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Vice-president admits difficulty in refusing Arsenal's massive offer "Arsenal made a €100m bid. I felt that we could not afford to let a player so important leave on the last day of the summer transfer window… it was difficult to refuse their offer," Vasilyev told RMC Sport. "He is a top player. I am convinced that he will shine at World cup.

Arsenal and two other clubs open talks with Forsberg's agent The club also made a bid for Emil Forsberg last summer, and the Swedish international reportedly still really wants to come to the Premier League. The speculation surrounding the player unsettled him this campaign, and affected his form.

Arsenal hold 'concrete talks' with Sampdoria over midfielder According to reports in England this morning, Arsenal have held substantial negotiations with Sampdoria over the signature of in-demand midfielder Dennis Praet.

Arsenal in battle to sign 23-year-old star as Emery kicks-off summer revamp According to talkSPORT, Arsenal are facing a fierce battle with Napoli, Tottenham and Juventus to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot this summer.

What can Arsenal expect with Unai Emery? ‘He wanted to light a fire inside us’ Marco Andreolli played under Arsenal’s manager at Sevilla and says the Spaniard has all the skills to succeed in England.

World Cup 2018: The Arsenal stars who are heading to Russia this summer There are seven Gunners men set to represent their countries in Russia this summer. But there are many who have missed out on a ticket, too. Jack Wilshere is probably the highest-profile Arsenal player to be snubbed by his national side, as Gareth Southgate could not find room for the 26-year-old in his England squad.

Video Extra - An interesting and funny look at Arsene Wenger's last season at Arsenal It is the silly season at the moment, so I am going to give you a little break from the usual Arsenal transfer rumours by showing you a video in which they showcase what they think are the best and funniest moments of what turned out to be Wenger's last season, and also our worst ever under his tenure….

Emery to use Sevilla influence to sign £18m 'headliner' Sergio Rico The 24-year-old came through the Sevilla youth ranks and according to a report from Spain, he is expected to leave the club this summer with Arsenal at the head of the pack chasing his signature.

Report: New Arsenal Boss Linked With Three PSG Players Unai Emery was recently announced as Arsenal's new manager and according to reports in England he is now looking to raid his former club Paris Saint-Germain for these three players. Read: Official: Arsenal Announce Wenger's Replacement. Emery takes over from Arsene Wenger, who brought his 22-year association with the club to an end.

Arsenal: Lack of a target a good thing Ivan Gazidis and Unai Emery, in the latter's introductory press conference as new Arsenal manager on Wednesday afternoon, were clearly aware of that fact. Neither would be drawn on specific, testable targets, other than the generally vague commenting of wanting to compete and be the best in England and the world.

Saturday's Arsenal transfer rumours: Ousmane Dembele and Dennis Praet We round-up the latest Arsenal transfer rumours on Saturday, May 26. Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele, who only signed for the club last summer, could be on his way to the Emirates according to the Express.

"I wanted out of my comfort zone" says Schnaderbeck after joining from Bayern Munich But he will get used to it." As well as arriving at Arsenal as the former captain of Bayern Munich, Schnaderbeck is also her country's captain, with over 50 caps for Austria.

Gunners linked with Chelsea ace According to reports in Brazil, German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig have already made contact with Chelsea over the signing of the former Newcastle United loan star and want to sign the attacking midfielder, who can also play at left-back.

Gunners in race for midfield ace The Ivory Coast star is almost certain to leave France this summer and the Premier League has always been his preferred destination but a lack of Champions League football at Arsenal may compromise the move.

Transfer news, rumours - LIVE: Liverpool, Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Spurs latest plus more The Premier League's summer transfer window is open with Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal set to be busier than ever. For the first time in over two decades Arsenal will head into the offseason with a new manager at the helm. That man will be former PSG boss Unai Emery after a stunning 11th hour change of heart at the Emirates.

Exciting double boost for Unai Emery at Arsenal Lichtsteiner has been a long-time target for the club but they had no hope of getting him out of Juve until now. 34 and out of contract in the summer, the Gunners are targeting him as an experienced international who can bring leadership to the squad and guidance for Hector Bellerin.

Arsenal 'open talks' with highly-rated Belgium star Dennis Praet - and could snap him up for a bargain price The Belgian midfielder had been expected to join Juventus in the summer - but now the Gunners have opened negotiations with the highly-rated 24-year-old. They believe he's a steal at £22million - which is the release clause in his contract with the Italians.

Transfer News and Champions League final build-up LIVE updates Follow all the build-up to the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool and all the transfer latest with Sportsmail's ROBERT COTTINGHAM and later, DAN RIPLEY.

Arsenal set to sign two Barcelona youngsters - Reports Arsenal are set to raid Barcelona for two of their academy players, and are close to making them their first summer signings, according to the Daily Cannon. According to Spanish journalist Gerard Romero, the Gunners are close to signing 15-year-old left back Joel Lopez this summer, as his contract at Barcelona comes to an end.

Arsenal to seal transfer as star jets in to visit London Colney training ground Arsenal are on the verge of landing Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer. Lichsteiner has won 14 trophies with Juventus since joining the club back in 2011 but the 34-year-old right-back has confirmed he will not be playing his football in Turin next season.

Seven charts to explain Arsenal's season in the Premier League Unai Emery is set to replace Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager and the former PSG and Sevilla boss has plenty of work on his hands if he is to turn the club back into contenders next term. Arsenal have endured a difficult season in what has turned out to be Wenger's last at the club.

Emery to Arsenal - What To Expect… This the second part in the welcoming of our new manager, Unai Emery. View Part 1 here. Here, I will see how he could solve our specific issues, and what we could expect from him in his first season. I must say that his press conference was well done.

Emery's likely improvements - and Arsenal's transfer budget explained Players will be shown huge amounts of data and statistics on their opposition and themselves. This will be something new to many of them. We can hope to see improvements to our highly alarming error count from last season. Our defence in general will need to improve quickly if we are to achieve the lofty targets of our new Manager.

New Arsenal boss Emery told he will never win the Premier League Ray Parlour has claimed Arsenal will never win the league under new manager Unai Emery, and noted that the strength of Manchester City is their main stumbling block. He also added that Arsenal need to make sure they finish in the top four, and managing to do that would constitute a good season for them.

Arsenal Transfer News: Where Unai Emery plans to target players revealed by expert "So quite often he will look close to home in Spain, particularly at some of the Basque teams and see if he can identify a player that he can bring in that fits the bill." Arsenal have until August 9 to get all their summer shopping done when the transfer window closes on the eve of the new Premier League season.

2018-19 kits revealed so far: Arsenal, Inter, Barcelona, Juventus, Chelsea… Following this season's vertical fade design, Nike have opted for very thin stripes on their latest Barcelona offering. Wearing a wider stripe, meanwhile, will be Juventus, whose Adidas kit is mildly spoiled by the stuck-on sponsor's logo across the front.

Is Arsenal really going to bring Lucas Perez back into the first team? The first time I heard the story that Lucas Perez could be brought back from his series of loans to be part of the first team squad for 2018/9 I really couldn't believe it.

Football transfer rumours: Arsenal hold talks to sign RB Leipzig and Chelsea wingers Arsenal have held initial talks with RB Leipzig about signing Swedish winger Emil Forsberg as new boss Unai Emery looks to bolster his squad. Emery would also like to bring Chelsea winger Kenedy to Arsenal but faces stiff competition from RB Leipzig, PSG and Bayern Munich.

Arsenal ready to pay £22m release clause after 'concrete' talks with star Arsenal have opened negotiations to sign Sampdoria star Dennis Praet, according to reports in Italy. Praet has made 69 appearances for Sampdoria since joining the Serie A outfit back in 2016 but the 24-year-old midfielder is being heavily linked with a move to north London ahead of the 2018/19 campaign.

Arsenal: 3 players who no longer have the Arsene Wenger shield Very much a Wenger player. Wilshere was always supposed to be the heart and soul of Wenger's team. Unfortunately, injuries had other ideas. And now, ten years after he became the youngest player to make a first-team appearance in the club's history, he faces an unclear and ambiguous future.

Unai Emery reveals bold plans for Ramsey and Aubameyang Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Aaron Ramsey are understood to be Unai Emery's top priorities next season. The Spaniard has eyed the pair as central figures for Arsenal to achieve success. Ramsey is out of contract with the Gunners at the end of next season.

Arsenal transfer news: Barcelona ‘say yes’ to deal, N’Zonzi odds-on, Lichtsteiner eyed Spanish outlet Don Balon, known for their outlandish transfer claims, say the former Paris St-Germain boss is keen on the midfielder as he looks to get the Gunners back into the Champions League. Emery reportedly has a budget of £50m to spend on transfers and Barca would likely ask for more in order to make their money back.

