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Emmanuel Petit says he wants to see Mbappe at the Emirates next season 0

Posted on June 16, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Former Arsenal midfielder and football pundit Emmanuel Petit is hoping AS Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe will join Arsenal this summer. The French international has enjoyed a standout campaign at the Stade Louis II and is coveted by a number of clubs in Europe – Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester City and Real Madrid.

Scoring 15 goals in 17 Ligue 1 starts for Monaco last season, having led the club to the title and Champions League semi-final. He’s one of many players expected to leave in the next 12 months and Petit hopes Arsenal are the beneficiary. “Mbappe is the leader of this generation,” he said on talkSPORT, reports the Daily Star.

Some major questions need to be answered by Wenger this summer 0

Posted on June 15, 2017 by David Nugent

Here we are at the beginning of another summer at Arsenal under veteran French boss Arsene Wenger. Last season was a poor one in terms of the Premier League, as the Gunners failed to finish in the top-four for the first time in a decade.

However, the Gunners also won the FA Cup for the third time in just four seasons. The FA Cup triumph has not papered over the cracks at the Emirates.

Arsenal were simply not good enough last season and the majority of the fans know that, even if Wenger likes to bury his head in the sand.

Arsenal likely to lose out to Real Madrid for Mbappe 0

Posted on June 14, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

AS Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe reportedly has his heart set on a move to Real Madrid, after recently revealing Los Blancos have been interested in him for many years, the Daily Mail reports. Mbappe admitted Real made an approach when he was 14, but said his future will be decided by his family as well as himself.

“We’re going to go away with the family and we’ll think about what’s going to happen. We have to sort it out, see what happens with the club too, because I’m under contract with a club, I’m not free. We’ll see what’s happening,” he said. Kylian Mbappe is 3/1 to join Arsenal this summer but the financial power of Real might be a deciding factor.

Arsenal target summer swoop for Monaco star 0

Posted on June 03, 2017 by David Nugent

The British tabloids have reported that Arsenal have made a big-money bid for Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe. However, it turns out Arsenal have not, in fact, made a big for the teenager, but are interested in signing the striker this summer.

According to the Express, the Gunners may now turn their attention to Mbappe’s Monaco teammate Thomas Lemar, who has also impressed in Monaco’s title-winning campaign.

Lemar was a key player in French title win

Young winger Lemar was a key player in Leonardo Jardim’s team Ligue One title victory. The 21-year-old scored nine goals and ten assists in the French top-flight. His tally of 14 goals and 14 assists in all competitions was even more impressive.

Arsenal submit mega-money offer for Kylian Mbappe 1

Posted on June 02, 2017 by Milos Markovic

If reports from usually reliable French media outlet L’Equipe are to be believed in, Arsene Wenger has apparently prepared to make a strong statement of intent.

Arsenal have reportedly offered £90 million for AS Monaco hot talent Kylian Mbappe, who burst onto the stage this season with his impressive performances for the French champions.

The 18-year-old French forward quickly emerged as one of the hottest prospects in world football after an impressive campaign with the Principality club during which he netted 26 goals and provided 8 assists in 45 competitive appearances.

Arsenal-target Mbappe to snub the Premier League in favour of Real Madrid move 0

Posted on May 31, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

AS Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe looks set for a move to La Liga champions Real Madrid after turning down interest from Premier League duo Arsenal and Manchester City this summer. The French centre-forward has enjoyed a standout campaign in Ligue 1, helping his side to the title, and has been the subject of interest from a host of clubs.

According to the Metro, Real Madrid have won the race to sign Mbappe after Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola failed to convince the teenager to come to the Etihad Stadium. The Monaco striker’s preference has always been Real Madrid but he’s also mindful about how much game time he will be afforded.

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.

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