Archive for June, 2012

Jun 27

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Olympiacos make approach for Squillaci

Greek giants Olympiacos are interested in signing Sebastien Squillaci with the Frenchman close to mutually terminating his contract at Arsenal. Squillaci, whose contract expires next summer, moved to Emirates Stadium on a three-year deal in 2010 and was deemed surplus to manager Arsene Wenger’s plans last summer but a permanent move never came to fruition […]

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Jun 27

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Arsenal raise Bendtner asking price

Arsenal are hoping to receive a larger transfer fee than expected for wantaway striker Nicklas Bendtner following impressive goalscoring performances for Denmark at Euro 2012. The 24-year-old striker has made no secret of his desire to leave Emirates Stadium this summer, prompting Arsene Wenger to confirm the Dane will leave if he ‘finds the right […]

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Jun 24

Giroud medical pencilled in for next week

Olivier Giroud will complete his move to Arsenal after undergoing a medical at the Gunners’ London Colney training ground early next week, according to reports in France. The 25-year-old Ligue 1 top scorer hit 21 goals in 36 league games to send his side to an unexpected first ever league title in France last season. […]

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Jun 22

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VIDEO: The German youngsters who Wenger says are Arsenal’s ‘wonderkids’

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that two of his most promising young players are German ‘wonderkids’. The French tactician made the comments during co-commentary for French TV station TF1, while also suggesting that the Euro 2012 semi-finalists are catching Spain in terms of young talent following their 4-2 quarter-final win over Greece. “I think […]

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Jun 21

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‘We can’t afford Squillaci’s wages’, admits Bastia president

French side Bastia have turned their attentions elsewhere after their president admitted Sebastien Squillaci’s wage demands are ‘too expensive’ for the Ligue 1 team. Squillaci, whose contract expires next summer, moved to Emirates Stadium on a three-year deal in 2010 and was deemed surplus to manager Arsene Wenger’s plans last summer but a permanent move […]

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Jun 19

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Giroud set to join Arsenal for bargain price at £9.6million

Arsenal are close to completing a deal to sign Montpellier striker Olivier Giroud, the club’s deputy president has confirmed. The 25-year-old Ligue 1 top scorer hit 21 goals in 36 league games to send his side to an unexpected first ever league title in France last season. Despite this recent success, Giroud has expressed his […]

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Jun 17

Arsenal’s opening Premier League game leaked

Arsenal will play Sunderland at home in their first Premier League match of the 2012/13 season, according to supporters group REDaction. Further unconfirmed reports on Twitter claim that the following two league fixtures in August see Arsene Wenger’s side face Fulham at home and newly-promoted Southampton away. The latter would see former Saints stars’ Theo […]

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Jun 17

Arsenal receive €3.5m bid for Carlos Vela

Real Sociedad remain frontrunners to sign Arsenal striker Carlos Vela after the Spanish side’s president flew to London for discussions with Gunners’ officials. The Mexico international has impressed in San Sebastian this season where he scored six goals in 26 La Liga appearances. Despite a handful of interest from Premier League and La Liga teams, […]

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Jun 16

Squillaci likely to leave Arsenal on a free transfer

Sebastien Squillaci is currently negotiating with Arsenal to terminate his contract by mutual agreement, with several French top-flight clubs showing keen interest in the 31-year-old defender. Squillaci, whose contract expires next summer, moved to Emirates Stadium on a three-year deal in 2010 was deemed surplus to manager Arsene Wenger’s plans last summer but a permanent […]

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Jun 12

Wenger: “Fabianski could become the Premier League’s best”

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes Polish shot stopper Lukasz Fabianski could eventually become one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League. Fabianski was replaced as Arsenal’s first-choice goalkeeper by fellow Poland international Wojciech Szczesny in the 2010/11 season, and has since been unable to dislodge his compatriot. The 27-year-old has previously admitted Wenger scuppered […]

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Jun 11

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VIDEO: Olivier Giroud’s goals and assists 2011/12

Arsenal have entered into negotiations with Montpellier for highly-rated striker Olivier Giroud, according to the French club’s manager. Check out this video compilation of the French striker in action below:

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Jun 11

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‘Arsenal interested in Giroud’, confirms Montpellier boss

Arsenal have entered into negotiations with Montpellier for highly-rated striker Olivier Giroud, according to the French club’s manager. The 25-year-old’s form in front of goal last season for the French champions is believed to have attracted the attention of a number of clubs, including Bayern Munich and Inter Milan. However, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger appears […]

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