February 23, 2018 by
Arsenal are looking to revitalize the backline this summer and are said to be looking towards Newcastle to boost their defensive options.
Gunners have done well to reinforce the front lines of their squad over the past two transfer windows but their defensive frailties are once again exposed and Arsene Wenger is keen to bolster his backline at the end of the season.
According to the reports coming from Daily Star, Arsenal have set their sights on Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles who has gone through a steady rise to prominence ever since he had been handed a skipper’s armband 18 months ago. .......Read more here.....
February 22, 2018 by
Jack Wilshere’s future is once again one of the hottest talking points.
The rejuvenated midfielder is heading towards free agency as contract talks over a new deal continue to be dragged on. Wilshere spoke with Arsene Wenger over an extension back in December but an agreement has yet to be made.
Arsenal made an offer in January but Wilshere was not content with a proposed deal that reportedly included a cut to his basic wage but instead compensated on a difference with a number of performance-related bonuses. .......Read more here.....
February 21, 2018 by
Real Madrid are going through an underwhelming season which is set to be defined according to reigning Spanish and European champions’ success in the Champions League.
With a gapping 17-point deficit keeping Real Madrid locked in third place behind La Liga runaway leaders Barcelona, Florentino Perez is slowly forging a plan to rebuild the Los Blancos squad and present Zinedine Zidane – if the Frenchman manages to keep his job that is – with some fresh blood in key areas.
One of the names that have been under a huge barrage of criticism this season (apart from Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo) is Karim Benzema. .......Read more here.....
February 20, 2018 by
Highly-rated Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure revealed three Premier League clubs are interested in signing him, while he also stated his preference which is set to be music to Arsenal fans’ ears.
Doucoure appeared on a French talk show Telefoot where he was subjected to a series of questions dealing with his future at Watford.
The 25-year-old is enjoying a scintillating season with Watford despite Hornets’ underwhelming Premier League form which currently sees them sitting in 11th place in the standings. .......Read more here.....
February 19, 2018 by
Arsenal are said to be keeping a close watch on Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly as Wenger looks to make quality additions to his backline next summer.
Following the summer of intense transfer activity which saw Gunners boost their ranks with the likes of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this winter – in addition to wrapping Mesut Ozil contract extension – Arsenal are set to continue the strong and resolute pace in the market.
Led by the new chief scout Sven Mislintat, the Gunners are said to be focusing on adding a top-class defender and it appears that Napoli star kalidou Koulibaly is topping the list. .......Read more here.....
February 16, 2018 by
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been under intense pressure over the past couple of months with constant speculation about his possible departure.
The 68-year-old tactician, however, claims he plans to see out the remainder of his deal with Arsenal which will see him remain with the club for the next year and a half.
Wenger signed a two-year extension with Arsenal at the end of last season despite missing out on the Champions League spot and with Gunners looking likely to remain out of the top four for a second successive season, fresh speculation has risen suggesting that Wenger could leave the club earlier than planned. .......Read more here.....
February 15, 2018 by
Manchester United defender Luke Shaw has been enduring a difficult time at Old Trafford under Jose Mourinho.
The 22-year-old has made only six Premier League starts this season whereas he was being pushed in and out of the first-team for the best part of Mourinho’s reign at Manchester United.
The Portuguese boss has most recently reintroduced Shaw into his team and even claimed that Shaw will be offered a new deal to extend his stay beyond the 2018/19 season when his current contract will expire. .......Read more here.....
February 14, 2018 by
Besiktas midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup could be set for a return to Arsenal, six years after leaving the north London club without ever making a single first-team appearance in the Premier League.
Former Arsenal academy graduate who won successive Premier Academy League titles in 2008/09 and 2009/10 and lifted the FA Youth Cup of 2008/09 moved to Turkey in 2012 and went on to establish himself as a valuable first-team member with Besiktas.
As a full Turkey international and one of the key players for his side, Ozyakup is heading into the final six months of his deal with Besiktas and is free to open talks with interested parties ahead of the summer move. .......Read more here.....
February 13, 2018 by
According to a number of reports in England, Arsenal have expressed interest in signing the in-form Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure.
The 25-year-old Frenchman has enjoyed quite a run at the Hornets which saw him top the club’s scoring charts with seven goals in the Premier League. He also recorded two assists for Javi Garcia’s charges.
Doucoure’s flying form has put plenty of top sides on alert with Arsenal and Tottenham believed to be sitting in a front row for his signature. Mauricio Pochettino has kept a close eye on the midfielder over past couple of weeks and the Argentine tactician was reportedly at Watford’s 4-1 win over Chelsea last week to watch Doucoure in action. .......Read more here.....
February 12, 2018 by
Having single-handedly won the winter transfer market with their wise and astute moves for Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to compensate for the departure of Aleixs Sanchez – while at the same time extending with Mesut Ozil – Gunners are already making plans for summer.
According to reports coming from Daily Star, Arsenal have set their sights on the 22-year-old German starlet Max Meyer.
Schalke ace has been in impressive form this season, enjoying a slightly deeper role under boss Domenico Tedesco, although he can be deployed as an attacking midfielder and a forward as well. .......Read more here.....