Tag: Gonzalo Higuain

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Juventus interested in summer move for Lacazette

Juventus hold an interest in Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette, as the Serie A club look to replace Gonzalo Higuain up front.
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Tottenham whinge about signings as Palace look to land German star: Around the papers

It's pretty quiet out there in Arsenal land, so here is a selection of the stories that caught my eye as I made my way around the media this morning.

Former teammate confirms Arsenal tried to sign Higuain before Juventus move

Arsenal were one of the teams interested in Gonzalo Higuain before he joined Juventus, according to former teammate Omar El Kaddouri.

Alexandre Lacazette the fifth best striker in Europe

Arsenal supporters will be delighted to hear Alexandre Lacazette is arguably the fifth-best striker in Europe, bettered by nobody in the Premier League over the last few years.
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What positions are Arsenal actually looking to reinforce this summer?

After missing out on Champions League qualification, Arsenal have a very important transfer window ahead. We've already been linked with several players, but which areas of the team should be reinforced this summer?

Scout report: Paulo Dybala

From a highly-rated wonderkid at Palermo to a fan favourite at Juventus, it's fair to say that Paulo Dybala is excelling under Massimiliano Allegri's...
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7 players Arsenal definitely tried to sign this summer

Arsenal only signed four players in the last transfer window, but here are another seven the definitely tried to sign

Giroud almost left Arsenal to join Napoli in the summer – report

A report in Italy is claiming that Olivier Giroud was close to leaving Arsenal in the summer and that Napoli still regret not being able to close the deal.

President confirms Arsenal had bid for Higuain turned down – report

Napoli’s president, Aurelio De Laurentiis has admitted that he turned down an offer from Arsenal for Gonzalo Higuain this summer.
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Friday Arsenal recap – Wenger confirms hunt for striker, Mustafi and Mahrez latest +...

On Friday, we beat the MLS All-Stars, Wenger confirmed we'd be signing a new attacking option and we dug into the latest with the Mahrez and Mustafi rumours.

Higuain explains why he did an RvP…sort of

Gonzalo Higuain is now officially a Juventus player (let's never trust Napoli again) but has admitted that it's up to him to prove his steep price tag and that he understands the fans' anger.
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Monday recap: Boys in the USA, Lacazette update, Inter inquiry + more

Monday saw the Gunners jet off to the USA, as well as more developments in a few transfer stories.

Diego Maradona blasts Juventus ‘fat cats’ over Higuain move

Diego Maradona is not a happy bunny, in fact, he's pretty livid about Gonzalo Higuain potentially signing for Juventus.
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Saturday recap: Mahrez, Lacazette, Bacca, Adams, Alexis + more

It seems like a weekend isn’t complete these days without some sort of crazy transfer speculation. Here's the latest.

Higuain has Juve medical – report

Sky Sports are reporting that Gonzalo Higuain has undergone a medical at Juventus in what is small surprise if true.
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Thursday recap: Icardi says no, Higuain twist, Xhaka appears + more

With Arsenal set to face RC Lens on Friday, there was news and gossip a-plenty floating around on Thursday.

Higuain to Arsenal latest – striker set to miss training

Just when we thought the Gonzalo Higuain rumour was dead and buried, there's been another twist.

Wednesday’s Arsenal Icardi madness, deals done and more

On Wednesday the transfer circus moved its monkeys from Gonzalo Higuain’s back garden and planted them firmly on Mauro Icardi’s lawn.

No expiry date on Higuain buyout clause

Gonzalo Higuain’s €94m buyout clause has no expiry date despite reports that it ended at the end of June.

‘Not fair if Higuain goes to another Italian side’ Napoli president

Napoli’s president, Aurelio De Laurentiis, has stated, again, that Higuan will not go to Juventus and if he can help it, the striker won’t go to another Italian club.

Higuain to Arsenal – latest updates slow down as new narrative needed

After a few days that felt quite frenzied, Tuesday was relatively calm in the wake of Juve and Napoli meeting to discuss Gonzalo Higuain.

