Archive for the ‘Transfer News’ Category

Wenger Refuses To Panic Buy

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Arsenal may now have sold two major players, following the completion of Kolo Toure’s move to Manchester City, but manager Arsene Wenger is showing no signs of concern and says if he does spend it will be “in the right way”.

The club have funds available following the departures of Toure for around £16million and striker Emmanuel Adebayor, who also signed for Manchester City, for £25million.

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Gilberto Silva urges Felipe Melo to consider Arsenal

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Arsene Wenger has reportedly been interested in Brazilian holding midfielder Felipe Melo. The Confederations Cup winner has been tracked by Wenger throughout his career in Europe whilst plying his trade at Mallorca, Racing Santander, Almeria and currently Fiorentina.

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Vermaelen signs and no-one’s gone yet!

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Thomas Vermaelen completed his switch from Ajax to Arsenal on Friday reassuring fans that Arsene Wenger has noted a weakness in the defence this season. It is believed the fee for the 5ft 11 ½ defender is around the £11million mark which is deemed good business by Wenger, once again.

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Manchester United’s transfer funds to increase by £80 million, cause for concern for Arsenal?

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

It looks likely Manchester United’s transfer funds may be increased to
well over £80 million with the sale of Cristiano Ronaldo to Real
Madrid and Manchester United will be losing possibly the best player in
the world
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However, with such a ridiculous fee being transferred from
Madrid’s coffers to United’s it may cause concern for Arsenal and the
rest of the English Premier League.

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Wenger’s signings last season, success or failures?

Monday, June 8th, 2009

This time of the year can be very tedious for supporters throughout football. Rumours and gossip about potential transfer targets are rallied around whether they are serious or not. Manchester City seem to be getting linked with every footballer who has two feet and a desire to earn double they would at any other club.

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Fans didn’t force Ade out but they might yet Wenger

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

First up today, take a look at this video of Adebayor having a bit of a moan about the Arsenal fans.

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Speculation mounts around Adebayor once more

Adebayor, bizarrely referring to himself several times in the third person in the video, comes across as having at least a bit of a chip on his shoulder throughout and bemoans press coverage, fans and the fact that no-one sings his song anymore.

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Arshavin signs for Arsenal

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

viginti tres

Viginti tres

Morning Gooners, I’d been holding out on posting this one as the saga dragged on, and on and on and….yeah anyway.

Yesterday evening it was finally officially announced that Arsenal have secured the transfer of Russian winger Andrei Arshavin.

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Arsenal get their man? Bid for Arshavin accepted

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Andrei Arshavin

Andrei Arshavin

Their is a report this morning that Zenit St Petersburg have finally accepted Arsenal’s improved £15 offer for Andrei Arshavin and Arsenal hope to complete the transfer of the 27 year old Russian winger within 48 hours.

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The on-going Arshavin saga

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

andrei arshavin

Andrei Arshavin

Over the last few days negotiations between Arsenal and Zenit St Petersburg over the sale of  Russian winger Andrei Arshavin appear to have reached something of a stalemate.

It has been widely reported that Arsenal have tabled an offer in the region of £12million for Arshavin, with Zenit holding out for a fee closer to the region of £15million – £20million.

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Senderos is going to Milan on loan

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Philippe Senderos tonight looks ready to leave Arsenal, as he is having a medical with AC Milan.

Senderos, currently recovering from a back injury is set to sign a 1 year loan deal, which reportedly includes an option to sign him permanently for around £6million.
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