Tag: Kia Joorabchian

Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Watford at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 26, 2020. (Photo by NEIL HALL / POOL / AFP)

4 players Arteta seems to want but Arsenal don’t

Over the last few weeks became clear that the final say on what players come and go at Arsenal did not rest with Mikel Arteta but with Raul Sanllehi and Edu above him, but now Sanllehi has gone, will things change?
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.
Joelson Fernandes (Photo via A Bola)

Kia Joorabchian speaks definitively on Arsenal links to talented teenage winger

Arsenal aren't looking to sign Joelson Fernandes and they aren't speaking to Sporting CP or Kia Joorabchian about a move, according to the agent.
Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian arrives at Chelsea's Cobham training facility in Stoke D'Abernon, southwest of London on May 19, 2020 as training resumes for the first time since the Premier League was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP) (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

‘Free’ Arsenal transfer to cost £35m and comes with 4th year option

Thanks to his agent, Willian's wages will double at Arsenal and cost the club around £35m despite claims he was taking a paycut to sign.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Willian of Chelsea looks up during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta specifically requested Arsenal sign Willian despite concerns

According to the Daily Telegraph, Mikel Arteta 'personally requested' Arsenal sign Willian despite his age in 'news' that sounds so like spin I'm a little dizzy.
Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on March 3, 2020. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Willian sends letter to Chelsea fans saying Goodbye

Willian has confirmed that he is leaving Chelsea and it seems like he is about to become an Arsenal player as he says goodbye to Chelsea fans in an open letter.
Philippe Coutinho

Arsenal ask Barcelona to cover some of Philippe Coutinho’s wages

Arsenal have reportedly asked Barcelona to cover some of Philippe Coutinho's wages as they look to complete a loan deal for the player with an option to buy next summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 03: Willian of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge on March 03, 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Arsenal agree 2-year deal with Willian despite Brazilian wanting 3

Arsenal have reportedly agreed to a two-year deal, with an option for a third, for Willian whom the media have been insisting would only sign a three-year deal somewhere.
Arsenal scouts Francis Cagigao and Everton Gushiken via 101greatgoals.com

Arsenal use Covid as excuse to sack more top scouts

Arsenal will let Francis Cagigao and others leave as part of their restructuring process that they are dressing up as post-Covid cuts.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 22: A close up view of Willian of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC at Anfield on July 22, 2020 in Liverpool, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

What will Willian bring to Arsenal?

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Willian so what will Willian bring to Arsenal and does Mikel Arteta really want him or is this all more Kia Joorabchian games?
PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL - JUNE 27: Philippe Coutinho of Brazil looks on during the Copa America Brazil 2019 quarterfinal match between Brazil and Paraguay at Arena do Gremio on June 27, 2019 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Arsenal deal for Philippe Coutinho no longer fantasy talk

Arsenal are keen on the signing of Philippe Coutinho this summer, likely on a one-year loan deal from Barcelona, according to reports.
VILA REAL SANTO ANTONIO, PORTUGAL - FEBRUARY 11: Michael Kostka (R) of Germany U16 challenges Joelson Fernandes (L) of Portugal U16 during UEFA Development Tournament match between U16 Germany and U16 Portugal at VRSA Stadium on February 11, 2019 in Vila Real Santo Antonio, Portugal. (Photo by Ricardo Nascimento/Getty Images)

Sporting CP leave teenager out of their squad with Arsenal transfer talks planned

Sporting CP left Joelson Fernandes out of their squad on Saturday, with Arsenal representatives planning to travel to Portugal for transfer talks early next week.
Philippe Coutinho

Kia Joorabchian negotiating deal with Arsenal for unwanted 28yo Barcelona star

According to Sport in Spain, Philippe Coutinho's agent and Arsenal's new best friend, Kia Joorabchian, is in negotiations with the club over a loan move for the former Liverpool man.
Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Mueller (R) and on-loan Bayern Munich midfielder Philippe Coutinho (L). Photo during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Augsburg, on March 8, 2020. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal looking to loan Barcelona 28-year-old with option to buy

Philippe Coutinho wants to return to England and Arsenal are one of the teams with a concrete interest in a summer loan move, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Cedric of Southampton arrives at the ground ahead of the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Southampton FC at Selhurst Park on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

How much is this 'free' agent actually costing Arsenal?

Cedric Soares has yet to feature for Arsenal despite signing on loan in January but the club have already confirmed he will become a permanent player for the club on a 'long-term' deal, so how much will he cost?
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: David Luiz of Arsenal battles for possession with with Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City which leads to a penalty for Manchester City and a red card for David Luiz during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on June 17, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Peter Powell/Pool via Getty Images)

Arsenal will decide Luiz's future this week as his agent speaks out

Arsenal will decide the future of David Luiz this week, with the possibility of a short-term or longer extension on the table.

