Arsenal Rumors & News

  • Arsenal to bid again for Simone Zaza in January transfer window – report

    Metro "Arsenal will bid again for Juventus striker Simone Zaza in the January transfer window, according to reports. The Gunners reportedly attempted to sign the 24-year-old during the final throes of deadline day, but were put off by Juventus’ £22million asking price. " September 03

  • Premier League breaks spending record with £870 million - Deloitte

    ESPN FC "The Premier League has broken its spending record for the summer transfer window, going from £835 million last year to £870m, according to financial analysts Deloitte. Manchester City led the way and set a new record for a single club with spending of around £160m on three of the top five deals..." September 02

  • Arsenal made late attempt to sign Simone Zaza on transfer deadline day, say reports

    Metro "Arsenal made a late attempt to sign Simone Zaza from Juventus on deadline day, according to reports. The Gunners ended the transfer window as the only side in Europe’s top five leagues not to sign a senior outfield player, with goalkeeper Petr Cech their only major addition. But according to..." September 02

  • Why Arsenal didn't sign Paris Saint-Germain ace Edinson Cavani

    The Express "The Gunners are the only Premier League side not to sign an outfield player this summer. And despite having funds available, Arsene Wenger's single purchase during this transfer window saw goalkeeper Petr Cech arrive from Chelsea. " September 02

  • Juventus make late move to land former Arsenal star Samir Nasri from Man City

    Daily Star "The former Arsenal winger faces stiff competititon to start now De Bruyne has joined Raheem Sterling, David Silva and Jesus Navas at the Manchester club. And according to The Mirror, the ex-France star is wanted by Italian giants Juve. However, the 28-year-old still has four years to run on..." September 01

  • Arsenal’s Nacho Monreal follows Athletic Bilbao on Twitter amid transfer speculation

    Metro "The Spanish defender moved to the Emirates in 2013 and has held down the left-back slot in Arsene Wenger’s side this season. However, the 29-year-old has regularly been linked with a move back to Spain with Bilbao said to be interested in signing the defender. And the speculation is set to..." September 01

  • No Draxler deal, wonderkid moves, £32m bid rejected

    Daily Star "Schalke has denied reports that Arsenal and Manchester United target Julian Draxler has agreed to join Wolfsburg. The Bundesliga side are looking for a replacement for Kevin de Bruyne who today has joined Manchester City. Schalke's general manager, Horst Heldt, said: "Both Julian and Andre..." August 31

  • Arsenal eye shock move for Leicester star Riyad Mahrez

    Daily Star "Mahrez, 24, is emerging as a player to join the Arsenal chief’s long-term wish list. The versatile attacker can operate either wide or centrally off a target man. Mahrez has been linked with a £5million move to Roma or Villarreal. But Leicester insist he is NOT for sale. Wenger regards..." August 30

  • Paris Saint-Germain chief confirms Arsenal and Inter target will leave the club

    The Express "EZEQUIEL LAVEZZI is free to leave Paris Saint-Germain, club president Nasser al-Khelaifi has revealed. Lavezzi, 30, is a reported transfer target of both Inter and Arsenal. Inter are believed to have stolen a lead over the Gunners to sign the forward, although no deal has yet been..." August 28

  • Edinson Cavani’s goals can win Arsenal the Premier League

    Metro "Edinson Cavani is the latest big name striker to be linked with a move to Arsenal this summer, but is he the answer to the Gunners inefficient attack? When spending over £30million on a player, you need to be sure they improve your first team. Cavani’s fee is likely to be north of £35million,..." August 28

  • Arsenal plot cut-price £21m swoop for Manchester United target

    The Express "Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been tracking the 21-year-old for some time, while Manchester United are also interested. Juventus and Wolfsburg are among a clutch of clubs keen on Draxler, who may now be available for as little as £21million. And according to Italian newspaper Tuttosport,..." August 28

  • Arsenal target Edinson Cavani confident of transfer away from PSG, say reports

    Metro "Edinson Cavani are confident that Arsenal will offer him an exit route out of PSG and is willing to facilitate the move, according to reports. The Uruguayan has been strongly linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium this summer, with Arsene Wenger looking for a marquee signing to boost his..." August 27

  • Arsenal to pursue transfer of Gonzalo Higuain in January, reports say

    Metro "Napoli are not keen on selling the Argentinian striker this summer, and are only listening to offers of at least £59million from potential suitors. This price meant that the Gunners were forced to withdraw their interest, after much speculation that the 27-year-old could be on his way to the..." August 26

