Tag: Ivan Gazidis

Raul Sanllehi and Edu

Raul Sanllehi had 1 goal at Arsenal and it cost him

Why did Raul Sanllehi leave Barcelona and join Arsenal? It's a question few cared to ask when he first arrived but many questions raised their head, most of them very uncomfortable.

Unai Emery among candidates to become AC Milan boss

Ivan Gazidis is trying to reunite the dream team by bringing Unai Emery to AC Milan as their new manager, according to reports in Italy.
Milan's CEO Ivan Gazidis looks on prior to the Italian Serie A football match between Torino and AC Milan on April 28, 2019 at the Grande Torino stadium in Turin. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP)

‘Some consider him an incompetent’ says Milan blogger about Gazidis

The tide has turned swiftly against Ivan Gazidis as AC Milan fans realise a lot quicker than Arsenal ones did that the CEO is more than a bit useless.
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 23: Ivan Gazidis attends The Best FIFA Football Awards 2019 at the Teatro Alla Scala on September 23, 2019 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

It's all going wrong for Ivan Gazidis at AC Milan

AC Milan lost 5-0 to Atalanta on Sunday with Ivan Gazidis overseeing the club's joint-heaviest defeat in Serie A and that's not all that's gone wrong for him since he jumped Arsenal's ship for more money.
Mohamed Elneny at Besiktas

Unwanted Arsenal midfielder's agent in negotiations with Real Betis

Mohamed Elneny's agent is reportedly in negotiations with Real Betis as he tries to seal a January move away from Beiktas for his unhappy client.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger of France poses during a photo session in Paris on May 22, 2019. (Photo by JOEL SAGET / AFP)

7 things I desperately hope Arsene Wenger’s book reveals

When Arsene Wenger's book is released in 2020 there will be mile-long queues comprised of Arsenal fans, desperately seeking answers to some of the biggest mysteries from his time at the club.
Mohamed Elneny at Besiktas

Arsenal midfielder offers himself to AC Milan, Italians say no thanks

Mohamed Elneny has reportedly offered himself to AC Milan but the Italians aren't interested in signing him.
Switzerland's midfielder Granit Xhaka smiles prior to the Euro 2020 football qualification match between Switzerland and Ireland at the Stade de Geneve stadium on October 15, 2019 in Geneva. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP)

Granit Xhaka reportedly house-hunting in Milan

Granit Xhaka is reportedly house-hunting in Milan ahead of a January move away from the club.
Switzerland's midfielder Granit Xhaka smiles prior to the Euro 2020 football qualification match between Switzerland and Ireland at the Stade de Geneve stadium on October 15, 2019 in Geneva. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP)

Swiss media: Granit Xhaka looking for new home ahead of potential January transfer

Granit Xhaka is looking for a home in Milan in anticipation of a move to the city to join AC Milan in January, according to reports in Switzerland.
Unai Emery (right) with Arsenal’s director of football Raúl Sanllehí. Photograph: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

Raul Sanllehi wanted Luis Enrique so why did Arsenal hire Unai Emery?

It has been claimed that Raul Sanllehi wanted Luis Enrique as Arsenal manager but we ended up with Unai Emery. Is that what Raul wanted? The answer will tell us a lot about where Arsenal go next.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City speaks with the media during a Press Conference at The Academy Stadium on September 30, 2019 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Ivan Gazidis wants Pep Guardiola and Marc Overmars at AC Milan

You have to hand it to Ivan Gazidis, he certainly doesn't lack grand plans and his latest is to bring Pep Guardiola and Marc Overmars to AC Milan.

Juventus to offer former Arsenal star new contract

Juventus are reportedly getting ready to offer Wojciech Szczesny a new contract at the club.

