Tag: Mikel Merino

Arsenal favourites to beat Barcelona to midfield signing

Arsenal are one of three clubs in for Mikel Merino this summer, but the Gunners are currently the favourites for the signing.
MALLORCA, SPAIN - JUNE 08: Mikel Merino of Spain looks on during the international friendly match between Spain and Northern Ireland at Estadi de Son Moix on June 08, 2024 in Mallorca, Spain. (Photo by Rafa Babot/Getty Images)

Arsenal target has already informed his club of desire to leave

Mikel Merino has informed Real Sociedad of his desire to leave, with Arsenal interested and the player viewed as a good market opportunity.
Spain's midfielder #06 Mikel Merino celebrates after winning the UEFA Euro 2024 Group B football match between Spain and Croatia at the Olympiastadion in Berlin on June 15, 2024. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal interested in La Liga midfielder currently at Euro 2024

Real Sociedad midfielder Mikel Merino is of interest to Arsenal this summer, with Mikel Arteta an admirer, according to a report.
Spain's midfielder #06 Mikel Merino addresses a press conference of Spain's national football team, ahead of the UEFA Euro 2024 European football Championships, in Donaueschingen, on June 12, 2024. (Photo by LLUIS GENE/AFP via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta’s ‘secret talks’ with 28yo Spanish midfielder

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta's direct contact with Mikel Merino sparks transfer speculation. Is it a secret tactic or a transparent approach? The race for the Real Sociedad midfielder heats up.
Lucas Nygaard signing for Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal transfers: Who’s in, who’s out, and who’s on the radar?

Arsenal's transfer window heats up with potential arrivals, departures, and loan deals. Get the latest on Merino, Bakayoko, Williams, and more.
MALLORCA, SPAIN - JUNE 08: Mikel Merino of Spain looks on during the international friendly match between Spain and Northern Ireland at Estadi de Son Moix on June 08, 2024 in Mallorca, Spain. (Photo by Rafa Babot/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta phonecall gives Arsenal edge over cash-strapped Barcelona

Arsenal are reportedly leading the race for Real Sociedad's Mikel Merino, with Mikel Arteta's direct approach proving more appealing than Barcelona's delayed pursuit.
Spain's midfielder #06 Mikel Merino addresses a press conference of Spain's national football team, ahead of the UEFA Euro 2024 European football Championships, in Donaueschingen, on June 12, 2024. (Photo by LLUIS GENE/AFP via Getty Images)

Barcelona believe Arsenal are biggest threat in €50m midfielder chase

Arsenal emerges as a surprise contender in the race for Real Sociedad midfielder Mikel Merino, posing a significant challenge to Barcelona's pursuit.

Italian reports: Banega’s agent arrives in London for Arsenal talks

Ever Banega's agent has flown to London to negotiate the transfer of his client to Arsenal, according to reports in Italy.