The Karim Benzema transfer saga simply refuses to end, with Italian journalist Emanuele Giulianellinow revealing that the player is set to sign for Arsenal in the next few days. Giulianelli has revealed that the north London giants have tabled a £45m transfer offer to sign the Frenchman and that Real Madrid are set to accept it now.
And they are still chasing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang too
Meanwhile, Arsenal are still understood to be following Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang too, with the club likely to make a move for him if they fail to convince Karim Benzema to move to the Emirates Stadium in this transfer window, according to reports in The Metro. The Bundesliga giants, meanwhile, are known to be uninterested in parting ways with the player anytime soon. (read more)
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott has revealed how manager Arsene Wenger motivated him to push beyond his limits and prove his worth to the side way back when he was a new face at the club.
The Englishman was quoted telling Arsenal Player: “What motivates me is the manager grabbing me when I was 16, unknown, and just giving me that opportunity, that chance to express myself, to show what I can do. He had that belief in me. I’ve got more of an ambition and a goal now to do it for the family, especially the little one. That’s just something that motivates me more now, something that drives you more.”
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made it clear that the club will never need to sell their best players to their rivals again, and that they can now be considered as a major financial giant in the world of football.
The Frenchman was quoted telling reporters: “The time where we had to sell our best players is over for sure. We had five or six years where we were financially restricted, we had to balance the books and we had to pay the stadium back. This time has gone.”
Arsenal ready to offer Jenkinson but Magpies want Campbell
Newcastle United are willing to sell Mathieu Debuchy to Arsenal on the condition that they receive Costa Rica star Joel Campbell on loan for next season claims the Daily Mail. The Gunners were ready to offer right back Carl Jenkinson to Newcastle as a sweetener in the deal but it appears that the Magpies have set their sights on Campbell for next season. Continue reading →
Arsenal agree fee for Sanchez as Barcelona awaits Juventus
Barcelona are waiting for a bidding war to blossom for their wantaway winger Alexis Sanchez with the Daily Mail reporting that Arsenal have agreed a Â£32m fee with the Catalan club but the Spaniards are waiting for Juventus to match that bid and provide competition to the Gunners for the Chilean. Liverpool meanwhile have dropped out of the race and have independently agreed a price for the transfer of Suarez. Continue reading →
Arsenal are reportedly lining up a move for Brazilian midfielder Sandroâ€™s services after his situation at White Hart Lane took a turn for the worse. However, the young midfielder did reiterate that he loves his present club, and a move across the dreaded North London divide is unlikely to be well received. Sandro told theÂ Daily Express, â€œI quietly received the news. I respect him (Tim Sherwood), I have nothing against him, let him speak. I will continue working quietly, I’m a professional. I have to work. Everyone loves me at Tottenham, it is my home.â€ Continue reading →
Outrageous reports from theÂ IndependentÂ suggest that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger could be keen on re-signing 33-year old Ashley Cole, who will be out of contract with Chelsea in the summer. Continue reading →
Arsenal have scheduled a fresh round of discussions with Bacary Sagna and his representatives with a new contract believed on the cards for the Arsenal no.3. The French international has cemented his spot in the Gunners line up ever since he moved from Auxerre in 2007. Sagnaâ€™s current contract with Arsenal expires in the summer with European powerhouses all queuing up for his signature and after earlier talks failed to produce a deal, Arsenal have now once again decided to try their luck. Continue reading →