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Ladies weekly news

Arsenal Ladies are currently on a two-week break from the League. Last weekend was an international week with teams preparing for the decisive World Cup 2015 qualifiers which will be played at the end of the month. England defeated Sweden 4-0 with Alex Scott and Jordan Nobbs both playing 90 minutes while…

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Arsenal close in on midfielder deal (maybe)

It’s been widely reported by just about everyone this morning (we’ll look at the Express article) that Arsenal have ditched a move for Real Madrid’s Sami Khedira (due to wage demands?) and will instead move for Sporting Lisbon’s highly rated (and more defensively minded) Portuguese midfielder William Carvalho. The report suggests that despite…

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Arsenal players targeted for moves by Athletic Bilbao

Goal.com reported yesterday (Gulp) that Athletic Bilbao have been alerted to the availability of Arsenal’s Spanish duo Mikel Arteta and Nacho Monreal – and that they could look at making moves for players in the next couple of weeks. Looking at each player individually then, Arteta only has a year remaining…

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Arsenal defender looking at move

According to the Mail (and just about everyone else now), Thomas Vermaelen is unwilling to discuss a new deal at Arsenal – and with only one year left on his deal – Arsenal will have to sell him this window or risk losing him on a free transfer next summer (he…

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VIDEO – Arsene Wenger post-Emirates Cup press conference

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Sunday after the Emirates Cup concluded. Winning comprehensively over Benfica but losing to Monaco [and being denied a stonewall penalty which would have ensured Arsenal won the Emirates Cup for the first time since 2010] Arsenal finished the competition in second place. Here’s…

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Is Mesut Ozil about to get married?

Mesut Ozil is currently still enjoying his post-World Cup holiday with his girlfriend Mandy Capristo in Las Vegas. Now, according to reports in the German press, she enjoyed a night out with her girlfriends without him at the end of last week. Nothing odd in that you might think, until…

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Youngster signs new Arsenal deal

Dan Crowley has signed his first professional contract with Arsenal, just one day after his 17th birthday. The midfielder, who has been dubbed the ‘new Jack Wilshere’ was signed from Aston Villa last summer, has been tipped for a massive future by all who’ve worked for him and even the…

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Afobe joins MK Dons

Benik Afobe has signed for MK Dons on a season-long loan. The Arsenal man, who had been predicted to have a massive Arsenal future when he was just in his mid-teens, has now been sent out on what will be his sixth loan deal since 2010. At Arsenal since he…

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Arsenal to challenge Manchester United for defender

A report did the rounds at the weekend suggesting that Arsenal and Manchester United will go head to head over the signature of Borussia Dortmund’s German defender Mats Hummels. The report suggests that (despite Dortmund publically saying that he isn’t available for transfer) Dortmund would be open to an offer…

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Arsenal Gossip Roundup 04.08.14

Another day, another bunch of articles that might have slipped under the radar. So allow us dear reader to round up for you some of the stories floating around the Arsenal interwebnet from the last couple of days: Following the Emirates Cup defeat to Monaco, Olivier Giroud has suggested to…

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Arsenal linked with move for Atletico Madrid misfit

According to reports yesterday Arsenal are looking to make a move for Atletico Madrid’s 23 year old French defensive midfielder Josuha Guilavogui. Guilavogui doesn’t have a great record for Atletico. He made only a handful of appearances for them last season after signing from St Etienne for around £8.5m (apparently…

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Arsenal said to be closer to Carvalho signing

It is a rumour which is showing no signs of dying down anytime soon, but if the most recent reports are to be believed Arsenal are getting closer to securing the signing of Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho – but it’s not close to being a done deal just yet. It…

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Wenger: Vermaelen could leave

One of the major sound bites from Wenger’s pre Emirates Cup interview came when Wenger was asked about the future of Captain Thomas Vermaelen. Speaking with Arsenal.com, this is what he had to say: “At the moment, Thomas Vermaelen is here, he is injured at the moment for a short-term…

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Wenger isn’t finished in transfer market yet

Ahead of the Emirates Cup this weekend Arsene Wenger spoke to Arsenal.com about his work in the transfer window so far and also gave an insight into what could possibly happen for the remaining part of the window: “I’m very happy because I did what I wanted, and I am still…

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Ospina ruled out of Emirates Cup with injury

Arsenal’s new goalkeeper David Ospina will miss the Emirates Cup after picking up a thigh strain in training. Showing that he will fit right in at his new home, the Colmbian wasted no time in checking out where most Arsenal players like to spend a large part of their season…

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Arsenal Gossip Roundup 02.08.14

And here we have a special little page dedicated to the stories from around the Arsenal interwebnet that may not have hit the headlines: Joel Campbell will be part of the first team squad next season: “Yes, he [Campbell] is part of my plans. He might play tomorrow against Benfica”…

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Quintero move to Arsenal is off or on (depending on your source)

After a quiet few days in the transfer window (leaving shocked Arsenal fans to catch their breath following Arsenal being proactive) it was strongly rumoured yesterday that reported target Juan Fernando Quintero would be flying in for talks about a £15.8m move. Arsenal’s interest in Quintero was talk that came…

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Done Deal: Jenkinson signs for West Ham

It had been talked about for a while, but now the move has been made official with Carl Jenkinson joining West Ham from Arsenal on a season long loan deal. Speaking to the West Ham website, this is what he had to say: “I’m clearly seen as a big part…

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Arsenal Gossip Roundup 01.08.14

Joel Campbell has been showing Arsene Wenger why he deserves to be at Arsenal next season by giving Nacho Monreal a hard time in training. Stevie G has told the universe that he told Suarez to turn down a move to Arsenal as Arsenal weren’t good enough for him. Atletico…

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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…