Arsenal Rumors & News

  • Arsenal ‘making efforts to sign Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema, Arsene Wenger wants transfer done’

    Metro "Benzema’s future is said to be ‘up in the air’ at Madrid with new manager Rafael Benitez planning to use Cristiano Ronaldo as the club’s main striker next season. A host of top teams have since been alerted to Benzema’s availability, and now Spanish newspaper AS says Arsenal are making efforts..." July 05

  • Arsenal star set for shock stay as club confirm interest in Liverpool target

    Daily Star "The Colombian goalkeeper has been linked with a move away from the Emirates due to the arrival of former Chelsea stopper Petr Cech, who joined the Gunners on Monday afternoon. Recent reports have suggested that Ospina, who moved to the Emirates last summer from French side Nice, has agreed a..." July 05

  • Arsenal ‘set to open talks with Barcelona regarding Pedro transfer’

    Metro "Pedro has been repeatedly linked with a move away from Barcelona despite recently signing a new contract to keep him at the club until 2019. Despite scoring 11 goals and personally claiming his fifth La Liga title last season, the 27-year-old was left frustratingly down the pecking order behind..." July 04

  • Lukas Podolski: Arsenal striker set to join Galatasaray

    BBC "Striker Lukas Podolski has left Arsenal to join Galatasaray, according to the Turkish champions. The club say the Germany international, 30, will complete the move on Saturday following a medical. Podolski moved to Arsenal from German side FC Koln in 2012 for a reported £11m and scored 31..." July 04

  • Arsenal will only listen to huge offers for Santi Cazorla from Atletico Madrid

    Daily Star "Diego Simeone's side have been tracking the Gunners star for around two years. And the Mail reports that the Spanish side are now set to make a fresh bid for the playmaker. The club's Argentinian boss wants Cazorla to replace Arda Turan, who looks certain to leave the club this summer." July 03

  • Agent: Lukas Podolski is leaving Arsenal this summer

    The Express "Podolski, joined the Gunners in 2012, but fell out of favour with Arsene Wenger and was sent on loan to Inter Milan in January. But the German's struggles continued in Italy, where he scored just one goal in 17 appearances. The 30-year-old has attracted interest from Turkish side Galatasaray..." July 03

  • Report: Abou Diaby heading to MLS, FC Dallas after Arsenal release

    Pro Soccer Talk "Abou Diaby was finally released by Arsenal on Wednesday, as the French international midfielder ended his eight-year stay with the Gunners after being riddled by injury. Diaby, 29, was supposed to be the next Patrick Vieria and was given years of support from Arsene Wenger and Arsenal’s fans to..." July 02

  • Arsenal transfer news: Arsène Wenger ends Arturo Vidal interest

    The Telegraph "Arsenal have ended their interest in Chile international Arturo Vidal and are also yet to follow up an enquiry for Morgan Schneiderlin as Arsène Wenger reviews whether he still needs another central midfielder this summer. A holding player had been his absolutely transfer priority in January..." June 30

  • It’s official: Petr Cech has swapped London clubs, Chelsea to Arsenal

    Pro Soccer Talk "That picture is weird, but we’ll get used to it. It’s been rumored for so long that it’s hardly news, and the photos don’t lie: Petr Cech has swapped Stamford Bridge for the Emirates Stadium. The Chelsea legend is now an Arsenal newcomer, as the 33-year-old Cech has agreed to terms with the..." June 29

  • Arsenal transfer news and rumours: Arsene Wenger beats Manchester United to Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal

    The Telegraph "Arturo Vidal, the Juventus midfielder, appears set to join Arsenal this summer after reports in Chile claim the 28-year-old has signed a deal with the north Londoners. The Chile international, who is currently at the Copa America, is a highly rated box-to-box midfielder and is understood to..." June 29

  • Ronald Koeman lines up £17m duo to replace Nathaniel Clyne and Morgan Schneiderlin

    The Express "Southampton's miracle man is close to luring midfield playmaker Jordy Clasie from his old club, Feyenord in a cut-price £10million deal. And Lille's Idrissa Gueye could follow him to St Mary's for another £7million. That would leave canny Koeman still £20million in pocket after Nathanial..." June 28

  • Petr Cech arrives at Arsenal for medical to finalise £11m move from Chelsea

    The Guardian "Petr Cech is on the verge of completing his protracted £11m transfer to Arsenal from Chelsea, having undertaken his medical on Friday, but the north London club fear that they will be beaten to the signing of Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin by Manchester United. Arsène Wenger has wanted to..." June 27

