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Arsenal Lining Up Summer Deal For £25m Rated Left Back After Two Year Pursuit

Arsenal are keen to snap up Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney in the summer, according to reports in the English media. The Gunners have reportedly been watching the 21-year-old for the last two seasons, and are now said to be prepared to step up their interest. Celtic are believed to be holding out for £25m for …

Is Ramsey just another casualty of a misguided transfer policy?

Aaron Ramsey’s move to Juventus represents just another instance in a long line of players that the club have allowed to leave in their prime. The Welsh international will depart the Gunners in the summer, bringing an eleven season spell to a regrettable end. He will be making the move to Champions League winning hopefuls …

Arsenal Identify £19m Rated Colombian Star As Ozil’s Replacement

Arsenal are targeting a summer move for River Plate attacking midfielder Juan Quintero, according to reports in the Spanish media. The Colombian international has a €22m (£19m) buyout clause with the Gunners seeing the player as value for money. Arsenal are reportedly keen to get Mesut Ozil off the wage bill with Quintero being seen …

Arsenal Dealt Double Injury Setback Ahead Of Bournemouth Clash

Arsenal could be without both Alex Iwobi and Stephan Lichtsteiner for the game against Bournemouth, the club have revealed. Iwobi has suffered a knock to his right ankle and is being assessed by the club’s medical staff ahead of the match tomorrow night. The Gunners could are also be sweating over the fitness of Lichtsteiner …

Merson Questions “Flat-Track Bullies” Arsenal’s Ability To Hold Onto Fourth

Ex-Arsenal star Paul Merson has backed the Gunners to get the win against Bournemouth tomorrow evening. Unai Emery’s side came out 2-0 winners over Southampton on Sunday, and Merson thinks Arsenal find teams further down the table easy to pick off. Although he is banking on his former side to get the three points, he …

‘Massively Improved’ ‘Future Captain’ – Arsenal Fans On Twitter Give Credit To Midfielder After Saints Display

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka was praised for his performance against Southampton yesterday. The Swiss international has improved since the arrival of manager Unai Emery in the summer and has formed a good partnership with Lucas Torreira in the heart of the Gunners’ midfield. Fans on Twitter gave credit to Xhaka for his display versus the …

Arsenal In Pole Position To Land £40m Rated Crystal Palace Star

Arsenal are favourites to sign Crystal Palace right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka in the summer, according to the Sun. The 21-year-old has also been linked with the likes of Manchester City, Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Everton in recent months, but the Gunners are believed to be leading the race. Palace reportedly value Wan-Bissaka at £40m despite the …

Arsenal Expecting To Appoint Technical Director Soon After Making Offer To Preferred Candidate

Arsenal have offered Roma sporting director Monchi the role of technical director at the Gunners, according to reports in the UK. The Spaniard was one of two candidates that the London club were considering, with Ajax Director of Football Marc Overmars also in the mix. However, it appears Monchi is Arsenal’s preferred candidate with club …

Sokratis Backs “Important” Ozil To Keep His Place In Arsenal’s Starting Eleven

Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos says the players are fully behind Mesut Ozil. The German has been in and out of the Gunners’ first team under Unai Emery this season, with injuries having an impact on his game time. Speaking about Ozil following the 3-0 win over BATE Borisov in the Europa League, Sokratis said the …

Barcelona Join Arsenal In Pursuit Of £52m Rated Ivorian Speedster

Barcelona have joined the likes of Arsenal and Bayern Munich in pursuing Lille winger Nicolas Pepe, according to reports in the Catalan media. The La Liga champions are seeking a new forward this summer, with the Ivorian being considered as one possible option. Pepe has been watched by scout Bojan Krkic, the father of the …

Merson Declares He’d Be “Shocked” If Arsenal Secure Top Four Finish Due To One Key Reason

Ex-Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson believes the Gunners’ lack of consistency will be their downfall in their attempts to secure a top-four finish. Unai Emery’s side are just a point behind Manchester United in the race for fourth, but the TV pundit doesn’t think Arsenal can last the pace: “They are not consistent enough and there …

‘Quarter Final Here We Come’ ‘Should Not Be Underestimated’ – Fans On Twitter React To Arsenal’s Europa League Draw

Arsenal will play Rennes in the last 16 of the Europa League after making it through against BATE Borisov last night. The French side are currently 11th in Ligue One but did come out 6-4 winners on aggregate against Real Betis after a 3-1 away win yesterday evening. Supporters on Twitter believe the Gunners could …

Arsenal V Southampton – Match Preview, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Unai Emery will be glad to have gotten through against BATE Borisov yesterday evening, and the win should give them confidence heading into the match against Southampton on Sunday. Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side are going through a dip in form at the moment, having drawn against Crystal Palace and Burnley, and lost to Cardiff at home …

La Liga Giants Contact French Star’s Agent In Bid To Beat Arsenal And City

Barcelona have joined Arsenal and Manchester City in pursuing Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar, according to reports in France. The Catalan club are believed to have already contacted the Frenchman’s agent ahead of a possible summer move. It is believed Aouar has been on Arsenal’s radar for quite a while, with the midfielder being eyed to …

Emery Explains What Ozil Must Do To Return To Arsenal’s Starting Line Up

Arsenal manager Unai Emery says that Mesut Ozil must keep training on a regular basis if he wants his place back in the first team. The German has suffered from knee and back injuries, as well as illness, this campaign and Emery wants some consistency in the midfielder’s fitness levels: “I am looking at him …

‘Don’t Believe That For A Second’ ‘Not Happening’ – Arsenal Fans Question Reports Of Lacazette’s Potential Sale

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette could be offloaded in the summer if the price is right, according to some reports in England. The Frenchman is said to have a higher resale value than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with manager Unai Emery apparently not prepared to continue playing both players up front next season. However, most supporters on Twitter are …

REPORT: Arsenal Eyeing Summer Swoop For World Cup Winner

Arsenal are weighing up a move for Roma midfielder Steven Nzonzi, according to reports in Italy. The Frenchman was heavily linked with the Gunners before he moved to the Giallorossi but it appears that the World Cup winner could still end up at the Emirates. It is believed that Nzonzi’s future could be tied to …

‘Trying To Be The Next Poirot’ – Fans On Twitter Playfully Mock Recovering Arsenal Star’s Facial Hair

Every Arsenal fan has been wishing Hector Bellerin well in his recovery from knee surgery after pictures were published of his time in hospital. However, some supporters on Twitter couldn’t help but joke about the defender’s moustache and the filter used on the camera for taking the photos: Bellerin trying to be the next poirot😂 …