Tag: Douglas Luiz

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)

Arsenal offered chance to sign Italy’s Euro 2024 star Riccardo Calafiori

Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Bologna defender Riccardo Calafiori, who has impressed at Euro 2024. However, they face competition from Juventus.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 03: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa reacts following a missed chance during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on April 03, 2024 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s Douglas Luiz pursuit ends as Juventus swap deal nears completion

Arsenal's pursuit of Douglas Luiz ends as Juventus nears a deal with Aston Villa, but McKennie's wage demands pose a final hurdle.

Juventus in talks for Arsenal target but race not over yet

Juventus are in talks for the signing of Aston Villa's Douglas Luiz, but Arsenal's interest in the midfielder means a rival bid can't be ruled out.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa in action 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)

£50m door opens for Arsenal to sign long-term midfield target

Arsenal's long-term target, Douglas Luiz, could be available for £50 million as Aston Villa face financial pressure due to rejected spending proposals.
Newcastle United's Brazilian midfielder #39 Bruno Guimaraes reacts to their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on April 13, 2024. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)

David Ornstein confirms Arsenal ‘really like’ Newcastle star

Arsenal's interest in Bruno Guimaraes is back! David Ornstein reports the Gunners are keen. Could he be the missing midfield piece?
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 told to meet midfielder’s €60m release clause

Arsenal's interest in Martin Zubimendi is real, but Real Sociedad have set a hefty €60m price tag. Is he worth it?
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 prioritise 25yo Real Sociedad midfielder over Douglas Luiz

Arsenal are reportedly shifting their focus towards Real Sociedad's Martin Zubimendi, potentially sidelining their long-standing interest in Aston Villa's Douglas Luiz.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 03: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa reacts following a missed chance during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on April 03, 2024 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Suspension gives Arsenal Aston Villa boost

Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz suspended for Arsenal clash after picking up his 10th yellow card. This weakens Unai Emery's side in their push for Champions League qualification.
Feyenoord's Dutch midfielder #08 Quinten Timber celebrates after scoring Feyenoord's fourth goal during the Dutch Eredivisie football match between Heracles Almelo and Feyenoord at the Erve Asito stadium in Almelo on December 17, 2023. Netherlands OUT (Photo by VINCENT JANNINK/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal considering move for Jurrien Timber’s twin brother

Arsenal are in the hunt for midfield reinforcements! Quinten Timber, Feyenoord's rising star, has impressed Mikel Arteta. Will the Gunners reunite him with his twin brother Jurrien?
SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad passes the ball whilst under pressure from Warren Zaire-Emery of Paris Saint-Germain during the UEFA Champions League 2023/24 round of 16 second leg match between Real Sociedad and Paris Saint-Germain at Reale Arena on March 05, 2024. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Arsenal expected to sign midfielder but heavily-linked target played down

Arsenal are expected to sign a midfielder this summer, but it may not be Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad, according to a report.
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 09: Joao Palhinha of Fulham arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Fulham FC at Molineux on March 09, 2024 in Wolverhampton, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

How much would Joao Palhinha cost Arsenal?

Could Joao Palhinha take Arsenal's midfield to the next level? Get the latest on this potential transfer, his career, value, and why he's wanted.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Joao Palhinha of Fulham celebrates after scoring their team's fourth penalty in the penalty shoot out during the Carabao Cup Second Round match between Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur at Craven Cottage on August 29, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s January 2024 transfer gossip

Arsenal's January 2024 transfer window is abuzz with potential signings and departures, as Mikel Arteta aims to strengthen the squad.
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 16: Pablo Maia of Sao Paulo reacts during a semifinal second leg match between Sao Paulo and Corinthians as part of Copa do Brasil 2023 at Morumbi Stadium on August 16, 2023 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Miguel Schincariol/Getty Images)

Arsenal intensify scouting in Brazil in pursuit of Partey replacement

Arsenal target Sao Paulo midfielder Pablo Maia
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.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 22: Unai Emery, Manager of Aston Villa, reacts during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Sheffield United at Villa Park on December 22, 2023 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Aston Villa blow chance to overtake Arsenal