  • Arsenal ready £8.5m bid for Chelsea star Charley Musonda

    The Express "The Gunners are on the verge of wrapping up an £11million move for Chelsea goalkeeping legend Petr Cech, who was having his medical at the Emirates yesterday. But they are also planning a move for young midfielder Charly Musonda. Gunners manager Arsene Wenger was keen on Belgian attacking..." June 27

  • Real Madrid plot £21million bid for Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny amid Sergio Ramos uncertainty

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid are ready to launch a £21million raid for Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny. The La Liga giants have targeted the Frenchman following the breakdown in negotiations over a new deal for Sergio Ramos. Manchester United have registered their interest in the Spain international who..." June 25

  • Petr Cech moving closer to Arsenal move, Sky sources understand

    Sky Sports "Sky sources report Cech, 33, has agreed personal terms in principle on a switch to the Emirates Stadium but we understand the two clubs are still not close to agreeing a fee and negotiations will continue this week. The transfer fee is unknown but it will be a cash only deal, with Chelsea's..." June 22

  • Arsenal's Petr Cech transfer close to completion after Wenger vows he WILL be his No1

    Daily Mirror "Petr Cech is homing in on a £10million move to Arsenal - in defiance of his Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho. Gunners manager Arsene Wenger is confident of completing the deal, with the two clubs are understood to be close to an agreement which could be rubber-stamped within the next couple of..." June 19

  • Manchester City turn to Arsenal star Jack Wilshere in frustration over £40m chase for Raheem Sterling

    Daily Mail "Manchester City are growing increasingly impatient in their pursuit of Raheem Sterling and are ready to focus their attentions on nailing other targets. Liverpool are likely to reject City's latest offer of £35million which includes an additional £5m in trophy-related add-ons. City are..." June 18

  • Tottenham launch £20m bid to sign Arsenal target Geoffrey Kondogbia

    Daily Star "The Monaco midfielder is also being watched by Barcelona, AC Milan and Inter but according to Spanish newspaper Sport, Spurs are the first team to weigh in with a solid transfer offer. Mauricio Pochettino is keen to steal a march on local rivals Arsenal and sign the French international, who..." June 18

  • Arsenal and Liverpool given green light to pursue Monaco star

    The Express "The Premier League duo have both been linked with Tunisia international, who made 26 appearances for his club last season. Monaco are under pressure to offload big names in order to appease UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations. And in an interview with L'Equipe, Abdennour revealed that he..." June 18

  • Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote confirms plans to buy Arsenal, wants club to change transfer strategy

    Metro "Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest businessman, has confirmed that he is planning a bid to buy Arsenal. The 58-year-old Nigerian, whose estimated personal wealth of £11.5billion places him at 67th on the Forbes rich list, claims he has been an Arsenal fan since the 1980’s, and previously tried to..." June 17

  • Lukas Podolski transfer fee set at £1.5m as Galatasaray close in on Arsenal forward

    The Express "That is according to Turkish newspaper Aksam, who claim Galatasaray are ready to push through with a permanent deal. It is understood that the Super Lig champions will offer the Germany international a three-year deal as he nears his Emirates exit. Podolski spent the second half of last..." June 17

  • Liverpool to swoop for Arsenal and Man City target Joe Gomez

    Daily Star "The Reds are closing on an agreement for the 18-year-old defender which is believed to be worth around £4m plus add-ons which could take it to as high as £7m. Gomez has also attracted interest from Arsenal and Manchester City, but the Reds are set to beat their Premier League rivals to his..." June 17

  • Barcelona respond to Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham interest in Marc Bartra

    The Express "The centre-back has been linked with a Premier League switch after making just 14 La Liga appearances this season. Bartra is behind the likes of Javier Mascherano, Gerard Pique and Jeremy Mathieu in Luis Enrique's pecking order, and has apparently been attracting interest from Liverpool,..." June 17

  • Petr Cech wants Arsenal transfer this summer - according to Chelsea's goalkeeping coach

    Daily Mirror "Petr Cech's goalkeeping coach Christophe Lollichon believes the Chelsea star wants to go to Arsenal. Arsene Wenger is understood to be confident of a deal to take the 33-year-old Blues veteran from Stamford Bridge to the Emirates this week. Lollichon, who has worked with Cech for ten years,..." June 16

  • Manchester United and Arsenal target Carlos Bacca could be set for Roma move

    Daily Mail "Carlos Bacca's agent has said that his client is happy at Sevilla, but hinted at a potential move away to Roma. The striker has scored 28 goals for Sevilla this season, and has been linked with a move to the Premier League with Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham all rumoured to be..." June 15

