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The Sun - Wed Aug 2 6:23 PM
ARSENAL keeper Emiliano Martinez has joined Getafe on a season-long loan. The 24-year-old was third choice at the Emirates last season but penned a new contract at the Gunners before the end of last season. It is just the latest in a string of loan deals for the Argentine keeper. Since joining th...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 4:22 PM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ has held showdown talks with Arsene Wenger as Arsenal “offer him mega £290, 000-a-week deal”, according to reports. The Chilean star has been tipped to leave the Emirates all summer, with Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain eyeing a big-money move. But now, the Gunners will be...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 10:14 AM
ARSENAL’S £35million move for Jean Michael Seri could depend on Nice’s Champions League qualification, according to reports. Monaco continue to play hardball over Thomas Lemar and Arsene Wenger is struggling to offload a number of Gunners flops to free up funds. Spurs are also targeting Ligue 1 m...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 10:02 AM
ARSENE WENGER has told contract rebel Alexis Sanchez that he will NOT be sold to a rival Premier League club this summer. The Arsenal boss has completely ruled out Sanchez moving to Manchester City or Chelsea – but could still sell him abroad if a significant offer comes in this summer. Sanchez,...
The Sun - Wed Aug 2 7:45 AM
ARSENE WENGER has told contract rebel Alexis Sanchez that he will NOT be sold to a rival Premier League club this summer. The Arsenal boss has completely ruled out Sanchez moving to Manchester City or Chelsea – but could still sell him abroad if a significant offer comes in this summer. Sanchez,...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 4:43 PM
ARSENAL have lost ANOTHER coach to Wolfsburg, as Jan van Loon has followed Andries Jonker and Freddie Ljungberg to the German giants. The Gunners’ former head of player development has left the Emirates academy set-up for the Bundesliga outfit this week. Van Loon will now link up with Jonker, now...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 2:51 PM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ has returned to Arsenal training… but is forced to go through drills away from the first-team. The Chilean star, 28, continues to be caught up in the transfer speculation linking him with moneybags duo Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain. But Arsenal ace Sanchez looked more tha...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 2:08 PM
THE Community Shield will kick-off an hour earlier after the FA decided to switch timings to avoid a clash with the Women’s European Championship final. England play Netherlands in the semi-final on Thursday night looking to book a place in the final in Enschede on Sunday. That match kicks-off in...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 12:11 PM
ARSENAL’S move for Monaco star Thomas Lemar has been put on hold, with Arsene Wenger struggling to offload a host of flops. At least seven Gunners players have been put on the market this summer by the French boss after already splashing £44million on Alexandre Lacazette. Jack Wilshere, David Osp...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 12:08 PM
ARFSENAL are set to miss out on defender Dalbert Henrique after Inter Milan agreed a fee with Nice. The Gunners had reportedly been keen on the left-back with Kieran Gibbs seemingly on his way out of the Emirates. But TuttoMercatoWeb claims they have been beaten to the Brazilian’s signature after...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 11:11 AM
NEWCASTLE boss Rafael Benitez is hoping to step up his interest in Lucas Perez – but only if Arsenal lower their asking price for the unsettled striker. Benitez is looking to bring in more firepower to his squad as he prepares for the club’s return to Premier League football. And according to the...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 10:42 AM
THE uncertainty surrounding the futures of Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hangs over Arsenal’s preparations for the 2017-18 season like a dark cloud. But the Gunners are determined to hold onto their stars. And Arsene Wenger has further bolstered his squad with the astute...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 10:33 AM
THERE was a time when Rafa Benitez’s future at Newcastle United was far from certain. The Magpies boss was frustrated by a lack of signings following promotion and prepared to walk out of St James’ Park. But that threat concentrated the minds of the power brokers on Tyneside and four new signings...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 9:24 AM
ARSENAL’S transfer plans are being dashed as they cannot get fringe players off the wage bill. Arsene Wenger is hoping to use a summer clear-out to free up funds to pursue the likes of Thomas Lemar. Jack Wilshere, David Ospina, Kieran Gibbs, Carl Jenkinson, Lucas Perez, Calum Chambers and Mathieu...
