Basel centre back the answer to Arsenal’ defensive issues? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to reliable Italian journalist, Alfredo Pedulla, Arsenal are in the market for a centre back following injuries to Koscielny and departure of Thomas Vermaelen in the summer.
Basel centre back, Fabian Schar has been attracting considerable interest from other European clubs...
From Holland: Arsenal plot €17m move for dutch duo - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
This summer many expected Arsenal to buy at least one world class central defender. Having lost Thomas Vermaelen to Barcelona, it was necessary for the Gunners to buy a top class replacement. Of course, Wenger had other ideas.
Mertesacker and Koscielny are the first choice central defenders...
Thomas Vermaelen is in line to make his Barcelona debut against Granada after coming through a B fixture unscathed. The […]
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
September 25, 2014
Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen is making good strides in his return from injury, according to coach Luis Enrique. Centre-back Vermaelen […]
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...
Barcelona’s Marc-Andre ter Stegen has resumed training after a back injury, while Thomas Vermaelen joined in a session for the […]
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...
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...
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...
New Barcelona centre-back Thomas Vermaelen may have to wait to start training due to a hamstring injury sustained at the […]
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...
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August 11, 2014
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...
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...
New Barcelona signing Thomas Vermaelen had no hesitation in moving to Camp Nou despite reported interest from Manchester United. The […]
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...
Thomas Vermaelen is confident he can handle the pressures associated with playing for Barcelona after agreeing a five-year contract. Vermaelen’s […]
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...
DONE DEAL: Manchester United target confirms summer transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United have suffered a blow in their ongoing pursuit of Thomas Vermaelen after the defender agreed terms to join Barcelona from Arsenal.
The Belgium international was linked with a move to Old Trafford and the Gunners manager Arsene Wenger confirmed the Red Devils’ interest...
FC Barcelona have beaten Manchester United in the race for Thomas Vermaelen, with the player set to sign a five-year deal at […]
Barcelona have completed the signing of Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen for an undisclosed fee. The Belgium international was a reported […]
Barcelona have agreed a deal with Arsenal to sign Thomas Vermaelen on a five-year contract.
The news that the 28-year-old Belgium defender is to make the switch was announced by both clubs on Saturday evening.
Arsenal confirmed Vermaelen passed his medical in Barcelona earlier that day, adding that his transfer is "subject to the completion of the normal regulatory process".
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Belgian international center-back Thomas Vermaelen and Arsenal have made an agreement with Barcelona for a transfer fee of £15million.
Vermaelen joined Arsenal in 2009 from Ajax on a four-year contract. Vermaelen scored in his debut for Arsenal, and quickly became a fan favorite for his rugged defensive work and his goal scoring threat...
Obviously, today is all about Arturo Vidal. Of all the Man United transfer rumors, that’s the major one that matters and it’s totally overshadowing all the other news. Here’s the latest update on that.
As we wait for official confirmation, here are some more Man United transfer rumor swirling across the internet
-The Telegraph says that Arsenal could scupper Manchester United’s...
Defender Thomas Vermaelen is set for a move to Barcelona following the news that Manchester United have ended their interest in the player.
Reports coming from England are saying Arsenal wanted Chris Smalling as part of the deal for the Belgium international, but United refused that request and withdrew from the transfer.
Now, the 28-year-old defender is clear to join Spanish giants...