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Top 10 imports for the 2020/21 Premier League season
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Top 10 imports for the 2020/21 Premier League season

Premier League action returns this weekend with some cracking fixtures. Regardless, all eyes will be on some of the high profile imports to England as they go about their business on the pitch.  Some of the new players have hit the ground running while some are still warming up to the style of football in the Premier League.  We wait to see how they prove their skills and consistency as Premier League football returns this week. Here are our top 10 new imports to the Premier League for the 2020/21 season in no particular order, and we wait to see how things pan out for them at their various clubs this season. Kai Havertz - Chelsea The 21-year-old German international has been described as a generational talent. He arrived at Chelsea this summer after impressing with Bayern Leve...
Why Arsenal should make Thomas Partey a priority
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Why Arsenal should make Thomas Partey a priority

Arsenal are one of the Premier League clubs that have made the news in recent weeks with regards to reinforcements in midfield. They've been heavily linked with summer moves for Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid and Houssem Aouar of Olympique Lyon. The Gunners have started the season brilliantly, although they were pegged back by the 3:1 loss to Liverpool at Anfield on Monday night. The London-based Premier League club now under the management of Mikel Arteta have been heavily linked with a summer move for the aforementioned duo. However, it remains to be seen if the parent clubs of these targets will be willing to agree to their terms being offered by the Premier League club as this has not been the case thus far. READ: The Flick and Bayern combo is just too formidable Regar...
Arsenal to settle for second loan move for Ceballos
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Arsenal to settle for second loan move for Ceballos

Dani Ceballos will have to wait for a while before making his dream permanent move to Arsenal. Real Madrid are still in charge of the player's future and it appears that he may make another loan move to the Emirates. The Spaniard was hoping for a permanent move to Arsenal this summer as there is no room for him at Santiago Bernabeu. Reports even suggested that Arteta discussed with him, on the possibility of another return to the Premier League for another year. Arsenal went on to seek a move for the player and it appears that they will be getting him for just another year. Ceballos was decent for the Gunners last season and was crucial in their FA Cup triumph against Chelsea. The Spaniard was impressive under Mikel Arteta. "I'm very happy at Arsenal," Ceballos said to Sky Sports ...
Agent confirms Arsenal interest in Amadou Diawara
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Agent confirms Arsenal interest in Amadou Diawara

Recent reports have linked Arsenal with a move for Roma midfielder Amadou Diawara and the player's agent has spoken concerning the reported interest. The Guinea international was impressive for Roma in the 2019/20 campaign at the Stadio Olimpico and could be an ideal signing for the Gunners in a position where they're facing challenges. In a chat with Tuttomercatoweb, his agent Daniele Piraino confirmed that Arsenal are one of the clubs that have shown admiration for his client and a recent report from the Daily Express claimed that the North London outfit were keen on him and that he could leave this summer if a bid of around £27million is tabled. This disclosure from Diawara's agent is sure to please some Arsenal fans although the player is flattered by the reported interest fro...
Arsenal make offer for Gabriel Magalhaes, await decision
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Arsenal make offer for Gabriel Magalhaes, await decision

Premier League outfit are waiting for Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes' decision after making an offer for him. The 22-year-old is one of the sought-after players this summer and reports are rife that the Gunners have made an official approach to sign the Brazil Under-20 international. Magalhaes has also been linked with a move to the likes of Napoli and Manchester United as he prepares to leave Lille after playing 28 games in the 2019/20 Ligue 1 season which was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The player's final destination will be known soon as we wait to see if he will follow the footsteps of Nicolas Pepe who joined Arsenal from Lille in a club-record transfer last summer. Lille's president recently confirmed that the defender is expected to leave. “He is one of the pla...
Arsenal are the club with most interest in James Rodriguez
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Arsenal are the club with most interest in James Rodriguez

Real Madrid attacker and Colombia international James Rodrguez is available for transfer this summer and Arsenal are the club who have shown the most interest in the player based on reports in Spain. The 29-year-old has been deemed surplus to requirements at Santiago Bernabeu under Zinedine Zidane having made just 14 appearances this season in all competitions with one goal to his name. James Rodriguez, alongside Welshman Gareth Bale, was left out of Real Madrid's UEFA Champions League R16 return leg against Manchester City at the Etihad on Friday. They were subsequently eliminated from the competition with a 2:1 defeat having lost by the same margin to the Citizens in the first leg at the Bernabeu some months back. Super Agent Jorge Mendes is working to engineer a move away fr...
Mustafi could miss the FA Cup final due to a hamstring injury
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Mustafi could miss the FA Cup final due to a hamstring injury

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has sustained a hamstring injury and may not be available for the FA Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley according to the club manager Mikel Arteta. Mustafi, who was out of favor under former Arsenal boss Unai Emery has established himself as a key player for the Gunners under Mikel Arteta and started 9 games before the FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City. However, after suffering a hamstring during the game against the Citizens, he was forced to miss the Premier League clash against Aston Villa in a 1 nil loss. He has undergone a scan and Mikel Arteta has revealed fears that the Germany international may not return in time to face city rivals, Chelsea in the FA Cup final. “I doubt it,” said Arteta, when asked if Mustafi would be fit for...
Martinelli ruled out of action until end of 2020 after surgery
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Martinelli ruled out of action until end of 2020 after surgery

This is bad news for Arsenal as the club have confirmed that teenage strike Gabriel Martinelli is not expected to resume training until the end of 2020 after undergoing serious knee surgery. Martinelli, 19, has been impressive for the Gunners since making the move from Brazilian outfit Ituano last summer and has scored 10 goals in 26 games for the London-based club this season. He suffered the injury to his left knee on June 21 and this effectively ruled him out for the rest of the season. However, he has undergone successful surgery to repair a lesion in the cartilage of his knee and is currently in recovery. Therefore, Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta may not be able to call on the forward until late in the year or in the early stages of 2021. A statement released by the club on the pl...
Mkhitaryan wants permanent move to AS Roma
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Mkhitaryan wants permanent move to AS Roma

Henrikh Mkhitaryan wants to leave Arsenal and make his move to Roma permanent once his loan deal expires. It can be recalled that the Armenian joined the Serie A outfit on a season-long loan from Arsenal in September and has been enjoying life in Italy. Although Roma were not given the option to sign the playmaker at the end of the loan spell, he remains optimistic that something can be done so he can stay put at the club for seasons to come. 'I don't know how long I'm going to stay here,' he said in a chat with Futbol with Grant Wahl podcast. 'I like Rome as a city and AS Roma as a club, I wish I could stay here longer but it's not up to me. CLICK HERE FOR THE BEST FREE DAILY FOOTBALL PREDICTION TIPS  'I'm doing my best, I'm training, I'm learning Italian to improve so let'...
Arsenal to axe 10 scouts in bid to cut costs amid COVID-19 crisis
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Arsenal to axe 10 scouts in bid to cut costs amid COVID-19 crisis

Arsenal FC are reportedly set to relieve several members of staff of their duties at the club in an attempt to recover from the financial hit they've suffered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a report by Mail, as many as 10 of the club's scouts will be affected by this recent development.  These are are the scouts who played vital roles in the unearthing of the likes of Reiss Nelson and Bukayo Saka. The report notes that they've already been informed of their fate at the Emirates. The recruitment staff were informed via mail that their contracts with the club would not be renewed when they reach expiration at the end of June.  The report also notes that other members of staff at the club are unsettled as their positions at the club may not be safe in these present tim...