The Sun - Tue Aug 1 7:00 AM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ appears to be on his way to London – after boarding a Paris-bound flight from Chile. The Paris Saint-Germain target has been told by boss Arsene Wenger it is “ideal” having him potentially leave for nothing on a free next season. Manchester City are strongly in for Sanchez – with t...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 10:52 PM
ARSENE WENGER believes Arsenal are in the right condition to get off to a flier in the new season. Despite continuing uncertainty swirling around Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, boss Wenger is confident his team are shaping up as serious title contenders. But is that conf...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 8:10 PM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ appears to be on his way to London – after boarding a Paris-bound flight from Chile. The Paris Saint-Germain target has been told by boss Arsene Wenger it is “ideal” having him potentially leave for nothing on a free next season. Manchester City are strongly in for Sanchez – with t...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 5:08 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED and Arsenal are in hot pursuit of wantaway youngster Jadon Sancho. The promising 17-year-old’s future at City looks ominous, as he reportedly failed to turn up to training after being omitted from the pre-season tour. Pep Guardiola decided not to take the winger to the US amid h...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 3:17 PM
ARSENAL defender Carl Jenkinson has emerged as a shock transfer target for Serie A trio Cagliari, Hellas Verona and Sassuolo. The Gunners full-back, 25, has been linked with a surprise move to Italy, as well as Premier League new-boys Brighton and Hove Albion. Jenkinson has struggled to break int...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 1:27 PM
WEST BROM are eyeing up an audacious swoop for Barcelona’s former Arsenal centre-back Thomas Vermaelen this summer. Baggies boss Tony Pulis is set to launch a bid for the injury-prone defender, while Crystal Palace are also interested in the Belgian’s signature, according to reports. Vermaelen, 3...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 1:11 PM
ARSENAL stopper David Ospina has vowed to fight for his place despite interest from Fenerbahce. The Colombian played second-fiddle to Petr Cech after the former Chelsea star’s move to the Emirates. But Opsina – who has been used in cup competitions – insists he has no intention of leaving in sear...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 12:36 PM
ARSENAL’S name is being dragged through the mud over the wrong kind of trophy hunting. The Gunners’ majority stakeholder Stan Kroenke has been slated for launching a TV channel that glorifies shooting endangered species in Britain. American Kroenke, 70, faces a huge backlash over the poorly-judge...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 12:36 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Liverpool and moneybags Maanchester City are all in the market for new signings. And with it expected to be a record-breaking summer, SunSport will be here to bring you each and every update.
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 12:12 PM
WATFORD are chasing Kieran Gibbs after West Brom pulled out of the race to sign the Arsenal left-back, according to reports. The Gunners defender is surplus to requirements after Sead Kolasinac arrived on a free from Schalke. Tony Pulis dropped his pursuit after seeing a £10million offer snubbed...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 10:31 AM
ARSENE WENGER raised a few eyebrows by claiming that having players going into the last year of their contracts is ideal. But the bizarre comment seems to be born out of frustration. The Arsenal manager has been persistently questioned on the future of Alexis Sanchez, and whether he will stay and...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 9:44 AM
LIVERPOOL are considering joining Arsenal in the race for Monaco star Thomas Lemar, according to reports. Reds playmaker Philippe Coutinho is being lined up to replace Paris Saint-Germain-bound Neymar. Anfield chiefs are reportedly resigned to losing their star player, but will recoup a fee of ab...
