Sunday, July 20, 2014
Goal casts an eye over the transfer activity so far in the current window - who do you think has been the shrewdest bit of business?
The Arsenal manager doesn't want to discuss the photos of the midfielder on vacation in Las Vegas but says that he will speak to him about the incident.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
The Gunners are interested in Colombia and Nice goalkeeper David Ospina and the Frenchman says the club will sign a stopper "for sure" during the summer transfer window
Plenty of young talents and new signings were on show as Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool kept up their preparations for the new season against English clubs on Saturday
The Welshman, Wojciech Szczesny, Tomas Rosicky and Mathieu Flamini all played in an otherwise youthful XI as the Gunners played for the first time since winning the FA Cup in May
Goal's weekly column examines the impending exits at the Santiago Bernabeu and discusses the future of Paul Pogba and Arturo Vidal after Juventus boss Antonio Conte's departure.
The Gunners look set to miss out on Sami Khedira to Chelsea, but the Southampton midfielder fits the bill much more as the defensive presence Arsene Wenger's side needs.
Friday, July 18, 2014
The England international has been out of action since tearing his ACL in January but the Gunners boss is pleased with his recovery.
The Gunners are lining up the France international with a deal for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira looking unlikely due to his wage demands.
The signing from Barcelona may have to play on the right flank because of the injury to the England international, who has yet to recover after rupturing his ACL.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
The 31-year-old's departure was a blow but the Newcastle star's experience, defensive qualities, aerial ability and winning mentality mark him out as a worthy successor
The Gunners have made contact with Real Madrid about a deal for the World Cup winner but the move has stalled and the Blues have now moved for the 27-year-old.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The midfielder is a believed to be a major target for two major Premier League clubs but his agent has stressed that nothing is set in stone yet
The results of this year's Goal 50 – our annual awards list which provides unrivaled insight into the game's greatest players - will be announced later in July.
The Old Trafford club made a 6 million pound bid for the center back but was knocked back by the Gunners, who have stalled the sale while they line up a replacement.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Though he sees the acquisition of the Chilean forward from Barcelona as "a big step in the right direction," the ex-England striker believes that the Gunners' rivals are stronger.
The Gunners have agreed a fee with Nice for the Colombia goalkeeper and are in advanced talks with Atletico Madrid to sign the 20-year-old right back on a season-long loan.
Despite the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United having already splashed the cash, the transfer window is set to pick up even more pace in the coming days and weeks.
The Spaniard, speaking at the PUMA kit launch, believes the Gunners can build on their FA Cup win in 2014-15 if they can keep key players like Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey fit.
Goal's correspondents in Brazil pick the brightest young players on show in the finals over the past month.