Tag: Aston Villa

SEVILLE, SPAIN - DECEMBER 13: Unai Emery, Head Coach of Villarreal looks on during the La Liga Santander match between Real Betis and Villarreal CF at Estadio Benito Villamarin on December 13, 2020 in Seville, Spain. Sporting stadiums around Spain remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Fran Santiago/Getty Images)

Why Arsenal fans should hope Emery has strong Villa start

Aston Villa have appointed Unai Emery as their new head coach, and the former Arsenal manager will face Manchester United in his first two games.
PXL_Dinamo Zagreb v Villarreal - UEFA Europa League Quarter Final: Leg One Coach of Villarreal Unai Emery with a protective mask at the end the UEFA Europa League Quarter Final First Leg match between Dinamo Zagreb and Villarreal at Stadium Maksimir on April 8, 2021 in Zagreb, Croatia. GoranxStanzl/PIXSELL

Former Arsenal and Tottenham managers linked with Villa job

Unai Emery and Mauricio Pochettino have both been linked with the now-vacant Aston Villa job with the former Arsenal man said to heading for talks.
Aston Villas midfielder Douglas Luiz looks eyes the ball during the friendly football match between Stade Rennais and Aston Villa, at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes, western France on July 30, 2022. (Photo by Damien Meyer / AFP) (Photo by DAMIEN MEYER/AFP via Getty Images)

I love this club: Douglas Luiz signs new Aston Villa contract

After trying to get a move to Arsenal in the summer, Douglas Luiz has signed a new contract with Aston Villa, the club he 'loves'.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 03: Phil Foden of Manchester City battles for possession with Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on September 03, 2022 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Liverpool injury could push them to chase Arsenal target in January

Liverpool's Arthur Melo is set to miss three or four months of football with injury, potentially pushing the club to pursue Aston Villa's Douglas Luiz.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his side's first goal with teammate Philippe Coutinho and Boubacar Kamara during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on August 31, 2022. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Summer Arsenal target remains on transfer shortlist for January

Douglas Luiz remains on Arsenal's shortlist for the January transfer window, according to Fabrizio Romano, with no decisions made yet.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa passes the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021. (Photo by James Chance / Getty Images)

Manager gives contract update on January Arsenal target

Steven Gerrard has given an update on Douglas Luiz's contract situation amid reports that Arsenal are planning another bid for the midfielder in January.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 03: Phil Foden of Manchester City battles for possession with Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on September 03, 2022 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Arsenal plan £15m transfer bid to club that rejected £25m summer offer

Arsenal are planning to return with a January bid for Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz, but they'll be offering less than they were in the summer.
Aston Villas midfielder Douglas Luiz looks eyes the ball during the friendly football match between Stade Rennais and Aston Villa, at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes, western France on July 30, 2022. (Photo by Damien Meyer / AFP) (Photo by DAMIEN MEYER/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal plan to return for summer target in January – he’s keen

Arsenal are planning to reignite their pursuit of Douglas Luiz in the coming windows, with the player keen to make the switch from Aston Villa.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his side's first goal with teammate Philippe Coutinho and Boubacar Kamara during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on August 31, 2022. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

24yo midfielder’s reps pushed hard for summer Arsenal move

Arsenal seriously appealed to Douglas Luiz as his representatives pushed hard for a move, which is why he needed refocusing after the deal broke down.
Aston Villas midfielder Douglas Luiz looks eyes the ball during the friendly football match between Stade Rennais and Aston Villa, at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes, western France on July 30, 2022. (Photo by Damien Meyer / AFP) (Photo by DAMIEN MEYER/AFP via Getty Images)

Aston Villa wanted £40m for Douglas Luiz

Arsenal made three deadline day bids for Douglas Luiz, but Aston Villa turned them all down because they wanted a stupid fee for a player who is out of contract in nine months.
Aston Villas midfielder Douglas Luiz looks eyes the ball during the friendly football match between Stade Rennais and Aston Villa, at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes, western France on July 30, 2022. (Photo by Damien Meyer / AFP) (Photo by DAMIEN MEYER/AFP via Getty Images)

Gerrard tried to calm Douglas Luiz after Villa rejected Arsenal bid

Steven Gerrard says he had a face-to-face chat with Douglas Luiz to explain Aston Villa's position after they rejected deadline-day bids for him from Arsenal.
Aston Villas midfielder Douglas Luiz looks eyes the ball during the friendly football match between Stade Rennais and Aston Villa, at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes, western France on July 30, 2022. (Photo by Damien Meyer / AFP) (Photo by DAMIEN MEYER/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal bid £20m for Douglas Luiz, Aston Villa agree £13m midfielder deal