One unsung way that Wenger revolutionised football culture in the UK Go to the pub for a few pre-match beers, walk into the stadium drunk, chant abusive chants to the opposition, leave for the pub after the game and down a few more pints before getting in a scruff with another fan in the streets. This is still the pattern of several fans match day experience up and down the country today.

Arsenal rival European giants for highly-rated defensive addition Arsenal are looking to significantly improve their defensive ranks this summer, especially following Per Mertesacker's retirement and Laurent Koscielny's injury keeping him sidelined until well into the new campaign.

Arsenal fans react to rumour about Lucas Perez Arsenal are reportedly set to keep Lucas Perez at the club. Arsenal fans on Twitter are delighted about the prospect of seeing Lucas Perez back at the Emirates Stadium next season. The Spanish striker spent last season on loan at Deportivo La Coruna after former Gunners boss Arsene Wenger deemed him surplus to requirements in North London.

Stephan Lichtsteiner would be an old signing made in a new way Maybe he was given a list of full back arrivals and plumped for Lichtsteiner, but in the future I hope he is allowed significant input into the players we bring into the club. They have to be able to play the way he wants them to play.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery sent transfer warning by Martin Keown The Spaniard was unveiled as the new boss of the north London side this week following Arsene Wenger's departure at the end of the season. Emery led PSG to the Ligue 1 title this term and the 46-year-old previously won three consecutive Europa League titles while Sevilla boss.

Arsenal: 3 things Stephan Lichtsteiner would bring to the club Given the talent that Bellerin undoubtedly has, this was not seen by many as a top-tier need, but with the emergence of a free option, it suddenly becomes solvable for just about no cost to the transfer kitty.

Arsenal 'join race' for Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner Arsenal have joined the race to sign experienced Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer. That is according to the Daily Mail, who say the Gunners will do battle with a clutch of other European clubs for the right-back's services.

European semi-finalists enter chase to land Arsenal midfielder Arsenal are set for significant changes this summer and they run the risk of losing the services of a number of their established players.

Former Coventry City and Arsenal star sends Wembley message as striker scoops huge award His knowledge and the fact he was a top player in his position in his day has really benefitted me." Mark Robins has told his Coventry City players to grasp the opportunity in front of them when they walk out at Wembley Stadium, just one game away from promotion back to League One.

Another PSG star reprtedly desperate to follow Emery to Arsenal - NOT Rabiot Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Kevin Trapp could follow Unai Emery to Arsenal, according to reports in the German's home country. Kicker report that PSG are likely to bring in a goalkeeper of their own, with their hearts set on Jan Oblak.

Contact Made - Arsenal Hijack Man City Target After Contacting Agent - Joginho To Arsenal Follow ooh to be a Gooner on Facebook and Twitter for more latest Arsenal news, match analysis, transfer news, injury news, team news and rumours from reliable sources around the World.

Medicals On Monday-Sven Mislintat Close To Making "priority" Signing Follow ooh to be a Gooner on Facebook and Twitter for more latest Arsenal news, match analysis, transfer news, injury news, team news and rumours from reliable sources around the World. Arsenal are current favourites to sign Borussia Dortmund's Sokratis Papastathopoulos this summer, according to football.london.

Emery green lights Arsenal chief Mislintat push for Barcelona attacker Dembele New Arsenal boss Unai Emery has given his green light to the signing of Barcelona attacker Ousmane Dembele. Dembele has been pursued by Gunners chief Sven Mislintat, who signed the Frenchman two years ago for Borussia Dortmund from Rennes.

Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is Alexandre Lacazette's biggest fan When Arsenal first acquired Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, many thought it meant the premature end of Alexandre Lacazette. Arsene Wenger would never play with two strikers, and with two players that required it, one had to go. Seeing as how Aubameyang was brought on after Lacazette, it only made sense that the latter would be the one to make way.

Arsenal of toy guns surrendered: Pepper Pike Police Blotter Abandoned personal property, Shaker Boulevard: A cleaning contractor working for a resident arrived at the police station on the afternoon of May 23 to turn in two BB-guns, an air soft gun and a plastic musket.

Aubameyang makes bold statement over Arsenal's progress Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says Arsenal have been standing still for the past few years. The Gabon international, who arrived at the Emirates in January for a club-record fee, made a superb start to life in north London.

More money for Emery and a roundup of the Arsenal transfer rumours It was a foregone conclusion that there would be loads of Arsenal transfer rumours this summer after the announcement of our new manager, and the latest good news is that the Kroenke's in their good grace have allocated an extra 20m GBP to Unai Emery to use in the transfer market, on top of whatever he can generate from sales.

Arsenal Island's Memorial Day Will Include Confederate Ceremony Confederate soldiers buried on Arsenal Island will be honored on Memorial Day. Every year after the National Cemetery ceremony, the Sons of Confederate Veterans hold a service at the smaller Confederate cemetery located just down the road. Sherman Lundy is a member of the Iowa Division of the Confederate Sons group.

Reports: Arsenal nearing deal for Lichtsteiner on free transfer According to multiple reports in England, including the BBC, Arsenal is looking to sign Juventus right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer this summer, potentially becoming the first signing under new manager Unai Emery. Lichtsteiner is out of contract at Juventus this summer, having been with the club since 2011.

Report: Tottenham and Arsenal joined by Serie A giants in race for Adrien Rabiot The Paris Saint-Germain ace is wanted by Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal, as well as some of Italy's biggest clubs. According to a report from Italian media outlet Calcio Napoli 24, Arsenal and Tottenham have been joined by Serie A duo Juventus and Napoli in the race to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot.

Arsenal: Lucas Perez can work wonders for so many reasons The exiled Spanish attacker who, for unknown reasons, just did not jive with Arsene Wenger. According to reports, Unai Emery is set to call Lucas Perez to a meeting in order to establish how he can be used with the Gunners this year. Not everyone is quite taken by this idea, but there reasoning is easily disproved.

Arsenal join hunt for highly-coveted Premier League midfielder Arsenal's hunt to bolster their midfield ranks for the new season has led the Gunners to target an excelling name within the Premier League. Galsen Foot claim Arsenal are eyeing the services of Stoke City's Badou Ndiaye, who has caught the eye with the relegated side following his arrival from Galatasaray in the January transfer window.

BREAKING NEWS!! Arsenal To Unveil Defender Signing Under Unai Emery Era Follow ooh to be a Gooner on Facebook and Twitter for more latest Arsenal news, match analysis, transfer news, injury news, team news and rumours from reliable sources around the World. The BBC are reporting Arsenal hope to sign Juventus right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer.

Arsenal transfer news: Stephan Lichtsteiner holds positive talks with Gunners - Goal.com Arsenal are in advanced talks to sign defender Stephan Lichtsteiner on a two-year contract, Goal understands. Lichtsteiner, 34, has been targeted by the Gunners as they look to bolster their defence this summer, with Hector Bellerin currently the club's only natural right-back.

Jack Wilshere is leaving Arsenal I have no problem with its existence - hell, I use it - but we've gotten to the point now where if it's on social media, people assume that it's true, or people overvalue things that they interpret one way, when who knows what the real meaning of the thing might be.

Arsenal to make move for 21-year-old AS Roma midfielder According to ESPN, Arsenal are interested in signing Lorenzo Pellegrini from AS Roma this summer, Pellegrini has a £26 million release clause in his contract which Arsenal will look to trigger. Pellegrini is just 21 years of age. However, the Italian has already shown what a top midfielder he could become in the future.

Photos - Arsenal Welcome Stephan Lichtsteiner As He Completes Medicals Follow ooh to be a Gooner on Facebook and Twitter for more latest Arsenal news, match analysis, transfer news, injury news, team news and rumours from reliable sources around the World. Stephan Lichtsteiner is set to join Arsenal on a free transfer as the first major signing of the Unai Emery era.

Barcelona ‘say yes’ as Unai Emery targets Ousmane Dembele as first Arsenal signing According to Don Balon, a Spanish outlet famous for its outlandish transfer claims, Emery is keen on Dembele as he looks to get Arsenal back into the Champions League. The Spaniard reportedly has a budget of £50m to spend on transfers and Barca would likely ask for more in order to make their money back.

Leno transfer on the cards after Leverkusen sign goalkeeper It's likely they guaranteed the 28-year-old first-team football, considering he was already starting every game for fellow German side Eintracht Frankfurt in 2017/18. The Irish Mirror call this a 'breakthrough' for Arsenal, as the North London club are reportedly targeting current first-choice Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno.

Arsenal fans convinced Jack Wilshere is leaving after cryptic social media post To the sadness of many Arsenal fans, Jack Wilshere has hinted that his time at Arsenal may be about to end with a post on Instagram.

Arsenal star excited to start work under new boss Unai Emery Arsenal are venturing into a new era following Arsene Wenger's 22 years in north London, with Unai Emery's appointment confirmed this week.

