Tag Archives: wenger

What can £ 70 million buy?

Its been widely reported that Arsenal have up to £ 70 million to spend this transfer window. A summary of Swiss Rambles article on Arsenal’s finances can be read here. However what exactly could Arsenal do with this £ 70 million? Can they be title contenders or at least give the top 3 a good run in? […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

Being Miserly? Indeciseveness May Be Costly For Arsene

This was the summer it would all be different. With an estimated €116 million transfer kitty securing a diamond-crusted path to the top table hosting Europe’s most cash-rich clubs, Arsenal were no longer gazing enviously at the elite. Finally, London’s most successful club could negotiate on equal terms with the continent’s financial superpowers when it […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Goal Threat – Arsenal in Talks for Jovetic, Eying Others

The Gunners are negotiating with Fiorentina to secure the 23-year-old and are also eyeing up another stellar forward, with Robert Lewandowski and Edin Dzeko on their wanted list … The Premier League club opened preliminary negotiations with Fiorentina about Jovetic a number of weeks ago and have now intensified their interest after being given encouragement […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Undeserving Messi ‘out of this world’ according to Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has suggested Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is ‘from a different planet’ as he assesses his sublime talents, but does not believe he was a worthy winner of the 2012 FIFA World Player of the Year prize. … When asked whether Messi would have got his vote in the FIFA poll, Wenger […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Liverpool Eye Butland as Reina Looks To The Emirates

Liverpool have stepped up their chase of English goalkeeper Jack Butland as Arsenal prepare to make an €10 million (£8m) move to sign Pepe Reina. … Wigan Athletic’s Ali Al-Habsi and Swansea City’s Michel Vorm also feature on Liverpool’s wish-list as they prepare the ground for the increasingly-likely departure of Reina. The Spaniard is believed to be open to a move to […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Arsenal Number 1 on Guardiola’s list

Representatives of the former Barcelona manager have let it be known to the north London club that he would be very keen to be considered for the manager’s job if it was to become available next year. Guardiola, who is on a year’s sabbatical in New York, is in the frame for leading posts in […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

Super Santi – Madrid’s loss is Arsenal’s gain

There’s something about Santi Cazorla. He has a strange effect on people. Mention him and there it is: the wide eyes, the enthusiasm, the enjoyment, the sense of discovery, the fun. From Ruud van Nistelrooy escaping the sun at Málaga’s training ground and offering a judgment of unsolicited simplicity, to Xavi Hernández citing him as […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →