Mertesacker To Have Medical At Arsenal

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Arsenal are on the verge of signing German centre back, Per Mertesacker. The 26-year old flew into London today for a medical, and looks set to complete the switch that will see him leave Werder Bremen in a deal worth around £10m. Mertesacker, who was captain of the Bundesliga side, stands at a whopping 6 […]

Arsenal close in on Andre Santos

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Arsenal are close to completing the signing of Brazil left-back Andre Santos and are in talks for Werder Bremen centre-back Per Mertesacker. The Gunners have agreed a fee with Turkish giants Fenerbahce for Santos – reportedly £6.2 million – with the move subject to a medical and personal terms being agreed. Santos, 28, would help fill the void left […]

Traore Poised For QPR Switch

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Armand Traore is set to leave Arsenal, after it was revealed that the left back is set for a move to Queens Park Rangers. The French-born Senegalese defender, who can also play as a winger, will have talks and a medical at QPR today, in the wake of yesterday’s loss at Old Trafford. The left […]

Chu-Young Park Transfer – Profile and video

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The only enjoyable thing about this morning was to read the journal of Telefoote the football programme for French TV, the imminent signing of Chu-Young Park for Arsenal. It describes how the 26yr old South Korean was due to sign for Lille last Friday, after his first part of his medical, however a problem occurred with […]

Arsenal Set To Sign Park Chu-Young

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Arsenal are on the verge of signing South Korean forward Park Chu-Young. Gunners officials have confirmed to BBC Sport, that the club will be paying £3m to AS Monaco for the 26-year old – although the figure could eventually rise to £5m. Chu-Young is the captain of the South Korean national team, and is able […]

Wenger defends Cahill bid

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is on a collision course with Bolton chairman Phil Gartside over the proposed signing of Gary Cahill. The Gunners have tabled an offer for theEngland defender which Bolton have described as “derisory”. The bid has been reported as £6 million but Wenger insisted that figure was incorrect. “That number is wrong,” said Wenger. “It […]

Terms Agreed With Manchester City For Nasri

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Arsenal have agreed terms for Samir Nasri to move to Manchester City. The Frenchman has been omitted from Arsenal’s squad that are flying out to Italy this afternoon, ahead of tomorrow’s crucial Champions League qualifying second leg against Udinese. Instead, the 24-year old will now travel to Manchester for a medical and is expected to […]

Nasri deal close to being completed

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It is understood Manchester City are in the final stages of negotiations regarding the proposed signing of Arsenal’s Samir Nasri. City have been chasing Nasri’s signature all summer and they are now thought to be close to bringing the France international to the Etihad Stadium. Talks between both clubs are thought to be at an […]

Galatasaray Sign Eboue From Arsenal

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Galatasaray have completed the signing of Emmanuel Eboue from Arsenal, in a deal worth £3.5m. The 28-year old Ivorian has signed for the Turkish side, after agreeing terms and completing a medical this morning. Eboue arrived at Arsenal, after leaving Belgium side, Beveren in 2005. He made 132 appearances for The Gunners, scoring 5 goals. […]

Fabregas Is Finally Off To Sunny Spain

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Its official Fabregas is off.  Arsenal.com announces today that they have reached an agreement in principle with Barcelona for Cesc Fabregas to move to Spain. It signals the end of the midfielder’s eight-year spell at Arsenal. Fabregas joined the Club from Barcelona as a 16-year-old in September 2003 and made 303 appearances, scoring 57 goals in all […]

Wenger searching for Fabregas and Nasri replacements

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Marouane Chamakh has been speaking to L’Equipe TV about the possible departures of key Arsenal duo Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri, which he believes will happen once manager Arsene Wenger indentifies some replacements. Fabregas was widely tipped to leave the club last summer, but ended up staying, but now appears to be on his way […]

Bendtner Ready For Arsenal Exit

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Nicklas Bendtner has confirmed that he will leave Arsenal before the transfer window closes. The 23-year-old has been linked with an exit from the Emirates throughout the summer and it now seems a move will materialise in the coming weeks. Bendtner missed the majority of the campaign through injury last year and now appears ready […]