Arsenal Transfer News: Stephan Lichtsteiner Free Transfer Rumoured Arsenal are "working" on signing Juventus wing-back Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer this summer, according to BBC Sport's David Ornstein:. The Guardian's Fabrizio Romano confirmed talks have taken place between the player and the Gunners.

Arsenal will not win the title under Unai Emery without matching Manchester City's money, says Ray Parlour Ray Parlour says Arsenal will not win the Premier League title under Unai Emery, unless they match the investment of champions Manchester City. Emery, who was unveiled as Arsene Wenger's successor in north London earlier this week, says his end goal is to take Arsenal back to the top and challenge the likes of City.

Arsenal transfer news: Unai Emery hopeful of signing Juventus star this summer According to the BBC, the Gunners are hopeful of luring the Swiss star to the Emirates. The report claims that Lichtsteiner is long-term target for Arsenal, with the club hoping to add experience and leadership to new boss Unai Emery's squad. Lichtsteiner would be Emery's first signing since replacing Arsene Wenger in north London.

Arsenal: Fans infatuation with attackers not helping Arsenal is a massive club known primarily for their attackers' undeniable flare. Sometimes, fans do not realize that the defensive departments need significantly more attention than the attacking front. Attractive signings like Marco Veratti are exciting, but is not what Arsenal needs at the moment.

Arsenal transfer news: Barcelona keen to agree Dembele deal… on one condition - report And according to Spanish news outlet Don Balon, Emery has told Arsenal chiefs to sign Barcelona star Dembele this summer. They say the ex-PSG manager feels Dembele, 21, would be the ideal signing. And with the Gunners not being able to afford the former Borussia Dortmund forward, Don Balon say Barca are willing to agree a loan deal with Arsenal.

From Sweden: Juventus, Arsenal and Atletico Madrid in pole position for Forsberg Juventus, Atletico Madrid and Arsenal are currently in pole position to sign Emil Forsberg, as reported by the reliable Swedish source Expressen. However, RB Leipzig wants to keep their midfielder for next season and have therefore slapped a price tag of over €55m on Forsberg, according to the same source.

I am giving away a Bergkamp-signed Arsenal shirt as a thank you to my loyal followers First of all I must tell you a little of my recent troubles, as I feel I have been neglecting Just Arsenal lately due to medical problems which ended with a long stay in hospital, which thankfully has ended with Mr Admin being just a few weeks away from a full recovery.

Deal imminent: Arsenal close-in on Serie A star after player holds talks at London Colney According to Football London, Arsenal are on the verge of completing their first summer signing after holding positive talks with Stephan Lichtsteiner at London Colney today. New boss Unai Emery is wasting no time in reshaping his squad and a right-back is desperately needed as we had very little back-up for Hector Bellerin last season.

Transfer rumours: Napoli, Arsenal, Juventus AND Totenham Hotspur interested in Paris Saint-Germain star Adrien Rabiot - reports Napoli have joined Arsenal, Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur in the summer scramble for Adrien Rabiot, according to reports. The midfielder is considering his future at Paris Saint-Germain after so far spending his whole career at the French champions.

Arsenal to sign Juventus right-back on free transfer this summer According to The Guardian, Arsenal wish to sign Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer this summer once his contract expires with Serie A champions Juventus on the 1st of July. Lichtsteiner is now 34 years old meaning he has had a long career, which has been full of success.

Transfer Talk: Arsenal to target Seri? Dharmesh Sheth discusses whether Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri could become Unai Emery’s first signing as Arsenal head coach.

Dutch Trio Extend Contracts With Arsenal Women They join Jordan Nobbs, Emma Mitchell and Leah Williamson in extending their terms with the Gunners in 2018. All three joined the club shortly after the 2015 World Cup in Canada and all were prominent members of the Netherlands squad that won last summer's European Championships on home soil.

Arsenal news: 'Unai Emery won't win the title' - Ray Parlour expects lack of funds to hold new Gunners boss back - Goal.com Unai Emery will not deliver Premier League title success at Arsenal as big-spending rivals will continue to dominate, says Ray Parlour. The Gunners are about to open a new chapter after 22 years with Arsene Wenger at the helm, with the Frenchman having been famed for a frugal approach to recruitment throughout his reign.

Arsenal keen to sign £26m European semi-finalist Arsenal have plenty of work to do this summer and the appointment of Unai Emery is the first of many pieces of business that the Gunners will look to complete.

Unai Emery 'working on deal' to make surprising first signing at Arsenal With a budget of just £50 million to play this summer, new Arsenal manager Unai Emery is going to have to be very shrewd in the transfer window. That amount is only enough to buy one world-class player in today's market and it's widely acknowledged that Arsenal need at least two or three new faces.

Stephan Lichtsteiner: Arsenal hope to sign out-of-contract Juventus defender Arsenal hope to sign Juventus right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer.

Juventus veteran in discussions with Arsenal over potential summer switch Juventus veteran Stephan Lichtsteiner - according to The Guardian - has supposedly held discussions with Arsenal over a potential summer switch to north-London, a possible acquisition which would be Unai Emery's first as the club's newly appointed head coach.

Unai Emery linked with Arsenal loan swoop for Barcelona ace to bolster attacking options New Arsenal boss Unai Emery will be looking to stamp his mark on the squad this summer, and that in turn has led to speculation over potential transfer targets. The Spaniard will inherit a talented squad from Arsene Wenger, but one that has underachieved in the last two seasons as they’ve slipped out of the top four in the Premier League.

Arsenal looking to snap-up Juventus ace Stephan Lichtsteiner on free deal next month And the Guardian say the Gunners are in talks over recruiting the former Lazio star on a free transfer next month. Dortmund and Greece ace Sokratis Papastathopoulos, 29. is thought to be a priority target for Arsenal at centre-back. But the Gunners are also keen on boosting their defensive options out wide.

Arsenal: Adrien Rabiot transfer link has more questions than answers Anytime someone so much as looks at Rabiot wrong in training, the immediate solution is for him to go to North London and fulfill his unlimited potential. Well, it's back. And, seeing as how Unai Emery, Rabiot's old boss, is now the boss of Arsenal, it only makes sense, right?

Transfer news LIVE updates: Man Utd done deal; Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Real Madrid In the next few hours we will know more, the parties are negotiating to find the right solution." 18:00: Manchester United have locked youngster Dion McGhee down to a professional contract. The midfielder, 17, has penned his first ever pro deal with the club.

Arsenal to make Lichtsteiner first signing of Emery era Stephan Lichtsteiner is set to join Arsenal on a free transfer as the first major signing of the Unai Emery era. The 34-year-old right back, who has spent the last seven years at Juventus, is soon to be a free agent and able to talk to clubs outside Italy and sign a pre-contract agreement.

Arsenal interested in veteran Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner And the Gunners have expressed a concrete interest in taking the 34-year-old on a Bosman transfer, though a number of other European clubs are also chasing Lichtsteiner.

Arsenal are in talks for the first transfer of Unai Emery era According to The Guardian, Arsenal are in talks to sign Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer. Lichtsteiner's contract with Juventus expires this summer, and Emery has reportedly targeted the Swiss full-back to become his first signing.

Arsenal news: Unai Emery odds-on to complete transfer and reunion with top star "Arsenal are currently the clear odds-on favourites at 1/2 to sign N'Zonzi as the newly appointed Emery looks to strengthen a Gunners squad that could only manage to secure sixth place in the Premier League this season. "Arsenal's North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur are priced as second favourites at 5/1,.

Arsenal in talks with Stephan Lichtsteiner over move to London Anyway, multiple sources are today reporting that Arsenal are in talks with Lichtsteiner over a free move to London. The 34 year old is out of contract at Juventus and has already declared his desire to move abroad, and Arsenal is certainly "abroad" in that respect.

Manchester United enter the race for Sokratis Papastathopoulos Sport1 claim Manchester United are trying to hijack the deal. Jose Mourinho reportedly picked up the phone to contract the defender personally, to convince him to join them instead. Apparently, Tottenham Hotspur want £75m for Toby Alderweireld, which is making their Premier League rivals look elsewhere.

Euro Paper Talk: Emery set to seal first Arsenal signing; Juventus looking to land Spurs, Barcelona target Unai Emery is closing in on his first signing as Arsenal boss, while Juventus are proposing a double swap deal with Manchester United for two Old Trafford stars, according to Friday's European papers. Arsenal are reportedly closing on in their first signing of the Unai Emery era.

Arsenal begin talks with RB Leipzig over summer transfer of winger Emil Forsberg ARSENAL have reportedly opened talks with RB Leipzig over star man Emil Forsberg. Swedish paper Expressen claims the playmaker is being lined up by Unai Emery this summer. Forsberg is valued at a whopping £47million by his club after a couple of impressive seasons in the Bundesliga.

