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Arsenal blogger ‘Gooner Daily’ discusses leaked pictures of Arsenal’s new away kit and also looks over a hectic week in the Gonzalo Higuain to Arsenal saga.

Arsenal blogger ‘Gooner Daily’ discusses leaked pictures of what could be Arsenal’s new away kit and also looks over what has been a hectic week in the Gonzalo Higuain to Arsenal saga.

A few sites have released pictures of what would be Arsenal’s away kit for the forthcoming campaign. This may be one of the numerous photo-shopped pictures we’ve seen in the past but I have a hunch that it could be the real deal. The official away kit will be released soon but this classic yellow jersey with a blue trim on the collar and at the end of the sleeves reminds me of Arsenal’s O2-sponsored away kit of the Invincibles season.

Many Gooners will have mixed opinions about the jersey, if this is what we are going to settle for. While some are happy to see a vintage Arsenal away color back after last season’s Purple and Black, some feel that Nike have lost their mojo and are waiting patiently for the Puma deal to come to fruition in the start of the 2014/15 campaign.

Should Arsenal conclude the kit sponsorship deal with Puma, it would make the end of a 20-year spell with Nike and in my honest opinion, I’ve seen and bought some lovely kits while I’ve been quite perplexed with some of Nike’s designs in the past as well.

Let’s keep our fingers crossed as we wait patiently for the club to release the official away kit for the 2013/14 season. Dunno about you but I’m gonna get me one.

Moving on to more important news, Arsenal fans have been anticipating the potential arrival of Real Madrid’s goal poacher, Gonzalo Higuain, after the Telegraph had reported that the Gunners made a bid in excess of 22 million pounds. Shortly afterwards, the Guardian claimed that the player had agreed personal terms with us and it was believed that he was set to be among the highest earners at the club.

Apparently, everyone has an opinion in regard to his potential move to Arsenal and I wasn’t surprised when his father, Jorge Higuain, stated that there’s a possibility of the forward joining Juventus, even though they’ve completed the signing of Argentine hot-head, Carlos Tevez, who would fight for places in attack with new signing, Fernando Llorente, as well as incumbent strikers like Alessandro Matri, Mirko Vuninic, Fabio Quagliarella and to a reasonable extent, Sebastian Giovinco.

Out of the blue, Gonzalo’s brother, Nicolas Higuain, has quelled “daddy’s quotes” and he stated that lil’ ol’ Gonzalo will be joining Arsenal after all,

‘If Tevez joins Juve, is Higuain closer to Arsenal? I think so.

‘Juventus is a great club, but Gonzalo is too expensive for them.

‘Napoli are a strong team. Having said that, I cannot deny that Gonzalo is now close to Arsenal.’ He was quoted as saying in the Daily Mail

When we thought we’ve heard it all, the Times has cooked up a ludicrous story stating that Real Madrid’s new boss, Carlo Ancelotti, is set to offer Fabio Coentrao and yours truly, Gonzalo Higuain, as bait to land Welsh sensation, Gareth Bale from Tottenham.

With Barcelona tying up a deal for Neymar, it was believed that their fierce title-chasing rivals were on the look out for a mega signing. Luis Suarez and Gareth Bale were linked to the Spanish outfit but the Tottenham chairman, Daniel Levy, placed a mammoth price tag on his most prized asset. Swap exchange deals have become part and parcel of the beautiful game and Arsenal had a first-hand experience of this kind of business when that mercenary William Gallas came to North London in a deal that saw Ashley Cole go the other way.

Whether this recent development in the Higuain saga has an element of truth or is just plain boll*cks nobody knows,  but we’ll have to keep our fingers crossed as things progress. I will monitor the Higuain situation closely and I will give more updates as they happen.

Do you like the new away kit? Will we sign Higuain in the end? Get involved in the comments section below.

This post was originally published on Gooner Daily – you can check out their Facebook page here.



  1. jordangooner

    June 27, 2013 at 11:32 pm

    I believe Higuain will join Arsenal, the president or Real Madrid has made the decision, the new Manager will have to accept. The delay was twofold waiting for the new manager to join and the fact Higuain is on holiday in Argentina

    The Bale story is stupid, why would a player like Higuain be part of a deal, when based on stats on goals scored and assists his record is better than Bales!!

  2. mr

    June 27, 2013 at 11:43 pm

    this shirt is fake
    coz next season we will wear PUMA not NIKE and this has nike logo so this is not the real away kit

    • GoonerBaz

      June 27, 2013 at 11:49 pm

      Wrong. The Puma deal doesn’t kick in until the 2014/2015 season.

      Our Nike kit deal has one more season left to run in it’s contract. So whether this away shirt is real or not, the players WILL be wearing Nike.

    • James

      June 28, 2013 at 4:13 pm


  3. longji

    June 27, 2013 at 11:53 pm

    You guys should stop this useless & misleading nonsense, just tell us the truth once & for all, rather than twisting every news.

  4. DarlingbudsofArse

    June 28, 2013 at 12:46 am

    Higuain will not want to play in the Europa League neither!!

  5. Chris johnson

    June 28, 2013 at 2:50 am

    I hope Wenger will sign Rooney;

  6. temigunga

    June 28, 2013 at 3:55 am

    Same imformation in toggled words! Useless.

  7. Mignot ayyana

    June 28, 2013 at 4:34 am

    This is stupied arsen must harry.