Aston Villa have struck an agreement with Wolves for their defensive midfielder, Leander Dendoncker, which could free them to sell Douglas Luiz to Arsenal who have made a bid of £20m.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa passes the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021. (Photo by James Chance / Getty Images)

Arsenal make Douglas Luiz offer, player wants move, Aston Villa refuse to sell

Arsenal are reportedly making an offer for Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz on transfer deadline day but Aston Villa are refusing to sell him despite reports the player wants the move.
MILTON KEYNES, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Carney Chukwuemeka of Aston Villa U21 in action during the Papa John's Trophy match between Milton Keynes Dons and Aston Villa U21 at Stadium mk on October 26, 2021 in Milton Keynes, England. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Aston Villa leave player out of pre-season tour amid Arsenal interest

Arsenal are one of the clubs involved in the race to sign Carney Chukwuemeka of Aston Villa, with Steven Gerrard leaving him out of their pre-season tour.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Calum Chambers of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Southampton at Villa Park on March 5, 2022 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Calum Chambers & other Villa injury news for Arsenal clash

Calum Chambers is hoping to be fit to face Arsenal this weekend, despite an injury in his last appearance away to West Ham United.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22: Carney Chukwuemeka of Aston Villa runs with the ball during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Chelsea and Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on September 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

Arsenal identify 18yo Aston Villa man as midfield reinforcement

Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Aston Villa's Carney Chukwuemeka, a teenager they were linked with a little over a year ago.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Calum Chambers of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Southampton at Villa Park on March 5, 2022 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Calum Chambers dubbed ‘Chamberinho’ after outrageous pass

Calum Chambers has been nicknamed 'Chamberinho' after a stunning pre-assist pass during Aston Villa's 4-0 win over Southampton this weekend.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND: Ollie Watkins of Aston Villa celebrates after scoring their team's second goal during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Aston Villa at American Express Community Stadium on February 26, 2022. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst / Getty Images)

Aston Villa open to offers for Arsenal-linked Ollie Watkins

Aston Villa will listen to offers for Ollie Watkins this summer amid interest from Arsenal, according to a report.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa passes the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021. (Photo by James Chance / Getty Images)

Arsenal expected to move for Premier League midfielder

Arsenal are expected to firm up their interest in Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz before the end of the January transfer window.
Calum Chambers via Aston Villa

Calum Chambers says 3.5yr Aston Villa deal a ‘no brainer’

Calum Chambers has signed for Aston Villa on a permanent deal in a move that has surprised most people.
Barcelona's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho warms up before the Spanish league football match between FC Barcelona and Elche CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on December 18, 2021. (Photo by Pau BARRENA / AFP) (Photo by PAU BARRENA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal Coutinho links finally end with Aston Villa transfer

Arsenal fans can rest easy today as the links with Philippe Coutinho are finally set to end with the player signing for former teammate, Steven Gerrard, and Aston Villa.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa passes the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021. (Photo by James Chance / Getty Images)

Aston Villa midfielder on Arsenal’s transfer radar

Mikel Arteta remains keen on a holding midfielder, with Aston Villa's Douglas Luiz on his radar, according to reports.
Emile Smith Rowe in training ahead of Arsenal vs Norwich

Arsenal surprised and baffled by Villa bids for their player

Arsenal were very surprised by Aston Villa's bids for Emile Smith Rowe in the summer, and they laughed both of them off immediately.
Cheick Oumar Doucoure of Lens - Lens vs Dijon - Ligue 1 Uber Eats - 21/02/2021. Photo: FEP/Panoramic

Arsenal make contact over €15m Ligue 1 midfielder

Arsenal have made an enquiry with Lens over 21-year-old midfielder Cheick Doucoure, according to a report from France.
Emile Smith Rowe signing his new contract (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Emile Smith Rowe not tempted by Aston Villa move

Aston Villa have been forced to move on from Emile Smith Rowe after his contract extension was announced but it seems he was never interested in signing for them anyway.
Emile Smith Rowe back in pre-season training (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Mikel Arteta on Smith Rowe's future after Aston Villa 3rd bid reports

Emile Smith Rowe is 100% to stay with Arsenal next season, according to manager Mikel Arteta, despite links to Aston Villa.
Emile Smith Rowe in action during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London. Picture date: Wednesday May 19, 2021. Copyright: Frank Augstein

Are Arsenal playing games with Emile Smith Rowe’s agent and Aston Villa?

