Found June 04, 2013 on Soccerlens:
Can Arsenal complete a double raid on Swansea City? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comGunners are looking to sign £8m rated Ashley Williams Arsenal face an uphill fight if they are going to complete a double swoop on Swansea City by signing centre back Ashley Williams and striker Michu. Williams is a name which has been linked with Arsenal strongly over the last couple of months with Arsene Wenger thought to be keen on adding to his defensive reserves despite the Gunners have one of the best records last season, conceding just 37 goals from all games. Michu has attracted a lot of attention for a superb first season in the Premier League which has seen him score 18 goals and dramatically increase his market value beyond the £2 million the club paid Rayo Vallecano for his services. Williams will be the easier signing because their only competition for the defender seems to be coming from Liverpool. Liverpool’s board seem to be making life difficult for Brendan Rodgers in pursuit of...

Wenger admits Rooney interest

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has admitted his interest in signing unsettled Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney. Rooney's future at Old Trafford is shrouded in doubt with the player requesting a move and United insisting the England international is not for sale. A host of clubs, including Arsenal, have been linked with a move for Rooney and Wenger admits no team would turn...

Sagna opens Arsenal contract talks

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Rosicky plans Arsenal stay

Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky has played down suggestions that he could be set to leave Emirates Stadium this summer. The Czech Republic international, who has one year remaining on his current contract, had been linked with a return to former club Sparta Prague. But Rosicky, who joined the Gunners seven years ago from Borussia Dortmund, held talks with manager Arsene Wenger...

Wenger talks about Fabregas and Rooney, but Arsenal can’t match their wages

Wenger talks about Fabregas and Rooney, but Arsenal can’t match their wages - originally posted on Soccerlens.comWhen speaking to AlJazeera, Arsene Wenger was asked about Cesc Fabregas and Wayne Rooney. While any manager would show interest in ‘unsettled’ world-class players (unless you’re Bayern), there’s little to suggest that Arsenal can attract those players and will...

Arshavin among players released by Arsenal

Andrey Arshavin's unhappy spell at Arsenal has come to an end after the Premier League club announced the Russia captain will be one of three players to leave when their contracts expire on June 30. Brazilian midfielder Denilson and former France defender Sebastien Squillaci will also be released by Arsenal as manager Arsene Wenger rebuilds his squad ahead of the new season...
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