Arsenal Rumors & News

  • Arijan Ademi fails drug test following Champions League win over Arsenal but Croatian club will face no action

    Daily Mail "Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Arijan Ademi failed a drug test after his team's Champions League win against Arsenal - but his team will face no punishment from UEFA. Ademi, who has played for both Croatia and Macedonia, played the full 90 minutes as Dinamo produced a shock, beating the Londoners..." October 08

  • Arsenal and Manchester United to battle Barcelona in transfer race for Ajax’s Riechedly Bazoer – report

    Metro "Arsenal and Manchester United have been mentioned as among a number of clubs chasing the signing of Ajax wonderkid. The 18-year-old midfielder is a highly-regarded talent after breaking into the Ajax first-team last season, and Spanish source claims Barcelona could be leading the..." October 08

  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger still working on transfer of Paris-Saint Germain striker Edinson Cavani

    Metro "Arsenal are still working on the transfer of Paris-Saint Germain striker Edinson Cavani, according to reports. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is a big fan of the Uruguayan, 28, and he attempted to sign him in the summer. And the Frenchman is still attempting to engineer a deal that would see..." October 05

  • Arsenal ready to hand Alexis Sanchez HUGE new deal to commit his future for next 5 years

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal are ready to offer Alexis Sanchez a five-year, £130,000-a-week new contract. Chile international Sanchez - who helped the Gunners win the FA Cup last season and scored the winner for his country in the summer's Copa America final - has proved to be an outstanding buy for manager Arsene..." October 04

  • Mathieu Debuchy to review Arsenal situation in January

    The Telegraph "Mathieu Debuchy is expected to review his situation at Arsenal in January after losing his place on Thursday in the France national squad ahead of next summer’s home European Championship. The 30-year-old was signed by Arsenal for £12 million last summer but a combination of ankle and shoulder..." October 02

  • Petr Cech likely to get Champions League recall for crunch Bayern Munich clashes

    Daily Mail "Arsene Wenger is planning to recall Petr Cech to Champions League action for the double-header against Bayern Munich. Arsenal staff were perplexed at his decision to play David Ospina ahead of Cech for Tuesday night's crushing loss against Olympiacos, which leaves their European hopes hanging..." October 01

  • Arsene Wenger refuses to explain why he overlooked former Chelsea star Petr Cech

    The Express "The Gunners produced a subdued performance as they lost 3-2 in their second group game. David Ospina was given the nod ahead of top choice shot-stopper Cech. But despite making a blunder for one of the goals, Wenger was in no mood to mull over his team selection. "I do not have to give..." September 30

  • Coefficients explained: How Premier League may lose Champions League spot

    Sky Sports "A repeat of last season's performances in Europe from English and Italian clubs would see the Premier League lose its fourth Champions League spot to Serie A for the 2017/18 season. The Premier League's poor show in Europe last season, where no club reached the quarter-final of the Champions..." September 28

  • West Brom enter race to sign Arsenal, Liverpool and Bayern Munich target from Birmingham

    The Express "Baggies boss Tony Pulis watched the teenager play last week against Aston Villa in the Capital One Cup and is ready to offer him a crack at the Premier League. The 19-year-old has attracted interest from a host of top clubs, including Arsenal, Liverpool and German champions Bayern Munich...." September 28

  • Arsene Wenger 'passed up' move for Anthony Martial, says agent

    Sky Sports "Anthony Martial's agent says Arsene Wenger passed up the chance to sign the teenager because he saw him as a winger rather than a centre-forward. Philippe Lamboley, the man who brokered the 19-year-old's record move to Manchester United last month, made the claim after the striker scored four..." September 25

  • Mesut Ozil, other Arsenal stars set for big raises

    Pro Soccer Talk "Who says Arsenal refuse to spend any of their more than $300 million cash reserve? Sure, they might not be spending it how Gunners fans would prefer them to do — you know, signing world-class players in the transfer market — but they’ve already got a pretty decent squad of quality players,..." September 25

  • Arsenal likely to escape FA punishment despite police arresting 10 fans after rampage following win over Spurs

    Daily Mail "Police made 10 arrests at White Hart Lane on Wednesday night as tensions flared during a heated north London derby. Metropolitan Police officers have confirmed the handful of arrests for public order, criminal damage and assault as part of their operation for the Capital One Cup tie between..." September 24

