Thursday’s biggest Arsenal news and gossip.
Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, 25, has agreed to join Roma on a season-long loan, the Daily Mail reports.
The Polish international lost his place in the squad in the second half of last season and Petr Cech’s recent arrival has only diminished his chances of playing even more.
Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has accused Manchester United of trying to buy success and abandoning the club’s tradition of youth development in pursuit of short-term glory, The Times reports.
Arsenal are in talks with Borussia Dortmund over a deal to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to the 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.
Arsene Wenger says thoughts about retirement send him into a panic, the Daily Express reports.
The Frenchman is entering his 20th year at Arsenal and, despite approaching his 66th birthday, he is dreading the idea of stepping away from the game, believing for the first time in recent years that they can win the title.
Arsenal have joined the race to sign highly-rated Barcelona youngster Sergi Samper, according to the Daily Mirror.
The 20-year-old defensive midfielder is one of the latest talents to emerge from Barca’s infamous La Masia academy.