Striker’s agent confirms Arsenal interest, Gunners star linked with a move to La Liga

Arsenal are desperately searching for a world class striker in the transfer market. The North London club have been heavily linked with Napoli’s Gonzalo Higuain and Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette recently. Now, the agent of Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi has revealed that Arsenal have enquired about the availability of the Argentinean. Icardi’s wife Wanda Nara, who also acts as his agent, also dropped the names of clubs like Atletico Madrid, Tottenham, Napoli, and AS Roma. Nara’s comments clearly suggest that all is not well between the 23-year-old and his current club. She…

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Olympiakos vs Arsenal – Match preview and team news

Arsenal face an extremely tough ask as they travel to the home of Greek champions Olympiakos needing to win by two clear goals in order to book their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League. A one goal victory would be enough for the Gunners, but only if they score at least four times, which seems somewhat fanciful. All of these permutations are due to Olympiakos’ 3-2 win at the Emirates Stadium at the end of September, a result that Arsenal will lack back on with a huge…

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Arsenal gossip: Walcott praises legend as striker is wanted in Turkey

Thursday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour gossip. Galatasaray are eyeing up a January transfer window move to sign out-of-favour Arsenal forward Joel Campbell to boost their attacking options. The Turkish champions are hoping to pounce for the Costa Rica international after struggling with a number of injuries to their strikers this season, according to the Metro. Hector Bellerin is enjoying the pressure of being the club’s first-choice right-back, the Daily Star reports. The 20-year-old, famed for being the fastest player in the Gunners’ squad, moved ahead of Mathieu Debuchy…

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Arsenal news: Gunners motivated to win Champions League, but Wilshere out for three months

Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Arsene Wenger has insisted that the Gunners are more than motivated to try and win the Champions League, the Daily Mirror report. The side begin their competition tonight against Dinamo Zagreb, hoping that they can go further than the last 16 stage for the first time in six years. “This drive [to win the competition] is immense,” he said. “It has never been done at Arsenal and we were very, very, very, close,” he added. They will have to negotiate the group…

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Arsenal news: Ex-Gunner ‘understands’ Wenger’s lack of spending while former midfielder rules them out of title race

Here is Saturday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Former Gunners forward John Hartson has defended Arsene Wenger after the boss came in for criticism for failing to sign a single outfield player during the summer transfer window, the Daily Express report. The news was compounded by Danny Welbeck’s injury problems, but Hartson has sympathy for Wenger. He stated: “Why would he just add numbers to give himself a problem and put players on the bench and pay them astronomical wages? “I totally understand why Wenger has not bought,” he added.…

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Arsenal gossip: Paris Saint-Germain pair linked, and Alexis Sanchez proves what a hero he is

Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: The Gunners could complete a deal to sign Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani in the next few days, according to the Daily Telegraph. The Uruguayan has reportedly fallen out with manager Laurent Blanc, so would be keen on a move away. However, Cavani’s strike partner is also being linked with a move to the Emirates, after PSG told Zlatan Ibrahimovic that he was free to leave this summer, the Daily Mail report. The 33-year-old will be available in a cut-price deal, but…

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Arsenal gossip: Striker set for Italian departure and Wenger welcomes star man back

Friday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip. Joel Campbell is reportedly close to sealing a transfer to Serie A side Palermo after the club’s president jetted into London for talks with the Arsenal striker, the Metro reports. The Costa Rica forward has failed to establish himself in Arsene Wenger’s side after joining the club in 2011 and spent the second half of last season on loan at Villarreal. Danny Welbeck is still at least three weeks away from a return for Arsenal after a frustrating battle with a knee injury…

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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: Ozil is NOT leaving this summer and £10m left-back offer made

Wednesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip. Arsenal have made a £10m bid for Napoli defender Faouzi Ghoulam, with the 24-year-old being lined up to challenge Kieran Gibbs and Nacho Monreal at left-back, according to talkSPORT. The 24-year-old made 21 Serie A appearances for the Naples side last season but was not always first-choice with 10 of those outings beginning from the bench. Costa Rica striker Joel Campbell could be leaving Arsenal for good, with former Manchester United boss David Moyes ready to spend £6m to take the 23-year-old to…

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Arsenal gossip: SIX stars to be shipped out and Cech admits move angered Jose

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Friday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip. Arsene Wenger will flog six players this summer as part of a summer clearout at the Emirates, the Daily Mirror reports. David Ospina, Lukas Podolski, Joel Campbell, Yaya Sanogo, Mathieu Flamini and Carl Jenkinson are all names on the chopping block. Real Sociedad are preparing an offer for 23-year-old Arsenal forward Joel Campbell, according to The Times. Campbell spent the second half of the season on loan with Spanish giants Villarreal last term having failed to make an impact on the Arsenal first…

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Arsenal planning clearout with six to be sold this summer

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has decided to turn ruthless in his attempts to help the Gunners mount a serious Premier League title bid, and is now willing to let six of the current first-team squad move on this summer. READ MORE: Arsenal News Injury-plagued Arsenal midfielder agrees new deal, reports suggest Arsenal closing in on Portugal star wanted by Premier League rivals According to The Sun, both Lukas Podolski and David Ospina could be heading to Turkey, with the German closing in on a £1.75m switch to Galatasaray, while the…

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Arsenal news and rumours: Deal close for Portugal star, while Vidal bid reportedly to be made

Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: READ MORE: Arsenal Gossip Diego Simeone WANTS Arsenal man to replace departing Arda Turan Arturo Vidal’s agent denies he was in contact with Arsenal Player of the tournament at the recent under-21 European Championships William Carvalho is closing in on a move to Arsenal, according to the Daily Express. The move could cost the Gunners around £20m. Meanwhile, the ongoing transfer saga regarding Arturo Vidal has taken another twist, after the Metro reported that Arsenal were ready to make a £21.2m bid.…

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Arsenal news and rumours: Petr Cech deal close but another target slips away

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Here is Monday’s news and gossip concering Arsenal: READ MORE: Arsenal Transfer Rumours Arsenal’s best XI last season Arsenal star considering Manchester City move Petr Cech’s move to Arsenal has moved one step closer, as Sky Sports report that the 33-year-old has agreed personal terms with the Gunners. However, the report also suggests that a fee is still yet to be agreed with Chelsea. And he could be joined at the Emirates next season by Porto striker Jackson Martinez, if reports in The Telegraph are correct. Arsene Wenger’s side are…

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Arsenal gossip: £30m Bundesliga starlet to leave but ‘new Zidane’ want to go home

Tuesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour roundup. Arsenal have unveiled their new home strip for the 2015/16 season with a star studded event at the Emirates Stadium. Thierry Henry hosted the event, and the likes of Danny Welbeck, Santi Cazorla and Hector Belerin modelled the new kit (via the Metro) Petr Cech’s goalkeeping coach Christophe Lollichon believes the Chelsea star wants to go to Arsenal, according to the Daily Mirror. Arsene Wenger is understood to be confident of a deal to take the 33-year-old Blues veteran from Stamford Bridge…

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Arsenal confirm Jackson Martinez interest, but only if they can offload misfit strikers

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will make a summer move for Porto striker Jackson Martinez, but only if he can rid himself of a number of unwanted stars, according to the Daily Mirror. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Goals Wenger wants to offload the likes of Joel Campbell, Yaya Sanogo and Lukas Podolski, who have all failed to impress him last season. He believes that the offloading the misfiring trio will free up around £25m to put towards sealing the signature of the Colombian international. Spanish sides Villarreal and Real Sociedad,…

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