Arsenal update: Rooney, Jedvaj, Williams and more

The Wayne Rooney to Arsenal story simply won’t go away. Even though the player is on holiday and has apparently hasn’t talked about his situation with Man United manager David Moyes there is lots of speculation today as top what is going through his mind. One one hand the Daily Mail thinks that Rooney is coming to London but to …

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AshleyArsenal update: Rooney, Jedvaj, Williams and more

Arsenal update: Higuain deal gets closer, Rooney keen, Carroll miss

Some very good news for Arsenal fans. The Telegraph is reporting that Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain has agreed person terms with the London club. He will apparently earn £130,00 a week making him the highest paid player at the club. Arsenal are expected to pay around £22 million for the player too which will also make him the club’s …

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AshleyArsenal update: Higuain deal gets closer, Rooney keen, Carroll miss

Podolski encourages Lewandowski to join him at Arsenal

There have been a few stories circulating over the last month or to that Arsenal’s German forward slash winger Lukas Podolski would be leaving The Emirates. Well that rumour has gone quiet and Podolski has been encouraging other players to come and join him in north London. Cheif among these is Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski. Podolski told Polish newspaper …

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Arsenal update: Ruben Garcia, Gonzalo Higuain and Asier Illarramendi rumours

Well it is all going on in Spain. After plundering the country for Fabregas, Cazorla, Monreal, and in a roundabout way Arteta, Arsene Wenger is rumoured to be injecting some more La Liga blood into his Arsenal team. The latest in the Higuain saga has been documented elsewhere with one Italian paper even picturing him wearing an Arsenal shirt. Might …

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AshleyArsenal update: Ruben Garcia, Gonzalo Higuain and Asier Illarramendi rumours

Arsenal update: Higuain and Nani looking good, Payet on radar

After a quite few days there’s bit of an avalanche of Arsenal related news this morning most of which revolves around Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuain. After it seemed as if Juve were odds on to land the striker Arsenal now appear to have assumed pole position with several papers suggesting that the club have tabled a £20 million bid which …

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Stephan El Shaarawy would cost Arsenal or Man City 35 million Euros says Berlusconi

With rumours that Milan’s Stephan El Shaarawy could be heading for a new club Silvio Berlusconi (sure I have heard that name before) has said that the player won’t go cheaply. Berlusconi is saying that the player should have a price tag of 35 million Euros, a fee that first emerged in Tuttosport and has reverberating around the Italian press …

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AshleyStephan El Shaarawy would cost Arsenal or Man City 35 million Euros says Berlusconi

Arsenal update: Update on Williams, Villa and Gervinho

Well we must be nearing the transfer deadline window proper – it opens on July 1st – as a lot of those apparent ‘done deals’ are now looking very wobbly, which in my book equates to selling clubs holding out for more money. The one that saddens is me a little is the news coming from Swansea that Arsenal and …

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AshleyArsenal update: Update on Williams, Villa and Gervinho

Higuain too! Chelsea now chasing the same strikers as Arsenal and Real

Here’s an interesting snippet coming out of Spain tonight. It seems that new Chelsea boss (that really doesn’t sound quite right) José Mourinho really might have it in for both Juventus and Arsenal. After rumours that he might be ready to pounce on want-away Fiorentina striker Stevan Jovetic (s target for both Juve and Arsenal) it now appears that he …

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AshleyHiguain too! Chelsea now chasing the same strikers as Arsenal and Real

Torres to Arsenal from Chelsea? Surely not…

There are some rather wicked whispers around today about the future of of one Fernando Torres. The Chelsea striker has been the subject of much speculation recently with Barcelona allegedly lining up a £17 million bid. Now however the SportsDirect News site is claiming that Barca have a rival for Torres – Arsenal. The site says Emirates boss Arsene Wenger …

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Is Fellaini the new Zaha? The next player Arsenal are going to miss out on?

So Marouane Fellaini is apparently keen to move to Arsenal, but it hasn’t happened yet because Arsene Wenger is reportedly reluctant to trigger his £23million release clause. So says the Metro this morning, which also adds The Gunners have been strongly tipped to make a move for the Belgian international, but Goodison Park sources claim no inquiry has yet been …

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AshleyIs Fellaini the new Zaha? The next player Arsenal are going to miss out on?

