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 …

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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 …

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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: 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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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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Arsenal update: Fellaini talks, Grenier news incoming, but not yet.

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

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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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Reports that Arsenal have made a sensational £22 million bid for Marouane Fellaini

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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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Is Everton’s Nikica Jelavic now the club’s weakest link?

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I think it’s time we had a little talk about Nikica Jelavic. In the space of exactly one calendar year he’s gone from single-handedly saving Everton’s attack, to its weakest link. Now granted, this year’s Everton attack lies much less firmly on his shoulders, and when Marouane Fellaini and Kevin Mirallas are healthy, Jelavic becomes the third most important goal …

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Breaking: French newspaper says Marouane Fellaini will be a Chelsea player by the weekend

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Some bad news for United, Arsenal and, let’s not forget, Everton fans. French newspaper L’Equipe is reporting that the Blue’s talismanic midfielder Marouane Fellaini could be a Chelsea player by the end of the week. The report, which has also made the BBC sports news , is that that the 25-year old will sign a five-year deal with the club, …

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