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Jenkinson on his way to West Ham within next 24 hours

West Ham’s manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed that he is hopeful of sealing a deal that will take Carl Jenkinson to Upton Park within the next 24-hours. Speaking to TalkSport, the purveyor of hoofball, said “We’re interested in signing Carl Jenkinson from Arsenal on loan. I’m hoping it’s going to…

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Daily Cannon – The numbers game

Bjork was right. It’s. Oh. So quiet. Without her screaming obviously. Of course, the week I decide to get back to blogging regularly there was bound to be nothing happening. Then again, I probably could have minimised that risk by not choosing to start again in the last week of July….

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Contract extension for Giroud on its way

Arsenal are set to give Olivier Giroud a contract extension according to a report in L’Equipe. The front man is currently under contract until 2016 but this new deal will take him up to 2018 and no doubt come with a pay rise. Giroud comes in for a lot of…

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Diaby’s love of football kept him going

Abou Diaby has featured for Arsenal in both their pre-season games so far this summer and the midfielder believes he can finally stay injury-free. Suffering a series of injuries ever since he had his ankle smashed to bits just a few months after arriving at the club in 2006, Diaby’s…

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Daily Cannon – Jilted Jenks

As far as days go, Carl Jenkinson has probably had better Mondays. Not only did he have to listen as people became convinced that he was about to be sold from the club he loves the most, he then had to endure his BFF running off with his replacement. After only a…

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VIDEO Watch Calum Chambers sing his initiation song

Not that long ago we all knew that players who arrived At Arsenal had to sing a song for their initiation. Now, thanks to social media, we get to see them do it as well. This one was posted by Kieran Gibbs. Cheers Gibbo! Chambers officially signed for Arsenal on…

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VIDEO Alex Scott goes karting with Arsenal

Arsenal and England’s Alex Scott went karting with some of her teammates on their day off before they faced London Bees. Here’s how that went:   Please share me by

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Wenger confirms Chambers signing from Southampton

For the second time this summer, Arsene Wenger has confirmed an Arsenal transfer before it has been officially announced on the Arsenal site. Speaking to the Telegraph about the 19-year-old defender, Wenger said “He [Chambers] can play at centre-back, right-back and central midfield. “I hope he will give us competition…

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Report links Arsenal with Brazilian playmaker

Stop whatever you are doing. This is really important. Forget the Sunday lunch, turn off the Friends repeats and pay careful and close attention to the following information. Caught Offside have reported an ‘exclusive’ suggesting that Arsenal are going to make a move for Shakhtar’s Douglas Costa. They call it a surprise…

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Ospina – A dream is fulfilled by joining Arsenal

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Nice goalkeeper David Ospina and the player wasted no time in tweeting his delight at joining the Gunners. On his official account he tweeted: En nombre de mi familia y mío quiero agradecerles por el apoyo. Quiero compartirles una linda noticia. Hoy es un día…

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VIDEO Ospina cries as he says goodbye to teamates

David Ospina was filmed crying as he said goodbye to his teammates at Nice. The Colombian goalkeeper is set to join up with Arsenal next week ahead of finalising his transfer which will see him come in to the club to rival Wojciech Szczesny as the number one Arsenal keeper….

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VIDEO Thierry Henry discusses win over Arsenal + game highlights

Thierry Henry, who received a standing ovation when he was substituted in the second half of his side’s game against Arsenal, spoke to the Red Bulls website after the game: Henry’s corner, which was slotted home by Bradley Wright-Phillips was the difference between the two sides on the night. Here…

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Wenger reveals injury kept Sanogo at home

Arsene Wenger has revealed that the reason Yaya Sanogo did not travel to New York is that the forward is suffering from a thigh injury. Arsenal lined up against the New York Red Bulls in the first half without a striker as many pondered why the young French man had…

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Aaron Ramsey targeting multiple trophies next season

Aaron Ramsey has been speaking to the media in New York as Arsenal get ready to face the Red Bulls on Saturday evening. The Welshman, who was Arsenal’s player of the season last year, is targeting a push on from what was achieved with the FA Cup win and has…

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Right-back completes Arsenal medical

The BBC are reporting that Southampton’s young right-back Calum Chambers has completed a medical at Arsenal ahead of a £16m move. The 19-year-old, who has made 25 appearances for the club, is likely to come is as back up for new boy Mathieu Debuchy but is also able to play…

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Chambers doesn’t necessarily mean the end for Jenkinson

Pretty much everywhere in the known universe is reporting this morning (including the BBC) that Arsenal will sign Southampton full back Calum Chambers within the next few days after he (allegedly) underwent a medical with the club late this week for a fee of anywhere between £7m and £16m (depending on your source…

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Wenger confirms David Ospina signing but Szczesny to stay number 1…for now

Arsene Wenger has confirmed the signing of David Ospina. Speaking to ESPN, the Arsenal manager said You know at the start Szczensy will be the No. 1, then again we’ll be down to performances and, if Ospina shows that he is better, he will play. The Nice keeper enjoyed a…

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Ospina says goodbye to Nice teammates ahead of Arsenal move

The local website in Nice, Nice Matin, is today reporting that alleged soon-to-be [did I cover everything there?] Arsenal ‘keeper David Ospina, paid a visit to the training ground on Thursday to say goodbye to his teammates. The Colombian goalkeeper is set to move to Arsenal on a deal worth…

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Why I Really, Really Hate Liverpool Football Club

“As far back as I can remember, I never wanted to be a Liverpool fan …” That’s how Martin Scorcese might have begun his epic look at “The Life” had he been born over here. And in the unlikely event Goodfellas had been about football, rather than the Mafia. Actually,…

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Casillas linked with Arsenal move (we aren’t convinced)

I honestly thought that the next time I wrote a goalkeeper story for Daily Cannon it would be announcing the signing of David Ospina – but as that ‘imminent transfer’ has yet to be confirmed, the Spanish press have jumped on board the Arsenal goalkeeper hunt by suggesting that Real Madrid goalkeeper…