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EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 08: Cody Gakpo of PSV Eindhoven celebrates after scoring their team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League group A match between PSV Eindhoven and FK Bodo/Glimt at Phillips Stadium on September 08, 2022 in Eindhoven, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Arsenal send scouts to watch PSV star after Europa League clash

Arsenal were one of the clubs to send scouts to watch Ajax face PSV on Sunday, reportedly with a focus on Cody Gakpo.
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - OCTOBER 04: Calvin Bassey of Ajax in action during the UEFA Champions League group A match between AFC Ajax and SSC Napoli at Johan Cruyff Arena on October 04, 2022 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

“Arsenal contacted us” says agent of 22yo Ajax midfielder

Arsenal were briefly interested in signing Calvin Bassey from Rangers before the centreback moved to Ajax in the summer.
Austria's midfielder Florian Grillitsch plays the ball during the UEFA EURO 2020 Group C football match between the Netherlands and Austria at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam on June 17, 2021. (Photo by Peter Dejong / POOL / AFP) (Photo by PETER DEJONG/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal rejected free 27yo midfielder who signed for Ajax

Arsenal were left scrambling on deadline day for a midfielder after injuries to a number of key players and it has been revealed they turned down the chance to sign Florian Grillitsch on a free transfer.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND: Lisandro Martinez of Manchester United runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Manchester United at Brentford Community Stadium on August 13, 2022. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal believe Manchester United signing is in the wrong position

Arsenal intended to sign Manchester United defender Lisandro Martinez as a left-back, as they had concerns over his size as a centre-back.
PAMPLONA, SPAIN: Lisandro Martinez of Argentina looks on during the international friendly match between Argentina and Estonia at Estadio El Sadar on June 05, 2022. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Ornstein: Arsenal didn’t think Lisandro Martinez was value for money

Arsenal decided to pull out of a deal for Lisandro Martinez over the finances of the potential transfer, according to David Ornstein.
PAMPLONA, SPAIN: Lisandro Martinez of Argentina looks on during the international friendly match between Argentina and Estonia at Estadio El Sadar on June 05, 2022. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Did Lisandro Martinez turn Arsenal down for Manchester United?

Lisandro Martinez is closing in on a move to Manchester United, with reports that he's now chosen to join them from Ajax.
Ajax's Lisandro Martinez poses with the Rinus-Michels player of the year award after Ajax won the 36th Dutch Eredivisie title after the football match between Ajax Amsterdam and SC Heerenveen at the Johan Cruijff ArenA on May 11, 2022. (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Ajax set €60m price tag on Arsenal & Manchester United target

Ajax are now reportedly demanding €60m to sell Arsenal target Lisandro Martinez, though the player is pushing them to negotiate.
Ajax' Argentine defender Lisandro Martinez (C) runs with the ball during the Dutch Eredivisie football match between Willem II and Ajax at the Koning Willem II stadium in Tilburg, southern Netherlands, on February 19, 2022. (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal & Manchester United target set to make decision this weekend

Lisandro Martinez is set to make a decision between Arsenal and Manchester United this weekend, but neither club have agreed a fee for him yet.
Ajax's Lisandro Martinez poses with the Rinus-Michels player of the year award after Ajax won the 36th Dutch Eredivisie title after the football match between Ajax Amsterdam and SC Heerenveen at the Johan Cruijff ArenA on May 11, 2022. (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Manchester United make €50m bid for Arsenal target

Manchester United have made a €50m bid to sign Lisandro Martinez from Ajax, though Arsenal are still in the race.
PAMPLONA, SPAIN: Lisandro Martinez of Argentina looks on during the international friendly match between Argentina and Estonia at Estadio El Sadar on June 05, 2022. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Arsenal target tells his club he wants to leave

