August 22, 2012 by
Arsene’s defender chase by AH
At the moment we have two defensive injures with both Laurent Koscienly and Bacary Sagna sidelined through injury. Koscienly is expected to return for the upcoming game against Stoke City on Sunday, whilst Sagna will be out of the first team for a number of weeks, as he continues to recover from his second leg break in under a year.
Arsene Wenger, whilst speaking to Arsenal.com, has recognised this, and he revealed he may bring in a defender before the close of the transfer window. Montpellier’s Yanga-Mbwia and Cheikh M’Bengue are reportedly the main targets. .......Read the full article here
August 21, 2012 by
Toulouse Left-Back claims Arsenal interest: by SV
After the Sunderland game on Saturday, Arsene Wenger stated that he was looking for a midfielder and defender to add to his squad. Now, as any of you who know Arsene’s ways will testify, this could mean anything from us signing a defender and midfielder, to us signing two midfielders, two defenders and a striker for good measure. In other words, we can’t be certain as to exactly what Arsene’s plans are for the rest of the transfer window. Personally, I think/hope that we will complete the imminent Sahin signing, and follow it up with the acquisition of a CDM and a versatile defender. .......Read the full article here
August 18, 2012 by
As usual Arsene Wenger is preparing to surprise everyone in the transfer market by lining up a relatively unknown defender playing in France. Cheikh M’Bengue is the first-choice left-back at Toulouse in Ligue 1 and came through the ranks at the Southern French team after joining them when he was just seven years of age.
He has always been rated highly in France and after making 21 appearances for the French U21 side, he opted to play for his parents country Senegal as a full international and made his debut last year.
M’Bengue made it quite clear that Arsenal were talking to Toulouse and admitted that it cames as a surprise to him. He said: “I do not expect it. .......Read the full article here