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The Sun - Fri Aug 4 11:43 PM
ARSENE WENGER has eluded the Emirates hit squad for now but knows he still wears a massive target on his back. Four days after masterminding Chelsea’s downfall in the FA Cup final last May, football’s longest-serving manager finally signed a new two-year deal with Arsenal. It brought an end to fo...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 3:35 PM
NEWCASTLE will face competition from a number of clubs for the signature of Lucas Perez this summer, according to the 28-year-old’s agent. Following a frustrating first term with Arsenal, the Spaniard is keen to move away in the hunt for first-team football. The 28-year-old’s agent, Rodrigo Ferna...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 1:49 PM
CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte has revealed Eden Hazard and Tiemoue Bakayoko will miss the Community Shield clash with Arsenal. The Italian chief also claimed the midfield duo will be missing for the Premier League opener against Burnley next weekend. Conte said both players are currently working har...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 11:37 AM
BELGIAN champions Anderlecht have been linked with a move for Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen, according to reports. West Brom have also labelled the 31-year-old as a top target this summer as the Baggies quest for a centre-back continues. Following his loan spell with Roma last term, Anderle...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 11:14 AM
MANCHESTER CITY starlet Jadon Sancho has stopped training with the Citizens in an attempt to secure a move away from the club. The 17-year-old teen hotshot is on the verge of leaving the Etihad this summer. Arsenal are preparing a swoop for the England youth starlet, and the Independent claim the...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 10:41 AM
RONALD KOEMAN wants to add another TWO forwards to his Everton frontline. And Olivier Giroud is believed to still his main striker target after Gylfi Sigurdsson signs in a £50million deal. Iceland star Siggy, 27, will clinch his move to Goodison over the weekend after Swansea boss Paul Clement ad...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 10:31 AM
THOMAS LEMAR has told Monaco he wants to join Arsenal, according to reports in France. The Gunners have been chasing the talented 21-year-old all summer after being priced out of a move for Lemar’s team-mate Kylian Mbappe. And fans of the North London outfit will be delighted to hear that the mid...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 9:57 AM
IT’S early days, but Arsenal’s signing of Alexandre Lacazette already looks to be a good piece of business. The French star, 25, has already found his feet in pre-season – but will need to adjust quickly to the pace and intensity of the Premier League. That said, another former Ligue 1 ace, Zlata...
The Sun - Fri Aug 4 9:07 AM
ARSENAL star Lucas Perez has handed in a formal transfer request as he looks to escape his nightmare at the Emirates. The Spaniard looks to be forcing a move away from the Gunners but they refusing to let him leave for anything less than their £13.4million price tag. According to Goal, his agent...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 11:35 PM
WHEN Arsene Wenger finally signed his new Arsenal contract in May, he was assured that he could challenge for any player in the transfer market. Nine weeks on and the harsh reality of football’s new financial power structure has already excluded Wenger from football’s top table. Neymar’s £198m...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 10:30 PM
NOBODY thought it would come to this. Not when it came to Jack. There was a time when clubs would have been queuing around the block to sign Jack Wilshere from Arsenal. A rarified talent, with the swagger of a superstar when the ball is at his feet, Wilshere was the coming man in English …
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 9:41 PM
FRENCH champions Monaco are ready to test Arsenal’s resolve by making a £45m bid for want-away Alexis Sanchez. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has insisted he expects the Chilean superstar to see out the final year of his Gunners contract and that he will NOT be sold. But Monaco will seek to offer Wen...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 3:24 PM
ARSENE WENGER has insisted contract rebel Alexis Sanchez will remain at Arsenal this season – and says the Chilean star could stay even longer. The Gunners boss said his star striker, who has been the subject of intense transfer speculation, would accept his “clear decision”. Sanchez returned to...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 1:32 PM
REPORTS in Spain are claiming that Arsenal had a stunning bid rejected by Borussia Dortmund for Ousmane Dembele this summer. Barcelona and Real Madrid are currently believed to be involved in a battle for the French attacker. But Mundo Deportivo are reporting that Arsene Wenger also attempted to...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 1:01 PM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ’S future has been in doubt all summer but a clip of him KISSING the club badge and posing for Sky Sports walk-on shots imply he is staying at Arsenal. The forward’s contract expires next summer and it was thought if the Gunners cannot tie him down on a new deal, they would cash …
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 10:18 AM
JACK WILSHERE wants to stay and fight for his place at Arsenal, with the midfielder determined to overcome the injury hell that has dogged his career. The Gunners middle man, 25, spent last season on loan at Bournemouth and has returned to training this week from a broken leg. Wilshere has not be...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 9:28 AM
CHELSEA are leading Liverpool and Manchester City in the race for Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The Gunners midfielder, 23, looks set to leave the Emirates this summer – with a host of Premier League clubs, including Stoke, interested. However, it’s Antonio Conte‘s Blues who look set to c...
