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: 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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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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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?

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

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.

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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‘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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Arsenal fans – is Marouane Fellaini the signing you have been waiting for?

Facebook and Twitter went ballistic last night when both The Times and Goal ran with the news that Arsenal had allegedly triggered the £22 million release clause and were bent on signing Everton’s midfielder Marouane Fellaini. However it seems that not all Arsenal fans are overjoyed by the prospect of the big haired Belgian donning the red and white. As …

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AshleyArsenal fans – is Marouane Fellaini the signing you have been waiting for?
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Arsenal update: Rooney latest, Vermaelen on his way, Gervinho exit

After last night’s shock news that the Gunners have made a bid for Everton’s talismanic midfielder Marouane Fellaini things are a bit quieter on the gossip front this morning. There’s a little more about Wayne Rooney plus some whispers about a couple of players who might be on their way out. Firstly Rooney, and Arsenal’s CE has been talking about …

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AshleyArsenal update: Rooney latest, Vermaelen on his way, Gervinho exit
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Reports that Arsenal have made a sensational £22 million bid for Marouane Fellaini

UPDATE 10-40PM – The Times is reporting it too Yep it is one of those Goal exclusives, so make of that what you will, but the website is saying that Arsenal have bid £22 million for Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini. The website reports… The Gunners have activated the release clause in the Everton midfielder’s contract and are confident of wrapping …

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Arsenal centre back options – Steven Taylor and Ashley Williams

The Daily Mail has a bit of an odd one. It has just run with the story that the latest name on Arsene Wenger’s defensive wishlist is Newcastle defender Steven Taylor. The paper says He played 25 times last year, his most Premier League games since 2008/09, but the arrival from Montpellier of Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa means he has no guarantees …

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Five reasons why Arsenal haven’t made any big signings yet – Wenger, Jovetic, Fabregas

So no Jovetic, Higuain or Rooney. Well not yet anyhow. Here are five possible reasons why Arsenal still haven’t secured that marquee signing. 1 Arsene Wenger’s contract talks got in the way – Today Arsenal’s CE Ivan Gazidis has said that he expects Arsene Wenger to sign a new contract very shortly. Maybe all the talk about his future was …

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Another German league player on Arsenal’s radar. Trio depart

Yesterday we reported that Arsene Wenger was mulling over a move for Bayern Munich’s Austrian David Alaba. The player allegedly wants to play in central midfield and with Bastian Schweinsteiger and Javi Martinez already in the team that isn’t looking too likely. Today though there are reports that Arsenal are in for another Bundesliga player, According to The Mirror Wenger …

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Are Arsenal about to move for a Bayern Munich star?

This could be interesting, very interesting. Austrian site Salzburg.com has suggested that Arsenal have put Bayern Munich star David Alaba on their wish list. The site suggests that Arsene Wenger is hoping to lure the 20 year old who played in the Champions League final, to The Emirates by offering a central midfield position. For Bayern he has largely been …

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AshleyAre Arsenal about to move for a Bayern Munich star?