Arsenal update: Suarez ‘interested,’ Flamini wants Prem return

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Launch new kit. Tick. Dispose of a few deadwood players. Tick. Sign some new ones. Well hopefully that will be Arsene Wenger’s agenda this week and top of his wants list appears to be Luis Suarez. At first it seemed that the so called bid for the Liverpool striker was a bit of smoke screen to let the wavering Higuain …

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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 …

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Five reasons why Arsenal will make big transfer announcements this week

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The last month or so has been a long and painful one for Arsenal fans as they have watched as potential targets have whizzed in and out of Arsene Wenger’s radar before deciding that they don’t fancy north London at all, or Arsene doesn’t fancy the size of their proposed wage packet – you decide. However I think the phony …

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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 …

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

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

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

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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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Arsenal update: Marouane Fellaini deal in the balance

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

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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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Arsenal update: Higuain deal gets closer, Rooney keen, Carroll miss

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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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Arsenal update: Ruben Garcia, Gonzalo Higuain and Asier Illarramendi rumours

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Well it is all going on in Spain. After plundering the country for Fabregas, Cazorla, Monreal, and in a roundabout way Arteta, Arsene Wenger is rumoured to be injecting some more La Liga blood into his Arsenal team. The latest in the Higuain saga has been documented elsewhere with one Italian paper even picturing him wearing an Arsenal shirt. Might …

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Is Fellaini the new Zaha? The next player Arsenal are going to miss out on?

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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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Cesc Fabregas – the approach from Arsenal and an update from Spain

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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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Arsenal go head to head with Spurs for David Villa. Could Wilfried Bony be the back up plan?

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This afternoon has seen a bit of news on a couple of players who Arsenal have apparently been tracking for ages. The first is an update from Talksport about the possible future of Vitesse Arnhem striker Wilfried Bony. In case you missed the chat from a few weeks ago Bony has impressed Wenger, and indeed half of Europe with his …

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Arsenal update: Michu a new target? Higuain making positive noises

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If I had a quid for every time I heard a Gunners fan suggesting that lanky Spanish goal merchant Michu would look good leading the Arsenal line I’d be a rich man. But does Arsene agree? Well The Mail seems to think he might. The paper is running with a story this morning that Wenger might not just be hoping …

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Arsenal update: Wenger speaks about Rooney and Fabregas and has Villa signed a pre-contract deal?

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Arsene Wenger has been speaking to Al Jazeera and may or may not have been dropping some pretty serious hints about who he fancies signing in the summer. Judging by these words I think we can safely assume that Wayne Rooney, who Wenger has previously described as most talented English player he had seen, is on his radar “Rooney could …

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Moyes is serious about Fabregas. Are Arsenal and Wenger too?

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In what could be a nightmare scenario for Arsenal fans it appears that David Moyes has made Cesc Fabregas his number one target. According to The Daily Mail Moyes ‘has targeted midfield as the area in greatest need of strengthening and that Fabregas is one of his prime targets, following an initial meeting to discuss potential acquisitions for this summer.’ …

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

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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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