Arsenal Rumors & News

  • Arsenal plot to replace Danny Welbeck with £32m striker

    The Express "Front man Welbeck has been out injured since the summer and had knee surgery in early September. The England international is not expected to return to the first team until the new year - and even then will be rusty. And, in his absence, manager Arsene Wenger has reportedly had scouts..." November 26

  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirms Francis Coquelin faces three months out

    Daily Star "Coquelin damaged knee ligaments in the 2-1 Premier League defeat to West Brom at the weekend. He was replaced by Mathieu Flamini for the Gunners in their 3-0 victory over Dinamo Zagreb this evening. Wenger said: "It is what we feared, basically. Let's be realistic and count 12 weeks." The..." November 25

  • Gunners lining up bid for Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi?

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal will attempt to recruit Mauro Icardi in January, according to reports in Italy. Tuttosport claim the Gunners will look to strengthen their striking options with the signing of Inter Milan's 22-year-old striker. It is also claimed Arsenal had a £32m bid for the Argentine rejected in..." November 25

  • Why Arsenal won’t replace Francis Coquelin in the January transfer window

    Metro "Arsene Wenger has revealed that Francis Coquelin will be out for at least two months after the holding midfielder was injured at West Brom. At the press conference ahead of the club’s game with Dinamo Zagreb, the Arsenal manager was asked if he would be dipping into the transfer market to buy a..." November 24

  • Huge Arsenal blow as Arsene Wenger confirms Francis Coquelin injury timeline

    The Express "Coquelin went down during Arsenal's 2-1 loss at West Brom last weekend with knee ligament damage. It was feared he would be out until the New Year but now it appears a late January comeback is more likely. "I'm always a bit cautious," Wenger said when asked about the seriousness of..." November 23

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic targets Arsenal transfer when his PSG contract runs out in the summer

    Daily Mirror "Swedish superstar wants to play in England before ending his career in MLS or the Middle East and the Gunners are at the top of his wish-list. Zlatan Ibrahimovic IS interested in coming to the Premier League - and Arsenal are his club of choice, writes Neil Moxley in the Sunday People. The..." November 22

  • Manchester United and Arsenal transfer tug of war looming over Juventus starlet Daniele Rugani

    Daily Mirror "Premier league giants Manchester United and Arsenal are trying to prise highly-rated defender Daniele Rugani away from Juventus. The centre-back is one of the top prospects in Italy and shone on loan at Empoli last season, earning a shot at the Juve first team. But Rugani, 21, has struggled..." November 22

  • Arsenal still keen on transfer of Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi – report

    Metro "The Gunners are keen to add to their defensive options and believe the Italian international could be the perfect fit. But Arsene Wenger’s side face serious competition from Barcelona and local rivals Tottenham Hotspur to land the 24-year-old, according to Talksport. " November 20

  • Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil deals can wait, Arsene Wenger says

    Sky Sports "Arsenal are "not in a hurry" to tie down Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil to new deals, according to Arsene Wenger. Reoprts in several national newspapers on Thursday claimed Sanchez will be offered a bumper five-year contract to fend off interest from Manchester United. Similar stories about..." November 19

  • Laurent Koscielny doubtful for Arsenal after being 'deeply affected' by Paris attacks

    The Express "The defender was playing for France against Germany last Friday as a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Stade de France. And on Tuesday, the 30-year-old appeared to be teary before representing his national team against England on an emotional night at Wembley. At his press..." November 19

  • Scotland U15 goalkeeper Josh Donaldson attracting attention from some of the English Premier League's big guns

    Daily Record "Arsenal and Manchester City are leading the chase for kid keeper Josh Donaldson - and he can’t get a game for Scotland. The Dundee United starlet is currently on trial with the Gunners and Manchester City are closely monitoring his development. Manchester United and Leicester City are also..." November 19

  • Agent tells Arsenal: My £67m-rated client won't be joining you

    Daily Star "The Argentinian, 27, has been repeatedly linked with a big-money move away from the Stadio San Paolo in the last few months. A number of clubs are understood to be interested in snapping up the former Real Madrid ace, including Premier League giants Arsenal. Numerous reports in Italy have..." November 17

  • Lionel Messi favours Arsenal transfer as he plots Barcelona exit – report

    Metro "Lionel Messi favours a move to Arsenal with the player thinking of quitting Barcelona, according to reports. Messi, 28, has apparently become frustrated with the Spanish tax authorities – and he’s now interested in making a transfer to England. The Daily Star says Messi wants to move to..." November 16

  • Petr Cech wants to play without a helmet... but doctors order Arsenal No 1 to keep it on

    Daily Mail "Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has revealed his desire to play without his helmet - but has been forbidden to do so by medical professionals. The 33-year-old has worn protective headgear since 2006 after suffering a fractured skull during former club Chelsea's trip to Reading. Cech was ruled..." November 16

  • Red Devils plotting stunning £53m Alexis Sanchez bid?

