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Portuguese club are 'favourite' for Arsenal forward as he nears exit

Sporting CP are Lucas Perez's preferred destination if he leaves Arsenal this summer, but the Portuguese club may struggle to afford him, according to reports.

Another Arsenal target rejects Gunners transfer to move elsewhere: Deal practically...

Gelson Martins
Gelson Martins has decided to join Atletico Madrid instead of Arsenal, with a deal to move to Spain all but confirmed, according to reports in the country.

Italian media confirm Arsenal move for free agent: 5-year contract, £2.2m...

Gelson Martins
Arsenal and Lazio are in competition for the signing of Gelson Martins, with a five-year deal on the table, according to reports in Italy.

Arsenal want to close signing of 23-year-old winger 'as soon as...

Gelson Martins
Arsenal want to complete a deal for Gelson Martins as soon as they can, according to reports in Italy, but they face competition from Lazio.

Arsenal set to brush off competition from Italy to sign £52.7m...

Gelson Martins
A number of clubs are starting to join Arsenal in the race to sign Portuguese winger Gelson Martins, but the player is set on a Premier League move, according to reports in his home country.

Sky Sports confirm Arsenal interest in £52.8m winger who could join...

Gelson Martins
Arsenal are one of a number of clubs interested in signing Gelson Martins from Sporting CP, Sky Sports have confirmed.

Confirmed: £52.8m Arsenal target requests contract termination so he can leave...

Gelson Martins
Gelson Martins has requested the termination of his playing contract with Sporting CP, with invocation of just cause, hoping to leave the club on a free transfer.

Arsenal submit another bid for €60m 23-year-old

Gelson Martins
Arsenal submitted another bid for Sporting CP winger Gelson Martins last week, according to reports in Portugal.

Arsenal could sign €60m winger for free after training ground 'attack'

Gelson Martins
Arsenal could try to bring in Gelson Martins on a free transfer, as the player reportedly considers terminating his contract with the Portuguese club.

Local media: Arsenal plan bid for talented, pacey 23-year-old

Gelson Martins
Arsenal are considering making a bid for Sporting CP winger Gelson Martins, according to reports in Portugal, but they face competition from Juventus.

Club inform Arsenal representatives they won't accept less than £53m for...

Gelson Martins
Arsenal are following Gelson Martins ahead of a bid this summer, but Sporting CP will only sell for close to the player's release clause, according to reports in Portugal.

Arsenal in 'pole position' to sign £17.5m star ahead of Juventus

Sporting's Italian defender Cristiano Piccini (R) vies with Aves' Brazilian forward Amilton da Silva during the Portuguese league football match between Sporting CP and CD Aves at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon on January 14, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA
Arsenal are leading the race to sign Sporting CP right-back Cristiano Piccini ahead of Juventus and West Ham United, according to reports.

Arsenal and Liverpool scout £87m Cazorla replacement ahead of summer move

Arsenal and Liverpool are both closely monitoring Bruno Fernandes of Sporting CP, as they prepare to battle it out for his signature this summer, according to reports.

Arsenal scout talented 21-year-old winger and £87m midfielder

BELGRADE, SERBIA - AUGUST 29. Andrija Zivkovic of FK Partizan in action during the Serbia Super League match between FK Partizan and OFK Belgrade at Partizan stadium August 29, 2015 in Belgrade, Serbia. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)
Arsenal joined a number of clubs in watching both Benfica play FC Porto and Belenenses play Sporting CP, according to reports in Portugal.

Assessed: Every team Arsenal could draw in the Europa League semi-final

Jan Oblak during the UEFA Champions League match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Club Atletico de Madrid at Allianz Arena on December 6, 2016 in Munich, Bavaria.
On Friday, Arsenal will hopefully be in the Europa League semi-final draw along with three other clubs from around the continent, so here's the lowdown on what to expect from each one.

Report: Arsenal identify £53m winger as Alexis Sanchez replacement

Gelson Martins
Arsenal want to sign Sporting CP winger Gelson Martins this month, as the Gunners continue their search for an Alexis Sanchez replacement.

Arsenal repeatedly scout player who could have joined West Ham in...

Arsenal had a scout at the Lisbon derby between Sporting and Benfica last Wednesday, and could have been watching William Carvalho. Again.

Arsenal aim to 'reserve' £34m midfielder who has Arsenal dream

Arsenal have reportedly initiated talks with our old buddy, William Carvalho, and aim to 'reserve' him before the World Cup in Russia next summer.

