Tag: Manolas

Arsenal can give up on this top centre-back

Manolas will not being leaving Roma for Arsenal! One name that had been doing the rounds on the Arsenal transfer rumours lately was Roma’s central defender Kastos Manolas. Despite signing Rob Holding from Bolton last week Arsenal are supposedly still in the market for a centre back given the uncertainty of Mertesacker’s fitness, Gabriel’s adaptation […]

Arsenal centre-back targets analysed (4) – Manolas v Marquinhos

Here is the fourth (and last) of my in-depth analysis of Arsenal’s centre-back targets by Aidan Marquinhos 2002 Joins Corinthians aged 8. 2010 Takes part in ‘the Future Champions’ youth tournament squad held in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Instrumental in victories over Barcelona & PSG, the young prospect captivated many in his homeland. His rise begins. […]

Arsenal on verge of signing World Cup star defender?

It appears that Arsene Wenger may not have been entirely honest last night, when he insisted that Arsenal were not really very close to signing any more players at the minute, when asked about his transfer plans after the battling draw with Besiktas in Istanbul. He must have been working pretty damn quickly, if that […]

Should Arsenal just pay the £8m for Manolas?

Arsenal are in desperate need of another defender urgently, and everybody seems to agree that our top target is the Olmpiakos centre-back Kostas Manolas, who is also being chased by Juventus, according to the Greek giants representative, Christian Karembeu. He was quoted in the Telegraph as saying: “We are not willing to negotiate his sale […]

Arsenal linked with a NEW centre-back target

Now that Arsene Wenger has admitted that he is looking for another centre-back after Thomas Vermaelen left Arsenal for Barcelona, it is no surprise that the papers are looking for new targets after it was revealed that Mats Hummels has been made captain at Dortmund so is definitely not available. The latest defender to be […]