  8. Miguel

    June 28, 2013 at 6:06 am

    What is going on in Arsenal . We want to sign willam . Fallaini and .Higuein for past 4 months still we naver get any one am comfuse for that. Plz wenger u shude luke else were an sign players for us

  9. Maluva

    June 28, 2013 at 6:24 am

    Dis faken wenger is vry slow wy dnt he sign more players in tym like rooney bale michu gonzalo and so on

  10. solo

    June 28, 2013 at 6:48 am

    U goat call urself arsenal coach u must do somtin b4 somtin do us oo why ar u so lazy lik dis oda clubs has capture atleast 1 1 player nw, u wht ar u still watin 4? Arsene wenger u need deliverance ooo, Prophet TB joshua need 2 touch u 4 us

  11. Sunkiss

    June 28, 2013 at 7:01 am

    Is arsenal case differ in signing top players? Why d delay?

  12. abdulrahman adamu

    June 28, 2013 at 7:17 am

    Arsenal should go for top stars before it is too late

  13. olayemi

    June 28, 2013 at 7:33 am

    We should all know this before now. Am not sure this man so called wenger is gonna sign top player for arsenal cuz dis sluggish of tinz is really amazing me. Thou am not really after big names all I want is to sign player, quality player that will fit-in into arsenal game

  14. Harmed

    June 28, 2013 at 7:58 am

    All arsenal board are stupid including asen wenger, cause they shameless they been chasing 1 player up n down for example look at liverpool they have sign 5 players. Am tired of u arsenal board u have no sense. Hissesss

  15. Wenger

    June 28, 2013 at 9:50 am

    Don’t worry, I will bring 5 new players to Arsenal:
    1. Higuain
    2. Felaini
    3. William
    5. Grenier.

    I promise you all arsenal fans 2 major trophies this season…. All of these shits are old wenger story.

    Wenger, do something now or forget trophy.

  16. Marcus Ishmail

    June 28, 2013 at 10:36 am

    I know the gunners will sign but not big name, and not from the gossip

  17. yammawa

    June 28, 2013 at 10:42 am

    wow Wenger you are not eben serious can’t you see our rivals are gating good players for GOD sake please Wenger do something time is going pls.

  18. Ian Hawthorne

    June 28, 2013 at 10:50 am

    Stop panicking. Higuain is done. He is on holiday and will sign when he returns, Even his agent has said this. Wenger will look like a prize fool if he doesn’t sig big names as both he and the boardhave repeatedly said that is what they will do. Why else did they all fly out to Madrid and why did Juventus buy Tevez instead?
    Because ,as hus dad/ agent said Juventus couldn’t afford Hig and he is close to Arsenal. He can’t sign from Argentina can he.
    You wait and see
    July 1 — Higuain and Fellaini to Arsenal

    • Oxtyn

      June 28, 2013 at 11:19 am

      Higuain being on holiday is not the reason for the purported delay in announcement or signing. Look, Tevez is also an Argentine & was on holiday, but he cut it short to sign for Juve & has even been presented officially. How about Isco who just finished. Euro U21 tournament & on holiday,the deal is done & Real Madrid has officially announced it subject to him passing medical. In fact, all the players are who have signed so far have been on holidays, so that’s not a tenable reason.

  19. Oxtyn

    June 28, 2013 at 11:03 am

    I don’t know why people think Wenger will suddenly change. In previous seasons, the board has always said there are funds available for Wenger & he (Wenger) ends up buying mediocre players @ low cost with the e flimsy & ridiculous excuse that there are no quality players in the market who can fit into Arsenal’s system. Guys, he is very satisfied with the ‘strong finish’ of last season & will not buy any big name. Its sad but that is the stack reality.

  20. K.Bobby

    June 28, 2013 at 11:37 am

    If all Arsenal fans can turn our back against Arsenal Board, Wenger inclouding the term, swear they will make a quick change. Anyone who support my opinion?

  21. Adams

    June 28, 2013 at 12:06 pm

    Wenger nd d board has turnd d fan in2 sum treasure island,why is ours diffrnt? Y wunt d board n wenger truly mount pressure on dis tittles??,all teams r regroupin n re;strategizin only gunners re left behind cus of greed n stinginess,were re d world class we talkd abt? Wat r we waitn 4,players re being signd day n night by clubs whose purse re as flexible as john Cena,we hav spent 8 unproductive seasons n d fans hav been patient nw is d time 2act,take advantage of wats happenin @ d new clubs,lets build a team dat can witstand other teams…lets bring back our Days of Glory were only our name was a source of fear 2 others…were even a draw wit us is equivalent 2a win….lets b passionate about dis club…lets love it,Lets DIE 4it…..nw and always…A gunner

  22. Ohis

    June 28, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    He wnts 1m player dt is y he is delaying.

  23. keithsweat kallon

    June 28, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    Its usual abt arsenal.we always adverts players for other clubs to buy. Shame on us

  24. Randy

    June 28, 2013 at 6:45 pm

    We’ve become such a selling team that we don’t know how to buy players in the transfer market wengers like a snail slow and clueless don’t be surprised if we don’t buy any one a big club like arsenal and players prefer to sign for shittie spurs and lesser teams then sign for us

  25. isaac amani

    June 29, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    wenger just sign the man we real need him do some thing.
    than the shirt please.

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