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Mainz Make Decision To Offload Arsenal Target But Price Tag Is Set At £34m

Mainz are preparing to offload defensive midfielder Jean-Philippe Gbamin at the end of the season, according to Calciomercato.com. The 23-year-old was linked with a move to Arsenal last month, and the Italian website report that Mainz will hold out for €40m (£34m). Reports in the English press had indicated a figure of £40m, but with …

Arsenal Set To Make Surprise Move For Unsettled United Star

Arsenal are interested in recruiting Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera on a free transfer, according to the Daily Mail. The 29-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season and negotiations over a new deal have yet to reach a successful conclusion. Herrera is reportedly unhappy about the length of time it has …

Arsenal On Alert As Carrasco Admits He’d “Love” To Make Return To Europe

Dalian Yifang winger Yannick Carrasco has said he is targeting a return to Europe in order to regain his place in the Belgian national team. The 25-year-old was linked with Arsenal and Manchester United in the January transfer window, and he confirmed that there were teams keen to take him on: “I would love to …

Arsenal Lining Up Summer Bid For Prolific Ligue One Wide Man

Arsenal are keen on signing Guingamp winger Marcus Thuram in the summer, according to reports in France. The Gunners will have competition for the 21-year-old, however, with Borussia Dortmund also interested in the player. Thuram is the son of former World Cup winner, Lillian, and he has been in good form for Guingamp this campaign …

Xhaka Makes Frank Admission About His Arsenal Future

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has suggested that he could leave the Gunners in order to realise his ambitions. The 26-year-old is currently away on international duty with Switzerland, but when asked about his future, he hinted he may consider moving clubs: “I’m very ambitious, I want to take the next step, Arsenal does not have …

£8.6m Rated Hungarian Starlet Admits It’s A “Huge Honour” To Be Linked With Arsenal Switch

Will Arsenal Fall To The ‘Offday’ Voodoo, Too?

Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai says he is flattered by the calibre of clubs showing interest in him. Reports in Spain last month stated that Arsenal, Juventus, Bayern Munich and Inter Milan were pursuing the Hungarian, with the player said to be valued at €10m (£8.6m) by his club. Asked about the rumours, Szoboszlai …

Arsenal, City And United Among Teams Chasing The “New Pogba”

Arsenal are one of a number clubs pursuing Sochaux midfielder Lucien Agoume, according to reports in Italy. Juventus and Inter Milan are believed to be keen on the 17-year-old while Manchester United and Manchester City are also keeping tabs on the player. Agoume, who has been dubbed the “new Pogba” by some in the press, made …

Arsenal Set To Be Offered The Chance To Sign Portuguese Flyer In The Summer

Arsenal could reignite their interest in Atletico Madrid winger Gelson Martins this summer, according to the Sun. The Gunners reportedly tried to sign the Portuguese international last summer when he was still a Sporting Lisbon player. Since then, Martins has moved to Atletico Madrid but quickly found himself out of favour under manager Diego Simeone. …

‘Premature To Let Him Go’ ‘He’s Literally Done Nothing’ – Fans On Twitter Debate Reports Of Arsenal Loanee’s Early Exit

Arsenal midfielder Denis Suarez could be sent back to Barcelona, according to the latest reports in the UK. The Spaniard has yet to make his first start for the Gunners following his loan switch in January. Suarez’s move to the Emirates can be made permanent for €20m (£17m) in the summer, but it is said …

Arsenal To Battle Tottenham And Liverpool For £25.7m Rated Portuguese Talent

Arsenal are keeping tabs on Benfica forward Jota, according to reports in the English media. The 19-year-old only made his first-team debut back in October but the Gunners are said to be weighing up a summer move for the teenager. Jota has a release clause of €30m (£25.7m) which would have to be paid in …

Emery Travels To Spain To Watch £30m Rated La Liga Star In Action

Arsenal manager Unai Emery was in the stands to watch Getafe defender Djene play against Valencia yesterday, according to AS. With the Gunners not in action this weekend, the Spaniard returned back to his home country and kept a close eye on the Togolese international. Djene was reportedly a target for Arsenal last summer, but …

Arsenal In Transfer Tussle With London Rivals For £10m Rated Cech Replacement

Arsenal and Tottenham have both been alerted to the availability of Nick Pope with Burnley ready to sell the 26-year-old, according to the Sun. The Gunners are seeking a replacement for the retiring Petr Cech while Spurs could also make a move for the England international. Pope was Burnley’s number one before a dislocated shoulder …

Arsenal Hold Informal Talks To Sign Senegalese Speedster After Impressive Europa League Displays

Arsenal have enquired about signing Rennes winger Ismaila Sarr, according to reports in France. The Senegalese international scored in the first leg of the Europa League tie against the Gunners last week, and it is believed that directly after the match, officials from the two clubs held informal talks about a potential transfer. Sarr was …

‘A Massive Upgrade’ ‘Not Arsenal Level’ – Fans On Social Media React To Club’s Interest In Argentinian International

Arsenal have joined Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid in the race to sign Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico, according to reports in Spain. The Gunners are said to be looking at possible replacements for Nacho Monreal whose contract expires at the end of the season. Fans on Twitter had a mixed response to Arsenal’s interest in …

Arsenal Set To Reignite Bid For French Under 21 Star After Scouting Mission

Arsenal look set to revive a move for Paris Saint-Germain’s Christopher Nkunku in the summer after scouting the Frenchman, according to reports. The player’s agent confirmed in January that the Gunners had tried to sign the player on loan, but the move collapsed after the London club’s failure to agree terms with PSG. However, scouts …

Arsenal Step Up Chase For Brazilian Teenage Sensation With Discussions Held Over £6.9m Deal

Arsenal have entered talks with Brazilian outfit Ituano about signing teenage striker Gabriel Martinelli, according to reports in Brazil. Both Crystal Palace and Watford are also keen on the forward but the Gunners are the club in pole position to sign the player. Arsenal initially sent scouts to see Martinelli in action when Ituano lost …

Arsenal And Spurs Set For Summer Transfer Battle Over 27 Year Old Swiss Star

Arsenal are interested in Newcastle centre-back Fabian Schar, according to the Mirror. The Gunners will have to battle Tottenham for the Swiss international, with their London rivals also keen on the defender. Schar joined the Magpies in the summer from Deportivo La Coruna for just £3m but has been in good form for Rafa Benitez’s …

Arsenal Dealt Transfer Blow With Spanish Giants Expected To Seal Free Transfer Of Mexican Enforcer

Atletico Madrid are close to beating Arsenal, Roma and Inter Milan to the signing of Porto midfielder Hector Herrera, according to reports in Spain. The Mexican international is out of contract in the summer and will be available on a free transfer at the end of the season. Arsenal are believed to have made an …