Arsenal Rumors & News

  • Arsenal sign the Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck for £16m

    The Guardian "Arsenal sweated until beyond the final minutes of the transfer window to complete a deal to sign Danny Welbeck for £16m from Manchester United. The paperwork for the England forward was being processed with the Premier League after the 11pm deadline, which concluded a strained and curious day in..." September 02

  • Arsenal and Manchester City battle it out for £55m Radamel Falcao

    The Guardian "Manchester City and Arsenal have been offered Monaco’s Radamel Falcao for around £55m (€70m) and are battling to sign the Colombia international before the transfer window closes at 11pm on Monday night. A deal at that price would smash the clubs’ transfer record. Arsenal are in the hunt for a..." September 01

  • Arsenal set to make transfer offer for £12.5m Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca

    Metro "Arsenal are set to make an offer for Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca as Arsene Wenger looks to add to his squad before the transfer deadline. The Gunners are in desperate need of another forward after Olivier Giroud was ruled out until 2015 with an ankle problem, and Wenger has now turned to..." September 01

  • Arsenal Hope to Seal £27m Signing By Monday, Fee Agreed, Personal Terms Being Discussed

    Caught Off Side "Arsenal will look to sign Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin before the transfer window slams shut on Monday evening having agreed to meet the player’s £27m price-tag. The south-coast side have stood firm on their commitment to now allow any more of their top talents to leave this..." August 31

  • Arsenal target Alessio Cerci left OUT of Torino squad ahead of move away from club

    Daily Star "The 27-year-old has been hotly-tipped to join the Gunners over the last few days with Atletico also circling. And yesterday Urbano Cairo, Torino's president, admitted Cerci had asked to leave the club and could go at the right price. Cairo said: "Cerci's sale is still possible and he has..." August 31

  • Boost for Arsenal in Alessio Cerci chase as Torino president PROMISES to sell for £16m

    Daily Star "The Gunners have been linked with a move for the 27-year-old as they hunt for a replacement for Olivier Giroud, who is out until the new year with a broken leg. Everton, Chelsea and Tottenham have also been linked with the player this summer. However, Arsenal appear to have leapt to the..." August 30

  • Arsenal eye transfer of Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger is weighing up a £12million move for Borussia Dortmund's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. The 26-year-old centre half has been offered to the Gunners and they are trying to negotiate a cut-price deal, as Dortmund want £20m for him. Arsenal boss Wenger is desperate for..." August 29

  • Liverpool the choice for Barcelona misfit Alex Song as he seeks Premier League return

    Daily Mirror "Former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song wants to make a Premier L‎eague return with Liverpool. Barcelona misfit Song is stalling on a loan move to AC Milan in the hope a move to Liverpool can be thrashed out. Song has had other offers but wants to come back to England and will hold out on Milan..." August 29

  • Champions League draw: Liverpool land Real Madrid, Man City get Bayern

    The Guardian "Manchester City have been drawn to face Bayern Munich for the third time in four years, and will also play CSKA Moscow and Roma in what presents the toughest draw for English clubs in the Champions League. However, Liverpool also face a tricky group and will play the current holders Real Madrid..." August 28

  • Arsenal, Liverpool and Man Utd's battle with Real Madrid for Marco Reus set to rumble on

    The Express "Reus' future has been one of the hot topics during this transfer window with a host of clubs from the Premier League and across the continent looking to sign the Germany international. He has a £25m release clause in his current contract with Bundesliga club Dortmund and has stalled on a new..." August 28

  • Arsenal move for Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos

    Daily Mail "Arsenal have made a move for Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. The 26-year-old centre back only moved to Dortmund last summer from Werder Bremen but now has to compete with Mats Hummels and Neven Subotic, who are fit again this year plus former Arsenal target Matthias Ginter..." August 28

  • Arsenal's Olivier Giroud injury bombshell as scan reveals striker will not play again this year

    Daily Mirror "Olivier Giroud will be out until next year after it was revealed the Arsenal star’s injury is even WORSE than first feared. Giroud saw another specialist on Tuesday, and the Gunners' manager Arsene Wenger will confirm in the next 24 hours that the French striker has suffered a fractured..." August 27

  • Manchester United slap £16m price tag on Arsenal transfer target Danny Welbeck

    Metro "Manchester United will reportedly demand up to £16million to sell Danny Welbeck to Arsenal this summer. The Gunners have been forced to do a U-turn on plans not to recruit a striker during this transfer window after Olivier Giroud picked up an ankle injury at the end of Arsenal’s 2-2 draw away..." August 27

