Tag: Hannover 96

DORTMUND, GERMANY - JANUARY 26: Takuma Asano of Hannover seen from the back during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Hannover 96 at the Signal Iduna Park on January 26, 2019 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Jörg Schüler/Getty Images)

Club confirm they won't activate option to buy: Sending star back to Arsenal

Takuma Asano is set to return to Arsenal this summer, after Hannover 96 decided against activating the forward's option to buy in his one-year loan deal.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - JANUARY 26: Takuma Asano of Hannover seen from the back during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Hannover 96 at the Signal Iduna Park on January 26, 2019 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Jörg Schüler/Getty Images)

Arsenal ‘not amused’ with Hannover, legal action could be pursued

Arsenal are reportedly 'not amused' with the behaviour of Hannover 96 in relation to Takuma Asano and a German labour law expert believes the player has a case for legal action against both clubs.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - JANUARY 26: Takuma Asano of Hannover reacts after their loss during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Hannover 96 at the Signal Iduna Park on January 26, 2019 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Jörg Schüler/Getty Images)

Club tell Arsenal they plan to exclude loan forward until end of season

Hannover 96 are planning to exclude Takuma Asano from their matchday squads for the rest of the season to avoid having to pay his purchase clause, according to reports.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - JANUARY 26: Takuma Asano of Hannover seen from the back during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Hannover 96 at the Signal Iduna Park on January 26, 2019 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Jörg Schüler/Getty Images)

Arsenal must sell this loan star in the summer

Takuma Asano has had another disappointing loan in Germany this season, which must now spell the end of his Arsenal career for good.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - JANUARY 26: Takuma Asano of Hannover reacts after their loss during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Hannover 96 at the Signal Iduna Park on January 26, 2019 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Jörg Schüler/Getty Images)

Germans have €3m option to buy Arsenal 24-year-old this summer

Hannover 96 can buy Takuma Asano for €3m in the summer according to a report from Germany.
HANOVER, GERMANY - OCTOBER 30: Jerome Roussillon (L) and John Anthony Brooks of Wolfsburg tackle Takuma Asano (C) of Hannover during the DFB Cup match between Hannover 96 and VfL Wolfsburg at HDI-Arena on October 30, 2018 in Hanover, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Starke/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Arsenal forward named in squad for AFC Asian Cup in January

Takuma Asano has been named in Japan's squad for the AFC Asian Cup, a fact which loan club Hannover 96 aren't too happy about.
HANOVER, GERMANY - OCTOBER 30: Jerome Roussillon (L) and John Anthony Brooks of Wolfsburg tackle Takuma Asano (C) of Hannover during the DFB Cup match between Hannover 96 and VfL Wolfsburg at HDI-Arena on October 30, 2018 in Hanover, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Starke/Bongarts/Getty Images)

From 'regular' to 'guest': German media slates Arsenal forward

The German media are starting to become critical of Takuma Asano's loan spell so far, as the Japanese international continues to struggle to make an impact for Hannover 96.

Arsenal forward suffers injury

Takuma Asano only lasted 13 minutes of Hannover's win over former club Stuttgart on Saturday, after picking up an injury early on in the match.
NARASHINO, JAPAN - MAY 21: Takuma Asano of Japan in action during a Japan training session at Akitsu Football Field on May 21, 2018 in Narashino, Chiba, Japan. (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Forgotten Arsenal forward scores 7th goal in 8 games for loan club [Video]

Takuma Asano is carrying his pre-season form into the competitive matches for Hannover 96, scoring and winning a penalty in his first serious game for the club.
NARASHINO, JAPAN - MAY 21: Takuma Asano of Japan in action during a Japan training session at Akitsu Football Field on May 21, 2018 in Narashino, Chiba, Japan. (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Arsenal forward on fire in pre-season: Scoring for fun with loan club

Takuma Asano is on fire in pre-season, and scored yet another goal, against Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, to keep his run going.
NARASHINO, JAPAN - MAY 21: Takuma Asano of Japan in action during a Japan training session at Akitsu Football Field on May 21, 2018 in Narashino, Chiba, Japan. (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Video: Forgotten Arsenal forward scores twice and assists once on loan debut

Takuma Asano has made a strong start to life with Hannover 96, impressing coaches and making a goalscoring debut in pre-season.
NARASHINO, JAPAN - MAY 21: Takuma Asano of Japan in action during a Japan training session at Akitsu Football Field on May 21, 2018 in Narashino, Chiba, Japan. (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Arsenal forward impresses coaches with convincing performances in training

With the new season not too far away, we'll be keeping our usual eye on how Arsenal's loan stars are doing with their temporary clubs, and right now Takuma Asano is making a positive start.

23-year-old speaks after Arsenal complete deal for his transfer

Takuma Asano says he's happy to join Hannover 96 on loan for the coming season, and eager to repay the club's confidence in him.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Per Mertesacker of Arsenal shows appreciation to he fans after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Arsenal director agrees deal to become TV pundit

Per Mertesacker will work as a TV pundit next season as well as the new Head of Academy at Arsenal.

Official: Arsenal complete deal for 23-year-old forward

Hannover 96 have announced they're going to take Takuma Asano on loan for the 2018/19 season, the 23-year-old's third campaign in Germany.

Arsenal set to announce first deal of the summer as president confirms move

Arsenal are set to loan Takuma Asano to Bundesliga club Hannover 96, after the Japanese International struggled to make an impact at fellow German club VfB Stuttgart.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 14: Per Mertesacker of Arsenal looks dejected in defence the Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on October 14, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

Former business manager says Arsenal man's comments are 'a kind of coming out'

Ilja Kaenzig, who previously worked at Hannover 96 when Per Mertesacker was at the club, says the German's recent comments are 'a kind of coming out' and should serve as 'a warning'.

Arsenal midfielder set for season-long loan move with a number of European clubs interested

Daniel Crowley is set for another loan move to a European side this summer, despite rumoured interest from the Championship.
Crowley in action against FC Groningen

Arsenal 19-year-old targeted by Fulham and Hannover

Daniel Crowley could be set for a season-long loan deal either in England's second tier or the Bundesliga next season.