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Arsenal in race for Brazilian talent Endrick? 0

Posted on October 21, 2022 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have reportedly entered the race for Brazilian talent Endrick Felipe. The other contestants for the signature of the 16-year-old include Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Endrick currently plays for Palmeiras, where he rose through the academy ranks, and having earned first-team promotion this summer, the young striker has so far only played twice at senior level. He is yet to score a goal, but playing for the Under-20s, he scored six in seven matches and he’s obviously rated very highly.

Transfer rumours: Barcelona pull out of Neves race 0

Posted on October 17, 2022 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have been linked with Ruben Neves of Wolverhampton Wanderers as they seek to add a high-quality alternative to Thomas Partey as the deepest-lying midfielder, but so have other clubs, including Barcelona who are believed to be on the hunt for a long-term successor for Sergio Busquets.

But now, according to Spanish outlet Todofichajes, Barcelona head coach Xavi Hernandez has decided Neves simply doesn’t have the characteristics the former Blaugrana midfielder wants in a player for that position. Therefore, he has instructed Mateu Alemany, the Catalan club’s sporting director, to seek for alternative targets. Alemany’s job has recently been made even more difficult as Martin Zubimendi, also on the radar of Barcelona, signed a new contract with Real Sociedad.

Arsenal show Torres interest 0

Posted on September 28, 2022 by Harry Kettle

As per a report from Fabrizio Romano, Arsenal are believed to be exploring the possibility of bringing Ferran Torres to the club – however, the 22-year-old is most likely to remain at the Nou Camp for the time being after maintaining the trust of Xavi.

It’s become pretty common to see a parade of former Manchester City players eventually pull on the Arsenal shirt and even though Torres moved to Barca just a few months ago, he’s already being heavily linked with a move away, which is an immediate red flag for any Barcelona supporters hoping to see him make a real career for himself there.

Arsenal target Raphinha pushing for Barcelona move 0

Posted on July 11, 2022 by Veselin Trajkovic

Raphinha, whom Arsenal have been targeting with the aim of reinforcing their options on the attacking flanks, is pushing for Leeds United to do business with Barcelona, rather than any other club, according to Phil Hay of The Athletic. It obviously spells bad news for the Gunners and manager Mikel Arteta, who is believed to have considered the Brazil international as the perfect candidate to strengthen the starting XI and inspire Bukayo Saka, first and foremost, to raise his level of performance in order to fight for a place in the team.

Transfer rumours: Raphinha, Lisandro Martinez 0

Posted on June 20, 2022 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal are obviously working hard on strengthening their ranks for the upcoming season. They’ve managed to convince Eddie Nketiah to sign a new contract and stay put, thus ensuring that the striker department isn’t left completely bare, and they’ve apparently completed the signing of midfielder Fabio Vieira from FC Porto, though we’re still waiting for the Gunners to confirm that as the Portuguese club already have.

According to Fabrizio Romano, Arsenal are now working on a deal to sign Lisandro Martinez from Ajax. Primarily a centre-back, the 24-year-old Argentinian can play as a fullback on either side as well, and as a defensive midfielder is tasked with that role.

Gabriel happy at Arsenal amid rumours of Barcelona interest 0

Posted on April 15, 2022 by Veselin Trajkovic

Rumours have recently appeared about alleged interest from Barcelona in signing Gabriel Magalhaes from Arsenal this summer. However, speaking on the subject, the defender was very clear that he has no intention of leaving the Emirates at time soon.

Gabriel joined the Gunners from LOSC Lille in 2020, and the club paid a fee of just under £25 million to secure his services at the time. The contract he signed upon arrival is still valid, keeping him bound to Arsenal until the end of the 2024-25 season, and it obviously puts the club in a very strong position when it comes to making a decision on his future.

Arsenal to compete for Ruben Neves 0

Posted on April 11, 2022 by Veselin Trajkovic

According to a latest report coming from Sky Sports, Arsenal have put the name of Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Ruben Neves at the very top of their list for the upcoming transfer window. One has to assume it means the top of the list when it comes to midfielders, ahead of the likes of Arthur Melo of Juventus in whom the Gunners still hold an interest; after all, the absolute priority this summer will surely be a new striker.

Arsenal face tough Nkunku competition 0

Posted on April 07, 2022 by Veselin Trajkovic

Obviously in pursuit of a striker to add to their ranks this summer, Arsenal have recently been credited with interest in RB Leipzig star Christopher Nkunku.

The 24-year-old Frenchman has been on impressive form this season. This season, he’s managed 16 goals and 13 assists in 28 Bundesliga appearances. It’s certainly not easy for a striker to make a name of himself in a league boasting the likes of Robert Lewandowski and Erling Haaland, but Nkunku is certainly doing it.

Arsenal interested in Sergi Roberto? 0

Posted on February 17, 2022 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal are reportedly among the clubs interested in signing Sergi Roberto from Barcelona this summer.

Roberto is a versatile player, primarily a midfielder, but he has been known to perform quite well on the right defensive flank as well. A product of the famous La Masia academy, Roberto was promoted to the first team at Barcelona in 2013. Since then, he’s gone on to represent the Catalan club on 316 occasions in all competitions, scoring 12 goals and providing his teammates with 37 assists.

“Leaving without a real goodbye hurts” – Aubameyang 0

Posted on February 02, 2022 by Veselin Trajkovic

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has sent a goodbye message to the Arsenal fans following his departure to join Barcelona in the final minutes of the January transfer window.

The Gabonese had lost the captain’s armband, the manager’s trust, and likely the support of a majority of the Arsenal faithful since his last bout of indiscipline involving a trip to France from which he failed to return when expected to. He was consequently banished from first-team training and frozen out of the team, and for a while his fate was unclear.

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