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Arsenal Line Up Bid For Brazilian Teenage Prodigy With £62m Release Clause

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Arsenal are weighing up an offer for Flamengo attacking midfielder Reinier, according to Tuttomercatoweb. The Italian website reports that the Gunners have been tracking the Brazilian Under 17 international, who is interesting a number of European clubs. Reinier has a release clause of €70m (£62.4m) but his contract with Flamengo will expire in eighteen months …

Arsenal Could Conclude A £27m Transfer In The Coming Weeks After Edging Ahead Of United

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Arsenal have held more talks with Saint-Etienne over signing defender William Saliba, according to reports in the French media. The Gunners are apparently in pole position to sign the 18-year-old ahead of Manchester United with a €30m (£27m) deal said to be increasingly likely in the coming weeks. However, there is still one major stumbling …

Arsenal Agree Deal For 21-Year-Old As They Close In On First Summer Signing

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Arsenal are close to signing Dynamo Dresden goalkeeper Markus Schubert on a free transfer, according to the Independent. Reports in Germany last month had suggested that the Gunners were keen on the 21-year-old, and it seems the London club have stepped up their interest. Schubert’s contract expires at the end of this month, and Arsenal …

‘Get The Hard Games Out Of The Way’ ’12 Points In The Bag Early’ Fans React To Arsenal’s Tough Opening Four PL Fixtures

Arsenal will make the trip to Newcastle on the opening day of the season, it has been confirmed. The Gunners then have Burnley at home, followed by Liverpool away and North London rivals Tottenham at the Emirates. Unai Emery’s side could have had an easier start, and fans on Twitter have been debating how many …

Arsenal Defender’s Time At The Emirates May Well Be Up As Emery Looks To Free Up Funds

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The Gunners will be looking to free up funds for transfers this summer, and one of the names on the chopping block is likely to be Calum Chambers. Despite making regular appearances in Arsene Wenger’s final campaign in charge, he was sent out on loan to Fulham by Unai Emery without much hesitation at the …

Italian Heavyweights Planning Summer Swoop For Chambers

Chambers

Lazio are considering a summer bid for Arsenal defender Calum Chambers, according to reports in the Italian media. The Serie A side’s sporting director Igli Tare has identified two potential Premier League centre-backs as the Italian club look to strengthen their backline. Chambers and Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles are the two names that Lazio are …

‘Better Than Praet’ ‘They Shouldn’t Go For Him’ Arsenal Fans On Twitter Debate Links To £27m Rated Roma Star

Lorenzo Pellegrini

Arsenal and Tottenham are both interested in Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini, according to reports in Italy. The 22-year-old has a €30m (£27m) release clause, and the Giallorossi are trying to negotiate a contract to remove the buyout fee. Supporters on Twitter are not sure if Pellegrini would be the right fit for the Gunners: He …

Wright Highlights Costly Mistake That Cost Arsenal £60m Windfall

Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes the Gunners missed out on £60m by letting Aaron Ramsey run down his contract. The Welshman will join Juventus on a free transfer at the start of next month following the end of his contract at the London club. Wright thinks the failure to sell Ramsey earlier has proven to …

Serie A Giants Plotting Summer Swoop For Arsenal’s Torreira

AC Milan are interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira, according to reports in Italy. Current Sampdoria manager Marco Giampaolo is poised to take over at the Rossoneri and is keen on taking one of his former players to the San Siro. Torreira played under Giampaolo for two years at Sampdoria before he made the …

5 Hidden Gems Arsenal Could Sign This Summer Without Breaking The Bank

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It’s going to be a tough summer for Arsenal fans. Seeing rivals splash the cash on new recruits while the Gunners try to spend their limited transfer budget carefully will cause a certain amount of frustration, but it is where the club is at currently. Spending money wisely is really the key for the London …

REPORT: Arsenal Prepare £26.7m Bid For Turkish International Winger

Cengiz Under

Arsenal are lining up a €30m (£26.7m) offer for Roma winger Cengiz Under, according to reports in Italy. Both the Gunners and London rivals Tottenham are said to have made contact with the Giallorossi about the Turkish international in recent weeks, but Unai Emery’s side appear to be the keenest on securing the midfielder’s services. …

‘Please Lazio I Beg You’ ‘You Can Have Him’ Arsenal Fans On Twitter Hoping Italian Side Beat Them To Secure Bosman Signing

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Lazio are likely to compete with Arsenal and Real Betis to secure the signature of Liverpool fullback Alberto Moreno, according to reports in Italy. The 26-year-old is out of contract at the end of this month and will be available on a free transfer. The Gunners have been linked with a move for Moreno but …

Arsenal Handed Major Boost In Battle To Land £13m Rated French Flyer

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Lorient winger Alexis Claude-Maurice has made it known that he wants to join Arsenal, according to Soccerlink. The French website reports the 21-year-old is also interesting West Ham, Borussia Monchengladbach, Lyon, Monaco and Lille but the Gunners would be the player’s preferred destination. Unai Emery’s side will, however, have to up their initial bid for …

La Liga Star Delivers Massive Blow To Arsenal’s Chances Of Signing Him This Summer

Samuel Umtiti

Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti has confirmed he intends to stay at the Camp Nou this summer. In what is a blow to Arsenal’s chances of signing the Frenchman, the defender said he wants to carry on playing for the Catalan club despite reports that Barca want to sell him: “I have a contract, I feel …

‘Get This Deal Done ASAP’ ‘Not Worth Even Up To 20 Million’ Fans On Social Media Debate Reports Of Arsenal’s Swoop For Belgian Star

Yannick Carrasco

Arsenal are keen on reviving a deal for Dalian Yifang winger Yannick Carrasco, according to reports. The Belgian has said he is in negotiations with a club from Europe, with many assuming that it is the Gunners who are the team he will join. Whether that is true or not, fans on Twitter have been …

West Ham Look To Steal March On Arsenal With Bid For £13.4m Rated Spanish Midfield General

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West Ham have made a bid for Eibar midfielder Joan Jordan, according to Marca. The Madrid-based publication reports that Arsenal, Sevilla, Valencia and Villarreal have all enquired about the 24-year-old but the Hammers have made the first move in the battle for the Spaniard. Jordan has a release clause of just €15m (£13.4m) and Marca …

A Profile Of The 25 Year Old Belgian Ace That Reports Suggest Arsenal Are Close To Signing

Yannick Carrasco

Reports emanating from Spain suggest Arsenal are very close to signing Dalian Yifang winger Yannick Carrasco. Whether the claims are true or not, it remains to be seen, but the Belgian winger has confirmed that he is in talks with a club about a return to Europe: “There is now an offer on the table …

Arsenal Rival Lyon With £12m Offer For Nigerian Ace As They Step Up Search For Welbeck Replacement

Emmanuel Dennis

Arsenal and Lyon have both made bids of £12m for Club Brugge forward Emmanuel Dennis, according to reports in Turkey. Fenerbahce were also said to be interested in the 21-year-old, but they have been priced out of a move for the striker. Dennis can play out wide, as well as up front, and his flexibility …