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Independent Gives Massive Update On Arsenal’s Pursuit Of Granit Xhaka

MOENCHENGLADBACH, GERMANY - AUGUST 23: Granit Xhaka (34) of Borussia Moenchengladbach entering the field for warmup at Borussia Park on August 23, 2015 in Moenchengladbach, Germany. (Photo by Oliver Kremer at Pixolli Studios/Getty Images)

Developments overnight have moved the transfer of Granit Xhaka to Arsenal to the verge of completion. Though Arsenal’s initial offer to Borussia Mönchengladbach (beleived to be in the region of €24m) was well short of the German side’s €40-45m valuation, a breakthrough in negotiations has propelled the deal forward massively, as per a report in today’s Independent. In fact, so close …

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Arsenal Announce Their 2015/16 Player Of The Season

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 30: Danny Welbeck of Arsenal celebrates scoring the opening goal with Olivier Giroud (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at The Emirates Stadium on April 30, 2016 in London, England (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

In a season fraught with inconsistency, Arsenal have still had several standout performers. Petr Čech claimed the Premier League Golden Glove award at the weekend having kept sixteen clean sheets this season, while young Spanish right back Héctor Bellerín was named in the PFA Team of the Year after enjoying a terrific second full season in the senior team. However, …

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Report: Top PL Manager’s Everton Shun Could Play Nicely Into Arsenal’s Hands

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 30: Arsene Wenger, manager of Arsenal kicks the ground in frustration during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at The Emirates Stadium on April 30, 2016 in London, England (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

The 2015/16 Premier League season is over and it’s been a memorable one. Leicester City made history by confounding pundits, fans, everyone when they won the Premier League title by a whopping ten-point margin. Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City floundered and West Ham and Tottenham Hotspur had their best seasons in years. So too did Southampton. Their sixth place …

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Arsenal Need To Make A Big Statement In This Summer’s Transfer Window

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 15: Manager Arsene Wenger thans the support after the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at the Emirates Stadium on May 15, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal ended their season with a resounding 4-0 win over recently relegated Aston Villa. The comprehensive victory ensured Arsenal recorded their highest league finish for eleven years, leapfrogging arch rivals Tottenham in the process, who crumbled to a 5-1 defeat against Newcastle. With a second place finish the Gunners have ensured Champions League football for a 19th consecutive season. However, …

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Mesut Ozil’s Update On Contract Negotiations Is Not Going Down Well With Arsenal Fans

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Swansea City at the Emirates Stadium on March 2, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

As summer preparation for next season will be disrupted slightly by many players’ involvement in the European Championships, Arsenal were hoping to have Mesut Özil’s contract situation sorted by now. Instead, he is set to fly to France as party of the Germany squad with the deal very much unsigned. Both Özil and Alexis Sánchez have been in negotiations with the club in recent …

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Ten Years On: The Night That Arsenal Almost Conquered Europe

Saint-Denis, FRANCE: Arsenal's French forward and team captain Thierry Henry passes next to the trophy after the UEFA Champion's League final football match Barcelona vs. Arsenal, 17 May 2006 at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, northern Paris. Barcelona won 2 to 1. AFP PHOTO ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

On May 17th 2006, Arsenal came within fifteen minutes of cementing their status in Europe’s elite when they took on Barcelona in the Champions League final. Two years on from the “Invincibles” season, the Gunners had reached the final of Europe’s premier club competition for the first time in their history, where they were to face off against a Barça side …

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Best Possible Transfer News For Arsenal As Window Approaches

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 15: Arsene Wenger the Manager of Arsenal after the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at EMirates Stadium. London 15th May 2016. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Having just recorded their highest Premier League finish in over a decade, this summer could very different for Arsenal compare to last year if reports are to be believed. A 4-0 victory against Aston Villa yesterday – combined with Tottenham’s 5-1 capitulation at the hands of Newcastle – meant that the Gunners leapfrogged their North London rivals to ensure that …

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Arsenal Fans Go Mental As St Totteringham’s Day Finally Arrives


Arsenal’s wretched form at the turn of the year meant that finishing below Tottenham for the first time since 1995 looked a near certainty. The annual tradition of “St. Totteringham’s Day” – the point at which Spurs mathematically cannot finish above their North London rivals – seemed as though it would not be happening this year as Mauricio Pochettino’s side …

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Arsène Wenger Angrily Responds To Arsenal Contract Rumours

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 08: Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium on May 8, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

After reports had emerged this morning that Arsène Wenger was set to renew his contract in the coming months, the Arsenal boss felt the need to address the rumours directly today. The manager was speaking at his usual pre-match press conference this morning ahead of Arsenal’s final Premier League game of the season against Aston Villa this Sunday, a match that …

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Gunners In Rage Mode As Horrible News Breaks For ‘Wenger Out’ Brigade

during the UEFA Champions League round of 16, first leg match between Arsenal FC and FC Barcelona at the Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2016 in London, United Kingdom.

After another average season saw Arsenal’s Premier League and Champions League campaigns effectively falling flat on their faces in February and March, Gunners have been calling for Arsene Wenger’s head with increasing furiosity in recent weeks.  It seems that a rather large portion of the Arsenal faithful now think that the time for change has arrived and that manager Arsene …

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The Arsenal Summer Clear-Out: Who Stays And Who Goes?

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 17: Olivier Giroud (R) of Arsenal reacts after failing to score with Theo Walcott during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Arsenal at Britannia Stadium on January 17, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

After a season that descended from a Premier League title challenge to the familiar scrap for the Champions League places, many Arsenal fans are desperate to see a massive shake-up this summer. Though many would like to see Arsène Wenger leave the club after almost two decades, the chances of the manager departing before the expiry of his contract next year …

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