October 18, 2012 by
Should Wenger go for Adrian Lopez or Fernando Llorente? by KJ
News has started to pick up on the transfer scene with Goal publishing an article that talks about strong interest from Arsenal for the services of the 24 year old Spaniard, Adrian Lopez. Generally, I’d call this unreliable but many of the Twitter ITKs have sworn that Arsenal are definitely interested in the Atletico Madrid striker.
My question is – do we go after Lopez or after Llorente? .......Read the full article here
October 11, 2012 by
There are reports this morning that Arsene Wenger has instructed his Arsenal scouts to identify a top-class striker to be brought in during the January transfer window, with Fernando Llorente, Adrián López, Robert Lewandowski and Stevan Jovetic reported to be top of his wish-list.
Although Wenger has been experimenting with different players in the centre-forward role, the Frenchman has realised that only having Olivier Giroud as his only out-and-out hitman could be a negative in the second half of the season if Arsenal are going to aim to challenge on all fronts against the much deeper squads of Chelsea and the two Manchester clubs. .......Read the full article here
September 17, 2012 by
Why we don’t need Lopez by TS
So, over the coming weeks and months, rumors will begin to grow speculating how Arsenal will be in the market for a striker. One name has already popped up-that being Adrian Lopez.
The Spanish striker has already been linked with a move to the Gunners in January but simply put, Arsenal doesn’t need a striker. Already having bought Giroud in the summer, I can’t see the need to bring yet another striker, especially one that’s in the £15m mark. Even if Giroud doesn’t perform well this season, we have the back up needed from the likes of Gervinho, Chamakh and even Podolski who can switch to a more central striking position if Arsenal need him to do so. To comfort Arsenal supporters, the likes of Walcott have already expressed the idea of playing further up the pitch and Wenger could do worse than to give him an opportunity to do so. Let’s not forget that both Van Persie and Henry started out as wingers. .......Read the full article here