Tag: Bologna

BERLIN, GERMANY: Riccardo Calafiori of Italy looks on prior to the UEFA EURO 2024 round of 16 match between Switzerland and Italy at Olympiastadion on June 29, 2024. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images for FIGC)

How much will Calafiori earn at Arsenal and what shirt number will he get?

Arsenal are set to sign Italian defender Riccardo Calafiori from Bologna for €45 million. Explore the transfer details, his potential salary, shirt number options, and the financial implications for the involved clubs.
Real Sociedad's Mikel Merino celebrates scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League last 16 second leg football match between Real Sociedad and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian on March 5, 2024. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal leads race for Mikel Merino as Atletico Madrid struggles to keep up

Arsenal targets Spanish midfielder Mikel Merino as midfield reinforcement. Atletico Madrid also shows interest, but Gunners lead the race for the European champion.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, acknowledges the fans following the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on May 19, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arteta urges further Arsenal “upgrades” despite imminent Calafiori signing

Mikel Arteta calls for additional Arsenal signings despite impending Calafiori deal, aiming for squad "upgrades" to challenge for the title.
ISERLOHN, GERMANY - JUNE 26: Riccardo Calafiori of Italy arrives at Hemberg-Stadion prior to the Italy training session on June 26, 2024 in Iserlohn, Germany. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images for FIGC)

Calafiori rejects Juventus, Tottenham & others to join Arsenal

Arsenal secure the signing of Italian defender Riccardo Calafiori, beating out top European clubs and sparking a financial dispute between former clubs.
ISERLOHN, GERMANY - JUNE 26: Riccardo Calafiori of Italy arrives at Hemberg-Stadion prior to the Italy training session on June 26, 2024 in Iserlohn, Germany. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images for FIGC)

Legal action threatened as Arsenal €45m+ Calafiori fee to be shared by 3 clubs

Arsenal's agreement to sign Riccardo Calafiori from Bologna triggers a unique sell-on clause, potentially benefiting Basel and Roma financially.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: Oleksandr Zinchenko of Arsenal reacts prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on February 04, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal star changes agent

Arsenal's Oleksandr Zinchenko changes agents amidst uncertainty about his future at the club. Is a transfer on the horizon for the Ukrainian international?
ISERLOHN, GERMANY - JUNE 26: Riccardo Calafiori of Italy arrives at Hemberg-Stadion prior to the Italy training session on June 26, 2024 in Iserlohn, Germany. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images for FIGC)

Fee agreed as Riccardo Calafiori’s ‘ex’ confirms Arsenal move

Arsenal's pursuit of Bologna's Calafiori takes a positive turn with an agreed fee, but a sell-on clause with Basel remains a hurdle to the transfer's completion.
FLORENCE, ITALY - NOVEMBER 12: Daniele Rugani of Italy looks on before training session at Centro Tecnico Federale di Coverciano on November 12, 2018 in Florence, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Club meet with replacement as Arsenal transfer stalls

Though an Arsenal deal for Riccardo Calafiori is seemingly stalling, one positive sign is that Bologna are making progress on signing a replacement.
BERLIN, GERMANY: Riccardo Calafiori of Italy looks on prior to the UEFA EURO 2024 round of 16 match between Switzerland and Italy at Olympiastadion on June 29, 2024. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images for FIGC)

Arsenal remain in talks after €50m 22yo agrees 5-year deal

Arsenal's pursuit of Bologna defender Riccardo Calafiori is on hold due to a disagreement over the transfer fee. Will the clubs find common ground?
BOLOGNA, ITALY: Riccardo Calafiori of Bologna FC celebrates after the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and US Sassuolo at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on February 03, 2024. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal to sign 22yo who rejected Chelsea

Arsenal will do a deal for Riccardo Calafiori in the end, according to a report, with the player already turning down Chelsea for the Gunners.
BOLOGNA, ITALY: Riccardo Calafiori of Bologna FC in action during the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and US Salernitana at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on April 01, 2024. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Riccardo Calafiori will join Bologna pre-season unless Arsenal up bid

Bologna will ask Riccardo Calafiori to start pre-season training with them unless Arsenal improve their bid for him, according to a report.
Italy's Jorginho and Riccardo Calafiori celebrate after winning the UEFA Euro 2024 Group B football match between Italy and Albania at the BVB Stadion in Dortmund on June 15, 2024. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Agent attempts to bridge Arsenal-Bologna gap on €50m deal

Talks between Arsenal and Bologna for Riccardo Calafiori are still ongoing, with the two clubs disagreeing over the fee and its structure.
BERLIN, GERMANY: Riccardo Calafiori of Italy looks on prior to the UEFA EURO 2024 round of 16 match between Switzerland and Italy at Olympiastadion on June 29, 2024. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images for FIGC)