  • Arsenal on red alert for Edinson Cavani move as clock ticks by to make last-gasp stellar signing

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger is on red alert for a stunning move for Edinson Cavani. Gunners boss Wenger is still in the market for a big-name stellar signing before the transfer window shuts next Tuesday. Real Madrid star Karim Benzema has slammed the door shut on any prospect of him leaving the..." August 26

  • Arsène Wenger rejects Gary Neville criticism after Arsenal-Liverpool 0-0

    The Guardian "Arsène Wenger rejected Gary Neville’s stinging criticism that his inability to sign “players of power” to propel an Arsenal title challenge over the last decade was born of arrogance but tempered that by admitting his side’s start to the season has been distinctly average. An entertaining..." August 26

  • Arsenal on red alert for Edinson Cavani move as clock ticks by to make last-gasp stellar signing

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger is on red alert for a stunning move for Edinson Cavani. Gunners boss Wenger is still in the market for a big-name stellar signing before the transfer window shuts next Tuesday. Real Madrid star Karim Benzema has slammed the door shut on any prospect of him leaving the..." August 25

  • Neville: Wenger is either naive or arrogant "Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has labelled Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger "either naive or arrogant". Neville criticised Wenger's failure to sign a replacement for former captain Patrick Vieira and believes the Gunners cannot WIN the Premier League title with their current crop..." August 25

  • Karim Benzema will complete £50m Arsenal move before transfer deadline day

    The Express "Arsenal take on Liverpool at the Emirates tonight (8pm) as Arsene Wenger's men look to build on victory at Crystal Palace last weekend. Wenger is in the market for a new striker but has had trouble finding one good enough to improve his squad. Real Madrid hitman Benzema has been linked with..." August 24

  • Mesut Ozil wanted by Besiktas with preliminary talks being held?

    Daily Mirror "Turkish giants Besiktas are trying to complete a audacious move for Mesut Ozil, according to the Daily Express. Erol Kaynar, a former board member for Besiktas, claims that Erdan Torunogullari, the club's transfer chief, has held talks with Ozil's agent. "Erdal [Torunogullari] met with Mesut..." August 20

  • Rangers face anxious wait over Arsenal kid Gedion Zelalem as trio of English sides weigh-up move for Ibrox target

    Daily Record "Rangers boss Mark Warburton is facing an anxious wait to discover if Arsenal kid Gedion Zelalem is willing to move to the second tier of Scottish football – or go on loan to the English Championship instead. The youngster, accompanied by his father, then returned to London last night after a..." August 19

  • Tottenham new boy takes swipe at Arsenal and doesn't regret snubbing Gunners

    The Express "Spurs recently tied up a five-year deal after agreeing a fee of £10million with Lyon and the Cameroon international revealed Arsenal tried to nip in ahead of their rivals at the 11th hour. But the 22-year-old insists he has no regrets about snubbing the Gunners and spoke glowingly of manager..." August 17

  • Karim Benzema ‘cleared for Arsenal transfer as Rafa Benitez believes Real Madrid strikers are insufficient’

    Metro "Arsenal are clear to complete the transfer of Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema after Rafa Benitez reportedly slammed his striking options. The Gunners are desperate to add the French attacker to their ranks and some reports have claimed that he would sign next week. And fuel has been added to the..." August 16

  • Per Mertesacker should be dropped by Arsenal after stark regression

    Pro Soccer Talk "There was a time not long ago where an argument could be made to include Per Mertesacker in the top five central defenders in the European game. Now is not that time. The regression of Arsenal’s big German center-back has been sharp and quick, and has left Arsenal with a crisis along the..." August 16

  • Danny Welbeck’s long lay-off from Arsenal leaves Arsène Wenger baffled

    The Guardian "Arsène Wenger has expressed unease over the prolonged and complicated knee injury of Danny Welbeck. The England forward has been out of action since the end of April, and despite an initial diagnosis of a minor problem has missed 16 weeks and is not yet able to participate in full training. He is..." August 15

  • Tottenham fend off late Arsenal interest to land Lyon's Clinton Njie

    Daily Star "The striker has signed a five-year deal with Spurs and joins on his 22nd birthday. But the move could have fallen apart right at the death as Spurs' bitter rivals Arsenal came in with an 11th-hour bid. French daily L'Equipe report that the Gunners enquired about the Cameroon hit man after..." August 15

