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Arsenal transfer rumours: Anderson, Sokratis, Torreira 0

Posted on September 04, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

The summer transfer window rambles on and Arsenal have so far been reasonably active in the market. They’ve secured the services of winger Willian from Chelsea on a free transfer and centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille for a reported fee of €30 million (£27m). That, however, doesn’t seem to be the end of the business this summer, if reports of further dealings are to be believed.

According to the Mirror, the Gunners are interested in signing West Ham United winger Felipe Anderson after they were offered the services of the Brazilian on a season-long loan for £5m. The 27-year-old arrived to the London Stadium from Lazio in 2018. Last season he made a total of 27 appearances for the Hammers, scoring once any laying on five assists.

Arsenal in for Lyon’s Houssem Aouar 0

Posted on August 20, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Olympique Lyon have accepted that Houssem Aouar could be on his way out of the club following their Champions League exit at the hands of Bayern Munich on Wednesday, according to L’Equpie, and the only offer so far has come from Arsenal.

Lyon finished the 2019/20 Ligue 1 campaign in seventh place, which means they won’t be playing in either European competition next season. Despite coming in eighth in the Premier League, Arsenal managed to avoid that fate in the last possible moment by lifting the FA Cup.

Arsenal linked with Koulibaly, Arteta’s Martinelli dilemma 0

Posted on December 25, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal are once again being linked with Kalidou Koulibaly of Napoli. The Senegalese defender appears to be on the way out of the Serie A club with president Aurelio De Laurentiis keen to sell, which represents a considerable twist in the tale. De Laurentiis was adamant about keeping Koulibaly for as long as possible, and this sudden change of stance comes amid reports of a rift between several key players and the club president. Apart from Koulibaly, the reports spoke of forwards Lorenzo Insigne and Dries Mertens, with the contract of the latter expiring at the end of the season and Arsenal reportedly interested in him as well.

Wilfred Ndidi, Dries Mertens and Kevin Volland linked with Arsenal 0

Posted on December 23, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

With Arsenal likely to go through some changes in the squad following the arrival of Mikel Arteta at the helm, reports have started linking the club with various players ahead of the January transfer window.

Wilfred Ndidi

One of the louder names, at least when the Premier League is concerned, is certainly Wilfred Ndidi of Leicester. Mirror claim Arsenal are very interested in his services. A proper defensive midfield specialist, boasting great positional awareness and superb tackling accuracy, the 25-year-old is among those most responsible that the Foxes are where they are at the moment – second only to Liverpool in the league. Lucas Torreira was brought in by Unai Emery in the summer of 2018 to fill that position, but the Uruguay international can arguably be said to have failed to make the position his own. What’s more, he has been occasionally deployed further up the pitch, as well as linked with departure from the club.

Italian clubs interested in Kolasinac 0

Posted on December 23, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

Sky Sports are reporting that two Serie A clubs, namely AS Roma and Napoli, are interested in signing Sead Kolasinac from Arsenal.

The 26-year-old arrived to the club from Schalke 04 in the summer of 2017 on a free transfer, and as one of the more attractive prospects among the fullbacks, the acquisition was certainly a bargain. He has so far made 88 appearances for Arsenal in all competitions, scoring five goals and laying on 15 assists.

Arsenal to open Ancelotti talks 0

Posted on December 11, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal are preparing to engage in negotiations with Carlo Ancelotti over the vacant managerial post, according to numerous reports.

Ancelotti was sacked by Napoli on Tuesday, despite his team beating Genk by 4-0 on the same evening to secure qualification to the knockout stages of the Champions League. The group, containing the reigning European champions Liverpool who suffered their only defeat of the season so far in Naples, as well as a surprisingly good RB Salzburg team, was by no means easy to navigate through. However, despite that success, it was the domestic side of things that saw the 60-year-old fall out of favour with the club hierarchy. Napoli sit seventh in the Serie A with 21 points from 15 games to their name; 17 less than table-toppers Inter Milan. Also, there are still reports of a rift raging between several members of the team and club president Aurelio De Laurentiis, indicating that all is not well over there and it would be unfair to blame Ancelotti alone for the woeful results.

Latest transfer rumours 0

Posted on November 13, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

The end of the year is getting nearer, and with it comes the usual lot of transfer speculations which precedes a transfer window, so let’s take a look at what the media are saying regarding Arsenal.

Lucas Torreira

Less than a year had past from the Uruguayan’s arrival from Sampdoria and the first reports of him wanting to leave the Emirates. During the summer, he was heavily linked with AC Milan, who had just appointed Torreira’s former coach Marco Giampaolo as the manager. Nothing materialized on that front nor was it likely to.

Waiting for the call on Tierney 0

Posted on July 08, 2019 by Harry Kettle

The majority of football fans around the world have almost become numb to the summer transfer window – but for some, they still consider it to be a pretty entertaining process. One such example of this chaos is on display during the current Kieran Tierney saga, and for the sake of our sanity, we aren’t even going to try and link you to what the supposed ‘latest’ is, because nobody really knows what the truth is anymore.

Ospina close to permanent Napoli switch 0

Posted on June 07, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

David Ospina is close to leaving Arsenal and joining Napoli on a permanent basis, according to Football.London.

The Colombian spent the 2018/19 season with the Serie A side on loan, making a total of 24 appearances in all competitions; cleverly crafted by Napoli as 25 games would have made the permanent switch for a sum of £4 million mandatory. It was a deliberately devised plan which, Napoli hope, will enable them to sign the goalkeeper now for £3 million.

Arsenal’s last eight in review – Part 2 0

Posted on April 24, 2019 by Harry Kettle

Everton 1-0 Arsenal

The disclaimer here is that Everton have been playing some really nice stuff in recent weeks, but at the same time, this isn’t a game Arsenal should’ve been losing – not by a long shot. They were just thoroughly outplayed from an attacking perspective and while they may have had the majority of the possession, they just weren’t able to do anything with it.

Arsenal 2-0 Napoli

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