Real looking to sign Benzema’s replacement, Arsenal cleared to sign him
Arsenal have been provided with a boost in their pursuit of Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema, with reports in Spanish newspaper AS revealing that the Spanish giants have already commenced the search for a replacement for the Frenchman. It is believed that Los Blancos rate the player at around £40m this summer.
Meanwhile, the north Londoners manager Arsene Wenger has made it clear that he is not considering making a move for Karim Benzema this summer. The boss was quoted telling his club’s official website, regarding the rumours: “No, nothing is happening. Honestly no. I don’t know who brings that up.” (read more)
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 left back Nacho Monreal is understood to have verbally agreed to put pen to paper on a new contract at the Emirates Stadium, according to reports in Mundo Deportivo. As part of the new deal, the player will be earning £75,000-a-week at the club, which translates to wages of nearly £3.9m per year.
Monreal has been linked with a move to La Liga side Athletic Bilbao for quite a while now. (read more)
Arsenal make offer to sign Callejon
Arsenal are understood to have tabled a bid of an undisclosed amount to sign Napoli attacker Jose Callejon, according to reports in The Metro. The player is also believed to be a target for Chelsea this summer, with the west London giants known to have already made an offer to sign him this summer. (read more)
Arsenal are understood to be holding talks with the agent of Juventus forward Fernando Llorente ahead of a move for him, according to reports in Tuttosport. The Spaniard is also known to be a target for the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, Barcelona and Real Madrid in this transfer window, with the Gunners being considered as the frontrunners for his signature now. (read more)
Meanwhile, reports in The Metro have revealed that the player’s agent held talks with the Gunners on Tuesday night regarding an £11m move for his player to the Emirates Stadium. Continue reading →
Arsenal have been provided with the chance to sign former Manchester City ace Alvaro Negredo, with reports in The Daily Star revealing that the player’s current club Valencia are looking to wash their hands off him this summer.
Wenger ready to break transfer record for Reus
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is understood to be ready to even break his club’s transfer record by paying £48m to sign Borussia Dortmund ace Marco Reus this summer, according to reports in German publication SportBild. The German ace is also believed to be a target for Liverpool in this transfer window. (read more)
Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey has said that he is ‘flattered’ by reports of Barcelona’s interest in him, whilst speaking of his wish to move to Spain sometime in the future. The Welshman was quoted telling The Guardian: “Obviously it’s very flattering… One day I would like to go over to Spain to play.” (read more)
Wenger admits Szczesny will join Roma
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is set to move to AS Roma in the coming days. The Frenchman was quoted telling reporters during a press conference: “He could go on loan to Roma. We are pretty much done, it’s down to paperwork.”
The player had fuelled rumours of his potential departure by following the Romans and a number of their players on Instagram sometime back. (read more)
The agent of Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema has revealed that his client is not wishful of parting ways with the La Liga giants anytime soon, despite reports in the press linking him with a potential move to Arsenal this summer. Agent Karim Djaziri was quoted telling Sky Sports News: “Karim is very happy at Real Madrid and he will be a Real Madrid player by the end of this transfer window, 1,000 per cent.” (read more)
Besiktas want to sign…Danny Welbeck!
Turkish giants Besiktas are understood to have shortlisted Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck as their next summer target, according to reports in the Turkish media. It is understood that the club are hoping to sign the former Manchester United forward for £7-10.6m this summer, with the Gunners looking to land another striker this summer.
Meanwhile, realistically speaking, it seems unlikely that the north Londoners manager Arsene Wenger would be ready to part ways with the player anytime soon. (read more)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is understood to be looking to sign Barcelona youngster Sergi Samper in the days to come, with the Frenchman ready to splash out £8.4m to meet the player’s release clause amount and land him at the north London club, according to reports in Mundo Deportivo. The youngster is understood to have become disillusioned with his stay at Nou Camp due to lack of first team chances and is eager to move away from the club. (read more)
Chelsea holding talks with Napoli for Arsenal target Callejon
Chelsea are understood to be involved in talks with Napoli over the prospect of signing their attacker Jose Callejon, according to reports in The Metro. It is believed that the Serie A side are ready to let the player move to Stamford Bridge as part exchange for Mohamed Salah, but the Blues are keen on concluding a separate deal for the player.
Callejon is expected to cost in the region of £10.4m this summer.