Arsenal confident of securing first signing under Unai Emery after talks Arsenal are confident they will sign Switzerland defender Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer, reports say. Lichtsteiner, who has been at Juventus since 2011, looks set to become Unai Emery's first signing as Arsenal boss since he replaced Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal could get defender on a free transfer despite contract with his club With things still very unclear at Sporting, it’s hard to predict if the Lisbon side will be able to hold their players in the summer transfer window.

Report claims Wilshere on his way out of Arsenal in shock summer move Jack Wilshere is in the sights of AS Roma, as the Serie A club prepare for the possibility of losing Radja Nainggolan this summer. Italian outlet Quotidiano write that Roma are starting to worry about Nainggolan's future with the club. He didn't have his best season, and ended up missing out on the squad to go to the World Cup with Belgium.

Arsenal fans convinced Jack Wilshere is leaving Arsenal after cryptic message Arsenal fans were preparing themselves for Jack Wilshere's departure after the midfielder revealed a 'new chapter' was coming on his Instagram account.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery's summer targets including Ousmane Dembele, Jonny Evans and Jean-Michael Seri NEW Arsenal boss Unai Emery has reportedly identified a number of targets he wants to sign this summer. The Daily Mail claims Gunners fans could end up seeing the likes of Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele, West Brom's Jonny Evans and Nice's Jean-Michael Seri at the Emirates next season.

Report: Emery to make veteran Swiss first Arsenal signing According to the Guardian, veteran Swiss defender Stephan Lichtsteiner could be Unai Emery's first Arsenal recruit. The 34-year-old defender is out of contract at Juventus this summer and says he'll play his football elsewhere once he's done captaining his country at the World Cup in Russia.

Talks underway: Arsenal contact agent as Emery eyes £48m double swoop According to Gianluca Di Marzio, Arsenal are eyeing a potential £48m double swoop for Lorenzo Pellegrini and Dennis Praet as Unai Emery begins to reshape his new squad. Emery was unveiled as Arsenal's new manager earlier this week and the Spaniard is wasting no time in trying to put his own stamp on the squad that Arsene Wenger left behind.

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Is the Arsenal grass really going to be greener under Emery? It's been just over two weeks since Arsene Wenger had his last match for Arsenal and already there seems to be clarity over just how hard a job the Frenchmen had on his hands.

5 things Unai Emery must urgently address I'm trying my hardest to button up the moaning, but it feels like every other day Puma drop a new monstrosity for the fuck-you-very-much victory lap. Anyway, let's crack into Unai Emery. I'm gonna go all Buzzfeed up in this bitch. 5 things that Unai Emery needs to address:.

Barcelona news: West Ham in pole for defender, Arsenal eye star ​Marlon Santos will have one year left on his loan deal with Nice, but West Ham United will negotiate with Barcelona and Nice for the Brazilian defender. He made a debut for Barcelona in the Champions League against Celtic a few years back.

3 Years Deal Signed+ Photo Proof - Arsenal Officially Announce New Signing Goonersden brings you news from top football news sites from the likes of ESPN, SkySport, Daily Mail, Daily Star and Metro… We also Analyse football, player, transfer and predict Arsenal starting line-up. The Gunners have beaten off Manchester United and Juventus to the signing of 16-year-old goalkeeper Karl Jakob Hein.

Arsenal: Lucas Perez is one thing, but what about Joel Campbell? Arsenal's new boss Unai Emery has spoken at length about the positive crop of players that his new club already have. He is supposedly going to mine into those players first and foremost, before reaching out to external sources. Lucas Perez is one name that is being tossed about as someone of interest.

Jack Wilshere generates fresh speculation over Arsenal future with cryptic social media post Jack Wilshere has generated fresh speculation over his future at Arsenal after posting a cryptic message on social media. The midfielder has yet to put pen to paper on a new deal at the Emirates, with his current contract set to run out in the summer.

Arsenal in talks with defender Stephan Lichtsteiner over free transfer Arsenal are in talks to sign Stephan Lichtsteiner, with the defender among Umai Emery’s transfer targets this summer.

Jack Wilshere hints at Arsenal departure with 'new chapter' Jack Wilshere has hinted that his time at Arsenal is coming to an end with a post on Instagram in which he speaks about a 'new chapter'. The 26 year old use a picture of him and his kids taken on the day of the Burnley game, the midfielder sporting a 'Merci Arsene' t-shirt.

Breaking News; Bundesliga Defender On His Way To Arsenal For Medicals Follow ooh to be a Gooner on Facebook and Twitter for more latest Arsenal news, match analysis, transfer news, injury news, team news and rumours from reliable sources around the World. Arsenal have joined Borussia Dortmund in the race for Mainz defender Abdou Diallo, according to Gianluca Di Marzio.

Emery 'very excited' about one particular Arsenal player Unai Emery is "very excited" to work with Ainsley Maitland-Niles at Arsenal. Emery was appointed Arsenal manager earlier in the week, replacing Arsene Wenger on a three-year contract. The Spaniard is said to have won over Arsenal's three-man panel with his attention to detail and knowledge of the squad.

Arsenal still ‘main contenders’ and ‘most attentive’ club in race for midfielder Arsenal continue to be named as the main contenders to get Benfica midfielder Andrija Zivkovic this summer. Today’s story from Record isn’t even a transfer article. They’re just reporting that the player has been included in Serbia’s 27-man list for the World Cup, giving him a big chance of being called up for the tournament.

Why Dutch politicians are unhappy with Arsenal's new 'Visit Rwanda' sleeve sponsors for next season's shirts The tourist board's logo will feature on the Gunners' official jerseys from next season and will run until the end of 2020/21. Arsenal unveiled their new home kit on Tuesday in what could be their last year with Puma, with the current £30million-a-year deal expiring at the end of the season.

ESPN: German Full-back On The Verge Of Agreeing Terms and Fee With Arsenal Goonersden brings you news from top football news sites from the likes of ESPN, SkySport, Daily Mail, Daily Star and Metro… We also Analyse football, player, transfer and predict Arsenal starting line-up. Arsenal are competing with a number of German sides for 17-year-old Hamburg defender Josha Vagnoman, according to ESPN FC.

Arsenal fans troll Mesut Ozil after wearing training top with 'best never rest' slogan For the German international has been wearing a training top with "Best Never Rest" on the back. Ozil, 29, signed a new £350,000-a-week with the Gunners in mid-season to end speculation over his immediate future. But his work rate has been frequently questioned by Arsenal supporters.

Jonathan Blaustein's Column: High on Unai "Arsenal will bring in a coach with a plan, which will probably include pressing. We'll get our own new-style-coach who does the tactics, the preparation, runs hours of classroom time, and understands analytics properly. It will likely be an attacking style of football.

Draxler: If PSG want a German player, I'd recommend Ozil In quotes reported by CalcioMercato, Draxler explained why he'd name his friend and international teammate as the player for PSG to buy from the national team. "If I had to name a German to buy, I would say Özil," he admitted. "He has incredible technique." That's quite some praise coming from the 24-year-old.

RB Leipzig put huge price tag on Liverpool target after Arsenal talks RB Leipzig have reportedly placed a £47million price tag on Emil Forsberg to ward off interest from Arsenal. The attacking midfielder has been named in Sweden's World Cup squad after enjoying a productive season with five goals and four assists for the Bundesliga side.

5 players Arsenal should sign this summer For the first time in over 20 years, Arsenal will enter a season under new management. Arsene Wenger stepped down as the Gunner's manager late in the 2017-18 season after failing to secure a Champions League spot for a second consecutive year.

Arsenal interested in Roma's Pellegrini According to Sky, Arsenal are interested in securing the services of Roma's Lorenzo Pellegrini. Pellegrini is a midfielder, a product of Roma's academy. However, he had made just one senior appearance for the club when he signed for Sassuolo in the summer of 2015.

Deal+pic Arsenal Officially Announce Terms & Fee Agreed For Lethal attacker Follow ooh to be a Gooner on Facebook and Twitter for more latest Arsenal news, match analysis, transfer news, injury news, team news and rumours from reliable sources around the World. Arsenal striker Takuma Asano will spend the 2018/19 season on loan at German club Hannover 96.

Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang saying what Ivan Gazidis thinks David Ornstein, in Unai Emery's introductory press conference on Wednesday afternoon, pushed Ivan Gazidis on whether Emery would be 'harder' or just 'hard' on the players. Gazidis assured him it was the latter, aware that of the distaste that it leaves on the Wenger regime.

Unai Emery handed boost as Arsenal increase summer transfer budget Arsenal have significantly increased Unai Emery's summer transfer budget, according to reports. The Gunners officially named Emery as Arsene Wenger's successor on Wednesday morning and the 46-year-old Spaniard is already drawing up a shortlist of potential targets for the summer transfer window.

Emery targets four as Arsenal increase budget by 40% Emery was appointed Arsenal manager earlier this week, with reports claiming he will be handed an initial budget of just £50m. That money was expected to be supplemented by revenue from player sales. But Matt Law of the Daily Telegraph reports that majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has 'agreed to release' another £20m for the new manager.

