Are Chelsea about to gazump Arsenal again?Jovetic on his way to the Bridge?

Over the last few years Chelsea have been Arsenal’s nemesis in the transfer market. The Gunners have often made a move for a player only to be gazumped by the Blues who come in offering more money and better wages. It happened with Cahill and Mata and then last season with Hazard. So is it about to happen again this …

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Arsene, if Arsenal sign Ashley Williams, please don’t make him captain

Aaah the curse of the Arsenal captain. Give a player that armband and you can be sure as anything that within a season or two they will be off into the sunset. It happened to Henry, Fabregas, RVP and if the goss is right Thomas Vermaelen very shortly too. Quite Arsene Wenger never gave it to Squillaci is beyond me… …

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Arsenal update: Benteke wants to be a Gunner, but Higuain fancies an old lady

There’s good news and bad news on the striker front for Arsenal fans this morning. The really bad news is that it seems unlikely that Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuain will be and Arsenal player as according to a newspaper in Italy he is heading for Juventus. La Repubblica suggests that the marksman had already agreed to join Juventus on a …

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AshleyArsenal update: Benteke wants to be a Gunner, but Higuain fancies an old lady

Jovetic speaks – but dodges questions about Arsenal and Juventus

Stevan Jovetic might be one of the most wanted strikers in Europe, but he insists that he is not spending too much time dwelling on any potential move from his current club Fiorentina. The Arsenal, Juventus, and possibly even Chelsea target is away with his national team Montenegro and says that a big money move is the furthest thing from …

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Jovetic to Arsenal not happening says agent

Stevan Jovetic’s agent seems to have poured some very cold water on the prospect of the player moving to North London. In an update that has just been reported by the Metro Fali Ramadani says his client is not interested in moving to the Emirates. ‘Stevan prefers to stay in Italy rather than move away,’ said Ramadani. The 23 year …

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Are Spurs back in for Leandro Damiao?

It appears that if Spurs want to keep Gareth Bale they are going to have splash the cash. And not just on an improved contract for the Welshman either. They are going to have invest in the squad too. So no surprise this morning that a few sources including this one are suggesting that the club has reignited their interest …

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Arsenal update: Sanogo medical, Vermaelen and confusion over Higuain

There is plenty of Arsenal related transfer gossip this morning though sadly not much of it relating to Stevan Jovetic. It does seem that the deal with Fiorentina has stalled and that Arsenal run the risk of letting Chelsea sneak in and do an Mata. There is also plenty of confusion about the future of Gonzalo Higuain too. Last night …

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Review of the Premiership part 4: Everyone else, West Brom to QPR

Simon Poulter of What Would David Bowie Do? rounds up the season West Bromwich Albion (49 pts, GD -4) 8th OK, to be third at the end of October was the sort of start Baggies fans could have only dreamed of. And we have been there before with unfancied sides enjoying the nosebleed reaches of the table within the season’s …

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Review of the Premiership part 3: Spurs, Everton and more – what might have been…

Simon Poulter of What Would David Bowie Do? rounds up the season Tottenham Hotspur (72 pts, GD +20) 5th Much rested on André Villas-Boas’s young shoulders this season when he stepped into Harry Redknapp’s shoes at White Hart Lane. Clearly, the chemistry at Chelsea had been all wrong – would Spurs be any better? Clearly, yes, and although fifth place …

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AshleyReview of the Premiership part 3: Spurs, Everton and more – what might have been…

Review of the Premiership part 2: Chelsea and Arsenal – managerial issues…

Simon Poulter of What Would David Bowie Do? rounds up the season Chelsea (75pts, GD +36) 3rd If I were to believe the club and it’s patronizingly-titled “Interim First Team Coach” for the last seven months, all that Chelsea set out to achieve this season was achieved. The reality is somewhat different. Winning the one trophy that, at the beginning …

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Review of the Premiership season pt 1: Man United and Man City (could do better!)

Simon Poulter of What Would David Bowie Do? rounds up the season So that’s it. Done until August. Or July. Or the end of June, depending on where your club sits geographically or hierarchically. The 2012-2013 football season is, more or less, over, bar a Champions League Final at Wembley between two German teams (so twice as guaranteed to end …

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Are Arsenal playing hard ball with the Stevan Jovetic transfer

So, what is going on with the Stevan Jovetic to Arsenal transfer. This we know that Jovetic’s agent was in London today apparently talking to Arsenal. There are also rumours that Arsenal have tabled a bid. There’s plenty of evidence that Jovetic will be leaving Fiotentina, but also that he still might end up Juventus. But as the dust settles …

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Cavani and Dzeko in swap deal? Will City get the Uruguayan?

Breaking news – The BBC is running with the story that Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis says he would be willing to discuss a deal with Manchester City that would see strikers Edin Dzeko and Edinson Cavani move in opposite directions. According to Agence France-Presse, De Laurentiis told a public meeting in Naples: “I have said to (sporting director Riccardo) …

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Here we go – Stevan Jovetic to Arsenal deal imminent says Metro

Ok, so yesterday I predicted that Arsenal would announce a singing. Oops. I may be a day or so behind because it appears that the move of Stevan Jovetic from Fiorentina is imminent. The Metro says that Jovetic’s agent is reportedly in London negotiating a £24.5million deal. Jovetic’s agent, Fali Ramadani, is thrashing out terms with Arsenal in London after …

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Arsenal update: Higuain bid, but is he the striker you want?

There have been whispers for a few weeks now that Arsenal are about to launch a bid for Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuain. Now even the broadsheet papers are getting in on the story with the Telegraph claiming that the player has emerged as the Gunners’ number one target and that a bid of £19 million has been lined up. According …

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AshleyArsenal update: Higuain bid, but is he the striker you want?

Arsenal update: Guillem Balague says £10 million bid for David Villa

There is some real confusion about where David Villa will be playing football next season. However it seems very unlikely that he will be joining any clubs that can’t offer him Champions League football so that means Spurs and Liverpool are out of the picture. So then where does that leave Arsenal? A couple of sources are quoting Spanish football …

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AshleyArsenal update: Guillem Balague says £10 million bid for David Villa

Jovetic to Arsenal update

If Fiorentina’s talented Montenegrin is to join Arsenal three things needed to happen to make the deal certain. So let’s take a peek at those three things and where we are with them. 1 Fiorentina not to quality for the Champions League, but Arsenal to make it. Well thanks to Koscielny’s goal the Gunners will be in the draw for …

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Why Arsenal will announce a new signing today

So the speculation can finally end. Arsenal are back in the Champions League next year – well provided they negotiate the qualifying round – and that £70 million burning a hole in Arsene’s pocket can be used to buy some of Europe’s elite players. One thing is for sure. Arsenal will announce a new signing in the next 24 hours. …

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Wayne Rooney to Arsenal? Surely not…

The Wayne Rooney to Arsenal story has reignited again this morning courtesy of the Daily Mail. The paper says Arsenal have been discussing a bid for the England player since March and are now poised to make their move. However it also adds ‘putting together a financial package to land him is the major obstacle to a deal. Lukas Podolski, …

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AshleyWayne Rooney to Arsenal? Surely not…