  • Nikola Zigic emerges as name to solve Arsenal's striker shortage

    Daily Mail "Nikola Zigic is the surprise name being linked with Arsenal as Arsene Wenger searches for a solution to Olivier Giroud's injury. The 6ft 8in striker is a free agent having left Birmingham when his lucrative contract finished in July. Reports in his native Serbia say Zigic is due to travel to..." August 27

  • Arsenal move for Manolas collapses "Arsenal are set to lose out to Roma in the battle to sign Kostas Manolas after the Italians had a £10.3 million bid accepted for the defender, Goal understands. The Gunners have been working on a deal for the Olympiakos centre-back for the last fortnight and held talks with his representatives..." August 26

  • Arsenal and Utd in two-horse race for Mehdi Benatia as Roma scrap Bayern meeting

    Daily Star "Benatia made it clear last week that he wanted to join Pep Guardiola & co at Bayern before the close of the summer transfer window. Bayern boss Guardiola is desperate to land a new centre-back after losing Javi Martinez to injury in last weekend's defeat to Borussia Dortmund. The Spaniard..." August 26

  • Arsenal fear Olivier Giroud may be out for three months forcing Arsene Wenger back into the transfer market

    The Telegraph "Arsenal fear Olivier Giroud could be ruled out for as long as three months if a second scan confirms that he has a broken ankle. That would leave Arsène Wenger facing a race against time to sign a new striker before the transfer window shuts next Monday. Giroud sustained the injury in the..." August 26

  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger 'weighs up move for West Ham defender Winston Reid'

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal are reportedly weighing up a move for West Ham's Winston Reid. The 26-year-old defender is out of contract at the end of this season and, according to The Times, he is being monitored by the Gunners. As of yet, however, Arsene Wenger has not made an official approach for the player,..." August 22

  • Lukas Podolski not a Gala target

    ESPN FC "Galatasaray are not interested in making an offer for Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski and have also revealed they were rebuffed when they approached the Gunners about the availability of Joel Campbell. The future of Podolski, 29, appears to be uncertain and Arsenal could be prepared to let the..." August 21

  • Arsenal target Olympiakos defender Kostas Manolas to plug the gap in the centre of their defence

    The Telegraph "Arsenal have identified the Olympiakos defender Kostas Manolas as their leading and most realistic transfer target at centre-back. Arsène Wenger’s need to add defensive cover intensified on Monday when it emerged that Kieran Gibbs would be out for four weeks with the hamstring injury the..." August 19

  • Brazilian star coup, Micah Richards £4m twist, Alex Song to return

    The Express "The Brazilian star is known to be restless at the Ukrainian outfit and will allowed to leave on a season-long loan deal to sate his appetite for a transfer. Arsenal will have to fend off interest from North London rivals Tottenham if they are to sign the talented youngster. Bernard featured..." August 19

  • Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool on RED ALERT as Lavezzi's contract talks stall

    Daily Star "The Argentina winger, 29, who joined the Ligue 1 club in 2012 from Napoli after five years in Serie A looks set to leave as the French champions begin a cull to balance the books. PSG were dealt a blow earlier in the summer when they were deemed to have breached Financial Fair Play rules, and..." August 18

  • Arsene Wenger makes personal plea to PSG's Adrien Rabiot to choose Arsenal over Chelsea

    The Express "Reports in France suggest that PSG have now given Rabiot permission to hold talks with the Gunners over a possible move. And it is suggested that Arsene Wenger has spoken personally to the player to reinforce his desire to bring Rabiot to the Emirates before the start of next month. PSG are..." August 17

  • Carlo Ancelotti tells Manchester United and Arsenal Di Maria and Khedira are GOING NOWHERE

    Daily Star "The duo have been heavily linked with moves to the Premier League but the former Chelsea boss seems to have killed off those hopes. Di Maria has been the subject of interest, and reported bids of around £45m from United and PSG, while Khedira, into the last year of his contract, was thought..." August 17

  • Sami Khedira’s asking price slashed by Real Madrid in bid to reignite Arsenal interest

    Metro "The Gunners have been linked with the German international all summer, although boss Arsene Wenger recently revealed they haven’t been close to securing a deal. However, with Arsenal’s interest in the midfielder waning, the European champions are said to have offered potential suitors a..." August 16

  • Arsenal ponder move for another Chile star, but face fight with Valencia

    talkSport "The Chile attacker is reportedly being tracked by the Gunners, who have already signed his international teammate Alexis Sanchez this summer. Vargas has now been left out of Napoli’s Champions League qualifier squad, meaning he would not be cup-tied in Europe should he depart the Serie A side..." August 15

  • Report: Edinson Cavani to Arsenal for $85 million?

