Arsenal re-enter race for sensational La Liga attacker

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, it seems, has still not given up on his wish to sign Alvaro Morata. According to reports in Spanish paper OK Diario, the Frenchman has once again become interested in signing the young striker this winter after failing to bring him to the Emirates Stadium last summer.

The 24 year old, who is widely considered to be one of the most highly rated forwards of his generation, moved back to Real Madrid from Juventus over the summer when Los Blancos activated a buy-back option in his deal. And since then, the player has made 23 appearances for his club this season, with a number of them being from the bench, scoring 9 goals and providing 4 assists in the process.

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Wenger: “We have not got any plans for anyone else now”

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made it clear that the club will not be making any more signings this summer, after revealing that the duo of Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez had signed for the club.

Speaking to reporters after his side’s 3-1 victory away at Watford, the Frenchman said: “We have bought two players, Mustafi and Perez. They will integrate into the team now and we will help them join squad. We had to work very hard to get signings done. We have not got any plans for anyone else now.”

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Club boss makes sensational statement regarding Arsenal target

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger’s hopes of signing Olympique Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette this summer have been dealt a massive blow, with the French side’s president Jean-Michel Aulas making it clear that the player is not for sale at any cost in the near future.

Aulas was quoted telling French newspaper Le Progres: “Alexandre is irreplaceable. It would be a professional mistake to sell him.”

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Wenger makes final decision on key summer target

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has decided to loosen the strings of his purse a little in order to land Olympique Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette this summer. According to reports in Squawka, the boss has decided to table an improved bid of £33.7m for the player, and it is understood that he may not spend any further on him.

The Ligue 1 giants are believed to have already rejected the north Londoners’ opening offer of £29.5m for the highly rated striker. And while Wenger’s new offer is a significant improvement on his earlier one, it still falls considerably short of Lyon’s demands of £40m, plus bonuses, for their player.

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Club ready to sell sensational forward to Arsenal, only if…

 Arsenal have been boosted in their pursuit of Olympique Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, with the Ligue 1 side known to have finally become ready to sell him. However, as per reports in The Daily Mirror, the north London giants will have to splash out at least £40m, plus bonuses, in order to bring the player to the Emirates Stadium and succeed in their endeavours.

It is believed that the Gunners have already failed with a £29.3m offer for the player, with West Ham United having also had a bid of around £32m rejected for him. Additionally, Lyon themselves would prefer to hold on to Lacazette this summer, with the side known to be considering him ‘irreplaceable’.

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Latest on Morata Transfer Saga

Real Madrid on Wednesday officially paid 30 million euros ($33 million) for a buyback option to re-sign striker Alvaro Morata from Italian Champions Juventus. Juventus confirmed that the 23-year-old Arsenal target will return to Real after two seasons in Turin following the Spanish outfit’s decision to activate the forward’s buy-back clause.

With 27 goals to his name in 93 appearances — the vast majority of them scored in important matches — Morata has departed the club as a firm favourite among fans and team-mates alike and can look back with pride on a richly fruitful spell in Northern Italy. Continue reading

Arsenal set to pip Man United and Chelsea to superstar’s signature

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is understood to be contemplating offering his long term offensive target, Juventus’ Alvaro Morata, a mouth watering deal to beat the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea to his signature.

According to reports in The Sun, the Frenchman is ready to make the Spaniard his top-earning player by offering him wages of £155,000-a-week, as part of a five year deal, so as to lure him to the Emirates Stadium. Currently, Arsenal’s top earner is star playmaker Mesut Ozil, who pockets £140,000-a-week as part of his current contract.

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Wenger may smash club transfer record to land young sensation!

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger seems to have become immensely desperate for a quality forward now, more so following Danny Welbeck’s sidelining due to a knee injury. According to reports in The Evening Standard, the Frenchman is hot on the trail of Juventus striker Alvaro Morata and may be even ready to pay more than £42.5m, that the Gunners splashed out to sign Mesut Ozil, to land him at the Emirates Stadium.

The boss has already indicated that he is interested in landing a world class striker, and not just a temporary replacement for Welbeck, at Arsenal this summer, and Morata may be one of the prime names on his wishlist.

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