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6 Players for the Big Six

With the World Cup and a shortened transfer market to contend with this summer, many teams have got to work early in strengthening their teams. Arsenal have bought well, with many fans already ecstatic with their buys, Liverpool have been strengthening too with Naby Keita and Fabinho their early purchases.

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Will Nabil Fekir be reunited with Lacazette in Arsenal?

Nabil Fekir is a 24 year old attacking midfielder who can also be deployed as a 2nd striker that has managed to score 12 goals in 15 matches for his current club Lyon and this has attracted the attention of various teams including: Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool.

The French player used to play alongside Alexander Lacazette as they both played in Lyon before Lacazatte eventually went on to complete his switch over to the English Premier League club. Continue reading

Keeping Major Stars Superior to Any Potential Signing

With Arsene Wenger being given a two-year deal despite the outcry of many Arsenal fans, there is, at least, a sense of urgency felt around the club again; they want to send out their longtime boss out on a high. To bring Wenger some final success as a Gunner, the club knows that it needs to make marquee signings, as they have done with Alexandre Lacazette and Sead Kolasinac, but it will be more crucial to keep their star players.

Two rumour mills that have been spinning this summer have been that of right-back Hector Bellerin and forward Alexis Sanchez. Luckily, despite renewed interest, Barcelona have been unable to land Bellerin despite spending as much as €56 million on trying to fill their Dani Alves-sized hole. Delayed by his extended summer break – following participation in the Confederations Cup with Chile – Alexis Sanchez remains a Gunner despite being pursued by big clubs around Europe. Continue reading

Wenger suggests quiet end to the window

It would be fair to say that Arsenal have been at the centre of a whole host of transfer rumours throughout the summer, whether it’s related to players departing or arriving at the Emirates Stadium. However, Arsene Wenger has dropped the biggest hint yet that there will be no more business before the deadline, even though the Gunners do have funds available following the sale of Robin Van Persie and Alex Song. Continue reading

Wenger wants more new faces

After picking up two points and failing to score in their opening two Premier League games, it would be fair to say that Arsenal have hardly got off to the best of starts this term. Following from that, Arsene Wenger has claimed that he is still looking to bolster his squad with new faces ahead of the transfer deadline. Continue reading

Wenger: We don’t need to spend

Following Robin Van Persie’s announcement to depart Arsenal, there have been plenty of opinions focused on the Gunners’ finances. A lot of pundits and supporters have claimed that the club are lagging more and more behind by failing to invest in their squad, yet Arsene Wenger insists that the team can still be successful without splashing the cash. Continue reading

Wenger – Giroud deal is close

There has been intense speculation linking Olivier Giroud with a move to the Emirates Stadium for some time now. However, Gunners supporters have been given the biggest indication yet that the move is imminent, with Arsene Wenger stating that he is 90% sure that a deal for the Montpellier forward will be concluded. Continue reading

Arsenal looking for quality

Every season the Gunners are regarded as a side who require a massive overhaul if they are to even come close to netting a trophy, and this term is no different. However, despite seemingly needing a lot of players to even make a challenge for the Premier League title, the club claim that the main priority for Arsene Wenger is quality and the Gunners will not be forced into a buying a large quantity of players this summer. Continue reading