Rwanda's deal with Arsenal yet another example of dubious regimes banking on the moral apathy poisoning football Back in 2012, during the first matutinal stirrings of what would later come to be known as the First Golden Age of Internet Banter, the hypersensitive tendrils of the viral football cottage industry got extremely excited when Paul Kagame, the president of Rwanda and an Arsenal fan, tweeted that the club could do with a change of coach.

Arsenal supporters lodge complaint against Madrid police The Arsenal Independent Supporters' Association has written to the Spanish government urging a review of the policing methods that Arsenal fans experienced in Madrid before and after the recent Europa League semi-final with Atletico Madrid.

Arsenal boss Emery lauds young star's potential Ivan Gazidis has explained how impressed the Arsenal board were when interviewing Unai Emery, and noted that the former PSG manager knew so much about their young players. He said that the knowledge was impressive, and pointed out one player in particular who the manager knew well and had ambitions to work with and improve.

Unai Emery identifies one Arsenal youngster with huge potential as he looks to work with stars already at club Unai Emery has identified an Arsenal youngster with bags of potential, as he looks to work with the stars already at the club and turn the Gunners into a Champions League team once more. The Spaniard was named Gunners boss this week, and is tasked with turning Arsenal's fortunes around after two below-par seasons.

Arsenal women in the FA Cup 2018, from Yeovil to Wembley Arsenal entered at the 4th round stage and so only had four games to reach the final which was held at Wembley with a record attendance of more than 45,000. As for the final itself children under16 didn't have to pay and oldies like my wife and I only paid £10 so I must give the FA credit on that score.

Arsenal increase summer transfer budget to £70m in early boost for Unai Emery Unai Emery has received an early boost to his Arsenal career after majority shareholder Stan Kroenke agreed to release an extra £20million in transfer funds. Arsenal had set a £50m restriction on their transfer budget, discounting money made on sales, but Telegraph Sport understands that figure has now increased to around £70m.

Are the Arsenal players actually happy that Wenger has finally left? When Arsene Wenger announced his decision to part company with Arsenal, all the players made wide-ranging statements about how they were upset to lose their father figure who has given every single one of them the chance to play at the highest level under his tutelage.

Unai Emery Poised To Finlise Deal With Turkish Side For Lethal Goal Machine Goonersden brings you news from top football news sites from the likes of ESPN, SkySport, Daily Mail, Daily Star and Metro… We also Analyse football, player, transfer and predict Arsenal starting line-up. The transfer window has now opened and Arsenal are among the clubs looking for some new players.

Euro Paper Talk: Juventus propose double swap deal for £113m Man Utd pair; Prem quartet want Bundesliga prospect Juventus are proposing a double swap deal with Manchester United for two Old Trafford stars, while Chelsea, Arsenal and Man City want a Hamburg youngster, according to Friday's European papers. Italian champions Juventus are reportedly proposing a double swap deal with Manchester United this summer.

Crazy million offers’ – Newcastle and Arsenal competing to sign player, financial ‘madness’ claimed Josha Vagnoman has agreed to extend his contract with HSV, report Bild, but he hasn’t actually signed the paperwork yet. The new deal would take the 17 year old through to 2021, but means little until pen is put to paper.

Championship transfer news as Arsenal eye midfielder, Leeds United and Middlesbrough eye non-league talent Championship clubs eye non-league talent. Leeds United, Middlesbrough and Stoke City all reportedly have their eyes on highly-rated AFC Flyde midfielder Serhat Tasdemir, report the Daily Star.

Arsenal want Serie A duo Pellegrini and Praet Di Marzio initially reported the two rumours. First, the website wrote that Arsenal are looking to try and pick up Pellegrini for less than his release clause. They're hoping to use Unai Emery's pre-existing relationship with Roma sporting director Monchi to ease through negotiations.

Rejuvenated Zelalem ready for crucial pre-season Five years ago Gedion Zelalem, having just signed scholarship terms with Arsenal, provided an indication of his vast potential with some superb performances for the first-team during pre-season. This summer Zelalem will be looking to make a major impact again, albeit in rather different circumstances.

BBC - Unai Emery Gets SOLID midfielder As First Summer Signing Follow ooh to be a Gooner on Facebook and Twitter for more latest Arsenal news, match analysis, transfer news, injury news, team news and rumours from reliable sources around the World. Jean Michael Seri is being targeted as Arsenal's first summer signing, reports the Mail Online.

"Arsenal aren't the quickest" says agent explaining failed €40m transfer Speaking in an exclusive interview with Sport Witness, Seri's agent, said, "Unfortunately, Arsenal aren't the quickest when it comes to the transfer market. "It's true that I met, we spoke about it, he said it could interest him. He would have liked there to be more departures in his midfield, because he was aware of the balance of his budget.

'Have a few beers for me' - former Coventry City and Arsenal striker's good luck Wembley message Take care." The big game is fast approaching with both sets of supporters eagerly awaiting their side's trip to Wembley to find out who will fill the final promotion place into League One. Both sets of fans will be feeling confident ahead of their play-off showdown.

Holland Are Not Happy With Arsenal's New Sleeve Sponsors Dutch politicians are up in arms with Arsenal's new sleeve sponsors after the Rwandan development board have parted with a reported €35 million in order to have 'Visit Rwanda' on the Gunner's sleeves for next three years.

Unai Emery identifies TWO youngsters with massive potential at Arsenal Pre-season cannot come soon enough for Unai Emery following his appointment as Arsene Wenger's successor. The 46-year-old impressed in his opening press conference as Arsenal manager and, with formalities now out of the way, work must begin on bolstering the squad he has inherited at the Emirates.

Emery will want Ramsey tied down swiftly and then be looking for Specialist Defensive Midfield Partner for him. Now that we know who our new Head Coach is, the conversation and speculation turns to the formation Emery will want to play and the existing players and new additions he require for that system. It seems from what I read that many observers figure he will want to return to the 4231 that served him well in Spain.

Medicals scheduled - Bundesliga Star Set To Become Unai Emery First Signing Goonersden brings you news from top football news sites from the likes of ESPN, SkySport, Daily Mail, Daily Star and Metro… We also Analyse football, player, transfer and predict Arsenal starting line-up. Arsenal are set to make a move for German goalkeeper Bernd Leno this summer as they look to replace Petr Cech, according to the Express.

Transfer Rater: Douglas Costa to Man United, Lorenzo Pellegrini to Arsenal Lorenzo Pellegrini to Arsenal. Arsenal's new era begins under Unai Emery, but much of the club's recruitment will be done by head of football relations Raul Sanllehi and chief scout Sven Mislintat. According to Sky Italia, one of their targets is Roma midfielder Pellegrini.

Pictures: The very best of our Dutch trio Take a look through some of our favourite pictures of Janssen, Van de Donk and Van Veenendaal.

Dutch trio sign new contracts Danielle Van de Donk, Sari Van Veenendaal and Dominique Janssen all agree new deals with the club.

I’m proud to be here and keep winning prizes’ Dominique Janssen on her new contract, her increased responsibility in the squad and Joe Montemurro’s impact.

Van de Donk – How my game has evolved here Netherlands international reveals how she has had to adapt her game to help the team during her time here.

I want to be the best Sari that I can be’ Van Veenendaal reveals why signing a new contract with us is vital for her continued development.

Arsenal fans are mocking Mesut Ozil after Unai Emery describes the kind of football he wants Gunners to play One part of his press conference that pricked the ears of the Gunners supporters was when he discussed his preferred style of football, and the one he wants Arsenal to play. "In my career I am very demanding of myself as well as the people at the club and the players," explained the Spaniard.

A forgotten trait of Unai Emery It's easy to dismiss someone like Unai Emery right off the bat, mainly because nobody knows that much about him. Sure, he's considered to be a hot commodity due to his reputation stemming from Sevilla and PSG, but beyond that, Arsenal fans have no frame of reference regarding how he'll do in English football.

What do Arsenal need in Unai Emery's first transfer window as head coach this summer? As a new era dawns for Arsenal, we look at which players could join head coach Unai Emery at the Emirates this summer, and who may be heading for the exit door. It's all change at Arsenal, with the arrival of Emery as head coach another signal of the adjustments the club have made to their management structure.

Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Arsenal hold Forsberg talks Arsenal have held talks with Emil Forsberg's agent regarding a potential deal for the RB Leipzig midfielder, claims SportExpressen. Atletico Madrid and Juventus are also interested in the Sweden international, although Leipzig recently stated they did not want to sell Forsberg this summer.

