Arsenal suffer major injury blow

According to reports from the BBC’s David Ornstein, Arsenal centre back Gabriel Paulista is set to spend 6-8 weeks on the side-line. The defender suffered an ankle sprain during the pre-season friendly against Manchester City.   The Brazilian posted an Instagram photo this morning playing down the seriousness of the injury stating:   “Today I…

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Arsenal looking to sign Mustafi

Reports have been circling that the Gunners are targeting Valencia’s centre half Shkodran Mustafi. This is due to the fact that the North London club are short on centre half’s, with Per Mertesacker’s recent injury.   The German centre back damaged his knee in the friendly again Lens last week and is expected to be…

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Arsenal set to sign young centre back

The latest reports coming from local Bolton outlet ‘The Bolton News’ have confirmed that Arsenal have had a bid for Rob Holding accepted. The young centre back who was Bolton’s player of the season last year had already had a bid from the Gunners rejected. However Arsenal have come back with a bigger and better…

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Arsenal linked with Argentine striker

There has been more Arsenal transfer talk today as Italian newspaper ‘Gazzetta Dello Sport’ claims that the Gunners have found a new target in the format of Argentine striker Mauro Icardi.   The player started out at the Barcelona academy but has been playing football in Italy for the last four years; first with Sampdoria…

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