The arrival of Gonzalo Higuain at Juventus could pave the way for Arsenal to finally seal the signature of long term target Mario Mandzukic, who has been linked with the Gunners for pretty much his entire senior career.
Already on the wrong side of 30, Mandzukic is likely to be a rather inexpensive option, and the fact that he is a good finisher and strong in the air, makes him a marginal upgrade on Olivier Giroud. Continue reading →
Arsenal are understood to be scheming to make a move for Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, according to reports in The Daily Express. Spurs are understood to be open to the prospect of selling the player for Â£25mÂ in the summer but it is highly unlikely that they may let him move to their arch rivals.
Arsenal to battle City for Croatian ace
Arsenal will tussle with Manchester City to sign Atletico Madrid forward Mario Mandzukic. According to reports in The Daily Express, the Gunners are set to table a Â£26m bid to sign the Croat.
Arsenal are set to fight it out with Manchester City to sign Atletico Madrid forward Mario Mandzukic and may table a Â£26m offer for him, according to reports in The Daily Express.
The Croat moved to the Vicente Calderon Stadium last summer but he is now finding himself relegated down the pecking order following the arrival of Fernando Torres at the club. Consequently, it is believed that he may have grown wishful of a move away from the club, with Arsenal taking a keen interest in signing him.
Arsenal are understood to be plotting a move to land Atletico Madrid star Mario Mandzukic at the Emirates Stadium soon. Reports in The Daily Starhave revealed that the Gunners had been originally interested in signing Edinson Cavani from Paris Saint-Germain but with the French side stamping a price tag of Â£60m+ on the playerâ€™s head, the Croat has now become the ideal alternative for them.
It has been recently reported in the press that Los Rojiblancos manager Diego Simeone is ready to part ways with the 28 year old following the arrival of Fernando Torres at the Vicente Calderon Stadium. This, in turn, means that the north Londoners would have a good chance of acquiring the services of the player and use him to fill in the void left by the departure of Lukas Podolski to Inter Milan. Continue reading →
Legia Warsaw star Krystian Bielik is understood to be wishful ofÂ a move to Arsenal. The player was quoted in The Daily Express, saying: “I hope that the two clubs come together and I go to London to fulfil my dreams. He [Wenger] knows I have the skills, that I’m determined to win and he wants to sign me as soon as possible to start working with me.”
Meanwhile, The Metro has reported the player saying: â€œIâ€™ve made a decision [to join Arsenal] and Iâ€™m not going to change it. I am looking forward to an agreement between the heads of the clubs. I realise that the negotiations may take some time. I am, however, confident it will happen soon.â€ Continue reading →
Paris Saint-Germain ace Edinson Cavani is edging closer to a move to Arsenal with reports in the Spanish media revealing that the French side are getting ready to accept an â€˜astronomical offerâ€™ from the Gunners. The sale will provide the French side with a breather in the Financial Fair Play restrictions, and would thus be welcomed by manager Laurent Blanc.
City to prise Mandzukic away from Arsenal
Atletico Madrid, who are understood to have bagged Fernando Torres, may let forward Mario Mandzukic move away from the Vicente Calderon Stadium. But while Arsenal were believed to have been interested to sign the player till sometime ago, their rivals Manchester City are now set to land him with a Â£25m bid for him already believed to be lined up, according to The Daily Star. Continue reading →
OGC Niceâ€™s David Ospina might just turn out to be an Arsenal player before the end of the transfer window reports the Daily Star in a deal worth Â£3m. The Colombian goalkeeper was one of the star performers at the World Cup and is looking for a move away from the French club.
Suarezâ€™s move to Barcelona stalls Arsenalâ€™s purchase of Sanchez
In a frustrating piece of news for Arsenal, Barcelona are reluctant to let Alexis Sanchez leave the club and join Arsenal until their high profile transfer of Liverpoolâ€™s Luis Suarez is officially complete according to the Daily Express. (read more) Continue reading →
Arsenal have lost out in the race to sign Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic, following reports in talkSport which indicate that the 28 year old will finalize his move to La Liga Champions Atletico Madrid from Bayern Munich in a deal worth Â£14.5 million. There had been earlier reports that a Premier League side had attempted to hijack the forwardâ€™s move to Atletico late on. Continue reading →