Fusillade, episode 23: Emery, etc Looking for a podcast to put in those ears? You're in luck. The Fusillade is back for another episode, installment, chapter, whatever they call it in the podcasting game.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Says Arsenal 'Stagnated' Under Arsene Wenger Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has said Arsenal "stagnated" under former manager Arsene Wenger, but he feels there is renewed optimism at the club because of Unai Emery's appointment. Aubameyang only arrived at Arsenal in January, but he thinks change will do the Gunners some good.

What's the priority? Arsenal fans can't expect things to change overnight, and because of that, we need to start thinking about what the priority is going to be for Emery's first season in charge. With so many competitions to compete in, it's going to be interesting to see how the new gaffer manages his resources.

FIFA regulations rule out World Cup call up for Kelechi Nwakali Some publications asked if the goal was enough to help him crash the World Cup party, but it seems it isn't. ScoreNigeria looked into the rules, and they say that the final list of 23 is limited to the players on the 'release list'.

Arsenal 'to rival Manchester United for Italy international' as new manager Unai Emery sets sights on first signing Pellegrini could be this man, according to Sky in Italy, as Emery looks to put his stamp on the club he is confident can compete for a top-four finish next season. The 21-year-old Roma star, who is also on Manchester United's radar, helped the Serie A giants to a third-place finish and run to the Champions League semi-final this campaign.

Arsenal target summer move for Roma midfielder Roma starlet Lorenzo Pellegrini has emerged as a transfer target for Arsenal in the coming transfer window,, reports in Sky Italy say. Pellegrini enjoyed a solid season with the side that made it to the Champions League semi-final. After failing to break into the first team, the 25 year-old was initially sold by Roma in 2105 to Sassuolo.

Friday open thread No quiz again this week, it's that odd time between season and tournament and there wasn't really anything that jumped out at me. So we'll have to just have an open thread and, y'know, talk to each other, like animals. Oh wait, no, I mean like awesome people who love finding stuff out about each other.

Koscielny: I hope to play in November Laurent Koscielny says there is no pressure on him to rush back to action after rupturing his Achilles tendon earlier this month but he hopes to be playing again by November. The Frenchman suffered the injury in the Europa League semi-final against Atletico Madrid and is expected to be sidelined for at least six months.

Aubameyang says 'Arsenal' stagnated in Wenger's final years Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has said Arsenal "stagnated" in the final years of Arsene Wenger's reign. The striker, who was signed on January's transfer deadline day from Borussia Dortmund, says the club are looking forward to moving on under the new leadership of head coach Unai Emery.

Arsenal set to target Seri, Evans and Dembele this summer According to the Daily Mail, Jonny Evans, Jean Michael Seri and Ousmane Dembele may all be on Arsenal's list of transfer targets this summer. Some of those transfer targets are more realistic than others, though.

Arsenal: Kalidou Koulibaly is Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang all over again And then Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang happened. I wrote this piece at the start of the January transfer window. My point was simple: I wanted Aubameyang to sign so much that I couldn't let myself the rumours that were somewhat tenuous at that point and seemed fairly unlikely and unfounded.

Announcement On Tuesday - Sven Misinlat To Shock Fans As Centre Back Done Deal Goonersden brings you news from top football news sites from the likes of ESPN, SkySport, Daily Mail, Daily Star and Metro… We also Analyse football, player, transfer and predict Arsenal starting line-up.

Done Deal - 5Year Deal Signed - Arsenal Centre Back Target Sign Deal After agreeing Terms Goonersden brings you news from top football news sites from the likes of ESPN, SkySport, Daily Mail, Daily Star and Metro… We also Analyse football, player, transfer and predict Arsenal starting line-up. Watford have beaten Arsenal to the signing of Ben Wilmot who was heavily linked with Arsenal towards the end of last season.

Three possible moves for Wilshere While there are a parade of other Premier League clubs who would likely suit Jack Wilshere, we feel like Wolverhampton Wanderers are the best fit of them all. The Midlands outfit are riding a huge wave of momentum following their triumphant Championship-winning campaign, and now, they're in search of another midfield general.

Soyuncu: My transfer situation will be clear in a fortnight "It is still early but things will be clear in one or two weeks." The Telegraph wrote earlier this month that Arsenal were pushing for a deal even though they hadn't announced their new manager. They said the Gunners were ready to agree a deal worth up to £35m for the 21-year-old.

Arsenal striker excited for new era The Gabon international linked up with the Gunners on transfer deadline day in January but he couldn't help the club to claim a top-four finish. After ending 2017-18 in sixth and missing out on Champions League football for a second successive season Wenger decided to call time on his 22-year stint in the dugout.

Manchester United 'join Arsenal in race for Borussia Dortmund star Sokratis Papastathopoulos' MANCHESTER UNITED will fight Arsenal over Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, according to reports. The Gunners have targeted the Greek international, 29, as Unai Emery looks to strengthen his back four. But German outlet WAZ claims United chief Jose Mourinho is ready to launch a rival bid.

Emery excited by Maitland-Niles' potential Unai Emery impressed the trio who selected him as the new Arsenal manager with his detailed knowledge of the likes of Ainsley Maitland-Niles, according to chief executive Ivan Gazidis.

The horror that is Arsenal's new home kit Now while we've already touched on this back when it was first announced, we've taken some time to digest it, and as a result, we'd like to think about things from a neutral perspective.

Will Arsenal fans be happy if Arsenal finish Fourth next season? So everybody wanted Arsene Wenger to leave because we felt that Arsenal had no ambition other than to try and get into the Champions League positions, a target that Wenger failed to do for the last two seasons after 10 years of scraping into those positions even when we were paying for our new stadium.

Unai Emery's Arsenal transfer targets: Jean Michael Seri on his radar Head of recruitment Sven Mislintat and his scouting staff have watched a number of players but the relatively small budget of £50million dictates some Arsenal players will need to be sold before they buy.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang offers brutal assessment of Arsenal Speaking after the announcement of Unai Emery as the new Arsenal head coach, Aubameyang was refreshing with his honesty. "He's a really good coach," Aubameyang said. "In Paris, it's never very easy. There's a huge amount of pressure… I know he did really good work with Sevilla and with PSG too.

Lucas 'inches closer' to Lazio move He took a risk knowing that coming here it would have been more difficult for him to return to the national team, and it hasn't gone well." A number of other clubs are believed to have expressed an interest in signing Lucas ahead of next season including Benfica, whom his agent says cannot afford Lucas's wages.

Major Liverpool, Arsenal midfield target refuses to rule out Prem switch Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir is remaining coy about his future but has refused to rule out a potential summer switch to Liverpool or Arsenal. Liverpool have been strongly linked with a move for the playmaker as Jurgen Klopp looks to strengthen a central midfield department that is set to lose Emre Can to Juventus.

Klopperpool and Mo Salah can make history against Real Madrid Key facts: Ramos and Varane are the best centrebacks in world football, Marcelo is a productive playmaker, Asensio the classiest footballer Spain has produced in the 21st century. Very gifted. Luka Modric is still world class. Most of Ronaldo's goals this season have been headers or volleys or first-time shots.

Emery Gets Down to Work According to Gazidis, the Spaniard's presentation contained assessments of the squad. Not the blithe bar-room stuff we engage in, but proper backed by the data type stuff. It's pointed out how Emery promoted youth to the first team at Valencia and Sevilla which is something Arsenal valued when assessing him.

Shocking: Thierry Henry to be part of Unai Emery's assistant coaching team? All three have worked with Emery before, and in Carcedo's case he's followed the head coach to every club for 12 years now. Finally, there's an open spot for a 'local assistant', someone who knows the club and its culture. Steve Bould could potentially fill this spot, or perhaps an ex-player who speaks Spanish, to bridge the cultural divide.

Arsenal and Juventus set to lock horns over transfer of £40.50m Emery was announced as the Gunners head-coach earlier this week and appears to be wasting no time in trying to strengthen the squad at The Emirates. While the Spaniard immediately highlighted Aaron Ramsey and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as key players he wants to build his team around, he also have his sights on new acquisitions.

Ramsey, Wilshere and Lacazette to leave in huge Arsenal shake up? The name became a particularly common expression for the period at the start of the second World War during which there was just one military land operation on the Western Front, when French troops invaded Germany's Saar district. And that operation was very limited.

Santi Cazorla looks sharp as he continues his fitness battle Posting on his Twitter account, Santi looks sharp but the sad fact is his injury needs to withstand the rigours of top football and hard challenges and all evidence points to this being a problem for him.

Win tickets to the Queen’s Tennis Championship Lead Partner Emirates are offering a chance for Arsenal fans to attend a prestigious sporting event.

BBC - Done deal: Arsenal sign Bayern Munich 27-year-old Follow ooh to be a Gooner on Facebook and Twitter for more latest Arsenal news, match analysis, transfer news, injury news, team news and rumours from reliable sources around the World. Arsenal Women have signed Austria captain Viktoria Schnaderbeck just 24 hours after USA midfielder Heather O'Reilly left the club.

