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Chelsea set to sign left-back

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Chelsea appear set to finally sign a left-back this month. However, supporters hoping for the arrival of a star ready-made to fill the boots of Ben Chilwell, who is out for the rest of the season with an injury, are likely to be disappointed. Instead, 18-year old Dylan Williams is seen as very much one for the future, and is ...

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Arsenal interested in Forest right-back

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Arsenal are interested in signing Nottingham Forest right-back Djed Spence who is on loan with them from fellow Championship side Middlesbrough. The 21-year-old played against the Gunners in the FA Cup, and his ability to get up and down the flank and support the attack impressed Mikel Arteta so much that they want to take their interest further. Spence, who ...

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Arsenal make first January signing

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Arsenal have made their first January signing, although it is not the big name star some of their fans have been expecting. Instead, it is a 16 year old, who has been playing for the West Bromwich Albion youth set-up. Part Brazilian but having already represented England at under 15 and under-16 level, Lino Da Cruz Sousa has been earmarked ...

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Middlesbrough sign Balogun

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Middlesbrough still went ahead and signed a loan deal for Arsenal striker Flo Balogun, despite the fact that he had since contracted Covid. The Championship had finalised the terms of the proposed deal which sees the highly rated forward join the Championship club on loan for the rest of the season last week, but then the move was delayed after ...

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Balogun set for Middlesbrough loan

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Highly rated young Arsenal striker Flo Balogun is set to join Championship side Middlesbrough on loan for the rest of the season. The 20-year-old was convinced to sign a new contract at the Emirates last summer, but he has found first-team opportunities so far hard to come by, not helped by the fact that the Gunners are not involved in ...

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Chilwell injury forcing Chelsea re-think

The news that England full-back Ben Chilwell requires knee surgery and could be out of action for the rest of the season is forcing Chelsea into a rethink of their January plans. Marcos Alonso has been deputising for Chilwell, but with his performances less than convincing, a replacement for Chilwell may need to be found, either internally or externally. Whilst ...

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Clubs queuing up for Arsenal striker

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Clubs are queuing up in the race to take young Arsenal striker Flo Balogun on loan in January. Championship sides Middlesbrough and Swansea City are both in the hunt, but they face competition from a number of European sides as well. The 20-year signed a new contract with the Gunners this summer and is highly rated by the Arsenal hierarchy, ...

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Azeez may be recalled from loan spell

Highly promising youngster Miguel Azeez may be recalled from his loan spell with Portsmouth. The 18-year old was sent to the League 1 side by Arsenal because it was felt that regular first team football would be good for his development. However, after playing 59 minutes in a league defeat to Cambridge United in September, Azeez has not played for ...

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Cup Upsets Involving Arsenal (Part Four)

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Concluding the series whihc looks at some of the times that Arsenal have been on the wrong end of a cup upset. For Part One please click here; Part Two here; and Part Three here. Bradford City, League Cup 2012 In the 2012 – 2013 season, Bradford City of League Two, made a highly improbable run through to the final ...

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Chelsea and United chasing Stoke youngster

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Chelsea and Manchester United are set to go head-to-head in the race to sign Stoke City Emre Tegel, who has been dubbed the next Harry Kane. The striker has enjoyed a meteoric rise through the Stoke academy system, playing regularly for their under-18 side last season, despite being only 15 at the time. He is being compared to the England ...

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