Arsenal Transfer Rumour Wrap: 9th June 2015

Rosicky wishes to move away from the club?

Arsenal veteran Tomas Rosicky is understood to have become disillusioned with his stay at the club after they decided to exercise the option to extend his contract by a year and left him on the sidelines. He was quoted in The Metro, having said: “Since the moment Arsene Wenger used the option in my contract, I haven´t been even on the bench. I am laughing but it´s not funny. It is frustrating but I am a professional. Even if you lose your place you must be still prepared because the situation can change.”

Schmeichel doesn’t want Arsenal move

Arsenal target Kasper Schmeichel has made it clear that he is not looking to move away from Leicester City anytime soon. The 28 year old was quoted in The Daily Express, saying: “I’ve played for four seasons in Leicester, and they are happy with me, and we have a good working relationship. This is where I see my immediate future.”

But Cech does?

Chelsea veteran Petr Cech has pointed out that if he moves away from London right now, it would cause problems for his family, thus hinting that he may be open to the prospect of a move to north London club Arsenal. The Blues star was quoted in The Metro, saying: “I will decide based on that for me and my family was the best. And it does not matter whether it is England, Germany, France and Spain. If I move, it brings difficulties. I must change everything, looking for housing, a school for children and so on.”

Podolski wants to stay at Arsenal

Arsenal reject Lukas Podolski has said that he may remain at the Emirates Stadium next season and that he still has a lot left to give to the club. The German was quoted in BBC Sport, saying: “They are a great club and I think I can help them. Things can always change, but if needs be I will remain at Arsenal next season… I still have many years ahead of me and a burning desire to play football.” (read more)

Gunners join the race for Ibra!!!

Arsenal have joined Liverpool in the pursuit of Paris Saint-Germain superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic, according to reports in The Daily Star. It is believed that the Ligue 1 champions are open to the prospect of selling the star Swede, and are holding out a price tag of just £10.9m for him this summer. (read more)

And we also want Bender

Meanwhile, reports in The Daily Star have revealed that Arsenal have not given up on the chase of Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender, and that they are hoping to sign him this summer. The German ace, who is believed to be a target for Manchester United and Man City also, is understood to be rated in excess of £21m by his club as of now.  (read more)

Juventus ready to let Vidal move to Arsenal

Arsenal target Arturo Vidal will be allowed to move to the Emirates Stadium, with Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri himself providing the player with the go-ahead for the transfer. However, reports in Tuttomercatoweb reveal that the Gunners will still have to meet the club’s asking price of £29.2m for the player. Vidal is also understood to be a target for Manchester United this summer. (read more)

Arsenal grow confident of signing Martinez

Arsenal have become confident of signing Porto forward Jackson Martinez this summer. According to reports in, the Gunners are ready to table a £21.9m bid to acquire the services of the player and believe that they will beat his suitors Tottenham Hotspur and Valencia in his race due to the fact that their offer is the most lucrative one. (read more)

Arsenal target Lacazette agrees to join PSG

Olympique Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette is believed to have agreed to a move to Paris Saint-Germain this summer, despite the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool known to be keeping tabs on him, reports The Daily Express. It is understood that a £22m deal has been struck between the sides, with the player set to be loaned back to Lyon next season.

Chelsea preparing £30m bid for Higuain

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho seems to have become desperate to sign Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli, with reports in The Sun revealing that the club are preparing a £30m to land the Argentine at Stamford Bridge this summer. The player is also understood to be a target for Arsenal, Manchester United and Juventus this summer.

Ramsey tells Wenger to put his cheque book away!

Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey has said that the club are already well-equipped to challenge for the Premier League title next season and that they do not need to land any new players this summer. The Welshman was quoted in The Metro, saying: “Every club brings in new faces and a few leave. Even with this group of players now I believe if everyone was fit in the season we would have a great opportunity of competing for the Premier League.”

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