Arsenal ‘Hold Formal Talks’ Over THIRD Major Signing

By on July 9, 2014

It seems Arsenal are closing in on a sensational £46m triple swoop as reports today claim that we are in talks with Queens Park Rangers over an £8m for Loic Remy.

A £38m double deal for Alexis Sanchez and Mathieu Debuchy has already been agreed with Barcelona and Newcastle, and both transfer expected to be announced within the next 24 hours.

However, it looks like the spending is set to continue with the Mirror reporting that the club are also in formal talks with QPR over an £8m deal for striker Loic Remy.

Remy has been linked with a move to the Emirates for some time and has made no secret of his desire to play for a Champions League club next season.

Speculation intensified that he could be heading to north London when he attended our final home game against West Brom last season and judging by the Mirror’s report, the Frenchman could now be set to complete a switch this summer.

Remy scored an impressive 14 goals in 26 games on loan at Newcastle last season and I think he’d be an excellent addition as he’d give us another option in attack. The 27-year-old can play through the middle or out wide, and has bags of pace which is obviously something we need to add to the squad, so here’s hoping we can get this triple swoop over the line soon.

If we can then add a powerhouse defensive midfielder and a back-up goalkeeper, as well as a replacement for Vermaelen if he leaves, then we’ll be in excellent shape heading into next season.


  1. shedzy

    July 9, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    i wish we’d stop talking about players we are ABOUT to sign and actually, you know, fecking-well SIGN SOMEONE………..

    • Tom

      July 9, 2014 at 6:54 pm

      Your patient aren’t you? It takes longer than a day to sign a player.

  2. mmesoma okolie

    July 9, 2014 at 4:11 pm

    am a left footed player need chance to play my self out

  3. NW

    July 9, 2014 at 4:14 pm

    It is a strange piece. With Sanchez coming and Joel Campbell coming back, he is not in need.

    Sure 8 million is a good buy and the club can always sell him afterwards. Still

    Let’s have a list

    To fill the front three spaces

    Giroud, Walcott and Sanchez are first team. Santi Cazorla, OX, Poldi, Campbell, Sanago are second choices and Wilshere can start one of the flanks. And then there are young guys coming up the ranks.

    Even if Sanago/ Campbell goes on lone, there are plenty of players already unless there is really something with the rumor about Poldi and Cazorla, it makes no sense to have Remy other than he is an absolute bargain.

  4. ismael

    July 9, 2014 at 4:21 pm

    i think Sanago/ Campbell should goes on lone, there are plenty of players already unless there is really something with the rumor about Poldi and Cazorla, it makes no sense to have Remy other than he is an absolute bargain.

    • Tom

      July 9, 2014 at 6:57 pm

      You don’t win title’s without good squad depth. Look at City, they have 4 world class or nearly world class strikers, we need Campbell for Cup/Lower league matches as well as being there to fill in if there are injury or fitness problems

  5. Team manager

    July 9, 2014 at 4:43 pm

    All these players Arsenal is buying are average performers in Europe.No star players

    • Arsenal

      July 9, 2014 at 5:08 pm

      Sanchez is a average performer? Wow what football team do you support? Brazil!

    • Os

      July 10, 2014 at 12:11 am

      Youre a idiot

  6. bc

    July 9, 2014 at 4:53 pm

    Remain calm 11pm tomorrow night all will be revealed. I am expecting 5 or even 6 new players. May be not all tomorrow night, but I also hear there will be an unexpected departure or two and possibly some exciting coaching appointments. Watch arsenal.player at 11pm but.

  7. bc

    July 9, 2014 at 4:53 pm

    BST Not But

  8. maji

    July 9, 2014 at 4:59 pm

    wea r like di maria,benzema,mamandzukic,iker,coz its like wenger has bin opponents selector n 4get his own side

  9. charles ibanga

    July 9, 2014 at 5:02 pm

    well done gunners

  10. goodyp

    July 9, 2014 at 5:15 pm

    .. Alexis Sanchez have signed.. A Barca fan said he is happy that Sanchez signed for Arsenal.. Well done Wenger.. Sanchez.. Remy.. Debuchi.. Bender.. Martinez.. I think that will do.. Dont crowd the team..

