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Arsenal and Roma in talks over Diawara and Torreira 0

Posted on August 12, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

According to reports in Italy, Arsenal are currently in talks with AS Roma over a proposed swap deal involving Lucas Torreira and Amadou Diawara.

Diawara started his career in his homeland with a club called FC Sequence. He arrived to Italy in February 2015 and played for San Marino for a short while, before joining Bologna that summer. It cost Napoli €14.5m to sign him in 2016, and three years later, they received €21m for his services from Roma.

Willian passes Arsenal medical 0

Posted on August 11, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Willian has reportedly passed his medical ahead of the proposed move to Arsenal.

The 32-year-old revealed his decision to leave Stamford Bridge after seven years in an open letter to the Chelsea supporters on Sunday. Apparently, despite the player not making any waves regarding the wages on offer at Chelsea, the Blues simply refused to meet his request for the duration of the proposed new contract to be set at a minimum of three years. Arsenal jumped to the chance and quickly informed the winger he would be getting a three-year deal if he agrees to move to north London.

Three-way race for Maitland-Niles on the horizon? 0

Posted on August 10, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

As reported by Sky Sports, three clubs are currently preparing offers they intent to send Arsenal’s way for the services of Ainsley Maitlan-Niles.

The news that the 22-year-old is contemplating Arsenal departure was first broken by the ever-reliable David Ornstein for The Athletic in mid-July. The respected journalist wrote that the player was unhappy with a lack of game-time, though head coach Mikel Arteta has given him a fair amount of minutes since then, taking the number of his appearances in the 2019/20 season to a total of 32 in all competitions.

Arsenal closing in on Gabriel Magalhaes 0

Posted on August 07, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille OSC, according to the Daily Record.

The 22-year-old centre-back has attracted the attentions of a number of clubs across Europe and it was at one point believed he could follow forward Victor Osimhen from Lille to Napoli, but that option is now out. Everton were also interested but their interest has been cooled, while some reports suggest Manchester United are looking into the situation as well.

Arsenal favourites to land Willian 0

Posted on August 05, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have reportedly been in talks to sign Willian from Chelsea on a free transfer this summer, and according to Sky Sports, they’ve now emerged as favourites to get the deal done ahead of several other interested clubs.

It seems the Brazilian winger is very keen on the idea of working with Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta and technical director Edu, and that is why his mind is now turned towards the Emirates. Nothing has been set as definite as of yet with Chelsea still to face Bayern Munich in the second leg of the Champions League round of 16 this week, but a decision is expected to be made soon afterwards, given that the Blues practically have no chance of going through in the competition, having lost the first leg at Stamford Bridge by 0-3.

Aubameyang wants Dembele at Arsenal? 0

Posted on August 04, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

According to reports in France, captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants Arsenal to sign Ousmane Dembele from Barcelona this summer.

Despite the 2019/20 season now being well and truly over, despite the FA Cup residing safely at the Emirates and a place in next term’s Europa League bearing Arsenal’s name, the future of Aubameyang is yet to be resolved. The Gabonese forward scored two goals in the final at Wembley, enough to overturn Christian Pulisic’s opener and clinch the trophy, and his quality and contribution to this team cannot be disputed.

Arsenal in Willian talks 0

Posted on August 03, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have long been a name on the list of clubs potentially interested in signing Willian, should the 32-year-old winger leave Chelsea as a free agent this summer.

For his part, Willian has been trying find common ground over an extension with his current club, and though wages he would be earning aren’t any kind of an obstacle for him to put his name on the dotted line, Chelsea aren’t willing to meet his demands over the length of the proposed new contract. The player obviously wants long-term security as he angles for a three-year deal, while the Blues are well-known for having reservations about signing players over 30 on long-lasting contracts. The difference in their respective aims could see them lose a player who helped them win two Premier League titles, an FA Cup and League Cup apiece, as well as the Europa League last year.

Arsenal in talks with Barcelona over Guendouzi – Coutinho swap 0

Posted on July 31, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal are in talks with Barcelona over a potential swap deal involving Matteo Guendouzi and Philippe Coutinho, according to Miguel Delaney of the Independent.

The story that the Gunners were interested in making this deal came from Catalan outlet Sport a few days ago, while reports elsewhere claimed that they had an offer of €25 million plus Guendouzi for the services of Thomas Partey rejected by Atletico Madrid.

Arsenal have second Partey bid rejected by Atletico 0

Posted on July 28, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have reportedly had two offers for Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey rejected, according to The Guardian.

Partey has recently become a very important player for Diego Simeone’s team. Primarily a defence-minded midfielder, he has made a total of 46 appearances this season so far, with their Champions League campaign still to have its conclusion after they knocked out Premier League title winners Liverpool in the round of 16. The 27-year-old powerhouse played a big part in that feat. He also managed to get on the scoresheet four times.

Arsenal offer Guendouzi for Coutinho 0

Posted on July 27, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have reportedly contacted Barcelona with an offer of a swap deal which, if accepted, would see Matteo Guendouzi leave the club and head for Catalonia in exchange of Philippe Coutinho.

This story, for a lack of a better word, comes from Catalan outlet Sport, who aren’t exactly what you’d call a reliable source of information when it comes to transfers, but let’s not jump to conclusions.



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