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Inter Milan ponder Theo Walcott swoop 0

Posted on October 04, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Serie A giants Inter Milan are said to be eyeing up a potential January move for Arsenal winger Theo Walcott.

Different media outlets from Italy are citing English sources claiming that Gunners are prepared to let the 28-year-old English international leave this winter.

Walcott has indeed found his playing time severely limited this season and could be looking for a quick way out in order to kick start his career and improve his chances of making it into England squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Theo Walcott played the total of 46 minutes of Premier League football this season although he did make an impression in Cup competitions.

Arsenal resigned to losing Ozil for free next summer 0

Posted on September 23, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

According to TMW, Arsenal are deadline with the eventuality that playmaker Mesut Ozil will leave the club for next at the end of the season. Ozil had previously stated he would consider extending his stay at the Emirates Stadium, but latest reports suggest otherwise.

The German international has so far failed to agree terms on a new deal, and TMW believe Arsenal are preparing for his departure the following summer as a result. Ozil was being tipped to leave Arsenal ahead of this season but there was no club willing to meet his asking price or match his wage demands.

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.

Szczesny to discuss Arsenal future before Juventus move 0

Posted on June 04, 2017 by David Nugent

According to the Evening Standard, Arsenal’s Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny will hold discussions with the Gunners about whether he has a first team future. This comes after widespread reports that the former-Roma loanee is set to join Italian champions Juventus.

Talking about Szczesny’s future, his agent David Manasseh told Przeglad Sportowy: “There is still no agreement with Juventus,”

“Szczesny has yet to talk with Wenger, who has been confirmed as Arsenal coach for the next two years.”

Unlikely to be number one at Arsenal

Arsenal set to battle Chelsea for striker 0

Posted on May 29, 2017 by David Nugent

According to the Ibtimes, Arsenal are set to battle it out with London and Premier League rivals Chelsea for Torino striker Andrea Belotti this summer. The Italian striker is believed to be rated in the £85million bracket by the club from Turin.

Belotti seems to be one of the hottest strikers in European football at the moment. The 23-year-old has scored 26 goals and produced seven assists in Serie A this season, having enjoyed the best season of his career.

The Italian international is reportedly also interesting Juventus and Manchester United, so Arsenal would have major competitive for the striker’s signature.

Cazorla linked with Serie A move 0

Posted on November 25, 2016 by Milos Markovic

Spanish international Santi Cazorla is a target for two of the biggest Serie A clubs, according to reports from the Italian media outlet Calcio Mercato.

The charismatic Spaniard, one of the fan favourites is nearing the end of his contract with the Gunners as talks over a new deal took a worrying stall.

Should Santi Cazorla fail to renew his contract before January, the 31-year-old Spanish midfielder will be free to open negotiations with interested parties over a move that would take place once his current contract with Arsenal expires in the summer of 2017.

Chelsea interested in reported Arsenal target Icardi 0

Posted on August 09, 2016 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Express, Premier League Chelsea are interested in signing Inter striker Marco Icardi, who had previously been linked with a move to Arsenal. This comes with the Blues struggling in their attempts to wrestle Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku back off Everton.

Arsenal were strongly linked with a move for Icardi in their search for a new striker. That rumour seemed to have some truth in it when last week Icardi’s wife/agent Wanda Nara was in London.

Hot property this summer

Arsenal readying a shock summer swap for Napoli star 0

Posted on July 12, 2016 by Milos Markovic

Gunners’ interest in signing a world-class striker this summer has taken a spicy twist with Italian media outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport claiming that Arsenal have prepared a shock summer swap for Napoli star forward Gonzalo Higuain.

Arsene Wenger is a keen admirer of Argentine international’s talents and is ready to break the bank during the summer transfer window to land Gonzalo Higuain.

In what would be a serious piece of business from Arsene Wenger, Italian media claim that French manager is ready to offer cash plus Olivier Giroud for the 28-year-old Napoli hitman.

Gonzalo Higuain contacted by Arsenal 0

Posted on July 05, 2016 by Milos Markovic

It seems that Arsene Wenger has decided to make concrete steps in his attempt to land a world-class striker during the summer transfer window.

After securing a deal for Japanese youngster Takumo Asano, who is seen as future investment, Arsenal manager has focused his attention on signing a high-profile name that can find its place in the starting line-up straight away.

Two names have already been highlighted as possible signings.

Arsenal are interested in former Juventus striker and Spanish international Alvaro Morata, who is thought to be interested in a Premier League move with various clubs interested in bringing the Real Madrid man.

Arsenal turn down approaches for Alexis Sanchez 0

Posted on June 30, 2016 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Mail, Arsenal have turned down approaches for star player Alexis Sanchez from several clubs, as the Gunners are determined to hang to the Chile international this summer.

Sanchez was being linked with a return to Italian football with champions Juventus, having previously played for Udinese in Serie A. However it seems that Sanchez is staying in north London for the foreseeable future.

More time to recover for next season

For a third consecutive year Alexis Sanchez has taken part at an international tournament with Chile. The 27-year-old won the Copa America this summer following their triumph in the same competition last summer.

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