Tag: Ismael Bennacer

VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 15: Ismael Bennacer of AC Milan looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona and AC Milan at Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi on September 15, 2019 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal weren’t against my sale, so I left

Ismael Bennacer admits he left Arsenal because he wanted to play, something he's certainly been doing in Italy.
VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 15: Ismael Bennacer of AC Milan looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona and AC Milan at Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi on September 15, 2019, in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola contacts former Gunner to convince him to join Manchester City

Pep Guardiola made personal contact with Ismael Bennacer to try and convince him to join Manchester City, according to reports in France.

Former Gunner says he has no regrets about Arsenal spell - but he had...

Ismael Bennacer says he has no regrets about the time he spent with Arsenal, but he needed to leave for a club that really wanted him.

Former Gunner concedes 2 penalties in 1 match: Things aren't going well at new...

Ismael Bennacer conceded two penalties in one match against Fiorentina on Sunday, and his start to life in Milan hasn't exactly been inspiring so far.

Arsenal to receive £4.35m from Empoli for 21-year-old midfielder

Arsenal will receive £4.35m from Empoli as their sell-on fee now that Ismael Bennacer has been sold to AC Milan (hello, Ivan!) for £14.5m.
Algeria's midfielder Ismail Bennacer (2nd-L) celebrates the trophy of best young player after winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Final football match between Senegal and Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium in Cairo on July 19, 2019. (Photo by MOHAMED EL-SHAHED / AFP)

Picture: Former Gunner arrives in Milan for his medical: Arsenal to earn €4.8m

Ismael Bennacer has arrived in Milan for his medical, ahead of a reported €16m transfer from Empoli.

3 former Arsenal youngsters on the move, £14.4m return ruled out

Former Arsenal u23 captain, Semi Ajayi, has completed a move to West Brom while Marc Bola could be on his way to Brentford, and...

Italian media: Arsenal ‘back in the race’ for Ismael Bennacer

Arsenal are back in the race for their former player Ismael Bennacer, according to reports in Italy.

Arsenal to receive €4.8m from sell-on clause as former player transfers

Arsenal are set to receive at least €4.8m from Empoli after the Serie A club agree to sell former Gunner Ismael Bennacer to AC Milan.

€10m: Arsenal midfielder repurchase option now active

Fiorentina have reached a fee agreement with Empoli to sign former Gunner Ismael Bennacer this summer, according to reports.

Fiorentina reach fee agreement for ex-Gunner: Arsenal can now activate repurchase clause

Fiorentina have reached a fee agreement with Empoli to sign former Gunner Ismael Bennacer this summer, according to reports.

Former Gunner impresses winning MOTM at AFCON: Arsenal have repurchase clause

Former Gunner Ismael Bennacer won the Man of the Match award and provided an assist for Algeria as they defeated Kenya 2-0 in their opening game of the Africa Cup of Nations.
EMPOLI, ITALY - JANUARY 16: Ismael Bennacer of Empoli FC looks on during training session on January 16, 2019 in Empoli, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Arsenal to receive 30% or matching offer from 21-year-old’s sale

Genoa are in talks with Empoli over the signing of former Gunner Ismael Bennacer, which opens up a couple of possibilities for Arsenal to benefit.
EMPOLI, ITALY - JANUARY 16: Ismael Bennacer of Empoli FC looks on during training session on January 16, 2019 in Empoli, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Reliable journalist confirms talks for Genoa to sign former Gunner: Arsenal would profit

Genoa are in talks with Empoli over the signing of former Gunner Ismael Bennacer, which opens up a couple of possibilities for Arsenal to benefit.

Arsenal have buyback clause for Serie A star and they should activate it

Ismael Bennacer has a buyback clause in his contract with Empoli, according to reports, which could lead to a return to the Emirates Stadium this summer.
EMPOLI, ITALY - JANUARY 16: Ismael Bennacer of Empoli FC looks on during training session on January 16, 2019 in Empoli, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Former Gunner stars in win over Napoli: Should Arsenal activate purchase clause?

21-year-old Ismael Bennacer was one of the stars of the show as Empoli defeated Napoli on Wednesday, and the former Gunner could yet end up back with Arsenal.

