English football giants Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said that his side does not need the services of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema or any other attacker.
The British press recently reported that Benzema was offered to Arsenal, Chelsea and other English Premier League (EPL) clubs years ago, reports Efe. Continue reading
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger has reacted to rumours about the Gunners’ interest in Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema.
Addressing talk that Arsenal were plotting a move for the French striker, Wenger said in his press conference today, “Offensively we have a very strong squad… Maybe there are some noises that he would leave Madrid, but as I just told you, there is no need for us to buy any strikers.” Continue reading
Arsenal great Thierry Henry has pointed out that Arsenal may find it very difficult to challenge for the Premier League title this season, with them having failed to landed players to strengthen their squad this summer.
The Frenchman was quoted telling Sky Sports: “Right now they are already five points behind City, still have not won at home, won two games by an own goal, which is actually their best goal scorer at the moment. Ideally it does not look right now like they are going to win the league like this.”
Arsenal have been told to splash out around £50m, if they wish to acquire the services of Paris Saint-Germain ace Edinson Cavani. However, reports in The Daily Mail have revealed that the Gunners are unwilling to spend that kind of money on the player, which in turn means it is unlikely to see the Uruguayan moving to the Emirates Stadium this summer.
The north London giants have been understood to be in need of a new world class forward this summer, with their current batch of attackers having failed to ensure a regular supply of goals for them in recent times.
Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud has indicated that he would have welcomed Karim Benzema with open arms at the Emirates Stadium this summer, and will not have any problem in working with him, should the Gunners succeed in causing a transfer upset and land him at the club in the hours to come.
Giroud was quoted telling beIN Sports: “We have a very good squad, with quality, and I am sure that with this squad we can go very far. But it would have been good if Karim had signed too.”
Arsenal are understood to be looking to make one last attempt to sign their long term target Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli. According to a revelation made by Spanish journalist Kike Marin, the Gunners are set to table a massive bid to bring the Argentine ace to the Emirates in the hours to come.
The Gunners have been desperate to land a world class forward at their den this summer, with their own attackers having been far from prolific in terms of goal return.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger’s hopes of signing Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi have received a massive blow, with the Serie A giants understood to have rejected the north Londoners’ bid for the player.
While the amount of cash offered by the Gunners is still not known, it is believed to be significantly less than the £32m that the Nerazzurri are wishful of pocketing from his sale.
Arsenal are understood to be plotting a €20m (£14.5m) transfer offer to sign Dynamo Kiev superstar Andriy Yarmolenko, according to reports in The Metro.
The north Londoners’ manager Arsene Wenger has already been reported keeping tabs on the player for quite some time now, with recent reports in the press also revealing that he had called up the 25 year old and his agent to discuss the prospect of a transfer to the Emirates Stadium in this transfer window.