Archive for June, 2011

Jun 29

Ricardo_Alvarez

“Arsenal move would be a dream for me”, admits Alvarez

Argentine attacking midfielder Ricky Alvarez has revealed on Twitter tonight that signing for Arsenal would be a dream for him, and he ‘prays to God’ that recent rumours linking him with a move to Emirates Stadium ‘become true’. The Gunners were believed to be closing in on the acquisition of the highly-rated 23-year-old after Palermo president Maurizio […]

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Jun 29

arsenalfans

Interview with Arsenal Supporters’ Trust chief on Cesc’s future, Dein return & more

Tim Payton grew up in Islington and went to Highbury Grove School, and has been going to watch Arsenal matches since he was 10 years old. He has been a season ticket holder since he was 12, starting life on the North Bank. The avid Gooner has been on the Board of the Arsenal Supporters […]

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Jun 29

Clichy

Roma make last-ditch attempt to sign Clichy

Serie A giants Roma have made a last-ditch attempt to sign Gael Clichy, while the left-back currently weighs up a contract extension offer from Arsenal. After an eight-year stay in north London, various reports have suggested that Clichy has indicated a desire to make a move away from the Gunners this summer. However, Arsenal boss […]

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Jun 28

Loan move looking increasingly likely for Bendtner

Arsenal have yet to receive a suitable offer for wantaway striker Nicklas Bendtner and with no club currently prepared to stump up the Gunners’ £12million asking price, a loan spell looks increasingly likely. The future of the 23-year-old has been of some speculation in recent months, due to a lack of playing time and being […]

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Jun 25

Borussia Dortmund chief rubbishes Bendtner rumours

Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund are not interested in signing another striker this summer, according to their general manager Michael Zorc. The 23-year-old has openly stated that he is looking for a new club after an increasingly uncertain year due to Robin van Persie’s goalscoring top form last season and the arrival of Moroccan frontman Marouane […]

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Jun 25

gervinho

Arsenal hold ‘positive’ talks with Lille over Gervinho

Arsenal have entered another round of negotiations with Ligue 1 champions Lille over the signing of Gervinho, in hope of announcing a deal for the Ivorian on July 1st. The 24-year-old is keen to move to the Premier League and has been linked with several clubs, including Manchester City, Newcastle and north London rivals Tottenham. […]

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Jun 24

Ricardo-Alvarez

‘Alvarez has already signed for Arsenal’, claims Palermo president

Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini has told an Italian radio station that Velez Sarsfield attacking midfielder Ricardo Alvarez has ‘signed for Arsenal’. Alvarez, 23, is highly sought after by several European powerhouses after sparkling form in the Argentine Primera División last season. Controversial figure Zamparini had previously told Corriere dello Sport that any move for Alvarez […]

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Jun 21

Vela

Vela facing Arsenal stay after club receive no ‘suitable’ offers

Carlos Vela is likely to stay an Arsenal player next season, despite a whole host of interest from teams throughout Europe and South America. Mexican starlet Vela, who had spell on loan at West Brom last season, is one of several fringe players who have had offers welcomed for them. However, the Gunners are adamant that any deal […]

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Jun 18

Nasri contract talks set to continue next week

Arsenal will continue their prolonged talks with midfielder Samir Nasri next week, in hope of tying the Frenchman down to a new long-term contract. The 23-year-old has just under a year to run on his current deal but he has yet to agree an extension with the Gunners, leading to speculation that he will leave the […]

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Jun 17

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Arsenal Transfer Analysis: Samuel Eto’o

30, Striker, Internazionale With Inter looking at Gaël Clichy and Samir Nasri, and Arsenal seemingly still hunting for a top class forward – not to mention Samuel Eto’o now considering a move to the Premier League – it did not take a world class bit of journalism to draw a link between the needing club […]

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Jun 16

Gervinho & Samba

Gervinho & Samba on the verge of signing for Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is closing in on his first major signings of the summer, with Lille striker Gervinho and Blackburn defender Chris Samba both on the verge of joining the club on long-term deals. Wenger has identified 27-year-old Samba as the man to solve Arsenal’s defensive worries, while prolific attacker Gervinho is expected to […]

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Jun 16

jermain-defoe

Arsenal Transfer Analysis: Jermain Defoe

28, Striker, Tottenham Hotspur Certain journalists within the English media have been writing intermittently about Tottenham’s Jermain Defoe being transferred to Arsenal, among others, for several weeks. Defoe is a sparky, fast, hungry poacher that gets into the right positions and listened to Ian Wright when he told him ‘Get your shots on target.’ An […]

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