  • Everton interested in signing Arsenal forward

    Daily Star "The Goodson Park gaffer is on alert after learning the World Cup winner is set to leave Arsenal. Podolski, 30, has been told by Arsene Wenger he is free to find a new club because he will not feature in his plans next season. The striker spent the second half of the last campaign at Inter..." June 15

  • Arsenal closing in on Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech

    Daily Mail "Arsenal will push to complete an £11million swoop for Petr Cech by the end of next week. And in a further boost, Theo Walcott looks likely to commit his long-term future to the club following positive talks over a new deal. But it is the potential capture of goalkeeper Cech that will excite..." June 14

  • Arsenal ‘swoop for Claudio Marchisio transfer, agent confirms talks’

    Metro "Arsenal are ready to sign Claudio Marchisio from Juventus with the player’s contract talks stalling. Marchisio, who has been strongly linked with a move to the Gunners in the past, has proven himself as a crucial part of the Juve midfield. But reports in Italy say he’s frustrated at not..." June 11

  • Arsenal denied £2.9million bonus as Vermaelen did not play for a single minute in the Champions League this season

    London Evening Standard "Barcelona will not have to make a bonus £2.9million payment to Arsenal as part of the deal to sign Thomas Vermaelen despite winning the Champions League. It was widely reported that Barca’s success over Juventus in Berlin last weekend would trigger a clause inserted in the 29-year-old’s..." June 09

  • Arsenal transfers: Petr Cech reveals he's keen to stay in London

    The Telegraph "Petr Cech is hoping to resolve his future quickly at a meeting with Chelsea next week and has admitted to the added complications for him and his family should he move outside of London. Arsenal are certainly interested in buying Cech and might be encouraged by his observations about moving his..." June 09

  • Joel Campbell set for £6m move to Real Sociedad after David Moyes makes fresh move for Arsenal striker

    Daily Mail "David Moyes has launched a bid to sign Arsenal striker Joel Campbell. The Real Sociedad boss tried to sign the Costa Rican last summer but he moved to Villarreal on loan as part of the £11million deal that saw their defender Gabriel Paulista go in the opposite direction. Moyes is still..." June 08

  • Chelsea will allow Petr Cech to join Arsenal or Manchester United

    The Telegraph "Chelsea will grudgingly allow Petr Cech to join another English club this summer in a move that is poised to spark a battle between Arsenal and Manchester United. Goalkeeper Cech is currently focussing on his preparations for Czech Republic’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Iceland on June 12, with..." June 06

  • Chelsea ready to pay £30m for Arsenal, Man United and Liverpool target Gonzalo Higuain

    Daily Star "Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United have all been linked with mega-money moves for the Argentine. And now the Blues have entered the war for his signature - according to reports from Italy. Calcio mercato web claim Jose Mourinho has identified the 27-year-old as a possible replacement..." June 05

  • Arsenal and Manchester City keep close tabs on Monaco ace Geoffrey Kondogbia

    Daily Mail "Arsenal and Manchester City have asked to be kept informed after Inter Milan made an approach for Monaco midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia. Inter have made enquiries for the 22-year-old France international and are willing to offer £18.5million but that will fall short of Monaco's £25m valuation...." June 04

  • Jack Wilshere charged by FA for misconduct during Arsenal’s FA Cup parade

    Metro "Jack Wilshere has been charged by the FA for his conduct during Arsenal’s open-top bus parade last Sunday. The midfielder led a series of anti-Spurs chants during Arsenal’s FA Cup celebrations, and is already understood to have been warned by the club over his behaviour. " June 03

  • Arsenal's Theo Walcott will seek assurances over playing up front in talks over a new contract

    Daily Mirror "FA Cup Final hero Theo Walcott will discuss where he is to be used and how often as part of his contract talks with Arsenal. Advisors for Walcott, who has just a year left on his £90,000-a-week deal, will finally sit down with the Gunners this week to talk about a new long-term agreement. As..." June 02

  • Manchester United attempt to hijack Arsenal's move for Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are trying to hijack Arsenal’s move for Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, it emerged tonight. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger wants to build Arsenal’s Premier League title challenge around £25m rated Schneiderlin. But Louis van Gaal is lining up a rival bid for the..." June 01

  • Theo Walcott contract latest: Arsenal striker predicts future will be 'resolved' but warns 'it will take time'

