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Arsenal Defender Confirms He’s ‘Open’ To Germany Switch

Shkodran Mustafi & Laurent Koscielny

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has said he would be open to a move to the Bundesliga if an approach from a German side is made. The centre-back was told by Gunners boss Unai Emery that he could leave the club in the summer but he started his first match of the season in the 3-0 …

Can Arsenal End Their European Woes?

Reiss Nelson

When it comes to Europe, Arsenal haven’t been the luckiest team, to say the least. The last time the Gunners lifted any European silverware was back in the days of the European Cup Winners’ Cup, in 1994. They’ve been consistent in so far as they regularly qualify for European competition, however: they’ve qualified for 19 …

Arsenal Named As One Of Four Clubs Tracking £9m Rated Teenager

Arsenal have been scouting Middlesbrough defender Nathan Wood, according to the Sun. The teenager is interesting the Gunners as well as Tottenham, Everton and Burnley. It is believed that the Clarets are the team that are in pole position to sign the 17-year-old, with the Lancashire side reportedly lining up a £9m bid in the …

Why Ceballos’s Move To Arsenal Is Unlikely To Become Permanent In The Summer

Ceballos

Arsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos convinced Real Madrid not to sell him to the Gunners as he still believes he can make it at the Bernabeu, according to Marca. In news that will disappoint Arsenal fans, the Spaniard is said to be hoping that his performances out on loan in the Premier League will convince his …

Journalist Provides Update On Lacazette’s Contract Situation That Will Worry Arsenal Fans

Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette is currently not close to signing a new contract with the club and is weighing up his options, according to Football.London correspondent James Benge. Answering questions in a Q&A for the website, Benge revealed that the Frenchman was the subject of interest from Barcelona last summer, and the Gunners will have …

Mkhitaryan Opens Up On Whether He Could Make Arsenal Return

Mkhitaryan on the ball

Arsenal attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has left open the possibility of returning to the Gunners in the summer. The Armenian joined Roma on loan before the Italian transfer window closed on Monday. Speaking on international duty, the 30-year-old was asked whether he could make a return to Arsenal once his season-long loan in Italy ends, …

Arsenal Had Enquiry Turned Down For Brazilian Teenage Sensation

Vinicius Junior

Arsenal tried to lure Real Madrid winger Vinicius Junior to the Emirates this summer, according to UOL Esporte. The Brazilian news outlet reports that both the Gunners and Paris Saint-Germain made enquiries for the 19-year-old. The forward was only signed from Flamengo for €40m last summer but the arrival Eden Hazard means his game time …

Merson Questions Why “Excellent” Everton Signing Wasn’t On Arsenal’s Radar

Paul Merson

Ex-Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson believes Everton midfielder Fabian Delph should have been a target for Gunners in the summer. The England international joined Everton from Manchester City for just £8m in July. Speaking about the 29-year-old, Merson feels he has more talent than the three central midfielders that started for Arsenal in the North London …

‘Good Money!’ ‘Excellent Bit Of Business’ Fans On Twitter Delighted As Departing Arsenal Playmaker’s Loan Fee is Revealed

Mkhitaryan on the ball

Roma will pay €3m (£2.7m) for loaning Arsenal attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, according to Sky Sports. The Armenian international has joined the Italian side for the rest of the season. There is no option to buy in the loan deal, but it is believed that the Gunners will look to offload the 30-year-old permanently next …

‘You Beautiful Man’ ‘Statue Outside The Emirates Expected Soon’ Fans On Twitter Praise Arsenal Chief After Latest Deal Is Confirmed

Elneny

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny has joined Besiktas on loan, the club have officially confirmed. The Egyptian international will spend the season with the Turkish club. Supporters on Twitter believe the 27-year-old’s departure was the right decision, and they have been praising the Gunners’ Head of Football Operations Raul Sanllehi for his work in the transfer …

‘Great Servant To The Club’ ‘We Will Miss You’ Fans On Twitter Pay Tribute As Arsenal Star’s Departure Is Confirmed

Arsenal have confirmed that left-back Nacho Monreal has left the club to join Real Sociedad on a permanent basis. The 33-year-old is believed to have left for a nominal fee of around £225,000. The fullback had spent the last six and a half years at the Emirates, racking up 251 appearances in the process. Fans …

Emery Hints That Arsenal Star Who Started Against Liverpool Could Leave The Club

Arsenal manager Unai Emery was coy when asked whether Nacho Monreal could leave the club before the end of the month. Reports in Spain suggest Real Sociedad have agreed a deal to sign the 33-year-old and when asked about the rumour, the Gunners boss did not completely rule it out: “He made a very big …

Serie A Side Back In To Sign Unwanted Arsenal Star On Loan With £23m Option To Buy

Shkodran Mustafi & Laurent Koscielny

Roma are looking to sign Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi on loan, according to Tuttomercatoweb. The Italian website reports that the Giallorossi are keen to snap up the German before the Serie A transfer window closes at the end of the month. Gunners boss Unai Emery has already stated that he has told the defender that …

Everton Agree Deal To Sign Arsenal Star For £40m

Iwobi

Everton have agreed a fee in the region of £40m for Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi, according to the BBC. It remains to be seen whether the deal will be finalised on time with the deal sheet having to be submitted by the 5pm deadline. The Nigerian international was unlikely to be a first-team regular at …

Arsenal’s Fifth Signing Of The Summer Has Been Confirmed

Tierney

Arsenal have signed Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney, the club have confirmed. The 22-year-old has put pen to paper on a “long-term deal” according to the Gunners. The fee is reportedly £25m, with the defender set to wear the no.3 shirt. Manager Unai Emery has said he is looking forward to working with the Scottish international: …

‘Take This Guy And Sell Iwobi’ ‘Absolute Nonsense’ I’m In Tears, Arsenal Why?’ Fans Unhappy As Club Turn Down Chance To Sign Ex-Liverpool Star

Coutinho

Arsenal have been offered Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho but have turned down the chance of signing him on loan, according to the Guardian journalist Fabrizio Romano. Kieran Tierney and David Luiz to Arsenal, here we go! Philippe Coutinho has been offered by his agents again but #AFC are not interested now. 🔴⚪️ #transfers #CFC #Arsenal …

Keown Questions Whether Arsenal Should Complete £8m Transfer

Martin Keown

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown has questioned whether signing Chelsea centre-back David Luiz is a good idea. The Gunners have agreed an £8m deal for the 32-year-old with the transfer expected to be completed before the transfer window closes this evening. Keown says that if he was assistant to Unai Emery, he would warn the …

‘Biggest Bargain In History’ ‘It’s Better Than Nothing’ Fans On Social Media React To Arsenal’s £33m Double Deal

Tierney

Arsenal will sign two players before the transfer deadline this evening, barring any last-minute hiccups, according to multiples reports in the English media. The Gunners have agreed an £8m fee for Chelsea defender David Luiz, whilst they have also had a £25m bid accepted for Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney. Both players will have medicals today …