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Unai Emery keen to land Barcelona flop as first Arsenal signing

Unai Emery will look to make Barcelona flop Ousmane Dembele his first signing as Arsenal manager, according to reports from Spain. Dembele moved to Barcelona last summer in a €130 million deal from Borussia Dortmund, but has struggled to make an impact since his arrival at the Camp Nou. An injury on his debut kept …

Paul Merson calls for Unai Emery to ‘completely change’ Arsenal’s defence this summer

Arsenal legend Paul Merson has called for newly appointed manager Unai Emery to completely change the Gunners defence this summer. Emery was named as Arsene Wenger’s successor in North London earlier this week, signing a three-year deal with the club after leaving Ligue 1 champions PSG. Rumours are already flying as to who the Spaniard …

‘#WelcomeUnai’ – Arsenal fans greet Unai Emery as new era dawns in North London

Arsenal fans have welcomed newly appointed manager Unai Emery to The Emirates. Emery was appointed as the successor to Arsene Wenger earlier this week, signing a three-year deal that will club him at the club until at least 2021. The Spaniard left PSG at the end of last season, having guided them to the Ligue …

“This better not happen” – Arsenal fans respond to shock Ramsey to Liverpool links

Liverpool are favourites to land Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey this summer as uncertainty continues over the midfielder’s future. The Welshman is yet to pet pen to paper on a new contract at The Emirates, which expires next year – which means the Gunners may have to sell up this summer in order to avoid losing …

Twitter Goes Into Meltdown As Gooners Praise Arsenal On Appointment Of Arsene Wenger’s Successor

When Arsene Wenger stepped down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season the job immediately became a huge opportunity for some of the best managers in the game. The possible list of candidates included the likes of Mikel Arteta, Joachim Löw, Eddie Howe, Brendan Rodgers, Thomas Tuchel and Massimiliano Allegri with the Italian coach being …

Liverpool favourites to land Aaron Ramsey amidst contract uncertainty

Liverpool are favourites to land Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey this summer as uncertainty continues over the midfielder’s future. The Welshman is yet to pet pen to paper on a new contract at The Emirates, which expires next year – which means the Gunners may have to sell up this summer in order to avoid losing …

Aubameyang proud to follow in footsteps of ‘icon’ Thierry Henry

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he feels honoured to follow in the footsteps of Thierry Henry by wearing the club’s number 14 shirt. Auba, who joined Arsenal in January as a club record signing from Borussia Dortmund, has scored 10 goals in for the Gunners in only 14 games. While that total remains a long …

Arsenal fans think Ligue 1 star would be a “brilliant addition” to the Gunners next season

Arsenal have opened talks with Ligue 1 side Nice over the transfer of midfielder Jean Michael Seri. The Ivory Coast star joined Nice in 2015 for a mere £750,000 from Portuguese side Pacos de Ferreira, and has since established himself as one of France’s most revered defensive midfielders. Seri has made 121 appearances across three seasons for Les …

Arsenal begin talks with €40 million rated Ligue 1 star

Arsenal have opened talks with Ligue 1 side Nice over the transfer of midfielder Jean Michael Seri. The Gunners tried to land the highly rated Ivorian midfielder last summer, however saw a £35 million bid rejected with Nice keen to hold onto the 26-year-old enforcer. However things are different this time around, with Seri understood …

Agents messed up moves for Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique – Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has revealed how he once tried to sign both Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique from Barcelona, however the moves were scuppered by the player’s agents. The Frenchman made the shock admission when talking about the signing of Cesc Fabregas from the Catalans over a decade ago. Fabregas joined the Gunners as a youngster …

GoonerNews.com users reveal who the next Arsenal manager should be despite what the bookies are saying

Following the stunning news that Arsene Wenger would step down as Gunners boss at the end of the 2017-18 season, just over one week ago we posted a poll on our mobile and desktop sites asking GoonerNews.com users who they think should be the next Arsenal manager. Given the 22 year reign of Arsene Wenger …

Allegri staying put in Italy despite Arsenal links

Massimiliano Allegri has insisted he intends to stay at Juventus after helping The Old Lady to their seventh consecutive Serie A title. Juve secured the title with a 0-0 draw at Roma – the point being enough to beat Napoli to the Scudetto with a game to spare. The draw also meant Juventus won the double, after having …

So What Is Arsene’s Next Move Likely To Be?

It was jokingly suggested that Arsene Wenger would swap jobs with Sam Allardyce at Everton. That would be a good move for everybody except Wenger, the fans and the two clubs. Imagine that! Big Arséne at Everton and Sam “Le Professeur” at Arsenal. It doesn’t bear thinking about. But what options does Wenger really have …

Aubameyang admits he joined Arsenal with idea of Wenger staying ‘for years’

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had admitted that he thought Arsene Wenger would remains at the club ‘for years’ when he joined them in January. The Gabon international made the switch to The Emirates earlier in the year, completing a £56 million switch from Borussia Dortmund. And the striker has continued his fine form from Germany …

Eddie Howe ‘perfect’ for Arsenal says BBC pundit

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe would be perfect replacement for Arsene Wenger, says BBC pundit Don Hutchinson. Wenger will take charge of his last ever game as Arsenal boss this afternoon when his side travel to Huddersfield Town, ending a near 22-year reign in North London. A number of high profile names have already been touted …

Henrikh Mkhitaryan – “I wasn’t part of Alexis Sanchez deal”

Henrikh Mkhitaryan insists that he was not part of the deal that took Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United in January. The Armenian moved to Arsenal on deadline day earlier of the January transfer window, with Sanchez moving the opposite way. At the time it was reported that Mkhitaryan was used as a makeweight in the …

Wenger slams Premier League’s VAR decision after Leicester defeat

Arsene Wenger has slammed the Premier League’s decision to abolish the use of VAR after his side’s 3-1 defeat to Leicester City on Wednesday night. The Frenchman was unimpressed by two decisions from referee Graham Scott on the night – one’s he believed could have been put right and ultimately changed the outcome of the …

Arsenal amongst favourites to land departing Manchester City star

Arsenal are amongst the favourites to land departing Manchester City midfielder this summer. The Ivorian is set to leave The Etihad after eight years with the Sky Blues – a period in which he won seven major honours, including three Premier League titles. “After eight years of service I think it’s the right time to …

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