Welbeck one of four players with African roots to play for England No better place to start than with our very own Danny Welbeck. The 27-year-old has endured a tough time with injuries since joining Arsenal but he's made 37 appearances for the national side and has never let England down. A versatile attacker, it's no wonder Gareth Southgate has included Welbeck in his squad for the upcoming World Cup in Russia.

Transfer news LIVE: Follow latest as Pochettino eyes move for Martial The transfer window is well underway and clubs are working hard behind the scenes to secure players ahead of next season. Join JAIME WRIGHT for all the latest throughout the day…

Arsenal transfer news: How likely is Unai Emery to land these superstar signings? The transfer window is open, and Arsenal's new manager Unai Emery will be itching to make some statement signings this summer. Several superstar names have been linked with a move to the Emirates, along with some wonderkid prospects, but will any actually sign for the Gunners?

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Arsenal stagnated under Arsene Wenger Arsenal Wenger's final two seasons in charge saw Arsenal finish fifth and sixth in the Premier League, the two lowest finishes in the Frenchman's 22-year reign in north London.

Paper Talk: Chelsea want €40m-plus Morata swap; Arsenal eye Roma man Chelsea are targeting an ambitious swap deal with Inter Milan, while Arsenal are chasing a Roma midfielder, all in the papers. Two separate sources in Italy and Spain are reporting that Chelsea are planning to offer Alvaro Morata plus €40million to sign Inter centre-forward Mauro Icardi.

Manchester United move in for Arsenal's top central defender target In recent weeks, Sokratis Papastathopoulos emerged as Arsenal's major "big name" signing to improve their defence. Even before Arsenal appointed Unai Emery as manager they were linked with Sokratis Papastathopoulos.

Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Takes Swipe At Arsene Wenger? African superstar Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was signed by Arsene Wenger for Arsenal in January, but has the former Borussia Dortmund man now had a dig at the club's legendary ex-boss? Yaya's New Club Revealed? The Gunners recently announced Unai Emery as their new manager, following Wenger's exit from the club after 22 years in charge.

57 managers applied for Arsenal job Speaking on the Totally Football Show, the journalist revealed that 57 people applied before Arsenal whittled that down to a long-list of eight and then a final list of three.

Done deal: Arsenal sign Bayern Munich 27-year-old with another 2 expected from Germany Arsenal were also rumoured to be signing Gina Lewandowski from Bayern Munich but it seems as if that deal might have fallen away at the time of writing.

Arsenal: 3 players who could flourish under Unai Emery Inevitably, with a new manager comes new ideas, new tactics, new strategies and styles and approaches. That means that some players who have previously flourished under the old way may not suit the new one so well. And vice versa.

Emery intends to make Ainsley-Miles an Arsenal superstar The new Arsenal manager Unai Emery has impressed Ivan Gazidis immensely with his depth of knowledge about the whole Arsenal squad, and he already knows the strengths and weaknesses of the team, and even more specifically he knows how to get each individual to improve even further.

5-year-deal agreed as another drops from Arsenal's 'list' In April, it was claimed that Wilmot had been removed from the Stevenage squad due to Arsenal's interest in the player. The Football League paper reported that the 18-year-old was 'certain' to move this summer while the S*n claimed both Arsenal and Tottenham made official approaches for the player only to be rebuffed.

Arsenal resume interest in Ligue star Arsenal are set to make an offer for Jean-Michael Seri this summer following the appointment of Unai Emery. The Nice midfielder showed great form in Ligue 1 last season and would have caught the eye of Arsenal's new manager. Seri was a reported target last of the Gunners last summer, but no official bid was made.

Arsenal handed blow in hunt for defender Sokratis is due to fall out of contract at Borussia Dortmund next year and the Bundesliga club are ready to sell this summer having been unable to tie him down to a new deal.

Emery ready to hand Arsenal outcast a fresh chance this summer Arsenal are entering a new era under the guidance of Unai Emery and the Spaniard could bring an outcast back into the first-team frame, if reports are to be believed.

Arsenal expectations revealed by Martin Keown in wake of Unai Emery appointment That's the verdict of Gunners legend Martin Keown, who's hinted securing Champions League qualification via the Premier League will be tough. Emery was appointed as Arsenal's new head coach on Wednesday and he succeeds long-serving manager Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal's pre-season game against Chelsea cancelled The game was due to be played on 4 August at the Friends Arena in Stockholm as part of the International Champions Cup but will not go ahead due to Chelsea's involvement in the Community Shield. Arsenal will still play Unai Emery's former team, PSG, on 28 July at the Singapore National Stadium as part of the same tournament.

Arsenal news: Ivan Gazidis reveals key behind Unai Emery appointment And Gazidis believes Emery's forensic details about the squad during his interview won the board over. "What was really impressive was when you scratched the surface to go deeper and deeper and deeper," he said. "If we were speaking about one of our young players, if we targeted Ainsley Maitland-Niles for example, Unai knows Ainsley.

Urai Emery's Arsenal appointment hinders Oxford United progress OXFORD United's headway in the transfer market has been held up by the appointment of Unai Emery. The Spaniard was officially unveiled as Arsenal's new manager on Wednesday, replacing Arsene Wenger. However, that has instantly had ramifications for Karl Robinson.

Off To Arsenal - Unai Emery Begins Secret Talk With His Ex-Players first Signing Follow ooh to be a Gooner on Facebook and Twitter for more latest Arsenal news, match analysis, transfer news, injury news, team news and rumours from reliable sources around the World. Arsenal are ready to swoop for Paris Saint Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot, according to Calciomercato, via the Daily Mirror.

Arsenal: Mesut Ozil may need to pull his finger out That is, of course, Mesut Ozil. Now, I am not saying that Ozil does not have the capabilities to partake in a high-pressing scheme. Of course he does.

Touts using football resale sites rip off fans and put them at risk Guardian investigation finds vast numbers of tickets being sold on again despite it being illegal.

Unai Emery is just a cog in the new Arsenal management machine I have foregone coffee this morning for Lemsip, and if you want to listen to the Arsecast with David Ornstein of the BBC and Colin Millar of Football Espana, you can find all the links you need here.

Arsenal transfer news: Unai Emery to tempt Roma into Lorenzo Pellegrini deal It's claimed Roma want 30 million euros for Pellegrini but Arsenal will allegedly try to tempt the Italians with a bid worth around £22m. Arsenal are confirmed admirers of the midfielder and Emery could be set to make his first move as Arsenal head coach.

Emery reportedly wanting Praet and Pellegrini shows he has already identified Arsenal weakness Arsenal have been liked with Sampdoria's Dennis Praet and AS Roma's Lorenzo Pellegrini. According to a report by Gianluca Di Marzio, new Arsenal boss Unai Emery has identified AS Roma's Lorenzo Pellegrini and Sampdoria's Dennis Praet as players he wants to bring to the Emirates this summer.

Ramsey wants Arsenal exit despite winning player of the season award Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey may leave the Emirates Stadium on a free transfer when his contract expires next summer, according to reports making the rounds. A report from Daily Cannon claim Aaron Ramsey's agent, David Baldwin, is pushing him not to renew his contract at Arsenal, with the hope of a possible move to La Liga champions Barcelona.

Experienced defender 'very close' to Arsenal switch Arsenal are looking to significantly bolster their ranks this summer after missing out on Champions League football once again and defence is likely to be an area of focus.

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Unai Emery will NEVER win Arsenal the Premier League claims former Gunner Ray Parlour "They've got to get back into the Champions League, so, for me, top four will be a very successful season." The only way Emery will be able to win the league is if there is major investment in Arsenal, the same level of investment enjoyed by Guardiola at the Etihad.

Arsenal turn interest to £26m-rated midfielder Arsenal are keen in bringing Lorenzo Pellegrini to the Emirates, reports in Sky Italy say. The Roma midfielder had a solid season in the Italian capital,. After failing to break into the first team, the 25 year-old was initially sold by Roma in 2105 to Sassuolo.

Huge: Sven Mislintat identify powerful defender as 1st signing for Unai Emery Koulibaly will be a strong addition to the Arsenal defence if the club is to challenge for trophies next season after failing to qualify for the UEFA Champions League two seasons. Comment. Name. Email. Website. Notify me of follow-up comments by email.

There is no limit to what Arsenal can achieve with Emery's energy and our new support network Since last summer Ivan Gazidis has been busy preparing the new management setup in preparation for taking Arsenal forward when Arsene Wenger decided to call it a day, and I must admit that I think most of us Gooners are very pleased with his efforts, especially with Unai Emery being the cherry on the cake.

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Britain could be forced to use nuclear arsenal if funding for conventional weapons is slashed Gavin Williamson said it was "sometimes" difficult to explain why frontline subs, warships and fighter jets scared off rival nations launching all out war. Sources said the thinly veiled barb was directed at pressure on Government to spend more on cyber defences at the expense of traditional military might.

