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Arsenal ready to capitalise on Sporting Lisbon exodus

Arsenal Close To Signing William Carvalho

Arsenal are ready to capitalise on Sporting Lisbon’s mass exodus of players, according to reports. Four more Sporting players have rescinded their contracts with the troubled Portuguese club after Goalkeeper Rui Patricio and forward Daniel Podence already quit the team two weeks ago. Portugal internationals William Carvalho, Gelson Martins, Bruno Fernandes and Netherlands striker Bas Dost …

Why Arsenal can’t announce their second signing of the summer just yet

Arsenal have reportedly completed the signing of highly-rated Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. The Greek international has joined on a three-year-deal after the Gunners agreed a fee of £16m with Dortmund for the centre-back. However, despite already completing a medical, the 30-year-old is not officially Arsenal’s second signing this summer behind Stephan Lichsteiner, as the …

Arsenal legend pays tribute to “brilliant” Tomas Rosicky after former Gunner hangs up his boots

Arsenal To Cash In On Rosicky?

Former Arsenal star Gael Clichy says Tomas Rosicky was amongst the best players he ever played with during his time at the club. Rosicky faced off against his former team-mate last night in a Czech vs. World XI friendly match to mark Rosicky’s retirement from football after an impressive 19-year career. Robin van Persie, Cesc …

Arsenal target leaves cryptic Instagram post

Arsenal target Yacine Adli has responded to rumours about a potential move to the Gunners by uploading a picture captioned, ‘you have no idea what you’re on about’ onto his Instagram story. Last week, RMC Sport broke the news that the 17-year-old had agreed a three-year deal with Arsenal, meaning the midfielder would follow Unai …

Arsenal legend backs Gunners to sign ‘quality’ Marouane Fellaini

Arsenal legend Robert Pires has urged his former side to sign Maruoane Fellaini this summer. The Belgium international – who travels to this summer’s World Cup as part of Roberto Martinez’s 23-man squad – is out of contract at Manchester United this summer and looks set to move on from Old Trafford. Fellaini’s former side …

Arsenal striker emerges has shock target for European giants

Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette has emerged as a shock target for Turkish giants Fenerbahce. The Frenchman joined the Gunners last summer as a then club record signing from AS Lyon, but has endured a mixed first season in English football. Lacazette struggled to find his feet during the opening half of the campaign, however came into …

Ex-England star backs Wilshere’s World Cup snub

Former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand has jumped to the defence of Gareth Southgate after his controversial decision to leave out Jack Wilshere from his World Cup squad. Wilshere is one of England’s most naturally gifted players, and when the news broke that he was not part of the 23 man squad to …

Arsenal should sign United star, says Parlour

Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has hailed the Gunners’ pursuit of Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini as a potentially great signing. The midfielder is out of contract at Manchester United this summer and there has so far been no indication of a renewal, with the Belgian international rejecting two offers the Old Trafford side have put …

Arsenal ‘in talks’ to sign £26 million Italy international

Arsenal and Chelsea are in talks to sign Atalanta midfielder Bryan Cristante this summer, according to reports. Sky Sports report the player’s representatives are in talks with both clubs about bringing the 23-year-old to London ahead of next season. Cristante spent last season on-loan with Atalanta, where he impressed with his dazzling displays from midfield – …

“I want to make big things happen here” – Arsenal’s new man has high hopes for Unai Emery’s side

Arsenal’s newest signing Stephan Lichtsteiner says he believes the future his bright for the Gunners after joining the club on a free transfer from Juventus.  Lichtsteiner left Juventus after seven successful seasons, in which he helped guide Massimiliano Allegri’s side to seven consecutive Serie A titles. The Switzerland international – who will represent his country at …

Gunners target to wait until after World Cup to decide future

Arsenal goalkeeping target Jasper Cillessen has admitted he would be open to a move to the Premier League, but only if Barcelona told him they no longer want him at the Camp Nou. The 29-year-old is a big target of both Arsenal and Liverpool, something he says he is aware of, but the Dutchman insists …

Gunners complete deal for Juventus superstar

Juventus defender Stephan Lichsteiner will join Arsenal when his contract with the Serie A champions expires on July 1st. The Swiss international has agreed personal terms with the Gunners, and will become manager Unai Emery’s first signing as Arsenal boss. “Stephan brings huge experience and leadership to us. He’s a player with great quality with …

Lichtsteiner confirms Arsenal talks

Out-of-contract defender Stephan Lichtsteiner has admitted he is in talks with Arsenal over a free transfer to the Emirates this summer. The Juventus defender’s contract will expire in July and with the Swiss international having no plans to retire, the search for a new club begins. New boss Unai Emery needs several defensive recruits, and …

Dembele ‘going nowhere’ insists Barcelona chief amidst Arsenal interest

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has insisted Ousmane Dembele will not leave the club this summer, all but ending Arsenal’s hopes of signing the Frenchman. Dembele joined Barca last summer in a £110 million move from Borussia Dortmund, however has endured a difficult first season at the Camp Nou. The France international – who will travel to …

Arsenal star excited by Emery arrival

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi has spoken out about his excitement to work alongside new Gunners’ boss Unai Emery. The Nigeria international, who admits to being surprised by Arsene Wenger’s decision to leave Arsenal after more than 20 years in charge, says he is looking forward to linking up with new boss Emery after the World …

PSG youngster ready to follow Unai Emery to Arsenal

Arsenal are ready to sign PSG youngster Yacine Adli, after the youngster rejected the chance to sign a professional contract with the French champions. The Gunners appointed former PSG boss Unai Emery as the club’s new manager last week, with the Spaniard replacing the long serving Arsene Wenger. And Emery could make his first signing …

“It will at least end their trophy run” – Arsenal fans react as Wenger linked with vacant Madrid job

Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts after Arsene Wenger has emerged as a shock contender to take the vacant managerial position at Real Madrid. Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane stepped down from his role as the Bernubeu this morning – only days after guiding his side to their third consecutive Champions League …

Arsenal fans will be excited by Unai Emery insists club chief Ivan Gazidis

Arsenal fans should be prepared to be excited by new manager Unai Emery, insists the club’s chief executive Ivan Gazidis. The Spaniard was appointed as the Gunners new head coach last week after leaving Ligue 1 Champions PSG – replacing Arsene Wenger after his 22-year-spell at the helm of the club. Emery arrives at The Emirates …

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