Arsenal Transfer Rumours: Sunday’s transfers gossip news
Written by James on August 28, 2011 9:00
Monaco striker Chu-Young set for Arsenal deal
Monaco striker Park Chu-Young is set to complete a move to Premier League side Arsenal this weekend. The South Korea captain, who has made over 91 appearances for the French club, is on his way to London for a medical in the next 24 hours.
Park was a former target for Premier League rivals Fulham. The 26-year-old had completed a medical to sign for French side Lille, but a call from Gunners manager Arsene Wenger has prompted him head to London
Arsenal given Cahill hope as Bolton sign Boyata
Bolton Wanderers have stepped in to sign Dedryck Boyata on a season-long loan from Manchester City, news that will not be lost on Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger who is pursuing Gary Cahill.
The Trotters rejected a bid they described as not in the correct ball park from Arsenal for Cahill. Bolton are aware that an improved bid may be tabled and have seemingly moved to shore up their backline should the England man depart by bringing in 20-year-old defender Boyata.
Arsenal to swoop for £37m Ligue 1 trio
Arsenal are to embark on a spending spree in the closing days of the transfer window.
Metro are reporting that manager Arsene Wenger is planning to go back to his homeland in France to secure the signings of Rennes Yann M’Vila, Marseille’s Lucho Gonzalez and Sochaux’s Marvin Martin. Wenger is armed with £60m in cash received from the sales of Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri and is prepared to part with much of it to land his key targets.
Elia on Arsenal’s radar
Skysports.com understands that Arsenal have made an enquiry for Hamburg winger Eljero Elia.
The Gunners are looking to strengthen their squad before next Wednesday’s transfer deadline and are in particular need of new creative talent after selling Samir Nasri and Cesc Fabregas to Manchester City and Barcelona respectively.