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 8:28 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Liverpool and moneybags Maanchester City are all in the market for new signings. And with it expected to be a record-breaking summer, SunSport will be here to bring you each and every update.
The Sun - Thu Aug 3 8:28 AM
IT’S clear Arsene Wenger has identified Thomas Lemar as one of Arsenal’s main transfer targets for the summer, but with Monaco rejecting three bids for the 21-year-old, with the latest being €50million, it’s clear he won’t come cheap. While Chelsea have already sold players like Nemanja Matic and...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 6:23 PM
ARSENAL keeper Emiliano Martinez has joined Getafe on a season-long loan. The 24-year-old was third choice at the Emirates last season but penned a new contract at the Gunners before the end of last season. It is just the latest in a string of loan deals for the Argentine keeper. Since joining th...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 4:22 PM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ has held showdown talks with Arsene Wenger as Arsenal “offer him mega £290, 000-a-week deal”, according to reports. The Chilean star has been tipped to leave the Emirates all summer, with Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain eyeing a big-money move. But now, the Gunners will be...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 10:14 AM
ARSENAL’S £35million move for Jean Michael Seri could depend on Nice’s Champions League qualification, according to reports. Monaco continue to play hardball over Thomas Lemar and Arsene Wenger is struggling to offload a number of Gunners flops to free up funds. Spurs are also targeting Ligue 1 m...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 10:02 AM
ARSENE WENGER has told contract rebel Alexis Sanchez that he will NOT be sold to a rival Premier League club this summer. The Arsenal boss has completely ruled out Sanchez moving to Manchester City or Chelsea – but could still sell him abroad if a significant offer comes in this summer. Sanchez,...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 7:45 AM
ARSENE WENGER has told contract rebel Alexis Sanchez that he will NOT be sold to a rival Premier League club this summer. The Arsenal boss has completely ruled out Sanchez moving to Manchester City or Chelsea – but could still sell him abroad if a significant offer comes in this summer. Sanchez,...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 4:43 PM
ARSENAL have lost ANOTHER coach to Wolfsburg, as Jan van Loon has followed Andries Jonker and Freddie Ljungberg to the German giants. The Gunners’ former head of player development has left the Emirates academy set-up for the Bundesliga outfit this week. Van Loon will now link up with Jonker, now...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 2:51 PM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ has returned to Arsenal training… but is forced to go through drills away from the first-team. The Chilean star, 28, continues to be caught up in the transfer speculation linking him with moneybags duo Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain. But Arsenal ace Sanchez looked more tha...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 2:08 PM
THE Community Shield will kick-off an hour earlier after the FA decided to switch timings to avoid a clash with the Women’s European Championship final. England play Netherlands in the semi-final on Thursday night looking to book a place in the final in Enschede on Sunday. That match kicks-off in...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 12:11 PM
ARSENAL’S move for Monaco star Thomas Lemar has been put on hold, with Arsene Wenger struggling to offload a host of flops. At least seven Gunners players have been put on the market this summer by the French boss after already splashing £44million on Alexandre Lacazette. Jack Wilshere, David Osp...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 12:08 PM
ARFSENAL are set to miss out on defender Dalbert Henrique after Inter Milan agreed a fee with Nice. The Gunners had reportedly been keen on the left-back with Kieran Gibbs seemingly on his way out of the Emirates. But TuttoMercatoWeb claims they have been beaten to the Brazilian’s signature after...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 11:11 AM
NEWCASTLE boss Rafael Benitez is hoping to step up his interest in Lucas Perez – but only if Arsenal lower their asking price for the unsettled striker. Benitez is looking to bring in more firepower to his squad as he prepares for the club’s return to Premier League football. And according to the...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 10:42 AM
THE uncertainty surrounding the futures of Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hangs over Arsenal’s preparations for the 2017-18 season like a dark cloud. But the Gunners are determined to hold onto their stars. And Arsene Wenger has further bolstered his squad with the astute...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 10:33 AM
THERE was a time when Rafa Benitez’s future at Newcastle United was far from certain. The Magpies boss was frustrated by a lack of signings following promotion and prepared to walk out of St James’ Park. But that threat concentrated the minds of the power brokers on Tyneside and four new signings...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 9:24 AM
