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Arsenal agree fee with Leverkusen for Bernd Leno

Arsenal have reportedly agreed a fee with German side Bayer Leverkusen for goalkeeper Bernd Leno. The Gunners have been moving fast so far this summer to get early deals done, with Unai Emery having already completed a deal for defender Stephan Lichtsteiner from Italian champions Juventus on a free transfer and supposedly agreed a deal …

‘Welcome to Arsenal’ – Gunners fan welcome Uruguay superstar to North London ahead of €30 million switch

Arsenal fans have welcomed midfielder Lucas Torreira to North London ahead of his proposed move from Sampdoria. The midfielder is just ‘days away’ from completing his switch to The Emirates, according to reports. The Gunners have agreed a €30m (£26.2m) fee with the Serie A side for the midfielder, leaving only a medical and personal terms …

Serie A star ‘close’ to completing Arsenal switch

Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira is just ‘days away’ from completing his switch to Arsenal, according to reports. The Gunners have agreed a €30m (£26.2m) fee with the Serie A side for the midfielder, leaving only a medical and personal terms to be agreed. Torreira is currently in on international duty at the World Cup with …

‘Important’ Xhaka commits long-term future to Arsenal with new contract

Granit Xhaka has signed a new long term deal at Arsenal and will be an ‘important’ player for the club in the coming seasons, according to manager Unai Emery. The 25-year-old’s future was up in the air following the departure of Arsene Wenger earlier this year, however speculation has now ended after the Swiss midfielder …

Arsenal targeting David Luiz after seeing 20m bid rejected by Chelsea

Arsenal have reportedly seen a £20million bid for David Luiz rejected by Chelsea. The defender had a torrid season at Stamford Bridge under Antonio Conte, having been left out of the starting XI on numerous occasions. The Brazilian was left out of Brazil’s World Cup squad this summer due to his lack of playing time, …

Jack Wilshere’s Arsenal future in the balance after Instagram post

Jack Wilshere has stirred rumours surrounding his future at Arsenal by leaving a philosophical Instagram story to his followers. The midfielder’s current contract with the Gunners ends next month, and despite Arsenal offering him a new deal, it looks increasingly likely that the midfielder will look to move elsewhere as the offer is said to …

Arsenal in talks to sign Serie A midfielder!

Arsenal are reportedly in talks to sign Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira from Serie A side Sampdoria. Torreira started his youth football career at hometown club 18 de Julio, before joining Montevideo Wanderers’ youth team. He then moved to Italy in 2013, where he joined Pescara’s youth side. He was called up to the Pescara first …

Arsenal ready to capitalise on Sporting Lisbon exodus

Arsenal Close To Signing William Carvalho

Arsenal are ready to capitalise on Sporting Lisbon’s mass exodus of players, according to reports. Four more Sporting players have rescinded their contracts with the troubled Portuguese club after Goalkeeper Rui Patricio and forward Daniel Podence already quit the team two weeks ago. Portugal internationals William Carvalho, Gelson Martins, Bruno Fernandes and Netherlands striker Bas Dost …

Why Arsenal can’t announce their second signing of the summer just yet

Arsenal have reportedly completed the signing of highly-rated Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. The Greek international has joined on a three-year-deal after the Gunners agreed a fee of £16m with Dortmund for the centre-back. However, despite already completing a medical, the 30-year-old is not officially Arsenal’s second signing this summer behind Stephan Lichsteiner, as the …

Arsenal target leaves cryptic Instagram post

Arsenal target Yacine Adli has responded to rumours about a potential move to the Gunners by uploading a picture captioned, ‘you have no idea what you’re on about’ onto his Instagram story. Last week, RMC Sport broke the news that the 17-year-old had agreed a three-year deal with Arsenal, meaning the midfielder would follow Unai …

Arsenal legend backs Gunners to sign ‘quality’ Marouane Fellaini

Arsenal legend Robert Pires has urged his former side to sign Maruoane Fellaini this summer. The Belgium international – who travels to this summer’s World Cup as part of Roberto Martinez’s 23-man squad – is out of contract at Manchester United this summer and looks set to move on from Old Trafford. Fellaini’s former side …

Arsenal striker emerges has shock target for European giants

Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette has emerged as a shock target for Turkish giants Fenerbahce. The Frenchman joined the Gunners last summer as a then club record signing from AS Lyon, but has endured a mixed first season in English football. Lacazette struggled to find his feet during the opening half of the campaign, however came into …

Arsenal should sign United star, says Parlour

Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has hailed the Gunners’ pursuit of Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini as a potentially great signing. The midfielder is out of contract at Manchester United this summer and there has so far been no indication of a renewal, with the Belgian international rejecting two offers the Old Trafford side have put …

Arsenal ‘in talks’ to sign £26 million Italy international

Arsenal and Chelsea are in talks to sign Atalanta midfielder Bryan Cristante this summer, according to reports. Sky Sports report the player’s representatives are in talks with both clubs about bringing the 23-year-old to London ahead of next season. Cristante spent last season on-loan with Atalanta, where he impressed with his dazzling displays from midfield – …

“I want to make big things happen here” – Arsenal’s new man has high hopes for Unai Emery’s side

Arsenal’s newest signing Stephan Lichtsteiner says he believes the future his bright for the Gunners after joining the club on a free transfer from Juventus.  Lichtsteiner left Juventus after seven successful seasons, in which he helped guide Massimiliano Allegri’s side to seven consecutive Serie A titles. The Switzerland international – who will represent his country at …

Gunners target to wait until after World Cup to decide future

Arsenal goalkeeping target Jasper Cillessen has admitted he would be open to a move to the Premier League, but only if Barcelona told him they no longer want him at the Camp Nou. The 29-year-old is a big target of both Arsenal and Liverpool, something he says he is aware of, but the Dutchman insists …

Gunners complete deal for Juventus superstar

Juventus defender Stephan Lichsteiner will join Arsenal when his contract with the Serie A champions expires on July 1st. The Swiss international has agreed personal terms with the Gunners, and will become manager Unai Emery’s first signing as Arsenal boss. “Stephan brings huge experience and leadership to us. He’s a player with great quality with …

Lichtsteiner confirms Arsenal talks

Out-of-contract defender Stephan Lichtsteiner has admitted he is in talks with Arsenal over a free transfer to the Emirates this summer. The Juventus defender’s contract will expire in July and with the Swiss international having no plans to retire, the search for a new club begins. New boss Unai Emery needs several defensive recruits, and …