Arsenal on the brink of finalizing Saliba deal

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Saint-Etienne defender William Saliba, according to reports in France. The centre-back is a top target for Unai Emery this summer and Arsenal have already seen one bid rejected by Saint-Etienne. Arsenal would prefer to bring Saliba immediately to the Emirates, but Saint-Etienne want to have the 18-year-old back on loan for the coming season. 
French outlet TF1 claim Saint-Etienne will sell to Arsenal, with the deal set to be worth £27million. Saint-Etienne are insisting Saliba returns on loan. Talks are in the final stages, with just a few details to sort out between both sides. Arsenal will loan Saliba back to Saint-Etienne, with club president Roland Romeyer revealing the player’s wish was to remain in Ligue 1 for another campaign. ‘He will stay at the club this season,’ Romeyer said.
 Saliba will cost Arsenal £27m 'It is an imperative condition should we come to an agreement for his transfer. It’s also William’s wish.’ Emery will be plea…

Turkish Outfit Fenerbahce ready to sign two Arsenal stars

Fenerbahce sporting director Damien Comolli held talks with Arsenal over Laurent Koscielny and Mohamed Elneny whilst in Baku for the Europa League final, according to reports.Turkish outlet fotoMac report that Comolli was present for the Europa League final last week, looking to add a couple of Arsenal players to his squad. He reportedly spoke with Koscielny and Elneny over a summer move and enquired with the Gunners over how much the pair would cost. Though Elneny appears to be enjoying his time with Arsenal, it probably wouldn’t be too difficult to convince him to leave this summer. The Egyptian midfielder has only played 17 games all season, making 12 starts, and it doesn’t seem like he’s working his way into Unai Emery’s plans for the next campaign. The 26-year-old still has a contract with Arsenal until 2022 though, so he’s not going to leave unless a club is willing to pay to release him from that deal. Meanwhile, Koscielny’s contract expires in 2020, so this is the last real chanc…

Arsenal are poised to begin talks with Saint-Etienne over the signing of William Saliba

Arsenal are poised to begin talks with Saint-Etienne over the signing of William Saliba. The Ligue 1 youngster is hot property this summer, with a couple  of clubs interested in signing the 18-year-old. 
Le 10 Sport claim Manchester United are closely monitoring Saliba’s progress after the centre-back nailed down a starting place at centre-back in the final weeks of the Ligue 1 season. Despite United’s interest, it is their Premier League rivals Arsenal who are ready to open talks with Saint-Etienne. 
However, Saint-Etienne are keen to keep Saliba at least for another year, and want his potential new club to agree to an immediate loan deal. Saliba will be allowed to leave if a bid of £26million is lodged and the loan demands are met. Saint-Etienne are prepared to listen to offers for Saliba.
Arsenal are not against the idea of loaning Saliba back to Saint-Etienne, but the Gunners are still weighing up whether to meet his club’s asking price. Portuguese giants Benfica are also keeping…

Highly rated AS Roma defender on Arsenal radar

Unai Emery must make Kostas Manolas his top target this summer after reports in Italy claim the Gunners are preparing to activate the centre-back’s release clause.

Roma have not yet reached an agreement with the 27-year-old over a new deal and its believed the Greek international has a £32 million release clause in his current contract which Arsenal are keen to trigger. The Serie A club announced earlier in the week that captain Daniele De Rossi would not be renewing the midfielder’s contact and will leave at the end of the season after 18 years.A According to Il Messaggero(viaMetro) the news of De Rossi’s imminent departure from the club has not sat well with several members of the squad and are now believed to be considering their futures, with Manolas being one of them. Arsenal, along with Juventus, are potential destinations for the defender as they are both ready to activate the player’s release clause. Emery’s summer budget will depend on whether Arsenal can secure a Champions Le…

Everton vs Arsenal Preview | Team news stats and predictions

After a rough couple of months, Arsenal are back on track and in a  pole position to get a top four finish. The Gunners have been impressive in the last 6 matches winning 5 and drawing one.

With that in mind, despite putting up great performances getting three points away from home has been an almost impossible task.

With the competition for champions league slot next season stiffening the fans and the players will be hoping this trip to Goodison park won't be a one to forget.The bright side of our match on Sunday,  Goodison park hasn't been an awful away ground for us since Wenger days.

Everton vs Arsenal team news and predicted line-ups
Yerry Mina is Everton only absentee has the defender continues to struggle with a thigh injury.

Arsenal will be without Lucas Torreira, who is serving a ban and joins injury absentees Hector Bellerin, Rob Holding and Danny Welbeck on the sidelines.

Grant Xhaka (groin) and Aaron Ramsey (thigh) should be fit to participate but there is more con…

Arsenal make an approach to sign Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic.

The Gunners want to seal a loan move for the 29-year-old for the rest of the season, with an option to buy him in the summer for £35m. Croatia international Perisic signed a new five-year contract in September 2017 to extend his stay with the Italian club until 2022. However, it is understood he is open to leaving the San Siro after joining from Wolfsburg in 2015. Perisic has scored 34 goals in 142 appearances for Inter, finding the net three times in 25 games this term. He previously played for Borussia Dortmund and Club Brugge. Arsenal's original plan for the January transfer window was to secure loan deals for a versatile midfielder and a winger. For the midfield role, they remain keen on Barcelona's Denis Suarez and Christopher Nkunku of Paris St-German. They see Perisic as a leading option to add width to Unai Emery's squad. World Cup 2018: Ivan Perisic fires Croatia level against France in the final It is understood Inter would be prepared to do business for between £35m-£40…

Transfer Update: Arsenal interested in Christopher Nkunku

Unai Emery handed Nkunku six Ligue 1 starts last season and the Paris Saint-Germain ace could reunite with the Spanish coach in the Premier League. Paris Saint-Germain youngster Christopher Nkunku could be on his way to England in the January transfer window. France Football have reported on Thursday that Arsenal have expressed an interest in bringing Nkunku to the Emirates on loan until the end of the season. The report adds that the North London giants have been in contact with PSG and the France U21 international is interested in reuniting with his former coach Unai Emery. The former Sevilla manager made Nkunku something of a key player at the Parc des Princes in the second half of last season, with the gifted midfielder scoring four goals in six Ligue 1 starts. Funds are tight for Arsenal this month, with the club only able to secure temporary signings, something that appears to have scuppered a deal for Barcelona's Denis Suarez; although it is understood that any move for Nkunku wou…