Arsenal news: Wright brands Benzema pursuit ’embarrassing’, but another former Gunners backs club to win title

Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Ian Wright has called the Gunners’ failed pursuit of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema embarrassing, according to the Daily Mirror. The 27-year-old quashed speculation linking him with a move to the Emirates with a defiant Tweet, and Wright believes the whole saga reflected poorly on Arsenal. “I thought the Benzema situation was embarrassing in the way they pursued it,” he said. Another former Gunner Charlie Nicholas believes that the club are in a strong position to go on and win the Premier…

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Arsenal news: Welbeck out for six months claims England manager, and Barcelona chasing Gunners target

Here is Monday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Roy Hodgson has claimed that Gunners forward Danny Welbeck is set to miss the next six months after having surgery on his left knee, the Independent report. The England manager admitted that he was worried about whether he would be able to select him for his squad for Euro 2016. “Now I hear it’s another six months, so I can only hope that Danny recovers a bit quicker and hits the ground running,” he said. Barcelona have included Leicester City winger and…

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Arsenal starlet Gedion Zelalem claims he’s be as good as Andrea Pirlo

Usually when young players are compared to a legend of the modern game they are quick to downplay the comparison, but not Gedion Zelalem. The Arsenal youngster has recently joined Glasgow Rangers on a season-long loan, and following the comparisons with the likes of Xavi and Andrea Pirlo, the 18-year-old has proved that he doesn’t lack the confidence to back up his own abilities. “It’s great being compared to Pirlo. Who doesn’t want to be compared to him?” he said. “I still have a long way to go to be…

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Arsenal gossip: Benzema wants Emirates switch, but Cavani in town for medical

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Karim Benzema will be more than willing to move to Arsenal if the Gunners make a bid that matches Real Madrid’s valuation of the forward, the Daily Star report. Arsene Wenger is prepared to break the club’s transfer record by making a £50m offer, which is set to tempt the 27-year-old as it will provide an indication of how wanted he is. However, Man United are considering whether to scupper Arsenal’s move for Benzema, as they are also keeping an eye on…

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Arsenal gossip: Benzema to be unveiled at Liverpool clash but Cavani desperate to seal Gunners switch

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Saturday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour roundup. Edinson Cavani is reportedly trying to push through a transfer to Arsenal as soon as possible, the Metro reports. The Paris St Germain striker wants to have his medical and complete a switch in the coming days. However, the Daily Star is reporting that Arsenal will unveil the signing of Karim Benzema before kick-off of their game against Liverpool at the Emirates on Monday. The report claims that the Gunners have even chartered a private jet and rented a hotel room for…

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Arsenal gossip: Cavani price set at £35m and Gunners to step up Gotze chase

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Wednesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour roundup. Arsenal will need to pay £35m if they want 28-year-old Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, according to Eurosport. The Uruguayan has emerged as a top target since the deal to sign Karim Benzema has dragged on for far too long. Arsenal’s 18-year-old midfielder Gedion Zelalem held talks with Rangers yesterday over a loan move to the club, but is also wanted by English trio Fulham, Charlton and Birmingham City, the Daily Record reports. The USA international has yet to make a first…

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(Video) Arsenal starlet Gedion Zelalem puts on football clinic vs Celtic

Arsenal have a few youngsters worth getting excited about at the moment, and one that’s standing out in pre-season is young United States U19 international Gedion Zelalem. Currently with the Arsenal development squad in South Africa for the Durban Under-19 International Tournament, he showed exactly why he is so highly thought of on Wednesday evening with a stormer of a show in a 4-2 victory over Celtic. Despite not yet making an appearance in the Arsenal first team yet, more showings like this could be enough to make Arsene Wenger…

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Arsenal news and gossip: Starlet wants to leave and striker target to make decisions

Monday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumours. Arsenal starlet Gedion Zelalem has admitted that he could be on his way out of the club this summer, according to the Metro. The USA youth international feels a loan move will help him get some much needed first team football if he is unable to make his breakthrough in the near future. Long standing Gunners target Jackson Martinez is set to decide on whether he will join Arsenal in the next couple of days, the Metro reports. The Colombian international has long…

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(Video) Arsenal starlets prove the future is in good hands

Arsenal are famous for their development of young players, and though Arsene Wenger will spend countless hours this summer scouring the transfer market for new recruits, there are two very good reasons to suggest that he would be better off taking a closer look at his own training ground. READ MORE: Arturo Vidal’s agent meets with Arsenal officials after FA Cup final Arsenal send scouts to check on Sevilla hit man Southampton midfielder wants Arsenal switch Two youngsters have been in the news recently – striker Chuba Akpom and midfielder…

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