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.
Bayern Munich boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has ruled out the possibility of selling Polish striker Robert Lewandowski or Austrian midfielder David Alaba to Arsenal or any other football club stressing that “we closed the door on them”.
In an interview with German magazine Sport Bild, Rummenigge said: “No player will leave Bayern Munich unless we want him to leave,” in response to rumours linking Lewandowski and Alaba to a move away from . Continue reading →
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger may have given up on the prospect of signing Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema; however, according to new reports in the press, the Gunners may have been provided with a massive boost in the race for his signature.
Benzema is known to be keen on staying at the Santiago Bernabeu in the times to come. However, with Los Blancos known to be looking to sign Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandwoski in the days to come, the French striker’s stance in the matter may change – something that the north London giants are keen to make the most out of, according to reports in Fichajes.
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)
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)
The latest update pertaining to Karim Benzema’s transfer saga is here…according to a revelation made by former England international Rodney Marsh, Arsenal are on the verge of landing Karim Benzema from Real Madrid, with the Gunners understood to have got their bid for the player accepted by the La Liga giants.
Meanwhile, reports in The Metro have revealed that Real president Florentino Perez is plotting to wash his hands off the Frenchman this summer. And this, in turn, has provided the north London side with a massive boost in his transfer race, with the club now set to land him for a transfer fee of around £46m.
Arsenal are understood to have contacted Real Madrid once again, over the prospect of signing their world class forward Karim Benzema, according to reports in Spanish publication AS. It is understood that the north Londoners are ready to splash out as much as £45.8m to land the highly rated Frenchman at the Emirates Stadium this summer.
Meanwhile, reports in The Daily Telegraph have revealed that the Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is even ready to provide the player with wages even more than what the likes of Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez and Theo Walcott earn at the club, thus making him the highest paid player of all time at the club. (read more)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is looking to test the waters in his pursuit of Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski by making a £35m offer to sign him, according to reports in The Daily Express.
The north London giants have been linked with a number of world class forwards this summer; however, with the club having failed to land any of them, the boss is now understood to have turned his sights on the Polish superstar.