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Top 3 Centre-Backs Arsenal Could Sign In January

Top 3 Centre-Backs Arsenal Could Sign In January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com In the light of recent events at Arsenal Football Club, there is absolutely no doubt about that fact the squad is crying out for a new centre-back. An injury to Laurent Koscielny and a suspension to Calum Chambers saw Arsene Wenger have to deploy second-choice left-back Nacho Monreal alongside...
Via Soccerlens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal READYING £8m January bid for Manchester United target Virgil van Dijk

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is keen to boost his defensive options in the transfer window having failed to replace the departed Thomas Vermaelen during the summer. According to reports in Scotland, the Frenchman had Van Dijk watched in Celtic's Europa League clash with Dinamo Zagreb two weeks ago and is now preparing an £8m offer. Manchester United are also in the hunt for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vermaelen in line to face Granada

Thomas Vermaelen is in line to make his Barcelona debut against Granada after coming through a B fixture unscathed. The […]
Via Soccer News
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Vermaelen finally fit for Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona says defender Thomas Vermaelen has recovered from a right leg injury that has kept him from debuting with his new club since transferring from Arsenal. Vermaelen has been sidelined since hurting a leg muscle while playing for Belgium in the World Cup, missing Barcelona's first six matches of the season. Barcelona spent 19 million euros ($25.4...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Five defenders Man United should buy in January

Man United blew a late second half lead at newly promoted Leicester City on Sunday as a 3-1 advantage degenerated into a 5-3 collapse. We’re done pointing fingers, we’re done doing damage control as we took stock of the crisis situation in detail here. We’ve also discussed the opportunity that’s now there for Luke Shaw. In the summer, Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic left...
Via The Sports Bank
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Five defenders Man United should buy in January

Man United blew a late second half lead at newly promoted Leicester City on Sunday as a 3-1 advantage degenerated into a 5-3 collapse. We’re done pointing fingers, we’re done doing damage control as we took stock of the crisis situation in detail here. We’ve also discussed the opportunity that’s now there for Luke Shaw. In the summer, Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic left...
Via The Sports Bank
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Five defenders Man United should buy in January

Man United blew a late second half lead at newly promoted Leicester City on Sunday as a 3-1 advantage degenerated into a 5-3 collapse. We’re done pointing fingers, we’re done doing damage control as we took stock of the crisis situation in detail here. We’ve also discussed the opportunity that’s now there for Luke Shaw. In the summer, Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic left...
Via The Sports Bank
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Vermaelen ´getting better every day´

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen is making good strides in his return from injury, according to coach Luis Enrique. Centre-back Vermaelen […]
Via Soccer News
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Barcelona’s Thomas Vermaelen Struggles To Park At Camp Nou (Video)

Barcelona fans want Thomas Vermaelen to defend the Camp Nou. First, they had to help Vermaelen park at the Spanish club’s venerable stadium Saturday. Vermaelen was trying to drive into the players’ parking lot at the Camp Nou ahead of Barcelona’s La Liga (Spanish first division) game against Athletic Bilbao when he encountered the tightest of turns. The Belgian defender...
Via NESN.com
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal turned down chance to sign Man City defender this summer

Wenger was on the search for defensive steel after selling centre-back and Gunners captain Thomas Vermaelen to Barcelona for £15million in August. The Frenchman was alerted to Richards’ availability, with the 26-year-old finding first-team opportunities limited at the Etihad Stadium under manager Manuel Pellegrini. But Wenger instead opted to sign Southampton teenager Calum...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ter Stegen and Vermaelen resume Barca training

Barcelona’s Marc-Andre ter Stegen has resumed training after a back injury, while Thomas Vermaelen joined in a session for the […]
Via Soccer News
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal's hope of signing Manolas fades as Roma enter bidding

Arsenal's bid to sign Kostas Manolas as a replacement for Thomas Vermaelen continues to stall over personal terms. Manolas has been targeted as a replacement for Vermaelen, who left the Gunners for Barcelona earlier in the summer having fallien behind central defensive pairing Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny in the pecking order. Goal understands Arsenal held fresh...
Via Fox Sports
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Barcelona to spend €70m & still profit from Manchester United’s indecisiveness

