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Arsenal Eyeing Deal For 19 Year Old German Starlet As Ozil Replacement

Arsenal are keeping tabs on Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz, according to Calciomercato.com. The Italian website speculates that the Gunners’ interest in the 19-year-old is in view to replacing Mesut Ozil at the club. The German playmaker did not travel to Belarus for the 1-0 defeat to BATE Borisov last night in the Europa League. …

“Special Talent” – Petit Backing Arsenal Teenager To Become Key First Team Player

Former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Emmanuel Petit believes that Matteo Guendouzi has a massive future ahead of him in the game. The 19-year-old has made 32 appearances since his summer switch from Ligue Two side Lorient, and Petit believes his fellow countryman just needs to stay consistent with his performances: “Guendouzi is already like the …

‘Another One Added To The List’ – Arsenal Fans On Social Media Frustrated As Wenger Reveals Failure To Sign England Ace

Arsene Wenger has admitted that he tried to sign Jadon Sancho when he was Arsenal manager. The Frenchman was doing punditry work on Borussia Dortmund’s game against Tottenham last night when he said: “I wanted to take him from Man City when he didn’t get the games. I tried to lure him because he’s from London. …

Nicholas Makes His Prediction For Arsenal’s Europa League Tie Against BATE Borisov

Former Arsenal player Charlie Nicholas believes it is critical that the Gunners’ shaky defence holds up against BATE Borisov this evening. The TV pundit does not believe Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi have what it takes to play in Unai Emery’s side but he’s hoping they can do enough in Belarus tonight: “You know Arsenal’s …

AC Milan Star Responds To Transfer Claims Amid Interest From Arsenal And Chelsea

AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie has declared that he is happy to remain at the San Siro and help the Rossoneri clinch a Champions League place. Reports in recent days have suggested that Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham are all keen on signing the Ivorian international but speaking yesterday to the Italian media, he said: “I …

Arsenal Given Massive Injury Boost Ahead Of Europa League Knockout Round Tie

Arsenal will have four players back in the first-team fold ahead of tomorrow’s game against BATE Borisov, the club have confirmed. Sokratis Papastathopoulos returned to light training last week following an ankle injury but he is now in contention to play after taking part in full training sessions this week. Granit Xhaka is also back …

Arsenal Eyeing Move For Spanish Assist King With £35m Release Clause

Arsenal sent scouts to watch AC Milan playmaker Suso in action at the weekend, according to reports in Italy. The former Liverpool player played the full 90 minutes as the Rossoneri beat Cagliari 3-0 at the San Siro. Suso has a release clause of €40m (£35m) which the Serie A club are trying to remove …

‘Well Done To His Agent’ ‘Hell Of A Deal For Him’ – Arsenal Fans On Twitter Shocked By Departing Star’s New Contract

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey will be paid in excess of £400,000 a week by his new club Juventus, according to reports in the UK. The Serie A champions confirmed the capture of the 28-year-old yesterday with the midfielder moving to Italy in July. Fans on Twitter believe Ramsey got a very good deal: Wow! Well …

Wright Disappointed That Arsenal Are Losing “Great Player” After Summer Exit Is Confirmed

Gunners legend Ian Wright says he is frustrated that Arsenal will lose midfielder Aaron Ramsey on a free transfer in the summer. Juventus confirmed yesterday that the Welshman had signed a four-year deal to join the Bianconeri from July 1st. Wright believes the club are losing an excellent player who hasn’t been fully appreciated during …

Arsenal Among Four Clubs Weighing Up Summer Swoop For £8.8m Rated Hungarian Starlet

Arsenal are keeping tabs on Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai, according to report in Spain. The Gunners are said to have been tracking the 18-year-old for a while, but they are not the only team interested in the Hungarian Under 21 international. Bayern Munich, Inter Milan and Juventus have also been keeping an eye on Szoboszlai, who …

Arsenal Line Up Move For £40m Rated Bundesliga Midfield Enforcer

Arsenal are keen on signing Mainz holding midfielder Jean-Philippe Gbamin, according to reports in the English media. The Gunners did pursue the Ivorian international last summer but they were unable to secure a deal for the anchor man. It appears, however, the London club have not given up their pursuit with Gbamin still a primary target …

Arsenal To Send Scouts To See £10m Rated Championship Defender In Action Today

Arsenal and Manchester United are among the teams interested in Norwich City defender Ben Godfrey, according to reports in the English media. The 21-year-old is also attracting interest from abroad with Lyon and RB Leipzig said to be keen on the £10m rated centre-back. All four teams will reportedly have scouts in attendance when Norwich …

‘Pires-esque’ ‘That’s A Striker’s Finish’ – Fans On Twitter Are Enjoying Arsenal Defender’s Audacious Training Ground Goal

Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal was doing a bit of shooting practice during training this week when he decided to have a go at chipping the goalkeeper. The Spaniard executed the finish with inch-perfect precision, with the ball dipping in just below the bar: Nacho chips 🍟 That’s why @_nachomonreal‘s #LaCabra 🐐 pic.twitter.com/cYw4dJ1DwY — Arsenal FC …

‘Would Be A Good Acquisition’ ‘Next Mustafi’ – Arsenal Fans On Twitter React To Club’s Interest In German International

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are both keeping tabs on Borussia Monchengladbach defender Matthias Ginter, according to reports in the UK. The London clubs are said to be considering the 25-year-old as a possible defensive reinforcement in the summer. Fans on Twitter are not sure Ginter would be an improvement on what they already have: He …

Merson Worried Arsenal Could Be On The Wrong End Of A Surprise Result Today

Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson is backing the Gunners to beat Huddersfield Town this afternoon. The TV pundits did say, however, he wouldn’t be surprised if the London club didn’t secure the three points at the John Smith’s Stadium despite the Terriers’ awful form. Merson feels Arsenal’s poor defence could cost them another win: “I’m …

Just How Is Unai Emery Planning The Rebuilding Of Arsenal’s Defence With The Current Budget From Stan Kroenke?

£50m made available in the summer, rising at the last moment to £70m, but then nothing in January 2019, except for the funding of a loan.  Arsenal’s transfer policy seems to have hit a brick wall as their dire need in light of injuries to Hector Bellerin and Rob Holding (season long) as well as …

Arsenal In Pole Position Alongside Spanish Heavyweights To Land Benfica Star

Arsenal are competing with Atletico Madrid for Benfica fullback Alejandro Grimaldo, according to Mundo Deportivo. The Catalan publication believes the two clubs are in pole position to sign the 23-year-old at the end of the season. With Nacho Monreal turning 33 this month, the Gunners are likely to be looking for a younger left-back to …

Huddersfield Town V Arsenal – Team News, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Arsenal will be heavy favourites to beat Huddersfield at the John Smith’s Stadium tomorrow afternoon. Jan Siewert’s side were thrashed 5-0 away at Chelsea last week and have collected just one point since they last met the Gunners back in early December. However, the London club will want to improve on their performance against Manchester …