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Are Roma seriously still interested in Granit Xhaka?

Roma are reportedly still interested in signing Granit Xhaka with Jose Mourinho said to be a big admirer, but will they put in a decent offer or just waste more of Arsenal's time?
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 28: Kieran Tierney and Calum Chambers of Arsenal interact during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Etihad Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Calum Chambers offered to AS Roma but they want Manchester United man

Intermediaries have offered Calum Chambers to AS Roma but the Serie A club are prioritising a move for Manchester United's Diogo Dalot.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks dejected following his sides defeat in the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Peter Powell -

Jose Mourinho wants to sign Arsenal flop in January

After not being able to land Granit Xhaka in the summer transfer window, Jose Mourinho reportedly now wants to sign Dani Ceballos from Real Madrid.
12th September 2021 Olimpico Stadium, Rome, Italy Serie A championship football, AS Roma versus US Sassulo Tammy Abraham of As Roma ActionPlus12322475 Allshotlive

Arsenal stopped from buying Chelsea forward because they couldn't sell Lacazette

Arsenal did try to buy Tammy Abraham from Chelsea this summer but their inability to sell Alexandre Lacazette stopped them being able to complete a deal.
Lucas Torreira with Atletico Madrid (Photo via Twitter)

AS Roma return to Arsenal to sign another midfielder after Xhaka failure

Lucas Torreira is the target of several Italian sides at the moment, including AS Roma, with Arsenal open to moving him on before the end of the window.
Bournemouth, England, 27th July 2021. Tammy Abraham of Chelsea during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth. Picture credit : Paul Terry / Sportimage

Tammy Abraham agrees to join Roma – ending Arsenal interest

Tammy Abraham has agreed to join AS Roma, bringing to an end a transfer saga involving interest from Arsenal that never developed into more.

Arsenal striker's agent speaks out on exit talk reports

Alexandre Lacazette's agent has denied that they're in the midst of negotiations with AS Roma, despite the recent rumours linking the two.
Barnsley v Chelsea - FA Cup Tammy Abraham of Chelsea following the FA Cup match at Oakwell, Barnsley. Copyright: Russell Hart

Arsenal transfer target now close to joining Serie A club

Tammy Abraham is now edging closer to joining AS Roma, after a successful visit from the club's general manager Tiago Pinto.

Serie A side consider move for 30yo Arsenal are keen to sell

Alexandre Lacazette is a possible alternative for AS Roma to the signing of Tammy Abraham, with Abraham still seeming to prefer Arsenal.
Barnsley v Chelsea - FA Cup Tammy Abraham of Chelsea following the FA Cup match at Oakwell, Barnsley. Copyright: Russell Hart

Arsenal offer Alexandre Lacazette as they look to make space for Tammy Abraham

Arsenal are apparently offering Alexandre Lacazette in a bid to make space to sign Tammy Abraham from Chelsea.
Barnsley v Chelsea - FA Cup Tammy Abraham of Chelsea following the FA Cup match at Oakwell, Barnsley. Copyright: Russell Hart

Chelsea to let Abraham decide own future as Arsenal concerns prompt Mourinho phonecall

Thomas Tuchel has said he will leave Tammy Abraham's future in the player's hands as Jose Mourinho phones the forward who would prefer a move to Arsenal.
Tammy Abraham & Reece James of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge, London, England on 18 May 2021. Copyright: Andy Rowland

Arsenal meeting €40m target's agent today

Arsenal are meeting with Tammy Abraham's representatives today, as he stalls on a move to AS Roma to try and join the Gunners instead.
Bournemouth, England, 27th July 2021. Tammy Abraham of Chelsea during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth. Picture credit : Paul Terry / Sportimage

Chelsea man only wants Arsenal says Italian report

Tammy Abraham only wants a move to Arsenal according to an Italian report which was discussing Roma's interest in the player.
FLORENCE, ITALY - DECEMBER 20: Amadou Diawara of AS Roma reacts during the Serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and AS Roma at Stadio Artemio Franchi on December 22, 2019 in Florence, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Arsenal reject chance to sign Roma midfielder

Arsenal have reportedly turned down the chance to sign Roma's Amadou Diawara this summer after the midfielder was offered to the club.
Granit Xhaka celebrates with Emile Smith Rowe after he scores to make it 1-1 during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture credit should read: Paul Terry / Sportimage

Granit Xhaka signs new Arsenal deal – report

Granit Xhaka has reportedly signed a new four-year deal with Arsenal.
Granit Xhaka celebrates after he scores to make it 1-1 during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture credit should read: Paul Terry / Sportimage

Mikel Arteta says 28-year-old will stay after move collapsed

After seeming destined to become a Roma player, Granit Xhaka's cat-like Arsenal career could well be set to continue.
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Granit Xhaka warming up before the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021.Copyright: Lindsey Parnaby

Arsenal star set for u-turn signing new contract after exit links

Granit Xhaka is tired of waiting for AS Roma and could well renew his contract with Arsenal imminently, according to reports in Italy.
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka warms up during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park, London, England on 19 May 2021. Copyright: Phil Duncan

Arsenal prepare to offer 28yo new contract

Arsenal are preparing to offer Granit Xhaka a new contract this summer, with AS Roma failing to make a suitable bid for him, according to reports.
Burnley v Arsenal - Premier League - Turf Moor Arsenal s Granit Xhaka looks dejected during the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley. Picture date: Saturday March 6, 2021. Copyright: Peter Powell

Arsenal 28yo's move to Serie A now on standby

The Italian media have finally conceded that Granit Xhaka's transfer to AS Roma is on standby until they can present a better offer to Arsenal.
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka warms up during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park, London, England on 19 May 2021. Copyright: Phil Duncan

AS Roma could close deal for Arsenal 28yo at €20m

Granit Xhaka's move to AS Roma now only depends on sorting out the final details, with the Serie A club seemingly now willing to pay Arsenal's asking price.
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Granit Xhaka warming up before the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021.Copyright: Lindsey Parnaby

Arsenal insist Roma pay the asking price for Granit Xhaka

Arsenal still feel that AS Roma have to pay up if they want Granit Xhaka, despite reports in Italy that a deal is getting closer.
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Arsenal prepared to complete Granit Xhaka sale now Sambi Lokonga has signed

AS Roma are finally preparing a new bid to sign Granit Xhaka, after failing with their approach of just waiting for Arsenal to accept their old one.
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Are Arsenal asking AS Roma for too much for Granit Xhaka?