ARSENAL’S transfer plans are being dashed as they cannot get fringe players off the wage bill. Arsene Wenger is hoping to use a summer clear-out to free up funds to pursue the likes of Thomas Lemar. Jack Wilshere, David Ospina, Kieran Gibbs, Carl Jenkinson, Lucas Perez, Calum Chambers and Mathieu...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 7:00 AM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ appears to be on his way to London – after boarding a Paris-bound flight from Chile. The Paris Saint-Germain target has been told by boss Arsene Wenger it is “ideal” having him potentially leave for nothing on a free next season. Manchester City are strongly in for Sanchez – with t...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 10:52 PM
ARSENE WENGER believes Arsenal are in the right condition to get off to a flier in the new season. Despite continuing uncertainty swirling around Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, boss Wenger is confident his team are shaping up as serious title contenders. But is that conf...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 8:10 PM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ appears to be on his way to London – after boarding a Paris-bound flight from Chile. The Paris Saint-Germain target has been told by boss Arsene Wenger it is “ideal” having him potentially leave for nothing on a free next season. Manchester City are strongly in for Sanchez – with t...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 5:08 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED and Arsenal are in hot pursuit of wantaway youngster Jadon Sancho. The promising 17-year-old’s future at City looks ominous, as he reportedly failed to turn up to training after being omitted from the pre-season tour. Pep Guardiola decided not to take the winger to the US amid h...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 3:17 PM
ARSENAL defender Carl Jenkinson has emerged as a shock transfer target for Serie A trio Cagliari, Hellas Verona and Sassuolo. The Gunners full-back, 25, has been linked with a surprise move to Italy, as well as Premier League new-boys Brighton and Hove Albion. Jenkinson has struggled to break int...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 1:27 PM
WEST BROM are eyeing up an audacious swoop for Barcelona’s former Arsenal centre-back Thomas Vermaelen this summer. Baggies boss Tony Pulis is set to launch a bid for the injury-prone defender, while Crystal Palace are also interested in the Belgian’s signature, according to reports. Vermaelen, 3...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 1:11 PM
ARSENAL stopper David Ospina has vowed to fight for his place despite interest from Fenerbahce. The Colombian played second-fiddle to Petr Cech after the former Chelsea star’s move to the Emirates. But Opsina – who has been used in cup competitions – insists he has no intention of leaving in sear...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 12:36 PM
ARSENAL’S name is being dragged through the mud over the wrong kind of trophy hunting. The Gunners’ majority stakeholder Stan Kroenke has been slated for launching a TV channel that glorifies shooting endangered species in Britain. American Kroenke, 70, faces a huge backlash over the poorly-judge...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 12:36 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Liverpool and moneybags Maanchester City are all in the market for new signings. And with it expected to be a record-breaking summer, SunSport will be here to bring you each and every update.
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 12:12 PM
WATFORD are chasing Kieran Gibbs after West Brom pulled out of the race to sign the Arsenal left-back, according to reports. The Gunners defender is surplus to requirements after Sead Kolasinac arrived on a free from Schalke. Tony Pulis dropped his pursuit after seeing a £10million offer snubbed...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 10:31 AM
ARSENE WENGER raised a few eyebrows by claiming that having players going into the last year of their contracts is ideal. But the bizarre comment seems to be born out of frustration. The Arsenal manager has been persistently questioned on the future of Alexis Sanchez, and whether he will stay and...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 9:44 AM
LIVERPOOL are considering joining Arsenal in the race for Monaco star Thomas Lemar, according to reports. Reds playmaker Philippe Coutinho is being lined up to replace Paris Saint-Germain-bound Neymar. Anfield chiefs are reportedly resigned to losing their star player, but will recoup a fee of ab...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 7:12 AM
ARSENE WENGER is ready to write off up to £125million of talent by letting the likes of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil leave for NOTHING – and incredibly insists it is an “ideal situation”. The Frenchman – whose side won the Emirates Cup on Sunday – came out swinging when quizzed on the reality of...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 9:51 PM
ARSENAL might have won the Emirates Cup, but you would never have guessed it judging from the players’ looks! The Gunners lost 2-1 to Sevilla thanks to Steven N’Zonzi’s wonder strike, but still walked away with the trophy having scored more goals in their two games. The Spanish club won both of t...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 8:21 PM
ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger insists having superstar players Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil play with just a year left on their contracts is an “ideal situation”. Wenger watched his side lose 2-1 against Sevilla, but still walked off with the Emirates Cup on goals scored. Sanchez, Ozil, Alex Oxlade...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 6:19 PM