  • Arsenal set to offer Mesut Ozil bumper new deal to fend off Fenerbahce transfer interest – report

    Metro "Arsenal are set to offer Mesut Ozil an increase on his £140,000-a-week contract in order to thwart transfer interest from Turkish giants Fenerbahce, according to reports. The German international is the Gunners’ highest earner at the Emirates but he’s been heavily linked with a move to his..." September 24

  • Diego Costa handed three-match retrospective ban by the FA after clash with Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny

    Daily Mail "Diego Costa has been banned for three games after the FA’s independent regulatory commission found him guilty of violent conduct following his collision with Laurent Koscielny on Saturday. The Chelsea bad-boy will miss Wednesday's Capital One Cup tie against Walsall, followed by Saturday’s..." September 23

  • Arsenal can complete Karim Benzema transfer with significant offer – report

    Metro "The north London side were linked with the Real Madrid forward for much of the summer but Arsene Wenger ended up signing only Petr Cech from Chelsea. However, the Gunners could land Benzema if a significant offer is lodged, according to Spanish news outlet Fichajes. " September 23

  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger splits from wife following months of speculation

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has split from his wife after months of speculation about the state of his marriage, it has been claimed. The Gunners chief and long term lover Annie, 59, are said to have agreed a financial package and divided up their assets. The couple, who have an 18-year-old..." September 23

  • Diego Costa charged by FA with violent conduct; Chelsea, Arsenal also charged

    ESPN FC "Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association after some contentious incidents in last weekend's game against Arsenal. Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista was also charged with improper conduct, and both clubs were charged with failing to control..." September 22

  • Arsenal ace Theo Walcott will not be joining Barcelona

    Daily Star "Recently, reports in Spain have suggested the Catalan giants are preparing an audacious bid to lure the striker away from the Emirates. But according to Spanish football expert Guillem Balague, the current Champions League holders aren't interested in signing the forward. "Walcott to..." September 22

  • Former Man Utd and Arsenal star Van Perise 'unhappy' as summer move to Turkey turns sour

    The Express "The striker moved to Turkey from Manchester United in the summer and is believed to be the highest paid player at the club. But despite his £3.5million-a-year deal, manager Vitor Periera started the Dutchman on the bench against Bursaspor last week. Van Persie came on to score a 77th-minute..." September 21

  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger asks board to seal Michy Batshuayi transfer – report

    Metro "Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has asked the board to complete the January transfer of Michy Batshuayi, according to reports. Batshuayi is one of the hottest prospects in European football and it is thought the Gunners have been tracking the Marseille striker ahead of a potential move in the New..." September 21

  • Arsenal and Man Utd rocked in £50m pursuit of Bayern star after Pep Guardiola's comments

    The Express "The German World Cup winner looked set to leave the Bundesliga champions in the summer after he vented his frustration over lack of first-team football. Arsenal and United were believed to be keen on signing Gotze, but Bayern bosses urged the 23-year-old to stay. The Premier League pair are..." September 17

  • Arsenal's pursuit of Karim Benzema was "embarrassing", blasts former striker Ian Wright

    Daily Mirror "Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has slammed the club's pursuit of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema. The Frenchman was linked with a switch to the Emirates all summer with Arsene Wenger refusing to rule out a move. Benzema opted to stay at the Bernabeu, taking to Twitter to dismiss reports..." September 17

  • Agent: Leicester's Riyad Mahrez not interested in Arsenal or Barcelona move

    The Express "That is according to his agent Kamel Bengougam, who claims the Algeria international is only focussed on progressing with Leicester. The 24-year-old has been key for the Foxes term, helping the club to second in the Premier League standings with four goals and two assists in the opening five..." September 17

  • Mesut Ozil reveals the reason he signed for Arsenal and why he loves playing for Arsene Wenger

    Metro "Mesut Ozil has revealed that the reason he joined Arsenal was because of the club’s style of football. The German attacking midfielder made a move to the Emirates in 2013 in a lucrative deal worth £42.5million from Real Madrid. Competition to seal Ozil’s signature was rife, with several..." September 16

  • Arsenal fear Jack Wilshere will need another operation and a metal plate in his leg

    The Express "The Gunners midfielder, 23, suffered a leg fracture during pre season, at the time described as a "crack" by Arsene Wenger. In August Express Sport exclusively revealed that Wilshere had travelled to Dubai for a sunshine break. And at the time it was understood his recovery was going well..." September 15

  • Arsenal’s Per Mertesacker shaken but unhurt after car crash, reports say

    Metro "Arsenal’s Per Mertesacker was left shaken but unhurt after a car crash on Monday. The German centre-back is understood to have hit the central reservation while driving in torrential rain on the M1. " September 15

  • Gunners make official approach for Real Madrid star Isco?

