Arsenal and Spain centre-back Hector Bellerin is willing to remain at the Emirates Stadium beyond this season despite interest from Barcelona, Juventus, Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester United for his services in the upcoming season.
The former Barcelona youngster was one of the standout players in Arsene Wenger’s team this season before he picked up an injury which ruled him out of action for few weeks.
He is presently linked out of Arsenal by numerous transfer reports with Manchester United tipped as his next destination but the player has publicly debunked the rumors claiming he has no desire to leave the club anytime soon
While speaking to Sky Sports over his future, the 24-year-old revealed that Arsenal is now his home and he has no intention of leaving the team after the summer World Cup.
“I’ve got a long contract, I have been in London for a very long time, this is what I call my home right now,” he told Sky Sports
He further speaks on his chances of making Spain world cup squad by claiming he is ready and fully fit to participate for the La Rojas at the Mundial if given the opportunity.
“There is nothing else I am thinking of, for the summer . We have the World Cup, I don’t know if I will be called up or not, that is something we will need to wait and see” he said.
The full-back, who can also operate as a left-back, speaks on the club’s post-Wenger era, he revealed that the club’s atmosphere is presently gloomy as players are already missing the Frenchman, who has decided to step down as Arsenal boss by the end of the season.
He admits he would miss Wenger as a coach and also miss him as a person who has been a source of motivation for the young and upcoming stars in the team.
Arsenal Eyeing 22-Year-Old Italian Shot Stopper As Cech Replacement
Arsenal are reportedly eyeing a transfer for young Italian shot stopper Emil Audero as a potential replacement for veteran goalkeeper Petr Cech.
Retired Czech Republic international goalkeeper Cech will leave Arsenal at the end of the season having announced his retirement from football last week.
The 36-year-old is undoubtedly one of the best goalkeepers of his generation.
Petr Cech became a Chelsea legend after playing a major role in several titles won at Stamford Bridge over the last two decades.
He joined Arsenal in 2015 in a reported £10m deal from rivals Chelsea after losing his place to Thibaut Courtois.
Cech started this season as the number one goalkeeper in the Arsenal team before an injury paved the way for summer signing Bernd Leno to displace him.
According to Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio via Caughtoffside, Arsenal are plotting a transfer for Emil Audero who’s currently on loan at Italian Serie A club Sampdoria from Juventus.
The 22-year-old came through the ranks at Juventus before breaking into the first team in 2016.
Audero has been a key member of the Sampdoria team since he joined the club on loan at the start of the season.
He has made 20 appearances for Sampdoria who are in the top half of the Italian Serie A table at the moment.
Arsenal Initiate Contact To Sign 27-year-old Midfielder
Premier League giants Arsenal have contacted European champions Real Madrid over the transfer availability of midfielder James Rodriguez.
This is according to the publication from the popular English media outlet Independent.
It was revealed that the Gunners made contact with the Champions League holders through intermediaries and that Real Madrid want to use the Colombian international star as a makeweight in a potential deal for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen.
Real Madrid are keen to secure the signing of Christian Eriksen from Tottenham this summer and James Rodriguez could be an important factor in that transfer but it remains to be seen whether Spurs would be interested in the former AS Monaco and FC Porto player.
James Rodriguez is on a two-year loan deal at German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich having joined the Bavarian giants from Real Madrid at the start of last season.
The loan deal will expire at the end of this season though it has been suggested that James Rodriguez could leave Bayern six months earlier after his relationship with manager Niko Kovac suffered in recent weeks.
Arsenal could secure his signing on loan at least until the summer with the Gunners not open to a permanent transfer this month as confirmed by club manager Unai Emery.
Arsenal Transfer News: Italian Journalist Provides Update On Denis Suarez
Italian journalist Nicolo Schira has provided a transfer update on Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez over his potential move to North London giants Arsenal.
According to Schira of Gazzette dello Sport, Denis Suarez can secure his transfer to Arsenal after Barcelona completed the move for Ghanaian international Kevin-Prince Boateng.
The 33-year-old has joined Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona on loan from Italian Serie A side Sassuolo.
The transfer will become a permanent one in the summer for €8m only.
