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Arsenal Transfer News: Wenger Moves For Argentine Midfielder

Anderlecht midfielder Lucas Biglia has revealed Arsenal are interested in signing him, with the Anderlecht captain believed to be available for £8m this summer

With the summer transfer window now open, we’ll keep you up-to-date with all the latest Arsenal transfer news. Today sees Arsenal linked with an Argentine midfielder.

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Morning Gooners. Anderlecht midfielder Lucas Biglia has revealed Arsenal are interested in signing him, according to Sky Sports News.

The defensive midfielder has enjoyed another excellent season with Anderlecht, captaining them to a second successive Belgian league title.

This form has lead to interest from several clubs throughout Europe and the 26-year-old has confirmed his desire to move on this summer, despite still having three years to run on his current contract.

The Argentinean is quoted by Sky Sports News as claiming both Arsenal and Real Madrid have been in contact and if a club submits a suitable offer, believed to be £8m, he will be allowed to leave Anderlecht:

“Real Madrid and Arsenal have both been in contact,” Biglia is quoted as saying in The Sun.

“I am still under contract with Anderlecht until 2015 but they know that I plan to leave.

“If a club offers the right price, Anderlecht will let me go.”

FT Verdict

The Biglia rumours have been around for a while now, in fact i remember us being linked with him last summer. But i think he’s likely to be a back up option in case our move for Yann M’Vila falls through.

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However, if he’s available for just £8m then Arsene might just be tempted to go for the cheaper option, and Biglia would certainly add a bit of steel to our midfield.

Would you like to see Biglia at the Emirates next season? Get involved in the comments section.



  1. Giddy

    June 5, 2012 at 10:52 am

    surely some of us journalist can do better than repeating this same old script time and again. I am fed up with rumors especially one involving this player.


    June 5, 2012 at 11:17 am

    Yann m villa is the answer for all those who knows arsenal not biglia

  3. bolaji

    June 5, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    we want m’villa in emirate

  4. Jimo

    June 5, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    M’vila is the man indeed but price is the catastrophy for wenger

  5. geofrey

    June 5, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    m’vila is our answer

  6. J.A.R.K

    June 5, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    We need m’villa,giroud,belhand,vertonghen,van da wiel,afellay and sell ramsey,villa c,squillacy,djourou,bendtner to win.

    Gunner 4 life.

  7. kingsley robert

    June 5, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    m villa is our choice.

  8. hillary

    June 5, 2012 at 6:49 pm

    arsenal should sighn kenyan striker Denis oliech who is playing for Auxere in france look at his pace and scoring ability her Can be a good backup for vp

    • Vishal Kumar

      July 3, 2012 at 7:09 am

      We are talkking about a midfielder here.What Arsenal needs now is a creative CAM not another striker.We already have podolski for that.

  9. CLINT

    June 5, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    From Kenya? is he not an athelete? Why cant we just sign didier drogba? let rvp leave if he wants we can stil do wel without the chap. look at barca they hav messi but chelsea are champions because each one of them workd hard on the pitch. zambia won the afcon with average players. let the chap go ala!

  10. zamile august

    June 8, 2012 at 12:21 pm

    Good day you Gooners. I find it interesting that Arsenal CEO would block “father christmas” the Uzbekistan billionaire to gain 30% stake at Arsenal and that the billionaire seems to be bidding time. Seemingly this tells us that at Arsenal money is not everything. But it is something. The big clubs are rich for one. Also the winning clubs are the rich clubs. Though Arsenal is rich too they seem embarassed or still have “morals” when it comes to money matters. My experience is that too much wealth concentrated in one individual spells untold suffering for many people. And today, we are told the world has not seen what we see today. I mean billionares.

  11. Mkpume ALOYSIUS

    June 8, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    we need m’villa he is the ans, sall ramsey c,villa squllacy and djourou buy afellay Gunners4lyf

  12. buchi prince

    June 14, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    i need m’vill plz

  13. Abioye kazeem

    July 5, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    It will ok if Arsene wenger can sign these players. Lets leave Vp to go after all he is a complete failure at just concluded europe cup.

  14. Emmanuel

    July 6, 2012 at 11:58 am

    M’villa will add more solidity to our midfield.

  15. chuks

    July 8, 2012 at 12:46 pm

    gud day 2 all arsenal fans.i lik m.illa 2 move 2 arsenal nw

  16. Dondesk

    July 19, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    M villa, m villa, m villa, whos dis mvilla,his he d 1 i watched in d jst concluded european championship,dat my fellow gunners are sayin he is d solution 2 our probe? Gosh! Den i fink we aint ready yet

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