German paper says Arsenal duo are Bayern targets

Bild is reporting that new-ish Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola is set to go shopping for centre backs, and that high on his list are two Arsenal players Laurent Koscielny and Thomas Vermaelen In fact Bild names five players who might be wanted to stiffen up Bayern’s defence – the other three are Shakhtar Donetsk’s Ukraine international Yaroslav Rakitskiy, Jeremy Mathieu …

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Arsenal update: Stephan El Shaarawy, Nani and Lorenzo Melgarejo

As one door closes…Just as it seems that Arsenal are about to lose out to Juventus on two of its main transfer targets comes news that the club may have some exciting new options. The big one is of course AC Milan’s 20 year old striker Stephan El Shaarawy. The Indie reports that the Milan club’s vice-president Adriano Galliani has …

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AshleyArsenal update: Stephan El Shaarawy, Nani and Lorenzo Melgarejo

Wilfried Bony – Arsenal’s next target? The pros and cons

So it looks as if Arsenal won’t manage to sign either of the marquee strikers that they have allegedly been chasing for a while. Instead they have both bizarrely chosen to sign for the same club where at least one of them will end up warming the bench to accommodate Fernando Llorente. Bonkers eh? Which then ushers in the next …

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AshleyWilfried Bony – Arsenal’s next target? The pros and cons

Higuain and Jovetic set to snub Arsenal. So why can’t they sign a striker?

I think most Arsenal fans have by now given up on the possibility of the club securing Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetic, but the Gonzalo Higuain saga has rumbled on and it seemed as if the club was in a good place to tempt the Real Madrid striker to come to the Premiership. But if today’s Metro is to be believed it …

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Spoof alert – ‘Man Utd ‘Confirm’ Robert Lewandowski signing on club website,’ yeah right!

So Man United are very close to signing Borussia Dortmund’s Polish striker Robert Lewandowski? In fact they apparently trailed the news on their website earlier on today. The post didn’t escape the eagle eye of who ate all the pies readers who took this screen grab. Weirdly the post was pulled not long after. Well that’s the story, but it …

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AshleySpoof alert – ‘Man Utd ‘Confirm’ Robert Lewandowski signing on club website,’ yeah right!

Arsenal update: Fellaini talks, Grenier news incoming, but not yet.

After a flurry of activity it seems to have gone a bit quiet on the Marouane Fellaini to Arsenal front. Goal has a theory why. It says that… The north Londoners are now waiting for Everton to make the Belgium international available for talks in order to begin negotiating terms. Even if Fellaini agrees a package with Arsenal, the club …

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AshleyArsenal update: Fellaini talks, Grenier news incoming, but not yet.

José Mourninho is back at Chelsea, but is he really the ‘happy one?’

Simon Poulter welcomes back an old pal. But has he cheered up since last time? With, precisely, the very first answer to the very first question posed yesterday at Mourniho’s official Stamford Bridge homecoming press conference, the Portuguese deadpanned, in that Jack Dee scowl way of his: “I am the Happy One.” Instantly, we made the assumption that José was …

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AshleyJosé Mourninho is back at Chelsea, but is he really the ‘happy one?’

Cesc Fabregas – the approach from Arsenal and an update from Spain

Catalan paper Mundo Deportivo has a lengthy story on the future of Cesc Fabregas today and fortunately for us non-Catalan speakers much of it has been paraphrased here on Sportwitness. Several key things emerge. Firstly that it does seem that both Man United and Arsenal have made an approach for the player, but they were just tentative inquiries. Given Cecs’s …

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AshleyCesc Fabregas – the approach from Arsenal and an update from Spain

Lewandowski to Arsenal?! Now that would be a marquee signing

The future of Borussia Dortmund’s genius Polish striker Robert Lewandowski is up in the air again after his club disclosed that he would not be following his team mate Mario Gotze to Euro Champions Bayer Munich. Retuers is reporting that the Dortmund club won’t sell to Munich because they haven’t actually had an offer for the Bayern. “Robert Lewandowski will …

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‘Wayne Rooney is Arsenal’s priority’ – and five reasons why he might be tempted

The Daily Mail has run a story this morning which may or may not shed a bit more light on the Wayne Rooney and his Arsenal possible transfer. The paper says that Arsenal hope a package of around £170,000-per-week and a multi-million pound signing on fee – plus the security of a five year contract – could persuade Rooney to …

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Ashley‘Wayne Rooney is Arsenal’s priority’ – and five reasons why he might be tempted