Insider confirm Arsenal 1st signing under Unai Emery, but split between 2 stars Arsenal are close to completing their first signing of this month, according to various reports. But the identity of the player has been conflicting. According to the Telegraph the club are in for 21 year old Turkish defender Caglar Soyuncu from Freiburg, as he has been identified by head of recruitment at Arsenal, Sven Mislintat.

Arsenal: Transfer budget will dictate compromise somewhere After Arsene Wenger announced his pending departure at the end of the season over a month ago, much of the focus surrounding the club centred on the motivations and mechanics of his Arsenal exit, the power shift that has taken place in the corridors of the Emirates, and the search for a successor.

Aubameyang: Arsenal coaching change can help "stagnation" Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is politely echoing what many Gunners supporters have been saying for some time when it comes to Arsene Wenger leaving the Emirates Stadium set. Unai Emery has been tabbed to replace the departing legend, who oversaw a relatively poor sixth place finish in the Premier League this season.

Arsenal Transfer News: Roma's Lorenzo Pellegrini Reportedly Targeted Arsenal are reportedly interested in bringing AS Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini to the Emirates Stadium in the summer transfer window. The 21-year-old has a release clause of £26 million, and Serie A champions Juventus are also interested in him, according to Sky in Italy.

Emery's depth of knowledge impressed Arsenal's Gazidis Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis says the research Unai Emery had done on the club's young talent was one of the reasons for his appointment as the club's new head coach. Emery replaces Arsene Wenger, whose near 22-year stay at the club ended with a second successive finish outside the Premier League's top four.

Unai Emery plans to bring this PSG player with him to Arsenal Follow ooh to be a Gooner on Facebook and Twitter for more latest Arsenal news, match analysis, transfer news, injury news, team news and rumours from reliable sources around the World. Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Kevin Trapp could follow Unai Emery to Arsenal, according to reports in the German's home country.

"Wenger could have stayed at Arsenal for another ten years" Judging by the amount of tributes given to Arsene Wenger by players, former players and former adversaries since he announced he was leaving Arsenal just goes to show how much Le Prof is admired and respected everywhere in the footballing world.

DAVID WOODS COLUMN: Who calls shots at Arsenal? Chelsea star should be England captain Antonio Conte has made no secret this campaign of his frustration and anger at not being allowed to sign the stars he felt the club needed to mount a serious defence of the title and compete also on the Champions League stage. It has been something of a soap opera watching the Italian this season.

No longer a Steven Gerrard Lite, Jordan Henderson's won us over MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: Hughes, Thompson, Souness, Gerrard. Between them, Liverpool’s European champion captains have quite the trophy cabinet.

Arsenal: Grzegorz Krychowiak a dream three years past due If you think I'm bad now, with my endless praise of Granit Xhaka, you have no idea how bad I would have been had Arsenal landed Grzegorz Krychowiak. To me, he was the greatest thing that could possibly happen to our club - only he never did.

Arsenal confirm departure of international forward Arsenal are expected to oversee significant changes this summer and plenty of departures are likely to lie ahead in the coming months. The club has now officially confirmed one of those moves, as Japan international Takuma Asano has joined German outfit Hannover 96 on a season-long loan deal.

Unai Emery meets first Arsenal player on training ground tour New Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been shown around the Gunners' London Colney training ground and greeted one of the only players left in the building over the summer. Laurent Koscielny is using Arsenal's facilities as he continues to recover from an achilles injury, and Emery paid him a visit.

Arsenal ready to rival Man United in race to sign Italy international Arsenal are ready to rival Manchester United and Juventus in the race to sign Italy international Lorenzo Pellegrini, according to reports. Pellegrini secured an emotional return to boyhood club Roma just last summer but is already being linked with another move.

Player profile: Here is Pellegrini, the new Arsenal target Lorenzo Pellegrini had a solid season with Roma as the young Italian midfielder is now on Arsenal's radar. The 21 year old was born in Rome as he played in the Roma youth squads as a youth. He joined Sassuolo in 2015 as he played there up until 2017.

Unai Emery reveals how he will tweak Wenger's Arsenal philosophy New Arsenal boss Unai Emery has revealed that he will maintain the footballing philosophy that Arsene Wenger left behind but tweak it slightly. The Spanish boss comes into the club looking to stop the rot that plagued the last few years of his predecessor's reign.

From Portugal: Player says Arsenal are his dream club, ‘I grew up with the Gunners’ Even though Arsenal have been struggling to challenge for the biggest trophies in recent uears, players born in the 90’s won’t forget about how great the Gunners were.

Arsenal transfer news: Ivan Gazidis makes Unai Emery transfer statement "I know we can do that successfully, but it's going to take hard work through the summer." The English transfer window opened last Thursday and Arsenal have already been linked with moves for several players. Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri are said to be on their radar.

Arsenal's Charlie Gilmour Drops Massive Hint He'll Be Joining Rangers Arsenal youngster Charlie Gilmour has more or less confirmed he'll be joining Rangers next season, as the Steven Gerrard regime starts to gather momentum.

PSG's Kevin Trapp could follow Unai Emery to Arsenal Alphonse Areola is already the first choice goalkeeper in the French capital, so there's little chance Trapp would get a look in behind those two. As a result, he could reportedly follow Emery to London. Of course, you should always take these kinds of stories with a pinch of salt.

Done deal: Arsenal seal first signing of Unai Emery era Arsenal are set for significant changes following the appointment of Unai Emery as the club's new boss and the Gunners have wasted no time in being active on the transfer market.

Manchester United 'battle Arsenal for Sokratis Papastathopoulos' Manchester United are set to battle Arsenal for the signature of Sokratis Papastathopoulos, according to reports. German outlet WAZ claim Jose Mourinho has held talks with the Greek defender's representatives regarding a summer move to Old Trafford.

Unai Emery First Signing - Agent Break Silent About Deal To The Emirate Stadium Goonersden brings you news from top football news sites from the likes of ESPN, SkySport, Daily Mail, Daily Star and Metro… We also Analyse football, player, transfer and predict Arsenal starting line-up. The agent of Jean-Michael Seri has spoken out about his client's future as Arsenal and Chelsea battle to sign the Ivory Coast international.

Unai Emery to Arsenal: Reasons to worry about the Gunners' new head coach He's a serial Europa League winner, has a fine track record developing young players and knows how to work on a budget and get a team punching above their weight. Add in Emery's experience working with diluted responsibility under the watch of a director of football, and the 46-year-old looks like the right man at the right time for the Gunners.

Aubameyang admits Arsenal stagnation as he discusses Emery Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has vowed to be Unai Emery's flexible friend at Arsenal - but says he hopes he plays with "two attackers" for the Gunners. Spanish coach Emery was appointed Arsenal manager on Wednesday - and has quickly set out his stall at the Emirates by demanding the early return of this forgotten man.

Transfer news LIVE updates: Fred to undergo medical; Man Utd, Arsenal and Liverpool latest I'm not dealing with any thoughts of making a change." 17:00: Wayne Rooney has travelled to the US for talks over a transfer to DC United, with a medical, meetings with top brass and a whistle-stop tour of potential places to live on the schedule, the Washington Post reports.

Clueless media & 6 other things we learned from Emery's first press conference They claimed Arsenal had interviewed 10 managers when Gazidis confirmed it was eight and they had absolutely no clue that Emery, along with Gazidis, flew to America to meet with the Kroenkes. In fact, they didn't even know Emery was on the list, let alone the shortlist.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang welcomes Unai Emery Arsenal arrival, claiming club "stagnated" under Arsene Wenger PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG has welcomed Unai Emery to Arsenal, claiming the club had "stagnated" under Arsene Wenger. Emery was confirmed as the Frenchman's replacement earlier this week following two years at Paris Saint-Germain. The Spaniard impressed Gunners chiefs with his knowledge of the club and vision for the future.

Wenger on why he turned down England and Real Madrid The outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is currently being inundated with job offers after finally closing the door on his career with the Gunners, and yesterday he told the media about some previous offers that he had refused while he was still the Arsenal boss.

Arsenal: So… who was managerial option No. 3? My question is, if this was the set-up that these three options were to be ranked - and knowing that they likely weren't ranking guys that wouldn't accept the job then who was option No. For all intents and purposes, it has only been Emery and Arteta who were 'in line' to receive the job offer.

Unai Emery Magic - Star Reject Deal With Club As He Insist He Is Off To Arsenal Follow ooh to be a Gooner on Facebook and Twitter for more latest Arsenal news, match analysis, transfer news, injury news, team news and rumours from reliable sources around the World. Bernd Leno could be nearing a move to Arsenal, if the latest reports from Germany are any indication.

Arsenal eye Lorenzo Pellegrini move Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini this summer. Pellegrini, 21, scored three times in 37 appearances for Roma during the 2017-18 campaign.