Arsenal plan €80m double swoop as spending set to continue

Arsenal are reportedly set to sign Sporting duo, Gelson Martins and William Carvalho, for a combined €80m this summer.

Manchester City to bid £40m to sign Portugese midfielder linked with...

Manchester City are said to be waiting until after the Confederations Cup to make a bid for Sporting's William Carvalho.

Arsenal agree £26m deal with Barcelona for attacking-midfielder

Arsenal are reportedly willing to meet Barcelona's asking price for Arda Turan.

Sporting competing with Arsenal for £26m-rated Barcelona midfielder

Sporting are the latest club to be linked with a move for reported Arsenal target, Arda Turan.

Arsenal's forward's agent uses goal against Manchester United to demonstrate worth

Joel Campbell
Joel Campbell's agent, Joaquim Batica, has come out in support of his client, who has been linked with a move away from Arsenal this summer.

Premier League newcomers keen on long-time Arsenal target this summer

Newcastle are reportedly interested in splashing the cash on long-time Arsenal 'target', William Carvalho.

Portuguese press confirm forward to go to Arsenal this summer

Joel Campbell is set to return to Arsenal, having flattered to deceive during a frustrating loan experience with Sporting this season.

Arsenal loan watch: 1 win, 1 defeat and 1 player frozen...

Arsenal loan watch
In Sunday's European fixtures, there were only a few Arsenal players involved for their loanee sides.

Brilliant Arsenal loanee with MOTM award, smashing goal & loan roundup

Arsenal loan watch
It was a mixed set of results for Arsenal's loanees across Europe on Friday and Saturday's round of fixtures.

Bruno Carvalho: Arsenal deal ‘possible’ for ‘great player’

Joel Campbell
Sporting CP’s president, Bruno Carvalho, has said that he cannot rule out a deal for Joel Campbell even though the player has had a bit of a tough time there on loan this season.

Forward confirms he will go to Arsenal this summer

Joel Campbell has confirmed that he will be returning to Arsenal at the end of the season when his loan spell at Sporting is up.

Arsenal forward in trouble over poor attitude

Joel Campbell is facing a fine over his behaviour according to reports from Portugal.

Arsenal scout quits to take up job in homeland

Luis Boa Morte
Luis Boa Morte has left his role as one of Arsenal's scouts to join Sintrense, a club in the third division back in his homeland.

Arsenal loan watch: 3 start but worrying signs for forward

Arsenal loan watch
It wasn't a typically busy start to the weekend in terms of action across Europe for Arsenal's players out on loan this season, but a few made starts for their respective clubs with contrasting results.

Arsenal loan watch: A MotM display, debut, assist and more

Arsenal loan watch
There was a Man of the Match display from Jack Wilshere, a Calum Chambers assist and a start for Jon Toral during Rangers' Cup victory over Motherwell in an action-packed Saturday for Arsenal loanees.

Arsenal loan watch: Szczesny sets record, Toral's Rangers debut & more

Arsenal loan watch
There were minutes this weekend for Arsenal's more experienced players out on-loan but a few youngsters also featured across Europe as the top leagues returned to action after a winter break.

Arsenal and Manchester United linked with Portuguese winger – report

Gelson Martins
Arsenal and Manchester United have both been linked with Sporting Lisbon winger, Gelson Martins.

Arsenal loan watch: Goalkeeper saves penalty while forward assists

Arsenal loan watch
Wojciech Szczesny made a string of important saves, including a stop to deny M'Baye Niang's first-half penalty, keeping a hard-fought clean sheet as Roma prevailed over AC Milan on Monday evening.

Arsenal forward linked with permanent move to Portugal - report

Joel Campbell
Joel Campbell, currently on his fifth loan spell away from the Emirates, has impressed in patches of good form for Sporting.

Cristiano Ronaldo on almost signing for Arsenal instead of Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo has spoken about the time he almost signed for Arsenal instead of Manchester United.

Loan watch – Goal and assist for Arsenal man in 3-0...

Joel Campbell
Joel Campbell helped himself to a goal and an assist as Sporting CP beat Arouca 3-0 on Sunday evening.

Fans in Portugal turning on Joel Campbell

Joel Campbell
According to reports coming from Portugal, Joel Campbell is struggling while on loan at Sporting because he can't seem to gel with manager, Jorge Jesus', plans.

Loan watch: One Arsenal man dropped while another assists

There were mixed feelings for two of Arsenal's loanee players over this past week, with Joel Campbell's poor performance against Rio Ave meaning he was left on the substitutes' bench for Sporting's 4-2 win against Estoril Friday evening.

