Arsene Wenger Arsenal press conference update. Villa; ‘not on the case.’ No new players a possibility?

There might just be a week to go in the transfer window but Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger doesn’t seem in too much of a hurry to buy new players. Describing signing new players in the winter window as ‘a gamble’ at his press conference Wenger went on to say that he also thinks that the number of deals in the …

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AshleyArsene Wenger Arsenal press conference update. Villa; ‘not on the case.’ No new players a possibility?

Arsenal update: good and bad news on the David Villa chase

There some good news and band news for Arsenal fans this morning – well those who covet the signing of one David Villa from Barcelona. The good news is that the player didn’t get a run out in the Catalan team’s 4-2 victory over Malaga in the Copa del Rey last night. Villa is apparently frustrated at his lack of …

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AshleyArsenal update: good and bad news on the David Villa chase
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Why Mohamed Diame makes sense for Arsenal and will be the club’s next signing

Only a week to go before the transfer window shuts and Arsenal are still in search of reinforcements. Arsene Wenger has suggested he will add two players to the squad and given the others players he has mentioned it would appear that top of his wants list is a striker and combative central midfielder. While he is  a long way …

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AshleyWhy Mohamed Diame makes sense for Arsenal and will be the club’s next signing
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Arsenal update: Brazillian youngster linked, Ashley Williams one for the summer?

Just one week to go before the transfer madness in this window is over. Until then expect lots of players to be linked to Arsenal, who still, in case you had forgotten, have two players to sign. After Stevan Jovetic yesterday, several papers are reporting that Arsene Wenger is looking at another Italian-based player. Sky Italia is leading the charge …

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AshleyArsenal update: Brazillian youngster linked, Ashley Williams one for the summer?
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Lopez looking unlikely. Rumours from Italy that Wenger wants Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetić

So the David Villa deal is in the balance, Adrian Lopez looks like he is staying at Atletico, Edinson Cavani is probably too pricey, so where should Arsene Wenger go next to find a striker? According to Italian football site Football Italia Arsenal are prepared to offer Fiorentina £20m for the services of Stevan Jovetic. A number of clubs have …

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AshleyLopez looking unlikely. Rumours from Italy that Wenger wants Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetić

Arsenal update: Arsene Wenger to move for Davild Villa next week

Arsene Wenger has said before that he likes to leave things late in the transfer window in order to get the best deals. Well it seems he is going to go to the wire on the man who could be Arsenal’s number one winter target – David Villa. Although Barcelona have stated that he is not for sale the player …

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AshleyArsenal update: Arsene Wenger to move for Davild Villa next week

Arsenal update – Mohamed Diame ‘set to be Arsenal’s first signing?’ and why it is a great move

There’s a lot of buzz this morning about the possible transfer of West Ham’s central midfielder, Mohamed Diame, to Arsenal. And much of it has been fuelled by Arsene Wenger who told reporters earlier “He has a great presence in the games, I have seen him have a big impact,” Goal.com reports that Wenger will make one more check on …

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AshleyArsenal update – Mohamed Diame ‘set to be Arsenal’s first signing?’ and why it is a great move

Arsenal ‘never in’ for Wilfried Zaha. Man United hold further talks with the Palace winger

Man United’s chase of Wilfried Zaha seems finally to be reaching a conclusion with the BBC reporting that the two clubs are going to hold further talks today. The main issue appears to be whether Zaha will be loaned back to Palace for the rest of the season to help the side’s promotion campaign. Ben Smith of the BBC said …

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AshleyArsenal ‘never in’ for Wilfried Zaha. Man United hold further talks with the Palace winger

Arsenal update: Wenger considers Celtic’s Victor Wanyama. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa in the balance

In the last couple of days an old rumour has re-surfaced – the one that sees Celtic’s Victor Wanyama joining the club as a holding midfielder. Wanyama has been impressive for Celtic in both the Scottish Premiership and The Champions League and would be a straight replacement for Alex Song who left for Barcelona in the summer. The Indie says …

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AshleyArsenal update: Wenger considers Celtic’s Victor Wanyama. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa in the balance

Man United boss Fergie meets Wilfried Zaha – £15 million deal imminent

It seems as if Sir Alex Ferguson might have shunned the odd glass of Merlot – or maybe something warmer – with AVB last night as he had other business to attend to. The Mirror is reporting that the United boss made a beeline for a London hotel to meet Crystal Palace’s highly rated tricky winger Wilfried Zaha. The Mirror …

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AshleyMan United boss Fergie meets Wilfried Zaha – £15 million deal imminent

Arsenal update: last minute bids for Yanga-Mbiwa and Sunzu and Gourcuff on loan?

