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‘Make It Happen’ ‘Truly Embarrassing’ ‘Yikes’ Arsenal Fans On Twitter Have A Mixed Reaction To Emery’s Three Captaincy Candidates

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has revealed three players who are candidates to replace Laurent Koscielny as the club’s captain. With the Frenchman having refused to tour the United States and seemingly destined to leave the Gunners this summer, Emery was asked about potential alternatives to take the armband and he replied: “We have players with …

Arsenal’s Move For £54.3m Rated Brazilian Ace In Doubt Despite Player Asking To Leave

Malcom

Arsenal are not close to making an offer for Brazilian winger Malcom, according to Mundo Deportivo. The Brazilian’s representative has told the club that his client wants to leave following the arrival of Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid. However, it is believed that neither Barca nor the player have received any proposals regarding a sale. …

Emery Hails “Very Good Player” Who Reports Claim Is ‘One Step Away’ From Joining Arsenal

Ceballos

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has responded to reports in Spain that Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos is close to joining the club on loan. Madrid based publication AS described the Gunners as being “one step away” from completing a deal for the 22-year-old, and although Emery wouldn’t be drawn into saying whether a move is …

‘Better Than Pele’ ‘Neymar Who?’ ‘Ronaldo 2.0’ Arsenal Fans On Social Media Go A Bit Overboard After 18 Year Old’s Scoring Debut

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Arsenal’s newest signing Gabriel Martinelli got his first outing during the tour of the United States. The £6m recruit from Ituano got off to the perfect start when he chested a cross in from Dominic Thompson to seal a 3-0 friendly win against Colorado Rapids. Supporters on Twitter were very happy with Martinelli’s first contribution …

Alves Speaks Out As Reports Of Arsenal Switch Gain Momentum

Dani Alves

Dani Alves has said he is ready for his next challenge following his departure from Paris Saint-Germain this summer. Despite being 36 years of age, the right-back was first choice for Brazil as his country won the Copa America earlier this month. Alves says he is a winner and will be up to the task …

Arsenal Closing In On Deal For £36m Rated Brazilian Flyer As Medical Team Flies Out

everton

Arsenal have sent a medical team to Brazil ahead of a prospective move for Gremio winger Everton, according to Fox Sports Brazil. The Gunners have been tracking the 23-year-old as a more economical alternative to Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha. Everton is said to be available for €40m (£36m) but it remains to be seen if …

Who Is Nicolo Zaniolo? The Man The Italian Press Claim Arsenal Would Pay £54m For

Zaniolo

It seems unlikely, considering the club are struggling to negotiate a £25m deal for Celtic’s Kieran Tierney, but the Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera are reporting that Arsenal have contacted the agent of Roma’s Nicolo Zaniolo with a €60m (£54m) cash offer. At the moment, it is believed the 20-year-old is keen on staying in …

‘This Is Embarrassing’ ‘Where Is All The Money?’ Fans On Social Media Frustrated As Arsenal’s Bid For 22 Year Old Is Rejected

Tierney

Arsenal have had a second bid of £25m rejected for Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney, according to reports in the UK. Although the figure matched the Scottish club’s asking price, the Hoops were unhappy that the offer included add-ons, rather than a flat upfront fee. Supporters on Twitter are frustrated with the Gunners’ negotiation tactics: This …

Agent Of Ligue One Star Speaks Out Following Reports Of £72m Arsenal Offer

Pepe

The agent of Lille winger Nicolas Pepe has confirmed that the Ivorian international has a number of proposals to leave the Ligue One side. Multiple reports in France have suggested that Arsenal have made an €80m (£72m) bid for the 23-year-old, although those claims have been denied in the English media. Pepe has also been …

Edu Steps Up Arsenal’s Attempts To Sign £36m Rated Copa America Ace

everton

Arsenal’s technical director Edu is spearheading the club’s attempts to sign Gremio winger Everton, according to reports in Brazil. The Brazilian is said to have held talks with the player’s agent Gilmar Veloz before arriving in London last week to take up his new role with the Gunners. Gremio will reportedly only consider offers north …

‘Please God Get It Over The Line’ ‘Finally’ ‘Good News’ Fans On Twitter React As Arsenal Close In On £25m Signing

Tierney

Arsenal have made a second bid of £25m for Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney, according to multiple reports in the English media. The proposal is said to match the Hoops’ asking price for the fullback but it remains to be seen if the offer is accepted. Fans on Twitter are rather impatient to seal the deal …

Arsenal Lining Up Koscielny Replacement Who Has A £54m Release Clause

Ruben Dias

Arsenal have reignited their interest in Benfica defender Ruben Dias, according to the Daily Mail. Captain Laurent Koscielny’s determination to leave the Emirates by refusing to tour the United States has prompted a rethink in the club’s transfer priorities. Dias was previously not high on their list of summer targets but with the Gunners in …

Arsenal Consider Hijacking Tottenham’s Move For Italian Ace

Zaniolo

Arsenal are interested in Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo, according to reports in the Italian media. Tottenham are said to be keen on signing the 20-year-old but it seems the Gunners have now entered the running for the player. Zaniolo was an instant hit at Roma following a £4m move from Inter Milan last summer, scoring …

Wilshere Suggests Surprise Successor To Koscielny As Arsenal Captain

Rob Holding

Former Arsenal player Jack Wilshere believes defender Rob Holding has what it takes to be a future captain of the Gunners. The West Ham midfielder was asked about Holding’s qualities, and when talking about the centre-half, Wilshere said: “Rob Holding was playing so well before he got injured and will be a great addition to …

‘Better Than Zaha!’ ‘Edu You Know What To Do’ Fans On Twitter Excited By Reports That Arsenal Have Made Enquiry For Copa America Star

everton

Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain have both made enquiries for Gremio winger Everton, according to reports in Brazil. The 23-year-old had an outstanding Copa America for the host nation and has been linked with the likes of Manchester City and Manchester United in recent days. However, it appears the Gunners have also registered an interest in …

Arsenal Star Offered Three Year Contract To Leave The Emirates

Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny has been offered the chance to return to France by Bordeaux, according to reports in the English media. The Ligue One club have tabled a three-year contract to the 33-year-old in a bid to lure him back to his homeland. Koscielny only has one year left on his current deal at …

Arsenal In Three Team Battle To Sign Southampton Defender

Cedric

Arsenal are one of three teams interested in Southampton right-back Cedric Soares, according to Record. The Portuguese newspaper reports that the Gunners, Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain are all weighing up a move for the 27-year-old. Cedric fell out of favour at the Saints under Ralph Hasenhuttl and was loaned out to Inter Milan for the …

Fagner Speaks Out For The First Time Following Claims Of Arsenal Switch

Fagner

Corinthians right-back Fagner has denied any knowledge about a possible switch to Arsenal this summer. Reports in Brazil had suggested that the 30-year-old had been targeted by the Gunners but when asked whether there had been any contact with the London club, the defender said: “Honestly, so far nothing has come, I do not know …