What are Arsenal waiting for before completing Mahrez swoop?

Arsenal are believed to have held talks over a swoop for Riyad Mahrez for much of the summer, but have put his capture off so far.

Thomas Lemar was believed to be a priority over the Algerian winger, but now looks to be off the cards, and there had been thoughts that would mean the Leicester star would become wanted once again.

Are Arsenal fans glad that Elneny turned down Leicester move?

Mohamed Elneny Still Has a Big Part to Play at the Emirates This Season

Mohamed Elneny Justarsenal.comArsenal accepted a £10 million bid for midfielder Mohamed Elneny during the summer but the Egyptian opted to stay in North London and produced arguably his best performance in a Gunners shirt against Chelsea in the Community Shield, which Arsenal went on to win on penalties despite Chelsea being the heavily backed favourites heading into the contest. Given that performance, he could play a significant role this season alongside Granit Xhaka in the centre of the park this season.

Arsenal to consider cheeky Aston Villa bid for Wilshere?

If it was a Premier League club trying to persuade Arsenal to allow our England international Jack Wilshere to join them on loan it would be a different matter entirely, especially if the terms of the deal meant that Arsene Wenger had the option to recall the 25-year old midfield star if he felt that Arsenal were in need or simply because the player was showing good form and fitness.

Coquelin injury return bigger for Arsenal than Wilshere?

Not all Arsenal fans will remember how much of a top class player the England international Jack Wilshere can be, as we have certainly not seen a lot of evidence to that fact over the last few years. But when you consider that he scored two of our best goals ever in the two previous seasons despite all the injury problems that have hampered his progress as a player you can perhaps understand why Arsene Wenger has shown so much patience with him.#

VIDEO EXTRA – Reiss Nelson proves again he should be in Arsenal first team….

Ever since Reiss Nelson came on for a cameo performance in Arsenal’s first pre-season game in Sydney, he has been looking more and more impressive and confident with every passing appearance. Last night found the Gunners U23 side 2-1 down to Derby County when the attacking midfielder showed another flash of brilliance to put Arsenal back in game.

Is Wenger strong enough to give Ozil the ‘Conte’ treatment?

Arsene Wenger has been told he needs to be tougher on Mesut Ozil, with the German seemingly given an easy ride.

The German international is regularly singled out for criticism by fans, with the 28 year-old putting in a number of lazy performances despite being one of the best players in the Premier League.

Stop this Alexis Sanchez madness! Transfer window MUST SHUT before season begins

It seems that just about every club in the Premier League, including Arsenal, are having their pre-season and opening games disrupted by players that are under offer from other clubs or blatantly declaring their wish to move on, and have mysterious ‘injuries’ like Alexis Sanchez, Phillippe Coutinho and many others. So why do we have to go through this transfer madness a full month after the season starts?

Alexis for Benzema? What would swap deal mean for Arsenal?

Arsenal are supposedly eyeing a swap deal with Real Madrid for Alexis Sanchez and Karim Benzema.

As overused as the link is, we are STILL supposedly interesting in signing the French striker from the Champions League holders, despite having already brought Alexandre Lacazette in from Lyon.