If you believe the latest Arsenal transfer rumours, which is always a risky business by the way, then it looks like Arsene Wenger is making a determined effort to sign the young Brazil international striker Gabriel Barbosa from Santos. But even if we do sign the 19-year old I still feel that Arsenal will be looking to complete the transfer of another forward before the new Premier League season begins.
I do hope that Arsene Wenger has a fantastic ace up his sleeve when it comes to getting a new striker for Arsenal fans to cheer about in the current summer transfer window, but I must admit to living more in hope than expectation and as the days and weeks tick by my concern increases that it will be the same old story for us.
Tonight sees the first of the Euro 2016 quarter-finals and there is just one Arsenal player who could be involved, although Sky Sports are reporting that this is unlikely as Wojciech Szvzesny is still not fully fit after picking up a thigh injury in training after the first group game.
All the talk at the moment is about the FA wanting the Arsenal manager to replace Roy Hodgson as England manager, but if there is one ex-Gunner that is going to get the claws out and deride Arsene Wenger it just has to be Paul Merson.
It wouldn’t be a proper transfer window without an Arsenal transfer rumour linking us with Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema, and today the Daily Express has filled the gap in for us.
The Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been very quickly tipped to be the new England manager in the wake of Roy Hodgson’s resignation after the debacle against Iceland, and the rumours are now becoming more widespread with some papers suggesting that Le Prof is taking the possibility seriously.
It looks like the impatient and increasingly worried ranks of Arsenal fans might not have to wait too much longer before we find out who will be Arsene Wenger´s second signing of the summer after the Switzerland international midfield star Granit Xhaka.
Schalke 04 completed the signing of Breel Embolo this summer, before boasting about beating Arsenal, among others, to his signature.
The Bundesliga side agreed a five-year deal with the Switzerland international, which was signed shortly after his country’s exit from the Euro 2016 tournament this week.