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Matteo Guendouzi is a rare diamond in the rough 0

Posted on February 14, 2019 by David Nugent

Arsenal’s young French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi arrived in North London from French club Lorient in the summer. The youngster arrived for a modest fee of around £7million plus add-ons, which by modern standards is chicken feed.

Although apparently highly-rated in football circles, Guendouzi was not exactly a household name prior to arrival in north London. Most Arsenal fans would have been forgiven for not knowing anything about the midfielder.

Made a promising start Arsenal career

Guendouzi has certainly proven to be one of the more impressive summer recruits this season. At times, he has shown tremendous maturity on the ball, far beyond his tender 19 years.

Leaving Arsenal: Sven Mislintat 0

Posted on February 08, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

Sven Mislintat has ended his time with Arsenal today (Friday). It’s practically impossible to predict where the club will go from here as a number of reports list the likes of former Gunner Marc Overmars and AS Roma’s director of football Ramón Rodríguez Verdejo, known around the football world as Monchi.

Together with the former CEO Ivan Gazidis and the current director of football Raul Sanllehi, Mislintat began a sort of revolution at Arsenal, which began in earnest with the dismissal of manager Arsene Wenger after 22 years.

Arsenal eyeing a move for Monchi 0

Posted on January 23, 2019 by David Nugent

According to the Independent, Arsenal are considering hiring Roma’s Monchi as the replacement for outgoing head of recruitment. The report suggests that the Gunners are set for a restructuring of the technical staff, with Monchi a candidate for technical director.

A big reputation in the European game

Monchi has built himself an excellent reputation in the European game over the last decade. The Spaniard joined Roma in 2017 after a vastly successful period at Sevilla. In fact, Monchi is regarded as the man who was responsible for the Andalucian’s clever business practices during his reign.

Suarez transfer this week? 0

Posted on January 22, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal are hopeful of completing the signing of Denis Suarez from Barcelona before the week is over, according to the Mirror.

The Catalan club apparently wanted to get their incoming deals done for this window before turning the tap the other way and letting those who wish to leave do so. Having reinforced the back line with the acquisition of centre-backs Jeison Murillo on loan from Valencia for the rest of the season, and 19-year-old Jean-Clair Todibo from Toulouse who will move to Camp Nou in the summer on a free transfer, they have now secured the long-sought backup striker they wanted by signing Kevin Prince Boateng from Serie A side Sassuolo.

Sven Mislintat’s exit confirmed 0

Posted on January 21, 2019 by Harry Kettle

After a great deal of speculation, Sven Mislintat has been confirmed to be leaving Arsenal by the club on Twitter. This is a move that we’ve seen coming for quite some time now, and there are a lot of fans that aren’t particularly sure how to react to the news. The 46 year old joined back in December 2017 as the head of recruitment, and he was directly involved in all eight of Arsenal’s signings that they’ve made since then.

Writing on the wall

Some have been more successful than others but, on the whole, he certainly knew what the fans wanted with the signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang being a big example of that.

Overmars to replace Mislintat? 0

Posted on January 20, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have decided they want Marc Overmars to join his former club in an executive capacity and replace the current head of recruitment Sven Mislintat, the Mirror have reported.

Overmars, 45, spent three years with the Gunners during which he played a total of 141 games in all competitions, and scored 41 goals. He helped the club to the 1997/98 Premier League and FA Cup double. He left to join Barcelona in 2000, together with Emmanuel Petit.

Sven Mislintat set to quit his role at Arsenal 0

Posted on January 16, 2019 by David Nugent

According to various newspaper reports, including the Independent, Arsenal’s head of recruitment Sven Mislintat is set to quit his position at the club. The German has been in the position just over a year after arriving at the club in November 2017 from Dortmund. Reports suggest that former Gunners midfielder Edu

A transfer supremo

Mislintat was labelled as some sort of transfer supremo when he arrived at the club. He built an excellent reputation for himself at Dortmund, helping to spot many of the stars of Jurgen Klopp’s team that thrived earlier in the decade.

Gunners sign young French midfield star 0

Posted on July 11, 2018 by David Nugent

According to Football.London, Arsenal have completed the signing of young French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi from Lorient for a fee of around £7million. The youngster is reported to have signed a five-year deal with the North London club.

A video of the youngster signing a deal alongside Head of Recruitment Sven Mislintat and contract negotiator Huss Fahmy has emerged that has confirmed the deal.

Mislintat spotted Guendouzi

Sven Mislintat built a reputation as a top talent spotter at previous club Dortmund. He would spot undiscovered stars and then they would become major stars at the German club.

Turkish international wants Gunners move 0

Posted on June 21, 2018 by David Nugent

Young Turkish defender Caglar Soyuncu has revealed that he would like to move to Arsenal. The 22-year-old has been linked with a £35million move to North London this summer.

However, the defender has stated that any deal depends on his German club Freiburg, who have yet to agree a deal with a club for the defender’s services.

Talking about his future, Soyuncu told Turkish media outlet Gunes: ‘Arsenal are an option & I want to go there. But I have 3 more years on my current contract and everything depends on the club [Freiburg],’

Arsenal could snap up transfer target on a free 0

Posted on June 12, 2018 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Star, Arsenal could sign highly-rated Portuguese winger Gelson Martins on a free transfer after the youngster reportedly cancelled his contract with Sporting CP along with William Carvalho and Bruno Fernandes. Martins has previously been linked with a £25million move to north London.

Sporting are facing a major situation after a number of masked supporters broke into the team’s training facility at the end of last month. They proceeded to assault players and staff.



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