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‘Please, No!!!’ ‘Bargain Basement Yet Again’ Fans On Twitter Angered By Reports That Arsenal Could Sign Liverpool Cast Off

Moreno

Arsenal remain interested in signing Liverpool defender Alberto Moreno, according to reports in the UK. It was announced yesterday that the Spaniard will be released by the Reds when his contract expires at the end of June. Gunners fans on Twitter are mostly against the club making a move for Moreno: Please, no!!! — OlaOlaWhiskeyCola …

REPORT: Inter Turn Down Opportunity To Sign Arsenal Captain Koscielny

Inter Milan have opted against signing Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny, according to Sky Sport Italia (via Football-Italia.net). The Gunners defender is reportedly seeking a new challenge as his career comes to an end but the Nerazzurri have turned down the opportunity to sign the Frenchman. Manager Antonio Conte is believed to have decided that the …

Arsenal Set To Come Up Short In £37.3m Double Bid For Serie A Stars

Dennis Praet and Paulo Dybala

Arsenal are likely to have a €42m (£37.3m) offer for Sampdoria duo Dennis Praet and Joachim Andersen rejected, according to Calciomercato.com. Reports have suggested that the Gunners have made a bid for the pair but the Italian website believes Sampdoria are demanding between €55m (£49m) and €60m (£53m). The Serie A side are said to …

The 4 Arsenal Youngsters Who Emery Could Unleash On The Premier League Next Season

Bukayo Saka

Due to the club’s failure to qualify for the Champions League next season, Arsenal are unlikely to have the resources or pulling power to bring in the type of high profile signings needed to transform the squad. Manager Unai Emery even hinted that the club may look towards the club’s academy in order to improve …

Arsenal Target Move For £8.8m Rated Moroccan International Forward

Youssef En-Nesyri

Arsenal have made an approach for Leganes forward Youssef En-Nesyri, according to Assahifa Al Ousbouia. The Moroccan news outlet says the Gunners are one of a number of teams keen on signing the 22-year-old this summer. Real Betis have reportedly offered €10m (£8.8m) for En-Nesyri, but German clubs Borussia Dortmund and Schalke are also said …

Bayern Munich Target Arsenal Midfielder Following Europa League Snub

Amaechi

Arsenal midfielder Xavier Amaechi could be set to leave the Emirates after stalling on signing a new contract with the club, according to reports in England. The winger is said to be unhappy to have missed out on the Europa League final against Chelsea despite the Gunners being able to name 12 players on the …

Waztke Responds To Claims That German World Cup Winner Could Be Leaving For Arsenal

Gotze

Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has denied reports that attacking midfielder Mario Gotze could join Arsenal this summer. There had been speculation in Germany that the Gunners may put in a bid for the World Cup winner, who has just one year left on his contract at the Bundesliga club. However, whilst attending the …

‘Bargain At That Price’ ‘Would Be A Very Solid Signing’ Fans On Twitter Back Arsenal’s Pursuit Of £13m Bundesliga Defender

Ozan Kabak

Arsenal are keen on signing Stuttgart centre-back Ozan Kabak, according to reports in the English media. Manchester United and Tottenham are also said to be keeping tabs on the player with the 19-year-old having a release clause of £13.2m. Supporters on Twitter believe Kabak would be a very good signing, especially for such a low …

Agent Confirms Arsenal Have Contacted Him About Signing Serie A Shot-Stopper

Ionut Radu

Arsenal are scouting Genoa goalkeeper Ionut Radu, according to the player’s agent. Crescenzo Cecere revealed that there are a number of clubs interested in the Romanian international but the club that contacted him most recently about the player was the Gunners: “There are so many teams interested, including Lyon. Recently, there was also a survey …

Arsenal Join Four Team Pursuit For La Liga Speed Merchant But Can They Break Into The Top 4?

ferran torres

Arsenal are among four teams pursuing Valencia winger Ferran Torres, according to reports in the UK Press. The Gunners will, though, have to battle Leicester City, Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid if they want to sign the player. Arsenal are looking at possible alternatives for Wilfried Zaha after Crystal Palace priced them out of a …

5 First Team Players Who Arsenal May Look To Axe As Emery Revamps The Squad

Arsenal manager Unai Emery made it clear after the Europa League final defeat to Chelsea that there would be players leaving the Emirates this summer. Although the Spaniard would not be drawn on what changes would be made to the playing squad, he did hint he was seeking to build a younger team: “Our idea …

‘This Is Not Our Priority’ ‘Horrible Signing’ Fans Not Convinced Amid Claims Arsenal Have Offered 5 Year Deal To Ligue One Star

Meunier

Arsenal are in advanced talks with Paris Saint-Germain about signing right-back Thomas Meunier, according to reports in Italy. The Gunners are said to have offered a five-year contract to the 27-year-old, who has previously worked under Unai Emery. Fans on Twitter are not convinced that Meunier is a player that Arsenal actually need, while many …

Arsenal Keeping Tabs On £10.6m Rated 19 Year Old Midfielder Who Is Lighting Up Serie A

Hamed Junior Traore

Arsenal are one of the teams keeping tabs on Empoli midfielder Hamed Junior Traore, according to reports in Italy. The 19-year-old was expected to move to Fiorentina for €12m (£10.6m) in January but the transfer collapsed due to concerns over a heart issue. Medical tests, however, showed Traore was fit and healthy but the Viola …

Dixon Explains Why Virgil Van Dijk Could Not Even Rectify Arsenal’s Defensive Frailties

Lee Dixon

Former Arsenal defender Lee Dixon was heavily critical of the Gunners’ defensive organisation against Chelsea last night. The 4-1 defeat in Baku cruelly exposed the club’s shortcomings at the back and the TV pundit doesn’t think even Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk would be able to help strengthen the team’s defence: “I’m telling you, you could …

‘Sick Of This Rubbish’ ‘Heard It All Before’ Arsenal Fans On Twitter Not Happy As Emery Asks For Patience After Final Defeat

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has called for patience from Arsenal fans following the club’s disappointing 4-1 loss to Chelsea in the Europa League final last night. The Gunners boss doesn’t believe all of the good work done this season should be dismissed, despite a trophyless campaign and missing out on Champions League football: “We knew …

Arsenal’s Predicted XI To Face Chelsea: 4312 Formation With Ozil And Guendouzi To Start

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has various formations he could use against Chelsea this evening. The unpredictability of the Spaniard’s team selection is in stark contrast to his opponent, Maurizio Sarri, who will almost certainly use his tried and tested 4-3-3 system tonight. For Emery, he could utilise one of three different formations. In Europe, he …

Arsenal’s Latest Injury News Ahead Of The Europa League Final Against Chelsea

Danny Welbeck

Arsenal have five players out for the Europa League final this evening but all have been known for a while. Konstantinos Mavropanos was the only player who had a chance of returning to fitness after suffering a knock against Burnley on the final day of the season. However, the Greek defender did not recover in …

Ian Wright Makes His Prediction For Who Will Win The Europa League Final Tonight

Ian Wright

Gunners legend Ian Wright is backing his former side to come out on top against Chelsea in the Europa League final. The TV pundit believes Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette could make the difference in a tight contest this evening: “I thought Arsenal dealt with them ruthlessly and I think that Chelsea have the kind of …