One of Arsene Wenger’s last acts of his 22 year reign at Arsenal, was to convince Mesut Ozil to re-sign on for five years, but now that he watching Unai Emery refusing to play the German, he has explained the reasons why he thought it was sensible to re-sign a top class player on such a long contract, as the price of a similar replacement would be astronomical, but he doesn’t think that Ozil’s five year deal or his wages should make him an automatic selection for the Gunners.
As we are all well aware, Petr Cech has announced that he is retiring at the end of the season, but now it seems that the man who was his perpetual backup for all these years is now going to return as backup to Bernd Leno.
It has been revealed yesterday on the Arsenal website that the Gunners have given a new professional contract to our 18 year old defender Zach Medley, who made his first team debut against Vorskla, and he could be the next youngster to make his way into the first team in an area where we need as much help as can get. Medley is a real Gooner and is very happy indeed: “It feels really good.” he said. I’m very pleased and honoured to be signing another contract with this club. I’ve been supporting them since I was a kid and I’ve been watching them since I was young, so to be able to sign with such an amazing team is really good.
The Full transcript of the interview David Ornstein gave on last week’s Arsecast podcast by Eddie Hoyte
So Hello everyone, take Arsenal’s performance at Huddersfield out of your minds, mock Chelsea all you want, let’s laugh because we do need the laugh and I enjoyed the City game from the first minute till the end.
Aaron Ramsey has been speaking to many clubs after letting his Arsenal contract run down, and it has now been confirmed by Juventus that he will be joining the Italian Champions in the summer on a free transfer. With the money saved on transfer fees, Ramsey will see his wages jump to an amazing 400,000 GBP a week after a bidding war between some of the biggest clubs in Europe. This was an offer the Welshman could hardly refuse…
Five summer signings that will strengthen Arsenal next season. by Kandy Theodore
Well that was hardly the most exciting transfer window for Arsenal fans, but we nearly got a good young prospect in Christopher Nkunku who we will hopefully go back for in the summer, and perhaps we have got a hidden gem in Denis Suarez.
Arsenal have agreed a deal with RB Leipzig to allow Emile Smith-Rowe to play for the Bundesliga side until the end of the season.
The midfielder is yet to taste any Premier League football, despite making the 17-man matchday squad on three occasions, but has been in-and-around the first team since the beginning of the campaign.