Emile Smith Rowe Signs New Long-Term Arsenal Contract

Arsenal finally made the long-awaited announcement that Emile Smith Rowe had put pen to paper on a new long-term deal. The Englishman had a breakthrough last season, benefiting from the change in formation from Mikel Arteta. The 20-year-old was a key component in the Gunners squad and this new contract is proof of how important he has become to the team.

Speaking on the announcement, Arteta was happy as he reflected on the news to the club website:

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Albert Sambi Lokonga Could be the New Thomas Partey

Arsenal officially announced the signing of midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga from Belgian side Anderlecht a couple of days back. Thought to be one of the most exciting talents to come out of Belgium in the last few years, what will the 21-year-old bring to the Emirates?

One remarkable aspect about the player is the leadership qualities he possesses at such a young age. Having already captained his club, the Belgian knows a thing or two about leading the way and it is reflected in his game. The midfielder never shies away from the ball and that is important when you play in the Premier League.

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Nuno Tavares: What the New Fullback Brings to Arsenal FC

Arsenal made their first signing of the summer when they completed the purchase of Nuno Tavares from Portuguese giants Benfica. This was an important move for many reasons, so let’s look at what the youngster can bring to the team.

The biggest role that the 20-year-old will have is to become the deputy to Kieran Tierney. The Scot is the first choice left-back at the club but has known to suffer from an injury every now and then. This happened at a crucial time last season and played a part in the Gunners getting knocked out of the Europa League.

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Arsenal FC Transfer Talk: Maddison, Lokonga, Ramsdale, Nelson

Welcome to the heights (or depths) of the summer silly season, as the major international tournaments are now over. It’s all preseason friendlies and transfer window talk for the next month, until the season begins. Let’s take a look at the latest narratives churning in the Arsenal transfer rumor mill.

In case you missed it, Arsenal have announced the arrival Albert Sambi Lokonga, and here is footage of his first training session with his new club.

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Arsenal Cancel Preseason Tour in Florida Due to COVID Outbreak

Arsenal will no longer be traveling to Florida, to participate in preseason tournament due to a small outbreak of COVID-19 cases within the club. Coincidentally, Florida has struggled more than any other state with the delta variant of the virus, as they now account for 20% of new cases in the USA.

Florida only constitutes 6% of the American populace. In fact, Jacksonville, one of Florida’s major cities, is struggling worse with the pandemic now than they ever have.

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Arsenal Reportedly Keen on Signing Chelsea Striker Tammy Abraham

As per a report from The Sun, Arsenal are ahead of two other Premier League clubs in the quest to gain the signature of Tammy Abraham. The Englishman has found chances at Chelsea to be limited since the arrival of the German duo of manager Thomas Tuchel and striker Timo Werner.

Despite this, the centre forward still managed to score 12 goals last season and helped the club to the UEFA Champions League title.

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Arsenal FC Transfer Talk: Locatelli, Lakonga, Aarons, Bellerin

Welcome to the heights (or depths) of the summer silly season, as the major international tournaments are now over. It’s all preseason friendlies and transfer window talk for the next month, until the season begins. Let’s take a look at the latest narratives churning in the Arsenal transfer rumor mill.

For the most part, it’s been a dreadully boring this transfer window, but Arsenal have reached an agreement with Brighton on Ben White.

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Inter Milan Remain Interested in Arsenal Defender Hector Bellerin

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As per a report from Italian publication Gianluca DiMarzio, Inter Milan retain their interest in Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin.

The Spaniard is currently in Scotland as part of the Gunners’ pre-season tour that has resulted in no wins among the first two games. The 26-year-old played a part in both of the matches appearing as a second-half substitute against Hibernian and Rangers.

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Arsenal Reach £50m Agreement with Brighton for Ben White

Ben White, 23, won the Brighton & Hove Albion player of the year award this past season, and now he has parlayed that into a move to a bigger club. According to a report in Sky Sports, Arsenal had previous bids of £40m and £47m for the central defender rejected, but their third offer of £50m has now been accepted.

White, who has been linked with the north London club for weeks, will finally arrive and take his medical with his new club once he returns from holiday on July 26.

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Arsenal Transfer Talk: Isco, James Maddison, Eddie Nketiah

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The summer silly season is in full swing but we’re still waiting for Arsenal to make their first big splash signing this summer. Arsenal are expected to finalize and announce the arrival of Brighton & Hove Albion central defender Ben White, on a £50m deal, after England has completed their Euro 2020 campaign.

They’ve also closed some minor deals in the meantime, signing Nuno Tavares, 21, from Benfica yesterday on the heels of providing a new contract to young, up-and-coming goallkeeper Arthur Okonkwo the day before. Let’s now take a look at what else is buzzing in the Arsenal transfer rumor mill.

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Arsenal Transfer Talk: Lokonga, Neves, Smith Rowe, Xhaka, Aouar

The summer silly season is in full swing but we’re still waiting for Arsenal to make their first big splash signing this summer. So who will it be? Well, Arsenal are expected to finalize and announce the arrival of Brighton & Hove Albion central defender Ben White, on a £50m deal, after England has completed their Euro 2020 campaign.

They’re also closing some minor deals in the meantime. Today they announced the official acquisition of Nuno Tavares, 21, from Benfica, on the heels of providing a new contract to young, up-and-coming goallkeeper Arthur Okonkwo yesterday.

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Arsenal Complete £7m Acquisition of Nuno Tavares from Benfica

We’re still waiting for the bigger acquisition(s) to be completed and announced, but Arsenal are still getting some deals over the line in the meantime. Today they announced the official acquisition of Nuno Tavares, 21, from Benfica, on the heels of providing a new contract to young, up-and-coming goallkeeper Arthur Okonkwo yesterday.

The Gunners are reported to be paying £7m for Tavares, a Portugese defender, with a further £2m in potential add-ons. The official picture is below:

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