Tag: Martin Zubimendi

BERLIN, GERMANY: Riccardo Calafiori of Italy looks on prior to the UEFA EURO 2024 round of 16 match between Switzerland and Italy at Olympiastadion on June 29, 2024. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images for FIGC)

Arsenal remain in talks after €50m 22yo agrees 5-year deal

Arsenal's pursuit of Bologna defender Riccardo Calafiori is on hold due to a disagreement over the transfer fee. Will the clubs find common ground?
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa in action during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Brighton & Hove Albion at Villa Park on May 28, 2023 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

£50m door opens for Arsenal to sign long-term midfield target

Arsenal's long-term target, Douglas Luiz, could be available for £50 million as Aston Villa face financial pressure due to rejected spending proposals.
SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad passes the ball whilst under pressure from Warren Zaire-Emery of Paris Saint-Germain during the UEFA Champions League 2023/24 round of 16 second leg match between Real Sociedad and Paris Saint-Germain at Reale Arena on March 05, 2024. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Arsenal still want £50m midfielder but major obstacle remains

Arsenal are still very interested in signing Martin Zubimendi this summer, but the biggest obstacle to a deal remains the player himself.
Newcastle United's Brazilian midfielder #39 Bruno Guimaraes reacts to their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on April 13, 2024. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Did Zubimendi rejection pave the way for Arsenal’s Guimaraes pursuit?

Arsenal's pursuit of Martin Zubimendi ends as the midfielder opts to remain in Spain. Has this paved the way for a move for Newcastle's Bruno Guimaraes?
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal make decision on €60m Martin Zubimendi move

Arsenal have ended their pursuit of Real Sociedad midfielder Martin Zubimendi, who prefers a move to Spanish giants Real Madrid or Barcelona.
Newcastle United's Brazilian midfielder #39 Bruno Guimaraes reacts to their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on April 13, 2024. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal’s Bruno Guimaraes pursuit hinges on £100m release clause

Arsenal's interest in Newcastle's Bruno Guimaraes is back on, but their reluctance to activate his £100m release clause could hinder the deal.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JANUARY 25: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad reacts during the Copa Del Rey Quarter Final match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on January 25, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Real Sociedad boss rules out transfer for Arsenal target

Real Sociedad manager Imanol Alguacil insists he has no doubts that Martin Zubimendi will remain at the club this summer, despite links to Arsenal.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Barcelona financial woes open midfielder door for Arsenal

Arsenal are frontrunners to sign Martin Zubimendi, but Barcelona's financial issues complicate the transfer. Could Bayern Munich join the race?
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal in Martin Zubimendi negotiations as Barcelona deal stalls

Arsenal are reportedly close to signing Martin Zubimendi. Get the latest on the transfer battle with Barcelona for the €50m star.
BILBAO, SPAIN: Nico Williams of Athletic Bilbao celebrates scoring the 2nd goal during the Copa del Rey Semifinal match between Athletic Club Bilbao and Atletico de Madrid at San Mames Stadium on February 29, 2024. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Arsenal target 21yo winger and 25yo midfielder impressing in Spain

Arsenal are eyeing La Liga stars Martin Zubimendi and Nico Williams in a bid to strengthen their squad.
SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad passes the ball whilst under pressure from Warren Zaire-Emery of Paris Saint-Germain during the UEFA Champions League 2023/24 round of 16 second leg match between Real Sociedad and Paris Saint-Germain at Reale Arena on March 05, 2024. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Arsenal midfield target responds to the transfer links

Martin Zubimendi says links to the likes of Arsenal are nothing more than rumours, and he's still happy at his 'home' of Real Sociedad.

