Arsenal Transfer Rumours: Thursday’s transfers gossip news
Written by James on August 11, 2011 8:30
Manchester United striker becomes surprise Arsenal target
Arsenal are reportedly interested in bringing Manchester United’s Danny Welbeck to the Emirates Stadium.
The Gunners are facing a player exodus with Samir Nasri, Cesc Fabregas, Carlos Vela and Nicklas Bendtner all eyeing the exit door which would leave manager Arsene Wenger short of options in attack. With Robin van Persie likely to miss the start of the season, the need for a striker is brought into even sharper focus and that has led to the interest in Welbeck.
Arsenal in advanced talks to sign Scott Dann as Arsene Wenger prepares £6m offer for Birmingham defender
Arsenal are in advanced talks to sign Scott Dann from Birmingham City as Arsene Wenger strives to reinforce his defence before the Premier League season kicks off, Goal.com can reveal.
Arsenal have stepped up their interest in the 24-year-old centre-half after growing increasingly frustrated with their moves to capture Gary Cahill and Phil Jagielka.
The Gunners are believed to have told Birmingham they will pay £6 million for Dann, who has regained fitness after missing the second half of last season through injury but was an unused substitute in the club’s Championship opener against Derby County last weekend.
€15M Bid Imminent For So So Superstar
According to reports from Russian media outlet RIA Novosti, Free spending FC Anzhi Makhachkala chairman Kerimov is targeting Danko Lazovic and Andrei Arshavin to become the latest Anzhi recruits as the spending shows no sign of stopping.
Anzhi, a club born as recently as 1991, is spiraling upwards in the football world thanks to some heavy financial backing from Russian billionaire Suleyman Kerimov. Having already captured the likes of former Chelsea utility man Yury Zhirkov and former PSV midfielder Balázs Dzsudzsák, Anzhi continue to state their intentions whilst sitting high up in the Russian Premier League table.
Arsenal Told They Must Cough Up £20m to Land England Centre-Back
Arsenal have reportedly been told they must cough up £20m if they wish to sign Everton defender Phil Jagielka.
Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has targeted the England centre-half for the second successive summer as the player to solve his team’s defensive problems but has so far had offers of £10m and £14m rejected by the Toffees.