the Italian top-flight. Szczesny has become one of the best goalkeepers in Europe after two successful seasons on loan with AS Roma, and he finds himself the subject of interest as a result.

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