Arsenal news: Spanish starlet scouted, and move planned for Tottenham target

Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: The Gunners have sent scouts to monitor the progress of Real Betis youngster Dani Ceballos, according to the Metro. The 19-year-old has a release clause of just £7.5m and will be available on a free next summer, but is being watched by several clubs around Europe. Arsenal are reportedly preparing a £10m offer for Basel and Switzerland striker Breel Embolo, according to the Daily Star. The Tottenham target is also being watched by Juventus, who are set to be Arsenal’s biggest competition…

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Arsenal and Liverpool set to miss out on free agent France international

Free agent French midfielder Yoann Gourcuff is set to sign a deal to join Ligue 1 side Rennes, according to the Daily Express. The France international has been a free agent ever since leaving Lyon at the end of the previous campaign, and has since been linked with a host of top clubs, not just in France but in England, too. Earlier in the summer, Gourcuff’s agent claimed that Arsenal and Liverpool had made enquiries into his signature (via Express). However, both sides have since opted out, with a report…

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10 players Premier League clubs could still sign after transfer deadline day: Arsenal could make a signing after all

The transfer window may be closed now, but that doesn’t mean the transfer activity will end there. A number of top players are currently without clubs, and as such can move on free transfers outside of the window. And for clubs in need, there are still some very viable options out there, and below we’re bringing you the ten best players that could still stun the Premier League with a late move. 10. Ron Vlaar Having left Aston Villa at the end of last season, the Dutch international then confirmed…

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Arsenal gossip: £45.8m set aside for Benzema, but former hero urges move for Barcelona man

Here is Sunday’s news and rumours concerning Arsenal: The Gunners have put £45.8m aside in their attempts to land Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, according to the Metro. The Metro suggest that talks between the two clubs have been held regarding the Frenchman. However, former club hero Paul Merson has claimed that it would be the signing of Sergio Busquets that is most likely to help Arsene Wenger’s side win the Premier League title, the Daily Star report. Merson believes that the club are likely to come up short if…

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Arsenal keen to complete deal to sign free agent Yoann Gourcuff

Arsenal are hoping to boost their preparations ahead of the new Premier League season, by completing a deal for France international Yoann Gourcuff, according to the Metro. The 29-year-old is currently a free agent, having left Lyon at the end of last season, and the Metro report that he was already receiving attention from the Premier League, with Brendan Rodgers reportedly keen to bring him to Liverpool. However, Arsene Wenger is an admirer of the attacking midfielder, and is hoping to get a deal done before the new top flight…

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Arsenal gossip: Wenger REFUSES to rule out Benzema move and targets City star Dzeko

Sunday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumours. Liverpool are reportedly eyeing up a move for Arsenal summer target Yoann Gourcuff, the Metro reports. The 29-year-old, who has played 90 games for Lyon since joining from Bordeaux in 2010, looks set to leave the club this summer with his current contract expired. Arsenal are weighing up a bid for Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko, according to the Daily Star. Boss Arsene Wenger knows he needs more firepower and the Bosnian has cropped up in talks with his team. Contrary to reports,…

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Liverpool news and gossip: Christian Benteke set for medical, while flop set for exit

Here is Saturday’s news and gossip concerning Liverpool: Christian Benteke will undergo a medical with Liverpool on Monday, according to the Daily Star. The Reds look to have beaten off competition from Manchester United for the Belgian, after they triggered his £32.5m release clause. Danny Ings has revealed that he is pleased that the club look set to secure the signing of the Aston Villa forward, the Daily Mail report. When asked if he had anything against the acquisition, given it may lessen his chances in the side, the former…

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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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