Arsenal midfielder heads out to Holland on loan

The loan moves continue to come for Arsenal players late in the January transfer window, with 20 year old midfielder Gedion Zelalem the latest to head out on loan for the rest of the season.

Once touted as the next big thing at Arsenal, Zelalem has failed to live up to his potential in recent years, and was expected to leave the club permanently this month after having fallen down the pecking order amongst Arsenal’s back-up players so much so that he was even ignored in the midst of a midfield crisis for the Gunners’ clash with Southampton in the FA Cup on Saturday. Continue reading

Arsenal involved in talks with German giants for promising midfielder

Arsenal are believed to be currently involved in negotiations with Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund over the prospect of their highly rated midfielder Gedion Zelalem moving to Signal Iduna Park, according to a revelation made by The Guardian.

It is reported that the aforementioned talks have progressed smoothly so far and that should Dortmund fail to sign him this winter, they would almost surely succeed in doing so later in the summer transfer window. Continue reading

Wenger backs young midfielder to have “great career”

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger shared today that he is quite impressed with the progress young American midfielder Gedion Zelalem made at Rangers last season and believes that the player has all the ingredients to have a terrific career.

Wenger was predictably quizzed about the American international in his press conference in San Jose, and shared, “Last season he was on loan at Glasgow Rangers, where he did quite well. He is a player with top quality.” Continue reading

Arsenal loanees excel this weekend

Arsenal’s young brigade sent out on loan this season to get some much needed playing time were in good form at the weekend, led by Polish stopper Wojciech Szczesny, who continues to impress during his loan spell at AS Roma.

The former and quite possibly future Arsenal no.1 was in top form as Roma beat reigning Italian Champions Juventus 2-1 with the Pole pulling off a late wonder save at full stretch to deny the Old Lady of Turin a share of the spoils. Continue reading

Arsenal sensation completes SHOCK link-up with Spurs’ players

Arsenal youngster Gedion Zelalem has moved to Scottish Championship side Rangers on loan for the 2015-16 season, with him now set to link up with Tottenham Hotspur youngsters Nathan Oduwa and Dominic Ball at the club, according to reports in the press.

It is understood that Rangers manager Mark Warburton had recently held personal talks with the player, and that may have played a part in him agreeing to move to the club to aid in his overall development.

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Arsenal Transfer Rumour Wrap: 23rd August 2015

Benzema on the verge of accepting move to Arsenal

Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema is understood to be on the verge of accepting a move to Arsenal in the coming days, with the north London giants known to be open to the prospect of paying as much as £50m to conclude a deal for him, according to reports in The Daily Star.

It is believed that Manchester United are also contemplating making a move for the Frenchman this summer; however, the Gunners are still understood to be leading the race for him.

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Arsenal considering linking up club utility man with Tottenham youngsters

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is believed to be contemplating shipping off youngster Gedion Zelalem on loan to Scottish side Rangers this summer, according to reports in The Metro. The Light Blues have already signed Tottenham Hotspur youngsters Nathan Oduwa and Dominic Ball this summer.

It is believed that Rangers manager Mark Warburton held one-to-one talks with the player yesterday afternoon, with the hope of luring him to Scotland in this transfer window.

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Arsenal Transfer Rumour Wrap: 19th August, 2015

Real agree to sell Benzema

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.

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