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Arsenal Lining Up Summer Bid For Prolific Ligue One Wide Man

Arsenal are keen on signing Guingamp winger Marcus Thuram in the summer, according to reports in France. The Gunners will have competition for the 21-year-old, however, with Borussia Dortmund also interested in the player. Thuram is the son of former World Cup winner, Lillian, and he has been in good form for Guingamp this campaign …

Merson Calls On Arsenal To Bring In Real Madrid Ace As Ozil’s Replacement

TV pundit Paul Merson believes that Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale would be the perfect fit for Arsenal. The ex-Gunners star thinks the 29-year-old has few options available to him this summer if he leaves the Bernabeu, with Manchester United the only other realistic destination in the Premier League. Merson says Bale could be the …

Xhaka Makes Frank Admission About His Arsenal Future

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has suggested that he could leave the Gunners in order to realise his ambitions. The 26-year-old is currently away on international duty with Switzerland, but when asked about his future, he hinted he may consider moving clubs: “I’m very ambitious, I want to take the next step, Arsenal does not have …

‘He’s Gonna Be So Good’ ‘Baller’ – Fans On Twitter Praise Arsenal Starlet After England U21 Display

Arsenal winger Reiss Nelson was in the thick of the action on Thursday night when he started for the England Under 21s against Poland. The 18-year-old rounded the Polish keeper before cutting the ball back for Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin to tap in for an easy finish: Name: Reiss Nelson Composure level: 💯 The Arsenal youngster …

£8.6m Rated Hungarian Starlet Admits It’s A “Huge Honour” To Be Linked With Arsenal Switch

Will Arsenal Fall To The ‘Offday’ Voodoo, Too?

Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai says he is flattered by the calibre of clubs showing interest in him. Reports in Spain last month stated that Arsenal, Juventus, Bayern Munich and Inter Milan were pursuing the Hungarian, with the player said to be valued at €10m (£8.6m) by his club. Asked about the rumours, Szoboszlai …

Lichtsteiner Raises Doubts Over His Long Term Future At Arsenal

Arsenal right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner says he would be interested in staying at the Gunners for another season, but is not sure if manager Unai Emery sees him in his first-team plans. The 35-year-old joined on a free transfer from Juventus last summer, signing a one-year contract, and with his deal months away from expiring, the …

‘Time For A Serious Win Streak’ ‘Six Games In Seventeen Days Ridiculous’ – Arsenal Fans Debate April’s Fixture List

Arsenal have a packed fixture schedule in April, with no less than eight games being played next month. It starts off with a home game against Newcastle before a trip to Goodison Park to face Everton, The Gunners then have Watford in between the two legs for the Europa League quarter-final tie against Napoli. The …

Arsenal Consider Two New Technical Director Candidates After Monchi Rejection

Arsenal have reacted to Monchi turning down their technical director role by targeting two new candidates for the position, according to reports. With the Spaniard having joined former side Sevilla, and Marc Overmars having opted to stay at Ajax, Director of Football Raul Sanllehi is now looking at two former Barcelona sporting directors. Andoni Zubizarreta …

Arsenal, City And United Among Teams Chasing The “New Pogba”

Arsenal are one of a number clubs pursuing Sochaux midfielder Lucien Agoume, according to reports in Italy. Juventus and Inter Milan are believed to be keen on the 17-year-old while Manchester United and Manchester City are also keeping tabs on the player. Agoume, who has been dubbed the “new Pogba” by some in the press, made …

‘Lovin’ This’ ‘Should Bring Back That Haircut’ – Arsenal Fans On Twitter Are Loving A 2011 Video Of A Young, Ambitious Bellerin

Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin turned 24 yesterday and as part of his birthday celebrations, the Gunners’ Twitter account shared a video of the Spaniard from 2011. As well as looking a lot different, the fullback revealed his ambition to be the best right back in the world: Fans enjoyed the trip down memory lane: Lovin’ …

Arsenal Set To Be Offered The Chance To Sign Portuguese Flyer In The Summer

Arsenal could reignite their interest in Atletico Madrid winger Gelson Martins this summer, according to the Sun. The Gunners reportedly tried to sign the Portuguese international last summer when he was still a Sporting Lisbon player. Since then, Martins has moved to Atletico Madrid but quickly found himself out of favour under manager Diego Simeone. …

‘Premature To Let Him Go’ ‘He’s Literally Done Nothing’ – Fans On Twitter Debate Reports Of Arsenal Loanee’s Early Exit

Arsenal midfielder Denis Suarez could be sent back to Barcelona, according to the latest reports in the UK. The Spaniard has yet to make his first start for the Gunners following his loan switch in January. Suarez’s move to the Emirates can be made permanent for €20m (£17m) in the summer, but it is said …

How Are Arsenal’s Stars Faring Out On Loan This Season?

Arsenal have seven players out on loan this season, and it’s fair to say that they’ve had differing experiences whilst away from the Emirates. Let’s look at how the Gunners stars have been doing since leaving the club: Reiss Nelson (Hoffenheim) It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster ride for the 19-year-old. He started off …

Arsenal To Battle Tottenham And Liverpool For £25.7m Rated Portuguese Talent

Arsenal are keeping tabs on Benfica forward Jota, according to reports in the English media. The 19-year-old only made his first-team debut back in October but the Gunners are said to be weighing up a summer move for the teenager. Jota has a release clause of €30m (£25.7m) which would have to be paid in …

Emery Travels To Spain To Watch £30m Rated La Liga Star In Action

Arsenal manager Unai Emery was in the stands to watch Getafe defender Djene play against Valencia yesterday, according to AS. With the Gunners not in action this weekend, the Spaniard returned back to his home country and kept a close eye on the Togolese international. Djene was reportedly a target for Arsenal last summer, but …

Arsenal Look Set To Miss Out On Primary Target For Technical Director Role

Monchi has posted a message on social media that suggests he may be returning to Sevilla. The Spanish club’s president Jose Castro has already revealed they have held talks with the former Roma sporting director. Yesterday morning, Monchi added fuel to the fire on Instagram that he would be coming back to Spain by posting …

‘Has Really Stepped Up’ ‘Future Captain’ – Fans Praise Arsenal Fullback’s Recent Performances

Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles made a key contribution in Thursday’s 3-0 win against Rennes by scoring the second goal. The 21-year-old has been getting regular game time under manager Unai Emery as a wingback recently, particularly with Hector Bellerin out for the season. Fans on Twitter believe Maitland-Niles’ recent displays are deserving of praise: AMN get …

Arsenal In Transfer Tussle With London Rivals For £10m Rated Cech Replacement

Arsenal and Tottenham have both been alerted to the availability of Nick Pope with Burnley ready to sell the 26-year-old, according to the Sun. The Gunners are seeking a replacement for the retiring Petr Cech while Spurs could also make a move for the England international. Pope was Burnley’s number one before a dislocated shoulder …