Arsenal Transfer News: Gunners Eye £18m Mata Alternative | Defender Linked

By on August 5, 2011

As usual there are interesting transfer gossip, speculation, rumors and news surrounding the Gunners. Without further ado, here is the Arsenal Transfer News Roundup.

Arsenal Going For Dann

According to various reports, the Gunners are considering launching a bid to sign Birmingham defender, Scott Dann and will make a bid of around 10 million pounds for his services. The report also states that the Gunners will check on the defender, to see if he has recovered from his hamstring injury that he suffered last season, before making a bid.

I’ve always rated Scott Dann, who’s known for his toughness, aerial ability and composure, and he looks financially viable as he’s reportedly valued at around 12 million pounds.

Link to the article:

http://www.eatsleepsport.com/arsenal/gunners-plan-dann-check-1251617.html

 

Arsenal Interested In Turan

According to Turkish reports, the Gunners are interested in launching an 18 million euro to sign Galatasaray star, Arda Turan. The reports suggest that Wenger will go for Turan, if his bid for Juan Mata fails.

Turan, in my opinion, is an excellent player who should left to a top league, long ago. He’s a skillful, creative, versatile and tricky player, with a strong character and leadership qualities. Turan would be an excellent signing for the Gunners.

Links:

http://www.medyarazzi.com/haber/20110803/369475/2413342/haber-turu%C2%A0-%C2%A0arsenal-arda-turan-i-istiyor%C2%A0-haber-alemi.html

http://www.haberetki.com/2011/08/04/arda-icin-cimboma-super-teklif.html

Here’s a video of Turan, displaying his talents:

 

Arsenal Closing In On Real Madrid Youngster

According to various reports, Arsenal are closing in on Spain’s U-17 star and Real Madrid player, Jese Rodriguez, who recently won the Player of the Tournament in the U-17 World Club Championship. Rodriguez is known as a player with excellent technique, hard-working, powerful and creative, who plays as a central midfielder. He’s highly rated by Real Madrid and has a bright future ahead of him.

Link: http://justarsenal.com/arsenal-close-in-on-young-real-madrid-midfielder/9009

Here’s a short video of Rodriguez, displaying his talents:

 

Bartley Signs New Contract, Then Gets Loaned To Rangers

Earlier today, young Arsenal central defender, Kyle Bartley, signed a new long term contract with the Gunners and has returned on loan for the rest of the season with Rangers. Bartley, was expected to finally play first team football with the Gunners this season, after two loan spells with Sheffield United and Rangers. This most likely means that Wenger is going after a new central defender this summer.

I was really hoping that Kyle Bartley will play for Arsenal this season, but another loan move with regular game time, will help him in the long run and I wish him all the best of luck with Rangers.

Links:

http://younggunsblog.co.uk/2011/08/bartley-returns-to-rangers-on-loan/

http://www.arsenal.com/news/news-archive/bartley-signs-new-contract-with-arsenal

What do you think? Should the Gunners go for Dann and Turan? Do you think that Arsenal should be going for another youngster? What are your thoughts on Bartley getting loaned out again?

Please share your thoughts and opinions.

Cheers and take care,

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28 Comments

  1. Joshua Luji

    August 5, 2011 at 10:54 am

    I am tired of Arsene Wenger wanting to buy this or that. Turan is not a bad player. AW shld go ahead and buy him b4 Mancity/Chelsea/PSG/Malaga/ManU will be interested.

    • anderlecht 70

      August 5, 2011 at 2:37 pm

      The idea that Wenger seeks replacements a week before a new season suggests total lack of ambition. If he had signed good players in June, Fabregas and Nasri might well have stayed. We are going backwards. The “best” thing now would be to lose to Udinese – only a shock will loosen Wenger’s despotic grip on our club and bring home to our new owner that he needs to back investment in the team on a huge scale under a new, more ambitious Manager.

      • Dylan Moore

        August 6, 2011 at 12:49 am

        never thought i’d hear myself say it- but i TOTALLY AGREE. Whats made it worse is the chairman coming out and saying to the fans “we need to prepare ourselves for another trophyless season” Its a sad day when even the chairman doesn’t care about success… Its time for Silent Stan to pull his finger out.

  2. http://goonerszone.blogspot.com

    August 5, 2011 at 11:02 am

    Turan is a good player and Wenger should try to sign him quickly.For Scott Dann,i dont think he is the solution to our defensive problems,he is not better than what we have at the moment and whats wrong with Wenger moving for another youngster?I will say buy them all.

  3. http://goonerszone.blogspot.com

    August 5, 2011 at 11:03 am

    Turan is a good player and Wenger should try to sign him quickly.For Scott Dann,i dont think he is the solution to our defensive problems,he is not better than what we have at the moment and whats wrong with Wenger moving for another youngster?I will say buy them all.PEACE.

  4. saphan

    August 5, 2011 at 11:03 am

    Someone should tell WENGER actions speaks louder than words,how many plyers has he be linked to and due failure to act,he later missed on them-ricky alvarez,is one perfect example,ols WENGER its time you act with money not words………………..

  5. Owoniyi Hammed Olanrewaju

    August 5, 2011 at 11:10 am

    Am tired of ds transfer spending big wt 60m stl remainin 49m so wia is d spendin and busy transfer 4 ds season?

