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Leon Goretzka is not for sale 0

Posted on June 27, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

It’s bad news for Arsenal as Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka is expected to remain at the Veltins-Arena next season despite speculation over his future with 12 months left on his current deal. The club’s sporting director Christian Heidel revealed the club’s plans to have Goretzka and Breel Embolo in the side for the upcoming campaign.

“We will go into an exciting season with Breel Embolo and Leon Goretzka,” he said in a recent AGM. Goretzka himself was coy when asked about his future, hinting that he’s open to an exit after this summer’s Confederations Cup. “I’m not going to give state-of-play updates, but if there are facts, I will announce them,” he said.

Arsenal to confirm Kolasinac deal 0

Posted on June 05, 2017 by Milos Markovic

North London club are expected to confirm their first summer signing imminently, according to the reports coming from the German media outlet Bild.

After more than a couple of weeks of intense speculation it became apparent that Gunners were closing in on Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac who is available on free transfer after his deal with Bundesliga outfit expired at the end of last season.

The 23-year-old has been constantly moved to and from Arsenal but the Bosnia international now looks set to be installed as Arsenal’s first summer signing. One of Schalke’s best players this season is expected to increase competition for places in Arsene Wenger’s newly-changed formation.

Arsene Wenger refuses to confirm Sead Kolasinac deal 0

Posted on May 17, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Schalke left-back and Bosnia and Herzegovina international Sead Kolasinac has been the talk of the town yesterday with Sky Sports breaking the news that the highly sought-after 23-year-old star has agreed to join Arsenal on a free transfer on 1 July.

Kolasinac is nearing the end of his deal with the Bundesliga outfit and has been considering his options for a while now with Arsenal and AC Milan thought to be closest to securing his signature.

Citing a club source however, Sky Sport reported that Gunners have already been tipped to win the race for his services.

Sead Kolasinac’s father sheds light on Arsenal links 0

Posted on April 17, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal fans were excited to learn that Arsenal have moved to the front row in the race for Sead Kolasinac this weekend.

Still, it turns out that Gunners are not the only club interested in the Bosnia and Herzegovina international as it emerged that Everton, among other clubs, are also interested.

Contrasting reports over the past couple of days appeared linking the player with both Premier League clubs and presenting his case as a done deal, but the new light has been shed on the entire situation by none other than Kolasinac’s father himself.

Arsenal start summer rebuilding with Kolasinac signing 1

Posted on April 15, 2017 by David Nugent

According to the Independent, Arsenal have agreed a deal to bring Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac to the club in July when his contract expires with Bundesliga club.

The Gunners are reported to have beaten off competition from Everton and AC Milan for the highly-rated Bosnia and Herzegovina international.
Could be a shrewd signing for Arsenal

Despite the fact that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has not officially stated he is staying, this signing suggests that he is, although such a highly-rated player is a no-brain signing whoever the Gunners boss may be next season.

Arsenal prepare summer swoop for German star 0

Posted on April 07, 2017 by Milos Markovic

North London club has seen a fair share of German players arrive at the Emirates in recent years and, if the reports from reputable news outlet Bild are to be believed, the German contingent at Arsenal is set to be enlarged during summer.

Arsenal appear to be plotting a summer move for Schalke star Leon Goretzka, who is stalling on signing a new deal with the Bundesliga outfit and is believed to be in for a change of scenery at the end of the running campaign.

Arsenal to go head-to-head with Juventus for Leon Goretzka 0

Posted on March 21, 2017 by Milos Markovic

The North London club are reportedly one of the sides keen to land Schalke star midfielder Leon Goretzka during the summer transfer window.

The 22-year-old German international has emerged as one of the brightest prospects in the country with his stellar performances for Schalke alarming host of Europe’s clubs, who are looking to take advantage of Goretzka’s current contract status.

Goretzka is on a deal which is due to expire in a year’s time and although the Gelsenkirchen club officials are keen to tie him down on a new long-term deal, chances are the German starlet will be changing clubs during summer.

Arsenal join Sead Kolasinac chase 0

Posted on February 08, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Bosnia international and Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac is in hot demand as his contract with the Bundesliga outfit nears its end.

The 23-year-old is set to become a free agent at the end of the season and the clubs are lining up behind the highly-rated defender with Juventus and Chelsea believed to be leading the pack.

Premier League leaders were heavily linked with Kolasinac in January as the Blues attempted to push through a move in the winter, but Schlake decided to hold on to the player until his contract instead of trying to cash in on him.

Gunners linked with renewed bid for Draxler 0

Posted on July 28, 2015 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Telegraph, Arsenal are now favourites to sign German youngster Julian Draxler this summer. The 21-year-old was believed to be heading for Juventus after talks between his current club Schalke and the Bianconeri were held.

The Italian club were believed to have had a bid of around £15.6million rejected by the Gelsenkirchen outfit. The rejected bid has once again lead to the Gunners being linked with the German international.

The versatile attacking midfielder is consistently linked with a move to north London, as Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is a known admirer of the star.

Arsenal winning the race to sign Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler 2

Posted on May 27, 2014 by Crippy Cooke

According to the Daily Star, Arsenal are set to pip Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich to the signature of Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler.

The talented 20-year-old has made the German provisional squad for this summer’s World Cup due to his impressive showings in the Bundesliga this season.

Draxler has scored five goals and made seven assists in 2013/14. For Schalke, he’s shown himself to be a real talent on the pitch, and boasts having made 106 successful dribbles. With 59 key passes too, Draxler has been one of the best players in Germany.

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