Giroud’s agent proves media know nothing

Olivier Giroud’s agent has rubbished claims that his client will be used as part of the deal to land Gonzalo Higuain and has insisted the Frenchman is going nowhere making an awful lot of ‘reporters’ look very foolish indeed.
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Arsenal’s Monday: Defender deal done, Higuain and Mahrez to Arsenal latest, Drogba reunion +...

As is the norm lately, there wasn't much around in the way of actual news on Monday but the rumour mill wound itself up into overdrive.

Are Arsenal a step closer to signing striker? – Higuain latest

On Monday, Napoli finally managed to make (another) formal approach for Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain and...well it didn't go too well.

Napoli stand firm over Higuain price tag after Juventus talks

Napoli have confirmed that they will not budge over Gonzalo Higuain's £80m price tag after meeting with Juventus on Monday.
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Sunday recap: Higuain meeting, Icardi on the cards, Kos contract + more

Sunday was relatively quiet in terms of actual news but there was quite a lot of gossip around to get the internet in a tizzy.

Higuain to Arsenal – the latest

If you weren’t around much over the weekend, you’d have missed all the fun that was the Gonzalo Higuain transfer saga as it really kicked into life.

Higuain never said he wanted to leave – Napoli

Just when you think it seems certain that Gonzalo Higuain will be leaving, up pop Napoli to throw a little spanner in the works.

Juve and Napoli to meet on Monday to discuss Higuain

If reports from Italy are to be believed, Monday is set to be a massive day in the saga that is Gonzalo Higiuain.

Are Arsenal really trying to sign Carlos Bacca ahead of West Ham?

If you believe reports that came out over this weekend, Arsenal are trying to spend around £110m on two strikers with a combined age of 57.
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Saturday recap – Higuain madness, four year deal agreed + actual football

On Saturday there was really only one thing that everybody was talking about – Gonzalo Higuain.

Higuain to Arsenal – what we know so far

If you think the coverage of the Gonzalo Higuain story is big in the UK media, you should see what’s going on in the Italian.

What would Arsenal be getting if they swapped Giroud for Higuain?

There was a story doing the rounds on Thursday that Arsenal were considering offering Napoli Olivier Giroud and a bucketload of cash for Gonzalo Higuain.
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Tuesday recap: Thierry chooses TV over Arsenal, Higuain latest + more

Here's the news and gossip from Tuesday. The big story on Tuesday was that Arsene Wenger has asked Thierry Henry to give up his job...

Why we should be skeptical over Higuain reports

Reports are emerging that not only have Arsenal agreed to pay Gonzalo Higuain £9m-per-year but we're offering Olivier Giroud as part of the swap deal. Here's why this simply isn't true.
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Sunday recap: Arsenal sign new player, miss out on another + Euro domination

Sunday was all about the gossip in the Goonerverse. We signed 21-year-old Japanese forward, Takuma Asano, which everyone instantly wanted to overreact about; we may...

Higuain set to sign for 100th club this summer – report

Gonzalo Higuain has been linked with roughly 100 clubs this summer, including Arsenal and Liverpool, and now apparently Atletico Madrid are set to put in an offer for the Napoli goal machine.

Agent confirms Higuain won’t sign new Napoli deal

Gonzalo Higuain’s agent, Nicolas Higuain, has told a radio station that his brother will not be signing a new deal with Napoli, prompting speculation that he could leave the Italian club this summer, with Arsenal, predictably, linked.
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Saturday recap: Higuain bid, daft Liverpool swap rumour + loan confirmed

Although the Euros are still in the full swing of three games a day, Saturday saw a set of matches that featured no Arsenal interest. Here's a roundup of the day's nonsense

£47m + player offered for Higuain – report

According to reports from Italy and Spain, Atletico Madrid have made an offer of €60m (£47m) PLUS midfielder Matias Kranevitter for Gonzalo Higuain.