David Ornstein gives Arsenal update on Riccardo Calafiori

Arsenal are looking to finalise the signing of first-choice defensive target Riccardo Calafiori, but there are suggestions not everyone at the club sees the deal as good business.
LEIPZIG, GERMANY: Riccardo Calafiori of Italy celebrates after Mattia Zaccagni of Italy (not pictured) scores his team's first goal during the UEFA EURO 2024 group stage match between Croatia and Italy at Football Stadium Leipzig on June 24, 2024. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images for FIGC)

Arsenal push to complete 3rd summer signing this week

Arsenal want to get a deal done for Bologna's Riccardo Calafiori this week, with the two clubs on the verge of an agreement.
BOLOGNA, ITALY: Riccardo Calafiori of Bologna FC celebrates after the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and US Sassuolo at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on February 03, 2024. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal agree 5-year deal & player wants to come, fee talks ongoing

Arsenal have agreed terms on a five-year deal for Riccardo Calafiori, but fee negotiations with Bologna will continue in the coming days, according to a report.
BOLOGNA, ITALY: Riccardo Calafiori of Bologna FC in action during the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and US Salernitana at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on April 01, 2024. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal advance in talks for £45m Euro 2024 star

Riccardo Calafiori of Bologna is edging closer to joining Arsenal, with club-to-club talks now advanced and no issues on personal terms.
ISERLOHN, GERMANY: Riccardo Calafiori of Italy arrives at the training ground at Hemberg-Stadion on June 23, 2024. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images for FIGC)

3rd Arsenal transfer edges closer as €50m bid accepted and player agrees move

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Bologna defender Riccardo Calafiori after reportedly agreeing on a €50 million transfer fee with the Italian club.
ISERLOHN, GERMANY: Riccardo Calafiori of Italy arrives at the training ground at Hemberg-Stadion on June 23, 2024. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images for FIGC)

Massive Arsenal bid rejected for 22-year-old

Arsenal's €47m bid for Bologna defender Riccardo Calafiori rejected. The Gunners face competition from Chelsea as they seek to strengthen their defence.
LEIPZIG, GERMANY: Riccardo Calafiori of Italy celebrates after Mattia Zaccagni of Italy (not pictured) scores his team's first goal during the UEFA EURO 2024 group stage match between Croatia and Italy at Football Stadium Leipzig on June 24, 2024. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images for FIGC)

Arsenal lead race for impressive Euro 2024 22yo

Arsenal have the most concrete interest in Riccardo Calafiori, with Bologna's technical director suggesting a Juventus move is unlikely.
BOLOGNA, ITALY: Riccardo Calafiori of Bologna FC celebrates after the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and US Sassuolo at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on February 03, 2024. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal face competition from Chelsea and Liverpool for €40m+ Calafiori signature

Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Bologna defender Riccardo Calafiori, but face competition from Premier League rivals. The Italian club is open to offers exceeding €40 million.
BOLOGNA, ITALY: Riccardo Calafiori of Bologna FC celebrates after the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and US Sassuolo at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on February 03, 2024. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

2 boosts for Arsenal in pursuit of 22yo Euro 2024 star

Arsenal have received a couple of boosts in the race to sign Riccardo Calafiori, with Bologna now expecting a sale and Juventus looking at other deals.
BOLOGNA, ITALY: Riccardo Calafiori of Bologna FC in action during the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and US Salernitana at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on April 01, 2024. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal eye Euro 2024 star but Juventus lead race

Arsenal are investigating the potential signing of Riccardo Calafiori from Bologna, but Juventus currently lead the race for the defender.
BOLOGNA, ITALY - APRIL 01: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC celebrates victory in the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and US Salernitana at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on April 01, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Manchester United close on striker as agent fee causes Milan problems and Arsenal withdraw

Manchester United are close to signing Bologna striker Joshua Zirkzee after agent fees caused complications for AC Milan. Arsenal have already withdrawn from the race.
BOLOGNA, ITALY - FEBRUARY 14: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC reacts during the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and ACF Fiorentina - Serie A TIM at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on February 14, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

2nd Arsenal striker target ruled out

Arsenal are not planning to pursue a deal for Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna this summer, despite previous reports of interest in the striker.
BOLOGNA, ITALY - APRIL 01: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC celebrates victory in the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and US Salernitana at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on April 01, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Manchester United move ahead of Arsenal for striker signing

Manchester United are looking to take advantage of Arsenal fading from the race to sign Joshua Zirkzee from Bologna, according to a report.
FROSINONE, ITALY - APRIL 07: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC looks on during the Serie A TIM match between Frosinone Calcio and Bologna FC - Serie A TIM at Stadio Benito Stirpe on April 07, 2024 in Frosinone, Italy.(Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

Arsenal target agrees 5-year deal with AC Milan but agent fee causes problem

Arsenal's pursuit of Joshua Zirkzee may be back on track as his proposed move to AC Milan stalls over agent fee disputes.
FROSINONE, ITALY - APRIL 07: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC looks on during the Serie A TIM match between Frosinone Calcio and Bologna FC - Serie A TIM at Stadio Benito Stirpe on April 07, 2024 in Frosinone, Italy.(Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

