It appears that Spain is increasingly becoming the supermarket of choice for the big clubs around Europe, and Arsenal are no exception. Having signed two Spanish players from Spanish clubs last season, Arsene Wenger is about to make it three within a year, apparently, after the club’s scouts put in a great recommendation for Ruben Garcia Santos.
The 19-year old winger moved up from the B team to the senior squad for his La Liga club, Levante last summer. His debut season has gone extremely well, making 43 appearances and scoring four goals along the way. Steve Rowley and his scouting team have been running the rule over him and the player is well aware of Arsenal’s interest. .......Read the full article here
There have been reports linking Arsenal with a number of strikers around Europe, and it seems clear that the club’s scouts are working overtime to draw up a list of transfer targets for the summer. Arsene Wenger is believed to have around £70 million available to splash out on some quality for the team, but that does not mean that he will not still try to sniff out a bargain or two. .......Read the full article here
Why Arsenal are reportedly interested in Zaha by AH
Wilfried Zaha may be a name you may of heard of before, but it’s also quite likely that you haven’t.
Zaha is a 19 year old striker who currently plays for Npower Championship side Crystal Palace. In recent years he has been touted as one of the biggest talents England has ever produced. We all know Wenger usually likes to spend money on young players, so he can develop them and make them better in the years to come. .......Read the full article here
As Arsenal finally secured the signing of Santi Cazorla from Malaga yesterday, many pundits have been predicting that Wenger’s next target is Nuri Sahin from Real Madrid or the Celtic defender/midfielder Victor Wanyama, but today it has been revealed by the Daily Mail that the Chief Arsenal scout Steve Rowley is recommending that Wenger moves for Wanyama’s midfield team-mate at Celtic, Ki Sung-yeung.
The South Korean has been extremely impressive at the Olympics and scored the final penalty that knocked out Team GB in the penalty shoot-out, but had already come to the attention of many top Premiership clubs for his excellent form at Celtic in the last couple of years. .......Read the full article here
It is being reported this morning that Arsene Wenger has got his scouts out in force ahead of the January transfer window, and they have been revealing their targets to the Daily Mail.
Of course Wenger’s main aim is to find a striker to cover for Gervinho and Chamakh, and the scouts will be in Germany to watch Lukas Podolski on Friday as Koln take on the prolific striker’s old team Bayern Munich. Podolski has already scored 14 goals in 15 games for Koln and has indicated that he would be keen to move away from Germany in the transfer window. .......Read the full article here
Despite Arsenal signing Sebastien Squillaci and Laurent Koscielny last summer, it seems that Arsene Wenger has set his sights on yet another big defender for the next transfer window.
The Arsenal scout Steve Rowley was in Holland to watch Feyenoord’s game against Den Haag this weekend, and although it is obvious that he would want to keep an eye on the new Japanese sensation Ryo Miyaichi who is there on loan, it has also been reported that Rowley was checking on the big Feyenoord defender Stefan de Vrij. .......Read the full article here