Two offers for Emile Smith Rowe from Aston Villa and two different players offered the number 10 shirt that's meant to be going to the midfielder in his new contract, so what's really going on?

Trusted journalist drops big update on Smith Rowe contract amid Aston Villa interest

Arsenal are growing in confidence that they will soon secure a new five-year contract for Emile Smith Rowe, according to a report.
Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Emile Smith Rowe celebrates scoring their side s first goal of the game during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday May 9, 2021. Copyright: Frank Augstein

Aston Villa prepare 3rd bid for Arsenal 20yo

Aston Villa are preparing a third bid for Emile Smith Rowe, after two failed offers and amid Arsenal's attempts to get him to extend.
Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Emile Smith Rowe celebrates scoring their side s first goal of the game during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday May 9, 2021. Copyright: Frank Augstein

Despite 2 failed bids, Aston Villa to continue targeting Emile Smith Rowe

Emile Smith Rowe remains Aston Villa's top priority for the summer transfer window, despite having two bids turned down by Arsenal.
Emile Smith Rowe in action during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London. Picture date: Wednesday May 19, 2021. Copyright: Frank Augstein

Aston Villa make ridiculous 2nd bid for Emile Smith Rowe

Aston Villa have made a second bid for Emile Smith Rowe, and it's possibly even more ridiculous than their first one.
Emile Smith Rowe in action during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London. Picture date: Wednesday May 19, 2021. Copyright: Frank Augstein

Aston Villa won’t take ‘no’ for an answer from Arsenal

Aston Villa are said to be getting ready to submit a second bid for Emile Smith Rowe despite being told that he is not for sale.
Emile Smith Rowe

Aston Villa ‘no chance’ of Smith Rowe deal as he nears extension

Aston Villa reportedly have no chance of signing Emile Smith Rowe this summer, with the Arsenal midfielder close to a new contract.
Chelsea v Arsenal - Arsenal's Emile Smith Rowe celebrates scoring the first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge, London. Picture date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Copyright: Shaun Botterill

Aston Villa prepare 2nd bid for Emile Smith Rowe

Aston Villa are lining up a second bid for Emile Smith Rowe, but Arsenal are confident he'll commit his future with a contract extension.
Emile Smith Rowe

Arsenal reject £25m bid as own £40m bid expected to fail

According to David Ornstein, Arsenal have rejected a cheeky £25m bid from Aston Villa for Emile Smith Rowe while Arsenal's £40m bid for Ben...
NORWICH, ENGLAND: Emi Buendia of Norwich City celebrates after scoring their team's first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Barnsley at Carrow Road on January 02, 2021. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

Emi Buendia has medical in Argentina as Arsenal outbid by £3m

Emi Buendia has completed his medical ahead of a move to Aston Villa in a deal that is expected to be announced 'imminently.
Norwich City's Emi Buendia celebrates with the trophy after the Sky Bet Championship match at Oakwell Stadium, Barnsley. Picture date: Saturday, May 8, 2021. Copyright: Mike Egerton

Emi Buendia deal done inc medical, will sign for Aston Villa

The Norwich City editor for Pink Un, an outlet with close ties to Norwich City, has claimed that Emi Buendia will sign for Aston Villa in what will be a massive blow for Arsenal.
Norwich City's Emi Buendia celebrates with the trophy after the Sky Bet Championship match at Oakwell Stadium, Barnsley. Picture date: Saturday, May 8, 2021. Copyright: Mike Egerton

Confusion over 2nd Arsenal bid for £35m playmaker

Arsenal may or may not have made a second bid for Emi Buendia of Norwich City, depending on which source you believe.
Sky Bet Championship - Barnsley vs Norwich City - Oakwell Emiliano Buendia of Norwich City scores the equaliser to make it 1-1. Photo: Imago Images

Details of Arsenal's £30m bid for 24yo

Further details are starting to emerge in Arsenal's pursuit of Emi Buendia, following reports of their opening £30m bid this week.
Chelsea v Arsenal - Arsenal's Emile Smith Rowe celebrates scoring the first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge, London. Picture date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Copyright: Shaun Botterill

Arsenal 20-year-old wanted by Aston Villa

Aston Villa are interested in signing Emile Smith Rowe, with his Arsenal contract extension negotiations currently still ongoing.