Arsenal are “close to completing” a deal to make Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette their record signing according to a reliable journalist. BBC Sport reporter David Ornstein claimed on his personal Twitter account on Saturday that the French striker will undergo a medical with the Gunners once a transfer fee has been agreed. Arsenal close to completing Lacazette deal. Final fee almost agreed & he’ll then have medical & finalise terms to become #AFC record signing — David Ornstein (@bbcsport_david) July 1, 2017 A record fee understood to be over €50 million has been quoted. Lyon president also tweeted on Sunday that a fee has not been agreed “yet” which might signify that an offer is on the table it’s just a matter of time. Lacazette has consistently
1. Karim Benzema The French powerhouse had a great World Cup scoring 5 goals for Les Bleus, something he’s not used to doing. He is a real top quality player that doesn’t get the plaudits he should as he plays in a team of world stars – or Galactico’s. With the likes of Ronaldo and Bale in attack, he will always be overlooked. 72 goals in 159 games is a good record but perhaps a little low for the Spanish league though is still better than Olivier Giroud’s record. He would be a good signing for Arsenal and I would like to see him in the Prem! 2. Danny Welbeck The were rumours about the young United player a few weeks ago being a
Following the Netherland’s straight out whoopin’ of Spain (5-1), my friend and fellow coach, Bri O’Dowd texted me, “It would be interesting to know how many of the Dutch players are products of Ajax Academy.” Well Bri, I looked up twenty of their National Team players and what youth academy they played for. The results are interesting, and some players were at multiple academies, or at a specific academy for a very short time. With that said, it’s difficult to say if a player was “brought up in” or a “product of” a certain academy. For example, Velman joined Ajax one year before signing with their first team. I imagine most of his youth development took place elsewhere, but technically
When you’re a football fan, it’s important to stay in the know and what is even better than reading news is covering opinions too. It’s been a turbulent 2018 for Gooners everywhere, with a lot of change taking place in the Arsenal ranks; both on and off the pitch. From the arrival of club record signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in January to the departure of Arsene Wenger over the summer and, most recently, the confirmed exit of club CEO Ivan Gazidis. With all this going on, it’s the perfect time to stay informed; so here are the top five Arsenal blogs for you to read. 1. Arseblog Arseblog is one of the longest running and highly regarded Arsenal blogs out there. Established in
Many die-hard football fans wouldn’t dream of going on holiday, or even travelling during the premier league season in fear of missing a game. In this series of articles I will show you some of the destinations you can visit with each team. This article will look at how Arsenal fans can watch their team while on holiday, each article in the series will focus on a different premier league club. So you are an Arsenal fan that attends games regularly, but you need a holiday to clear your mind, or you want to take your husband/wife away somewhere to celebrate your anniversary. There is an option available for you to have your holiday and still not miss a live game.