Barcelona to spend €70m & still profit from Manchester United’s indecisiveness - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Yesterday it was confirmed by FIFA that Barcelona won’t be allowed to sign any players in the next two transfer windows, although the Catalan club are likely to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to change the verdict.  Barcelona have splashed...
Via Soccerlens
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

With Vermaelen gone, Arsenal lack center back depth

After a bright start to the transfer window, Arsenal now faces a problem heading into their season. Thomas Vermaelen has decided to join Barcelona after Arsenal agreed to sell him after a sub-par 2013-2014 season. This only increases the pressure for Arsenal to claim the Premier League title because now they lack the defensive depth for the title run. Arsene Wenger faces a troublesome...
Via isportsweb.com
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Players Arsenal Should Consider to Replace Thomas Vermaelen

Former Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen has finally left the Gunners after making 150 appearances and scoring 15 goals. However, the writing has been on the wall for a very long time when it comes to the Belgian leaving and no-one is really surprised. Despite the loss that comes with it, Wenger has admitted that signing another center back before the end of the transfer window is...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Barcelona New Signing Thomas Vermaelen Suffers Hamstring Injury And is Out Indefinitely

Barcelona has revealed that new signing Thomas Vermaelen has been sidelined indefinitely with a right hamstring injury. The 28-year-old passed a vigorous medical on Saturday before signing a five year contract with the Camp Nou outfit. However, the club has now revealed that the Belgian international picked up an injury whilst on duty in the World Cup back in June, where he made...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermaelen still recovering from hamstring injury, say Barca

New Barcelona centre-back Thomas Vermaelen may have to wait to start training due to a hamstring injury sustained at the […]
Via Soccer News
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Barcelona hint at more signings after Thomas Vermaelen completes move

Barcelona’s sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta has not ruled out more signings to follow Thomas Vermaelen as the Catalan club continue their summer of rebuilding. Vermaelen completed his move to Barça on Sunday, signing a five-year contract at Camp Nou after joining from Arsenal for a fee that may eventually rise to £15m. The Belgium international and former club aptain at...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermaelen starts Barcelona stint with injury

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona says Thomas Vermaelen has a lingering muscle injury from the World Cup that will keep him from training with his new teammates. Barcelona says Vermaelen still has a right-leg muscle injury from playing for Belgium at the World Cup. The club says the speed of his recovery will determine when he practices with the rest of the team. Vermaelen was unveiled...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Barcelona confirm new signing Vermaelen still carrying injury

Barcelona have confirmed that new £15 million ($25 million) signing Thomas Vermaelen is still carrying a hamstring injury and will have to wait before he starts training with his new team. The 28-year-old defender was presented at Camp Nou on Sunday after completing his move from Arsenal to the Catalan side and admitted he was not yet 100 percent fit after getting injured during...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal set sight on Juventus target to replace Vermaelen

Arsenal set sight on Juventus target to replace Vermaelen - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Two trophies in the last two matches. Arsenal fans can hardly complain. Now the real war is about to begin. Arsenal have finally broken their trophy drought hoodoo – can they now win the Premier League? The Gunners were fairly active in the transfer market and did some brilliant signings...
Via Soccerlens
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermaelen: Barca an easy choice

New Barcelona signing Thomas Vermaelen had no hesitation in moving to Camp Nou despite reported interest from Manchester United. The […]
Via Soccer News
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas Vermaelen completes move to Barcelona on a five-year deal

Defender Thomas Vermaelen has completed his move to Barcelona after signing a five-year deal on Sunday. The 28-year-old, who has played 150 times for Arsenal in five seasons, has switched the Emirates Stadium for the Nou Camp after putting pen to paper on the contract that will see him join the Primera Division club. Barcelona said in a statement on their website: "Thomas Vermaelen...
Via Fox Sports
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermaelen confident he can handle Barcelona pressures

Thomas Vermaelen is confident he can handle the pressures associated with playing for Barcelona after agreeing a five-year contract. Vermaelen’s […]
Via Soccer News
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Manchester United summer target in Barcelona shirt

PHOTO: Manchester United summer target in Barcelona shirt - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Thomas Vermaelen has left Arsenal and agreed terms to join Barcelona on Saturday. The Belgium international completed his medical before joining the La Liga giants for an undisclosed fee. Despite being linked with a move to Manchester United, the centre-back agreed to sign for the Catalan...
Via Soccerlens
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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