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

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 …

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

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

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 …

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

Arsenal update: Higuain, Rooney and, err, Gareth Barry

So the Gonzalo Higuain chase drags on yet another day and still the Real Madrid player hasn’t put pen to paper and signed for the The Gunners. The Daily Mail has a theory why it is is taking so long and that is because no one wants to sign for Arsenal first. The paper suggests that no one believes that …

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AshleyArsenal update: Higuain, Rooney and, err, Gareth Barry

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

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 …

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

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

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 …

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

Rooney – Arsenal ready to pounce if he decides to leave United

Monday is set to be a big day for one Wayne Rooney. For that’s the day the England striker will meet his current boss, David Moyes,  to discuss his future. If they do decide to part company then the Daily Star reports that Arsenal are ready with a package to tempt the player to north London. The paper says The …

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AshleyRooney – Arsenal ready to pounce if he decides to leave United

Gonzalo Higuain’s Arsenal move is close says his agent

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 …

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AshleyGonzalo Higuain’s Arsenal move is close says his agent

Arsenal update: Real after Cazorla, Higuain news and Benjamin Mendy details

Well we thought this was the summer it wasn’t going to happen, but it seems that several clubs are sniffing around some of Arsenal’s most high profile players. Like Laurent Koscielny who seems to be hinting that he is staying at The Emirates in spite of interest from a number of clubs. But he isn’t only one. The Daily Star …

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AshleyArsenal update: Real after Cazorla, Higuain news and Benjamin Mendy details

Arsenal update: Higuain deal close, Payet buzz, Villa off to Spurs?

There is still no hard news coming out of Madrid this morning, which means that several news sites are running with ‘Gonzalo Higuain deal gets even closer’ type stories. At least a couple of sites have claimed that an Arsenal entourage are in Madrid and that Wenger may be jetting out to join them soon. Goal also says that Higuain’s …

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AshleyArsenal update: Higuain deal close, Payet buzz, Villa off to Spurs?

Arsenal update: Marouane Fellaini deal in the balance

So is the Higuain deal in the bag? In spite of the rumours about a late bid from Juve the London Evening Standard seems to think so. It says All parties are confident Higuain will soon be joining the Gunners from Real Madrid. Interestingly it also suggests that Arsene Wenger might be about to make a move for Arsenal’s other …

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AshleyArsenal update: Marouane Fellaini deal in the balance

Higuain to Arsenal? Juventus are still in the hunt says their general director

Just when it seemed that it was done deal and that Arsenal fans would be getting the marquee striker signing they crave comes the news that Juventus haven’t given up hope of signing Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuain. In spite of rumours that the player has signed a £130,000-a-week contract to join the north London club and that Arsenal and Real …

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AshleyHiguain to Arsenal? Juventus are still in the hunt says their general director

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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AshleyPodolski encourages Lewandowski to join him at Arsenal

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

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

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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AshleyTorres to Arsenal from Chelsea? Surely not…

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?

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