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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…

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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…