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Boca Juniors star opens door for Arsenal switch

Boca Juniors star Cristian Pavon has intensified rumours he could be on his way to The Emirates before the end of the month after admitting uncertainty over his future. Arsene Wenger is looking to bolster his squad after losing Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United. And while he has sealed the services of Henrikh Mkhitaryan – …

Former Gunner praises Henrikh Mkhitaryan ahead of Arsenal switch

Former Arsenal star Paul Merson has praised “sensational” Henrikh Mkhitaryan ahead of his proposed move to North London. The Manchester United star is expected to join the Gunners imminently as part of a deal that will see Alexis Sanchez move to Old Trafford. The Armenian was in London over the weekend to complete a medical …

Arsenal to make club record bid for £70 million rated Bundesliga star

Arsenal are set to launch a club record bid for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, reports The Mirror. The Gunners have already had a £45 million enquiry for the striker turned down by the Bundesliga club, but Arsenal are now set to return with a higher offer and are thought to be prepared to go …

“He’s not a winner” – former Gunner questions interest in struggling United star

Ex-Arsenal favourite Emmanuel Petit has questioned his former side’s interest in signing Manchester United forward Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The Gunners are thought to be closing to sealing a deal for the Armenia international, that will see Alexis Sanchez go the other way to Old Trafford. Arsene Wenger confirmed this morning a ‘swap deal’ for the duo …

Why signing Pierre Emerick Aubameyang would be a waste of money

Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang is without doubt on of Europe’s deadliest strikers. Over the past four-and-a-half seasons with Borussia Dortmund, the Gabon international has registered a brilliant 141 goals in 212 appearances – 31 of those coming in the Bundesliga last season, making him the league’s top scorer ahead of the worldly Robert Lewandowski. Such have been …

Two Palace stars Arsenal must be wary of this Saturday

Arsenal welcome Crystal Palace to The Emirates this Saturday as they look to reignite their top four challenge after a difficult few weeks. At the start of the season, the Gunners would have been looking at the weekend’s fixture as an easy three points, however the fortunes of the two London sides have changed in …

Are Arsenal Looking To Make 2 Big Signings This Transfer Window If 2 Sales Go Through?

This week may be a decisive one for Arsenal’s who seem keen on replacing Alexis Sanchez right away. If the most recent transfer rumors are true, the Chilean will decide where he will play starting February right after the weekend game against Crystal Palace. With that in mind, Wenger has already started negotiations with 2 …

The Invincibles: unrepeatable?

Nobody can deny that this has been a season of domination for Manchester City. However, Gooners can at least celebrate that it has not been a season of total domination. The nickname, “The Invincibles”, still belongs to the Arsenal team of 2003/04, the only team in the modern era to go an entire season undefeated. …

“Behave” – United fans not happy as Arsenal make audacious swoop for Old Trafford favourite

Manchester United fans have been left less than impressed after Arsenal have made an audacious attempt to sign fan favourite Anthony Martial. The Gunners have suggested that Martial, who joined United in the summer of 2015 from AS Monaco, could be used as a makeweight in a potential deal for the want-away Alexis Sanchez. United …

Why have Man City really pulled out of the race for Sanchez?

Manchester City are no longer interested in signing Alexis Sánchez from Arsenal. They cite the cost of the deal as being prohibitive and have, therefore, decided against pursuing it. Why is this? As Gary Neville pointed out just recently, there is an overall difference between the cost of buying him now and the cost of …

Gunners fans left infuriated as shock swap deal continues to stall

Arsenal fans have been left frustrated as the rumoured swap deal involving Alexis Sanchez and Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan continues to stall. United have emerged as shock favourites to sign Sanchez after Manchester City dropped out the race over the Arsenal’s transfer demands for the Chile international; however have a caveat of their own. The …

“A disaster” – Gooners react to ongoing Sanchez saga

Arsenal fans are not happy about the ongoing transfer saga surrounding star forward Alexis Sanchez. The Chile international was left out of Arsene Wenger’s matchday squad at the weekend in what was a dismal 2-1 defeat to Bournemouth, leading to further speculation that the former Barcelona star is on his way out the The Emirates …

Gunners youngster shuns Arsenal team-mates ahead of Bournemouth clash

Arsenal youngster Ainsley Maitland-Niles has picked his fantasy Premier League team for the weekend’s football – but has failed to include even one single team-mate. The Gunners breakthrough star of the season has shunned all of his Gunners co-stars in favour of a host of players from the club’s rivals – including Liverpool’s player of …

Three stars Arsenal must be wary of this weekend at Bournemouth

Arsenal travel to Dean Court tomorrow to take on struggling Bournemouth as they look to maintain their pressure on the Premier League’s front-runners. Arsene Wenger’s side currently reside in sixth place in England’s top flight, and know nothing but a victory against Eddie Howe’s side will do to keep up the pressure on those above …

Arsenal fans are thrilled by links to former Chelsea manager

Carlo Ancelotti is being lined up as a replacement for Arsene Wenger at the end of the season, according to reports. Wenger has heavily been rumoured to be on his way out of The Emirates at the end of the season after over two decades at the helm of the club. The Gunners currently sit …

Arsenal confident of landing Ligue 1 star as Sanchez replacement

Arsenal are confident of landing AS Monaco star Thomas Lemar as a replacement for the outbound Alexis Sanchez by the end of the month, reports The Mirror. The Gunners attempted to sign the France international on deadline day during the summer, lodging a sensational £92 million bid, that was accepted by Monaco. However, when Lemar …

These two key battles could decide Arsenal’s EFL Cup semi-final with Chelsea

Arsenal travel to Stamford Bridge tonight for the first-leg of their EFL Cup semi-final against Chelsea. For Arsene Wenger’s men, the game is important three fold. Firstly, the Gunners need a big result, and a big performance, after being knocked out of the FA Cup in disappointing fashion at the hands of Championship side Nottingham …

‘Why?’ – fans question potential move for West Brom star

Arsenal are one of two clubs who have made contact with West Brom over the potential transfer of defender Jonny Evans, reports BBC Sport. Manchester City have also touched base with the Baggies, after having failed to land the Northern Irishman during the summer. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is understood to be extremely keen on …

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