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Higuain Deal Up In The Air, As Suarez Bid Is Rejected

The 25-year-old Gonzalo Higuain unsurprisingly stated his desire to leave the Spanish giants on the final day of last season as he was not the first-choice striker under former coach Jose Mourinho. The Argentine had previously expressed his desire to ply his trade in the Premier League with Arsenal, having been excited by the brand …

Arsenal Moves Continue As Sunderland Complete Mannone Deal

Arsenal’s mission of clearing out a majority of low-key players is well underway, as goalkeeper Vito Mannone signed a four year deal with Sunderland, after intense speculation linking the keeper to the club based in the north-east of England. Arsene Wenger has been looking to sign an experienced keeper as the number one due to …

Arsenal Expected To Announce Higuain Capture Imminently – Really

The story of Higuain’s transfer to Arsenal has comprised a huge slice of this summer’s transfer gossip, with Arsenal and Higuain’s club Real Madrid locked into transfer discussions for over several weeks now. It was understood that the two parties are so far unable to reach an agreeable transfer fee, with Madrid asking the full …

Wilshere On Rooney: He Is The Type Of Player Who Can Win You Trophies

Jack Wilshere has stated his confidence in Wayne Rooney’s potential arrival at Arsenal, and suggested that having the England international striker in the squad will surely bring an end to the club’s long trophy drought. Arsenal have been linked with multiple strikers this summer, and Rooney’s name has been constantly doing the rounds at the …

Leverkusen Turn Down Arsenal Bid For Lars Bender

The German international, Lars Bender has been considered one of the most promising young midfielders in Europe as his performances have attracted a great deal of praise and admiration from a host of Europe’s top clubs. Arsenal, reportedly, have developed a strong interest in him in recent weeks, as they look to do some early …

Move From Chelsea To Arsenal Makes Sense?

Fernando Torres could be on the move in London from Stamford Bridge to the Emirates Stadium. Several sources have stated that new Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho is interested in selling current Blues players even if that means to other Premier League teams. On top of that, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is keen on making a …

Koscielny Remaining Fiercely Loyal To Arsenal

Arsenal central defender Laurent Koscielny has quashed all rumors linking him to Barcelona and Bayern Munich, stating in no uncertain terms that he remains happy at the Emirates Stadium for more reasons than one. The Gunners squad has returned to training this week, and Arsene Wenger will try and ensure the list of players who …

Wilshere Welcomes Arsenal Trying To Sign Higuain And Other Quality Players

Jack Wilshere has suggested that Arsenal’s intentions of signing Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain can only be good news, and hoped that their squad would have as much depth as the likes of Manchester City and Manchester United. Arsene Wenger welcomes most of his squad back to the training ground this week, and the work …

Higuain Moving Closer To Being Signed, Sealed and Delivered

Gonzalo Higuain’s impending move to Arsenal is seemingly getting nearer by the day to completion, as the striker has reportedly finalized personal terms with the club, and is waiting for the Gunners to finish negotiating the transfer fee with Real Madrid to seal the deal. Arsene Wenger has been keen on signing an out-and-out center …

The Failure To Give Arsenal Credit Just Makes The Critics Look Childish

It is strange, although in many respects it is just a confirmation of what we already know. Find a story that can be given an anti-Arsenal twist, and it gets maximum publicity. All the papers, the BBC, and of course those black scarf people who claim to be Arsenal supporters but spend all their time …

Arsenal Bidding To Sign Clement Grenier From Lyon

With Arsene Wenger trying to get his transfer buys moving, Arsenal executives are in talks with Lyon over a deal for their attacking midfielder Clement Grenier, but initial reports suggest their first £6 million bid has been turned down by the French outfit. The good news for the Gunners is that Grenier is flattered by …

Could Arsenal Make Shock Bid For Fernando Torres?

Arsenal are one of the most busiest clubs in this transfer window, as they have been linked with at least 5 top quality players in the previous weeks. They are thought to be very close to finalizing the transfer of Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuain and are also interested in Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney, having launched …

Arsenal Target Attracting Italian Interest

Arsenal now face competition from Italian clubs AS Roma and Fiorentina for the signature of Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Julio Cesar. The Gunners have reportedly reached an agreement with Sunderland over the transfer of their third choice keeper Vito Mannone, bringing their goalkeeping squad strength down to two stoppers in Wojciech Szczesny and Lukasz Fabianski. …

Arsenal Still In Chase For Rooney

Arsenal are set to begin the chase for want-away Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, after reports in Manchester suggesting a meeting between him and his former Everton boss, David Moyes, failed to convince Rooney of a stay. Rooney has been making headlines for the wrong reasons, ever since United won the Barclays Premier League for …

Vito Mannone Set To Join Di Canio Revolution At Sunderland

Arsenal are set to lose Vito Mannone as reports suggest Sunderland are close to reaching an agreement with the Gunners over a permanent deal for the Italian goalkeeper, who will replace Liverpool bound Simon Mignolet as Sunderland’s number one. Arsene Wenger is clearly a manager busy with transfer dealings, and his club are involved in …

Arsenal Sign Striker Yaya Sanogo From Auxerre

Arsenal have completed the signing of French youngster Yaya Sanogo from FC Auxerre, after realizing the striker’s potential to adapt to the physical conditions of the Barclays Premier League. The deal is a free transfer which of course suits Arsenal since it is a limited gamble on a player with genuine talent which clearly Arsene …

Arshavin Speaks Of Frustration Of Life On The Bench

Former Arsenal striker Andrey Arshavin has finally spoken about his barren spell at the club during this past season, as the Russian was relieved at finally securing a return back to his boyhood club Zenit St. Petersburg after his contract with the Gunners expired. Arsene Wenger was a big fan of the player when he …

Schalke’s Julian Draxler Available For Arsenal Move

Schalke president Clemens Tonnies has confessed that despite Arsenal target Julian Draxler being one of their most valuable assets in the squad, the German club will not stand in the way of a move if an elite European side comes in to take the player to the next level. Draxler has been highly rated by …