North London club, Arsenal have been singled out of the options Roberto Firmino will have should he choose to activate his release clause from Liverpool. Football Leaks claims that a dubious clause was drawn over Firmino’s contract, explicitly stating that any other club but the Gunners can activate the Brazilian’s transfer.
This obviously seems to be the product of bad blood between both clubs that occurred in the summer of 2013. Arsenal, acting on a tip off on Luis Suarez’s situation at that time, offered the Merseyside club a bizarre £40 million and an additional £1. According to anonymous sources Arsenal added £1 after because they were told Liverpool will only consider bids above £40 million. Continue reading FIRMINO OUT OF ARSENAL’S REACH
English Premier League side Arsenal FC are reported to have completed the move for the PFA Player of the Year, Riyad Mahrez according to a report from an Algerian news outlet, Le Buteur. The purported move is reported to be in the range of £40 million. The player is set to receive an attractive weekly wage in excess of £100,000 as that was the offer he received from the current Premier League champions.
The deal has been in the pipeline for weeks. Arsenal were involved in at least three Leicester City players, N’Golo Kante, Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy. Vardy opted to remain at the club and Kante moved to Chelsea FC. Continue reading ARSENAL CONCLUDE MAHREZ DEAL
Jose Mourinho is an absolute master of gamesmanship. The moment he realized that Arsenal is playing well and is surging towards the top quickly, he put a bit of pressure on them by claiming that they are one of the contenders for the League title now.
Chelsea is still 7 points ahead of Arsenal and they are going to be playing one more game than their London rivals. So, they are enjoying a good, healthy lead and thus, there is no need for them to start losing sweat just yet. Continue reading MOU ADDS PRESSURE