The Sun - Mon Jul 31 7:12 AM
ARSENE WENGER is ready to write off up to £125million of talent by letting the likes of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil leave for NOTHING – and incredibly insists it is an “ideal situation”. The Frenchman – whose side won the Emirates Cup on Sunday – came out swinging when quizzed on the reality of...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 9:51 PM
ARSENAL might have won the Emirates Cup, but you would never have guessed it judging from the players’ looks! The Gunners lost 2-1 to Sevilla thanks to Steven N’Zonzi’s wonder strike, but still walked away with the trophy having scored more goals in their two games. The Spanish club won both of t...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 8:21 PM
ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger insists having superstar players Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil play with just a year left on their contracts is an “ideal situation”. Wenger watched his side lose 2-1 against Sevilla, but still walked off with the Emirates Cup on goals scored. Sanchez, Ozil, Alex Oxlade...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 6:19 PM
ARSENAL midfielder Jack Wilshere wants to stay close to London if he leaves the Emirates this summer, with his preferred move being to West Ham. The 25-year-old has already turned down switches to Sampdoria in Italy and Turkish side Antalyaspor. So the sight of RB Leipzig’s Scottish forward Olive...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 6:10 PM
ARSENAL won the Emirates Cup yet again despite losing to Sevilla 2-1, with the Spanish side winning both of their matches. Bizarrely, Sevilla were not crowned as champions despite two victories, as they scored fewer goals than the North London club, with a point awarded for each goal. Strikes fro...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 5:37 PM
ARSENAL made just the one signing during the 2017 January transfer window and it only cost them £40, 000. The man the Gunners brought in was Cohen Bramall. A defender who had never played professional football but was a regular for non-league Hednesford Town. His first six months with Arsenal con...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 4:44 PM
ARSENAL fans were left flabbergasted when a Bollywood film star let slip that their club was about to complete a player signing while modelling their new kit. Esha Gupt, a former Miss India, then said Arsenal are in talks with Monaco’s Thomas Lemar, adding “I hope he comes on board too”. Esha Gup...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 4:43 PM
WEST BROM are eyeing up an audacious swoop for Barcelona’s former Arsenal centre-back Thomas Vermaelen this summer. Baggies boss Tony Pulis is set to launch a bid for the injury-prone defender, while Crystal Palace are also interested in the Belgian’s signature, according to reports. Vermaelen, 3...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 3:32 PM
TOTTENHAM and Arsenal have joined the race to sign highly rated French teenager Yann Karamoh. The North London rivals are said to be keen on the 19-year-old forward, who has been dubbed the next Kylian Mbappe. Karamoh was born in the Ivory Coast but has played for France U21s twice. Last season h...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 2:08 PM
TOTTENHAM are set to snatch wantaway Leicester star Riyad Mahrez from under the noses of arch-rivals Arsenal, according to reports. Spurs have yet to sign a player this summer but could temp the 2016 PFA Player of the Year with the offer of Champions league football – unlike the Gunners. Roma hav...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 11:37 AM
BRAZILIAN forward Julio Baptista could make sensational return to English football with Bolton Wanderers. The newly-promoted Championship side are in talks with the former Arsenal and Real Madrid attacker who starred for his country in the Star Sixes tournament in London this month. The Trotters...
The Sun - Sun Jul 30 9:27 AM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ will reportedly try and force through a Manchester City transfer within the next week. The Chile star, 28, is set to force Arsene Wenger’s hand by putting in a transfer request, according to The Sunday Mirror. Sanchez was due back at Arsenal on Sunday but posted an Instagram selfie...
The Sun - Sat Jul 29 9:33 PM
NEWCASTLE plan to make Arsenal striker Lucas Perez their main man up front – despite his dream to go back to Spain. Perez wants a return to La Liga, where his former club Deportivo La Coruna are among a handful who would take the respected forward. But as Arsenal try to find a buyer for …
The Sun - Sat Jul 29 7:02 PM
ARSENE WENGER has confirmed that Alexis Sanchez does have the flu – and declared that the Arsenal contract rebel is ‘staying here’. Sanchez, 28, has been linked with a move away from the Gunners all summer. But, speaking after the 5-2 Emirates Cup win over Benfica, Wenger said he has no interest...
The Sun - Sat Jul 29 6:28 PM
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger was approached by a pitch invader at the Emirates – before the man was dragged off by stewards. The man made a beeline for the Gunners boss before being intercepted, with Wenger shouting back and forth with him according to reports inside the ground, as he was taken...
The Sun - Sat Jul 29 6:08 PM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ may be dominating the headlines – but it was Theo Walcott and Sead Kolasinac who stole the show as the Gunners ran riot at the Emirates. As the wantaway Chilean nurses his ‘illness’, he would have watched Walcott score twice and assist Arsenal’s third in their penultimate game befo...
The Sun - Sat Jul 29 4:52 PM
ARSENAL cult hero Lukas Podolski was back in the goals – scoring twice on his debut in Japan. The World Cup winner, 32, moved to Vissel Kobe at the end of the season after two years at Turkish giants Galatsaray. The former Germany international, who became a firm fan favourite in his three season...
The Sun - Sat Jul 29 12:26 PM
ROBIN VAN PERSIE is closing in on a sensational switch back to where it all began at Feyenoord. The ex-Manchester United striker kick-started his career with the Dutch club as a 16-year-old before moving to Arsenal. But 13-years after leaving Holland for the Premier League, Van Persie is set for...