Arsenal dreaming of Bernardo Silva + 10 others linked

Arsenal transfer rumors: Silva in, Vlahovic up for grabs, goalkeeping moves, and a battle for young stars. Get the latest.
Newcastle United's Brazilian midfielder #39 Bruno Guimaraes reacts to their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on April 13, 2024. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)

David Ornstein confirms Arsenal ‘really like’ Newcastle star

Arsenal's interest in Bruno Guimaraes is back! David Ornstein reports the Gunners are keen. Could he be the missing midfield piece?
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal told to meet midfielder’s €60m release clause

Arsenal's interest in Martin Zubimendi is real, but Real Sociedad have set a hefty €60m price tag. Is he worth it?
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal prioritise 25yo Real Sociedad midfielder over Douglas Luiz

Arsenal are reportedly shifting their focus towards Real Sociedad's Martin Zubimendi, potentially sidelining their long-standing interest in Aston Villa's Douglas Luiz.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts from the sidelines during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany on April 17, 2024. (Photo by ODD ANDERSEN/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal set for summer spending spree as they target key positions

Arsenal's transfer plans revealed as Arteta seeks European breakthrough. Could the Premier League schedule be holding English clubs back?
Feyenoord's Dutch midfielder #08 Quinten Timber celebrates after scoring Feyenoord's fourth goal during the Dutch Eredivisie football match between Heracles Almelo and Feyenoord at the Erve Asito stadium in Almelo on December 17, 2023. Netherlands OUT (Photo by VINCENT JANNINK/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal considering move for Jurrien Timber’s twin brother

Arsenal are in the hunt for midfield reinforcements! Quinten Timber, Feyenoord's rising star, has impressed Mikel Arteta. Will the Gunners reunite him with his twin brother Jurrien?
VERONA, ITALY - FEBRUARY 17: Weston McKennie of Juventus applauds his fans during the Serie A TIM match between Hellas Verona FC and Juventus - Serie A TIM at Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi on February 17, 2024 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal and Manchester United monitor 25yo amid Juventus contract uncertainty

Arsenal and Man Utd monitor Weston McKennie's Juventus situation. Could the midfielder's Premier League return be on the cards?
SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad passes the ball whilst under pressure from Warren Zaire-Emery of Paris Saint-Germain during the UEFA Champions League 2023/24 round of 16 second leg match between Real Sociedad and Paris Saint-Germain at Reale Arena on March 05, 2024. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Arsenal expected to sign midfielder but heavily-linked target played down

Arsenal are expected to sign a midfielder this summer, but it may not be Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad, according to a report.
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 09: Joao Palhinha of Fulham arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Fulham FC at Molineux on March 09, 2024 in Wolverhampton, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

How much would Joao Palhinha cost Arsenal?

Could Joao Palhinha take Arsenal's midfield to the next level? Get the latest on this potential transfer, his career, value, and why he's wanted.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Report claims Mikel Arteta determined to sign Martín Zubimendi for Arsenal

Arsenal's pursuit of Martín Zubimendi faces challenges, but Mikel Arteta is determined to sign the Real Sociedad midfielder. Get the latest.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Reliable sources confirm Arsenal interest in La Liga midfielder

David Ornstein reports that the links between Arsenal and Real Sociedad's Martin Zubimendi have substance, with other sources confirming the midfielder is a target.
LUTON, ENGLAND: Gabriel Jesus of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's second goal during the Premier League match between Luton Town and Arsenal FC at Kenilworth Road on December 05, 2023. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Gabriel Jesus’ knee problems lead Arsenal to hunt for a new striker

Is Gabriel Jesus out with a knee injury? Arsenal are managing his recovery, with a new striker signing likely as the Gunners chase the Premier League title.
SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad celebrates after scoring their team's first goal during the LaLiga EA Sports match between Real Sociedad and Deportivo Alaves at Reale Arena on January 02, 2024. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Arsenal eye midfield signing with Mikel Arteta favouring £51m target

Arsenal want a midfielder in the summer transfer window and €60m Martin Zubimendi is high on Mikel Arteta's shortlist, according to a report.
SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad celebrates after scoring their team's first goal during the LaLiga EA Sports match between Real Sociedad and Deportivo Alaves at Reale Arena on January 02, 2024. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Arsenal plot very strong summer move for La Liga midfielder

