Arsenal’s summer transfer plans dealt double blow

Arsenal will have to dig deep in order to get two of their most wanted players next summer: Benedikt Howedes and William Carvalho. First up: Howedes. It was announced by Schalke 04 on their club website that the German international has signed a new contract at the club. It will tie him to the Bundesliga club until 2020. This is the fourth time that the Schalke man has extended his contract at the club, as the the 27-year-old has played with the Royal Blues since 2001, joining their youth ranks from SG…

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World Cup winning Bundesliga defender admits Arsenal interest

Schalke defender Benedikt Howedes has confirmed that Arsenal are interested in snapping him up this summer, according to the Daily Star. SEE ALSO: Full Arsenal 2015/16 fixture list Leaked images of Arsenal’s 2015/16 away kit David Ospina set for Arsenal exit The 27-year-old has been linked with a £13m switch to the Emirates recently, as Arsene Wenger looks to bolster his defensive numbers this summer. However, the Gunners face missing out on his signature, as he looks as though he will extend his deal with the club despite failing to…

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