Arsene Wenger revealed before the transfer window that he was looking to raid the Spanish market for “bargains” due to the financial difficulties suffered by clubs in La Liga (e.g. Malaga!), but in the meantime Newcastle have been concentrating on Wenger’s traditional hunting ground, France, and have come away with some excellent buys.
It was revealed that just this week, everyone in France thought that Montpellier’s Yanga M’Biwa was on his way to the Arsenal before he went to Newcastle at the last minute, and along with Lille’s Mathieu Debuchy, Toulouse’s Moussa Sissoko, Nancy’s Massadio Haïdara and Bordeaux’s Yoan Gouffran, Alan Pardew has severely strengthened his Toon squad for a combined price of just £18m, with £7m being recouped by the sale of Demba Ba to Chelsea. .......Read the full article here
Wenger needs to move with modern football by N21 Gooner
With no disrespect to Diame at all, I think he is talented and hard working, but this policy of trying to find underpriced talent must stop. I think its a fundamental problem for us right now, it seems to go unchallenged at the club and so we are speculating with almost every signing, hoping that we have discovered something that no one else has but at a fraction of the price. .......Read the full article here
Arsenal’s very own signing-of-the-season Santi Cazorla is reportedly very good friends with Athletico Bilbao’s prolific striker Fernando Llorente, and according to the Express he wants the Spanish international to join him at the Emirates.
Llorente is fast approaching the end of his contract at Bilbao and Wenger could snap him up for peanuts in January, and considering that the Frenchman has made it clear that he is short of strikers it is a real possibility that Arsenal could make a small bid in January. .......Read the full article here
Arsenal 2012-2013 – by Lorenzo
Enough is enough. This site is descending into acute madness, not aided by bizarre articles from “guest writers” who seem intent on recounting their life stories in essay-like articles. Tensions are building among supporters daily, as we witness other rival clubs around us strengthening their squads with extravagant purchases, but patience is key. Do not let the transfer gossip intimidate you, as when the smoke of the tabloids clears, all shall be revealed. .......Read the full article here