It is reported that Arsenal will return to try and prise Virgil Van Dijk away from Southampton within 12 months.
The Dutch defender was eager to force away from St Mary’s Stadium this summer, handing in a transfer request in the close-season, before Liverpool were forced to issue a public apology over their pursuit. .......Read the full article here
Journalist Emanuele Giulianelli has claimed that Arsenal could be set to win the race to sign Virgil Van Dijk from Southampton, due to their interest in Theo Walcott. .......Read the full article here
Italian journalist Gabrielle Marcotti claims that Virgil Van Dijk agreed deals with two of Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool.
The respected paparazzo has given his insight into the summer-long transfer saga involving Southampton’s key defender, claiming that deals were in place for him to move, but clubs were unable to manufacture a move. .......Read the full article here
Sky Sports reporter Jane Dougall has been told that Southampton will not be entertaining any bids for Virgil Van Dijk this summer, despite interest from Arsenal and other big clubs.
The Dutch defender is believed to be on the radar of Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool for much of the summer, which led to a player handing in a transfer request. .......Read the full article here
Arsene Wenger could not rule out an exit for Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi this summer.
The German international joined the club from Valencia last summer in a reported £35 Million move, and endured a rocky opening campaign at the Emirates. .......Read the full article here
Arsenal’s Shkodran Mustafi is being targeted by a number of clubs for a move this summer, and I for one think he should go.
The German international struggled in his opening season with us, but no doubt holds ability, and despite expecting him to enjoy a better year with the club, I think we should cash-in. .......Read the full article here
Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas has told Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger that he needs to rid his side of up to seven weak squad members, while bringing in three big signings.
The Frenchman is believed to have been tasked with a fast and effective transfer window, with the board said to have been unhappy with the saga which ran until deadline day in the previous summer. .......Read the full article here
Sol Campbell has revealed who he believes could help Arsenal challenge for the title next season, in the belief that a top defender and top attacker need to be prioritised.
Our side has a hugely important weekend ahead, with a place in the top-four up for grabs for two of us, Man City and Liverpool. .......Read the full article here