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Arsenal Meet With French Club’s Officials Over Possible Transfer

Arsenal met with officials from Bordeaux about the possible sale of Laurent Koscielny, according to reports in the French media. A meeting took place in London yesterday to discuss a potential transfer. Bordeaux sporting director Eduardo Macia and board member Hugo Varela were said to be present to discuss the 33-year-old. Macia has spoken about …

Pepe’s Arrival Leaves This Arsenal Starlet’s Future Very Much Up In The Air

Reiss Nelson

The signing of Nicolas Pepe was met with delight by all Arsenal fans, but one person who may not be as pleased is Reiss Nelson whose chances of playing time will likely be reduced. The 19-year-old’s favoured position is on the right-hand side, where the club’s new record signing will play most of his football …

Ian Wright Reveals What Makes Him “Very Excited” About Arsenal Signing Nicolas Pepe

Ian Wright

Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes the signing of Nicolas Pepe is a massive coup for the club. The Gunners confirmed the £72m deal for the Lille winger yesterday afternoon. The ex-striker turned pundit, believes the Ivorian international has the potential to be a world-class player, and he will offer Arsenal a direct threat which the …

‘Are They Serious?’ ‘Rip Off’ ‘Overpriced Defender’ Fans React To Reports That Arsenal Were Given Hefty Asking Price For West Ham Star

Issa Diop

Arsenal enquired about signing West Ham defender Issa Diop a few weeks ago, according to reports in the French media, but the Hammers have slapped a £65m price tag on the 22-year-old. Fans on Twitter are shocked by the asking price and have asked the club to steer well clear of the centre-back as they …

Arsenal Expected To Receive £10m If Deal For Polish Under 21 Starlet Is Finalised

Bielik

Arsenal are close to selling Krystian Bielik to Derby County, according to reports in the UK. The deal for the Polish Under 21 international could be worth as much as £10m, including add-ons. The size of the fee will surprise many Gunners fans as the 21-year-old has only played twice for the club’s first team. …

Lille Chief Reveals When Nicolas Pepe Should Be An Arsenal Player

Pepe

Arsenal should seal the signing of Lille winger Nicolas Pepe today, according to the French club’s president Gerard Lopez. Speaking yesterday about the 24-year-old, the Lille chief confirmed the deal was close to being announced: “The deal will be done within 24 hours. It is for £72m plus some other details.” There has been some …

How Will Arsenal Line Up Next Season With Pepe?

Arsenal pre season squad

A winger wouldn’t have been first on many Arsenal fans’ list of priorities during the summer transfer window, but manager Unai Emery was keen to add speed and guile out wide. The impending capture of Nicolas Pepe does present Emery with another potent attacking weapon, but it may also cause him a few problems in …

‘LB Sorted For The Next 5 Years’ ‘Unreal Business’ Arsenal Fans On Twitter Delighted By News £25m Deal Could Be Finalised By Tuesday

Tierney

Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney could be an Arsenal player as early as Tuesday, according to reports in the Scottish media. The Gunners have so far struggled to come up with the £25m that the Hoops are demanding for the left-back but it is believed the London club have finally come up with a payment structure …

The madness of the media

Ionut Radu

Read any newspaper or most of the football blogs and you will get the impression that each club has its own transfer budget, which of course is secret, but that the clever writer of a blog or a newspaper column, happens to know all about. What’s might that writer has the real inside knowledge on …

Emery Responds To Rumours That Juventus Star Could Make Arsenal Switch

Khedira

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has admitted that Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira is a top player but he said the German international has not been discussed as one of the club’s transfer targets. The 32-year-old was at the Emirates to see the Gunners play Lyon at the weekend, prompting talk he could be on the verge …

‘This Excites Me More Than Signing Pepe’ ‘Best Week For Arsenal Fans’ Supporters React To Report That Flop Could Be Offloaded For £27.5m

Shkodran Mustafi & Laurent Koscielny

Monaco are interested in signing Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi, according to reports in France. The Gunners rate the 27-year-old at €30m (£27.5m), but the Ligue One side may yet baulk at the London club’s asking price. Fans on Twitter are, though, excited that Mustafi could be offloaded before the end of the transfer window: This …

Arsenal Already Planning When Pepe Could Make His Debut As Star Flies In For Medical

Pepe

Arsenal are hopeful that Nicolas Pepe will be fit to face Newcastle on the opening day of the season, according to reports in the UK. The Ivorian international is reportedly in London to have his medical ahead of finalising his £72m move to the Gunners. Pepe is said to have agreed a five-year contract with …

5 Things To Know About Nicolas Pepe Ahead Of His Switch To Arsenal

Pepe

As Arsenal close in on the very exciting signing of Nicolas Pepe from Lille for £72m, we take a look at what the Gunners can expect from the 24-year-old. Here are five things to know about the Ivorian international ahead of his move to the Emirates: 1) He’s quick Pepe is one of the quickest …

Where Will Arsenal Finish Next Season Following Spending Spree?

Laca and Auba celebration

Arsenal have been relatively busy so far in the transfer market, but are yet to address the key issues within the squad. With the 2019/20 Premier League campaign just around the corner, can the Gunners overcome the intense competition for places at the top of the table and qualify for their first top 4 finish …

Relative Reveals Why Pepe Has Turned Down Serie A Move For Arsenal

Pepe

Arsenal have beaten Napoli to the signing of Nicolas Pepe after making a sizeable wage offer to the winger, according to one of the Lille star’s relatives. Speaking to Ivorian news outlet Sport Mania, they were quoted as saying that a move to Serie A was close to being agreed before the Gunners came in …

Guide on how to get tickets for the Arsenal – Updated For The 2019-20 Season

Emirates Stadium

This guide has been updated July 26, 2019 and Supersedes Any Previous Articles On How To Get Arsenal Tickets. This article was written by our long time contributor Tony Attwood: Arsenal season ticket holder and publisher of the most excellent blog Untold Arsenal. There has long been a story going around that it is impossible …

‘I’m Genuinely Speechless’ ‘I Still Believe I haven’t Woken Up’ I Don’t Quite Believe It’ Arsenal Fans Thrilled By Latest Transfer Update

Pepe

Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Lille winger Nicolas Pepe, according to multiple reports in the English media. It is believed that the Gunners could finalise the signing for the Ivorian international in the next 24 hours, with personal terms close to being agreed. Supporters on Twitter are very excited by the prospect …

Arsenal Are ‘Increasingly Confident” That Deal For 22-Year Old Defender Can Be Secured

Tierney

Arsenal are “increasingly confident” that they can agree a deal for Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney, according to Sky Sports News. The TV channel reports that despite having two bids rejected for the 22-year-old, the Gunners remain in talks with the Scottish club about the defender. Tierney is available for £25m this summer, but Celtic were …