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Arsenal Transfer Balls: Mats Hummels, Benedikt Howedes, Schneiderlin are Gunners bound (really)

by | 4th, January 2015

Transfers Balls: Arsenal – a look at rumour and speculation presented as fact in the mainstream media. So. What players are heading to Arsenal today…?


Iker Casillas:

The Guardian: “He’ll [Arsene Wenger] hand him a five-year deal worth £1.4m per season too. Did you see that one coming?”

Number of quotes from Arsenal, Casillas and Real Madrid: none.


Petr Cech:

Daily Star: “ARSENE WENGER is ready to step up his pursuit of Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech after another horror show from Wojciech Szczesny.”


Adrien Rabiot:

Daily Star: “Arsenal are losing the race to sign Paris St Germain’s Adrien Rabiot.”


Moussa Sissoko:

Indy: “Newcastle will reject a £9m bid for the club’s French midfielder Moussa Sissoko”


Stephan El Shaarawy:

Daily Express: “AC Milan have told Arsenal and Liverpool that striker Stephan El Shaarawy, 22, will cost £11.5m if they want to sign him in January.”


Marcelo Brozovic:

Daily Star: “The Gunners have had a £5m bid for Croatian midfielder Marcelo Brozovic rejected by Dinamo Zagreb”


Krystian Bielik:

Daily Telegrpah: “The Gunners have had a bid for 16-year-old Polish midfielder Krystian Bielik rejected by Legia Warsaw.”


Mats Hummels and Benedikt Howedes:

Daily Express: “The Borussia Dortmund and Schalke stars could cost United a whopping £60m in the summer transfer window, and are also being chased by Arsenal.”


Victor Wanyama

Daily Mirror says the Southampton player is on the radar.


Xherdan Shaqiri

Daily Star: Yep, Arsenal want him. As does everyone else, apparently.


Adil Rami:

Daily Star: “Man Utd set to sacrifice striker in shock swap deal for Arsenal target Adil Rami”


Paul Pogba:

The Guardian: “It’s Paul Pogba! This is great news. At long last, there is going to be something there. Paul Pogba, heading to Arsenal, for £40m. This is a game-changer.”


Sebastian Lichtsteiner, Morgan Schneiderlin and Winston Reid.

The Guardian links al three players to Arsenal.


Final scores: Players in: 16.

Running total: 23 new signings in January!

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