Arsenal transfer rumours: Carrasco, Anderson, Aubamayeng and Nelson hit the headlines
It has been a busy few months of transfer speculation for Arsenal and here are the top rumours circling around the globe.
ARSENAL WARNED OVER CARRASCO DEAL
Goalkeeper Yu Ziqian has warned Arsenal that Yannick Carrasco is a ‘lazy player’ amid talk he is close to a summer Emirates switch.
Arsenal are unable to splash the cash this transfer window with reports the Gunners are only prepared to offer Unai Emery around £45 million to spend on new players after they once again missed out on Champions League football.
But one player that has been heavily tipped to make that move to London is that of Carrasco, who has been plying his trade over in China for the last few seasons. (READ FULL ARTICLE)
NELSON WANTS ARSENAL CHANCE
England U21s winger Reiss Nelson insists breaking into the Arsenal team is his “main goal” after a season on loan at Hoffenheim.
The 19-year-old made 23 appearances and scored seven goals in the Bundesliga last season for Hoffenheim, as he made an impressive breakthrough campaign.
But there has been a lot of transfer speculation in the media all suggesting that Unai Emery will seek to send the lad out once more, as he may not be ready to break into the Gunners squad.
However, Nelson has told the Arsenal fans that he will look to break into the first team upon his return to London. (READ FULL ARICLE)
AUBA DROPS ARSENAL HINT
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has admitted that he hopes to honour the number 14 shirt at Arsenal, amid shock Manchester United talks.
Aubameyang has become the most important member of the Arsenal attack since his move to the Emirates and netted an impressive 31 goals for the Gunners last season and shared the premier League golden boot in the process.
However, there has been some talk in the media which has claimed that he has been tempted by a big money move away this summer, with reports that United are keen to add him to the squad over the next few months.
But Aubameyang has opened up on the Arsenal website and admitted that he ahs always admired Arsenal, and hopes to honour the number 14 shirt worn by legend Henry. (READ FULL ARTICLE)
ARSENAL TO SEAL MARTINELLI DEAL
Brazilian sensation Gabriel Martinelli is to complete his long-awaited move to Arsenal over the coming days.
The Gunners have been keeping tabs on the 17-year-old’s progress and scouts have been providing detailed reports for several months as they seek to add some fresh faces to the squad ahead of next season.
And recent reports suggested that Arsenal have reached an agreement to sign Martinelli and the forward will make the move to the Gunners once he turns 18 in June as Emery managed to beat off the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and a number of Brazilian clubs to secure a transfer deal for Martinelli.
Emery is keen to add along-term replacement to the side after long-serving star Aaron Ramsey failed to agree a new contract at the club and make a big switch to Italian giants Juventus in a deal that could be well over £350,000-a-week. (READ FULL STORY)
ARSENAL KEEN ON BARELLA?
Arsenal are eyeing up a possible move for Cagliari star and Chelsea target Nicolo Barella in the summer window as a possible replacement for German midfielder Mesut Ozil, who has been linked with a move away from the club.
Barella was the talk of the January transfer window as the likes of Chelsea were reportedly keen to acquire his services, with the Blues even opening brief talks about a possible transfer deal.
However, they could not complete any possible deal and Barella stayed put with suggestions he will look to leave the club this transfer window, with Arsenal boss Emery now reportedly joining the chase about a possible deal. (READ FULL STORY)
ANDERSON ANNOUNCES HE WANTS MOVE
Arsenal transfer target Joachim Andersen believes it is ‘time to further his career’, amid speculation Unai Emery is keen on a deal.
Arsenal boss Emery only has limited transfer funds in the kitty to improve the side and bring in a number of players that could help the side get back inside the top four spots and back inside the Champions League.
And one player that has been heavily linked with a move to the Emirates is that of Anderson, who has been making all the right headlines for Sampdoria this season.
The north London club are reported to have failed with a joint £44million bid for the Denmark international centre-half and his Sampdoria teammate Dennis Praet, but are expected to head back in over the next few months. (READ FULL STORY)
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