Tag: FC Porto

FC Porto's Portuguese midfielder Fabio Vieira applauds to supporters during the Portuguese League football match between FC Porto and CD Santa Clara at the Dragao stadium in Porto on April 4, 2022. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP) (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP via Getty Images)

Announcement imminent for player Arsenal spent a year scouting

Arsenal spent more than a year scouting Fabio Vieira before agreeing a fee to sign him last week, despite the lack of media links to the midfielder.
Portuguese football agent Jorge Mendes stands in front of the press during the release of the book "The Special Agent" written by Miguel Cuesta and Jonathan Sanchez in Lisbon on February 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO/ PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA (Photo credit should read PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP via Getty Images)

€5m Jorge Mendes fee for Vieira transfer to Arsenal

Arsenal have agreed a deal with Fabio Vieira that will see the Gunners pay €35m initially and then up to €5m in bonuses, but with the player belonging to Jorges Mendes GestiFute agency, he, of course, gets a big slice, too.
FC Porto's Portuguese midfielder Fabio Vieira claps during the Portuguese league football match between FC Arouca and FC Porto at the Municipal de Arouca stadium in Arouca on February 6, 2022. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP) (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP via Getty Images)

Fabio Vieira promises to ‘work, work, work’ at Arsenal

Fabio Vieira has spoken for the first time since Porto confirmed he would become an Arsenal player in a deal worth around €35m plus €5m in bonuses.
FC Porto's Portuguese midfielder Fabio Vieira celebrates after scoring a goal during the Portuguese league football match between FC Porto and SL Benfica at the Dragao stadium in Porto on December 30, 2021. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP) (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP via Getty Images)

FC Porto confirm Fabio Vieira to Arsenal: Plus deal details

Further details are emerging on the transfer of FC Porto's Fabio Vieira to Arsenal, with Porto announcing the deal in a statement.
FC Porto's Portuguese midfielder Fabio Vieira applauds to supporters during the Portuguese League football match between FC Porto and CD Santa Clara at the Dragao stadium in Porto on April 4, 2022. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP) (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal agree €40m Fábio Vieira 5-year deal, player travelling to London

Arsenal have reportedly agreed a deal with FC Porto for the signing of attacking midfielder, Fábio Vieira.
PORTO, PORTUGAL: Vitinha of FC Porto in action during the Liga Portugal Bwin match between FC Porto and GD Estoril Praia at Estadio do Dragao on May 14, 2022. (Photo by Octavio Passos/Getty Images)

Arsenal and Manchester United willing to pay €40m release clause

Arsenal and Manchester United are both willing to pay Vitinha's €40m release clause at FC Porto this summer, according to a report.
Porto's Brazilian forward Pepe Cossa celebrates after Porto's Nigerian defender Zaidu Sanusi scored a goal during the Portuguese League football between SL Benfica and FC Porto at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on May 7, 2022. (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal scout another Pepe – €60m release clause

Arsenal have recently been scouting 25-year-old winger Pepe of FC Porto, according to a report from Portugal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal celebrates with teammate Cedric Soares after scoring their side's second goal during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on October 26, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal international’s camp respond to Newcastle & Porto reports

Contrary to reports this week, Cedric Soares hasn't received any offers from Newcastle United or Porto and he wants to stay at Arsenal.

€20m? Local outlets deny reports of Arsenal target's reduced price

Reports from Portugal deny that FC Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira will be available for €20m this summer, after recent links to Arsenal.

Arsenal look at Porto midfielder this summer available for a third of his €60m...

Arsenal are looking at Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira for a potential summer transfer, who could be available for a third of his €60m release clause.
Pedro Virginia after signing for FC Porto (Photo via FCPorto.pt)

Official: FC Porto confirm signing of Arsenal teenager

Arsenal academy goalkeeper Pedro Virginia joined FC Porto in a permanent transfer this week, with his new club confirming the move.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 23: Jeff Reine-Adelaide of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League International Cup match between Arsenal and Bayern Munich at Meadow Park on January 23, 2018 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Arsenal sell-on clause to net them more than original transfer fee for youngster

Angers have reportedly received an offer of between €14m and €15m for Jeff-Reine Adelaide with Arsenal set to receive 10% of any transfer fee due to their sell-on clause.
Porto's Algerian midfielder Yacine Brahimi celebrates after scoring during the Portuguese league football match CD Feirense vs FC Porto at Marcolino de Castro stadium in Santa Maria da Feira on December 11, 2016. / AFP / FRANCISCO LEONG

Arsenal closing in on the free-transfer signing of 29-year-old winger

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Yacine Brahimi, according to various reports.

Arsenal star stuck in Nigeria: Can't return to club

Arsenal midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has been stuck in Nigeria for a month, unable to return to his loan club in Portugal, ever since he featured for the Nigeria u23s in March.

Club reject their purchase option for Arsenal loanee: He'll return this summer

FC Porto have informed Arsenal that they don't plan to sign Kelechi Nwakali on a permanent deal this summer, according to a report.