The Sun - Sat Jul 29 9:04 AM
MONACO are staying firm and refusing to sell Thomas Lemar to Arsenal, according to reports. Arsene Wenger is a huge fan of the French midfielder and is desperate to add him to his squad before the start of the season. But the Telegraph are claiming that the Ligue 1 champions are refusing to let h...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 10:29 PM
ARSENAL fear star striker Alexis Sanchez is about to down tools in a bid to force his way out of the club. And the £50million-rated star’s Chile international team-mate Claudio Bravo told him: “We’d welcome you at Manchester City.” Sanchez, 28, is in the final year of his contract and has set his...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 6:28 PM
EVERTON have a back-up plan if there pursuit of Gylfi Sigurdsson falls flat – and it’s not good news for Arsenal. With Swansea holding out for £50million for their star player, Ronald Koeman has already looked for alternatives. And Nice midfielder Jean Seri, believed to be a target of Gunners bos...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 6:21 PM
ARSENAL are tracking Udinese midfielder Jakub Jankto. The Czech Republic international, 21, was watched by Arsene Wenger’s scouts last season. And his agent claims the Gunners are one of a number of clubs keeping a close eye on Jankto. The player is said to be a “lover” of the Premier League. But...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 4:53 PM
CLAUDIO BRAVO says Manchester City are ready to welcome Alexis Sanchez with ‘open arms’. The Citizens goalkeeper is desperate to rekindle their international partnership in domestic football. Bravo and Sanchez both featured in the Confederations Cup final together this summer, and now the keeper...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 4:28 PM
KIERAN GIBBS looks set to leave Arsenal after being left out of Emirates Cup squad by boss Arsene Wenger. The England man, 27, has been linked with a move to Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle this summer after slipping down Gunners’ pecking order. Arsenal squad in full: 4 Per Mertesacker 6 Laurent Kosci...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 4:21 PM
ARSENAL host Sevilla on the second day of the Emirates Cup in North London after the Gunners had faced Benfica and Sevilla had gone head-to-head with RB Leipzig. The Gunners will hope to capture the trophy for the fifth time since the invention of the competition in 2007. Sevilla have never appea...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 3:42 PM
PETR CECH enjoyed a lift to training on the back of truck as Arsenal get down to hard work ahead of the Emirates Cup. The Gunners will take on Portuguese giants Benfica and Spanish stars Sevilla in North London this weekend. Arsene Wenger‘s men will take on Benfica in their opening game on Saturd...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 3:29 PM
Arsenal could risk missing out on mega-millions if they choose not to sell star forward Alexis Sanchez this summer. The Chilean has just one year left on his contract at Arsenal, which means he would go for free next season if no new deal is struck before then. Speaking on talkSPORT earlier, ex-A...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 1:48 PM
THERE was a time when Rafa Benitez’s future at Newcastle United was far from certain. The Magpies boss was frustrated by a lack of signings following promotion and prepared to walk out of St James’ Park. But that threat concentrated the minds of the power brokers on Tyneside and four new signings...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 12:20 PM
ARSENAL have made strong moves in the transfer market this summer as the club attempt to build a squad that can help them make a return to the Champions League. Picking up Sead Kolasinac on a free from Schalke was a great start and then the Gunners broke their own record to bring Alexandre Lacaze...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 12:06 PM
MOHAMED ELNENY could play a bigger role at Arsenal next season – at centre-back. Elneny started just eight of his 14 Premier League appearances last campaign. The versatile Egypt international has been moved out of his usual central midfield role in pre-season to slot in for the injured Gabriel a...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 10:36 AM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ has posted on Instagram claiming to be ill — after Arsenal claimed he will return back to training. Gunners fans have been up in arms since the post just 24 hours after Arsene Wenger said he expected the striker to report back for pre-season on Sunday. Sanchez, 28, has been on holi...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 9:43 AM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ has posted on Instagram claiming to be ill — after Arsenal claimed he will return back to training. Gunners fans have been up in arms since the post just 24 hours after Arsene Wenger said he expected the striker to report back for pre-season on Sunday. Sanchez, 28, has been on holi...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 7:50 AM
ARSENAL have had a third official bid for Monaco winger Thomas Lemar as they close in on a £45million deal. As SunSport revealed earlier this week, the Gunners are on the brink of sealing a deal with the Ligue 1 club. And French sports newspaper L’Equipe have reported that Arsenal have made anoth...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 7:34 AM
ANTONIO CONTE is planning a £50million double swoop for England stars Ross Barkley and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The Chelsea boss wants to beef up the number of “home-grown” players as teams can have only 17 foreigners in their 25-man squad. Chelsea are long-term admirers of Everton contract rebel...