    Pro Soccer Talk "After already spending $95 million on new players this summer, is Arsene Wenger set to splash the cash once again? Reports from Spain suggest that Wenger is chasing Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani and despite the forward stating he wishes to remain at PSG, Arsenal are set to make a..." August 13

  • Arsenal monitor second Chilean star to join Alexis Sanchez if Edinson Cavani deal stalls

    The Express "Italian reports claim that Gunners chiefs have been in contact with Napoli officials to decipher Vargas' availability. But having completed a fairly successful season on loan with Valencia - Arsene Wenger may be trumped by the La Liga outfit. A deal for Cavani is entirely dependant on..." August 13

  • Santi Cazorla rejects speculation he wants to leave Arsenal and head back to Spain

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal star Santi Cazorla has rubbished rumours that he could be heading back to Spain. La Roja international Cazorla, 29, has been linked with a return to La Liga this summer, with champions Atletico Madrid supposedly keen on taking him to the Vicente Calderon. But having scored the opener..." August 12

  • Galatasaray ponder swoop for £28m Arsenal pair Joel Campbell and Lukas Podolski

    The Express "Reports claim Galatasaray representatives have flown to North London to coax Arsenal into selling either forward. Campbell is the more likely of the pair to leave the Emirates this summer after being valued at around £8m. But if Galatasaray meet Podolski's steep £20m valuation, Arsene Wenger..." August 12

  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger hints at move for Liverpool's wantaway defender Daniel Agger

    The Express "The Gunners were superb as they eased to a 3-0 win over the Premier League champions, with new defenders Calum Chambers and Mathieu Debuchy both putting in impressive performances. However, Wenger is now light on centre-backs after club captain Thomas Vermaelen joined Barcelona in a deal worth..." August 11

  • Arsenal close on next BIG SALE of the summer as Gala officials fly in for talks

    Daily Star "Campbell is a target for the Turkish club, with Gala official Cenk Ergun in London to try and persuade the Gunners to part with the young Costa Rica international. Wenger recently revealed he wanted to keep Campbell at the club, telling the press earlier this month: "Campbell has done very..." August 11

  • Man Utd to snap up former Arsenal star if Arturo Vidal deal collapses

    The Express "The Red Devils are hopeful of completing a £40million move for the Chilean enforced before the start of the Premier League season, despite Louis Van Gaal's concerns over Vidal's injured knee. As revealed by Express Sport earlier today, Juventus have told United they have just a week to complete..." August 09

  • Arsenal receive official £10 million bid from Barcelona for Thomas Vermaelen but Manchester United remain in hunt

    The Telegraph "Barcelona have made an official £10 million bid for Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen, with talks currently ongoing between the two clubs despite competing interest from Manchester United. Vermaelen had already agreed a deal in principle to join Louis van Gaal at United but Arsenal are..." August 08

  • Arsenal CLOSING IN on Manchester United and Chelsea target

    Daily Star "According to reports, the Gunners are close to signing PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot. Reports in France claim that the north London side have opened talks with the French champions over a possible £8m deal for the 19-year-old. Rabiot's future at the Parc des Princes is very..." August 08

  • Arsenal and Liverpool made approaches for Edinson Cavani, reveals agent

    Metro "Arsenal and Liverpool have both made approaches for Edinson Cavani in recent months, the striker’s agent has confirmed. Cavani has been repeatedly linked with a move away from Paris Saint-Germain this summer, with Premier League duo Manchester United and Chelsea both mentioned in connection..." August 07

  • Man United to battle with Barcelona for Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen

    Daily Star "United have turned to the unsettled Arsenal defender after failing to agree a fee for World Cup winner Mats Hummels. But the Old Trafford outfit will have to fend-off strong interest from Barca if boss Louis van Gaal is to land Vermaelen. The Spanish giants are poised to make a £10m bid for..." August 07

  • Julian Draxler not surprised Arsenal DIDN'T match £37m buyout clause

    The Express "The 20-year-old Schalke star has a burgeoning reputation and was chased by the Gunners in January. However, they failed to act upon their interest and only brought in crocked Kim Kallstrom on loan. Draxler has admitted the release clause felt like a millstone and believes it may have..." August 07

