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Ajax star’s agent wants him to move to Arsenal 0

Posted on October 10, 2018 by David Nugent

Ajax star Hakim Ziyech is being linked with a move to Arsenal courtesy of his agent Rene van der Dijp. The Dutch agent has talked about wanting the likes of Arsenal or Liverpool to make a bid for the Moroccan international.

Van der Dijp told Dutch publication Voetbal Primeur: “I hope that there will be a better club than Roma – an Arsenal or Liverpool,” That is a major insult to the Giallorossi, who have a fine history.

Liverpool assistant boss linked with Arsenal job 0

Posted on May 01, 2018 by David Nugent

According to reports from Bosnian publication Pravda BL, Liverpool assistant manager Zeljko Buvac could be the next Arsenal boss. There was a recent story that Buvac had left the Merseyside club. However, it has now been confirmed by the Liverpool Echo that the 56-year-old has been allowed leave until the end of the season for personal reasons.

The leave comes at a strange time considering that the Reds are facing Roma in a vital Champions League semi-final second leg on Wednesday night, although Klopp’s side does have a 5-2 lead from the first leg at Anfield.

Could Wojciech Szczesny finally be leaving Arsenal? 0

Posted on July 17, 2017 by David Nugent

Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny could be finally set to leave Arsenal in a £10m deal that will see him join Italian champions Juventus, according to the Guardian. Talks are reported to be at an advanced stage and Szczesny is now expected to complete a move to Turin.

The Polish international will now likely be a backup to veteran Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, whose contract with the Bianconeri expires next summer. The 27-year-old will then hope to become the number one with the Italian giants, although Buffon has not stated he will retire next summer.

Struggle for first team action

Szczesny to discuss Arsenal future before Juventus move 0

Posted on June 04, 2017 by David Nugent

According to the Evening Standard, Arsenal’s Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny will hold discussions with the Gunners about whether he has a first team future. This comes after widespread reports that the former-Roma loanee is set to join Italian champions Juventus.

Talking about Szczesny’s future, his agent David Manasseh told Przeglad Sportowy: “There is still no agreement with Juventus,”

“Szczesny has yet to talk with Wenger, who has been confirmed as Arsenal coach for the next two years.”

Unlikely to be number one at Arsenal

Napoli readying Wojciech Szczesny bid 0

Posted on April 21, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojcieh Szczesny is believed to be subject of increased interest from Serie A hot-shots Napoli, La Gazzetta dello Sport has learned.

Partenopei are not thoroughly satisfied with their goalkeeping options and are willing to bring the Arsenal goalkeeper to challenge Pepe Reina for the spot in goal next season.

Napoli’s back-up ‘keepers Rafael Cabral and Luigi Sepe are both likely to leave the club at the end of the season, whereas Spanish shot stopper Pepe Reina has come under heavy criticism this term due to some rather shaky performances.

Arsenal blocked Wilshere’s Roma move 0

Posted on September 02, 2016 by Milos Markovic

Having realised that he will have difficult time breaking into Arsenal’s first team following the string of injuries that kept him out of action for the most part last season, Jack Wilshere made a surprising decision just a couple of days prior to closure of the summer transfer window.

With new England boss Sam Allardyce deciding to overlook Arsenal midfielder for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Slovakia, the talented yet injury-laden midfielder asked his club to allow him to leave Emirates on loan in order to get regular playing time and get himself back on Allardyce’s radar.

Wojciech Szczesny has no future at Arsenal 0

Posted on August 04, 2016 by David Nugent

Polish international goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is due to return to Italian club Roma on-loan with a view to a permanent £13.4million deal next summer, according to the Daily Star.

The Poles departure comes as very little surprise to anybody connected with the Gunners. It’s surprising that the deal took so long to happen.

Is still a promising goalkeeper

Wojciech Szczesny is still regarded as a ‘keeper with a lot of promise for the future. At 26-years-old the ‘keeper is nowhere near his prime as a goalkeeper. For a long time, he looked like he would become a top ‘keeper at Arsenal.

Wojciech Szczesny wants Leicester to win the Premier League 0

Posted on April 11, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal ‘keeper Wojciech Szczesny whos is on-loan at Roma this season has caused a slight stir with a comment he made to Sky  Sports Italy recently. The Polish international stated that he would prefer Leicester win the Premier League title this season than Arsenal.

He told Sky Sports Italy: “No one in football can explain the Leicester miracle,”

“Even though I support Arsenal in the Premier League, I’d like to see Ranieri’s side win it. They’re an example and an inspiration to everyone. It’s exciting to watch them play.”

Doubts about his Arsenal career

Wojciech Szczesny does not seem to have an Arsenal future 0

Posted on February 10, 2016 by David Nugent

Polish international ‘keeper Wojciech Szczesny has hit out at speculation over his future, after a number of stories about his future in the press in recent days.

The Gunners ‘keeper currently on-loan at Roma expressed his annoyance over stories about his future by taking to Facebook to say: “Gotta love the media,”

“Reporting on 3 completely different stories regarding my future in the space of 24 hours, saying there’s been a ‘change of heart’, a ‘U-turn’ and a ‘turnaround’.

“The only U-turn there’s ever been is in your rubbish reporting skills. From Rome, with love, Wojciech.”

Roma want to sign Szczesny on a permanent basis 0

Posted on November 12, 2015 by David Nugent

Roma are keen on Arsenal ‘keeper Wojciech Szczesny staying in Rome beyond his current loan deal, which expires in the summer. The Polish international was formerly number one at the Emirates prior to the summer arrival of Petr Cech from Chelsea.

Szczesny knew his first team opportunities would be limited in north London with Cech and Colombian international ‘keeper David Ospina already in the Gunners squad. The 25-year-old has already expressed his wish to return to Arsenal in the summer and fight for his place.

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