Arsenal target Lisandro Martinez has met with Ajax to reiterate his desire to leave for the Premier League, with no bids accepted yet.
Ajax's Lisandro Martinez poses with the Rinus-Michels player of the year award after Ajax won the 36th Dutch Eredivisie title after the football match between Ajax Amsterdam and SC Heerenveen at the Johan Cruijff ArenA on May 11, 2022. (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal set for another meeting over €50m-rated target

Arsenal are set for another meeting with Ajax over Lisandro Martinez, as they battle Manchester United for the signing.
PAMPLONA, SPAIN: Lisandro Martinez of Argentina looks on during the international friendly match between Argentina and Estonia at Estadio El Sadar on June 05, 2022. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Manchester United now favourites for Arsenal transfer target

Manchester United have taken the lead to sign Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez, with some sources reporting Arsenal have pulled out.
Ajax' Argentine defender Lisandro Martinez (C) runs with the ball during the Dutch Eredivisie football match between Willem II and Ajax at the Koning Willem II stadium in Tilburg, southern Netherlands, on February 19, 2022. (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal remain favourites for Ajax signing after 3rd offer

Arsenal remain ahead of Manchester United in the race to sign Lisandro Martinez, and they're trying to close the deal quickly.
Ajax's Lisandro Martinez poses with the Rinus-Michels player of the year award after Ajax won the 36th Dutch Eredivisie title after the football match between Ajax Amsterdam and SC Heerenveen at the Johan Cruijff ArenA on May 11, 2022. (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Manchester United prepare to hijack £35m Arsenal bid target

Manchester United are preparing to compete with Arsenal for the signing of Lisandro Martinez, as the Gunners remain short of Ajax's valuation.
PAMPLONA, SPAIN: Lisandro Martinez of Argentina looks on during the international friendly match between Argentina and Estonia at Estadio El Sadar on June 05, 2022. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Ajax consider Arsenal’s new £35m bid to sign Lisandro Martinez

Arsenal have submitted a new £35m bid for Ajax's Lisandro Martinez, which still appears to be under consideration by the Dutch side.
Ajax's Lisandro Martinez poses with the Rinus-Michels player of the year award after Ajax won the 36th Dutch Eredivisie title after the football match between Ajax Amsterdam and SC Heerenveen at the Johan Cruijff ArenA on May 11, 2022. (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Ajax set price for Arsenal target after €30m bid rejected

Ajax have set their price for Lisandro Martinez, who is open to joining Arsenal this summer after their first bid was rejected.
Ajax's Lisandro Martinez poses with the Rinus-Michels player of the year award after Ajax won the 36th Dutch Eredivisie title after the football match between Ajax Amsterdam and SC Heerenveen at the Johan Cruijff ArenA on May 11, 2022. (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal make fresh contact with Ajax star’s agent after €30m bid

Arsenal remain the most probable destination for Lisandro Martinez this summer, with the club making fresh contact with the player's agent.
Ajax' Argentine defender Lisandro Martinez (C) runs with the ball during the Dutch Eredivisie football match between Willem II and Ajax at the Koning Willem II stadium in Tilburg, southern Netherlands, on February 19, 2022. (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal set for renewed push to sign Ajax Player of the Year

Arsenal will push to sign Ajax centre-back and Player of the Year Lisandro Martinez in the coming days, according to a report.
PAMPLONA, SPAIN: Lisandro Martinez of Argentina looks on during the international friendly match between Argentina and Estonia at Estadio El Sadar on June 05, 2022. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Ornstein confirms Arsenal bid for 24yo Ajax international

Arsenal have made enquiries for Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez, as they remain interested in a lower-priority move for a left-centre-back.
Marc Overmars

‘Ashamed’ Marc Overmars quits Ajax

Mark Overmars has resigned from Ajax as their Director of Football with immediate effect after admitting sending 'inappropriate' messages to several female staff.
Ajax keeper Andre Onana during the Dutch Eredivisie match between AZ Alkmaar and Ajax Amsterdam at the AFAS stadium on January 31, 2021 in Alkmaar, The Netherlands. Photo: VI ANP Sport Ed van de Pol IV

