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Lazio Set €50m Asking Price For Arsenal-linked Shot Stopper Thomas Strakosha



North London giants Arsenal will have to pay a lot of money to sign Lazio goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha this summer according to the report from popular Italian transfer news portal Calciomercato.

The Gunners are one of three Premier League clubs on the trail of the Albanian international shot stopper.

The 24-year-old has impressed a great deal for Lazio in recent seasons and it’s not surprising that club president Claudio has slammed a €50m transfer fee on him.

Apart from the Gunners, other London clubs like West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur are also interested in the Lazio goalkeeper.

Thomas Strakosha has kept 37 clean sheets in 121 appearances for his Italian capital club conceding 142 games since he made his Lazio debut seven years ago (in 2012).

The Albanian goalkeeper was instrumental to the recent Coppa Italia win achieved by Lazio via a 2-0 win over Atalanta in their final clash.

Arsenal are in need of a replacement for veteran shot stopper Petr Cech who has retired from football.

The ex-Czech international goalkeeper had earlier said that the just concluded season would be his last one as a professional player.

His last game was the Europa League final which ended in a disastrous manner for Petr Cech and Arsenal after they lost 4-1 to London rivals Chelsea.

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Arsenal officials have flown to Brazil to seal £35m deal



Everton Soares

North London giants Arsenal have reportedly made a big bid for Gremio forward Everton Soares.

This is according to the latest reports emanating from the media in the United Kingdom.

Arsenal are in the market for a new forward and Everton Soares has been targeted by the North Londoners ahead of the new season billed to start in the next three weeks.

According to the specific report from The Sun, the Gunners have made a £35m for the player and that club officials have flown to his native Brazil to close out the deal.

Everton Soares recently impressed for the Brazilian national team that won this year’s COPA America tournament on home soil.

He was the man-of-the-match during the final which ended in a 3-1 win over Peru.

Arsenal have tried and failed to sign a forward this summer.

But, now it seems the deal will be sealed and the player is keen to join the Gunners.

It is confirmed that Arsenal have sent doctors to Brazil to examine the player’s medical condition and they will arrive in Porto Alegre tomorrow to conduct the tests.

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Arsenal Match Spurs Offer For €30m Rated Star



William Saliba

Arsenal have reportedly matched the offer made by North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur for Saint Etienne defender William Saliba.

This is according to French media outlet RMC Sport which claimed that the Gunners have made an offer of €30m for the young French defender.

The Gunners had earlier made a bid of €30m including add-ons and bonuses before their offer was bettered by Spurs who made an offer of the same amount without add-ons and bonuses.

William Saliba is one of the most exciting young players in French football and the Gunners have to contend with their North London rivals for him.

The 18-year-old enjoyed a breakthrough season during the last French Ligue 1 campaign.

He made 16 league appearances for Saint Etienne last season helping the club seal a spot in the UEFA Europa League next season.

Saint Etienne want him to return to the club on a season-long deal as part of the conditions for a transfer.

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has a serious headache on how to solve his team’s defensive issues and William Saliba could be the man to solve it in the long run.

North London giants Arsenal conceded 54 goals in the Premier League last season and 70 goals overall.

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Official: Ex-Arsenal Star Handed No. 8 Shirt



New Juventus signing Aaron Ramsey has been handed the jersey number eight at his new club.

His jersey number was confirmed earlier on Monday.

Aaron Ramsey joined Italian Serie A champions Juventus at the start of this month on a free transfer.

The 28-year-old had earlier agreed on a four-year deal with the Italians.

His wages are worth £400,000 on a weekly, thus making him the highest paid British footballer in the history of world football.

Aaron Ramsey has joined Juventus after his contract with Arsenal ended this summer.

The Welsh international star spent ten years at Arsenal.

During his time at Arsenal, The 28-year-old won three FA Cup titles.

In addition, Ramsey scored two FA Cup winning goals.

The Welshman netted the winning goal during the 2014 FA Cup final as the Gunners came from two goals down to beat Hull City 3-2.

The goal from Aaron Ramsey ended a nine-year trophy drought for Arsenal.

Arsenal needed extra time to get the better of Hull City.

Ramsey scored the FA Cup winning goal again as Arsenal saw off London rivals Chelsea during the 2017 FA Cup final.

He scored in extra time to give Arsenal a 2-1 win over the Blues and a third FA Cup title in four years.

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Arsenal To Demand €10m For Star Player




North London giants Arsenal will reportedly demand €10m (£8.8m) for club skipper Laurent Koscielny after the Frenchman refused to go on the preseason tour of the United States.

This is according to the publication from the London Evening Standard which claimed that Arsenal won’t let their skipper leave for free this summer.

Laurent Koscielny has one year left on his current deal with the Gunners but the Frenchman wants the club to release him for free this summer.

Arsenal officials turned down that request and that prompted the decision to turn his back on the US tour.

