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Play Our Awesome New Predictor Game As Arsenal Face Manchester City In Season Opener

With this season promising to be a genuinely intriguing season as Arsenal start the campaign with a manager other than Arsene Wenger for the first time in over 20 years (it was 1996 when the Frenchman took over as Gunners boss from Bruce Rioch). Unai Emery has the task of succeeding Arsene Wenger and he …

Kroenke buys Arsenal; but what difference will that actually make?

In the era in which all sorts of people, from distant sheiks to shady Chinese corporate dealers who don’t quite seem to have the amount of money that every thought they had, buy up English football clubs, it is slightly odd that so much concern has been expressed over the move of Mr Kroenke to …

Perez pens message to Arsenal fans following West Ham United move

Lucas Perez has thanked Arsenal fans for their support over the past two years after completing his move to West Ham United. The Spaniard completed his £4 million switch to the London Stadium yesterday afternoon, penning a three-year deal with the Hammers to bring to an end his short spell with Arsenal. Perez joined the …

Arsenal in talks with defender after loaning out Chambers

Arsenal have officially loaned out defender Calum Chambers to fellow Premier League side Fulham. Fulham are newly promoted to the top tier of English football after securing promotion last season via the Championship play-offs. They have made a number of top signings this summer, and Chambers will provide them with extra cover in the defensive …

Host of Premier League clubs chasing Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck

Everton, Southampton and Bournemouth are all keen to land out-of-favour Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck, according to reports.  Welbeck has been told by Gunners boss Unai Emery that he is surplus to requirements The Emirates this season, with the Spaniard already having both Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at his first choice strikers. And Arsenal are …

Ex-Arsenal striker sparks controversy with latest Instagram post

Former Arsenal star Chuba Akpom has sparked controversy with his latest Instagram post in which he confirmed his squad number with new club PAOK. Akpom joined the Greek giants last week on a three-year deal, bring to an end his frustrating 16-year-spell in North London. The 22-year-old joined Arsenal as a schoolboy, however spent most …

Arsenal and United chasing £50m Jerome Boateng

Arsenal are reportedly rivalling Manchester United over the signature of defender Jerome Boateng, with just days left in this summer’s transfer window. It is understood that Emery wants to add a further centre-back to his squad this summer, and Mourinho has been known to be desperate to add a defender too – with Harry Maguire …

Arsenal plotting shock £25 million move for World Cup finalist

Arsenal are preparing a £25 million bid for Croatia and Besiktas defender Domagoj Vida, according to reports. Vida starred as Croatia went all the way to the World Cup final this summer, impressing with his dominant performances at centre-half alongside Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren. And his displays in Russia have caught the attention of a host of …

Twitter Reacts: Ousmane Dembele to Arsenal?

Arsenal fans are going into meltdown after a picture emerged on Instagram of Ousmane Dembele having dinner with several of the Gunners’ squad. The Frenchman has been heavily linked with a move away from the Camp Nou this summer after a difficult first season with the Spanish champions. Having signed just last summer for £100m+, …

Arsenal fans believe Lucas Perez should be given a chance at The Emirates this season

Arsenal fans believe striker Lucas Perez should be given a chance under new manager Unai Emery this season.  The Spaniard is the club’s fifth choice forward behind Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Danny Welbeck and youngster Eddie Nketiah, and will reportedly be allowed to leave The Emirates this summer to help raise funds for new additions. Lazio are …

Mkhitaryan urges Aaron Ramsey to stay at Arsenal amidst Chelsea rumours

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has urged midfielder Aaron Ramsey to stay at Arsenal amidst rumours he could leave The Emirates this summer. Ramsey has not yet put pen to paper on a new contract with the Gunners, meaning the club could be forced to sell-up this summer to avoid losing him on a free next year when …

Arsenal linked with move for Barcelona’s £135.5 million Frenchman

ARSENAL transfer chief Sven Mislintat has contacted Barcelona over a potential deal for Ousmane Dembele, according to reports.  Dembele has heavily rumoured to be on his way out of the Camp Nou after Barcelona secured the €41 million signing of Brazilian Malcom last week. A number of clubs, including Liverpool and Chelsea, are thought to …

Arsenal name price for out-of-favour Spaniard

Arsenal have told Lazio they must pay £7 million if they want to sign forward Lucas Perez. The Spaniard is the club’s fifth choice forward behind Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Danny Welbeck and youngster Eddie Nketiah, and will be allowed to leave The Emirates this summer to help raise funds for new additions. Perez spent …

Arsenal agree fee with Greek giants for 22-year-old striker

Arsenal have agreed to sell striker Chuba Akpom to Greek side PAOK.  The 22-year-old striker has been with the Gunners since aged six, however will now leave his boyhood club permanently after making only 12 first team appearances. Goal report Akpom will complete a £2 million move to PAOK in the coming days, with the …

Sevilla name price for N’Zonzi amid Arsenal and Roma interest

Sevilla reportedly want £26.7million for Arsenal and Roma target Steven N’Zonzi. The former Blackburn Rovers midfielder is wanted by both sides after an impressive campaign in La Liga and having won the World Cup with France. It was believed Roma had won the race for the sought-after star earlier this week, with reports suggesting the Serie …

Arsenal ready to battle Chelsea and Roma for Bundesliga superstar

Arsenal are ready to step up their pursuit of Bayer Leverkusen star Leon Bailey amidst interest form both Chelsea and Roma. Bailey, 20, has been heavily linked with a move away from the Bundesliga this summer after an impressive last season in Germany where he scored 12 goals and registered six assists in all competitions. …

Cech provides update on Arsenal future amidst rumours of summer exit

Petr Cech insists he remains focused on life with Arsenal despite rumours he could leave the club this summer. The Gunners completed the signing of £25 million Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen earlier this summer, with the German widely expected to take the number one jersey from Cech. And following Leno’s arrival, Cech was linked …

“Bring him home!” – Arsenal fans react as Giroud nears Spain switch

Atletico Madrid are in discussions with Chelsea to take striker Olivier Giroud to Spain this summer, according to reports.  Giroud joined Chelsea in January from London rivals Arsenal, and enjoyed a fine six months at Stamford Bridge, establishing himself as Antonio Conte’s number one striker and helping the Blues lift the FA Cup in May. …