  11. chibuzo emmanuel

    July 9, 2014 at 5:43 pm

    Very gud for d. Gunnas dat ‘s wat we need to hear tenk papa wenga!!!

  12. N Reno

    July 9, 2014 at 5:57 pm

    With Sanchez,theo,remy,podolski & giroud infront of ramsey,cazola,jack ,ox & roziky, expect an attackin’ soccer 4 arsenal next season.No wonder dis attacking options can destroy oponents Wait a minute,can sm sai bravo 2 wemger breakin’ de bank again?

    • Tom

      July 9, 2014 at 6:59 pm

      In english?

  13. Mohammed zakaria

    July 9, 2014 at 6:46 pm

    Pls papa wenger let us sign a very strong defensive midfilder so that for now our team will be complete.


    July 10, 2014 at 12:59 am

    Pleace mr.wenger if you have chance sing dm goal keeper and shap striker

  15. pistolpete

    July 10, 2014 at 7:20 am

    All this talk about players we have NOT signed yet. I am not ghoing yo celebrate until I see it on the Arsenal website.

  16. stevohdee

    July 10, 2014 at 7:28 am

    i need campbell in d team 2 play with d team dt play fiscal football like chelsea

  17. Abari babatunde

    July 10, 2014 at 8:19 am

    Nt until 2day wenger said z over,knw xatment at all

  18. Alex

    July 10, 2014 at 8:39 am

    Another MAJOR signing? Where has there been ANY major signing? Show me! I don’t see a right back or a striker signed on Arsenal official ANYWHERE!! Higuain was also “about to be announced” last summer. There were reports, rumors and even pictures of him in London. And tell me, where does he score his goals? Certainly not in a red shirt in London. So stop writing crap about “another MAJOR signings” as there has bee NONE yet! The only signings Arsenal have made are of youth players signing pro deals. As true Arsenal fans, we don’t expect and accept signings until they are on a photo shoot in an Arsenal jersey saying “I’m a gunner” into a camera. We all remember Mata, Hazard and the mentioned Higuain, who the papers all made out to be “as good as ready” for the club. Stop believing crap this sucked writes and don’t get your hopes up before anyone is actually signed.

  19. Anyama Ernest Ugonna.

    July 10, 2014 at 9:06 am

    Weldon, prof Wenger. More of these quality signings. please remember defensive mid fielders and goal hungry strikers. God bless de gunners.

  20. cephas Peter

    July 10, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    Prof keep trying

  21. patrick

    July 10, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    Alex atleased we da gunners should be happy dis tym bicoz wenger has tried to make us strong by naming thos big players en bargaing big according to da quality look at Alexis Sanchez with 32m i think dat is very great.

  22. Jack Bauer

    July 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Alexis Sanchez is a good signing for Arsenal.

  23. James

    July 10, 2014 at 2:52 pm

    That’s true! Wenger should get strong players not a weak player to face any physical opponent.

  24. ibrahim jalloh

    July 10, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    alex u are right their is no need 4 us to give complete complement because this has what been happening 4 d past year so let b calm 4 now because u know wenger is a very good scout

  25. triple000zero

    July 10, 2014 at 3:04 pm

    Arsenal have fans all over the world
    I believe we have more fans abroad than in england and should celebratte that
    some speak and write english and some dont but try anyway.
    I respect that in the spirit of fans united english is not a phonetical language but I can read it and try to understand it, so give these guys a break we all support Arsenal and are enjoy ourselves

  26. ken wendot

    July 10, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    i am luvin this

  27. Nifty

    July 10, 2014 at 4:12 pm

    Guys there’s no need to buy Remy, we’ve got Joe Campbell coming & plays better than Remy so lets not waste money.its better t loan Sanogo

  28. Nifty

    July 10, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    Cnt wait for sanchez arrival

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