Agent wants €15m fee for Arsenal 23yo forward target

Arsenal's interest in Bologna striker Joshua Zirkzee has reportedly cooled, leaving the Gunners to explore alternative targets.
BOLOGNA, ITALY - JANUARY 05: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC runs with the ball whilst under pressure from Milan Badelj of Genoa CFC during the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and Genoa CFC at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on January 05, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Serie A striker emerges as Arsenal’s Sesko alternative

With their pursuit of Benjamin Sesko now at an end, Arsenal's primary alternative signing at centre-forward appears to be Bologna's Joshua Zirkzee.
BOLOGNA, ITALY - JANUARY 05: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC looks on during the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and Genoa CFC at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on January 05, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Striker’s agent pushes for Arsenal move, lucrative deal on the table

Arsenal are leading the race for Bologna striker Joshua Zirkzee, with his agent Kia Joorabchian pushing for a move to the Emirates.
FROSINONE, ITALY - APRIL 07: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC looks on during the Serie A TIM match between Frosinone Calcio and Bologna FC - Serie A TIM at Stadio Benito Stirpe on April 07, 2024 in Frosinone, Italy.(Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

Arsenal and Aston Villa target named Best U23 Player in Serie A

Serie A Best Young Player Joshua Zirkzee attracts interest from Arsenal and Aston Villa, sparking a transfer battle for the Bologna striker.
FROSINONE, ITALY - APRIL 07: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC looks on during the Serie A TIM match between Frosinone Calcio and Bologna FC - Serie A TIM at Stadio Benito Stirpe on April 07, 2024 in Frosinone, Italy.(Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

Arsenal warning given to Juventus and Milan over 12-goal striker

Arsenal emerge as contenders for Joshua Zirkzee. Juventus and Milan warned by Italian media of Gunners' interest.
BOLOGNA, ITALY - APRIL 01: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC celebrates victory in the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and US Salernitana at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on April 01, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s Zirkzee pursuit intensifies as offer made

Arsenal are battling AC Milan for Joshua Zirkzee. The Gunners have reportedly made an offer to the Bologna star.

Arsenal dreaming of Bernardo Silva + 10 others linked

Arsenal transfer rumors: Silva in, Vlahovic up for grabs, goalkeeping moves, and a battle for young stars. Get the latest.
FROSINONE, ITALY - APRIL 07: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC looks on during the Serie A TIM match between Frosinone Calcio and Bologna FC - Serie A TIM at Stadio Benito Stirpe on April 07, 2024 in Frosinone, Italy.(Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s lucrative offer in bid to seal Zirkzee deal

Track Arsenal's pursuit of Joshua Zirkzee. From initial interest to frontrunners, will the Gunners secure the in-form striker's signature?
BOLOGNA, ITALY - APRIL 01: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC celebrates victory in the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and US Salernitana at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on April 01, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal lead the race to sign in-demand Joshua Zirkzee

Arsenal emerge as frontrunners for Bologna's Joshua Zirkzee. Could the Dutch striker be the key to their title ambitions?
BOLOGNA, ITALY - APRIL 01: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC celebrates victory in the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and US Salernitana at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on April 01, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal pose major threat to AC Milan in Zirkzee race

Arsenal emerge as a major contender to sign Bologna's Joshua Zirkzee, posing a threat to AC Milan's pursuit. Transfer battle intensifies.
BOLOGNA, ITALY - APRIL 01: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC celebrates victory in the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and US Salernitana at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on April 01, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Bayern Munich reluctance boosts Arsenal’s Zirkzee pursuit

Joshua Zirkzee's form at Bologna and his reluctance to return to Bayern Munich have caught Arsenal's eye.
BOLOGNA, ITALY - JANUARY 05: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC looks on during the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and Genoa CFC at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on January 05, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s €6m salary offer puts them in lead for Zirkzee

Arsenal are ready to fight for Bologna's Joshua Zirkzee, with a €6m salary offer on the table. Can they land the hot young striker?
BOLOGNA, ITALY - FEBRUARY 14: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC celebrates following the team's victory in the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and ACF Fiorentina - Serie A TIM at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on February 14, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal to offer €6m salary to tempt 22yo striker

Prolific striker Zirkzee sparks transfer frenzy! Arsenal join Bayern Munich, Juventus & AC Milan in race. Can Gunners' €6m salary offer win him over?
BOLOGNA, ITALY - JANUARY 05: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC looks on during the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and Genoa CFC at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on January 05, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

22yo striker drops out of Arsenal’s plans, replacement identified

Reports suggest Arsenal's interest in Joshua Zirkzee has waned. Italian clubs lead the race, and the Gunners eye other striker options.