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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

Stephan Lichtsteiner Juventus

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

Jasper Cillessen

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

Stephan Lichtsteiner

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

Stephan Lichtsteiner

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 …

Dembele ‘going nowhere’ insists Barcelona chief amidst Arsenal interest

Ousmane Dembele

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has insisted Ousmane Dembele will not leave the club this summer, all but ending Arsenal’s hopes of signing the Frenchman. Dembele joined Barca last summer in a £110 million move from Borussia Dortmund, however has endured a difficult first season at the Camp Nou. The France international – who will travel to …

PSG youngster ready to follow Unai Emery to Arsenal

Yacine Adli

Arsenal are ready to sign PSG youngster Yacine Adli, after the youngster rejected the chance to sign a professional contract with the French champions. The Gunners appointed former PSG boss Unai Emery as the club’s new manager last week, with the Spaniard replacing the long serving Arsene Wenger. And Emery could make his first signing …

“It will at least end their trophy run” – Arsenal fans react as Wenger linked with vacant Madrid job

Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts after Arsene Wenger has emerged as a shock contender to take the vacant managerial position at Real Madrid. Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane stepped down from his role as the Bernubeu this morning – only days after guiding his side to their third consecutive Champions League …

Arsenal pipped to post by Liverpool as Reds land Fabinho

Fabinho

Arsenal made a late attempt to sign Fabinho before he joined Liverpool from Monaco, according to reports from Sky Sports. The Brazilian agreed a deal yesterday to join Liverpool on July 1st, ending his three-year spell in France in which he helped Monaco lift the Ligue 1 title in 2016/17. Liverpool will pay £39.3m (€45m) …

Gunners fans torn as Dortmund defender nears Emirates switch

Robert Lewandowski Sokratis Papastathopoulos

Arsenal fans are torn reports that they close to completing the signing of Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. New Arsenal manager Unai Emery is looking to complete a total defensive makeover this summer, with Sokratis set to be the first of a number of high profile signings made before the start of next season. The Gunners …

Arsenal close to landing first summer signing in £16 million Bundesliga star

Sokratis DORTMUND

Arsenal are close to completing the £16 million transfer of Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulo, according to reports. New Arsenal manager Unai Emery is looking to complete a total defensive makeover this summer, with Sokratis set to be the first of a number of high profile signings made before the start of next season. The …

Unai Emery keen to land Barcelona flop as first Arsenal signing

Ousmane Dembele

Unai Emery will look to make Barcelona flop Ousmane Dembele his first signing as Arsenal manager, according to reports from Spain. Dembele moved to Barcelona last summer in a €130 million deal from Borussia Dortmund, but has struggled to make an impact since his arrival at the Camp Nou. An injury on his debut kept …

Paul Merson calls for Unai Emery to ‘completely change’ Arsenal’s defence this summer

Arsenal legend Paul Merson has called for newly appointed manager Unai Emery to completely change the Gunners defence this summer. Emery was named as Arsene Wenger’s successor in North London earlier this week, signing a three-year deal with the club after leaving Ligue 1 champions PSG. Rumours are already flying as to who the Spaniard …

“This better not happen” – Arsenal fans respond to shock Ramsey to Liverpool links

Aaron Ramsey

Liverpool are favourites to land Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey this summer as uncertainty continues over the midfielder’s future. The Welshman is yet to pet pen to paper on a new contract at The Emirates, which expires next year – which means the Gunners may have to sell up this summer in order to avoid losing …

Twitter Goes Into Meltdown As Gooners Praise Arsenal On Appointment Of Arsene Wenger’s Successor

When Arsene Wenger stepped down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season the job immediately became a huge opportunity for some of the best managers in the game. The possible list of candidates included the likes of Mikel Arteta, Joachim Löw, Eddie Howe, Brendan Rodgers, Thomas Tuchel and Massimiliano Allegri with the Italian coach being …

Liverpool favourites to land Aaron Ramsey amidst contract uncertainty

Liverpool are favourites to land Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey this summer as uncertainty continues over the midfielder’s future. The Welshman is yet to pet pen to paper on a new contract at The Emirates, which expires next year – which means the Gunners may have to sell up this summer in order to avoid losing …

Arsenal fans think Ligue 1 star would be a “brilliant addition” to the Gunners next season

Arsenal have opened talks with Ligue 1 side Nice over the transfer of midfielder Jean Michael Seri. The Ivory Coast star joined Nice in 2015 for a mere £750,000 from Portuguese side Pacos de Ferreira, and has since established himself as one of France’s most revered defensive midfielders. Seri has made 121 appearances across three seasons for Les …

Arsenal begin talks with €40 million rated Ligue 1 star

Arsenal have opened talks with Ligue 1 side Nice over the transfer of midfielder Jean Michael Seri. The Gunners tried to land the highly rated Ivorian midfielder last summer, however saw a £35 million bid rejected with Nice keen to hold onto the 26-year-old enforcer. However things are different this time around, with Seri understood …