Arsenal deny their deal for David Luiz included a £6m intermediary fee

Arsenal and Kia Joorabchian are speaking out to deny reports that their deal for David Luiz included a £6m fee to intermediaries.

David Luiz agent confirms Arsenal talks planned and gives major hint about extension

Arsenal will discuss a contract extension with David Luiz before the season restarts and there's a very good chance he stays, according to his agent.
Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Mueller (R) and on-loan Bayern Munich midfielder Philippe Coutinho (L). Photo during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Augsburg, on March 8, 2020. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP via Getty Images)

Doubt cast on deal for Arsenal target despite reports of agent talks

Even though it's easy to see the connection between Philippe Coutinho and Arsenal, as well as why both sides would want a deal, it's not going to be so simple to get it done.
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 05: Philippe Coutinho of FC Bayern Muenchen looks on during the DFB Cup round of sixteen match between FC Bayern Muenchen and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Allianz Arena on February 05, 2020, in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Arsenal in contact with Barcelona midfielder's agent over loan move

Arsenal are already in contact with Philippe Coutinho's entourage, with Mikel Arteta hoping to sign the player on loan for next season.
PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL - JUNE 27: Philippe Coutinho of Brazil looks on during the Copa America Brazil 2019 quarterfinal match between Brazil and Paraguay at Arena do Gremio on June 27, 2019 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Sanllehi planning talks with Coutinho agent over transfer

Arsenal are planning talks between Raul Sanllehi and Kia Joorabchian in the coming days over the potential transfer of Philippe Coutinho, according to reports.
Brazil's Philippe Coutinho gestures after tying with Paraguay 0-0 and going the the penalty shoot-out during their Copa America football tournament quarter-final match at the Gremio Arena in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on June 27, 2019. (Photo by Luis ACOSTA / AFP)

Arsenal want former Liverpool star after Bayern Munich rejection

Arsenal are reportedly back on the track of Philippe Coutinho after Bayern Munich confirmed they would not activate his purchase clause that stands at €120m. 
Joelson Fernandes with Sporting CP (Photo via Fernandes on Instagram)

2 bids & agent speaks: Arsenal and 17-year-old Joelson Fernandes

Arsenal are one of the teams on the list of suitors for 17-year-old Sporting CP winger Joelson Fernandes, according to reports in Portugal.
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 05: Philippe Coutinho of FC Bayern Muenchen looks on during the DFB Cup round of sixteen match between FC Bayern Muenchen and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Allianz Arena on February 05, 2020, in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Boost as Bayern decide against activating purchase clause for Arsenal target

Bayern Munich bosses have confirmed they didn't activate their purchase option for Philippe Coutinho, leaving him open to a summer transfer from Barcelona.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 07: Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona looks on during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Leganes at Camp Nou on April 7, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Barcelona make 9 players available including multiple Arsenal targets

Barcelona are putting nine players on their transfer list for loans or permanent moves, including a few Arsenal targets past and present.
Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Mueller (R) and on-loan Bayern Munich midfielder Philippe Coutinho (L). Photo during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Augsburg, on March 8, 2020. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP via Getty Images)

Coutinho's agent confirms client's interest in Premier League transfer amid Arsenal links

Philippe Coutinho's agent Kia Joorabchian says his client would probably love a return to the Premier League, though the current pandemic makes things difficult.
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 05: Philippe Coutinho of FC Bayern Muenchen looks on during the DFB Cup round of sixteen match between FC Bayern Muenchen and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Allianz Arena on February 05, 2020, in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Coutinho transfer to Arsenal this summer is possible thanks to this agent connection

FC Barcelona want to sell Philippe Coutinho and a move to Arsenal is possible, among other English clubs, according to reports.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - JANUARY 26: Pablo Mari of Arsenal on January 26, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

3 in, 5 out: Arsenal January transfer window roundup

So that's the transfer window closed for another season. Let's remind ourselves who's in and who's out:
READING, ENGLAND - JULY 28: David Luiz of Chelsea looks on prior to the Pre-Season Friendly match between Reading and Chelsea at Madejski Stadium on July 28, 2019 in Reading, England. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Kia Joorabchian & a contract: Why David Luiz probably wants an Arsenal move

Arsenal fans were left stunned on Wednesday afternoon when it was reported that David Luiz was trying to force through a move from Chelsea to Arsenal but it all makes sense when you know who is involved...

Arsenal linked with £40m Brazilian wonderkid

Arsenal have been linked with a move for 17-year-old Brazilian Luis Henrique. The teenager currently plays for Botafogo but, according to reports, could be sold...