Tag: Sokratis Papastathopoulos

Arsenal midfielder posts picture with Chelsea star after defeat

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 11: Granit Xhaka of Switzerland holds off Marcus Rashford of England during the international friendly match between England and Switzerland at The King Power Stadium on September 11, 2018 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Granit Xhaka, Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang all captained their countries on Saturday, to varying degrees of success on the pitch.

Arsenal new signing called up for his country for upcoming international...

DUBLIN, IRELAND - AUGUST 01: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal and Alvaro Morata of Chelsea during the Pre-season friendly International Champions Cup game between Arsenal and Chelsea at Aviva stadium on August 1, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)
Sokratis Papastathopoulos has joined a growing list of Arsenal stars called up for the upcoming international break, as the first of the dreaded weekends without Premier League football draws nearer.

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In terms of arrivals, the summer window is shut for English clubs but they can still sell players until the end of the month.

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In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew in London and Anita in Croatia talk about truncated transfer windows, VAR, Arsenal arrivals...

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In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen fills in for Matthew and wonders about how new signing Sokratis will slot in...

New Arsenal signing's record wages unveiled

Sokratis Papastathopolus of Arsenal. Arsenal Training Ground, London Colney, Hertfordshire, 5th June 2018. Credit : Stuart MacFarlane / Arsenal Football Club.
Sokratis Papastathopoulos completed his move from Borussia Dortmund to Arsenal on Monday, and he is now the highest-paid Greek football player, with his new club.

Arsenal's latest signing: Contract details and all the numbers

Sokratis Papastathopolus of Arsenal. Arsenal Training Ground, London Colney, Hertfordshire, 5th June 2018. Credit : Stuart MacFarlane / Arsenal Football Club.
Arsenal finally announced the signing of Greek defender, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, on Monday evening so let's see what we know about the deal.

Official: Arsenal sign 30-year-old in £16m deal

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Arsenal have signed Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos in a £16m deal, making him the club's first senior acquisition of the summer window.

Exciting Arsenal transfer target completes medical: Only official announcement remains

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Sokratis Papastathopoulos has completed his medical with Arsenal, ahead of the imminent official announcement of his transfer.

Arsenal closing in on another transfer: Medical scheduled, fee agreed

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Arsenal are close to signing Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund, with a medical scheduled in the coming days, according to reports.

Bundesliga star’s father: He chose Arsenal over Manchester United

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Sokratis Papastathopoulos’s father, Charalambos, has revealed the player rejected the chance to move to Manchester United during this window in order to sign for Arsenal.

'It's going to happen' Sporting director confirms key player will join...

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Michael Zorc told Revier Sport that Sokratis Papastathopoulos will be joining Arsenal but that the deal is not quite complete just yet.

Borussia Dortmund sign replacement for ‘Arsenal-bound’ 30-year-old

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Borussia Dortmund’s director of football, Michael Zorc, has confirmed that the club will sign Abdou Diallo to replace Sokratis Papastathopoulos who is heading to Arsenal.

SSN reporter: 2 Arsenal transfers 'imminent', interest in 1 more

VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 20: Lucas Torreira of UC Sampdoria looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on September 20, 2017 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)
Sky Sports reporter Dharmesh Sheth has told their transfer podcast that two Arsenal transfer deals will be done in the near future, with another one potentially to come.

Official announcement all that’s missing: Arsenal’s 3rd signing done

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Arsenal have signed Sokratis Papastathopoulos with only the official announcement to come.

27-year-old finally receives Arsenal contract offer

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 05: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal reacts during the UEFA Europa League quarter final leg one match between Arsenal FC and CSKA Moskva at Emirates Stadium on April 5, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Fans will be delighted to hear that Arsenal have offered Aaron Ramsey a new deal.

SSN reporter: One Arsenal signing 'agreed', another close - Not Torreira

Freiburg´s Turkish defender Caglar Soyuncu reacts after the German first division Bundesliga football match of Borussia Dortmund vs SC Freiburg in Dortmund, western Germany, on September 23, 2016. / AFP / PATRIK STOLLARZ
Sky Sports News reporter Dharmesh Sheth claims Arsenal have agreed a deal for Sokratis Papastathopoulos, to be announced in July, and Caglar Soyuncu is next.

Arsenal complete €18m deal but no announcement until July

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Arsenal have reportedly completed a deal to sign Sokratis from Borussia Dortmund with the announcement expected to come after 1 July as the Germans wait for their new financial year to start.

Arsenal set to announce double signing 'in the coming days'

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Arsenal are set to announce the signing of Yacine Adli and Sokratis Papastathopoulos in the coming days, after reports they've agreed to join the North London club this week.

Player's father leaks son's Arsenal contract details and admits he snubbed...

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Sokratis Papastathopoulos' father, Charalambos, revealed all the details of his son's move to Arsenal on Monday, whilst speaking on Greek radio.

Arsenal target set for medical this week ahead of £15m transfer

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Sokratis Papastathopoulos is set for his Arsenal medical this week, ahead of a £15m transfer from Borussia Dortmund, according to reports in Germany.

Arsenal very close to signing 4 players, 7 wanted

It has been nine days since Arsenal announced that Unai Emery would replace Arsene Wenger in charge of the team and in that time, four players have emerged as clear targets that are close to joining Arsenal.

Medical planned for €17m 3-year Arsenal transfer as ‘fine details’ get...

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Arsenal are closing in on signing Sokratis Papastathopoulos with Kicker in Germany reporting that the player will now undergo a medical ‘in the coming week’ as the ‘fine details’ of the transfer are worked out.

Assessing Arsenal's first 3 transfers under Unai Emery

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
If reports are to be believed, Arsenal aren't too far away from announcing the first three signings of the Unai Emery managerial era.

£16m Arsenal deal almost complete as Emery’s rebuild gets going

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Arsenal are close to completing a £16m deal to bring Borussia Dortmund’s Sokratis Papastathopoulos to the club as Unai Emery’s first signing.

Arsenal £3m short to complete 29-year-old transfer, agreement expected to be...

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Kicker in Germany are expecting Sokratis Papastathopoulos to move to Arsenal this summer with the two clubs getting closer on the final price.

Unai Emery’s first 2 Arsenal signings almost done

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)
Stephan Lichtsteiner is close to moving to Arsenal but he will not be the first to arrive according to reports this morning – that honour will fall to Sokratis Papastathopoulos.

Manchester United look to steal Arsenal-bound Bundesliga star

Manchester United are joining Arsenal in the race for departing Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, according to reports in Germany.

Arsenal set to make first summer signing: €20m fee, 2-year contract

Arsenal are set to sign Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, with the German club already searching for a successor, according to reports in the country.

€20m Bundesliga star will sign for Arsenal according to reliable German...

Dortmund defender Sokratis is close to joining Arsenal for a fee in the region of €20m, according to German outlet Bild.

Arsenal urged to sign unsettled Manchester United star this summer

Robert Pires thinks Arsenal should sign Anthony Martial and Sokratis Papastathopoulos this summer, after recent media links to both players.

Arsenal discuss summer move with Bundesliga star’s agent on Sven Mislintat’s...

Sokratis from Borussia Dortmund this summer, and the player’s agent has already contacted the club, according to reports.

Bundesliga star 'delaying contract talks' amid Arsenal and Manchester United interest

Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis is delaying signing a new contract at the club, with Manchester United, Arsenal and Juventus all following developments with the defender.

Arsenal and Chelsea 'hope to sign' unlikely Borussia Dortmund star

Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Borussia Dortmund centre back Sokratis Papastathopoulos this summer, despite being overstocked in defenders.