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Arsenal: a carefully planned transfer window or unmitigated chaos?

What is going on at Arsenal? There’s a general agreement that some new players are needed, there’s a general feeling that the momentum of the 22 game unbeaten run has been lost because there were not enough backups to cover injuries, there is the upcoming free transfer of Ramsey, there is Ozil, Cech is retiring …

Bayern Sporting Director Opens Up On Future Of Arsenal Target

Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has said the Bundesliga club remain undecided about midfielder James Rodriguez’s future. The Colombian is 18 months into a two-year loan spell in Germany, but there have been reports that he could cut short his time in Bavaria and join Arsenal for the remainder of the season. It is …

Two Italian Clubs Turn Down Chance To Sign Arsenal’s Ozil

Juventus and Inter Milan have both turned down the chance to sign Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, according to reports in Italy. The Gunners are reportedly keen to offload the German playmaker with the 30-year-old seemingly out of favour under manager Unai Emery. Ozil’s £350,000 a week salary is said to be the major stumbling block …

REPORT: Emery Wants Arsenal To Sign £9m Rated Moroccan Midfield General

Arsenal manager Unai Emery is keen on signing Monaco defensive midfielder Youssef Ait Bennasser, according to reports in Italy. The Gunners boss has been tracking the Moroccan international since his time at Sevilla, and the London club are said to be leading the race for the 22-year-old. Milan are also interested in Bennasser with both …

Arsenal And Liverpool Both Keeping Tabs On Wolves Captain

Arsenal and Liverpool are monitoring Wolves captain Conor Coady, according to reports in the English media. The 25-year-old came through the academy at Anfield, but it is believed that the Gunners are the club who are the more interested in securing the centre-back’s services. Coady’s ability to play out from the back has caught the …

Championship Side Look To Secure Arsenal’s Smith Rowe On Loan Deal

West Brom are looking to sign Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith Rowe on loan, according to reports in the English media. The Baggies have seen a key player in Harvey Barnes recalled by his parent club Leicester City and are looking to sign a replacement during the January transfer window, Smith Rowe has impressed for the …

Juventus Consider Offering Moroccan International Defender In Bid To Land Arsenal Star

Juventus are weighing up whether to offer defender Mehdi Benatia in a part-exchange deal for Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey, according to reports in Italy. Ramsey is poised to sign a pre-contract agreement with Juve but the Serie A club would like to see the Welshman move in the January transfer window. The Gunners want €20m …

Keown Thinks Arsenal’s £100m Investment Has Cost The Club The Chance To Keep Ramsey

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown believes the Gunners’ transfer spending last season may have cost them the chance to keep Aaron Ramsey. The Welshman is expected to sign for Juventus on a free transfer after reportedly agreeing a five-year contract with the Italian club. Gunners boss Unai Emery has stated that Arsenal can only sign …

Real Madrid Star Reveals Why He Opted To Stay At The Club Despite Reported Arsenal Interest

Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas has revealed that he intends to stay at the Bernabeu for “many more years.” The Costa Rican international has been reported as a target for Arsenal, but the shot-stopper signed a one-year extension to his contract with the Spanish club last week. Explaining the decision to stay at Real despite …

Arsenal Holding Talks To Sign 25 Year Old Despite Emery’s Admission On January Transfers

Arsenal are in talks with Barcelona over signing Denis Suarez, according to the Mirror. However, Gunners boss Unai Emery has admitted that the London club can only sign players on loan in January, and he wouldn’t be drawn on links to the Barca midfielder: “I don’t know about his situation. But we can only sign …

Serie A Heavyweights Secure Arsenal Playmaker On Five Year Deal Worth £7.2m A Season

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has agreed to join Juventus in the summer, according to multiples reports in the English media. The Welshman’s contract expires at the end of the season and he has been able to talk to foreign clubs since January 1st. It is believed Ramsey has signed a five-year contract with the Bianconeri, …

‘Good Choice’ ‘Fantastic Decision’ – Arsenal Fans On Social Media Pleased With Reports Of Veteran’s Contract Extension

Arsenal have triggered their option to extend Nacho Monreal’s contract for a further year, according to reports in the English media. The 32-year-old would have been available on a free transfer at the end of the season but it appears that the Gunners are keen to keep the Spaniard at the club. Most Arsenal supporters …

Milan Weighing Up January Loan Swoop For Arsenal Playmaker

AC Milan are interested in signing Arsenal attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, according to reports in Italy. The Serie A club’s sporting director Leonardo is said to be hard at work looking at replacements for the injured Giacomo Bonaventura and Lucas Biglia with the Gunners star being considered. Rossoneri boss Gennaro Gattuso is also believed to be …

Arsenal Ahead Of United In Race For Belgian World Cup Star After Player Signals His Interest In Move

Dalian Yifang winger Yannick Carrasco has given his approval to a move to Arsenal, according to reports in Italy. Both AC Milan and Manchester United are also believed to be keen on the Belgian international, who starred at the World Cup as Belgium reached the semi-finals. Carrasco moved to the Far East in February last …

Arsenal Turn Attentions Towards Barcelona Star After £13.4m Offer For Banega Is Rejected

Arsenal will make a move for Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez after having an offer rejected for Sevilla’s Ever Banega, according to reports in Italy. Banega reportedly has an €18m buyout clause but the Gunners was said to be only willing to go up to €15m (£13.4m). Instead, they are believed to be looking at Suarez, …

Arsenal Veteran’s Future In Doubt After Emery Reveals No New Contract Is Imminent

Arsenal manager Unai Emery says that goalkeeper Petr Cech’s future at the club beyond the end of the season is uncertain. The 36-year-old’s contract with the Gunners expires in the summer and when asked about the Czech shot-stopper, Emery said he did not know whether a new deal would be agreed: “I don’t know now, …

West Ham Starlet Prepared To Wait To Seal £3m Summer Switch To Arsenal

West Ham defender Reece Oxford will turn down the chance to move clubs this month in order to seal a £3m move to Arsenal in the summer, according to reports in the UK. The 20-year-old has not had a look in under Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini with his club said to be prepared to sell …

Emery Denies Reports That Arsenal Have Made £14.5m Bid For Real Madrid Star

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has refuted claims that the Gunners are interested in signing Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas. Reports in Spain have suggested that the London club had made a £14.5m bid for the Costa Rican international but speaking at a pre-match press conference yesterday, Emery stated he is happy with the options at his disposal: …