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Up It Or Forget It – Madrid Tell Arsenal & Juve

The Argentine striker is widely tipped to quit the Spanish giants over the summer after struggling to cement his place in the starting 11 in recent years. He has often found himself warming the benches as he is chosen behind French international Karim Benzema in attack. The lack of a first-team regular starter role has …

Arsenal Want Young Serbian Striker

Arsenal are reportedly keeping tabs on Serbian striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, who represents his native side Partizan, and has been termed by the local press as the new Nicklas Bendtner, the Arsenal striker who is currently on loan at Juventus. The 18-year old began his youth career at Partizan in 2005. After six years of development, Mitrovic …

Mignolet Wants To Step Up A Level

Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet’s agent has revealed that his client is seeking a step up in his career, and has alerted all interested clubs, including Arsenal, by stating that the highly rated keeper will not be signing a new contract at his current club. The Gunners have been linked with a move for the goalkeeping …

Wenger Eyes Bayern Munich Youngster

David Alaba has been impressive this season personally, and is still fresh from his team Bayern Munich’s collective exploits as they romped through Germany and Europe this season, winning the unprecedented treble of German Bundesliga, UEFA Champions League and the German league cup. He has been vital in keeping numerous clean sheets at the back …

Lukasz Fabianski – Will He Leave The Gunners?

Lukasz Fabianski’s career at Arsenal seems to be drawing to an end, after speculation about Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Julio Cesar arriving at the club gathering pace, effectively putting an end to Fabianski’s chances of being number one. Wojciech Szczesny currently holds the number one spot at the club, and Fabianski has been competing against …

Higuain Fancies Arsenal Move

Real Madrid outcast Gonzalo Higuain has conceded that his future lies away from the Santiago Bernabeu, and confessed that Arsenal would not only provide a good setup, but also a league which would put the striker’s skills to test. Higuain’s future has gained a lot of media attention this season, with the striker failing to …

Wenger Was Close To Signing Bale

Arsene Wenger has conceded that his biggest regret was not to seal a deal for current Tottenham Hotspur superstar Gareth Bale while he was at Southampton, especially because the club had already signed Theo Walcott from the very same squad. Bale has become a sensation, not just in England, but around the world. The rumors …

Will Arsenal lose Koscielny to Munich?

Defender Laurent Koscielny is being targeted by German giants Bayern Munich, as the UEFA Champions League winners prepare for the arrival of former Barcelona manager, Pep Guardiola, for the new campaign. Munich are in a world of their own, getting better with each game, be it the domestic league or the Champions League. The club …

Arsenal To Sign Julio Cesar?

Media reports are coming thick and fast about Arsenal’s transfer activity in this summer window, and the most recent player to be linked is Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Julio Cesar, who declared his intentions of staying in England, and his love for London in particular. Cesar was part of the Rangers squad that was relegated …

Will Lukas Podolski Resist Pull Of Borussia Dortmund?

The 27-year-old Lukas Podolski has spent his entire playing career in Germany, but transitioned to English football with Arsenal last summer. The forward has had a mixed debut season with the Gunners, and had to endure the wrath of the German general manager citing his progress as unsatisfactory even though he scored 16 goals in …

Grenier- It Could Well Be Arsenal

Arsenal seem to have convinced their first transfer target for the summer, with Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier admitting that he will be leaving the French club, and the Gunners could very well be the club he joins. This could be a major coup for Arsene Wenger, knowing his affinity for young French players, and his …

Can Arsenal Lure Fabregas Back?

Arsenal’s squad was damaged when Cesc Fabregas left the club for his home-town side Barcelona, but constantly sitting on the bench at the Nou Camp triggered rumors in England that Fabregas could make a comeback to the country he spent 6 years in. Fabregas was the skipper of the Arsenal side when he left, and …

Arsenal Target To Stay At Sunderland?

Arsene Wenger had to deal with unrest from current goalkeeper Wojciech Szczęsny this season, and it looks like the manager’s possible target – Sunderland’s Simon Mignolet has indicated that he is positive about proceedings at the Stadium of Light Mignolet has been recognized due to some fantastic performances over the season. Despite Sunderland finishing in …

Arsenal Could Possibly Get Jovetic If The Price Is Right

Long term Arsenal target Stevan Jovetic could be free to make a move away from Fiorentina, after the club’s general manager Sandro Menucci admitted that if the striker wanted a new experience, it could happen for the right financial considerations. Arsenal have been chasing the 23-year old ever since he emerged onto the European scene …

Money Could Cost Arsenal Stevan Jovetic – Surprising?

Arsenal’s interest in Stevan Jovetic has been strong and persistent over the past few weeks as manager Arsene Wenger identified the 23-year old as his potential marquee signing of the summer. With huge amounts of money at the club’s disposal, they are now in a financial position to look at purchasing players in the above £20 …

Arsenal Looking To Buy New Nasri

Arsene Wenger is always on the lookout for young talents, and has set his eyes on Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier, who has impressed the manager with his intelligent style of play, which reminds him of a former signing Samir Nasri. Grenier started his career at FC Annonay in 1997 as a youngster, and his talent …

Arsenal To Let Russian Ace Quietly Leave

Andrei Arshavin has clearly fallen down the pecking order at Arsenal, and as the Russian’s contract expires this summer, he looks set to leave the Emirates, with his former club Zenit St. Petersburg reportedly interested in his services. Arsene Wenger faced one of the toughest challenges of his career when Robin van Persie, who gradually …

Some Players Make It, Some Don’t. Some Cost A Fortune, Some Don’t.

You don’t need me to tell you that some players at Arsenal have not quite fulfilled their potential. Squillaci, Chamakh, Bendtner… Of course some will tell you that this is the fault of the present management, but in reality it has always been thus. If you are an Arsenal supporter of a certain age you …