Arsenal ready to make surprise move for German utility man

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is understood to have shortlisted German youngster Lukas Klostermann as a potential defensive target this summer, according to reports in The Daily Mail.

The 20 year old, who currently plies his trade for Bundesliga side Red Bull Leipzig, is known to be valued in the region of £25m by his club; however, it seems unlikely that the Gunners’ opening bid for him may be anywhere near that amount, with Wenger known for his frugal nature when it comes to transfers. Continue reading

Arsenal Transfer Rumour Wrap: 29th August 2015

Arsene Wenger gets in touch with Andriy Yarmolenko’s agent

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is understood to have contacted the agent of Dynamo Kiev forward Andriy Yarmolenko in his attempts to lure the player to the Emirates Stadium in the days to come, according to reports in Spanish news outlet Fichajes. It is believed that Barcelona have already pulled out of the race to sign the player; however, Everton are still understood to be desperate to sign him in the days to come. (read more)

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Arsenal Transfer Rumour Wrap: 28th August 2015

Cavani willing to force a move to Arsenal

Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani is understood to be eager to part ways with Parc des Princes in this transfer window. According to reports in Spanish outlet Fichajes.net, the Uruguayan superstar is expecting the north Londoners to table a bid for his services in the days to come, following which he may himself try to force a move to the Emirates Stadium.

Meanwhile, reports in The Daily Express have revealed that PSG are now considering offers for the highly rated Uruguayan forward, with him also known to be a target for Tottenham Hotspur in this transfer window. (read more)

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Arsenal Transfer Rumour Wrap: 17th August, 2015

Benitez slams Benzema, Arsenal boosted in his pursuit

Arsenal have been provided with a massive boost in the race to sign Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema, with reports in Fichajes.net revealing that Los Blancos manager Rafael Benitez has criticized his strikers, calling them ‘insufficient’. It is believed that the Spaniard is now searching for a new prolific goal machine, which may in turn provide Arsenal with a chance to bring the Frenchman to the Emirates Stadium.

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Arsenal Transfer Rumour Wrap: 12th July 2015

Arsenal nearing a move for Lacazette

Arsenal are believed to be edging closer to a move for Olympique Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette, with reports inTuttomercatoweb revealing that the French side are ready to part ways with the player this summer. It is understood that the player may be valued in the region of £28m in this transfer window. (read more)

Arsenal want to sign Evans

Arsenal are understood to be showcasing an interest in signing Manchester United defender Jonny Evans this summer, according to reports in the Sunday Mirror. The Northern Irishman is known to be valued in the region of around £10m by the Red Devils this summer, with West Bromwich Albion also reported to be keeping tabs on him. Continue reading

Wenger wants to land 10-trophies winning defender

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has a surprise name on his transfer wishlist, if reports in the Sunday Mirror are to be believed. According to the story, the Frenchman is now keeping tabs on Manchester United defender Jonny Evans, with an intent to land him at the Emirates Stadium this summer.

The 27 year old is a versatile defender, who can play anywhere along the backline, as and when needed by his team. A product of the Red Devils youth academy, the player has been associated with the side since 2004, winning 3 Premier League titles, 2 League Cups, 3 FA Community Shields and 1 FIFA Club World Cup  with the side, apart from also winning the Football League Championship once, while on loan at Sunderland.

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Wenger criticizes Evans-Cisse spitting incident

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has criticised Manchester United defender Phil Jones and Newcastle United forward Papiss Cisse for the spitting incident that they were involved in during the Premier League match between the two sides earlier this week.

The Frenchman was quoted telling reporters: “It’s not acceptable and it’s down to the FA to deal with that. We play on Monday night against Manchester United.”

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