  • Arsenal not after Sevilla's Grzegorz Krychowiak - Arsene Wenger

    ESPN FC "Arsene Wenger said Arsenal would not be signing Sevilla midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak as he warned against overreaction to the 2-0 home defeat to West Ham. Wenger said he wanted to keep things in perspective ahead of the trip to Crystal Palace on Sunday, adding that the setback would not..." August 14

  • Man Utd and Arsenal ready to pounce as Bayern hero reveals 'unhappy' Gotze is unsettled

    The Express "Elber, who made 265 appearances for the club, believes Gotze has failed to live up to his reputation after earning a big-money move from rivals Borussia Dortmund in 2013. And the former Brazil international claims Guardiola could be the one to blame. "There is a huge difference between how..." August 13

  • Arsenal midfielder to return from injury in two weeks

    BBC "Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Jack Wilshere is due to return from an ankle injury in two weeks. Wilshere, 23, suffered a hairline fracture to his right ankle in training on 1 August and it was thought he could miss up to two months. But Wenger said the England midfielder's expected..." August 13

  • Arsène Wenger weighing up £22 million bid for Sevilla midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak

    The Telegraph "Arsène Wenger is weighing up a £22 million bid for Grzegorz Krychowiak after Arsenal scouts flew out to watch the Sevilla midfielder on Tuesday. Krychowiak is emerging as a serious target for the Arsenal manager as he considers making further additions before the transfer window closes on Sept..." August 12

  • NBC retains U.S. Premier League TV rights for six more seasons

    Sporting News "American soccer fans can get comfortable turning to NBC's networks for Premier League coverage. NBC Sports Group has reached a six-year extension of its rights to broadcast Premier League games in the U.S., the network announced Monday. The network is in the third and final season of its..." August 10

  • Arsenal need to sign a world-class striker to win the Premier League - you cannot just go with Olivier Giroud

    The Telegraph "I have had a feeling all summer that this could be the season for Arsenal to win the Premier League title again. One game is not going to change that assessment but it is still with one caveat: I am relying on Arsene Wenger getting another striker before the transfer window closes. Arsenal are..." August 10

  • Arsene Wenger given green light to sign Karim Benzema in club record transfer

    Daily Mail "Arsene Wenger has been given the all clear to break Arsenal's transfer record to land Karim Benzema. And the Gunners are also willing to eclipse current record signing Mesut Ozil's £150,000-per-week wages to land their No 1 target. Wenger is desperate to land Benzema this summer, believing..." August 09

  • Arsenal's Jack Wilshere to return from latest ankle injury in just ONE month vows specialist

    Daily Mirror "Jack Wilshere has been assured that he will be ready for action in four weeks' time. The Arsenal midfielder went to see a specialist last Thursday about his latest injury. It is the same man who has supervised all of Wilshere’s recovery over the last three injury-blighted years. There..." August 09

  • Arsenal ‘ready to grab transfer of Real Madrid’s Lucas Silva’

    Metro "The Gunners are believed to be looking to add another holding player to their ranks before the transfer window shuts. And after chasing a deal for Silva before he ended up joining Madrid in January, Spanish outlet AS says Arsenal are back interested in a deal. " August 09

  • Alexandre Lacazette snubs Arsenal and Liverpool interest to sign new four-year Lyon contract

    Daily Mirror "Alexandre Lacazette has turned down interest from the Premier League and signed a new contract with Lyon. Lacazette was Ligue 1's top goalscorer last season and his prolific form attracted the attention of both Arsenal and Liverpool, who were searching for new strikers this summer. But after..." August 08

  • Arsenal are still working on a deal for Real Madrid star Karim Benzema

    Daily Star "Arsenal are still working on a deal to land Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema this month. Despite Arsene Wenger rubbishing Arsenal's interest, StarSport can reveal the Gunners are confident of striking a deal for the £35m-rated Frenchman. With Gareth Bale being handed a new attacking role..." August 07

  • Man United favourites to beat Arsenal to complete huge move for Robert Lewandowski

    Daily Star "The Red Devils are desperate to sign a striker having failed with moves for Harry Kane and Edinson Cavani. Lewandowski scored a stunning volley against AC Milan yesterday and Bayern Munich have no intention of letting him go. But if they do, the bookmakers reckon United are best-placed to..." August 06