    The Independent "Theo Walcott is confident his Arsenal future will be resolved but had warned "it will take time". The England international has just a year to run on his current contract and after scoring the opening goal in the 4-0 FA Cup final victory over Aston Villa, offered a reminder of his worth to the..." June 01

  • Porto helpless to stop Arsenal triggering £24.7m Jackson Martinez clause

    The Express "Gunners manager Arsene Wenger has singled out the Colombian striker as one of the men he wants to reinforce his side for a serious title challenge next season. Arsenal have already been in talks with Porto over Martinez, but Liverpool are also interested in a player who scored 21 goals this..." May 30

  • Arsenal report: £15m transfer fee set for goalkeeper target

    talkSport "The goalkeeper has been heavily linked with a move to the Gunners, who are on the lookout for a new man between the sticks with both Wojciech Szczesny and David Ospina failing to convince this season. According to Fanatik, Galatasaray have accepted that Muslera will leave the club this summer..." May 29

  • Arsenal and Liverpool told to pay £14.5m to sign 'new Sergio Aguero' Luciano Vietto

    The Express "According to reports in Spain, the La Liga giants are reluctant to sell the 21-year-old Argentine, who has been dubbed the 'next Sergio Aguero'. That means Arsenal and Liverpool will be forced to activate his release clause in the summer, which currently stands at £14.5m." May 27

  • Arsenal's Danny Welbeck ruled out of FA Cup final, England internationals

    ESPN FC "Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck has been ruled out of the FA Cup final after failing to recover from a knee injury that will also keep him out of England's upcoming international games. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger was hopeful earlier this week that Welbeck would recover in time to play a part in..." May 27

  • Morgan Schneiderlin confirms he’s in transfer talks amid reports of agreeing terms with Arsenal

    Metro "Morgan Schneiderlin has confirmed he’s in talks to join a new club after admitting he will be leaving Southampton. Schneiderlin has been one of the Premier League’s most consistent performers in the last 18 months, and has been linked with Arsenal. " May 26

  • Arsenal concerned Chelsea are advising Petr Cech to opt for PSG move instead of north London switch

    Daily Mail "Arsenal fear Chelsea are trying to engineer Petr Cech a move to Paris Saint-Germain. The goalkeeper has been identified as a primary target for Arsene Wenger this summer as the Gunners look for an upgrade on David Ospina and Wojciech Szczesny. Arsenal have made an enquiry to the Stamford..." May 26

  • Arsenal waiting until the Copa America to announce signing of Man Utd midfielder target

    Daily Star "The Gunners have been tipped to make a shock bid for the Juventus star after the upcoming Copa America this summer, but negotiations could be at a far more advanced stage than first thought. Vidal was a top target for Manchester United last summer but they were put off by Juve's £40m asking..." May 25

  • Arsenal consider £60m DOUBLE swoop for Lyon duo

    The Express "ARSENAL reportedly sent a scout to assess Lyon pair Alexandre Lacazette and Nabil Fekir last week. According to the Daily Star, Arsenal sent scout Steve Rowley to watch the pair in action during Lyon's 1-1 draw with Bordeaux. Enzo Crivelli opened the scoring for Bordeaux with his..." May 23

  • Arturo Vidal ‘AGREES Arsenal terms ahead of £25m transfer’ – report

    Metro "Arsenal have reportedly agreed terms to sign Juventus star Arturo Vidal. The Gunners were apparently alerted of his availability this week when it was leaked that Liverpool had made an offer. And reports say Arsenal have used the fact Vidal shares an agent with Alexis Sanchez to convince him..." May 23

  • Aaron Ramsey is good enough to replace Xavi at Barcelona, says ex-Gunner

    talkSport "Aaron Ramsey is good enough to join Barcelona as a replacement for legendary midfielder Xavi, believes Perry Groves. The former Spain star, 35, will end his career-long association with the Catalan club at the end of the current campaign when he moves to Qatari side Al Sadd. Luis Enrique has..." May 22

  • Tottenham prepare bid for Man United, Arsenal and Liverpool target

    The Express "Southampton are desperate to keep Schneiderlin at St Mary's but the France international has stalled on signing a new deal. The 25-year-old, who has two years left on his contact at Southampton, has been offered £60,000-a-week to stay on the south coast – a contract that would make him the..." May 20

  • Arsenal make move for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech and open talks over £10m deal

    Daily Mail "Arsenal have opened talks with Chelsea regarding a proposed £10million swoop for Petr Cech. Paris Saint-Germain have also made contact with the Barclays Premier League champions over a summer move for the goalkeeper. Gunners chiefs have made discreet enquiries regarding Cech, trying to..." May 20

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