  • Alisher Usmanov says Arsenal are starting a new era 'where we win trophies'

    The Telegraph "Alisher Usmanov has revealed that he has still never spoken to Stan Kroenke since the two billionaires began their battle for control of Arsenal seven years ago but that he believes the club are now finally ready to deliver a new era of trophy-winning success. In his first newspaper interview..." August 05

  • Manchester United ready to move for Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen

    The Guardian "Manchester United have been given the green light to move for Thomas Vermaelen after Arsène Wenger admitted the Arsenal captain could leave the club before the close of the transfer window. However, United face competition from Barcelona for the Belgian defender’s signature with Arsenal preferring..." August 02

  • Atletico Madrid eye audacious TRIPLE swoop for Arsenal, Chelsea and Man Utd stars

    Daily Star "Reports in Spain claim the Champions League finalists are ready to launch bid for the three stars and are already in talks with Hernandez. Atleti boss Diego Simeone has admitted he may look to take advantage of the uncertainty surrounding the 26-year-old's future as he looks to bolster his..." July 31

  • Southampton hit back with DOUBLE swoop after Liverpool, Man Utd and Arsenal raids

    Daily Star "The new Saints boss has seen a swathe of his squad leave for the Premier League's tops teams, with Liverpool signing Dejan Lovren, Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana, Manchester United buying 19-year-old Luke Shaw and Arsenal securing a deal for Calum Chambers. Chambers joined the FA Cup winners..." July 29

  • Arsenal's West Ham transfer target Carl Jenkinson poised to make loan move to Hammers

    Daily Mirror "Carl Jenkinson is set to join West Ham on a season-long loan. Arsenal full-back Jenkinson will go to Upton Park to get regular first-team games under his belt in the hope of still making it at the Emirates. We revealed Sam Allardyce's interest in the England international on July 17 and the..." July 29

  • Samuel Eto'o offered to West Ham as Sam Allardyce eyes Arsenal's Joel Campbell

    Daily Mail "Former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o has been offered to West Ham but the 33-year-old is understood to want £100,000 a week. The former Chelsea frontman is a free agent after his deal at Stamford Bridge ran out. Hammers boss Sam Allardyce, who needs a replacement for the injured Andy..." July 29

  • Luckless Abou Diaby full of confidence as he attempts yet another Arsenal comeback

    The Independent "Abou Diaby has to be one of the most unfortunate players around. He has endured 39 injury and fitness lay-offs since he joined Arsenal in 2006. No wonder he considered quitting last season. But the French midfielder is fit again, at least for now, and believes he can still have a long and..." July 29

  • Alexis Sanchez set for a lonely start to his Arsenal career as he prepares to join up with the rest of the squad

    Daily Mail "Arsenal's new signing Alexis Sanchez will report for pre-season training on Tuesday — but is likely to miss the club’s four-day training camp in Austria. The £30million signing officially starts life as an Arsenal player on Monday following his move from Barcelona but must first finalise his..." July 28

  • Arsenal Set to Sign Exciting Brazilian Playmaker In Surprise £19.7m Deal

    Caught Off Side "Arsenal are closing in on a surprise move to sign unhappy Shakhtar Donestk playmaker Douglas Costa. The Brazilian international is one of a host of players who are unwilling to return to the Ukrainian side due to the political unrest in the region and Arsene Wenger is seemingly close to seeing..." July 27

  • Arsenal offered Mario Balotelli transfer for just £7.9million plus Joel Campbell

    Metro "According to Italian newspaper Tuttosport, AC Milan are looking to offload Balotelli this summer, as he is one of their highest earners, and hope to do business with Arsenal. The paper says Milan have offered Balotelli to the Gunners for just £7.9million but want them to hand over Campbell as a..." July 26

  • Arsenal set to land Real Madrid veteran Iker Casillas with five-year contract worth £7m

    The Express "Reports from Spanish newspaper Sport, claim Arsenal have offered the 33-year-old international a five-year deal worth £1.4m per-year. Though the reports mention nothing of a transfer fee, it is believed Madrid would be willing to do business for around £4m. Casillas still has three-years..." July 25

  • Arsenal close on Iker Casillas transfer after offering him £100,000-a-week deal

    Metro "Arsenal are said to be close to signing Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas after ‘making him an offer that he can’t refuse’. Casillas has been heavily linked with a switch to the Gunners in the last few months and reports emerged yesterday that the club had made an offer to sign him. And..." July 24

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