AC Milan reportedly close to signing Mohamed Elneny

AC Milan are reportedly in negotiations to sign Mohamed Elneny in the January window and are getting close to completing a deal.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 25: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal looks on prior to the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal FC at Vitality Stadium on November 25, 2018 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Ivan Gazidis may give Mesut Ozil Arsenal escape route

AC Milan and Inter Milan are both said to be interested in bringing in Mesut Ozil now that the player is clearly for sale.With the man who sanctioned his massive Arsenal wages in Italy, who would bet against him ending up there?
NAPLES, ITALY - APRIL 17: Mesut Ozil and Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal looks on during an Arsenal training session ahead of their UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg match against SSC Napoli. At Stadio San Paolo on April 17, 2019 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Kessie to Wolves then Ivan Gazidis wants AC Milan to pay €15m for unwanted...

AC Milan are reportedly keen on bringing in Mohamed Elneny with the press in Italy seemingly under the Ivan Gazidis-fuelled impression that he's a special player.
Sam Greenwood / Sunderland u18s

Going Green? Juventus and AC Milan want goalscoring Arsenal 17-year-old

Juventus and AC Milan are reportedly interested in Arsenal's 17-year-old forward, Sam Greenwood.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Emirates Stadium on January 19, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Lucas Torreira’s agent admits AC Milan did try to sign him but Arsenal refused

Lucas Torreira's agent has admitted that AC Milan (Ivan Gazidis) did try to sign Lucas Torreira this summer.

£34m: The total cost of Arsenal signing these 2 flops

Marouane Chamakh may have arrived on a free with Park Chu Young costing a paltry £5.85m but by the end of their time at Arsenal they had cost the club a combined total of £34m for not a lot in return.
Nicolas Pepe via Arsenal.com

Arsenal needed a statement this summer – and they made it!

As Arsenal announced Nicolas Pepe and the memes featuring him alongside Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette started to surface, I couldn’t help but think to myself ‘we’ve come a long way since the Banter Years of Nicklas Bendtner, Marouane Chamakh and Carlos Vela'.
Milan's CEO Ivan Gazidis looks on prior to the Italian Serie A football match between Torino and AC Milan on April 28, 2019 at the Grande Torino stadium in Turin. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP)

Arsenal’s finances demand we ask: What did Ivan Gazidis do?

Over the weekend, the excellent Swiss Ramble analysed the true shape of Arsenal's finances and it left a massive question - what the hell did Ivan Gazidis do while he was at the club for so long?
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 1, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

€8m up front, 2 yrs loan and option to buy: AC Milan’s obscene Lucas...

AC Milan have reportedly offered Arsenal some loose change they found under a seat in the San Siro and, laughably, there are reports that Arsenal have not closed the door on this nonsense surrounding Lucas Torreira.

A mess! Arsenal legend hits out at state of club

Ian Wright has not held back in revealing what he thinks about the state of Arsenal, claiming the club has been left in a mess.

Ivan Gazidis’ quest for power at AC Milan could send 17-year-old Brazilian to Arsenal

Arsenal are reportedly 'very interested' in signing 17-year-old Brazilian Reinier, an attacking midfielder who can also play on the flanks.

Arsenal to axe Head of Performance and senior team masseuse

Darren Burgess is set to be axed by Arsenal with the club reportedly placing at least part of the blame on him for the team's failure to reach the Champions League.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 1, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Ivan Gazidis can do one as Lucas Torreira admits he’ll be at Arsenal for...

AC Milan and Ivan Gazidis are 'dreaming' of landing Lucas Torreira but the midfielder has no plans to go anywhere.

Ian Wright: Arsenal have been left in a mess

Ian Wright has not held back in revealing what he thinks about the state of Arsenal, claiming the club has been left in a mess.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal reacts with the linesman during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal FC at The King Power Stadium on April 28, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Ivan Gazidis wants new Arsenal star at AC Milan

Ivan Gazidis and AC Milan are thinking about trying to get their grubby little hands on Lucas Torreira as the former Arsenal chief exec proves, once again, he cares not for Arsenal.
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - JUNE 03: Shad Forsythe poses during the official team photocall of the German FIFA 2010 World Cup squad on June 3, 2010 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Oliver Hurst-Pool/Getty Images)

