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Arsenal handed Malcom transfer boost 0

Posted on February 05, 2018 by Milos Markovic

Bordeaux in-form starlet Malcom has been one of the hotly debated transfer stories during the January market.

The 20-year-old talent has emerged as one of the greatest European prospects with his impressive Ligue 1 displays turning plenty of heads lately and it was widely believed that the Brazilian would be changing clubs during the winter transfer window.

Reports in Brazil have it that Malcom held talks with Mauricio Pochettino about joining Tottenham Hotspur, while it was also reported he rejected a chance to move to Arsenal.

Arsenal plotting bid for Nabil Fekir 0

Posted on November 10, 2017 by Milos Markovic

It’s not an old piece of news but the transfer rumour mill has once again picked up on a lead that Lyon star Nabil Fekir could be on his way to London.

Arsene Wenger is said to be back in the race to sign the 24-year-old versatile attacking midfielder who can fill in various roles up in the final third.

Fekir has made a scintillating start to the new season in France with Lyon and already has 12 goals on his tally in merely 15 games. Having emerged as one of the most lethal players in the French top flight, Fekir has turned plenty of heads, including Arsene Wenger’s.

Nice president tells Arsenal and Tottenham that Seri won’t be leaving in January 0

Posted on September 21, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Nice president Jean-Pierre Rivere has stated that coveted midfielder Jean Michael Seri will not be sold when the January transfer window opens. The 26-year-old was close to a move to Barcelona in the summer before the deal broke down at the last minute. The Catalans have since signed midfielder Paulinho and seem content with their options in the engine room this season.

Arsenal and Tottenham, however, remain interested according to reports. The Gunners have recently welcomed back Jack Wilshere who can provide creativity and ball retention in midfield, but his injury record means he’s unlikely to last the entire season fit. Aaron Ramsey and Granit Xhaka has been the familiar partnership of late, but Seri would be an improvement on either player.

Arsenal set to lose race for Yann Karamoh 0

Posted on August 02, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Caen star Yann Karamoh continues to draw plenty of transfer attention from some of Europe’s biggest clubs.

North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham are believed to be interested for Caen forward who bagged five goals for the Ligue 1 outfit last season.

Arsene Wenger is reportedly keen on the 19-year-old who is seen as direct replacement for Lucas Perez as Spaniard nears departure from Emirates.

Lucas Perez has been given permission to leave just a year after he joined Arsenal from Deportivo La Coruna. La Liga side are keen on a reunion, but Perez is currently negotiating a move with Turkish giants Fenerbahce who are prepared to offer a more lucrative deal to the Arsenal striker.

Lemar’s picture with Arsenal fan sparks rumours 1

Posted on July 19, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Monaco winger Thomas Lemar has intensified the rumours linking him with a move to Arsenal this summer, with the Frenchman being snapped with an Arsenal supporter while in Saillon, Switzerland, according to The Sun.

The supporters is believed to have tweeted after the chance meeting with Lemar: “OMG! I met Thomas Lemar in Saillon, Switzerland. He seemed really happy taking photos with me. Definitely Arsenal bound!

“I asked him if he is joining Arsenal, he gave me a smile and walked away. I’m positive he will sign after Monaco’s trip to Switzerland!”

Paris Saint-Germain renew interest in Alexis Sanchez 0

Posted on July 18, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal’s attempts to tie down the first-team star player Alexis Sanchez to a new long-term contract have thus far proved unsuccessful as the Chilean turned down an initial £275,000 a week, plus an extra 20% if the Gunners qualify for the Champions League next season.

The Chile international appears unwilling to wait a season before potentially returning to Europe’s elite club competition and has confided to the media in his homeland he wishes to play in the Champions League next season.

The latest revelations regarding Alexis Sanchez’s situation at Arsenal have reportedly alarmed Paris Saint-Germain who are prepared to get back in the race for wantaway forward.

Arsenal finally sign Lacazette 0

Posted on July 05, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal have completed the signing of Olympique Lyonnais striker Alexandre Lacazette for a fee believed to be around £46m. The French international is a club-record acquisition and will bolster the strike force ahead of the new season. Lacazette has been a transfer target of Arsenal’s for many years and the Gunners have finally procured his signature.

“We are very happy to have Alexandre join our group. He has shown over a number of years that he can score goals and that he is a very efficient finisher. As well, he has very interesting technical qualities and a strong character. So he is a guy who is a great addition for us, and someone who will help us challenge at the top level this season,” said manager Arsene Wenger to the club’s official website.

Arsenal in talks to sign Alexandre Lacazette 0

Posted on June 24, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal are in talks to sign Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, according to Sky Sports. The striker has consistently been linked with a move to the Gunners over the last few transfer windows. The Sky report suggests the striker is available for around £44million.

Might actually join Arsenal this time

I know we have heard these reports before about strikers, especially Lacazette in recent transfer windows and nothing has come of them. However, Sky Sports are usually a solid source when it comes to transfers.

Arsenal identify Bellerin replacement 2

Posted on May 05, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal star player Hector Bellerin continues to be linked with a return to his former club Barcelona.

The Catalan giants are reportedly mulling a £35 million assault on the 22-year-old right-back whose future will pretty much depend on Arsenal’s Premier league finish and Arsene Wenger’s decision on whether he will leave his post at the end of the season.

Faced with a prospect of losing one of their most important players this summer, Gunners are believed to have already prepared a contingency plan.

Arsenal compete with Tottenham over Toulouse talent 0

Posted on March 31, 2017 by Milos Markovic

North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham appear to be locked in race for the 20-year-old Toulouse talent Issa Diop.

The central defender boasts an increasing list of admirers with Gunners and Spurs believing to be leading the line for his signature. According to reports, Bundesliga surprise outfit RB Leipzig have already had a €13 million offer rejected as the French club keeps weighing offers.

Arsenal and Tottenham both sent scouts to watch Diop in action last month against Paris Saint-Germain. The 20-year-old Toulouse defender put in an impressive display to only increase his stock with the Premier League clubs.

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