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United will make a huge offer to Arsenal for Alexis Sanchez, according to reports. Don Balon claim the Red Devils are willing to offer £53m for the Chile star. Sanchez joined the Gunners from Barcelona in 2014 and has since scored 32 times for Arsene Wenger's side. United and..." November 16

  • Marseille slap £35m price tag on Arsenal and Chelsea target

    talkSport "Marseille have slapped a £35m price tag on Arsenal and Chelsea target Michy Batshuayi. The striker is one of the hottest prospects in European football and has been scouted by all of the continents' top clubs. Arsenal and Chelsea are both keen on the 22-year-old, but they have now been told..." November 14

  • Wojciech Szczesny: I will decide between Arsenal and Roma after Euro 2016

    London Evening Standard "Wojciech Szczesny will not decide over his long-term future at Arsenal until after next summer’s European Championships. The Polish international goalkeeper found himself surplus to requirements at the Emirates after the arrival of Petr Cech. He is currently on loan at Roma, who confirmed..." November 14

  • Real Madrid ready to accept Arsenal’s Jese Rodriguez transfer bid – report

    Metro "Arsenal have been strongly linked with Jese Rodriguez in recent days, and they’ll sign him if they offer £21.1million, according to reports. The Gunners are thought to be big fans of the Real Madrid flyer, who has struggled for game time under new manager Rafael Benitez. Arsenal are believed..." November 12

  • Arsenal to hand Alexis Sanchez a mid-season break as Arsene Wenger fears Chilean will suffer burnout

    Daily Mirror "Alexis Sanchez will be given a mid-season break to stop the Arsenal forward from suffering burnout. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger plans to take Sanchez out of the firing line in the next few weeks to help the Chilean recharge his batteries. Wenger, already hit by a crippling injury list, fears..." November 12

  • Arsene Wenger claims football has widespread doping problem

    The Telegraph "Arsène Wenger has outlined his fear that doping in football is a serious but largely undetected problem. A World Anti-Doping Agency commission report has this week accused Russia of running a "state-sponsored" doping programme but the commission chairman, Dick Pound, also said that “it’s..." November 11

  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger not ruling out managing another club

    ESPN FC "Arsene Wenger says Arsenal might not be his last job in football and has admitted that he cannot bear to think about retirement. Wenger, 66, has been in charge of the Gunners since 1996, winning three Premier League titles and the FA Cup six times during his reign. The Frenchman is showing..." November 10

  • Mathieu Debuchy admits he's considering his Arsenal future and hints at January exit

    Daily Mirror "Mathieu Debuchy has admitted he is considering his future at Arsenal. The France right-back was told last week by international coach Didier Deschamps that he needs to play regularly or leave the Gunners in January if he wants to play at Euro 2016. Now Debuchy, 30, has admitted he is..." November 09

  • Man Utd to hijack Arsenal's £13m pursuit of ace defender as Van Gaal discusses options

    The Express "Rugani, 21, has made just one appearance for Juve since joining the club from Empoli in the summer. That was a last-minute substitution in their already-won 2-0 victory over Sevilla in the Champions League. "Daniele has a bright future ahead of him, but Juventus have three or four of the..." November 09

  • Arsenal, Liverpool, Man City and Tottenham on the trail of 'the new Ashley Cole'

    Daily Mirror "Man City, Arsenal , Tottenham and Liverpool are on the trail of a player labelled “a young Ashley Cole ” – Walsall teenager Rico Henry. The Premier League quartet are keeping tabs on left-back Henry, 18, who has starred and scored twice for League One leaders Walsall this season. All four have..." November 07

  • Napoli step up pursuit of Arsenal and Liverpool target Jese

    talkSport "Napoli have stepped up their pursuit of Arsenal and Liverpool target Jese. Both Premier League clubs have been monitoring the forward's situation at Real Madrid, where he remains on the periphery of the first team. Although he publicly insists that he is happy at the club, despite a lack of..." November 07

  • Wenger ‘a bit angry’ when he found out Tottenham Harry Kane had slipped through Arsenal's net