Arsenal will go in very strongly for Real Sociedad midfielder Martin Zubimendi this summer, according to reports.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal and Bayern Munich lock horns over Real Sociedad’s Zubimendi

Arsenal and Bayern Munich set for a summer showdown over Real Sociedad's Martin Zubimendi. Will Arteta's admiration secure the midfield talent?
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - DECEMBER 01: Sergej Milinkovic-Savic of Al-Hilal in action during the Saudi Pro League match between Al-Hilal and Al-Nassr at King Fahd International Stadium on December 01, 2023 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Midfield maestro craves Europe: Can Arsenal lure Milinkovic-Savic back from Saudi Arabia?

Arsenal rekindles interest in Sergej Milinkovic-Savic for midfield revamp, eyeing a move to bring the Serbian star back from Al-Hilal to European football.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21: Thomas Partey of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on August 21, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Will Barcelona offer Thomas Partey a way out of Arsenal?

Thomas Partey's future at Arsenal is uncertain after injury setbacks and increased midfield competition, with potential transfers looming in the summer.
SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad celebrates after scoring their team's first goal during the LaLiga EA Sports match between Real Sociedad and Deportivo Alaves at Reale Arena on January 02, 2024. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Bayern Munich afraid Arsenal will steal their top summer target

Bayern Munich are scared that Arsenal will hijack the move for their top summer target, Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JANUARY 25: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad reacts during the Copa Del Rey Quarter Final match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on January 25, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

La Liga midfielder confirmed as Arsenal target

Martin Zubimendi is on Arsenal's shortlist for the summer transfer window, but there's no agreement in place and he won't move this month, according to reports.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Latest on £52m Martin Zubimendi amid Arsenal interest

Martin Zubimendi remains focused on Real Sociedad amid interest from Arsenal, with a move appearing unlikely in the January window.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Joao Palhinha of Fulham celebrates after scoring their team's fourth penalty in the penalty shoot out during the Carabao Cup Second Round match between Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur at Craven Cottage on August 29, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s January 2024 transfer gossip

Arsenal's January 2024 transfer window is abuzz with potential signings and departures, as Mikel Arteta aims to strengthen the squad.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal willing to meet release clause of £52m target

Arsenal are willing to offer the €60m required to activate Martin Zubimendi's release clause at Real Sociedad, according to a report.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal strongly interested in midfielder with £53m release clause

Arsenal are strongly interested in Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad, but a January move is unlikely due to his current club's Champions League run.
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, looks on prior to the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on November 04, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Arsenal urged to make January signings if things don’t improve

Gilberto Silva believes Arsenal's January transfer plan will hinge on their current injuries, and whether players can get fit in time.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa in action during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Brighton & Hove Albion at Villa Park on May 28, 2023 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Arsenal plan midfield reshuffle with Partey, Zubimendi, and Luiz in focus

Arsenal's midfield could see significant changes with Juventus interested in Thomas Partey and Arsenal targeting Martin Zubimendi and Douglas Luiz.
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David Ornstein gives update on Arsenal’s January transfer plans

Arsenal haven't yet firmed up plans for the January transfer window, but they're more likely to sign a striker in the summer, according to David Ornstein.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa in action during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Brighton & Hove Albion at Villa Park on May 28, 2023 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Arsenal consider another Douglas Luiz bid to strengthen midfield

Arsenal's interest in Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa intensifies as they consider a potential bid, despite the midfielder being under contract until 2026.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa in action during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Brighton & Hove Albion at Villa Park on May 28, 2023 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Arsenal transfer target £60m fee reports denied

Reports of a £60m asking price for Douglas Luiz have been denied, with Aston Villa insisting they don't want to sell the midfielder.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21: Thomas Partey of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on August 21, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s midfield revamp plans for January transfer window

Arsenal plan midfield overhaul with Juventus eyeing Thomas Partey, while the Gunners target Martin Zubimendi and Douglas Luiz in the January transfer window.