Loan watch: Arsenal men succumb to disappointment

Joel Campbell (Sporting) and Wojciech Szczesny (Roma) both started for their respective loan sides, but neither were on the winning team this past Sunday.

Arsenal forward keen to 'continue working' for success

Joel Campbell
After Sporting lost 2-1 to Real Madrid in the Champions League, Joel Campbell made it clear that although it's not the best result, he wants to keep working.

Watch: Arsenal forward scores on loan while others struggle for minutes

Arsenal loan watch
Joel Campbell was Arsenal's only loanee to start and complete the full 90 minutes on Saturday - and he netted a goal in Sporting's 3-0 victory over Moreirense.

Benfica, Sporting and Roma all race to sign Arsenal midfielder -...

Benfica and Sporting have now joined the plethora of clubs reportedly interested in signing Jack Wilshere on loan before the transfer window closes.

Loan watch: Arsenal man throws away two-goal lead, forward features in...

Arsenal loanees, Wojciech Szczesny and Joel Campbell both featured for their temporary clubs on Sunday.

Arsenal boss: 'He's a victim'

Arsene Wenger spoke about Joel Campbell's loan move to Sporting during his pre-Watford presser on Friday and described the Costa Rican as a 'victim of squad size'.

Forward reveals feeling 'uncomfortable' at Arsenal

Joel Campbell has revealed why he left Arsenal to spend the season on loan at Sporting and it's pretty much exactly what we all suspected.

Look - Arsenal forward trains for first time with his new...

Joel Campbell will wear the number 7 shirt at Sporting, a move that has left some Sporting fans worried that he will be affected by the curse which seems to follow the shirt.

Arsenal return attention to prolific striker - report

Arsenal were first linked with Islam Slimani back in May when he laughed at his £12m Transfermarkt valuation, and the latest reports claim that we're still 'tempted' to go for him.

Ex-Fulham man welcomes Arsenal star

Bryan Ruiz welcomed Joel Campbell to his new club, Sporting, after the forward completed his move to the Portuguese team this weekend.

“I came to be champion!” says Arsenal forward after move

Joel Campbell has admitted that he joined Sporting to become a ‘champion.'

‘He was the player I wanted’ says manager as forward deal...

Sporting’s manager, Jorge Jesus, has said that Joel Campbell was a player he wanted when he was manager of Benfica, but refused to be drawn further on the issue because the deal wasn't complete.

Arsenal expected to complete deal this week as forward flies in...

Joel Campbell is expected to complete his loan move to Sporting Club de Portugal next week after the media in the country reported that he has already arrived in the country and is expected to undergo a medical some time after the weekend.

Four clubs chase Arsenal forward - report

Sporting Lisbon have reportedly reignited their interested in Joel Campbell.

€45m midfielder back on Arsenal's radar as they send scouts again

Arsenal are, reportedly, scouting William Carvalho as the transfer window turns to worn out rumours to fill its pages.

Arsenal target refuses to turn up to training - report

After being linked to Arsenal back in May, the Islam Slimani rumours have come around again.

Sporting brand former Arsenal and Manchester man’s salary demands ‘a joke’

Robin van Persie may not find it as easy as he imagined to leave Fenerbahce this summer due to the wages he’s demanding.

Arsenal target: I'm worth more

Arsenal target, Islam Slimani, gave an interview to Record, in which he laughed at his £12m valuation by Transfermarkt.

Coveted holding midfielder admits he wants Arsenal move

Portguese midfielder William Carvalho is linked with Arsenal a lot. He is physically huge, good at passing and plays at the base of the Sporting...

Arsenal dealt blow as sought after midfielder isn't for sale

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal may have been handed a blow in the transfer market by Sporting Lisbon manager Jorge Jesus, who is insisting that William...

Arsenal have been scouting €45M midfielder

by Lewis Ambrose An Arsenal scout was present at Portugal’s crushing 5-0 defeat of Germany in the semi-final of the u21 Euros in Czech Republic...

Midfielder switch may give Arsenal more competition for Portuguese star

by Lewis Ambrose With long-term rumoured Arsenal target Geoffrey Kondogbia completing a move to Internazionale, it wouldn't be surprised to see the Gunners linked with...

Arsenal to make £20m move for midfielder – report

Unless you have been living in a box with no 3G or WIFI you'll know that there has been a lot of talk about Sporting...