The majority of Arsenal fans were delighted and surprised by the club’s success in the transfer market but as time wore on, it appeared that the hierarchy only seemed to be interested in attacking players and less inclined to bolster the defence. Although fans were given a blimmer of hope
Arsenal’s Stellar transfer window was about to get even better with the addition of Daniele Rugani from Juventus on a two year loan with an option to buy but with time running out, Juventus tried to push the deal towards a large lump sum plus a guarantee to buy for
After the acrimonious transfer of former captain Laurent Koscielny, Arsenal fans were split on his transfer to Bordeaux. Some felt that the players actions were disrespectful by refusing to go on tour but wanted him to stay. Others like myself considered there was no alternative but to sell him.
If Calum Chambers was a cat, he’d be halfway through his allotted lives at Arsenal because as a player, he has never really caught fire. A nearly man, a squad player, a loaner but not first team material and that’s pretty much summed up his time in an Arsenal shirt.
The surreal and unpleasant departure of Laurent Koscielny from Arsenal plunged to new depths yesterday, after it was announced that Arsenal had cut ties with their former captain for the tidy sum of £4.6m.
The sum was far more than I expected and seemed like a bounty fee for man who
It has been confirmed that Arsenal have sold Laurent Koscielny to Ligue 1 side Bordeaux. The defender returned to France after a association of nine years with the English club.
At the end of the day, Laurent Koscielny picked up the gun, held it to his own head and pulled the
Arsenal should be given credit for their transfer dealings so far with a mixture of creative short term and long term solutions, but as the transfer window gears up for a manic close, fans are beginning to panic about the defensive holes which look certain to undermine another season.
As the transfer window countdown begins, it’s fair to examine what Arsenal have, what they need to jettison and what they still have left to do. It’s also going to be interesting to see what the eventual line up could be with the new additions.
On social media, it’s been a
Sometimes transfers require one deal to facilitate another and in the case of Celtic’s Kieran Tierney, the sale of Krystian Bielik to Derby County for around £10m, will mean that Arsenal can, in theory at least, change to upfront amount they were going to offer the Scottish club.
Now unless Celtic
Laurent Koscielny’s Arsenal career is dead and buried. It was officially over after his refusal to join the squad on its pre season tour of the US but there was still a glimmer of hope that he would remain at the club for one last season. The news came as