The Sun - Fri Jul 28 12:32 AM
BILLERICAY TOWN have sensationally swooped for ex-Arsenal and Liverpool ace Jermaine Pennant. The 2007 Champions League finalist, 34, has agreed to join the Essex part-timers despite interest from SPL side Hibs. He is due to sign a two-year deal with seventh tier Billericay after playing for them...
The Sun - Thu Jul 27 10:30 PM
ANTONIO CONTE is planning a £50million double swoop for England stars Ross Barkley and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The Chelsea boss wants to beef up the number of “home-grown” players as teams can have only 17 foreigners in their 25-man squad. Chelsea are long-term admirers of Everton contract rebel...
The Sun - Thu Jul 27 6:14 PM
JAMES RODRIGUEZ got off to the perfect summer after signing for Bayern Munich, but he has been left reeling after divorcing his estranged wife. The 26-year-old has separated from Daniela Ospina – sister of Arsenal goalkeeper David, weeks after joining the Bundesliga champions on a two-year long l...
The Sun - Thu Jul 27 5:46 PM
FINALLY the wait is almost over as the new Premier League season edges closer. And football fans are in for a treat thanks to TV bosses. Arsenal will kick-off on the new campaign against Leicester City. The Gunners will have their new record-signing Alexandre Lacazette in attack. Meanwhile, the F...
The Sun - Thu Jul 27 4:55 PM
LUCAS PEREZ’S imminent exit from Arsenal looks to be edging closer after his agent flies into London to discuss his departure, according to reports. The 28-year-old struggled for game time in his first season at the Emirates, and looks poised to seal a return back to La Liga after falling down th...
The Sun - Thu Jul 27 4:54 PM
THE uncertainty surrounding the futures of Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hangs over Arsenal’s preparations for the 2017/18 season like a dark cloud. But the Gunners are determined to hold onto their stars. And Arsene Wenger has further bolstered his squad with the astute...
The Sun - Thu Jul 27 4:07 PM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ will return to Arsenal training on Sunday. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger confirmed that his Chilean star will be back at London Colney to prepare for the start of the new season. Contract rebel Sanchez was granted extra leave following his international duty in last month’s Confederat...
The Sun - Thu Jul 27 1:36 PM
SANTI CAZORLA has opened his heart on his injury nightmare – and admitted fearing he would never play for Arsenal again. The Spanish midfielder has been sidelined by Achilles tendon problems since last October. He underwent EIGHT operations as doctors battled a mystery infection in his ankle. Caz...
The Sun - Thu Jul 27 11:58 AM
TOTTENHAM are favourites to land wantaway Ross Barkley but face serious competition from their Premier League rivals. Everton boss Ronald Koeman dropped a bombshell on Wednesday after revealing that the England international will leave the Toffees this summer. The club have slapped a £50million...
The Sun - Thu Jul 27 10:38 AM
ARSENAL and Benfica go head to head in the annual pre-season tournament, the Emirates Cup, in which looks to be a hugely entertaining game between two huge European clubs. The Gunners are aiming to win the competition for the fifth time. Benfica have appeared in the Emirates Cup only once before...
The Sun - Thu Jul 27 10:31 AM
ARSENAL have launched their new away kit for next season – which they claim is a nod to one of their strips in the 1990s. The Gunners have revealed a two-tone blue strip that brings back memories of the colours the likes of Dennis Bergkamp and Ray Parlour wore two decades ago. The club will …
The Sun - Thu Jul 27 10:26 AM
AFTER a year hiatus, the Emirates Cup is back this weekend. And unlike other pre-season friendly tournaments, goals=points. Do goals count as points in the Emirates Cup? The short answer is yes. According to the Arsenal website, the competition “rewards attacking play, with teams being awarded on...
The Sun - Thu Jul 27 10:21 AM
ARSENE WENGER’S pursuit of Thomas Lemar shouldn’t worry Arsenal fans – he’s NOT a replacement for Alexis Sanchez. The Gunners have bid multiple times for the young Frenchman, a move seen by many supporters as an attempt to replace Sanchez before he is sold. And fans can of course be forgiven for...