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Arsenal to complete Saliba signing 0

Posted on July 10, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal are set to complete the signing of William Saliba from Saint-Etienne, according to David Ornstein of the BBC, arguably the most reliable journalist when in comes to the Gunners.

The fee that will see the 18-year-old centre-back become an Arsenal player is set at €30 million (around £27 million) which the club will be paying in installments. In that way they will ensure that the transfer doesn’t bear much influence on their budget for this summer’s window of around £45 million.

Ramsey signs Juventus pre-contract agreement – Confirmed 0

Posted on February 11, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

Aaron Ramsey has today signed a pre-contract agreement with Juventus which will see him join the Italian giants once his contract with Arsenal expires in the summer, multiple sources have reported.

Even before this piece of information broke out, a move away from the Emirates looked almost certain, ever since Arsenal pulled out of the negotiations over a new deal and withdrew the offer that was on the table. As of yet, no club official (or anyone from Ramsey’s camp for that matter) has come out with a statement as to why the talks fell through. Of course, with the public bereft of anything substantial, a large number of media outlets came forth with conclusions of their own, mostly spinning around the assumption that the Welshman demanded wages in the region of that of Mesut Ozil, by far the highest paid player in the squad.

Arsenal unlikely to replace Oxlade-Chamberlain this summer 0

Posted on August 31, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

According to BBC Sport’s David Ornstein, Arsenal won’t sign a replacement for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain when the 24-year-old officially joins Liverpool, reports the Express.

Supporters will have been hoping the club had a contingency plan in mind when the English international made the move to Anfield, but it appears Arsenal don’t have the money.

It’s a big blow and is likely to further sour the mood among fans towards the board and manager as this summer’s transfer window hasn’t turned out as they’d liked.



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