Arsenal hold up Napoli deal for Algerian 21-year-old

Napoli are still waiting for Arsenal's approval so they can sign Ismael Bennacer from Empoli.
EMPOLI, ITALY - JANUARY 09: Ismael Bennacer of Empoli FC during training session on January 9, 2019 in Empoli, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Club president confirms midfielder 'destined' for summer exit: Arsenal have purchase clause

Empoli president Fabrizio Corsi has spoken out over the rumours surrounding former Gunner Ismael Bennacer and the transfer links to Napoli.
EMPOLI, ITALY - JANUARY 09: Ismael Bennacer of Empoli FC during training session on January 9, 2019 in Empoli, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Arsenal reject €12m midfielder offer, will receive £3.6m instead

Arsenal have turned down the chance to re-sign Ismael Bennacer and will, instead, pick up 30% of his fee.

20-year-old Empoli midfielder says clauses in contract 'exist' for Arsenal move

Despite only leaving Arsenal for Serie B side Empoli in the summer, Ismael Bennacer claims he's open to moving back to the Gunners one day.

Midfielder honestly explains why he left Arsenal

Ismaël Bennacer has revealed that he left Arsenal for two reasons.

Fans react after Arsenal agree deal for highly-rated 19-year-old

Arsenal's young Algerian midfielder Ismael Bennacer joined Empoli on a permanent deal yesterday, but surprisingly supporters weren't too upset seeing the promising player exiting the Emirates.

Arsenal agree deal with 19-year-old

Arsenal midfielder Ismael Bennacer has left the club on a permanent deal, joining Italian Serie B outfit Empoli, both clubs have confirmed.

Arsenal on the verge of completing deal with Empoli for 19-year-old

Arsenal midfielder Ismael Bennacer seems to be on the verge of a move to Italian side Empoli, according to latest Sky sources.
Ismael Bennacer in his sole appearance for the Arsenal first-team

Ismael Bennacer close to Fenerbahce move

Young Algerian midfielder Ismael Bennacer is close to joining Fenerbahce on loan. 

Young Guns start pre-season with defeat to Bournemouth

Folarin Balogun's tireless efforts were rewarded with a second-half strike but it wasn't enough to stop Arsenal u23s from losing their first pre-season fixture against AFC Bournemouth on Saturday.

13 youngsters train with Arsenal first-team

With a number of regular first-team players still to return from their summer holidays, some of Arsenal's highly-rated youngsters trained alongside the senior squad this week.
Ismael Bennacer in his sole appearance for the Arsenal first-team

Algerian midfielder expected to strike Arsenal deal 'soon'

With pre-season set to begin next week, it'll be interesting to see where highly-rated midfielder Ismael Bennacer ends up once the season begins.

22 Arsenal loanees rated

Squawka has ranked all 22 of Arsenal loanees from last season.
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Arsenal loan watch: Pleguezuelo clean sheet, Szczesny concedes 3 + more

It was a quiet start to the weekend's action, with only three of Arsenal's players out on-loan featuring for their respective clubs.

Talented Algerian midfielder: I have an appointment with Arsene Wenger to discuss future moves

Ismael Bennacer has stated his desire to go out on-loan once more next season before staking his claim for a spot in Arsenal's first-team squad.
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Arsenal loan watch: Toral returns for Rangers but forward still frozen out

Four out of five players featured for their respective loan sides in Friday and Saturday's round of fixtures across Europe.
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Arsenal loan watch: Delightful dink assist for midfielder + more

It was an encouraging start to the weekend for Arsenal's loanees in action.
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Arsenal loan watch: One assist, Redknapp benches Bielik again & struggles for others

With the 2016/17 campaign nearing completion across Europe's top leagues, minutes for Arsenal's players out on-loan were scarce this weekend.
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Arsenal loan watch: MotM for one, bench for others

It was a frustrating start to the weekend for Arsenal's loanees across Europe. ENGLAND Kaylen Hinds started as a centre forward in a two-striker formation, but...
Ismael Bennacer in his sole appearance for the Arsenal first-team

Algerian midfielder: We'll talk with Arsenal in the summer

Ismael Bennacer claims that clubs from France and Spain are interested in him but he'll discuss his future with Arsenal at the end of the season.
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Arsenal loan watch: Bennacer screamer, Toral's Rangers goal & more

It was a better start to the weekend for Arsenal's loanees in action across Friday and Saturday's range of European fixtures.
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Arsenal loan watch: Midfielder heavily criticised as others also disappoint

Across Friday and Saturday's fixtures, seven Arsenal loan players featured at some stage.

Algerian midfielder confirms Arsenal meeting set for May to discuss future

Ismael Bennacer is enjoying his time out on loan so much that he wants to do it again next season even though Arsene Wenger told him he was ‘counting on him’.
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Big win, big defeat: Arsenal loanees in Friday action

Four Arsenal loanees’ teams were in action on Friday night.