Arsenal Transfer Balls: Tiote, Augustin, Otamendi and Bryam join the Gunners revolution
Arsenal Transfer Balls: Who are the Gunners buying today? To date, the mainstream media has told readers that Arsenal are buying – get this – 63 players. And there are MORE!
The Telegraph: “Arsenal weighing up £9m bid for Newcastle’s Cheick Tiote”
So. No bid made. Unless you rea the Daily Express:
Arsenal launch £9m bid for Man United and Liverpool target Cheick Tiote
ESPN has more news:
Arsenal target move for PSG striker Jean-Kevin Augustin
Arsenal had been linked with Nicolas Otamendi in the Sunday papers, but news on Monday suggested that Manchester United had seen a £27million bid turned down for the versatile defender.
Which Sunday papers, the Metro doesn’t say.
Daily Mirror: “Arsenal news and transfers: Leeds United defender Sam Byram on Arsene Wenger’s radar?”
As ever the Mirror shrouds a started by ending it with a question mark.
Arsenal are now buying in this January Transfer Window: 66 players!
Batch 1: William Carvalho, James McCarthy, Mario Suarez, Edinson Cavani, Loris Karius, Ilkay Gundogan, Teddy Bishop.
Batch 2: Loic Perrin, Mattia Destro, Federico Valverde, Rayan Souici, Sami Khedira, Yohan Cabaye, Ayoze Perez, Bruno Martins Indi, Moussa Sissoko and Takefusa Kubo.
Batch 3: Iker Casillas, Petr Cech, Adrien Rabiot, Stephan El Shaarawy, Marcelo Brozovic, Krystian Bielik, Mats Hummels, Benedikt Howedes, Victor Wanyama, Xherdan Shaqiri, Adil Rami, Paul Pogba, Sebastian Lichtsteiner, Morgan Schneiderlin and Winston Reid.
Batch 4: Aymeric Laporte, Virgil van Dijk and Ron Vlaar.
Batch 5: Nabil Fekir, Fabio Coentrao, Nemanja Vidic, Sergio Busquets, Lucas Silva, Marco Reus, Matt Targett, Sebastian Giovinco, Nikola Vlasic, Marcelo Brozovic, Gabriel Barbosa and Malcolm Silva.
Batch 6: Juan Quinetero, Isco, Sergio Ramos, Paolo Dybala, Jonathan Calleri, Gabriel Paulista, Luis Suarez.