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Gunners linked with Real Madrid winger 0

Posted on August 13, 2015 by David Nugent

According to the Metro, Arsenal are interested in Real Madrid’s Russian winger Denis Cheryshev. The 24-year-old looks set to leave the Spanish capital after telling club officials that he wants to move on this summer.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is believed to be a big admirer of Cheryshev and the north London club are reported to have bid around £14.9million for the winger. However the Metro claim that Real are looking for closer to £15.3million for the Russian star.

Arsenal sign Villarreal defender Paulista 0

Posted on January 26, 2015 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal have completed the signing of Villarreal centre-back Gabriel Paulista, with the 24-year-old having been awarded a work permit, for a deal said to be worth around £15M with Joel Campbell going in the opposite direction on loan.

Manager Arsene Wenger previously revealed the deal to sign Paulista could be completed today, saying: “Paulista is a central defender but he can also play on the flanks. He is tall and pacy. He has a good chance to adapt to English football. I see good potential in him. The deal could be done before the FA Cup draw (on Monday).”

Arsenal close to signing Villarreal defender Paulista 0

Posted on January 22, 2015 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal are continuing the strengthening of their defensive options, with the Londoners close to completing a deal to sign Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista.

“I hadn’t considered selling Gabriel, it’s bad news from a sporting point of view. If both Gabriel and the club believe that his sale to Arsenal is the best for all parties, we will accept,” said Villarreal manager Marcelino.

The 24-year-old could see the Gunners back around £10M, but would provide much-needed strength in depth in an area Arsenal have been lacking in this season. No deal has been confirmed yet by either party, but the move is expected to be completely shortly.

Arsenal interested in Villarreal defender 0

Posted on January 20, 2015 by David Nugent

According to Sky Sports, Arsenal is interested in signing Villarreal’s 24-year-old centre-back Gabriel Paulista, who has a buy-out clause of £15million in his contract with the Yellow Submarine.

Calm

Talking about the speculation over his future Paulista told Sky Sports: “Whether I go to Arsenal or stay at Villarreal, I won’t lose my head. I’m very calm.

“My head is at Villarreal and I’m very focused. My agent is working on making sure I continue being calm.”

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