  6. ieuan

    August 5, 2011 at 11:11 am

    every arsenal fan complains about aw not spending money and how he does so much wrong, well y dont u fans come together to get rid of him

    • saphan

      August 5, 2011 at 11:18 am

      in him(WENGER) WE STILL HOPE FOR THE BEST
      just imagine watching arsenal play minus
      wenger on the touchline who will actually
      be in his shoes.NO ONE ADDS LIFE IN ARSENAL PLAYING STYLE THAN ONE AND ONLY ARSENE WENGER so forget about sacking him’

  7. saphan

    August 5, 2011 at 11:11 am

    Still I CANNOT udstand wenger,the likes of CHAMAKH,VELA,RAMSEY,ARSHAVIN,FABIANSKI,
    SQUILLACHI,EBOUE,LEHMANN,TRAORE,DIABY,
    BENDTNER,should all leave because they dont deserve to be at arsenal anymore..????????????

    • Enyie

      August 5, 2011 at 12:21 pm

      Y did u want all dis playrs to leav is bad.

    • oyeyo

      August 5, 2011 at 6:35 pm

      nonsense!how dare you put Ramsey in that miserable list.in fact you are the one who should leave arsenal.make sure you do something constructive when you get sober lol

    • Me

      August 6, 2011 at 12:25 am

      Go f**k ur self b**ch how could u put a brilliant player like ramsey who nearly lost his career and now is back and actually cares for the bloody club in ur useless list.

  8. saphan

    August 5, 2011 at 11:25 am

    I still hope and pray arsenal will finally
    splash out and bring in the likes of GARY
    CAHILL and CHRIS SAMBA,because to me they
    are rightfull candidates in that defense
    but for SCOTT DAN,i have never seen his
    quality

  9. martin

    August 5, 2011 at 11:28 am

    why get dann when samba the same price.wenger get a grip dont buy this second rate player dann

  10. Owoniyi Hammed Olanrewaju

    August 5, 2011 at 11:30 am

    Al d players u mention if we join dm 2geda dey are nt up to 2 solid player at oda clubs.d board a jst afta maximizin dia profit nt we fans who a potential customer 1st

  11. kofi asamoah

    August 5, 2011 at 11:58 am

    I’m pleading to wenger to sign chris samba,gary cahill,juan matta nd karim benzima.nd i think dey will be the best for arsenal.

  12. kofi asamoah

    August 5, 2011 at 12:17 pm

    I want tell wenger to spend,sign experience players.get us two central defenders a midfilder nd a striker.

  13. Wayne

    August 5, 2011 at 12:30 pm

    Ramsey is a quality player we do not want to lose him. We should go for Cahil and Turan if Mata deal fails.

  14. Arsenal 4Ever!

    August 5, 2011 at 12:57 pm

    It’s time WENGER CEASES to sleep at Arsenal!Do somethin coach or we fans are gonna get rid of u!Kindly sign Mata,Alvaro and Samba,and one stiker,either Benzema or Ribery to help RVP in front.But @ least 2 CBs,a midfielder and a striker!WENGER stop maximising ur profits as fans suffer out here 4 tha sake of our club!We are tired of ur mere words;we want ACTIONS!Watching and jst targeting daily won’t help the Club & us even a little!Go out and bring in the players quickly b4 other clubs snatch them away!Wenger remember we WANT @ least,2 trophyz by the end of May 2012;including the EPL!

  15. M moh'd

    August 5, 2011 at 1:06 pm

    Pls sleepn dog,wenger i think its tym 4 u 2 wake up, bring out ur checkbook an sign cahil an samba’ get rid of djouru an squalacci. An any player dat dn wan 2 remain at emirate’

  16. ROKUDAIME

    August 5, 2011 at 1:22 pm

    ARDA TURAN!!! is the one to deliver the gooners from themselves! he is the ronaldinho in carlos teves. i can almost curse mr scrooge if he misses out on this young legend in the making

    • Dan

      August 6, 2011 at 10:44 am

      if a team like man utd or chelsea get i gonna chuv my shoes up arsene’s arse!!!

  17. Malick

    August 5, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    All d fans,stakeholders&coaç are unsincere.if AW is not ready to satisfy d club source of joy, y shouldn’t d board sack him/d fans stayin off d stadium?should nasri&fab get xaustd wit sily vella,traore&almunia;gooners ‘ve to stop suportin lie.Bids 4 this/dat is d usual scope of our selfish leaders,spendin a month in securin d service of a single player.wot a failur!Wenger buys 2 stay top 4&not a chmpion.He always sign to rplace not to include y?Let’s 4get about who can cope wit patern of play b/c a lot of young coaches awaits better futur.In rmark,d want away players luv us bt d insane plumule ar plannin 2 tarnish their image;so,they need changes

  18. Adisa oladipupo

    August 5, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    4meo i dont think selling player is our maine problem 4dis season,aw should pls get us d likes of samba cahil mata bensema n jakilka,pleeeeaaaasssseeee???

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  20. danga lang man

    August 6, 2011 at 7:52 am

    i think he should buy both of the midfielders but yea dann isn’t any better then djorou he should go for cahil forget about jagelka

  21. Dan

    August 6, 2011 at 10:42 am

    I have had enough of Arsene Wenger faffing about not doing anything whereas he could be doing his research there is no point buying dann or jagielka he should by a excperienced defender like cahil or samba.
    here is a list of players i want him to get Benzema, Cahill or samba, turah, mata,
    eden hazard and alex chamberlain
    i now thats a lot of players but there the one’s that are going to make a difference!!!

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