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Fabrizio Romano talks Reiss Nelson, Houssem Aouar 0

Posted on November 01, 2022 by Veselin Trajkovic

It’s been a long time since Arsenal were linked with Houssem Aouar of Olympique Lyon, hasn’t it?

The 24-year-old (it feels like yesterday when we wrote about him as a 22-year-old) was indeed on Arsenal’s wish list in the past by all accounts, but the acquisition of Martin Odegaard on a permanent transfer from Real Madrid seemed to have put a stop to those stories for a while. Now, however, Aouar is in the final season of contract at Lyon, and it’s only natural for all sorts of rumours to be popping up, including the revival of those involving Arsenal.

Thomas to return to training sooner than expected 0

Posted on September 07, 2022 by Veselin Trajkovic

Thomas Partey is set to return to team training as soon as this week, according football.london.

The Ghana international was initially expected to return after this month’s international break, possibly to play in the North London Derby at the Emirates on October 1st. However, it seems his recovery from a thigh problem has gone better than first thought, and he could yet appear on the pitch this month already.

When asked about it several days ago, manager Mikel Arteta appeared cautiously optimistic about the length of Partey’s absence.

“With Thomas, hopefully, we are talking weeks or even shorter than that, I hope,” the boss said.

Seven for sale? 0

Posted on August 02, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

It’s been a busy transfer window for Arsenal as the stories about a squad overhaul persist into August, the very month when the Premier League restarts. The club have completed three signings so far, left-back Nuno Tavares, midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga and centre-back Ben White, and by all accounts, they’re working on getting a couple more in before they take on newly promoted Brentford in the opening round.

But in order to secure the funds necessary to go through with their plans, they will have to get a few outgoing deals done as well. According to the Express, they’re looking at seven players to help them in that aspect.

Torreira closing in on Atletico loan 0

Posted on October 01, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Lucas Torreira is now very close to completing a loan move to Atletico Madrid, according to The Athletic. It has also been confirmed by Goal.com Arsenal correspondent Charles Watts. The Uruguay international will join Diego Simeone’s team for the remainder of the 2020/21 season, with Atletico having the option to make the deal permanent at the end of that period.

The deal hasn’t been agreed in every detail yet, nor has Torreira’s medical been scheduled, but the parties involved in the talks are close to reaching the agreement.

Injury updates ahead of Newcastle clash 0

Posted on February 15, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal are set to resume the Premier League season when they take on Newcastle United at the Emirates on Sunday, following the winter break which reportedly did the team a lot of good. Be that as it may, head coach Mikel Arteta spoke to the press ahead of the game and provided some updates on the situation with injured players.

Left-back Kieran Tierney, who hurt his shoulder by falling awkwardly in the West Ham clash back in December, has been ruled out and will likely need a few weeks more. It was confirmed that he was back in training in Dubai, but it was restricted to strictly non-contact work which obviously means his shoulder is still too sensitive for him to play.

The latest on injuries 0

Posted on February 06, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have been struggling much with fitness issues lately, especially in the defensive department. Calum Chambers it our for the rest of the season. Kieran Tierney and Sead Kolasinac have both been out recently, forcing Mikel Arteta to utilize young winger Bukayo Saka on the left defensive flank – but Saka picked up a knock too in the goalless draw away at Burnley last week. Even the newly signed Cedric Soares came from Southampton injured. Forward Reiss Nelson has now joined them all in the treatment room.

Is this Reiss Nelson’s time? 0

Posted on August 15, 2019 by Harry Kettle

As reported by Evening Standard, the one and only Reiss Nelson recently opened up about the upcoming season as the 19 year old attempts to break into the Arsenal first team. Nelson has had a strong pre-season, but either way, it’s going to be tough for him to do so.

Even with that being the case he seems to have a good head on his shoulders, which you always need at this level.

Go on, Reiss

“For me, I just want to take things as they come,” said Nelson. “I went away in Germany and I think I did well. But the main goal for me has always been playing in an Arsenal shirt week in, week out.

Arsenal should give youngsters a chance 0

Posted on May 31, 2019 by David Nugent

It seems that Arsenal could be in for some big squad surgery, well it is needed anyway. The likes of Aaron Ramsey, Danny Welbeck, Petr Cech, Carl Jenkinson, Nacho Monreal and Stephan Lichtsteiner will leave as free agents.

Then there are the likes of Mohamed Elneny, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Laurent Koscielny and Mesut Ozil who have all been linked with moves away from the north London club.

A limited transfer budget this summer

Despite needing to heavily strengthen their squad this summer, Arsenal’s hierarchy will reportedly only allow £40million to spend this summer. In Premier League terms that is chump change, especially as the Gunners will receive major revenue via the Premier League television deal.

Arsenal willing to lose trio to sign Zaha this summer 0

Posted on May 20, 2019 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Express, Arsenal are willing to use Calum Chambers, Reiss Nelson and Carl Jenkinson as makeweights in a deal to sign Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha. Reports suggest that the Ivory Coast international is rated in the £80million bracket.

The purse strings are set to be tight again at Arsenal this summer, so using players as a makeweight may prove to be the answer for the Gunners.

Zaha would be a good signing for Arsenal

The Gunners are reportedly looking to bring in a wide man this summer. Zaha is developing into a very dangerous attacking player and has been the focal point of the Eagles attack for much of the season.

Reiss Nelson eyeing Arsenal return 0

Posted on April 11, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

An Arsenal Academy product, Reiss Nelson made his first-team debut under Arsene Wenger in 2017/18, which turned out to have been the Frenchman’s last season in charge. He made 16 appearances that term – quite a decent number for a player only 18 years old at the time, though half of them came in the Europa League.

Following the arrival of Unai Emery to the dugout last summer, Nelson was sent to rack up some experience to Hoffenheim and scored on his debut against Fortuna Dusseldorf. To this day, he has made 24 appearances for the Bundesliga side in all competitions and scored six times.



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