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Olivier Giroud could be off to Dortmund 0

Posted on July 16, 2017 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Mirror, German giants Borussia Dortmund have entered into formal talks over signing Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud this summer.

The 30-year-old had been strongly linked with a £20million move to the Gunners Premier League rivals Everton. However, it seems that Dortmund could be set to land the striker, as they are reportedly set to sell star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Chelsea for a fee in the region of £65million.

Despite the reported talks with BVB, Everton are still the favourites to sign the French striker at odds of 10/11. The Merseysiders will no doubt be monitoring the situation carefully, as they look for a like-for-like replacement for Romelu Lukaku.

Arsenal confident of signing Monaco star 0

Posted on July 12, 2017 by David Nugent

This could story has rumbled on for the last few weeks, yes it is the Arsenal chasing Monaco winger Thomas Lemar. According to the Daily Mirror, the Gunners are now confident of doing a deal with the French champions worth £45million.

The report claims that the young winger could sign a contract that will see him earn around £100,000 per week in north London. The Gunners are reported to have had two bids rejected by Monaco for Lemar so far, but the two clubs are now reportedly in negotiations to come to a compromise deal.

Made a big impression last season

Alexis Sanchez makes wage demands of £400,000 per week 0

Posted on July 06, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal’s Chilean superstar Alexis Sanchez is demanding a wage packet of around £400,000 to sign a new deal with the Gunners, according to the Daily Mirror.

As we all know Sanchez has just a year left on his current contract to run and speculation has been rife that he wishes to leave the club.

However, the Mirror claims that Sanchez is willing to sit out the last year of his deal at the Emirates and leave on a free transfer. He would then be able to collect a massive signing on fee with his new club.

Oxlade-Chamberlain should stay at Arsenal this summer 0

Posted on June 05, 2017 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Mirror, Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could be ready to commit his future to the club and sign a new deal with the team from north London.

The England international has just 12 months left on his contract with Arsenal and media speculation was linking the midfielder with the likes Everton, Liverpool and Manchester City.

However, it seems he is now ready to stay in north London and fight for a place in the Gunners starting line-up.

Hit form at the end of the season

Lucas Perez wants to leave Arsenal 0

Posted on June 01, 2017 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Mirror, Arsenal’s Spanish striker Lucas Perez has told the north London club he wants to leave this summer. The 28-year-old only moved to Arsenal last summer for a fee of £17million from Spanish club Deportivo La Coruna.

Perez’s agent Rodrigo Fernandez Lovelle told the Press Association Sport: “The idea is to be able to play for another club,”

“We want to leave and Arsenal already knows. Do you know anyone who is happy but has no opportunities?”

The well-travelled striker has started just two Premier League games and nine games in all competitions. He was mostly used as a substitute making 12 appearances for the Gunners last season.

Would John Terry to Arsenal really be a realistic move? 0

Posted on April 21, 2017 by David Nugent

According to bookmakers William Hill via the Daily Mirror, they have received massive bets on the possibility of Chelsea captain John Terry joining Arsenal this summer. The bets have all supposedly come from the Reading area, but the bookmakers do not really consider the move a realistic one.

However, it begs the question is it really complete out of the realms of reality that Terry could join the Gunners in the summer?

Available on a free transfer

Arsenal have more mental character than any team this season 0

Posted on March 31, 2017 by David Nugent

According to stats from the Daily Mirror, Arsenal have scored more goals in second half stoppage-time than any other team in the Premier League this season, eight in total. Apparently that means the Gunners have more mental strength than any club in the top-flight.

The fact, that a number of those late goals were needed to be scored to rescue wins or draws is why the Gunners are struggling to make the top-four this season.

That character gone missing in other games

Pair linked with moves for Alexis Sanchez 0

Posted on November 17, 2016 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Mirror, Manchester City and Juventus are eying up moves for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez. All the talk about the forward has been about his fitness while with his national team, but now there is fresh speculation about his future with Arsenal.

Sanchez will have just a year left on his contract next summer and according to the Mirror the aforementioned pair are readying £50milion bids if he fails to agree a new deal with the Gunners.

New contract not yet agreed

Is it time for Arsenal to give up on Jack Wilshere? 1

Posted on April 04, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal and England international midfielder Jack Wilshere has once again allegedly been involved in off the field trouble, with the Daily Mirror claiming the midfielder was involved in an incident outside a London nightclub on Sunday morning.

Pictures show Wilshere talking to police and hiding behind a bin and behind somebody who is presumably a friend of the star.

Just returned from injury

Wilshere has only just returned to first team training after being out injured since last June. He is expected to return to the Gunners first team squad in the next few weeks, but Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has stated he will be cautious with the injury-prone star.

Arsenal scouting big name midfielders this summer 0

Posted on March 31, 2016 by David Nugent

It seems signing new midfielders could be Arsenal summer transfer priority with both Dortmund attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Real Madrid’s German star Toni Kroos both linked with big money moves to Arsenal.

The Gunners are definitely in need of summer reinforcements, with Arsene Wenger’s side 11 points behind league leaders Leicester and odds of 6/1 to be crowned champions next month.

Gunners bid for in-form Dortmund star

The Guardian are claiming that Arsenal are set to launch a bid for attacking midfielder Henrik Mkhitaryan this summer.



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