Tag: David Ornstein

BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Ivan Toney of Brentford reacts during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Nottingham Forest at Gtech Community Stadium on January 20, 2024 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Is Ivan Toney Arsenal’s priority striker signing? Ornstein shares insight

Arsenal are looking for a striker ahead of the summer transfer window, but David Ornstein reports that he hasn't heard suggestions that Ivan Toney is the top choice.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 21: Pedro Neto of Wolverhampton Wanderers is challenged by Lloyd Kelly of AFC Bournemouth during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Vitality Stadium on October 21, 2023 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

David Ornstein names £80m winger Arsenal admire

Arsenal might have to spend as much as £80m to sign Portuguese winger Pedro Neto this summer, according to David Ornstein.
NAPLES, ITALY: Victor Osimhen of SSC Napoli during the UEFA Champions League match between SCC Napoli and SC Braga at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on December 12, 2023. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

PSG eye Arsenal striker target as Mbappe replacement

Paris Saint-Germain are eyeing Victor Osimhen as a potential replacement for Kylian Mbappe, providing serious competition for Arsenal and Chelsea.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 28, 2023. West Ham wins against Arsenal 2 - 0. (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS/AFP via Getty Images)

Ornstein: Arsenal running things close with FFP

Arsenal are close to the line on Financial Fair Play and the Profit and Sustainability Rules, so a late January deal seems unlikely.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal and Bayern Munich lock horns over Real Sociedad’s Zubimendi

Arsenal and Bayern Munich set for a summer showdown over Real Sociedad's Martin Zubimendi. Will Arteta's admiration secure the midfield talent?
DORTMUND, GERMANY - AUGUST 06: Jorrel Hato of Ajax Amsterdam runs with the ball during the Pre-Season friendly match between Borussia Dortmund and AFC Ajax Amsterdam at Signal Iduna Park on August 06, 2023 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

Ornstein confirms Arsenal like player they can’t sign before March

Arsenal are hoping to sign Jorrel Hato, but they can't do so until after March, with Ajax looking to extend his deal in the meantime.
Fulham's Portuguese head coach Marco Silva (L) and Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (R) look on during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on December 31, 2023. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Ornstein confirms Arsenal are looking at players in 1 position

Arsenal may yet sign a defender in the January transfer window, and they are actively looking at players, according to David Ornstein.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 28, 2023. West Ham wins against Arsenal 2 - 0. (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS/AFP via Getty Images)

Ornstein suggests Arsenal could do late January deal

Arsenal may do some business late in the January window, but David Ornstein expects things to be quiet for the Gunners this month.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's third and his hat-trick goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Sheffield United at Emirates Stadium on October 28, 2023. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Crystal Palace hold serious interest in Arsenal transfer

Crystal Palace have a serious interest in signing Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah this month, but the Gunners aren't currently receptive to a move.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND: Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal in action during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Brentford and Arsenal at Gtech Community Stadium on September 27, 2023. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s Emile Smith Rowe targeted by Newcastle for January loan

Newcastle United have been tracking Arsenal's Emile Smith Rowe for a while, but the club will be favouring loan deals in the January window.
Brentford's Ivan Toney reacts as he attends the English League Cup third-round football match between Brentford and Arsenal at the Brentford Community Stadium in London on September 27, 2023. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal striker target in no rush to leave in January

Ivan Toney is in no rush to leave Brentford, with a summer move more likely, particularly in light of the injury to Bryan Mbeumo.
Aston Villa's English defender Matty Cash (L) and Aston Villa's Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz (R) celebrate on the final whistle in the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Brighton and Hove Albion at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on May 28, 2023. Villa won the game 2-1. (Photo by Geoff Caddick / AFP)

David Ornstein shoots down 2 Arsenal transfer rumours

David Ornstein has played down reports linking Arsenal with Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa and Dominic Solanke of Bournemouth.
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David Ornstein gives update on Arsenal’s January transfer plans

