Arsenal news: Benzema offer on table, and Gunners prepare bid for Julian Draxler

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Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Arsenal have put an offer on the table for Karim Benzema, who Real Madrid are willing to sell this summer, according to the Metro. Apparently, the only thing now preventing a deal is whether the Frenchman wants to move to the Emirates it seems. The Gunners are planning to swoop in with a £21.1m offer for Schalke winger Julian Draxler, after talks about a move to Juventus reached a stalemate, the Metro report. The 21-year-old has agreed personal terms with the Old…

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Arsenal and Chelsea MISS OUT as Alessio Romagnoli closes in on £17m move

Arsenal and Chelsea are set to be hugely disappointed, after the Daily Express suggested that reported target Alessio Romagnoli was closing in on a £17m move to AC Milan. The Express report that current club Roma had initially wanted £21m for the 20-year-old, but are now set to agree a cut-price deal for the centre-back. The Gunners had looked set to swoop in when talks initially broke down between the two Serie A sides last month, while Jose Mourinho was also considering a bid (via Express). Fans of both Premier…

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Arsenal gossip: Real Madrid expect Karim Benzema to go, but Jack Wilshere suffers ANOTHER injury setback

Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Real Madrid expect Karim Benzema to leave the Bernabeu and join Arsenal this summer, according to the Metro. The two clubs are reportedly in talks about a £45.8m move for the Frenchman. However, Arsene Wenger is set to begin the new campaign without Jack Wilshere, after the Daily Express reported that the midfielder could be out for at least a month with another ankle injury. That would mean that he also misses England’s Euro 2016 qualifiers against San Marino and Switzerland. The…

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Arsenal back in race to sign highly-rated defender after AC Milan talks break down

Arsenal have found themselves back in the race to sign Roma defender Alessio Romagnoli, according to the Daily Express. The Express report that the 20-year-old had been expected to complete a move to AC Milan this summer, but the deal appears to have hit a stumbling block, supposedly giving Arsene Wenger the chance to swoop in. The Gunners have been linked with a move for the Italy under-21 international, but have so far been put off making a bid by Roma’s staggering £25m asking price, the Express suggest. However, now…

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Arsenal free to sign Alessio Romagnoli as Roma don’t want to sell to Serie A rivals

Arsenal have been given the green light to sign Roma defender Alessio Romagnoli as they would rather do business with the Gunners than sell him to league rivals AC Milan, according to the Metro. Having impressed with Sampdoria on loan last season, Romagnoli has been tipped to move on this summer with Milan said to be waiting in the wings. However, reports last week claimed that the Gunners had entered the scene (via the Daily Express), and has subsequently seen their chances boosted by reports close to Roma stating that…

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Arsenal gossip: Wilshere DEMANDS assurances and Mertesacker’s heir FOUND

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Thursday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumours. Jack Wilshere is to speak with Arsene Wenger about his role in the team next season, with the Arsenal manager warning that some of his central midfielders and attackers will also have to play out wide, according to the Daily Telegraph. Wenger has been encouraged by Wilshere’s form and fitness since he returned from almost five months out with ankle ligament damage but is clearly still not ready to follow the lead of Roy Hodgson and use him in a holding midfield role.…

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Arsenal open talks to sign £24.4m Roma defender Alessio Romagnoli

Arsenal are apparently in talks with Serie A giants Roma over a deal for young defender Alessio Romagnoli, according to the Daily Express. The Express believe that Arsene Wenger is looking at the 20-year-old centre-back as an eventual replacement for the ageing Per Mertesacker, but could face some competition from sleeping Italian giants AC Milan for his signature. Italian newspaper Gazzetta Dello Sport claims that Milan have held a long standing interest in the player and have already had three bids knocked back for his services by the capital-based side,…

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