Nicolo Schira provided an update on Denis Suarez on his official Twitter handle as monitored by popular English news outlet Daily Express.
Denis Suarez is keen to reunite with Arsenal manager Unai Emery in North London having worked with him at Sevilla.
The 25-year-old played for Unai Emery during the 2015/16 season while he was the manager of the Spanish La Liga club.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has already confirmed that the Gunners don’t have funds to sign players thus restricting the North Londoners to possible loan signings.
Recent reports revealed that Denis Suarez will join Arsenal before the end of this January transfer window with the obligation for the Gunners to make the loan deal a permanent one when it expires this summer.
Arsenal Want Two Loan Deals In January, Journalist Reveals
Experienced BBC journalist David Ornstein has revealed that North London giants Arsenal are targeting two loan deals between now and the end of this January transfer window.
Ornstein also revealed that Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez is one of the players that the Gunners are looking to sign on loan this month.
He made this revelation on his official Twitter handle as monitored by popular English news outlet Daily Star.
Arsenal can only sign players on loan in this transfer window with the Gunners current experiencing lack of funds for transfers.
Gunners boss Unai Emery had confirmed the inability of the club to sign players permanently earlier this month in one of his pre-match press conferences.
Speaking ahead of the FA Cup third round clash at English League One outfit Blackpool, Unai Emery revealed that Arsenal can only make loan signings this month.
Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez has been strongly linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium through his Spanish club prefers a permanent transfer over the loan contract been proposed by the Gunners.
Both clubs are expected to reach a loan transfer agreement with the obligation to make it permanent at the end of the loan deal this summer.
La Liga Expert Reveals Defender Hunt For Arsenal
Spanish La Liga expert Guillem Balague has revealed that Premier League giants Arsenal want to sign a defender in the current January transfer window.
Experienced journalist Guillem Balague made the revelation on his transfer show via the Daily Star as he said that the Gunners’ hunt for a defender has held up the much publicised transfer for Barcelona star Denis Suarez.
It was further revealed that the defender hunt embarked upon by Arsenal is not necessarily for a centre back.
Guillem Balague said that the aforementioned Denis Suarez will only leave the Nou Camp for Arsenal.
Barcelona have already told the Gunners that they will only sanction a loan deal transfer for the remainder of the season if Arsenal will sign the Spaniard permanently.
Denis Suarez is keen to leave Barcelona in search of more playing time after failing to secure a spot in the Barcelona XI under manager Ernesto Valverde.
He has played in just one Spanish La Liga game in this campaign.
The one-cap Spanish international player wants to reunite with Unai Emery at Arsenal having already played under the former Almeria and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) during his time with former Europa League winners and La Liga club Sevilla.
Arsenal Won’t Sign A Replacement For ‘Injured’ Bellerin – Report
Arsenal were dealt a big blow at the weekend when key defender Hector Bellerin was stretchered off during the Gunners’ London Derby clash with Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday night.
The Spanish international right-back could miss the remainder of the season but the Gunners are unlikely to sign a replacement for him.
According to the London Evening Standard, Arsenal won’t sign a replacement if the Spaniard would be out for a long time.
Hector Bellerin suffered what looked like a serious knee injury while he was trying to win the ball back from Chelsea left-back Marcos Alonso in the second half of the league encounter.
He was replaced by Egyptian international midfielder Mohamed ElNeny shortly after he was taken off the field on a stretcher.
Bellerin was making a return to the Arsenal starting XI for the Chelsea game after a month out with calf problem.
The Barcelona Academy graduate made his return from the calf injury in the penultimate league game against West Ham United.
Arsenal were beaten 1-0 in their London Derby clash with the Hammers courtesy a goal from English defender Declan Rice.
The extent of the knee injury sustained by Hector Bellerin will be determined by the Arsenal medical team in the coming days.
Denis Suarez: Deulofeu Emerges As An Arsenal Agent
Watford star Gerard Deulofeu is not an Arsenal player but the Spaniard has been playing a key role for the Gunners in their pursuit of his friend and compatriot Denis Suarez.
