Arsene Wenger is hoping for a happy ending to his reign as Arsenal manager this season, but our opening leg result against Atletico may well have left us too big of a challenge to overcome.
The European draws are set to take place this morning as we anxiously await news on who we will have to beat to reach the final of the Europa League, and Atletico Madrid remain the team to avoid for Arsenal.
Arsenal are currently on course for consecutive seasons outside the Premier League’s top four, and are firmly expected to continue to rebuild their squad this summer in order to end that sequence.
Arsenal are claimed to be lining up a £44 Million summer move for Atletico Madrid’s Yannick Carrasco.
The Gunners have had a huge cloud of doubt over their best players over the past couple of years, with both Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez allowing their contracts to run down, and the latter was sold this month prior to what would have been an inevitable free transfer come the summer.
Arsenal are claimed to be keeping a close eye on the future of Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann.
The French forward was the top goalscorer in the European Championships this summer, after two years of consistently bagging over 20 league goals for the Atleti.
Arsene Wenger is claimed to have had his move to sign Antoine Griezmann blocked by the Arsenal board.
The French boss has been said to have been putting in some legwork as he looked to sign this year’s European Championship Golden Boot winner, but it now appears to have been blocked by his board.
Arsenal are claimed to be pursuing deals to sign Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez and Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann, but I’m refusing to accept there is any truth in such, unless some concrete evidence arrives.
Arsenal have enquired about the possibility of signing Yannick Carrasco from Atletico Madrid, and his club have lined up Antonio Candreva to replace him.
The 22 year-old is the latest in a long line of Belgian youngsters to emerge from the shadows in recent years, with Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku already becoming household names.