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Waztke Responds To Claims That German World Cup Winner Could Be Leaving For Arsenal

Gotze

Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has denied reports that attacking midfielder Mario Gotze could join Arsenal this summer. There had been speculation in Germany that the Gunners may put in a bid for the World Cup winner, who has just one year left on his contract at the Bundesliga club. However, whilst attending the …

‘Bargain At That Price’ ‘Would Be A Very Solid Signing’ Fans On Twitter Back Arsenal’s Pursuit Of £13m Bundesliga Defender

Ozan Kabak

Arsenal are keen on signing Stuttgart centre-back Ozan Kabak, according to reports in the English media. Manchester United and Tottenham are also said to be keeping tabs on the player with the 19-year-old having a release clause of £13.2m. Supporters on Twitter believe Kabak would be a very good signing, especially for such a low …

Agent Confirms Arsenal Have Contacted Him About Signing Serie A Shot-Stopper

Ionut Radu

Arsenal are scouting Genoa goalkeeper Ionut Radu, according to the player’s agent. Crescenzo Cecere revealed that there are a number of clubs interested in the Romanian international but the club that contacted him most recently about the player was the Gunners: “There are so many teams interested, including Lyon. Recently, there was also a survey …

Arsenal Join Four Team Pursuit For La Liga Speed Merchant But Can They Break Into The Top 4?

ferran torres

Arsenal are among four teams pursuing Valencia winger Ferran Torres, according to reports in the UK Press. The Gunners will, though, have to battle Leicester City, Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid if they want to sign the player. Arsenal are looking at possible alternatives for Wilfried Zaha after Crystal Palace priced them out of a …

5 First Team Players Who Arsenal May Look To Axe As Emery Revamps The Squad

Arsenal manager Unai Emery made it clear after the Europa League final defeat to Chelsea that there would be players leaving the Emirates this summer. Although the Spaniard would not be drawn on what changes would be made to the playing squad, he did hint he was seeking to build a younger team: “Our idea …

‘This Is Not Our Priority’ ‘Horrible Signing’ Fans Not Convinced Amid Claims Arsenal Have Offered 5 Year Deal To Ligue One Star

Meunier

Arsenal are in advanced talks with Paris Saint-Germain about signing right-back Thomas Meunier, according to reports in Italy. The Gunners are said to have offered a five-year contract to the 27-year-old, who has previously worked under Unai Emery. Fans on Twitter are not convinced that Meunier is a player that Arsenal actually need, while many …

Arsenal Keeping Tabs On £10.6m Rated 19 Year Old Midfielder Who Is Lighting Up Serie A

Hamed Junior Traore

Arsenal are one of the teams keeping tabs on Empoli midfielder Hamed Junior Traore, according to reports in Italy. The 19-year-old was expected to move to Fiorentina for €12m (£10.6m) in January but the transfer collapsed due to concerns over a heart issue. Medical tests, however, showed Traore was fit and healthy but the Viola …

Emery Keen To Be Reunited With £26.5m Rated Belgian But Arsenal Face Fierce Competition From United

Meunier

Arsenal manager Unai Emery wants to sign Paris Saint-Germain right-back Thomas Meunier, according to reports in the French media. The pair worked together for two years at PSG and the fullback is said to be on the list of players the Gunners are targeting this summer. Arsenal are without Hector Bellerin who has a long-term …

£32m Rated Roma Star Speaks Out On His Future Amid Interest From Arsenal And United

Manolas

Roma defender Kostas Manolas has raised doubts over his future with the Italian club. The Greek international has been linked with Arsenal, among other clubs, and when asked if he would be staying at the Giallorossi next season after his side’s 2-1 win over Parma at the weekend, the centre-back replied: “I don’t know if …

Ligue One Defender Could Join Arsenal Ahead Of United For £26m But There Is A Catch

Saint-Etienne are prepared to sell defender William Saliba for €30m (£26m) but they would want the player back on loan, according to Le10 Sport. The French publication say Arsenal are looking to make their move for the defender but Saint-Etienne are keen to get a similar deal to when Kurt Zouma joined Chelsea. Zouma stayed …

‘Should Be £12m Max’ ‘Hakim Ziyech Is A Way Better Player’ Fans On Social Debate Debate Arsenal’s £30m Pursuit Of PL Winger

Ryan Fraser

Arsenal will step up their interest in Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser, according to reports in the English media. The Cherries are believed to be holding out for £30m despite the Scottish international entering the last twelve months of his contract at the Vitality Stadium. Some fans on Twitter think Fraser’s price tag is way too …

French Club Make Enquiry As Race For Arsenal Defender Heats Up

Rennes have entered the race for Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny, according to L’Equipe. The French newspaper reports that the Ligue One club have made an enquiry for the 33-year-old but they are aware they will face fear competition to sign the defender. AC Milan and Bayer Leverkusen are also said to be keeping tabs on …

Arsenal Handed Important Transfer Boost In Quest To Land Danish Defender

Andersen

Sampdoria are willing to let Joachim Andersen leave the club this summer, according to reports in Italy. The Danish defender has previously been linked with moves to Arsenal and Tottenham, as well as Manchester United. There have also been claims that the Gunners have sent scouts to see Andersen, and his teammate Dennis Praet, in …

‘Arsenal Should Buy Him’ ‘A Quality Winger’ Fans On Social Media React As Arsenal Make Bid Of £6.2m For 20 Year Old

Arsenal have had an opening bid of €7m (£6.2m) rejected by Lorient for winger Alexis Claude-Maurice, according to Get French Football News. The 20-year-old has been linked with a switch to the Gunners, as well as Norwich City over the past week, and it appears the London club have made their move. Fans on Twitter …

Arsenal Should Listen To Ian Wright When It Comes To These Three Transfer Recommendations

Ian Wright

Gunners legend Ian Wright has had his say on who Arsenal should buy this summer. The former striker has recommended the club sign Leicester’s Ben Chilwell, Monaco’s Youri Tielemans and Lille’s Nicolas Pepe. So should Arsenal be pursuing any of these three targets? Ben Chilwell Manager Unai Emery has had a tendency to use a …

Arsenal On Alert As Napoli Seek Buyer For Guinean Midfield General

Diawara

Arsenal are interested Napoli midfielder Amadou Diawara, according to reports in Italy. The Guinean international is believed to be on the Gunners’ radar but they could face competition from Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin. Napoli are said to be keen on recruiting a new central midfield player and are willing to offload Diawara this summer to …

The Agent Of Nicolas Tagliafico Has Revealed Where His Client Will Be Playing Next Campaign

Nicolas Tagliafico

The agent of Ajax fullback Nicolas Tagliafico has revealed that his client has signed a new contract with the Dutch club. The Argentinian international has been linked with a move to Arsenal, as well as Atletico Madrid, in recent months, but Ricardo Schlieper has confirmed that the left-back has agreed to improved terms with Ajax: …

Mustafi Speaks Out On Whether He’ll Be At Arsenal Next Season

Shkodran Mustafi & Laurent Koscielny

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has given the clearest indication yet that he’ll be staying with the Gunners next season. The German has been linked with a return to Italy, with AC Milan said to be keen to recruit the centre-back this summer. Mustafi has, however, been quick to dampen speculation by stating he doesn’t believe …