Arsenal haven't yet firmed up plans for the January transfer window, but they're more likely to sign a striker in the summer, according to David Ornstein.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa celebrates after scoring the team's first goal during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Brighton & Hove Albion at Villa Park on May 28, 2023 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Ornstein clarifies Arsenal feelings on Douglas Luiz signing

Arsenal aren't likely to try to sign Douglas Luiz in January despite previous claims to the contrary, according to David Ornstein.
AL AHSAA, SAUDI ARABIA: Ruben Neves of Al Hilal prior to the Saudi Pro League match between Al Fateh and Al-Hilal at Prince Abdullah Bin Jalawi Stadium on November 3, 2023. (Photo by Yasser Bakhsh/Getty Images)

Arsenal decide not to sign player who doesn’t want to leave

Arsenal decide against signing Ruben Neves, focusing instead on Douglas Luiz amid midfield uncertainties involving Thomas Partey and Jorginho.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (L) speaks with Arsenal's Dutch assistant coach Albert Stuivenberg (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 28, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

David Ornstein names position Arsenal expected to sign in

David Ornstein has named the position he expects Arsenal to target for their next major signing, though it may not be in January.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, interacts with Gabriel Jesus of Arsenal following their sides victory in the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on October 08, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

David Ornstein explains Arsenal’s stance on signing centre-forward

Arsenal are more likely to target a centre-forward signing in the summer than in the January transfer window, according to David Ornstein.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Rob Holding of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on April 26, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Former Gunner’s limited minutes could cost Arsenal millions

Rob Holding is yet to break into Crystal Palace's Premier League side since his summer move, which could be costly for Arsenal.
Emile Smith Rowe in training with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Newcastle United links to Arsenal man dismissed

Emile Smith Rowe may well be drawing admiration from Newcastle United, but David Ornstein has played down talk of any contact at this stage.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal leaves the pitch after an injury during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal FC at Vitality Stadium on September 30, 2023 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Arsenal likely to pursue loan signing in January in key position

Arsenal want a winger as cover for Bukayo Saka in the January transfer window, but they're likely to look at loan options this winter.
Jack Wilshere manages the Arsenal u18s in the FA Youth Cup (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Jack Wilshere holds head coach talks with Colorado Rapids

Jack Wilshere impressed in an interview to become the new head coach of the Colorado Rapids, but no decision has been made by the club yet.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal speaks to Dr Gary O'Driscoll, Team Doctor of Arsenal following a knock to his head during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal FC at Vitality Stadium on December 26, 2019 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Why Arsenal’s top doctor is joining Manchester United

Gary O'Driscoll leaves Arsenal for Manchester United, marking the end of an era. Discover the reasons behind his significant career move.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal speaks to Dr Gary O'Driscoll, Team Doctor of Arsenal following a knock to his head during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal FC at Vitality Stadium on December 26, 2019 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Arsenal identify Manchester United-bound replacement

Arsenal are on a mission to find their new head of medicine as the highly-regarded Gary O'Driscoll prepares to join Manchester United, marking the...
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 20: Kai Havertz of Chelsea looks on during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on April 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Kai Havertz to Arsenal: medical, fee, and wages

Unpacking the major Arsenal transfer news as Chelsea star Kai Havertz is set to join the Gunners in a £65 million deal, details enclosed.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 06: William Saliba celebrates after Gabriel of Arsenal (not pictured) scored their sides first goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on November 06, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Ornstein confirms 4-year contract agreement for Arsenal star

Arsenal are advancing in talks to extend William Saliba's contract, with further conversations planned and all parties confident of an agreement.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and AFC Bournemouth at Emirates Stadium on March 04, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Ornstein confirms Arsenal transfer decision on Smith Rowe

Arsenal don't intend to sell Emile Smith Rowe this summer, with the midfielder remaining an important part of Mikel Arteta's plans, according to a report.
Ajax's Mohammed Kudus (L) fights for the ball with Utrecht's Mark van der Maarel during the Dutch Eredivisie football match between Ajax Amsterdam and FC Utrecht at the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam, on May 21, 2023. (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal-linked midfielder rejects extension & requests transfer

