Arsenal gossip: THIRD Gooner extends deal and club announce striker departure

Saturday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip. Arsene Wenger has backed Petr Cech to emulate Edwin van der Sar and turn Arsenal into Premier League champions, the Daily Mirror reports. Dutch keeper van der Sar was 34 when he joined Manchester United ten years ago and helped them win four titles and the Champions League. Arsene Wenger stayed away from the beach this summer – and spent his break at the Arsenal training ground plotting the overthrow of champions Chelsea, the Daily Star reports. The Gunners boss is convinced this…

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Arsenal gossip: Gunners make HUGE double signing and £35m striker offer ready

Friday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumours. Arsenal forward Theo Walcott has signed a new four-year deal with the club worth £140,000 a week, The BBC reports. The 26-year-old has scored 50 league goals in 208 appearances since signing from Southampton in 2006 in a deal worth up to £12.5m. Midfielder Santi Cazorla has also extend his stay at the club, too, The Guardian reports. The 30-year-old had been linked with a return to Spain with Atletico Madrid this summer, but has now out those rumours to bed by committing…

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Arsenal gossip: Gunners willing to pay Busquets’ wages, and Bayern forward wanted

Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: The Gunners are reportedly willing to meet Sergio Busquets’ wage demands as they try to bring the Barcelona man to the Emirates, the Metro report. Arsenal are willing to offer the holding midfielder £140,000 a week to complete a switch to the Premier League. Arsene Wenger has decided that should he miss out on signing Real Madrid man Karim Benzema, he will go after Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski, the Daily Star report. Los Blancos want to keep the Frenchman, so a…

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Five reasons why Arsenal will win the 2015/16 Premier League: How Wenger can turn Gunners into title contenders

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Arsenal are always mentioned as contenders for the Premier League title before the season starts, but for one reason or another always seem to fall at a crucial stage at some point during the campaign proper. However, though they have hardly been big movers or shakers in the transfer market just yet, there is a feeling running through the club that suggests they are more up for the challenge this time around, and will make a concerted effort to surpass themselves. Below, we’ve picked out five reasons as to why…

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Arsenal gossip: £40m striker bid CLOSE and Bellerin REJECTS Barca return

Friday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour roundup. Arsenal will offer £40m for Real Madrid’s 27-year-old French striker Karim Benzema, The Sun reports. The Gunners have been on the striker’s trail for a while now and could finally launch a move into action as they seek reinforcements up front. Midfielder Jack Wilshere, 23, wants to hold talks with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger ahead of the new Premier League season in order to discuss where he stands in the first-team squad, The Independent reports. Wilshere has been a target for Manchester…

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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 star TAUNTS Chelsea: ‘We’re taking your title!’

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has thrown down the challenge to Premier League champions Chelsea by telling them that his side now have the necessary ingredients to push them all the way for the title this season, the Metro reports. The Gunners took veteran goalkeeper Petr Cech from Stamford Bridge this summer in an £11m deal (via the BBC) and are now turning their attentions towards a challenge for the Premier League title after back-to-back FA Cup wins. Last season, Arsenal rallied to chalk up a third place finish behind the…

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(Images) Arsenal stars in full flow on first day of pre-season training

The Arsenal squad made their triumphant return to pre-season training on Tuesday morning, but were missing some key faces like Alexis Sanchez, Olivier Giroud and Mesut Ozil. READ MORE: Arsenal News Arsenal considering £42.7m bid for Napoli star Arsenal legend slams Mesut Ozil: He goes missing too often Gunners fans will also have to wait a little longer to get a first glimpse of new both Petr Cech in his training gear as he, and the names above, have all been granted some extra time off to recover in time…

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Arsenal star Jack Wilshere gets himself a new girlfriend…and she’s a stone cold stunner!

