Arsenal kick off summer of rebuilding with powerful defender

London giants Arsenal on Tuesday confirmed that Bosnian full-back Sead Kolasinac will join them on a long-term contract from July.

An official statement on the club’s website said: “Sead Kolasinac will join us this summer on a long-term contract. Subject to the completion of all regulatory processes, the defender will start pre-season training in July.” Continue reading

Arsenal looking to hijack Juve’s move for star performer

Premier League giants Arsenal are believed to be exploring the possibility of landing Schalke 04 defender Sead Kolasinac at the club, according to reports in Tuttomercatoweb.

Until a short while ago, it was understood that Serie A giants Juventus had succeeded in completing the signing of the highly rated Bosnian; however, latest reports emerging out of Italy indicate that Schalke and the player’s agents are not content with the kind of deal that the Bianconeri have offered them and that the Gunners may be emerging as strong contenders for the player’s signature for this year’s summer transfer window. Continue reading

Arsenal looking to sign young Bosnian defender

Arsenal are understood to be weighing up a move for Schalke youngster Sead Kolasinac, viewing him as a long term replacement for Nacho Monreal at the Emirates Stadium, according to reports in TMW.

The Spaniard is known to be edging closer to a move to Athletic Bilbao this summer, despite him having recently declared his allegiance to the club. And as a result, manager Arsene Wenger is being faced with the task of landing a proper replacement for him soon, with Kieran Gibbs being the only other traditional left back in the club’s first team.

Continue reading

Arsenal Transfer Rumour Wrap: 21st July 2015

Vidal admits to move wish

Juventus ace Arturo Vidal, who has been known to be a target for the likes of Arsenal and Manchester United for quite a while now, is known to have told his club’s CEO Giuseppe Marotta that he wants to move to a new destination this summer. Juve were reported tweeting from their official twitter account: ‘Marotta: “@kingarturo23 has expressed his desire to embark on a different experience, as did Ogbonna, Tevez and Pirlo.”’ (read more)

Arsenal table £31.3m bid for Benzema

Arsenal have finally gone ahead and tabled a £31.3m bid to sign Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, according to a revelation made by Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri. Los Blancos, however, are understood to be uninterested in talking about the sale of the Frenchman now, despite being earlier believed to be open to the prospect of doing so. (read more)

Continue reading