Arsenal to complete first signing of January Transfer Window today

Who needs Ricardo Rodriguez when you can sign Cohen Bramall!

A day after it was widely reported in the British press that Chelsea had significantly outbid Arsenal for the services of Wolfsburg left back Ricardo Rodriguez, Arsenal have gone and signed a new young English defender in Cohen Bramall. Continue reading

Wenger plotting surprise swap deal to strengthen Arsenal’s attack force

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is understood to be contemplating selling off star Alexis Sanchez to Real Madrid this summer. Expectedly however, the Frenchman is unwilling to be at the losing end of the deal, with reports in the press revealing that the boss will be asking the Spanish giants for their duo of Alvaro Morata and James Rodriguez in return for the Chilean ace.

The Gunners have been believed to be keen on adding new world class attackers to their squad this summer, and have already been known to be following the duo for quite some time now.

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Arsenal Transfer Wrap: 9th August, 2016

Arsenal set to make a move for James Rodriguez!

Arsenal are set to make a sensational move to sign Real Madrid’s out-of-favour attacker James Rodriguez, after failing to sign Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City, according to reports in Gazzetta dello Sport. It is believed that the Colombian ace has fallen further down the pecking order recently, with manager Zinedine Zidane known to be interested in providing youngster Marco Asensio with more first team chances, and the Gunners are keen to make the most out of the opportunity by bringing him to north London.

 

Gunners leading race to sign Turk sensation

Arsenal are believed to have taken the lead in the pursuit of their former player, Besiktas midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup, according to reports in The Metro. The 23 year old, meanwhile, is himself known to be favouring a move back to the Emirates Stadium, despite the likes of Borussia Dortmund and AC Milan also known to be hot on his trail.

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Arsenal Transfer Wrap: Sunday, 11th January

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City want Arsenal target Lacazette

Manchester City are reported to be wishful of selling Stevan Jovetic and Alvaro Negredo to sign the duo of Swansea City’s Wilfried Bony and Olympique Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette and balance their transfer accounts, according to reports in The Daily Star. Lacazette is believed to be a target for Arsenal too.

Wenger wants to sign a villain!

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is understood to be contemplating a move for Stoke City defender Ryan Shawcross, according to reports in The Daily Express. The 27 year old became ‘public enemy number one’ at the Emirates Stadium after he broke Aaron Ramsey’s leg with a harsh tackle almost 5 years ago.

Wenger helping Newcastle

The Newcastle United hierarchy are believed to be interested in appointing ex-Arsenal player Remi Garde as their new manager, says The Daily Express. It is believed that Garde is also in touch with his former mentor Arsene Wenger over the matter, with the latter advising him to make full use of the opportunity and take up the job.

 

Spicy Rumours

Arsenal to make £3m offer for Reid

Arsenal will table a £3m offer to sign West Ham United star Winston Reid, according to reports in The Daily Star. It is believed that the Gunners will offer the player a lucrative four year deal at the Emirates Stadium, which will enable him to earn £60,000-per-week.

Tottenham want McCarthy

Tottenham Hotspur are understood to be wishful of signing Everton ace James McCarthy, according to reports in The Daily Express. The north Londoners are also understood to be keen on signing Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin, but their wish to land McCarthy means that the likes of Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United will be boosted in their race for the Frenchman.

Rodriguez is still a wanted by his suitors

Southampton star Jay Rodriguez may be taking ages to return from his cruciate knee ligament injury, but that has not reduced his demand in the market. Reports in The Daily Express reveal that Arsenal still want to sign the 25 year old, with the likes of Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur also following him.

 

Sounds Realistic

Sanogo nearing Crystal Palace move

Arsenal youngster Yaya Sanogo may be nearing a loan switch to Crystal Palace under Alan Pardew, according to reports in L’Equipe. The 21 year old is also wanted at clubs like Hull City, Bordeaux and Lorient, with manager Arsene Wenger wanting him to move to a Premier League side.

 

Done Deal

Shaqiri moves to Inter

Arsenal target Xherdan Shaqiri has moved to Inter Milan on loan for the rest of the season, ahead of a probable £10m permanent transfer in the summer, reports The Daily Star. The ‘Alpine Messi’, as he is affectionately called, was on the target-list of the likes of Liverpool and Everton.

Arsenal Transfer Wrap: Friday, 9th January

Ramos wishes to play in the Premier League

Arsenal target and Real Madrid ace Sergio Ramos has said that he is wishful of playing in the English Premier League. The Spaniard was quoted telling AS: “The only thing I will say is that with every passing day I prefer the English Premier League.”

Mourinho may let Cech move

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is likely to let veteran Petr Cech move to a new club, should the player want it, next summer, according to The Daily Telegraph. The 32 year old is believed to be a top target for Arsenal. Continue reading