Arsenal Transfer Theory! Giroud OUT, Monaco star in – plus more!

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Arsenal’s striking options have possibly been the most talked about transfer saga for the London club in many years. It is however, one that desperately needs addressing. As Olivier Giroud and Yaya Sanogo are the only recognised strikers in the Gunner’s squad, it is imperative that Arsene Wenger scouts the transfer network to attract more fire-power in his striking areas. …

Confirmed. Vela staying at Real? Arsenal fans are you sad he is not coming back?

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Spanish football guru Guillem Balague has today tweeted that former Arsenal striker, Carlos Vela has ended speculation linking him with a move back to the Emirates after the Mexican penned a new 4-year-deal at Real Sociedad. It has been confirmed now too. Vela sealed a move away from Arsenal in 2012 after his first team opportunities were limited; however, Arsene …

Football: betting tips on who the favourites are for this season’s Premiership

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This is really proving to be an unusual season of Premiership football, but that is not so unexpected, given the major changes that have occurred at many of the biggest clubs. The loss of Sir Alex Ferguson was expected to be earth shattering for Manchester United (16/1), and they have definitely found the transition to the David Moyes era difficult. …

Arsenal offer £35 million for Suarez? But is Higuain still the real target?

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Its is still speculation, but Goal are suggesting that rather than go back to their original number one transfer target Gonzalo Higuain, the Gunners are preparing a £35 million offer for Luis Suarez. Arsenal offered £30 million last week, but we knocked by Liverpool. However £35 million might just be enough to convince the Reds that they should part with …

Arsenal update: Is Michu on the radar as Swansea close in on Bony?

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So, we are rapidly approaching the middle of July and Arsenal still haven’t signed a player – apart from of course that young, French, injury-prone striker. Higuain is either about to sign or cosying up to Ancelotti, depending on which paper you read. Rooney is staying at United. Jovetic, well who knows. Which brings us nicely back to Michu. As …

Arsenal update: Francis Coquelin out on loan. Fellaini/Bender to fill the gap?

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Arsenal have confirmed this morning that defensively minded French midfielder Francis Coquelin will be spending the 2013/14 season on loan with Bundesliga side SC Freiburg. He signed a new contract in 2012 so Wenger thinks he has a future at the club and maybe he could be along term replacement for Arteta? But in letting Coquelin go Wenger has sent …

Arsenal update: Higuain medical rumours, to sign this week?

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Gonzalo Higuaín’s father has once again let the cat out the bag. He has suggested that Arsenal are on the verge of sealing a £23m deal for son by telling told Fox Sports Argentina that negotiations between the two clubs and the player are “very advanced”. He added “We haven’t spoken about the contract yet. Arsenal have made a great …

Arsenal update: Man City duo rumours, is Marouane Fellaini next?

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Over the past few year Man City have regularly raided The Emirates landing the likes of Toure, Clichy and of course Nasri. But with quite a few players apparently now not part of new boss Manuel Pellegrini’s plans could it be time that the traffic went in the opposite direction? There has been plenty of speculation about the future of …

Arsenal update: Jovetic news, Serge Aurier wants to be a Gooner

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After dominating Arsenal transfer news for months things have gone a little quiet around Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetic lately. At one point its seemed as if Arsenal and Juve would be battling for the player’s signature, but now it seems that Arsenal are pursuing Higuain while Juve have landed Tevez. But there still remains the possibility that Wenger might sign two …

Gonzalo Higuain’s Arsenal move is close says his agent

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The marathon race that is Gonzalo Higuain’s move from Real to Arsenal inched closer to the finishing line today with a quote from his brother who is also his agent. Nicolas Higuain told Tutto Mercato Web: “Now that Tevez is signing for Juve, does that mean Higuain is closer to Arsenal? I think so. “Juventus is a great club, but …