Tag: William Saliba

William Saliba is an Arsenal defender.

The French defender arrived at Arsenal in 2019 from Saint-Étienne. Saliba was born on March 24, 2001.

William Saliba after signing for Arsenal from St. Etienne (Photo via Arsenal.com)

‘Arsenal did everything to get him’

William Saliba's former coach says the Gunners 'did everything to get him' ahead of Tottenham and Borussia Monchengladbach but the player only ever wanted to move to Arsenal anyway.
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Episode 206: What a difference a week makes

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita recap one of the fuller weeks in recent Arsenal history. We talk...
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lille (LOSC) and Angers (SCO) at the Pierre-Mauroy Stadium in Villeneuve d'Ascq, near Lille, northern France, on May 18 2019. (Photo by DENIS CHARLET / AFP)

William Saliba follows Nicolas Pepe on Instagram as transfer edges closer

William Saliba has dropped another hint that Nicolas Pepe is on the way to Arsenal by following the winger on Instagram.
William Saliba after signing for Arsenal from St. Etienne (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Raul Sanllehi explains thinking behind William Saliba loan

Arsenal have completed the signing of 18-year-old centreback, William Saliba but the player will spend the new season on loan with St Etienne. Raul Sanllehi explains why.
William Saliba after signing for Arsenal from St. Etienne (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal will only pay a small amount for William Saliba upfront

Arsenal will only pay a small amount for the transfer of William Saliba upfront, according to reports in France.

Official: Arsenal complete signing of William Saliba from St. Etienne

Arsenal have completed the signing of William Saliba from St. Etienne, before loaning him back to the Ligue 1 club for the season.

Arsenal organise William Saliba medical for Tuesday: Everything else finalised

Arsenal have set a date for William Saliba's medical with the club, after agreeing everything else with St. Etienne, according to reports in France.

St Etienne President confirms Saliba to Arsenal: “Everything is on track”

The President of St Etienne's supervisory board has confirmed William Saliba’s transfer to Arsenal saying ‘everything is on track’.
Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba (L) vies with Bordeaux's French forward Jimmy Briand during the French L1 football match between FC Girondins de Bordeaux and AS Saint-Etienne at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France on December 5, 2018. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP)

William Saliba will join Arsenal for St. Etienne’s record fee of €25m plus €4m...

William Saliba will join Arsenal for €25m plus €4m bonuses, a record transfer fee for current club St. Etienne, according to various reports.
COMMERCE CITY, CO - JULY 15: Arsenal manager Unai Emery waves to fans at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 15, 2019 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Timothy Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Unai Emery: The goal is to sign 3 or 4

Arsenal are reportedly trying to sign 'three or four' players before the transfer window shuts on August 8.
UDINE, ITALY - JUNE 30: Dani Ceballos of Spain celebrates the victory with the trophy at the end the 2019 UEFA U-21 Final between Spain and Germanyat Stadio Friuli on June 30, 2019 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)UDINE, ITALY - JUNE 30: Dani Ceballos of Spain celebrates the victory with the trophy at the end the 2019 UEFA U-21 Final between Spain and Germanyat Stadio Friuli on June 30, 2019 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal set to beat Spurs to both Dani Ceballos and William Saliba

Arsenal are set to win the race for Dani Ceballos and William Saliba over Tottenham Hotspur, according to reports.

Arsenal reach agreement to sign William Saliba for €30m plus add-ons – not €40m

Arsenal have reached an agreement to sign William Saliba from St. Etienne, but not for the €40m claimed by certain outlets, according to reports in France.

Arsenal match Spurs’ bid for William Saliba: St. Etienne stalling on agreement

Arsenal have responded to Tottenham Hotspur's offer for William Saliba by raising their own to match it, according to reports in France.

Tottenham outbid Arsenal for William Saliba as transfer saga drags on

Tottenham have outbid Arsenal for William Saliba, as a deal that should have already been completed drags on.

£26.5m, 5-years: Arsenal sign William Saliba before loaning him back

Arsenal are set to sign William Saliba from St. Etienne in a £26.5m deal, according to reports.
Unai Emery (right) with Arsenal’s director of football Raúl Sanllehí. Photograph: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

Arsenal still on the market for another centre-back as William Saliba deal nears completion

Arsenal are still in the market for a centre-back, as they close in on the signing and loan back of St. Etienne defender William Saliba.