Arsenal midfield ace Jack Wilshere has been billed as a bit of a wild child, and though he already has two children with Lauren Neal, new evidence has emerged that the pair are no longer together. READ MORE: Arsenal Transfer News Juventus agree to sell Arsenal target to top European club (Video) David Ospina makes stunning double save This Friday night, the England international took to social media site Instagram to upload a picture of him kissing with who we imagine to be his new girlfriend. The image was accompanied…

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Arsenal gossip: Former England star SLAMS Mertesacker and Schneiderlin deal looks dead

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Saturday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumours. Arsenal are planning a move for Chelsea youngster Charly Musonda, 18, who is valued by the Blues at £7m, the Daily Express reports. Arsene Wenger is on the lookout for new midfield reinforcements, and believes the young Belgian has a bright future in the game. But the Gunners fear they will lose out to Manchester United in the race to sign Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, according to The Guardian. The Gunners came close to signing the Frenchman last summer, and Wenger may now…

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(Video) Jack Wilshere SNUBS fellow Arsenal star Mesut Ozil for ex-teammates in dream XI

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere clearly doesn’t hold a grudge like most Gunners fans do, after naming infamous turncoats Ashley Cole, Samir Nasri and Cesc Fabregas to his dream teammate XI. READ MORE: FIFA 16: Arsenal players set for huge ratings increase Wednesday’s Arsenal transfer rumour roundup Eight huge transfers set to go ahead this summer including Arsenal target However, one man feeling the sting of exclusion is current Gunners star Mesut Ozil, whom Wilshere discarded in favour of some of Arsenal’s now most hated men. Having featured for the Gunners…

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Arsenal gossip: Cech deal done and £25m striker move lined up

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Tuesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour gossip. Arsenal have reportedly completed the deal to sign Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, the Metro reports. All that is left to do is sign the contract, which could spell the end of the line for David Ospina. Chelsea captain John Terry says Blues goalkeeper Petr Cech, 33, would earn Arsenal an extra 12 to 15 points a season if his expected move goes ahead, talkSPORT reports. Terry’s comments would suggest that the deal is almost complete. Manchester City will move for Arsenal midfielder…

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Arsenal news and gossip: Gunners offer midfielder new contract to warn off Manchester City

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Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip Arsenal’s best XI last season Arsenal midfielder considering SHOCK Manchester City switch Arsenal will offer to double Jack Wilshere’s wages as they try to convince him to stay at the Emirates, and reject the interest from Manchester City, the Daily Mirror report. The new five-year deal would see the midfielder earn £100,000 a week. Petr Cech’s departure from Chelsea appears to be confirmed, with the Daily Mirror reporting that Roman Abramovich has given the 33-year-old a…

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Jack Wilshere considering SHOCK Manchester City switch

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Arsenal star Jack Wilshere is reportedly considering the possibility of making a switch to their Premier League rivals Manchester City this summer. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip Invincible confirms Arsenal target is moving to the Emirates Eight huge transfers set to go ahead this summer The Independent had previously reported that the Citizens were contemplating making a £40m bid for the 23-year-old as Manuel Pellegrini tries to bring some youth into his ageing squad. And it appears that news of their interest has led to the England international evaluating…

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Arsenal goossip: £28m Portugal international targeted, Wilshere still wanted by City

Saturday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour gossip. Manchester City will make a £40m bid for Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, 23, if they fail to land 22-year-old Paul Pogba from Juventus for £70m, the Daily Star reports. Manuel Pellegrini has made Pogba his number one target this summer, but is aware of the significant competition he faces to snap him up.

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Arsenal rumours: Jack Wilshere becomes £30m Man City target and Saints star will cost £24m

Thursday’s latest news and gossip concerning Arsenal: READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp believes that the Gunners can win the Premier League title next year, as long as they are able to add Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, the Daily Star report. The 33-year-old has been linked with a switch to the Emirates, and Redknapp believes that his signature could help Arsene Wenger’s side reach the league’s summit. “Jack Wilshere will be fit at the start of the season, as will Theo Walcott and if they…

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Man City prepare new £30m raid for foul mouthed Arsenal star

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Manchester City have once again turned their attentions towards Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere and are thought to be preparing a £30m raid for the England midfielder, according to the Metro. SEE ALSO: Full Arsenal 2015/16 fixture list Leaked images of Arsenal’s 2015/16 away kit Having already made a £40m move for Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling, which was turned down by the Reds earlier this week, City are keen to rekindle their interest in Wilshere, and will open negotiations with an initial £30m offer. City boss Manuel Pellegrini is said to…

