Arsenal update: Sagna, Remy, Rooney, Draxler and Ulreich

Ashley Football 3 Comments

Morning Gooners, there’s plenty to chew on today with the rumour mills working over time predicting who Arsenal are going to sign in the summer.

One player who might not be going anywhere is right back Bacary Sagna. A couple of sources are saying that his dream move to PSG has broken down and that the player will stay at The Emirates. Even though he hasn’t maintained his impeccably high standards this year I think most Arsenal fans would probably like to see him stay.

One deal that is surely on the cards is the capture of Loic Remy from QPR. Wenger likes him, he wants to come, he wouldn’t be pricey, Arsenal need more strikers. Done deal?

Well apparently not. The Daily Star says that the Arsenal board aren’t convinced by Remy and instead fancy a move for Vitesse Arnhem striker Wilfried Bony instead.

Bony has been cracking them in for fun in Holland this year and will be available for the low price of just £7 million.

Personally I am not convinced by this one and I think that Remy has done enough to secure a move to North London, unless Wenger makes two marquee striker signings.

With Fergie readying his gardening gloves the future of Wayne Rooney has come under the spotlight again. The new manager, that’ll be David Moyes then, needs to make a marquee striker signing – Lewandowski? – as well as accommodate Wellbeck and RVP (who will be nowhere near as effective next season, just you watch). This would then shunt Rooney into the midfield or on to the subs bench, or into the arms of Arsenal? Well Arsene is a fan, and we could afford his transfer fee, although his wages would be an issue.

The problem for Moyes is that if he does want to go it would have to be Bayern or PSG. That’s because Man United are way too smart to sell their star players to Premiership rivals, unlike someone else we could mention…

Can’t see this one happening, but Le Grove is enjoying the speculation.

Another move that is being mooted is for Schalke’s teenage playmaker Julian Draxler. As has been mentioned many times before Borussia Dortmund need a player to replace Mario Gotze who is heading for Bayern and Draxler fits the bill perfectly. Again Wenger has admired the youngster for a while now and he has hinted that he might consider a move to England, so you never know.

Finally the search for a keeper continues and has now shifted to Germany and Stuttgart’s Sven Ulreich. The young keeper, who has played well this season, has been mooted as a possible target by TalkSport. Would he much of an upgrade on our Pole though? I thought the whole point of buying a new keeper was to get in some experience to help the youngsters.

By Ashley | May 9th, 2013

  • Kevin Ward

    the remy move just seems to make more sense than any other including jovetic
    cheep, he now understands the league and he has quality too.

  • Scravaldio

    Ok for a start Bony is 24 and is the dutch leagues top goal scorer so you clearly don’t know what your talking about. Secondly he is a far superior player to Remy and shouldn’t even be considered as the same quality. I would personally would like both as Remy can play down the wing as that is what he really is in my opinon. He can’t hold up the ball and we play with one striker so who would you pick the big strong guy who can score thirty goals a season or the tiny guy who needs a strike partner? So many journalist’s write complete rubbish get it together and do your research. Bony would be my number one target along with Fellani and maybe Jovetic but again we will be outbid so why not just go staright for the cheaper option. Jovetic isn’t really a striker he is more of a CF so I don’t really undertsand why we would buy soemone who scores less than one goal every other game! Bony along with Cavani are two of the hottest strikers around so we should snap him up. If AW has a brain tarnsplant and actually buys top, top quality then Cavani would be my pick. Scored over thirty goals for three seasons in a row in the one of the best defensive leagues in europe. 35€ is a bargin.

  • As Scravaldio stated, Bony is not 31…he has scored 31 goals this season.