Granit Xhaka reportedly agreed a deal with AS Roma ages ago but the two clubs have not been able to find an agreement, so are Arsenal asking too much for the Swiss midfielder?
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AS Roma finally prepared to increase €15m offer for Granit Xhaka

Granit Xhaka may finally get his move with Roma prepared to blink first and offer more money than the €15m they've already put on the table.
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Granit Xhaka: I can learn Italian, many good schools in Rome

Granit Xhaka has admitted he doesn't speak Italian but there are many good schools in Rome where he can learn
Granit Xhaka arrives in Bad Ragaz.

"Arsenal know what I want to do" Midfielder all but confirms exit

Granit Xhaka all but confirmed he is set to join Roma when he was asked about the move during a Switzerland press conference.
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AS Roma to complete Xhaka deal when he exits Euro 2020

AS Roma will be free to complete the transfer of Granit Xhaka from Arsenal as soon as his participation at Euro 2020 ends, according to a report.
12.06.2021, Baku Olympic Stadium, Euro 2020: Wales - Switzerland, Granit Xhaka. Copyright: JustPictures.ch / JustPicturesPlus

Arsenal sale of 28yo almost done despite €15m rejected bid

A deal taking Granit Xhaka to AS Roma is 'almost there' despite Arsenal rejecting the Serie A club's latest bid, according to a report.
12.06.2021, Baku Olympic Stadium, Euro 2020: Wales - Switzerland, Granit Xhaka. Copyright: JustPictures.ch / JustPicturesPlus

Arsenal reject 3rd bid for 28yo

Arsenal and AS Roma still haven't reached a full agreement over a transfer fee for Granit Xhaka, after a third bid was rejected.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal applauds after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal FC at Old Trafford on September 30, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Granit Xhaka takes hefty pay cut to leave Arsenal and join Roma

Granit Xhaka appears to be taking a substantial paycut to leave Arsenal and sign for Jose Mourinho at Roma but will benefit from a tax break called the 'brain return'.
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka warms up during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park, London, England on 19 May 2021. Copyright: Phil Duncan

Disappointing fee agreement reached as 28yo prepares to leave Arsenal

Arsenal and AS Roma have finally reached an agreement on a fee for Granit Xhaka's transfer, according to a report from Italy.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal 28yo agrees 5-year deal to leave: Transfer for €18-20m soon

Granit Xhaka has agreed a contract with AS Roma and is expected to move for a fee of between €18m and €20m, according to a report.
Burnley v Arsenal - Premier League - Turf Moor Arsenal s Granit Xhaka looks dejected during the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley. Picture date: Saturday March 6, 2021. Copyright: Peter Powell

Complete agreement edging closer: Arsenal midfielder on verge of Roma move

AS Roma are trying to wrap up a deal to sign Granit Xhaka before the start of Switzerland's Euro 2020 campaign this weekend.
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Granit Xhaka warming up before the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021.Copyright: Lindsey Parnaby

Roma hope to sign Arsenal star before Euros start, price around £15.5m

Granit Xhaka is edging closer to a move to Roma to join up with Jose Mourinho and the Italians want the deal finalised before the Euros start on Friday.
Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion - Premier League - Emirates Stadium during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday May 9, 2021. Copyright: Richard Heathcote

1 Arsenal surgery, 2 awards, 2 new coaches, Napoli friendly & 14 transfer rumours

As football came to a close last weekend, actual news has been light on the ground, but here is a roundup of the top Arsenal news and gossip stories this week.
Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 1, 2020. (Photo by MIKE EGERTON / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal 28yo likes idea of working with Jose Mourinho, long term deal offered

Working with Jose Mourinho would 'appeal' to Granit Xhaka according to Blick in Switzerland who interviewed the midfielder ahead of the Euros and then delivered some interesting information.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2021 (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

AS Roma confident of signing Arsenal 28yo: Next few days decisive

AS Roma are confident of signing Granit Xhaka this summer, with developments in the saga expected sooner rather than later.
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka warms up during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park, London, England on 19 May 2021. Copyright: Phil Duncan

€15m bid in: Jose Mourinho pushes to sign Granit Xhaka on the cheap

AS Roma are pushing to sign Granit Xhaka this summer, though their valuation remains some way off Arsenal's and they'd like the player himself to help out with that.

Arsenal set to offer 1-year extension to 29yo eyeing exit

Alexandre Lacazette's agent is in talks with teams from around Europe over a summer transfer, but Arsenal may offer him a one-year extension.
NAPLES, ITALY - NOVEMBER 29: Henrix Mkhitaryan of AS Roma during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and AS Roma at Stadio San Paolo on November 29, 2020 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

With Wenger, it was freedom: Mkhitaryan on changes at Arsenal under Emery

With three of his clubs and one former manager in the Europa League semi-finals, Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been looking back on his time with Arsenal and Unai Emery.