French forward Alexandre Lacazette set up a club record transfer fee of English Premier League football side Arsenal with a move from Ligue 1 outfit Lyon.
Arsenal on Wednesday announced that Lacazette has agreed to join on a long-term contract without specifying the fee. But according to a press release from Lyon, Lacazette’s transfer fee could reach as much as 60 million euros ($68.2 million), including a seven-million ($7.95) incentive. The club’s previous record of 50 million euros ($56.28 million) was paid to Real Madrid for Mesut Ozil in 2013. Continue reading
Arsenal’s French striker Olivier Giroud on Tuesday said he wants to continue playing for the club and give his best.
“I won a few titles in my career, that is an important thing, but there is another thing which is important for me and that’s that the people (see you as a) loyal warrior on the pitch — that you always give your best for the team,” he said,” Giroud told Arsenal weekly podcast. Continue reading
Bundesliga football club Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has admitted that Arsenal forward Alexis Sachez is out of the German club’s reach.
“The salaries being talked about up front of around 20.26 million euros ($23 million) every year are definitely an amount that isn’t feasible for FC Bayern,” Hoeness told German website Kicker on Monday. Continue reading
FC Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette has asserted that he is interested in a move to the English Premier League (EPL).
Speaking on Facebook Live, the star striker, who has scored 100 goals in 203 matches for Lyon, said he will take a decision on his future following the current round of international matches with France. Continue reading
London giants Arsenal on Tuesday confirmed that Bosnian full-back Sead Kolasinac will join them on a long-term contract from July.
An official statement on the club’s website said: “Sead Kolasinac will join us this summer on a long-term contract. Subject to the completion of all regulatory processes, the defender will start pre-season training in July.” Continue reading
The number of fans supporting the idea of Arsene Wenger leaving the role of Arsenal FC Manager was never higher than in the last couple of months. The Gunners have lost a lot of derby matches, failed (once again) to achieve any significant result in UEFA Champions League and failed to qualify for the same competition next season.
A lot of experts say that Arsenal is not able to be financially competent to other Premier League giant teams. Arsene Wenger has had a couple of weird transfer requests in the last couple of years, and many were shocked to see so much money being given for the move of Granit Xhaka. Continue reading
Arsene Wenger is set to remain as Manager of Arsenal for two more years, the club announced on Wednesday.
Wenger, who has been with the club since 1996, met with club owner Stan Kroenke earlier this week and agreed to extend his contract for two years. Continue reading
Bolstered by the FA Cup triumph, Arsenal head coach Arsene Wenger has said he will go into Tuesday’s board meeting full of confidence in securing a new contract with the capital football giants.
Arsenal beat 10-man Chelsea 2-1 last Saturday to clinch the title after bossing the game for large parts. It salvaged some pride for the beleaguered Wenger who has been on the brink of getting the boot after failing to secure a Champions League spot. Continue reading