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Tony Pulis says West Bromwich Albion will not be signing Kieran Gibbs this summer. While Arsene Wenger is happy for the England international to leave the Emirates, Arsenal are understood to have turned down a £10 million bid for the England international. Rather than return with an improved offer, Pulis appears to have called time […]

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In the wake of today’s 3-0 friendly defeat to Chelsea, Arsene Wenger has dismissed stories linking Alexis Sanchez with a move to PSG. Reports from France suggested the Chilean and his agent met with representatives of the French club in Paris yesterday, and that they were ready to test Arsenal’s mettle with a bid in […]

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Arsenal completed their overseas pre-season tour with a 3-0 defeat to Chelsea at the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing today. The Arsenal starting XI was: Ospina, Maitland-Niles, Mertesacker, Monreal, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ramsey, Xhaka, Bramall, Ozil, Iwobi, Lacazette. That meant youngster Maitland-Niles in the back three and Bramall on the left hand side, and the game was […]

- Arseblog News Hound

According to Sky Sports, Arsenal have turned down West Bromwich Albion’s £10 million offer for England international Kieran Gibbs. The 27-year-old looks certain to leave the Emirates this summer, however, the Gunners are holding out for a fee in the region of £15 million. Gibbs is in his 11th season at Arsenal and has made […]

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Wenger confident on Oxlade-Chamberlain's futureAhead of today’s pre-season friendly with Chelsea in China, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is being linked with a move to the West London club after telling Arsenal he has no intention of signing the contract currently on offer to him. It’s not the first time that such information has been leaked to the media. Back in March, […]

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Bordeaux have confirmed that they’ll be signing Wellingston Silva from Arsenal after the club exercised a buy-back clause in his contract. The Brazilian went to Fluminense on a free transfer last season, with a stipulation that the Gunners could purchase him back for a fixed price, believed to be around €3.5m. With the French side […]

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Report: Wilshere looking for first team assurances ahead of contract talksAccording to the Telegraph, Swansea are interested in signing Jack Wilshere from Arsenal. It was reported earlier this week that the midfielder has been deemed expendable by Arsene Wenger, and that the club are ready to let him go. There are rumours of a move to West Ham, but it seems that Swans boss Paul […]

- JeorgeBird

Injuries may have meant that Yassin Fortune has, so far at least, been unable to be prominently involved with the Arsenal first-team squad but that could be about to change next season. Fortune is no longer eligible for the U18s and will instead be playing for the U23s, with the French attacker looking to make […]

- Jonathan Johnson, PSG Correspondent

With Alexis Sanchez's Arsenal future still in doubt, the FC panel wonder if Paris is the only suitor he has left.
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez and his representatives were in Paris on Friday to meet with Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Antero Henrique, a source close to the French club has told ESPN FC.
Henrique and his assistant travelled to the United States with PSG last weekend but returned to Europe before the club's International Champions Cup opener against Roma in Detroit because of urgent transfer business. 
According to the source, that transfer business concerns Sanchez and Neymar, and...

- PA Sport

Stewart Robson breaks down some of Alexandre Lacazette's Ligue 1 goals to show exactly what he'll bring to Arsenal.
Robert Pires has warned Arsenal fans they may not see the best of club-record signing Alexandre Lacazette for some time.
The France striker completed his move from Lyon earlier in the month for a fee believed to be worth as much as £52 million.
That eclipses the money spent on Mesut Ozil in 2013 and will be seen as a statement of intent from manager Arsene Wenger that he is gunning for major silverware in the upcoming campaign.
Lacazette, who scored off the bench on his debut against Sydney...

Arsene Wenger discusses Arsenal's approach to their upcoming friendly against Chelsea in Beijing.

- Mattias Karen, Arsenal correspondent

Arsene Wenger discusses Arsenal's approach to their upcoming friendly against Chelsea in Beijing.

Stewart Robson breaks down some of Alexandre Lacazette's Ligue 1 goals to show exactly what he'll bring to Arsenal.

The guys weigh in on Arsenal's summer so far and question if Alexandre Lacazette will be a top Premier league player.

ESPN FC's Arsenal correspondent Mattias Karen shares the details regarding food poisoning in the Arsenal camp during their tour in China.

With Alexis Sanchez's Arsenal future still in doubt, the FC panel wonder if Paris is the only suitor he has left.
BEIJING -- Arsenal have recovered from the stomach bug that hit the team in Shanghai this week, with only Theo Walcott a doubt for Saturday's friendly against Chelsea in Beijing.
A handful of players fell ill before Wednesday's game against Bayern Munich at Shanghai Stadium, but Per Mertesacker, Olivier Giroud, Sead Kolasinac and Aaron Ramsey both took full part in an open training session at the Bird's Nest Stadium on Friday.
Walcott, who like Ramsey finished the Bayern game feeling unwell, only...

- ESPN staff

Mohamed Elneny appeared in Arsenal's International Champions Cup game against Bayern Munich in Shanghai.
Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare offered no comment on Friday when asked about reports that Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny had rejected a move to the club after a £10 million transfer fee had been agreed.
Elneny, 25, has three years left on his current deal after moving to the Emirates from FC Basel in January 2016.
According to the Leicester Mercury, Shakespeare simply said "no comment" when asked about Elneny's status during a press conference in Hong Kong before the Premier League...

- PA Sport

Stewart Robson breaks down some of Alexandre Lacazette's Ligue 1 goals to show exactly what he'll bring to Arsenal.
Arsenal's academy players made a bigger contribution last season than any other Premier League club, a Press Association Sport study has found.
It was discovered that 19.4 percent of Arsenal's total top-flight minutes were played by graduates of their youth set-up, with six players contributing to that tally.
Manchester United fielded more of their own academy graduates than any other top-flight side, 10, but as a percentage of minutes played overall that equated to 17.1 percent, with a number of...

Stewart Robson breaks down some of Alexandre Lacazette's Ligue 1 goals to show exactly what he'll bring to Arsenal.

- Tom Adams

Stewart Robson and Ross Dyer assess what Arsenal need to sort out during their preseason tour.
In 271 words, and one judiciously deployed heart emoji, Wojciech Szczesny showed why even a player who has not turned out for Arsenal since May 2015 will be missed by supporters following his permanent move to Juventus this week. It was a celebration of a career but, fittingly, a lament, too.
It was no ordinary farewell that Szczesny posted on Instagram; there were no empty platitudes about "the lads" and the "gaffer"; no superficial #lovedmytime hashtags. It was a poignant and emotional reflection...

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Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi

Chelsea made light work of Arsenal in a pre-season clash in Beijing as Michy Batshuayi inspired a 3-0 victory.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

A pre-season game against Chelsea in Beijing should not be considered a friendly for Arsenal, says manager Arsene Wenger

The Gunners icon believes the winger, who helped lead his side to the Ligue 1 title last term, would be ideal for the north Londoners

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette

The Gunners icon believes the striker could find it difficult to adapt to the Premier League in his first few months at his new club

Gary Cahill and John Terry celebrate winning the Premier League with Chelsea

The former Blues skipper will be a "huge loss" for the club as the club seeks to defend the Premier League title, according to his former team-mate

Emmanuel Eboue Arsenal

The veteran full-back has been training in Hungary, but is determined to return to the country where he spent seven successful years with the Gunners

The 24-year-old Martinez showed another glimpse of his goalkeeping qualities in the friendly shootout win over Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern

Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez

Arsenal were indebted to their goalkeepers as they edged out Bayern Munich in Shanghai.

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