Fellaini Set To Follow Higuain To Arsenal As Wenger Prepres £45m Spree

By on June 21, 2013

The summer transfer window is starting to get interesting Gooners, with reports today from the Evening Standard claiming that boss Arsene Wenger is prepared to spend a further £23m on Marouane Fellaini just days after agreeing a deal to sign Gonzalo Higuain from Real Madrid for £22m.

It’s understood that all parties are confident the deal to bring Higuain to the Emirates Stadium will be concluded in the coming days once Carlo Ancelotti is confirmed as Jose Mourinho’s replacement at the Bernabeu, after the Argentinean hitman agreed personal terms over a four-year contract.

The 25-year-old’s purchase would smash Arsenal’s current transfer record – set at £15m paid for Andrey Arshavin in 2009 – and would represent a huge shift in transfer policy from the club.

However, the spending may not end their with the Standard suggesting that Wenger will then go and break our transfer record for a second time this summer by activating the £23m release clause inserted into Fellaini’s Everton contract.

The boss is a huge fan of the Belgian international’s and with Fellaini understood to be keen on a move following David Moyes departure, Wenger had hoped to pick him up for less than his buy-out fee. But the Toffees have refused to go lower than the £23m required and it appears Arsene is now prepared to pay that sum to bring the afro-haired ace to north London.

It would be a stunning double swoop if we can pull it off and it would see the club splash £45m on two excellent new additions. These are my two ‘dream’ (buy realistic) summer targets and I’d be delighted if we can sign them both in the coming weeks.

It seems the Higuain deal is extremely close, although I’ve just read a report suggesting Juventus may try and make a late move to hijack our deal, but I have a feeling Fellaini’s signature will be even harder to secure. I can see the likes of Chelsea and Man Utd showing an interest if we make a move so I’m not going to get my hopes up too much just yet.

Would we be title contenders if we signed Higuain and Fellaini? Share your thoughts in the comments section…


  1. myk

    June 22, 2013 at 4:42 am

    The fellaini price tag is taking the piss. Especially since someone better at playing an ‘over my dead body are you getting at our defence’ role can easily be acquired. I really like the look and frenchness of capoue, besides hes french so there could be substance. More unlikely is paul pogba but I would defintely want him in the team. He would embarress diaby. Not hard though.

  2. Emma

    June 22, 2013 at 6:34 am

    I am an arsenal fans but i dont believe in any arsenal rumour bcos dats how they have being decieve us every transfer period even if heard dat they where doing medical i will not still belielve, unless they where officialy anounce by arsenal.com

  3. Arsene wenger8yrstruphyles

    June 22, 2013 at 7:25 am

    My fellow gunner our time are coming,coz dis current managment are quarck. as long as wenper,krongkel and acidic are all dere,dey will continue 2 make us a laughing stuck among d other fans pls let pray for dere time 2 gooooooooooo and new erral 2 come of gunner till occeans runs dry……..

  4. Arsene wenger8yrstruphyles

    June 22, 2013 at 7:32 am

    Wenper did not even tink of his carer as a coach don he see sir alex fergusn he keepon fighting 4 top 4 wen his fellow coach are counting silverwear i petty his generation failure being just gooooo or die dere up gunner were still dere can never run nah u go run foool

  5. Gumisiriza Frank

    June 22, 2013 at 7:49 am

    Fellow Arsenal fans, i pitty u if u believe in doz newspaper rumours.newspapers cant be football clubs’ mouthpieces or PROs. So calm down guys. I bet if we r going 2 sign higuain.

  6. Paul Oscar.

    June 22, 2013 at 7:55 am

    Reporters, pliz do not hurt our feelings always say yes it’s done or no….Lov AFC.

  7. Ogechi chukwudumeme

    June 22, 2013 at 10:36 am

    Let all dis deal be done,am tired of all dis rumours

  8. kaccy

    June 22, 2013 at 11:34 am

    Hummmmm, I keep my comnent unti I see them I̶̲̥̅̊n̶̲̥̅̊ arsenal shirt

  9. scott manny

    June 22, 2013 at 11:36 am

    in gunners i trust not wenger nor the board.

  10. Paul pam

    June 22, 2013 at 12:20 pm

    My arsenal fans pls remain calm, is time 4 gunners 2 shake d world. Higuain, fellani are all comin 2 north london just believe it. D time 4 rumour has gone okey.

  11. Hamza osman

    June 22, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    I am arsenal fans of somalia i verry like arsenal so that arsenal officer of transfer i reguest them this summer will hope win pre and other trophy please we need more players of quility and attackers and definder giroud he is floup i need some one attacker my phone number is 0615933107

  12. Tankowaliu

    June 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm

    Wenger pls for god sake if u can buy those player i will be very hapi

  13. julius

    June 22, 2013 at 1:27 pm

    Plz my frllo funs it seem wengerr is serious this time lets give him time, he may sign one of them.

  14. okechukwu

    June 24, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    how i wish deez rumors are true

  15. anu

    June 24, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    Until they both we’re arsenal shirt I believe…….am fed up with this rumour

  16. anu

    June 24, 2013 at 2:46 pm

    Who his there too make me assure arsenal his really signing does players????

  17. Viena Ibra

    June 24, 2013 at 3:17 pm

    Arsenal en doz rumurs are jst breaking gooner hrts. plz tel us da fact insteady ov lying us ,arsfun

  18. jenovel ciroma

    June 25, 2013 at 7:24 am

    we are trusting God4 a change in arsenal dis season.

  19. jenovel ciroma

    June 25, 2013 at 7:41 am

    we are trusting God 4 a change dis season in arsenal.

  20. faruk usman

    June 25, 2013 at 9:43 am

    Gud morng to all arsenal fans in d world I assure u dt ds seaSon will be difrEnt and will make distint change.

  21. Alex

    June 25, 2013 at 3:43 pm

    Hello my friends in gunner fance i’ve been ear dt we want to sing 3 players if it tru pls let us see on arsenal.com dnt disve ur. Up gunner 4lif

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