The club has already opened disciplinary proceedings against Laurent Koscielny and he has been banished to train with the Arsenal kids.

Arsenal signed Laurent Koscielny in the summer of 2010 and he has been a key performer for the Gunners.

Koscielny joined Arsenal from French club Lorient.

He has made 255 appearances for the Gunners in the Premier League.

Since his time at Arsenal, Laurent Koscielny has won three FA Cup titles.

He was linked with a move to German Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund last month but the defender favours a return to France.

French Ligue 1 sides like Bordeaux, Rennes and Lyon are all interested in him.

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Palace Reject Arsenal Swap Deal For Star Player




Wilfried Zaha

Premier League giants Arsenal have been dealt a major transfer blow in their quest to sign Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha this summer.

This is as a result of the latest Arsenal bid turned down by the South London club.

The Gunners’ latest bid of £40m plus three players was rejected by Crystal Palace who want straight cash of £80m.

The three players offered by Arsenal were Carl Jenkinson, Mohamed ElNeny and Calum Chambers.

The Arsenal bid of cash plus multiple players was revealed via the publication from the Daily Mail.

It was the second offer from Arsenal for Ivorian international star Zaha.

The Gunners had earlier made a first offer of £40m for the Crystal Palace winger.

Arsenal manager Unai Emery is desperate to add a winger to his squad ahead of the new season billed to start in August.

Zaha is his top transfer target for that role but Crystal Palace have frustrated Unai Emery and Arsenal who have just £45m to spend on players this summer.

The Crystal Palace winger had his best season at Selhurst Park after he scored 10 goals in addition to five assists in the Premier League.

Arsenal have made just one signing this summer.

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Nicolo Schira Confirms €35m Offer For Arsenal Target Malcom





Experienced Italian journalist Nicolo Schira has revealed that Premier League club Everton have made a big bid for want away Barcelona winger Malcom.

According to him, Everton have made a €35m bid to sign the Brazilian player this summer but Barcelona are holding out for €40m.

Everton are not the only ones interested in Malcom.

Other Premier League sides like Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have also been linked with the 21-year-old winger.

The Toffees are the first English top flight side to make a cash offer for the player.

For Arsenal, they want to sign Malcom on loan for the new season with the option to sign him on a permanent deal at the end of his loan spell.

Everton have a good recent relationship with Spanish champions Barcelona following the transfers of Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes.

Colombian international Yerry Mina joined Everton from Barcelona in a deal reported to be around £25m at the start of last season.

Andre Gomes also left Barcelona to join Everton on the deadline day of last summer’s transfer window just like wagtails was obtainable with the aforementioned Yerry Mina, but his transfer was a temporary one.

His loan deal was not made permanent until this summer.

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Perry Groves Slams Koscielny For US Tour Tantrum




Former Arsenal midfielder Perry Groves has ripped into club skipper Laurent Koscielny after he refused to embark on the preseason tour of US with the rest of his teammates.

Perry Groves blasted Koscielny while he was on British radio TalkSport alongside host Jim White.

Arsenal skipper Laurent Koscielny is under disciplinary proceedings at the club following his refusal to travel to the United States with the rest of the squad.

The Frenchman had earlier threatened the Arsenal officials about boycotting the US tour after they refused to cancel his contract to enable him to leave on a free transfer.

The 33-year-old has one year left on his current deal which is worth £90,000 on a weekly basis.

The Arsenal skipper claimed that he had the contract cancellation agreement with club officials who have denied such pact.

Laurent Koscielny wants to return to France after nine years in North London.

For now, three French Ligue 1 clubs are interested in him.

Rennes, Bordeaux and Lyon have been linked with a move for the Arsenal skipper but the Gunners want to sell him for a sizeable fee rather than let him leave for free.

Arsenal will demand a transfer fee of €10m for the former French international.

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Dani Ceballos Favours Loan Move To Arsenal




Jurgen Klopp Wants Midfield Maestro

Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos is said to favour a loan move to North London giants Arsenal this summer.

According to Sky Sports, the Real Madrid star could join Arsenal on a season-long loan deal before the end of this transfer window.

The Gunners will face stiff opposition from North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur who are also interested in the player.

Dani Ceballos has been at Real Madrid for two years since his transfer from fellow Spanish La Liga club Real Betis but he’s surplus to requirements this summer.

Real Madrid want to sell him this summer as the Los Merengues try to raise funds for the signing of new players.

The immediate past European champions have already spent €300m+ on transfers this summer.

Arsenal are in need of a new midfielder this summer and the Gunners want to take the Spanish international midfielder on loan for the new season, while Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur want an outright transfer for him.

The North Londoners are in the transfer market for a replacement for Aaron Ramsey who has left the club for Italian champions Juventus.

Ramsey has signed a four-year deal with the Italians until the end of the 2022/23 season.

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