Arsene Wenger said the other day that he liked to wait until the end of the window before he bid for the players he most wants. But what if other clubs move first? Well Arsene is going to have act quickly if he wants to secure the signing of Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and Stoppila Sunzu both of whom are apparently on …

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AshleyArsenal update: last minute bids for Yanga-Mbiwa and Sunzu and Gourcuff on loan?

Arsenal update: BBC says Walcott to sign today, Zaha favours move to Man United

Ok, so he still hasn’t actually ‘signed da ting’, but the BBC at least is confident that Theo Walcott is about to splash the ink on a new deal at Arsenal. It even suggests it could be done today. They say “Agreements have now been reached between Arsenal and their top scorer, who could put pen to paper on Friday …

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AshleyArsenal update: BBC says Walcott to sign today, Zaha favours move to Man United
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Arsenal update: Wenger confirms interest in Edinson Cavani. No move for Zaha yet

In a move sure to massively excite Arsenal fans Arsène Wenger has confirmed his interest in the 25 year old Uruguayan Napoli striker Edinson Cavani – a player who ticks both the marquee signing and RVP replacement boxes. When asked about the player who has been in scintillating form for Napoli in Serie A this season scoring 16 goals (one …

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AshleyArsenal update: Wenger confirms interest in Edinson Cavani. No move for Zaha yet

Arsene Wenger says he is “99%” confident that Theo Walcott will sign a new contract

So one of the longest running contract stands offs in British football appears finally to be coming to a conclusion. And it good news for Arsenal fans At a press conference this morning Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said that he is “99%” confident that Theo Walcott will sign a new contract at the club. The Arsenal manager also said that …

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AshleyArsene Wenger says he is “99%” confident that Theo Walcott will sign a new contract
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Arsenal update: Walcott contract almost signed, Kaka linked, Zaha saga rumbles on

There isn’t a huge amount of Arsenal news this morning, but a couple of papers seem to have picked up on a story originally posted by London’s Evening Standard that Theo Walcott’s contract is with his lawyers and is waiting to be signed. The paper reports The contract is in the hands of lawyers and, although the exact structure of …

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AshleyArsenal update: Walcott contract almost signed, Kaka linked, Zaha saga rumbles on
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Arsenal update: Yoann Gourcuff on the cheap? Milito buzz continues. Good news about Arteta

First up some good news for Gunners fans, Mikkel Arteta’s injury isn’t as bad as initially feared and he could be back in action in two weeks, maybe even in time for the crucial Premiership game against Liverpool on January 30th. Arsenal do keep getting linked with midfielders though and the latest one who the club are allegedly mulling over …

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AshleyArsenal update: Yoann Gourcuff on the cheap? Milito buzz continues. Good news about Arteta
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Arsenal update – Wenger tells Al Jazeera Sport he will ‘spend big’ on adding two players to the squad

Oh Arsene – you are such a tease! On a comparatively quiet day for Arsenal transfer gossip we suddenly get this from the man himself. Wenger has been talking to Al Jazeera Sport and in an interview which was conducted prior to the City game, and has been broadcast by Talk Sport today, he maintains that he will “spend big” …

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AshleyArsenal update – Wenger tells Al Jazeera Sport he will ‘spend big’ on adding two players to the squad

Arsenal update: West Ham’s Mohamed Diame a target

With Mikkel Arteta out for three weeks Arsenal have been linked with a few defensively minded midfielders. Yann M’Vila and Étienne Capoue have both been mentioned in dispatches but one possible solution that The Sun is touting this morning is West Ham’s Mohamed Diame. The player has been linked with Arsenal before and now it seems that the Gunners are …

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AshleyArsenal update: West Ham’s Mohamed Diame a target

Arsenal and Man United to start talks with Wilfried Zaha this week

The extended saga of the transfer of Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace to a Premiership club seems finally to be heading for a conclusion. According to Goal, both Man United and Arsenal will have talks with the player (Sky Sports News is also running the story) and that ‘Zaha’s destination is “50-50″ between United and Arsenal, with the final decision …

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AshleyArsenal and Man United to start talks with Wilfried Zaha this week
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Arsenal update – Barca say no to Villa, so Wenger to chase Adrian Lopez?

Well Arsenal fans, it was nice to dream, but it seems pretty definite now that Barca’s David Villa will not be joining the club in the transfer window. According to Goal Wenger had a team ready to jet off to Spain this weekend, but they have put their passports away for now. The player is understood to be quite keen …

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AshleyArsenal update – Barca say no to Villa, so Wenger to chase Adrian Lopez?