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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.

Wenger to up bid for Thomas Lemar as Monaco reject £30M approach 0

Posted on June 29, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Arsene Wenger is not ready to give up on pursuit of AS Monaco star winger Thomas Lemar.

The Gunners boss saw his £30 million approach for the French hot-shot rejected but is determined to push a summer deal through as he remains a huge fan of Lemar’s ability.

Wenger is thought to be keen to reinvigorate his attacking options and provide cover and alternative for wantaway star Alexis Sanchez who is yet to commit to a new long-term deal with the Gunners.

Arsenal Summer Transfer Round-up 1

Posted on August 04, 2013 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal seem to be making more moves in the transfer market in selling players than bringing them in this summer.

From the senior team, goalkeeper Vito Mannone joined Sunderland for £2M, left-back Andre Santos was released and joined Flamengo, midfielder Denilson was released to Sao Paulo on a free transfer, Sebastien Squillaci was also released to Bastia on a free transfer, and Andrey Arshavin joined Zenit Saint Petersburg on a free.

While not making a significant amount in transfer funds, the club have cut the wage bill by a great amount. In total, Arsenal have sold 20 players from the first-team and development side combined this summer.

Arsenal Set To Bring In Afellay? 9

Posted on August 27, 2012 by admin

Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger is sure to bring in reinforcements after the difficulties the Gunners had in the build-up play this season, and according to the media, the midfield section is where the Frenchman is looking to add quality, and if rumours are to be believed Barcelona’s Dutch midfielder Ibrahim Afellay might join the London side.

Afellay’s agent Rob Jansen has admitted the fact that the Dutch starlet has offers coming in from the English Premier League, where Liverpool, Tottenham and Arsenal have been linked with a move for him all summer long.

Wenger – Some Players Might Still Come, Or Not… 0

Posted on August 24, 2012 by admin

Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger has declared that the club is still looking to add talent to the squad and make a few transfers, but despite having lost RVP and Song, the Frenchman isn’t too certain of his statement.

According to Wenger, some players might still join, but his main focus is to get back Wilshere and Rosicky (and when Wenger says that, it’s not usually a good sign of new transfers), so it’s tough to say whether Arsenal will manage to bring in fresh legs or not.

“Some things can still happen,” he said.

Arsenal Lose Sahin And Plan To Bring Jesus Navas? 11

Posted on August 24, 2012 by admin

Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger seems to have dropped the idea of bringing in Real Madrid’s Nuri Sahin, as Liverpool manager Rodgers admits the two clubs are close to a deal.

After being thought that Arsenal has all but transferred Sahin, Rodgers has confirmed yesterday the fact that the Turkish defensive midfielder could be in Liverpool in less than 24 hours.

“Hopefully in the next 24 hours we will get some confirmation on that,”

“It’s quite far along. He’s a very good footballer.”

Wenger Announced Midfield And Defense Reinforcements 0

Posted on August 22, 2012 by admin

Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger has admitted the fact that reinforcements will still be brought in at Arsenal now that Alex Song has chosen to leave the club for Barcelona. The Frenchman seems to be interested in adding a couple new players to the squad at least, and it seems that a midfielder and a defender are his biggest worries.

According to the Frenchman, the squad is still fragile in the defense and he is looking to add another defender to the team before too late. With Song now away, Wenger has to find a top defensive midfielder who can replace the Cameroon international as soon as possible.

Sahin Is Closer To Arsenal Then Ever 3

Posted on August 21, 2012 by admin

Today’s newspapers went crazy claiming that Frenchman Arsene Wenger managed to turn Sahin around from joining Liverpool, and that a phonecall was all it took for the Turkish international to join the Gunners.

According to, Arsene Wenger has managed to convince Sahin to join and thus replace Song in a record-breaking time, with a world-class midfielder. Even though Sahin has been injured the whole length of last season, Mourinho’s staff claimed that the former Dortmund star is now a serios competitior for the squad, but not for the defensive midfielder role where Real Madrid is packed, but for the left-back role.

Biglia No Longer An Option For Arsenal? 3

Posted on August 20, 2012 by admin

Arsenal’s target Lucas Biglia seems to be a bit further from a move to the Emirates Stadium then firstly believed, as the Argentine international has admitted the fact that no big clubs are willing to meet his €8million transfer fee at the moment.

Biglia has been watched by Arsene Wenger for a while, but with the Frenchman forced to bring in big names now after losign Robin and Song, Sahin seems much more likely to join.

“I can leave for €8million in the current market, and that is quite a lot of money – but I agreed to this transfer fee myself so I can’t really complain,” he said.

Song Leaves For Barcelona For Modest Fee 11

Posted on August 19, 2012 by admin

Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger has lost yet another world-class player, as it seems that, one by one, the best footballers at Arsenal are going away. The Gunners have officially announced the sale of their most important players, as their best midfielder last season, Alex Song, has just signed with Barcelona.

An official Arsenal statement claimed:

“Arsenal Football Club can confirm that terms have been agreed for the transfer of Alex Song to Barcelona.

Song will now travel to the Catalan club to agree personal terms and undergo a medical ahead of the proposed move.”

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