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5 Hidden Gems Arsenal Could Sign This Summer Without Breaking The Bank

Hans Vanaken

It’s going to be a tough summer for Arsenal fans. Seeing rivals splash the cash on new recruits while the Gunners try to spend their limited transfer budget carefully will cause a certain amount of frustration, but it is where the club is at currently. Spending money wisely is really the key for the London …

REPORT: Arsenal Prepare £26.7m Bid For Turkish International Winger

Cengiz Under

Arsenal are lining up a €30m (£26.7m) offer for Roma winger Cengiz Under, according to reports in Italy. Both the Gunners and London rivals Tottenham are said to have made contact with the Giallorossi about the Turkish international in recent weeks, but Unai Emery’s side appear to be the keenest on securing the midfielder’s services. …

‘Please Lazio I Beg You’ ‘You Can Have Him’ Arsenal Fans On Twitter Hoping Italian Side Beat Them To Secure Bosman Signing

Moreno

Lazio are likely to compete with Arsenal and Real Betis to secure the signature of Liverpool fullback Alberto Moreno, according to reports in Italy. The 26-year-old is out of contract at the end of this month and will be available on a free transfer. The Gunners have been linked with a move for Moreno but …

Arsenal Handed Major Boost In Battle To Land £13m Rated French Flyer

Lorient winger Alexis Claude-Maurice has made it known that he wants to join Arsenal, according to Soccerlink. The French website reports the 21-year-old is also interesting West Ham, Borussia Monchengladbach, Lyon, Monaco and Lille but the Gunners would be the player’s preferred destination. Unai Emery’s side will, however, have to up their initial bid for …

La Liga Star Delivers Massive Blow To Arsenal’s Chances Of Signing Him This Summer

Samuel Umtiti

Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti has confirmed he intends to stay at the Camp Nou this summer. In what is a blow to Arsenal’s chances of signing the Frenchman, the defender said he wants to carry on playing for the Catalan club despite reports that Barca want to sell him: “I have a contract, I feel …

‘Get This Deal Done ASAP’ ‘Not Worth Even Up To 20 Million’ Fans On Social Media Debate Reports Of Arsenal’s Swoop For Belgian Star

Yannick Carrasco

Arsenal are keen on reviving a deal for Dalian Yifang winger Yannick Carrasco, according to reports. The Belgian has said he is in negotiations with a club from Europe, with many assuming that it is the Gunners who are the team he will join. Whether that is true or not, fans on Twitter have been …

West Ham Look To Steal March On Arsenal With Bid For £13.4m Rated Spanish Midfield General

jordan

West Ham have made a bid for Eibar midfielder Joan Jordan, according to Marca. The Madrid-based publication reports that Arsenal, Sevilla, Valencia and Villarreal have all enquired about the 24-year-old but the Hammers have made the first move in the battle for the Spaniard. Jordan has a release clause of just €15m (£13.4m) and Marca …

A Profile Of The 25 Year Old Belgian Ace That Reports Suggest Arsenal Are Close To Signing

Yannick Carrasco

Reports emanating from Spain suggest Arsenal are very close to signing Dalian Yifang winger Yannick Carrasco. Whether the claims are true or not, it remains to be seen, but the Belgian winger has confirmed that he is in talks with a club about a return to Europe: “There is now an offer on the table …

Arsenal Rival Lyon With £12m Offer For Nigerian Ace As They Step Up Search For Welbeck Replacement

Emmanuel Dennis

Arsenal and Lyon have both made bids of £12m for Club Brugge forward Emmanuel Dennis, according to reports in Turkey. Fenerbahce were also said to be interested in the 21-year-old, but they have been priced out of a move for the striker. Dennis can play out wide, as well as up front, and his flexibility …

‘Very Impressed If We Get This Over The Line’ ‘Really Hope This Is True’ Fans Delighted With Claim That Arsenal Will Table £44m Bid

Dennis Praet and Paulo Dybala

Arsenal are lining up a new and improved offer for Sampdoria pair Dennis Praet and Joachim Andersen, according to reports in Italy. There were claims that the Gunners originally had a €42m (£37m) bid rejected for the duo, but it seems they will now table a new proposal worth €50m (£44m). Supporters on Twitter are …

Arsenal Join Two Clubs In Race For 17-Goal Russian Marksman

Chalov

Arsenal are tracking CSKA forward Fedor Chalov, according to reports in the English media. The Russian international has been in good form this season, scoring 17 goals in 37 appearances for his club. Chalov’s performances saw him gain recognition for his country as he made his debut for Russia’s senior side in the 3-1 defeat …

£18m Rated Argentinian Starlet Reveals He is “Proud” To Be Linked With Arsenal Switch

Exequiel Palacios

River Plate midfielder Exequiel Palacios says he has a sense of pride in the fact that both Arsenal and Real Madrid are interested in signing him. The Gunners have reportedly been tracking the 20-year-old this summer, and when asked about the transfer speculation, the Argentinian international said: “I’m proud clubs like Real Madrid and Arsenal …

£18.5m Valencia Star Could Be Just What Arsenal Are Looking For To Strengthen Their Defence

Diakhaby

Arsenal have been linked with a whole host of centre-backs over the past few months. The biggest issue with many of these targets, though, is the price.  Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti will cost £60m+, Roma defender Kostas Manolas’s release clause is £31m, while even Getafe defender Djene is said to be valued at close to £30m. …

‘Please, No!!!’ ‘Bargain Basement Yet Again’ Fans On Twitter Angered By Reports That Arsenal Could Sign Liverpool Cast Off

Moreno

Arsenal remain interested in signing Liverpool defender Alberto Moreno, according to reports in the UK. It was announced yesterday that the Spaniard will be released by the Reds when his contract expires at the end of June. Gunners fans on Twitter are mostly against the club making a move for Moreno: Please, no!!! — OlaOlaWhiskeyCola …

REPORT: Inter Turn Down Opportunity To Sign Arsenal Captain Koscielny

Inter Milan have opted against signing Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny, according to Sky Sport Italia (via Football-Italia.net). The Gunners defender is reportedly seeking a new challenge as his career comes to an end but the Nerazzurri have turned down the opportunity to sign the Frenchman. Manager Antonio Conte is believed to have decided that the …

Arsenal Set To Come Up Short In £37.3m Double Bid For Serie A Stars

Dennis Praet and Paulo Dybala

Arsenal are likely to have a €42m (£37.3m) offer for Sampdoria duo Dennis Praet and Joachim Andersen rejected, according to Calciomercato.com. Reports have suggested that the Gunners have made a bid for the pair but the Italian website believes Sampdoria are demanding between €55m (£49m) and €60m (£53m). The Serie A side are said to …

Arsenal Target Move For £8.8m Rated Moroccan International Forward

Youssef En-Nesyri

Arsenal have made an approach for Leganes forward Youssef En-Nesyri, according to Assahifa Al Ousbouia. The Moroccan news outlet says the Gunners are one of a number of teams keen on signing the 22-year-old this summer. Real Betis have reportedly offered €10m (£8.8m) for En-Nesyri, but German clubs Borussia Dortmund and Schalke are also said …

Bayern Munich Target Arsenal Midfielder Following Europa League Snub

Amaechi

Arsenal midfielder Xavier Amaechi could be set to leave the Emirates after stalling on signing a new contract with the club, according to reports in England. The winger is said to be unhappy to have missed out on the Europa League final against Chelsea despite the Gunners being able to name 12 players on the …