ARSENAL midfielder Jack Wilshere wants to stay close to London if he leaves the Emirates this summer, with his preferred move being to West Ham. The 25-year-old has already turned down switches to Sampdoria in Italy and Turkish side Antalyaspor. So the sight of RB Leipzig’s Scottish forward Olive...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 6:10 PM
ARSENAL won the Emirates Cup yet again despite losing to Sevilla 2-1, with the Spanish side winning both of their matches. Bizarrely, Sevilla were not crowned as champions despite two victories, as they scored fewer goals than the North London club, with a point awarded for each goal. Strikes fro...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 5:37 PM
ARSENAL made just the one signing during the 2017 January transfer window and it only cost them £40, 000. The man the Gunners brought in was Cohen Bramall. A defender who had never played professional football but was a regular for non-league Hednesford Town. His first six months with Arsenal con...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 4:44 PM
ARSENAL fans were left flabbergasted when a Bollywood film star let slip that their club was about to complete a player signing while modelling their new kit. Esha Gupt, a former Miss India, then said Arsenal are in talks with Monaco’s Thomas Lemar, adding “I hope he comes on board too”. Esha Gup...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 4:43 PM
WEST BROM are eyeing up an audacious swoop for Barcelona’s former Arsenal centre-back Thomas Vermaelen this summer. Baggies boss Tony Pulis is set to launch a bid for the injury-prone defender, while Crystal Palace are also interested in the Belgian’s signature, according to reports. Vermaelen, 3...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 3:32 PM
TOTTENHAM and Arsenal have joined the race to sign highly rated French teenager Yann Karamoh. The North London rivals are said to be keen on the 19-year-old forward, who has been dubbed the next Kylian Mbappe. Karamoh was born in the Ivory Coast but has played for France U21s twice. Last season h...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 2:08 PM
TOTTENHAM are set to snatch wantaway Leicester star Riyad Mahrez from under the noses of arch-rivals Arsenal, according to reports. Spurs have yet to sign a player this summer but could temp the 2016 PFA Player of the Year with the offer of Champions league football – unlike the Gunners. Roma hav...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 11:37 AM
BRAZILIAN forward Julio Baptista could make sensational return to English football with Bolton Wanderers. The newly-promoted Championship side are in talks with the former Arsenal and Real Madrid attacker who starred for his country in the Star Sixes tournament in London this month. The Trotters...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 9:27 AM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ will reportedly try and force through a Manchester City transfer within the next week. The Chile star, 28, is set to force Arsene Wenger’s hand by putting in a transfer request, according to The Sunday Mirror. Sanchez was due back at Arsenal on Sunday but posted an Instagram selfie...
The Sun - Sat Jul 29 9:33 PM
NEWCASTLE plan to make Arsenal striker Lucas Perez their main man up front – despite his dream to go back to Spain. Perez wants a return to La Liga, where his former club Deportivo La Coruna are among a handful who would take the respected forward. But as Arsenal try to find a buyer for …
The Sun - Sat Jul 29 7:02 PM
ARSENE WENGER has confirmed that Alexis Sanchez does have the flu – and declared that the Arsenal contract rebel is ‘staying here’. Sanchez, 28, has been linked with a move away from the Gunners all summer. But, speaking after the 5-2 Emirates Cup win over Benfica, Wenger said he has no interest...
The Sun - Sat Jul 29 6:28 PM
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger was approached by a pitch invader at the Emirates – before the man was dragged off by stewards. The man made a beeline for the Gunners boss before being intercepted, with Wenger shouting back and forth with him according to reports inside the ground, as he was taken...
The Sun - Sat Jul 29 6:08 PM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ may be dominating the headlines – but it was Theo Walcott and Sead Kolasinac who stole the show as the Gunners ran riot at the Emirates. As the wantaway Chilean nurses his ‘illness’, he would have watched Walcott score twice and assist Arsenal’s third in their penultimate game befo...
The Sun - Sat Jul 29 4:52 PM
ARSENAL cult hero Lukas Podolski was back in the goals – scoring twice on his debut in Japan. The World Cup winner, 32, moved to Vissel Kobe at the end of the season after two years at Turkish giants Galatsaray. The former Germany international, who became a firm fan favourite in his three season...
The Sun - Sat Jul 29 12:26 PM
ROBIN VAN PERSIE is closing in on a sensational switch back to where it all began at Feyenoord. The ex-Manchester United striker kick-started his career with the Dutch club as a 16-year-old before moving to Arsenal. But 13-years after leaving Holland for the Premier League, Van Persie is set for...
The Sun - Sat Jul 29 9:04 AM
MONACO are staying firm and refusing to sell Thomas Lemar to Arsenal, according to reports. Arsene Wenger is a huge fan of the French midfielder and is desperate to add him to his squad before the start of the season. But the Telegraph are claiming that the Ligue 1 champions are refusing to let h...