Arsenal Transfer Balls: Mats Hummels, Benedikt Howedes, Schneiderlin are Gunners bound (really)
Transfers Balls: Arsenal – a look at rumour and speculation presented as fact in the mainstream media. So. What players are heading to Arsenal today…?
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.
Daily Star: “ARSENE WENGER is ready to step up his pursuit of Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech after another horror show from Wojciech Szczesny.”
Daily Star: “Arsenal are losing the race to sign Paris St Germain’s Adrien Rabiot.”
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.”
Daily Star: “The Gunners have had a £5m bid for Croatian midfielder Marcelo Brozovic rejected by Dinamo Zagreb”
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.”
Daily Mirror says the Southampton player is on the radar.
Daily Star: Yep, Arsenal want him. As does everyone else, apparently.
Daily Star: “Man Utd set to sacrifice striker in shock swap deal for Arsenal target Adil Rami”
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!