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Manchester United Considering January Swoop For Arsenal Playmaker

Manchester United are monitoring Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil’s situation at the club, according to reports in the UK. The German’s relationship with new Gunners manager Unai Emery has been called into question already this season and Jose Mourinho is believed to be keen on a January swoop for the 29-year-old if he becomes available. The …

Wright Backs Arsenal Summer Signing To Get First Start After Excellent Newcastle Performance

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has credited midfielder Lucas Torreira as being the major catalyst behind the Gunners’ improved second-half display against Newcastle. The Uruguayan international came on for Mateo Guendouzi at halftime in the 2-1 win on Saturday, and the BBC pundit thought the midfielder’s forward passing played a crucial part in securing victory: “I …

Arsenal In Race With London Rivals To Sign Ivorian International Defender

Arsenal and Tottenham are interested in signing Manchester United defender Eric Bailly, according to reports in the English media. The Ivorian international was dropped by manager Jose Mourinho after the 3-2 defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion last month and he hasn’t started a game since then. Bailly is said to be preparing to quit …

Coventry Boss Keen To Loan Arsenal Starlet After Impressive EFL Trophy Display

Coventry manager Mark Robins says he would love to take Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah on loan once the transfer window re-opens. The 19-year-old scored after coming on as a substitute in Arsenal Under 21s 3-0 win over the Sky Blues in the Checkatrade Trophy on Wednesday night, and the League One boss was impressed by …

Gooners Take To Twitter To Praise Classy Ozil’s Assured Performance In Arsenal’s Win Over Newcastle

So after Arsenal made it three wins in a row with their 2-1 away win over Newcastle it was many people’s favourite scape goat Mesut Ozil who ended up scoring what turned out to be the winner for Unai Emery’s side. Arsenal were largely underwhelming in the first half but were much improved in the …

Cech Defends Himself Against Arsenal Critics After Passing Mistakes

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has defended himself against those who say he can’t pass the ball out from the back. The 36-year-old gave away a pass to Harry Arter in the early stages of the 3-2 win over Cardiff City last time out, but the Irish international failed to capitalise on the mistake. There were …

Arsenal Contact Club About £27m Rated Ivorian Speedster

Arsenal have contacted Lille about their interest in winger Nicolas Pepe, according to reports in France. The Ivorian international has been the subject of bids from at least two clubs with Schalke reportedly having had a €20m offer rejected before the end of the transfer window, with his club demanding €30m (£27m). However, Lyon were said …

Premier League duo set to battle it out for Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey

Manchester United will compete with Chelsea to sign Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey should he decide to leave The Emirates. That’s according to Gunners legend Nigel Winterburn. Ramsey is out of contract next summer, and has this far failed to agree a new deal, leading to speculation he could leave the the club after over a …

Torreira Still Can’t Quite Believe He Is An Arsenal Player

Arsenal’s Lucas Torreira says that it is still sinking in that he is a Gunners player following his summer arrival at the club. The Uruguayan international was signed from Sampdoria for a reported £26.4m in July, and the midfielder believes he is still adapting to his new surroundings: “This is all new, the league is …

AC Milan hoping to land Arsenal midfielder in January

AC Milan want to take Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey to the San Siro in January, according to reports. Ramsey’s contract with the Gunners expires in less than a year, and the Welshman has thus far failed to put pen to paper on a new deal, meaning he could leave the club for free next summer. Barcelona, …

Arsenal Failed In Attempt To Sign In Demand PSG Starlet This Summer

Paris Saint-Germain attacking midfielder Yacine Adli turned down a move to Arsenal this summer, according to reports in France. The 18-year-old had not yet signed a professional deal with the Ligue One club when he is said to have received an offer from the Gunners. Adli made his senior debut in Unai Emery’s last match …

Arsenal v Newcastle – Match Preview and Predicted XI

Arsenal will be looking to keep up momentum with a third straight victory against Newcastle on Saturday.  Following a home win against West Ham and an away victory versus Cardiff, Unai Emery’s men will head to St James’ Park at the weekend in a positive frame of mind. Starting with consecutive defeats against Manchester City …

Swiss international praised for rejecting Arsenal this summer … by former Gunners star

Switzerland international Denis Zakaria was right to reject a move to Arsenal in the summer of 2017. That’s according to former Gunners right-back Alex Scott. Zakaria stepped out for the Swiss last night during their 1-0 defeat to England at the King Power Stadium – a game Scott was on hand for as a pundit …

Veteran Arsenal Defender Reveals Contract Talks Are Under Way

Monreal Determined To Right The Wrong

Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal has confirmed that he is in talks with the Gunners over an extension to his contract at the club. The Spaniard’s current deal expires at the end of the season and he will be able to talk to foreign clubs in January about a free transfer in the summer. However, the …

Barcelona considering shock move for Arsenal defender

Barcelona are considering a shock swoop for Arsenal’s Nacho Monreal, according to reports from Spain. The La Liga giants want to bring in support for left-back Jordi Alba after having sold Lucas Digne to Everton during the summer. They however do not want to spend a significant amount after splashing over £200 million on fresh …

‘Slow News Day?’ ‘No Chance’ – Arsenal Fans React As Playmaker Reportedly Targeted By Turkish Club

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil could be set for a move to Fenerbahce in the January transfer window, according to reports in England. The 29-year-old had been linked with a switch to the Turkish club in the summer, but no offer materialised. The rumour of Fenerbahce’s interest seems to stem from an article suggesting that the …

Guendouzi Says His Impressive Start To Life At Arsenal “Is Just The Beginning”

Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi believes there is more to come from him after impressing during his first few matches for the Gunners. Fans nominated the Frenchman as the club’s player of the month for August, and he has been ever-present in the starting eleven so far this campaign under Unai Emery. He told the French …

Arsenal fans wish Happy Birthday to “the boss” Laurent Koscielny

Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to wish defender Laurent Koscielny a happy birthday and wish him a speedy recovery from injury.  The Arsenal captain turned 33 today, however will spend the day continuing his rehab after picking up a nasty achilles injury earlier in the year. Koscielny sustained the knock during the Gunners’ Europa …

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