Summer Arsenal target chooses to join Inter Milan

Andre Onana has chosen to go to Inter Milan and turn down Arsenal, with an announcement expected in February, according to a report.
AMSTERDAM Ajax technical director Marc Overmars during the Dutch Eredivisie match between Ajax Amsterdam and FC Emmen at the Johan Cruijff Arena on May 2, 2021 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands ANP MAURICE VAN STEEN Dutch Eredivisie 2020 2021 xVIxANPxSportx xxANPxIVx 430942719

Former Gunner makes decision on Newcastle United move

Marc Overmars has turned down the chance to leave Ajax and join Newcastle United as their new sporting director, according to a report.
AMSTERDAM Ajax technical director Marc Overmars during the Dutch Eredivisie match between Ajax Amsterdam and FC Emmen at the Johan Cruijff Arena on May 2, 2021 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands ANP MAURICE VAN STEEN Dutch Eredivisie 2020 2021 xVIxANPxSportx xxANPxIVx 430942719

Former Arsenal man to increase salary x 4 if he says yes to Newcastle

Marc Overmars will see his salary increase four-fold should he agree to take the Sporting Director's job at Newcastle United.
Marc Overmars from Ajax in the stands during the super league match between FC Nordsjaelland and FC Koebenhavn at Farum Park, Monday 10 May 2021, Copenhagen Denmark Copyright: Ritzau/Scanpix Liselotte Sabroe

Marc Overmars talks to Newcastle, wants to bring Ajax coach with him: Report

According to an Exclusive in the Mirror, Marc Overmars has opened talks with Newcastle United showing that money does indeed, well, talk.
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - MAY 03: Ajax Director Marc Overmars looks on during the Eredivisie match between Ajax Amsterdam and NEC Nijmegen at Amsterdam Arena on May 3, 2014 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Marc Overmars would prefer Arsenal over Newcastle but Barcelona over both

Marc Overmars would reportedly prefer to move to Arsenal over Newcastle but he'd prefer Barcelona over them both.
AMSTERDAM Ajax technical director Marc Overmars during the Dutch Eredivisie match between Ajax Amsterdam and FC Emmen at the Johan Cruijff Arena on May 2, 2021 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands ANP MAURICE VAN STEEN Dutch Eredivisie 2020 2021 xVIxANPxSportx xxANPxIVx 430942719

Newcastle keen to appoint Marc Overmars as Sports Director

Newcastle are  moving closer to appointing Paulo Fonseca as their new manager and they are keen to lure Marc Overmars from Ajax to take over as their Sporting Director.
ALKMAAR, 31-01-2021, AFAS Stadion, season 2020 / 2021, Dutch Eredivisie Football between AZ - Ajax. Andre Onana AZ - Ajax. Copyright: Imago Images

Inter Milan close to signing Arsenal target instead of Bernd Leno

Inter Milan aren't considering a move for Bernd Leno, and they're much closer to a deal to sign Andre Onana, according to reports.
AMSTERDAM - 28-01-2021, Ajax keeper Andre Onana during the match between Ajax and Willem II. Copyright: Imago Images

Unable to reach an agreement 15 clubs want Arsenal target on free transfer

Arsenal-linked Andre Onana says as many as 15 clubs want to sign him on a free transfer when his Ajax contract expires next summer.
Kenneth Paal of PEC Zwolle and Donyell Malen of PSV Eindhoven during the Dutch Eredivisie match between PSV and PEC Zwolle at the Phillips stadium on May 13, 2021. Photo: VI ANP Sport / ANP IV

Arsenal to cash in when Donyell Malen completes Dortmund move

Arsenal are set to bring in a bit of money when former player Donyell Malen completes his imminent transfer to Borussia Dortmund.
AMSTERDAM - 28-01-2021, Ajax keeper Andre Onana during the match between Ajax and Willem II. Copyright: Imago Images

