December 16, 2012 by
It is no secret that Arsene Wenger intends to add to his Arsenal squad in January, and a combative midfielder is one of the most important roles for him to fill. Two new names seem to have found themselves on the list of possible signings according to newspaper reports.
20-year old Ghanaian Afriye Acquah is currently playing for the Serie A side Parma, and is being called the new Michael Essien. According to the Sun, Arsenal are preparing a bid of around £8 million for the player, but that seems a bit steep, especially considering that his owner club, Palermo, loaned him out to Italian league rivals this summer. I would expect Wenger to go for a player who has much more experience. .......Read the full article here
August 27, 2011 by
It is being reported this morning that the Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish is very keen on bringing the young Portugese midfielder Danilo Pereira to Anfield, but the youngster, who has been favourably compared to a young Patrick Vieira, is more likely to end up at the Emirates next week.
According to the Metro, Arsene Wenger has got the Arsenal representatives “working overtime” at the moment trying to secure the Parma starlet’s signature before the close of the transfer window.
Pereira recently starred as the Portugal U20 team got to the final of the U20 World Cup but were only just beaten 3-2 by Brazil, alerting many top clubs on the way. .......Read the full article here