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal have made a formal approach to Real Madrid for Isco, according to the Daily Express. The Spanish midfielder could be available later in the season after failing to nail down a regular starting spot with Los Blancos. The Gunners are among the teams interested in his signature and have..." September 15

  • Arsenal star Jack Wilshere could need surgery and faces long layoff

    Daily Star "The England midfield star has been out with a leg fracture this season but manager Arsene Wenger hoped he would be fit to return after the international break. But the injury is taking longer to heal than anticipated and he will be given another fortnight to see if there is any progress. If..." September 14

  • Arsenal considering Mauro Icardi transfer bid in January, says report

    Metro "Arsenal have identified Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi as a potential target for the January transfer window, according to reports. The Gunners failed to add a single senior outfield player to their squad during the summer window, although they were believed to be pursuing the likes of..." September 11

  • Arsene Wenger to Real Madrid? It was close to happening, says former Whites chief

    Pro Soccer Talk "Arsene Wenger is far and away the most tenured manager in the Premier League, and has given nearly his entire managerial career to Arsenal. Apparently, that almost wasn’t the case. Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon says that on numerous occasions the club tried to sign Wenger as..." September 10

  • Liverpool and Arsenal transfer target Moussa Sissoko hints at Newcastle United exit

    Metro "Moussa Sissoko believes a lack of Champions League football is holding his international career back and has hinted he may need to move away from Newcastle United. The energetic France international has been a reported target for the likes of Liverpool and Arsenal, while Italian giants AC Milan..." September 09

  • Arsenal made transfer bid for AC Milan’s Riccardo Montolivo, reports say

    Metro "Arsenal are believed to have made a transfer bid for AC Milan midfielder Riccardo Montolivo, according to the Daily Express. There was reportedly a lot of interest for Montolivo over the course of the summer, and the Gunners are thought to have been one of the clubs chasing the Italy..." September 08

  • Arsenal eye £10m swoop for Spurs target Breel Embolo

    The Express "Reports of interest from the Gunners in the highly rated 18-year-old come from Italian website Calciomercato who say the link stems from Swiss press. Spurs were also understood to be interested in the youngster, who is valued at around £10million, during the transfer window. Embolo could..." September 08

  • Mathieu Debuchy considers leaving Arsenal after losing place to Hector Bellerin

    The Express "Arsene Wenger signed the France defender for a reported £12million last season as a replacement for Bacary Sagna, who moved to Manchester City. But the 30-year-old's progress was disrupted by injury to his ankle ligaments and a dislocated shoulder, which limited him to just 11 Premier League..." September 05

  • Arsenal to bid again for Simone Zaza in January transfer window – report

    Metro "Arsenal will bid again for Juventus striker Simone Zaza in the January transfer window, according to reports. The Gunners reportedly attempted to sign the 24-year-old during the final throes of deadline day, but were put off by Juventus’ £22million asking price. " September 03

  • Premier League breaks spending record with £870 million - Deloitte

    ESPN FC "The Premier League has broken its spending record for the summer transfer window, going from £835 million last year to £870m, according to financial analysts Deloitte. Manchester City led the way and set a new record for a single club with spending of around £160m on three of the top five deals..." September 02

  • Arsenal made late attempt to sign Simone Zaza on transfer deadline day, say reports

    Metro "Arsenal made a late attempt to sign Simone Zaza from Juventus on deadline day, according to reports. The Gunners ended the transfer window as the only side in Europe’s top five leagues not to sign a senior outfield player, with goalkeeper Petr Cech their only major addition. But according to..." September 02

  • Why Arsenal didn't sign Paris Saint-Germain ace Edinson Cavani

    The Express "The Gunners are the only Premier League side not to sign an outfield player this summer. And despite having funds available, Arsene Wenger's single purchase during this transfer window saw goalkeeper Petr Cech arrive from Chelsea. " September 02