Arsenal midfielder demands more playing time

Arsenal’s Kelechi Nwakali is demanding more playing time with Porto’s B side after only amassing 603 minutes this season.
PORTO, PORTUGAL - NOVEMBER 28: Hector Herrera of FC Porto in action during the Group D match of the UEFA Champions League between FC Porto and FC Schalke 04 at Estadio do Dragao on November 28, 2018 in Porto, Portugal. (Photo by Octavio Passos/Getty Images)

Champions League midfielder likes Arsenal: Available for free transfer this summer

Hector Herrera continues to be linked with a move to Arsenal, and he reportedly 'likes' the Premier League club as an option, according to reports.

Arsenal plan move to sign Porto star on free transfer: Initial talks held

Arsenal are weighing up a free transfer move for FC Porto's Yacine Brahimi, and they've held initial talks with the player's representatives, according to reports.
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Arsenal interest in star Mexico midfielder is 'known': Available on free transfer

Arsenal's interest in Hector Herrera is 'known', according to the Portuguese media, but the Gunners aren't the only club considering signing the midfielder on a free transfer.
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Arsenal ‘preparing to battle’ for Mexico star available for free in summer

Arsenal are reportedly 'preparing to battle' over the availability of Porto’s Hector Herrera who is out of contract in the summer but not really needed by the club.

Arsenal insert surprising clause in Nigerian’s contract

Arsenal apparently inserted a ‘mandatory purchase’ clause in Kelechi Nwakali’s loan deal with Porto in what seems a surprising bit of news coming out of Portugal.
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Arsenal and Lyon are ready to 'close' deal for €30m international

Arsenal are one of two clubs interested in FC Porto defender Hector Herrera, according to reports in Portugal, but face strong competition from Olympique Lyonnais.

Agent confirms Arsenal midfielder is set for medical ahead of summer move

Kelechi Nwakali's brother and agent, Allwell, has confirmed to the media that the Arsenal midfielder is set for a medical with FC Porto, ahead of his loan move.

Arsenal midfielder gives transfer update amid 'done deal' reports

Kelechi Nwakali has denied reports that he's joining Dutch first division side NAC Breda, with his future seemingly still up in the air, despite earlier claims that a move to FC Porto was a done deal.

Arsenal youngster in advanced talks over move to FC Porto: Personal terms agreed

Arsenal and FC Porto are in talks over a loan move for Kelechi Nwakali, according to reports in the player's home country of Nigeria.
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Arsenal transfer boost after club passes up chance to activate option-to-buy

Sevilla have decided against taking up their €6m option-to-buy for FC Porto defender Miguel Layun, according to reports in Portugal.
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Arsenal ready to 'sneak' a bid for defender who helped keep Germany out

Arsenal, AC Milan and Olympique Marseille are circling if Sevilla don't execute their purchase option for Miguel Layun this summer, according to reports in Spain.

Sources close to Arsenal target claim he wants €60m transfer to England

Porto winger Yacine Brahimi could be on the move this summer, with Arsenal reportedly targeting a transfer, and sources close to the player claiming he wants to come to England.

Arsenal plan to steal away exciting £17.5m Tottenham Hotspur transfer target

Arsenal have joined the race for FC Porto's Ricardo Pereira, after Tottenham Hotspur failed in their bid for the player last summer.
BELGRADE, SERBIA - AUGUST 29. Andrija Zivkovic of FK Partizan in action during the Serbia Super League match between FK Partizan and OFK Belgrade at Partizan stadium August 29, 2015 in Belgrade, Serbia. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

Arsenal scout talented 21-year-old winger and £87m midfielder

Arsenal joined a number of clubs in watching both Benfica play FC Porto and Belenenses play Sporting CP, according to reports in Portugal.

Arsenal match against Burnley moved

Arsenal’s match against Burnley has been moved from Saturday 5 May to Sunday 6 May with a 4.30pm kick-off while dates for Arsenal's youth cup finals have also been announced and Saturday night fixtures are set to increase.

Arsenal and Manchester United scouts watch pacey €25m full-back

Arsenal joined Manchester United in sending scouts to watch Porto over the weekend, according to reports from the Portuguese media.

Arsenal and Manchester United scout ball-playing defensive midfielder

Arsenal and Manchester United both sent scouts to watch Danilo Pereira as Porto played Tondela last Friday, according to reports from Portugal.

Agent confirms Arsenal want 19-year-old for 'main team'

Arsenal will recall Kelechi Nwakali from his loan at VVV Venlo as Porto are interested, according to his brother.

Arsenal given clear instructions how to land scouted midfielder

Arsenal would have to pay a huge fee if they want to sign Porto midfielder Danilo in January, according to reports.

Arsene Wenger scouting £53m Portuguese midfielder ahead of potential January move

Arsenal reportedly sent scouts to watch Porto midfielder, Danilo Pereira, in action last week.

Newcastle could beat Arsenal to the signature of a 36-year-old World Cup winner

Newcastle United have been linked with a move for Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas, a player Arsenal were previously rumoured to be interested in.

Arsenal and Man Utd send scouts to watch £18m midfielder

Arsenal and Manchester United reportedly sent scouts to watch Danilo Pereira at the weekend, as the two clubs consider a move in January.

Reiss Nelson wonder goal earns Arsenal victory

Arsenal won their first game of the Premier League International Cup thanks to a fine strike from Reiss Nelson.
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Valencia manager confirms interest in Arsenal 26-year-old

Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista could be set for a return to La Liga this summer, with Valencia manager Marcelino admitting an interest in the centre-back.