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Arsenal star Jack Wilshere fined £40,000 for FA Cup chants

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been fined £40,000 by the Football Association for singing offensive chants during the club’s FA Cup celebrations last month, the BBC reports. SEE ALSO: Full Arsenal 2015/16 fixture list Leaked images of Arsenal’s 2015/16 away kit The 23-year-old England international took the microphone during the club’s victory parade and led the crowd in three offensive chants concerning arch rivals Tottenham. He later apologised for his behaviour. Wilshere was swiftly charged by the FA for making making and/or inciting comments that brought the game into disrepute.…

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(Goals and video highlights) Slovenia 2-3 England: Wilshere and Rooney save Three Lions in Ljubljana

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The first two goals of Jack Wilshere’s England career, and the 48th of Wayne Rooney’s helped Roy Hodgson’s men seal a 3-2 win against Slovenia, and take a step closer to qualifying for next year’s European Championships. Hodgson had made three changes to the side that started the goalless draw with the Republic of Ireland last weekend. Andros Townsend, Fabian Delph, and Kieran Gibbs came in for Adam Lallana, James Milner, and Ryan Bertrand respectively. After a frenetic start, it was Raheem Sterling who had the first chance. An excellent…

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(Video) Jack Wilshere scores incredible goal to put England 2-1 ahead

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If Jack Wilshere’s equaliser for England in the European Championship qualifier with Slovenia was stunning, it was nothing in comparison with his second. The Arsenal man put Roy Hodgson’s men ahead for the first time in the game with a little less than 20 minutes to go. As Wilshere ran with the ball, the home side had clearly not learned their lesson from his first strike, as the space opened up in front of him and invited him into testing Samir Handanovic from around 35 yards. As he shaped up…

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(Video) Jack Wilshere’s stunning goal spares England’s blushes in Ljubljana

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Roy Hodgson had Jack Wilshere to thank after the Arsenal midfielder blasted home an equaliser during England’s European Championship qualifier against Slovenia. Some excellent work from half-time substitute Adam Lallana saw the ball fall to Wilshere on the edge of the box, and he slammed an effort into the top corner. However, rather than celebration, it was a massive sense of relief that greeted the midfielder’s first international goal. The strike had come after an energetic start to the second-half from Hodgson’s men in Ljubljana, as they tried to recover from…

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Arsenal news and transfer roundup: Cech deal imminent and Walcott to pen new deal

The weekend’s biggest Arsenal transfer gossip all under one roof. Arsenal could complete the £11m signing of Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech by the end of the week, according to the Daily Mail. Chelsea are reluctantly ready to let him move across London, with talks between the two set to take place at some point in the next few days. However, Arsenal are not prepared to get into a bidding war with anybody in the race to sign Liverpool star Raheem Sterling, the London Evening Standard reports. The Gunners, along with…

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Jack Wilshere commits future to Arsenal amid Man City transfer talk

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has pledged his future to the club amid recent talk of a move to Manchester City, saying that he has no interest in moving simply to make up the numbers at the Etihad Stadium, the Daily Express reports. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip City have recently had a £30m bid for Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling knocked back, but are also keeping an eye on Wilshere as they look to increase the numbers of their English contingent. With the likes of Frank Lampard, James Milner and Scott…

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Arsenal and Spurs fans react to Jack Wilshere’s FA charge for swearing

Jack Wilshere is a divisive character. Some love him, others loathe him, while most are largely indifferent. 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 More known for his injury record than anything he does on the pitch these days, the England international is starting to lose that grace that was affording to him for being an upcoming English talent. And as such, after getting his token 15 minutes during the…

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Jack Wilshere charged by FA after actions during Arsenal’s FA Cup victory parade

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been charged by the Football Association after leading fans in an offensive chant about rivals Tottenham, during their victory parade to celebrate their second successive FA Cup win. READ MORE: Arsenal News The song – commonly sung at the Emirates – starts with the question: “What do we think of Tottenham?” To which the fans responded: “S**t.” A brief statement on the FA’s official website confirmed that the England international has been charged with misconduct, and bringing the game into disrepute relating to the events…

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