    The Independent "Arsène Wenger revealed yesterday that he was “a bit angry” when he learnt that Arsenal had released a young Harry Kane from their academy. Kane joined the Tottenham Hotspur academy instead, and is now a crucial part of Mauricio Pochettino’s first team. He scored both goals when Spurs beat..." November 07

  • Barcelona star reveals he was left stunned by Arsenal exit

    The Express "The former Arsenal captain left the Emirates for the Nou Camp in the summer of 2014 after five seasons with the Gunners. He made over 150 appearances for Arsene Wenger's side but started just seven games in his last season after struggling with injuries. Despite his lack of action, the..." November 05

  • Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United send officials to see £40m 'new Ronaldo'

    Daily Star "Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United sent scouts to watch the 18-year-old winger in action against Galatasaray last night. However, Barcelona are also in the chase for Guedes. And the Nou Camp giants are considering a move when their transfer ban expires in January, according to..." November 04

  • Why Arsenal and Liverpool missed out on signing Cristiano Ronaldo

    The Telegraph "Jorge Mendes had meetings with all of Europe’s top clubs about Cristiano Ronaldo – then at Sporting Lisbon - in early 2003. Liverpool decided to offer €8million. An agreement was also reached with Juventus, but their Chilean striker Marcelo Salas did not fancy joining Sporting. Mendes met..." November 03

  • Arsenal face transfer exodus as Mikel Arteta, Mathieu Flamini and Tomas Rosicky likely to be let go – report

    Metro "Arsenal could have a busy time in the transfer market next summer as three midfielders look increasingly likely to leave the club. The Gunners will surely need to spend as it has emerged that experienced trio Mikel Arteta, Mathieu Flamini and Tomas Rosicky will not be offered new contracts,..." November 03

  • Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool on high-alert after Real Madrid star requests exit

    Daily Star "According to Fichajes and the Daily Express, the Spanish playmaker has requested a “change in scenery” to Club President Florentino Perez, with the Premier League an ideal destination. Isco has dipped in and out of the Madrid starting line-up but wants to secure a first-team place, whether that..." October 27

  • Arsenal preparing new contract for Arsene Wenger to keep him at the Emirates until 2019

    Daily Mirror "The Gunners chief's current deal runs out in 2017 but the north London club's hierarchy are preparing a new two-year extension. Arsene Wenger will be rewarded for taking Arsenal to the top of the Premier League by being handed a new contract that will keep him at the Emirates until 2019. The..." October 25

  • Prolific Arsenal target: I'm not leaving my club this winter

    Daily Star "The Spaniard, who joined Celta in 2013, has become one of Europe's most sought after strikers following an impressive start to the new season. A number of elite clubs are understood to be keen on signing the forward, including Premier League big boys Arsenal. Gunners chief Arsene Wenger is..." October 23

  • Man United eye £30m Juventus ace, Arsenal stun Liverpool, Chelsea raid

    Daily Star "Manchester United and Arsenal could swoop for Argentine forward Paulo Dybala after his former president urged him to leave Juventus. Maurizio Zamparini, Palermo president during Dybala's impressive spell with the club, launched a scathing attack on Juve boss Massimiliano Allegri - claiming the..." October 23

  • Arsenal's Brazilian ace facing 10 weeks on sidelines with hamstring tear

    Daily Star "The 22-year-old is on loan at Championship Bolton for the season, but is now not likely to feature until Christmas. Despite being praised by boss Neil Lennon for his displays, Wellington has been unable to stop the Trotters falling to the bottom of the Championship table. " October 22

  • Arsenal star David Ospina's £16m house broken into while wife and children slept as burglars joyride £100k car

    Daily Mirror "Burglars raided David Opsina's £16million London house and stole the keys to his Mercedes AGM while his wife and children were slept upstairs, it has been revealed. The two culprits, who also stole keys to the house, took his £100,000 car for a joyride before abandoning it in the capital,..." October 22

  • Bayern Munich supporters protest high ticket prices at Arsenal

    Pro Soccer Talk "Bayern Munich supporters were unhappy with more than just the result today in North London. Before the German champions lost to Arsenal 2-0, their supporters protested the high ticket prices at the Emirates, which are some of the most expensive in all of Europe. For the opening five minutes..." October 21

  • Arsenal, Chelsea and Man Utd target Edinson Cavani reveals shock plan to leave Paris

    The Express "The Uruguay striker has been linked with a Premier League move with Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United all interested. Cavani, 28, has scored six Ligue 1 goals in ten appearances this term as PSG lead the division. But Cavani admits he could leave France and return to Italy. “Would I..." October 21

  • Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey set to miss six weeks after suffering hamstring injury

    Daily Star "Ramsey hobbled off in the 57th minute and has been ruled out of Saturday evening's Premier League clash with Everton. Arsene Wenger said: "He is alright but very down because he told me that his hamstring is quite a tough one. He is out." Olivier Giroud bundled Arsenal ahead on 77 minutes..." October 21

  • Barcelona keep tabs on former Arsenal and Man Utd striker Robin van Persie – report

    Metro "Barcelona have reportedly sent scouts to watch former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie ahead of a possible January transfer. The Dutchman joined Fenerbahce this summer, but has not always been a regular in the starting eleven, leading to speculation that he is unhappy in..." October 20

  • Pep Guardiola puts Arsenal, Chelsea, Man City and Man United on alert for the summer

    The Express "Guardiola took over from Jupp Heynckes in 2013 after a year's sabbatical. His contract is up in the same and he's been linked with a move to the Premier League. Manchester City, with former Barcelona men Ferran Soriano and Txiki Begiristain, have a long-held interest while Roman Abrahimovic..." October 20

  • Chelsea ready to launch January move for Arsenal and Liverpool target Javier Pastore

    The Express "The Blues are in need of some dynamism after a sluggish start to the season. Their title defence already looks lost as they sit ten points behind leaders Manchester City. Saturday's win over Aston Villa was just their third in the Premier League this season and moved them up to..." October 19

  • Karim Benzema says he laughs at rumours linking him with Arsenal move from Real Madrid

    The Telegraph "Will part 3,457 of the Karim Benzema to Arsenal saga be its final instalment? It’s the transfer story which just refuses to die, but the Real Madrid striker may have finally slayed the beast by saying that he laughs about rumours linking him to Arsenal. Benzema has been linked with Arsene..." October 19

  • Antoine Griezmann targeted for January transfer?

    Daily Mirror "Antoine Griezmann is a target for Arsene Wenger, according to the Daily Express. The Atletico Madrid front man is reportedly a January target, as Wenger looks to capitalise on Griezmann's desire to reach the France Euro 2016 squad. But Atletico could demand around £40million for their..." October 19

  • Arsene Wenger hints at QUITTING Arsenal in just two years - and wants to leave legacy for next boss

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger has dropped a big hint that he will quit as Arsenal manager in 2017. It came amid one of the angriest Annual General Meetings of Wenger's 19 year reign as Arsenal shareholders voiced their frustrations about a lack of summer spending and the club's "embarrassing" results in..." October 16

  • Alexis Sanchez dashes Real Madrid hopes as he declares he's not considering leaving Arsenal

    Daily Mirror "Alexis Sanchez has handed Arsenal a boost by declaring he has no intention of leaving the club. The Chilean is in red hot form with nine goals in his last five games for club and country, following what had been a relatively slow start to the campaign. Reports in Spain on Wednesday suggested..." October 15

  • Arsenal beat Chelsea to Jeff Reine-Adelaide transfer, says report

    Metro "Having joined in the club in the summer, Reine-Adelaide quickly became a fan favourite after putting in an assured pre-season peformance against Wolfsburg, and has since been named in Arsenal’s Premier League and Champions League squads. The 17-year-old is tipped for a big future in the game,..." October 15

  • Former Arsenal and Man Utd star Robin van Persie discusses retirement

    The Express "The Dutch capped off a dismal qualification campaign last night losing 3-2 to a 10-man Czech Republic side at home. And Van Persie was to bear the brunt of the fallout after his own goal on the 66th minute proved to be the difference between the two teams. The former United star was..." October 14

  • Alexis Sanchez could become Arsenal's top earner as club prepare to offer him huge new contract

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal are preparing to offer Alexis Sanchez a five-year deal that could make him the top earner at the club. As we revealed last month, the Gunners are moving to tie down a number of first-team stars, including Chilean ace Sanchez and playmaker Mesut Ozil. Sanchez, who helped Arsenal win..." October 13

  • Arsenal keen on signing 19-year-old Dutch sensation Riechedly Bazoer from Ajax

    Daily Mail "Arsenal are interested in signing Dutch teenager Riechedly Bazoer from Ajax. The 19-year-old is one of the brightest talents in Holland and has already been called up to Danny Blind's national squad. And the Gunners have watched Bazoer regularly this season with scouts understood to be..." October 13

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