  • Jack Wilshere fracture injury rules Arsenal star out for weeks - Wenger

    ESPN FC "Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been ruled out for a "few weeks" after suffering a hairline crack to his left fibula. Wilshere, 23, sustained the injury in training prior to Arsenal's 1-0 win over Chelsea in Sunday's Community Shield. "The information you have heard about Jack Wilshere..." August 06

  • Karim Benzema 'come and get me' plea will seal £45m move to Arsenal

    The Express "The Real Madrid striker has been linked with a £45million move to the Emirates, despite Arsene Wenger playing down talks of a deal. And La Liga expert Hunter believes all the components are in place for the move to happen, providing Benzema pushes for the exit door. Real Madrid are..." August 06

  • Karim Benzema will complete Arsenal transfer, says Italian reporter Emanuele Giulianelli

    Metro "Arsene Wenger has been a long term admirer of Benzema, 27, who has scored 133 goals in 281 games for Real Madrid since signing from Lyon in 2009. Arsenal are desperate to sign a world class striker and have apparently launched two bids for the Frenchman this summer. " August 05

  • Juve reject £8.5m bid as Man Utd and Arsenal hear transfer demand for striker Llorente

    The Express "The Liga club are seeking forward recruits after selling star striker Carlos Bacca to Milan this summer. Spaniard Llorente - who is also understood to be wanted by Arsenal and Manchester United - is fee to leave Juve. But the Turin outfit are determined to make some money on the 6ft 5in..." August 04

  • Karim Benzema to Arsenal: Arsene Wenger dismisses Real Madrid striker speculation

    London Evening Standard "Arsene Wenger has dismissed speculation linking Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema with a summer move to Arsenal. Reports have suggested the 27-year-old could quit the Bernabeu during the close season and many supporters believed that he was closing in on a switch to the Emirates Stadium after..." August 03

  • Arsenal ‘sign Joao Virginia after he rejects Manchester transfer’

    Metro "Arsenal have beaten Manchester United to sign Benfica goalkeeper Joao Virginia, according to reports. The 15-year-old, who had a trial with United earlier this year, was believed to be on the cusp of sealing a transfer to Old Trafford. " August 03

  • Arsenal are too interested in selfies and six-packs to win the league, says Roy Keane

    Daily Mirror "The former Manchester United midfielder reckons his old club lack spine and says Chelsea are the team to beat this year. The king of controversy, Roy Keane, has accused his old club Manchester United of lacking spine and being “a ­throwback to the 1980s.” And he insists the League is..." August 02

  • Liverpool and Arsenal join Bayern Munich in the race to sign Juventus star Kingsley Coman

    talkSport "The 19-year-old Juventus star is billed as one of the hottest properties in European football but has reportedly revealed his frustration at a lack of game time in Turin. Speculation is mounting that Germany World Cup winner Mario Gotze could join the Italian double winners this summer, opening..." July 27

  • Aaron Ramsey admits that interest from Barcelona is 'flattering', and would one day like to follow Bale to Spain

    The Telegraph "Aaron Ramsey has revealed for the first time that he would eventually like to play in Spain and has described Barcelona’s interest in him as “flattering”. The 24-year-old midfielder has stressed that his immediate future is with Arsenal, with whom he has a contract until 2019, but an admission..." July 25

  • Arsenal set to hijack Liverpool talks for Borussia Dortmund ace Marco Reus

    The Express "Reus has been linked with a move away from Dortmund this summer and reports suggested Anfield was his destination. Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri claims Liverpool had been in contact with the German giants but no bid had been made. However, Tuttomercatoweb report that Arsenal are now..." July 25

  • Fernando Llorente linked with £8million Gunners move

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger could spend £8million on Fernando Llorente this summer, according to The Sun. Contact has been made and Juventus are thought to be prepared to sell, after bringing in Mario Mandzukic from Atletico Madrid this summer. A 'top Juve source' told reporters: “It’s Arsenal who’ve been..." July 25

  • Arsenal and Tottenham both eyeing Borussia Dortmund hitman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

    talkSport "Arsenal and Tottenham are ready to battle it out for the signature of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The forward was in impressive form for Borussia Dortmund last season, scoring 26 goals in all competitions. He has duly attracted interest from several sides and a fight for his signature is..." July 24

  • Arsenal ‘make contact over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transfer’

    Metro "Aubameyang has been strongly linked with a move to Arsenal in the last six weeks, with Arsene Wenger looking to bring in a world class striker. And after reports claimed Borussia Dortmund had rejected an £28.7million offer from the Gunners, France Football say Arsenal are now in talks with..." July 23