Arsenal forward Chuba Akpom who is currently with Hull City on a season-long loan deal is hoping that he can grab his opportunity to show his ability. The teenager feels that coming on loan to Hull has given him chances to impress Arsene Wenger and build towards becoming a first-team regular at the Emirates. Today he is aiming to score his third goal in three games for the Tigers in the big away game at Wolves, but he will have to get past the Gunners third-choice keeper Emi Martinez, who featured in the midweek League Cup win. Isaac Hayden is also expected to start for Hull.
Is Arsenal’s transfer policy simply smoke and mirrors?by ED
Alexandre Lacazette of Lyon is reportedly offered to Arsenal. The young forward is a talented attacker and would provide a different option in attack to Arsene Wenger.
Arsene Wenger could soon be running out of possible transfer targets that would give Arsenal the competition or cover up front that many think is essential – if the Gunners are going to be able to wrestle the Premier League back to north London once again.
Arsenal’s centre forward issue – Part 2: A European perspective by JS
This time last week all Arsenal fans had given up on signing the prolific Porto striker Jackson Martinez, with reports saying that the 28 year-old was just days away from agreeing to join AC Milan, but suddenly today Milan have decided to pull out of negotiations.
The Porto striker Jackson Martinez was reportedly ‘a few days’ from joining AC Milan last week, but now it seems he has not yet decided which team he will be playing for next season, with Arsenal being strongly linked since last summer.
One of the biggest Arsenal transfer rumours of the summer so far has been the one linking us with the Porto and Combia international front man Jackson Martinez. And with an awesome goal scoring record of 92 goals from just 132 games in his three seasons in Portugal, a lot of Arsenal fans were looking forward to seeing him at the Emirates stadium.