Arsene Wenger Skips French TV Duties To Hold Talks With Agents

By on June 23, 2014

French-based journalist Francois Piraux has revealed that Arsene Wenger ditched his duties with television station TF1 this evening because he was holding talks with agents.

Arsene has been out in Brazil working with French TV as a pundit and commentator during the World Cup, which hasn’t gone down too well with some Arsenal fans who feel he should be concentrating on trying to bring in new players to the club.

Well it appears the boss is still trying to do just that with reporter Francois Piraux claiming on his Twitter account that Arsene wasn’t working with TF1 for tonight’s final Group A matches as he was meeting with agents about potential signings.

Obviously fans will now be speculating on who’s agent Arsene was meeting with and the likely candidates will be striker Mario Balotelli, right-back Serge Aurier and winger Juan Cuadrado – with the trio all strongly linked with a move to the Emirates in recent weeks.

I’m sure things will become a lot clearer over the course of the next few days and weeks, but at least fans know that Arsene is also using his time out in Brazil to work on transfers and not just having an extended holiday.


  1. elewure

    June 23, 2014 at 11:56 pm

    Arsenal needs at least four good quality additions to the team to be a serious contender next season. goal keeper, right fullback, winger and a better striker. wenger should act now

  2. Abdullahi kasim

    June 24, 2014 at 12:04 am

    Good to knw that he is holding talk with agent.

  3. Egbon ochuko

    June 24, 2014 at 3:42 am

    Lets keep our fingers cross and wait till august ending 2 see who wenger will buy.am far as am concern all dis re just pepper talk trying to give us arsenal suporters hope.

  4. Big d

    June 24, 2014 at 6:09 am

    We need a goal keeper,central midfieder,right back and a striker,i hope wenger wil not wait until last day of transfer market.

  5. Ikakke Isuaeduek

    June 24, 2014 at 6:49 am

    I hope he stop all dis speculations an bring in de right players dat will mke up a gud n.strong team gunners 4 life

  6. Ebuka

    June 24, 2014 at 7:17 am

    With cuadrado.ballo.serge.campbell.we are gud to go nd dis will be dey lineup. Scezeny serge koscieny mertersacer gibss ramsey arteta ozil joel/walcot cazo/cuadr balo/giroud

  7. Lance

    June 24, 2014 at 10:01 am

    “but I’d have my doubts about spending £28m on Cuadrado if I’m honest. The Colombian looks a decent talent, but if we’re going to bring in a winger this summer I think there are better options available.”

    We all want AW to sign new players to strengthen the squad, yet we complain about the cost. By the way who are the “better options” that will cost less.

  8. Gab

    June 24, 2014 at 10:33 am

    Other clubs are busy sorting out their weak areas last season while wenger nd the board are busy talking to the agents over no deals. This is a total shame

  9. Joseph Decker

    June 24, 2014 at 11:29 am

    Wenger should do better if only he want to win something next season the likes of chelsea liverpool are all singing big players pls do something not much talks and romours

  10. Essien

    June 24, 2014 at 11:30 am

    Did I just read someone mention arteta? Like Seriously?!! Whats the point in buying World class ballotelli, Sanchez, e.t.c, if Arteta is all U Have as a DM!… Kedira or Gustavo PLEASSSSSE!

  11. wilson

    June 24, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    Why should wenger waste money ? The current squad is ok and has the required depth. 6:3 , 6:0 , 5:1 ,

  12. Ansumana David Deen sesay

    June 24, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    That’s what he should be doing.

  13. kareem olalekan,from Ogbomosho

    June 24, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    Wenger should let fans to know who is going to sign for arsenal and he should act according to fans wish.

  14. Arsenal1Again

    June 24, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    …. because without the tweet from Francois Piraux no Arsenal fans would have guessed Wenger would be inquiring about potential signings while in Brazil. lol

    Wait, I can feel another bout of shock coming on 😀

  15. Aro God'sown

    June 24, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Pls prof do something quick b4 other clubs does

  16. KLV

    June 24, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    Get back to sleep guys. It’s only June. Wenger doesn’t do transfers til 30 Aug. By then, all the good ones are taken. What’s left behind on the shelf are the lousy ones. AW will procrastinate and Arsenal will be made to suffer in humiliation. Groundhog Day every transfer window.

  17. Lawal Saheed

    June 24, 2014 at 6:00 pm

    Weldone guyz I all lyk ur comments.I want u guyz 2 kw dat Arsene wenger is doin gr8t even more dan we thought. Also i wil lyk u guyz understand dat signing players dis tym is very hard n dangerous if nt studied very well,Especially at dis tym of world cup still goin on. wot if Arsene wenger signed a player n d player later got injured b4 d end of WC. And wil it wil b bad 4 Arsenal. Dis is why we ave 2 be patient with Arsene wenger n lets keep supportin him. Up GUNNERS

  18. Jon

    June 24, 2014 at 11:13 pm

    Y do sum ppl ryte lyk spastics

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