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Roma’s First Gervinho Bid Rejected By Wenger

Gervinho arrived at Arsenal with a strong reputation he made during his time at French outfit Lille. His qualities and reputation convinced the Gunners to part with £10 million for his services at the start of the 2011-2012 season. He was considered as one of the most fearsome attackers in the French league prior to his move …

New Arsenal Starlet Creating Major Waves On Pre-Season Tour

The entire motive of big clubs having pre-season tours in countries which have not been previously visited is to primarily strengthen the ties with the club’s fans from remote parts of the world, along with giving the first-team players some decent warm-up practice ahead of the start of the league. It is also a great platform …

Suarez Nearing Emirates Switch

The controversial Luis Suarez is being heavily courted by the Gunners, who were rebuffed by the Reds in their attempts to sign Suarez for £30 million. However, they were encouraged to bid close to Liverpool’s £40 million valuation of their star asset by Suarez’s agent, with the player still to serve six of his ten …

A Transfer Arsenal Desperately Need

Arsenal continue to be recognised this summer for the amount of transfers that they have failed to complete. The Gunners have been in Asia this past week taking on the Indonesian Dream Team, Vietnam and just yesterday Nagoya Grampus in Tokyo. Manager Arsene Wenger has continuously been questioned by reporters for his inability to pull …

Szczesny Ready For Competition If New Keeper Is Signed

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has conceded that the club may be on the brink of signing a new shot stopper, but insisted that any newcomer will not hamper his confidence to train and challenge for the number one spot. The Gunners have been linked with a move for the goalkeeping position, after Arsene Wenger having …

Mixed News On Injury Front For Arsenal

Arsenal are currently touring Asia and played in Monday’s friendly against Nagoya Grampus which they won 3-1. This was their 3rd straight win in the pre-season after running riot in each of their first two games as they scored 7 goals in both of them. Apart from the ecstasy of a string of morale boosting …

Bernard To Arsenal Rumors ‘Not True’ – Wenger

The Gunners currently possess a huge pile of money in their bank account, readily available for them to use on transfers. As a result, their giant budget has seen them being actively linked to a host of players in previous weeks. From the likes of Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuain to Liverpool’s Luis Suarez and Manchester …

Arsenal To Continue The Battle For Higuain?

Arsenal continue to battle for the signature of Gonzalo Higuain, despite Real Madrid increasing the asking price to £35 million, especially after losing crucial transfer targets this summer due to a non-aggressive transfer policy. Arsene Wenger will not be a happy manager, after Manchester City announced the signing of Stevan Jovetic from Fiorentina. The Montenegro …

Gunners Fancy Bayern Midfielder?

The 25-year old Luiz Gustavo had a good campaign for Bayern last time around and was an important player all season as he put in solid performances for the Bavarians. His performances helped his team earn some serious collective rewards as they romped through the season in some style and achieved the incredible and unprecedented …

Sagna Remains Committed To Arsenal

The 30-year old Bacary Sagna has been an ever-present figure in the Arsenal defense in recent years, except for a few nasty injuries followed by lengthy spells on the sidelines. He was virtually absent during the latter half of the 2011-2012 season when he suffered two broken legs back-to-back, that too on the same right …

Wenger Interested In Swansea Defender Again

With all the hype surrounding the possible arrival or either Ganzalo Higuain or Luis Suarez, the Gunners have suddenly made signing a central defender their priority, since Vermaelen was ruled out for three months with a back problem. With the Belgian out of action for the time being, the Gunners are left with only two …

Arsenal To Make Shock Juan Mata Bid?

The Gunners with their transfer war chest have been linked with a host of top players all summer, and adding to the list is their cross-town rival Chelsea’s Juan Mata. Arsenal were close to landing him in 2011 from Valencia, however they were pipped to his signature by the financial brawn of Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea. …

Rodgers Compares Suarez To Cavani And Prices Suarez At £55million

Arsenal have already had an initial £30 million bid turned down by Liverpool. The latest we know is that the Gunners were on the verge of returning for the Uruguayan with an improved offer of £35 million, which is much closer to Liverpool’s first valuation of £40 million which they were looking for. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was also …

Cash Rich Atletico Madrid Showing Interest In Cazorla

Santi Cazorla has been the subject of interest from Atletico Madrid, who recently received surplus funds for the transfer of their star striker Radamel Falcao, and now feel a bid of up to £17.5 million should be enough to convince Arsenal. According to Daily Mail, Arsene Wenger was delighted at the impact Cazorla had on …

Could Fabregas Really Prefer United Over Arsenal?

Cesc Fabregas has reportedly told sources that he would prefer a move to Manchester United over Arsenal’s first-buy option, if Barcelona were to accept an offer for the Spanish international midfielder. The saga over Fabregas’ future has kicked off yet again, with United reportedly showing concrete interest in the midfielder. Arsenal were then linked with …

Are Arsenal Really Prepared To Pay The Required £40million For Suarez?

The 26-year-old Luis Suarez had an outstanding season for Liverpool, scoring 30 goals in 44 appearances in all competitions. However, he could not help the Reds finish inside the top four and has subsequently revealed his desire to challenge for trophies and play in the Champions League. The controversial striker, who is banned for ten …

Everyone knows the score on the merry-go-round…except Wayne Rooney

So Chelsea are going to buy Rooney and no one else. Arsenal can’t sign Higuain because Real Madrid have put the price up to over £30m and say that Arsenal haven’t even put a bid in. Manchester United are going to buy Cesc Fabregas, and will get him because Arsenal can’t be bothered to put …

Liverpool Detail Why They Rejected Arsenal’s Suarez Bid

The Uruguayan has been talked about at length in recent weeks following Arsenal’s interest developing in him over the past week. He has publicly spoken about his intentions to quit Anfield before the new season starts in order to pursue his ambition of competing in the UEFA Champions League, something which Liverpool cannot provide him …