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Dembele linked with Arsenal (again) 0

Posted on November 19, 2018 by David Nugent

According to TalkSPORT, Arsenal could rival Liverpool for Barcelona’s highly-rated forward Ousmane Dembele. The Catalan giants are reportedly ready to sell the forward for a fee in the region of £85million.

Struggled at Barcelona

Dembele is regarded as one of the best up and coming young players in the world game. The 21-year-old only joined Barcelona in the summer of 2017 from Dortmund in a deal that could potentially rise to a fee of an eye-watering 130million euros.

Monreal happy at Arsenal 0

Posted on September 13, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Speaking to Evening Standard, Nacho Monreal has revealed he is happy at Arsenal.

The Spaniard has been linked with a return to his native country. Barcelona are said to be looking at him, along with Liverpool’s Alberto Moreno and Atletico Madrid’s Filipe Luis, as a possible experienced backup option for Jordi Alba while Real Sociedad are also keeping an eye out for any developments.

Barcelona linked with Arsenal full-back 0

Posted on September 12, 2018 by David Nugent

No, not the old recycled story of how Barcelona are looking to sign Spanish full-back Hector Bellerin. It is the Spaniard on the other flank of the Gunners defence that is interesting the Catalan giants.

Yes, Nacho Monreal is interesting the Catalan giants according to the Guardian rumour page, which offers no apologies for the lack of source for their information.

Monreal one of Arsenals most consistent performers

Nacho Monreal does not often receive plaudits for his performances for Arsenal. However, over the past few seasons, he has been one of the most consistent players for the North London side.

Monreal set for contract talks 0

Posted on September 12, 2018 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal is reportedly set for contract talks with the club, amid speculation over his future. In the last few days it’s been said in the media that Barcelona are willing to discuss the possibility of bringing him to the Nou Camp as a back up defender. As much as that seems like a random move on the face of it, this is certainly not an ‘unknown’ thing that we haven’t seen before.

Is there time to get Dembele done? 0

Posted on August 08, 2018 by Harry Kettle

The summer transfer window is set to close much earlier than usual this year, with tomorrow being the new Deadline Day just twenty-four hours before the Premier League actually kicks off. A parade of teams will be hoping to get some last minute deals done in order to bolster their squad and one such team is Arsenal.

The Gunners have already brought in a series of high-profile names throughout the summer in an attempt to improve their chances of finishing in the top four, but is it enough? The answer is probably yes given the depth they have in their squad, but when you’re linked with a name like Ousmane Dembele, it’s hard to pass up that kind of opportunity to try and sign him.

Arsenal once again linked with move for Barcelona forward 0

Posted on August 01, 2018 by David Nugent

Arsenal are once again being linked with a big-money move for Barcelona’s highly-rated France international forward Ousmane Dembele. According to Football London, Arsenal’s head of recruitment Sven Mislintat has made contact with Barcelona about the forward’s availability.

A loan move could be realistic

It seems highly unlikely that Arsenal are going to secure the young forward on a permanent deal, as the Gunners have reportedly already spent their very limited. Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has also ruled out a permanent exit for the France international.

The Dembele query 0

Posted on July 27, 2018 by Harry Kettle

The rumours surrounding the future of Ousmane Dembele don’t seem to be going away anytime soon, and in a way, that’s a good thing. Drumming up this kind of interest for a young star like him will give the guy a great platform with which to build on when he eventually signs for his new club, and while he could always turn around and say that he wants to stay at Barcelona, that doesn’t feel like a realistic move for him to make right now.

Gunners once again linked with Barcelona star 0

Posted on July 15, 2018 by David Nugent

According to the Express and reports from France, Arsenal are once again showing an interest in Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes. According to a French media outlet, the Gunners are trying to negotiate a deal for the central midfielder.

Does Arsenal need Gomes?

However, with a limited transfer budget, a move for Gomes would not make sense. The Gunners have already strengthened in the centre of midfield with the signing of Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira.

For me, Torreira far better represents the type of midfielder Arsenal need. They needed a talented ball-winner, who has excellent passing ability. If given a choice between Torreira and Gomes, I would prefer the South American star.

Gunners linked with big money move for Barcelona midfielder 0

Posted on July 04, 2018 by David Nugent

According to the Independent, Arsenal could be set to make a bid of around £30million for Barcelona central midfielder Andre Gomes this summer. New Arsenal boss Unai Emery is reportedly a big fan of the former Valencia star and is prepared to sell players in order to buy Gomes.

Limited transfer budget

The Gunners are reportedly working on a tight budget this summer, as they attempt to strengthen the squad for next season. The north London club has already signed goalkeeper Bernd Leno, as well as defenders Stephan Lichtsteiner and Sokratis Papastathopoulos this summer.

Arsenal show interest in Cillessen 0

Posted on June 04, 2018 by Harry Kettle

As reported by Metro, it seems as if Arsenal are interested in acquiring the services of Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen. The 29-year-old is considered to be a hot commodity with many English and European clubs sniffing around the Nou Camp to see if a move is possible, but as it turns out, it doesn’t seem like the Dutchman is overly keen on the idea of jumping ship.

Cillessen has been at the Spanish club for two years now since transferring from Ajax, and it’s no secret that he’s been playing second fiddle to Marc-Andre ter Stegen. Apparently, that’s a role he’s more than happy to remain in, and given the risk associated with jumping over to English football, some would argue that it makes a lot of sense.



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