Arsenal edging closer to £25m William Saliba transfer

Arsenal are planning to structure a deal for William Saliba in such a way that the majority of their summer transfer budget remains intact, according to reports.

Arsenal hold further talks with St. Etienne over William Saliba

Arsenal are holding another round of talks for St. Etienne defender William Saliba, though the Ligue 1 side still want him back on loan this season.
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Episode 202: Who are Arsenal?

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita drool over the new kits and marvel how the launch video speaks...

Arsenal unwilling to offer the full €30m for William Saliba

Arsenal are currently unwilling to offer the full €30m asking price for St. Etienne defender William Saliba, according to reports in France.

William Saliba would rather join Arsenal than Tottenham Hotspur

William Saliba would rather join Arsenal than Tottenham Hotspur, with both clubs in for his signature this summer, according to reports.
Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba (L) vies with Bordeaux's French forward Jimmy Briand during the French L1 football match between FC Girondins de Bordeaux and AS Saint-Etienne at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France on December 5, 2018. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP)

St. Etienne turn down Arsenal bid for William Saliba but talks continue

St. Etienne have turned down Arsenal's opening bid for centre-back William Saliba, asking for the proposed bonuses to be included in the guaranteed fee, according to reports in France.

Arsenal expected to complete signing of William Saliba for €25m before loaning him back

Arsenal are expected to complete the signing of William Saliba for €25m plus bonuses, before loaning the defender back to Saint-Etienne, according to reports in France.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace celebrates victory with Christian Benteke after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on April 21, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

David Ornstein provides updates on Tierney, Zaha and Saliba

David Ornstein has provided updates on Arsenal's pursuit of Kieran Tierney, William Saliba and Wilfried Zaha, as the summer transfer circus really gets going.

Arsenal submit €30m bid for William Saliba: Personal terms agreed

Arsenal have submitted an offer of €25m plus €5m in bonuses for St. Etienne defender William Saliba, according to reports in France.
Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba (L) vies with Nîmes' French forward Clement Depres during the French League Cup round of 16 football match between Nimes Olympique and AS Saint-Etienne at the Costières stadium in Nîmes, southern France on November 27, 2018. (Photo by PASCAL GUYOT / AFP)

Arsenal in talks today to find fee agreement, Tottenham also in ‘active discussions’

Arsenal are expected to hold talks with St Etienne today (Tuesday) over the transfer of 18-year-old defender William Saliba.
Montpellier's French forward Andy Delfort (L) vies with Saint-Etienne's French forward William Saliba (R) during the French L1 football match between Saint-Etienne (ASSE) and Montpellier (MHSC) on May 10, 2019, at the Geoffroy Guichard Stadium in Saint-Etienne, central France. (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP)

Arsenal find 5-year agreement with 18-year-old, club want €30m

Arsenal have reportedly found an agreement with William Saliba according to Foot Mercato (via GFFN).
Montpellier's French forward Andy Delfort (L) vies with Saint-Etienne's French forward William Saliba (R) during the French L1 football match between Saint-Etienne (ASSE) and Montpellier (MHSC) on May 10, 2019, at the Geoffroy Guichard Stadium in Saint-Etienne, central France. (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP)

Arsenal ‘progressing well’ on €30m deal that makes little sense says French report

Arsenal's deal for William Saliba is 'progressing well' according to a report from France despite the fact it sounds like a really stupid deal from Arsenal's point of view.

Manchester United or Manchester City? Agent of Arsenal top target spotted in Manchester

The agent of one of Arsenal's alleged 'top targets' was recently spotted in Manchester amid claims Manchester City and Manchester United want to sign him for themselves.

Reliable journalist says 18-year-old is ‘top target’ for Arsenal

Spanish journalist Kike Marin claims Arsenal are interested in a move for 18-year-old Saint-Etienne defender William Saliba this summer.

Kike Marin: Arsenal want Saint-Etienne defender William Saliba

Spanish journalist Kike Marin claims Arsenal are interested in a move for 18-year-old Saint-Etienne defender William Saliba this summer.