Chamberlain Having Medical At Arsenal

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Southampton winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is undergoing a medical at Arsenal, Sky Sports sources understands. The 17-year-old has been the subject of intense transfer speculation all summer with Arsenal and Manchester Unitedboth keen to secure his services. Southampton have insisted that they wanted the young midfielder to stay put, but he now looks set to depart St Mary’s. Neither club has yet confirmed […]

Mertesacker Could Be Available For £6million

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Arsenal have been alerted by Werder Bremen’s announcement that they are willing to listen to offers for captain Per Mertesacker. The giant centre-back has been linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium for several years and manager Arsene Wenger may now attempt to complete a deal. Mertesacker has entered the final year of his […]

Arsenal ‘reject new Fabregas offer’

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Arsenal have reportedly rejected Barcelona’s latest offer, believed to be in the region of £35 million, for captain Cesc Fabregas. Barcelona have already failed with a £27m bid for their former academy graduate this summer and were believed to have upped that considerably, although with £5m of the fee coming in add-ons. Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke […]

Valencia hold firm on Mata

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Arsenal appear to have blown their chances of signing Juan Mata for a reasonable price after Valencia coach Unai Emery said they would not sell their Spain starlet. Last week the Gunners were in talks to sign the highly-rated young playmaker, who had a £22 million release clause in his contract that has since expired, […]

FTK Blog: Mata transfer to Arsenal latest

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Last night I listened to Talksport radio and heard an account by Graham Hunter. He is someone that I respect concerning his inside information about Spanish football. This blog is initially to report Graham Hunter’s comments, and finally to comment upon the wider issues. Graham Hunter confirmed to Talksport that the previous buy out clause for Mata […]

Thiago To Be Thrown Into Cesc Deal?

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FC Barcelona vice president Josep Maria Bartomeu is in London this week, in an attempt to lure Cesc Fabregas back to the Catalan capital in a £33.5m transfer. It appears that Barca will not step up their current bid, and aren’t going to satisfy Arsenal, by meeting the Gunners’ asking price. The Arsenal skipper, who […]

Arsenal set sell Cesc to Barca this week

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Arsenal are negotiating to sell Cesc Fabregas and Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola says he is confident of landing the him very soon. That’s the claim in the Sun this morning, which says the Catalans are close to getting their man despite seeing a £31.6million bid backed by AW. Guardiola said: “We wanted Cesc last year but […]

Arsenal Pull Out Of Campbell Deal

Arsenal have pulled out of the deal and will not sign Joel Campbell. For the time being, Campbell will remain playing his football in Costa Rica. The 19-year old striker looked certain to leave Deportivo Saprissa and was just moments away from signing for The Gunners. But in an extraordinary twist revealed by Gunnerblog, the […]

Arsenal Set To Sign Costa Rican International

Arsenal Football Club are set to sign Joel Campbell, from Costa Rican side Deportivo Saprissa. The 19-year old striker is also a member of the Costa Rican national team. He played three times, scoring one goal at this year’s Copa America. Having been left out of the squad for the club’s pre-season tour of Asia, […]

Arsenal to sign Costa Rican kid

Deportivo Saprissa have confirmed that their young striker Joel Campbell will be signing for Arsenal. Campbell, 19, started all three of Costa Rica’s group games at the Copa America and also represented the country at the Gold Cup earlier in the summer. Arsenal scout Richard Law is believed to have worked in conjunction with agent Joaquim Batica […]

Parker on loan would be win-win for Wenger

Relegated West Ham have hinted that they could be keen on loaning Scott Parker back to a Premier League club for one season as they themselves look to regain promotion to the top flight. The England midfielder is a relatively big fish in a small pond at Upton Park, and the East Londoners accept that […]

Stewart Downing is not good enough for Arsenal

If reports are to be believed, Arsenal are rivalling Liverpool for the signature of Aston Villa winger Stewart Downing, with a bid of £18million. That’s £2million more than Manchester United paid Villa for Ashley Young, who is a much better player. That’s around the same fee United and City are looking to pay us for […]

Almunia And Bendtner In Exit Talks

According to reports, Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia and striker Nicklas Bendtner are currently holding talks with unnamed clubs about transfers away from the North London club. Arsenal travel to Asia today for a pre-season tour with a 23-man squad – Almunia and Bendtner are not included. Arsene Wenger is due to shed more light on the situation in […]