The Gunners have been heavily linked with a move for Denis Suarez with recent reports claiming that a transfer is imminent.
Spanish news portal Sport claim that Gerard Deulofeu has been acting as an Arsenal agent in a bid for the transfer to see the light of the day.
It was revealed that the Watford winger has been telling Denis Suarez how Arsenal is a great club so as to convince his friend to join him in London.
The pair could reunite in the United Kingdom capital of London if Denis Suarez is able to complete his much publicised transfer to Arsenal.
The Gunners’ training ground is very close to the Watford training ground meaning that both players could pretty much see each other whenever they want.
Their friendship is dated back to 2015 when Denis Suarez was at Spanish La Liga side Sevilla who also had Deulofeu in their playing squad.
The former Everton player was on loan at the Andalusian club from Spanish La Liga champions Barcelona during that period.
Jamie Redknapp Slams Arsenal Over £40m Transfer Mistake
Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp has berated North London giants Arsenal for letting midfielder Aaron Ramsey run down his contract at the club.
Ramsey is expected to leave Arsenal as a free agent upon the expiration of his contract with the club.
His contract runs out at the end of the season and recent reports suggest that his next destination is the Juventus Stadium in Italy.
In his column for the Daily Mail, Jamie Redknapp questioned why Arsenal would let an important player like Ramsey leave the club before bemoaning the inability to recoup any transfer fee for his exit.
The footballer turned pundit further said that Arsenal will have to spend £40m at least if they want to get a replacement for Aaron Ramsey in the summer.
Jamie Redknapp was speaking on the back of a very good performance from Ramsey in the London Derby clash with Chelsea on Saturday night in what was a Premier League game.
Aaron Ramsey produced a very good display to help the Gunners to a 2-0 victory over Chelsea courtesy goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny.
The two goals came in the first half as the Gunners closed in on Chelsea by moving to within three points on the league table.
Belgium International Talks Up Arsenal Transfer Despite Liverpool Interest From Wife
Olympiacos defender Bjorn Engels has talked up his desire to join Premier League giants Arsenal.
The 24-year-old spoke about his dream move in a recent interview with French publication L’Equipe via the Daily Express.
He further revealed that his wife is a staunch supporter of Premier League leaders and that she would prefer a move to the Reds rather than his dream transfer to Arsenal.
Bjorn Engels is on loan at Greek Super League giants Olympiacos from French Ligue 1 club Stade Reims.
The Belgian centre back was previously linked with the Premier League following the interest from Merseyside giants Everton.
Bjorn Engels has not played for Belgium at the senior level though he has featured for his country at other levels especially the age grade teams.
Arsenal are in need of defensive reinforcements but the North Londoners have not expressed an interest in the Belgian defender.
The Gunners have been able to keep just four clean sheets this season with the last of those coming during the London Derby clash with Chelsea on Saturday night in the Premier League.
Arsenal defeated Chelsea 2-0 courtesy first goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny thereby reducing the gap to the Blues to just three points in the keenly contested race for a top-four finish at the end of the season.
Arsenal Finally Ready To Sanction Bid For 23-year-old Forward
Arsenal are reportedly eyeing a move for Atletico Madrid winger Gelson Martins in this January transfer window.
This is according to the publication from Portuguese news outlet O Jogo via Sky Sports.
It was revealed that the Gunners are monitoring his situation at the new Wanda Metropolitano.
Arsenal were heavily linked with a move for the 23-year-old during last summer’s transfer window when the player was still on the books of Portuguese Super League giants Sporting Lisbon.
He joined Atletico Madrid last summer but he has not been able to make any meaningful impact at the club.
Gelson Martins has started just one league game for Atletico Madrid since the start of the season with seven more appearances coming from the substitute bench.
Arsenal might need to fend off the interest of French Ligue 1 giants AS Monaco who are also keen on the Portuguese international player.
Ex-Arsenal striker Thierry Henry is the current Monaco manager and he’s said to be interested in Gelson Martins in his quest to lead his team away from the relegation zone.
The Arsenal legend is under pressure to perform at Monaco and he has already strengthened his team with the signing of ex-Gunners teammate Cesc Fabregas.
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