Ivan Gazidis starts poaching Arsenal staff

Shad Forsythe's wife posted a picture of him at AC Milan a few days ago and I wanted to see if any denials followed, but so far there has been silence.
Milan's CEO Ivan Gazidis (C), Milan's Brazilian technical director Leonardo (L) and Milan's Italian technical director Paolo Maldini, talk prior to the Italian Serie A football match between Torino and AC Milan on April 28, 2019 at the Grande Torino stadium in Turin. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP)

Ivan Gazidis helps Arsenal by annoying Leonardo at AC Milan

Ivan Gazidis's presence in Milan could force Leonardo out with the Brazilian tipped to replace Edu who is still said to be Arsenal-bound.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 14: Arsenal FC CEO Ivan Gazidis speaks during the Western Sydney Wanderers Gold Star Luncheon at The Westin on July 14, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Ivan Gazidis wants 2nd Arsenal star

It was recently reported that Ivan Gazidis wants Laurent Koscielny but he apparently wants Henrikh Mkhitaryan too.

AC Milan considering €20m deal for Arsenal star on Ivan Gazidis' recommendation

AC Milan are interested in signing Shkodran Mustafi this summer, after a recommendation from Ivan Gazidis, with a deal expected to cost them around €20m.

Ivan Gazidis wants Arsenal leader for AC Milan revamp

Ivan Gazidis reportedly wants to bring Unai Emery (or Mauricio Sarri) to AC Milan as he tries to turn the Italians into a Premier League club.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 14: Arsenal FC CEO Ivan Gazidis speaks during the Western Sydney Wanderers Gold Star Luncheon at The Westin on July 14, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Ivan Gazidis trying to help Arsenal by destroying Tottenham for AC Milan

Ivan Gazidis wants to lure Mauricio Pochettino away from Tottenham as it finally becomes clear why he left Arsenal in the first place.
UDINE, ITALY - NOVEMBER 04: Fernandez Saenz Jesus Joaquin Suso of AC Milan reacts during the Serie A match between Udinese and AC Milan at Stadio Friuli on November 4, 2018 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal send scouts to watch €40m-man wanted by Tottenham

Arsenal had scouts in Italy to watch Suso once again as his AC Milan side beat Chievo 2-1 on Saturday.

Financial expert discusses the impact Ivan Gazidis had on Arsenal

Andrea Sartori of professional service company KPMG says Ivan Gazidis is going to try and replicate what he did with Arsenal in Milan, but he has his work cut out for him.

Arsenal meet with Suso’s agent as Tottenham consider €40m bid

Arsenal have reportedly met with AC Milan player Suso's 'entourage' with claims being made that the Italians 'are in no mood' to offer him a new deal however Spurs are said to be considering offering €40m for him.
SEVILLE, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 08: Suso of AC Milan gestures during the UEFA Europa League Group F match between Real Betis and AC Milan at Estadio Benito Villamarin on November 8, 2018 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)

Good news as AC Milan rely on Ivan Gazidis to block €40m Arsenal move

AC Milan are hopeful that Ivan Gazidis will be able to get Jesus Suso to renew his contract and remove his release clause amid ‘serious’ Arsenal interest.

Top European side made last second bid to steal Denis Suarez from Arsenal

AC Milan came in for Denis Suarez at the end of the January transfer window, hoping to take advantage of negotiations between Arsenal and Barcelona stalling, according to reports.
Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal (right) and Ivan Gazidis, CEO of Arsenal. Picture: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Arsenal dropped the ball at the wrong time: Why they have no money

Despite being one the best run clubs in the country for the majority of the last century, under the watch of Ivan Gazidis Arsenal have, in a strategic sense, seriously dropped the ball at exactly the wrong time.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 16: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal on the bench during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Arsenal FC at St Mary's Stadium on December 16, 2018 in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

David Ornstein: Arsenal have some Mesut Ozil regrets

David Ornstein has revealed that some of the Arsenal hierarchy ‘regret’ giving Mesut Ozil his mega contract although it’s not clear who he is talking about.