Arsenal risk losing target as he agrees personal terms with Lyon

Andre Onana's potential move to Arsenal is looking less and less likely, with the player now agreeing personal terms to join Lyon.
Ajax keeper Andre Onana during the Dutch Eredivisie match between AZ Alkmaar and Ajax Amsterdam at the AFAS stadium on January 31, 2021 in Alkmaar, The Netherlands. Photo: VI ANP Sport Ed van de Pol IV

Arsenal could lose heavily-linked target to English club as they delay official bid

Arsenal still haven't submitted a bid for Andre Onana, as the Ajax goalkeeper starts to draw interest from elsewhere.
Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana makes a save during the Dutch Eredivisie match between sc Heerenveen and Ajax Amsterdam at Abe Lenstra Stadium on March 07, 2020. VI ANP Sport / Ronald Bonestroo IV

Arsenal in pole position to sign 25yo now certain to make transfer

Andre Onana is certain to leave Ajax following his ban reduction, with Arsenal in pole position to sign him, according to reports.
Ajax keeper Andre Onana during the Dutch Eredivisie match between AZ Alkmaar and Ajax Amsterdam at the AFAS stadium on January 31, 2021 in Alkmaar, The Netherlands. Photo: VI ANP Sport Ed van de Pol IV

Arsenal now very likely to sign Cameroon 25yo after ban decision

Andre Onana is very likely to join Arsenal this summer, with the final fee to be determined after his ban was reduced, according to reports.
ALKMAAR, 31-01-2021, AFAS Stadion, season 2020 / 2021, Dutch Eredivisie Football between AZ - Ajax. Andre Onana AZ - Ajax. Copyright: Imago Images

Arsenal submit offer for Ajax 25yo

Arsenal have made an offer for Andre Onana as they await the results of his disciplinary hearing, according to a report.
Ajax keeper Andre Onana during the Dutch Eredivisie match between AZ Alkmaar and Ajax Amsterdam at the AFAS stadium on January 31, 2021 in Alkmaar, The Netherlands. Photo: VI ANP Sport Ed van de Pol IV

Arsenal hold talks with £7m 25yo regardless of court hearing outcome

Andre Onana has held his online hearing with the Court of Arbitration for Sport amid various developments on a potential move to Arsenal.
AMSTERDAM - 28-01-2021, Ajax keeper Andre Onana during the match between Ajax and Willem II. Copyright: Imago Images

Arsenal target set to transfer imminently after June 2nd ban decision

Andre Onana is almost certain to leave Ajax this summer, even if his ban stands, with Arsenal leading the race to sign him.
ROTTERDAM, 09-05-2021, Ajax player Noussair Mazraoui during the game Feyenoord - Ajax. Copyright: Imago Images

Arsenal interested in Ajax 23yo available in cut-price deal

Arsenal are interested in Ajax right-back Noussair Mazraoui, who is approaching the final year of his contract as we enter the summer transfer window.
AMSTERDAM - 28-01-2021, Ajax keeper Andre Onana during the match between Ajax and Willem II. Copyright: Imago Images

12-month doping ban doesn’t stop Arsenal wanting Ajax keeper Andre Onana

Arsenal are looking at a cut-price deal for Andre Onana this summer, though their move depends on the goalkeeper's suspension appeal.
Mitchel Bergkamp signs for Watford (pic via Watford FC)

Mitchel Bergkamp signs for Watford after failed Arsenal trial

Mitchel Bergkamp has signed for Watford after a trial with Arsenal was unsuccessful.
Joel Ideho with Ajax (Photo via Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images)

Arsenal sign teenage winger from Ajax: Details and the reason the Gunners want him

Arsenal confirmed the signing of teenage winger Joel Ideho from Ajax on Tuesday, with the 17-year-old likely to join the u23s this season.