Arsenal-linked Ajax star Mohammed Kudus has turned down a contract extension with his current club and made them aware of his desire for a summer transfer.
Manchester City's German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan poses with the Premier League trophy on the pitch after the presentation ceremony following the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north-west England, on May 21, 2023. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Arteta pushes free transfer move for another Manchester City man

Arsenal have a concrete interest in Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan, with Mikel Arteta driving a move, according to a report.
Ethan Nwaneri plays for Arsenal in their friendly against Watford (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal hopeful of extension amid Man City approach

Arsenal haven't given up hope of convincing Ethan Nwaneri to sign a new deal with the club, holding fresh talks over a potential extension.
Arsenal unlikely to buy a striker this summer - LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 14: Gabriel Jesus of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on May 14, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Ornstein: Arsenal unlikely to buy a striker this summer

David Ornstein believes it could be a big summer of investment for Arsenal, but one position they seem unlikely to address is centre-forward.
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Ornstein: Arsenal may go for 1 player to cover 2 positions

David Ornstein understands Arsenal may look to bring in a right-back who can also play as a centre-back this summer.
Zinchenko injury update - LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 02: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, gives instructions to Oleksandr Zinchenko during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Emirates Stadium on May 02, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Zinchenko still in training despite injury claims

Oleksandr Zinchenko was in training with the Arsenal squad on Saturday, despite reports that he's out injured for the remainder of the season.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MAY 04: Alexis Mac Allister of Brighton & Hove Albion celebrates after scoring the team's first goal from the penalty spot during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester United at American Express Community Stadium on May 04, 2023 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Alexis Mac Allister contract clause opens door for Arsenal and Liverpool

Brighton's Alexis Mac Allister and Moises Caicedo attract interest from Arsenal and Liverpool, thanks to a unique contract clause that could facilitate moves.
Charlie Patino celebrates his goal for Blackpool by shushing the Preston North End fans (Photo via Matt Scrafton on Twitter)

Charlie Patino to leave Arsenal

Charlie Patino reportedly set to leave Arsenal permanently this summer in pursuit of regular senior football.
Ajax' Ghanaian midfielder Mohammed Kudus reacts during the Dutch Eredivisie premier league football match between Ajax Amsterdam and Feyenoord at the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam on March 19, 2023. (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN / ANP / AFP) / Netherlands OUT (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal want €45m Manchester United target Mohammed Kudus

Arsenal are reportedly considering Ajax's Mohammed Kudus as a potential midfield addition, with the talented Ghanaian linked to a Premier
Arsenal's Japanese defender #18 Takehiro Tomiyasu (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring their fifth goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 28, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Ornstein confirms new Arsenal player contract talks

Arsenal are in talks with Takehiro Tomiyasu over a new contract, according to the latest update from David Ornstein.
Belgium's Leandro Trossard celebrates after scoring during a soccer game between Belgian national team the Red Devils and Poland, Wednesday 08 June 2022 in Brussels, the second game (out of six) in the Nations League A group stage. BELGA PHOTO VIRGINIE LEFOUR (Photo by VIRGINIE LEFOUR / BELGA MAG / Belga via AFP)

Ornstein: Arsenal £27m agreement with Brighton for Trossard

Arsenal have reached an agreement with Brighton and Hove Albion to sign Leandro Trossard for a fee said to be £27.5m.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

David Ornstein update on the remainder of Arsenal’s January window

David Ornstein has given an update on his understanding of Arsenal's current position heading into the final fortnight of the January transfer window.

David Ornstein gives new update on Arsenal’s top January target

Arsenal have been following Mykhaylo Mudryk for a long time and he was on their shortlist in the summer transfer window, according to David Ornstein.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 09: Mikel Arteta speaks to William Saliba of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on October 09, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

William Saliba contract update

Arsenal have now made a formal contract extension offer to William Saliba, according to David Ornstein.