Tag Archives: M’Biwa

Why Arsenal should sign Yanga-Mbiwa

Why Wenger can’t afford to let M’Biwa go to Newcastle by KJ

As I write this article, Newcastle are apparently close to signing Montpellier captain Yanga M’Biwa for a measly £6.8 million. Arsenal have been in for the Frenchman since the summer and it’s a massive surprise to most Arsenal fans that we aren’t interested in him for such a low fee.

Arsenal to hijack transfer of Mbiwa to Newcastle

Watching another inept defensive display from his Arsenal players yesterday may have convinced Arsene Wenger that he cannot afford to wait until the summer to buy another defender. Arsenal have been linked before with the Montpellier captain, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, but it did not look as if we were going to make a move for him, at least not yet. Newcastle United, however, have agreed a transfer fee with the French champions of around £7 million for the 23-year old, so Wenger knows that he is on the verge of losing Mbiwa.

Arsenal keeping all players – What about Signing Some?

Arsenal have already released a couple of players on loan deals during this transfer window, with Marouane Chamakh off to West Ham for the rest of the season and Johan Djourou joining Hannover in the German Dundesliga. There have been expectations that Squaillachi and Arshavin might also be on their way out of the Emirates, but Arsene Wenger has said that Arsenal are not looking to offload any more players at the minute.

Arsenal can now sign Schalke defender

Arsenal were expected to sign a few players in the January transfer window anyway, but they have already agreed deals with West Ham and Hannover for Chamakh and Djourou until the end of the season. With Squillachi and Arshavin also expected to leave, either permanently or on loan, Arsene Wenger has even more options and wages to play with.

The FIVE players Arsenal are expected to get in January

Arsenal Transfer rumours are starting to heat up… by KJ

December is going to be a very tense month with key games that could either put us back in contention for a top 3 place or could ruin any chance of us qualifying in the Champions League. We are rumoured to be in for 5 players in January to dramatically change up our current squad. Here are my thoughts on each one: