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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….

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PHOTO Arsenal man presented by Spanish side

Spanish side Almeria have completed the loan signing of Arsenal youngster Wellington Silva. The Brazilian winger is set to spend yet another season on loan, stating that this chance is a ‘great opportunity’ adding that he is a ‘very fast player. I have skills and I hope to keep improving…

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Walcott back next month, Diaby looking forward to a good season

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Theo Walcott, who has been out of action since January, is due to return to training next month. The winger had been expected to be out for the first couple of months of the season but it seems as if he could return to action…

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Despite what the Liverpool boss says, Sanchez came to Arsenal to win things

Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez has given an interview to Arsenal magazine in which he talks about why he signed for the club and what he hopes to achieve. The second big-name signing in a year, Sanchez’s arrival confirms the days of austerity at Arsenal due to the stadium build are finally…

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Debuchy – I know that Arsenal can win titles every year

Arsenal finally announced the signing of Mathieu Debuchy on Thursday afternoon. The French international has joined on what is believed to be a four-year deal and has cost Arsenal around £10m. The 28-year-old arrives as a direct replacement for Bacary Sagna, taking the number two shirt and brings with him…

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Debuchy proud to wear the colours of Arsenal

Arsenal have finally announced the signing of right-back Mathieu Debuchy from Newcastle United. Tweeting this afternoon, the official account said Follow our new @Arsenal signing @matdebuchy on Twitter, and on Facebook here: https://t.co/Xhx0id15Rf #WelcomeDebuchy pic.twitter.com/ibM7ovRaGB — Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) July 17, 2014 Debuchy joins on what is believed to be…

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VIDEO Arsene Wenger on getting the new season underway

Arsene Wenger spoke to the official Arsenal channel about getting their pre-season underway. Arsenal travel to play Boreham Wood on Saturday in what is a traditional pre-season opener for the club. Wenger is planning on taking an experienced team with him for the game against the Conference South side. Please share…

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Customer charter changed to allow new kit every season

Arsenal have changed their customer charter enabling them to release three new kits per season. Previously, Arsenal stated in their merchandising code of conduct that the home kit would change only once every two years, but with the introduction of the new deal with PUMA, this had now been abandoned. The…

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Arsenal favourite retires from international football

Former Arsenal forward Eduardo has retired from international football aged just 31. The Brazilian-born Croatian, who scored 29 goals in 69 appearances for his country, has claimed ‘unfair and dishonest treatment’ as the reason behind his decision. Issuing a statement, Eduardo said ‘I inform the Croatian Football Federation that I…

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Arsenal praised for agreeing to pre-season friendly

Arsenal have agreed to send a team to play Harrow Borough on July 26th. The club are expected to send a mix of youth players and reserves to the game given that the main squad will be in the US at the same time to face the New York Red…

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Khedira agent – No talks with Arsenal, no fee agreed

If you had been wondering if all this Sami Khedira talk might just possibly be transfer nonsense, then you could well be right although it’s hard to tell at the minute. Speaking to the Telegraph, the German’s agent, Jorg Neubauer, has denied that they are in talks with Arsenal or that…

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Debuchy to be announced on Thursday

Arsenal are set to announce the signing of right-back Mathieu Debuchy from Newcastle on Thursday according to a report in the London Evening Standard. The Frenchman is expected to join Arsenal for a fee of around £10m, signing a four-year deal, after Newcastle captured his replacement in Daryl Janmaat from…

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Ozil donates World Cup winnings to Brazilian causes

Mesut Ozil has donated all of the money he got as a bonus for winning the World Cup to projects in Brazil. The Arsenal man received $600,000 [approx £350,000 although it is being reported as £240,000 in some places] for helping Germany win their fourth World Cup but today his spokesman…

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Alexis Sanchez asked to leave Barcelona, Arsenal still owed money from Fabregas

Barcelona’s president Josep Bartomeu has revealed that Alexis Sanchez asked to leave the club as he felt his time there was over. Bartomeu spoke to the press earlier this week and it is worth noting that when it comes to the top two Spanish clubs, Barcelona and Real Madrid, discussing…