  • Juventus make late move to land former Arsenal star Samir Nasri from Man City

    Daily Star "The former Arsenal winger faces stiff competititon to start now De Bruyne has joined Raheem Sterling, David Silva and Jesus Navas at the Manchester club. And according to The Mirror, the ex-France star is wanted by Italian giants Juve. However, the 28-year-old still has four years to run on..." September 01

  • Arsenal’s Nacho Monreal follows Athletic Bilbao on Twitter amid transfer speculation

    Metro "The Spanish defender moved to the Emirates in 2013 and has held down the left-back slot in Arsene Wenger’s side this season. However, the 29-year-old has regularly been linked with a move back to Spain with Bilbao said to be interested in signing the defender. And the speculation is set to..." September 01

  • No Draxler deal, wonderkid moves, £32m bid rejected

    Daily Star "Schalke has denied reports that Arsenal and Manchester United target Julian Draxler has agreed to join Wolfsburg. The Bundesliga side are looking for a replacement for Kevin de Bruyne who today has joined Manchester City. Schalke's general manager, Horst Heldt, said: "Both Julian and Andre..." August 31

  • Arsenal eye shock move for Leicester star Riyad Mahrez

    Daily Star "Mahrez, 24, is emerging as a player to join the Arsenal chief’s long-term wish list. The versatile attacker can operate either wide or centrally off a target man. Mahrez has been linked with a £5million move to Roma or Villarreal. But Leicester insist he is NOT for sale. Wenger regards..." August 30

  • Paris Saint-Germain chief confirms Arsenal and Inter target will leave the club

    The Express "EZEQUIEL LAVEZZI is free to leave Paris Saint-Germain, club president Nasser al-Khelaifi has revealed. Lavezzi, 30, is a reported transfer target of both Inter and Arsenal. Inter are believed to have stolen a lead over the Gunners to sign the forward, although no deal has yet been..." August 28

  • Edinson Cavani’s goals can win Arsenal the Premier League

    Metro "Edinson Cavani is the latest big name striker to be linked with a move to Arsenal this summer, but is he the answer to the Gunners inefficient attack? When spending over £30million on a player, you need to be sure they improve your first team. Cavani’s fee is likely to be north of £35million,..." August 28

  • Arsenal plot cut-price £21m swoop for Manchester United target

    The Express "Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been tracking the 21-year-old for some time, while Manchester United are also interested. Juventus and Wolfsburg are among a clutch of clubs keen on Draxler, who may now be available for as little as £21million. And according to Italian newspaper Tuttosport,..." August 28

  • Arsenal target Edinson Cavani confident of transfer away from PSG, say reports

    Metro "Edinson Cavani are confident that Arsenal will offer him an exit route out of PSG and is willing to facilitate the move, according to reports. The Uruguayan has been strongly linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium this summer, with Arsene Wenger looking for a marquee signing to boost his..." August 27

  • Arsenal to pursue transfer of Gonzalo Higuain in January, reports say

    Metro "Napoli are not keen on selling the Argentinian striker this summer, and are only listening to offers of at least £59million from potential suitors. This price meant that the Gunners were forced to withdraw their interest, after much speculation that the 27-year-old could be on his way to the..." August 26

  • Arsenal on red alert for Edinson Cavani move as clock ticks by to make last-gasp stellar signing

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger is on red alert for a stunning move for Edinson Cavani. Gunners boss Wenger is still in the market for a big-name stellar signing before the transfer window shuts next Tuesday. Real Madrid star Karim Benzema has slammed the door shut on any prospect of him leaving the..." August 26

  • Arsène Wenger rejects Gary Neville criticism after Arsenal-Liverpool 0-0

    The Guardian "Arsène Wenger rejected Gary Neville’s stinging criticism that his inability to sign “players of power” to propel an Arsenal title challenge over the last decade was born of arrogance but tempered that by admitting his side’s start to the season has been distinctly average. An entertaining..." August 26

  • Arsenal on red alert for Edinson Cavani move as clock ticks by to make last-gasp stellar signing

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger is on red alert for a stunning move for Edinson Cavani. Gunners boss Wenger is still in the market for a big-name stellar signing before the transfer window shuts next Tuesday. Real Madrid star Karim Benzema has slammed the door shut on any prospect of him leaving the..." August 25