In a nail-biting Premier League clash at Villa Park, Nicolo Zaniolo's dramatic late goal secured a crucial point for Aston Villa against Sheffield United, but Unai Emery's men couldn't seize top spot from Arsenal.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa in action 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)

Arsenal and Manchester City told midfielder will cost €100m

Arsenal and Manchester City eye Aston Villa's Douglas Luiz, valued at £100 million, as a potential midfield reinforcement in the upcoming transfer window.
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, looks on prior to the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on November 04, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Arsenal urged to make January signings if things don’t improve

Gilberto Silva believes Arsenal's January transfer plan will hinge on their current injuries, and whether players can get fit in time.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa in action 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)

Arsenal plan midfield reshuffle with Partey, Zubimendi, and Luiz in focus

Arsenal's midfield could see significant changes with Juventus interested in Thomas Partey and Arsenal targeting Martin Zubimendi and Douglas Luiz.
Arsenal transfer team: Mikel Arteta-Vinai-Edu People responsible for Arsenal's transfer window

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.
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)

Arsenal to pursue midfielder despite ‘not for sale’ stance

Arsenal are still going to try to sign Douglas Luiz despite Unai Emery and Aston Villa's intention to keep the player, according to a report.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa in action 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)

Arsenal want his midfielder, Unai Emery responds

Unai Emery has reaffirmed reports that Aston Villa don't want to sell Douglas Luiz in January, amid strong interest from Arsenal.
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.
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)

Premier League club label Arsenal target ‘not for sale’

Aston Villa consider Douglas Luiz 'not for sale' ahead of the January transfer window, despite expectations of an Arsenal offer.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa in action 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)

Arsenal consider another Douglas Luiz bid to strengthen midfield

Arsenal's interest in Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa intensifies as they consider a potential bid, despite the midfielder being under contract until 2026.
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)

Arsenal make Premier League midfielder firm January target

Aston Villa's Douglas Luiz is indeed a firm target for Arsenal ahead of the coming transfer windows, but his price could be sky-high.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa in action 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)

Arsenal transfer target £60m fee reports denied

Reports of a £60m asking price for Douglas Luiz have been denied, with Aston Villa insisting they don't want to sell the midfielder.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21: Thomas Partey of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on August 21, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s midfield revamp plans for January transfer window

Arsenal plan midfield overhaul with Juventus eyeing Thomas Partey, while the Gunners target Martin Zubimendi and Douglas Luiz in the January transfer window.
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)

£60m valuation could put Arsenal off key January transfer target

Aston Villa's valuation of Douglas Luiz could make a January transfer difficult, according to a report, despite the player's keenness to make the move.
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 identify 2 Thomas Partey replacements in £52m Zubimendi and Aston Villa man

Arsenal prepare for a major transfer bid for Real Sociedad's Martin Zubimendi and Aston Villa's Douglas Luiz, aiming to fortify their midfield.
Arsenal's English midfielder #41 Declan Rice crosses the ball during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on October 21, 2023. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal star nominated for Premier League Player of the Month

Arsenal midfielder Declan Rice has been nominated for the Premier League's Player of the Month award for October.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa in action 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)

Arsenal monitor 6-goal Premier League star

Arsenal continue to appreciate Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz over a year after trying to sign him, according to a report.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa in action 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)

Arsenal give Douglas Luiz Tottenham alternative

Arsenal are setting the stage for a dramatic hijack of Tottenham's target Douglas Luiz from Aston Villa. Spurs might need a backup plan.
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.
BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 28: Danilo dos Santos of Palmeiras controls the ball during a semi final second leg match between Atletico Mineiro and Palmeiras as part of Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores 2021 at Mineirao Stadium on September 28, 2021 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Douglas Magno - Pool/Getty Images)

Arsenal plan to spend in January – with 1 position in mind

Arsenal intend to spend money again in January, with a central midfielder the most likely target, 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)

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.