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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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….