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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…

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Can’t Buy Me Love

“Stan Kroenke has just bought the love of my life for £731 million pounds. Forgive me for not being too upbeat about it.” I wrote that quote three years ago when Kroenke purchased 67% of the club. I bring it up now because it was announced last week that the widely…

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Podolski “Khedira knows how much fun he had with me, Per and Ozil”

As if the rumours surrounding Sami Khedira to Arsenal weren’t bad enough, Poldi has only gone and stoked the flames. Speaking to the German Eurosport, Podolski was, inevitably asked about the links between Arsenal and his national teammate with whom he shared a flat in Brazil. Poldi replied Sami knows…

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Eisfeld Exits, Arsenal on their way to NYC

How you doin’? We creep, ever so slowly, that little bit closer to the start of the Premier League season… We are just two and a half weeks away opening the season at Wembley against the Premier League champions, Manchester City. Just three and a half weeks away from the…

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Eisfeld signs for Fulham

Arsenal youngster Thomas Eisfeld has joined Fulham on a permanent deal. Last week we were told that the German midfielder had undergone a medical with the London side but after trying to contact his agent to find out details of a possible transfer, no reply was forthcoming. So, news today…

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Ospina due in London on Monday

Despite a number of reports that goalkeeper David Ospina travelled to London this week to undergo a medical, reports from Colombia claim the player will not arrive in the capital until Monday next week. The story, which developed on Sunday, was quite interesting to watch unfold online. From one report…

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Defender linked with Arsenal about to sign for Liverpool

According to a report in AS today, Atletico Madrid’s young right back Javi Manquillo is set to sign for Liverpool. The player had been linked heavily with a loan move to Arsenal but it seems as if the Gunners have moved on in their search for a back-up right-back, turning…

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Arsenal agree fee for Ospina

According to the paper/website Nice Matin, Arsenal have agreed a fee with Nice for their goalkeeper David Ospina. The piece states that according to their information the two clubs have agreed to the transfer after offer agreed to pay €4m for the shot-stopper. Yesterday after Arsenal’s first pre-season game ahead…

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Agent to arrive in London on Tuesday to discuss right-back

Gianluca Di Marzio is reporting that the agent of Argentine right-back Gino Peruzzi is set to arrive in London on Tuesday to discuss a possible transfer. If you don’t already know, GDM is incredibly reliable, often receiving his information directly from agents, players and clubs. He states that the right-back,…

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Arsenal bid €30m for Carvalho

The Portuguese paper O Jogo is today reporting that Arsenal have had a €30m bid for midfielder William Carvalho rejected by the player’s club, Sporting Lisbon. The report claims that Arsenal wanted to pay the transfer amount in two lump sums, which seems very unlike Arsenal who have the cash…

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Arsene Wenger confirms goalkeeper to arrive

Arsene Wenger spoke to the official site after Arsenal’s first game of pre-season against Boreham Wood which they won 2-0 with goals from Kris Olsson and Benik Afobe. Getting a comfortable win under their belts against the non-league side while also giving 22 players 45 minutes of football, albeit in…

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PHOTO Walcott named in Arsenal’s matchday squad for Boreham Wood

Arsenal have surprisingly included Theo Walcott in their matchday squad for their first pre-season game against Boreham Wood today [Saturday]. Only yesterday Arsene Wenger said that the player would return to full training next month and he wasn’t expected to play until near the end of September. Serge Gnabry, who missed…

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Podolski honoured by Mayor of Cologne

Lukas Podolski has been named ‘Sports Ambassador for the city of Cologne’ by the mayor, Jurgen Roters after winning the World Cup in Brazil. Podolski, who loves Cologne more than most of us love air, travelled to the city after the main reception in Berlin for the World Cup heroes….

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Liverpool agree to Remy move as Arsenal walk away [allegedly]

According to the very reliable Gianluca Di Marzio, Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign QPR’s Loic Remy after Arsenal refused to meet the player’s wage demands. Arsenal had met with the player’s representatives but were not convinced that they should offer the forward the £80k per week that he…