Wenger lashes out at Bayern Munich for instigating youngster’s exit

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger has levied a massive charge against the Gunners’ next Champions League opponents, Bayern Munich for having instigated Serge Gnabry’s exit from the club.

Gnabry, who had an excellent Olympic Games this summer, left Arsenal for Werder Bremen on the conclusion of the tournament, but Wenger believes that German giants Bayern Munich were behind the actual transfer and will sign the youngster eventually, quite possibly this summer itself from Bremen. Continue reading

Werder Bremen make fun of Arsenal after Gnabry hattrick

German Bundesliga side Werder Bremen couldn’t resist having a laugh at Arsenal’s expense after 21 attacker Serge Gnabry continued his fine form by scoring a hat-trick on his debut for the national side against San Marino in a World Cup Qualifier last night.

Gnabry, who left Arsenal in the summer for Bremen, despite top scoring in the Olympic Games in Rio, was predictably thrilled with his performance. Continue reading

Arsenal part ways with talented attacker

Arsenal have sold their highly rated youngster Serge Gnabry to Bundesliga giants Werder Bremen.

The 21 year old was also understood to be a target for Bayern Munich until a short while back before Bremen’s sporting director Frank Baumann made it clear that the they are involved in talks with the Gunners and that the reigning German champions ‘have no influence’ on the move.

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Arsenal Transfer Wrap: 10th August, 2016

Arsenal boosted in race for Mustafi

Arsenal have been encouraged in their pursuit of Valencia defender Shkodran Mustafi, with reports in the press revealing that the player has been left out of his side’s squad for their pre-season friendly match with Nigeria All-Stars. However, there is still no concrete confirmation of any new bids by the club for the highly rated German ace.

 

Wenger ready to pay only £35m for Mahrez

Arsenal may have succeeded in signing only one marquee player in this year’s transfer market; however, manager Arsene Wenger seems to be still unwilling to loosen the strings of his purse. According to a revelation made by L’Equipe journalist Gilles Favard, the north London giants have tabled a second bid of £35m for Leicester City superstar Riyad Mahrez – one that may surely be turned down by the Foxes in the days to come. The Gunners have already seen a £30m offer being rejected for the same player.

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Wenger clarifies position on German attacker

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has clarified that there is no change in the status of Serge Gnabry as regards to his loan spell at West Bromwich Albion, contrary to media reports which have suggested that the 20 year old German attacker was returning to North London after his loan spell had been terminated by the club.

Wenger said, “We have a commitment. The player wanted to go there. We have a commitment with West Brom. If they want to cancel the loan, they have to contact us and speak about it. But at the moment, we are not there.” Continue reading

Youngster returns prematurely to Arsenal from loan spell

German youth international Serge Gnabry has been recalled by Arsenal after a fruitless loan spell at Premier League club West Bromwich Albion during which the 20 year old completely failed to get into the first team plans of Manager Tony Pulis.

Arsenal could use the youngster’s skills as they find themselves a little short of numbers in the final third, but it appears that another loan spell, quite possibly to a Championship club is in the immediate future of the youngster. Continue reading

Arsenal ready to part with spare defender?

At a time when Arsenal are struggling to find enough midfielders and forwards to put a competitive side out for consecutive games, there is a position where the Gunners are rather decently blessed.

The right back’s role has been made his own by 20 year old Hector Bellerin over the last season and a half, so much so that French international Mathieu Debuchy looks poised to leave the club in January as he looks for regular first team action to reclaim his post in the national team ahead of the European Championships this summer. Continue reading

Arsenal Transfer Rumour Wrap: 8th August, 2015

Benzema can help Arsenal win the league

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has said that Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema can prove to be a massive signing for his former club, if they manage to land him in the days to come. The legendary Frenchman was quoted telling Sky Sports: “Yes, Arsenal would win the league [if Arsenal sign Benzema]. I think if you get Benzema, not only will you challenge for the league, but you also challenge for the Champions League.” (read more)

Meanwhile, reports in The Daily Star have revealed that the Gunners are confident of concluding a deal for the highly rated forward this summer, after having spent the last few days working diligently on a contract for him.

However, the north Londoners manager Arsene Wenger is still unwilling to accept his links with the Real Madrid forward. The boss was quoted telling reporters during his press conference yesterday: “I never came out on Benzema, it’s just media talk.” (read more)

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