Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal:
Early assessments claimed that the midfielder could be out for three months, but he now could be back available in a matter of weeks.
The Gunners have unveiled their new third kit which will be worn during away games in cup competitions, the Daily Express report.
The black shirt features three diagonal stripes across the front, and may be debuted at the start of their Champions League campaign.
Former Bayern Munich striker Giovane Elber has given Arsenal some hope in their attempts of landing reported target Mario Gotze, after suggesting that the playmaker was not happy at the Allianz Arena, the Daily Express report.
“When you are unhappy somewhere, you put too much thought into everything you do. And things simply don’t work out then,” he said.
The Gunners appear to have missed out on World Cup winner striker Fernando Llorente, according to the Daily Express.
The 30-year-old looks set to agree a move to Sevilla, after Juventus added two forwards earlier in the summer.
Finally, Labour leadership candidate and Arsenal fan Jeremy Corbyn once tried to pass a law to officially name the Gunners as the greatest team in the world following their Invincibles season of 2003/04, the Metro report.
Arsenal News and Goals
Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn tried to pass a law to officially name Arsenal as the best team in the world
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